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Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By paultilling
Thanks pm-r, that's most helpful, particularly...

Thanks pm-r, that's most helpful, particularly the reference.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By paultilling
Thank you. I am not using File Vault. I just...

Thank you. I am not using File Vault. I just want to click the box next to 'encrypt backup' in Time Machine. I believe there is a different process between the two encryption methods, but do not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 12-20-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By paultilling
Backup Encryption on Time Machine

In Time Machine I back up to an external Hard Drive. It indicates '4.57gb encrypted' in the Time Machine backup add or remove window right now. (This sometimes changes). The HD is 300gb and I back...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-06-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By paultilling
Thanks very much for your very rapid response...

Thanks very much for your very rapid response bobtomay, wow so simple! I thought I was going to have to re-install the system or something! I'm so grateful. And no I wasn't going to pay anybody!
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-06-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By paultilling
Safari virus

My Safari has just got infected with a virus, giving a green & orange page from aszbazzv.nextinovationcenter.net demanding payment of 100. It accuses me of accessing 'banned pornography' and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-29-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By paultilling
Thanks very much Nick. You're quite right. We...

Thanks very much Nick. You're quite right. We don't seem to have many of these this side of the pond.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-29-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By paultilling
Temperature sensor

Has anyone heard of a temperature sensor that can be easily hooked up to a computer?

I need one to put on my central heating system radiator to warn me if the system should break down whilst on...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-25-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By paultilling
That's the router address. It is titled "Netgear...

That's the router address. It is titled "Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router DG834GT" and is a page full of data, together with instructions. But not how to change the name of the network!
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By paultilling
It says: "Wi-Fi is connected to 'Paul's Wi-Fi...

It says: "Wi-Fi is connected to 'Paul's Wi-Fi Network' and has the IP address 192.168.0.6". I presume that means the address of the network is 192.168.0.6.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By paultilling
Thank you Slydude. I don't know how to determine...

Thank you Slydude. I don't know how to determine which is sending the wireless signal, it's a bit confusing.
My Netgear is marked 'CE 0681' and it says 'Netgear Super Wireless ADSL Router...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-23-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By paultilling
Network setup difficulty

I just want to change the name of my network. (the one that appears in the WiFi list) How can I do this please?
I have a Macbook AIr OsX85, Netgear modem and a Time Capsule.
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-11-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By paultilling
I apologise, I can see I did not explain it very...

I apologise, I can see I did not explain it very well at all.
I normally would use the shutdown selection but when I open the 'lid' to start up the computer it fails to start and I am left with a...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-11-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By paultilling
Power key often doesn't work

my power button doesn't shut down the computer in 10 secs. Usually it takes about 40 sec and this morning it would not start up at all. I had to close the lid and leave it for half an hour before...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-05-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By paultilling
Many thanks! Pardon my ignorance but what size...

Many thanks! Pardon my ignorance but what size thumb drive should it be and how do I make it bootable?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-05-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By paultilling
OK, thank you, good point. But as a precaution...

OK, thank you, good point. But as a precaution could I download the Mavericks program and install it on my hard disk first? I mean would it then run from the had disk? I have MacAir OsX8.5 at...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By paultilling
Mountain Lion to Yosemite?

Should I upgrade direct Mountain Lion to Yosumeit or is it better to go via Mavericks? (I've heard so many bad things about Mavericks)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-28-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By paultilling
Calendar pane obstructing

Macair-Os8.5. My Calendar program is obstructed by an 'event' pane that will not cancel. It can be moved around with the mouse but I cannot use the calendar as nothing can be entered anywhere in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By paultilling
Thanks, I thought as much but wanted to be sure. ...

Thanks, I thought as much but wanted to be sure. Paul
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By paultilling
Pop up updates security

When you get an update popup from the internet such as "Flash out-of-date" how can you be sure it is genuine? Is there a risk?MacAir-OsX8.5 Safari
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By paultilling
If I search for "x" in the top right of the...

If I search for "x" in the top right of the screen the Spotlight shows a default drop down display with a 'Lookup' title bar and 'Search Web for "x" and Search Wikipedia for "x" ' prompt but that is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-18-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By paultilling
Yes, thanks. If I try to search for anything with...

Yes, thanks. If I try to search for anything with Spotlight it finds absolutely nothing. If I try to search for anything in Microsoft Outlook it also finds absolutely nothing. The rest of Outlook...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By paultilling
Spotlight has stopped searching

The search function on my Spotlight (& also on Outlook) have stopped working. - MacbookAir & Os X-8-5. Can anyone help please?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-22-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,029
Posted By paultilling
HP Printer/Mac problems

Skitt01,

I have exactly the same apprehensive attitude about Mavericks having had exactly the same problems with HP. How is the wifi with your new Canon, and is it easy to set up?

Paul
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-21-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,029
Posted By paultilling
I've had exactly the same problems with my HP...

I've had exactly the same problems with my HP 6500 A plus printer and Mac Mountain Lionas Skillet01. I also decided to get a Cannon all-in-one as they are so much more simple to use and set up. I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-31-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By paultilling
My Macbook Air is still often very reluctant to...

My Macbook Air is still often very reluctant to wake up, particularly if I close the lid to put it to sleep. When I open it the screen is black. I then have to press Ctrl Alt and the dlete key and...
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