[nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

  • From: Dave <downsouthdave@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 16:15:56 -0800 (PST)

I heard they've been the largest single computer builder for several years. 
There are a lot more PCs produced, but they're made by roughly 30,000 companies.

From: Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx>
To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Sat, November 20, 2010 6:55:50 PM
Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

Yep, if you count iPads, they now make more computers than any other single 
company. Very odd to be on the other side I'm sure.

On Nov 20, 2010, at 1:32 PM, Bill O'Connell wrote:

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.  
>Sent from my iPad
>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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