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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 08-08-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By hotlips69
Disappointed with no replies whatsoever to my...

Disappointed with no replies whatsoever to my question, but for reference, this problem was caused seemingly by me having the laptop connected to my wireless router during the clean install, and then...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 08-07-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By hotlips69
No-one got a clue? Could it be the wireless...

No-one got a clue?

Could it be the wireless driver??? (how do I check if it has the very latest driver installed?)

Could it be a permissions issue?
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 08-05-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By hotlips69
iBook G4 Not Remembering Password

I've just done a clean install of Leopard on a friend's iBook G4, but having given it back to them and helped them connect to their wireless router, I've just been told that after the laptop is shut...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-28-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By hotlips69
I tried to copy the files to my USB stick. I...

I tried to copy the files to my USB stick.
I selected "copy" on the folder, went to my USB stick (it's formatted in NTFS as I use it for my Windows backups, but I can see all my files on there) but...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-28-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By hotlips69
Thumbs down 1) I've tried the previous suggestion without...

1) I've tried the previous suggestion without success as it says "no available users" when I select Macintosh HD as the correct drive when asked where the user account is.

10.5: Reset a user's...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By hotlips69
When you boot from the original O/S disk, you...

When you boot from the original O/S disk, you have to confirm the language, and then select agree to the license, select the destination drive for the install, and then what?
How do you skip it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By hotlips69
Incorrect username/password + Files to Backup

I'm trying to assist a friend with their Powerbook G4 running Leopard with my limited Mac knowledge.

Firstly, something has happened and they can't get beyond the standard login (name & password)...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-05-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,944
Posted By hotlips69
Will Lion be initially released as a standalone...

Will Lion be initially released as a standalone DVD/download which can be installed on an empty hard drive or just as an upgrade to SL?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-28-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By hotlips69
I've not tried this, but does it add much extra...

I've not tried this, but does it add much extra functionality than when you boot from a O/S disc and then you have the disk utility etc...?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-28-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By hotlips69
Do Apple release "betas" or "release candidates"...

Do Apple release "betas" or "release candidates" of their new operating system releases?

If so, it must be in the wild exactly what fixes/improvements are in the new version?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-25-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By hotlips69
Question I've been playing around with downloading &...

I've been playing around with downloading & installing programs and generally tinkering around to try & improve my knowledge, but I've a query I can't seem to figure out despite doing numerous google...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-24-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By hotlips69
I've decided for security purposes to securely...

I've decided for security purposes to securely wipe (at least 3 writes) the hard drive before attempting my clean install.

Can you recommend any free software that would let me do this? (I've...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By hotlips69
Impressive answers from everyone, particularly...

Impressive answers from everyone, particularly chas m. :Mischievous:
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By hotlips69
I've just read the "essay" and it was...

I've just read the "essay" and it was interesting... :)

But...a couple more questions:

1) Does OS X have a good database of drivers which should automatically recognise everything on official...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2011, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By hotlips69
So you can easily update for free within the same...

So you can easily update for free within the same "release version" i.e. you buy 10.6 and you can update to 10.6.7 or you buy 10.4 and you can update for free to 10.4.11 etc... ?

Where is the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By hotlips69
Question Mac "virgin" techie quesions

I'm an experienced Windows I.T. technician, but have never, ever used a Mac of any variety until today! :P

I've been given a used Macbook Pro A1278 (unibody) with Intel Core2Duo 2.4GHz. 4GB RAM....
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