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Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-13-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By techiesteve
The lack of TRIM wouldn't cause your problem just...

The lack of TRIM wouldn't cause your problem just after a few days. Possibilities for the failure could be an SSD failed, rare but possible, and if a 13" MacBook Pro, you may have a hard drive cable...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-13-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By techiesteve
From your reply above it appears the iPad isn't...

From your reply above it appears the iPad isn't entering recovery mode, it must. Try again, you have to release the home button immediately the cable and USB plug appear with the text telling you to...
Forum: iPad Hardware and Accessories 05-12-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By techiesteve
If you have forgotten your passcode and you don't...

If you have forgotten your passcode and you don't have access to the computer you last synced the iPad to you only have one option. You can restore your iPad but you will lose all its contents. To do...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-11-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By techiesteve
I work in a busy service department, and as yet...

I work in a busy service department, and as yet have never seen or heard of physical manufacturing defects in the LCD displays used in current iMac's, and the LCD's for these have now been...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-11-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By techiesteve
You don't tell us the display size of your...

You don't tell us the display size of your MacBook Pro. If a 15 or 17" 2011 MBP your description matches one of the symptoms of the GPU failure, the replacement covered by a quality program. The fact...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-08-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By techiesteve
Dave, if you can give me your Mac's serial number...

Dave, if you can give me your Mac's serial number I can look up it's model and maybe more.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,194
Posted By techiesteve
dm, you do realise you replied to a post nearly 2...

dm, you do realise you replied to a post nearly 2 years old. The OP made the one post and none since. The post below makes sense as is from a current active member.

iPhoto has been around a very...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-05-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 428
Posted By techiesteve
Which is why I always reference the OP (original...

Which is why I always reference the OP (original poster), and it also makes it clear who you are replying to, as in some threads it can get confusing.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-03-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By techiesteve
Quite right. I suspect the same would also have...

Quite right. I suspect the same would also have happened if any large amount of data was copied to the hard drive too. There would have been an underlying problem with the hard drive prior to the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-26-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By techiesteve
Nor does AppleCare cover physical damage,...

Nor does AppleCare cover physical damage, including liquid damage, in the UK, and as far as I'm aware, anywhere. As already stated, it doesn't matter when the damage happened, liquid damage isn't...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-26-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By techiesteve
You could have another cable fault or a faulty...

You could have another cable fault or a faulty SSD. Only putting the SSD into a USB connected case or a caddy, then attempting to re install the OS again will prove what is playing up. Apple have...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-26-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By techiesteve
Ahh, when I first clicked on this I thought it...

Ahh, when I first clicked on this I thought it was going to be related to the CUDA reset button that was common on older Macs, https://support.apple.com/kb/TA39568?locale=en_US&viewlocale=en_US
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-25-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By techiesteve
Sounds as if the download may be corrupting. If...

Sounds as if the download may be corrupting. If you are updating via the App Store and Updates, try downloading the updater from https://support.apple.com/downloads/. If that isn't successful, try...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-25-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By techiesteve
From the OP's description the Mac, we don't know...

From the OP's description the Mac, we don't know which model, will need either a new top case with keyboard if an older model, or if a Retina model, a top case with battery, much more expensive. It...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By techiesteve
The 2007 MacBook Pro that you have theoretically...

The 2007 MacBook Pro that you have theoretically can run Yosemite, but will be very slow. Mountain Lion is a good choice of OS for your MBP. It will run reasonably in 2GB of RAM, but far better in 4...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 439
Posted By techiesteve
I see the memory you bought was advertised a...

I see the memory you bought was advertised a 'reburbished'. Memory can't effectively be refurbished, that's usually another way of describing second hand memory, avoid like the plague.

See if you...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-19-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By techiesteve
The smallest hard drive or fusion drive supplied...

The smallest hard drive or fusion drive supplied with your Late 2013 27" iMac is 1TB, but you list it above as 499.05 GB. Have you partitioned your hard drive for Boot Camp or is your hard drive the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-15-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By techiesteve
We all backup regularly, but not everyone does. I...

We all backup regularly, but not everyone does. I use Disk Warrior extensively at work. It either fixes problems that Disk Utility can't, or says doesn't exist, or after recording often hundreds of...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-15-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By techiesteve
Your MacBook Pro should start and run from a...

Your MacBook Pro should start and run from a suitable power adapter with the battery disconnected, I do this regularly. Based upon what what you've checked it only leaves the logic board left as the...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-11-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By techiesteve
Unfortunately I doubt Apple with look at your...

Unfortunately I doubt Apple with look at your iMac G4, it's been vintage for many years. Here they turn away the newer G5's and the earlier vintage Intel based Mac's, even for simple problems such as...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By techiesteve
Surely your Apple repairer has advised what is...

Surely your Apple repairer has advised what is possible?

The Late 2009 iMac, unlike the 2010, was never sold with a second SSD option, so I see why you are considering the data doubler. All data...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-05-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,299
Posted By techiesteve
To make a European Consumer Law Claim the owner...

To make a European Consumer Law Claim the owner has to live within the EC, and the Mac has to have been bought within the EC. Additionally, the claimant has to be a consumer, not a business, so the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-05-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By techiesteve
Have you to tried rebuilding the database? If not...

Have you to tried rebuilding the database? If not quit any open Microsoft applications, hold down the option key and launch Outlook. This will open the database manager and give you the option to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-03-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By techiesteve
Even if your Mac is upgradeable to Snow Leopard,...

Even if your Mac is upgradeable to Snow Leopard, depending upon your Mac's spec, further versions of Flash could drop Snow Leopard support, that's 'progress'. You really need to investigate your...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-03-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By techiesteve
Whatever upgrade path you follow, consider a hard...

Whatever upgrade path you follow, consider a hard drive replacement, not necessarily for performance but for reliability. The older iMac hard drives are getting much more unreliable now.
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