[nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

  • From: "Bill O'Connell" <woc2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 16:32:39 -0500

So MAC is now the biggest computer maker in the whorl?????  And with a great
spell checker to boot :->

-----Original Message-----
From: nikonf4-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nikonf4-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Eric Welch
Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2010 12:18 PM
To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

Same hardware as go into PCs. It would be naive to think they don't have
problems. Some times its PCs sometimes Macs. This crusade against the
biggest computer maker in the whorl is oddly funny.  

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On Nov 20, 2010, at 7:54 AM, Mark Stein <mjstein63@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Wow, I must still be asleep and dreaming... a Mac with a problem?  Then
again, I think most the technology problems people have posted about lately
are Mac.
> At 08:25 PM 11/19/2010 -0800, you wrote:
>> 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,
>> Any ideas, gang?
>> Don't make me go to the Apple Store on Saturday!

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