[nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

  • From: Koichi Mac <nikonf3tmd4@xxxxxxx>
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 18:52:38 -0800

        What about Windows running under Mac OS.  Does that count??     :->>

        Oh, BTW, Microsoft opened it's own store in Bellevue Square today.


Koichi Yasutani - a.k.a. Steve + MP
Lakewood, WA U.S.A.
2010 / 11 / 20          18:52 PST

On Nov 20, 2010, at 0756 , Mark Stein wrote:

> The PC may be slow and fidgety, but right now it's light years more useful 
> than the Mac.
> 
> At 08:59 PM 11/19/2010 -0800, you wrote:
>> I made an appointment for 3PM tomorrow; there was nothing open for morning. 
>> Minor progress: I got the system disk to eject.I have my original HD that I 
>> could install, but somehow it doesn't seem like a HD crash. God, this PC is 
>> slow and fidgety.
>> 
>> From: Jay Paxton <JayPax@xxxxxxxx>
>> To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Sent: Fri, November 19, 2010 11:39:20 PM
>> Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble
>> 
>> I know the last thing you want to go is go to the Apple Store and fight a 
>> crowd of teeny-boppers to the Genius Bar, but that is your best bet to 
>> getting it fixed quickly.  Go online and make the appointment at the Genius 
>> Bar tonight and it won't be so bad.
>> 
>> From: Dave
>> Sent: Fri 11/19/2010 10:25 PM
>> To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [nikonf4] Mac Trouble
>> 
>> I was using my Macbook 13" laptop tonight when suddenly it froze in Safari 
>> and the Force Quit didn't work. Neither did anything else. I held the power 
>> button down, and it shut off. 
>> 
>> Now when I try to turn it on, it starts to boot, chimes, and the little 
>> thermometer comes up. It's the one that shows when you have a long startup 
>> sequence to go through. Then the whole thing powers off instead of booting. 
>> If I hold down the power button until the long tone sounds, the same thing 
>> happens. I inserted my OS disk hoping to do a restore, and it just ate that; 
>> it won't eject no matter what, and there's no paper clip hole. 
>> 
>> Power on, progress thermometer moves to about 5% then restarts a couple of 
>> times, then it powers off. I powered up and connected my firewire backup HD 
>> but it's no help.
>> 
>> This Macbook has been flawless since 12/06, and I just installed the latest 
>> big OS and Safari updates last night. It worked perfectly all day, however.
>> 
>> Any ideas, gang?
>> 
>> Don't make me go to the Apple Store on Saturday! 

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