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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-25-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By tonoffish
I changed from Ch. 6 to Ch. 1, and then to Ch....

I changed from Ch. 6 to Ch. 1, and then to Ch. 11, which offered the best, but disappointing results. Being on a Sunday afternoon everybody's home and surfing their brains out! Where my diagnostics...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-24-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By tonoffish
Sorry 'bout that, but I've been here for ten...

Sorry 'bout that, but I've been here for ten years with no issues! I've got those little paper/tinfoil "Windsurfer" parabolic reflectors on the two antennas. They've gotten kind of raggedy over the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-24-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By tonoffish
So last night, after the problem cleared up I...

So last night, after the problem cleared up I left the laptop online and it worked fine this morning. I turned it off to run errands later and, sure enough, the wifi went bad again.

It's really...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-22-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By tonoffish
IT WORKED!! Wasn't sure how to type in the...

IT WORKED!!

Wasn't sure how to type in the google domain, so I just typed in "googlepublicdns".

Everything's fine, now.

Thanks much!!
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-22-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By tonoffish
Yeah, I noticed all the bad comments about...

Yeah, I noticed all the bad comments about Mackeeper after posting the present thread. I'm kicking around your suggestion. The only thing I'm hoping is that the 2012 version may be an improvement...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-22-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By tonoffish
wifi diagnostics

Hi All,

Recently subscribed to "Mackeeper" to help keep my '07 Macbook running efficiently. After downloading M'kpr and "safe uninstalling" a few unneeded or unwanted apps (board-games and some...
Forum: Movies and Video 02-21-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,017
Posted By tonoffish
Vhs to dvd

Hi,
I'm a Macbook guy, but my wife likes her HP Windows laptop. We're both technologically challenged, however.

Anyway, for her Valentines Day gift I bought one of those gadgets which help you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-02-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By tonoffish
Thanks for your quick response! Can you use all...

Thanks for your quick response! Can you use all of Lion's features? Though a long-time user (since the Apple 2E), I'm still pretty much a novice. I was curious about iCloud, and data storage in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-02-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,017
Posted By tonoffish
Macbook 2.16 and lion

I recently increased my Macbook 2.16's (2007) RAM from 1 GB to 4 GB. I've read differing opinions as to the actual, usable memory gained by this increase; anywhere from 2 GB to 3.3 GB.

Also, is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By tonoffish
Thanks, chscag, I finally got it done, I think. ...

Thanks, chscag, I finally got it done, I think. When I checked to see if any thing had been added to the flash drive, several GB's had been added.

The whole thing was moot, anyway. SL loaded OK...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By tonoffish
Assigning destination for backup

I'm trying to backup my Tiger HD on an 8 GB flash drive. I made a disk image of my drive and put it in the source box of "Disk Utility". I created a folder called "safari" to receive the disk...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-25-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By tonoffish
Thanks, chscag! I think this should probably be...

Thanks, chscag! I think this should probably be in the OSX Forum, but I don't know how to move it there..
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-25-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By tonoffish
Saving to cd's

I think this belongs in the OSX Forum, but don't know how to move it, now.

I'm going to upgrade from Tiger 10.4.11 to Snow Leopard 6.3 via new SN startup disk from Apple. I want to save...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-23-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By tonoffish
The installation appears to be working, now....

The installation appears to be working, now. There was an option to erase all previous data while installing. I selected that and it seems to be working.

I'll update later.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-23-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By tonoffish
I finally tried to install the Tiger system disk....

I finally tried to install the Tiger system disk. It seemed to work, but then informed me it failed and to try again. I elected to skip "checking the disk" the first time. Now I'm checking. It's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-23-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By tonoffish
Uh oh!!

I just ran the free download "disk omni cleaner" (or something that sounded like that) and now my Macbook won't boot up after deleting all the files that the app. recommended.

Here's what happens....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-23-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By tonoffish
Owc?

Who or what is "OWC"?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-23-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By tonoffish
Gotcha! Thanks. That was quick!

Gotcha! Thanks. That was quick!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-23-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By tonoffish
Upgrade question

I'm probably the most technically challenged person using the forum, so my questions may seem silly, but here goes. When I changed over my I-net service provider the new one didn't support the OS...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-22-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By tonoffish
Thanks. I'll try that. WOWZA!!! It worked...

Thanks. I'll try that.

WOWZA!!! It worked RAZORMAC!! You've created a 66-year-old apprentice computer geek!!

Thanks Much!!!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-22-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By tonoffish
No, I'm running OS Tiger OS 10.4.11 which doesn't...

No, I'm running OS Tiger OS 10.4.11 which doesn't have TM. I've been digging around in stuff I've never done before because I'm trying to back up the system (which I've never done before in all...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-22-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By tonoffish
Unpleasant surprise

To speed up my aging 2.16 GHz Macbook I emptied the caches in my Library and User Library as was suggested in another thread. Unfortunately, I lost all my Safari Bookmarks. They're still in Trash,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-16-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,992
Posted By tonoffish
Thanks, MightyGem. I was told that some of the...

Thanks, MightyGem. I was told that some of the iLife features didn't work well without the "boxed set" thing, but I don't use them, anyway. Did you notice any problems?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-16-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,992
Posted By tonoffish
Macbook Upgrade Guidance

Hi All,

I'm a newbie to Mac Forums. I want to maximize the performance of my 2007 era Macbook. It's running Tiger 10.4.11. My machine is the 2.16 Intell Core 2 Duo with 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM....
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