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Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-27-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Ah, many thanks chscag, I'll leave well alone!

Ah, many thanks chscag, I'll leave well alone!
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Locking SIM card - SIM PIN

iPhone 4s. Having just watched Watchdog on the BBC about a scam relating to SIM cards I thought it a good idea to PIN protect my SIM card, the phone is already locked with one. However, when I go to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Normally done via an HDMI cable if your TV has...

Normally done via an HDMI cable if your TV has such an input?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-19-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Ah, that's what I was after! Having switched to...

Ah, that's what I was after! Having switched to Mac's a couple of years ago I have forgotten most of my Windows skills!
Cheers
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-19-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cheddar-caveman
I've looked at this on my Windows computer and it...

I've looked at this on my Windows computer and it is "write protected". This could be why I cannot save anything to it? I Went to re-format it but being write-protected it won't let me so how do I un...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-18-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Thanks guys. Nothing on it I want, free sample...

Thanks guys. Nothing on it I want, free sample from my son's work company so in the bin me thinks!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-18-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Thanks guys - where does one format it as my Mac...

Thanks guys - where does one format it as my Mac disk utility - Repair Disk can't do it, I get the same error message as when I tried to "Verify" it.

When I try the "raid" /format I get Couldn't...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-17-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 327
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Dead memory stick?

I have a 4Gb memory stick which has been fine until now. Now when I write a file to it I can't "see" it. The info on the stick says:
Format DOS (FAT32)
Capacity 4.13Gb
Available 3,87Gb

Running...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By cheddar-caveman
That is bad antuttle, vital info like that. Hope...

That is bad antuttle, vital info like that. Hope you get it sorted soon!

Sometimes upgrades just don't do what they should first time which Is why I'll wait for Rev 1 or 2 before going to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-07-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By cheddar-caveman
My MBP 15" Retina, 18 months old screen was...

My MBP 15" Retina, 18 months old screen was delaminating around the edge, looked sort of "silvery". I do have Apple Care and took it to one of their outlets and they changed the screen there and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-07-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Oh dear, guess you don't have extended warranty!...

Oh dear, guess you don't have extended warranty! Yes warm and dry is the answer, the rice is a good idea. Have you got an airing cupboard where you keep the dry washing, somewhere around 24-25C...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-06-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cheddar-caveman
With an identical product number I certainly hope...

With an identical product number I certainly hope so! I stayed with Samsung as that is what was already in there.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-05-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Thanks, I'll check it out! Looking at Crucial 4GB...

Thanks, I'll check it out! Looking at Crucial 4GB DDR3 PC3-10600 Unbuffered NON-ECC 1.35V 512Meg x 64 at the moment but will open the computer and see what's in there already. Make sure things are...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-04-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cheddar-caveman
OK Harryb2448. Result of Repair Disk - The volume...

OK Harryb2448. Result of Repair Disk - The volume Macintosh HD appears to be OK. Volume repair complete. So all seems well there! I also ran Verify - again "The volume Macintiosh HD appears to be OK....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-02-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Many thanks harry - looks like Crucial get my...

Many thanks harry - looks like Crucial get my money!!! Just hope it helps with the speed. As I said in the other thread, I've checked the HD via the utility provided and run OnyX several times and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-01-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Sorry, should have done that........... ...

Sorry, should have done that...........
http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/apple-desktops/316900-imac-sooooo-slow.html

This is about the best I can find for "new"...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Adding DRAM - is cheapest a good idea?

My iMac 21.5" Mid 2011 currently has only 4Gb DRAM and is running very slow - see other post under "Desktops". I presume increasing the RAM to 8Gb/12Gb etc would help the issue but it's quite...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-01-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Thanks harry2448. The only thing in the startup...

Thanks harry2448. The only thing in the startup menu is my wife's iTunesHelper so don't think the problem is there??

I think an increase in memory will help but there is obviously some underlying...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-25-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Pardon my ignorance but where do I find the...

Pardon my ignorance but where do I find the "startup items"? Yes I have just run Onyx and no I have never installed anything like Mackeeper.
Is it quite easy to put another 4Gb memory in?
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-24-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Thanks for coming back so quick. HD Size...

Thanks for coming back so quick.

HD Size 499.25Gb - available 126.32Gb.
Running OS X 10.9.5
Processor 2.5Ghz Intel Core i5
Memory 4GB 1333Mhz DDR3

I'm wondering whether to update OS to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-24-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By cheddar-caveman
iMac is sooooo slow!!

Recently my iMac has become extremely slow, takes more than a minute to "come to life" and then every operation just drags on! I've run Onyx to "clean it up" but it makes no difference.

Any...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-24-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By cheddar-caveman
4s will not sync!

My iPhone 4s will not sync with iMusic on my MacBook Pro Retina via WiFi, only by hard wiring via USB cable. Every time I go to iMusic I just get the warning message "The iPhone cannot be synced...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-22-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Just leave it up to Time Machine to manage the...

Just leave it up to Time Machine to manage the backups unless you use the HD for other purposes!
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-21-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Thanks for that Chas_m but yes, just checked both...

Thanks for that Chas_m but yes, just checked both the MBO and the iPhone. On iPhone from settings/iCloud photos is "on".
In settings photos & camera "My photo stream and Photo sharing are "on".
...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-21-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By cheddar-caveman
Images don't upload any more?

Until yesterday, any time I came home and my iPhone 4s locked into my home WiFi, any pictures I had taken on the iPhone automatically uploaded onto my MBPretina. Now they don't, I have to hard wire...
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