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    Sounds more like another Catalina bug that Apple...

    Sounds more like another Catalina bug that Apple needs to squash. Sorry, but the more I read about the bugs and problems folks are having with Catalina the more it reminds me of two infamous...
  2. Depends on what you backup to the DVDs. Backing...

    Depends on what you backup to the DVDs. Backing up Photos for example, lends itself to using DVDs, assuming you're going to keep them for the long haul. But I agree with using CCC for daily backups...
  3. Keep in mind that upgrading to Lion will remove...

    Keep in mind that upgrading to Lion will remove "Rosetta" which is necessary to run PPC apps on your Mac. Snow Leopard was the last version of macOS to support PPC apps. In my opinion, Lion was a...
  4. That usually indicates that a driver (kext) or...

    That usually indicates that a driver (kext) or something that is starting up in normal mode is causing the kernel panics. Safe Mode removes all kexts (drivers) that are not Apple required to operate...
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    Welcome to our forums. Unless you have a...

    Welcome to our forums.

    Unless you have a backup, it's possible that your files may be lost.
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    LOL. Nick is saving his pennies for one of those...

    LOL. Nick is saving his pennies for one of those new 16" MacBook Pro machines.

    I just paid my Texas property taxes for 2019 and still owe a fortune for next year's homeowner insurance. Homeowner...
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    It's really amazing how many of those are still...

    It's really amazing how many of those are still alive and working. Apple supposedly will be announcing the latest Mac Pro in December - known as the "Cheese Grater". Very likely starting at $5K.......
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    Lots of folks like LibreOffice but when I tried...

    Lots of folks like LibreOffice but when I tried it I found it to be clunky and bloated. If you just need a Word equivalent program, LibreOffice is not a good choice; here's why: You can not just...
  9. Nope, not even then will it appear. We know that...

    Nope, not even then will it appear. We know that for a fact because Nick and I already had replied to the RSS feed thread concerning the new 16" MacBook Pro.

    We have encouraged everyone to...
  10. You can not run a Windows program from your Mac...

    You can not run a Windows program from your Mac that is installed on an external hard drive which is attached to your Mac. Not possible even if you have installed Paragon NTFS on your Mac. Bob...
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    We welcome your participation. Several of our...

    We welcome your participation. Several of our members and one of our Admins is very familiar with the original Mac Pro that you describe. We also have members who have been Mac aficionados from way...
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    No. If you decide to purchase "Softmaker Office...

    No. If you decide to purchase "Softmaker Office", you will need to purchase the Mac and Windows versions separately. Make sure you try the Free Office version first.
  13. He does resemble a "Doom" character somewhat....

    He does resemble a "Doom" character somewhat. LOL.

    In case you don't know, iD software published "Doom" and many other shooter games in the 90s.
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    The Free Office referred to by Randy is 64 bit...

    The Free Office referred to by Randy is 64 bit and will run in Catalina. Also, the paid version which I'm sure you will like much better is likewise 64 bit. The developer has been real diligent...
  15. Why do you think you have to update to Office...

    Why do you think you have to update to Office 2011? Entourage was not included with Office 2011 and only the Home and Business version of Office 2011 includes Outlook. You may be able to find an...
  16. Welcome to our forums. It may be possible to...

    Welcome to our forums.

    It may be possible to receive an audible notification from the App by adding it to your "Contacts". I would test it first to be sure it works though. I personally keep the...
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    Not bad for an "entry level" 16" MacBook Pro. ...

    Not bad for an "entry level" 16" MacBook Pro. The standard 16GB of memory plus the 1TB SSD may be all that most folks need. However, a power user is certainly going to want more and since that...
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    Because Safari uses your keychain to store...

    Because Safari uses your keychain to store passwords and so does your Mac. Your admin password and many others are stored there so be careful with your keychain.
  19. Yes and at the same time reveal the price! ...

    Yes and at the same time reveal the price! Probably starting at $3K. :woah
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    Why don't you try it for yourself and see? It...

    Why don't you try it for yourself and see? It won't cost you anything.
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    The more backups you have the better. So yes,...

    The more backups you have the better. So yes, make a Time Machine backup and also a SuperDuper clone. That's called insurance. :) You can run OnyX later after everything is up and running okay.
    ...
  22. That's correct. You would need to update macOS. ...

    That's correct. You would need to update macOS. In Mojave for example, it can be turned off... note what Ashwin posted above.
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    Which version of Word are you using? MS has...

    Which version of Word are you using? MS has made changes to their Office 365 Word app so that the viewing window on a new or older document opens full size. Previous to those changes, a document...
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    It is easy to use and Apple has been improving it...

    It is easy to use and Apple has been improving it ever since they offered it for free to all Mac owners. However, the latest version of Pages (8.2) requires Mojave or later.

    The only problem I...
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    That definitely is one of those... "What...

    That definitely is one of those... "What happened"? Glad to hear her MacBook Pro is back to normal. It could have been corruption of her account information or just about anything that interfered...
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