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Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-17-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By techound1
I would be pleasantly surprised if they did. The...

I would be pleasantly surprised if they did. The logic board is usually the last branch on the troubleshooting tree and that's all the further they think about it.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-17-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By techound1
appzapper does a lot of the heavy lifting in...

appzapper does a lot of the heavy lifting in these situations.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,468
Posted By techound1
Is the p-key stuck in the down position or does...

Is the p-key stuck in the down position or does it still do it with the key "up"?

How adventurous are you tech-wise? You could verify that it's a problem with the keyboard by popping open your MB...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 03-13-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By techound1
Are the photos showing up or is it the...

Are the photos showing up or is it the thumbnails? What happens when you import to the library?
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-13-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By techound1
How are you accessing your mail? Via a web...

How are you accessing your mail? Via a web browser or via an email client (like Mail)?
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-13-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By techound1
Is the AP card firmly seated? The bounce-around...

Is the AP card firmly seated? The bounce-around in the skip may have worked it loose.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By techound1
You'll find as many suggestions as there are...

You'll find as many suggestions as there are members. I prefer datamem.com - they have a RAM finder that allows you to enter your specs and find the exact RAM you need. In addition, they guarantee...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By techound1
MacBook Installation Disc. It will be gray and...

MacBook Installation Disc. It will be gray and come with an applications disc. Make sure it's the one for the specs on your Macbook. If you're calling AC, give them the serial number and they can...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By techound1
Oh, the ibooks were a dream to open and repair...

Oh, the ibooks were a dream to open and repair compared to some of the newer models. And each generation seems to have its own issues...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,984
Posted By techound1
You can open imovie and save them to the new...

You can open imovie and save them to the new location. Alternatively, find the files on your hard drive and move them with drag and drop. If you want to edit them again, you can open the moved file...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By techound1
RAM can make a big difference. In addition, if...

RAM can make a big difference. In addition, if the g4 had other issues (like accessing the hard drive), it could feel a lot slower than the g3.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-13-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By techound1
Ebay is probably your best shot, but be sure to...

Ebay is probably your best shot, but be sure to buy the set for your specific machine. Your other option is to call the applecare folks (even though you're not under apple care) - I think they'll...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-13-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By techound1
I think you're stuck there, unless you have the...

I think you're stuck there, unless you have the browser already open and have logged onto that page within the current session (which defeats the purpose).
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-27-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By techound1
7's not as bad as vista, but a mac is that cat's...

7's not as bad as vista, but a mac is that cat's pj's as far as control. Buy a refurb entry-level mac, take it for a spin for a couple of months, sell it, and buy either a win 7 machine or the mac...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,682
Posted By techound1
I have to agree with the above posters - I too...

I have to agree with the above posters - I too have let my hotmail sit dormant in favor of a much more stable gmail.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By techound1
For your needs, it's a great machine. And a...

For your needs, it's a great machine. And a great, cheap intro to Macs. As time goes on, you'll start bumping into the issues listed in the post above. By that time, however, you'll have a better...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By techound1
The other PB g4 "things to try" items are PRAM...

The other PB g4 "things to try" items are PRAM and NVRAM (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379).
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-21-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,407
Posted By techound1
Yeah, thanks for the tip!

Yeah, thanks for the tip!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,475
Posted By techound1
You can visit ifixit.com for visual take-apart...

You can visit ifixit.com for visual take-apart guides. Worst case, you have to put a new drive in the computer; best cast, take the drive out, take it apart, and remove the two discs.

And, I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By techound1
Is there anything on the manufacture's web site...

Is there anything on the manufacture's web site (for an app that works with a USB Mac)?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By techound1
You can also get crud in the holes on the tip,...

You can also get crud in the holes on the tip, keeping it from making good contact, although its use as a a desktop seems to make this as unlikely as the strained wires mentioned earlier.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-21-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By techound1
If it's around, someone's probably turned it into...

If it's around, someone's probably turned it into an iphone app. :o
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-19-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By techound1
You need to look into what are called "point of...

You need to look into what are called "point of sale" systems.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-19-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By techound1
Welcome! You'll have a lot of fun working on it...

Welcome! You'll have a lot of fun working on it - fixing a broken Mac was how I got started. To get you going, stop by ifixit.com - they have all sorts of manuals and videos on taking Macs apart...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-19-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,407
Posted By techound1
Apple heads = spendy. Most people don't want to...

Apple heads = spendy. Most people don't want to put a $2+K computer in a bag made for some $300 Dell.

The better (and more fun for shopping hunter-gatherer-types) way to approach your problem is...
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