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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By vansmith
Are you using any sort of app that modifies...

Are you using any sort of app that modifies Finder? If so, disable that and reboot. If not, take a look here...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By vansmith
Do you happen to be running as a standard user?...

Do you happen to be running as a standard user? You can check by going to System Preferences > Users & Groups.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By vansmith
An old article I saw suggests that version 10...

An old article I saw suggests that version 10 supports Windows 10. At worst, it fails and you wait for Parallels to add support.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By vansmith
That's a little short sighted if I'm being...

That's a little short sighted if I'm being honest. Many people don't run into any issues with their Windows install and given that most use a very limited subset of features, won't run into issues on...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports Yesterday, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By vansmith
Old habits die hard. Honestly though, since...

Old habits die hard.

Honestly though, since most networks in corporate environments are built on standards best served by Windows (I'm looking at your Active Directory, Exchange and SMB), why...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By vansmith
Yes, that is the global Applications directory....

Yes, that is the global Applications directory. It's possible, however, that permissions were limited to your current user.
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By vansmith
I doubt that. Having worked in corporate IT, I...

I doubt that. Having worked in corporate IT, I can safely say that IT departments are pretty hostile to Macs especially when everything under the sun supports Windows (and IT departments aren't...
Forum: Security Awareness Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By vansmith
I'm guessing that you mis-typed the URL and the...

I'm guessing that you mis-typed the URL and the domain you went to is designed to make use of that (I've seen this happen a few times). If you try to navigate to the site from somewhere like Google,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By vansmith
Fonts are usually installed automatically with...

Fonts are usually installed automatically with apps and usually don't require manual installation. That said, you can add fonts easily by double clicking them and selecting the install option. What...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By vansmith
EXE files are Windows executables and cannot run...

EXE files are Windows executables and cannot run on a Mac. If the developer offers a Mac version, you'll have to download that. Otherwise, you'll have to find an alternative.
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By vansmith
Good question. KateMac, a VPN can be...

Good question.

KateMac, a VPN can be configured manually or if you're using something like an extension to get around geographic limits. Are you using something like that?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-01-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By vansmith
It's possible that the sites are set to different...

It's possible that the sites are set to different timezones. Head over to the settings for each and see what they say.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By vansmith
Ah, good eye Harry! MacForever, if that is the...

Ah, good eye Harry! MacForever, if that is the machine you're looking to upgrade, you're out of luck.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-01-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By vansmith
You can hold down option while clicking the Go...

You can hold down option while clicking the Go menu for a temporary fix. For a more permanent fix (until you update OS X), execute the following in a Terminal window:chflags nohidden ~/Library/
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-01-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By vansmith
You need to provide details before we can help....

You need to provide details before we can help. What kinds of videos? Have you tried different video players? What version of OS X are you using?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By vansmith
There are instructions here...

There are instructions here (https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6619535) for making a bootable DVD.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By vansmith
I'm not sure what to say since that is indeed...

I'm not sure what to say since that is indeed where Chrome stores its bookmarks. If they aren't there, they aren't anywhere.

I'm a little confused by what you mean by "backup default" and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By vansmith
I think, quite simply, the reason you can't find...

I think, quite simply, the reason you can't find them is because that's not where they are. ;)

Bookmarks are in ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Bookmarks (where ~ = your user...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-01-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By vansmith
You could also use something like OneNote which...

You could also use something like OneNote which is just amazing (the interface needs a bit of love but it's getting there). Synced across all devices (web, Windows, Android, iOS, OS X) and has...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-01-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By vansmith
Not quite. It's not an open standard but there...

Not quite. It's not an open standard but there are third party alternatives, more for Linux than anything, that support Flash up to a point. It's possible that some of these can be built for OS X....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-31-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By vansmith
They're using a Mac. ;) atomottokar, that's...

They're using a Mac. ;)

atomottokar, that's how it's supposed to look. I think you might be used to the RGB sliders which are the "right" colours for each. As far as I can tell, it doesn't work...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 07-31-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By vansmith
Absolutely and even if the rice does absorb the...

Absolutely and even if the rice does absorb the moisture, it likely won't draw out (all of) the salt.

If it hasn't started working three weeks after and you've stuck to the instructions for rice...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-31-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By vansmith
Can you provide some details? Do you get some...

Can you provide some details? Do you get some sort of error message when you try?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-30-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By vansmith
If you use Firefox, a really interesting...

If you use Firefox, a really interesting extension is Lightbeam which records every site called from the one that you're visiting. It presents this data in a visual flow diagram so you can see what...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By vansmith
As long as you get it from the developers...

As long as you get it from the developers themselves and your machine meets the requirements, you should be fine.
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