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Forum: Switcher Hangout Today, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By MacInWin
I use an email forwarding service to do my spam...

I use an email forwarding service to do my spam filtering. Check out pobox.com, they provide three aliases for you to use to have mail forwarded to your real mailbox. so, for example, name@pobox.com...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By MacInWin
Open System Preferences, choose Network, then...

Open System Preferences, choose Network, then click on the WiFi icon in the left column and then Advanced. In the window, click on the HP Printer network name and then on the little "-" box at the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Today, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By MacInWin
No. The problem is that the Windows system cannot...

No. The problem is that the Windows system cannot natively read/write the Apple standard format and OSX can read but not write natively to the Windows standard NTFS format. Both systems CAN...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Today, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 577
Posted By MacInWin
Pardon my density, but does this mean that when...

Pardon my density, but does this mean that when you start Mail from the Applications folder, the icon appears in the Dock, but Mail doesn't open? If you start Mail from the Applications folder, you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By MacInWin
What do you mean by "all the time?" Can you give...

What do you mean by "all the time?" Can you give us some facts on the problem? Is it on startup? Does it disconnect in the middle of something? Is that "something" consistent and repeatable? Do you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By MacInWin
That result points to a failure of the USB port...

That result points to a failure of the USB port on your iMac. Does it work with any other USB peripheral (keyboard, mouse, etc)?
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By MacInWin
So when you click on the File/New menu item in...

So when you click on the File/New menu item in Parallels Desktop, then select "Install Windows or another OS from a DVD or image file" and "Continue" what happens? It should prompt you to insert the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By MacInWin
What format did you use when you formatted it on...

What format did you use when you formatted it on the PC?
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By MacInWin
BTW, it's "waste" not "waist." And...

BTW, it's "waste" not "waist."

And attacking somebody who volunteered to help isn't going to get you any other help.
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By MacInWin
What application? Typically, you find the...

What application? Typically, you find the save/save as in the top bar menu, under the "File" tabs. Sometimes Save As is listed as "Rename" or "Move to..." and works slightly different than Windows...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By MacInWin
+1 for what drumvudu said. I use 1Password with...

+1 for what drumvudu said. I use 1Password with sync through Dropbox and any change on the Mac is reflected to the iPhone, iPad app seamlessly.
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By MacInWin
Does your internet access work for any other URLs?

Does your internet access work for any other URLs?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-16-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By MacInWin
That's really strange. I don't really have a...

That's really strange. I don't really have a solution, but you could check in System Preferences, Language&Region, Advanced and make sure the date format is correct. Also, do you have any "helper"...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By MacInWin
What dates? What Mac? What version OSX? What date...

What dates? What Mac? What version OSX? What date is your clock showing? So many questions before we can even begin...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By MacInWin
No, it does not. You can use your existing...

No, it does not. You can use your existing router. Basically the Mini and the ATV need to be in the same network, however that happens.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By MacInWin
I have to admit that surprises me. Cables don't...

I have to admit that surprises me. Cables don't normally fail unless they are being flexed, stretched or otherwise put under mechanical stress. But your testing seems to have pointed to the cable as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-15-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By MacInWin
What you are seeing is the USB drive. From the...

What you are seeing is the USB drive. From the size, it looks like a thumb drive, so what techiesteve suggested about the cable is not really the most likely problem. It COULD be the cable, but it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By MacInWin
Maybe the cable is bad. Do you have another to...

Maybe the cable is bad. Do you have another to test with?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-15-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By MacInWin
Welcome to the forum, and to Macs. If your...

Welcome to the forum, and to Macs. If your external drive has a power saving function that spins down the drive, then it may be unmounting because of that power off. I don't know if you can turn that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By MacInWin
Yeah, we should require that one to be read...

Yeah, we should require that one to be read before making the first post.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-13-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,069
Posted By MacInWin
Don't the HDD's spin in the opposite direction...

Don't the HDD's spin in the opposite direction down under as well? The slowdown could be Coriolis effect!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By MacInWin
Check out OWC's videos on how to do that. It's...

Check out OWC's videos on how to do that. It's pretty simple to do. Just be sure you have a good backup before you start!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,069
Posted By MacInWin
OSX, like any operating system, can accumulate...

OSX, like any operating system, can accumulate "stuff" over time that clogs up the boot/shutdown sequence. The fact that your external installation is quick points to both a potential drive failure...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By MacInWin
Simply repeating the jargon over and over doesn't...

Simply repeating the jargon over and over doesn't help. Copying what was already visible to everybody in this thread wasted time and space.

Let's go back to basics. How many disks are in the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-12-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By MacInWin
Any other computers/devices see the printer? Does...

Any other computers/devices see the printer? Does the new router see it in the devices list?
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