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  1. Thread: 2nd HD for G5

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    Got it. Thanks for letting me know. I'll just...

    Got it. Thanks for letting me know. I'll just order up at 2T one. Well, two actually. One for the G5 and one for the older Burly. Thanks again!
  2. Thread: 2nd HD for G5

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    My thoughts exactly! BTW, quick one more...

    My thoughts exactly!

    BTW, quick one more question. While I'm ordering, I'm thinking of getting another drive for my Burly. So far I've mostly had 1T drives in them, but I'm thinking of getting...
  3. Thread: 2nd HD for G5

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    Thanks, Ricks! I'm going to order up a ...

    Thanks, Ricks! I'm going to order up a

    ST2000DM001 - Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2 TB SATAIII 64 MB cache

    right now!

    Funny story: I added some RAM to this same machine today, and I was...
  4. Thread: 2nd HD for G5

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    2nd HD for G5

    Hello! I'm happily using a G5 with legacy hardware and software. It's perfect for my very no-fuss but enormous file size Photoshop images, etc. Right now there is a Seagate 250G drive in there...
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    Thanks so much for all the help. I understand...

    Thanks so much for all the help. I understand much better now what I need to be on the lookout for to make it all work! MJ
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    Thanks for your help. Actually, a 500 or 750 gig...

    Thanks for your help. Actually, a 500 or 750 gig drive would be fine for my needs also, but it sounds as though they aren't really available anymore?

    Also, if I got a PCI card for the SATA...
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    SATA drive in G4?

    Greetings! I'm curious if I can put your Seagate 1000G HD into a MDD G4. Here's how everymac describes my computer (...
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    And there would certainly be an elegant symmetry...

    And there would certainly be an elegant symmetry to that solution-----replacing a battery to fix a battery!
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    Will definitely do that. And maybe also on the...

    Will definitely do that. And maybe also on the computer itself since this is the second battery acting wonky in there. I appreciate the suggestion.
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    battery connection bad?

    Looks as though I'm dashing my tidy conclusion of weeks ago. Though my laptop continues to work flawlessly on a/c power with the new TruePower charger (for which I'm massively grateful), when I...
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    Thanks, Ricks! I'm happy I can now spend...

    Thanks, Ricks!

    I'm happy I can now spend that laptop-replacement money where it's actually needed most---backup storage solutions!!!
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    THanks! I've always found my happy endings at...

    THanks!

    I've always found my happy endings at macgurus, though seldom one as strange as this!
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    The Answer!

    Well, the laptop has been running fine since early yesterday evening with the NEW POWER CORD!

    Interestingly, the battery---though it shows full charge and all its lights come on when disconnected...
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    Thx for the recommendation. I had done those...

    Thx for the recommendation. I had done those steps early on in this problem, but just did a PRAM reset, waiting until the fourth chime (hadn't tried that before) and perhaps crucially as well, with...
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    Thanks, Ricks! Will do. And yes---please do go...

    Thanks, Ricks! Will do. And yes---please do go about your regularly-scheduled life! Me too---I'm off to a 3-mile hike!
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    While I still had it hooked up to the external...

    While I still had it hooked up to the external monitor, I did an Open Firmware reboot as well, but then when I tried to start it regularly, I got chime, apple logo, and then dark, empty screen (both...
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    All three volumes of my laptop just passed...

    All three volumes of my laptop just passed "verify disk". I'm on to permissions repair now.
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    Hi Ricks! I just posted the latest about...

    Hi Ricks!

    I just posted the latest about hooking it up successfully to an external monitor. Has that post come through yet?
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    I connected the Powerbook to an external display....

    I connected the Powerbook to an external display. Even though it's not registering on the external display, it caused the Powerbook's screen to be bright again. I've opened Disk Utility from the...
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    Yes, I had tried to start off a CD before and...

    Yes, I had tried to start off a CD before and could get nowhere with it. Have tried it again just now, and it actually showed the apple logo and was clearly accessing the CD. Then the screen went...
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    Then again, thinking through it a bit...

    Then again, thinking through it a bit more----seems as though perhaps it's not a display problem if it seemed to happily show me the Target Disk Mode firewire symbol for a few hours. So maybe it's...
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    I feel like I may have seen something about the...

    I feel like I may have seen something about the display cable in a general google search about the symptoms. Would definitely be worth my looking into, I think. Especially since it's just being a...
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    Thanks for weighing in! You know, I did...

    Thanks for weighing in!

    You know, I did remember another telling detail. I believe the first time the screen went dark but was still technically on was when I was repositioning my laptop and...
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    Sorry to have been away. That sounds wonderful. ...

    Sorry to have been away. That sounds wonderful. Firewire or USB are good---Firewire maybe a little better.
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    I was actually going to ask you about this...

    I was actually going to ask you about this before. Do you sell external enclosures for laptop HD's? I would love to get things off this at my leisure. I've run out of space on all my external...
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