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Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-13-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Straitsfan
My apologies -- I didn't see my own spelling...

My apologies -- I didn't see my own spelling error. I mean to say "It used to be" :-[

I'm using parallels 10 -- whichever the latest version is.
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 06-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Straitsfan
parallels for mac -- can't get window startup option

I've tried the parallels forums, but can't seem to log in for some reason.

It used tone that on my MB pro when I opened up parallel I would get the window startup option -- the windows logo that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-29-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Straitsfan
Seemed to fix it -- another poster gave me a list...

Seemed to fix it -- another poster gave me a list of things to look at, and when I went to my bluetooth settings I had a number of devices that were there -- including my MB Pro (although I can't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-28-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Straitsfan
Forgot to mention this, if it makes any...

Forgot to mention this, if it makes any difference: the display will go to sleep (or go dark) but it won't go to sleep (that familiar 'power down' type of sound).
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-27-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Straitsfan
Still not going to sleep; any other suggestions?

Still not going to sleep; any other suggestions?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-26-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Straitsfan
Ten minutes or so; but even if I manually put it...

Ten minutes or so; but even if I manually put it to sleep, it won't go; it just won't go to sleep.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-26-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By Straitsfan
iMac not going to sleep

I'm on Yosemite. Was sleeping a couple of days ago, but not today. I have internet sharing turned off, and only file sharing turned on. Not sure what needs to be checked change; could someone help...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Straitsfan
Good free text editor and IDE for OS X

I apologize in advance if this isn't the right place.

I do java programming, and right now I'm using Text Edit for my classes; but it doesn't allow for formatting like Word;so it can be difficult...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-10-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By Straitsfan
Change cursor-ibeam pointer

Is there anyway to change the type of cursor (or is it the ibeam pointer) in Yosemite? Not the mouse/trackpad arrow pointer, but the cursor in a text document like Textedit or word, or Neooffice,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-07-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Straitsfan
Thanks; but can you tell me where the "MacUpdate"...

Thanks; but can you tell me where the "MacUpdate" is that you're talking about? I can't find it, which means it's probably right in front of me. :-)

Never mind--realized what you meant.

I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-06-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Straitsfan
How to get any file to open in the same position on display after closing

Not sure if this is the right place, so I apologize in advance:

Whenever I open my text edit files, they always open in the same place in the display; how can I get these files (or any files for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-05-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Straitsfan
how to see firewire connected mac in terminal

I have my MB pro connected to my iMac via firewire.

I forgot how to do this, but I know there's a way to 'see' either machine via the terminal app. I can't see either one right now; can someone...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-29-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Straitsfan
Thanks; that's what did it. My other third party...

Thanks; that's what did it. My other third party apps like libreoffice were showing recent items; so that's why I was wondering about this.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-28-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Straitsfan
Text edit -- no recent files in "open recent' on menu

Just curious -- I'm writing java programs in text edit; yet whenever I open Text edit and go to open recent in the file menu nothing's there; just "clear menu"

Is there any way to get Text Edit to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-24-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Straitsfan
Any way to get rid of drown history menu in the address bar in Safari

Is there any way to get rid of the history menu that displays below the address bar in Safari? There has to be a way to to this.

What I'm talking about, just to be clear, are the various sections...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Straitsfan
I appreciate the humor, but I meant that would it...

I appreciate the humor, but I meant that would it be all right to use a regular floor vaccum with a special attachment, etc, or a hand held vac?:)
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Straitsfan
Is there a special kind of vacuum that I need to...

Is there a special kind of vacuum that I need to vacuum out the vents?
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Straitsfan
Raz0orEdge: One follow up, if I may. the...

Raz0orEdge:

One follow up, if I may. the machine has been running 'regularly' with Parallels for the past hour. I stat pro says the CUP usage is between 98 and 95 % 'idle.' I also noticed that...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Straitsfan
Okay; thanks, but what concerned me as well is...

Okay; thanks, but what concerned me as well is that when I close everything the fans still run high; they may slow down a bit, but just this morning, for example, when I closed everything and let it...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Straitsfan
Hi fan rpm's on iMac

This may be a dumb question, and this may not be the right place to ask, but it seems that I'm getting really high RPM's for the fans on my iMac; 27" quad core i& mid 2010, 12 GB RAM.


I run...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Straitsfan
Can't put Macs to sleep while wi-fi is on

I'm running yosemite on my iMac and MB Pro. I can't put them to sleep when I'm connected to the Wi-Fi. I have to turn it off to get it to go to sleep.

I've checked the energy pane of all the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Straitsfan
How to copy file on my iMac to MB pro using terminal.

Been I while since i did this; got my iMac 27" and Mb Pro 13 inch, but on Yosemite, and want to copy a file from the iMac to the MBPro using the terminal application. Yes I can do it through the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 11,075
Posted By Straitsfan
Location of Mail folder(s) in Yosemite

Upgraded a few days ago and am looking for the mail folder(s), but can't seem to find it. They used to be in the Library folder of the home folder, but even that seems to be gone. Can anyone tell...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-11-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Straitsfan
Exhaust fan speeds or MB Pro and iMac -- why the difference

Got a 2010 iMac quad core i7 and a 2010 MB Pro intel core2 duo. Have istat pro on both.

Noticed when watching videos that the exhaust fan speeds on the two differ when watching vide online. The...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Straitsfan
No; checked and not there.

No; checked and not there.
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