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Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-19-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By doodle47
I always pushed the power button on my old Mini...

I always pushed the power button on my old Mini while getting up quickly, sort of a drive-by tap. Just a little touch did it.



No we just have to fool around with our stuff and stumble upon a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-19-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By doodle47
That's how it works for me too :Sleeping:

That's how it works for me too :Sleeping:
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-19-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By doodle47
I also experienced some fluky behavior such as:...

I also experienced some fluky behavior such as: the Hot Corner I set to show Desktop stopped showing the Desktop, F11 didn't show it either, I couldn't right-click anymore on some websites where I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-13-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By doodle47
That worked. Might be faster to just click the...

That worked. Might be faster to just click the Apple menu and choose Sleep.

Thanks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-13-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By doodle47
Power Button does not put computer to sleep

My power button does not put my new Mac mini to Sleep. I read in an Apple support forum for Yosemite that in Energy Saver prefs, there should be the following option:
"Allow power button to put...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By doodle47
I reset the SMC. Looks like that did the trick...

I reset the SMC. Looks like that did the trick :Cool: Thanks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-26-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By doodle47
The disk was not ejected properly

This is a fairly recent development. When returning from Sleep I get a popup:
The disk was not ejected properly. If possible always eject a disk before unplugging it or turning it off. At this point...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 09-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,107
Posted By doodle47
I don't disagree with you, but I wonder why it is...

I don't disagree with you, but I wonder why it is a featured discussion in Mac-Forums Newsletter (sent by Mac-Forums <email@inetinteractive-email.com>) detailed header info:
mailed-by: ...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 04-29-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By doodle47
I've been using VirtualBox on Leopard/Snow...

I've been using VirtualBox on Leopard/Snow Leopard for over 3 years to run Win XP Pro SP3. I'm not a power user, and it worked fine for everything I've tried to do with it. Initially I had Parallels...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 02-25-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,884
Posted By doodle47
Speaking of AdChoices, I just spotted this at the...

Speaking of AdChoices, I just spotted this at the top of a forum page:

"How to Defrag Your iMac? + Defragment Your iMac in Minutes! + Follow The Simple Instructions... Mac-Defrag.softcity.com"...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-29-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By doodle47
I see there is a "locked" icon in the lower right...

I see there is a "locked" icon in the lower right corner of the Info dialog box. If you are an administrator, click on the lock and enter your password. Then you should be able to change permissions....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-02-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,420
Posted By doodle47
Arrow A hassle getting back to iTunes 10

List view, list view, list view. That's all I used and it had great sorting and playlist-building ability. In iTunes 11, it was unavailable on several screens. The icon-based views are absolutely...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 11-14-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 44,138
Posted By doodle47
Wow! Using Airport with my Verizon wireless...

Wow! Using Airport with my Verizon wireless router I was getting 5-15Mbps.

Now using Ethernet with a CAT6 cable:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2308500579.png
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-13-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By doodle47
Cool There are hundreds of stations on iTunes Radio

Some are heavily processed, and some are pretty clean. There is a great variety of music available, so you are bound to find something you like.

Personally I have loaded all my CDs, my downloads,...
Forum: News and Community Announcements 08-21-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By doodle47
Yes! I've been using Advanced Search to find my...

Yes! I've been using Advanced Search to find my posts and see if anything new has been posted to the threads. Thanks much for the new convenience.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-15-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By doodle47
Thumbs up That was funny, but what he did after he used it...

That was funny, but what he did after he used it was even funnier. Thanks!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-15-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,322
Posted By doodle47
If you want to put it on the root of the external...

If you want to put it on the root of the external drive, you can open its current location in the Finder and just drag the folder from the right pane to the drive icon on the sidebar.

If you want...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,477
Posted By doodle47
Not being proficient in Terminal, I used Tinker...

Not being proficient in Terminal, I used Tinker Tool to change back to key repeats. It's under General.

Very interesting thread...I reverted to Snow Leopard because I found bugs/"features" in Lion...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-05-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By doodle47
My Mini meets the bare minimum for Lion and can't...

My Mini meets the bare minimum for Lion and can't run ML. The hardware can't be upgraded further than it is.

I had to upgrade from Leopard to get security updates, etc. so I took the plunge to...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 07-19-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,755
Posted By doodle47
Yeah it's crazy.

Although I still use several Microsoft products, it didn't matter when I told my Supervisor I bought a MacMini. She blurted out, "I'm sorry!" and things went downhill from there. I tried to make...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-08-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,776
Posted By doodle47
Just a thought: RAM costs money. Reboots are...

Just a thought: RAM costs money. Reboots are free. I wish I'd remember that. I'm on a fixed income so frugality is a necessity.

I just noticed many of us are using Snow Leopard. I'm afraid my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-08-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,492
Posted By doodle47
Thanks Slydude that does help

Thanks Slydude that does help
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-07-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,492
Posted By doodle47
Prior to Lion my Finder defaulted to search filenames only

There was a button which could change it to search the contents of a file, which I rarely, if ever, used. Now there are no such buttons in the finder. How can I get them back, or simply change the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-27-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,687
Posted By doodle47
In Windows, when I had issues with USB devices, I...

In Windows, when I had issues with USB devices, I would reboot to Safe Mode, where I would often see ghost drivers. I deleted them all, and when I returned to Normal Mode, the issues cleared up.
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-25-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,687
Posted By doodle47
Thumbs up Thanks for the chuckle.

Hi Lastmboy! Actually I had some big belly laughs too :D

A few years ago, I was using a very bulky Dell desktop with frequent distress. I was hearing a lot of good things from Mac users,...
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