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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-09-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By oldfella
One more question, please: I am planning to buy...

One more question, please: I am planning to buy the "LaCie" 1TB external drive #302001. Is this item ready to go out of the box, or do I have to do anything to make it work, like "partition" it (?)....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-03-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By oldfella
Thanks for your useful input, fellers. Unless I...

Thanks for your useful input, fellers. Unless I am otherwise dissuaded, I think I will go with the LaCie 2TB HDD. I assume that particular us unit is ready to hook up right out of the box. Again,...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-03-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By oldfella
Thanks Harry. Does anyone else care to jump...

Thanks Harry.

Does anyone else care to jump in here... how about this one: LaCie 2B d2 Quadra HDD - it has solid 5-star reviews. Please, help this old dummy. Thanks.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-02-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By oldfella
External Hard Drive (?)

I'm an oldie, and green at this. I am a proud owner of an iMac, with Lion OS X. I am told I should "back-up" my stuff, just in case. I have a 32GB flash drive, but I'm told that's not good enough;...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-14-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By oldfella
Through the hit-and-miss process, I discovered...

Through the hit-and-miss process, I discovered that I had it set at the wrong resolution.

Pete
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-13-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By oldfella
I measure diagonally - in a screen saver. Thanks....

I measure diagonally - in a screen saver. Thanks.

Pete
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-13-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By oldfella
Question Getting 21" out of a 24" screen

I have a 24" inch iMac (Snow Leopard OX), but getting only 21" picture. Does this have anything to do with the screen saver I use? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

Pete (The Oldfella)
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 02-28-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,186
Posted By oldfella
Thanks, folks - After additional research, I...

Thanks, folks - After additional research, I found that Lion is till riddled with unresolved issues - so, I think I'll wait until "Mountain Lion" is out and gets a good going-over by the gurus to...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-28-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By oldfella
Thanks, Chuck. Pete

Thanks, Chuck.

Pete
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 02-28-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By oldfella
Unhappy Lost Thread

This morning, around 10 AM, I posted a question about how to text from iMac to iPhone. I received one response and posted to that response and now it's gone! Any ideas? Thanks.


Pete (The...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 02-28-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,186
Posted By oldfella
Oh, Rats! Here is the message I get: "This update...

Oh, Rats! Here is the message I get: "This update requires Mac OS X version 10.7." - I'm running OS X 10.6.8. - I bought the "Lion" version when it first came out, but dumped it because of some goofy...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 02-28-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,186
Posted By oldfella
Question Texting from iMac to Iphone

I'm old as dirt, and not too bright - some say I most have gone to grade school with Methuselah. My kids text each other and get responses fast, while I email them and wait a day or two, or three....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-07-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By oldfella
Thanks, guys - much appreciated. Pete ...

Thanks, guys - much appreciated.

Pete (The Oldfella)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-06-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By oldfella
iMac Warranty Records (?)

Some time back, while in process of learning, I inadvertently removed/deleted my warranty records which I saved in "on My Mac" folders of the email program. Can some here please tell how I can get...
Forum: Web Design and Hosting 07-23-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By oldfella
Starting a Website/Discussion Board (?)

I'm thinking of starting a website/discussion board, using the freebie, phpBB. Any one here have any experience in setting-up such a board, is it difficult for a non-geek, is phpBB compatible with...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-08-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,870
Posted By oldfella
Thanks much. Pete

Thanks much.

Pete
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-08-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,870
Posted By oldfella
"Junk" Mail (?)

Is there a way the make the Mac email program learn to refuse "junk" mail? I often get repeated junk mail, and wish there was a way to intercept it before it shows-up on my tray. Thanks.

Pete ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-19-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By oldfella
I've just installed "Perian". Thanks all, much...

I've just installed "Perian". Thanks all, much appreciated
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-18-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By oldfella
"Note: Owing to the forementioned shortage of...

"Note: Owing to the forementioned shortage of developers, VLC will not be available for 64-bits Intel-based Macs until further notice. You can safely use the 32-bits package instead."

It doesn't...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-18-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By oldfella
It is a video, come as a QuickTime attachment,...

It is a video, come as a QuickTime attachment, and will not open...I do have QuickTime Payer... "...is not in a format that QuickTime Player understands" Other thoughts? Thanks.

Pete
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-18-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By oldfella
Unhappy Quicktime Player (?)

Why can't I open quicktime email attachments... I do have Quicktime Player... what else do I need, to make it work? Thanks.

Pete (The Oldfella)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-09-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,569
Posted By oldfella
great - It works! Thanks. Pete

great - It works! Thanks.

Pete
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-09-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,569
Posted By oldfella
Playing a DVD in iMac (?)

Can I play a DVD in my iMac? Thanks.

Pete (The Oldfella)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-27-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By oldfella
Thanks, Nick and John - I am fairly confident...

Thanks, Nick and John - I am fairly confident that my UPS, as-is, will protect my Mac from power surges - what worries me is lost of data from sudden shutdowns due to power failures. Upgrading to an...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-27-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By oldfella
Sorry if I confused you, Nick... I confuse myself...

Sorry if I confused you, Nick... I confuse myself sometimes.

As long as I have electrical power and the UPS is plugged to the source, and my Mac is plugged in to the UPS, I have no problems......
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