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Search: Posts Made By: Mikeo1938
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Mikeo1938
OK, thank you again for your help. M

OK, thank you again for your help.

M
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-28-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again “chscag" for your help and advice...

Thanks again “chscag" for your help and advice regarding MS Word.

It doesn't seem possible to buy Word on its own and I wouldn't need the other components. However, it does seem that I can do...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-27-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks for your prompt reply. As you will...

Thanks for your prompt reply.

As you will know, I cannot use my Word for Mac 2004 with the new MBP.

I’d be happy to leave the documents in the Pages format. Anyway, I carried out a minor test...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-27-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Mikeo1938
Saving a document in Pages

I’ve migrated my Word for Mac 2004 documents from an MBP OS 10.6.8 to a new MBP with OS 10.10.2. The latter is, of course, equipped with Pages and my Word documents can be read and edited by Pages. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Mikeo1938
For the benefit of anyone else stuck with the...

For the benefit of anyone else stuck with the above, this is what I did:
The "matters requiring attention" were resolved when I pressed on and went to migrate the user account. I was then asked a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thank you. Well, I started again, pressing the...

Thank you.
Well, I started again, pressing the T as required. It told me that I had achieved a partial migration: I did not attempt to migrate my user folder because it said "this needs some...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Mikeo1938
Well, I went out to the shops for a couple of...

Well, I went out to the shops for a couple of hours and when I got back things were the same. So I stopped the process and will have a think before starting again. At one point the new Mac displayed...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-17-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Mikeo1938
Has migration stalled?

I'm migrating data fm an old Mac 10.6.8 to a new MBP with Yoshimite. The new Mac is showing "Checking old Mac" and a black wheel is turning (not beach ball). The old Mac is showing "Looking for other...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-06-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Mikeo1938
OK everyone and thank you for your advice. I...

OK everyone and thank you for your advice.

I vaguely remember from 2009 when I did a migration from an old MacBook to my existing MBP that there was some kind of problem over user names. Something...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Mikeo1938
Sorry - I see that harryb2448 included a comment...

Sorry - I see that harryb2448 included a comment about back-ups in his reply.

M
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks to both of you for your help. Sorry about...

Thanks to both of you for your help. Sorry about the MPB glitch ... got stuck in a groove!

OK about the applications: MS Office (my main tool) is 2004 and so I fully expect to upgrade that.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Mikeo1938
Migrating an MPB (10.6.8) to a new MPB

I’ve seen the information at Move your data to a new Mac - Apple Support (http://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT5872) but would appreciate clarification.

My plan is to get a new MPB to replace the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-28-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,532
Posted By Mikeo1938
I’ve been using a Magic Mouse for some three or...

I’ve been using a Magic Mouse for some three or more years and find it VG. The only problem I had was about a year ago when I tried some cheap re-chargeable batteries and their associated charger....
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again to both ... yes, I've put it inside...

Thanks again to both ... yes, I've put it inside a folder for now.
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Mikeo1938
Yes, that's it, Dave. Thanks very much because I...

Yes, that's it, Dave. Thanks very much because I am now reassured and realise that it's an official Apple icon. I upgraded our two iPads over the weekend; also an iPhone 5. All are now on iOS 8.1 and...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-29-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Mikeo1938
Yellow icon like a light bulb?

A yellow icon like a light bulb (not an energy-saving bulb with a thick element) with the letter T in the middle has appeared on the screen of my iPad (iOS 8.1). I didn't download it via iTunes; and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-20-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 339,769
Posted By Mikeo1938
Regarding your trackpad: a couple of years ago, I...

Regarding your trackpad: a couple of years ago, I was cleaning the keyboard and top surface with a damp cloth but this must have been a little too damp! The trackpad then also went crazy and sent the...
Forum: Security Awareness 09-29-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,165
Posted By Mikeo1938
How about a patch for 10.6.8? Will that be...

How about a patch for 10.6.8?
Will that be forthcoming?
M
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By Mikeo1938
Here’s a reply in response to my own question –...

Here’s a reply in response to my own question – hopefully this may help others who get screwed up with the App Store.

The cause was ‘finger trouble’. When my wife got the iPad mini, she didn’t...
Forum: iOS and Apps 08-14-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By Mikeo1938
Unable to get updates from App Store

I have an infuriating problem when trying to connect to the App Store via my wife’s iPad mini and would appreciate some help.

Her iPad mini is definitely signed in to the French App Store and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-07-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks again … now all in hand. M

Thanks again … now all in hand.
M
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Mikeo1938
There's a snag. Just looked at Numbers and Open...

There's a snag.
Just looked at Numbers and Open Office but they are both asking for more recent OS than my 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard). Numbers needs 10.9 and Open Office needs 10.7.
I really don’t want...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thanks very much chscag for your detailed and...

Thanks very much chscag for your detailed and helpful reply.
I’ll now investigate the options. I presume that Numbers, OpenOffice and LibreOffice would all come down over the broadband and that I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-06-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Mikeo1938
XLSX files with Numbers

My accountant has sent me a spreadsheet suffixed “.xlsx” that I cannot open via Apple Works 6. Will I be able to open it if I get Numbers?

Also, will I be able to send him “.xlsx” spreadsheets...
Forum: iOS and Apps 06-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Mikeo1938
Thank you very much for taking the trouble to...

Thank you very much for taking the trouble to reply.
Earlier today I tried all kinds of things including the “Do not Disturb” function. I’m now not quite sure what I did but it is (touch wood!) OK....
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