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Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By paultilling
Power supplies, iPod & iPad

I have an old iPod (the one that looks like a thin iPhone), an iPad and an iPhone 6+. The power supplies i.e. white mains plug and USB plug seem to look the same. Are the iPod and iPad meant to be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-19-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By paultilling
Yes thanks very much. I found a Java preferences...

Yes thanks very much. I found a Java preferences in the System Preferences and updated it to Java8-45 from there - should be safe. You can't be too careful these days.
Paul
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By paultilling
Java 45 installation

I have been receiving reminders for Java 45 installation. How can I know if it is a spam and how can I install it safely please?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-29-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By paultilling
Oh! Thanks soooo much! All my problems solved...

Oh! Thanks soooo much! All my problems solved in couple of hours! I thought it was far more serious. It just goes to show what a fantastic forum this is.

Best regards, Paul
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-29-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By paultilling
Strange Multi Screens problem

I have an odd, rather bizarre new appearance on my Macbook Air screens.

When I use M.OUTLOOK duplicate pages appear on all the screens (blotting out other pages). If I cancel any Outlook page...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-06-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By paultilling
M.Office Database badly damaged

Thank you so much for your advice techiesteve & van smith,

I actually have a good 8.7gb copy of the Microsoft database on my (CCC)backup HD, however I can only export 2.33gb of it. The Outlook...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-05-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By paultilling
M.Office Database badly damaged

I cannot even open Outlook because the database is so damaged. How can I re-intsll Office 11 without losing my Xcel, Word & Outlook data files please?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By paultilling
Thanks pm-r, that's most helpful, particularly...

Thanks pm-r, that's most helpful, particularly the reference.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By paultilling
Thank you. I am not using File Vault. I just...

Thank you. I am not using File Vault. I just want to click the box next to 'encrypt backup' in Time Machine. I believe there is a different process between the two encryption methods, but do not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By paultilling
Backup Encryption on Time Machine

In Time Machine I back up to an external Hard Drive. It indicates '4.57gb encrypted' in the Time Machine backup add or remove window right now. (This sometimes changes). The HD is 300gb and I back...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By paultilling
Thanks very much for your very rapid response...

Thanks very much for your very rapid response bobtomay, wow so simple! I thought I was going to have to re-install the system or something! I'm so grateful. And no I wasn't going to pay anybody!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-06-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By paultilling
Safari virus

My Safari has just got infected with a virus, giving a green & orange page from aszbazzv.nextinovationcenter.net demanding payment of 100. It accuses me of accessing 'banned pornography' and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-29-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By paultilling
Thanks very much Nick. You're quite right. We...

Thanks very much Nick. You're quite right. We don't seem to have many of these this side of the pond.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-29-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By paultilling
Temperature sensor

Has anyone heard of a temperature sensor that can be easily hooked up to a computer?

I need one to put on my central heating system radiator to warn me if the system should break down whilst on...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By paultilling
That's the router address. It is titled "Netgear...

That's the router address. It is titled "Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router DG834GT" and is a page full of data, together with instructions. But not how to change the name of the network!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By paultilling
It says: "Wi-Fi is connected to 'Paul's Wi-Fi...

It says: "Wi-Fi is connected to 'Paul's Wi-Fi Network' and has the IP address 192.168.0.6". I presume that means the address of the network is 192.168.0.6.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By paultilling
Thank you Slydude. I don't know how to determine...

Thank you Slydude. I don't know how to determine which is sending the wireless signal, it's a bit confusing.
My Netgear is marked 'CE 0681' and it says 'Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By paultilling
Network setup difficulty

I just want to change the name of my network. (the one that appears in the WiFi list) How can I do this please?
I have a Macbook AIr OsX85, Netgear modem and a Time Capsule.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By paultilling
I apologise, I can see I did not explain it very...

I apologise, I can see I did not explain it very well at all.
I normally would use the shutdown selection but when I open the 'lid' to start up the computer it fails to start and I am left with a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-11-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By paultilling
Power key often doesn't work

my power button doesn't shut down the computer in 10 secs. Usually it takes about 40 sec and this morning it would not start up at all. I had to close the lid and leave it for half an hour before...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-05-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By paultilling
Many thanks! Pardon my ignorance but what size...

Many thanks! Pardon my ignorance but what size thumb drive should it be and how do I make it bootable?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-05-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By paultilling
OK, thank you, good point. But as a precaution...

OK, thank you, good point. But as a precaution could I download the Mavericks program and install it on my hard disk first? I mean would it then run from the had disk? I have MacAir OsX8.5 at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-05-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By paultilling
Mountain Lion to Yosemite?

Should I upgrade direct Mountain Lion to Yosumeit or is it better to go via Mavericks? (I've heard so many bad things about Mavericks)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By paultilling
Calendar pane obstructing

Macair-Os8.5. My Calendar program is obstructed by an 'event' pane that will not cancel. It can be moved around with the mouse but I cannot use the calendar as nothing can be entered anywhere in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By paultilling
Thanks, I thought as much but wanted to be sure. ...

Thanks, I thought as much but wanted to be sure. Paul
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