Questions about the Mac Mini, a small form factor desktop computer manufactured by Apple Inc.

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Mac Mini won't boot and won't fix

I have one of the original Mac Mini - a PowerPC one - that after the last software update will no boot - it gets to the grey screen and hangs their forever with the 'loading' icon rotating. I've ...
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Are Mac Minis suitable for a proper desktop computer?

I've read about a lot of people using their Mac Minis as a file server, or media centre or something similar. Does the mini function alright as a standard desktop PC? The Mac will be used primarily ...
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Monitor sometimes does not go to sleep on a Mac

I have Mac mini with the latest Leopard + all patches. I've set it up for the monitor to go to sleep after 5 minutes of inactivity, but it just won't turn off. The trouble started last week after ...
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How can I force my Mac Mini to eject a DVD

Today I put a movie DVD into my Mac Mini, but the Finder doesn't show it => the Mac doesn't seem to know it is there. How can I force an eject? Note: Booting with all kinds of keys CMD, ALT, Apple ...
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720p signal from Mac Mini isn't centered on TV?

I have a Mac Mini as my media center machine, and it's outputing 720p over a DVI to HDMI cable, to my TV. The image is vertically centered, but it's shifted to the left almost completely. Is there ...