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Search: Posts Made By: Bill Gates Jr.
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-21-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Apple it is. I'll wait to re-open it when my one...

Apple it is. I'll wait to re-open it when my one piece torx 10 and dual suction cup arrive in a week or two from Amazon. (The only torx 10 I found at Lowes was a cheap screwdriver that has removable...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-18-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-18-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
My error, it is an EMC 2429. The Apple store is...

My error, it is an EMC 2429. The Apple store is in a huge crowded shopping center. Best Buy is closer and they may just pass it on to the Apple store. Don't know for sure about that. Anybody have...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-17-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Model A1312, EMC 242l, core i5. 2.7 27 inch...

Model A1312, EMC 242l, core i5. 2.7 27 inch (mid 2011). I bought it in 2012 at Best buy. Lost receipt. But Sony optical drive is dated 10 Feb 2012.
Is Apple store best bet for repair work?
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-17-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Removing the glass was easy. Fingernails work. ...

Removing the glass was easy. Fingernails work. Took me a while to figure out how the display ZIP connector fit and the chrome clips to hold it in place. Put it back together but no display. Will...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-17-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I'm talking about my 27" mac. I used ifixit to...

I'm talking about my 27" mac. I used ifixit to disassemble my MAC to access a stuck DVD in the optical drive. Got the DVD out. Reassembly hung up on gold Zip connector. Finally figured out plug...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-17-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
iMAC display zip co9nnector

How does the display connector connect to the main board? Does it slide in parallel to the main board or does it go straight in from on top...somewhere?
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-15-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
No Harbor Freight store here on Oahu or anywhere...

No Harbor Freight store here on Oahu or anywhere in Hawaii. Lowes or Home Depot may have something. Need an excuse to go into those stores anyway. A person can never have enough tools or gadgets....
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-15-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I'm not a gamer. Manage my stocks and IRAs, some...

I'm not a gamer. Manage my stocks and IRAs, some email, read news, Have Hoyle Card games I play occasionally, Planning to burn DVDs from my Canon VIXIA HFR400 and pictures from my older Canon A620...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-15-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
How much RAM?

I have a total of 4GB (2x2GB) Ram on my EMC 2429 iMac. Two of the four memory slots are empty. OWC says I can put a max of 32GB (4x8GB). The little handbook says 16GB max, What is the max. amount...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-14-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I don't have the spudger but do have anti-static...

I don't have the spudger but do have anti-static wrist bands and other tools from my electronic background in repair.
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-14-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Chscag - Many thanks. I printed out the 10 pages...

Chscag - Many thanks. I printed out the 10 pages on opening my EMC 2429 iMac. Don't have the suction pullers, but read where some guys used a credit card to separate the magnetic glass from the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 02-14-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
How to open my 27" Mac?

Need to get to the stuck DVD in my optical drive. The U-tube video on an 2009 post does not work with my Mac. I realize I can and probably will buy an external DVD drive, but am currently stuck...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-27-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Keep getting... You must spread some...

Keep getting...

You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to RadDave again

How do you spread it around if no one else is around?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-27-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Again thanks. It works exactly as you said, only...

Again thanks. It works exactly as you said, only I did not have the resize double arrows on my toolbox menu. I added it. Being new to using Preview, I put text under the icons. The toolbox is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 713
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thanks RadDave for that info. I am using it now....

Thanks RadDave for that info. I am using it now. But they tell me once I click on someone, In have to spread it around, but there are mainly you and a few others who has helped me on this so hard...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
RadDave, Regarding post number 5. I can create a...

RadDave, Regarding post number 5. I can create a selection with my mouse or using the selection icon in the menu. The selected image reads : Image opened by Double-click, and the selection image...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
know about dragging things from here to there. ...

know about dragging things from here to there. Works similar to Windows.
Didn't know about the size information always being light grey. Thanks for that info.
Since I've received much help on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 713
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
My apologies to all who posted on this post and...

My apologies to all who posted on this post and my other post about resizing images, especialy RadDave, Cradom, Chas_M, Pigoo3, Chsag, Pm-r, Mighty Gem, and oneironaut. I have been very busy trying...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-26-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Don't know what Toolbox is. I have Tools in my...

Don't know what Toolbox is. I have Tools in my Preview menu. Yes I was talking about the'Customize Toolbar' in the 'View Menu' . I believe I saw a 'Select' icon (looks similar to highlight icon)...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-25-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Tried the exact image you used. Dragged to...

Tried the exact image you used. Dragged to desktop Used the mouse and Selection (blue dotted square) to outline smaller image like your second picture. No crop icon appeared. Went to Tools and...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
My menu bar for Preview does not have the crop...

My menu bar for Preview does not have the crop icon. It is there sometimes but when I try and click on it. it disappears. But If I go to Tools (in Preview) I can go to adjust size and resize the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I beginning to think although Preview is my...

I beginning to think although Preview is my default, some other program is opening the ,jpg files as i do not see the menu in post #5. Nick is probably right that somehow the Preview got deleted.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
RadDave Did read the post. With Preview icon...

RadDave
Did read the post. With Preview icon in the dock and dot underneath, Preview is shown next to apple icon and is my default for opening .jpg. After that I can't figure out how to resize...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 01-24-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 713
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Right click shows Preview as my default and .jpg...

Right click shows Preview as my default and .jpg opens.
But clicking on icon does nothing.
Under Applications, Preview, General, shows size: 36,145,489 bytes (44.2MB on disk). Does that mean...
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