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Search: Posts Made By: Alwyn
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-20-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,566
Posted By Alwyn
The poor chap who originated all these replies...

The poor chap who originated all these replies must have taken fright! I think most of us, when we first converted from PCs asked the same question about anti-virus and were swiftly disabused.

I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-20-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks chas_m for endorsing Adware Medic, which...

Thanks chas_m for endorsing Adware Medic, which was recommended to me by my Mac guru. Having inadvertently fallen foul of the 'Completer wants to make changes' message I found the Genieo installer...
Forum: Security Awareness 01-14-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,420
Posted By Alwyn
I have received this 'Completer wants to make...

I have received this 'Completer wants to make changes' message today for the first time ever. It has already appeared twice and each time I have just entered my iMac logon password.

I don't...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-29-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Alwyn
Digital USB 2.0 Endoscope Camera

Can anyone advise on suitable free software or do I just plug and play? I've tried installing Windows software provided using Windows XP installed on Virtual Box but can't get product to work.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 12-27-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Alwyn
Deleting redundant e-mails from 'Windows'

My sister has a Hotmail address and has tried unsuccessfully to remove my old e-mail address from 'People'.

I've suggested that she delete me from 'People' and start over. Is there an equivalent...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-23-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Alwyn
Mailboxes

Thanks for the suggestions. I have now had a chance to consider them. The problem is that they don't come from the same address or, if they do, the subject matter may be unrelated.

What I do at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-15-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Alwyn
Mouse doing its own thing

My mouse seems periodically to be responding very slowly. It's as if somebody else has taken control. Could I have been hacked. How can I find out?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Alwyn
It sounds as if there is! So how do you do it...

It sounds as if there is! So how do you do it Chas? I tried looking in Rules but couldn't find a relevant option. For example, if I have a folder for a club or for banking in iCloud and a matching...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-15-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Alwyn
Rules in Mail

It would be useful to be able automatically to move e-mails saved to iCloud folders on iPhone or iPad to a named folder 'On My Mac' thereby increasing iOS storage capacity. At present such an option...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Alwyn
Yes of course Numbers or Open Office Calc would...

Yes of course Numbers or Open Office Calc would do. If you're looking for a really simple solution Contacts has a facility to retain all of the details you mention. You could have a Piano Tuners...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Alwyn
I don't know what laptop/desktop you have. If...

I don't know what laptop/desktop you have. If you have a Mac desktop/laptop how up to date is your OS X? If the latter do you have an iCloud e-mail address? The big advantage of using iCloud is...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-09-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Alwyn
Calendar syncing failure

Yesterday I discovered that something my wife had put in her calendar wasn't in mine. My first mistake was to try sharing. That only resulted in everything being duplicated on her calendar.

This...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-08-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks. Presumably this means that, without...

Thanks. Presumably this means that, without realising it, my wife was receiving e-mail automatically when away from home when they would automatically have been received via Wifi.

I have re-read...
Forum: iOS and Apps 12-07-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Alwyn
Mobile Data

When I upgraded to an iPhone 4s I gave my 3gs to my wife who didn't have a smart phone. She complained that her pay-as-you-go balance was falling at an alarming rate and I discovered that mobile...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 11-27-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Alwyn
Converting mp3, AAC to midi

I have a music writing app that will save in its own format or export a file as a midi file, which I can convert to mp3 or AAC. I can't seem to find anything that will convert back the other way....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-19-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,207
Posted By Alwyn
I think you 'raze' a building. Yours pedant.

I think you 'raze' a building.

Yours pedant.
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-16-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Alwyn
Scam e-mail re Apple ID

To whom should I report/forward an e-mailfrom an iCloud e-mail address telling me that my iCloud account is frozen (it isn't) and inviting me to click here to validate my account?

No doubt lots of...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 11-10-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Alwyn
iOS upgrade problems

I have been told that a number of people have lost wifi on their iPhones after upgrading to iOS 8.1 and that there is no simple way to rectify this. I recently saw an iPhone advertised on eBay that...
Forum: Community Suggestions and Feedback 11-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By Alwyn
Is this a spoof?

I've received an e-mail from this e-mail address
email@inetinteractive-email.com
asking me to sign up for the Mac-Forums Brief. Is this genuine? I thought that I had already signed up for it. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-09-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Alwyn
All iTunes files disappeared

For some reason all my music has vanished from iTunes on my iMac but it's still on my iPhone. I back up regularly to Time Machine although a recent addition won't be there.

Restarted iMac and...
Forum: Security Awareness 11-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks Lisa.

Thanks Lisa.
Forum: Security Awareness 11-08-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Alwyn
Hacking and security

The big problem with my ISP e-mail address is that it is available to all staff at my ISP so there doesn't seem to be much point in changing it.

You have to provide Apple with another e-mail...
Forum: Security Awareness 11-08-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Alwyn
I think that, as nothing untoward has happened so...

I think that, as nothing untoward has happened so far, your interpretation is correct. However I have been trying to get to grips with keychain and found that some keys were associated with an old...
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-06-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Alwyn
This may not be particularly helpful but I always...

This may not be particularly helpful but I always use a cable to sync. Please would you enter all your Apple device details in your profile.

Do you use iCloud?
Forum: iOS and Apps 11-06-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By Alwyn
Can no longer edit but the above is resolved by...

Can no longer edit but the above is resolved by deletion and substitution.
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