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Month: March 2011

Problem with MacBook Pro and Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Drive

Problem with MacBook Pro and Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Drive

I just tried to drop a mac image onto a brand new Seagate Momentus XT hybrid drive using a process that has worked on other drives hundreds of times. This time however I ran into issues. After using the Restore feature and rebooting I got the dreaded blinking folder with a question mark. I tried 2 different MBP’s as well as 2 different drives, same issue. Tried scanning and repairing the drive to no avail. Finally I dropped in the…

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Unable to Disable Bluetooth Radio

Unable to Disable Bluetooth Radio

I ran into an interesting issue yesterday where a user needed to disable his bluetooth radio on a bootcamped Apple MacBookPro but the disable option was greyed out in Mac OS X and under the device manager in Windows it was missing. The easy answer is that you cannot disable the radio if you have devices bound to it. Delete any existing device bindings and then you can disable the radio.