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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-21-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By scottyc
I could be wrong but I think that system has a...

I could be wrong but I think that system has a max of 2 gigs of ram so you would need (2) one gig sticks.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-21-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By scottyc
Replacing that drive is a lot less expensive...

Replacing that drive is a lot less expensive obviously. And really if you have patience, check out Ifixit.com for illustrated guides on how to do it yourself.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-21-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By scottyc
I really dont have an answer to your question but...

I really dont have an answer to your question but when I was having a problem with the display on my G4(if the screen moved at all I would loose picture on the whole bottom half of my display) I was...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-21-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By scottyc
Instead of trading your guitar maybe you could...

Instead of trading your guitar maybe you could sell it for $500 and use that money to purchase a powerbook G4 Alum. You should find something in your price range on ebay. There are a few stores...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-10-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By scottyc
Thanks, I'll give anything a try at this point.

Thanks, I'll give anything a try at this point.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-09-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By scottyc
Lcd Going Crazy

I'm working on a powerbook G4 15" and the problem I'm having is the screen when I move it at all it flickers and sometimes the bottom third of the screen actually goes completely grey and then I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By scottyc
Take it to your local Apple store so they can run...

Take it to your local Apple store so they can run a diagnostic (fast and easy)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By scottyc
That model was acutually discontinued in October...

That model was acutually discontinued in October of 2006, so its a couple of years old but its still a nice machine. Its really up to you what you want to spend but I dont think I would go over...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-08-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By scottyc
I have seen plenty of OEM batteries on ebay, many...

I have seen plenty of OEM batteries on ebay, many of them being sold through actual ebay stores. As for the ram I looked into it for you and everything that I have seen says 1.25 max. Hope this...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-08-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,992
Posted By scottyc
Happy

I bought a refurbised powerbook G4 with 2gig ram and 160gig hard drive and I'm running leopard. I love it, even though this machine is a few years old with the upgrades it is still really fast. I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-06-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By scottyc
I forgot the one store that worked great for me...

I forgot the one store that worked great for me was memorychicks on ebay.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-06-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By scottyc
just make sure where ever you purchase your ram...

just make sure where ever you purchase your ram from can tell you that it will definitely work in your specific model. I ran into a problem a couple of weeks ago, I was shopping for ram on ebay(new)...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-04-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By scottyc
I hear you, they do sound kinda dumb but mine...

I hear you, they do sound kinda dumb but mine seems to work pretty well and you can ebay for like $20
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-04-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By scottyc
I'm using a G4 and I love it. I do lots of video...

I'm using a G4 and I love it. I do lots of video editing etc. and I have used my partners mbp, there really isnt alot of difference it most apps. I actually like the older pc processors to be...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-04-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By scottyc
If all your doing is surfing the web do you need...

If all your doing is surfing the web do you need a mbp?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-04-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By scottyc
Heat not good

I have found a really cool platform for my notebook, you have probably seen them before. Its a little platform the same dimentions of your laptop with fans(2or3) built right into it. I have talked...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-03-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By scottyc
I agree, I would definitely stay away from...

I agree, I would definitely stay away from craigslist but ebay if you are careful should be fine. You definitely want to view there feedback score number one and if you purchase a refurbished...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-03-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,992
Posted By scottyc
If it does happen to be your hard drive and you...

If it does happen to be your hard drive and you are no longer under warranty, I know you can purchase a new hard drive (upgraded) fairly inexpensively. I know this because I have been shopping...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-02-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By scottyc
Manuals

I am also very new to mac and have been looking for anything to help me as well. I did find quite a few on ebay, one was mac os x for dummies and there were a few more. I dont know how good they...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-30-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By scottyc
Just so you know, I am new to mac so I really...

Just so you know, I am new to mac so I really dont know if all these powerbooks make some noise.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-30-2008, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By scottyc
Little Noisy

my powerbook is a little on the noisy side, kinda sounds like a clicking type sound or something when it is loading. Sound like hard drive?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-28-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By scottyc
Cant Wait

I was extremely anxcious before I read your story, now its just that much worse. Mine should be delivered tomm.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
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Views: 726
Posted By scottyc
I would like o start by saying thank you for the...

I would like o start by saying thank you for the information regarding my system. I was not trying to take advantage of anything. I am new to mac and also new to the site, I assumed posting in...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
ram
Views: 726
Posted By scottyc
I actually have a couple of questions. Please...

I actually have a couple of questions. Please understand I am new to mac, so I will do my best to not ask to many stupid questions. I would like to know if you think I should upgrade my harddrive...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
ram
Views: 726
Posted By scottyc
I have the G4 15" 1.25GHz and thanks for...

I have the G4 15" 1.25GHz and thanks for responding.
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