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Forum: Switcher Hangout Today, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By pigoo3
If it's a "known fact"...then this sort of info...

If it's a "known fact"...then this sort of info should have been written about many times by multiple reputable sources. Can you please provide a link? I'm alway's interested in learning/reading...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By pigoo3
Two things: 1. What software/what installer...

Two things:

1. What software/what installer were you trying to install? Generally speaking...most/many hard drives that come with software for backing up or whatever...is either not compatible...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By pigoo3
When OS 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9 is installed…there...

When OS 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9 is installed…there are at least two partitions:

- Recovery Partition
- User Partition

When you restore a backup…generally only the User Partition info needs to be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By pigoo3
You didn't mention what OS version you are...

You didn't mention what OS version you are running…but the recovery partition feature didn't start until OS 10.7.



Are you saying you don't know what the purpose is of the Recovery Partition? ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By pigoo3
Ok thanks for the info...and thanks for letting...

Ok thanks for the info...and thanks for letting us know that you are running OS 10.9 (Mavericks). A couple more things we need to know:

- What exact model Mac computer do you have (I mean...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By pigoo3
What was the reason for doing the "factory...

What was the reason for doing the "factory reset"?

- Nick
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-31-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By pigoo3
My grandmother (born 1911) had beautiful...

My grandmother (born 1911) had beautiful penmanship. I wish mine looked half as good.

Fountain pens...I was never really a user...but my wife has a fountain pen collection. And she uses them...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-31-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By pigoo3
We are such Samsung haters!;) - Nick

We are such Samsung haters!;)

- Nick
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-31-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,149
Posted By pigoo3
Apple service is really awesome!!!:) Congrats!:)...

Apple service is really awesome!!!:) Congrats!:)

- Nick
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-31-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By pigoo3
I know that you have some years on me.;) If what...

I know that you have some years on me.;) If what I mentioned was "stone age"…what's before stone age??;)

The mashed potato:;););)
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By pigoo3
If it's just one USB drive that's not showing...

If it's just one USB drive that's not showing up…as chscag mentioned…it could be defective.

You could try opening Disk Utility…insert this USB drive in question…and see if you can "see it"…and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By pigoo3
Forgetting about the sidebar for the moment. If...

Forgetting about the sidebar for the moment. If you went to "Finder" >> "Preferences"…and checked all the boxes. Now go to the desktop. Icons for your USB drives should be present on the desktop....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-31-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By pigoo3
Wasn't sure if we were just talking about...

Wasn't sure if we were just talking about "ancient computer times".:)

But the "ancient times" I remember…teachers (and students) used paper & pencil (no pens)!;)

This would be called…"Old...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-31-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By pigoo3
Thoughts?? What do you want for $21 bucks.;)...

Thoughts??

What do you want for $21 bucks.;) I seriously doubt it's going to perform as well as a genuine $129 Apple battery. But for $21…it may be better than nothing.

Just remember…it's not...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-31-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By pigoo3
Open Office would have been one of my...

Open Office would have been one of my suggestions. But if you are having some trouble with it…you could try Libre Office:

LibreOffice Fresh | LibreOffice - Free Office Suite - Fun Project -...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By pigoo3
I just wanted to emphasize. There are two main...

I just wanted to emphasize. There are two main problems with hard drives & data:

- losing the data due to accidental deleting
- losing the data due to a hard drive failure or crash

While...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By pigoo3
Yes…a very good thing to do!:) I'm...

Yes…a very good thing to do!:)

I'm guessing you will agree. If the "Will & Grace" collection is lost…it certainly is far from a critical loss. Nothing compared to losing a whole:

- personal...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-31-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By pigoo3
Although it would seem to be possible to swap the...

Although it would seem to be possible to swap the graphics card in this model iMac…it is very very very rarely done.

- Nick
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By pigoo3
"Time Machine" is a backup utility. You need to...

"Time Machine" is a backup utility. You need to do a backup BEFORE things are accidentally deleted…not after. And…when backups are done (using Time Machine or another app)…then backups should be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By pigoo3
I can see this happening (highlighting too many...

I can see this happening (highlighting too many items at once).

"leadfoot" above said…"Technically the files are not deleted until you do a full format on the hard drive."

This is certainly...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By pigoo3
Exactly!;) "Accidentally" deleting things can be...

Exactly!;) "Accidentally" deleting things can be expensive. Or at least very disheartening if the items have significant sentimental value (such as personal photos or videos).

Deleting something...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By pigoo3
Maybe there's a "trick" to it...and someone else...

Maybe there's a "trick" to it...and someone else will chime-in with it!:)

- Nick
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By pigoo3
Are you absolutely sure you are following steps 3...

Are you absolutely sure you are following steps 3 & 4 in the 2nd link I posted...to the letter??

Unless you have something special going on...I think something is being missed.;) But of course I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By pigoo3
No problems at all!:) These terms are fairly...

No problems at all!:) These terms are fairly commonly confused.;)

Here's an article explaining how to do what you want to do. Scroll down to the part about "Keep OS X and Remove Windows or...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By pigoo3
Here's an article explaining what you want to do:...

Here's an article explaining what you want to do:

Turning two partitions into one | Macworld (http://www.macworld.com/article/2087881/turning-two-partitions-into-one.html)

- Nick
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