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Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-20-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,592
Posted By al gilliland
Hardwire Internet connection dilemna

Hi Folks need some advice

Have a white macbook about 3 years old/intel etc etc..I have found that when I'm at home plugged into a hardwire internet connection I get respectable torrent download...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-26-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By al gilliland
Added ram but can't start system

Hi Everyone

Have 24" imac 2.4 ghz. Installed the ram (mushkin pc2 5300 sodimm) and then tried to start the computer. The first screen showed a message to reboot the computer. The second time I got...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-24-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By al gilliland
to sleep or not

Well it seems that the majority of imac users just put it to sleep as opposed to turning it off.

Thanks to the person who provided us with the ability to chart the cost of leaving it on or using...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-23-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By al gilliland
do you turn your computer off at nights or put it to sleep

Hi Everyone

Have an Imac and was just wondering if most people put their computers to sleep or turn them off. Didn't find any recommendation from apple

Cheers
Al
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-18-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By al gilliland
Airport extreme giga dropping ADSL signal

Hi All

Have a airport extreme gigabyte and a IMAC 2.4 mhz. I have hard wired the airport extreme to this computer and have also port forwarded with a single static Ip address. It seem that about 3...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-16-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 973
Posted By al gilliland
airport extreme gigabyte and port forwarding

Hi Everyone

Just purchased the airport extreme gigabyte. I understand if I do some port forwarding it will enhance my download speeds. Only problem is all the sites I have gone to have different...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 01-05-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,454
Posted By al gilliland
thanks for the input Jason. Will give it a try....

thanks for the input Jason. Will give it a try. Also want to try Dupin as it seems like a good little program for the job

Cheers

Al
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 01-04-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,454
Posted By al gilliland
how to remove duplicate music files

Hi Everyone

Recently I tried to combine several folders of music. I has assumed that like photos, the computer would tell me when a duplicate appeared and I just wouldn't transfer it. Instead I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-03-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,484
Posted By al gilliland
20" or 24" IMAC what a deliemna

I'm looking to buy an IMAC in the next day or so. Have done some research regarding the 20" and it seems like the screen has a bit of a color problem. I also understand that the 20" is 18bit and the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-03-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,243
Posted By al gilliland
Ram for a 24" 2.4Ghz Imac

Hi Everyone and happy new year

Will be oredering an IMAC in the next day or so. I would like to order 4gb's of ram to install. Can anyone tell me the type of Ram I need to order for the IMAC.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,115
Posted By al gilliland
still nothing

Hi Maddog

Have tried rescanning and still doesn't show up. I think its a bum drive. When I plug my external drive in I see a green light on the external drive case and hear the traditional sounds...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,115
Posted By al gilliland
Hi Maddog Took my hard drive and plugged it...

Hi Maddog

Took my hard drive and plugged it into an external case and went to disk management. I saw my 2 desktop hard drives and the cd drive but no external hard drive so I can't even reformat...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,115
Posted By al gilliland
still not reading

Thanks everyone

So I reinstalled the hard drive and booted with the C down and went to disk utilities. It shows my DVD player and a icon called media which I assume is the new hard drive. Clicked...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,115
Posted By al gilliland
macbook doesn't recognize my new hard drive

Hi Everyone

Have just installed a new 160gb SATA drive into my macbook. Insterted the dvd and held down the C to boot from DVD. It started fine and went throught the first couple of pages of the...
Forum: Movies and Video 12-13-2006, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,265
Posted By al gilliland
convert it to mp2 or mp4

Hi

Do I need to convert it to mp2 or mp4 before using toast. Do dvd players recognize mp2

Al
Forum: Movies and Video 12-13-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,265
Posted By al gilliland
want to view and avi on dvd player

Hi

Another mac newbie. Have an avi file that I wish to view on my dvd player/tv. In windows I would convert using nero but not sure how to do it on a macbook

Any help would be appreciated
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-11-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By al gilliland
replacing macbook hard drive

Hi All

Have a Dual core mac book which I would like to replace the HDD with a larger one and then use the original drive in a external case. Ebay sells some 2.5 drives with case (Toshiba/samsung...
Forum: iPod Hardware and Accessories 11-30-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,825
Posted By al gilliland
hard drive failure itunes back on to hard drive

Hi Everyone

Had a hard drive failure and as such have lost all my itunes files on the computer. Of course there still on the ipod. So how can I transfer my itunes from the ipod back to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-29-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,994
Posted By al gilliland
macbook and logitech external speakers

Hi All

Finally crossed from the dark (PC) side to the white side (well at least my macbook is white). Enjoyed it so far but tried to connect a pair of logitech V20 speakers via the usb port and...
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