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Old 08-04-2008, 12:05 PM   #61
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for peeps who wanna hide folders for whatever reasons, u can google for a widget called Abracadabra. go thru the self-explanatory readme and u're good to go.
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Old 08-04-2008, 09:51 PM   #62
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Anybody wants to help me with this?

TIA.
How about using those disk partitioning utilities? Like System Rescue CD?

HERE. It should work for Mac OS.
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:07 PM   #63
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Prolong Battery Life Span

OK, I know it's been posted by Dan before:
Should I keep the battery in when I'm connected to AC power?
You should always keep the battery in as the latest Intel Macs restrict their processors to 1ghz when a battery is not inserted. Contrary to popular belief, it also increases the lifespan of the batteries as the notebook's internal power management conditions the battery which is better than leaving it unconnected. It's also more convenient too.
So... we should just leave the battery inside? Even if we know that we hardly going to bring the laptop out (use with battery)? So we just leave the battery in, and connect the AC adapter at all time, or only plug in the AC adapter to charge when the battery is almost empty, and unplug when it's fully charge?

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Old 09-04-2008, 12:21 AM   #64
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OK, I know it's been posted by Dan before:


So... we should just leave the battery inside? Even if we know that we hardly going to bring the laptop out (use with battery)? So we just leave the battery in, and connect the AC adapter at all time, or only plug in the AC adapter to charge when the battery is almost empty, and unplug when it's fully charge?

Yeah.. You can leave it plugged in while using too.. Just make sure you do a few drains and charge it once in a while...

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Old 11-04-2008, 10:28 PM   #65
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i just bought my macbook pro. where's the guide for the short cut keys and other useful information for 1st time users?
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Old 11-04-2008, 10:34 PM   #66
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http://www.mariasguides.com/2007/12/...i-starting-up/

http://opensourcemac.org/
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Old 12-04-2008, 05:52 AM   #67
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i just bought my macbook pro. where's the guide for the short cut keys and other useful information for 1st time users?
For short cut keys, check out Apple's very own...

Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts

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Dan Rodney's guide to Mac Keyboard Shortcuts
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Old 12-04-2008, 02:22 PM   #68
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Yeah.. You can leave it plugged in while using too.. Just make sure you do a few drains and charge it once in a while...

/Dan
leinad must do battery drain? Do we max out running all applications and movies to drain? I thought this battery is not memory sensitive. When I feel the underside of the mbp, only the left speaker area is hot. the batt area is warm to cool. I thought as long as no heat gets to the battery its life will not suffer.

I think its a good design of apple to put the battery there. centralised weight and away from the heat.

I use postball to prop up my mbp. now even cooler
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Old 12-04-2008, 11:53 PM   #69
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leinad must do battery drain? Do we max out running all applications and movies to drain? I thought this battery is not memory sensitive. When I feel the underside of the mbp, only the left speaker area is hot. the batt area is warm to cool. I thought as long as no heat gets to the battery its life will not suffer.

I think its a good design of apple to put the battery there. centralised weight and away from the heat.

I use postball to prop up my mbp. now even cooler
You don't have to force drain the battery... In short, Lithium ion batteries do not have memory effects, but their ions are supposed to be constantly moving as much as possible... If they are stagnant for too long, the cells die too.

You have to read up on the battery technology to understand more.

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Old 16-04-2008, 09:17 PM   #70
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im running my macbook pro on double platform : mac osx 10.5.2 & windows xp.

hmm anyways how to transfer files downloaded on my mac osx to my other platform, windows xp.

there's a drive of the window xp when i start up on mac osx, but it denied me to transfer over.

i can't use my ipod too, perhaps when i changed over to mac osx, the software is under mac. i plug it in while using windows, it can detect but cant explore as if it was empty.
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Old 16-04-2008, 10:46 PM   #71
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Use Paragon to write to NTFS drives...
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Old 17-04-2008, 01:19 AM   #72
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Use Paragon to write to NTFS drives...
paragon? whats that?
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Old 17-04-2008, 08:59 AM   #73
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http://www.paragon-software.com/home/ntfs-mac/
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Hi, when we start the mac, by pressing option it will let us select the leopard or xp, how can i change the icon of these 2 Hd icons?
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Old 17-04-2008, 01:09 PM   #75
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Hi, when we start the mac, by pressing option it will let us select the leopard or xp, how can i change the icon of these 2 Hd icons?
i think that cannot be changed. or at least, no one has found the answer yet.

however, if you don't like the icon, you can consider reflt. different icons and you will be even able to do triple boot
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