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Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-28-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 64,946
Posted By LPPU
FOILED AGAIN!!!!! *shakes fist* I do have a...

FOILED AGAIN!!!!! *shakes fist*

I do have a question though...but not about this.

I got an email from a friend yesterday, and he's been known to have malware issues and spam issues before. I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-27-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 64,946
Posted By LPPU
So there appears to be a new trojan out. ...

So there appears to be a new trojan out.

Critical security risk posed by new 'Boonana' Trojan horse for OS X | MacFixIt - CNET Reviews (http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-20020892-263.html)
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Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-22-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,052
Posted By LPPU
I understand Lion is coming out. End of updates for Snow Leopard?

I have Snow Leopard on my Macbook. I understand the new OS coming out will be Lion. If I want Lion I will have to pay for it obviously, but money is tight now and I don't know if that will change...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-17-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 64,946
Posted By LPPU
Does that new Stuxnet thing effect the Mac? And...

Does that new Stuxnet thing effect the Mac? And if not then what's keeping it from doing so? It sounded like this thing was a whole new thing and a HUGE deal.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-12-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By LPPU
How often should I change my password? Console question too.

I've heard and you may have very well heard others say that you should change your password every so often. I'm not saying they're wrong, I just don't know how to feel about this. It's my...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-04-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,892
Posted By LPPU
Console message "network configuration changed"

I was looking through the console message log and saw quite a few messages that said "Stealth Mode connection attempt to UDP 192.168.0.2 from 192.168.0.1

The second IP address has been different...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-01-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By LPPU
Someone told me that one reason software update...

Someone told me that one reason software update may have asked me for my username/password twice is because when you enter it for something it only stays valid for so long. I did make a trip...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-30-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By LPPU
I'm pretty sure it was the official Apple...

I'm pretty sure it was the official Apple website. I got there by just opening Safari since by default it's the Apple website. The updates also show up as installed when I go to Software Update...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-30-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By LPPU
I may try that permissions thing. After it asked...

I may try that permissions thing. After it asked me twice I did run it again and it only asked me once. Then I checked for updates just now and only had to enter it once, but then again there are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-30-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By LPPU
Software update asked for username and password twice

I recently did a reformat and went to download the software updates I needed.

I use a standard account, so in order to run software update I need to enter the administrator username and password....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-12-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,992
Posted By LPPU
iAntivirus site no longer in makers' hands. Something to worry about?

You know what? I now know why people here and in other Mac communities are against antivirus software on the Mac.

I went to update iAntivirus and when I clicked the smart update button I got a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-10-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 22,099
Posted By LPPU
I know you said you already ran your virus...

I know you said you already ran your virus scanner, but I have no idea which one you use. So if you're extremely paranoid you could download and run iAntivirus and Macscan. iAntivirus is free,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-09-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,199
Posted By LPPU
Best way to uninstall a program with no uninstaller?

I'd like to uninstall a program, but it has no uninstaller. A friend told me that I could uninstall a program just by dragging it to the trash. Is this how I should do it or is there a better way?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-09-2010, 02:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By LPPU
Not at all trying to take over this thread or...

Not at all trying to take over this thread or anything, but does anyone know how the last logged in thing in Gmail works? Yesterday I logged in at 5:48 PM and after that logged in at around 11 PM,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-09-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By LPPU
Thank you both for your replies. I haven't...

Thank you both for your replies. I haven't experienced this again so far, and besides TGITC someone else told me that they could be testing a new layout. And by clearing the cache and cookies and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-07-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By LPPU
You can use Text Edit which is a default program....

You can use Text Edit which is a default program.

You could also download Bean and Open Office. Both are good free programs. Bean is a basic word processing program and Open Office is a free...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-07-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By LPPU
IMDB page loaded strangely

I'd just like to get your opinion on this. I was browsing IMDB just a little bit ago and when I clicked on the link to a movie's page (Invasion to be specific) the page looked different than IMDB...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-29-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By LPPU
Page in Firefox looked like source code. I'm worried.

I was looking at the wikipedia page for Scribd

Scribd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scribd)

I right clicked the link to Scrib towards the bottom of the page...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-28-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,100
Posted By LPPU
How often should I run my Macbook on the battery?

How often would you suggest I use my Macbook while running on the battery rather than using it hooked up to the AC adapter?

What are the benefits and disadvantages of running it with the AC...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-26-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By LPPU
You mention Safari, so is this happening only...

You mention Safari, so is this happening only when you use Safari or even when you don't have your browser open? Try resetting Safari via the Safari menu, or at least clear the cache.

If it's...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-25-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By LPPU
I recommend that people not buy Microsoft Office...

I recommend that people not buy Microsoft Office and instead use Open Office, one of the variants of Open Office, or any of the several other free and legal alternatives. I've found Open Office to...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-25-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,883
Posted By LPPU
Their tech support has scared me recently. It...

Their tech support has scared me recently. It turns out that they can see your password. What is to keep one of them from writing your username and password down and then using it later or passing...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-11-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By LPPU
Web browsing security (relates to malware), USB thumbdrive, and freeware questions

Hi everyone. I got a Mac recently, and so far so good. Still trying to get a grip on everything, but I'm hoping for the best.

I've been looking at this forum for the past few days and have...
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