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Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-30-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,906
Posted By mapexvenus
External Bluray player for 13" MBP.

I would like to buy an external USB BluRay drive for my 2010 13" MBP. I will use an external monitor to view the 1080p video, but will most-likely use Handbrake to rip content (of only DVD's that I...
Forum: Apple TV 10-16-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,494
Posted By mapexvenus
Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content

I get this message ('Your Apple TV is not authorized to play this content') when I try to play any movie or TV show that I bought on my Mac Mini which I try and play via Apple TV. I have tried to...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-16-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,818
Posted By mapexvenus
problems here as well. The mobileme widget in...

problems here as well. The mobileme widget in system preferences (on my Mac) keeps telling me that my password has changed and that I need to re-enter it.

It is NOT syncing my calendars like it...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-16-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By mapexvenus
It appears that Mobileme is a novelty as best....

It appears that Mobileme is a novelty as best. The service has never worked inconsistently for me, and for several hundred other users. The 'latest' set of problems I am facing include a message that...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-30-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,847
Posted By mapexvenus
Angry MacBook does not go into sleep mode

My MBP does not go into sleep mode even though I have configured system preferences to sleep if the system is idle for 10 mins. Instead, the systems sleeps only when battery power is completely...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-06-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By mapexvenus
I use Fusion and am quite happy with it expect...

I use Fusion and am quite happy with it expect for the following pet peeves:

1. Audio is choppy when played in Fusion. My MBP has 4 GB RAM of which 2 GB is allocated to running Vista within...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-03-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 833
Posted By mapexvenus
PDF tool - suggestions?

Hello,
I am looking for a PDF tool that allows me to create forms, edit PDF's, merge multiple PDF's, extract pages etc. I know that there are tools out there that do not cost an arm and a leg (hint:...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-28-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By mapexvenus
I am sorry but this suggestion is just not...

I am sorry but this suggestion is just not workable. Especially since I know that there is a solution out there and I do not see myself calling MS every other day to reactivate Office 2007.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-28-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By mapexvenus
Question Office 2007 activiation on VMWare Fusion

I activated Office 2007 once on bootcamp and once in Fusion. the problem is that every time I launch Fusion and Office 2007 within Fusion, it keeps asking me to activate. I have no problem while...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-23-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,004
Posted By mapexvenus
I bought a eSATA card recently and had to wait...

I bought a eSATA card recently and had to wait until the manufacturer released a beta leopard driver. When I finally tested it on a LaCie hard drive, I tested it by transferring a 1 GB file from my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-23-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,004
Posted By mapexvenus
eSATA Expresscard 34

Can someone recommend an eSATA Expresscard that actually works well with Leopard? What data transfer speeds have you been able to achieve with it when connected to an external drive with an eSATA...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By mapexvenus
What is this 'Apple protection squad' anyway?...

What is this 'Apple protection squad' anyway? (and this isn't a rant against your post) I think its really obsessive the way some Apple fans will defend Apple even when Apple is obviously at fault...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,976
Posted By mapexvenus
Is Apple listening??? Sounds to me like this has...

Is Apple listening??? Sounds to me like this has not been the smoothest upgrade for a lot of people.

What are the chances that Apple will release a s/w update pretty soon?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-30-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,976
Posted By mapexvenus
Angry Leopard - Keyboard freeze?

I installed Leopard last night (Erased and Installed) and thought that everything went fine until I started noticing that my keyboard freezes up every now and then. Keystrokes don't register for...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-27-2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By mapexvenus
Wow! I guess learned something today. I...

Wow! I guess learned something today. I seriously thought an internal SATA drive running at 5400 rpm was FASTER than an external drive.

The problem with upgrading the internal drive is that (1)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-26-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,007
Posted By mapexvenus
Do I need a PRAM reset?

I recently added 2 GB of RAM to my Macbook Pro (took out the 2 X 1 GB and added 2 X 2GB). The laptop recognizes the 4 GB (I see it in 'About this Mac'), but do I need to do a PRAM reset anyway?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-26-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By mapexvenus
Question External or Internal HDD

I am a hobbyist musician and use my MBP primarily to work with music (create, edit, etc.). The configuration I have is: Macbook Pro: 2.2 Ghz / 4 GB RAM / 120 GB 5400 rpm HDD.

I recently posted on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,693
Posted By mapexvenus
Unable to cut /paste files

Why am I unable to cut files and paste them to a new location? The only option that seems available is copy / paste.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-24-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By mapexvenus
Question reliable, fast storage?

Hello all,
I recently bought a Macbook pro with a 120 GB 5400 rpm HDD. I do a lot of audio editing and anticipate that I will need to increase my storage pretty soon. I am confused about what...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,620
Posted By mapexvenus
Awesome! Thanks for the tip, I'll be sure to let...

Awesome! Thanks for the tip, I'll be sure to let you know if it worked.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-22-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By mapexvenus
I have the Santa Rosa and upgraded to 4 GB of...

I have the Santa Rosa and upgraded to 4 GB of Patriot memory yesterday. Since then my laptop has 'crashed' once (message popped up asking me to power of and restart my laptop). I was told that this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,620
Posted By mapexvenus
Yes, as a matter of fact I replaced the 2 GB that...

Yes, as a matter of fact I replaced the 2 GB that it came with and put in 4 GB from Patriot. The specs are what were recommended (RAM type, etc.). Why should this cause a problem? The Macbook Pro...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-22-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,620
Posted By mapexvenus
Grey screen of death?

I bought a Macbook Pro a couple of weeks ago. Today something happened that gave me an unpleasant flashback of my Windows days. I was in the middle of something when the screen went grey and a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-22-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,586
Posted By mapexvenus
The Macbook Pro 15" has two slots. I just picked...

The Macbook Pro 15" has two slots. I just picked up 4 GB (2 GB X 2) for $189.00 @ Fry's.

It costs an arm an a leg if you bought this at an Apple store.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-21-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 712
Posted By mapexvenus
HP Dekjet F380 problems

Hello,
I am getting the following error when I try to scan a document using a HP Deskjet F380 (I have the HP s/w installed)

The function you have requested cannot be performed because another...
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