Please visit the new Mac-Forums Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/macforums1




Search:

Type: Posts; User: TonyBen

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Just installed a NuPower battery in my early 2011 MBP with new 1TB SSD hard drive. Battery life?

    So I just installed the new battery. It's going to be a few hours before its fully charged. I guess there's a power calibration that I'm supposed to do.

    Does anyone know the expected battery...
  2. I ended up purchasing the monthly office...

    I ended up purchasing the monthly office subscription that allows 5 or 6 devices. I may not have even had the right disk from before. I'm planning on upgrading the wife's SSD too so I'll have the...
  3. Oh yeah, everything else has been working great!...

    Oh yeah, everything else has been working great! It's just when trying to use my Microsoft package. Looks like I'll have to bite the bullet and get an updated version.

    Tony.
  4. Ugh! Didn't see this one coming. Upgraded to SSD, now my Office for Mac 2011 won't work

    I've got my old office for mac 2011 key and everything. I keep getting a "Server unavailable" error when I re-enter my product key.

    Any suggestions?

    Tony.
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    401

    Wow! Simply amazing! If I close all my apps and...

    Wow! Simply amazing! If I close all my apps and click shutdown, it takes 5 seconds for the screen to lose power. Once I hit the power button, it takes about 10 to 12 seconds to see my login screen....
  6. Replies
    5
    Views
    401

    Well, I guess it worked! Man, talk about FAST!...

    Well, I guess it worked! Man, talk about FAST! Now I just have to ditch my old spinner external backup hard drive. iMovie 10 has always bogged my computer down so hard that it was almost useless. Not...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    401

    Did my SSD upgrade work?

    My time machine is restoring but will take 5 hours. If Im at this point, does this mean my swap worked, or can anything else go wrong? I could not install Sierra fro my boot drive.

    Tony.
  8. Okay, so my 1TB SSD is coming in today. Can...

    Okay, so my 1TB SSD is coming in today. Can anyone point me to the instructions on how to do this with a USB stick and time machine? Or am I stuck with having to get a cable and clone the drive...
  9. Thanks again! Tony.

    Thanks again!

    Tony.
  10. Well, looks like I’ll be upgrading my wife’s...

    Well, looks like I’ll be upgrading my wife’s mid-2013 11 inch MacBook Air too. It’s only got a 128GB SSD. I assume I can upgrade the RAM too?

    Looks like I’ve got lots of ordering to do.

    Tony.
  11. Any way I can upgrade my WiFi or Bluetooth...

    Any way I can upgrade my WiFi or Bluetooth hardware, or is that non-upgradeable? Or is it not necessary? Any particular battery to go with or stay away from?

    Thanks for the help!

    Tony.
  12. So I can install a 1TB SSD? That would be great!...

    So I can install a 1TB SSD? That would be great!

    Tony.
  13. Early 2011 13" MBP worth upgrading or should I look at retiring it?

    My MBP has been all around the world with me. I maxed out the memory (8GB) and that's about it. It's kind of like a train. It can be slow to start, but once the momentum is up, it runs fine. Once its...
  14. Updated iPhoto, now iMovie 11 can't import photos!

    iMovie 11 version 9.0.4, won't see my photo library. I tried drag-n-drop and the photo show up in the timeline but when you play, it's just a blank frame.

    Any help is appreciated.

    Tony.
  15. There's still hope! Need advice on recovering data

    This is a follow up from this thread...
    http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/apple-notebooks/313131-mbp-2011-crashed-what-now.html

    So I have been exploring different options to try and recover my...
  16. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    Thanks. The drive is only 5 months old. Tony.

    Thanks. The drive is only 5 months old.

    Tony.
  17. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    The computer works now. The new memory they gave...

    The computer works now. The new memory they gave me did it but apparently, since the old RAM was killing the system during time machine restores, the external hard drive (Seagate) was not safely...
  18. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    So now my computer won't recognize my external...

    So now my computer won't recognize my external hard drive and says it's damaged and it can't be repaired.

    HELP!!
  19. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    Reloaded OsX and the computer booted up normally...

    Reloaded OsX and the computer booted up normally I started doing a system restore, but walked away for a moment and when I came back, it's like the computer restarted and it was back to the home page...
  20. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    I tried doing a system restore last night and it...

    I tried doing a system restore last night and it failed twice about 2/3rds of the way through. I took my MBP to Best Buy and they gave me new RAM. I'm trying a system restore again for the first time...
  21. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    I will definitely do that. I removed the cards...

    I will definitely do that. I removed the cards and reseated them. I actually switched their positions. I could not get the computer to reboot so I did a repair/verify disk in recovery mode. It's in...
  22. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    I upgraded my memory a few months ago. I maxed it...

    I upgraded my memory a few months ago. I maxed it out. I got it from Best Buy.

    Tony.
  23. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    I reinstalled OSX and it crashed again. Before I...

    I reinstalled OSX and it crashed again. Before I installed the software, I caught this error...

    http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb423/tonyben3/IMG_1934_zps279e8e43.jpg

    Don't know what to do...
  24. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,562

    I ran the SMART utility. It took like 2 seconds...

    I ran the SMART utility. It took like 2 seconds to run and it said everything passed. My computer restarted today again by itself. I think I'm going to reinstall OSX.

    Tony.
  25. While I'm here... New battery options?

    My battery life on my MBP, late 2011 may need replacing soon. I plan on keeping this computer for a while. What's the best battery to get, where can I get it and can I replace it on my own? I travel...
Results 1 to 25 of 38
Page 1 of 2 1 2