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Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Marrk
Last and Second-to-Last

This will seem obvious to many here, but how can I identify the most recent MacBook Pro 13" and the second most recent?

For example, here is some copy that I took from a retail site. These...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Marrk
I update using the below link. I'll let you know...

I update using the below link. I'll let you know how it goes.

Download Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.5 Update from Official Microsoft Download Center...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Marrk
Microsoft Word v. 14.3.9. Not running any...

Microsoft Word v. 14.3.9.

Not running any third part apps.
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Marrk
That depends. What's a Java app.? I'm...

That depends. What's a Java app.?

I'm running Word, which seems to be poorly mated to the Mac platform in this case, and streaming real-time stock market quotes, and CNBC live-streaming video....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-27-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Marrk
^Are you also saying that heat is causing the...

^Are you also saying that heat is causing the cursor issue? I haven't noticed that the cursor disappears under high heat conditions. I have noticed that having Word open (along with other apps,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-27-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Marrk
Thanks for the reply! For cleaning purposes,...

Thanks for the reply!

For cleaning purposes, do you recommend anything other than canned air?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-26-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By Marrk
Cursor Disappearing

Recently, my cursor started disappearing. This is an intermittent problem. I have tried ReStarts. I have tried Disk Utility Permission Verification.

What's wrong? RAM going bad?

Thanks.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-23-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Marrk
Just to follow up: 1) My Apple Wireless...

Just to follow up:

1) My Apple Wireless Keyboard seems to have returned to a fully functional state. Guess it just needed to dry out.

2) A dry cloth on my MacBook Pro keyboard is simply not...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Marrk
It's not a hijack, it's a cleaning question. My...

It's not a hijack, it's a cleaning question. My computer is fine. My wireless keyboard may be kaput.

From now on, I'll start a new thread for every question. Forums seem to be hostile to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Marrk
I think I just ruined my Apple Wireless Keyboard...

I think I just ruined my Apple Wireless Keyboard by cleaning it with a paper towel dampened with ammonia. Now, it is doing things like typing the letter "q" when I hit "delete." Is this repairable?
...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-06-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Marrk
Okay. I'm a dummy, so bear with me: Do you...

Okay.

I'm a dummy, so bear with me: Do you recommend that I do this by 1) taking the current app. file out of the apps. folder and trashing it, then b) downloading a new Foxfire from in Internet?...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-05-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Marrk
^^Firefox is indeed in the Applications folder.

^^Firefox is indeed in the Applications folder.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-05-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Marrk
Firefox Won't Open

Wasn't sure where to post this. My apologies if it should be in the OS section.

My Firefox will not open. The icon in the dock bounces up and down after I click on it, but nothing happens. When I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
Thanks. :)

Thanks. :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-20-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
I Stut Down and Started Up while holding the D...

I Stut Down and Started Up while holding the D key. Nothing happened other than a normal start up. I tried again and got the same results. In other words, I never got to the diagnostic.

Is it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-19-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
Another lock-up today, but this time different....

Another lock-up today, but this time different. The tack pad would move the cursor but would not click on anything. Keyboard would not do anything. I started to Force Quit out of programs. Could only...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-12-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
Update

The MBP is still running without catastrophic lock-ups, but there are slow spots (e.g., opening apps) and weirdnesses (e.g., not recognizing my work WiFi unless I ReStart). I'm not an expert, but it...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
Yosemite is available as a free upgrade in my App...

Yosemite is available as a free upgrade in my App Store. Don't know if that's true for others.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
^^You are correct. I did not realize. Thanks.

^^You are correct. I did not realize. Thanks.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
^^I see. That sheds some light. Thank you.

^^I see. That sheds some light. Thank you.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
Okay. Then, I don't quite see the point of...

Okay. Then, I don't quite see the point of debating "where the OP got Mavericks" and "is or is not Mavericks still available," etc.

On another matter, I gather that upgrading to Yosemite is...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
As I stated in Post 17 above, I only upgrade and...

As I stated in Post 17 above, I only upgrade and update from the Apple App Store. I upgraded to Mavericks four or five months ago.

I am running OS 10.9.5. Have I confused the issue by referring to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-10-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
Sorry to be slow in reply, guys. I upgraded...

Sorry to be slow in reply, guys.

I upgraded to Mavericks four or five months ago. I only upgrade and update from the App Store.

Today, I ran Disk Utilities. In the Verify Permissions process,...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
All I did was perform the updates that the...

All I did was perform the updates that the Software Update function told me to update. Aren't you guys responding to the messages that appear on your desktop, and aren't you going to the Updates part...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-09-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,548
Posted By Marrk
Fine. So, once again, what's the downside to...

Fine. So, once again, what's the downside to buying an entirely new computer? What's the sense of dealing with these Software Updates from Apple that are nothing but trouble?
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