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Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Posted By Slydude
Others may disagree but to me working on the...

Others may disagree but to me working on the machine without a static strap is the least of your worries at this point. My guess is that the keyboard replacement will only improve things temporarily...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-22-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By Slydude
If you have a G4 running 10.5.8 I don't think any...

If you have a G4 running 10.5.8 I don't think any version of DiskMaker will work. DiskMaker didn't come onto the scene until long after Apple had stopped using PowerPC chips.

The easiest way to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-22-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Slydude
In most cases I believe the increased memory...

In most cases I believe the increased memory capacity is due to higher density chips becoming available after the computer was released. This would be something of a testing nightmare for Apple...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-20-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Slydude
Most of our members seem to like Onyx...

Most of our members seem to like Onyx (http://www.titanium.free.fr). It will take care of most of your needs.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-20-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Slydude
When you are creating a Bootcamp partition you...

When you are creating a Bootcamp partition you don't use Disk Utility. You must use Boot Camp Assistant. It's found in Applications/Utilities folder. I believe there is a help file for the assistant....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Slydude
What would you like the screen saver to be set to...

What would you like the screen saver to be set to instead?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Slydude
Do you mean that you have the same user account...

Do you mean that you have the same user account name and password on two machines? If that is the case it is not normally an issue. Routers manage network activity based on an IP number (assigned by...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 555
Posted By Slydude
That's probably the reason. If you have never...

That's probably the reason. If you have never purchased content through the iTunes store there wouldn't have been a reason for iTunes to ask for authorization.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Slydude
Tell us a bit more about the programs that are...

Tell us a bit more about the programs that are important but to you but no longer work. Depending upon your needs there may be cheap alternative programs with similar capabilities.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By Slydude
Good sleuthing jamesbbryant. I should have...

Good sleuthing jamesbbryant. I should have thought to suggest that. I keep a second account on most Macs for just such occasions.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-19-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Slydude
Try this and see if it gets the controls you...

Try this and see if it gets the controls you need:
1. Launch the program and load a photo.
2. From the Image menu choose Show Edit Tools
3. A list of things appears on the right side of the screen...
Forum: News and Community Announcements 04-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 49,875
Posted By Slydude
Mac-Forums Sunday chat...

Mac-Forums Sunday chat (https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cnep8ean7ocnl7g0bger2pe86kk) is here again folks. 7:00 p.m. as usual. Look for a forum roundup, tips and tricks, and whatever else comes to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-19-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By Slydude
HP says that the drivers are included as part of...

HP says that the drivers are included as part of software update. Give this page a read. HP Printers - Installing a Mac Printer Driver Using Apple Software Update | HP®*Support...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 555
Posted By Slydude
Thanks guys for a great summary of this issue....

Thanks guys for a great summary of this issue. When I am a bit more conscious I'm going to seriously look at both a blog post and chat summary that sorts these issues out. Frankly, going through the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-19-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Slydude
What advanced editing functions are you looking...

What advanced editing functions are you looking for? I haven't played with Photos much yet but saw the feature list during the Keynote. If it currently does everything in the keynote it's as advanced...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 339
Posted By Slydude
No activation code is needed. Once the software...

No activation code is needed. Once the software has been purchased and the purchase has cleared the download can begin. Be aware that the purchase is not made inside iTunes. Inside the Applications...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-18-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Slydude
Good point Tom. I often forget to mention those...

Good point Tom. I often forget to mention those as sources for this junkware.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-18-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By Slydude
I intended to ask that question earlier Tom. You...

I intended to ask that question earlier Tom. You may have stumbled into something there. Several preference panes that are not normally locked under an admin account are locked in standard and guest...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By Slydude
I've used it before though it was a few revisions...

I've used it before though it was a few revisions back. Got it as part of one of those software bundles. Seemed to work pretty well at the time. I stopped using it because I rarely muck about the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-18-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 186
Posted By Slydude
Others will correct me if I am wrong but I don't...

Others will correct me if I am wrong but I don't think that GUID partitioning would come into the equation at this point. If the drive were properly connected and powering up as it should the OS...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By Slydude
Many of our members (myself included) go...

Many of our members (myself included) go days/weeks without actually shutting down their systems. They simply go into the Energy Saver preferences and set sleep times that seem to meet their needs....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-18-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Slydude
What software site did you download mplayerx...

What software site did you download mplayerx from? My bet is CNET, Softonic, or download.com? Not preaching just curious. Those sites are becoming notorious for adding adware/malware to many of the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By Slydude
Others aren't necessarily having that problem....

Others aren't necessarily having that problem. The fact that the slowdowns are occurring during startup and not constantly might be a good place to start looking for potential problems.

If you go...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By Slydude
Good point. Even assuming the OP has done OS...

Good point. Even assuming the OP has done OS updates/upgrades since purchasing the machine that wouldn't produce much in the way of a noticeable slowdown for a machine this new.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By Slydude
Right you are. completely forgot to look at those...

Right you are. completely forgot to look at those settings when I posted my earlier response. Gold star for you dunce cap for me. Again!

@GameGuru
1. Open System Preferences>Users & Groups...
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