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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By pm-r
The old HDD may not be completely kaput if you...

The old HDD may not be completely kaput if you want to try using it for non-critical data and it may have ended up with a super corrupt directory that Disk Utility is unable to fix.

If you can get...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By pm-r
Huh...??? Nothing wrong...??? Gheese, you...

Huh...??? Nothing wrong...???

Gheese, you just stated previously that DU said it can't mount the drive AND it can't repair it!!!

What else do you need to know??

As stated, it sounds like...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By pm-r
Get a Logitech two button mouse with scroll wheel...

Get a Logitech two button mouse with scroll wheel and you can add a double-click option to the scroll wheel button with the Logitech Pref Pane that will make it work as such with a single click.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By pm-r
Hmmm...??? It seems a bit odd doesn't it that SL...

Hmmm...??? It seems a bit odd doesn't it that SL users missed out on all the most recent attacks that later OS X users had to get updates for to make sure they were protected.

The SL OS X version...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By pm-r
Good idea and suggestion, but there are often...

Good idea and suggestion, but there are often still some Software Updates left to do after running the 10.6.8 COMBO I've found. Including some security stuff of mid-later 2013 and maybe some others.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-19-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By pm-r
First off, you may want to check that your Macs...

First off, you may want to check that your Macs can actually be upgraded to a later OS X version which you can do at Mac Specs, Prices, Answers and Comparison @ EveryMac.com, Est. 1996...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-18-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By pm-r
It seems like a great solution and actually...

It seems like a great solution and actually better than the Get Info method, but I wonder why the apple developers dropped the function with Mavericks, if not just before???

Or why they didn't...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-18-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By pm-r
I almost missed your post that's on page 1. ...

I almost missed your post that's on page 1.

And I guess one can assume that the problem may have been a cumulation of or start of previous non-official downloads even though the "problems" started...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By pm-r
I'd suggest changing the order: 1. Download...

I'd suggest changing the order:

1. Download software from the developer if possible.
2. Download software from macupdate.com which can often provide a link to the developer's site as well
3....
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-18-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By pm-r
A quick Google search on 'mac Mavericks adware...

A quick Google search on 'mac Mavericks adware issue' got several discussion hits that started early this spring and focused mainly on two culprits: "DownLite" adware and "Genieo" as has been...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-18-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By pm-r
Well I can't really help but it does seem that...

Well I can't really help but it does seem that once again Apple's dropped a "feature" again, and I know it's not directly related, but they have done so previously as shown here:
Bitrate (for mp3s)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-17-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By pm-r
So what are the actual problems you're having...

So what are the actual problems you're having now?

What maintenance have you done or run?

Have you even run Disk Utility to Repair permissions and Verify Disk?

Are things working and does...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-17-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By pm-r
Well Slydude, I did a quick look and also cheated...

Well Slydude, I did a quick look and also cheated for some other info with a Google search on just "InstallHistory.plist" and came across some interesting stuff.

Looking at my InstallHistory.plist...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-17-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By pm-r
You are just joking right??? At least from...

You are just joking right???

At least from what my Mavericks App Store shows, that list is almost completely useless as to all the updates that have been done, and as post #4 says - "...updated in...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-17-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By pm-r
While they're in the process of changing their...

While they're in the process of changing their DNS settings, they may want to download and run "name bench" and set them ap per suggestions, and then run it again in a week or so and check to see if...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-16-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By pm-r
What are you using to find the bits and pieces...

What are you using to find the bits and pieces you want to find?? Spotlight won't be enough - big understatement!!

If you don't have or are using them, download and use with or both "EasyFind"...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-16-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By pm-r
The only sense it makes is that it's saying it's...

The only sense it makes is that it's saying it's not working properly!!

Did you do the HDD replacement yourself??

Were all interior cables reconnected properly and firmly???

I'd have to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-16-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By pm-r
Do you get any solid green checks while doing the...

Do you get any solid green checks while doing the diagnostics?

i.e.:
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By pm-r
What application were you using? I just...

What application were you using?

I just tried opening several mp4 video files that opened in QT Player and hitting ⌘i showed a window with the nitrate and other info and I'm using Mavericks...
Forum: Apple Desktops 07-16-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By pm-r
In your System Preferences -> Network and click...

In your System Preferences -> Network and click the "Assist Me" -> Diagnostics and follow their prompts and any directions they supply.

You may need to actually power down your modem etc., wait...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By pm-r
Why on earth did the Apple Mavericks Developers...

Why on earth did the Apple Mavericks Developers remove the old, easy to find and use Software Update's "Installed Updates" tab option we had with OS X 10.6.x Snow Leopard.

Man, I just had a quick...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By pm-r
I guess it will depend on how you "hid" them in...

I guess it will depend on how you "hid" them in the fist place as to whether or not you'll ever find them again.

To help find them, download and use with or both "EasyFind" and "Find Any File"....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By pm-r
Excellent post and valid points Nick. As a...

Excellent post and valid points Nick.

As a case in point, I only just started using Mavericks this January and not for any special reason other than "keeping up" and only for some "features" that...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-16-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,793
Posted By pm-r
Why not shutdown and then boot up but using Safe...

Why not shutdown and then boot up but using Safe Boot Mode and do some browsing and see if there's an improvement with what you are experiencing.

If so, then it has to be some third-party software...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-16-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By pm-r
The full specs of what I gather model 2.2 Ghz...

The full specs of what I gather model 2.2 Ghz MBPro you have I provided above, i.e.:
MacBook Pro "Core 2 Duo" 2.2 15" (SR) Specs (Mid/Late 2007, 2.4/2.2GHz*, MA895LL, MacBookPro3,1, A1226, 2136) @...
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