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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 220
Posted By IWT
Smile Whilst that is quite definitely true of...

Whilst that is quite definitely true of Mavericks, it is still possible to purchase Lion & Mountain Lion via the Apple Store. I know the OP wanted Mavericks—just saying.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By IWT
Hi and welcome to the Forums. MightyGem's...

Hi and welcome to the Forums.

MightyGem's question is highly pertinent, but in addition it would help if we knew what Mac you have, how old, which OS you are running and—what if anything were you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-23-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By IWT
And if the real issue is Java/Flash, then I gave...

And if the real issue is Java/Flash, then I gave you a link to these in the second post. All was explained in that thread.

As everyone else has pointed out, third party apps sit well with Apple...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-18-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By IWT
As your principal problem is a nearly-full HD,...

As your principal problem is a nearly-full HD, why not use the Search function for the Forum. This has been discussed, and solutions mentioned, on several occasions before. Or, just Google, "Ways...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By IWT
Nomada, Welcome to the Forums. You...

Nomada,

Welcome to the Forums.

You didn't ask a question, just made a statement. And if you stand by that statement, then you are a happy person with no OS X or iOS issues. Good for you. May...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-18-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By IWT
Read the link to another thread which explains...

Read the link to another thread which explains Java, Java Script and Flash:
http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/os-x-operating-system/320556-java-flash.html

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-18-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By IWT
May I ask why you want to re-install Mail? ...

May I ask why you want to re-install Mail?

If we know your problem, maybe there's a fix, short of re-installing your OS.

If re-installing the OS turned out to be the only solution, your method...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By IWT
"IF what you are seeing is the progress bar...

"IF what you are seeing is the progress bar saying something like,"Sending 13 of 13," that count is for the day, not the sending session. It resets at midnight, I think, and increments all day as you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By IWT
Hi RadDave I think we are saying the same...

Hi RadDave

I think we are saying the same thing. There is a "delete all" for deleting photos into the "Recently Deleted" folder; but I don't have that function for deleting the photos which are...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By IWT
Indeed! Ian

Indeed!

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By IWT
Yes, Jake, you're right. With the latest iOS 8,...

Yes, Jake, you're right. With the latest iOS 8, you go into photos as if to view them and under "Albums" there should be a folder called "Recently Deleted". It was introduced to cover the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By IWT
In addition to Ghostery, AdBlock and AdwareMedic,...

In addition to Ghostery, AdBlock and AdwareMedic, I use the pay-for app, Cookie Stumbler. I guess this works in much the same way as Craig's suggestion of "Cookie" although I have no personal...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By IWT
Another "hear hear" for EasyFind. I suppose...

Another "hear hear" for EasyFind.

I suppose that you might get spotlight to work better if you forced it to re-index your HD. To do this: Go into Preferences>Spotlight>Privacy. Then drag your...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 420
Posted By IWT
Hi fayettetopia In strictly computer terms,...

Hi fayettetopia

In strictly computer terms, can you give us a "typical day" on your Mac? Emails, I guess; surfing (which browser, is it Safari?); photos, movies, games—just tell us what you use...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 607
Posted By IWT
Thanks chas. This was my understanding too. I...

Thanks chas. This was my understanding too. I didn't express as well as I could of in my first posting, but at least the gist of what i said was accurate.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 607
Posted By IWT
I may have mislead myself and others. I'm almost...

I may have mislead myself and others. I'm almost certain that paid-for OS such as SL were indeed computer-specific and I was really referring to the situation up till then. When the OS became...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By IWT
Great stuff, Jake. Glad I asked. Now got two...

Great stuff, Jake. Glad I asked. Now got two ways. As before, very much appreciated.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By IWT
Thanks Slydude. Very much appreciated. Ian

Thanks Slydude. Very much appreciated.

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By IWT
Jake, that's a fine idea and I should have...

Jake, that's a fine idea and I should have mentioned it in my posting as that is what I have done!

The helpful Link you provided is to a site I use a lot and Jeff (the OP) might like to consider...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 607
Posted By IWT
Don't know if helps or not, but here are some...

Don't know if helps or not, but here are some points:

The OS is computer-specific. So, no you can't use your copy of Mavericks to install on your Dad's Mac. And that's only fair, otherwise...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-11-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By IWT
Hullo Jeff A big welcome to the Forums. ...

Hullo Jeff

A big welcome to the Forums.

As it turns out, we are in a similar age bracket. I am not an acoustics expert, but I do listen to a large and wide range of music.

I have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-08-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By IWT
Hi karlreed Time Machine (TM), as I...

Hi karlreed

Time Machine (TM), as I understand it, is not meant to be a "long term" store of images or anything else. On first use, it copies everything from your IHD including preferences,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-03-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By IWT
Totally agree with vansmith. If I was to...

Totally agree with vansmith.

If I was to make a synopsis of all the advice given on the Forums, it would probably be: consider using Ad Blocker; Ghostery and AdwareMedic. Anti Virus software is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-24-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By IWT
Hear Hear, Chas Ian

Hear Hear, Chas

Ian
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-23-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By IWT
Dear verdi1901 As chscag says, it's a NTP...

Dear verdi1901

As chscag says, it's a NTP security update and it doesn't show in software updates nor can you easily tell if it has been updated or the current status of your NTP.

I'd forget it...
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