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Forum: OS X - Operating System Today, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By pm-r
I can never understand Apple and the various...

I can never understand Apple and the various brands printers and their support or lack of it, and why some just quit working with an OS X upgrade.

Among our old printers we still use, all working...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By pm-r
Sorry, but I don't have an answer or solution for...

Sorry, but I don't have an answer or solution for you but maybe a tech guru who's familiar with that Mac will hopefully chime in.

All I can suggest is trying a cold boot after a shutdown and boot...
Forum: Apple Notebooks Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By pm-r
Your Mac model and OS X version being used would...

Your Mac model and OS X version being used would sure help!! ;)

Amount of RAM installed?

Graphic card being used may help as well.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 376
Posted By pm-r
I'd first try doing a clean boot using Safe Boot...

I'd first try doing a clean boot using Safe Boot Mode and see if the quirk disappears and it may be due to some third party app - or some special feature or quirk of Yosemite. ;)
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By pm-r
Like this screen shot below V: And that's a...

Like this screen shot below V:

And that's a bit scary that you get a warning to go to that site - an Apple discussions page?? that's some restriction you're getting. ;)
Forum: Apple Notebooks Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,300
Posted By pm-r
+1. Another vote for using Western Digital drives...

+1. Another vote for using Western Digital drives for a replacement and I'd also suggest considering the 2.5" 7200 RPM models I've had great success with.

They run cool, fast and have very little...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games Yesterday, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By pm-r
It seems that you and Mike Bombich the developer...

It seems that you and Mike Bombich the developer of Carbon Copy Cloner have a different attitude to the situation, as do many other developers it seems.

Bottom line their applications just don't...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-26-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By pm-r
Gee, I didn't think my old brain was failing that...

Gee, I didn't think my old brain was failing that much regarding the App Store and upgrades etc. as a quick search showed, and it doesn't seem to have changed or improved much:
Why Upgrade Pricing...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-26-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By pm-r
CCC and SD and many others aren't available via...

CCC and SD and many others aren't available via the App Store because Apple won't allow them!

Just like a lot of others even from years ago and things haven't changed much:
10 Top Mac Apps That I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-26-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By pm-r
Thanks Nick, I think I'll just stick to...

Thanks Nick,

I think I'll just stick to using macupdate.com as sometimes the comments are helpful and options are usually given and the developer's site is usually listed. And no hanky panky...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-26-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By pm-r
Check out pond ini excellent site on Time Machine...

Check out pond ini excellent site on Time Machine and especially for your current problem, see:
Time Machine - Troubleshooting E2. I can't see some backups (http://pondini.org/TM/E2.html)

Just...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 11-26-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By pm-r
Wasn't cnet listed among some others by several...

Wasn't cnet listed among some others by several knowledgeable members as a place to avoid for downloads. I seem to recall it being mentioned that such downloads often came with some unwanted extras...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-26-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By pm-r
You could start here and then do additional web...

You could start here and then do additional web search on apple battery advice etc.

https://www.apple.com/ca/batteries/maximizing-performance/
Forum: Schweb's Lounge 11-26-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,382
Posted By pm-r
All our best to you nickyr.

All our best to you nickyr.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By pm-r
Isn't the western digital "essentials", besides...

Isn't the western digital "essentials", besides being a model name for some of their drives, the name of their software used by and for Windows users???
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By pm-r
Maybe some guru will chime in with some...

Maybe some guru will chime in with some suggestion, but I don't know why, but you may want to read some of the suggestions here like the one to temporally delete the MessageUidsAlreadyDownloaded3...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By pm-r
I don't suppose the nice Netgear setup...

I don't suppose the nice Netgear setup instructions are still in the shipping box are they?? ;) :D
Otherwise head off to:
NETGEAR Support | Answer | Accessing the settings of a NETGEAR home...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-25-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By pm-r
It really doesn't help when Apple released some...

It really doesn't help when Apple released some Mac models with their optical drive slot too narrow, super sharp on the slot opening or just plain misaligned.

I had one iMac I had to smooth the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-25-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By pm-r
I just thought I'd mention that the ehmac.ca site...

I just thought I'd mention that the ehmac.ca site has some recent iPads for sale and most are in your general area.

I don't know if you have to be a member to view them or not, but I think the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-25-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By pm-r
A cheaper approach would be to get hold of a...

A cheaper approach would be to get hold of a compatible external and working drive to use it for testing to check whether the MacBook can even boot and run from it.

There may be other problems...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-25-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By pm-r
My only experience with iPads has been with the...

My only experience with iPads has been with the used 16GB iPad 2 my eldest son gave me while I was in hospital for several weeks last year, and a used 64GB iPad 3 retina we got from him earlier this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-25-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By pm-r
Hi Dewi, that's strange that the problem just...

Hi Dewi, that's strange that the problem just started as I did some searching on Mac mountain lion Mail Notifications problem and was going to post that maybe your ISP was correct.

It seems that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-24-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By pm-r
I hardly ever used OSX 10.8.5 Mail Version 6.6 so...

I hardly ever used OSX 10.8.5 Mail Version 6.6 so I don't have an answer for you, but in Mavericks and it's Mail with my POP accounts, notifications just gives me a notice or maybe a summary notice...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-24-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By pm-r
Good to hear, and it sounds like the Software...

Good to hear, and it sounds like the Software Update may actually have fixed the problem.

If you want to keep tabs and more info on the battery, you might want to try using coconutBattery or...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-24-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By pm-r
Personally we have no problem with and when using...

Personally we have no problem with and when using 'Snow Leopard 10.6.8' on our Macs.

And on older Macs, I it just works better than later OSs, and one can still use older applications that might...
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