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Search: Posts Made By: Marrk
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-06-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Marrk
Okay. I'm a dummy, so bear with me: Do you...

Okay.

I'm a dummy, so bear with me: Do you recommend that I do this by 1) taking the current app. file out of the apps. folder and trashing it, then b) downloading a new Foxfire from in Internet?...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-06-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Marrk
^^Firefox is indeed in the Applications folder.

^^Firefox is indeed in the Applications folder.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-05-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Marrk
Firefox Won't Open

Wasn't sure where to post this. My apologies if it should be in the OS section.

My Firefox will not open. The icon in the dock bounces up and down after I click on it, but nothing happens. When I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Thanks. :)

Thanks. :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
I Stut Down and Started Up while holding the D...

I Stut Down and Started Up while holding the D key. Nothing happened other than a normal start up. I tried again and got the same results. In other words, I never got to the diagnostic.

Is it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-19-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Another lock-up today, but this time different....

Another lock-up today, but this time different. The tack pad would move the cursor but would not click on anything. Keyboard would not do anything. I started to Force Quit out of programs. Could only...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Update

The MBP is still running without catastrophic lock-ups, but there are slow spots (e.g., opening apps) and weirdnesses (e.g., not recognizing my work WiFi unless I ReStart). I'm not an expert, but it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Yosemite is available as a free upgrade in my App...

Yosemite is available as a free upgrade in my App Store. Don't know if that's true for others.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
^^You are correct. I did not realize. Thanks.

^^You are correct. I did not realize. Thanks.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
^^I see. That sheds some light. Thank you.

^^I see. That sheds some light. Thank you.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Okay. Then, I don't quite see the point of...

Okay. Then, I don't quite see the point of debating "where the OP got Mavericks" and "is or is not Mavericks still available," etc.

On another matter, I gather that upgrading to Yosemite is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
As I stated in Post 17 above, I only upgrade and...

As I stated in Post 17 above, I only upgrade and update from the Apple App Store. I upgraded to Mavericks four or five months ago.

I am running OS 10.9.5. Have I confused the issue by referring to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Sorry to be slow in reply, guys. I upgraded...

Sorry to be slow in reply, guys.

I upgraded to Mavericks four or five months ago. I only upgrade and update from the App Store.

Today, I ran Disk Utilities. In the Verify Permissions process,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
All I did was perform the updates that the...

All I did was perform the updates that the Software Update function told me to update. Aren't you guys responding to the messages that appear on your desktop, and aren't you going to the Updates part...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Fine. So, once again, what's the downside to...

Fine. So, once again, what's the downside to buying an entirely new computer? What's the sense of dealing with these Software Updates from Apple that are nothing but trouble?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Thanks, Nick. So, how do I go "back to the...

Thanks, Nick.

So, how do I go "back to the old OS"? Where do I find it?

Restoring things from Time Machine has always been baffling to me. I don't understand how to do that. Is there a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
I do a backup every morning before I do anything...

I do a backup every morning before I do anything else. However, the problems only became apparent after I backed up the "bad" OS. In any case, it's all on Time Machine, day by day.

I have not...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,473
Posted By Marrk
Is Five Years Too Long?

Last night, against my own better judgement, I installed the software updates that brought me up to OS 10.9.5. Now, I am experiencing dysfunction and non-function the like of which I have never seen...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Marrk
Nothing happened.

Nothing happened.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-04-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Marrk
Is it safe now to install 8.1?

Is it safe now to install 8.1?
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Marrk
I'm with Verizon. The Personal Hotspot worked...

I'm with Verizon. The Personal Hotspot worked during approx. the first year of ownership of the phone.

Sorry to sound like an idiot, but that's all I know.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Marrk
I get an IP address. I get no messages. The...

I get an IP address.

I get no messages. The error is that I cannot use my phone as a hotspot. I am trying to figure out why. The phone says "Personal Hotspot: 1 Connection" across the top, but I...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-03-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Marrk
It's not working. The phone says I'm connected,...

It's not working. The phone says I'm connected, the Network thing in System Preferences says I'm connected, but I'm getting no e-mail and I cannot log on to the internet using Safari.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Marrk
Okay, I figured out that I had to go to System...

Okay, I figured out that I had to go to System Preferences --> Networks to see the iPhone connected by USB. That's done. Then, I figured out how to Pair with Bluetooth. That appears to be done. But I...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-03-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Marrk
^^Yes. It's on.

^^Yes. It's on.
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