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Forum: Apple Desktops Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By BluesForDan
Question What do or would you do with really old Macs?

I tried searching 'recycling' 'computers' and didn't get any results. I've got an old 2001 G4 plastic handle tower with matching monitor; and a metal tower 2005 G5 that has a dead power supply. I...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-09-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By BluesForDan
Thumbs up good points, both of you. thanks to everybody...

good points, both of you. thanks to everybody for the replies
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-08-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By BluesForDan
Have Airport. want to switch to Time Capsule

I have been using an Airport Extreme for several years now. I want to switch to a Time Capsule in anticipation of adding a second Mac to my home network. I'm terribly guilty of not backing up as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-07-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By BluesForDan
I have a question in a similar vein. I am...

I have a question in a similar vein. I am running 10.6.8 using Safari on a 2010 mac mini 2.7Ghz duo core Intel. Lately my browser performance has been lacking, oddly enough in the departure of tabs...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-26-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By BluesForDan
Looking for a good desktop weather app

I'm mildly jealous of all the spiffy weather apps for mobile, it seems as if desktop users such as myself are being left behind. I'm sorry, but I'm just not about to join the mobile universe anytime...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,794
Posted By BluesForDan
dashboard in snow leopard, world clock = no digital option?

just tried to convert my dashboard clock to digital, and I have no option to do so that I see. I could have sworn that I had the option in earlier versions of OSX. Anybody know anything about this?
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-21-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By BluesForDan
according to system preferences, firewall is off

according to system preferences, firewall is off
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-20-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By BluesForDan
turn what off? Firewall is off. At this...

turn what off? Firewall is off.

At this point, I'd **** on a sparkplug if I thought it would do any good.:Mischievous:
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-20-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By BluesForDan
my firewall is set to allow all incoming...

my firewall is set to allow all incoming connection, so I do not think that is the problem
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-19-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By BluesForDan
affirmative to both. did you have any versions...

affirmative to both. did you have any versions of airprint already in Lion? I don't think Snow Leopard had it, or if it did, it only worked with select recent HP wireless.

printer is epson...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 08-19-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,059
Posted By BluesForDan
d/l airprint activator from macupdate, ipad still not find printer

Followed the instructions, unzip, allow install, take printer off, put printer back on, enable sharing, etc, etc.

ipad2 still unable to find printer.:Not-Amused: all software on mac mini (snow...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-26-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By BluesForDan
sorry, if I may clarify, I meant MS Works 2008,...

sorry, if I may clarify, I meant MS Works 2008, which if purchased at authorized apple dealer gets you the 2011 upgrade no charge. Got email alert today that 2011 is released.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-26-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By BluesForDan
LOL. I went out last night and dusted off the CC...

LOL. I went out last night and dusted off the CC and got a copy of Works 2008, specifically to get the free update next year. Didn't read this post until today. I totally cop mea culpa to being a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By BluesForDan
I think it is the drive, enclosure worked this...

I think it is the drive, enclosure worked this morning with my old HD. Figures, I bought this HD new last year and only finally got to try to use it. Probably cheaper just to buy another one than...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By BluesForDan
ok, trying the USB and it is doing the same...

ok, trying the USB and it is doing the same thing. does not show as a drive on the desktop, the red red light is on constant, no flicker at all.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By BluesForDan
firewire 800/400 adaptor worked fine when I moved...

firewire 800/400 adaptor worked fine when I moved my old mac HD to the new mini. will try the USB.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-25-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By BluesForDan
installed Rosetta, it did nothing

installed Rosetta, it did nothing
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-25-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By BluesForDan
Classic not supported by Snow Leopard

"Classic not supported by Snow Leopard"

not that I really care, but dang it, I have MS Word and Excel that I use for docs and spreadsheets, and really need to work on, like yesterday. If I had...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-25-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By BluesForDan
Snow Leopard and new external HD

I attached a new sata 500 GB HD in a firewire enclosure, with an 800/400 adaptor wire to my new mac mini 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GB 1067 Mhz DDR3 running Snow Leopard 10.6.4. All updates were...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By BluesForDan
it is office 2001, when I bought my first mac,...

it is office 2001, when I bought my first mac, and it migrated from my g4 to my g5. I just moved it from my g5 hard drive to the mini mac.

I prompted to install Rosetta, and then nothing...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-24-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By BluesForDan
Snow Leopard and MS Excel and Words

I transferred my old mac to my mac mini 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GB 1067 Mhz DDR3. When I try to open my Words docs and Excel spreadsheets, I get the message "Classic not supported". What are my...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-19-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,379
Posted By BluesForDan
yes. do not have an existing wireless network. ...

yes. do not have an existing wireless network. It sounds like I would have been better off with the Extreme base, so I could keep my mini wired and just use the wireless capacity of the printer. ...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-19-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,379
Posted By BluesForDan
New Mac mini, airport express, printer = enough devices?

Hello all. I have a brand new mac mini, with an airport extreme card. As best as I could explain to the apple store clerk, I want to keep my computer wired and print wirelessly. i was told an...
Forum: Apple Desktops 10-19-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By BluesForDan
Woot. NCD

New computer day. Finally replace my 7 year old borrowed powerbook notebook. got a mac mini on sunday at our local apple store. I'm using my 20" cinema display that I got with my belated G5, and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-30-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,237
Posted By BluesForDan
yep, no DVI port, only ADC

yep, no DVI port, only ADC
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