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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-24-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By bidwin
Disabling iCloud

I wanted to disable iCloud on my wife's iPad, but I got a message that files stored in iCloud would be deleted from the iPad if I proceeded! Two questions:

1. How can I determine what's stored in...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-30-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,175
Posted By bidwin
Maybe I've been lucky, harry, but I could NEVER...

Maybe I've been lucky, harry, but I could NEVER run windows without some type(s) of protection software running in the background. One way macs are getting like windows, though - OS updates don't...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-29-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,175
Posted By bidwin
Mac keeper attack?!?!

I woke my Macbook Pro up this morning and was greeted by a popup that said my computer would restart in n seconds, and I couldn't stop it. Next thing I knew I had Mackeeper running, and then various...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By bidwin
Thanks for the responses, folks. Wi-Fi does...

Thanks for the responses, folks. Wi-Fi does connect after waking the MBP up but it's sooooo
slloooooow with Mavericks than it was before.

I don't want to keep the CPU alive all the time - my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-16-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By bidwin
Wi-Fi turns off in Sleep

I upgraded to Mavericks (now wish I had not:Not-Amused:), and now my Wi-Fi turns off when my MBP is put in Sleep mode. This is annoying because I get "Internet not available" messages when I try to...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-29-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By bidwin
chscag, Consumer Cellular (CC) is a relatively...

chscag,
Consumer Cellular (CC) is a relatively low-cost service provider that uses AT&T for voice but some other service for data. Some phone brands - Pantech being one - work fine for voice but...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-29-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By bidwin
iphone on Consumer Cellular?

Has anyone successfully used an iPhone 4 or 4S on Consumer Cellular (CC)? Any problems with sending pictures? CC will begin to sell iPhones in mid-December, but I can buy a new unlocked iPhone 4S...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-21-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By bidwin
Thanks for the responses. Sorry for omitting MBP...

Thanks for the responses. Sorry for omitting MBP info, but here it is:
Hardware:
Model Name: MacBook Pro
Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1
Processor Name: Intel Core i5
Processor...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 11-20-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By bidwin
Which Windows version?

I've got a MBP on which I'm thinking of installing Windows to run some aps that aren't Mac-compatible. Is there a "best" or an "ideal" version of Windows for the MBP? My wife has a PC that's more...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-01-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By bidwin
Excel - Data/Validation question

I want to use the Validation function under the Data menu to check a cell for a number range, a blank cell, or for one or more spaces. I have a formula to do the first two but I can't get the check...
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-26-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By bidwin
Thanks for the solution, chscag. Nice plane in...

Thanks for the solution, chscag.
Nice plane in your avatar, BTW. B-26? You fly that thing?
Forum: iOS and Apps 07-25-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By bidwin
Safari search highlight

Is there any way to change the gray "highlight" color Safari uses to indicate words it finds with searches to a more visible color? THAT GRAY SUCKS! :Angry-Tongue:
Thanks,
B
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 03-05-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By bidwin
Kindle calling?

I'd like to get a small tablet. I'd use it most for e-books, but would also want to make video calls to Macs/Ipads. Cost and e-reader features give Kindle an edge over Ipad mini, but FaceTime gives...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-04-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By bidwin
Windows on external drive?

I want to run an app that only runs on Windows. I've got plenty of space on my MacBook Pro hard drive for a windows partition but I just don't want it there. Is there any way to run Windows on an...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-10-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By bidwin
WOW! You're the best, cwa107! I ask a followup...

WOW! You're the best, cwa107! I ask a followup question and you reply with a virtually complete how-to answer! What a timesaver!
Thanks very much,
Bidwin
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-09-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By bidwin
Thanks for the response, cwa107. Never knew...

Thanks for the response, cwa107. Never knew about the "M" meaning "Macintosh"!

There are some NIB JetDirect cards on ebay I'm checking out. Seems J2550 and J2552 cards are interchangeable. ...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 02-09-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By bidwin
Network a Laserjet 4Mplus

I've had my MacBook Pro (standard 13" model: MacBookPro8,1; Intel Core i5; 2.4 GHz) for about a year. I have an old, but good, LJ 4Mplus that was cable-connected to a PC and worked very well. From...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-07-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By bidwin
Print postnet codes in MacWord

I'm glad I finally switched from a PC to a Mac. I'll never go back to the Windows mess!! One feature I miss, however, is the ability to print USPS Postnet codes (ie zip code barcodes) on envelopes...
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