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Forum: Apple Desktops 04-15-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By pod
And here it is: The New mac Mini! The...

And here it is:

The New mac Mini! The Mactini - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdIanqM_RZ8)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By pod
I use this to remove unwanted apps: ...

I use this to remove unwanted apps:

AppZapper - The uninstaller Apple forgot. (http://www.appzapper.com/)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By pod
Notifications in Mountain Lion...

I have Notifications set to 'none' for iTunes - see below image - but songs are still appearing under the Notifications menu bar tab, top right of desktop. How do I stop this?
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Apologies for the duplicate thread: posted as I...

Apologies for the duplicate thread: posted as I felt the problem now is different from the original question about the missing Apple store App and software update problem.

''Select the bottom part...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Software Update problem?

This is a bit long winded, for which I apologies, but I want to make sure I've included all details.

Bit of background:

I need to reinstall the original OS that came installed on my Mac Mini...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
I restarted my Mac whilst holding the Option key...

I restarted my Mac whilst holding the Option key down and I see two hard drive icons: the one on the left is called Macintosh HD (with a small upward pointing arrow underneath), the right hand icon...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-13-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Yes, upgrading (for free) to Mavericks would be...

Yes, upgrading (for free) to Mavericks would be the simpler solution but the reason I don't want to is I've read that Adobe CS5 applications have problems running properly with Mavericks and I can't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
I've spoken to the seller: from memory, he says...

I've spoken to the seller: from memory, he says this Mac Mini came with Lion. He upgraded to Mountain Lion via the App store using his Apple ID, therefore, when I try to reinstall with my Apple ID...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Started the 'reinstall' process and part way...

Started the 'reinstall' process and part way along I am asked for my Apple ID. I didn't have one so created a new one which has been 'verified' via my email address.

When I key my new Apple ID in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Is this the correct procedure I need to follow? ...

Is this the correct procedure I need to follow?

Erase and reinstall:
OS X Mountain Lion: Erase and reinstall OS X (http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11273)

Or this?

Reinstall only:...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Downloaded the above combo update .dmg, launched,...

Downloaded the above combo update .dmg, launched, installed and restarted: the App Store app is still missing so Software Update is still not working although some of the Apple applications that I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Thanks. I have everything backed up so will...

Thanks. I have everything backed up so will attempt it from the combo link above.

As I have 10.8.5 already installed, will installing the 'combo' version over the top wipe all my existing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Will I be able to install the 10.8.5 combo update...

Will I be able to install the 10.8.5 combo update 'over' the existing 10.8.5 or is it a case of 'try it and see'? Could I do some damage trying this?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
bobtomay... I'm currently running 10.8.5. is the...

bobtomay... I'm currently running 10.8.5. is the combo update you mention different?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Thanks for your replies. I haven't yet updated to...

Thanks for your replies. I haven't yet updated to Mavericks as I've read that Adobe CS5 applications have problems with Mavericks and I can't afford to have Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Think I've found the reason for the above: I...

Think I've found the reason for the above: I appear to have deleted the Mac App Store App (software updates are now through the App Store?):

OS X: Updating OS X and Mac App Store apps...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,843
Posted By pod
Software Update problem?

My Mac Mini is running OS X 10.8.5. When I click on Software Update (via the Apple logo, top left of menu bar), nothing happens: no window appears as it did in older Mac OS, even if there are no...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-19-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By pod
Adobe CS5 Colour Profile query…

Should I choose the same Colour Profile in Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign for CMYK printing? Currently they are all different.

Would 'Working CMYK - U.S. Web coated (SWOP) 2' be a good...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By pod
I've sorted it. For anyone else who has this...

I've sorted it. For anyone else who has this problem and comes across this thread whilst searching for a solution, re-indexing Spotlight's folders and volumes sorts the problem, removing all 'ghost...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By pod
Deleted items still showing in search results...

Previously deleted files or software still show in search results... more specifically, their respective 'alias' files still show.

The Alias files are shown with a dashed line greyed out square -...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-14-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By pod
'' A Samsung SE-208 is cheap and has a good name...

'' A Samsung SE-208 is cheap and has a good name ''

I'll second that: I bought one new, off ebay for £20 including delivery to install some software on my Mac Mini. It connects via USB flawlessly...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-14-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By pod
In case anyone comes across this thread in the...

In case anyone comes across this thread in the future, I have now installed the full Adobe CS5 Master Collection on this Mac mini and have used Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator: not for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-11-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By pod
Have just 'right clicked' on it and removed it....

Have just 'right clicked' on it and removed it. Just wondering where it came from?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-11-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By pod
Hi bobtomay. Nothing on my desktop. I did...

Hi bobtomay. Nothing on my desktop.

I did attach a USB powered DVD/CD drive earlier? Could it be related to that?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-11-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By pod
.dmg appeared in Disc Utility...

Running Disc Utility earlier and notice a .dmg file (Helper-mac_full1026.dmg) has appeared in the left hand column which wasn't there previously (I don't think). See attached image:
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