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Old Jan 7, 2013, 06:39 AM   #1
knarzie
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seting up mini with wireless keyboard/mouse?

My mini has finally arrived wohooo!

2 quick questions. It's just occurred to me that I only have wireless keyboard, mouse and trackpad, will that be a problem?

Also, I have got my crucial 16GB RAM here, can I stick that in before I even turn the mini on for the first time, or should I start it up first?

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Old Jan 7, 2013, 06:53 AM   #2
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My mini has finally arrived wohooo!

2 quick questions. It's just occurred to me that I only have wireless keyboard, mouse and trackpad, will that be a problem?

Also, I have got my crucial 16GB RAM here, can I stick that in before I even turn the mini on for the first time, or should I start it up first?

thank you for reading!
I always like to start them up first and make sure the OEM stuff works.
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 06:57 AM   #3
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I dived straight in and installed the memory before it had even booted. Each to their own i guess.

I had to use a wired keyboard/ mouse to setup though.
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 07:33 AM   #4
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I'd boot it up first w/o the new RAM just to make sure it works on its own. If there is a problem, you won't know if it came bad or if its something with the RAM. I was able to setup the mini with the wireless keyboard and trackpad only. It took a little futzing (turning keyboard on off / etc) but it eventually all paired fine. OS X just sits there trying to pair with anything it can find if its not paired with a keyboard and mouse.
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Old Jan 7, 2013, 07:43 AM   #5
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Thanks guys!

Connected it to my cinema display, turned on wireless mouse and keyboard, et voila, it works! Now I just gotta stick in the RAM.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 12:58 PM   #6
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Swapping RAM took about 3 minutes

Amazing how cool and quiet this machine is. I'm reluctant to lock it away inside a cupboard now.
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