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  1. Thanks guys - Just found out the installion file...

    Thanks guys - Just found out the installion file wasn't in Applications. Duh.
    Thanks for the replies.
  2. PS I'm logged in as Administrator

    PS I'm logged in as Administrator
  3. sudo command not found - making external drive bootable

    I'm using the following command to make an external drive bootable but getting "command not found".

    sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia...
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    Hi pm-r, Thanks for the reply. Having gone...

    Hi pm-r,

    Thanks for the reply. Having gone from Basic, Fortran, Cobol , APL & Simula to Java & OO Fortran I've finally learned when not to tamper & when I can.

    In Snow Leopard every entry in...
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    Thanks for the replies. "Why do you need to do...

    Thanks for the replies.
    "Why do you need to do this? You can remove it from the Dock, then it will only be in the Applications folder? "

    For future reference, I have backups of everything.
    ...
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    Facetime deletion

    iMac High Sierra

    How to delete/uninstall Facetime?

    Trying to move Facetime app to Trash gives message "The item Facetime can't be moved to Trash because it cannot be deleted"!! --- Even when...
  7. Thanks, completely forgotten about SIP since...

    Thanks, completely forgotten about SIP since finally having to move away from Snow Leopard as main installation.
  8. Utilities folder - Can't add a tag, even in root account

    Even in the 'root' account I don't have the privilege to add a tag to the directory.

    So, before going through all the documentation, I thought I ask you guys a few questions.

    Is 'root' in the...
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    Thanks very much - completely missed it. Duh

    Thanks very much - completely missed it. Duh
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    How to find memory configuration

    Hi,

    I have an iMac10,1 late 2009 with 12 Gb of memory and want to upgrade to 16. How do I find which slots have have what memory without opening it up?

    EG 3x4 or 2x4 +2x2.

    Thanks in advance
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    Thanks for your explanations. I guess it must be...

    Thanks for your explanations. I guess it must be the monitor misusing the word "processsor".
    Thanks again
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    Forgot to attach the two differing sets of info..

    Forgot to attach the two differing sets of info..
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    Thanks for all your answers, very informative....

    Thanks for all your answers, very informative. Apologies for the delay in reosponding.
    I still have a problem with my differing info..
    I'm not running Windows, just OSX.
    The system info shows just...
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    Thanks for replying but it looks different to me....

    Thanks for replying but it looks different to me.

    "About your Mac: :-
    Processor Name: Intel Core i7
    Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2

    System Info...
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    "About this Mac" - incorrect info

    Curiouser & Curiouser

    Recently bought a 2nd hand MacBook Pro. Looked good & with no problems.

    "About this Mac" showed
    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro6,2
    Processor...
  16. Hi Patrick - thanks for the suggestion. I've...

    Hi Patrick - thanks for the suggestion. I've already done a backup but the update is definitely a good idea.
  17. harryb2448 - Out of interest, what did you mean...

    harryb2448 - Out of interest, what did you mean by "Recovery is not available for Snow Leopard - too old! "

    I'm a bit confused since the MacBook came with SL originally and the backup I had was...
  18. Well --- Success --- Had a sudden thought,...

    Well --- Success --- Had a sudden thought, with the MacBook set up as a target system, instead of new installation from disk, why not recover from a backup.

    Worked first time.

    pm-r Is...
  19. Well, I did call Apple and we went through...

    Well, I did call Apple and we went through everything that has been talked about here. The disk I had bought from Apple is the correct one so should not be a problem. Theoretically it should install...
  20. Thanks pm-r & mrkramer. Wrote my last post...

    Thanks pm-r & mrkramer.
    Wrote my last post before yours came through - I'll call Apple. I'll post the result.
    Thanks again
  21. Thanks for the reply. I should have expanded in...

    Thanks for the reply.
    I should have expanded in my first post since I did say that startup whilst pressing C, ended up with just a light grey screen with the Aoole logo. Even after holding C down...
  22. Thanks again. My problem all started with...

    Thanks again.

    My problem all started with trying to install Snow Leopard on a 2nd partition and getting :-

    "You can’t use this version of the application “Install Mac OS X” with this version...
  23. Thanks for all the replies. HDD - Mac OSX...

    Thanks for all the replies.
    HDD - Mac OSX extended
    Installation Disk is current Apple retail Snow Leopard disk. 10.6.3.
    First Aid run on both partitions.
    Erased & reformatted both partitions...
  24. No worries Ian. Do let me know if you can think...

    No worries Ian. Do let me know if you can think of anything.
    David
  25. Hi Ian, Thanks for the reply. Lion wasn't...

    Hi Ian,
    Thanks for the reply. Lion wasn't released until July 2011 so that shouldn't be the problem.
    David
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