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Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 11-14-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By peakay
Thanks J. I didn't realize I was experimenting...

Thanks J. I didn't realize I was experimenting at the time -- I looked up what others were doing and the upgrade to 10.6.7 sounded pretty smooth. Oh well.

Anyone else out there have any advice???
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 11-12-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By peakay
OK, I tried 8.4RC1 -- same result. Endless...

OK, I tried 8.4RC1 -- same result. Endless bootup with the circle slash. I then tried the 8.3RC2 I orginally used, same result. it seems the system is hosed at this point.

Anyone have any ideas?
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 11-11-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By peakay
Thanks J. I was under the impression that the...

Thanks J. I was under the impression that the ...351 version downloaded from drop box was a special one to facilitate updates. is that not the case? I also have the 8.3RC2 on my system originally...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 11-10-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By peakay
can anyone help??

can anyone help??
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 11-09-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,375
Posted By peakay
Just to close the loop on this -- Dell fixed the...

Just to close the loop on this -- Dell fixed the unit and sent it back. it worked perfectly and I have had no problems.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v Mac OS X Discussion 11-09-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By peakay
Help recovering from problem update

Hey guys,

I have had a 10v running 10.6.1 very smoothly for some time. However, i wanted to update to 10.6.7 to get the app store, facetime, etc.

Based on research in here, my plan was to:
...
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-15-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,141
Posted By peakay
can any one help? thanks.

can any one help? thanks.
Forum: General Mac OS X Discussion 05-13-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,141
Posted By peakay
Help: What LARGER laptops can be hackintoshed?

Hey all,

We have a dell mini 10v and it has been an excellent machine. runs osx perfectly, zero issues with it.

We now want to get our daughter a slightly larger laptop, but don't want to...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 02-10-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By peakay
hmmm.... I may be doig a ram upgrade on mine and...

hmmm.... I may be doig a ram upgrade on mine and maybe i should do this at the same time.

the ebay auction linke dto windows drivers. does anyone know if any drivers are needed on a hackintosh...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-31-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,375
Posted By peakay
BAD NEWS I spoke too soon...there is...

BAD NEWS

I spoke too soon...there is definitely a hardware issue. The new battery had a charge in it and my 10V would not replenish the battery resulting in the same error message once the...
Forum: Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion 01-31-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,502
Posted By peakay
sorry to resurrect this, but does anyone know...

sorry to resurrect this, but does anyone know this for sure? i have to send mine in and don't want a claim denied on it, but i'd rather keep the os as-is as it runs great.

thanks!
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-28-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,375
Posted By peakay
Wow, Dell service was outstanding on this. I had...

Wow, Dell service was outstanding on this. I had an online chat with a support worker in India yesterday at 2:30 pm who ordered the replacement battery and it arrived here in California today at 1pm...
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-28-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,375
Posted By peakay
Are you sure? I thought perhaps I blew some...

Are you sure? I thought perhaps I blew some electronics that only handle battery /charge management. I got online with Dell support chat yesterday and went through some troubleshooting steps --...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 01-28-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,601
Posted By peakay
Please upload a photo of how this looks! I'd...

Please upload a photo of how this looks! I'd like to do this, bu ti fear the dell logo will still be visible as an indentation.
Forum: Dell Mini 1010 01-27-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,375
Posted By peakay
Help: fried battery or motherboard

Hi there,

I did something really dumb while on vacation: I plugged in the wrong charger to my mini 10 and it was a 30v, not 19v as the dell charger is.

It was only in for a few seconds...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-20-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,262
Posted By peakay
OK, I did what is in this thread below and it...

OK, I did what is in this thread below and it seems to work now. fingers crossed:

http://www.mydellmini.com/forum/dell-mini-10v-mac-os-x-discussion/13363-sound-after-sleep-woes.html
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-20-2009, 03:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,262
Posted By peakay
Well, I got my 10v today and installed osX and am...

Well, I got my 10v today and installed osX and am writing from it now. very cool!

However, sound and mic stopped working at some point as I feared. Any ideas? I've already re-run netbook...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,998
Posted By peakay
Did you put one of these over the Dell logo? ...

Did you put one of these over the Dell logo? could you see it since the dell logo is engraved? thanks!
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-15-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,356
Posted By peakay
Thanks -- this sounds like it will work.

Thanks -- this sounds like it will work.
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-15-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,356
Posted By peakay
How to Backup XP before converting

Hi All,

I am expecting my 10v soon and preparing to convert to osx. However, I would like to make a backup of the xp install if possible so that if I decide to sell it, I can restore it to "new"...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-14-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,715
Posted By peakay
Ha, I ordered mine yesterday and got a shipping...

Ha, I ordered mine yesterday and got a shipping notice today too. If it ships form my home state of CA, it should be here tomorrow!
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-14-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,262
Posted By peakay
Ah, so you are essentially turning your external...

Ah, so you are essentially turning your external drive into a bootable snow leopard cd, correct? I was thinking you were installing to the external drive then duping it to the netbook. Let me know...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-14-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,262
Posted By peakay
Thanks Matt! Can you elaborate on this...

Thanks Matt! Can you elaborate on this method...did you create it on an external drive and then clone it to the dell or ? I was contemplating removing the drive and popping it in my 2.5 sata...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-14-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,262
Posted By peakay
Good to hear guys. So no sound problems,...

Good to hear guys. So no sound problems, lockups, touchpad works find, etc.?

It makes sense that more people post when they have problems than success, but I've been getting worried. The last...
Forum: Dell Mini 10v 10-14-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,262
Posted By peakay
Does OSX on 10v *REALLY* work or not?

Hey there,

I bought a 10v off of Dell outlet yesterday and am concerned about the osx conversion. I look forward to using it and geeking with it, but really we bought it to have a 3rd computer so...
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