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Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By Slydude
@Wartelle I wonder if this is a bandwidth issue....

@Wartelle I wonder if this is a bandwidth issue. If I am understanding you correctly you either get audio or video but not both. That seems to suggest that the settings are Ok.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Slydude
VLC might also work. Connect the box and then...

VLC might also work. Connect the box and then launch VLC. Choose Open Capture Device. Click the Capture tab and see if the box is in the drop down menu. It has crashed for me shortly after I try it...
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,557
Posted By Slydude
The Mac can read and write to Fat 32 drives with...

The Mac can read and write to Fat 32 drives with no problems which is why some users transfer data using flash drives. If you have a PC drive that was formatted NTFS the Mac reads these drives fine...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Slydude
The user library you need is normally hidden in...

The user library you need is normally hidden in OS X 10.7 and above. In order to search that folder you have to unhide it first. Then you can restore from a Time Machine backup. No need to bother...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By Slydude
To delete a printer open System Preferences and...

To delete a printer open System Preferences and click Print & Fax. Installed printers are listed on the left.
Select the printer you're deleting and click the (-) button. You can add a new printer...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Slydude
You can put OS X on a partition and boot from...

You can put OS X on a partition and boot from there while other partitions contain data. The partition must be formatted as Mac OS Extended Journaled with the GUID partition type.
Forum: Switcher Hangout Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,557
Posted By Slydude
What you can do with Automator depends to some...

What you can do with Automator depends to some extent on what actions you have installed. Some are installed by Apple as part of the OS, some third-party apps (MS Office for example) have them, and...
Forum: Schweb's Lounge Yesterday, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Slydude
I see from a previous post that you are somewhat...

I see from a previous post that you are somewhat interested in speech recognition as one solution. You might find this helpful. Mavericks Dictation vs. Dragon Dictate: How good is OS X's built-in...
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Slydude
Here's a comparison of two extensions that...

Here's a comparison of two extensions that somewhat address this issue, Do Not Track Plus vs. Ghostery | Digital Trends (http://www.digitaltrends.com/web/do-not-track-plus-vs-ghostery/#!boXccu)
Forum: Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Slydude
Wow. That didn't even occur to me. I was thinking...

Wow. That didn't even occur to me. I was thinking either picking up another Mac or transferring files over a network. I was just having trouble remembering the networking setup.
Forum: OS X - Operating System Yesterday, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By Slydude
Give it time I'm sure someone will suggest it.

Give it time I'm sure someone will suggest it.
Forum: News and Community Announcements 07-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Slydude
Sunday Chat 7/27/14

Don't forget the Sunday chat tonight at 7:00 p.m. Central time. I'll have the link posted shortly. Forgot that I don't have the plugin yet in the Yosemite beta.

Edit: Sunday Video Chat...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-27-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By Slydude
I would certainly give a clean install a try....

I would certainly give a clean install a try. Right before Leopard came out my G5 was behaving in much the same way you are experiencing. I was becoming convinced there was dome kind of hardware...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Slydude
These directions should help ...

These directions should help (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3910?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US#1). Don't be intimidated by the number of steps. They have really split things into a step-by-step...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 07-27-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By Slydude
CCC is a reference to the third-party app Carbon...

CCC is a reference to the third-party app Carbon Copy Cloner (http://www.bombich.com/ccc_support.html). It can also be used to back up your data.

There are a coupke of differences between Time...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Slydude
I'm beginning to think we should keep a scorecard...

I'm beginning to think we should keep a scorecard on these guys to see who has the best accuracy. You just can't please some of these guys. Let's not forget some of them have been behind some Apple...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Slydude
I know the OP has repaired permissions and the...

I know the OP has repaired permissions and the disk using Disk Utility but could the beginnings of a disk failure be lurking here. Disk Utility probably reported that the drive passed S.M.A.R.T...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Slydude
Apparently my cybernetic implant that allows both...

Apparently my cybernetic implant that allows both speed reading and comprehension is not completely operational. :D:[
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-26-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By Slydude
I think you may have hit it on the head Stretch....

I think you may have hit it on the head Stretch. I completely forgot about that.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By Slydude
IIRC this would not be unusual. I have not used...

IIRC this would not be unusual. I have not used the program in a while but the last time I did there was a certain amount of memory that could not be tested in part because that was the area that...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-26-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,158
Posted By Slydude
After a bit more investigation I think this may...

After a bit more investigation I think this may depend upon the program in question. In the Finder for example, when deleting a large file I get a blue progress bar (though thinner than it was under...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 07-26-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Slydude
I suspect that this is either an issue with the...

I suspect that this is either an issue with the amount of memory that you have available or the amount of hard drive space available. Used to experience this all the time with my first Mac. The file...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By Slydude
Perhaps I missed it earlier but how reliable is...

Perhaps I missed it earlier but how reliable is the power supply in your area? Do you experience brown outs, spikes or other issues? I know you mentioned that the house had been reward recently. I'm...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-26-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Slydude
In order to backup your files using Time Machine...

In order to backup your files using Time Machine do the following:

1. Connect the drive to the Mac and copy any data to another location (mac main drive, thumb drive, external drive, etc)
2....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-26-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Slydude
A bit depends upon the quality of the keyboard...

A bit depends upon the quality of the keyboard too. I bought one of the first Apple Bluetooth keyboards. It survived several years of almost daily use for multiple hours a day. It survived numerous...
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