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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Mason
It's the only extension I've got installed. ...

It's the only extension I've got installed.

When I did the ground up re-install I decided to only load one thing at a time and then give the MacBook time to show up any issues. With no Ablock...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-13-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Mason
Bothe Firefox and Safari close down leaving a box...

Bothe Firefox and Safari close down leaving a box on screen asking if I'd like to send a crash report and do I want to close or restart the browser.

Often restarting results in an almost...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Mason
Yes I'm using the one you mention, v2.75 and it...

Yes I'm using the one you mention, v2.75 and it was as it comes with no custom filters or lists.

Obviously a different one for Firefox but I find it odd that both versions cause the respective...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-13-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Mason
Browser crashing

My MacBook Pro recently started to have problems with browsers crashing.

This happens with both Safari and Firefox and it has taken me a wile to find the culpret.

Having done a ground up...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-05-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By Mason
I really must read posts properly :0)

I really must read posts properly :0)
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-04-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,498
Posted By Mason
Do you have any particular games in mind? ...

Do you have any particular games in mind?

Your biggest stumbling block is the graphics card in the Mac, it's good but it isn't an out and out gamers card, the same as many PCs really. With a PC...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-04-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,082
Posted By Mason
I work with Linux and Oracle databases and I'm...

I work with Linux and Oracle databases and I'm using VirtualBox, which is an Oracle product. It's free and it's ****ed good. It's also easy to use!

I currently have 8 different Linux distros...
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 01-04-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By Mason
I dual boot my iMac with Windows 7 Home Premium...

I dual boot my iMac with Windows 7 Home Premium for the sole purpose of playing Call Of Duty Black Ops, MW3 and Battlefield 3.

All work well
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-04-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,484
Posted By Mason
Probably not what you want to hear but I wouldn't...

Probably not what you want to hear but I wouldn't be making business decisions based on what I use at home.

You should be finding the correct software for the business and using that along with...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-28-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,992
Posted By Mason
Yes it's working perfectly as both a printer and...

Yes it's working perfectly as both a printer and a scanner.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-29-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mason
Speaking as a software developer I can tell you...

Speaking as a software developer I can tell you that a bug free release is a very rare thing and not something you get on an OS release. They are far to complicated to test every possible combination...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-25-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,196
Posted By Mason
Yes, it's a backup problem. As you can see from...

Yes, it's a backup problem. As you can see from the console entries they are com.apple.backupd

As you can see in the third line your Mac can't resolve the alias for the target drive.

This is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Mason
Ok interesting. There's at least one...

Ok interesting.

There's at least one program/app that can do this. It's called iTunes Music Alarm. It's actually a script that runs continuously and can be set to play any of your iTunes tracks as...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,719
Posted By Mason
Unfortunately I do have other devices, I have a...

Unfortunately I do have other devices, I have a networked printer, an HP MediaVault NAS drive and a Time Capsule.

I'm a recent convert to the Mac. I needed to replace my aging and slow laptop back...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,719
Posted By Mason
Networking Question

Is there a way of getting my iMac to ignore a device connected to my network?

I have a BT Vision box for my TV and it needs to be network connected to work and for the EPG. I understand that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,491
Posted By Mason
It's working just fine for me. I haven't had any...

It's working just fine for me. I haven't had any issues so far.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-23-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,196
Posted By Mason
OK this looks like a Time Machine problem. Where...

OK this looks like a Time Machine problem. Where does Time Machine do your backups to?

Do you have a Time Capsule?

Do you use an external USB disk or does it back up over the network?

How...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,196
Posted By Mason
Have you had a look in the logs to see what's...

Have you had a look in the logs to see what's going on?

Start the console, it's in the Utilities folder under Applications.

Can you post the relevant messages from the log when it happens, it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-22-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 18,196
Posted By Mason
Not sure what the error is, you don't give much...

Not sure what the error is, you don't give much information as to what your Mac is doing when it happens.

As for the desktop image that's easy to sort out.

Go into Mission Control and delete...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Mason
Hi, I have an Iomega external USB drive that...

Hi,

I have an Iomega external USB drive that came formatted as FAT for Windows and I use this on both my Mac and my Windows machine.

Both Windows machines and Macs can read and write to FAT...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,992
Posted By Mason
Yes I have a Samsung CLX-2160 colour laser and...

Yes I have a Samsung CLX-2160 colour laser and Scanner and it works perfectly. I didn't have to do anything.

One thing I did do was to change the icon on the Image Capture App, it's a Camera by...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mason
Panic over. There was an update for Path...

Panic over.

There was an update for Path Finder, once I'd downloaded that it all works as before.

I'm now a very happy chap! :)

What is interesting is that the side bar in Path Finder is now...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mason
Lion and Path Finder

So far the only major issue I have with Lion is that Path Finder doesn't work.

It opens but the side bar is empty.

I much prefer Path Finder to Finder, as far as I'm concerned Path Finder is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,958
Posted By Mason
That works, just opened three Safari windows and...

That works, just opened three Safari windows and it's exactly as you say.

I was thinking, or rather hoping, that it was going to be a track pad and gesture version of Ctrl + Tab on the keyboard. ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-20-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,958
Posted By Mason
Lion App Expose problem

I'm not sure if it's me or Lion but I have a problem with App Expose.

I have a track pad for my iMac and when I swipe down with three fingers it only shows the app/window I was using even though I...
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