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Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-30-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By paultilling
At last the icon has appeared! Something of a...

At last the icon has appeared! Something of a surprise. Sorry to bother you
Paul
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-30-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By paultilling
Yes , thanks very much McBie. It gave me the...

Yes , thanks very much McBie. It gave me the Java download page and offered me Java 8. I downloaded it which is the important thing. But I still don't have a Java icon in the System Preferences...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-29-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By paultilling
Java - finding the version

How can I find my Java version please? There is plenty of advice to go to System Preferences and click on the Java icon but I have no icon and have never seen one before. Paul, (Yosemite,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-11-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By paultilling
Again thanks everyone, I finally did it! It...

Again thanks everyone, I finally did it! It seems to have upgraded without any problems (from Mountain Lion) . I must say I find the display a bit unpleasant but then that's progress! I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-08-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By paultilling
Thanks very much everybody. There's obviously a...

Thanks very much everybody. There's obviously a lot of good advice here. I guess I'll take the plunge but take all the precautions first. I've never been so nervous about an upgrade before.
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-07-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By paultilling
Yosemite- time to download yet?

This has been asked before but not recently. Is it time yet to upgrade to Yosemite? Or should we wait for the next upgrade? I read all sorts of really terrible complaints about it and it still...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By paultilling
Power supplies, iPod & iPad

I have an old iPod (the one that looks like a thin iPhone), an iPad and an iPhone 6+. The power supplies i.e. white mains plug and USB plug seem to look the same. Are the iPod and iPad meant to be...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-19-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By paultilling
Yes thanks very much. I found a Java preferences...

Yes thanks very much. I found a Java preferences in the System Preferences and updated it to Java8-45 from there - should be safe. You can't be too careful these days.
Paul
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By paultilling
Java 45 installation

I have been receiving reminders for Java 45 installation. How can I know if it is a spam and how can I install it safely please?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-29-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By paultilling
Oh! Thanks soooo much! All my problems solved...

Oh! Thanks soooo much! All my problems solved in couple of hours! I thought it was far more serious. It just goes to show what a fantastic forum this is.

Best regards, Paul
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-29-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By paultilling
Strange Multi Screens problem

I have an odd, rather bizarre new appearance on my Macbook Air screens.

When I use M.OUTLOOK duplicate pages appear on all the screens (blotting out other pages). If I cancel any Outlook page...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-06-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By paultilling
M.Office Database badly damaged

Thank you so much for your advice techiesteve & van smith,

I actually have a good 8.7gb copy of the Microsoft database on my (CCC)backup HD, however I can only export 2.33gb of it. The Outlook...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-05-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By paultilling
M.Office Database badly damaged

I cannot even open Outlook because the database is so damaged. How can I re-intsll Office 11 without losing my Xcel, Word & Outlook data files please?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By paultilling
Thanks pm-r, that's most helpful, particularly...

Thanks pm-r, that's most helpful, particularly the reference.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By paultilling
Thank you. I am not using File Vault. I just...

Thank you. I am not using File Vault. I just want to click the box next to 'encrypt backup' in Time Machine. I believe there is a different process between the two encryption methods, but do not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By paultilling
Backup Encryption on Time Machine

In Time Machine I back up to an external Hard Drive. It indicates '4.57gb encrypted' in the Time Machine backup add or remove window right now. (This sometimes changes). The HD is 300gb and I back...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By paultilling
Thanks very much for your very rapid response...

Thanks very much for your very rapid response bobtomay, wow so simple! I thought I was going to have to re-install the system or something! I'm so grateful. And no I wasn't going to pay anybody!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-06-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By paultilling
Safari virus

My Safari has just got infected with a virus, giving a green & orange page from aszbazzv.nextinovationcenter.net demanding payment of 100. It accuses me of accessing 'banned pornography' and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-29-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By paultilling
Thanks very much Nick. You're quite right. We...

Thanks very much Nick. You're quite right. We don't seem to have many of these this side of the pond.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-29-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By paultilling
Temperature sensor

Has anyone heard of a temperature sensor that can be easily hooked up to a computer?

I need one to put on my central heating system radiator to warn me if the system should break down whilst on...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By paultilling
That's the router address. It is titled "Netgear...

That's the router address. It is titled "Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router DG834GT" and is a page full of data, together with instructions. But not how to change the name of the network!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By paultilling
It says: "Wi-Fi is connected to 'Paul's Wi-Fi...

It says: "Wi-Fi is connected to 'Paul's Wi-Fi Network' and has the IP address 192.168.0.6". I presume that means the address of the network is 192.168.0.6.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By paultilling
Thank you Slydude. I don't know how to determine...

Thank you Slydude. I don't know how to determine which is sending the wireless signal, it's a bit confusing.
My Netgear is marked 'CE 0681' and it says 'Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By paultilling
Network setup difficulty

I just want to change the name of my network. (the one that appears in the WiFi list) How can I do this please?
I have a Macbook AIr OsX85, Netgear modem and a Time Capsule.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-11-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By paultilling
I apologise, I can see I did not explain it very...

I apologise, I can see I did not explain it very well at all.
I normally would use the shutdown selection but when I open the 'lid' to start up the computer it fails to start and I am left with a...
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