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Forum: Security Awareness 12-27-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,340
Posted By LexS
Dave, I thought that site has an english version...

Dave, I thought that site has an english version also (I check that later, although learning German is not a waste of time ;D)
They say what the shortcomings are, the creeping inside very deep, and...
Forum: Security Awareness 12-27-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,340
Posted By LexS
As to Onyx: not everybody is positive about...

As to Onyx:
not everybody is positive about Onyx:
MacMark: Hilfen Mac OS X: Werkzeuge (http://www.macmark.de/osx_tools.php#onyx)
Forum: Security Awareness 12-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,340
Posted By LexS
removing mackeeper

After this : Restart and empty trash bin.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 12-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By LexS
Well is there anything I can do? I would be...

Well is there anything I can do? I would be willing to hire a service
Probably the disk's directory is damaged. I don't think it is formatted by connecting it to the PC.
Connect it to the mac,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By LexS
Have Backups ! Download 10.8.5 from...

Have Backups !
Download 10.8.5 from Appstore/Purchased
Use DiskmakerX to make a bootable stick with 10.8.5.
Then with CMD+R into RecoveryPartition, choose DiskUtility from the menubar, format the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-21-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By LexS
playing WMA

to Asking:
I have discovered that my newly transferred music files can't be played on my Mac Mini Mavericks 10.9.5.
I get 'Quick time Player can't open (title) .wma'.
All of them are .wma files....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 17,568
Posted By LexS
I suggest to wait until one or two updates are...

I suggest to wait until one or two updates are available. I like it but there are all kind of things that you have to change the settings for.
Also check all apps and tools for compatibility...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-22-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,399
Posted By LexS
Windows on Mac

@kvaguse
Parallels
yes it is
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-09-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,546
Posted By LexS
ClamXav is OK, and you can download it from...

ClamXav is OK, and you can download it from Appstore.
Sophos is not too bad either, but only if you disable the "on access" option and thus make only manual scans.
Avast! and all the others are not...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,169
Posted By LexS
"but all Macs and all OS X versions should have...

"but all Macs and all OS X versions should have the ability to at least read NTFS and FAT formatted USB drives shouldn't they??" No: mac OSX reads Mac OS Extended (journaled) and other OS Extended,...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,700
Posted By LexS
Hi Dave, indeed I oversaw it. Thomas Reed, the...

Hi Dave, indeed I oversaw it. Thomas Reed, the writer of that site, is a very conscientious person. And he follows most publications and forums (fora for the latinist, ha) and updates the site...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-11-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,700
Posted By LexS
A good read here: ...

A good read here:
[URL="http://www.thesafemac.com"]
regularly updated
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,354
Posted By LexS
HP scanner

@Skillet, I had the same issue with my Canon scanners after upgrade of the OS . This is what solved it: download the latest scanner driver, (re)install it, make sure it starts when starting the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-14-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By LexS
reply to post #23. My advice is general, thus...

reply to post #23.
My advice is general, thus also for two sata connectors ! And I advise against symlinks too. Do not move the whole Homefolder to the second disk, and not even with symlinks. User...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-13-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By LexS
"I am aware of that, but if you read his post he...

"I am aware of that, but if you read his post he wants to have the OS on one drive and the stored files on another... why would u do a new install when you can clone and delete/transfer files... you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By LexS
I strongly suggest to put the SSD in the main...

I strongly suggest to put the SSD in the main bay. And put the (old) HDD in the optical Bay.
Put System, Applications and Home Folder on the SSD. Then you can place Documents, Movies, Pictures,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-30-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By LexS
Did you perhaps mean that you encrypted it...

Did you perhaps mean that you encrypted it instead of compressed it?
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-29-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By LexS
@JIM: LittleSnitch has to go too. Most tools...

@JIM:
LittleSnitch has to go too. Most tools are counterproductive and/or badly programmed. It does not matter how or where you install them. You make new backups when these tools are uninstalled...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-29-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By LexS
Magican: This makes me jump, Jim. These...

Magican: This makes me jump, Jim. These "cleaners" are killing apps (other well known CleanMyMac, and MacKeeper): they cripple the mac and cause lots of trouble.
Advice: never install any software...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-28-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By LexS
@Charlie: Of course it will not run, When...

@Charlie:
Of course it will not run, When double clicking the zip file does not work to decompress it, you decompress it in the same way you compressed it. Did you compress it with the Finder's...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-28-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,387
Posted By LexS
Mail is not a 3rd party app. it is part of OSX. ...

Mail is not a 3rd party app. it is part of OSX.
You find it in the Applications folder.
If you accidently trashed it, you can get it back by downloading the Mavericks Combo update and running that:...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-28-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By LexS
items in my Trash folder when that item is an...

items in my Trash folder
when that item is an empty folder, it looks as if it dissappears. Use the back arrow in Finder to go back one step.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-16-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By LexS
That is Ram problems. Starting from the DvD is...

That is Ram problems. Starting from the DvD is much slower thus it comes somewhat later. Maybe just re-seating the ram is enough.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-15-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By LexS
Cool 3 beeps

3 beeps on startup means RAM problem: wrong RAM, Ram failure, or reseating necessary.
No software problem, no main board problem, no disk problem (that's why it still works in Target Disk mode)
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