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Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By hoody
Yeah... :Confused: Thanks again

Yeah... :Confused: Thanks again
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By hoody
Yep, I managed it in the end by, as I said,...

Yep, I managed it in the end by, as I said, stumbling across it. I wouldn't have known which direction to stumble without your help though. :)

Great forum.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By hoody
Don't worry... I stumbled across it, and it's now...

Don't worry... I stumbled across it, and it's now copying from the old drive to the new one.

Thanks again for your help.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By hoody
Oh man... I did what you said and now both drives...

Oh man... I did what you said and now both drives read the same, so that worked. Now when I try and drag the old drive into the new one I get: "The backup can’t be copied because the backup volume...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By hoody
Hi and thanks. I've just edited my post to...

Hi and thanks.

I've just edited my post to include exactly what you've just said. So now I guess I need to know whether or not I can change it.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-27-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By hoody
Time Machine

I recently bought a Macbook Air and decided that as I had a 500GB external drive for the 1TB iMac, I'd buy a 1TB drive, transfer my backups to it and use the 500gig on the macbook. I formatted the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-24-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By hoody
Good. Thanks again.

Good. Thanks again.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-24-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By hoody
Hi chas_m Sorry for being so long. It's a...

Hi chas_m

Sorry for being so long. It's a mac book air, made in June 2013. I got it re-furbished from the apple store.

I found what I think is a mini display port. It's got a flash beside it,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-21-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By hoody
usb to serial

Back again.
We've got a Samsung smart tv, series 8 with a serial port for pc input, also a pc speaker input.
I can use a serial cable with my wifes win 8 computer along with the headphone cable...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By hoody
Thanks chas_m. I managed to fluke it...

Thanks chas_m.

I managed to fluke it somehow, but at least I got them. Thanks to you, I now know that the .lnk files are aliases.

If I do have anymore problems, I'll use the thumb drive.
...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 04-14-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By hoody
Transfer xml & bak files from win pc

Hi all.

You'll notice I'm still on the switcher forum after all this time.

I've got an old win xp notebook with some .xml and bak files that I've emailed over to the iMac in a folder which is...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-31-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
Well after all this time, it looks as though my...

Well after all this time, it looks as though my Son has lost the disc :Angry:

Thanks all for your help. If he does happen to find it, I'll install it and let you know... meanwhile, I'll think of...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
Great stuff mrplow. I'll get that done as soon as...

Great stuff mrplow. I'll get that done as soon as I can and let you know how I go.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
Aaah, now it's getting clearer. Thanks for that...

Aaah, now it's getting clearer. Thanks for that explanation. No need to apologise, everything you told me is new to me... a real computer simpleton.

So... deep breath. I install VM, put the XP...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-12-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
OK so I've forgotten mavericks... not difficult...

OK so I've forgotten mavericks... not difficult with my memory. Should I just go ahead and download and install VM ?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
Right, I'm slowly getting my thick head around...

Right, I'm slowly getting my thick head around this.

It looks to me as though I can use virtual box but disable the virtual network card. Could I use a free anti virus programme only on the XP...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
OK, thanks for your help so far. Now, if I put XP...

OK, thanks for your help so far. Now, if I put XP on with virtual Box, will I need anti virus if I never use XP to go on the internet ?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-11-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
Thanks for that. I'm afraid you've lost me with...

Thanks for that. I'm afraid you've lost me with mavericks... I'll look it up. The programmes are for model railway track design. One's called Xtrackcad and the other's rail modeller.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 12-10-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By hoody
Windows on iMac

Hi all.

I've still got a genuine Win XP disc and wanted to know if I could run that on my iMac with Mountain Lion. The reason is that there are a couple of programmes that I want to use that won't...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-15-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By hoody
Calendar problem

It's me in trouble again. I can't for the life of me work out what's gone wrong, but if I try to put a reminder in to the calendar, I get this :

...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-10-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By hoody
At last and for the benefit of others, I got the...

At last and for the benefit of others, I got the apple Thunderbolt to Firewire cable, but then had to get another cable; a FW 400 (4 pin) to FW 800 (9 pin). Plugged it all in to the TB port on the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-07-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By hoody
Thanks, I'll have a look at that.

Thanks, I'll have a look at that.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-07-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By hoody
Thanks Chas. My head hurts with all these...

Thanks Chas.

My head hurts with all these passwords. I've decided to put them on a disc and keep them separate; that way, if I get in trouble I can use my wifes laptop to find them.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By hoody
The idiot suddenly remembered his password......

The idiot suddenly remembered his password... phew. Think I'll have to start writing them down.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-06-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By hoody
Thanks Alex. I thought the password would be...

Thanks Alex.

I thought the password would be the same as my apple one, but it's not letting me in. Looks like I'll be in a bit of trouble here.
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