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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By MacInWin
+1 for what Nick said. ^^^^^

+1 for what Nick said. ^^^^^
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By MacInWin
Updating Parallels won't affect the virtual...

Updating Parallels won't affect the virtual machines. You may need to reinstall the Parallels "helper" tools under Windows the first time you run the VM, but you won't need to go to the restore as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 887
Posted By MacInWin
Um, Gatekeeper is there to protect you. If you...

Um, Gatekeeper is there to protect you. If you throw open your car doors and leave the keys hanging there, you cannot complain when someone steals it. Bypassing Gatekeeper when you don't know what's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 887
Posted By MacInWin
There are zero viruses for OSX. 97% of zero...

There are zero viruses for OSX.

97% of zero is zero.
72% of zero is zero.

So, functionally and in the real world, the two are equivalent. Each finds exactly zero viruses, because there are no...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By MacInWin
It most likely cannot be rebuilt to what it was....

It most likely cannot be rebuilt to what it was. If the directory of files had been intact, DR3 would have rebuilt the drive, but with the failure, all it could do was to reconstruct the files for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By MacInWin
Or DataRescue 3...

Or DataRescue 3 (http://store.apple.com/us/product/TX415LL/A/prosoft-data-rescue-3)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-29-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 887
Posted By MacInWin
Frankly, the whole discussion about Sophos is...

Frankly, the whole discussion about Sophos is unimportant. There are currently NO known viruses for OSX, and when one is found, the world will scream about it loudly. And because it will have to use...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-28-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By MacInWin
Nothing. What the recipient sees is dependent on...

Nothing. What the recipient sees is dependent on how the recipient has mail set up.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-27-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By MacInWin
Mavericks did not kill my hard drive. Mavericks...

Mavericks did not kill my hard drive.
Mavericks did not kill my audio.
Mavericks did not kill my optical drive.
Mavericks did not kill my external drive.
Mavericks did not kill my Airport Card....
Forum: Security Awareness 07-26-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By MacInWin
And chscag beats me to it, again!

And chscag beats me to it, again!
Forum: Security Awareness 07-26-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By MacInWin
1Password resides on your machine, the keystrokes...

1Password resides on your machine, the keystrokes to log in do not travel over wireless. So, there is nothing to intercept through the WiFi connection. As far as someone being able to install a key...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-25-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By MacInWin
Actually, that's an old tip. It applies to ALL...

Actually, that's an old tip. It applies to ALL cord/plug combinations, including mains, antennas (I'm a ham radio operator) and battery connectors (think 9v). Just don't pull on wires, ever. Pull on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By MacInWin
Try not to pull on the cord to disconnect. That's...

Try not to pull on the cord to disconnect. That's the biggest cause of failures. Pull on the plug itself and not the cord. Even if the cord doesn't show any detachment, the thin wires inside can be...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By MacInWin
I could do it that way, too, but my laptop bag...

I could do it that way, too, but my laptop bag has a nice little pocket for the USB thumb drive to ride in so I don't tend to lose it. I also use cloning software (CCC in my case) to make bootable...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-24-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 263
Posted By MacInWin
@ChipSD, you may want to check that attitude....

@ChipSD, you may want to check that attitude. We're trying to help, but you seem to be reluctant to provide any information.

I just added a line to my System Prefs, went to Mail as a test bed and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By MacInWin
I carried a bootable thumb drive with me when I...

I carried a bootable thumb drive with me when I was a on a long trip. I also had a small portable external drive on Firewire that I used for backups through TM. The idea of the thumb drive was to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By MacInWin
You are correct that it must be downloaded. One...

You are correct that it must be downloaded. One more question: Why do you want/need to do this? Are you having problems that we can attack before this more drastic step?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By MacInWin
What version OSX? What Mac? It does make a...

What version OSX? What Mac? It does make a difference.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By MacInWin
vansmith, I guess we'll agree to disagree. Not...

vansmith, I guess we'll agree to disagree. Not all Canadians who entered the US services became Americans as that is not a requirement of the services here. And not all of them stayed here after...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By MacInWin
Yep! I was in the service at the time and was...

Yep! I was in the service at the time and was getting intelligence briefings on what was going on. Military estimates gave NVA about 6 weeks to go before total collapse. We were totally stunned when...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By MacInWin
Well, according to that impeccable source...

Well, according to that impeccable source Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_and_the_Vietnam_War), Canada didn't send any official troops, but about 30,000 Canadians volunteered to fight...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By MacInWin
You can set the default search engine in...

You can set the default search engine in Safari/Preferences. It's on the General tab.

EDIT: the mouse movement, assuming you mean the "reversed" up and down, becomes second nature pretty quickly...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 263
Posted By MacInWin
And bear in mind that IOS is one operating...

And bear in mind that IOS is one operating system, OSX is another. The two are NOT the same.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By MacInWin
Are you using any download manager? Safari names...

Are you using any download manager? Safari names partly downloaded files with a .part extension, and if the download is interrupted, you end up with a .part file that is pretty much useless.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-22-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,123
Posted By MacInWin
I can't speak to Canada's involvement but the...

I can't speak to Canada's involvement but the fact that it isn't brought up in school is only a reflection of the school system agenda, not the lack of interest at the time.

As far as democracies...
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