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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-25-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By bobtomay
And Tuxera should not have anything to do with...

And Tuxera should not have anything to do with reading DVDs or CDs unless it is taking over that task from the regular OS X driver.

If you are getting an error related to Tuxera when reading from...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-24-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By bobtomay
Aside from all that... I will wager your...

Aside from all that...

I will wager your machine is already dragging it's heels when you've got <9% free space (at 44GB free) on that drive.

You do not want to take any more space away from...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-23-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By bobtomay
Yes. The WD Black is my personal recommendation...

Yes. The WD Black is my personal recommendation for those not wanting to move to a SSD.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By bobtomay
Would "assume" you have a network in the house...

Would "assume" you have a network in the house both of these machines use to access the internet? In which case you can just share the drive from the iMac to access it via the network.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-22-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By bobtomay
You may want to read through the sticky on...

You may want to read through the sticky on installing applications:

http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/switcher-hangout/251468-installing-uninstalling-applications.html
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By bobtomay
edit: The max RAM usable by that MB is 6 GB. ...

edit: The max RAM usable by that MB is 6 GB.



same thing



Maybe, but it will be limited to 1067 speeds - just buy the proper memory.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-20-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By bobtomay
Mail - Preferences - Viewing

Mail - Preferences - Viewing
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By bobtomay
When you get your own legal copy of it, give it...

When you get your own legal copy of it, give it another try.
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-18-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By bobtomay
What Mac? What version of OS X? Have...

What Mac?

What version of OS X?

Have you tried booting while holding the shift key down?

"Assuming" you're running OS X 10.7 or later, have you tried booting while holding the command and R...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-18-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By bobtomay
Did some COBOL training, omg, over 40 yrs ago and...

Did some COBOL training, omg, over 40 yrs ago and had to know some of that stuff with the early home computers in the 80s. Also had to know how to create your own boot disk for practically every...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By bobtomay
Not sure what adapter you are looking for. ...

Not sure what adapter you are looking for. AFAIK, there does not exist an adapter that will permit you to connect your DVI port to a mini-displayport (or mdp) on a monitor.

You will need a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-17-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By bobtomay
Personally, recommend keeping them as NTFS and...

Personally, recommend keeping them as NTFS and spending the $20 to get Paragon's NTFS for Mac - here (http://www.paragon-software.com/home/ntfs-mac/) to enable full read and write support.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-17-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By bobtomay
And Fantom does not manufacture hard drives. The...

And Fantom does not manufacture hard drives. The drive inside the enclosure could also be a WD. I am disinclined to purchase any enclosure that comes with a drive pre-installed from a manufacturer...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By bobtomay
There is no port called VGI. There is VGA and...

There is no port called VGI. There is VGA and DVI. Would guess that card has a DVI port. You would need a converter such as this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By bobtomay
Trying to figure out what caused a one time or a...

Trying to figure out what caused a one time or a rare occurrence kernel panic is a genuinely big time waster and in general not profitable.

Have a read through here...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-15-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,851
Posted By bobtomay
Agree with the above. Did quite a few tests -...

Agree with the above. Did quite a few tests - related to cloning (with SuperDuper!) vs iDefrag - iDefrag results in faster boot times and application launch times than cloning alone can provide. ...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-15-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 138,389
Posted By bobtomay
If you can find one of those WD My Books with FW...

If you can find one of those WD My Books with FW still sitting on the shelf, you should be able to get it at a discount. They're last years models and WD is not making those with FW any longer. I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By bobtomay
Mavericks actually runs better on 4 GB than...

Mavericks actually runs better on 4 GB than either 10.7 or 10.8 did.

But, since that machine can be upgraded, I'd have done it about, oh, 4 years ago.

And pm-r has provided the way to do it.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By bobtomay
And even once you have set iTunes to use the...

And even once you have set iTunes to use the library located on an external drive - every time you open iTunes and download or import something without that external being connected - iTunes is going...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-15-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By bobtomay
Triple posting actually... one is enough, thanks....

Triple posting actually... one is enough, thanks.

And no one here even knows:
a) if you have a computer.
b) what operating system you might be using.

Plus, if you're backing up via iTunes...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By bobtomay
If you are running 10.9.4, that update has...

If you are running 10.9.4, that update has already been installed.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-15-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By bobtomay
iPhoto: Sharing libraries among multiple users...

iPhoto: Sharing libraries among multiple users (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1198?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US)
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-14-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By bobtomay
Printer manufacturers always quit "supporting"...

Printer manufacturers always quit "supporting" their printers when they hit 2 yrs old.
That does not mean they won't work - they're just not going to assist you.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-14-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 138,389
Posted By bobtomay
Agree with the above - the lower end drive sizes...

Agree with the above - the lower end drive sizes - looks like they're saying either Toshiba or HGST (which is owned by WD) - they must be having some issue getting the same drive in all the time -...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-14-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,851
Posted By bobtomay
That and if you want it running as fast as new -...

That and if you want it running as fast as new - maintain 35-40% free space minimum on the drive at all times and run iDefrag when Onyx doesn't get it running back to speed.
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