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Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-29-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Select the drive in Disk Utility and go to the...

Select the drive in Disk Utility and go to the Erase menu. There it will ask you what format you want to use and I believe you select Mac OS Extended (journaled).

This is from memory so it may not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-29-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By YosemiteSam81
What chscag said. I did the same thing you did...

What chscag said. I did the same thing you did when I first purchased the drive. Once I decided what I wanted to do with it I went to disk utility to format and partition the drive so I could keep...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-28-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,068
Posted By YosemiteSam81
There are people that know far more about this...

There are people that know far more about this subject than I but I have my firewall activated on the 13" Air and have noticed no performance issues. I have read about some other problems people...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-23-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Check out the instructions on this like and see...

Check out the instructions on this like and see if that can help.

Hidden local backups with Mac OS X Lion filling up your MacBook hard disk! - 0x4e71...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By YosemiteSam81
This seems to be a pretty big problem right now. ...

This seems to be a pretty big problem right now. I have noticed several random people on Facebook complaining about the same thing.

Not sure if I have a solution. I would try the Apple Support...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Ouch! I hope this works out for you and I hope...

Ouch! I hope this works out for you and I hope your girlfriend realizes that she should never throw a MacBook lol
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,809
Posted By YosemiteSam81
You can repair permissions in Disk Utility. ...

You can repair permissions in Disk Utility. Select your HD > First Aid > Lower Left "Repair Permissions"

I am not exactly a computer genius so there may be a bigger issue but this seems to help...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 801
Posted By YosemiteSam81
I pride myself on doing a lot of research before...

I pride myself on doing a lot of research before downloading apps and in this case Onyx seems to be the #1 choice. I am using it to clear out cache etc and while some say the interface is a bit...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-16-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By YosemiteSam81
So did you buy it? The author deleted the post on...

So did you buy it? The author deleted the post on Craigslist
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,461
Posted By YosemiteSam81
or take a drill with a large bit and drill...

or take a drill with a large bit and drill several holes into the disc. This is what I have been instructed to do to permanently prevent a HD from being retrieved.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,285
Posted By YosemiteSam81
The song has to be the exact length as the track...

The song has to be the exact length as the track on the iTunes store or it won't Match. This can especially be a problem if you use a torrent to get your music. I don't use Match but have heard this...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-16-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By YosemiteSam81
I'm not exactly sure I get OP's drift. I would...

I'm not exactly sure I get OP's drift. I would say my only complaint is the laziness exhibited by users of this and about any other user forums on the internet. Many of the answers for people's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-15-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,022
Posted By YosemiteSam81
System Preferences > Sharing > Edit Computer...

System Preferences > Sharing > Edit Computer Name
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-13-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,815
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Very well said. I am a two decade PC person...

Very well said.

I am a two decade PC person who recently made the switch and I find it difficult to put into words how much I like this machine and its operating system.

I like to say that...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-13-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,317
Posted By YosemiteSam81
When I originally read this I thought you were...

When I originally read this I thought you were describing like an excitement when you touched and looked at your computer not an actual electrical current. lol

Let us know what the Apple Store...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-13-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,203
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Onyx is very simple and I have heard nothing but...

Onyx is very simple and I have heard nothing but good things. I use it every now and again and have had no problems. It does suggest to back up before you do anything but you should be doing that...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Take it to the Apple store, see what needs to be...

Take it to the Apple store, see what needs to be done, then if you are creative fix it yourself or pay to get it done.

Definitely upload pictures though so other viewers can get a better idea...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,463
Posted By YosemiteSam81
I did a quick search and it seems that people get...

I did a quick search and it seems that people get audio just fine using the mini-display port to hdmi setup.


Edit: I found this https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2622449?start=0&tstart=0
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,203
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Do you use any programs like Onyx or Maintenance...

Do you use any programs like Onyx or Maintenance to clean up the cache etc? I'm not sure if that would help but anything seems worth a shot! Best of luck!
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,259
Posted By YosemiteSam81
Interesting. I am wondering if this would help...

Interesting. I am wondering if this would help identify the problem?

Power On Self-Test Beep Definition - Part 2 (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1547)

Maybe somebody else will come along and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,790
Posted By YosemiteSam81
I got some LCD screen cleaning foam made by...

I got some LCD screen cleaning foam made by Phillips I believe. It has worked great, no streaks and costs about 50% less than the Monster stuff. To be honest though, I have used my glasses...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-07-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,317
Posted By YosemiteSam81
I got mine a few weeks ago and have been...

I got mine a few weeks ago and have been thoroughly impressed with this system.

That isn't hard to do coming from a Dell XPS laptop that could fry an egg after a few minutes of watching Flash...
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