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Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Straitsfan
No; checked and not there.

No; checked and not there.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Straitsfan
Location of downloaded photos used as desktop photo

Downloaded a photo from a site as a desktop photo, but can't seem to locate it in my machine. Could anyone tell me what folder it would be in?

Using mavericks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Straitsfan
Then I don't think that will be a problem --...

Then I don't think that will be a problem -- Windows 7 is installed as a VM on the mac partition -- it's only XP that's on the bootcamp partition that Parallels uses if I choose to. (Rather than...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Straitsfan
Bootcamp -- how to delete XP partition in Mavericks

Have an XP boot camp partition -- i was using to run parallels. Got Windows 7 and installed that as a Virtual Machine on the Mac partition.

I opened up boot camp assistant to delete boot camp...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-14-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Straitsfan
Is it safe? I get wary about using some apps;...

Is it safe? I get wary about using some apps; etc. Just cautious/curious.

It did it again this morning, by the way.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Straitsfan
Icon preview not working properly in Mavericks

Hi guys --

I've got some problem with Mavericks that's driving me nuts. Sometimes when I turn on My MB Pro (haven't noticed it yet on my iMac, but I haven't been using it much since I downloaded...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Straitsfan
Thanks; I'll do that, but I mean to say that even...

Thanks; I'll do that, but I mean to say that even when I quit Safari (or quit everything) it can happen. I check out the activity monitor and see what comes up the next time it happens.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Straitsfan
Even with Safari closed it won't go to sleep --...

Even with Safari closed it won't go to sleep -- unless you mean that with the cable or wi-fi connected that it's keeping it going; but it's strange -- when I disconnected the ethernet cable it slept,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Straitsfan
MB pro with Mavericks not sleeping

This just seems to have happened yesterday. My MB pro 13" with Mavericks won't go to sleep. I haven't done anything with it at all (no new apps or downloads made). I can choose sleep from any...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-20-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Straitsfan
parallels not shutting down on mac

Don't know if it's worth posting on this site, but I've got no answer from the parallels forums, so here goes:

I run Parallels Desktop 9 with windows XP SP 3 for my work; but for some reason the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By Straitsfan
ferrarr -- If you're asking whether or not I...

ferrarr --

If you're asking whether or not I could create another account, yes -- I'm an administrator.

Interestingly enough. I had opened NeoOffice (forgot to say I use that, and I also...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By Straitsfan
Mavericks -- fan running high rpm.

Twice today I noticed something:

When I was on my MB pro mid 2010 (core 2 duo); upgraded to Mavericks a few days ago.

Today (both times on the net) -- for some reason I noticed the computer got...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Straitsfan
So, just to be clear, it would not be a good idea...

So, just to be clear, it would not be a good idea to fill the other two banks with 2 4GB modules, and just use two modules of 2GB each? Or would it matter, as long as the pairs are the some amount...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Straitsfan
Ram recommandation for Mavericks

Just upgraded my iMac to Mavericks; now I think I'll need a RAM upgrade. Any recommendations on how much? Currently it has the standard 4GB, but I think I'd like more. I think the machine can take...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Straitsfan
Chas_m and pig003 Thanks for the info. Some...

Chas_m and pig003

Thanks for the info. Some more questions if I may:

my upgrades in the past have been w/o problems, but after reading your posts I wanted to ask 1)when you say a backup of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-08-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Straitsfan
What problems if any upgrading to Mavericks?

Been a while since I've been here. I have a mid 2010 MB pro and iMac with SL, and have been thinking about upgrading to Mavericks, but I've been coming across some sites/posts of some that said...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-04-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By Straitsfan
How to make firewire only way to share/transport files

Is there any way to make fire wire the only way to transfer files between macs? I don't want to use the ethernet, but if I disconnect the firewire cables, that's what it seems to default to. I'd...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 09-29-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By Straitsfan
increasing space on boot camp drive

Okay, I'm running XY with parallels on my boot camp partition. It's driving me nuts because I only use it fro my work and I chose 20gB as the size -- the files I create I get rid of when I turn them...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-14-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By Straitsfan
downloading photos from cell phone

Not sure if this is the right place, but I can't seem to find anything in my cell phone's user manual. I have a an LG a340 (not an apple product) cell phone and thought I could download the photos...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-30-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By Straitsfan
location of history list in osX

Just wondering -- where in OX are the browser history lists located for safari -- I don't mean the display in the menu bar -- but is there some file where the information that's displayed in the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-30-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By Straitsfan
Mail -- how to automatically delete duplicate imported messages

Got a question regarding importing -- can you only just import mailboxes or individual messages? When I've always tried an import, i only seem to be able to import mailboxes. I have a in iMac and a...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-27-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Straitsfan
okay, i did that and took a look at the page you...

okay, i did that and took a look at the page you linked -- but when I look at the Virtual Machine menu there is the option "reinstall parallels tools." I was a but confused by the page (sorry, not...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-27-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Straitsfan
can you show/tell me where to get the tools -- or...

can you show/tell me where to get the tools -- or is that a separate software?
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-27-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Straitsfan
One more thing -- when I installed the trial...

One more thing -- when I installed the trial version of parallels (works fine) there is a "found new hardware wizard" that just came up helping me install software for a PCI device. when I click on...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-26-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Straitsfan
I have 4gb of ram -- what it came with. Would...

I have 4gb of ram -- what it came with. Would that be enough, do you think, for both Windows and OSX to work well, as if the other OS wasn't there? I can upgrade, but the parallels site says "4 GB...
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