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Search: Posts Made By: Mr. D
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-22-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
I've made a command decision! Forget the...

I've made a command decision! Forget the battery! I only use the laptop around AC, so why bother! My main use for the laptop is to look things up when I'm in my den watching TV, or at night when I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
Yes, I am a moderate Liberal! LOL! What is...

Yes, I am a moderate Liberal! LOL! What is good, is good regardless of labels! The Dodge Challenger isn't bad too! That liberal attitude does not extent to Windows PC's! I guy can only be so...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-21-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,737
Posted By Mr. D
I'm curious why you want to upgrade? Safari...

I'm curious why you want to upgrade? Safari 5.1.10 & Fire Fox 33.1 work just fine with OS 10.6.8? I read about Mavericks & the benefits sound pretty vague to me. Apple wants to make more money...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
You had to pick one of the most expensive to fall...

You had to pick one of the most expensive to fall in love with! The best buy on a Corvette is a very low mileage C-5 Roadster (1997 to 2004!) If you are young this is the one to buy cheap now &...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
Thanx Nick! You're a class guy to spend your...

Thanx Nick! You're a class guy to spend your time helping people. I appreciate the time. Let me know if you every need any info. on classic Chevys/Corvettes, Travel Trailers, firearms, Middle...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
Could the Mag-Safe board or the AC charger...

Could the Mag-Safe board or the AC charger connection allow the Laptop to work, but not allow the battery to charge? My MacBook works fine without a battery. Now that I think about it, I also had...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
Thanx Nick! Appreciated!

Thanx Nick! Appreciated!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Mr. D
Other World Computing has batteries I suspect are...

Other World Computing has batteries I suspect are as good as an Apple Replacement for less. They treated me really well with a problem. I recommend them. One for my MacBook was $85.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
Menu bar often shows - calculating time to...

Menu bar often shows - calculating time to charge 100% & then goes to "No battery available" Battery shows two lights when I push the button on the battery, but will not run the Laptop. I've tried...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-20-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
My Macbook 5,2 will not recognize a new battery! ...

My Macbook 5,2 will not recognize a new battery! I've tried every method I have found on the web to correct the problem including reinstalling the O.S, resetting the PRAM, etc.

Question: Does...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-19-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Mr. D
Other World Computing

Just want to say quickly that Other World Computing is a good outfit! Frankly I wish I liked Apple as well! I bought memory for two computers & a new battery for my Macbook, Long story/short... my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-19-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Mr. D
New battery shows no charging!

I installed a new battery in my MacBook 5.2. It seems to be charging based on green lights on battery, but computer shows no charge! Is there anything I should be doing after installing a new...
Forum: Movies and Video 11-15-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Mr. D
Simplest HD Video Editing Program

Probably an old question, but not to "old me"!

I used to use the hell out of ancient iMovie 5.0 & iMovie HD with iDVD! It was great for those who don't need to make a Hollywood Film & just need...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-15-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 104,911
Posted By Mr. D
Nice to meet you Lisa! It seems we have...

Nice to meet you Lisa! It seems we have something in common except I taught from 1970 to 2001! I was lucky enough to have about 34% Asian students & a lot support for education from parents. ...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-14-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 104,911
Posted By Mr. D
I'm not that new a member, but I have never...

I'm not that new a member, but I have never introduced myself. I am a retired school teacher who will be 72 the 1st of next month. I have been using Mac's since the very beginning to create my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-14-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Mr. D
I guess I'll learn how to search for such things...

I guess I'll learn how to search for such things better. I don't spend a lot of time on the forum. Thanx for the reply,

I'll order one
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-14-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Mr. D
I got Handbrake to create an Mp4, but could get...

I got Handbrake to create an Mp4, but could get iMovie to recognize it! I'm missing something as I can not figure out how people are editing using Handbrake!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-14-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Mr. D
If your home movies are standard def. & you want...

If your home movies are standard def. & you want something very simple you can use iMovie 5.2 & iDVD 7.0. After editing with iMovie 5.2, use iDVD by - going to - File - One Step Movie From DVD. ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-13-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Mr. D
I appreciate your response. It seems there...

I appreciate your response.

It seems there is "not" a lot of support for buying any batteries other than those through Apple. I assume Apple does not produce its on batteries. Not having been...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-13-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Mr. D
Did you answer my question? Am I understanding...

Did you answer my question? Am I understanding your answer to say Apple say's 4 GB, but if I install two 3 GB DIMMs my computer will recognize & utilize 6 GB.

You understand my confusion with the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-13-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Mr. D
Memory for a MacBook 5,2

I want to upgrade memory for a Macbook 5,2 built in 10/2009. Can someone clarify whether I can upgrade to 6 or 8 MB. of Ram. I am assuming both 3 & 4 MB are available, but how do I tell whether 6...
Forum: Movies and Video 11-13-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Mr. D
If anyone cares there is a work around to even go...

If anyone cares there is a work around to even go back & use iMovie 5.2 with iDVD 7.1.2! You just go to File & select the Quicktime Movie using "One Step from Movie". Maybe everyone knows this, but...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Mr. D
Yikes! I am using 10.6.8 now! Is that five...

Yikes! I am using 10.6.8 now! Is that five updates behind? Time flies when you aren't paying attention! Maybe I have Dinosaur 10.6.8! Since I retired I don't keep up with my Macs as much as when...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Mr. D
Thanx Nick - I read the thread. My old...

Thanx Nick - I read the thread.

My old Macbook 5,2 2.13 GHz Intel core 2 Duo says there is no software upgrade for it when I click on Software Update??????? I'm too old... but is my MacBook...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-12-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Mr. D
Anything world shaking about Yosemite?

I am rarely impressed by the next OS & often I lose an old application that I like to the new OS. (1.) Is there anything great about Yosemite that we can't live without? I read Apple's blurb &...
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