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Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Tarek
I used the free version of an application called...

I used the free version of an application called Disk Drill and I found the files I was looking for, but of course I cannot actually 'recover' them except by paying. Does that mean the only option I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By Tarek
Recovering Deleted Files?

Hey there

I had a folder on my Desktop called "Items" and for some reason it suddenly disappeared. I may have accidentally deleted it but I am not quite certain. It used to be there until a couple...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Tarek
I believe that the Mac version you're using is...

I believe that the Mac version you're using is older than Mavericks because my Activity Monitor seems to be much different than yours. This is what mine looks like.

I cannot find the "System...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Tarek
Ahhh, that's awesome to know. Thank you a lot,...

Ahhh, that's awesome to know. Thank you a lot, Nick, I truly appreciate your help. I'll keep an eye out on Activity Monitor.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Tarek
Thank you for your reply. I actually haven't...

Thank you for your reply. I actually haven't restarted the computer in a while and I believe you are right because now after restarting it, it is as fast as it has ever been. Thank you again, Nick....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Tarek
MacBook Pro becoming considerably slow

Hello there

My mid-2010 MacBook Pro has lately been really slow, as in it takes ages to open an application or exit one. It would sometimes work perfectly fine, smooth and fast, like after a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-09-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Tarek
I know this is a pretty old thread but I forgot...

I know this is a pretty old thread but I forgot about that keyboard until I came across it yesterday and of course it still does have that extremely annoying problem. I took out a lot of keys...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-23-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Tarek
Thanks for your reply. I came across a couple of...

Thanks for your reply. I came across a couple of videos and I am going to give it a shot now.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-23-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Tarek
Update: I just plugged it in without the...

Update: I just plugged it in without the extension cable and the problem happened immediately (seems like it gets worse by time, lol). If you'd press the TAB button, for instance, it'd switch between...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-23-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Tarek
Apple keyboard malfunctioning

Hello there

I bought a USB Apple Keyboard years ago but I never actually used it a lot, it was always in its box and whenever I used it I'd clean it with cotton and alcohol and maintain its white...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-28-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,688
Posted By Tarek
Yeah, as I said I don't mind using the optical...

Yeah, as I said I don't mind using the optical drive, in fact I'd rather have an optical drive than solely depend on USB ports or external optical drives. I am guessing a very radical approach to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-28-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,688
Posted By Tarek
Thanks for the tip, chscag. By the way, I...

Thanks for the tip, chscag.

By the way, I have always tried to install Windows from a flash drive instead of the DVD disc on my Mac but failed, both on my early '08 MacBook Pro and my current one....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-28-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,688
Posted By Tarek
Thank you so much, that worked. Basically what I...

Thank you so much, that worked. Basically what I did is delete both Macintosh HD 2 and UNUSED then drag the main one down and it gave me all of the space. Thanks again!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-28-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,688
Posted By Tarek
How do I repartition using Disk Utility?

Hello there

I am using a mid-2010 MacBook Pro with a 320GB Hitachi drive. My current partition plan is pretty messed up and I want to fix it but I am not able to.

The first thing I did was...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-23-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,029
Posted By Tarek
Never mind I got frustrated and decided to cancel...

Never mind I got frustrated and decided to cancel it and download it on my Vaio using Internet Download Manager. Anyone know a good alternative to IDM on Mac? It's the most useful application for...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 06-23-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,029
Posted By Tarek
Download stuck at 99%!!! Google Chrome

Hello there

I have been downloading this file for hours now as my internet is slow (100 kb/s transfer rate) and it got stuck at 99%!!! This is truly frustrating as it takes me almost 3 hours to...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 06-21-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,062
Posted By Tarek
I was just wondering about that and came to ask...

I was just wondering about that and came to ask only to find a thread regarding it. I use Tapatalk on my Android device and it is great, much better than using the mobile browser. I sure hope it can...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-20-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,242
Posted By Tarek
And by the way, Windows XP will not work properly...

And by the way, Windows XP will not work properly because you will not find BootCamp drivers for it.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-20-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By Tarek
The optical drive on my early '08 MacBook Pro...

The optical drive on my early '08 MacBook Pro died about a year after purchase, and I kept using cleaner discs with the tiny brushes and the solution until the lens had just about enough and quit...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-20-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By Tarek
Thank you for you reply. I am not so sure about...

Thank you for you reply. I am not so sure about that because I use Internet Explorer on Windows sometimes and YouTube shows up just the way it does on Chrome. I have also tried using Opera browser...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Tarek
+1 Onyx. I used it yesterday and I have noticed a...

+1 Onyx. I used it yesterday and I have noticed a great improvement ever since. Just run the automation task on it.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By Tarek
I recently deleted a lot of content I did not...

I recently deleted a lot of content I did not need, and those were mostly movies I have already watched before and not planning on watching again as well as application packages that are already...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,902
Posted By Tarek
I have tried Safari 7 on Mavericks and it uses a...

I have tried Safari 7 on Mavericks and it uses a lot less memory and seems to contain it as well. Not only that, but most applications open and close much, much quicker on Mavericks than they do on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-19-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,902
Posted By Tarek
That's weird. I have been using Safari ever since...

That's weird. I have been using Safari ever since the latest update and it has been working great. I experienced a lot of lag with several applications, including Safari and Chrome, when I was on...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-19-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Tarek
Onyx seems to have worked great for me. I feel...

Onyx seems to have worked great for me. I feel like the OS is much quicker now, especially when opening and closing applications. Thanks for your help, guys, I appreciate it.
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