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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By chas_m
KatyDaly: I'm not sure whom you're referring to...

KatyDaly: I'm not sure whom you're referring to with the "semi-rude" remark, but it wasn't me since my post above is my "first draft" original! :)

The only harm installing old fonts can cause is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By chas_m
There are actually three Fonts folders in OS X: ...

There are actually three Fonts folders in OS X:

1. Inside the System Folder. NEVER EVER mess with this one.

2. /Library/Fonts. This is the "universal" folder where fonts should be installed for...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By chas_m
One of the many things that could be slowing you...

One of the many things that could be slowing you down is the need for Flash or Java to try and load on some of the pages you're accessing, and on 10.5.8 you are hopelessly obsolete in those regards....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By chas_m
I concur with the others -- you are waaaaaay...

I concur with the others -- you are waaaaaay overdue for a major upgrade of both hardware and software. I know musicians tend to stick with what works, understandably, but at some point you have a...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By chas_m
Some details on how you "tried to disable Flash"...

Some details on how you "tried to disable Flash" might be helpful to working out what is causing these kernel panics.
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By chas_m
Pretty clearly, the OP is *saying* iPhoto, but...

Pretty clearly, the OP is *saying* iPhoto, but *means* Photos (nearly, but not quite, the same program). That's definitely the control panel for Photos, which is a 1.0 program and has some growing to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By chas_m
macgig: I'm gathering you're not located in North...

macgig: I'm gathering you're not located in North America somewhere? Here, Macs start at $1099 new, and Mac minis (which are essentially iMacs without the gorgeous screen) start at $499. Either one...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By chas_m
Apple's built-in screensavers have present and...

Apple's built-in screensavers have present and unalterable times as far as I can tell, but it should be a moment's search to find a third-party screensaver module that offers finer time controls.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Yesterday, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By chas_m
I'm not sure if it is out just yet, but ISTR...

I'm not sure if it is out just yet, but ISTR seeing a press release for Parallels 11, which is supposed to offer full support for Windows X ... er, I mean, 10.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By chas_m
Yosemite is fine. I wasn't a big fan of the look...

Yosemite is fine. I wasn't a big fan of the look for about a day, but then (as always happens) after using it for a brief time (and discovering Dark Mode), I got over myself and for the most part I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By chas_m
ITS BROKE! ...

ITS BROKE!

http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/news-community-announcements/313284-writing-quality-post.html
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By chas_m
A letter to MTV explaining that the 90s are over...

A letter to MTV explaining that the 90s are over now and most of us have moved on to HTML5 for video content delivery probably wouldn't go amiss either.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By chas_m
Being that old is still not safe, since things...

Being that old is still not safe, since things like pop-up scam alerts and other forms of attack are quite doable. He may have, indeed, a certain level of "security through obscurity" but without...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By chas_m
Given that upgrading the RAM is costly (and an...

Given that upgrading the RAM is costly (and an SSD storage upgrade would add to that cost), and this is an eight-year-old machine we're talking about, I think really what we're saying here is "time...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports Yesterday, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 276
Posted By chas_m
All those executives in the boardrooms -- have...

All those executives in the boardrooms -- have iPads.

Apple is already in enterprise, in a very big way. This is just the cherry on that cake.
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By chas_m
There aren't "many" other factors involved,...

There aren't "many" other factors involved, usually just one -- the speed of the drives to read (in the case of the drive sending information to the backup drive) or write (in the case of the backup...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-01-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By chas_m
Exactly, TatMac. As for downloads, based on...

Exactly, TatMac.

As for downloads, based on too many dodgy download sites, I'm limiting my recommendations for genuinely safe, secure downloading sites to just three locations:

1. The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By chas_m
What a nice fellow you are to be helping your...

What a nice fellow you are to be helping your neighbour, and welcome to the forum! I have to say, however, that the first step that needs to be accomplished here is to get a good deal more...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-01-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 325
Posted By chas_m
Ah, so what we've been seeing here is the...

Ah, so what we've been seeing here is the collapse of the hard drive. I hope your backups were up to date.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-31-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By chas_m
Do you mean the Notes app? The Notes app is...

Do you mean the Notes app? The Notes app is synced to iCloud if you have that turned on, so all your other devices have copies of the notes as soon as you make them on any device.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-31-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 362
Posted By chas_m
If you mean files created in QXP, they will open...

If you mean files created in QXP, they will open just fine back to the version 7 I think in the new QXP. If you mean the application, you're correct. Until this most recent version (2015) came out,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-31-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By chas_m
That's 10 percent free space, small wonder she's...

That's 10 percent free space, small wonder she's having issues. I'd recommend at least doubling that.



This probably has nothing to do with Flickr and everything to do with the insanity of...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-31-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By chas_m
Just to make things clear, I have nothing at all...

Just to make things clear, I have nothing at all against guitar bands -- one of my favourites was the Ramones, not known for being quiet, synth-based, or clear for that matter! But it does, at least...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-31-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 325
Posted By chas_m
IIRC, Live365 depends heavily on Flash, so you...

IIRC, Live365 depends heavily on Flash, so you may need to update that as well. You can check your version and do so through the Flash system preference panel, or here:
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-31-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By chas_m
Super-cheap batteries are super-cheap because...

Super-cheap batteries are super-cheap because they have bypassed crucial safety and engineering considerations, and are more prone to catching fire if overheated, exploding, etc.

Don't put your...
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