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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Today, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By pm-r
You might want to google your problem and you'll...

You might want to google your problem and you'll discover that using emojis is not exactly universal.

For example, even older articles like this say:
Access and Use Emoji in Mac OS X | OSXDaily...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By pm-r
You're correct chscag, it does appear to be the...

You're correct chscag, it does appear to be the Firmware Password Login screen, and just waiting for the password to be entered.

How to Set a Firmware Password on a Mac with OS X Yosemite & OS X...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By pm-r
You may want to select the root level name of...

You may want to select the root level name of that Seagate drive and also make sure it's formatted using the GUID format, often hidden in the Option section.
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By pm-r
What happens with a Safe Boot?? But that...

What happens with a Safe Boot??

But that doesn't sound like any software problems. :(
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By pm-r
It's waiting for the admin user password to be...

It's waiting for the admin user password to be entered in that blank rectangle in order to enter Safe Boot Mode.

Gheese...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By pm-r
Err,, ummm ahem, a Seagate Backup Plus Slim...

Err,, ummm ahem, a Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive is a USB external portable drive. Maybe connected is a better description word than installed. ;)

It seems to me it may only need to be...
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By pm-r
It's called money!! :o

It's called money!! :o
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 08:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,335
Posted By pm-r
I have no idea why and Apple has been doing the...

I have no idea why and Apple has been doing the same thing with various apps for some time, if they even allow some apps that they approved then stopped then approved for a bit then…. then wait...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By pm-r
I don't know the exact reasons but there are a...

I don't know the exact reasons but there are a lot of variables to do with proper communication, passwords, goofed up files etc.

The magic answer is to try and figure out which one.

It's a bit...
Forum: Security Awareness Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By pm-r
Funny and sad... The proverbial...

Funny and sad...

The proverbial sensationalist headlines "Apple and Google 'FREAK attack' leaves millions of users vulnerable to hackers…" etc. etc. are humorous if not pathetic considering it's...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By pm-r
Did you try renewing the lease in your Network...

Did you try renewing the lease in your Network Pref Pane or contact your ISP?

Quite often their diagnostic tools are better than what most consumers have available.
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By pm-r
There are some older discussions still accessible...

There are some older discussions still accessible with a Google search and several getting Logic 9.x versions running on a G5 PPC and Leopard 10.5.x.

Have a read at some of the hits:...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By pm-r
I don't know if it would help your situation but...

I don't know if it would help your situation but just might help find the problem but maybe SwitchResX may help, and I think most settings work even in free mode so you can do some testing....
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By pm-r
Is you Mac's window stuck in "full screen mode"...

Is you Mac's window stuck in "full screen mode" perhaps?

If so, try pressing the keyboard esc key a few times.
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By pm-r
I'd suggest you heed and follow Nick's...

I'd suggest you heed and follow Nick's suggestion, and if you can actually boot into Safe Boot Mode, you may want to re-think your last statement above.

If the conflicting software doesn't get...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,335
Posted By pm-r
If one is to get and use ClamXav, download it...

If one is to get and use ClamXav, download it from the developer's site as the App Store version doesn't include the "watch Feature".
ClamXav (http://www.clamxav.com)

Don't ask me, ask Apple...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-03-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By pm-r
Besides possible hardware error which I would...

Besides possible hardware error which I would tend to doubt as you seem to be able to boot up using Safe Boot Mode.

I'd try booting that way and then setup a new "test user' user account and see...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By pm-r
I'd agree with Nick and maybe just go with...

I'd agree with Nick and maybe just go with Mountain Lion 10.8.x, as you obviously don't need the latest and greatest.

And from some various Mavericks 10.9.5 quirks I've been encountering lately,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By pm-r
Does it work properly if you can boot up using...

Does it work properly if you can boot up using Safe Boot Mode?

Press and hold the shift key when you hear the boot chime and login etc… and see.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-02-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 530
Posted By pm-r
And best to check that the Flash drive has been...

And best to check that the Flash drive has been formatted correctly first. ;)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By pm-r
Don't worry too much about what I called "Link...

Don't worry too much about what I called "Link Server Connection", that was just my description for basically part of the poor, bad or goofy email server connections.

You'll probably keep getting...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-02-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By pm-r
I'm not a mini fan, and often leery of the "new...

I'm not a mini fan, and often leery of the "new and improved" Mac models and the later post-2012 models are a prime example.

And I just love the "quoted" Jony Ive poster's comment:

""We've...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-02-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By pm-r
It depends on your actual late 2009 iMac model...

It depends on your actual late 2009 iMac model and you might just make it, but have a look and read here, and it's referred to as Target Display Mode:
https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT3924

But...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By pm-r
That seems pretty excessive having to do so many...

That seems pretty excessive having to do so many shutdowns, but having only 2GB memory doesn't help.

I have the same MB Pro model that I still occasionally use, and also with SL 10.6.8, so maybe...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By pm-r
I'd be suspicious of that Gigaware, mini display...

I'd be suspicious of that Gigaware, mini display port to HDMI adapter, especially considering some of the reviews I read here: Gigaware Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter : HDMI Adapters |...
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