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Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By ATXguy
Time Machine Backup smaller than Hard Drive

I am wondering why my time machine backup is almost 10 gb smaller than the space used up on my hard drive. My time machine backup is 183.87 gb and my hard drive is 194 gb. I have excluded no files...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-11-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 702
Posted By ATXguy
Time Machine restore question

Ok, so I've been having some issues with Airport where it sometimes just quits working. The progress bar will start to load the website and then it just gets stuck about 20 or 25% and then just sits...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-23-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,237
Posted By ATXguy
Sweet. I really appreciate all of your replies. ...

Sweet. I really appreciate all of your replies. This forum has proven to be so helpful when I have questions. Hope all of you have a great Easter weekend!

Thanks and God Bless,

Eric
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-23-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,237
Posted By ATXguy
Brian, that list is way helpful. Pigoo3, on my...

Brian, that list is way helpful. Pigoo3, on my activity monitor there are 50 processes active right now and I only have Safari open. To use Brian's list that he provided, here is what is showing:
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-23-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,237
Posted By ATXguy
What is using up all my RAM?

My Macbook came with 2 GB of RAM. I upgraded it to 4 GB RAM. It is showing right now on my activity monitor that I only have 400 MB of free memory. The only things I have open are Safari, Word,...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-17-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By ATXguy
I think we're gonna use the Acronis as you guys...

I think we're gonna use the Acronis as you guys have recommended. Will it do a perfect clone of the existing HDD onto the new one? I guess what I'm asking is, will it also clone the operating...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-16-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By ATXguy
chscag, sorry about the mis-post. Thank you for...

chscag, sorry about the mis-post. Thank you for helping me out. You have also helped me out in the past when I upgraded my HDD on my Macbook. I really appreciate it. For my dad, I don't think the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-15-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By ATXguy
Hard drive upgrade questions on a PC laptop

My dad has a Acer Aspire 3100 and is needing to upgrade the size of the hard drive. Can you guys recommend a really good do-it-yourself website that would be similar to ifixit that could help him...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-17-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
Ok, great news. I just finished up and with all...

Ok, great news. I just finished up and with all the help from you guys and the great instructions from ifixit, I got the new drive installed with no problems whatsoever. Only thing I can tell is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
Ok, which option should I select? Mac OS...

Ok, which option should I select? Mac OS Extended (Journaled) or Mac OS Extended? This is going to be my new internal hard drive for my macbook. Does it matter which one I choose?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-17-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
Thanks to all for the replies. You guys have all...

Thanks to all for the replies. You guys have all been very helpful. I am so unknowledgeable about computers. I really appreciate all the feedback. I'll keep you all posted when I have time to get...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-17-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
Thanks very much for the helpful info Stranger. ...

Thanks very much for the helpful info Stranger. When I restore my mac thru time machine with the new hard drive, won't it just restore my old admin account that is associated with the old hard...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-17-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
Ok, I figured out time machine and backed up on a...

Ok, I figured out time machine and backed up on a separate external drive. I'm thinking of trying the time machine way. I think i'm going to format the new 750 GB drive in the enclosure (as chscag...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
Ok, I've never used time machine before, so I...

Ok, I've never used time machine before, so I would need to figure out how that works. I use Carbonite to keep all my stuff backed up. Since I upgraded to Snow Leopard, I'm assuming I would use the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
It seems like the instructions from chscag are...

It seems like the instructions from chscag are the easiest i've come across yet. However, I also would like to know the answer to what whitehorse84 stated in regards to cloning the hard drive...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-16-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By ATXguy
New harddrive - need help installing it

I got a 750 GB hard drive for my 2007 model Macbook to replace my 120 GB one that it came with that is now maxed out. I don't know a thing about computers at all, so I was hoping one of you guys...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-07-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By ATXguy
Thanks for the reply. I think i'll go ahead and...

Thanks for the reply. I think i'll go ahead and pull the trigger on the Seagate drive then. What do you mean by "register the drive"? How do you do it and what are the benefits? Sorry for the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-07-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By ATXguy
bump...anybody have any feedback on the quality...

bump...anybody have any feedback on the quality of Seagate hard drive replacements. Any feedback or suggestions is greatly appreciated. The Seagate seems to be cheaper than some of the other brands...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-06-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By ATXguy
Ok, thanks for the input. I looked on OWC and I...

Ok, thanks for the input. I looked on OWC and I found this one here that I kind of like, but I don't know anything about Seagate. Are they pretty good hard drives? They seemed cheaper than some of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-05-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By ATXguy
Hard drive upgrade questions

Ok, I'm a total computer novice, so i'm asking you guys for advice on this issue. I've almost maxed out my 120 GB hard drive on my Macbook. I'm looking to upgrade my hard drive but I don't have a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-27-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,441
Posted By ATXguy
Thanks guys, I think i'm going to try out the...

Thanks guys, I think i'm going to try out the disk inventory software suggested above. I appreciate all your help.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-26-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,441
Posted By ATXguy
What is using up all my memory?

I can't seem to figure out how all of my memory is being used up on my macbook. The way I calculate it, I should only have used up about 74 GB of memory space (I added up the space used for itunes,...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-17-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,138
Posted By ATXguy
Hey guys, thanks so much for the help. I will...

Hey guys, thanks so much for the help. I will just drag them onto the desktop from now on.

Thanks

Eric
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 05-15-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,138
Posted By ATXguy
Trouble uploading photos from Iphoto to Photobucket

When I try to upload my photos from Iphoto to Photobucket, when I go to the pictures folder, the Iphoto library icon is visible but not available to choose in order to get to all of my photos. In...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-28-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,208
Posted By ATXguy
Nevermind...It just finished and everything seems...

Nevermind...It just finished and everything seems to be working properly.
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