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Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-05-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By DunnInLA
how to copy music from Sansa mp3 player into iTunes?

I had a PC that got a bad virus, so I don't use it anymore, instead I use a mid 2009 C2D macbook pro I got from my daughter when she upgraded to a 2011 macbook pro.

I have a Sansa Fuze with 24G of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-13-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By DunnInLA
MB Pro 985 (mid '09) connect to HDMI port - sound?

Hi. One daughter has a June 2009 MB Pro MB985, and if I remember correctly, the Display Port to HDMI cable only carried video, not audio.

My other daughter has an Oct. 2011 MB Pro MD318, with...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By DunnInLA
for college, Biz major... any use for 16G?

Hi,

I'm in the process of buying my daughter a used MP Pro, with Quad Core i7 as a basic start. Had a great mc721 arrive on Monday, but the iSight isn't working, (separate thread here) so it's...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By DunnInLA
I also found a post where resetting the PRAM, or...

I also found a post where resetting the PRAM, or whatever its called, fixed the problem. So I did the same.... I turned the computer off, then I held down Command, Option, and the P and R keys...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By DunnInLA
One other thought I had. While googling this...

One other thought I had. While googling this issue, one thread talked about migrating from Snow Leopard to Lion, and something about resetting some part of the software. I cannot find that thread...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-11-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By DunnInLA
OK, so I looked at your link, and followed the...

OK, so I looked at your link, and followed the instructions:

1) Turned off the computer, with the Magsafe adapter connected
2) Held down the Shift, Control, Option and Power buttons at the same...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-10-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By DunnInLA
MC721: built in "camera not connected"

Hi, any help appreciated.

I bought this MC721 on ebay, and everything appears to work for the past day. Today, my daughter pulled over all her photos and itunes from her 2009 macbook pro, mb985....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-09-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By DunnInLA
Thanks. I guess she lucked out (my daughter),...

Thanks. I guess she lucked out (my daughter), but for my eyes I would prefer 1440x900.

The batter cycles shows (1). Must be a new battery.

The RPM of the hard drive is 7200. Was that also...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-09-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By DunnInLA
thought I should add: Machine is 8,2 Speed...

thought I should add:

Machine is 8,2
Speed is 2.0 Ghz
Processor Name: Intel Core i7
Total Number of Cores: 4

So for sure is is the MC721 right? That's the only Quad Core i7 at 2.0,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-09-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By DunnInLA
what resolution screen do I have? just bought used

Hi. I bought an MC721 from what I think is a repair shop in San Antonio, TX via ebay. Received it today at the office but don't have any way to look at internet pages until I get home.

The...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-24-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By DunnInLA
late '08 Unibody Macbook - won't take a charge

My wife brought this computer down to me and said: "It's not charging".

I looked at it to find the receptor in the computer for the power cord was dislodged and partly out of its hole/slot, shoved...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-10-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,922
Posted By DunnInLA
thanks. So I guess the lower quality screen...

thanks.

So I guess the lower quality screen did not change from the Macbook Aluminum 2008 (MB466 LL) to the Pro badging of the almost same computer in 2009 (MB 990 LL)?

Is this inferior screen...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-06-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,922
Posted By DunnInLA
13" Macbook Pro 990 LL (209) display vs. Macbook Aluminum

Hi folks,

I've tried to find this answer all over but keep getting confused.

I bought my daughter an 18 month old Macbook Aluminum (MB466) nine months ago. My other daughter has a 2007...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-23-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By DunnInLA
all batteries lose effectiveness as a function of...

all batteries lose effectiveness as a function of # of discharge cycles. I tend to replace batteries after about two years of use... in my laptops and also in my cellphones, assuming I keep a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By DunnInLA
on ebay, in December, I bought a 2.16 w. 120gb...

on ebay, in December, I bought a 2.16 w. 120gb hard drive, Leopard 10.5.4, and exactly 2 years left on Apple Care, delivered for $1,076. No restore disc. I'm pretty sure it is the early 2007 model...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-02-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 62,587
Posted By DunnInLA
Thanks for your replies. I took the advice...

Thanks for your replies.

I took the advice of chscag above, and couple of websites that suggested simply repositioning the router/modem to see the effect.

I lifted the router/modem six inches...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-30-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 62,587
Posted By DunnInLA
Weak wireless signal... best way to boost?

Hello all.

My daughter is happily using her 1 yr. old Macbook Pro she got for Xmas. 2.16 speed, 120gb hardrive... that one.

Our home is 2 story. Her room is upstairs, opposite the Time Warner...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-26-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,352
Posted By DunnInLA
Are you experienced with Macs? If not, I would...

Are you experienced with Macs? If not, I would not recommend buying a used Mac that is out of warranty. Leave that to the more experienced who know how to quickly fix software and hardware...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-26-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By DunnInLA
google memory upgrade for Mac and you'll be...

google memory upgrade for Mac and you'll be directed to some You Tube videos that show you how to upgrade the memory in about 90 seconds, start to finish.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-25-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By DunnInLA
Thanks everyone for your help and comments ... I...

Thanks everyone for your help and comments ... I can relax now.

I've purchased a 362 day old Macbook Pro with 2 years and 3 days left on the Apple Care Warranty for $1,076. Macbook Pro 15" 2.2...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-25-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By DunnInLA
Thanks. It does seem she doesn't value the 15"...

Thanks. It does seem she doesn't value the 15" as much as I do. So 13" it is.

I finally realized why her current notebook Dell Latitude D505 sucks.... it's FOUR years old with only 256MB memory....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-24-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By DunnInLA
Assuming she wants it bad enough to chip in $300,...

Assuming she wants it bad enough to chip in $300, I might consider buying a better machine.

I see Amazon sells the Apple Care for MB Pros for $299. Perhaps if I can find a decent used price...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-24-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By DunnInLA
Thanks everyone. I've analyzed this to the...

Thanks everyone.

I've analyzed this to the point in uncertainty now.

I began thinking that a 15" screen would be a great thing for her to have, since she has a 19" monitor (4/3) with the Dell,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,931
Posted By DunnInLA
I would like to know this as well. I am...

I would like to know this as well. I am considering buying a 1st Gen macbook used, and it's good to know if there is an upgrade path on the hard drive that is easy.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By DunnInLA
Oh, will the 19" displays we have currently...

Oh, will the 19" displays we have currently hooked into our Dell desktop computers work plugged into a Mac?
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