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Forum: Apple Desktops 03-18-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By JoshJ
Ok thanks a lot. I'll try & get the model no &...

Ok thanks a lot. I'll try & get the model no & check it on everymac.com
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-15-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By JoshJ
Hey crandom. Thanks a lot. Do you know where I...

Hey crandom. Thanks a lot. Do you know where I might be able to look in my preferences to get widgets to stay on screen even when switching Spaces? (even though my particular countdown timer is an...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-15-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By JoshJ
Connecting Thunderbold to Mini-DVI Video Out

Hey guys. I need to use an old iMac as an external display for my late 2014 MacBook Pro.
I am guessing I will use the thunderbolt on my laptop to connect to the iMac which I believe has a Mini-DVI...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-11-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By JoshJ
Get specific App to move with Spaces

Hey guys. Is there a way of getting an application window to stay in view, no matter what Space I switch to? I have a timer app which I always want in sight whist I'm working but often switch around...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-11-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By JoshJ
Document Thumbnails not showing

Hey guys. I've been doing some data migrating recently. Most of my document files for various apps now live on my external drive. This has resulted in Finder not recognising and displaying the file...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-05-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By JoshJ
Finder Filtering

Hey guys. Is it possible to create and save a 'view' in Finder that will list multiple specific file types. eg I want to see all of my music applications project documents (Logic, Garage Band, Pro...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By JoshJ
Hey pm-r. Thats correct; I can go into the TM...

Hey pm-r. Thats correct; I can go into the TM backup and open, read & write files. I've also double checked & set all files/folders to read/write for my login (i am the main user on the mac). The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-28-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By JoshJ
Hey IWT. Thanks for the link. I've actually tried...

Hey IWT. Thanks for the link. I've actually tried this process after seeing something very similar in another article. As I mentioned in the OP, the last step was to try resetting permissions via the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-24-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By JoshJ
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-23-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By JoshJ
Home Folder Permissions

Hey guys. Finder is having difficulty finding files/folder in a “Latest” folder I copied over to my Desktop from a Time Machine backup.

I have tried manually editing permissions via Get Info &...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By JoshJ
As long as i can easily search that "old mac"...

As long as i can easily search that "old mac" folder via the Finder that shouldnt be a problem. The only reason I'm actually doing this is that it proved to difficult to search the TM backup whilst...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By JoshJ
Also, will Migration Assistant copy both System...

Also, will Migration Assistant copy both System and User Account data to the new mac?
ie. If i have audio unit (logic) plugins in both System and User Library directories, would both those locations...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By JoshJ
Hey chscag. Thanks for your reply. What...

Hey chscag. Thanks for your reply.

What documents are included if I select the "Other Data" & "Other files and folders" options at the bottom of the list in this image?;
Gyazo -...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By JoshJ
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-18-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By JoshJ
Hey LAB. Many thanks. So actually if I copy the...

Hey LAB. Many thanks. So actually if I copy the "Latest" folder across to my desktop, it would NOT be a complete copy of my hard drive as files that have not been updated in a whilst will only be...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By JoshJ
Migration Assistant Questions

Hey guys,

I have recently purchased a new mac. I want to copy all my application files (including project file from Logic, Word, Excel, Pdfs,etc) to my new mac without copying all the system files...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By JoshJ
Time Machine Backup folders

Hey guys. I need to copy some core folders across from my time machine backup (Desktop, Documents, etc) using the Finder.
There are about 14 dated folders in my TM directory. Does the "Latest"...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By JoshJ
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Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-08-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By JoshJ
Thanks a lot for the tips guys! I also found this...

Thanks a lot for the tips guys! I also found this which may provide a solution - Change Time Machine Backup Frequency;

Quick Tip: Tweak Time Machine Backup Interval - Tuts+ Computer Skills...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-06-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By JoshJ
Searching & Restoring files from TM Backup

Hey guys.
I have recently reinstalled Yosemite to clean my mac as a couple of my applications (logic in particular) were acting up.

I now need to use my Time Machine backup as an extension of my...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-02-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By JoshJ
Samsung or WD Portable drive?

Hey guys. My Seagate portable hard drive likely has issues and I'm going to have to dump it. Which of the following drives is better (least prone to failure & shook damage) in your opinion:
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-02-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By JoshJ
Many thanks Dave. Gosh that is quite a backup...

Many thanks Dave. Gosh that is quite a backup setup! I bought CCC a while ago but only for backing up files that would not backup using timemachine (might have had the same corrupt issues as in this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-02-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By JoshJ
Hey Dave. Please see this original post which is...

Hey Dave. Please see this original post which is related to the drive I think is making the bleep sound;
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-02-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By JoshJ
Hey guys. I am in the middle of this copy and...

Hey guys. I am in the middle of this copy and every now & again one of my drives makes a small, single "bleep" sound. I cant tell which drive its coming from yet. Is this normal? I've copied 240gb or...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-02-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By JoshJ
Hey Dave, In System Report, both drives say...

Hey Dave,

In System Report, both drives say "SMART Status: Not Supported", both before & after the disks were verified/repaired (not sure if repairing makes a difference)

Both disks seemed to...
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