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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By techiesteve
Another recommendation for Data Rescue, a very...

Another recommendation for Data Rescue, a very capable application.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-04-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By techiesteve
If you are running Windows and connect to the...

If you are running Windows and connect to the internet, yes, you certainly need AV protection, and not just for the latest virus's.

I only run Windows 7 for specific ham radio software, and need...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 05-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By techiesteve
As already stated, those stickers/tape have...

As already stated, those stickers/tape have nothing to do with Applecare. What did the seller mean by 'refurbished screen' ? If the display has been repaired by a third party and it's obvious, any...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-27-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By techiesteve
From your fault description it sounds as if the...

From your fault description it sounds as if the MacBook isn't shutting down, but looses it's video or backlight on its LCD. By running OK with an external display connected this would tend to suggest...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-20-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,375
Posted By techiesteve
The OP's MBP is a 2009 model, it doesn't have a...

The OP's MBP is a 2009 model, it doesn't have a ribbon cable connecting the airport card to the logic board as in newer models. It does have a black cable connecting the airport card to the logic...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,375
Posted By techiesteve
The airport/bluetooth card sits just right of...

The airport/bluetooth card sits just right of centre under the black clutch cover (this slides to the right and up to remove) at the bottom of the display. On the left side of the board 2 antennas...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By techiesteve
What iMac model do you have? Did the old hard...

What iMac model do you have? Did the old hard drive have a sensor lead attached going to a connector on the top of the logic board? If not you would either need an Apple hard drive, or an Apple...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-29-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By techiesteve
I agree with all above. Also the head in the...

I agree with all above. Also the head in the StyleWriter will be clogged through long lack of use. If you want to try to get it running, the most likely reason for it not powering up is a flat PRAM...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By techiesteve
What size is the hard drive or SSD flash storage...

What size is the hard drive or SSD flash storage device? "only have 1.25GB of 1.2-ish GB left." doesn't make sense. How much space do you have left? Have you tried adding up the total of your System,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-27-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By techiesteve
How old is the battery? Even though it may only...

How old is the battery? Even though it may only show 20 charge cycles, if it has been used running from the charger for a number of years the battery can still be faulty. Do you know anyone using a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By techiesteve
Replacing the hard drive is cheap and simple. If...

Replacing the hard drive is cheap and simple. If you are replacing a Seagate drive, using Seagate ST1000DM003 1TB replacement won't cause any fan issues. It would also benefit from adding 8GB to the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By techiesteve
As the switch now needs much more pressure than...

As the switch now needs much more pressure than when new, hopefully it will last out the life of the iMac. The switch is part of the the case. It's a major job stripping down and rebuilding...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-23-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By techiesteve
Have you reinstalled the original HD internally...

Have you reinstalled the original HD internally and tried to boot? Must admit, it sounded like a failed cable, they are touchy. Didn't the Apple Store test it after replacing the cable, as that was...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-23-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,378
Posted By techiesteve
Peter, if all iMac's failed within 2 years nobody...

Peter, if all iMac's failed within 2 years nobody would be buying them, and that certainly isn't happening. Hard drives, due to being an electronic and mechanical device, will always fail at some...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By techiesteve
To view files in the iPhoto library you will...

To view files in the iPhoto library you will likely need to ctrl click the library, then select show package contents.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By techiesteve
Your question re a USB dongle is a little...

Your question re a USB dongle is a little confusing, is this what you are trying to do. You are using software that uses a hardware USB dongle to to enable it to run. You are looking for software to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By techiesteve
Apple have produced an iMac G3, G4, G5 and Intel,...

Apple have produced an iMac G3, G4, G5 and Intel, I've used them all.

The facts are that there are logical ways of moving data from the older Mac as suggested on this thread. The OP should have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-21-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By techiesteve
Your 27" iMac late 2012 never shipped with...

Your 27" iMac late 2012 never shipped with install DVD's. If you ever need to install ALT CMD R keyboard commands will download your original installer direct from Apple. It shipped with Mountain...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,137
Posted By techiesteve
Another VueScan user here. I first used it a long...

Another VueScan user here. I first used it a long time ago with a Polaroid Sprintscan 35, then when that died a Konica Minolta Dimage 5400 film scanner, Epson 4990 flatbed and an HP bus powered USB...
Forum: Security Awareness 02-02-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,079
Posted By techiesteve
Re the OP, you must always assume that any means...

Re the OP, you must always assume that any means of computer or telephone communication can be monitored to varying levels, even more so in a police state. How is it done? You will likely never find...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-26-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By techiesteve
What Mac do you have, how much memory installed,...

What Mac do you have, how much memory installed, how much hard drive space free?

Edit, I see from your previous posts you have a Mac Mini, and upgraded from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion. If so,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By techiesteve
Did you click on the link from the update prompt,...

Did you click on the link from the update prompt, or go to adobe.com to download? There has previously been malware posing as Adobe updates.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-19-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By techiesteve
You could try Carbon Copy Cloner, it is free to...

You could try Carbon Copy Cloner, it is free to use for a limited time, but I suspect your problem lies elsewhere. Before cloning I would use Disk Utility to repair disk permissions and repair disk....
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 01-11-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,613
Posted By techiesteve
I couldn't agree more, I've tried the older model...

I couldn't agree more, I've tried the older model on my D7100, it's excellent. It will be my next lens purchase. I'll probably go for the new model. There's very little price wise between it and the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By techiesteve
Yes, it will work, as long as the OS on the hard...

Yes, it will work, as long as the OS on the hard drive is compatible with the good MBP. For instance, if the hard drive had Snow Leopard or Lion installed and you put it in a MBP that shipped with...
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