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Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Slydude
I was a little twitchy about adding the Bluetooth...

I was a little twitchy about adding the Bluetooth and Airport modules. I can be a little clumsy at times. I was able to make use of one of those USB wifi dongles instead of adding the Airport card....
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Slydude
Thanks for the reminders about those aspects...

Thanks for the reminders about those aspects Harry. I should have mentioned them.

@Johnsmith555 Where are you located? I think I still jave about 4 GB of memory lying around for that machine. I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 04:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 3,284
Posted By Slydude
Come on over to the cutting, or in this case...

Come on over to the cutting, or in this case bleeding, edge. All the cool kids are here. You know you want to try it. :Evil:
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By Slydude
Yes. You should be good to go.

Yes. You should be good to go.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Slydude
Is that still possible? I was having trouble...

Is that still possible? I was having trouble locating my license key some time ago and tried to purchase a new one. IIRC I don't think I could even find a working link to the software much less...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Slydude
Here's a kind of kludge which should work if you...

Here's a kind of kludge which should work if you are just using the drives for general storage. It's not a good idea for system files.

1. Make sure the new drives are properly formatted (Mac OS...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Slydude
Here's the link to their uninstall instructions...

Here's the link to their uninstall instructions (http://mackeeper.zeobit.com/uninstall_mackeeper). Here are a couple of things to keep in mind during the process:

1. You must be using an...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Slydude
I used one of those machines for several years...

I used one of those machines for several years before it gave up the ghost.

Hard drive updates are dead simple with that machine and so is a memory upgrade. If I remember correctly you have to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Slydude
That is indeed a hardware installation. As soon...

That is indeed a hardware installation. As soon as I can pin it down I'll post the installation instructions to give you an idea how it is done.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Slydude
Also check the Keyboard preference pane and see...

Also check the Keyboard preference pane and see if the option to use all F keys as standard keys is checked. If so, uncheck it and see if that fixes things.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By Slydude
Have you tried verifying the hard drive using...

Have you tried verifying the hard drive using Disk Utility?
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Slydude
Do you have the Snow Leopard or other startup CD...

Do you have the Snow Leopard or other startup CD for that machine? If so boot from there and try running Disk Utility to check and repair the hard drive. Once that's finished try rebooting from the...
Forum: News and Community Announcements Yesterday, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Slydude
Here's a summary of the info in tonight's chat...

Here's a summary of the info in tonight's chat (including links)

Member chscag figured out that having FileVault enabled prevents enabling Automatic login...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Slydude
I generally delete this kind of e-mail as a...

I generally delete this kind of e-mail as a matter of course. When you get this kind of message type the main part of the appropriate url in yourself, say amazon,com, for example. From there you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By Slydude
I suppose there could be some kind of hardware...

I suppose there could be some kind of hardware issue but not necessarily due to the age of the machine. There are a number of members here, myself included, who are running Yosemite on older hardware...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By Slydude
We'll need to know a bit more about the specific...

We'll need to know a bit more about the specific Mac you have to give good advice. Go the theApple menu in the upper left corner of the screen and choose "About This Mac". A sheet will appear with...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Slydude
It should. Essentially OS X will use the ethernet...

It should. Essentially OS X will use the ethernet interface first since it is first in the list. If ethernet is not available it proceeds down the list to the first available functioning interface....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Slydude
The workflow you were using in QT Pro should...

The workflow you were using in QT Pro should still work. Not quite sure what is going on here.

It has been a while since I did any editing in QT Pro so it is hard for me to make suggestions till...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Slydude
I have two questions which might help clarify...

I have two questions which might help clarify whether you have adware and what adore you have:

1. What behavior on the Mac leads you to suspect adware? Knowing what the pop ups are may help...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-19-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Slydude
It has been quite a while since I used QT Pro and...

It has been quite a while since I used QT Pro and I rarely use it for that kind of editing. You might find it easier to do that kind of editing in iMovie.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Slydude
No. You don't have to make the switch manually....

No. You don't have to make the switch manually. OS X is smarter than that. I know you use wi-fi most of the time but here is what I would do:

1. Open the System Preferences and go to the Network...
Forum: News and Community Announcements 10-19-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Slydude
Sunday Chat 10/19/14

Time fro the weekly Sunday Chat. I'd planned to discuss some ideas about reusing / recycling gear but I think we'll save that for week. I've got to look at that a bit more.

We'll talk about the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Slydude
I found my QuickTime 7 Pro install. I'll try to...

I found my QuickTime 7 Pro install. I'll try to test the following idea a bit later. Can you describe a with a bit more detail what you are trying to do and what changes you are trying to make? Will...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By Slydude
That never occurred to me. Since I haven't been...

That never occurred to me. Since I haven't been using FileVault those issues are usually under my radar.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-19-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Slydude
Thanks for for the update.

Thanks for for the update.
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