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Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-19-2011, 01:45 PM
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Posted By WoodenBear
If Lion causes too many problems and I just don't...

If Lion causes too many problems and I just don't like it after installation on my iMac, can I downgrade back to Snow Leopard without having to do a clean erase/installation? For that matter, is it...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-19-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,613
Posted By WoodenBear
Thanks for the link. Good information to know for...

Thanks for the link. Good information to know for the future, but I think it doesn't apply in my current case since I have not installed Lion on my internal HD yet. My iMac is still running Snow...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-19-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,613
Posted By WoodenBear
Trouble installing Lion on bootable external HD

I don't have a fast/stable Internet connection, so had to buy the USB Lion stick from Apple. All the WiFi problems I've heard about made me leery of installing it right out of the box on my iMac 3.06...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-09-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,999
Posted By WoodenBear
The replacement cable arrived today. Plugged it...

The replacement cable arrived today. Plugged it in, and within a few seconds the iMac recognized the external HD. Got it reformatted for Time Machine, and everything seems to work great! I am so...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-02-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,999
Posted By WoodenBear
ADATA tech support just confirmed NH03 external...

ADATA tech support just confirmed NH03 external drive is formatted NTFS. The CH94 drive is formatted FAT32. My earlier assumption that both were formatted the same is incorrect. I have no idea why...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-02-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,999
Posted By WoodenBear
At the ADATA phone tech's recommendation, a few...

At the ADATA phone tech's recommendation, a few days ago I briefly installed NTFS-3G in an initial attempt to get my iMac to recognize the NH03 1.5tb drive, but when it didn't help I promptly...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-02-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,999
Posted By WoodenBear
I went over to Monoprice.com and found the cable....

I went over to Monoprice.com and found the cable. It's an "A Male to B Male" USB cable.

For only $2.20 each when QTY 50+ purchased - 3ft USB 3.0 A Male to B Male 28/24AWG Cable (Gold Plated) |...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-02-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,999
Posted By WoodenBear
1. Plug the drive into a different USB port.........

1. Plug the drive into a different USB port...... Tried all four on the back of my iMac, no difference. The older 500GB drive works fine in them all.

2. Try a different USB cable..... The USB...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 08-02-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,999
Posted By WoodenBear
Unhappy Intel iMac won't recognize new 1.5TB external hard drive

Hi,

I have an iMac 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo running OS X 10.6.8. I've been using an ADATA CH94 500GB external hard drive for drag-and-drop backup of my applications and documents folders. It's...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 11-04-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,875
Posted By WoodenBear
Samsung external DVD drive won't burn DVD+RW

Hi,

I'm new to the forum as a member, but am a longtime Mac user in need of advice.

I have an iMac (Intel Core 2 Duo) that's 1-1/2 years old, running Snow Leopard 10.6.4. The internal...
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