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    Hello Randy B. Singer et al, Thank you for...

    Hello Randy B. Singer et al,

    Thank you for your very detailed response. I will endeavour to read from all the links you posted to improve my understanding of the Mac operating environment. Several...
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    Hello Randy B. Singer et al, It's very belated...

    Hello Randy B. Singer et al,

    It's very belated I know but I thought relating my 'experience' with infected sites being accessed via Safari might be of interest.

    At the risk of heresy comments,...
  3. Hello MacInWin, Mighty Gem, Slydude et al, I...

    Hello MacInWin, Mighty Gem, Slydude et al,

    I am most grateful for your detailed explanation of how TM and its backup protocols work. Yes, when 10.10.5 was reinstalled, a new user...
  4. Hello MightyGem, Slydude et al, I think see...

    Hello MightyGem, Slydude et al,

    I think see from your 'pending' link the current cause of backup failures. The last "reliable" backup I had was dated 8 March 2017, before I erased the internal HD...
  5. Thank you Slydude for your kind response. I don't...

    Thank you Slydude for your kind response. I don't think it is partitioned as that is something I don't know how perform.

    After repeated software access problems, I reinstalled the OS X 10.10.5...
  6. Time Machine will not overwrite oldest backups.

    I am running Yosemite 10.10.5 on a 21.5" iMac. I am getting error messages saying "Time Machine couldn't complete the backup to ... This backup needs 495.76.37 GB but only 335.73 GB are available....
  7. Hello iclev Lisa, From memory, I believe the...

    Hello iclev Lisa,

    From memory, I believe the download of OS X installer/s from App Store is tied to the User Name and Password (Apple ID) of the user seeking to download the OS X installer. On my...
  8. Hello magentawave and iclev/Lisa, I may be...

    Hello magentawave and iclev/Lisa,

    I may be able to help but will need advice from other Mac Forums members. I have an external 32GB flash drive with the 'Yosemite Installer' on it.
    With the...
  9. Hello harryb2448, Thank you for your kind...

    Hello harryb2448,

    Thank you for your kind response. I obtained the Yosemite download by somehow accessing 'App Store/Purchased' listing. I did not get it from a pirate website (a torrent file?). ...
  10. Hello chscag, I apologise if I have done...

    Hello chscag,

    I apologise if I have done something against posting protocols. When I received an email response (to my query if installing Sierra would make even more software incompatible as El...
  11. Problem installing Yosemite

    Hello Nick (pigoo3?),

    I am running OS X 10.11.6 on iMac 21.5", 500GB HD.

    Thank you for your kind response. After an extremely convoluted exercise to download the Yosemite Installer (App Store...
  12. Yes indeed! After downloading/installing El...

    Yes indeed! After downloading/installing El Capitan (a suitably stupid name), I lost the use of many software programs, some of which are irreplaceable. One now sadly incompatible application is...
  13. Hello joema and ferrarr, Thank you for your...

    Hello joema and ferrarr,

    Thank you for your kind assistance. I have downloaded DaVinci Resolve V. 12.5 and iMovie V. 10.1.2 from App Store and need to download tutorials for both.

    In the late...
  14. Video Frame by Frame deleting editor software

    Hello ferrarr,

    I use an iMac 21.5" (late 2009) running OS X 10.11.5.

    Sincerely, PaulRanger1.
  15. Video Frame by Frame deleting editor software.

    I am seeking a video editing program that will enable me to delete individual frames from an mp4 (or similar) clip.

    I have tried splitting clips using Avidemux 2.6 and MP4Splitter without anywhere...
  16. Mail application allowing "Highlight SPAM sender address to Black List"?

    Hello all,

    As I suspect many of you have also experienced, I am being deluged with spam emails (get rich quick, hot sex, etc.) and wonder if there exists a Mac friendly mail program that, upon...
  17. Thank you Rod Sprague and MacInWin, I've taken...

    Thank you Rod Sprague and MacInWin,

    I've taken screen shots at each process point where the system (10.10.3 on external 500GB HD is Startup Disk). I don't know how/if I can attach the explanatory...
  18. How to install Yosemite on erased external HD under El Capitan.

    Hello all,

    My current configuration is iMac 10,1 21.5" (late 2009) running OS X 10.11.4.

    I've erased a 2TB external drive (now Mac OS Extended [Journaled]) and tried to use "Install OS X...
  19. Hello chscag and MacInWin, Thank you both for...

    Hello chscag and MacInWin,

    Thank you both for your generous advice. I have indeed achieved chaos!

    Yes, MacInWin, all of this mailbox structure, both nested (imported) and non nested (post...
  20. Thank you MacInWin for your kind reply. In...

    Thank you MacInWin for your kind reply. In addition to other non Apple software, Apple Mail had not been working reliably in that emails were "received in the Mail "In Box" but were marked "This...
  21. Complex hierarchy of Apple Mail mailboxes

    Hello all,

    I had to clean install OS X 10.11.3 recently (plus all other installed software, reregistering programs as necessary) and could not import the Time Machine Mail Mailboxes file. I was...
  22. Hello digital, Being a Mac user for many...

    Hello digital,

    Being a Mac user for many years, I have installed "Avast Mac Security" and am very happy with it. It daily checks and posts a window, upper right desktop corner "Virus definitions...
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    My advice to Chris was to relate my happy...

    My advice to Chris was to relate my happy experience with Avast to someone who seemed to be seeking advice/reassuring concerning potential viruses in his newly discovered Mac OS X environment. The...
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    Hello ChrisUK, Although I have never willingly...

    Hello ChrisUK,

    Although I have never willingly been a Windows user, I can understand your anxiety about addressing antivirus issues that are so prevalent in the Windows environment, existing in...
  25. Hello Slydude, I apologise for my tardy...

    Hello Slydude,

    I apologise for my tardy response to your kind question of 27 February. Under El Capitan, MPEG Streamclip V.1.9.3b8 will recognise title of MP4 file (displays in viewing window)...
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