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Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-15-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By pjhutch
Try an alternative called Home Accountz which...

Try an alternative called Home Accountz which works on Mac, PC and Linux. I started using it when Quicken was pulled from the UK market:
Accounting Software UK - Easy to Use Financial Software -...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-30-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,579
Posted By pjhutch
I would load up Activity Monitor in Utilities to...

I would load up Activity Monitor in Utilities to see what programs are loaded and how much memory is used.
How to use Activity Monitor - Apple Support (http://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201464)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By pjhutch
I have upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion to...

I have upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion to Mountain Lion to Mavicks to Yosemite with only minor problems.
The main areas I found were:
* Java 6 not supported. But there is a free download of Java...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 18,922
Posted By pjhutch
Upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite which took...

Upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite which took about an hour to complete.
I still have Adobe CS3 (yes its old), and most of the apps failed to load, complaining about lack of Java 6.
I sourced Java...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By pjhutch
You can dual boot with Windows using BootCamp...

You can dual boot with Windows using BootCamp with the BootCamp Assistant tool which will allow you to install Windows XP SP2 32 bit or Windows Vista.

Try the instructions here:Mac OS X Lion,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-26-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,103
Posted By pjhutch
1. CCleaner is for Windows or Mac and I use it on...

1. CCleaner is for Windows or Mac and I use it on Windows and seems perfectly sage.
2. Check the SMTP options and server address, make sure haven't enabled other options such as SSL, or thing slike...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 03-29-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By pjhutch
If you want free Office apps, you could try...

If you want free Office apps, you could try Office online at https://office.live.com/start/default.aspx which requires no subscription, just a free MS account!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By pjhutch
Download GParted ISO from GParted -- A free...

Download GParted ISO from GParted -- A free application for graphically managing disk device partitions (http://www.gparted.org/) and use that to create a bootable disc and use that to wipe the hard...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-08-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By pjhutch
If you have Windows 8 Enterprise, you can install...

If you have Windows 8 Enterprise, you can install Windows using its Windows to Go feature which allows you to install Windows on an external drive. You cannot do this on Windows 7 or earlier....
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-22-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By pjhutch
Bootcamp. Windows 7 64 bit and windows 2008 r2...

Bootcamp. Windows 7 64 bit and windows 2008 r2 share the same driver model, so you could install Windows 2008 R2 and install the same drivers used for Windows 7 64 bit esp. display and network.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-22-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By pjhutch
Try Accountz from Award Winning Accounting...

Try Accountz from Award Winning Accounting Software for Mac and Windows | Bookkeeping Software | Accountz (http://www.accountz.com)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-31-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,166
Posted By pjhutch
For printers, it is best using the CUPS web...

For printers, it is best using the CUPS web interface rather than the standard Mac OS X Printer utilities.
Load up Safari and browse to http://localhost:631 which will give you more control over...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-31-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By pjhutch
Bootcamp drivers

All you need is the Bootcamp 3 from the Snow Leopard 10.6 disc.

To install them, boot into Windows XP, insert the Snow Leopard install disc and then open explorer to the CD/DVD drive and open it...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 08-18-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By pjhutch
You can configure your network card with a static...

You can configure your network card with a static IP address. All you need is an IP address, subnet mask, gateway and DNS address. These can be set via the Network Control Panel, adapter card,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-10-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By pjhutch
Install Snow Leopard and then the latest update...

Install Snow Leopard and then the latest update 10.6.6 from Mac OS X v10.6.6 Update (http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1343) which includes the 'App Store', then use App Store to download Lion!
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-06-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By pjhutch
Looks like the Windows install has failed. The...

Looks like the Windows install has failed. The bootcamp drivers can only be installed once Windows has loaded and started up. So you can repair it by booting from the Windows 7 disc and select the...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-06-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By pjhutch
I suggest Boot Picker tool which allows you chose...

I suggest Boot Picker tool which allows you chose which OS to boot from when booting from the Mac OS X disc (and no auto login enabled) from Mac Update site so you can select MAC OS, Windows or...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-06-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,849
Posted By pjhutch
Actually you need a DVD drive (not CD) as Windows...

Actually you need a DVD drive (not CD) as Windows 7 comes on a DVD disc.
The Boot Camp drivers can be saved to CD or a USB drive with at least 512 MB of free space.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-26-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By pjhutch
1. Use Disk Utility to partition your Mac in two...

1. Use Disk Utility to partition your Mac in two partitions. Format 2nd partition as UFS or HFS+ (Journalled)

2. Boot off an ubuntu disk.

3. Reformat your new empty partition to EXT2 or EXT3...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-26-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 664
Posted By pjhutch
You can buy Win 7 Home Premium for around 70...

You can buy Win 7 Home Premium for around 70 ($108) for an OEM version from Amazon instead of going for the more expensive Retail versions.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-13-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,131
Posted By pjhutch
Lightbulb Repair dmg files with disk utility.

1. Open Applications, Utilities and open Disk Utility.
2. Drag the DMG file to the left side pane of Disk Utility
3. Select the file and left side, click on 'First Aid' and select 'Repair Disk'.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-01-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
Posted By pjhutch
You can install fast network cards, SCSI or USB 2...

You can install fast network cards, SCSI or USB 2 cards but with PPC you are a bit limited to what you can do as most Macs are now Intel only. Best save your money and get an Intel iMac...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-01-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By pjhutch
No, buy a new Intel iMac or try ebay if money is...

No, buy a new Intel iMac or try ebay if money is tight.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-01-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By pjhutch
Bootcamp and Windows 7 is best for playing...

Bootcamp and Windows 7 is best for playing Windows games.
Any virtual system including Parrallels and Fusion will not work well for games.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 10-25-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By pjhutch
Yes, Steam and Steam SDK work with CrossOver for...

Yes, Steam and Steam SDK work with CrossOver for Mac (a WINE like program for the Mac). You have to buy CrossOver though for 44.99 :(
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