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Hey everyone!! This is my very 1st post from my new Macbook that I purchased today!! One questions....How do I right click????
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you just need to go into your system preferences and under keyboard and mouse you need to check the box that says "tap trackpad using 2 fingers for secondary click".
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If you do not want to turn on touch clicking (though I can't fathom why you wouldn't want to) you can also Ctrl+click.
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I can fathom not turning on the double-finger tapping. :-) I tried it and just couldn't get used to it. I do the ctrl-click thing.

Funny thing is, I can't live without two-finger scrolling.
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Congrats
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thanks for the help!! Now, I'm trying to transfer my files using my ipod.
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Congrats on your purchase!!!!

What is the distance between here and now anyway?:mac:

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Awesome and congratulations!
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Welcome.... I love the new MBP smell

-13.3 Macbook Pro Retina / 64GB iP5 / 16GB iPad Mini
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So far I'm pretty impressed with my new MB. It's going to take alittle getting used to coming from a Windows XP computer but I'm happy
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I have a question!! Is it safe to download Limewire on the MB?? I don't want to get any viruses or spyware. I'm just going to use it to download music.
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I have a question!! Is it safe to download Limewire on the MB?? I don't want to get any viruses or spyware. I'm just going to use it to download music.
yes and although not impossible, the likelihood of getting a virus on your MacBook is slim.
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Thanks for the help!!
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Sorry....I downloaded limewire and a .bin file popped up. And I have to choose an app. to open it with..which one do I choose?? Or did I do something wrong??
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I just have to say that I'm really loving the macbook. Everytime I use windows(which is not much at all anymore, only for my poli.sci class) now I just cringe:bomb: I've also realized how slow the PC desktop I used to use it.
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