Last week I received my new MacBook Pro after my old one was stolen. It’s my first Unibody MacBook and the design is stunning. Unfortunately function follows design.
This causes in a sharp edge of the case – just in front of the keyboard. So I decided to “mod” my macbook case by rounding the sharp edge with a file. I started with fixing the MacBook carefully with two clamps and a piece of wood:
Then I started to file the edge with a fine metal file. You can see the file laying in front of the Touchpad. After filing the edge I polished it with a polish lath:
And here is the result:
The filed edge is nearly invisible and I’m able to use the keyboard without an aching wrist.
Now my MacBook is perfect…
While starting a Windows 7 64bit BootCamp partition with VMware Fusion 3.0.1 and BootCamp Update 3.1 I got two errors. The first one occurred while VMware wants to prepare the BootCamp partition for usage with VMware. The Message is “Unable to use the BootCamp Partition as virtaual machine” . The next Error message occurs while starting the Vm:
Cannot open the disk ‘/Users//Library/Application Support/VMware Fusion/Virtual Machines/Boot Camp//Boot Camp partition.vmwarevm/Boot Camp partition.vmdk’ or one of the snapshot disks it depends on.
Reason: The resource is in use
After trying to delete the virtual machines as described in the VMware Knowledge Base killing and reinstall the BootCamp partition I found the Problem:
There is an incompatibility with NTFS-3g. After disabling the NTFS drivers and reboot my mac, VMware is able to access the Bootcamp partition…