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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By quarkrad
That explains a lot - thank you very much.

That explains a lot - thank you very much.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By quarkrad
This is something I don't understand. The other...

This is something I don't understand. The other two main platforms (Windoz/Linux) allow the user to have control of his/her files via a variety of file managers as well as a multitude of...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By quarkrad
Thank you - I will try this. If I wanted to...

Thank you - I will try this. If I wanted to 'see' the actual folders and photos that iPhoto creates where are they physically on the mac HD? Where do I navigate to?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By quarkrad
Help - Don't Quite Understand iPhoto

OK - I've just read that Events are real photos in real folders on your HD and Albums are virtual. That makes sense in that you have duplicates of real photos if they appear in two or more Events...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-16-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By quarkrad
I appreciate your replies - looks like Time...

I appreciate your replies - looks like Time Machine is the way to go. As incremental backups are ging to be small is there a way of having a script that will run TM at Power Off?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-15-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By quarkrad
Ah.. this sounds exactly what I want. So if...

Ah.. this sounds exactly what I want. So if Time Machine is set hourly and she goes on once a day it will automatically do a backup because it has been more than an hour since the last backup. Is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-15-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By quarkrad
Thank you. What I cannot find out is this.......

Thank you. What I cannot find out is this.... Say we have done the first backup and set the scheduler to backup every hour. Typically she goes on every day, checks mail and does a bit of surfing -...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-14-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By quarkrad
Can you Backup without Touching Anything?

My mother is 80 and had a mac mini for about a year. She likes it but things like drag and drop is a bit too far - basically she surfs the net and uses email, just about! I would like to get her...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-10-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By quarkrad
All - thank you for your replies, much...

All - thank you for your replies, much appreciated. I'm getting my head around the mac - yes I'm looking for the simple route. I am use to my Linux machine where, having chosen what I want backed...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-10-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By quarkrad
Thank you your replies - seems my worries are...

Thank you your replies - seems my worries are real. Is there a way of automating this? I know on Windoz or Linux machines backups can be done at all manner of times (specific time dates, power on,...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-10-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By quarkrad
Newbie - Help Please on Time Machine

I am about to buy a USB external drive to use as a backup drive for my minimac. It looks like Time Machine is the way forward but I have a few questions. From what I can make out after the initial...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-06-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By quarkrad
Many thanks - so simple.

Many thanks - so simple.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-06-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By quarkrad
Copying Photos

I want to give hundreds of my photos to a family member - they have a windows PC. How do I get to the physical files on the hard drive - I access them through iPhoto but have no idea where the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-19-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By quarkrad
Where Are My Pictures - newbie?

I want to set up folder duplication/copy between my mac mini and a drive on my local network. I can see the drive from my mac and now need to copy my pictures. But where are the actual...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-14-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By quarkrad
Hmmm..... this leopard bug is for Snow (10.6)...

Hmmm..... this leopard bug is for Snow (10.6) so does not apply to me - the mini mac above is 10.5; sorry for that. Would still appreciate advice on easiest way to get mac to see 2nd HD on local...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-14-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By quarkrad
How to Add 2nd Drive - newbie

Sorry for this 'simple' question - new to mac and have a concern. I have two pc's, one mini mac and the other winxp that are both hard wired to the same router to share the internet connection. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-02-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,132
Posted By quarkrad
Thank you all for your comments - just what I...

Thank you all for your comments - just what I hoping to hear! Another win lost sale!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-02-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,132
Posted By quarkrad
Thanks for your reply - that helps a lot. As...

Thanks for your reply - that helps a lot. As said - I'm a newbie when it comes to macs. Are there any reasonable 'housekeeping' utilities that you can run to keep is in good condition. There are...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-02-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,132
Posted By quarkrad
Does OSX Slow Down?

Perhaps this is the wrong forum to post this question. I have recently moved from winxp to Linux because I got fed up with the continuous cycle of rebuild, slow down, crawl of the winxp OS. It...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-30-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By quarkrad
OK - mother-in-law has problem getting internet...

OK - mother-in-law has problem getting internet connection on her mac mini, wgr614 virgin wireless modem and virgin cable modem. I have had it working for her set up but unfortunately an ethernet...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-30-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By quarkrad
Internet Connection but no Router Connection

Sorry for this question - newbie to macs. I can connection to the internet no problem via Safari on my Powerbook. Everything works fine. However, if I try to connect to my wireless router by...
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