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Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 01-03-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By gemigene
Worried about my ports scan results

Hi,

Attached are the results of a ports scan from GRC.com's ShieldsUp utility.

As you can see, ports 22 (SSH) and 80 (HTTP) are open, most of the others are closed and only a small percentage...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-17-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,513
Posted By gemigene
Thanks Chscag, I did all of the above and...

Thanks Chscag,

I did all of the above and the one way I could "get rid of it" was to uncheck the following from the Finder preferences:

- Back to my Mac
- Connected Servers
- Bonjour...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 06-17-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,513
Posted By gemigene
Hi Yobar, Let's hope someone can help us out...

Hi Yobar,

Let's hope someone can help us out with this, I just ran into a similar situation. The only difference I have on my Shared list is mac plus a series of numbers and characters and if I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-06-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By gemigene
Great, thanks for the swift reply. Cheers, ...

Great, thanks for the swift reply.

Cheers,
Gene
Forum: OS X - Operating System 06-06-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By gemigene
Has the above solved your problem? I also have...

Has the above solved your problem? I also have problems with the software update utility.

Thanks,
Gene
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-28-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By gemigene
Yup, I'm quite familiar with upgrades, been doing...

Yup, I'm quite familiar with upgrades, been doing them since I bought my first iMac (white 17"). When I brought the 24" for repairs, the technician requested I also bring in it's original 10.4 disks...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-28-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By gemigene
Thanks Life and I'll find out soon enough, I plan...

Thanks Life and I'll find out soon enough, I plan on doing this on Saturday.



I understand your point but according to a user from another Mac forum, there is a workaround:



Both my...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-27-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By gemigene
Thanks for the info Life. Also, when using...

Thanks for the info Life.

Also, when using the migration assistant, does it "migrate" everything, overwriting the default Apple applications (front row, etc.) or simply the apps that aren't on the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-27-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By gemigene
Restoring my iMac after a HD replacement

Hi,

I recently picked-up my iMac from the repair shop after a HD replacement and about to set it up. When I brought it in for servicing, I bought a Mac Mini (1.83MGz) as a back-up unit and I would...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-08-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,888
Posted By gemigene
Oops, can't save the current settings, I need the...

Oops, can't save the current settings, I need the forgotten password to get to it.

I read in the online manual that pushing the base station's button for one second resets the password for 5...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-08-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,888
Posted By gemigene
Thanks for the swift reply but how do I save (and...

Thanks for the swift reply but how do I save (and import) the profile settings?

Cheers,
Gene

EDIT: Found the info, please disregard the above question.
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 04-08-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,888
Posted By gemigene
Can I retrieve/reset my Airport Extreme password without losing my network settings?

Hi,

I have an Airport Extreme 802.11n base station on which I have to do a firmware update (7.3.2 to 7.4.1) but being that I forgot my base station password, I can't proceed.

Is there a way to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 04-02-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,798
Posted By gemigene
Thanks for the replies but my problem was...

Thanks for the replies but my problem was hardware related, I couldn't even boot from the OS disk so I brought it in for repairs.

Thanks,
Gene
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,798
Posted By gemigene
Hmm, another problem, can't even open a DMG file...

Hmm, another problem, can't even open a DMG file (bundled update), double click on it and nothing happens...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,798
Posted By gemigene
Thanks Louishen, out of curiosity, why shouldn't...

Thanks Louishen, out of curiosity, why shouldn't you be doing that? LOL!


No, only the standard fonts that come with Leopard and a few installed by other applications.



Thanks for the link,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-31-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,798
Posted By gemigene
Mac startup problems and very slow when running.

Last night, I started having problems with my iMac; beachball galore and the system froze. This morning, I ran the maintenance scripts and the repaired the permissions (using Main Menu) and got weird...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-11-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By gemigene
AppleJack Advice

Hi,

While looking at different OS maintenance utilities, I found AppleJack and according to what I read, it seems that this utility is used by quite a number of Mac savvy users being that it works...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 07-01-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
Disregard the above question, I found the...

Disregard the above question, I found the answer...

LOL!
Gene
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-30-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
Dumb question but what do they mean by "Unlocked...

Dumb question but what do they mean by "Unlocked GSM"? Does that mean it's carrier independent?

Gene
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-30-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
Thanks, I'll have a look at the specs. As far as...

Thanks, I'll have a look at the specs. As far as the phone goes, if it's GSM and not carrier dependent, I could probably have it activated and put my old Nokia in my socks drawer.

Also, will the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-29-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
Plus the fact that there's a truckload of...

Plus the fact that there's a truckload of applications for the Palm...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-29-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
I also wonder if software written for Palm OS 3...

I also wonder if software written for Palm OS 3 will run on 5.4...

Gene
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-29-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
Thanks, guess I'll be going shopping this week...

Thanks, guess I'll be going shopping this week and see the various models. Good to know you like your Centro but the phone part of it won't do me any good in Central America because of the carriers....
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-29-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
Thanks for the info but being that I usually...

Thanks for the info but being that I usually reside in Central America (and will be heading back in a few months), it'd be a pain to have it fixed if it ever broke down (Apple stores are few and...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-29-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By gemigene
Thanks for your input. It would have...

Thanks for your input.



It would have probably served my immediate purpose but I sold it years ago, I wasn't using it much back then.

Cheers,
Gene
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