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Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-30-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 303
Posted By gsahli
Sorry, but I suspect user error (it is easy to...

Sorry, but I suspect user error (it is easy to mistype) :D
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-30-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 303
Posted By gsahli
Thanks for checking up on me Dave. I can't...

Thanks for checking up on me Dave. I can't Believe I mistyped it as .Trashes instead of .Trash.

As the for the full pathway - I made a (somewhat) dangerous assumption - that the OP would be going...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 194
Posted By gsahli
I must have missed this - did you ever put a new...

I must have missed this - did you ever put a new CMOS battery in?
The battery charges a capacitor - the power button discharges it to (near) zero, The procedure you're doing might be thought to...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-30-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By gsahli
If the point of your question is "can a USB 3...

If the point of your question is "can a USB 3 card coexist with an esata card," then, yes, they don't interfere with each other in theory.

But like Harry says, it seems to be hit or miss. Read...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-30-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By gsahli
I think you should try a minidisplay to DVI...

I think you should try a minidisplay to DVI adapter.
Some Macs have this problem - permanently. Which Mini is it?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-30-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 303
Posted By gsahli
sudo rm -rf .Trashes/* sudo means superuser Do...

sudo rm -rf .Trashes/*
sudo means superuser Do - that's the admin user. It asks for your admin password, but it hides it from view as you type.
(rm = remove, -rf = recursive (all the files inside...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-29-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By gsahli
Try this: How to remove Adware from Google...

Try this:
How to remove Adware from Google Chrome (http://www.malwareremovalguides.info/how-to-remove-adware-from-google-chrome/)
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-29-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By gsahli
command + r Recovery mode is best (because Disk...

command + r Recovery mode is best (because Disk Utility gives you more feedback than fsck)

Another option is Safe Mode. It does fsck during startup, plus clearing font cache. Read here:...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-29-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By gsahli
Start up using the DVD. Use Disk Utility to erase...

Start up using the DVD. Use Disk Utility to erase and re-partition the drive to 1 partition. Then install.
You do know you'll lose everything on the drive this way - right?
You should back up...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By gsahli
Just curious - why unplug the keyboard? The...

Just curious - why unplug the keyboard?
The combination of occurances with hard drive sound makes me think the power supply is weak. Do you have a different keyboard to try? (troubleshoot whether...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-27-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By gsahli
Are you connecting through mini-display port or...

Are you connecting through mini-display port or HDMI port?
What happens if you change Energy Saver prefs?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By gsahli
I guess you mean you reinstalled OS X? Do you...

I guess you mean you reinstalled OS X?
Do you have a Time Machine backup? It is very easy to restore application from Time Machine. Some applications like Microsoft Office do require re-entering...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-26-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By gsahli
What I was looking for was starting up (not...

What I was looking for was starting up (not installing anything) from a different drive, to see if we can tell if it's your internal HDD or your motherboard/other hardware causing the problem.

So,...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-26-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By gsahli
It depends on which Mac you have. Go to Apple...

It depends on which Mac you have. Go to Apple menu (upper left) > about this Mac, and tell us everything it says there. Plus, tell us how much free space is on your hard drive.
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-24-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By gsahli
Seems like you haven't done the suggested...

Seems like you haven't done the suggested troubleshooting.
Figuring out things is much harder when you just guess...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-23-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By gsahli
Two common troubleshooting techniques: 1)...

Two common troubleshooting techniques:
1) Install VLC. Startup in Safe Mode, and see if you get video to play OK using VLC. Why? Safe mode disables third-party extensions (and does some drive...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-23-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By gsahli
Can you tell us what - for future reference?

Can you tell us what - for future reference?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By gsahli
Do you have a Time Machine backup or any other...

Do you have a Time Machine backup or any other backup?
If not, you might try using another Mac - with your Mac in Target mode, to copy everything. Then reformat your hard drive and reinstall OS X to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-21-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By gsahli
Those are all normal and show No intruder. If I...

Those are all normal and show No intruder.
If I remember correctly, console is the Mac's normal graphical input (for login and all applications), ttys is you logging into the Terminal.

PS - none...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-19-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By gsahli
Compare here: Home - Geekbench Browser...

Compare here:
Home - Geekbench Browser (http://browser.primatelabs.com/)
(Browse results, search for MacPro, MacMini, etc)
Your Mac Pro is a MacPro1,1 with a multi-core score of 3500-5000
Mac...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-19-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By gsahli
And give us more details - what year/model iMac?...

And give us more details - what year/model iMac? OS X version?
Does the EHD have its own power supply?

The fact that you can't see the drive immediately upon plugging in USB is a concern!
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-18-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By gsahli
Recovery partition is 650MB. It is a minimal boot...

Recovery partition is 650MB. It is a minimal boot system that gives you a simple menu of 4 tasks you can perform.
They are listed near the top in the Apple doc:...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-18-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By gsahli
OK, never heard of that... You should try...

OK, never heard of that...
You should try holding option (alt) key down immediately after the startup sound. Hold until you see the first drive choice appear. Then select your Mac HD then click...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-14-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,078
Posted By gsahli
Look here: TWAIN SANE Interface for MacOS X...

Look here:
TWAIN SANE Interface for MacOS X (http://www.ellert.se/twain-sane/)

(I only use these drivers on linux - never tried on OS X - but is ready for Yosemite or Mavericks, so should work.)...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-08-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 464
Posted By gsahli
Just to confirm - you plan to run those apps in...

Just to confirm - you plan to run those apps in Classic mode within OS X - not boot into OS 9? There's a difference, especially that you need to "install OS 9 disk drivers" before installing OS X on...
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