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Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By sef650
Think I got it. I just found iphoto in a backup...

Think I got it. I just found iphoto in a backup from earlier this month on my external hard drive. I dumped iPhoto '09 in applications and replaced it with the one from the backup ('11). I found...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By sef650
Thanks. So far so good. I've installed...

Thanks.

So far so good. I've installed Maverick, and everything seems to be working more smoothly than it did before. Rosetta Stone wasn't really a problem either when I reinstalled from the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By sef650
The thing is, I don't really like the way it was...

The thing is, I don't really like the way it was before. I had trouble getting tabs to close when I wanted them to. There was some kind of work around with iPhoto that someone helped me set up on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By sef650
Doesn't Time Machine have whatever bugs made my computer crash in the first place?

I recently updated my MacBook Pro with Maverick, and also changed my password for logging onto the computer. I started having all kinds of problems with keychain. Eventually I couldn't log in at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-23-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By sef650
P.S. If I try to start it with the iBook G4...

P.S. If I try to start it with the iBook G4 Install Disc 1 in it, it gives me a mac logo and then goes to a circle slash symbol. I'm guessing that the circle slash symbol is a more polite version...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-23-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By sef650
...and we're back. So I now have discs, but...

...and we're back.

So I now have discs, but when I turn the computer on all I get is a little file in the center of the screen that flashes a finder icon and a question mark in tandem. I've tried...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By sef650
Well, soda crackers... Thanks for the...

Well, soda crackers...

Thanks for the diagnosis doc. Now I have to figure out whether I want to fork over the $ or just take her out behind the shed and... tell my girlfriend that the computer...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-28-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By sef650
This was a really long time ago, but I thought...

This was a really long time ago, but I thought I'd add an ending to the story. Which is that this did work after all. So I dropped a sprocket on the computer and broke the hard drive. Weird, huh?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-28-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By sef650
Thanks. The disc is in fact from another...

Thanks. The disc is in fact from another computer, so that explains that. And sorry about the naughty language.

I ran fsck a couple of times. The first time there was some kind of repair. The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-28-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By sef650
Trying to install OS X 10.4.6 on iBook G4

My girlfriend's iBook stopped accepting her password (or she just forgot it). I tried a bunch of stuff and eventually settled on trying to start over (not with her, with the computer). I'm trying...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-04-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By sef650
Really? Nothing? No one has ever heard of this...

Really? Nothing? No one has ever heard of this and no one has any advice? Can someone at least tell me how to delete this thread?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-02-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By sef650
I opened time machine, re-selected the external...

I opened time machine, re-selected the external hd as the disk for time machine, and I was able to do a back up.

Thanks for the help. ;)

Seriously, any idea why this happened? Or why it takes...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-02-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By sef650
Does this help?: Name : Untitled ...

Does this help?:


Name : Untitled
Type : Volume

Disk Identifier : disk1s2
Mount Point : /Volumes/Untitled
File System : Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
Connection Bus : USB
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-02-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By sef650
Update: So I erased it with the disk...

Update:

So I erased it with the disk utility. It has reappeared on my desktop and in the finder, but I still get the, "The backup disk is not available." message when I try to do a backup. Why...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-02-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By sef650
Disappearing External HD

I have an external hd that I've been using for time machine backups for about a year. Yesterday I plugged it in to do a backup, but it didn't appear on the desktop, and it wasn't visible in the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-18-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By sef650
I took out the RAM and replaced it. That didn't...

I took out the RAM and replaced it. That didn't help at all.

I took it apart and had a peek inside, but didn't notice anything obviously wrong. That's not really saying much because my desk...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-17-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By sef650
Advice Needed

I dropped a sprocket on my macbook last night. It's steel and weighs about a pound or so. Immediately the computer screen went blank and it made the sound it makes when I first turn it on. But it...
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