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    Decluttering your desktop can also deflate the...

    Decluttering your desktop can also deflate the beach ball. You can test this by creating a folder on the desktop, call it something, select all the other icons on your desktop and copy them to the...
  2. Excellent advice from MacInWin. Batteries used to...

    Excellent advice from MacInWin. Batteries used to be a pet subject of mine :):) If I might add something general about 'laptops'..that the battery is there for local portability and as a stop gap for...
  3. Hello sockpupet, The MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid...

    Hello sockpupet,
    The MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) and MacBook Pro (Retina, Early 2013) models had automatic switching between integrated and discrete or dedicated processors namely the Intel HD...
  4. From an Audio Visual point of view the difference...

    From an Audio Visual point of view the difference in output quality will be negligible. Whilst it's true that copper is susceptible to losses over long distances it wouldn't likely be of concern to...
  5. I'd definitely move the router from that metal...

    I'd definitely move the router from that metal sandwich. Get it up higher and more central somewhere away from metal.
  6. Hello, That's a lot of fundamental fixes! It...

    Hello,
    That's a lot of fundamental fixes! It sounds like unstable connectivity due to environmental issues.

    You can try

    Going to Sys Prefs/Network/Wi-Fi and drag your network up to the top of...
  7. Nope..no projection whatever that means...just an...

    Nope..no projection whatever that means...just an opportunity for you to laugh it off and move on.
  8. There has been a similar post I'm sure recently....

    There has been a similar post I'm sure recently. The battery is on issue that indeed you should get checked and here are some other things you can try.

    Closing the book and will not put it...
  9. I believe that most UFD ( e.g USB Flash Drives or...

    I believe that most UFD ( e.g USB Flash Drives or sticks) come with Master Boot Record partition maps because they are most commonly used on PC's. If you hover your cursor over the greyed out...
  10. Chill out Izen! I don't think Rod Sprague meant...

    Chill out Izen! I don't think Rod Sprague meant any harm ,the OP wanted to stop Photos opening and most users don't use Image Capture.
  11. Hello, You should be able to if you highlight...

    Hello,
    You should be able to if you highlight the main external drive name in the Externals list to the left of the GUI or pane?
  12. I went mid-range on the price admittedly to...

    I went mid-range on the price admittedly to represent a ball park average price, but your average Apple store assistant is going to walk the customer straight over to it's stock drives on the...
  13. Just a bit of fun Ian..and empathies to your...

    Just a bit of fun Ian..and empathies to your student. I've been on the wrong end of a failed hard drive on my iMac just a few weeks ago so I know how important back ups are which is why I'm posting...
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    Go to System Prefs>Sound>Output, make sure the...

    Go to System Prefs>Sound>Output, make sure the Internal Speakers (Built In) is highlighted and check Mute or use the slider. Alternatively press F10 before you shut down and the Mac should boot up...
  15. hahaha..more irony !

    hahaha..more irony !
  16. Yes Michelangelo I understand that incremental...

    Yes Michelangelo I understand that incremental Back up via for example Time Machine and cloning are 2 different animals but perhaps the irony of my post has been lost?

    All the regular advice...
  17. It's very interesting and informative how things...

    It's very interesting and informative how things developed here and I can see that a clone app is complementary to Time Machine for sure.

    My thoughts are (though perhaps for another thread) that...
  18. Sticky: http://www.speedtest.net/result/4755135459.png

    http://www.speedtest.net/result/4755135459.png
  19. Well Time Machine has some really cool features...

    Well Time Machine has some really cool features and ticks away in the background with hourly incremental back ups. When you open it you can go back in time to see how your desktop looked at a point...
  20. Just thought I'd post my own solution up. Drag...

    Just thought I'd post my own solution up.

    Drag the Photos Library from the External drive to the Desktop.
    Eject the External Drive
    Drag the Photos Library folder into Pictures in my Home folder...
  21. ^^^ :)

    ^^^ :)
  22. You can use multiple back up drives with Time...

    You can use multiple back up drives with Time Machine which is the embedded back up app in Applications in your OSX.
  23. ...and your point is what exactly.....there is no...

    ...and your point is what exactly.....there is no evidence here of me directing the OP to "tick any of the windows in the box' ?
  24. Thank you SweetPea I hope things are ok for you...

    Thank you SweetPea I hope things are ok for you now.
  25. If you've got the 'Automatically check for...

    If you've got the 'Automatically check for updates' and 'Download newly available updates in the background' checked in System Prefs>App Store then you won't be notified beforehand. Uncheck the...
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