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Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-23-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By DrQuincy
It works anyway. Thanks everyone, lots of great...

It works anyway. Thanks everyone, lots of great support and help here.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-23-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By DrQuincy
Thanks, I did SMC reset initially but it made no...

Thanks, I did SMC reset initially but it made no difference. As and when I get time I'll run the hardware test and see if it still reports a problem. I did read on the Apple forum that the fan sensor...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-22-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By DrQuincy
Well, I did the hardware test from the Snow...

Well, I did the hardware test from the Snow Leopard disk and it came up with a fan error on the hard disk. I restarted and a progress bar came up and it took about 15 mins to boot. I then did a PRAM...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-22-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By DrQuincy
That worked, thanks! It came up with an...

That worked, thanks!

It came up with an error that a took a photo of. Then when I rebooted a progress bar came up and it took about 15 mins to boot. What's going on in that time?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By DrQuincy
Just tried it with a USB and still the same.

Just tried it with a USB and still the same.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By DrQuincy
Thanks, yeah, tried that and it just boots as...

Thanks, yeah, tried that and it just boots as normal. Hmm, am I missing something?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By DrQuincy
OS X Mavericks Hardware Diagnostics

I've got a mid-2010 27" iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i5. The fan goes nuts after about an hour and it seems I need to run hardware diagnostics. Booting with d pressed doesn't work and if I get the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-28-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By DrQuincy
Thanks, but isn't the recovery partition on your...

Thanks, but isn't the recovery partition on your HD? In which case, you're screwed.

I agree with you, I think Apple have left some people in the lurch. I guess if you're out of AppleCare you'll...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-28-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By DrQuincy
How do you reinstall OS X on a Mountain Lion Mac?

I just got a new iMac. I have an older one running Mountain Lion for which I have Snow Leopard on disk. From what I can tell if my hard disk goes and I need to reinstall I can either:

1. Install...
Forum: iOS and Apps 10-04-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 637
Posted By DrQuincy
How safe is ios password-protection?

Hi,

Forgive this post but there are quite a few questions in it.

I have an iPhone and iPad and used Pages on all devices synced to iCloud.

I have started writing a novel and am about to go...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-27-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By DrQuincy
Thanks for the information everyone, it's really...

Thanks for the information everyone, it's really useful.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-26-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By DrQuincy
Do scanners 'just work' on Leopard?

Hi

I need to buy a scanner. If I plug it in to my MBP (On Leopard) will it need drivers or any special software? I don't need anything fancy like OCR, just to scan to .gif, .jpg or .png. All the...
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-18-2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By DrQuincy
CS4 interface

I've seen some screenshots of PS CS4 and it's all in one window a la Windows. Please, please, please tell me you can switch this off on your Mac?
Forum: Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 10-08-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By DrQuincy
Buy discounted CS3

Just wondering now CS4 is out (which I don't want, the UI looks horrible) do Adobe sell off CS3 cheaper? I've noticed it discounted a little on their site but as they get fewer and fewer copies does...
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-15-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,703
Posted By DrQuincy
Thanks for that, I will call Apple first. ...

Thanks for that, I will call Apple first.

You're right about the O2 staff. The first time I tried getting the iPhone the person from O2 couldn't even work out how to upgrade my account.
Forum: iPhone Hardware and Accessories 09-14-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,703
Posted By DrQuincy
Angry iphone 3G 2 dead pixels

Hi

Had the iPhone 3G for a couple of weeks and noticed two dead pixels. Yes, they're dead and not stuck. I'm based in the UK and got my phone from O2. Can anyone please tell me if I am entitled to...
Forum: iOS and Apps 09-01-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By DrQuincy
audio in maps?

on the 3g maps is there no way to get audio like normal sat navs?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-06-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By DrQuincy
What filessystem for external drive will work for OS X and Linux?

I've just bought a new external drive and I want to be able to plug it into either my Ubuntu box or my Macbook Pro.

Which would be best to use? I'm not sure Linux has hfs+ support and I don't know...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-04-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,416
Posted By DrQuincy
Let Ubuntu read and write to Mac external drive

I have a firewire 800 external drive plugged into my Mac. I have a Ubuntu machine on the same metwork. How can I make it so that Ubutnu can see the drive and can read and write to it?

Thanks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-29-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By DrQuincy
This is really useful to me and I think I have...

This is really useful to me and I think I have enough for now. Thanks very much everyone.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-27-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By DrQuincy
Three replies already - thank you! Let's...

Three replies already - thank you!

Let's define what I mean by malware. Like I say, this is not my forte so I may have the jargon wrong. I take malware to mean any software that is malicious. In...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 02-27-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By DrQuincy
Help needed from Hacking/Security/Hardware Savvy Mac User

Hello everyone!

I'm on the home straight of finishing off writing the plot outline for a psychological thriller. Without giving anything about the novel away I need some help with some of the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-13-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By DrQuincy
Thanks for that. I know about those two products...

Thanks for that. I know about those two products but am interested in using WINE on OS X. I only want to run one program and would rather not have to buy or use XP if possible.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-13-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By DrQuincy
WINE for OS X Intel?

Can you get the Windows emulator WINE running on OS X? If so, how and where? I downloaded 'Darwine' from Sourceforge but it seemed to be PPC only.

Thanks.
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 12-21-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,005
Posted By DrQuincy
Thanks, I'll take a look. I've tried...

Thanks, I'll take a look.

I've tried streaming from VLC to VLC over the network which works to a point but it's jumpy as the network doesn't seem fast enough. I need something that will buffer the...
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