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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-07-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,542
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Without the battery plugged in the MacBook should...

Without the battery plugged in the MacBook should still power on - this is how you can see if it's the battery causing your issue or not.

If the seller had more than one MacBook then they may have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-06-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Question Since Upgrading From Snow Leopard to Lion My MacBook Takes Ages To Load The OS

I upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion within a couple of days of it being released (would have been sooner but had to wait ages and ages and ages for it to download).

With SL installed my MacBook...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-06-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Launchd is the part of OS X that launches...

Launchd is the part of OS X that launches programs/services.

Things Helper is likely to be iCal sync.

Google (http://www.google.com) is a great website :)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-06-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By HelpdeskRules
If I need to uninstall an Application that...

If I need to uninstall an Application that doesn't have it's own uninstaller then I use the free AppCleaner program from www.freemacsoft.net

I also only use OnyX - when I say use, I have it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-06-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By HelpdeskRules
The coolest thing about my MacBook is that it is...

The coolest thing about my MacBook is that it is a joy to use! It just works without any hassle!

iLife allows you to do all sorts of cool things from creating a book from all your photos to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-06-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,244
Posted By HelpdeskRules
I have to say iPhoto is one of the Mac's great...

I have to say iPhoto is one of the Mac's great Unique Selling Points and is a strong reason I'll stay a Mac user at home!

I have iPhoto setup to copy all the photos in to it's own Library (I have...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,542
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Can you remove the battery from your MacBook? ...

Can you remove the battery from your MacBook?

If so remove the battery and then plug it the mains adaptor in to your MacBook and see if you can power it on. If you can power it on then your power...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By HelpdeskRules
As far as I'm aware you can plug one FireWire...

As far as I'm aware you can plug one FireWire hard drive in to you Mac and then daisy chain the other FireWire drives off of each other and your Mac will pick up all of the drives individually.

I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Hard Disks tend to be air-tight as even something...

Hard Disks tend to be air-tight as even something as small as a smoke particle can cause your hard disk to fail if it gets under the read/write head.

A hard disk isn't generally repairable I'm...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-06-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,339
Posted By HelpdeskRules
It's most definately worth upgrading to Snow...

It's most definately worth upgrading to Snow Leopard and as others have rightly said, you will need the Retail Version of the OS to successfully install it on your system.

:)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By HelpdeskRules
I guess it's true when people say that you learn...

I guess it's true when people say that you learn something new every day!

:)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By HelpdeskRules
To speed up your Mac (after all that's why most...

To speed up your Mac (after all that's why most of us upgrade things) you can upgrade several things.

The first thing you can do quite cheaply is upgrade your RAM from 2GB to 4GB - an upgrade from...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-06-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Sounds to me like you may have damaged your hard...

Sounds to me like you may have damaged your hard disk drive.

It's unlikely that your had disk has become loose or dislodged from it's connector as they are normally screwed in to place - but it's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-06-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 27,805
Posted By HelpdeskRules
OK thanks.

OK thanks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-06-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 27,805
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Question How Do You Bind Lion To Active Directory?

With Snow Leopard all you did was go to the Accounts option in System Preferences and then click on Join but that option is no longer there in Lion.

How to I connect Lion to Active Directory?
...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-03-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,903
Posted By HelpdeskRules
I've signed up to Apple's email notification on...

I've signed up to Apple's email notification on their website and I've not had an email yet so it's likely to be at least a few more days yet.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-03-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,183
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Working in a shop/store has never paid well. The...

Working in a shop/store has never paid well. The best thing to do is make the most of it. Learn what you can and move on to better things.

I worked in retail shops for around 10 years (the first...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-03-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,787
Posted By HelpdeskRules
With regards to Windows, it's an IT Managers...

With regards to Windows, it's an IT Managers unwritten rule that you don't install a new OS until the first Service Pack comes which will tend to iron out all the problems.

No such rule of thumb...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-03-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,162
Posted By HelpdeskRules
I've put a decal on my MacBook if that counts?!

I've put a decal on my MacBook if that counts?!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-03-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,685
Posted By HelpdeskRules
I believe Apple are making a clean break and will...

I believe Apple are making a clean break and will no longer be using Rosetta nor will they will be replacing it.

One of the refreshing things I like about OSX is they make a clean break of it...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-03-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,393
Posted By HelpdeskRules
You've not installed Avast for Mac yet then! ...

You've not installed Avast for Mac yet then!

It scans every single file you open, copy or move etc. and when I was copying some large 500MB+ files it just took ages so I uninstalled Avast and will...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-03-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,325
Posted By HelpdeskRules
With Office 2011 on the Mac you get the best of...

With Office 2011 on the Mac you get the best of both worlds - as well as the ribbon (which you can easily hide with a click of the mouse) you also get the menus on the menu bar!

:)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-26-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,999
Posted By HelpdeskRules
All computers, in fact most electrical items from...

All computers, in fact most electrical items from Washing Machines to Toasters are constantly being replaced with new models so if you wait and see if a new model comes out all you'll end up doing is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-26-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,698
Posted By HelpdeskRules
I believe by default this option is selected so...

I believe by default this option is selected so unless you've been changing all the default settings you should be safe to delete any photos you've imported in to iPhoto.

:)
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 06-26-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By HelpdeskRules
Why were you deleting the photos from iPhoto? ...

Why were you deleting the photos from iPhoto?

The whole idea behind iPhoto is that it's a safe place to save your original files and the fact it has the facility to share them is a bonus - but as...
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