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Search: Posts Made By: Joe52684
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Joe52684
Yeah, it might be your hard drive slowly dying. ...

Yeah, it might be your hard drive slowly dying. What model iBook you have?
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-09-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,598
Posted By Joe52684
that's good that you got it working.

that's good that you got it working.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,011
Posted By Joe52684
Did you try leaving the battery out and seeing if...

Did you try leaving the battery out and seeing if it starts up when plugging power into it?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-08-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Joe52684
Well, everytime you restart or power back up.

Well, everytime you restart or power back up.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-08-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Joe52684
Oddly enough, I just saw this the other day on an...

Oddly enough, I just saw this the other day on an iBook. If you type in "exit" on the command line, it will contining loading the OS and you should be all set. The only downer is you would have to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-08-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,598
Posted By Joe52684
But if you do decide on buying RAM, you want...

But if you do decide on buying RAM, you want PC133 DV RAM. 512 MB is about 60 bucks.

http://stores.channeladvisor.com/4-All-Deals/items/item.aspx?itemid=5846387
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-08-2008, 12:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,598
Posted By Joe52684
I dont know about buying new RAM, it might not...

I dont know about buying new RAM, it might not help you any. Have you tried reseting the PMU (Power Management Unit)?

1.) Unplug it and press the power button to discharge the computer.
2.)...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-06-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By Joe52684
I would try taking out the airport card,...

I would try taking out the airport card, unplugging the connector and plugging it back in while the power is off of course. Sounds dumb, but I've had luck doing that once, lol
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-06-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By Joe52684
did you try zapping the PRAM?

did you try zapping the PRAM?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-06-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By Joe52684
Try installing both RAM and airport card and...

Try installing both RAM and airport card and running the Apple Hardware test from the CD.

That's weird that that happened. Did you install the airport card software before installing the card? I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-06-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,598
Posted By Joe52684
No, like try taking the RAM out and putting it...

No, like try taking the RAM out and putting it back in. Make sure it's in tightly.

I would also take out the power cable, hold down the power button for 30 seconds or so, plug it back in, and try...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-05-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,422
Posted By Joe52684
I've seen that the airport express isn't as good...

I've seen that the airport express isn't as good compared to the airport extremes. Too bad they don't make those anymore. I haven't really used Leopard yet so I can't say that I experienced any...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-05-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,598
Posted By Joe52684
hmmm. sorry that didn't help. That might be a...

hmmm. sorry that didn't help. That might be a good thing to try, hooking up an external monitor to see if you get video. But, you said that the power button stays orange, so there might be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-05-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Joe52684
Oh god, i hate taking apart eMacs, its terrible! ...

Oh god, i hate taking apart eMacs, its terrible! Getting that little power cable back in is the worst. and those screws around the case are like butter screws. The newer eMacs are a little better...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-05-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,598
Posted By Joe52684
if you have an open firmware password on, you...

if you have an open firmware password on, you have to take it off before zapping the PRAM. Try holding Command+Option+O+F until a grey open firmware screen pops up, type in "reset-nvram", then type...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-05-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Joe52684
What's it sound like? Is it like an annoying,...

What's it sound like? Is it like an annoying, repetitive clicking sound? Try using the OS CD and use disk Utility to check for any errors.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-04-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By Joe52684
probably a busted hard drive, the HD is located...

probably a busted hard drive, the HD is located on the left palm rest part of the iBook.

I would recommend a new hard drive but it's a lengthy task to do so. It's not all that difficult as it...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-24-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Joe52684
did you try rebooting your wireless router?

did you try rebooting your wireless router?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-24-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,449
Posted By Joe52684
try booting off the cd and try selecting on of...

try booting off the cd and try selecting on of the startup disks
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-22-2007, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Joe52684
It might be because the iBook doesn't have a...

It might be because the iBook doesn't have a DVD-ROM. Is it a iBook G4? I know the first batch of iBook G4 that came out had only CD-ROM capability. Lift up the keyboard and you should be able to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-20-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By Joe52684
It's not all that bad to do it. I've done like...

It's not all that bad to do it. I've done like millions of HD changes in them so I'm probably just used to it. You gotta be careful of the power cable though, very flimsy
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-15-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Joe52684
I believe it was set to thousands, but I would...

I believe it was set to thousands, but I would have to check that out and I'm no where near the computer right now. But if it is set the 256 colors, I might have to shoot myself in the foot if that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-13-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Joe52684
eMac - bad video

I've been working on an eMac 1 GHz and the video is all messed up. The display is very pixeled and showing very minimal colors (looks rainbowish). Other than the video, the computer seems to be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,986
Posted By Joe52684
I hope you didn't reformat yet. If you didn't...

I hope you didn't reformat yet. If you didn't give this a try, it worked for me a number of times:

If you have a firmware password entered in your computer, turn on computer and hold down...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-25-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Joe52684
Oh and it is a pain to take apart. This right...

Oh and it is a pain to take apart. This right here is a good site for helping you take apart anything, including the several different iBooks.

http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/
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