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Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-09-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By neilf
I had a similar problem that my Mac Mini would...

I had a similar problem that my Mac Mini would lock up or crash when coming out of sleep.
This may sound ridiculous but it worked for me. If you are using Safari, make sure it is completely shut...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-11-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
I know its been a while but regarding deleting...

I know its been a while but regarding deleting pref file, this has been done numerous times through re-installs. All done on the phone with Apple.

Anyway, just as an update, I now have yet another...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,409
Posted By neilf
Thanks all for your interest. This situation...

Thanks all for your interest.
This situation has been on-going for some time. Apple have been involved via their support people.
I have re-installed Mavericks on at least 3 different occasions....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,409
Posted By neilf
Thank you for your kind and frank reply. Having...

Thank you for your kind and frank reply.
Having installed the update, it has not fixed the issue I have, which is crashing whilst sleeping.
And no one is blaming anybody. Apple have great products...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,409
Posted By neilf
Sorry to be negative but does anyone know if this...

Sorry to be negative but does anyone know if this update fixes anything in particular?
I don't think I am alone with many others who have had a "not so good experience" with 10.9.3.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-23-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
A bit like yourself, I may have found a solution...

A bit like yourself, I may have found a solution which works for me, so I will probably stick with it.
I can't help but wonder that the issues some of us are having with mavericks, is due to Apple...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
When I first moved over to Mac from W*****s,...

When I first moved over to Mac from W*****s, sleep mode was one of best functions which enhanced my adoption of the Mac environment, and in my case, it worked perfectly until I installed Mavericks. I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
You know I said I spoke too soon. Well - I spoke...

You know I said I spoke too soon. Well - I spoke too soon again!
Someone in the family had logged into their account and the "Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer" was ticked in their...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
Spoke too soon!! It worked for about a week and...

Spoke too soon!!
It worked for about a week and then crashed.
Come on Apple fix it!!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-20-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
It seems I may have found a solution to my...

It seems I may have found a solution to my sleep/lock-up problem (fingers crossed).
I had the "Allow Bluetooth devices to wake this computer" setting ticked in system preferences / bluetooth, as I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-27-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By neilf
iTunes Movie rental oddity

Or maybe this is how it works?
I rented 2 movies from the iTunes store via my Mac Mini PC, which I usually watch on my TV via my Apple TV box. As I was going on a trip, I transferred these unwatched...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-27-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By neilf
Thanks CHSCAG, That worked perfectly. I did...

Thanks CHSCAG,
That worked perfectly.
I did have to remove the Adobe Safari plug-ins from the /library folder.
Unfortunately, there are sites which appear to only open with Adobe, such as our...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-26-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By neilf
I'll see if I can dig out an example, but...

I'll see if I can dig out an example, but recently they are all financial.
There is nothing in the downloads folder.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-25-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By neilf
It's not all pdf files, just some. I have noticed...

It's not all pdf files, just some. I have noticed it with my credit card company statements, that sometimes they will just not save.

2012 Mac Mini running 10.9.3
All software and apps up to date.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-25-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By neilf
Save pdf files from Safari

Has anyone come across this where a pdf file is downloaded by Safari ( could be a news article for example) but Safari won't save the contents to you local disc? It allows you to go through the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By neilf
I have basically given up with the sleep...

I have basically given up with the sleep function. I have had so many conversations with Apple about this issue, I now firmly believe that it is simply flawed if you are trying to use anything other...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-25-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By neilf
I am having on-going issues with wake-from-sleep,...

I am having on-going issues with wake-from-sleep, and have been ever since installing Mavericks. Both wi-fi and wired.
As someone said, this IS an issue, and the sooner Apple recognise this fact,...
Forum: Security Awareness 04-12-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,309
Posted By neilf
What I find odd about the advice being given out...

What I find odd about the advice being given out by the press, is that they say, for example, not to use online banking until the bank's web site has verified that they are not affected by...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By neilf
Frustrated with the Numbers App

Don't get me wrong, along with most people here, I love Apple products, even if they are expensive. But, I am so frustrated with things like trying to save an existing Numbers document to a new...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-30-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By neilf
Just out of interest chscag, what was it that put...

Just out of interest chscag, what was it that put you off Dashlane.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-30-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By neilf
Talking of password managers, does anyone have an...

Talking of password managers, does anyone have an opinion of Dashlane?
I have been using it for a while, and think it's very good. It did not work properly for me on an iPad air, but seems good for...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-25-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,691
Posted By neilf
Don't know where in the world the OP is situated,...

Don't know where in the world the OP is situated, but if in Europe, it's possible that you could be covered by a weird European warranty rule which covers up to six years (I think).
Never tried it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-22-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
Nope. It's a new account, with just the data...

Nope. It's a new account, with just the data brought in from a back up.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-22-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
Quick update on my situation: Running 10.9.2...

Quick update on my situation:
Running 10.9.2 and it is now crashing again whilst in sleep mode. This is a clean install.
Getting a bit fed up with it now.
I will contact Apple on the freephone...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,416
Posted By neilf
This sounds exactly like the problems I had...

This sounds exactly like the problems I had BEFORE I moved to 10.9.2.
Having said that, I did have a few occasions (2 I think) where my Mac Mini actually crashed whilst asleep AFTER I loaded 10.9.2....
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