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OGELTHORPE
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Level 7 Level 7 (22,835 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 How do I reset the password?  (mavericks)

"Here are instructions:   http://osxdaily.com/2010/08/10/forgot-mac-password-how-to-reset-mac-password/   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
1 minute ago
OGELTHORPE replied to My macbook pro doesnt boot up properly and shows a 'not allowed sign'

"It seems you may have HDD issues.  Please advise the EXACT model MBP you have and the OSX that is installed.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
3 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to MacBook Pro crashes each day usually

"I do not see any issues here.  Download and post Etrecheck:   http://www.etresoft.com/etrecheck   Run an Apple Hardware Test and see if th"

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
6 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Did the last OSX update kill my computer?

"Based on the information you have provided your iMac is a Model Identifier iMac 5.2 and the Model Number is A1195.  Check in System Profiler"

in Mac OS X v10.7 Lion 2 replies
25 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Wont boot from disc

"When you start up the Mac with disk in the slot and holding down the C key, exactly what happens?   Are you certain that the DVD drive is f"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 1 replies
43 minutes ago
OGELTHORPE replied to HT3275 My Time Machine shows this error "The backup disk ran out of space unexpectedly. Time Machine will try to make more space available by removing expired backups during the next scheduled backup". The option is set to delete the oldest backups but no go.

"Please read this:   http://pondini.org/TM/C18.html   Ciao."

in Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard 1 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Where do I continue; I have a '07 Macbook Pro, and would truly appreciate your help as I freshly install my osx beginning with my original 10.4

"You can use software update to install the latest version of Tiger.  If you connect an external DVD drive you can install an upgrade to Snow"

in Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger 1 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to my macbook air power adapter is getting very very hot in a very time when i charge. it's just connect to the laptop. How can i solve this problem? usually never happen like this, but from yesterday it's happening. if anyone knows, Please tell me.

"How hot is hot?  A temperature reading would be helpful.   Check the connections both for the MBP and the power adapter for dirt and debris"

in MacBook Air 2 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to HDMI video goes grey when playing 1080p video

"Could the problem be on the TV end?  I would give the manufactures technical department a call.   Ciao."

in MacBook Air 2 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Macbook pro failed after 5 weeks... Disappointing.

"The fact is that your situation is the exception not the rule.  If everyone were experiencing the same conditions, Apple would be out of bus"

in MacBook Pro 10 replies
1 hour ago
OGELTHORPE replied to My storage indicates 50 GB of movies but I do not have any movies on the computer, how can this be?

"Open the Movies folder.  What is inside?   Download from the Internet OmniDiskSweeper (free) and open it.  It will show all of your files a"

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Macbook pro failed after 5 weeks... Disappointing.

"Even a Rolls Royce will experience mechanical problems.  We do not live in a perfect world.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 10 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to I've just updated and now it keeps shutting down by itself

"It might be helpful if you indicated the EXACT model of MBP you have.   Try a SMC reset:   http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3964   Then try"

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Macbook pro failed after 5 weeks... Disappointing.

"Apple policy in the USA is to refund or replace a MBP within the first 14 days of purchase. After that, they will repair the MBP within the"

in MacBook Pro 10 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to MacBook pro battery issue

"I have seen a number of discussions regarding battery run time reductions with an apparent correlation to Mavericks installation.  I cannot"

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
2 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Can't boot up my Mac. Worked fine last night. Didn't shut it down, just closed the lid.

"Your welcome.   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
3 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to My husband and I both have Macbook pros, can we both back up to the same TC?  I have noticed a bunch of his files on my computer and I am not sure how they got there other than from the TC, Suggestions or advice helpful.

"burgomi wrote:   Thank you BobRz - I think maybe that is what I need to do- name them differently! Not necessary, see this extract from o"

in MacBook Pro 7 replies
3 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to macbook not charging, good battery

"Take the MBP to an Apple store genius bar for a Free evaluation.   You could run an Apple hardware test to see if that picks up any informa"

in MacBook Pro 4 replies
3 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Macbook Pro Bad battery better than none?

"Open System Information>Power.  What does it say by "Battery Installed'?   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 14 replies
3 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Can't boot up my Mac. Worked fine last night. Didn't shut it down, just closed the lid.

"SMC reset:   http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3964   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
13 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to RAM and Updates...

"I also have a 17" 2010 MBP with 8 GB RAM installed.  That is the maximum that it will recognize.  What you are trying to do will NOT work.  "

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
13 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Do I have to pay sales tax?

"delvnegv yonv wrote:   Anyone...   If I buy online, living in a state with no sales tax and which has no Apple store (Montana), and pick up"

in MacBook Pro 15 replies
13 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to Macbook Pro Bad battery better than none?

"If the battery is dead, then there is on difference.   Regards,   Ciao."

in MacBook Pro 14 replies
14 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to MacBook pro battery issue

"iOS X is for iPhones, this is a Macbook pro forum.  Would you like to have your post relocated or do you wish to rephrase your query?   Cia"

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
14 hours ago
OGELTHORPE replied to why is my Pc getting so hot and shows a colorful circle scrolling around if I just had anew drive put in 2 months ago?

"Install istat menus or Bresink Temperature Monitor:   http://bjango.com/mac/istatmenus/   http://www.bresink.com/osx/TemperatureMonitor.ht"

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
14 hours ago
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