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Search: Posts Made By: gsahli
Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By gsahli
If I were you, the first thing I'd do is a Safe...

If I were you, the first thing I'd do is a Safe Boot.
It does some system repairs in the background (and takes longer to startup).
OS X: What is Safe Boot, Safe Mode?...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By gsahli
Mac computers: About startup tones...

Mac computers: About startup tones (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5860?viewlocale=en_US)
Intel-based Mac Power On Self Test RAM error codes (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2341)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By gsahli
You're very welcome!

You're very welcome!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-14-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By gsahli
Resetting an AirPort base station FAQ...

Resetting an AirPort base station FAQ (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3728)
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 521
Posted By gsahli
I don't get this answer. Network connections...

I don't get this answer. Network connections require the proper read of Numerous system files and prefs files. Or have you already repaired the drive or done a Safe Boot?
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By gsahli
Don't forget to try Safe Boot - it clears some...

Don't forget to try Safe Boot - it clears some system caches - like font cache, which can cause this exact slowdown.
Or, use Onyx to clear selected caches.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By gsahli
Try the Finder Go menu > Go to Folder, and type...

Try the Finder Go menu > Go to Folder, and type in /Library/Printers/PPDs
(not all system folders/files show up normally)
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-12-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 521
Posted By gsahli
I'd start with generic maintenance - Restart in...

I'd start with generic maintenance -
Restart in Recovery Mode and use Disk Utility there to repair the hard drive (and permissions, too):
OS X: About OS X Recovery...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By gsahli
BTW - if your optical drive is really broken,...

BTW - if your optical drive is really broken, then you'll need another bootable device to startup from, repartition, and install from. You can't use Recovery mode to erase the whole drive.
A...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 521
Posted By gsahli
Help us out a little more - Go to Network...

Help us out a little more -
Go to Network Prefs and make sure is at the top of the list on the left side, then with Wifi highlighted, tell us all the settings - Location and on the right side of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By gsahli
(I'm sure Apple told you the same thing - I...

(I'm sure Apple told you the same thing - I strongly doubt that Mavericks is at fault - but I understand the frustration - not much comfort in knowing you're the one in 10,000 with an install error.)...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By gsahli
Computer uses only one at a time. Yes, it...

Computer uses only one at a time.
Yes, it would appropriate to test by disconnecting ethernet. Or turn off in Network prefs.
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-10-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By gsahli
Try some routine maintenance: Restart in...

Try some routine maintenance:
Restart in Recovery mode and use Disk Utility to repair the hard drive (you can repair permissions, too).
Read just the first paragraph about how to get to recovery:...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-10-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By gsahli
Check this: The Safe Mac...

Check this:
The Safe Mac (http://www.thesafemac.com/)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By gsahli
Well, you shouldn't lose files, but NO ONE here...

Well, you shouldn't lose files, but NO ONE here will ever recommend you reinstall without having a good backup first. Did you backup first?

And the point above was for you to tell us More Info -...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-06-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By gsahli
This multipart scanner driver claims to support...

This multipart scanner driver claims to support the scanjet 4370:
TWAIN SANE Interface for MacOS X (http://www.ellert.se/twain-sane/)
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-06-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By gsahli
For troubleshooting, try a Safe Boot - It starts...

For troubleshooting, try a Safe Boot - It starts slower than normal because it does some system repairs in the background. Look for the same slowdowns, then restart normally after, and compare.
OS...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By gsahli
Wait - so the problem is on the Apple TV, not on...

Wait - so the problem is on the Apple TV, not on the Mac? But you have been testing download speeds only on the Mac, right?
Have you tried viewing a movie on your Mac, to be sure it is just the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-06-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By gsahli
Some reading: The Safe Mac The unchecked...

Some reading:
The Safe Mac The unchecked growth of Mac adware (http://www.thesafemac.com/the-unchecked-growth-of-mac-adware/#more-1623)

There's an adware removal tool somewhere on that page,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-06-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By gsahli
That was good troubleshooting! You are right...

That was good troubleshooting!

You are right that Reset Printing System re-indexes "where to find drivers" and that includes drivers already installed. So yes, it could be using the same driver...
Forum: Apple Desktops 09-04-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By gsahli
How to remove MacKeeper: how to uninstall...

How to remove MacKeeper:
how to uninstall MacKeeper – updated | (http://applehelpwriter.com/2011/09/21/how-to-uninstall-mackeeper-malware/)

We call MacKeeper malware because it doesn't do...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By gsahli
good for you!

good for you!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-04-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By gsahli
Try a different USB cable - if no help, the...

Try a different USB cable - if no help, the printer has likely failed.
(any lights flashing on the printer? any ink cartridge empty?)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By gsahli
Try a Safe Boot - it does some repairs in the...

Try a Safe Boot - it does some repairs in the background - like deleting some system caches.
OS X Mavericks: Start up in safe mode (http://support.apple.com/kb/PH14204?viewlocale=en_US)
(it takes...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-01-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By gsahli
For the Wake from sleep issue, I recommend you go...

For the Wake from sleep issue, I recommend you go to Network Prefs, and first (if you're using WiFi) make sure Wifi is at the top of the list on the left side of the dialog/pane. Yes, you can drag...
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