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Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-04-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By toMACsh
Ok, if you can see anything, Finder is running....

Ok, if you can see anything, Finder is running. So, what do you see?

If you can't open a Finder window and navigate through folders, it will not be easy to try my suggestion above. Someone might...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-04-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By toMACsh
What's your OS version? It might help to...

What's your OS version?

It might help to dump your Desktop plist file.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By toMACsh
This would be why you love backups.

This would be why you love backups.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-01-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By toMACsh
And (to me) worst of all, the internet is turning...

And (to me) worst of all, the internet is turning into a giant advertising vehicle instead of a repository of information. Just try to find the website of a business. Most of the "hits" you get are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-26-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By toMACsh
Kind of the same sentiment that I saw scrawled on...

Kind of the same sentiment that I saw scrawled on a bathroom wall at the university library many years ago: "I wish I were what I once was when I wanted to be what I am now!"
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-23-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By toMACsh
Try another user account and see if the problem...

Try another user account and see if the problem is there too.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-22-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By toMACsh
Ok then, login as a Guest user or from your...

Ok then, login as a Guest user or from your Troubleshooting account (you made one, right? ...if not, do so) Report the result from the second account. You might have to create an Event to test it....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-22-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By toMACsh
Well, the default is better than the larger one...

Well, the default is better than the larger one that appears at the bottom of the Get Info window.

As long as the program itself works, be happy! :)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-21-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By toMACsh
Brevity is your enemy on a text-only forum. You...

Brevity is your enemy on a text-only forum. You have to be clearer about what the problem is exactly and just as precise about what it is you want to do. Since you mention two devices, one wonders if...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-19-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By toMACsh
I think Adware Medic can fix the problem.

I think Adware Medic can fix the problem.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By toMACsh
Safari > Reset Safari check the box for...

Safari > Reset Safari

check the box for Cookies for sure - can't remember all of them, not at a Mac now
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,889
Posted By toMACsh
I know this is a month old, but to answer your...

I know this is a month old, but to answer your question, All Files is not a "normal" folder. It's a "Smart Folder". Nothing will be there that isn't somewhere else on the computer. You can read up on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-15-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By toMACsh
It's kind of the modern equivalent of being "off...

It's kind of the modern equivalent of being "off the wagon". Everybody else does it... But Mom always asked, "If everybody else was jumping off a cliff, would you do that too?"
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-09-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By toMACsh
Scanning virus on MacPro You failed to...

Scanning virus on MacPro



You failed to paste in the step by step instructions. I'm sure there are users who would like to know how to do this.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-09-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By toMACsh
Sounds like you're having issues because you...

Sounds like you're having issues because you didn't update the OS. I should talk, I'm running 10.6.8, but the highest I can go is Lion.

It can never hurt to have more RAM, assuming you get the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-09-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By toMACsh
Yes, they have different purposes. Rule number...

Yes, they have different purposes. Rule number one on deleting things: If you don't know what it does, leave it be!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-08-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By toMACsh
Adware desert

I see threads all the time where people are complaining about popups. I don't have Adware Medic installed, and I don't get popups. I'm using 10.6.8 and Firefox 35.0.1

So how do people get these...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By toMACsh
I think the ? on the Dock indicates that the...

I think the ? on the Dock indicates that the alias is broken, that is, the original cannot be found. Usually the only way an app disappears is if you physically drag the original to the Trash, use...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By toMACsh
But that would spoil the fun of talking about the...

But that would spoil the fun of talking about the policy of not talking about the topic.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By toMACsh
There is data recovery software, but it will cost...

There is data recovery software, but it will cost you to actually restore deleted files. You can use a demo to see if it will find anything, but to get it back, you pay first. It's not cheap. Can't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 658
Posted By toMACsh
Say what? If you do not have an external drive,...

Say what?
If you do not have an external drive, then do you have TimeMachine set up to put backups on your main hard drive? (Ok, now someone is probably going to tell me that this is such a bad idea...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By toMACsh
Or, the next time you're prompted for an update...

Or, the next time you're prompted for an update to something you don't want to update, find Ignore Update in the menu. Select the item, and you will never be bothered with a notice for it again.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,401
Posted By toMACsh
Very good point, Nate. It's harder to keep track...

Very good point, Nate. It's harder to keep track of than a text message. I should be able to remember what I sent to whom, but that's not always the case!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-06-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By toMACsh
We can have a thread where we're talking about...

We can have a thread where we're talking about the fact that we don't talk about Hackintoshes. It's the next-best thing. ;)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-06-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By toMACsh
Not underlined here, just red text (in Lisa's...

Not underlined here, just red text (in Lisa's post, and Jake's signature)

Using default skin.
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