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Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 04-03-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,457
Posted By tewatson
Ordered a refurb iPad 2 from Apple...

Ordered a refurb iPad 2 from Apple yesterday...the $150 savings was too good to pass up. I have had great results with their refurb program (an iMac and Macbook, could not tell either from new and...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-07-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By tewatson
If Kaspersky AV for Mac is anything like what the...

If Kaspersky AV for Mac is anything like what the PC version was, I would consider the program itself an infection.

Tom
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-07-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By tewatson
Thanks...that got it working. Had to dig up a...

Thanks...that got it working. Had to dig up a USB cord, since the MB does not have Firewire, but it's chugging away now.

Tom
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-06-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By tewatson
Migration Assistant failure

Trying to transfer a user account from my iMac to a new MacBook...both running identical (updated) versions of Snow Leopard. No matter what connection method is used - wired through router, direct...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-13-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By tewatson
Update - switching the cable around end-for-end...

Update - switching the cable around end-for-end did it. Boots fine. Thanks for the help troubleshooting.

Tom
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-08-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,974
Posted By tewatson
No...it's Mac OS Extended (Journaled). Ran...

No...it's Mac OS Extended (Journaled). Ran extended hardware test; no issues.

Tom
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-08-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,974
Posted By tewatson
Well, turns out the persistent deleted TM files...

Well, turns out the persistent deleted TM files were on the external HDD. Noticed that when the drive was ejected, the trash showed empty. Re-mount it, the trash reappeared. Tried several methods...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-07-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By tewatson
Yep, drive still works fine otherwise. Just want...

Yep, drive still works fine otherwise. Just want to make sure there is not a system setting that can preclude the drive from being used as a boot drive.

Tom
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-07-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,268
Posted By tewatson
iMac can't boot from FW external HDD

The only thing that shows up when booting with the Option key held is the Macintosh HDD. This is using the FW800 port and a bootable WD My Studio drive, using a disk backup made with SuperDuper. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,974
Posted By tewatson
Ah...very good. Thanks. Tom

Ah...very good. Thanks.

Tom
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-07-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,974
Posted By tewatson
Error code -8003?

Recently added a MacBook Pro to the family, so wanted to set up my current external HDD (WD My Book Studio, which has been flawless) as a TM disk for the new machine, and also continue using it for...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-06-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,360
Posted By tewatson
Yep...I'm done with Intuit. They don't care. ...

Yep...I'm done with Intuit. They don't care. Going with Moneydance instead.

Tom
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-03-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By tewatson
Getting inside Time Machine's head

My remedial understanding of TM is that it backs up everything but the core OS files (i.e., you have to reinstall OSX and then run TM, but it will also restore your OS preferences/settings). It...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-30-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By tewatson
Opted for the anti-glare screen on the wife's new...

Opted for the anti-glare screen on the wife's new 15" i5 MBP. It's awesome; glad we got it instead of the glossy.

Tom
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-30-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By tewatson
Computer responds to external ping

Got the wife a new MacBook Pro to replace her aging HP laptop, and since her PC was the last device in the house using old G wireless, decided to replace my equally aged Netgear router with an...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-24-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By tewatson
15" MBP i5 on the way

Convinced the wife to go Mac, as her 5+ year old HP laptop is ready to explode and she doesn't use anything that ties her to Windows. 500 GB i5 w/anti-glare screen ordered today. :)

Tom
Forum: OS X - Operating System 09-28-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By tewatson
Safari causes hard shutdown

Three times now since installing SL, had a hard shutdown upon using Safari. It's random, but first happened literally within a couple hours of the SL install.

Best of my recollection, it happens...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,725
Posted By tewatson
Uh...I read just fine, and tell me again what the...

Uh...I read just fine, and tell me again what the following reply didn't say...?



My point was that no matter what I did, the default setting indicated through a right-click, open with, was...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,725
Posted By tewatson
That only sets it for each individual file. ...

That only sets it for each individual file. There is a menu that pops up on a right-click and "Open With", listing WMP (Default) and QT. This menu reflects the WMP global default and does not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,725
Posted By tewatson
File associations - I give up

OK - how does one change default file associations for Quicktime in SL? Can't for the life of me figure it out and searches here and on the Apple site turn up nothing.

.wmv files try to open in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-30-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 41,425
Posted By tewatson
Upgraded my iMac yesterday, and apart from having...

Upgraded my iMac yesterday, and apart from having to update Fusion for compatibility, most everything seems to be working OK...with the exception of Expose. Can't get the Logitech mouse wheel button...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-15-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,511
Posted By tewatson
HP LaserJet 2605dn, using the OSX 2605 driver. ...

HP LaserJet 2605dn, using the OSX 2605 driver. This feature works fine in XP.

Tom
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-14-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,511
Posted By tewatson
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-14-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,511
Posted By tewatson
MS Word 2008 envelope printing

It appears that Word 2008 cannot remember that envelopes need to be fed manually...in WinWord, this setting is retained and when you print envelopes, it "knows". No need to fool with it once set. ...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-13-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,056
Posted By tewatson
Never mind...figured it out. Thanks for the...

Never mind...figured it out. Thanks for the help.

Tom
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