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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 435
Posted By Lifeisabeach
What "repair disc" does isn't what it sounds...

What "repair disc" does isn't what it sounds like. What that does is correct errors in the file system. If a drive is physically failing, there is no "repairing" it. I would not trust that hard...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Hmmmm... best suggestions at the moment are to...

Hmmmm... best suggestions at the moment are to make sure your plug-ins are up to date. Also make sure Java and Flash are up-to-date, if they are installed.

And just because adware is such a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Today, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 87
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Here's what we need you to do. Plug your drive...

Here's what we need you to do. Plug your drive in and make sure it is on and spinning. Then run Disk Utility and post a screen cap.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 87
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I don't know why you keep saying this. I read...

I don't know why you keep saying this. I read that the first time. And the second time. Neither of those are Disk Utility. Do you even know what that is? (EDIT: What are you talking about...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By Lifeisabeach
There actually is a really good one.......

There actually is a really good one.... TinkerTool System (http://www.bresink.com/osx/TinkerToolSys4.html) (not to be confused with the regular "TinkerTool"). It does pretty much everything Onyx...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Today, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 87
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I assumed you meant in Finder. If it's not...

I assumed you meant in Finder. If it's not showing up even in Disk Utility, then either the drive is defective; the cable is defective; the port it's plugged into is defective; or you are using a...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting Today, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Right-click on a song in iTunes, then hit "Get...

Right-click on a song in iTunes, then hit "Get Info". Click on Options, and do the obvious.


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For me, the changes affect that and only that song, and permanently. You can navigate to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By Lifeisabeach
When you say the volume... is it the volume in...

When you say the volume... is it the volume in the earphones that rises, or is it switching back to the MacBook's speakers?

If it's the volume in the earphones, I would double-check with a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 87
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Can you post a screen cap of Disc Utility showing...

Can you post a screen cap of Disc Utility showing the partition layout for that drive?
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Well if you don't know what it is, we certainly...

Well if you don't know what it is, we certainly don't. Can you take a video of it perhaps and upload it? Maybe we can divine something by watching it in slo-mo.
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Lifeisabeach
The button to the right of ESC is the button to...

The button to the right of ESC is the button to dim the screen. The button to the right of THAT button is to make it brighter. Try that one.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-16-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Lifeisabeach
I can't stand Apple's wireless keyboard either. ...

I can't stand Apple's wireless keyboard either. I'll take the full keyboard with keypad and function keys galore every time. I have those extra F-keys bound to a handful of shortcuts that make life...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-16-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Lifeisabeach
But iPhoto hasn't stopped working. Well actually...

But iPhoto hasn't stopped working. Well actually let me qualify that. If you got the last update to it (9.6.1), it still works. If not, see my post below on how to update to it....
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-16-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 800
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Well I have an answer. There was an update for...

Well I have an answer. There was an update for iPhoto 9.6.1 that is compatible with 10.10.3. But... Apple yanked it.
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6985042

Oh wait... there is a hidden...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 800
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Have you run the new Photos yet? If not, I'm...

Have you run the new Photos yet? If not, I'm wondering if doing so disables iPhoto somehow. It's gotta have something to do with iPhoto's package contents. I'll look into this more later, maybe...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 04-16-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 800
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Really? After updating to 10.10.3, iPhoto won't...

Really? After updating to 10.10.3, iPhoto won't run for me. Says it's not compatible with OS X Yosemite. It was working fine last week, and it's definitely the final version, 9.6.

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Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Lifeisabeach
That's not the cache. It's the History. Go to...

That's not the cache. It's the History. Go to the menu in Safari and hit History, then "Clear History and Website Data" at the bottom.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-15-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Ok. So what's the question?

Ok. So what's the question?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Lifeisabeach
This could be a sign that the Mac is in dire need...

This could be a sign that the Mac is in dire need of some maintenance (run Onyx's full suite of maintenance and cleaning tools). It may also have too little RAM relative to what apps are running. ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-15-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Define "no real prior notice". It's been talked...

Define "no real prior notice". It's been talked about for months. What exactly did you expect?



You don't have to use the iCloud Photo Library. I'm not. Just say "no" when prompted. All my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-15-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Lifeisabeach
You seem to have misunderstood my post. I said...

You seem to have misunderstood my post. I said it's "probably" OK to do that based on my very limited experience. You just need to make sure the image was made from a full retail copy of OS X to...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-14-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Agreed with chscag. A brief perusal of SanDisk's...

Agreed with chscag. A brief perusal of SanDisk's forums shows that this is a known issue.
Sandisk cruzer 16GB became read-only. - Page 2 - SanDisk Forums...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-14-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Try running Onyx's full suite of maintenance and...

Try running Onyx's full suite of maintenance and cleaning tools. Perhaps you have a buggy cache, permissions bug creep up, or any of a couple other possibilities. Also make sure all your apps are...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-14-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Lifeisabeach
Well ultimately it's up to you to decide how to...

Well ultimately it's up to you to decide how to run your business. I'm sure this experience will be a lesson of some sort. :)



The problem with that is that you didn't simply format the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-14-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By Lifeisabeach
There are plenty of portable drives I can...

There are plenty of portable drives I can recommend, but the problem you are facing is the lack of software to actually play a Blu-Ray disc. Well not so much a lack, but the only ones I am aware of...
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