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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Did you recently have a background or screen saver that had bird images?

    No, I have never seen that image before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by waltky View Post
    Uncle Ferd says catch dem birds...

    ... by pourin' salt on dey's tails...

    ... den throw `em out the window.
    But the question remains ...

    What does Granny say?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    Macs SUCK everything is proprietary if they break apple takes your first born to fix them. At the shop we get mac calls and walkins every day and we tell most of the we cant fix them send it to apple. Then we recommend throw it out and go get a PC, the only time were able to fix mac is if used parts are available on ebay or a couple of other sites.
    LoL - You just admitted that you don't know diddly about Mac and can't fix 'em. "Send it to Apple"? - LoL .. perhaps you live in Bum$#@! Egypt.

    We have a factory store in the mall (hate the mall) and a MacLife store (where I buy and service mine if necessary - the latter not).

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    I've converted three friends so far .. and after 2-5 years they all tell me ZERO issues and now that they've gone Mac, they won't go back.
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    BO, off topic but when CPU speeds go up what do you do with the Mac? Does the CPU have to be replaced. Curious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bo-4 View Post
    LoL - You just admitted that you don't know diddly about Mac and can't fix 'em. "Send it to Apple"? - LoL .. perhaps you live in Bum$#@! Egypt.

    We have a factory store in the mall (hate the mall) and a MacLife store (where I buy and service mine if necessary - the latter not).

    http://maclifeboise.com

    I've converted three friends so far .. and after 2-5 years they all tell me ZERO issues and now that they've gone Mac, they won't go back.
    I have always gone with the IBM clones. I can get a desktop that does what I need it to do at the fraction of the price. I typically keep them for 3-5 years. This one is 7 years old and cost $500 (sale price). My issue currently is likely the monitor. Since I have two hooked up and only one has this issue.

    I had one Dell that had a hard drive issue and customer service always said it was some software that I installed. I ended up googling the fault code and finally Dell sent me a knew hard drive. That lasted me another few years and then I bought the current HP that I have now - the one that is 7 years old.

    Apple's may have less issues, but they are over-priced.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    I have always gone with the IBM clones. I can get a desktop that does what I need it to do at the fraction of the price. I typically keep them for 3-5 years. This one is 7 years old and cost $500 (sale price). My issue currently is likely the monitor. Since I have two hooked up and only one has this issue.

    I had one Dell that had a hard drive issue and customer service always said it was some software that I installed. I ended up googling the fault code and finally Dell sent me a knew hard drive. That lasted me another few years and then I bought the current HP that I have now - the one that is 7 years old.

    Apple's may have less issues, but they are over-priced.
    You also can't upgrade them as easily. You can't upgrade the CPU or the graphics card and frankly, it's because Apple doesn't want you to. They want you to buy another computer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    You also can't upgrade them as easily. You can't upgrade the CPU or the graphics card and frankly, it's because Apple doesn't want you to. They want you to buy another computer.
    Right, you spend 3 times more than the computer is worth and Apple then tries to rope you into to as many other Apple products as possible, like I-Tunes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bo-4 View Post
    LoL - You just admitted that you don't know diddly about Mac and can't fix 'em. "Send it to Apple"? - LoL .. perhaps you live in Bum$#@! Egypt.

    We have a factory store in the mall (hate the mall) and a MacLife store (where I buy and service mine if necessary - the latter not).

    http://maclifeboise.com

    I've converted three friends so far .. and after 2-5 years they all tell me ZERO issues and now that they've gone Mac, they won't go back.
    Listen numbnuts bringing it to an apple store is proprietary and its having to bring it to the manufacturer for repair.

    You are incredibly lacking in brain matter
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    You also can't upgrade them as easily. You can't upgrade the CPU or the graphics card and frankly, it's because Apple doesn't want you to. They want you to buy another computer.
    If you can find a used part you still cant fix a mac unless you have special tools. They designed the inside so you need proprietary tools.

    In the shop we convert mac owners to PC constantly and by just telling them the truth.


    If your hard drive goes in a PC bring it to us we try to recover all your data from your old drive, we put in a new hard drive reload your operating system and replace your recovered data if we could recover. The charge for that total is 145.00 with the cost of the hard drive included.

    Try and get a hard drive replaced from mac with data recovery and full reload
    Last edited by Common; 03-13-2018 at 02:00 PM.
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