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Search: Posts Made By: sereneaspiratio
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-21-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By sereneaspiratio
We just got ours last week and are loving it! ...

We just got ours last week and are loving it! The screensaver pictures are almost mesmerizing, lol. And, OMG, no sounds at all unless you have your speakers turned up...don't miss the loud and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-21-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,027
Posted By sereneaspiratio
We have a brand spankin' new Imac with all...

We have a brand spankin' new Imac with all updates in place and we noticed the exact same thing. I only use FF on both the Imac and my Macbook. FF is lightning fast, no problems at all.

I still...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-15-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 143,260
Posted By sereneaspiratio
So regarding AEBS, any external hard drive will...

So regarding AEBS, any external hard drive will work with Time Machine? It does not have to be an Apple Product? Sorry, somewhat of a newbie when it comes to not just Apple but external hard...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-14-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By sereneaspiratio
I had the same problem with my Macbook and just...

I had the same problem with my Macbook and just trashed the installed mail program altogether and went with Thunderbird.

Thunderbird integrates with gmail. You just need to go to your gmail...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-14-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 17,234
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Thanks quilio...that worked perfectly. Maybe...

Thanks quilio...that worked perfectly. Maybe Little Snitch is not the program for those of us who do not understand what programs to allow or not. If Yahoo would have only popped up once that would...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-14-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 17,234
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Uninstalled Little Snitch but UI Agent still going?

I have an OS X with all updates. I uninstalled Little Snitch because, honestly, I do not really understand what I should/should not allow. For instance, about five screens popped up when I tried...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-13-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By sereneaspiratio
OOPS! Sorry Machead, for posting in the wrong...

OOPS! Sorry Machead, for posting in the wrong place.

I have read so much online about people *failing* the Shields Up! after upgrading to Leopard and that I could not help but inquire to find out...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-13-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Thanks Bobtomay! My cable modem is Arris...

Thanks Bobtomay!

My cable modem is Arris and it is connected to my Airport Extreme Base Station.

Curious...since shields up! does not know my address, would a hacker be able to find me? ...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-13-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Question Bought an IMAC and it will be used as main network

I am so excited, I cannot hardly stand the wait! Anyhoo....my hubby will be taking the Gateway PC to use at work and the IMAC will be our main network computer, here is my question(s)...

The only...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-13-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By sereneaspiratio
AEBS Address different than one showing up at Shields Up!??

Just wondering what that means? Could the IP address showing up (7 stealthed ports, not 113 and all the rest, including 113 are "closed") at GRC be one IP address for all users of the ISP or is...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-04-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By sereneaspiratio
MrPlow, if I were not a happily married woman I...

MrPlow, if I were not a happily married woman I would lay a big ole' smooch on ya...how's about a cyberhug instead? (((((((MrPlow))))))

You ROCK!

And you know what? I did not even have to...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-04-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By sereneaspiratio
MrPlow, I would definitely prefer just use...

MrPlow, I would definitely prefer just use Airport Extreme Base Station. However, if you think it will not work then let me go ahead and give you the router model number now: Linksys Wireless G...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-04-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Hi MrPlow...again. Quick update...I went and...

Hi MrPlow...again.

Quick update...I went and installed Airport Software on both PC's, figured it couldn't hurt anything. In the meantime, the USB Adapter finally allowed me to pick internet...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-04-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By sereneaspiratio
MRPlow....you are a sweetheart, thank you. May I...

MRPlow....you are a sweetheart, thank you. May I ask your assistance real quick regarding one more situation? In this way you are fully informed. :-)

We had nasty viruses on our Windows PC so I...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-04-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Sorry MRPlow for my muddled post. I will tell...

Sorry MRPlow for my muddled post. I will tell you exactly what wires are plugged in and where. :-)

Here it goes:

- Only ethernet port from cable modem is plugged into what I am assuming is...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-04-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Is Airport Express Compatible with Emachines?

We switched to cable internet about a month ago but do not have "security" on our wireless end with linksys wireless G...which was bought after the airport extreme base station. When we had cable...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Very informative and makes complete sense! I...

Very informative and makes complete sense! I understand now and it is much like the Mac Representative I spoke with when making the Macbook purchase. He explained to me that a virus getting on Mac...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Thanks everyone, and D2v1L80Y...it was Speed...

Thanks everyone, and D2v1L80Y...it was Speed Download, Turbo Downloader was something we had on our Windows at one time.

I was successful with a complete reinstallation of Mac OS and all programs...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Usually I am a "safe surfer" but because I did...

Usually I am a "safe surfer" but because I did not notice the disclaimer from the Mac site, which D3 so graciously pointed out and having a false security of Macs not being vulnerable ...I falsely...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Thanks D3, I did not even notice that disclaimer...

Thanks D3, I did not even notice that disclaimer until now. My apologies.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
First of all...hello to you guys too and thanks...

First of all...hello to you guys too and thanks already for your efforts.

Brypto, the only possible things I can think of are a few downloads that I have since removed from my MacBook...a Sudoko...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
MacScan's demo "quick scan" showed me as having...

MacScan's demo "quick scan" showed me as having live.aid something or other and it deleted it for me. I do not know what virus I have because AVAST would not let me look at it or quarantine it.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
With all due respect, are you saying that Apple...

With all due respect, are you saying that Apple purposely displays, on their own site, downloads to trick their customers into purchasing things they do not need? Both Avast for Mac and MacScan were...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Can I reinstall MacOS?Macscan shows I have spyware...Avast for Macbook shows Virus

I thought Macs were not able to get viruses and/or spyware? Avast will not allow me to quarantine the virus or let me see what it is and I downloaded the free MacScan version from Mac.com this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,526
Posted By sereneaspiratio
Can I reinstall MacOS?Macscan shows I have spyware...Avast for MacBook shows Virus

I downloaded Avast from the Mac site and it showed that I had a virus on my Macbook....I also downloaded, from the Mac site, their spyware scanner and I have spyware too and I am not running Windows...
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