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Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Gemless Ear
Found this on the internet, but I don't know...

Found this on the internet, but I don't know enough to evaluate it.

http://blog.christophersmart.com/2009/12/22/updated-efi-grub2-tarball-including-64bit/
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Gemless Ear
Thanks. I have read of methods that are claimed...

Thanks. I have read of methods that are claimed to work, but I have no way to verify them. Let's see if anyone else has any input.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Gemless Ear
Upgrading EFI from 32-bit to 64-bit on Mac Pro with 64-bit processor

I have been investigating the possibility of instalkling Fedora (Linux) on a separate drive on my Mac Pro. But the EFI is only 32-bit (even though the processors are 64-bit), and does not support the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-18-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Gemless Ear
Mail troubles

Well, I have uninstalled iAntivirus and used my Snowleopard DVD to re-install Mail all by itself, to no avail. I suppose the next thing to do is a complete re-install using the DVD as a boot disk.
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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-18-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Gemless Ear
Quick update: I uninstalled iAntivirus, and...

Quick update: I uninstalled iAntivirus, and re=booted the computer, but no luck. I am hoping you can explain how to install Mail all by itself.

Thanks,

Gemless
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-18-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Gemless Ear
Mail.app troubles

Thanks very much for your reply. I have checked with my ISP and all my settings are correct; they are also the same settings I use for Microsoft Outlook, which I started using because Mail stopped...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-18-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Gemless Ear
Mail.app problem: can't send.

I have been having trouble with Mail.app recently. It is unable to send messages although it can receive them. I have checked all the settings and found nothing wrong; in fact, those same settings...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-06-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,251
Posted By Gemless Ear
Lion vs Snow Leopard

Are there any reasons to upgrade to Lion from Snow Leopard? All I have heard is that there are lots of annoying problems with Lion, yet the Apple web site claims it's a significant improvement on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 61,153
Posted By Gemless Ear
Thanks. Just running the install disk did the...

Thanks. Just running the install disk did the trick. Back to normal.

Makes me wonder what causes it, though.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-17-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 61,153
Posted By Gemless Ear
Thanks. Just running the install disk did the...

Thanks. Just running the install disk did the trick. Back to normal.

Makes me wonder what causes it, though.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-10-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 61,153
Posted By Gemless Ear
Re-install

This might sound dumb, but since I haven't done that before, does it mean simply to start up the machine with Snow Leopard in the disc drive?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-10-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 61,153
Posted By Gemless Ear
Message

Oops! I should have addressed that last to Scottbak.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-10-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 61,153
Posted By Gemless Ear
Slow Start-up

Scott,

I have been having similar trouble (very recently) with super-slow startups. I saw your advice: drop to the terminal and type: "sudo chown root:admin /"

But I have no idea what "drop...
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