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Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 225
Posted By Alwyn
Lost e-mail account following Yosemite installation

My primary iCloud account is sending but no longer receiving e-mail following Yosemite installation.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Alwyn
Calendar lost following Yosemite installation

RESOLVED.

We have lost two of the calendars on one iMac following installation of Yosemite. They are still on mini iPad, the other iMac and iPhone.

After initial problems with e-mail accounts...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By Alwyn
Yosemite using out of date Apple ID

RESOLVED

I have installed Yosemite on my wife's iMac but the primary iCloud was out of date. I deleted it but this removed one of her e-mail accounts although its still in her mini iPad.

I've...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Alwyn
Carbon Copy Cloner

Thanks chscag. I've been meaning to get around to installing it. How big a drive do I need?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Alwyn
Okay, not a problem, but otherwise what is the...

Okay, not a problem, but otherwise what is the purpose of the setup assistant and do I need it?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By Alwyn
Copying Yosemite to another iMac

I've successfully installed Yosemite, although the Set up Assistant failed.

I want to install it on my wife's iMac. Can I do that without downloading it from the internet?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,363
Posted By Alwyn
I've downloaded successfully but the Setup...

I've downloaded successfully but the Setup Assistant has failed twice. I don't know either what it does or how to rectify the problem if there is one.
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-30-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Alwyn
Yes. The first thing I did was to alter something...

Yes. The first thing I did was to alter something slightly in Calendars to see if it changed in other devices. It did.

I have now responded to the request and seem to be able to write a new...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-30-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Alwyn
Required Apple ID in Mail?

Since upgrading to iOS 8.0.2 I am being asked for my Apple ID when writing a new e-mail from my iCloud e-mail address.

I have just clicked on Cancel and sent it successfully but would like to know...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks pm-r. The first option didn't change...

Thanks pm-r. The first option didn't change things. The second worked after one failed attempt. As far as chscag's suggestion goes my newspaper automatically deletes editions after a week but I...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-27-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Alwyn
iOS 8.0.2

I can't install iOS 8.0.2 without deleting items in Usage Settings. There I find that my newspaper is using 2.7 GB. If I go to my iPad in iTunes from my iMac it says that only 14Mb is being used by...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,418
Posted By Alwyn
Sorry to disagree with you on this but a...

Sorry to disagree with you on this but a corporation is a singular body in the UK as well. True, people often say 'the team are' etc nowadays but grammatically it is incorrect. You certainly...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Alwyn
Powering wirelessly

So you're saying that printers, scanners, modems can all be powered wirelessly? I have two wireless printers but they still have to be plugged in to a socket. If they can be powered wirelessly...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 09-23-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By Alwyn
Power solutions for UK users

Does anyone have practical solutions to solve the cat's cradle of cables, sockets and plugs?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-13-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,009
Posted By Alwyn
A number of password terms have been used in this...

A number of password terms have been used in this thread: system password, 1 password and master password.

I have 2 questions

First I have my iMac as well as other devices set to require a...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-08-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Alwyn
iTunes scam

Many thanks for your quick concise reply.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 09-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Alwyn
iTunes renewal

I have received an e-mail from an address updated.id09@e.service.com dated 5 Sep but only picked up now saying that my iTunes account expres in less than 3 days time. Is this genuine?
Forum: Switcher Hangout 08-25-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,930
Posted By Alwyn
[QUOTE=chscag;1599535]What Windows files? ...

[QUOTE=chscag;1599535]What Windows files? Assuming you mean Windows programs, which ones?

"There is virtual software: Parallels, Fusion, VirtualBox (free). All require a legal copy of Windows....
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 08-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,564
Posted By Alwyn
The origins of the name are interesting too. I...

The origins of the name are interesting too. I spent part of my childhood in the 1940's Stateside. I remember we had a viewer into which you put a circular card with colour/color photographs which...
Forum: Security Awareness 08-05-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By Alwyn
Seems like sensible advice. What about iPhone &...

Seems like sensible advice. What about iPhone & iPad security. Are their operating systems more vulnerable than the OSX?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,710
Posted By Alwyn
If you don't open suspect attachments why would...

If you don't open suspect attachments why would malware matter since the OSX system shouldn't be susceptible in any case?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Alwyn
I have Google UK as my home page. I'm using...

I have Google UK as my home page. I'm using Safari. I start with a Google search, the default search engine but somehow Bing seems to be prioritised in the results of the search.

I don't have any...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-16-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Alwyn
Bing Aaaargh!!!

I have suddenly started getting Bing searches when I try to do a Google search. How do I stop it?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-10-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Alwyn
Unexpected side-effect

Just got home to find that an e-mail sent to the old address on 28 June has been automatically replied to. I intended that only new e-mails should be responded to. It wouldn't matter except that I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Alwyn
Thanks MacInWin for the suggestion to change SMTP...

Thanks MacInWin for the suggestion to change SMTP server which enables me to send from the old address.

It works because I sent from my wife's iMac to the old address and a reply has come back! ...
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