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Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,337
Posted By Rick T
In addition to a Time Capsule, I am using a WD My...

In addition to a Time Capsule, I am using a WD My Passport for Mac 1 TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive - WDBBXV0010BBK-NESN for my MacBook. I used the Passport to make a clone and then incremental...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By Rick T
Thanks, Bob and Nick. It all makes sense to me. ...

Thanks, Bob and Nick. It all makes sense to me.

Rick
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By Rick T
PC External Drive Compatibility

My MacBook Pro replaced a HP laptop. I still used the HP to occasionally access an external drive attached to it that I used for backup and off-loading files. Now the HP motherboard has died and the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-08-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,578
Posted By Rick T
No and yes. After I started using my Mac, my...

No and yes. After I started using my Mac, my set-up did not use as many peripherals as I was using with my HP laptop. One reason was the substitution of Time Machine for my router. So I did not find...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Rick T
You got me thinking, Harry. I found the printer...

You got me thinking, Harry. I found the printer software disc and downloaded it. Unfortunately, it does not seem to have helped.

No files related to the printer show up under Applications.
...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Rick T
Yup, that's the one, Image Class D420. I have had...

Yup, that's the one, Image Class D420. I have had it for a long time, probably over five years. (Long as in electronic age). And you are right, this is a head-scratcher.

Something clearly must...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Rick T
Yes, still using 10.8.5. I first scanned with...

Yes, still using 10.8.5. I first scanned with this printer about 6-8 months ago. I do not have a very frequent need to scan.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Rick T
Canon D420 Scanning Problem

I was successfully scanning from a Canon D420 to my mid-2012 MacBook Pro (OS X 10.8.5) awhile back, but tried to today and cannot get it to work. When I select the printer and click "open scanner"...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-18-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,337
Posted By Rick T
Thanks, Jake. You answered my questions. Now I...

Thanks, Jake. You answered my questions. Now I have a new one.

A quick look at 1 TB drives shows they are all USB 3.0 which my Mac does not have. As I recall, USB3.0 is backward compatible with...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-18-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,337
Posted By Rick T
My mid-2012 MacBook Pro has been backing up to...

My mid-2012 MacBook Pro has been backing up to Time Machine since Day1, but I would like to add an external drive to create a clone backup. I am running Parallels 9 for Windows 7 and noted a previous...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-28-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By Rick T
That appears to have solved the problem. I think...

That appears to have solved the problem. I think it was the reboot of Time Capsule that did it.

Thanks, Bill.

Rick
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-28-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By Rick T
Time Machine Error Question

My current model MacBook Pro backs up to Time Capsule through Time Machine. It has been working fine for several months (9.8 GB stored) until I received this error message:

"The backup disk image...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-20-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Rick T
Sometimes there is more to the story. I contacted...

Sometimes there is more to the story. I contacted 1Password to see if their answer to my question matched their User Guide information. Here is the reply I received.

I wish I could give you a more...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-19-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Rick T
I found their User Guide last evening and lo and...

I found their User Guide last evening and lo and behold, found the following in the FAQ section:

Importing Data into 1Password

1Password can import data from many popular applications,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-18-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Rick T
Password Manager Data Swap

After using Roboform on a PC for many years without problems, I naturally chose Roboform for Mac when I switched to my MacBook Pro. However, this version has bugs and Roboform will not respond to my...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-12-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Rick T
My OS is 10.8.2. Rick

My OS is 10.8.2.

Rick
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-12-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Rick T
Mail Drops Passwords

I switched from a PC to a Mac several months ago. I vowed I would become familiar with all of the indigenous programs rather than start adding Microsoft programs. So far, I have held to that vow, but...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By Rick T
I think that may be the solution. The computer...

I think that may be the solution. The computer name contained a special character, so I changed it, the wireless network name and the Time capsule name to all be the same. Later today I will run Time...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-17-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,739
Posted By Rick T
Time Machine will not backup to Time Capsule

I recently purchased a new MacBook Pro and Time Capsule. When I initiated Time Machine to do the initial backup, it returned the following message:

"Time Machine could not complete backup to Time...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 01-04-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Rick T
I think I can accomplish that! :) Thank you...

I think I can accomplish that! :)

Thank you for your reply and it must have broken some record for timing.

Rick
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 01-03-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Rick T
Wiping an iPad

My wife is selling her iPad (version 1) to a friend. Is there a process to wipe all of the personal data ?

Rick
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-02-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Rick T
I found the answer shortly after posting. If a...

I found the answer shortly after posting. If a window is maximized, the Dock hides, but can be summoned by dropping the mouse to the bottom of the page. If you do not maximize the windows (pages),...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-02-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Rick T
Dock Hides Without Permission

Why does the dock choose to hide even when the System Preferences box for "Automatically hide and show the Dock" is NOT checked?

Rick
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,444
Posted By Rick T
I have read reviews of Quicken for Mac that say...

I have read reviews of Quicken for Mac that say it is not as thorough as Quicken for Windows. For that reason, among others, I downloaded Parallels 8 and then used Quicken for Windows. Works great,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-27-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By Rick T
Gmail Import to Mail Problem

This concerns a current model MacBook Air. When a Gmail account was transferred to Mail, the result was duplicate mailboxes under the headings "Mailboxes" and "Gmail." So there are two Inboxes, two...
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