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OGELTHORPE
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Level 7 Level 7 (22,540 points)
Location:
Emerald City, Oz

OGELTHORPE's Products

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5), 2.5 GHZ quad core 16 GB RAM 1 TB HD
iPod classic, 80GB
Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2010 17" 2.66 GHz MBP, 1 TB SSHD

Recent Activity

OGELTHORPE replied to I used a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to scrub a small spot on the bottom of my MacBook Air. I don't see any initial signs of discoloration or that I stripped the anodized coating, but how can I be sure it won't rust or oxidize in a few months?

"PlotinusVeritas wrote:   there is no alloy coating on the aluminum chassis.   Theres nothing to strip. The MBA and MBP chassis are anodiz"

in MacBook Air 4 replies
21 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Asking about battery of Macbook Pro 13 retina

"Good battery information is available from these Apple support articles>   https://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro/batteries_power/ ricks"

in MacBook Pro 4 replies
33 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to charger

"It would require an adapter.  Use the one that came with your MBA.   Ciao.   According to Mactracker, 2012 MBA's use Magsafe 2 power adapt"

in MacBook Air 1 replies
40 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Why do I have 80 gb of "other" on my mac?

"You do NOT want to delete it.  Please look at these links which will explain what 'OTHER' is.   http://pondini.org/OSX/LionStorage.html  "

in MacBook Air 2 replies
42 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to MacBook Air Not Charging Half The Time

"ManBearPixel wrote: but recently it seems that when I attach the magsafe power connector half the time the green light never shows up, but"

in MacBook Air 5 replies
44 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to can i buy more memory for my macbook air?

"Perhaps you mean storage.  If so there may be a possibility.  It will depend upon your MBA.   Examine this link:   http://eshop.macsales.co"

in MacBook Air 3 replies
51 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to MacBook Pro restart because of error

"Put in the original RAM and see if the problem persists.   What brand RAM did you purchase?   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Asking about battery of Macbook Pro 13 retina

"Read the advertising hype very carefully.  It says UP TO 9 hrs. and the criteria that they use is so conservative that it has very relation"

in MacBook Pro 4 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to TS2917 when ever i put a phone near to my mac goes into a sleeping mode just to restart the mac i always need to plug out the battery jack and plugging again...why is it happening can anyone help me better in this ??

"Don't put the phone near the MBP.  It probably is triggering the magnets that put the MBP to sleep.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Battery Meter not working

"Have you tried a SMC reset?   http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3964   The last option that I would try is an OSX reinstall.   If no success,"

in MacBook Pro 6 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to When I use my macbook pro after awhile i hear the fan making a loud and weird noise. Is it broken or is does my computer need to cool down for a while?

"If the SMC does not solve your problem, then you may have a faulty fan or you may be using CPU/GPU intensive applications.   Open The MBP a"

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Transferring multiple bootable volumes & data to a T4 drive?

"Kappy is a very reliable source.  The details are there, but if you have any problems, you are always welcome to come back and ask.    Cia"

in MacBook Pro 5 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to OSX/ Mac Pro Issue?

"Please provide information regarding your MBP, the OSX you are using and any update information that may be useful.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Hello, I had to install ios again and I ran out of battery and now there is an icon flickering and has a question mark on it.what can I do?

"Attach the MBP to the power adapter and let it charge the unit for a couple of hours.   What model MBP do you have and what OSX are you usi"

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to How to Clear Application Data on Macbook Pro?

"First you have to identify what that data is.  I suggest downloading from the Internet OmniDiskSweeper (free).  it will show all of your fil"

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Transferring multiple bootable volumes & data to a T4 drive?

"Yes.  I have an external HDD that has Tiger, Leopard and Snow Leopard on it.  You can clone using Disk Utility>Restore each volume, one at a"

in MacBook Pro 5 replies
3 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to new macbook pro 13" keyboard lights constantly flickering?

"zoftie wrote: I don't see a reason to even go to service centre since I am sure apple already knows about the issue. Wonder if they will ow"

in MacBook Pro 35 replies
3 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Why can't I uninstall VLC Media Player?

"If I drag the VLC icon from my Applications folder to trash, I encounter no difficulty.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 4 replies
5 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to all of my pictures have disappeared

"I will request that your query be relocated to the iPhoto forum where knowledgeable iPhoto users will be able to assist you.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 10 replies
5 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Brand New MacBook Pro squeaky noises

"Bring the MBP back to the store and have is thoroughly checked out.  If you purchased it from Apple you have 14 days from the date of purcha"

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
5 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to MacBook Pro is not recognising my WD my passport external Hard drive

"I have fears that you data may be gone.   Did you try to see if you could access data on the Windows PC?   I am not versed in Windows but"

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
5 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to my macprobook speakers sound is not clear

"See if a PRAM reset helps.   http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1379   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
6 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Resetting my MacBook Pro to sell to a friend, having some issues with Apple IDs

"First follow these directions for setting up your Mac for sale.  Then your friend can create an Apple ID.   http://www.thesafemac.com/how-t"

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
6 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to HT1559 MY SCREEN WHEN I TURN IT ON IS JUST A BLANK WHITE SCREEN

"Try a Safe Boot.  That may give you access to delete or transfer some files.   http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1564   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 4 replies
6 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Computer is completely frozen.

"Hold the power button down for 10+ seconds.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
6 hours ago
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