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Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By MacTechie
There was a problem with one of the RAM slots on...

There was a problem with one of the RAM slots on these machines being ignored. The problem was fixed years later with a firmware update. You might find that when you install a new OS and the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,547
Posted By MacTechie
There are a couple possibilities that come to...

There are a couple possibilities that come to mind:

- The battery hasn't been recalibrated recently, so it is fully charged but showing something less than 100% in menu bar software because the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-24-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,006
Posted By MacTechie
You need to set the variables EnableODiskBrowsing...

You need to set the variables EnableODiskBrowsing and ODSSupported to true. Remote disc browsing works fine for MacBook Pro's but for some reason Apple shipped it with those variables turned off...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,906
Posted By MacTechie
By default, machines that ship with an optical...

By default, machines that ship with an optical device are unable to mount remote CD/DVDs. There's a setting that's turned on in the Nework browser file for MacBookAir and Mac Mini's that's turned...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-20-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 660
Posted By MacTechie
Acrobat Pro has a wizard that will go through and...

Acrobat Pro has a wizard that will go through and place the fields for you automatically. If you're consistent in how you create the areas for it to fill (usually I use a fixed number of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-20-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By MacTechie
Those batteries are made with recycled parts and...

Those batteries are made with recycled parts and will probably last you a month. A fresh, new battery costs more than $25 bucks to make anything you buy for that price ... well you ain't gonna be...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 09-20-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,642
Posted By MacTechie
If you get the same result with your wifi...

If you get the same result with your wifi connection and when you connect to your router with a cable, it might be the router.

Do you have another Mac on your network that is able to connect to...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 09-20-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By MacTechie
You could try to install a MacRepeater WiFi...

You could try to install a MacRepeater WiFi Booster (http://macwizards.com/) by your window. Generally you use boosters / repeaters for your own network to extend it's range, but I don't see why you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-20-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,212
Posted By MacTechie
Controller Mate is a reasonably priced ($24.95)...

Controller Mate is a reasonably priced ($24.95) application (http://www.orderedbytes.com/controllermate/) that will allow you to install custom key maps. You can make any key do anything, including...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-20-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By MacTechie
The Mac mini's are great computers. I use them...

The Mac mini's are great computers. I use them for simple servers and desktop apps -- you get great performance per buck with them.

The only place I've been disappointed with them is in gaming. ...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-20-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,648
Posted By MacTechie
Heat problems do occur on the Mac. I've had...

Heat problems do occur on the Mac. I've had systems (especially MBPs) that 'stutter' when they get too hot. If you're playing a demanding game (like World of Warcraft) you can get a situation where...
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 07-17-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By MacTechie
If you don't need WSIWYG, checkout BBEdit 10.0...

If you don't need WSIWYG, checkout BBEdit 10.0 (http://barebones.com/). By and large my favorite piece of software on the Mac and it has a great "open via FTP" feature to quickly make edits and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-17-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By MacTechie
Hard to go wrong with Brother. I have a Brother...

Hard to go wrong with Brother. I have a Brother HL-5370DW Wireless Laser printer. It's a workhorse and completely Mac compatible.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-17-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,844
Posted By MacTechie
Problem I had with Airport Express was you have...

Problem I had with Airport Express was you have to use WDS, I had a lot of trouble getting WDS to work with different generation hardware (even though it was all Apple).

I'm using two MacRepeater...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-17-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,822
Posted By MacTechie
if you can get into the router, you can tell if...

if you can get into the router, you can tell if the problem is:

(a) between the router and verizon
(b) between the routers wireless port and you

To get into the router just plug an Ethernet...
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