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Forum: Apple Desktops 12-17-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
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, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
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, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
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, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
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, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
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, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
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, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
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, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
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, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
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, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Straitsfan
No; checked and not there.

No; checked and not there.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Straitsfan
Location of downloaded photos used as desktop photo

Downloaded a photo from a site as a desktop photo, but can't seem to locate it in my machine. Could anyone tell me what folder it would be in?

Using mavericks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Straitsfan
Then I don't think that will be a problem --...

Then I don't think that will be a problem -- Windows 7 is installed as a VM on the mac partition -- it's only XP that's on the bootcamp partition that Parallels uses if I choose to. (Rather than...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-04-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Straitsfan
Bootcamp -- how to delete XP partition in Mavericks

Have an XP boot camp partition -- i was using to run parallels. Got Windows 7 and installed that as a Virtual Machine on the Mac partition.

I opened up boot camp assistant to delete boot camp...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-14-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,075
Posted By Straitsfan
Is it safe? I get wary about using some apps;...

Is it safe? I get wary about using some apps; etc. Just cautious/curious.

It did it again this morning, by the way.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,075
Posted By Straitsfan
Icon preview not working properly in Mavericks

Hi guys --

I've got some problem with Mavericks that's driving me nuts. Sometimes when I turn on My MB Pro (haven't noticed it yet on my iMac, but I haven't been using it much since I downloaded...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Straitsfan
Thanks; I'll do that, but I mean to say that even...

Thanks; I'll do that, but I mean to say that even when I quit Safari (or quit everything) it can happen. I check out the activity monitor and see what comes up the next time it happens.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Straitsfan
Even with Safari closed it won't go to sleep --...

Even with Safari closed it won't go to sleep -- unless you mean that with the cable or wi-fi connected that it's keeping it going; but it's strange -- when I disconnected the ethernet cable it slept,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-07-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Straitsfan
MB pro with Mavericks not sleeping

This just seems to have happened yesterday. My MB pro 13" with Mavericks won't go to sleep. I haven't done anything with it at all (no new apps or downloads made). I can choose sleep from any...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 03-20-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,526
Posted By Straitsfan
parallels not shutting down on mac

Don't know if it's worth posting on this site, but I've got no answer from the parallels forums, so here goes:

I run Parallels Desktop 9 with windows XP SP 3 for my work; but for some reason the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Straitsfan
ferrarr -- If you're asking whether or not I...

ferrarr --

If you're asking whether or not I could create another account, yes -- I'm an administrator.

Interestingly enough. I had opened NeoOffice (forgot to say I use that, and I also...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-17-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Straitsfan
Mavericks -- fan running high rpm.

Twice today I noticed something:

When I was on my MB pro mid 2010 (core 2 duo); upgraded to Mavericks a few days ago.

Today (both times on the net) -- for some reason I noticed the computer got...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Straitsfan
So, just to be clear, it would not be a good idea...

So, just to be clear, it would not be a good idea to fill the other two banks with 2 4GB modules, and just use two modules of 2GB each? Or would it matter, as long as the pairs are the some amount...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Straitsfan
Ram recommandation for Mavericks

Just upgraded my iMac to Mavericks; now I think I'll need a RAM upgrade. Any recommendations on how much? Currently it has the standard 4GB, but I think I'd like more. I think the machine can take...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Straitsfan
Chas_m and pig003 Thanks for the info. Some...

Chas_m and pig003

Thanks for the info. Some more questions if I may:

my upgrades in the past have been w/o problems, but after reading your posts I wanted to ask 1)when you say a backup of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Straitsfan
What problems if any upgrading to Mavericks?

Been a while since I've been here. I have a mid 2010 MB pro and iMac with SL, and have been thinking about upgrading to Mavericks, but I've been coming across some sites/posts of some that said...
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