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Search: Posts Made By: pphil09
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-25-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By pphil09
i forgot to add... when doing the second...

i forgot to add...

when doing the second one, you hold it until the computer chimes twice
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-25-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,555
Posted By pphil09
will start-up be faster?

will start-up be faster?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-25-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,555
Posted By pphil09
how much of a noticable improvement happens when...

how much of a noticable improvement happens when one upgrades from a 5400 rpm drive to a 7200 rpm drive?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-25-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By pphil09
try taking the battery out, holding down the...

try taking the battery out, holding down the power button for 10 seconds, and putting the battery back in

then...

turn on the computer, and right after hitting the power button, hold...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-25-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,707
Posted By pphil09
wow only 11 mb free of ram right now im at...

wow only 11 mb free of ram

right now im at 3.02gb of free ram
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By pphil09
that what I meant Sorry, Im not much of a...

that what I meant

Sorry, Im not much of a computer guy O:)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By pphil09
if you are using it for college, then I would...

if you are using it for college, then I would personally get the macbook because of the portability.

Its can be speced pretty close to the MBP, minus the slight difference in processor speed for...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By pphil09
Well, to my surprise, Apple called this morning...

Well, to my surprise, Apple called this morning and they got the shipping labels to me and everything, said I could probably have the laptop by monday...but im going to take it to a store on friday,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By pphil09
alright, would moving the extra 2gb of ram over...

alright, would moving the extra 2gb of ram over be a big deal?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By pphil09
ok, so say I take it to an apple store tomorrow...

ok, so say I take it to an apple store tomorrow or friday.

Will they be able to get me 4gb of ram in my new macbook, and what will apple phone support think of that if I was to take it into the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By pphil09
The main thing I am upset about is that according...

The main thing I am upset about is that according to the people on the phone it is "Not possible" for me to exchange the laptop at an apple store.

And the ram upgrade was done by Apple, which is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,643
Posted By pphil09
I was kidding haha. But i am returning it to...

I was kidding haha.

But i am returning it to apple....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,643
Posted By pphil09
lemme drop mine and get back to you :D

lemme drop mine and get back to you :D
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By pphil09
Unfortunatly, I spent the $2,000 on a regular...

Unfortunatly, I spent the $2,000 on a regular macbook

1,499 base+$135 for 2 gb DDR3+$183 3 year apple care+tax=~$2000 :(

My only concern though is that I upgraded the ram, and im not sure what...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By pphil09
I know this is the wrong place, sorry, I am very...

I know this is the wrong place, sorry, I am very active on a BMW forum so I know how it is with the newbs haha.

I actually called Apple and was told this over the phone.

I didn't take it to an...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By pphil09
I would be upset also.

I would be upset also.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By pphil09
I just called and apparently I cant just take it...

I just called and apparently I cant just take it to an Apple store to replace it so its going to be flickering for a week more, and im going to be without a computer for probably just as long
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By pphil09
Not impressed with Apples Customer service

I called about the screen flicker on my MacBook, and I was ran all over the place by apple.

Apparently my Macbook is part of a capture, which means that I cant exchange it at an apple store,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,785
Posted By pphil09
I cannot help you...mac newbie here...but I...

I cannot help you...mac newbie here...but I really like my 4gb on my 2.4 macbook and would recommend that you do the upgrade
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By pphil09
I bought the 2.4 and love it, but I have a screen...

I bought the 2.4 and love it, but I have a screen flicker arrrrggghhhh
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By pphil09
alright thanks. Now to get my screen flicker...

alright thanks.

Now to get my screen flicker taken care of
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-22-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By pphil09
What's your system running at?

My info, according to iStats

2.31 free gb of ram, exhaust fan rpm at 2001, cpu temp at 44*c, 98% idle, and 47 processes.

Im new to Mac, so do these numbers sound about right for a 2.4 ghz, 4 gb...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-22-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By pphil09
hmmm...what would the advantage be then if you...

hmmm...what would the advantage be then if you are only running windows?

Why not just buy a pc and sell the MB?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-22-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By pphil09
taking it down from full brightness seems to have...

taking it down from full brightness seems to have helped...but if I should be able to run it at full brightness without the flicker I would sure like to
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-22-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By pphil09
It was at full brightness, dont know if that...

It was at full brightness, dont know if that makes a difference of not...
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