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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By PGB1
Thank You pm-r for the explanation about Link...

Thank You pm-r for the explanation about Link Server Connection.

I believe you are right about memory needing a booster shot. This is one more incentive for me to add some. I have two 1gb modules....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By PGB1
i think I have to do so many shut downs because...

i think I have to do so many shut downs because there is a program called Office 365 Service that runs non-stop on my computer after I open an Office program & stays running. It makes hundreds of...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-01-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By PGB1
I apologize. i forgot to answer your question of...

I apologize. i forgot to answer your question of when I last shut down & restarted the Mac.

It's been about an hour. I shut down daily and sometimes more than once a day. This 2 Gb RAM computer...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-01-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By PGB1
Hello pm-r. Thank You for taking time to reply...

Hello pm-r. Thank You for taking time to reply with good ideas.
I never knew Connection Doctor existed. Neat program!

When I ran Connection Doctor, for which ever account had the spinning...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-01-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By PGB1
While Checking For Messages, Mail Skips One Account Randomly

Hi Folks!
Our computers must have breathed some bad air in February. All kinds of unrelated problems arose. (And now March is copying February's behavior.)

On one of our MacBook Pro units Mail...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-28-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By PGB1
Good Morning! (Or afternoon, or...) I apologize...

Good Morning! (Or afternoon, or...)
I apologize for not answering in the last few days. They've been quite wacky, so I've had no computer time.

As soon as things settle down, I will use Tech Tool...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-26-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By PGB1
"LOL, MS should be sending me a monthly allotment...

"LOL, MS should be sending me a monthly allotment after all the work I've done for them over the years using Windows and now OS X."
Fun to fix others' mess-ups for free isn't it? (But we...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-25-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By PGB1
Thank You LifeIsABeach! I'll try sending the...

Thank You LifeIsABeach!

I'll try sending the HD to ACL Fix and see what happens. It may be a few days until I'm home long enough to give it a go, but I'll be sure to report back & let you know...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-25-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By PGB1
Thank You Chscag & Harryb2448 for taking the time...

Thank You Chscag & Harryb2448 for taking the time to reply with interesting information.

I did a restart & looked in trash for the items you mentioned Chscag. Nothing was showing. I checked with...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-24-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By PGB1
Office 365 Service Is Listening (And i Can't Get It To Quite Listening!)

Good Day To All!
February has officially become Problems With The Computers Month around my house. The latest upset involves Microsoft Office.

I have Office 2011 on my MacBook Pro (Running OS X...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-23-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By PGB1
For once I can "Give Back". (That's a very rare...

For once I can "Give Back". (That's a very rare event when it comes to me & computers.)

You're a bit more cautious than I am.
Cautious or big chicken?
I'm always scared of trashing things...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-23-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By PGB1
One Step Closer! Thanks for your thoughts &...

One Step Closer!

Thanks for your thoughts & ideas, LifeIsABeach. I am sorry for my delayed reply. I got called away & am just now able to try out your suggestions.

For Safari I think you solved...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-23-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By PGB1
I wanted to post a quick update in case someone...

I wanted to post a quick update in case someone else runs into this situation-

BobTomay's advice was spot-on. The folders were, indeed, created by Prosoft Databackup. Further research showed that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-21-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By PGB1
Thank You LifeIsABeach for taking time to help...

Thank You LifeIsABeach for taking time to help out.

Thanks to your advice, I think we're almost there! Nearly all programs are now working fine.

My Get Info access list was identical to yours,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-21-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By PGB1
Only Administrator Can Use Some Apps

Hi All!
I am really sorry to pester you all with this problem, but I am stumped. On my wife's Mid 2006 MacBook Pro, running OS X 10.6.8, all of a sudden two of the three user accounts can not...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By PGB1
Now It's Getting Scary! At first, I thought...

Now It's Getting Scary!

At first, I thought only Adobe Flash, Safari and Stickies had problems.
Now I find that several other programs are wonky as well.

An example is iCal. If an appointment...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-18-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By PGB1
Holy Smokes! You're bringing back fond...

Holy Smokes!
You're bringing back fond memories! Apples & Oranges were always the contents of Christmas stockings at our home, too. I was always thrilled to find the oranges. They were a treat we...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-18-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By PGB1
Thank You BobTomay for your help. Sorry for my...

Thank You BobTomay for your help.
Sorry for my delayed reply. I've been stuck trying (unsuccessfully) to fix some problems on my wife's MBP. (Several programs no longer let 2 of her user accounts...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By PGB1
That's Too Funny! My Father used to do the same...

That's Too Funny!
My Father used to do the same paper folding thing when I was a kid. How in the world could they write so small?

I wonder if that is a 'child of the depression era' frugality...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By PGB1
The older I get- The more notes I leave myself....

The older I get- The more notes I leave myself. All I gotta do is remember to read them.

Way Off Topic--- (But funny)
When he got older & forgetful, my Dad used to have paper sticky notes for...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By PGB1
Hi Bobtomay Thank You for taking the time to...

Hi Bobtomay Thank You for taking the time to reply with good suggestions.

Stickies is fixed thanks to members here giving me good ideas. I ended up telling the access list in file information for...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By PGB1
Thank You Slydude for taking the time to reply &...

Thank You Slydude for taking the time to reply & suggest.
Stickies are now staying stuck & new sticky notes are saved.

I followed your steps on each of the two profiles that had problems. (The...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By PGB1
Thanks Mike! I've been having fun learning...

Thanks Mike!
I've been having fun learning (slowly) about Terminal.

I experiment while booted to the second partition I have on the computer in case I goof stuff up (Hence the name "Fallout...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By PGB1
Thank You for your reply Biopunk The computer...

Thank You for your reply Biopunk
The computer has Version 7.0.0 of Stickies

Unfortunately, that is as new a version as I can get (as far as I can figure out). Software Update shows no updates. I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 02-16-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By PGB1
Can't Clear Adobe Flash Player Storage

Hello Folks!
This is "Computer Problem" week around here. I apologize that I am posting so many questions in the last few days. These are items I can't figure out or find answers to without bugging...
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