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Forum: Schweb's Lounge 12-20-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,015
Posted By _nelsonc
I bought a refurbished i5 M11x just a few weeks...

I bought a refurbished i5 M11x just a few weeks ago. It was very heavy, very clunky, and frankly just not very well thought out. The only positive thing was the 1GB video card and the LED lighting....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-10-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,705
Posted By _nelsonc
I had a similar problem with a 1.33 GHz iBook G4...

I had a similar problem with a 1.33 GHz iBook G4 I bought from eBay. Turns out that the airport card socket on the Printed Circuit board was bad. I had to take the machine apart and remove the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-15-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By _nelsonc
I recently bought a 1.67 Ghz Powerbook G4 on eBay...

I recently bought a 1.67 Ghz Powerbook G4 on eBay for $468. It has 1GB of memory, dead battery ($120) and a flaky trackpad button (not fixed yet), but other than that, it works great. I bought it to...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-16-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By _nelsonc
OK, so Explorer says you have 100GB free, but the...

OK, so Explorer says you have 100GB free, but the Installer thinks you are short by 4MB. The only time I have seen anything like this is when you are running FAT32 on the drive. I think FAT32 is...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 02-15-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By _nelsonc
OK, this might seem like a smart-alec comment,...

OK, this might seem like a smart-alec comment, but it is not meant to be.

How much space did you set aside for your Boot Camp volume? The errors seems to indicate that you are out of disk space to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-31-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,521
Posted By _nelsonc
While I have not seen the issue, it does appears...

While I have not seen the issue, it does appears that there is a fix. More information can be found here: Idealog: Confirmed: Apple OS X 10.5.6 Update Can Break Your MacBook Pro...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,305
Posted By _nelsonc
You can also check the status of downloads by...

You can also check the status of downloads by opening the "Downloads" window under the Window menu in Safari. Safari works similar to Firefox in that respect and it takes some getting used to for...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-22-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By _nelsonc
Are you installing the 32 bit version of XP? I...

Are you installing the 32 bit version of XP? I tried to install XP 64 bit and I had a similar problem....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-21-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By _nelsonc
So let me see if I have this right: 1) You...

So let me see if I have this right:

1) You do not want to use the Time Capsule as a router, but just as a disk drive and Print Server.

2) You do not have an ISP connection other than the one...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-15-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,612
Posted By _nelsonc
You might need to calibrate the new battery....

You might need to calibrate the new battery. Information on how to do that can be found here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1490
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 05-31-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By _nelsonc
I just had the same thing happen to me after the...

I just had the same thing happen to me after the 10.5.3 update. I wonder if the fix for Time Machine in 10.5.3 basically makes backups prior to it incompatible? I am wirelessly backing up my MacBook...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-13-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By _nelsonc
I had similar problems with Tiger and Leopard...

I had similar problems with Tiger and Leopard until I set all of usernames and passwords the same and eliminated spaces in the username. No problems since then.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-13-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By _nelsonc
Apple should replace the unit under warranty I...

Apple should replace the unit under warranty I would think, well if you have a warranty. They are very good about replacing defective hardware. All it will take is a call to 1-800-APL-CARE and they...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 12-29-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By _nelsonc
What method are you using to attach to the PC?...

What method are you using to attach to the PC? Are you mapping a drive? If so, you have to have exactly the same username and password on both the Mac and the PC. You should also make sure that you...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-29-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,355
Posted By _nelsonc
Is the disk configured as FAT32 or NTFS? FAT32 is...

Is the disk configured as FAT32 or NTFS? FAT32 is very susceptible to corruption like this. I think there is a utility called NTFSConvert or something like that which will allow you to convert the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-26-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By _nelsonc
I initially went the upgrade path, then later...

I initially went the upgrade path, then later decided to do a complete reload of the OS. Not due to any issues, but just to clean things up.

Everything seems pretty smooth to me. Only issues are...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-27-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,607
Posted By _nelsonc
I have an old 9600/300 with a G3 400Mhz processor...

I have an old 9600/300 with a G3 400Mhz processor upgrade card in it. Pretty slow, but it works pretty well as a print and file server. It is running 10.4.9.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-31-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By _nelsonc
I bought the DC-In board for my old iBook on...

I bought the DC-In board for my old iBook on eBay. To my recollection they are completely different between the G3 and G4. There are a lot more screws on an iBook that one would think.

Not a hard...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-23-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By _nelsonc
What are you trying to copy them to? I mean type...

What are you trying to copy them to? I mean type of machine? You could buy a USB card for the unit if it has a PCI bus. I just bought one for my 9600/300 last week for $29 at the local MicroCenter.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-12-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,210
Posted By _nelsonc
I have a Macbook Pro and it connects fine in XP....

I have a Macbook Pro and it connects fine in XP. Can you browse with a direct connection? If you can, there is something off with the wireless. if you can't, something's wrong with your browser.
...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-12-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,714
Posted By _nelsonc
Printing Issues

I was having similar issues printing to an HP PSC3180. Everytime I would print I would get a NT_LOGIN error or some such nonsense. At the time, I was using a common user name and password which had a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-07-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By _nelsonc
I had the same thing happen to me after the...

I had the same thing happen to me after the latest firmware update. I think it was after the first time I booted into Windows and then restarted. It seemed like a bit was stuck on the graphics card...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-04-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By _nelsonc
It is very similar to an old Mac game called...

It is very similar to an old Mac game called "Dirt Bike" but this one requires you to go certain places and do certain things. There is also a Java based game called Trials that is similar.

As an...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-05-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By _nelsonc
I have a 500 Mhz G3 IBook running Tiger. It runs...

I have a 500 Mhz G3 IBook running Tiger. It runs it fine although it is slower than Jaguar. I have 640MB of RAM though.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-04-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By _nelsonc
You can turn that on and off by selecting...

You can turn that on and off by selecting "Preferences" for the Finder, then selecting "Sidebar", then deselecting "Computer".

Hope this helps,

Chuck
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