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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By neilf
Yosemite network connection issue

Running a 2012 Mac Mini with ethernet connection. Just logged on, and it's telling me my IP address is being used by another device. Never ever had that issue with Mavericks.
We have a Macbook Pro...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-21-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By neilf
Upgrade 2010 Macbook Pro

Would you or wouldn't you? Specs are:

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010)
2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3
NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256 MB
250GB Hard Drive (Non-SSD)

It runs Yosemite just...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 4,534
Posted By neilf
With Mavericks, I had terrible problems with...

With Mavericks, I had terrible problems with Safari locking up my 2012 Mac Min (another story), such that I made Chrome my default browser. Safari on Yosemite , I like very much, but it now is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 671
Posted By neilf
I have had this problem before. Couldn't restore...

I have had this problem before. Couldn't restore from Time Machine. Luckily, I had a CCC backup which worked. When I spoke to Apple about this, they appeared to imply that they knew of time machine...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 465
Posted By neilf
FWIW I quite like it except, as it's been...

FWIW I quite like it except, as it's been optimised for retina displays, is there any way to improve the slightly blurry text on no-retina devices?
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 10-18-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By neilf
Just a comment, but not everybody wants an...

Just a comment, but not everybody wants an all-in-one, hence the Mac Mini. Difficult to repair when things go wrong!
I suppose there is always the Mac Pro, but not all of us are that rich.
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By neilf
Thanks Raz0rEdge. McBie - You may be missing...

Thanks Raz0rEdge.

McBie - You may be missing something I think a lot of people do, and that is, when they see updates are available, they simply select "update all". I certainly did. And then I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-11-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By neilf
Don't allow app to update?

I use an App at a certain release, but I know that later updates actually make the app worse for me, so I don't want that app updated. Only that app. All others could be updated.
Anyone know if it's...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-29-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By neilf
Yosemite and older Macs

Does anyone have any idea which older Macs will be capable of running Yosemite?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-09-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By neilf
I had a similar problem that my Mac Mini would...

I had a similar problem that my Mac Mini would lock up or crash when coming out of sleep.
This may sound ridiculous but it worked for me. If you are using Safari, make sure it is completely shut...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By neilf
I know its been a while but regarding deleting...

I know its been a while but regarding deleting pref file, this has been done numerous times through re-installs. All done on the phone with Apple.

Anyway, just as an update, I now have yet another...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By neilf
Thanks all for your interest. This situation...

Thanks all for your interest.
This situation has been on-going for some time. Apple have been involved via their support people.
I have re-installed Mavericks on at least 3 different occasions....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By neilf
Thank you for your kind and frank reply. Having...

Thank you for your kind and frank reply.
Having installed the update, it has not fixed the issue I have, which is crashing whilst sleeping.
And no one is blaming anybody. Apple have great products...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By neilf
Sorry to be negative but does anyone know if this...

Sorry to be negative but does anyone know if this update fixes anything in particular?
I don't think I am alone with many others who have had a "not so good experience" with 10.9.3.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By neilf
A bit like yourself, I may have found a solution...

A bit like yourself, I may have found a solution which works for me, so I will probably stick with it.
I can't help but wonder that the issues some of us are having with mavericks, is due to Apple...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By neilf
When I first moved over to Mac from W*****s,...

When I first moved over to Mac from W*****s, sleep mode was one of best functions which enhanced my adoption of the Mac environment, and in my case, it worked perfectly until I installed Mavericks. I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By neilf
You know I said I spoke too soon. Well - I spoke...

You know I said I spoke too soon. Well - I spoke too soon again!
Someone in the family had logged into their account and the "Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer" was ticked in their...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By neilf
Spoke too soon!! It worked for about a week and...

Spoke too soon!!
It worked for about a week and then crashed.
Come on Apple fix it!!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,492
Posted By neilf
It seems I may have found a solution to my...

It seems I may have found a solution to my sleep/lock-up problem (fingers crossed).
I had the "Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer" setting ticked in system preferences / bluetooth, as I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-27-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By neilf
iTunes Movie rental oddity

Or maybe this is how it works?
I rented 2 movies from the iTunes store via my Mac Mini PC, which I usually watch on my TV via my Apple TV box. As I was going on a trip, I transferred these unwatched...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-27-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By neilf
Thanks CHSCAG, That worked perfectly. I did...

Thanks CHSCAG,
That worked perfectly.
I did have to remove the Adobe Safari plug-ins from the /library folder.
Unfortunately, there are sites which appear to only open with Adobe, such as our...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-26-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By neilf
I'll see if I can dig out an example, but...

I'll see if I can dig out an example, but recently they are all financial.
There is nothing in the downloads folder.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-25-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By neilf
It's not all pdf files, just some. I have noticed...

It's not all pdf files, just some. I have noticed it with my credit card company statements, that sometimes they will just not save.

2012 Mac Mini running 10.9.3
All software and apps up to date.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-25-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By neilf
Save pdf files from Safari

Has anyone come across this where a pdf file is downloaded by Safari ( could be a news article for example) but Safari won't save the contents to you local disc? It allows you to go through the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By neilf
I have basically given up with the sleep...

I have basically given up with the sleep function. I have had so many conversations with Apple about this issue, I now firmly believe that it is simply flawed if you are trying to use anything other...
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