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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By ron4mac
My bad (so unlike me;)) ... johnodd4 is likely...

My bad (so unlike me;)) ... johnodd4 is likely correct that it needs both slots populated.

Is it worth $55 for you to find out if it is just the memory?
Memory up to 32GB for Apple iMac 2011...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Today, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By ron4mac
The majority of Macs I've been associated with...

The majority of Macs I've been associated with for that last near 30 years (university support, family, friends) typically outlive operating system compatibility. For example, they're 10 or 11 years...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By ron4mac
My guess here would be that either one of your...

My guess here would be that either one of your ram sticks is faulty or there is a logic board problem. You could try booting the SL dvd with just one or the other ram sticks installed. You may be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By ron4mac
Okay ... I think I'm getting the picture now. You...

Okay ... I think I'm getting the picture now. You bought it from the university and it had Lion on it. There was a Mavericks install image of some sort on the desktop, that you subsequently ran to do...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-15-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By ron4mac
Have you tried resetting pram/nvram? (hold...

Have you tried resetting pram/nvram?

(hold <command>-<option>-P-R while booting until you hear a couple boot chimes)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-15-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By ron4mac
Return the battery.

Return the battery.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-14-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By ron4mac
See if there might be something in this...

See if there might be something in this discussion that will help you. It could be an IPv6 issue (your family's router uses it and your home one doesn't).
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-14-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By ron4mac
Turn off the computer, remove and re-insert the...

Turn off the computer, remove and re-insert the ram stick(s). Power up and see if there is any change (maybe try the DVD again).

[edit: only do this if you have some experience with this sort of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-14-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By ron4mac
On the Apple TV, do any computers show up under...

On the Apple TV, do any computers show up under Settings > Computers?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By ron4mac
Because I'm a little confused, could you please...

Because I'm a little confused, could you please clarify. Did you buy this iMac (used) from your local university and Mavericks was already installed on it?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By ron4mac
Any green-lighted connection will be active. The...

Any green-lighted connection will be active. The ordering serves mostly to provide the order that the interfaces will be brought up. Connections in the same family (yours are both in the en(x)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By ron4mac
See here: Java updates available for OS X on...

See here: Java updates available for OS X on August 28, 2013 (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5648)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By ron4mac
Have you tried swapping Homeplug devices with...

Have you tried swapping Homeplug devices with your wife? Or can you temporarily plug your machine into yours wife's location? Doing those things will help eliminate whether it is an issue with your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-10-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By ron4mac
My opinion is that worrying about a backup drive...

My opinion is that worrying about a backup drive failing, as in the above scenario, is a bit unwarranted. If the external drive fails, you just get another one. As long as you do so quickly, there...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By ron4mac
It will do no harm to delete all 4 of those...

It will do no harm to delete all 4 of those aliases (items with the little arrow in the lower left corner)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,654
Posted By ron4mac
Hi Marcy, So the answer is yes, you could...

Hi Marcy,

So the answer is yes, you could have used your TM backup to recover your system to a prior state. The method to do that would be more involved than Entering Time Machine to restore the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,654
Posted By ron4mac
It is possible that you could do a "System...

It is possible that you could do a "System Restore" (though it's not called that) from your TimeMachine backup. You could only have done so from a limited range of dates and you're likely not to have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By ron4mac
Check Preferences > Sound > Output when you have...

Check Preferences > Sound > Output when you have the MDP->HDMI cable connected. Depending on the tv, you may also have to play with Applications > Utilities > Audio MIDI Setup.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By ron4mac
By default, TimeMachine does not compress files....

By default, TimeMachine does not compress files. A full (initial) backup with either TM or CCC will take about as much space as the files take on your internal HD. If you have 250GB of space being...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By ron4mac
I'd say a 2TB external would be sufficient.

I'd say a 2TB external would be sufficient.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By ron4mac
Looks like you have two options: 1) You...

Looks like you have two options:

1) You could get a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable and connect the MBA to the tv.
2) You could purchase an Apple TV (that connects to the tv) and stream from the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-08-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By ron4mac
Have you tried this from Panasonic? P2 Viewer...

Have you tried this from Panasonic?
P2 Viewer Plus (http://eww.pass.panasonic.co.jp/pro-av/support/content/download/EN/ep2main/p2view_plus_e.htm)

Perhaps if you could point us at a way to get a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-06-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By ron4mac
Without further details from you, my assumption...

Without further details from you, my assumption is that these CDs run on a Windows operating system only. You would likely need to run Windows in bootcamp or virtually.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By ron4mac
At the risk of making a dumb comment ... have you...

At the risk of making a dumb comment ... have you made sure that the print queue for the printer is not just in stopped mode?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By ron4mac
You can't use the MacPro and MacBook as you...

You can't use the MacPro and MacBook as you described.

If economy is a factor, then you should start with more ram for the MBP ($200 for 16GB Upgrade Memory for Apple MacBook Pro to 8GB, 12GB, or...
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