[vcf-midatlantic] Subject: Re: Hello - new to list

Andrew Diller dillera at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 21:41:51 EDT 2019

Bring your Mac this Sat and we'll see if we can boot it. I can bring some external drives to boot and examine your internal. there is lots of mac support at the repair days.


> On Mar 27, 2019, at 8:55 PM, David K via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> The two things I am most interested in working on are:
> 1. I have a Mac SE Superdrive.  It doesn't want to boot correctly and I get
> an image of a disk with a question mark when I turn it on.  One time I used
> a Desktop Diagnostic disk and I was able to get into the computer.  It
> suggested there was damage to the hard drive and asked me if I wanted to
> re-initialize (?) and I said no as I wanted to see what was on the
> computer.  That was a mistake because since then the same diagnostic disk
> will not do anything.  A "Macintosh Basic" introductory disk also works on
> it but I can never get to the desktop screen.  It's been frustrating for
> sure.
> 2.  Trying to get one of my Commodore 64's to work with sound.  I don't
> know if the only way you can do it is to buy the correct chip (the 6581?).
> I've never replaced something like this... I think it doesn't need
> soldering but I'm not sure and I'm hesitant to buy the chip if that isn't
> the solution or there is a better work around.
> David K.

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