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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-19-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By JimInSD
Yes, every time I launch my Parallels Windows 8.1...

Yes, every time I launch my Parallels Windows 8.1 virtual machine, a popup window displays telling me that Parallels is not my default browser. I have to be careful because it defaults to changing...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-19-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,301
Posted By JimInSD
Question Well I have had many Yosemite beta 3 problems

I have read a few postings here about the successful update to beta 3. My download and update went flawlessly and rather quickly. But then there were problems solved and new problems discovered. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-19-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By JimInSD
Talking Add me to the PDFpen fan club

Add me to the 👍 for PDFpen 2. I use it extensively and am very happy with it.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By JimInSD
Parallels 10 with Windows 8.1

I have been away from Parallels for over a decade now and decided that it was time to get Windows back since I now have tons of memory and disk storage. The installation went fine if not a little...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-19-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By JimInSD
iBook Sync Problems between iMac and iPad

I have my iMac and iPad set to automatically sync music, movies, apps and books in both iTunes and iBooks on both devices. The music, movies and apps automatically sync with no problems. The books...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-05-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By JimInSD
Smile Yosemite beta2: Cannot delete folders & files in the Trash sinc they are in use.

Thanks for the suggestion. I thought that holding the Option key down when selecting Empty Trash did the secure delete. I was wrong. I chose Secure Empty Trash and off it went...for nearly 2...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By JimInSD
Question Yosemite beta2: Cannot delete folders & files in the Trash sinc they are in use.

I tried emptying my Trash the other day and got the error that items could not be deleted because they were in use. I found a strange folder named lost+found. Inside it there are 66 other folders...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-05-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By JimInSD
WARNING, DO NOT TRY THIS: Potential Yosemite Finder Bug

The other day, I was 'fighting' Yosemite beta 2 trying to set and keep the widths of Name columns in List View. I decided to relaunch the Finder because I wanted to reset it. What I forgot was that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,496
Posted By JimInSD
I recommend ClamXav

I have been using ClamXav for years on OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard through OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks and never had any problems. I mean never. Beware though, doing a complete scan is very, very time...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,771
Posted By JimInSD
Smile Yosemite Pronunciation

From the Apple Dictionary:

Yosemite: Yo-sem-i-te |yōˈsemətē| ;D
Forum: Apple Notebooks 08-01-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,194
Posted By JimInSD
Try Crucial

I am a fan of Crucial (Crucial.com - DRAM, solid state drive (SSD) memory upgrades for Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq, Lenovo, Acer, ASUS (http://www.crucial.com/)). I have many times bought RAM and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-23-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,765
Posted By JimInSD
I bought a refurbished MBP (mid-2012 with no...

I bought a refurbished MBP (mid-2012 with no retina) late last year and love it. I did upgrade RAM and got a SSD because I found Mavericks way too slow with only 4 GB RAM. Make sure you get or...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By JimInSD
Firefox 29 Problems

As usual, I quickly upgraded Firefox to v29 when it was released. I used the automatic update to install, but I immediately started getting those dreaded spinning beach balls. Eventually they...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-12-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By JimInSD
Yes, it does have a stand by/low powered mode and...

Yes, it does have a stand by/low powered mode and I have it set to 5 minutes. I don't think this is the issue because there are times it wakes fine and lets me print and there are other times that...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By JimInSD
Before I went to bed, I changed the router...

Before I went to bed, I changed the router channel to 4, a channel which was not being used by anyone in the neighborhood. When I woke this morning, the printer was offline. :Grimmace: I guess...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-11-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By JimInSD
Hmm! I currently have the router set to channel...

Hmm! I currently have the router set to channel 11 because no one else in the neighborhood is using that channel. I was advised to use channels 1, 6 or 11 for best results. There are 3 on channel...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By JimInSD
Arg! I didn't want to hear about a possible...

Arg! I didn't want to hear about a possible hardware issue. Maybe I should open up a ticket with Epson because the printer is still under warranty. Sigh! :Angry:

I thought about interferences...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By JimInSD
Epson WF-2540 WIFI goes offline frequently

I use an Epson WF-2540 with my Macs (actually an iMac w/ 10.6.8, a MBP with 10.9.2 and an iPad with iOS 7) and generally have success and quality printouts. Occasionally, the printer simply goes...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-05-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By JimInSD
Setting up iCloud in OS X 10.6.8

You are correct about iCloud and OS X 10.6.8. iCloud support is not built into the OS but you can set up an email account for your existing iCloud account. I have attached pics below of my...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-04-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By JimInSD
iCloud loses Notes

I have been using Notes on my Macs for years and continue using the note feature in Apple's Mail v4.6 on my old iMac with 10.6.8, and now with the Notes v2.0 application in 10.9.x.
I have both...
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