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Thank you for up voting! So i was able to add the missing links. 1. Download the OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks installer As you may noticed, the apple app store denies the installation of the OS X upgrade caused by the lack of hardware compatibility. But we want to download the installer anyways. A possible solution is to run the download enabler tool. You can ...


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Try resetting the PRAM with the directions here: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379 It usually fixes really odd unexplainable problems.


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Only each of the pairs needs to be matched pairs. The speed of the ram needs to be at least as fast as the original ram though. The only remaining question is, do mac pro still comes with 8 memory slots (as when I first see them?)


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Everything can be purchased through another company, the only part that will be exclusive to the Mac Pro will be the PSU - they have a pretty special config in that case, but I think it is designed to handle a maxed out system (last time I looked it's a 980 watt PSU). You can buy either new or refurbs online but it's going to be the same part that ships in ...


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The answer is probably, "Because Mac Pro towers have...um...less than ideal...antenna placement". If you open it up and look where the antennas are, you'll probably find that they face out the bottom of the unit. For a temporary test, try getting your tower out from under your desk, and put it on its side on top of your desk, with its bottom pointing toward ...


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There were also some issues with cables that were connected to the wrong pins inside the case. Your model is probably affected by this issue. To see if you’re affected you can follow the steps at http://nobblynoel.wordpress.com/2010/04/25/mac-pro-2009-bluetooth-fix/ Also note that it hasn’t necessarily something to do with Bluetooth. Sometimes the cables ...


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I use rsync for backing up a selection of folders from my Macbook Pro to my Ubuntu box. With rsync you can make incremental backups. Rsync is a command line program that comes with every mac. You can automate your rsync backups by putting them in a cron job. A nice article on rsync can be found here: ...


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Even if you'll manage to copy the files over, your XP won't boot on your Mac Pro. XP and to a lesser degree Windows 7 really do not like to be moved to a totally different hardware. As part of Windows install there's installation of system-critical drivers, which are specific only to a particular hardware. These drivers from your PC won't work on your Mac ...


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Here's a report from someone who carried out the exact same upgrade you're contemplating. Seems to have worked out fine, and produced a real improvement.


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The user sharing features are defined by the OS as opposed to the hardware, so you would have the Mavericks standard two VNC connected users and as many unix/ssh connected users as you care to log in. Performance wise, it's not clear until something ships but the specifications, storage speed and memory bandwidth can only make sharing more easy than ...


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Wikipedia says: Expandable to 32 GB on Quad-core models, and 64 GB in 8- and 12-core models (although expandable to 96GB using 3rd party 6x16GB DIMMS)


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First, make sure it's backed up. Take out the hard disks and carry them as hand luggage. Then pack the tower in its original packaging and Fedex it.


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Mac's are not my specialty but I have experience working on this model and can tell you that the built in connectors can get damaged or even corroded under some circumstances. They pinout they are connected to can also work it's way loose but this is rare. To test wether the #4 controller or pin array is damaged, try unscrewing the two screws holding the ...


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The latency increase (if there would even be one on a high-quality motherboard) would be outweighed by the increase in availible memory. Don't sweat the slot voodoo and get the RAM you need.



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