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Old 04-06-2008, 01:14 PM   #196
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found the instructions to replace the hard drive.. doesnt look that hard.. can i ask one more noob qn, how do i go about buying a hard drive?
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Old 04-06-2008, 08:04 PM   #197
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found the instructions to replace the hard drive.. doesnt look that hard.. can i ask one more noob qn, how do i go about buying a hard drive?
Hmm... with cash, NETS or credit card, I suppose. KNS, 320GB for $170 nia.

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Old 04-06-2008, 10:45 PM   #198
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Hmm... with cash, NETS or credit card, I suppose. KNS, 320GB for $170 nia.

http://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/sh...67&postcount=2

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I fear taking out the hard disk from my mbp, it looks so delicate.
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Old 05-06-2008, 06:51 AM   #199
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I got 2qn...

1. How do u find the app that u installed? (eg in Win, u can goto control panel and click on add/remove appl to see the list)
2. how do you actually uninstall an appl in Macbook? I mean total clean uninstall.
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:32 AM   #200
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I got 2qn...

1. How do u find the app that u installed? (eg in Win, u can goto control panel and click on add/remove appl to see the list)
2. how do you actually uninstall an appl in Macbook? I mean total clean uninstall.
1. Apps are usually if not always installed in the /Applications folder. To uninstall most Apps, just Trash them. You might leave behind its Preference settings file but such takes up only mere kilobytes of disk space; leaving them behind pose no big deal. Others install support files in the /~Library/Application Support folder; look for them and trash them. Large complex apps like Adobe Creative Suites, Microsoft Office litter support files all over the place, but they usually come with an Uninstaller (you can usually find it within the DVD/download package or the application's folder.)

You can use this popular shareware to uninstall most apps cleanly: http://www.appzapper.com/

2. The same as other models of Mac. :
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:37 AM   #201
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I got 2qn...

1. How do u find the app that u installed? (eg in Win, u can goto control panel and click on add/remove appl to see the list)
2. how do you actually uninstall an appl in Macbook? I mean total clean uninstall.
this is not Windows.

Trash your application to the trash and that's it.
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Old 05-06-2008, 05:24 PM   #202
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macbook resets preference settings when i shut down and restart.....my dock settings, my documents gone, desktop pic change when i restart......anybody know y? Very frustrating man...
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Old 05-06-2008, 05:52 PM   #203
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this is not Windows.

Trash your application to the trash and that's it.
an app in mac is actually folders of files but displayed as a simple icon. to uninstall just throw the thing into the bin like wad chika said.
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Old 05-06-2008, 08:49 PM   #204
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thank for the replies...
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Old 07-06-2008, 03:17 PM   #205
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Hi all,

Due to problems getting mp4s into itunes, i decided to do a reinstalling of my itunes.
I am using OS X 10.4.11 Can someone tell me how to do a clean reinstallation?

Thanks.
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Old 07-06-2008, 04:35 PM   #206
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Hi all,

Due to problems getting mp4s into itunes, i decided to do a reinstalling of my itunes.
I am using OS X 10.4.11 Can someone tell me how to do a clean reinstallation?

Thanks.
[extracted from user manual]

1 Make sure your power adapter is connected and plugged in.

2 Insert the Mac OS X Install Disc 1 that came with your computer.

3 Double-click Install Mac OS X and Bundled Software. When prompted, choose the "Erase & Install" option.

4. Run Software Update right after reboot to upgrade to the latest version.
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Old 08-06-2008, 01:45 AM   #207
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Thanks for the reply.

But is there any other way which dun need the Install disc?

Becos i dun have the OS X 10.4 install disc with me.

Will it be "clean" by just deleting all the itunes files and install again?
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:02 AM   #208
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Why can't you import mp4? It's most likely your mp4 isn't standard compliant instead of it being iTunes' fault.
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Old 08-06-2008, 07:03 PM   #209
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Whenever i add to library or drag & Drop the mp4 into itunes,

nothing happens and the mp4 does not appear anywhere in itunes.

I can't seem to find the solution. I tried using VideoDrive to add the file

into itunes and the error msg below appeared.

Heres some pic to let u all see if i made any mistake.

I am using iPhone video converter and itunes 7.6.2.

Pls help and thanks.

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My guess is your iTunes' Movies sub-folder is not writable or your iTunes database is corrupted.

1. Try copying a file (any file) into your iTunes' /Movies sub-folder. You can find this folder by selecting an existing .mp4 in your iTunes and "Show in Finder." If you can't copy into it... that folder is locked. Get Info on it and fix its Permissions.

2. Press and hold the Option key and launch iTunes. iTunes will prompt you to "Choose the Library" or "Create Library." Choose the later. Your new iTunes library is empty; drag & drop your mp4... see how. If it shows up, your old iTunes Library is corrupted. If not, repeat the process and choose your old Library to revert changes.
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