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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Rod Sprague
Hi Diver forgot to say welcome to these forums. ...

Hi Diver forgot to say welcome to these forums. So does that mean a successful repair of your HD? If so have you noticed an increase in the speed of operation now?
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,384
Posted By Rod Sprague
Thanks for that obsevation PM-R, I got my copy...

Thanks for that obsevation PM-R, I got my copy from the developer too but had assumed the app store version was the same. Silly me.;D
I wonder why the difference? Seems counter productive to have a...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,384
Posted By Rod Sprague
AdWare Medic is here; AdwareMedic...

AdWare Medic is here; AdwareMedic (http://www.adwaremedic.com/index.php)
ClamXav is free from the app store.
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,384
Posted By Rod Sprague
OK, I would download and run both ClamXav and...

OK, I would download and run both ClamXav and AdwareMedic in that order. Sounds like malware to me.
Assuming the problems cease I would then use Disk Utility to repair Permissions and Verify your...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 02:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,384
Posted By Rod Sprague
Sorry to hijack this thread but I had to ask,...

Sorry to hijack this thread but I had to ask, what the heck is InstallerS?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By Rod Sprague
Dear Diver I hope you did not receive my reply...

Dear Diver I hope you did not receive my reply prior to this edit. One of the drawbacks of using a portable device is no option to edit. Somehow I deleted the first paragraph of my reply. I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Rod Sprague
Welcome Bill, go to one of the video types you...

Welcome Bill, go to one of the video types you wish VLC to open eg an FLV, select it and either right click on it and select "get info" or simply Command + i. A Box will open showing information on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Rod Sprague
Welcome to the forum jw328. This might seem...

Welcome to the forum jw328.
This might seem like a simplistic question but do you have a complete system backup with Time Machine or similar?
If so then the easy answer would be to roll back to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-03-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By Rod Sprague
Yes, it does matter so thanks for including that...

Yes, it does matter so thanks for including that info. Because you are running 10.6.8 which is called Snow Leopard you have a bit of a disadvantage because that was the last Operating System (OS) not...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-03-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Rod Sprague
George, it's just a personal preference. Being...

George, it's just a personal preference. Being primarily a laptop user I bought a well known brand Bluetooth mouse a few years ago to free up a USB. Six months later it stopped scrolling so I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Rod Sprague
Ha,ha, there really are some funny aspects to...

Ha,ha, there really are some funny aspects to this feature. But I think I have the idea now.
My problem was really re to if my wife is downstairs and answers a FaceTime call on her iPhone her...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-02-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Rod Sprague
Slydude, no problems I was just a bit confused,...

Slydude, no problems I was just a bit confused, thought the problem was at my end but received a PM from admin explaining the issue.
Thanks,
Rod
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-02-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Rod Sprague
Well I did say I'd suspect the mouse first but as...

Well I did say I'd suspect the mouse first but as to repairing it is unlikely I think. Of course it depends on such things as how much did you pay for it and how old it is?
If for example if it was...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Rod Sprague
Both laptop and iPhone ring on Face Time

My wife has a new iPhone 5 and is running Yosemite on her MacBook Pro.
When she receives a Facetime Call both the iPhone and the laptop ring but answering on one does not stop the other from...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By Rod Sprague
Ankhseeker, are you attempting to do this as a...

Ankhseeker, are you attempting to do this as a one step process or do you import them to the Macintosh HD first?
I would have imported them to my HD using Image Capture first, used Preview or Quick...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-02-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Rod Sprague
Any way apart from my confusion about Sly's...

Any way apart from my confusion about Sly's thread. I was going to say to desibul that my process is a little different due to limited space on my external USB HD backup.
Usually I do not perform a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-02-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Rod Sprague
Sorry Slydude, where did that quotation come...

Sorry Slydude, where did that quotation come from? Is there a page I'm missing? As far as I can see there are only 4 threads in this post and non of them include your quotation.:(
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-02-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By Rod Sprague
Nancy, I can't find a satisfactory answer to your...

Nancy, I can't find a satisfactory answer to your problem in any of the posts to this thread but resetting the NVRAM and SMC are well worth trying.
I have done both several times with no issues.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 17,072
Posted By Rod Sprague
You can say that again, I just got the update for...

You can say that again, I just got the update for Windows Live (a suggestion I made by the way) for dark mode with a white menubar icon where before it was dark blue and virtually invisible.
Peter B...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-01-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Rod Sprague
Hi tetrod and welcome to Mac Forums, the simple...

Hi tetrod and welcome to Mac Forums, the simple answer here is a TV is not a Monitor. A TV has a lot of complex circuitry to handle signals from all sorts of HDMI connected devices. eg Apple TV, DVD...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 03-01-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Rod Sprague
Hi Jacob, lets see if I got this right. You have...

Hi Jacob, lets see if I got this right. You have an Airport connected to a external USB Hard Drive. You now want to connect a printer to the Airport, does the printer not have WiFi connectivity? ...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 03-01-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Rod Sprague
OK George, first question: Are you using a mouse...

OK George, first question: Are you using a mouse or the trackpad?
When you say "similar" to a right click are they exactly the same or not? If not how are they different? What options are...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 02-27-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,530
Posted By Rod Sprague
Ok Q.1. I think you said your PC is still working...

Ok Q.1. I think you said your PC is still working and I assume you can download your media from your "dumb" phone to that. So what you need is a transfer device to get the media onto the Mac. A USB...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-27-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By Rod Sprague
Also if the internal HD is damaged and you have a...

Also if the internal HD is damaged and you have a bootable backup on say a USB HD then you could just plug it in and startup. The system should pick the working OS by preference and you will then...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-27-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By Rod Sprague
Terence congratulations on coming up with such an...

Terence congratulations on coming up with such an original and unprecedented problem. The screen shot was a great help. Never seen anything like it before. Screen shots are a great way of explaining...
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