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  1. Re: Apple Power mac G4 does not boot properly

    Sounds like the hard disk has died and will need replacing. The hard disk could either be a IDE drive (or SCSI on some older Macs). Replacing that would be a start.
    If you don't have the MacOS 9...
  2. I tried Office 2016 Standard v16.16 and it does...

    I tried Office 2016 Standard v16.16 and it does not work - the programs are marked with No Entry signs, so they are 32 bit so they won't work.
    However, Office 365 or Office 2019 does work.
  3. Besides the Dashboard, which I never use anyway,...

    Besides the Dashboard, which I never use anyway, iTunes has been replaced with different apps e.g. Music, TV, etc.
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    Talking of Browsers, anyone tried the Edge...

    Talking of Browsers, anyone tried the Edge browser, currently a development version from Microsoft Edge Insider Channels ?
  5. You will need to probably run the Apple Hardware...

    You will need to probably run the Apple Hardware Test to check that the Mac is in full working order. You have have picked up an issue that has been manifested itself. You need a Mac OS disk or...
  6. My ipad air 2 is not recognised by Itunes 12.6

    I have an iPad Air 2 and iTunes 12.6 on Windows 10 Pro PC and when I load up iTunes, it does not show the iPad device at all.
    Windows sees the device just fine in Device Manager and in Control...
  7. You could try disabling the auto-update feature...

    You could try disabling the auto-update feature in Apple Software Update tool. Also, load Task Scheduler and check that there are no Apple download tasks either or disable the tasks via the Start-up...
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    You need to clean up the address cache. In Mac...

    You need to clean up the address cache. In Mac Mail, go to Windows menu, select Previous recipients and delete unwanted mails from there.
  9. Bin the VLC player and download latest version...

    Bin the VLC player and download latest version from www.videolan.org.
  10. If you have Adobe Creative Suite, you can use...

    If you have Adobe Creative Suite, you can use Indesign for more advanced document design.
  11. I suggest getting Parallels virtual machine...

    I suggest getting Parallels virtual machine software for older versions of Windows running on modern Mac OS machines.

    Try a trial version from http://www.parallels.com/uk/products/desktop/download/
  12. For Vista drivers, you need to get hold of Mac OS...

    For Vista drivers, you need to get hold of Mac OS X Leopard (10.5) Snow Leopard (10.6) which includes Bootcamp v3. Bootcamp v4 or later support Windows 7 or later only.
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    Apple prices in UK going up!

    Due to the drop in value of the UK Pound, Apple has had to increase its prices in the UK to cover the change in exchange rates.

    For example, the 13in MacBook Air, released in March 2015, has...
  14. Alternatively, you can download GParted tool from...

    Alternatively, you can download GParted tool from http://gparted.org/download.php, create a bootable CD from the ISO, boot from that and then erase the Hard disk.
  15. Do you have other devices that could internfere...

    Do you have other devices that could internfere with your 2.4 band wifi. That could stop any connections to it unless you are really close to the wireless.
    I have a Wifi Analyzer app on my phone so...
  16. Some more details: 1. Rebooted a few times. No...

    Some more details:
    1. Rebooted a few times. No difference.
    2. Plenty of space on HD
    3. Still fails with no apps open
    4. Approx 2GB RAM
    5. Later 2009 iMac
    6. Not tried Onyx
    7. Haven;t tried a...
  17. Mac OS X El Capitan Apple id sign in problems

    I have a valid Apple ID but on my iMac, when I try to access the AppStore store or updates and sign-in to iTunes, I login with my Apple ID and enter the password and it ends in a 'wheel-of-doom' and...
  18. Resolved: I have resolved this problem by...

    Resolved:
    I have resolved this problem by re-installing MacOS X Yosemite froms cratch and managed to sign in first time in the AppStore.
  19. Unable to sign in to App Store with Apple ID

    I have El Capitan 10.11.1 and when I need to access the App Store to apply updates, unfortunately, when I try to sign in it just sits there, waiting to Sign On with a spinning wheel and never signs...
  20. Try an alternative called Home Accountz which...

    Try an alternative called Home Accountz which works on Mac, PC and Linux. I started using it when Quicken was pulled from the UK market:
    Accounting Software UK - Easy to Use Financial Software -...
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    I would load up Activity Monitor in Utilities to...

    I would load up Activity Monitor in Utilities to see what programs are loaded and how much memory is used.
    How to use Activity Monitor - Apple Support
  22. I have upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion to...

    I have upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion to Mountain Lion to Mavicks to Yosemite with only minor problems.
    The main areas I found were:
    * Java 6 not supported. But there is a free download of Java...
  23. Upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite which took...

    Upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite which took about an hour to complete.
    I still have Adobe CS3 (yes its old), and most of the apps failed to load, complaining about lack of Java 6.
    I sourced Java...
  24. You can dual boot with Windows using BootCamp...

    You can dual boot with Windows using BootCamp with the BootCamp Assistant tool which will allow you to install Windows XP SP2 32 bit or Windows Vista.

    Try the instructions here:Mac OS X Lion,...
  25. 1. CCleaner is for Windows or Mac and I use it on...

    1. CCleaner is for Windows or Mac and I use it on Windows and seems perfectly sage.
    2. Check the SMTP options and server address, make sure haven't enabled other options such as SSL, or thing slike...
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