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Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-01-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,607
Posted By saurongt
Open Activity Monitor (under Utilities), click on...

Open Activity Monitor (under Utilities), click on the Real Memory column heading, so that the triangle points down. Which processes take up more than 100MB?
(Do it when you're running out of memory)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-28-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,477
Posted By saurongt
Yeah, I've thought of using a screw remover, but...

Yeah, I've thought of using a screw remover, but really haven't seen anything tiny enough. I don't think vacuum or freezing will work at all :) It's held there really well. I'm sure there are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-26-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,477
Posted By saurongt
I've looked at a lot of posts, and all the...

I've looked at a lot of posts, and all the solutions suggest to either use a paper clip with bent tip or to glue the connector back together. The paper clip idea didn't work for me, as I can barely...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-25-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,477
Posted By saurongt
Replacement for the headphone jack on macbook

The headphone jack on my macbook has a piece of a headphone plug stuck inside. I've tried to put a drop of superglue on the remaining piece of the headphones and put it back together, but it didn't...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-23-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,483
Posted By saurongt
Yeah, seriously, what have you got to lose? Back...

Yeah, seriously, what have you got to lose? Back up your data and try it. Then come back and let us know how it went ;D
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-22-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By saurongt
Thanks! I will definitely check them out after I...

Thanks! I will definitely check them out after I try conditioning the existing battery.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-20-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By saurongt
Preventing static discharges is easy! Just avoid...

Preventing static discharges is easy! Just avoid carpets and walk around naked. And don't touch your hair. Problem solved.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-19-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By saurongt
I imagine the macbook would never drain the...

I imagine the macbook would never drain the battery down to zero (it would shut off when the voltage drops below a certain value, fairly close to nominal voltage). The only way to drain it completely...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-14-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,418
Posted By saurongt
What I've done with Windows7 OEM: -Changed...

What I've done with Windows7 OEM:

-Changed hard drives, reinstalled windows from scratch, reactivated without a problem.
-changed video card (no activation necessary, obviously).

So, I do not...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-13-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,418
Posted By saurongt
I believe, when determining the need for...

I believe, when determining the need for reactivation, Windows looks at 7 or 8 different parameters, expecting the majority to be the same. So I'd say, you should easily be able to replace a HD and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-13-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By saurongt
Thanks, I'll try that tonight! Thanks,...

Thanks, I'll try that tonight!


Thanks, yeah, I'm having second thoughts about it. Especially if I go with Snow Leopard instead of Lion (and it looks like I can't directly upgrade to Lion...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-13-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By saurongt
Thanks for the quick reply! +rep Yeah, I...

Thanks for the quick reply! +rep

Yeah, I didn't check! Will this set do the trick: Newegg.com - Mushkin Enhanced 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit Memory for Apple Model 976559A...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-13-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 104,875
Posted By saurongt
Hi!

Hi, my name is Alex. I have just came to possess my first macbook (circa 2008 C2D). Since I've never used a mac before, I'll probably need all advice I can take. :Blushing:
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-13-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By saurongt
Macbook upgrading questions

Hi, I am completely new to macs and to this forum! Of course, I have many questions... :Blushing:

My girlfriend has gifted me her old macbook, purchased mid 2008. It's a 2.1 Core2Duo with a...
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