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Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 10-22-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,694
Posted By pennysworth
Alternatives to Clean My Mac

I noted an old attempt to answer this query but it dissolved into a critique of the program without supplying one. Can anyone suggest a good, free alternative to CMM? Many thanks, as usual.
Forum: Switcher Hangout 05-14-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By pennysworth
Mobile Me Access

I can't recall whether I ever set up my MobileMe account and thus I've no record of a user name or password to access it. What do I do?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 04-22-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,941
Posted By pennysworth
Making VLC my default viewer

I do not see the prompts you suggest.

"Get Info" on the file you want to play with VLC, --where is that? How do I get there?

"go down to the "Open With" section and select VLC from...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 08-03-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By pennysworth
Preview Problems

Since upgrading to Lion whenever I try to play jpegs Preview crashes. This didn't happen under Leopard.

Any similar reports? Known bugs? Workarounds? Fixes?

Crash report is attached.
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Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By pennysworth
It keeps asking for credit card info. No option...

It keeps asking for credit card info. No option that I can see to avoid it. Do I go to the App Store or should I approach this differently?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By pennysworth
Thanks again. But once I'm at the App Store what...

Thanks again. But once I'm at the App Store what do I do to d/l without having to pay again?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By pennysworth
She has in fact a MacBookPro. Now what?

She has in fact a MacBookPro. Now what?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 07-21-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By pennysworth
Lion Installations in Multi Mac Households

My daughter has a Mac Power Book and wants to get in on downloading Lion. I'd bought and d/l'd it yesterday and I remember reading in Pogue's column (?) or viewing it on a CNET video that subsequent...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-18-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,885
Posted By pennysworth
'Tried rebooting but no change. Haven't tried...

'Tried rebooting but no change. Haven't tried plugging anything else into it. I'll try. But let's suppose two scenarios: I plug something else in and it either does or does not work. What's the...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-18-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,885
Posted By pennysworth
Enabling the USB Port

How do I enable the USB on my MacBook Pro? The puter is failing to see the iPod device I'm attempting to update my music.

Thanks.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-15-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By pennysworth
Thanks. After the conversion, must I use another...

Thanks. After the conversion, must I use another app to do the actual burn?
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 06-14-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By pennysworth
Transcoder App for Mac

I've deleted the source of all evil in the world, Parallels Desktop, and am now ready once again to attempt to transcode and burn DVDs to be played on my Blue Ray.

Can someone recommend a solid...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-16-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By pennysworth
10.6.7; saves to /Download directory; appears to...

10.6.7; saves to /Download directory; appears to save everything (from all apps)

Thanks.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-15-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By pennysworth
Stop Saving Files, Please!

How do I get my Mac to stop saving everything. Every open doc, every piece of opened email, file upon rank of file.

How do I stop my puter from doing that?

Thanks.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 03-23-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By pennysworth
Keychain

For years I've been using Roboform to store my passwords but since I switched to Mac I can't get it to work. I discovered Keychain as an alternative but I can't seem to get it functioning. How do I...
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-08-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By pennysworth
Thanks. And a very nice abattoir it is, too, but...

Thanks. And a very nice abattoir it is, too, but we were looking for a block of flats. I was thinking instead of a keyboard-based solution. Any ideas?
Forum: Apple Desktops 03-07-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 728
Posted By pennysworth
Sticky CD-Drive

Does anyone have a fullproof, just-before-rebooting solution to a sticky CD-drive? I've tried everything that I know of to get that disk out of the drive but it just won't budge. I've noted in the...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-04-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By pennysworth
VOB Burns

OK. Let me try a new tack. What software will convert and burn a DVD to VOB so that it can play on my TV? Preferably a single app along the lines of PC's DVD Flick. Free is always best but at...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 01-01-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By pennysworth
No, the Mac. A search presented a couple that...

No, the Mac. A search presented a couple that said they could burn VOB: Kigo Video Converter and Free-DVD-Ripper. Neither did. Frankly the more the try to adapt to this new environment the less I...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-31-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By pennysworth
Here's an update. The burn was successful but it...

Here's an update. The burn was successful but it still not play on my external DVD player. It did however playback on the Mac.

Clearly I need to find a converter/burner to give me a VOB file to...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-30-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By pennysworth
Hmmm. I don't know, frankly. I can tell you...

Hmmm. I don't know, frankly. I can tell you that with Parallels running and trying to burn in OSX I get nothing.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-30-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By pennysworth
Both OS. Different burn apps; several different...

Both OS. Different burn apps; several different apps in OSX. Same result.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-30-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By pennysworth
No but the puter is under warranty.

No but the puter is under warranty.
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-30-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By pennysworth
It's an iMac 3.2 with a superdrive (I guess). ...

It's an iMac 3.2 with a superdrive (I guess). Trying to burn home made video to play on my DVD player/TV.

FYI: I'm also working in a virtual Parallels environment and the burner won't work in...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-30-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By pennysworth
No. Not an external drive. It's the original. ...

No. Not an external drive. It's the original. It plays but it does not burn.
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