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Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-25-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 906
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I agree with pigoo's assessment... whatever the...

I agree with pigoo's assessment... whatever the problem is likely has something to do with your network, or how the printer is connected to it. To avoid getting things confused here, I suggest you...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 906
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Epson has updated drivers for Yosemite that are...

Epson has updated drivers for Yosemite that are compatible with your printer, so I'm not sure that the fix I made for my neighbor (he had a Kodak, I think) would work. I'll have to ask him what it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-21-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Hmmmm. This is a tough one. Normally I'd...

Hmmmm. This is a tough one. Normally I'd recommend using the export option in Keychain Access, but that option is completely grayed out (unusable) for me, no matter what I select. That's downright...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-21-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Lifeisabeach
True, but the problem here is that it shouldn't...

True, but the problem here is that it shouldn't be necessary.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 906
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Wow, not even a paper-clip hole? I dug up...

Wow, not even a paper-clip hole?

I dug up this thread on iFixIt. Probably a bit late for you to help your client, but someone had the same problem and a solution was provided that involved using...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-21-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Since we don't know what the problem is exactly,...

Since we don't know what the problem is exactly, we don't know what it takes to fix it. If it's a component that failed, then that component would need to be replaced. If it's a matter of a solder...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-21-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Open System Preferences Spotlight. Make sure...

Open System Preferences Spotlight. Make sure "Documents" is checked. Ditto for "Spreadsheets" and "PDF Documents" if she needs to search the contents of those. If they are checked, then toggle...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-21-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Before doing anything, make a backup (or 3!) of...

Before doing anything, make a backup (or 3!) of that Keychain database! Pop a USB stick into that offline Mac and copy the contents of ~/Library/Keychains. Then insert that into one of the online...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Everything the Apple support tech had you do...

Everything the Apple support tech had you do could have been done more easily with Onyx. Download that for your sister-in-law and run its full suite of maintenance and cleaning tools. Once done,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Do you mean the computer name? System...

Do you mean the computer name? System Preferences > Sharing
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 906
Posted By Lifeisabeach
We'd need specifics, like which exact Wacom...

We'd need specifics, like which exact Wacom tablet you have. And if you have a preference between Ford and Chevy.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Completely understandable. Knowing the odds are...

Completely understandable. Knowing the odds are 1 in 100 (or 10,000 or 100,000,000) of getting the short straw is never of consolation to the guy who actually draws it.



Oh well a non-Retina...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,282
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I agree with this 100%. If you've ever upgraded...

I agree with this 100%. If you've ever upgraded the RAM yourself, you may have used modules that aren't quite the rights ones, or maybe mixed/matched modules (always use exact matching modules).
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Lifeisabeach
That's not necessarily a sign of a widespread...

That's not necessarily a sign of a widespread problem of that particular model. I can guarantee you there is a discussion about a problem someone somewhere had with nearly every Mac ever made, and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 906
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Wow. That's crazy, and confusing! I just looked...

Wow. That's crazy, and confusing! I just looked over EveryMac's listings, and these 2 models do have identical Apple Model Numbers and ID. The hardware difference is a slight uptick in clock speed...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 906
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Ah, my bad. I thought you already had it and...

Ah, my bad. I thought you already had it and tried to install but it didn't work.



Honestly, that's the best way to go to be sure and save a lot of potential trouble. Upgrading OS X over an...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 906
Posted By Lifeisabeach
You can't install a newer version of OS X over an...

You can't install a newer version of OS X over an older version. As long as the hardware supports running Mavericks, you can simply wipe the drive clean and install it from scratch. Normally, I'd...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-19-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Is it "common"? I guess that depends on how you...

Is it "common"? I guess that depends on how you define the term. It's no more common than any other computer, probably less so, and can happen with ANY piece of electronic gear in existence. I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-19-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Lifeisabeach
You have to add the movies into iTunes (drag and...

You have to add the movies into iTunes (drag and drop them into iTunes). Simply changing the location of the iTunes Media folder isn't going to do it. Even changing that location is unnecessary. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I'm having no trouble at all getting search...

I'm having no trouble at all getting search results of contents when I give this a whirl. Do you know if this problem is limited to the contents of Word documents, or any type of document?
Forum: Apple Desktops 01-19-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Their analysis sounds on the money to me. We've...

Their analysis sounds on the money to me. We've seen this problem before from other members and those horizontal stripes are a sign of a failure of the graphics hardware. If you aren't under a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Lifeisabeach
When you open Keychain Access, you should see a...

When you open Keychain Access, you should see a "login" category; "iCloud" category", and so on, on the left side. If I'm understanding the problem here better now, it's not that you lost all the...
Forum: iOS and Apps 01-16-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Here's a YouTube video...

Here's a YouTube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UItEceiPxNA) of someone demonstrating how to do it in Windows 8.1. I'm under the impression that this shouldn't be possible, unless those...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-16-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Copy them over. Copy Keychain Logins &...

Copy them over.
Copy Keychain Logins & Passwords from One Mac to Another | OSXDaily (http://osxdaily.com/2012/07/05/copy-keychain-login-passwords-between-macs/)



When you migrated your user...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-16-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Postbox is outstanding, and it's based on...

Postbox is outstanding, and it's based on Thunderbird. I was using it for some time, but switched when Mozilla announced they were ceasing development of Thunderbird a while back and these guys...
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