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Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-20-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,889
Posted By JenBell
Hello Vega. Nice to meet youO:) MBPR15 is a...

Hello Vega. Nice to meet youO:)

MBPR15 is a very good laptop and while apps need to be optimized better for the display, the laptop does work very well. The smaller things like how Adobe suite...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-18-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,763
Posted By JenBell
Scott I would echo SF's advice. I think you need...

Scott I would echo SF's advice. I think you need to breakdown your exact requirements a bit more in detail. I have played around with the MBP Retina and can it is pretty great but there are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-18-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,889
Posted By JenBell
First issue. Samsung SSD 830 Notebook kit USB...

First issue. Samsung SSD 830 Notebook kit USB connection dongle. Connected it to my Windows Lenovo x120e laptop (x64) and it detects the drive, formatted and enabled. The drive is not being...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-18-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,889
Posted By JenBell
Got the following delivered today 18th June 2012:...

Got the following delivered today 18th June 2012:

1x Refurbed MBP 17" 2.5Ghz late 2011 (October). 4GB RAM. It came with 750GB 7200RPM HDD, was expecting 500GB 5400RPM (bonus I guess).
Physical...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-17-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By JenBell
Hello Phil, Late 2011 MBP15. You can upgrade...

Hello Phil,

Late 2011 MBP15. You can upgrade the RAM up to 16GB. Crucial, Corsair and OWC make decent kits. If you are in the US then go for OWC. Past memory upgrades have been Crucial. Will be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-17-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By JenBell
lenny, Can you tell us what model the MBP,...

lenny,

Can you tell us what model the MBP, specs?

Mac57 gave good info. MBP17 uses a 2.5" HDD (9.5mm height). You can replace the HDD easily enough. You can find excellent guides on iFixit on...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,889
Posted By JenBell
MacBook Pro 17" mid 2009 to MacBook Pro 17" late 2011 (and why no MBP 15" Retina)

Hello Peoples,

I bought a MacBook Pro 17" mid 2009 Core 2 Duo 2.8Ghz 4GB RAM, 500GB 5400RPM, Anti-Glare as soon as it came out in 2009. Been using it ever since.
History: Upgraded the HDD to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-02-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,880
Posted By JenBell
MAC OS X software (mail and entourage) cannot...

MAC OS X software (mail and entourage) cannot understand PST files...I know MS made office 2008...office 2008 does not support pst files by design.

The easiest way to get my pst support back was...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 05-06-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,168
Posted By JenBell
I spent ages looking for an answer myself until...

I spent ages looking for an answer myself until it came to me while I was sorting out another NAS system...u will need to change the way the TC disk is secured. Most people are using just a disk...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-11-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,075
Posted By JenBell
Yes u can...I do. Basically just think of the tc...

Yes u can...I do. Basically just think of the tc as a wifi Ap + HDD...the HDD can u used for pretty much anything data wise. I do all my image refresh on my superduper folder on the tc 1tb. There is...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-01-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,945
Posted By JenBell
I use wireless n 5Ghz only and have streamed full...

I use wireless n 5Ghz only and have streamed full 1080p movies to my MBP via wifi with no problems...with wires I get around 900Mbps including overhead so pretty hammers things very nicely.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By JenBell
Hi Matt, Heard of loose lids, display...

Hi Matt,

Heard of loose lids, display problems...alot of them, fans, weird noises from under keyboard...http://www.appledefects.com/wiki/index.php?title=MacBook_Pro

So far I have been pretty...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-24-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By JenBell
Wink How can I test for all the defects - MBP 17"?

Hello People,

So I am expecting a new MBP 17" hi-res matte 200Gb 7.2k end of this week and been reading about all the defects these ones have.

Does anyone know of a methodical way to test out...
Forum: Movies and Video 03-14-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By JenBell
Use the Disk Utility to reset ur...

Use the Disk Utility to reset ur permissions...did this last night on my friends iMAC...and like magic VLC kicked into gear sans MKV files playing fine:-)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-10-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By JenBell
Recently removed 2004 and installed 2008 on...

Recently removed 2004 and installed 2008 on MBblack. I am pretty happy with it so far. Seems fast enough and pretty stable. I am not exactly using a lot of the features apart from lots of templates...
Forum: Movies and Video 03-10-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,364
Posted By JenBell
On my MBblack I installed WINE and then ran...

On my MBblack I installed WINE and then ran virtualdub which worked fine...just had to turn off mmx/sse options and away it went. In virtual dub u have install the correct filters to make it all...
Forum: Movies and Video 03-10-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By JenBell
I had this problem when I first got my MBblack. I...

I had this problem when I first got my MBblack. I did simply did permission reset, u do this under HDD management in system pref's as I remember.

Once I did this I then gave it ago, still had...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-16-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By JenBell
I think you might of stored the username/password...

I think you might of stored the username/password in iChain, which could be causing problems.

I would do the following, create a dedicated new user. Apply the user manually to the share. Then...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-16-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By JenBell
I would consider re-flashing the firmware again,...

I would consider re-flashing the firmware again, it worked for me. Also, if the software/network is all working fine then I am not bothered about the lights...but that's just me, its not like I look...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-14-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,567
Posted By JenBell
Bryan, I read ur thread and was thinking, I...

Bryan,

I read ur thread and was thinking, I had the same problem. OK so I was kinda new to the mac world so...

My mini setup/network:

vista32 PC----power inline----MB

So at first I create...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-09-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By JenBell
All if fixed with the MB...did the permissions...

All if fixed with the MB...did the permissions thing and still no game...then uninstalled everything including perian, codec, etc and then repair perms then installed, repaired again and its...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-07-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By JenBell
MBs are just plain crap for video

Hello People,

OK so my MacBook Black 2GB RAM is pretty awesome at pretty much everything bar one thing...playing mkv's, ogm's or even DivX avi's.

I installed the divx codec, followed advice on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-01-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By JenBell
Thanks Vind...already have a 3-tier HW FW system...

Thanks Vind...already have a 3-tier HW FW system in place (CPs, ASAs and custom mono-kernel BSD) but still always run a software FW/AV to protect the OS from itself.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-01-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By JenBell
NewSwitcher-HelpWithMacBook2PlayDivX/MKV

Hello People,

So I was in the MAC store today to pick up a case for my iPhone and eventually walked out with a black MacBook 2GB RAM and the whole AppleCare thing.

I a moderate-techie when it...
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