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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-24-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thanks Rod. Didn't change any defaults on CCC. ...

Thanks Rod. Didn't change any defaults on CCC. I did not find the document 'About this folder', but Safety Net's size is 24.73 GB, so that explains the difference. I have done just one update...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-24-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Used CCC to clone second drive. What i don't...

Used CCC to clone second drive. What i don't understand is why the original drive uses 85.42GB and cloned drive only 63 GB? Yes, I did do a clone. Original drive in SOURCE and new Mac formatted...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Learned from this forum to backup my HD with CCC....

Learned from this forum to backup my HD with CCC. Served me well.
CCC initially does a full backup to the ext. HD, but only backs up additional or changed files subsequently It does not do a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-19-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thanks guys. Figured the older drives weren't as...

Thanks guys. Figured the older drives weren't as efficient in using power, but wanted verification.
USB-C! I'm just getting used to USB 3.0.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-19-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Ext hard drive question

I have two slightly older seagate drives 1.5TB and 3.0 TB. both come with AC adapters for power. My newer Go flex (1.5TB) and Seagate (2TB) portable drives don't use an AC adapter. Can someone...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-19-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thank you Sawday for that attachment. i printed...

Thank you Sawday for that attachment. i printed it out and will be doing it shortly. I also put 'OS X Daily' down as one of my Favorite sites, as I do have an iPad air 2 but haven't had the time to...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-18-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Okay. One TM drive...Connected. But I agree...

Okay. One TM drive...Connected. But I agree with bobtomay with having 2 CCC drives. One offsite and one here. And rotating them every so often. Not so much for a drive failure, but for a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-17-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
From your answer I believe: The answer to 1) is...

From your answer I believe: The answer to 1) is yes. And 2), I should be removing my TM drive when connecting my external drives with data. I will continue to run TM. Found a recommendation on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-17-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Time Machine questions

I keep my data on USB drives, I install to do work, then remove so data is not available if my computer is ever compromised. 1) If my ext. TM drive is continually connected, would TM write this data...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-17-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thanks all. Got rid of Flash player. I will be...

Thanks all. Got rid of Flash player. I will be adding Firefox, Chrome and possibly Opera( per my neighbor) to my list of browsers.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-11-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thanks Iclev. Downloaded VLC.

Thanks Iclev. Downloaded VLC.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-11-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Looked up MPlayerX and found this link: The Safe...

Looked up MPlayerX and found this link: The Safe Mac » MPlayerX adware behaving like malware! (http://www.thesafemac.com/mplayerx-adware-behaving-like-malware/)
Don't think I will be using that...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-11-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
On the VLC.com site I see the program for...

On the VLC.com site I see the program for Windows. Many other site like softronic and CNET offer a MAC version of VLC but I understand CNET can be problematic and I don't know if softronic is also...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-11-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I'll look up VLC and delete not so Nice Player.

I'll look up VLC and delete not so Nice Player.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-11-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Nice Player

Exactly what is Nice Player? Is it only for audio files or does it play video files? If only for audio, what program can I use for video?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-11-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I am using Safari as my browser. My.Yahoo.com...

I am using Safari as my browser. My.Yahoo.com is my homepage. Never heard of Dragon Dictate, so no, I am not using it.
I will trash my current adobe Flash Player then download Adobe flash...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-10-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thanks all. I decided to get rid of VM. I'll...

Thanks all. I decided to get rid of VM. I'll stick to Word for Mac or Libre Office. My needs are minimal and Libre Office seems to meet my modest needs. While I still prefer WP, it's way past...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-10-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Adobe Flash Player plug-in

I keep getting the following notice: "Do you want to trust the website “..............” to use the “Adobe Flash Player” plug-in?"
I'm not sure why I get this message when I am visiting various sites...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-07-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Sorry about that. 10.10.4. I was running the...

Sorry about that. 10.10.4. I was running the latest OS X at the time of the scam.
Will my 2011 Office for MAC work on latest update?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-07-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I did not pay any money. I realized I had been...

I did not pay any money. I realized I had been scammed well before that...although not soon enough to allow them to take over my computer. My mind was somewhere else and I thought I was on the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
CCC was made before hack. Erased, installed CCC....

CCC was made before hack. Erased, installed CCC. Now need to update OS X, apps, settings, etc.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
Thanks for all the help. I have a carbon copy...

Thanks for all the help. I have a carbon copy cloner backup that I can use after I format my hard drive.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
One other question. Once I gave them access to...

One other question. Once I gave them access to my computer, after I shut down does that access end? So next time I turn on the computer they would no longer have access?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
I found an iCloud keychain, but I've never used...

I found an iCloud keychain, but I've never used it. I keep all my passwords, files,etc. on a separate USB drive that's normally not connected, so they could not have accessed that when this...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-06-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Bill Gates Jr.
keychain?

keychain?
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