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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-26-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By Alwyn
Having, as I thought, resolved the matter I'm now...

Having, as I thought, resolved the matter I'm now back to square one. Plusnet will blame Apple and it is true that this does seem to be related to Yosemite. I wonder if others have had similar...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-24-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By Alwyn
Plusnet outgoing mail

SOLVED. UK PLUSNET ACCOUNT HOLDERS READ ON.

The problem below would appear only to affect those with Yosemite. The solution is to go to Mail/Preferences/Accounts/Advanced and untick the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-19-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Alwyn
Sending attachments requiring a password

SOLVED - see http://osxdaily.com/2013/05/29/password-protect-pdf-mac-os-x/

Is it possible to require a password to open an attachment? Microsoft zip files can be set up with a password but there...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks for the ideas folks. There's also one...

Thanks for the ideas folks. There's also one called ICE with the medical serpent running down it. However the first thing it does is ask to allow access to contacts. I haven't done that yet as I...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Alwyn
In Case of Emergency (ICE)

We are all advised these days to have ICE numbers on our mobiles/cellphones. This is useless when device is locked.

Is there a way that emergency services/rescuers could have access to these...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-10-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By Alwyn
Crashed wi-fi

Internet connection on one iMaclost yesterday. I had assumed that this was a hardware but now the second has crashed. All other Apple devices working fine. Any suggestions gratefully received...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-21-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,326
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks chas_m, ever practical. So far I've found...

Thanks chas_m, ever practical. So far I've found that a CD that has been privately recorded is reckoned to be a blank to burn, presumably 'cos music is not formatted as mp3. Once you've said no...
Forum: iOS and Apps 02-19-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By Alwyn
Changing Primary e-mail address

When I set up iCloud I was asked for an alternative to my iCloud e-mail address. Having just replaced my previous iPad with another one and restored it from the previous backup I tried to log on to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-16-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Alwyn
Calendar repeat problem

I am occasionally finding that, even though I have inserted a weekly event repeat, it is showing as a daily event. Once this has happened nothing I do seems to rectify the problem short of deleting...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-16-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Alwyn
Work calendar

iCloud

I have unticked it but I really want to remove it completely.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-12-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Alwyn
Work calendar not deletable

Work seems to be a default that we don't want. Is there a way to remove it?
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-08-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Alwyn
I bought it on e-bay. So far the seller has been...

I bought it on e-bay. So far the seller has been amenable in agreeing to pay for return and refund money or, if appropriate to pay for repair.

He admits to being a greenhorn and will have learned...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-08-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Alwyn
Faulty volume control.

The seller has agreed to refund the cost of repair. My guess is that the dent has jammed the control. I've booked a Genius Bar visit for tomorrow so I'll get them to check it over.

Apart from...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Alwyn
Damaged iPad

We are negotiating at the moment. Unlike on my iPhone the external volume is not, for me, essential so, if we can reach a satisfactory reduction I will probably settle.

At least the seller is not...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-07-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Alwyn
Damage to iPad 2 in transit

I have just taken delivery of a second-hand iPad 2. It was badly packed and there is a dent next to the volume control.

Unlike my wife's iPad mini there appears to be one control rather than two....
Forum: Security Awareness 02-04-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks. I do find this Forum way the best of any...

Thanks. I do find this Forum way the best of any of the other forums on the internet and both of you have already helped me on a number of occasions. Thanks.

I did send a message to the seller...
Forum: Security Awareness 02-04-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Alwyn
eBay and lost or stolen iPad

Today some bright spark listed an iPad on eBay with an image of the screen with the original owner's statement that it had been lost and giving his mobile number. I sent a text message to the owner...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-04-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Alwyn
Delete mailbox

This raises a question to which I hope somebody has the answer.

In my Archive File there are 2 identical "On My Mac" mailboxes. I deleted one of the mailboxes inside one of the 2 and both were...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Alwyn
MacKeeper uninstall

Thanks for that. Some bizarre results. Trash had over 48k items to delete. Some of these seemed to be in Time Machine so I tried quitting it. As TM is deleting old files having reached capacity,...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-28-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Alwyn
MacKeeper Message

I have a message saying 'MacKeeper is updated successfully! Would you like to launch it?' Judging by other comments the answer would appear to be 'No'.

What is it?
Where does it come from?...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,262
Posted By Alwyn
The poor chap who originated all these replies...

The poor chap who originated all these replies must have taken fright! I think most of us, when we first converted from PCs asked the same question about anti-virus and were swiftly disabused.

I...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-14-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,030
Posted By Alwyn
I have received this 'Completer wants to make...

I have received this 'Completer wants to make changes' message today for the first time ever. It has already appeared twice and each time I have just entered my iMac logon password.

I don't...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-29-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By Alwyn
Digital USB 2.0 Endoscope Camera

Can anyone advise on suitable free software or do I just plug and play? I've tried installing Windows software provided using Windows XP installed on Virtual Box but can't get product to work.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-27-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Alwyn
Deleting redundant e-mails from 'Windows'

My sister has a Hotmail address and has tried unsuccessfully to remove my old e-mail address from 'People'.

I've suggested that she delete me from 'People' and start over. Is there an equivalent...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-23-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Alwyn
Mailboxes

Thanks for the suggestions. I have now had a chance to consider them. The problem is that they don't come from the same address or, if they do, the subject matter may be unrelated.

What I do at...
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