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Search: Posts Made By: Barbara Jay
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
UPDATE: While speaking with a rep at Apple...

UPDATE:
While speaking with a rep at Apple about a new iMac I mentioned the problems I am having with the computer freezing up all the time. I told her what I had tried and even though the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Barbara Jay
I am not sure what you mean by where is the...

I am not sure what you mean by where is the Firefox bookmark folder stored.

When I am using Firefox the bookmarks are in "Bookmarks " on the menu bar just as they are in the Safari menu bar . ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-15-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Barbara Jay
Backup problem

I have an external HD for backup.
My computer is old and running Safari 5 which is no longer supported by Apple nor some sites. Because of this I occasionally use Firefox.
I am planning on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Barbara Jay
iMac (desk top) vs Laptop Mac pro computer

As many of you know I am in the market to buy a new computer. Mine is 7 years old and barely limping along.

I have never had a Laptop but think I should consider one because I could carry it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
I have considered all of your comments and...

I have considered all of your comments and weighed my options and feel a new computer is the answer.
I could have a diagnostic run and new HD put in ( if that is the problem) for a couple of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
I bought mine in January and according to Apple ...

I bought mine in January and according to Apple using my Part, Model and serial number it is a Mid 2007 model .

I am running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 . Maybe I should chance it and try to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
Nick here are the spec from Apple on the max...

Nick here are the spec from Apple on the max memory my computer is allowed
iMac (Mid 2007): Memory Specifications (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1593)

Do you think I can still go to 6GB even...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
Nick, if I buy a new HD how do I deal with the ...

Nick, if I buy a new HD how do I deal with the fact I don't have enough memory to upgrade and the OS X I am using is no longer going to be supported? I checked with Apple when I installed the 2...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
My computer came with 2 GB of memory and I...

My computer came with 2 GB of memory and I installed another 2 GB for a total of 4GB. That is the max amount of memory allowed for my model.

Mavericks needs 4GB just for the OS so I can't...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
My computer is almost 7 years old and it is the...

My computer is almost 7 years old and it is the original hard drive. I bought it Jan 9, 2008.

When I checked the HD in Disk Utilities ( using the microscope icon) it said the HD volume was...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-05-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barbara Jay
Computer freezing up and spinning beachballs

Since I upgraded to Snow leopard I have had problems with Mail causing the entire computer to freeze up and creating spinning beach balls. I had numerous conversations with Apple support and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Barbara Jay
I think it is wise to wait for Mavericks until I...

I think it is wise to wait for Mavericks until I buy a new computer. It will be on it.
4GB of memory these days is almost like using a 78 rpm record player :)
Plus it will give me time to ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Barbara Jay
Thanks My computer specs only allow a maximum...

Thanks
My computer specs only allow a maximum of 4GB of memory, I upgraded to that to when I install Snow Leopard . Looks like I will need to buy a new computer :(

I will buy the latest ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-24-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Barbara Jay
Questions on Upgrading to Mavericks, pages and Safari

I am going to do a major upgrade.
(1) I am currently running OS X 10.6.8 and want to upgrade to Mavericks . I have 4 GB of memory. Is there anything I should know before I attempt this ?

(2)...
Forum: Security Awareness 05-29-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By Barbara Jay
I have not clicked on nor replied to any email I...

I have not clicked on nor replied to any email I didn't expect . I never give personal info to an email request or over the phone . Yet, since last March my CC has been hacked 3 times . Each time...
Forum: Security Awareness 05-29-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By Barbara Jay
Thanks -- Now I got my password changed here . I...

Thanks -- Now I got my password changed here . I am changing every password even on sites that are only forums.

I read the Hackers compile data from various sources/ sites and create a profile...
Forum: Security Awareness 05-29-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By Barbara Jay
New Phishing angle

I got an email with no links nor was it asking for information. It simply said " Your Apple iTunes account has been temporarily suspended because your Credit Card is Limited"
It had a normal top...
Forum: Security Awareness 04-16-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Barbara Jay
What is a "password protected password manager'...

What is a "password protected password manager' ? And how does it work

I had use one password for everything until I my CC was hacked and the fraud department at the Bank told me to change ALL...
Forum: Security Awareness 04-16-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Barbara Jay
Thanks When I set up my iMac years ago it asked...

Thanks
When I set up my iMac years ago it asked me to establish a password so I did . :)
Forum: Security Awareness 04-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Barbara Jay
Thank you ! I will change the password for my...

Thank you !
I will change the password for my Apple ID and iTunes.

Do you ever change the password you use to log into your computer?
Thanks again
Barbara
Forum: Security Awareness 04-16-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By Barbara Jay
Help changing passwords

I am not sure this is the proper thread for this question. If it is not then move it to where it belongs

I have used the same password for a lot of sites including Apple. Apparently that is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-29-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By Barbara Jay
What don't you like about Firefox?

What don't you like about Firefox?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-29-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By Barbara Jay
I normally use Safari, and I have Pop-Ups...

I normally use Safari, and I have Pop-Ups blocked, but every so often one sneaks in . I also have Firefox on my computer. Some sites don't get along well with Safari

. There was no close ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-29-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By Barbara Jay
It was not an email offer. I was reading a...

It was not an email offer. I was reading a newsletter I subscribe to and it came as a Pop up. It had the logo for Apps I think and said I could upgrade for free.

Considering all the Phishing I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-28-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By Barbara Jay
Upgrade to Mavericks free ??

Lately I have been getting a lot of Phishing emails so I am suspicious of a Pop Up I just got telling me I can upgrade to Maverick for Free. I had two choices " more details" and "not now" . I...
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