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Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By macgig
fonts in trash on reboot?

I quit firefox and word. then rebooted. 2 fonts were in the trash in a folder called recovered files. just wondering why they were there? :\
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,909
Posted By macgig
I have onyx. clean my mac seems to be pretty...

I have onyx. clean my mac seems to be pretty good.

CleanMyMac 2: The Best Free App for Cleaning Your Mac | MacPaw (http://macpaw.com/cleanmymac)

ccleaner for PC is a must have program. they...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-08-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 34,942
Posted By macgig
here is my new broadband. :)

here is my new broadband. :)
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-07-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By macgig
nm got it

nm got it
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-07-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By macgig
how do i stop firefox from auto entering password?

trying to log into my router. the auto password entering is messing me up.

I've emptied cache and removed all saved passwords. but it keeps trying to enter it and wont let me type it in without...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 03-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By macgig
I ran 2 AV programs.... per the replies I got in...

I ran 2 AV programs.... per the replies I got in other posts I removed avast and installed clamxAV. when clam X found something that was a concern. so it was a relevant post trying to see if I...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 03-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By macgig
nope. this was about clam x av something it...

nope. this was about clam x av something it found.

its gone. why I have no idea. legitimate question and post. and I can't reply to the persons comment if the post is removed.

looks deleted....
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 03-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By macgig
nope. this was had clamxav in the title. and a...

nope. this was had clamxav in the title. and a photo of something a scan found.

here is the email I got. but the link dont work.

Dear macgig,

lifeisabeach has just replied to a thread you...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 03-05-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By macgig
advanced search isnt finding it. sure looks like...

advanced search isnt finding it. sure looks like its been deleted.
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 03-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By macgig
thats possible maybe they moved it. so the link...

thats possible maybe they moved it. so the link in the email didnt take me to it.

it was about clamxav what it just found. possible false positive I guess?
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 03-05-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By macgig
why was my question deleted?

I got an email saying theirs a reply. but the link is not working. my post seems to be deleted. :Confused:

id like to know why my question was removed? I cant answer the persons reply/question...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,152
Posted By macgig
Ive always used the free AV programs because its...

Ive always used the free AV programs because its offered since getting my first mac in 1990 or so. its not hurting anything having it. I see no performance problems with having it. guess I'm a little...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,152
Posted By macgig
are you saying I don't need to use anti virus...

are you saying I don't need to use anti virus protection on the mac? if that is the case why do they make AV programs for mac? their not making money from the free ones so why do they bother even...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,152
Posted By macgig
avast scan found this. what does it mean?

it listed it as an warning and not as a virus. what does it mean?
the bootroot loader is what had me concerned. anything to worry about?


<string>Error 42110 The file is a decompression...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By macgig
yeah Im getting old. can't keep up with the new...

yeah Im getting old. can't keep up with the new info anymore. things change too fast for me. lol
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By macgig
some people think macs are 100% safe I'm sure. I...

some people think macs are 100% safe I'm sure. I use to think it years ago. they are much safer than PCs in my experience. at least for now. they can only be 100% safe if you unplug them from the web...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By macgig
glad to help. I wanted to let others know for...

glad to help. I wanted to let others know for sure. this proves to me that macs are not 100% safe and they are being targeted by someone at least to some degree.

I can't remember, but I think I...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By macgig
22 yrs on macs and I've always used some sort of...

22 yrs on macs and I've always used some sort of free antivirus protection. And i've never had a virus or malware issue that I was aware of.

I recommend using some sort of antivirus protection...
Forum: Security Awareness 03-03-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By macgig
new mac threat I found the other day.

trying this post again. seems the first one vanished when I hit post?

was web surfing the other day. got redirected to this. was using firefox 21. older version. wont let my browser get that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By macgig
cant send messages from gmail to sprint cell phone

tough to explain here but I'll try.

using snow lep, I used gmail to sent my friend a message to his sprint phone. I could send and receive from his phone to my gmail in snow lep. then I installed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By macgig
if apple fixes the finder delays I may try...

if apple fixes the finder delays I may try mavericks again. until that happens I'm waiting. so I'm not crazy, someone else had slowness issues in the finder.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-14-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By macgig
sometimes its the little things that bug us and...

sometimes its the little things that bug us and make us go back. I could not take the 4-5 second delay for opening a file or moving a file to the trash. so back to snow lep for now for me. I do have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-12-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By macgig
that did the trick. thanks! :)

that did the trick. thanks! :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-11-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By macgig
thats all I see so far. I installed mavericks on...

thats all I see so far. I installed mavericks on a formatted partitioned external usb HD to test things out. I rebuilt permissions.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By macgig
system prefs> general

anyone have the weird text here like I have?

just trying to figure out what it is. mavericks..
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