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Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,568
Posted By rustyk123
Ok, got me there, I was not considering that. If...

Ok, got me there, I was not considering that. If the hardware can handle the OS, it would boot.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,086
Posted By rustyk123
With a problem with the camera it should only...

With a problem with the camera it should only disable the port the camera is in, not anything else. If none of your ports are working there might be a problem with the logicboard. As for your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By rustyk123
I disagree on the portable part, but I have the...

I disagree on the portable part, but I have the retina display MBP and don't have the option on 2 internal drives, so I guess I just got use to the external drives.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By rustyk123
Never considered that, but I never had vomit on...

Never considered that, but I never had vomit on one of my laptops, so I have never been in that situation.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By rustyk123
I had this happen once, could reinstall then...

I had this happen once, could reinstall then still do the same thing, for me it was the backup battery inside the system. Open the system up and pop the backup battery out and throw it on a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By rustyk123
Try swapping 2 sticks after you blow off the...

Try swapping 2 sticks after you blow off the dust. This will show you if it is a problem with the memory or the slot. Also, if you end up moving it to slot 0 (or 1 if that is what the start at) and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By rustyk123
My advice is to reinstall the OS rather then...

My advice is to reinstall the OS rather then reset the password. You will see that option in the middle of the screen once you get into recovery for the password reset.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By rustyk123
You could replace the failed CPU, I found one on...

You could replace the failed CPU, I found one on ebay listed for $30 + shipping. Although I did also see a tower without RAM and HDD for $10 + shipping without any bids, so it might not be worth it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By rustyk123
Here is the problem. The original Drive is SATA,...

Here is the problem. The original Drive is SATA, the CD slot you are installing it into is IDE completely different standards. The make adapters to plug SATA drives into IDE ports kind of like what...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By rustyk123
If you are trying to go under $500 go to your...

If you are trying to go under $500 go to your local apple store or give them a call. They had a depot repair option which is hundreds of dollars less and the replace everything that is said to be...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By rustyk123
Exactly what happens on these models. The 4th...

Exactly what happens on these models. The 4th time it happened to my 2008 the video card got so hot that a capacitor next to it caught fire, good thing was I ran out just for a minitue
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By rustyk123
Agree replace it, you can grab a can of air and...

Agree replace it, you can grab a can of air and blow it off, but when it starts making noise the dust has already gotten to the bearings and should be replaced. Also, it is a whole lot cheaper to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By rustyk123
I can tell you it will not work. The machine is...

I can tell you it will not work. The machine is capable of running up to 667 but will accept some 800 and clock down to 667.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By rustyk123
Very good chance that it is the logicboard also...

Very good chance that it is the logicboard also known as the motherboard. The mid 2007 to early 2008 models had problems with the video card. Mine experienced this issue several times and luckily...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By rustyk123
I have the15" rMBP w/16GB RAM, I love it, it...

I have the15" rMBP w/16GB RAM, I love it, it handles everything without any troubles. I would recommend this as well, but yes it is pricey. If it is too pricey for you I recommend the 15" MBP. The...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By rustyk123
This is all true, but there is also cases of...

This is all true, but there is also cases of false trigger, I believe it is a bug in snow leopard and lion (have not seen it in mountain lion yet). My 2007 macbook did this with 30 cycles or so and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,568
Posted By rustyk123
Right, but really it does not matter if they have...

Right, but really it does not matter if they have the same OS or even if they are the same laptop, Mac OS on one system is the same as Mac OS on the next system, might just have to update if moving...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By rustyk123
Good idea, but those would only help internal. ...

Good idea, but those would only help internal. The limiting factor is the interface. USB and firewire can only transfer at a limited speed. Thunderbolt helps because the limit is higher then the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By rustyk123
Check your power cord, You should be using a 65w...

Check your power cord, You should be using a 65w adapter, if you are using a 45w weird things like this can happen. It should be labeled on one of the sides, assuming you have an original adapter
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,086
Posted By rustyk123
You say you don't have anything plugged in, but...

You say you don't have anything plugged in, but really there is things plugged in most people don't know this. Your Bluetooth card, Facetime camera, Keyboard and Trackpad are all USB and they are...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,568
Posted By rustyk123
Here is what you can do to get the job done at no...

Here is what you can do to get the job done at no cost. Remove the hard drive as pigoo3 said. It is very simple:

If yours has the removable battery, remove it. There is 3 screws spread across...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By rustyk123
This can't be, it would still find the device and...

This can't be, it would still find the device and say you need to update, but when you go to update you will not see any.

I would guess it is a problem with the cord, there is 4 wires in the cable...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By rustyk123
That is true, I forgot about those, I am much...

That is true, I forgot about those, I am much more familiar with mid 2008 and older, everything before the liquid indicators.

Chances are if it really was just a few drops it would not go passed...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By rustyk123
Yes it is hardware. I have one that does it with...

Yes it is hardware. I have one that does it with shift t, g, and b. The issue is there is only so many lines run for keys in the keyboard, they basically work off combinations to determine which...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By rustyk123
I have a lot of experience removing laptop keys,...

I have a lot of experience removing laptop keys, it can be difficult and you will probably break at least 1. I worked for a repair shop, I fixed the laptops I would replace keys that were worn out...
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