[nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

  • From: Dave <downsouthdave@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 15:24:33 -0800 (PST)

It IS a happy place. I like watching the little kids sitting at the low tables, 
enthralled with the kiddie apps.

From: Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx>
To: "nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sat, November 20, 2010 4:29:52 PM
Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

Temple, not a mere store. :-)


For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. 
H. L. Mencken

On Nov 20, 2010, at 1:28 PM, Bill O'Connell <woc2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Did you go to the cult store and get it fixed?
>From:nikonf4-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nikonf4-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
>Behalf Of Dave
>Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2010 8:18 AM
>To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble
>Thanks, Koichi. I did the updates too and it worked fine afterwards. I can't 
>boot, so I can't get to any of those remedies. I can't restore either, because 
>it won't boot to the system disk either.

>From:Koichi Mac <nikonf3tmd4@xxxxxxx>
>To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Sent: Sat, November 20, 2010 6:28:42 AM
>Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble
>    I did the Mac OS, Safari and iTunes updates early this week.  The Mac OS 
>update was pretty big one, something like 678 MB.  It took a few minutes even 
>for my MacPro to reboot after the update, but I haven't had any problem.  
>    Is your FW HD backup the clone of your internal drive?  Assuming it is so, 
>and if it doesn't boot up from that either, maybe you have either problem with 
>your logic board or memory, or however remote, a corrupt updated files on your 
>HD.  If you don't hear HD clicking repeatedly, your HD is probably OK.  And if 
>you can manage to boot up, <About This Mac> <More Info> <Hardware> 
>will show the state at the time of boot up.
>Koichi Yasutani - a.k.a. Steve + MP
>Lakewood, WA U.S.A.
>2010 / 11 / 20        03:29 PST
>On Nov 19, 2010, at 2059 , Dave 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 
>>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 
>>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 
>>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 
>>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 
>>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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