Help anyone know anything about apple computers?

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  1. factory girl

    factory girl VIP Extreme Gold

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    My computer is pretty old but I have never had any problems until recently, the pinwheel won't go off and it is making strange sound.. Kinda like a dial up modem? Any suggestions pm me please!
     
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    hard disk is failing
     
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    That's possibly hard disk failure, turn off the net back your shit up and get thee to a local authorized apple repair shop. Other than that you can run a scan of the disk check utilities, disk utilities and verify and repair the disk. It's possible it's the optical drive as well, do you have a cd/dvd in there? Ever drop it?
     
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    jpeg it.
     
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    No there is no disc and it is not a laptop so it sits on my computer desk and has never been dropped. I can't run any scans bc literally the pinwheel never goes off, with the exception of a couple times but as soon as I try to click anything the pinwheel starts up again. Thanks for the info though!
     
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    Artie, I mean Dawg, that's not very nice...
     
  8. factory girl

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    Dawg is always a smart ass to me, but I may deserve it I don't know what a jpeg means. Well at least what it has to do with my post.
     
  9. Mr. Potato Head

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    I prefer Braeburn. :grad:
     
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    Lol.

    I thought apple computers never had problems?
     
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    factory girl VIP Extreme Gold

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    It's like 4 years old and I have never once had a problem!
     
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    Well, except for the fact that you are about to lose everything...
     
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    apple computers are built with PC hardware now, ever since they switched to Intel CPUs. PC hardware wears out. the iphone 5 will be the first device in years to use an Apple designed CPU. PC hardware is made to fail. Apple just makes better machines with crappy PC hardware.
     
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    I am backed up on my laptop....
     
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    make sure the pinwheel is getting plenty of wind
     
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    do you have a phone cord plugged into the modem?
     
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    No. More people are using them now, so you hear of more failures.
     
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    You like Apples?? My PC is over 4 years old and I've never had a problem with it. How you like THEM apples? :woot:
     
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    Cut this out and put it in the CD and report back.

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