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    Unfortunately, I believe the Thunderbolt2 to...

    Unfortunately, I believe the Thunderbolt2 to FW800 adapter is from a Thunderbolt (PCIe protocols), not USB protocols. Trying to run in reverse would require something that is Thunderbolt capable. The...
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    Well, the state of things is it is getting...

    Well, the state of things is it is getting harder, or even impossible, to find components that can modify existing or build new enclosures. That market has plain disappeared and the manufacturers who...
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    I think it would be more likely to find it by...

    I think it would be more likely to find it by asking Firmtek for it. I know I don't have it any longer.

    Rick
  4. I take my extra batteries to the local NAPA store...

    I take my extra batteries to the local NAPA store and add them to their pile for recycling.

    Glad you made it back up. (pun intended)

    Rick
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    Yes. Large capacity drives do not have the middle...

    Yes. Large capacity drives do not have the middle screw holes. The other 4 are where they always were. The QuadX has places to use the large capacity locations.

    Rick
  6. Easy peesy. Don't forget that lock shaft has to...

    Easy peesy. Don't forget that lock shaft has to be shifted back to unlock the graphics card. Other than that, no problemo.
  7. Thread: Black Screen

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    Well, good thing there's a money tree in yer back...

    Well, good thing there's a money tree in yer back yard, eh?
  8. My bet is you get back up and running. Good Luck!

    My bet is you get back up and running. Good Luck!
  9. And don't forget to change out the battery on...

    And don't forget to change out the battery on your Macpro's motherboard!
  10. Pull the batteries out of the old UPS and replace...

    Pull the batteries out of the old UPS and replace them. Be good as new. I ordered online from a place relatively nearby in Washington State, last time I replaced batteries in our UPS. I then used a...
  11. Ilan, Bounced my email to you. However here's...

    Ilan,

    Bounced my email to you. However here's what it says:



    Rick[/FONT][/COLOR]
  12. Thread: Black Screen

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    Time to boot your backup. See if it is software.

    Time to boot your backup. See if it is software.
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    We have the same thing here - radio dish to a...

    We have the same thing here - radio dish to a tower on a mountain 7 miles away. To move the business here we had to do a site survey, and in the end, installed 600 feet of fiber optic cable and power...
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    Wouldn't scare me, with your backups, to clone...

    Wouldn't scare me, with your backups, to clone the Macbook drive over top of the iMac drive.
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    I called Apple and got an installer just a few...

    I called Apple and got an installer just a few weeks ago. I was selling a 2010 MacPro and wanted a clean install. No longer is the installer in my App Store. So I opened a chat and asked. Here's the...
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    If you ever cloned your boot drive, you will not...

    If you ever cloned your boot drive, you will not have a Recovery partition. Recovery is built when a clean install is done.

    The fix, since Apple took OS installers out of App Store, is to call...
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    What possible reason for posting on this thread?...

    What possible reason for posting on this thread? You are looking like a spammer bringing a game.
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    One thing of note, a hard drive is a hard drive...

    One thing of note, a hard drive is a hard drive is a hard drive. You can always pull the drive and install in an external case.

    Rick
  19. Well, there ya go. You always knew there was a...

    Well, there ya go. You always knew there was a solution, somewhere. Congrats. And thanks for coming back and letting us all know.

    Rick
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    Don't know anything about Samsung SSDs. They have...

    Don't know anything about Samsung SSDs. They have such pathetic US support, and even worse Mac support, that I have always refused to have anything to do with them.

    Mojave automatically changes...
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    What SSD? What controller card? What have...

    What SSD?

    What controller card?

    What have you done to remedy it so far?
  22. That a Time Machine backup? I've never tried to...

    That a Time Machine backup? I've never tried to create a backup as a sparsebundle, let alone recover from one, so I am not much help here.

    R
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    I have absolutely no idea of screw size, even...

    I have absolutely no idea of screw size, even though I have pulled many of them out. Easiest is probably to go see a shop that repairs them. There may be a site that has screw sizes listed, but I...
  24. Redo it. What else can anyone say?

    Redo it. What else can anyone say?
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    Typically, and I am an owner of an upgraded...

    Typically, and I am an owner of an upgraded MacPro 4,1, all it takes to do said upgrade is to update the firmware on the 4,1 motherboard. So no swap out of hardware is necessary since the...
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