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Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-30-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By david71
Don't be embarrassed! You've raised an important...

Don't be embarrassed! You've raised an important question! I hadn't thought of that at all, it's always worth asking questions and that's what forums are for. Thanks everyone for being so helpful :)
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 12-30-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,517
Posted By david71
Thank you...checking this out now :)

Thank you...checking this out now :)
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 12-30-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,517
Posted By david71
Transferring Picasa library from windows to mac

Hello and thanks for reading.
I have just got myself a macbook pro. Having been a windows user for the past 10 years and a happy user of Picasa I would like to transfer my entire Picasa library from...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-30-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By david71
Thanks Jake. I will follow your advice, it all...

Thanks Jake. I will follow your advice, it all looks straightforward enough :) It will have to wait a few weeks till I can afford to buy the extra RAM. In the meantime I am going to stay on Mountain...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-29-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By david71
Thanks Chas.........sorry, I don't quite...

Thanks Chas.........sorry, I don't quite understand what you're suggesting. In my short time on these forums it's become v clear that you know your stuff so I'm very happy to follow your advice, just...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By david71
Thanks for the clarification.

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By david71
Thanks for the info, advice and instructions. I'm...

Thanks for the info, advice and instructions. I'm not sure what to do? Should I use the time machine feature before I upgrade? Concerning the time machine...I have ANOTHER question. I have a newish...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By david71
Upgrade to OSX Mavericks?

Hello, New Mac user here with what's probably a really stupid question, but I'm not ashamed and am gonna ask away. I have a Macbook Pro. How do I find out what the spec's are for my model. I have...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-28-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 119,346
Posted By david71
Thanks Chas. So glad that I found this forum...

Thanks Chas. So glad that I found this forum first :) I do have quite a few other questions but am gonna start new threads in the appropriate places. Cheers.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-27-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 119,346
Posted By david71
This sticky post has been a brilliant resource...

This sticky post has been a brilliant resource for a new mac user and an interesting read. I notice that the original post by Chas was written back in 2010. I want to install the suggested utilities...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-27-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
Hi, hope everyone has had a very merry christmas....

Hi, hope everyone has had a very merry christmas. I have been getting used to my new MBP, absolutely love it. After starting again from scratch I now have the one user account. Although there is the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-18-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
Thanks. I decided to start again completely from...

Thanks. I decided to start again completely from scratch so have wiped the hard drive and reinstalled OSX. I am now about to start the migration process again. The only thing that's confusing me is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-18-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
Apologies for the delay in replying, and for the...

Apologies for the delay in replying, and for the confusion….my fault….bad choice of words on my part.
Yes, as stated above I meant that I was back to square one in terms of me right back to where I...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-16-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
I decided to leave this until this morning....

I decided to leave this until this morning. Followed your instructions but got confused and ended up simply reinstalling OSX which of course did just that!....So I was back to square one (doh!)...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-15-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
Thanks everyone...it's good to know that I have...

Thanks everyone...it's good to know that I have found a great forum where I'm going to able to get some great help and advice :) V excited about discovering all things Mac!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
Thanks Jake. This is prob a silly...

Thanks Jake. This is prob a silly question....there's no harm/risk involved in doing this is there? (paranoid ex windows user)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-15-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
Thanks for the helpful replies and for taking the...

Thanks for the helpful replies and for taking the time to explain to a newbie, very much appreciated :)
I think I am just going to restore to factory settings. I did see the option to use MA first...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-15-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
Thanks McBie I was actually hoping to simply...

Thanks McBie
I was actually hoping to simply use the 'Migration Assistant' feature but in the notes on one of the apple support pages it states that:

"This process will create a new user account...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-15-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,706
Posted By david71
New Macbook Pro user - migrate from windows to mac

Hello Everyone. I'm so glad that I have just found this excellent forum. Really hoping for some advice.
I have been a user of sony vaio laptop, using windows vista for the past 5 years. Naturally,...
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