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Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-23-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By stefanmaine
Thank you all for your comments, particularly...

Thank you all for your comments, particularly Randy B. Singer, whose link is just what I was looking for!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-22-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By stefanmaine
How to suggest changes to OSX?

Does Apple have a page where users can suggest features in future versions of OSX? I have OS10.9.3 on a MacBook Pro. The "sleep" logon page offers two options below the logon password box, Cancel and...
Forum: Security Awareness 04-10-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By stefanmaine
I checked my MBP as instructed here, and got...

I checked my MBP as instructed here, and got OpenSSL 0.9.8y.

But I need to log into Apple iTunes, so I checked apple.com, and got this:

http://zoofence.org/heartbleed.jpg

Chas_m wrote, "I'd...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-29-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By stefanmaine
I apologize for posting my question in the wrong...

I apologize for posting my question in the wrong forum.

Thank you for the link. It answers my question.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By stefanmaine
Guest User and iCloud

I have a MacBookPro with OS 10.9.1. Yesterday, I logged into iCloud, mostly out of curiousity, but while there I installed "Find My Mac". Everything works fine. Except now when I start the computer,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-22-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By stefanmaine
That's what I needed. Thank you all.

That's what I needed.

Thank you all.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By stefanmaine
Display folders above file names in apps

Is there a Mavericks utility which will enable applications (like, say, PhotoShop or OpenOffice) to display folder names above file names at File>Open, rather than listing them mixed together in...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-24-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,936
Posted By stefanmaine
Last week, vansmith asked "Does this happen when...

Last week, vansmith asked "Does this happen when you're using an application/opening it?"

The fact is, I have not seen a (null) request to go on the internet since I blocked one at harryb2448's...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-16-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,936
Posted By stefanmaine
Not for a long time. However ... as I wrote...

Not for a long time.

However ... as I wrote here earlier (see http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/switcher-hangout/304830-mavericks-halloween-scare.html), I had an issue with the MBP which was...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-15-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,936
Posted By stefanmaine
Thank you. Your "signature line" urges...

Thank you.

Your "signature line" urges "...make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer". I have already installed Mavericks, but your suggestion seems sound. After reading your post,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-15-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,936
Posted By stefanmaine
Application (null)

Fairly frequently (several times a month), there is a popup on my MBP OS 10.9 about application (null) wanting to access the internet. What is application (null)? And should I block or allow? (I have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-26-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,053
Posted By stefanmaine
Thanks to all. First, I do have backups....

Thanks to all.

First, I do have backups. Even backups of the backups. I learned that lesson a very long time ago through multiple versions of DOS and Windows.

I did that, and the result is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-25-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,053
Posted By stefanmaine
Mavericks halloween scare

I have a MacBook Pro which is a couple of years old, and which, on awakening today, had Mountain Lion. Then, I followed an App Store Update popup about Mavericks. Downloaded it, and clicked on...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-22-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By stefanmaine
YOU FIXED IT!!! I followed your link, and the...

YOU FIXED IT!!! I followed your link, and the instructions there, and the streak has disappeared.

Please excuse my shouting, but I was really afraid I had permanently damaged the display.
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-21-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By stefanmaine
Streak on screen

I have a MacBookPro with OS 10.8.2. For the first time, this evening when I boot the laptop, there appears on the display, after the initial Apple image but before the sign in screen, a "streak" of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-09-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By stefanmaine
Thank you all. I will install Mountain Lion.

Thank you all. I will install Mountain Lion.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-08-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By stefanmaine
Upgrade to Mountain Lion?

I have a MacBook Pro with OS Lion 10.7.5 (2.2 GHz Intel Core i7, 4GB 1333 MHz DDR3). Everything works fine. I am inclined to upgrade to Mountain Lion 10.8 mostly just because it is there ... it's...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-13-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,077
Posted By stefanmaine
Thank you. I have not followed the "Find My...

Thank you.

I have not followed the "Find My Mac" link yet, but I will.

I was unable to register the MBP at "My Support Profile". When I entered the serial number (found at "About this Mac"),...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-13-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,077
Posted By stefanmaine
How to use "Find My Mac"

I have a MacBookPro with OS X Lion. Two questions:

(1) Still learning, I have just read about "Find My Mac" by which Apple apparently can locate (and manipulate) a lost or stolen Mac device....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-31-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By stefanmaine
That did it. Thank you.

That did it. Thank you.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-30-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By stefanmaine
Give Windows user access to Drop Box only

I have a MBP with OS X Lion and a Toshiba laptop with Windows 7. They are on the same network, by which I mean both are hard-wired to the same Linksys E-1000 router. Both access the internet fine. My...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-09-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,462
Posted By stefanmaine
Modem for Mac OS X Lion?

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X Lion 10.7.2. I am sometimes in rural areas where I do not have access to cable or Wi-Fi and need to use dial-up. For that I have been carrying a Dell laptop because I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-06-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 27,853
Posted By stefanmaine
"once connected, go to system preferences and...

"once connected, go to system preferences and display. you should now see your TV recognized"

I did not see the television or "HDMI" or anything else unusual listed at SysPrefs>>Display, as I had...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-05-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 27,853
Posted By stefanmaine
Okay. I got a MiniDisplay to HDMI cable, and have...

Okay. I got a MiniDisplay to HDMI cable, and have connected the laptop to the television. At System Preferences>>Sound>>Output, I selected "HDMI", and the sound from the laptop plays on the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-02-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 27,853
Posted By stefanmaine
Thank you.

Thank you.
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