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Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-13-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,242
Posted By MacMarc
Fresh Install 64 bit Snow Leopard on Early 2011 MBP

Quick question. I bought a SSD and will be doing a fresh install on my early 2011 MBP with Snow Leopard using the disks it came with. Do I need to do anything special to ensure that the 64bit OS of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By MacMarc
Thanks for the article but it only states what I...

Thanks for the article but it only states what I have been doing: pushing the pin to lock the site. Problem is the site, the lock is not permanent.

So either no one else has this problem or no...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By MacMarc
Top Sites and Pinning Sites

So what is up with this Top Sites via Safari. It seems even after pinning the site, after a few days or weeks, the sites that are pinned are moved out of the way--no longer on my Top Sites view. So...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-04-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By MacMarc
So no one has installed this drive in their 2011...

So no one has installed this drive in their 2011 MBP?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-03-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By MacMarc
Intel 510 Series (Elm Crest) SSD

I have heard that this particular SSD, SSDSC2MH120A2K5, SATA III may not always play nicely with the early 2011 MBP. I was wondering if anybody has purchased this SSD over the OWC version which is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-17-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,913
Posted By MacMarc
In short, the only true attacks in the wild...

In short, the only true attacks in the wild against WPA and WPA2 are dictionary or brute force attacks against the handshake. Getting the handshake is easy; you just have to deauth someone on the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-12-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,986
Posted By MacMarc
I probably would ask the department what programs...

I probably would ask the department what programs they are going to use that they so strongly recommend a PC. It could be that their CS department just wants to not support Macs. In other words,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-25-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,523
Posted By MacMarc
I just bought an early 2011 MBP, 15 inch, and did...

I just bought an early 2011 MBP, 15 inch, and did not opt to get the Apple Care extended warranty. I have used Dell and HP laptops since late 1998/1998 and not once did I have an issue with any of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-25-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,974
Posted By MacMarc
I will start this thread out. Factory...

I will start this thread out.

Factory installed SSD have the following pros: tested and TRIM support.
Factory installed SSD have the following cons: slower performanceI, higher priced relative...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-25-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,354
Posted By MacMarc
I am an experienced PC user and still use the OS...

I am an experienced PC user and still use the OS as my desktop machine. But when I wanted to buy a laptop, I wanted a machine that was powerful, had good battery life, and thin, little plastic, and a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-18-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By MacMarc
Customizing the Go Menu

As a Windows guy with a recently bought MBP 15, it has been a slow transition to the Mac OS. I think part of the frustration is that I see great things in both OS's and am now constantly going "how...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-16-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 965
Posted By MacMarc
Moving Home Directory or just Pictures, Movies, Downloads

Still doing the xtion thing from Windows to Mac.

I have partitioned my single drive into two partitions and have called the 2nd one, DataDrive. I want to keep my personal data on that drive such...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-14-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By MacMarc
Disk Utility with Installer Disc vs Disc Utility via Booted OS

Over the weekend, I used the Disk Utility from a booted 10.6 MBP and repartitioned my single HD on the fly to two partitions. I then took an image copy of the 1st partition and saved it to my 2nd...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-28-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By MacMarc
Thank you. I did forget to say that I back up my...

Thank you. I did forget to say that I back up my data drive all the time. It is just an incremental step in my process.

Okay here is the deal and maybe it shows my windows baggage. I like to try...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-28-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By MacMarc
Cloning (Imaging) a partition to the same HD

Hi--New to the Mac OS. When I get a Windows machine, I always repartition the brand new machine to the C: drive (OS partition) and a data partition (D:drive). Then I make an image of the C: drive...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By MacMarc
Thanks for all the great input. I am getting...

Thanks for all the great input. I am getting closer.

SafeHarbor: Just to be careful here, anti-glare is matte right? The pic on the right is the one with the anti-glare?

Pigoo3: I agree that...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By MacMarc
Thanks for the input. I am now leaning to stick...

Thanks for the input. I am now leaning to stick with the 5400 500GB drive. Especially since I can always upgrade the HD later.

The reason for the additional 4GB of memory is that for every PC or...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By MacMarc
I forgot to add. No gaming. Just browsing, email...

I forgot to add. No gaming. Just browsing, email and a bit of Lightroom and AdobePhotoshop CS5! But not major photoediting. Thats what my PC is for. But I would like to use CS5 as i watch Lynda.com...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-25-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By MacMarc
Advice in Spec'ing out a new 2011 MBP

As a long PC user, I am finally going to return the Mac side of things--at least for the notebook. My workstation will probably always remain PC. But I digress.

Looking at the 15in MBP and for...
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