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Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-25-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Dogbreath
I whole-heartedly recommend Onyx to maintain the...

I whole-heartedly recommend Onyx to maintain the health of any and all hard drives. Along with smart computing, Onyx will help keep your Mac in tip-top shape. I think 99% of Mac Forum members will...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-16-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By Dogbreath
In your original post you stated your computer...

In your original post you stated your computer has 16GB of memory. In this case I assume you mean RAM. In your post above you state "Right now I have about 50GByte left on memory." Are you referring...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-23-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Dogbreath
I mentioned your optical drive because if the...

I mentioned your optical drive because if the laser "reader" is dirty or has dust inside, it may not read the disk properly.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Dogbreath
Are you reinstalling Snow Leopard from the...

Are you reinstalling Snow Leopard from the original installation disk that came with your computer?
Maybe the optical disk drive needs cleaning...maybe it didn't get it all loaded correctly.
Just a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Dogbreath
On my computer, Word opens completely, ready to...

On my computer, Word opens completely, ready to go, in 10 seconds. I have no suggestions for you, oldmoondog. I'm just providing another timeframe reference for opening Word - Office 2011. My system...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-24-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Dogbreath
Congratulations on your new computer and welcome...

Congratulations on your new computer and welcome to the forum.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-22-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Dogbreath
There are others that have experienced the same...

There are others that have experienced the same problem here recently. I cannot recall the fix, but if you use the Advanced Search feature on the forum you may find a solution.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By Dogbreath
It could be as simple as a defective mouse...

It could be as simple as a defective mouse problem (intermittent) or maybe going into System Preferences and adjust the mouse's clicking/scrolling parameters.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-10-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 45,771
Posted By Dogbreath
Welcome back, lori . . . Congratulations on your...

Welcome back, lori . . . Congratulations on your purchase and here comes the fun. Let us know the "particulars" of your new MBA and fire away with any questions/concerns you may have. Did you spring...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-10-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By Dogbreath
Leif...I think a little more RAM would help your...

Leif...I think a little more RAM would help your speed.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-08-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By Dogbreath
Again Ken Ken...Although you may have a Leopard...

Again Ken Ken...Although you may have a Leopard (OS 10.5) disk, your iMac had OS 10.6 when purchased new. You cannot load Leopard (OS 10.5) on a machine that was purchased with Snow Leopard (10.6)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-08-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By Dogbreath
I very well may be wrong, but it is my...

I very well may be wrong, but it is my understanding that a mid 2010 iMac would have come with Snow Leopard OS 10.6.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-01-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Dogbreath
Open System Preferences in the dock. On the...

Open System Preferences in the dock. On the bottom row of icons, you will see an Adobe Flash icon. Open it and go through the tabs and you will see the button "Check for Updates"...or something close...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-28-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By Dogbreath
You can purchase a Snow Leopard disk from Apple...

You can purchase a Snow Leopard disk from Apple for $20. I don't think there is a way to legally download Snow Leopard. You can find an online downloads, but this forum frowns upon illegal and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Dogbreath
Your MBP configuration sounds just fine. It is my...

Your MBP configuration sounds just fine. It is my opinion that it would be a good idea to purchase Apple Care as well.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-25-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Dogbreath
Since Apple no longer supports OS 10.6, that may...

Since Apple no longer supports OS 10.6, that may pose security issues. Your computer is vulnerable. I still run OS 10.6 and I am extremely careful about what I do on the computer.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-18-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Dogbreath
It sounds like downloading/installing/running...

It sounds like downloading/installing/running Onyx (excellent maintenance software) may help with a lot of your issues. It surely couldn't hurt and Onyx comes highly recommended on this forum....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Dogbreath
Steve . . . my advice is to install all the RAM...

Steve . . . my advice is to install all the RAM you can afford...max it out if you can. I feel your performance will improve substantially.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-17-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Dogbreath
The update mentioned above changed my Flash like...

The update mentioned above changed my Flash like this:
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-17-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Dogbreath
In this post my intent is not to hijack this...

In this post my intent is not to hijack this thread...this question may help others, too.

What is difference between the NPAPI Plug-in and the PPAPI Plug-in seen in the screen shot above?
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-17-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By Dogbreath
p.s Wanna see some pretty Dock icons?

p.s Wanna see some pretty Dock icons?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-17-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Dogbreath
Try this...I posted this earlier in another thread

Try this...I posted this earlier in another thread
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-17-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By Dogbreath
Like harryb suggested...download your Flash...

Like harryb suggested...download your Flash updates via System Preferences to make sure you get them straight from Adobe.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-14-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Dogbreath
Purchasing the Apple Care protection was an...

Purchasing the Apple Care protection was an excellent choice. I hope you never need it, If you ever do, it will pay for itself. Congratulations.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Dogbreath
I can vouch for Ghostery and Adblocker. I still...

I can vouch for Ghostery and Adblocker. I still run Snow Leopard (10.6.8) and those apps install and work just fine. I can't speak for AdwareMedic simply because I haven't downloaded/tried it.
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