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Forum: Dual Booting Guides 12-04-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
Haven't tried it but it should do...

Haven't tried it but it should do...
Forum: Mac OS X Guides 12-01-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 77,872
Posted By Alcapowned
I had the exact same problem about the utility in...

I had the exact same problem about the utility in Windows 7 - once I activated it in Win7 the script posted here suddenly sprang into life on OSX.

If you're having problems dual booting windows 7...
Forum: Dual Booting Guides 11-29-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
Hi all, Just to say I've updated the guide a...

Hi all,

Just to say I've updated the guide a little to address the different partitioning on RC3 and higher. hope this helps!
Forum: Dual Booting 11-28-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By Alcapowned
I don't think a compaq mini will be compatible....

I don't think a compaq mini will be compatible. Google it to find out but your chances are on the slim side... get yourself a 10v!! as for putting an OS install on an external hdd, just look at the...
Forum: Dual Booting Guides 11-28-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
Wailusaf, I think your problem may be that you...

Wailusaf, I think your problem may be that you have the quiet boot option enabled in NBI. this means that it boots straight to osx without showing the screen that lets you select which partition you...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 11-28-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,854
Posted By Alcapowned
Me 3! a toggle button to disable it would b...

Me 3! a toggle button to disable it would b extremely useful......
Forum: News 11-28-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,704
Posted By Alcapowned
It seems that every man and his dog is trying to...

It seems that every man and his dog is trying to download this file! it's sooo slow.... would anybody who's managed to get it be kind enough to create a torrent or upload it elsewhere???
Forum: Dual Booting 10-21-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,022
Posted By Alcapowned
RC3 shouldn't cause problems - you should be able...

RC3 shouldn't cause problems - you should be able to resize your OSX partition in disk utility, create a new partition and follow the steps in one of the dual booting guides from there. It worked for...
Forum: Dual Booting Guides 10-21-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
So you can't boot from the osx install USB key...

So you can't boot from the osx install USB key once you have the windows 7 install working? I don't know why that would be - it's quite puzzling. since you cant do that, you are unable to reinstall...
Forum: Dual Booting Guides 10-16-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
Are you using disk utility in OSX to create the...

Are you using disk utility in OSX to create the partitions?If you did it using the Mac Disk utility you should end up with 3 partitions visible when you boot into the windows installer.

you...
Forum: Dual Booting 10-07-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,022
Posted By Alcapowned
As I said, correct me if I'm wrong - but whenever...

As I said, correct me if I'm wrong - but whenever I tried to set partition 2 as active I had the same problem as mentioned - i got the blinking cursor. But when I set the the EFI partition as active,...
Forum: Dual Booting 10-07-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,985
Posted By Alcapowned
:) Yes yes! Great to see the dual boot section -...

:) Yes yes! Great to see the dual boot section - glad that the suggestion was appreciated!! And I agree it would help organising the guides too - look how many dual boot ones there are now?!!
Forum: Dual Booting Guides 10-07-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
I'd bite the bullet and downgrade tbh - i did it...

I'd bite the bullet and downgrade tbh - i did it on 2 10vs, no problem, and I've only heard of one person bricking thier machine.

I haven't got experience trying either of the things you mention...
Forum: Dual Booting 10-07-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,022
Posted By Alcapowned
Correct me if I'm wrong but shouldn't the command...

Correct me if I'm wrong but shouldn't the command read as follows?:

fdisk -e /dev/disk0
f 1
w (pres y if it asks you to confirm)
q


The reason people are getting blank screens is because...
Forum: Dual Booting 10-06-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,782
Posted By Alcapowned
That's the problem with using Easybcd as your...

That's the problem with using Easybcd as your bootloader - when you do a NBI it always corrupts the Mac option in the bootloader . See my guide for an alternative method that uses the Chameleon...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-05-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,373
Posted By Alcapowned
The Mini 10 is incompatible with OSX due to its...

The Mini 10 is incompatible with OSX due to its GMA500 graphics chip.

The dell Mini 10v on the other hand, is compatible with OSX.

They look very similar but are actually quite different...
Forum: Dual Booting Guides 10-05-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
Glad to be of assistance! Sound doesnt work after...

Glad to be of assistance! Sound doesnt work after sleep on 10.6.1 NBM on the mini 10v and i understand that with the 9 there are even more issues. In the 10 osx page there is aa solution for sound...
Forum: Dual Booting Guides 10-04-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,662
Posted By Alcapowned
Dual Booting for Dummies - Snow Leopard with NBM 0.8.3RC2 (and higher) and Windows 7

**Update** Many thanks to all who made suggestions to improve this guide. I have made some small changes to the instructions in an attempt to incorporate them. Please note that I have NOT tested this...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By Alcapowned
Could I suggest a Subforum on Dual booting?

There seem to be a whole lot of threads in a whole lot of places on dual booting. Bmclure - what do u think about adding a subforum to organise it a bit?

and btw many thanks for your input as well...
Forum: Mac OS X Guides 09-25-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 77,872
Posted By Alcapowned
Right, so i got my 10v the other day and got 10.6...

Right, so i got my 10v the other day and got 10.6 working perfect, except it does not recognise my 5530 WWAN card. i've tried the aforementioned script and get the following error message:
...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 09-17-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By Alcapowned
Montala, I Feel you pain! I got an email 2 days...

Montala, I Feel you pain! I got an email 2 days ago delaying my order for another 2 weeks. still don't feel to hard done by - you managed to get a pretty good deal on yours with all that bartering u...
Forum: News 09-15-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,607
Posted By Alcapowned
I seem to have been proven wrong - it's...

I seem to have been proven wrong - it's reappeared!
Forum: News 09-15-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,607
Posted By Alcapowned
Discontinued

I just checked the dell website today (after placing an order for 2 10vs), and it looks like peoples predictions that they were getting rid of stock is correct - as they now appear to have...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 09-14-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 45,355
Posted By Alcapowned
Just wondering - has anyone tried this on the...

Just wondering - has anyone tried this on the mini 10? I have found a UK person who can supply me with the Mac logo, and possible a laser cutting shop in london who will do it. But I want to know if...
Forum: Windows 7 09-12-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,491
Posted By Alcapowned
For all those who don't have vista/7 already but...

For all those who don't have vista/7 already but do have XP, here's a way to make a bootable windows 7 flash drive:

How to Install Windows 7 From USB Drive without Windows 7 ISO DVD...
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