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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By techiesteve
Ahh, when I first clicked on this I thought it...

Ahh, when I first clicked on this I thought it was going to be related to the CUDA reset button that was common on older Macs, https://support.apple.com/kb/TA39568?locale=en_US&viewlocale=en_US
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By techiesteve
Sounds as if the download may be corrupting. If...

Sounds as if the download may be corrupting. If you are updating via the App Store and Updates, try downloading the updater from https://support.apple.com/downloads/. If that isn't successful, try...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By techiesteve
From the OP's description the Mac, we don't know...

From the OP's description the Mac, we don't know which model, will need either a new top case with keyboard if an older model, or if a Retina model, a top case with battery, much more expensive. It...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By techiesteve
The 2007 MacBook Pro that you have theoretically...

The 2007 MacBook Pro that you have theoretically can run Yosemite, but will be very slow. Mountain Lion is a good choice of OS for your MBP. It will run reasonably in 2GB of RAM, but far better in 4...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 354
Posted By techiesteve
I see the memory you bought was advertised a...

I see the memory you bought was advertised a 'reburbished'. Memory can't effectively be refurbished, that's usually another way of describing second hand memory, avoid like the plague.

See if you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By techiesteve
The smallest hard drive or fusion drive supplied...

The smallest hard drive or fusion drive supplied with your Late 2013 27" iMac is 1TB, but you list it above as 499.05 GB. Have you partitioned your hard drive for Boot Camp or is your hard drive the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-15-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By techiesteve
We all backup regularly, but not everyone does. I...

We all backup regularly, but not everyone does. I use Disk Warrior extensively at work. It either fixes problems that Disk Utility can't, or says doesn't exist, or after recording often hundreds of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-15-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By techiesteve
Your MacBook Pro should start and run from a...

Your MacBook Pro should start and run from a suitable power adapter with the battery disconnected, I do this regularly. Based upon what what you've checked it only leaves the logic board left as the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-11-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By techiesteve
Unfortunately I doubt Apple with look at your...

Unfortunately I doubt Apple with look at your iMac G4, it's been vintage for many years. Here they turn away the newer G5's and the earlier vintage Intel based Mac's, even for simple problems such as...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By techiesteve
Surely your Apple repairer has advised what is...

Surely your Apple repairer has advised what is possible?

The Late 2009 iMac, unlike the 2010, was never sold with a second SSD option, so I see why you are considering the data doubler. All data...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-05-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,035
Posted By techiesteve
To make a European Consumer Law Claim the owner...

To make a European Consumer Law Claim the owner has to live within the EC, and the Mac has to have been bought within the EC. Additionally, the claimant has to be a consumer, not a business, so the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-05-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By techiesteve
Have you to tried rebuilding the database? If not...

Have you to tried rebuilding the database? If not quit any open Microsoft applications, hold down the option key and launch Outlook. This will open the database manager and give you the option to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By techiesteve
Even if your Mac is upgradeable to Snow Leopard,...

Even if your Mac is upgradeable to Snow Leopard, depending upon your Mac's spec, further versions of Flash could drop Snow Leopard support, that's 'progress'. You really need to investigate your...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-03-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Posted By techiesteve
Whatever upgrade path you follow, consider a hard...

Whatever upgrade path you follow, consider a hard drive replacement, not necessarily for performance but for reliability. The older iMac hard drives are getting much more unreliable now.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-31-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By techiesteve
I suspect you removed the rear case and forgot to...

I suspect you removed the rear case and forgot to carefully remove the connector from the switch.

Most eMac's have been disposed of by now, and Apple long ago stopped supporting them.

If you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-29-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By techiesteve
You can change the computer name in System...

You can change the computer name in System Preferences, Sharing.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-22-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By techiesteve
If you undertake a full Time Machine restore, it...

If you undertake a full Time Machine restore, it will erase and restore your OS X partition only. It will not have any effect on your separate Boot Camp partition, you do not need to remove the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By techiesteve
As above, no problems with CCC as long as the...

As above, no problems with CCC as long as the contents of the source drive are smaller than the destination drive. If you are using a caddy with dual data ports that supports disk to disk cloning,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-19-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By techiesteve
There are two versions of Data Rescue, Data...

There are two versions of Data Rescue, Data Rescue 4 for Macs, and Data Rescue 3 PC for Windows.

To attempt recovering your photo's you need the Mac version. As it's economical replacing your...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-15-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By techiesteve
As above, it's dirt. The two fans on the 15"...

As above, it's dirt. The two fans on the 15" MacBook Pro line up with the dirt marks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-06-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By techiesteve
Everyone has there own preferences over memory...

Everyone has there own preferences over memory suppliers, but I've always had an excellent service from Crucial, good prices, compatibly and a life time warranty.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 03-06-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Posted By techiesteve
Apple's only attempt at this long ago was...

Apple's only attempt at this long ago was AppleWorks 5.0, for a short time there was also windows version. I remember trying an NFR version. No way would it compete against MS Office.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-04-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By techiesteve
No, you can't upgrade the memory. It is soldered...

No, you can't upgrade the memory. It is soldered to the logic board so not upgradable.
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-28-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By techiesteve
Based upon your comment "I did do a screen cap of...

Based upon your comment "I did do a screen cap of the desktop and emailed it to myself interestingly, it looked normal when I opened it in my email on another laptop." it's highly likely you have a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-27-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By techiesteve
I've seen a few fail too, no particular one...

I've seen a few fail too, no particular one brand. The last and quickest to fail was a new OWC 240GB flash storage SSD for a 2011 MacBook Air, it died before Yosemite finished installing. Some of the...
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