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Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-18-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By AJB
The advice here is misleading. if you drag...

The advice here is misleading.

if you drag a tune from iTunes to your desktop, a copy is placed on the desktop and the original remains in the music database and remains visible in iTunes. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-14-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,561
Posted By AJB
Question Mail Notes problem

I am trying to use Mail Notes.

My problem is that very often it refuses to accept a subject name and leaves it blank. Notes is supposed to use the first line of the note as the Subject. The...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-09-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,448
Posted By AJB
Well done. Unless you are experienced at...

Well done. Unless you are experienced at altering core software I think from memory that the only way you can delete and replace the original naming of the computer (which is what I imagine you are...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-09-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,175
Posted By AJB
Thanks. I am tempted by the server idea. ...

Thanks. I am tempted by the server idea.

I would donate it to a school - but they are all PC around here. And I would need to be very sure that the persona data on the disks cannot be...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-08-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,175
Posted By AJB
Question Uses for old G4 Powermac tower and 23" screen?

I have an old G$ tower, reasonable amount of memory and two drives, plus a 23" cinema screen. Both are redundant as I have new iMac and powerbook.

The cinema screen has the old connection type...
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-08-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,448
Posted By AJB
It would help if you clicked on the Apple logo...

It would help if you clicked on the Apple logo top left and told us exactly what machine you are running and what the OSX version is. All of this data is available simply by clicking the apple...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-02-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By AJB
Eric - I think you are wrong. Blackberry for...

Eric - I think you are wrong. Blackberry for Mac, which is a free download (as above) works fine. My g/f uses blackberry and she says it syncs just fine with our home and office macs running...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 09-11-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By AJB
Are your roommates able to connect to the...

Are your roommates able to connect to the internet with their computers?

The connection wirelessly between your Mac and the router is one aspect and can be working fine, but if the router is not...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 09-07-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,578
Posted By AJB
Erratic wireless signal strength

I am using iMac 2.8G (a few months old) and 12" powerbook at home, with a Draytek Vigor 2600G wireless router (that I have had for a while and has been entirely reliable elsewhere). Fast BT...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-16-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By AJB
Additional faults: All .Mac aliases have...

Additional faults:

All .Mac aliases have vanished
Folders expand automatically when Me.com is opened (which I don't want as I don't wish thw contents to appear on screen and there seems to be no...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-15-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By AJB
Is mobileme a shambles

My computer (new and running latest Leopard) automatically switched from .Mac to me.com today. I am deeply UNIMPRESSED.

Numerous silly glitches:

Mail
1 headers don't line up
2 No bold or...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-03-2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,503
Posted By AJB
I am running 10.5.3 and software is updated every...

I am running 10.5.3 and software is updated every week.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-02-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,503
Posted By AJB
Hi Mac57. I have tried the router re-start - it...

Hi Mac57. I have tried the router re-start - it is part of my problem solving routine. Switch off, power off at wall, wait and re-start both iMac and router. This does not result in a cure...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-02-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,503
Posted By AJB
Very slow web browsing

I have experienced a marked decline in the speed of my 4 months old 24" 2.8 Intel iMac with 2G memory, when downloading web pages.

I connect wirelessly (due to absence of phone socket in room)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-16-2008, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By AJB
This is one of the drawbacks of MACs. It is...

This is one of the drawbacks of MACs. It is quite easy to get IT support as a small business if you are PC/Windows. Much harder with a Mac - and we basically do it ourselves. Most things cause no...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-15-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By AJB
Thanks Perry This is complicated. In...

Thanks Perry

This is complicated.

In general I trust my staff not to abuse the system and I don't really want to monitor all of their emails. Too much like big brother and it would be bad for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-14-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By AJB
Thanks Perry. However, my need for this is...

Thanks Perry.

However, my need for this is a business one. A member of my staff has a habit of forwarding emails (not necessarily from me) to other staff and sometimes to third parties. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-14-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By AJB
Email security protection

Is there any means of securing emails on Mac's so that the recipient cannot forward, edit or screen capture them?

I am aware that software achieving this is available for the Windows platform, but...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-16-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,295
Posted By AJB
It is not necessarily true that there is no...

It is not necessarily true that there is no evidence of your internet browsing activity if you use a Guest Account. It depends on whether you are the administrator or have admin privileges.
...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-10-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,150
Posted By AJB
I am running a new iMac 2.8 Ghz and Photoshop...

I am running a new iMac 2.8 Ghz and Photoshop Elements 6 opens in less than 3 seconds. if it is taking a minute on your machine then you need to have a look at what else you have got open or running...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-10-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,150
Posted By AJB
I am new to PE but it seems to me there are easy...

I am new to PE but it seems to me there are easy ways to get photos out of iPhoto 08 and into Photeshop Elements.

On my trial version of PE, it comes with Bridge. When Bridge is opened, either...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-10-2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By AJB
Thanks for the advice and very helpful input. ...

Thanks for the advice and very helpful input. Yesterday I spend the entire day fiddling with Aperture, Photoshop, screen calibrations, printing and so on and have a better idea of what is out there...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-10-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,414
Posted By AJB
Scrapulous, don't despair. I have a 24" iMac...

Scrapulous, don't despair. I have a 24" iMac with a glossy screen and also a 23" Mac matte screen. I run iPhoto, Aperture and Photoshop on and with the screens properly calibrated and brightness...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-09-2008, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By AJB
Please advise me on photo processing

Hi

I have bought a Canon EOS40D and am now considering software for image processing. I already have iPhoto 2008 running on a new top spec iMac and find it much superior to previous versions.
...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-07-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By AJB
Take care that you understand the customs duty...

Take care that you understand the customs duty and value added tax implications as well as additional shipping costs before you order.
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