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Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-09-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By BluesForDan
I know what you are talking about, the same thing...

I know what you are talking about, the same thing applied to Snow Leopard when I refreshed the history/dumped cookies. Had to visit the sites in order to get their icons back on the Bookmarks. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By BluesForDan
Yosemite: Icons for bookmarks

I upgraded my new (oct '14) mac mini to Yosemite the other day, the install went cleanly as far as I can tell. I'm still learning my way around it. There is one thing though that bugs me a fair...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-02-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By BluesForDan
Getting second mac mini, set up a network?

I have a 2010 mac mini running 10.6.8 Snow Leopard and bought a new mac mini with Maverick. I'm trying to decide whether to migrate the old machine into the new machine, or set the new machine up as...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By BluesForDan
must have been a local pickup only. It would...

must have been a local pickup only. It would cost more than that to ship. I assume you're talking about a G5 tower. I have a dead one sitting in its original packing material (ready to ship, you...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By BluesForDan
Question What do or would you do with really old Macs?

I tried searching 'recycling' 'computers' and didn't get any results. I've got an old 2001 G4 plastic handle tower with matching monitor; and a metal tower 2005 G5 that has a dead power supply. I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-09-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By BluesForDan
Thumbs up good points, both of you. thanks to everybody...

good points, both of you. thanks to everybody for the replies
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-08-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By BluesForDan
Have Airport. want to switch to Time Capsule

I have been using an Airport Extreme for several years now. I want to switch to a Time Capsule in anticipation of adding a second Mac to my home network. I'm terribly guilty of not backing up as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By BluesForDan
I have a question in a similar vein. I am...

I have a question in a similar vein. I am running 10.6.8 using Safari on a 2010 mac mini 2.7Ghz duo core Intel. Lately my browser performance has been lacking, oddly enough in the departure of tabs...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-26-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By BluesForDan
Looking for a good desktop weather app

I'm mildly jealous of all the spiffy weather apps for mobile, it seems as if desktop users such as myself are being left behind. I'm sorry, but I'm just not about to join the mobile universe anytime...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,901
Posted By BluesForDan
dashboard in snow leopard, world clock = no digital option?

just tried to convert my dashboard clock to digital, and I have no option to do so that I see. I could have sworn that I had the option in earlier versions of OSX. Anybody know anything about this?
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-21-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,112
Posted By BluesForDan
according to system preferences, firewall is off

according to system preferences, firewall is off
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-20-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,112
Posted By BluesForDan
turn what off? Firewall is off. At this...

turn what off? Firewall is off.

At this point, I'd **** on a sparkplug if I thought it would do any good.:Mischievous:
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-20-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,112
Posted By BluesForDan
my firewall is set to allow all incoming...

my firewall is set to allow all incoming connection, so I do not think that is the problem
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-19-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,112
Posted By BluesForDan
affirmative to both. did you have any versions...

affirmative to both. did you have any versions of airprint already in Lion? I don't think Snow Leopard had it, or if it did, it only worked with select recent HP wireless.

printer is epson...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-19-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,112
Posted By BluesForDan
d/l airprint activator from macupdate, ipad still not find printer

Followed the instructions, unzip, allow install, take printer off, put printer back on, enable sharing, etc, etc.

ipad2 still unable to find printer.:Not-Amused: all software on mac mini (snow...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-26-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By BluesForDan
sorry, if I may clarify, I meant MS Works 2008,...

sorry, if I may clarify, I meant MS Works 2008, which if purchased at authorized apple dealer gets you the 2011 upgrade no charge. Got email alert today that 2011 is released.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-26-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By BluesForDan
LOL. I went out last night and dusted off the CC...

LOL. I went out last night and dusted off the CC and got a copy of Works 2008, specifically to get the free update next year. Didn't read this post until today. I totally cop mea culpa to being a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By BluesForDan
I think it is the drive, enclosure worked this...

I think it is the drive, enclosure worked this morning with my old HD. Figures, I bought this HD new last year and only finally got to try to use it. Probably cheaper just to buy another one than...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By BluesForDan
ok, trying the USB and it is doing the same...

ok, trying the USB and it is doing the same thing. does not show as a drive on the desktop, the red red light is on constant, no flicker at all.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By BluesForDan
firewire 800/400 adaptor worked fine when I moved...

firewire 800/400 adaptor worked fine when I moved my old mac HD to the new mini. will try the USB.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-25-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By BluesForDan
installed Rosetta, it did nothing

installed Rosetta, it did nothing
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-25-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By BluesForDan
Classic not supported by Snow Leopard

"Classic not supported by Snow Leopard"

not that I really care, but dang it, I have MS Word and Excel that I use for docs and spreadsheets, and really need to work on, like yesterday. If I had...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By BluesForDan
Snow Leopard and new external HD

I attached a new sata 500 GB HD in a firewire enclosure, with an 800/400 adaptor wire to my new mac mini 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GB 1067 Mhz DDR3 running Snow Leopard 10.6.4. All updates were...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By BluesForDan
it is office 2001, when I bought my first mac,...

it is office 2001, when I bought my first mac, and it migrated from my g4 to my g5. I just moved it from my g5 hard drive to the mini mac.

I prompted to install Rosetta, and then nothing...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,539
Posted By BluesForDan
Snow Leopard and MS Excel and Words

I transferred my old mac to my mac mini 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GB 1067 Mhz DDR3. When I try to open my Words docs and Excel spreadsheets, I get the message "Classic not supported". What are my...
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