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Search: Posts Made By: Alwyn
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-21-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks chas_m, ever practical. So far I've found...

Thanks chas_m, ever practical. So far I've found that a CD that has been privately recorded is reckoned to be a blank to burn, presumably 'cos music is not formatted as mp3. Once you've said no...
Forum: iOS and Apps 02-19-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By Alwyn
Changing Primary e-mail address

When I set up iCloud I was asked for an alternative to my iCloud e-mail address. Having just replaced my previous iPad with another one and restored it from the previous backup I tried to log on to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-16-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By Alwyn
Calendar repeat problem

I am occasionally finding that, even though I have inserted a weekly event repeat, it is showing as a daily event. Once this has happened nothing I do seems to rectify the problem short of deleting...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-16-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Alwyn
Work calendar

iCloud

I have unticked it but I really want to remove it completely.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-12-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Alwyn
Work calendar not deletable

Work seems to be a default that we don't want. Is there a way to remove it?
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-08-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Alwyn
I bought it on e-bay. So far the seller has been...

I bought it on e-bay. So far the seller has been amenable in agreeing to pay for return and refund money or, if appropriate to pay for repair.

He admits to being a greenhorn and will have learned...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-08-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Alwyn
Faulty volume control.

The seller has agreed to refund the cost of repair. My guess is that the dent has jammed the control. I've booked a Genius Bar visit for tomorrow so I'll get them to check it over.

Apart from...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-07-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Alwyn
Damaged iPad

We are negotiating at the moment. Unlike on my iPhone the external volume is not, for me, essential so, if we can reach a satisfactory reduction I will probably settle.

At least the seller is not...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-07-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Alwyn
Damage to iPad 2 in transit

I have just taken delivery of a second-hand iPad 2. It was badly packed and there is a dent next to the volume control.

Unlike my wife's iPad mini there appears to be one control rather than two....
Forum: Security Awareness 02-04-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks. I do find this Forum way the best of any...

Thanks. I do find this Forum way the best of any of the other forums on the internet and both of you have already helped me on a number of occasions. Thanks.

I did send a message to the seller...
Forum: Security Awareness 02-04-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Alwyn
eBay and lost or stolen iPad

Today some bright spark listed an iPad on eBay with an image of the screen with the original owner's statement that it had been lost and giving his mobile number. I sent a text message to the owner...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-04-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Alwyn
Delete mailbox

This raises a question to which I hope somebody has the answer.

In my Archive File there are 2 identical "On My Mac" mailboxes. I deleted one of the mailboxes inside one of the 2 and both were...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-29-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Alwyn
MacKeeper uninstall

Thanks for that. Some bizarre results. Trash had over 48k items to delete. Some of these seemed to be in Time Machine so I tried quitting it. As TM is deleting old files having reached capacity,...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-28-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Alwyn
MacKeeper Message

I have a message saying 'MacKeeper is updated successfully! Would you like to launch it?' Judging by other comments the answer would appear to be 'No'.

What is it?
Where does it come from?...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,119
Posted By Alwyn
The poor chap who originated all these replies...

The poor chap who originated all these replies must have taken fright! I think most of us, when we first converted from PCs asked the same question about anti-virus and were swiftly disabused.

I...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-14-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,915
Posted By Alwyn
I have received this 'Completer wants to make...

I have received this 'Completer wants to make changes' message today for the first time ever. It has already appeared twice and each time I have just entered my iMac logon password.

I don't...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-29-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Alwyn
Digital USB 2.0 Endoscope Camera

Can anyone advise on suitable free software or do I just plug and play? I've tried installing Windows software provided using Windows XP installed on Virtual Box but can't get product to work.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By Alwyn
Deleting redundant e-mails from 'Windows'

My sister has a Hotmail address and has tried unsuccessfully to remove my old e-mail address from 'People'.

I've suggested that she delete me from 'People' and start over. Is there an equivalent...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-23-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Alwyn
Mailboxes

Thanks for the suggestions. I have now had a chance to consider them. The problem is that they don't come from the same address or, if they do, the subject matter may be unrelated.

What I do at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-15-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Alwyn
Mouse doing its own thing

My mouse seems periodically to be responding very slowly. It's as if somebody else has taken control. Could I have been hacked. How can I find out?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Alwyn
It sounds as if there is! So how do you do it...

It sounds as if there is! So how do you do it Chas? I tried looking in Rules but couldn't find a relevant option. For example, if I have a folder for a club or for banking in iCloud and a matching...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-15-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Alwyn
Rules in Mail

It would be useful to be able automatically to move e-mails saved to iCloud folders on iPhone or iPad to a named folder 'On My Mac' thereby increasing iOS storage capacity. At present such an option...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Alwyn
Yes of course Numbers or Open Office Calc would...

Yes of course Numbers or Open Office Calc would do. If you're looking for a really simple solution Contacts has a facility to retain all of the details you mention. You could have a Piano Tuners...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By Alwyn
I don't know what laptop/desktop you have. If...

I don't know what laptop/desktop you have. If you have a Mac desktop/laptop how up to date is your OS X? If the latter do you have an iCloud e-mail address? The big advantage of using iCloud is...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-09-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By Alwyn
Calendar syncing failure

Yesterday I discovered that something my wife had put in her calendar wasn't in mine. My first mistake was to try sharing. That only resulted in everything being duplicated on her calendar.

This...
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