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Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-20-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By Saxguy
Hi chscag Thanks for that. I can't really...

Hi chscag

Thanks for that. I can't really switch i'm afraid. Too complicated, also been using Yahoo for too long, and all my friends and business contacts have that address.

I'm not sure what...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 11-20-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By Saxguy
Email disappeared ...?

After switching to a Mac pro laptop, I set up to download my mail from Yahoo without a hitch. During a trip away from home it was great, but when I got home, switched on the home PC and downloaded...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
Oh, and i can't see the mac on my PC at all. ...

Oh, and i can't see the mac on my PC at all.
Tech support said that Lion wasn't compatible with XP, as far as sharing etc, which I find difficult to believe!!!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
Hi dt... might go down and try again later, as i...

Hi dt... might go down and try again later, as i would dearly like to get this sorted out before we go off on hols.... really bugging me now!

I'm thinking that your Dell has a driver that works...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
Not sure... not with my PC at present.... just...

Not sure... not with my PC at present.... just packing luggage as we are off on holiday tomorrow. (10.30pm here at present)
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
Yes, all done, but still can't use the printer......

Yes, all done, but still can't use the printer... looked on HP site and it says that the 1100 isn't supported by OS Lion. Funny though, it works if i plug it into the Mac, but not if i leave it on...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
Well it appears that i can see the PC shared...

Well it appears that i can see the PC shared folders but the Mac remains invisible!!!....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
Hi dt... yeah I am. It shares with XP, Win 7 etc...

Hi dt... yeah I am. It shares with XP, Win 7 etc etc....
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
I’ve just managed to see the shared folders that...

I’ve just managed to see the shared folders that are on my PC by typing in smb://192.168.1.2 (found it somewhere on the Mac…..) so that’s a breakthrough. So the Tech guy was wrong I guess…. So maybe...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
Homebuilt PC with a ASUS 5e MB Printer is HP...

Homebuilt PC with a ASUS 5e MB
Printer is HP Laserjet 1100 (old workhorse)
Router: DSL-2730B
Windows XP Pro 5.1 and SP3

… I can print from a ACER laptop which is networked, no problem.
Also,...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 10-08-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By Saxguy
New Mac... not a good idea maybe!

I find this so hard to except, that is that my brand spanking new mac pro with the latest OS X 10.7.1 cannot be shared on my network with my PC that has XP Pro, or my printer that is plugged into the...
Forum: Internet, Networking, and Wireless 10-07-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By Saxguy
Networked printer won't work with mac!!

Could anyone tell me if it is possible to print to my networked printer using my mac (wireless).?

I am running MS XP PRO on the home PC, the printer is a HP Laserjet 1100 which is plugged into the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 09-27-2011, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By Saxguy
Mac Pro i5 or i7 HELP!!!!

I have a dilemma. I have just made the decision to get my first Mac, and I have been presented with two choices. I can get a 13” Pro i5 for the standard rate (with teachers discount), or else a 13”...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-26-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Saxguy
Wow.... quick change of pants huh!!!!!..... must...

Wow.... quick change of pants huh!!!!!..... must have been a near "out of body" experience!
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-25-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By Saxguy
Yes I am seriously leaning towards the 13".......

Yes I am seriously leaning towards the 13".... and I like it to be portable and easy to throw around... ie whilst lounging about at home,and travelling.
Also, Raz... good comment about the...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By Saxguy
Hi Alex Thank you for the reply. I dont...

Hi Alex

Thank you for the reply.

I dont think the refurbished route is an option, basically because of where I live. That is New Zealand (south island). We have limited choice here, ie few...
Forum: Switcher Hangout 09-25-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By Saxguy
PC Convert needs good advice for first Mac.

Hi everyone… like many who arrive here, I am a PC user who is fed up with the constant ‘upkeep’ that is required of me just to keep my OS running. The daily threat of viruses, incomparability issues,...
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