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  1. :D I did! Thank you!

    :D I did! Thank you!
  2. Got the batteries in, and... yup. Good as new....

    Got the batteries in, and... yup. Good as new. Hoo-ray. Have not replaced the battery on the motherboard.... but will maybe try to get to that later in the week. Truth be told, I'm not having any...
  3. Found a place that had a pair of replacement...

    Found a place that had a pair of replacement batteries for $32 (includes shipping) vs. $99 to buy a whole brand new unit from Costco and vs. the $65 I paid at another place for a much smaller powered...
  4. Oh thank you! This is so very helpful!!! And........

    Oh thank you! This is so very helpful!!! And..... oh dear. It had not occurred to me to replace the battery on the Mac Pro MB (although I am certainly aware there is one)...... an 11 year old Mac....
  5. Battery Back Up Questions (and... recycling for old ones?)

    So....... My trusty Mac Pro 3,1 has been randomly shutting down. Needless to say, as I believe it says in Leviticus somewhere, "that doth sucketh."

    My Mac is 11 years old. The UPS battery back up...
  6. I know! The 23 inch Apple Cinema Display I was...

    I know! The 23 inch Apple Cinema Display I was using I think I got on eBay used for $70 plus shipping. It was cheap because the plastic stand on the back was broken. There were a few extra concrete...
  7. So..... short term solution to the problem. Cost...

    So..... short term solution to the problem. Cost me all of $30. I'm happy.

    Went down to the computer recycling place today, and was looking at their used monitors. Some of them looked nice, but a...
  8. :D :D :D That is so true! Tee Hee.

    :D :D :D That is so true! Tee Hee.
  9. :eek: (brain fart). My TV is a Vizio. Not a...

    :eek: (brain fart). My TV is a Vizio. Not a Viewsonic. You'd think I'd be able to remember that after 8 years! LOL.
  10. Thank you! Really nice to know about the...

    Thank you! Really nice to know about the Viewsonic monitors. I have a 32 inch Viewsonic TV I got some 8 years ago, and I love it! Great TV.... everything you'd ever want (well.... I am a man of...
  11. Yeah.... looking into it further.... the same...

    Yeah.... looking into it further.... the same warehouse place also has a 4k monitor for $50 less (Samsung, every day price) than the discounted Dell (the $150 off sale ends today). Of course, the 4k...
  12. The same place has a Dell 27" that's 2560 x 1440...

    The same place has a Dell 27" that's 2560 x 1440 resolution. Hmmmmmmmm. It's on sale this week at $150 off normal retail. Hard to pass up!
  13. Thanks. By doing some quick searches I found an...

    Thanks. By doing some quick searches I found an online seller of backlights and they claim they have step by step instructions.

    I did find a 23.8 incher at a local big box warehouse store. It's...
  14. Two Shorts and One Long - aka Apple 23 ADC Display

    So...... Ever since I graduated from one of those "compact Macs," I've been using the old Apple Displays.... first a 17 incher and then a 20, then a 23.

    I got the 20 incher at a garage sale here....
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    Yes, exactly! That's why I posted what (to me...

    Yes, exactly! That's why I posted what (to me anyway) seems like an overly silly question. Thanks for your help!
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    If you select a track and hit Command + I, you...

    If you select a track and hit Command + I, you should get a box that looks like this..... the "comments" box will be at the very bottom. At least it is in iTunes 12.3

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    "Comments Box" in iTunes 12.7.3

    So.. this isn't really a repair or troubleshooting problem.... but.... was unsure of where else to post.....

    This may seem like a really silly question, but I've been unable to find any info as to...
  18. I do really appreciate everything you Gurus do...

    I do really appreciate everything you Gurus do here! Thank you my good man!!!

    Yup... 'tis true.... sometimes you just gotta push a little harder!!! :D LOL
  19. And survey says..... It was installer error......

    And survey says.....

    It was installer error...

    Apparently, I had not seated the upper RAM chip firmly enough. All 8 GBs are there... all's well that ends well....

    Thank you Gurus!
  20. Apparently this is not my day (i.e., RAM trouble)

    Soooooo..... if you caught the news elsewhere, nice guy that I am, I offered to help out a good friend by upgrading her mid 2009 13 inch MacBookPro with more RAM (2GB to 8GB) and a SSD HD.

    I...
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    Oh okay. Thanks for the tips! I encountered a...

    Oh okay. Thanks for the tips!

    I encountered a couple of other corrupted files (one in the same folder as before and another in downloads..... a 3rd duplicate copy of some pdf file.....), and that...
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    Yeah, always had good luck with Super Duper. And,...

    Yeah, always had good luck with Super Duper. And, I did just the other day download the latest version.

    The way I've got this set up is that I connected her laptop via a FW800 cable in Target mode...
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    Cloning trouble.... HELP!

    So..... the nice guy that I am..... I told a good friend I would help her upgrade her 2009 Mac Book Pro..... cloning the HD to a SSD, and an upgrade of RAM.

    I'm using Super Duper. Error copying 3...
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    Appreciate the info! Thank you!!!

    Appreciate the info! Thank you!!!
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    Oh! Good to know! Thank you! :)

    Oh! Good to know! Thank you! :)
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