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Jun
13
comment How can I change OSX's spinning beachball pointer animation?
How do people find stuff like this lol
Jun
12
comment Is it possible to “shut off” battery charging in OSX
SMC will manage charger a whole lot better than any human ever could.
Jun
11
comment Having trouble with a SMC reset
Strange, according to youtube.com/watch?v=dFCF86GOFRI your procedure sounds correct.
Jun
11
comment Having trouble with a SMC reset
You have to take out the battery when doing this. Which MacBook do you have?
Jun
11
comment Is there a canonical guide to replacing the hard drive in a MacBook Pro?
Everything you mentioned about disk dumping, using an external enclosure, etc. are all equally possible with OS X
Jun
11
comment Creating a EFI partition
The error would probably be the same. I suppose backing up, formatting and installing anew would help. 10.6 has access to the Mac App Store, so installing Mavericks from it would be just as easy as ML, without having to make an ML boot disk
Jun
10
comment Creating a EFI partition
The next step I suppose is to reinstall the OS. You won't have to format the disk, and your home directories will stay intact
Jun
10
comment Creating a EFI partition
There's no such thing as an "EFI" partition. EFI is stored on every bootable partition (for OS X, it's in the location I mentioned above), and the default location is stored in the Mac's NVRAM (which can be seen with nvram -p).
Jun
10
comment MacBook Air syncing with my iTunes on my iPhone
MAC is a makeup company...
Jun
10
comment MacBook Air syncing with my iTunes on my iPhone
This is a "MACbook": maccosmetics.yourfreebies.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/…
Jun
10
comment Is it OK to charge my iPhone with my iPad charger?
By "dock connector" they mean the 30 pin connection. No "dock" required. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dock_connector
Jun
10
comment Is it OK to charge my iPhone with my iPad charger?
He meant the wall charger drprusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/49299031.jpg
Jun
9
comment Creating a EFI partition
Boot the disk, and check if /System/Library/CoreServices/boot.efi exists from the terminal (e.g. ls /System/Library/CoreServices/boot.efi). When you say "didn't work," you really have to elaborate more lol. Did you get the startup disk selection screen, and did your boot partition appear on the list?
Jun
9
comment Creating a EFI partition
Don't you have the installation media that came with your Mac? If not, you can always ask a friend
Jun
9
comment Creating a EFI partition
As far as I recall, all modern OS X versions have nearly identical installation/recovery modes, so your SL disk will work.
Jun
9
comment Creating a EFI partition
Yes, any OS X install media or recovery media will work
Jun
7
comment How do I boot to safe mode in Mac OSX 10.9.3?
Please mark this answer as correct if you feel this question has been answered
Jun
2
comment Will a 45 W MagSafe Charger work for MacBook model A1181 (2007)?
To add, a 45W charger might be sufficient to sustain and perhaps slowly charge the MacBook, but it'll certainly be sub-optimal.
May
27
comment mac book pro start crashing
Update to Mavericks. It's free for god's sake.
May
26
comment Saving to a specific path with the save prompt
Beautiful. Could be useful occasionally