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Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 267
Posted By hughvane
Mactracker. Mactracker...

Mactracker. Mactracker (http://www.mactracker.ca/) or Mac Specs, Prices, Answers and Comparison @ EveryMac.com, Est. 1996 (http://www.everymac.com) or Other World Computing (OWC) - Performance...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-28-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 267
Posted By hughvane
I'm going to swim against the current here and...

I'm going to swim against the current here and say - go for Snow Leopard, which your model of iMac will handle well - but on a partition of your existing hard drive. First however you should:
1....
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-27-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,106
Posted By hughvane
Entourage with Yosemite, or Gmail via Chrome, no...

Entourage with Yosemite, or Gmail via Chrome, no problems.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-27-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By hughvane
That's unfortunate. I did an 'iTunes Mac' search...

That's unfortunate. I did an 'iTunes Mac' search in OldApps and it was listed in search links, but nothing actual except the message that iTunes is no longer available for Mac. I checked the Apple...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-27-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By hughvane
Try Old and New Software Version Downloads -...

Try Old and New Software Version Downloads - OldApps.com (http://www.oldapps.com). I note there's an iTunes 11.0.x.x there. I also operate OS 10.6.8 on my Macbook, with iTunes 9, which does...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By hughvane
I have the best - if that's the right word - of...

I have the best - if that's the right word - of both worlds in that my Mini operates both 10.6.8 and 10.9.5 using two partitions. The former OS is retained because I can still use my old Canon MP450...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-25-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,939
Posted By hughvane
I found a YouTube video on how to rid OS...

I found a YouTube video on how to rid OS Mavericks of Canon printer/scanner software, and revert to OS Lion drivers and utilities. Unfortunately it didn't work with my MP450, and MP Navigator is now...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By hughvane
My two cents' worth...

My two cents' worth https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht2346. In other words, are you sure you're using the correct adaptor?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-07-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By hughvane
Try repairing disk permissions. The best utility...

Try repairing disk permissions. The best utility for this is OnyX from Titanium Software, although you can use Disk Utility from MacOS itself.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By hughvane
I know your frustration with AWks files only too...

I know your frustration with AWks files only too well. I still use AWks Drawing, which works okay most of the time. I can save documents in either .jpg or .pdf for use with other OS, returning to the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,095
Posted By hughvane
I despair of Safari and its various glitches at...

I despair of Safari and its various glitches at times, so decided to cut my losses and use Chrome for access to 'sensitive' sites like banking and online shopping. Does it deal with Google Safe...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By hughvane
1. What model of Macbook is it? Click the Apple...

1. What model of Macbook is it? Click the Apple symbol, top-left corner, About this Mac, and More Info. You should find your machine model Identifier, eg. Macbook7.1A. 2.4 GHz suggests a late 2008 or...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By hughvane
I think it's worthwhile adding a hardware check...

I think it's worthwhile adding a hardware check to the diagnostic procedures. Boot your iMac from its original dvd by inserting disk, clicking Restart, and as soon as the startup 'bong' sounds, hold...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By hughvane
Locating Images

Where does Mail (Mavericks or Yosemite) store attached or embedded images?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-07-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By hughvane
And probably relevant. Flash in particular drives...

And probably relevant. Flash in particular drives this Macbook nuts at times, but it's more often, in order: 1) video, 2) high-res graphics, 3) games. One thing's for sure, it is very atmospheric...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-04-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By hughvane
May I pick up on this thread - and I haven't read...

May I pick up on this thread - and I haven't read the OP's previous post ... but:
I have a white mid-2009 Macbook, with Intel core 2.4 duo processor, bought in 2010. It has served me faithfully for...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By hughvane
Thank you for the replies. I knew about the...

Thank you for the replies. I knew about the 'minimum' Lion (10.7.x) or, in this case, M-Lion (10.8.x) issue, which is why I partitioned the HD, in the hope that I might bypass the block.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-24-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By hughvane
Install Snow Leopard on Partition

Situation:
Mac Mini, mid-2011, 500 Gb (320 + 180) HD, OS 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion)
Snow Leopard DVD, purchased from Apple.

I am trying to install Snow Leopard (SLpd) on to a 180 Gb partition...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughvane
Thank you Chas - I stumbled across the browser...

Thank you Chas - I stumbled across the browser setting option in Safari when looking for something else, so all done now.

One small correction - both Chrome and FFox block YT ads, banner or video...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-02-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By hughvane
Alternative Browser

Sorry, that Subject doesn't really explain what I'd like to learn, but I hope the following will do so.

The issue is opening links sent in an email (Eudora-SnowLpd or Lpd; or Entourage-Mavericks)....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By hughvane
Another vote for OnyX - and it's free! [I hope...

Another vote for OnyX - and it's free! [I hope the French guy who writes it gets some sort of Nobel recognition.]

Incidentally, OnyX does a whole lot more than just Repair Permissions, Scripts...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By hughvane
G'day Harry - long time, no comm, been busy with...

G'day Harry - long time, no comm, been busy with other things.

Thanks to all respondents, I appreciate it. Security and Privacy tells me a login password has been set for this computer, and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By hughvane
Thanks again, Noting your emphasis, I don't...

Thanks again, Noting your emphasis, I don't particularly want password protection for my Mac on startup. I still have it on my precious old eMac with OS Tiger - and it's still a darned nuisance :D.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By hughvane
Correct. I understand why Authentication is...

Correct. I understand why Authentication is there, but in SLpd, the previous OS version, the feature either didn't exist, it was Off by default, or I somehow turned it off.

Entering my password is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By hughvane
Bypass OS Authentication

A recent upgrade to OS 10.8 has added a feature I'd like to avoid/disable. I'm the only startup user of this Mac, so I don't really need a block to my moving folders or files from one device to...
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