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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 113
Posted By bobtomay
A fan that is still spinning for a couple seconds...

A fan that is still spinning for a couple seconds after shut down perhaps?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Today, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 160
Posted By bobtomay
iPhoto did not disappear. It is still there in...

iPhoto did not disappear. It is still there in your Applications folder the same place it has always been. It is also still functioning with no need at this time to move to the new "Photos" app if...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 269
Posted By bobtomay
Not all the time - it depends on the Mac you have...

Not all the time - it depends on the Mac you have it seems. There is a big variance in what is shown.

I am surprised by Charlie's screen shot as none of my newer Macs have ever shown the EFI nor...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By bobtomay
Imelda May at 14:50 singing Cry Me a River ...

Imelda May at 14:50 singing Cry Me a River

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VfeP3roN7A

Oh, with Jeff Beck at a 2010 concert honoring Les Paul on what would have been his 95th birthday.
Bet you...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By bobtomay
Is there any reason that any particular...

Is there any reason that any particular computer's TM backup cannot be deleted and started over? e.g. Is there any reason that a backup of data that was deleted 1-2 years ago needs to be kept vs...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-24-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By bobtomay
Or just scroll down to the bottom of the thread...

Or just scroll down to the bottom of the thread and you will find a Quick Reply message box is sitting there - just waiting for you to type your response - then click the "Post Quick Reply" button.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-23-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 353
Posted By bobtomay
Mine has shrunk over the last 2.5 days to 163 MB....

Mine has shrunk over the last 2.5 days to 163 MB.

Did find this where someone disabled the launchdaemon that spawns those snapshots - link...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By bobtomay
by double clicking on the drive's icon to open it...

by double clicking on the drive's icon to open it in Finder.


Or open Image Capture to import pictures from it.

Or, not sure what you mean by "import to photo", but if you mean you would like...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-21-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By bobtomay
The Windows partition should have been deleted...

The Windows partition should have been deleted using the BootCamp Assistant - same method it was created.

What you can try, is head back into Disk Utility and enlarge the OS X partition to take up...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By bobtomay
This is a change in Disk Utility and not sure...

This is a change in Disk Utility and not sure which version of OS X it changed.

Highlight the partition in the sidebar instead of the drive and head for the erase tab.
Erase it, then you can head...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By bobtomay
Would suggest you look at CarbonCopyCloner - it...

Would suggest you look at CarbonCopyCloner - it will clone to networked drives. You may want to send the developer an email asking if it will do what you want.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-21-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By bobtomay
If the USB flash drive had Mountain Lion...

If the USB flash drive had Mountain Lion installed on it properly to make it bootable, it should show up as a bootable device while booting up the machine and holding down the option key.

However,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-21-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By bobtomay
Use Image Capture instead of iPhoto.

Use Image Capture instead of iPhoto.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-20-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By bobtomay
The Finder and Get Info are both good - as long...

The Finder and Get Info are both good - as long as you know what you are looking for and where it is located. For many those will be enough.

One of the apps I listed are what you want when you're...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-20-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By bobtomay
I don't trust anything 'About this Mac' says...

I don't trust anything 'About this Mac' says related to drive usage except to give you an "approximate" value of the total free and used space.

For sure you can't use it as the gospel related to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-20-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 211
Posted By bobtomay
My first question would be, how do you know you...

My first question would be, how do you know you deleted about 30 GB worth of pictures?

It would take about 20,000 iPhone pics, 7,500 of my Canon DSL jpegs or 8 1/2 hours worth of iPhone videos to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-20-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By bobtomay
And no, a PRAM reset does not reset the login...

And no, a PRAM reset does not reset the login password.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-20-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 353
Posted By bobtomay
Just for info - Created 2/28/15 - it is 210 MB.

Just for info - Created 2/28/15 - it is 210 MB.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-20-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By bobtomay
More info - what is the CPU in it? And this is a...

More info - what is the CPU in it? And this is a 13" MB?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-20-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By bobtomay
Need to tell us specifically what MB you have...

Need to tell us specifically what MB you have because 1) there is no Mac from 2006 that supports Yosemite and 2) there is no Mac from 2006 (except the Mac Pro) that can use 4 GB RAM.

The maximum...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By bobtomay
Another issue could be if that network is using...

Another issue could be if that network is using WEP encryption. Macs tend to not like WEP (which is a good thing since any of the neighborhood kids can crack it in minutes), although, more often...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-20-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By bobtomay
We need more info... What Mac is this? Where is...

We need more info... What Mac is this? Where is the new drive - you've already replaced the internal drive in the computer or is it attached externally? Do you have a USB disk that you have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By bobtomay
View - Show Sidebar

View - Show Sidebar
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By bobtomay
?? What Menu list? If you are talking about...

?? What Menu list?

If you are talking about a USB flash drive that you want to put the Yosemite installer on instead of the Mavericks installer, you woud do it the same way you did to put the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-19-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By bobtomay
Merged threads - please do not continue to make...

Merged threads - please do not continue to make new threads on the same topic. Thanks
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