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Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-14-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,213
Posted By jaywong87
Slow MBP, RAM prob? CPU prob?

For the last 2 weeks my MBP has been really slow, even with the 10.5.2 update. I've also noticed that my RAM is always at a "stable" level, and that it never spikes as it used to, but my CPU has been...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-14-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By jaywong87
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Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-14-2008, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By jaywong87
Thanks SoulWar, but none of that helped. Im...

Thanks SoulWar, but none of that helped.

Im looking at my ram guage (from istat) and it isnt moving AT ALL! i have multiple programs on. No "Swaps", no "Page Outs" do i have bad ram, guys?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-12-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By jaywong87
Slowdown, all processes to CPU?

For the last 2 weeks my MBP has been really slow, even with the 10.5.2 update. I've also noticed that my RAM is always at a "stable" level, and that it never spikes as it used to, but my CPU has...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By jaywong87
Great, thanks!

Great, thanks!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,038
Posted By jaywong87
Hey tod, hope you dont get bashed, cause your...

Hey tod, hope you dont get bashed, cause your question is pretty genuine.

Let me begin by telling you that I was once an unhappy switcher. What kept me with it? The fact that my PB cost loads of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By jaywong87
No gaming? Then the Macbook Pro doesnt seem to...

No gaming? Then the Macbook Pro doesnt seem to really fit your needs. I've seen plenty of professional movie editors, photo editors, music editors use Macbooks. The need for a MBP is for people...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By jaywong87
Questions about Macbook movie playback

When I had my Powerbook, everytime I tried to play an HD movie, it would skip a lot. I'm guessing the computer wasn't powerful enough.

How's movie playback with the Macbook? Specifically, does...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,849
Posted By jaywong87
Eck, people like to bash for the sake of bashing....

Eck, people like to bash for the sake of bashing. Who knows why? i for one, have a hard time adjusting to other laptops without the two finger tap.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By jaywong87
Good questions, sorry about the remote prob,...

Good questions, sorry about the remote prob, never had that problem before. Hopefully someone else can help you.

Remapping keys, especially the Enter next to the space bar, I can help you with:...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By jaywong87
1. Wow, this one might be too much to answer. ...

1. Wow, this one might be too much to answer. I'll tell you this, my last mac, a Powerbook G4...I went 2 years without it ever slowing down due to clutter, spyware, malware or viruses. I never...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By jaywong87
Like, carrying cases? The Incase is nice. ...

Like, carrying cases? The Incase is nice.

To actually protect your MB, I suggest Invisible Shield. Also, VERY nice, you're going to love it. Mighty Mouse is really effin cool, but no, its not...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By jaywong87
Yea, I hope so, the macs in your profile...

Yea, I hope so, the macs in your profile are..prehistoric! haha
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By jaywong87
Took me forever and a day to save up for my MBP,...

Took me forever and a day to save up for my MBP, and its because I choose to only work weekends. Retail everyday is just the most depressing of jobs.

I've been thinking about getting an MB...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By jaywong87
Bingo! God, I love this forum. By the way,...

Bingo! God, I love this forum.

By the way, I'm going to try the disk utility program also, so thanks for the tips everyone. Do I just go on System Preferences?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-29-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By jaywong87
Is it possible to password protect ONE file only?

I just started a journal on my MBP, and I wanted to know if I could password protect it? I FileVault does every file, right? Any help would be appreciated!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-22-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By jaywong87
The difference isnt night and day. However, VRAM...

The difference isnt night and day. However, VRAM and CPU speeds cant be upgraded, but Ram and HD can. Assuming the MBP is a long term machine for you, I suggest getting the options you can't...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-02-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,750
Posted By jaywong87
No, the Macbook cannot handle Sims 2 with a...

No, the Macbook cannot handle Sims 2 with a decent framerate, its hardly playable.

But from what you're telling us, the Macbook fits your needs more. Trust me, having the extra features the MBP...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-18-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,543
Posted By jaywong87
If its a good thread, why not? Some people are...

If its a good thread, why not? Some people are so deep into "proper forum etiquette" that they miss the point of forums in the first place. The rule that a thread becomes obsolete after a week is a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-18-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,503
Posted By jaywong87
The dude asked whether or not Macs are good for...

The dude asked whether or not Macs are good for Vista, and I posted that quote as a way of saying, "Yea, you wont be missing out on anything if you use Vista on Mac."
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-18-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,503
Posted By jaywong87
I missed the part where I implied anyone said...

I missed the part where I implied anyone said that Macs rock for gaming. What I did mean, however, is that instead of giving the dude a good response, I noticed some people say, "You dont need to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,503
Posted By jaywong87
A lot of people here dont seem to answer people's...

A lot of people here dont seem to answer people's questions, just promoting Mac. Relax, he's already sold on it. Also, telling him that "PS3, Wii, and 360" should be used for gaming, is not really...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,543
Posted By jaywong87
"Macs are for tech-retards that cant tell the...

"Macs are for tech-retards that cant tell the difference between a spacebar and a delete key."

Really, using a mac isnt anymore "easier" than a window, but a lot of the stuff that it does is what...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,165
Posted By jaywong87
Personally, and I know this sounds really stupid,...

Personally, and I know this sounds really stupid, I wanted the "whole package" to compliment my brand new, beautiful iPod Video. That desire to complete the package made me look into mac laptops...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By jaywong87
From my experience, VLC plays every movie file I...

From my experience, VLC plays every movie file I throw at it, and if it didnt play it, I would use iSquint to change the format to something VLC can recognize. Even the infamous WMV3 could be...
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