|Sep 25, 2003, 02:23 AM||#1|
Things to do when setting up my 15" PB
I'm excitedly awaiting the shipping of my new 15" 1.25Ghz PB.
What should I do when first setting it up for maximum future pleasure?
i.e. Should I drain the battery completely first time and then how often?
What would be the best way to partition the hard drive if at all?
Bondi Blue Rev B iMac
1.25 Ghz Rev A Powerbook 15"
1.33Ghz iBook 14"
20" Cinema Display
1.5Ghz Rev C Powerbook 15" (Scratchcard Winner on Tiger night at Regent Street!)
|Sep 26, 2003, 03:01 AM||#2|
The new PowerBook is extremely difficult to set up correctly.
I would strongly suggest you mail the PowerBook to me for configuration.
You should have it back in say...a few weeks - OK?
|Sep 26, 2003, 01:25 PM||#3|
You need to run out and get a few programs for it:
DiskWarrior: much better than Norton Utilities or Drive 10, it insures that if something goes wrong with the drive you'll be protected.
Norton Personal Firewall: there's a firewall utility built into osX, but it's configurable only from the UNIX Terminal -- and damned difficult to do so.
.MAC: do yourself a favor and join up, as there are lots of resources here including an anti-virus checker that's sufficient for everyone's needs.
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|Sep 30, 2003, 07:22 PM||#5|
yes, you should drain the battery completely and then let it power all the way up. This is called "calibrating" the battery, and it will ensure you're getting maximum battery life.
I disagree that joining .mac is a good idea, but that seems a whole other discussion to me. Enjoy the PB!
"If Jesus Himself came back to earth and turned water to wine, half of MacRumors would say 'meh, this is red. I wanted white.'"
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