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Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-21-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By JimInSD
I did a dumb thing

I was moving the table that the 1 month old iMac was on when it's power cord caught on a door knob and it tumbled to the floor. There was extensive damage to the case and the screen, both needing to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By JimInSD
Can it be Firefox?

Yes, I agree that looking at Firefox as the source of the issue is primary. But I am running the exact same Firefox with the exact same extensions on the MBP and the pages load. One the iMac, no...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By JimInSD
One website always times out

I have a strange and nagging issue where on my 2013 iMac 3,5 GHz i7, 24 GB RAM, 3T Fusion Drive running Firefox (now 33.1.1) pages on the Weather Underground website never load and always time out. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By JimInSD
Clean out the turd files...

I highly recommend AppCleaner (http://www.freemacsoft.net/appcleaner/). It is a donation-ware program which sits in the background watching and if you drag an application to the trash, it searches...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,046
Posted By JimInSD
I also have a mid-2012 MBP w/ OS X 10.10.1 but...

I also have a mid-2012 MBP w/ OS X 10.10.1 but with a 2.5 GHz i5, 256 GB SSD and 8 GB RAM and I have had no problems with Yosemite from public beta 1 to the latest 10.10.1. Everything downloads and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-24-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By JimInSD
Thumbs up Some of us have had no problems with Yosemite

Before I get hate mail, I do understand the anger and frustration of failed installations. I had that happen with Mavericks and it took forever to get a stable version working for me. But Yosemite...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 13,284
Posted By JimInSD
I may get in trouble here...

I am not a developer but an active user and I do not have a problem with Apple releases. I am sure if I was a developer, I would think differently. For an average user though, the update cycle...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 13,284
Posted By JimInSD
Hey, go ahead and install Yosemite.

I just posted in another thread (http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/os-x-operating-system/316477-where-yosemite-installer.html) that you may want to read. I have Yosemite installed and running and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,377
Posted By JimInSD
Hey, go ahead and install Yosemite.

I was prompted by the App Store that a Yosemite Update was available last Tuesday so I went and installed it. I have installed each public beta and have never ran into an installation problem but I...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-03-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By JimInSD
I'm happy with the Passport HD

I am happy with the Passport. It has worked flawlessly for me. It is only USB 2 though so it isn't as fast as an USB 3 or FireWire HD would be. I haven't shopped for an external drive for a year...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By JimInSD
I have a 2012 13" MBP and it came with only 4 GB...

I have a 2012 13" MBP and it came with only 4 GB RAM. It was incredibly pokey with Mavericks so I upgraded to 8 GB RAM and the speed noticeably increased but I still wasn’t happy. I bought a...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-26-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,260
Posted By JimInSD
Ok, I'm not gonna touch this, lol

I really don't know your machine so use one of their advisory tools to be sure.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-26-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,260
Posted By JimInSD
When I am not sure which DIMM to buy, I use their...

When I am not sure which DIMM to buy, I use their product guide. If you know the specs of your machine, choose Crucial Advisor tool. If you are unsure about choosing, use their Crucial System...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-26-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,260
Posted By JimInSD
Congrats on your purchase. I too want to add my...

Congrats on your purchase. I too want to add my 2 worth about upgrading RAM. I tried Mavericks on my 2012 MacBook Pro with 4 GB RAM and the speed was glacial. I upgraded to 8 GB and the speed was...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-26-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,210
Posted By JimInSD
I am LEGAL beta tester.

I am a beta tester and I am legal. I did not get Yosemite from an "unofficial source." Please, before you are critical and accuse others of stealing, do some more research. You need to check out...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-26-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By JimInSD
It's working for me...

FWIW ;): I had been having the problem that my iPad Air would not sync books with iTunes on my iMac. I decided to be daring and upgraded to iOS 8.0.2 last evening and immediately after it finished,...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-19-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,210
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, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
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, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
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, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
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, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,238
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, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,238
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, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 958
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, 08:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,955
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...
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