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Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-18-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Simbad54
Ok, I'm trying to upload a screenshot, but If I...

Ok, I'm trying to upload a screenshot, but If I understand it correctly, I first have to get the image online, then post a link to it?

Yes, the file path is visible, in big letters across my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-18-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Simbad54
Hi Lisa, my specs are to the left. The Mac is a...

Hi Lisa, my specs are to the left. The Mac is a Mid 2010 MBP. Sorry, but couldn't see how to upload a screenshot. It's been a while since I used this site.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-18-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Simbad54
Desktop image also shows file path

Hi, When I set a picture as my desktop, in the system preferences the file path is also present.

Any ideas why?

Thanks
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-08-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Simbad54
Thanks for the advice, I'll see what I can do.

Thanks for the advice, I'll see what I can do.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-07-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Simbad54
Thanks Lifeisabeach. Of course Seagage WOULD be...

Thanks Lifeisabeach. Of course Seagage WOULD be rubbish, as I've gone and bought one of their new large desktop HD's after deliberating for a long time on what to buy.

Luckily, I bought it from an...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-07-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Simbad54
Issue with new Seagate 3Tb HD

Hi all,
Not sure if this is the right forum for this.

I recently bought one of the new 3Tb Seagate external hard drives.
I have Drive Genius running Drive pulse, and this morning the following...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-13-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By Simbad54
Hi chscag, sorry I never replied to this. I think...

Hi chscag, sorry I never replied to this. I think I forgot to subscribe to my own post.
Thanks for the info.
I'll look into a workaround, but it looks pretty bleak to be honest
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Simbad54
Pigoo3, thanks for taking the time to reply. ...

Pigoo3, thanks for taking the time to reply.
Yes, you're right, I was in a hurry. I was up against a big deadline, and with a dead laptop that needing replacing. I did immediately check the HD,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Simbad54
Thanks for your response. You are right on all...

Thanks for your response. You are right on all counts of course. I posted here more to help with accepting my lot than necessarily be able to change it. Unfortunately, I'm so broke, I can't afford an...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Simbad54
Experience of shopping for a mac on ebay

Hi all.
This is a bit of a gripe, but also a search for some help/advice/a digital hug.

My loved and trusted 2008 Unibody MBP died in Oct right in the middle of a big project.
I went on Ebay to...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 12-21-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Simbad54
Thanks chas_m. I use instagram myself, but I...

Thanks chas_m. I use instagram myself, but I rather wanted a kind of easy access gallery where everyone can upload an image easily and everyone can see it. I'll check out Flikr. I had looked at...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 12-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By Simbad54
Best Photo sharing website/app

Dear all.
My 70 year old Mother recently got an ipad. She is slowly getting used to using it but it's baby steps. I would very much like to set up a place where we can share family photo's online,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-01-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By Simbad54
Running a game on a Mid 2010 Macbook Pro.

I have recently bought a second hand Mid 2010 MBP as my Late 2008 one died on me.
I had been playing Lego Marvel Superheroes on my Bootcamp partition and it played very well, but now, on a Mac...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-21-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Simbad54
Quick question: if I bought a new Logic board...

Quick question: if I bought a new Logic board from the USA, would it work in my UK laptop, as long as all other specs matched?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Simbad54
Ah, John, thanks for that. I've had a really good...

Ah, John, thanks for that. I've had a really good run with my Mac TBH. No problems really for about 5 years. I always thought it was pretty good. I never even knew about that graphics issue, and with...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-21-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Simbad54
Thanks for the info. I've just had a chat with...

Thanks for the info.
I've just had a chat with an Independent Mac repair guy in my area, and he thinks it's the NVIDEA graphics processor. He couldn't remember if there were issues with my model,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-21-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Simbad54
Late 2008 Macbook Pro seems to be almost dead.

Hi all,
I have a late 2008 Unibody Macbook Pro. Over the years, I have fixed or replaced almost everything. It has a new HD, that I installed a few years ago, new fans, a new heatsink, If I remember...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By Simbad54
Dear all, thanks for the replies. Sorry, but I...

Dear all, thanks for the replies.
Sorry, but I forgot to subscribe to my own thread, so didn't see you had replied.
I will get on it asap.
Sadly, my OWN mac has just died, but I'm going to post...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-12-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By Simbad54
SMART Utility says drive is failing

Dear all,
I've just run SMART utility on my girlfriends Mid 2009 Macbook Pro, Core 2 Duo 2.8ghz laptop. See screen shot for info.

I wonder if i could get some clarification on this. It states no...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-11-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By Simbad54
Thanks for the advice and sorry for the late...

Thanks for the advice and sorry for the late reply. I forgot to subscribe to my own thread. I'll try this out and get back with an update.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-04-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By Simbad54
Moving location of iMovie Library in iMovie 10

Dear all,
I have recently started to use iMovie 10 and as I had already moved my Library in issue 9 to an external harddrive, I thought all would work swimmingly.
Unfortunately, iMovie no longer...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-27-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,521
Posted By Simbad54
Cradom, thanks for the links. I'd actually seen...

Cradom, thanks for the links. I'd actually seen one of these a while ago but couldn't find it again.
I'm probably going to go ahead at some point and get one of these systems, but it's going to take...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-22-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,521
Posted By Simbad54
Thanks Slydude, for the advice. I guess I'll just...

Thanks Slydude, for the advice. I guess I'll just have to take the plunge somehow. That system on the site that Harry linked to is the same one I linked to,as far as I can see, made by FotoRite. I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,521
Posted By Simbad54
Hi Harry, thanks for the link. However, this is...

Hi Harry, thanks for the link. However, this is just a website selling CISS and reviewing some printers. What I really need is an impartial site that reviews what's out there. Each salesman just...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-21-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,521
Posted By Simbad54
CISS (Continuous Ink Supply Systems)

Hi one and all, it's been a long time since I posted anything here.
I'm not sure whether I will get too many responses as I know this isn't a specific question about Apple products, but seeing as I...
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