Starting fresh

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by jackback52, Sep 2, 2006.

  1. jackback52

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    so Im going to tear down both of my computers (iMac G5/ Macbook) install a 120 GB drive in my macbook reinstall mac os x on both, reinstall all the software i use and start fresh. + on top of all that, I bought a Hard drive enclosure and I'm going to stick the 60gb drive into that.


    all i need to do is transfer all my porn from one to the other so I can do the fresh installs


    I'll start next week so I'll let everyone know how it goes
     
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    :dunno: OK. Why?
     
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    issues with my iMac G5. one, I ran Disk utility and ran Verify Disk and an error came up (sibling link somthing). and second, I was using OnyX & selected show hidden files and Several files showed up that had the "$$ stuffit" in front of them. I don't know what they are, but at this point I want a fresh start. also, I did so much stuff on my iMac that I can't run certain updates anymore (Microsoft Office updates especially). Also, with 10.5 and time machine coming out next spring an external drive will certainlly come in handy

    the only thing thats going to be a real bitch is all the porn i got and my anallity against losing it.
     
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    Replacing the HD and RAM were the first things I did when my new MBP came in.
     
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    did it void your warrenty/applecare?
     
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    Probably, yes.
     
  8. jackback52

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    I don't think you can void the warranty by replacing the HD and the memory. Apple provides manuals on how to replace such items for teh macbook and iMac G5 (Rev A/B) but I guess that the warranty would no longer apply to the memory of HD. Thankfully for me, Seagate, Maxtor & Crucial all provide same as to better warranties then apple does. 5 years for the Seagate notebook hard drive, 3 years for the Maxtor Desktop Hard Drive & Limited lifetime warranty for Crucial memory in all my computers.

    Remember to always buy OEM then retail. Better warranty
     

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