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Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-29-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
no problem, appreciate your help-- the mobo...

no problem, appreciate your help--

the mobo was replaced at least 3 or 4 years ago, so probably no warranty there I would guess. It was a recall, I guess the graphics card was overheating (or some...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-29-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
thanks both! @harryb no I hadn't read that...

thanks both!

@harryb no I hadn't read that yet. bummer if that is the fix, but it could be worse, as chscag mentions... (edit: this early 2008 came with 10.5.2 Leopard, I believe--my optical drive...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-28-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
hi all, so unfortunately, a fresh osx...

hi all, so unfortunately, a fresh osx update/install did not solve the problem. But I took a look again at the kernel panic logs, and found one that is possibly more helpful--I'm really not sure...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By LMLML
install osx from partition rather than full drive?

hi all

I have a feeling this is not possible, but wanted to ask: could an osx bootable image be located on a partition of a hard drive or usb drive, while maintaining other files in another...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
interesting, thanks will give it a try

interesting, thanks

will give it a try
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
yeah, unfortunately, it'll freeze in Safari too....

yeah, unfortunately, it'll freeze in Safari too. I think even when running VLC or something--so not just when running the browsers.

I will cross my fingers, see if an OS refresh does the trick...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
thanks again chscag--I gave it a try, and had no...

thanks again chscag--I gave it a try, and had no freeze, but as you mention, there's not much you can do in this mode, so I didn't spend a whole lot of time opening/closing stuff. It seems when the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
Thanks all for the help, so I guess I'm waiting...

Thanks all for the help, so I guess I'm waiting for a bit more advice, if anyone has some. What I've done so far: verified HD is "ok," and run Rember for 10 loops and got all "ok" on my memory.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
actually, I believe it's 2 pairs of sticks, @2GB...

actually, I believe it's 2 pairs of sticks, @2GB each pair

this from my system info on memory:

Memory Slots:

ECC: Disabled

BANK 0/DIMM0:
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
OK< so I ran that test overnight, and it made it...

OK< so I ran that test overnight, and it made it through 10 loops....

the results are below, I couldn't see anything other than "ok"

edit: one curious thing to me is that it is indicating a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-25-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
ok, ran that single user mode test, and it...

ok, ran that single user mode test, and it "appears to be OK"...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-24-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
thx chscag, unfortunately don't have access to...

thx chscag, unfortunately don't have access to the install disk.

did a verify in normal mode, came back "corrupt...need to repair disk", but then booted to safe mode, and twice the verify came...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-24-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
thanks for the help! I looked up the log...

thanks for the help!

I looked up the log directory, and it only has some from last week... odd, because it's happened several times just today :/

anyhow, here is the contents of the latest......
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-24-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By LMLML
old MBP freezing

hi all

my old 2008 MBP (4GB RAM, "upgraded" to OSX 10.6.8) is freezing a lot lately when using chrome and/or firefox.

I get the message "you need to restart... hold down your power button...."...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-31-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By LMLML
cool, thanks a a lot--it is a 15" and the 4,1 you...

cool, thanks a a lot--it is a 15" and the 4,1 you mention sounds familiar... :)

ML
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-31-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By LMLML
fan part help

hi folks, new forum user here

I have a macbook pro 2.6 ghz from early 2008, if I remember correctly

I think I need a new left fan, but I'm not sure how to identify it. There is not a serial on...
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