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Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-10-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Rick T
Thank you, harryb. The fact that the default...

Thank you, harryb. The fact that the default configuration is to NOT back up the virtual machine in Time Machine likely relates to SlyDude's information on how the Windows file is treated.

Thank...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-09-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Rick T
Time Machine Set-Up

Ok, here is an easy one. First, a little background. Yosemite pitched a glitch and needed to be wiped and replaced. When I accessed Time Machine to do the restore, it loaded everything but my...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Rick T
Hi Stevo, I just solved the problem. I tried...

Hi Stevo,

I just solved the problem. I tried a combination that I had yet to try. Turned Bluetooth off, restarted the laptop, turned Bluetooth on, turned KB on, opened System...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Rick T
Hi Stev8, I not only tried what Lisa...

Hi Stev8,

I not only tried what Lisa suggested, as listed in the reply above, but prior to that I also removed the batteries after I had installed new ones.

I read in a thread from another...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-09-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Rick T
Hi Lisa, Thanks for your reply,...

Hi Lisa,

Thanks for your reply, unfortunately the process did not work.

I tried it two ways, each time keeping the KB power button depressed for at least one minute; 1) clicked on the Bluetooth...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Rick T
Wireless Keyboard Stopped Communicating With Mac

I use an Apple wireless keyboard and the Not Connected message appeared this morning on my MacBook Pro. The KB and MBP are in close proximity to one another and I have never seen this message before...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Rick T
Duh. Thanks Jake for reminding me there is a...

Duh. Thanks Jake for reminding me there is a difference between what is using wi-fi and Bluetooth. That easily explains why the two problems were not simultaneous doesn't it? If I don't have any...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Rick T
I was unable to get the printer discovered by the...

I was unable to get the printer discovered by the laptop. Since the USB connection was really not a problem, I left it that way.

A new problem has occurred and I am wondering if it might have some...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Rick T
The keywords in your response were "after a few...

The keywords in your response were "after a few minutes." I waited and bonjour printer arrived. When adding the printer, I used the software list and chose the base HP Officejet 8600 for printer and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-05-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Rick T
Based on your response, here is what I did. ...

Based on your response, here is what I did.

1. Connected USB cable between printer and laptop. Printer was already set-up for wireless operation.
2. Turned printer ON. Opened System Preferences...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-04-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Rick T
Printer Communication Problem

I have a HP Officejet 8600 Pro printer connected wirelessly to my MacBook Pro. They have worked flawlessly together from Mountain Lion, through Mavericks and into Yosemite. However, the two are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Rick T
One Wireless Keyboard for Two Devices?

I use an Apple wireless keyboard with my MacBook Pro when I have it connected to a monitor. I am considering purchasing an iPad for its mobile characteristics and anticipate the possibility of using...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-11-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By Rick T
Never mind, I just found the underscan slide. It...

Never mind, I just found the underscan slide. It was hidden under the second Display box that opened on top of it. When I moved that box to the side, it was uncoverd and I adjusted the screen image...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-11-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By Rick T
HP Monitor Resolution After Installing Mavericks

I finally got around to installing Mavericks on my mid-2012 MacBook Pro. It is connected via HDMI to an HP w2700h monitor. After Mavericks finished installing, the output to the monitor just flashed...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-14-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,796
Posted By Rick T
In addition to a Time Capsule, I am using a WD My...

In addition to a Time Capsule, I am using a WD My Passport for Mac 1 TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - WDBBXV0010BBK-NESN for my MacBook. I used the Passport to make a clone and then incremental...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By Rick T
Thanks, Bob and Nick. It all makes sense to me. ...

Thanks, Bob and Nick. It all makes sense to me.

Rick
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By Rick T
PC External Drive Compatibility

My MacBook Pro replaced a HP laptop. I still used the HP to occasionally access an external drive attached to it that I used for backup and off-loading files. Now the HP motherboard has died and the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-08-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,289
Posted By Rick T
No and yes. After I started using my Mac, my...

No and yes. After I started using my Mac, my set-up did not use as many peripherals as I was using with my HP laptop. One reason was the substitution of Time Machine for my router. So I did not find...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Rick T
You got me thinking, Harry. I found the printer...

You got me thinking, Harry. I found the printer software disc and downloaded it. Unfortunately, it does not seem to have helped.

No files related to the printer show up under Applications.
...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Rick T
Yup, that's the one, Image Class D420. I have had...

Yup, that's the one, Image Class D420. I have had it for a long time, probably over five years. (Long as in electronic age). And you are right, this is a head-scratcher.

Something clearly must...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Rick T
Yes, still using 10.8.5. I first scanned with...

Yes, still using 10.8.5. I first scanned with this printer about 6-8 months ago. I do not have a very frequent need to scan.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Rick T
Canon D420 Scanning Problem

I was successfully scanning from a Canon D420 to my mid-2012 MacBook Pro (OS X 10.8.5) awhile back, but tried to today and cannot get it to work. When I select the printer and click "open scanner"...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-18-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,796
Posted By Rick T
Thanks, Jake. You answered my questions. Now I...

Thanks, Jake. You answered my questions. Now I have a new one.

A quick look at 1 TB drives shows they are all USB 3.0 which my Mac does not have. As I recall, USB3.0 is backward compatible with...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-18-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,796
Posted By Rick T
My mid-2012 MacBook Pro has been backing up to...

My mid-2012 MacBook Pro has been backing up to Time Machine since Day1, but I would like to add an external drive to create a clone backup. I am running Parallels 9 for Windows 7 and noted a previous...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-28-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
Posted By Rick T
That appears to have solved the problem. I think...

That appears to have solved the problem. I think it was the reboot of Time Capsule that did it.

Thanks, Bill.

Rick
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