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Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-24-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By hoody
:d:d:d

:d:d:d
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-23-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By hoody
I could answer questions now but gibberish...

I could answer questions now but gibberish wouldn't help many ;D
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-23-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By hoody
Wot a silly old bugger... I downloaded that...

Wot a silly old bugger... I downloaded that manual and managed to completely miss the bit about following the same basic instructions. Sorry for wasting your time boys :Blushing:

When my mate gets...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-23-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By hoody
Thanks for that, but re-setting isn't the...

Thanks for that, but re-setting isn't the problem; what I need to know is how to install the router for use with the iMac. I asked about the re-setting because I wasn't sure if I could do this, thus...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-23-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By hoody
Wireless Router.TL-WR1043ND

Hi all.

A friend of ours has just ordered a new iMac 21.5" with the same specs as mine except he's gone for a 500Gb hard drive. He's on a wired connection to adsl at the moment, but wants to go...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-09-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By hoody
Slydude. The TV is a Samsung 55" series 7...

Slydude.

The TV is a Samsung 55" series 7 and the Macbook Air is 13" Intel core i5.
OSX 10.9.4. The Wi-Fi does work ok, I'm just not sure how to set it all up.

ron4mac.

I've now had a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By hoody
I've got the MDP to HDMI cable but last time I...

I've got the MDP to HDMI cable but last time I tried it, it gave me video but no sound. I might have to splash out on Apple TV.

Thanks again.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By hoody
Watching iTunes Movies

Hi all.
I've got the Macbook Air and a Samsung smart tv, 55". My Son gave me an iTunes voucher for A$20.00 here in Australia. What I want to know is if I'll be able to download a rental movie and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hoody
Yeah... :Confused: Thanks again

Yeah... :Confused: Thanks again
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hoody
Yep, I managed it in the end by, as I said,...

Yep, I managed it in the end by, as I said, stumbling across it. I wouldn't have known which direction to stumble without your help though. :)

Great forum.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hoody
Don't worry... I stumbled across it, and it's now...

Don't worry... I stumbled across it, and it's now copying from the old drive to the new one.

Thanks again for your help.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hoody
Oh man... I did what you said and now both drives...

Oh man... I did what you said and now both drives read the same, so that worked. Now when I try and drag the old drive into the new one I get: "The backup can’t be copied because the backup volume...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hoody
Hi and thanks. I've just edited my post to...

Hi and thanks.

I've just edited my post to include exactly what you've just said. So now I guess I need to know whether or not I can change it.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By hoody
Time Machine

I recently bought a Macbook Air and decided that as I had a 500GB external drive for the 1TB iMac, I'd buy a 1TB drive, transfer my backups to it and use the 500gig on the macbook. I formatted the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-24-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By hoody
Good. Thanks again.

Good. Thanks again.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-24-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By hoody
Hi chas_m Sorry for being so long. It's a...

Hi chas_m

Sorry for being so long. It's a mac book air, made in June 2013. I got it re-furbished from the apple store.

I found what I think is a mini display port. It's got a flash beside it,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-21-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By hoody
usb to serial

Back again.
We've got a Samsung smart tv, series 8 with a serial port for pc input, also a pc speaker input.
I can use a serial cable with my wifes win 8 computer along with the headphone cable...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By hoody
Thanks chas_m. I managed to fluke it...

Thanks chas_m.

I managed to fluke it somehow, but at least I got them. Thanks to you, I now know that the .lnk files are aliases.

If I do have anymore problems, I'll use the thumb drive.
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-14-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By hoody
Transfer xml & bak files from win pc

Hi all.

You'll notice I'm still on the switcher forum after all this time.

I've got an old win xp notebook with some .xml and bak files that I've emailed over to the iMac in a folder which is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-31-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By hoody
Well after all this time, it looks as though my...

Well after all this time, it looks as though my Son has lost the disc :Angry:

Thanks all for your help. If he does happen to find it, I'll install it and let you know... meanwhile, I'll think of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By hoody
Great stuff mrplow. I'll get that done as soon as...

Great stuff mrplow. I'll get that done as soon as I can and let you know how I go.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By hoody
Aaah, now it's getting clearer. Thanks for that...

Aaah, now it's getting clearer. Thanks for that explanation. No need to apologise, everything you told me is new to me... a real computer simpleton.

So... deep breath. I install VM, put the XP...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By hoody
OK so I've forgotten mavericks... not difficult...

OK so I've forgotten mavericks... not difficult with my memory. Should I just go ahead and download and install VM ?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By hoody
Right, I'm slowly getting my thick head around...

Right, I'm slowly getting my thick head around this.

It looks to me as though I can use virtual box but disable the virtual network card. Could I use a free anti virus programme only on the XP...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By hoody
OK, thanks for your help so far. Now, if I put XP...

OK, thanks for your help so far. Now, if I put XP on with virtual Box, will I need anti virus if I never use XP to go on the internet ?
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