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Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By tarheel
Setting for "Securely Empty Trash" ?

I just switched from a MBP to a new iMac. On my MBP when I clicked the icon to empty the trash the confirmation window that came up indicated I was "Securely Emptying The Trash", as opposed to the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-06-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By tarheel
Thanks! I am printing wirelessly again!

I had tried a bunch of different approaches to this simple problem but the key seemed to be deleting the printer from my new iMac and starting over with the install CD that came with the printer - as...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-05-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By tarheel
Settings For Wireless Printer

I am very challenged with technology and about a week ago I got a new iMac. I had a MacBookPro previously so I am not new to the Apple OS but I have had a lot of questions recently due to the change...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By tarheel
How do you delete a song or album from iTunes?

Running a new iMac, 3.1GHz Quad Core I7, 512 SSD, 16 GB Ram.
Both the OS and iTunes have the latest updates. I can't figure out how to completely delete a song (or album) from my iTunes library.
I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-03-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By tarheel
chscag & pigoo3 - thanks for responding. Since...

chscag & pigoo3 - thanks for responding. Since the Apple Time Capsule is available at a Best Buy about 3 to 5 miles from my home and it's on sale for $23. less than at the Apple Store that's hours...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-02-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By tarheel
Buying At the Apple Store Vs. Apple Authorized Sellers?

I am on my third Apple Computer - just got a 21 inch iMac, 3.1GHz Quad Core I7, 16 GB Ram, 512 SSD. I have bought all three of these Apple Computers at an Apple Store or on-line from the Apple web...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By tarheel
Airport Extreme Speed?

In three days I should receive a new iMac from Apple (3.1GHz processor, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD - and the wireless is 802.11ac). Presently I am using an almost six year old Apple Time Capsule. My...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By tarheel
I kept thinking about the iMac not being...

I kept thinking about the iMac not being upgradable - and put that with the fact that I have used my last two computers for 6 years - and I took the advice given. I ordered the 21 inch iMac with the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-23-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By tarheel
Thanks!

chscag,

Thanks for reading my rather long post and for replying. I know so little about computers and I highly respect your expertise in that topic.

You hit right on my concern with either...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-23-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By tarheel
Choosing the right iMac for me - Need Help!

My MBP is six yrs old and I am about to order a 21 inch iMac. I am a tech idiot. I have gone to the Apple website and compared two configurations of 21 inch iMacs. First, here's what I use my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By tarheel
MBP - No Sound?

About a six year old (early 2008 model) 15" MacBookPro with only 2GB Ram running OS X, version 10.9.2 with all updates current. Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo. Never had an issue with sound -...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-20-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By tarheel
When is the 21" iMac Processor Due For An Update?

If past "refreshes" on various apple products is a general indicator of what to expect, when will the current iMac 21 inch (or likely both iMacs at the same time) due for an update. My interest lies...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By tarheel
Your are right - there's no change in accessing gmail - but

I can click and go to and use " gmail " just as I could before I switched from Time-Warner Broad Band Cable to ATT U-verse for my internet provider.

My problem is trying to set my the Apple mail...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By tarheel
Problems Setting Up E-mail Using ATT-U-verse

Today I switched from Time-Warner Cable to Att U-verse (U-verse ONLY for the internet - no TV or Phone through U-verse.). I am running a MacBookPro that's almost 6 yrs old - OSX and when using...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By tarheel
Thanks RadDave,

Yes, I am in North Carolina. Born in Charlotte and have lived in Raleigh but for the past 36 years I have been in Wilmingon.

You said your download speeds were in the range of 10 - 20 Mbps, faster...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-03-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By tarheel
Thanks

Dennis,
Thanks for the reply. I added CNet speed test information to my original post - do you consider that a reliable speed test? If so, what do you think about my wireless connectivity speed?...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 02-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By tarheel
Modem & Wireless Router Questions

Time-Warner cable is my ISP. I am using a Motorola Surfboard modem, model: SB5101U and an Apple Time Capsule, 500GB, bought in mid 2008. About 2 1/2 to 3 years ago Apple did a power supply and...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 02-01-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By tarheel
MYmacRox & Chas_m, Thanks for the replies. ...

MYmacRox & Chas_m,
Thanks for the replies. This is my first iPad (iPad Air) and the software on my iPad, MacBookPro, and iTunes is all updated. Compared to most users of iTunes I have very little...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 01-31-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By tarheel
iPad Air sync question

How do I get my new iPad Air to sync only the music that's in my iTunes Library to my iPad - while deleting any music that's not in my iTunes library from my iPad?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-04-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By tarheel
Time Capsule Utilizing Flash Stoarge?

Now that Apple offers iMacs and laptops with SS flash storage I wonder when/if they will sell their Time Capsule with flash storage?
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-26-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By tarheel
How Reliable Are Apple SSDs?

Running an early '08 MBP with only 2 GB RAM & the battery has just about died. Also, I loaded Mavericks and everything works - but with so little RAM everything works very slowly.
I could increase...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-02-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,209
Posted By tarheel
Mavericks - have to "Force Quit" certain programs?

Downloaded Mavericks - had a lot of stuff to fix. I usually have only 1 or 2 programs open at a time.
On the dock I would use my Apple Magic Mouse and left click and hold it on an icon on the dock...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-01-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By tarheel
mrplow, Thanks! It's so easy when you know what...

mrplow, Thanks! It's so easy when you know what you are doing - as you obviously do!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-01-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By tarheel
If I go to " google.com ", it is still there! ...

If I go to " google.com ", it is still there! When I click on Safari in preferences I have CNN news as my home page - as it has been for a couple of years but without the irritating Fox News...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-01-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By tarheel
How do I delete the scrolling Fox New bar?

MacBookPro (old one) running OS X 10.9 - downloaded Maverick and spent all day fixing things but the simplest thing are beyond me - For my Safari home page I use the CNN news home page. Now I have...
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