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Forum: Security Awareness 08-02-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By macgig
just an FYI, here is the other firefox message I...

just an FYI, here is the other firefox message I got. this one happened many months ago. just sharing so others can see it.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-02-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
AT LEAST IM NOT USING ALL CAPS! lol. until...

AT LEAST IM NOT USING ALL CAPS! lol.

until it falls over? no idea what you're talking about. thanks for being so kind and helpful in your posts. sorry my not using caps bugs you.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-02-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
the shift key is not broke. Im too lazy to use...

the shift key is not broke. Im too lazy to use it. never had a $5 bucks coffee before, I'm too cheap to spend $5 on one cup of coffee.... ;)
Forum: Security Awareness 08-02-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By macgig
I ran it. its not finding any problems. Im...

I ran it. its not finding any problems. Im certain I typed the url correctly but its possible I did not.
Forum: Security Awareness 08-02-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By macgig
from a google search/link it goes to the site...

from a google search/link it goes to the site without any problem. Ive seen this happen before. I've had these fake sites come up a few times before.
Forum: Security Awareness 08-02-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By macgig
fake firefox upgrade warning

firefox 39.0. OSX 10.6.8. I manually typed in the url for malwarebytes website, pressed enter, and this page came up. not sure why or how or what it means, if anything?

you can see the url it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-02-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
:Confused: had no idea the shift key was broke....

:Confused: had no idea the shift key was broke. ???? you must be joking right?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-02-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
macs have always been expensive. they have never...

macs have always been expensive. they have never been cheap. new imacs start at $2120 (w tax). ouch. wont be getting one of those anytime soon. could spend $300 on an SSD and ram. but not sure it's...
Forum: Security Awareness 08-01-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 715
Posted By macgig
pc version of malwarebytes is a must have, one of...

pc version of malwarebytes is a must have, one of my favorite PC programs. it takes 5-10 minutes to scan or longer.... it works very well, finding and removing bad stuff.

I ran the mac version....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-01-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,017
Posted By macgig
I don't know, Ozzy

I don't know, Ozzy
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
amazon is usually more expensive than eBay. I...

amazon is usually more expensive than eBay. I will check eBay to see what I can find. :)

just realized I've been using macs since 1990 or so... 25 years. wow I'm getting old. lol. my first mac was...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By macgig
its bad news from what I've heard. avoid it.

its bad news from what I've heard. avoid it.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
good points thanks. OWC is where I bought ram in...

good points thanks. OWC is where I bought ram in the past.

Other World Computing (OWC) - Performance Upgrades For Your Mac (http://www.macsales.com)

a 4gb module is $107. not sure Im willing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
I believe him. I know apples documents say 4gb is...

I believe him. I know apples documents say 4gb is the max RAM for this model so that is what I was going by...I actually installed yosemite on an external drive to test it out. its not bad. seems to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-01-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
not sure what you mean about the shift key? never...

not sure what you mean about the shift key? never had any issues with it that im aware of.

I thought about installing yosemite.... but I have a feeling it will be too slow. guess I could backup...
Forum: Security Awareness 07-30-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 715
Posted By macgig
malwarebytes is a must have for windows. been...

malwarebytes is a must have for windows. been using it for years.

too bad the mac version requires 10.7 or later. I still have 10.6.8 so I cant use it on the mac. :(
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-30-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By macgig
mid 07 imac with 10.6.8. thinking of OS upgrade

I like snow leopard. hate to update it. but I'm starting to find some programs id like to try wont work unless I update the OS to at least osx 10.7. and since apple no longer updates snow lep, that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-18-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By macgig
I thought about getting lion or mountain lion....

I thought about getting lion or mountain lion. either are 20 bucks I think. could try Yosemite ... I like free. moneys a little tight these days.

I like SL. it works well and I don't need new...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By macgig
snow leopard upgrade questions.

I have a mid 2007 imac, 2ghz processor, 4 gb ram... Im running 10.6.8 snow leopard. .

should I install mavericks? I like snow leopard, but Im worried it could become unsafe since it seems apple is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-11-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By macgig
fonts in trash on reboot?

I quit firefox and word. then rebooted. 2 fonts were in the trash in a folder called recovered files. just wondering why they were there? :\
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,213
Posted By macgig
I have onyx. clean my mac seems to be pretty...

I have onyx. clean my mac seems to be pretty good.

CleanMyMac 2: The Best Free App for Cleaning Your Mac | MacPaw (http://macpaw.com/cleanmymac)

ccleaner for PC is a must have program. they...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-08-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 47,912
Posted By macgig
here is my new broadband. :)

here is my new broadband. :)
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-07-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By macgig
nm got it

nm got it
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-07-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By macgig
how do i stop firefox from auto entering password?

trying to log into my router. the auto password entering is messing me up.

I've emptied cache and removed all saved passwords. but it keeps trying to enter it and wont let me type it in without...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 03-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,998
Posted By macgig
I ran 2 AV programs.... per the replies I got in...

I ran 2 AV programs.... per the replies I got in other posts I removed avast and installed clamxAV. when clam X found something that was a concern. so it was a relevant post trying to see if I...
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