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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By gsahli
Need to know what you want, exactly. Do you mean...

Need to know what you want, exactly. Do you mean attaching your computer to the TV with a cable? Or, attaching some device to the TV, and using that to transfer and play movies stored on your...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By gsahli
Oh boy - so this is the only issue you have - the...

Oh boy - so this is the only issue you have - the computer isn't freezing?
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By gsahli
This still works for me: ...

This still works for me:
https://discussions.apple.com/welcome

If it doesn't work for you, you probably have adware or malware to get rid of.
Let us know.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By gsahli
"hanging" isn't descriptive enough - do you mean...

"hanging" isn't descriptive enough - do you mean during startup, or does it freeze while running some app, etc, etc?

PS - I don't like "downloading" files from random web sites, including screen...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-22-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By gsahli
Try this: in Print prefs, delete the printer. ...

Try this:
in Print prefs, delete the printer.
Restart the Mac. Now re-add the printer. It should auto-download and install the new driver.

For Yosemite, drivers have to be the "latest," because...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-19-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By gsahli
You probably need this: AdwareMedic...

You probably need this:
AdwareMedic (http://www.adwaremedic.com/index.php)
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By gsahli
You didin't mention anything about what the...

You didin't mention anything about what the memory specs/Mac specs are of the "server."
That's the part that is most important. It could be a server that uses slower memory than your model Mac. That...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-18-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By gsahli
MacInWin, What you have described for changing...

MacInWin,
What you have described for changing DNS will Not conteract the /etc/hosts file mods made by versions of the iWorm trojan.
And if OS X updates are blocked (in the /etc/hosts file), you...
Forum: Apple Desktops 11-18-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By gsahli
Many printer drivers fail because Yosemite has...

Many printer drivers fail because Yosemite has changed the default location of print system files (enhanced sandboxing).

If Kodak isn't working on a new driver, then yes you'll need a new printer....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By gsahli
You "may" have a sophisticated adware/malware....

You "may" have a sophisticated adware/malware. Antivirus programs probably wouldn't find this - they haven't in the past.
Have you updated your OS X recently? Please tell us exactly what version...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 434
Posted By gsahli
Says here that 4 GB can be installed - but with...

Says here that 4 GB can be installed - but with some limitations:
iMac "Core 2 Duo" 2.16 20-Inch Specs (Late 2006, MA589LL, iMac5,1, A1207, 2118) @ EveryMac.com...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By gsahli
Yosemite has stricter control over what software...

Yosemite has stricter control over what software can run - is this the problem you have or is it with actually downloading something?
You should give us the link (to what you're downloading) for...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By gsahli
Is the iMac using ethernet not wifi? What OS X...

Is the iMac using ethernet not wifi? What OS X versions? Safari versions?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-10-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By gsahli
Connecting to a wifi network requires a "smart"...

Connecting to a wifi network requires a "smart" device, which is why the Time Capsule is expensive.
What you've described is called Network-attached storage (NAS). Because of file transfer speeds,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-09-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By gsahli
This is a troubleshooting step only: Please...

This is a troubleshooting step only:

Please open the Terminal utility, and type this command:

more /etc/hosts <and Return>

This brings up a bunch of text. You can see the next page of it by...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-07-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By gsahli
... we refer to RAM on the main board as "memory"...

... we refer to RAM on the main board as "memory"
...and Disk Drive space as storage or drive space, but not as memory.
Have you backed up everything you want to keep? You need to delete Many more...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsahli
MacInWin: D'oh I see (because someone else...

MacInWin:
D'oh
I see (because someone else had the same issue and just posted) you brought this up 10 days ago. Sorry for missing that fact.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsahli
Bummer. (this probably should be its own...

Bummer.
(this probably should be its own thread, but...)
Try turning on debugging:
cupsctl --debug-logging
and turning off is:
cupsctl --no-debug-logging

logs at: /var/log/cups/error_log ...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsahli
That's dangerous... I worked for Apple in the...

That's dangerous...
I worked for Apple in the MACOS 7.x days! 1994-95 :Cool:
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsahli
I think you are referring to the...

I think you are referring to the ghostscript/foomatic driver setup?
On Apple Discussions, member Matt Broughton has published a script to fix the issue that CUPS system files have been moved to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsahli
No - From running Yosemite, all I did was restart...

No - From running Yosemite, all I did was restart in Recovery, click on the "Restore from Time Machine" choice, and select the last Mavericks snapshot time to restore from. No other interaction...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsahli
Yes - 5 days ago I Restored OS X Mavericks from...

Yes - 5 days ago I Restored OS X Mavericks from my Time machine backup using Recovery partition from a poorly-functioning Yosemite install. Maybe this is a new feature?
OS X: About OS X Recovery -...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By gsahli
RAM memory is a "commodity." Apple buys it that...

RAM memory is a "commodity." Apple buys it that way, so do I.
I study the exact RAM specs, so I know what I'm looking for. And I use the "RAM finder" that nearly every RAM dealer offers.
Then I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By gsahli
If you made a complete backup with Time Machine,...

If you made a complete backup with Time Machine, you can Restore from Time Machine while booted in Recovery mode.
I just did it myself this past week. 100% recovery of files and preferences.

OS...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By gsahli
If you have a Time Machine backup, it is much...

If you have a Time Machine backup, it is much easier than the above. Once you get into Recovery, choose Restore from Time Machine. It worked perfectly for me in the same situation. 100% recovery of...
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