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Search: Posts Made By: pm-r
Forum: Apple Desktops Today, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By pm-r
I just thought I'd mention that you don't have to...

I just thought I'd mention that you don't have to delete them all from your Mac, just don't have them all "installed" so that they all load with all running apps.

You can store them in a separate...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By pm-r
It sounds like you got hold of Apples "serial...

It sounds like you got hold of Apples "serial reset" software somehow and as you discovered, it needs a blank serial number to work and it can't be changed, so you're stuck with what it says.

You...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By pm-r
Try this: Change the Number of Files Shown in...

Try this:
Change the Number of Files Shown in “Open Recent” Menu Items of OS X | OSXDaily (http://osxdaily.com/2013/12/02/change-number-files-open-recent-menu-mac-os-x/)

should still work up to...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By pm-r
I dare say that if you installed all those 10k...

I dare say that if you installed all those 10k fonts your Mac will be like cold molasses, or even if you only installed a smaller fraction, you'll see a slowdown.

Maybe head ofd and use Font Book...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-27-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By pm-r
You'll need to check and/or decide if you need or...

You'll need to check and/or decide if you need or even want some of the login items even enabled. If they are not needed, just delete them with the "—" button.

But one you really don't need and...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-27-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By pm-r
Adding addition RAM isn't necessarily a magic...

Adding addition RAM isn't necessarily a magic bullet fix to speed up any Mac and you no doubt have other issues causing the slowdown.

As for the RAM, you could use one of the memory testers just...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 01-27-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By pm-r
I guess I'd be curious as to how the OP diagnosed...

I guess I'd be curious as to how the OP diagnosed that the "RAM stopped working"…???
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-27-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By pm-r
I guess it depends on what you consider "a very...

I guess it depends on what you consider "a very long time" and how long that time actually is.

How many apps to do have in your Users & Groups Pref Pane Login Items?

If you have a lot there,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By pm-r
Let's hope it all works properly. It seems...

Let's hope it all works properly.

It seems that TM with Yosemite hasn't improved much from various posts and forums including this one at:...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 233
Posted By pm-r
You've put in a long day on just this thread...

You've put in a long day on just this thread Nick, and I'd agree that there's something goofy with that iMac and we have the same era 24" model and Snow Leopard is it's sweet spot - at least for our...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By pm-r
LOL!!! Back in System OS 7, or 8 or 9 days, we...

LOL!!! Back in System OS 7, or 8 or 9 days, we didn't have no dang permissions!! ;)

Only got them when OS X came along, and as Breen or Pogue of MacWorld said when talking about and taking...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By pm-r
Agreed! And not too clear... Could be...

Agreed! And not too clear...

Could be Preference Pane files or Users Preferences files… who knows, but nothing to do with actual permissions it seems. :D
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 419
Posted By pm-r
It seems that quite a few things in Yosemite and...

It seems that quite a few things in Yosemite and Preview.app got changed and/or moved around as far as any Editing options go.

Have a look and read here:
Yosemite crippled PDF annotation with...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By pm-r
And maybe I misread what the developer actually...

And maybe I misread what the developer actually wrote…???

[quote]
"OnyX version 2.9.4
• Checking SMART Status removed (too many problems...)
• Checking Preferences files removed (useless...)
•...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 01-26-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By pm-r
By golly if I don't get the same thing here: ...

By golly if I don't get the same thing here:
http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/community-suggestions-feedback/320861-no-next-page-several-multipage-forums.html#post1636894

No page 3… yet it shows...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 01-26-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By pm-r
Got another one today with no page 3 available...

Got another one today with no page 3 available but it's gone now and since I posted a reply:
http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/switcher-hangout/320883-run-out-application-memory-2.html

But before,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By pm-r
One thing about Mac OS X and permissions that is...

One thing about Mac OS X and permissions that is often omitted is the fact that DU permissions Verity and/or Repair can only work on files and folders installed by the OS or the Installer app as the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 616
Posted By pm-r
I'd tend to agree after doing some reading and...

I'd tend to agree after doing some reading and investigating, especially if using OS X Mavericks 10.9.x or later, even though I used to use Free Memory and then Free Memory Pro with SL 10.6.8, but I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-26-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 202
Posted By pm-r
Gosh Chas, and here I was under the impression...

Gosh Chas, and here I was under the impression that you did most of your writing using dictation software. ;)

But yes, I know some people with various and very painful afflictions from mousing...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 419
Posted By pm-r
Maybe these sites can help resizing a group of...

Maybe these sites can help resizing a group of images, and the graphics/shots may help making the method clearer:
How to Resize Pictures (for Macs): 15 Steps (with Pictures)...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-26-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By pm-r
I believe those SSD in those MB Airs use an Apple...

I believe those SSD in those MB Airs use an Apple propriety connector so a bit of a bummer unless there's a compatible adapter available. :(
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-26-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 202
Posted By pm-r
Wow. Not only did the keyboard have such an...

Wow. Not only did the keyboard have such an elaborate warning labels, the appropriate software was also installed and/or made accessible.

But no mention of any choking hazard with the cords. ;)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-25-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By pm-r
Out of curiosity, what OS X version is the "old...

Out of curiosity, what OS X version is the "old Mac" using???
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-25-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By pm-r
The waiting is annoying — if it ever arrives. :(...

The waiting is annoying — if it ever arrives. :(



Maybe a little nudge here will help. :\
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-25-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 221
Posted By pm-r
Just use DU and click the Repair button. If...

Just use DU and click the Repair button.

If you have pages of them listed, just run the DU Repair again a few times. You'll probably always have a few that keep showing.
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