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Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By MacInWin
Adblock+ and Ghostery will block annoying ads and...

Adblock+ and Ghostery will block annoying ads and other crapware that are prevalent on the web.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,323
Posted By MacInWin
I would remove it completely. It embeds so deeply...

I would remove it completely. It embeds so deeply in the OS that it's hard to turn it "off" with any success, and removal is also a challenge. Look to see if they have an uninstaller, or look on...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By MacInWin
But even with that set, you need to make sure...

But even with that set, you need to make sure that Mail follows that default. If, for example, you respond to an email, it will send from the address the original was sent to, not the default...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By MacInWin
I would personally recommend against fusion...

I would personally recommend against fusion drives. The challenge with fusion is that if either of the devices fails, you lose everything on both.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-24-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,323
Posted By MacInWin
As I said earlier, all it finds are Windows...

As I said earlier, all it finds are Windows viruses. It looks like some website you visited had a Trojan for Windows in it or in an ad there.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-24-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,323
Posted By MacInWin
Get rid of everything Symantec. I don't know if...

Get rid of everything Symantec. I don't know if that will fix it,but you don't need it and it very well could be the problem.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-24-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By MacInWin
To answer the question, no you don't need an OS...

To answer the question, no you don't need an OS on the data drive, just a /Users/yourname that matches the boot drive. Technically, you don't need a /Users/yourname folder on the boot drive, but as I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-24-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By MacInWin
LucyG, to get the latest version, delete iPhoto...

LucyG, to get the latest version, delete iPhoto from your Applications folder, then go to the App Store and look under "Purchased" and you should see iPhoto there. Download and install that version...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-24-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,323
Posted By MacInWin
The only viruses Norton, or any other AV, can...

The only viruses Norton, or any other AV, can find are Windows viruses in your emails or in documents you got from someone running Windows. There are no viruses for OS X and no known vectors by which...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-24-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By MacInWin
What you want to do is possible. I have done it...

What you want to do is possible. I have done it with my system. But before you do start on it, a couple of questions come up. You said the new iMac has a 250 GB SSD and a 1TB HD. Are they in a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-23-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By MacInWin
OS X cannot write to NTFS formatted drives...

OS X cannot write to NTFS formatted drives (Windows format). If you copy the files to your Mac drive you should be able to edit the files and save them back to the Mac drive. If you want to write to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-23-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 915
Posted By MacInWin
I am one of those who restricts TM. I do...

I am one of those who restricts TM. I do twice-daily runs of TM at noon and midnight. But I don't have much critical stuff that needs hourly backups on the systems, so that schedule works for me. If...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-22-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By MacInWin
Try Calendar/Preferences/General and reduce the...

Try Calendar/Preferences/General and reduce the number of hours shown in each day. I think that stretches out the hours. I didn't try it, but I seem to recall that's what happens.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-22-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By MacInWin
Could be a couple of reasons for the difference....

Could be a couple of reasons for the difference. If the media is a lot of smaller files, then the simplest reason could be that on the NTFS drive those small files had a lot of extra space taken up...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-21-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By MacInWin
Firewall is built in to OS X so you don't need to...

Firewall is built in to OS X so you don't need to download anything, just turn it on.

If you MUST have AV (and you don't need it, there are no viruses currently in the wild for OS X, nor any...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By MacInWin
Comcast and Xfinity are now pretty much the same...

Comcast and Xfinity are now pretty much the same thing. I suspect that when you upgraded the cable modem the name of the network changed. When Comcast/Xfinity sent me a new modem, it suggested a...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-18-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By MacInWin
In my version of Mail, 8.2, when I attach an...

In my version of Mail, 8.2, when I attach an image a box appears on the right side offering me options on size to send. To send full size, there is an option for that. You didn't say what version OS...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-17-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By MacInWin
Sorry to hear about the medical issues, but good...

Sorry to hear about the medical issues, but good to hear you are almost back to driving!

You CAN reformat and reinstall 10.6, then jump directly to 10.10, I believe, if you've already been once...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-16-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By MacInWin
Sure! (Is there a pro version of that sport?)

Sure! (Is there a pro version of that sport?)
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-16-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By MacInWin
Yes, I know, I was trying to get the point across...

Yes, I know, I was trying to get the point across that it isn't Office Open. Pedantic in my own way. But if you want to leave off one of the three components of the name, it's better to leave off...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 05-16-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By MacInWin
Just a point of clarification, it's Open XML, not...

Just a point of clarification, it's Open XML, not Office Open. You have Open Office, which is an application and Office's Open XML format standard. Easy to confuse that, particularly when almost...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-16-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By MacInWin
Welcome to the forum! Glad you found a...

Welcome to the forum!

Glad you found a solution, but you may have one regret later. By messing with the key functions you aren't learning the new keyboard, so if, for any reason, your mapping...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-16-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By MacInWin
simplyput, simply put, "no" (sorry, couldn't...

simplyput, simply put, "no" (sorry, couldn't resist)

You can write something to do the compare, or you can look for a third party product to do that, but in the generic OS X, the copy function...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-15-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 915
Posted By MacInWin
I'd skip the repair and see if you can...

I'd skip the repair and see if you can re-partition and re-format the card as if new. Then start over.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-15-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By MacInWin
Welcome to the forum. Please read the link in my...

Welcome to the forum. Please read the link in my sig and repost here in this thread.

We'll need a lot more information to help you. What application are you talking about? What version OS X? If...
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