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  1. One of the difficulties witrh the 21`.5" model is...

    One of the difficulties witrh the 21`.5" model is Apple considers them to be non-user upgradeable and memory comes pre-installed with only 8 or 16GB options. To increase memory requires a full tear...
  2. The two great computing lies:- 1. Computers...

    The two great computing lies:-

    1. Computers save you time.

    2. Computers save paper.
  3. Maybe, just maybe, it's Maverick that ole, ole OS?

    Maybe, just maybe, it's Maverick that ole, ole OS?
  4. Coz it is a bottom of the linbe macder to compete...

    Coz it is a bottom of the linbe macder to compete with 'cheapies' and comes fitted with a slow as molasses 5400rpm notebook style hard drive. A 27" model with which you could increase memory via a...
  5. Three rules. 1. Ignore 2. Ignore 3....

    Three rules.

    1. Ignore
    2. Ignore
    3. Ignore.

    Do as ferrar suggests and block nthese scams.
  6. Office 2019 went through this silly 'wants...

    Office 2019 went through this silly 'wants access' business but that was on opening any of the Office apps.
  7. Onyx is the most oftyen recommended utility on...

    Onyx is the most oftyen recommended utility on this site. Different altogether to Malwarebytes.
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    ClamXAV is an antivirus program for Mac OS X. ...

    ClamXAV is an antivirus program for Mac OS X. Just ignore. I turned Notifications off as they are a nuisance.


    ClamXAV | Download
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    Have you got High Sierra on a +8GB thumb drive? ...

    Have you got High Sierra on a +8GB thumb drive? If so, pop itin a USB port, reboot and hold down Option and select the thumb drive. If not download a nice new version and use say Diskmaker X to...
  10. As this is an SSD are you using APFS? If so...

    As this is an SSD are you using APFS?

    If so use the Terminal Command to get a list of drives using the command diskutil apfs list and see if it appears.
  11. Depends on the iMac and you have not supplied...

    Depends on the iMac and you have not supplied model details. Any chance this is a Fusion drive model in which the Seagate platter drive may have died as this also causes beachballs and 20 second...
  12. Again no. If you try to use Disk Utility or Boot...

    Again no. If you try to use Disk Utility or Boot camp you may well bo looking at an erase and install of OS X also. Yo can opt to save your money and try your way I guess.
  13. No you will need Camp Tune from Paragon (used to...

    No you will need Camp Tune from Paragon (used to be $20.00) to re-size partitions.


    Paragon CampTune | Paragon Software
  14. It amazes me Ap[ple is still pushing Fusion as...

    It amazes me Ap[ple is still pushing Fusion as the standard drives, particuarly the 1TB model with a tiny 24GB Blade Drive.
  15. I'm with Rod. When one buys a used machine, the...

    I'm with Rod. When one buys a used machine, the first thi g that should happen is the hard drive be erased and a clean operating system installed, whatever it may be and whatever it cost. Then set...
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    Not in my book for a 2012 21.5" iMac with a slow...

    Not in my book for a 2012 21.5" iMac with a slow old 5400rpm drive.

    Look for a later 27"model where you can upgrade the memory via the hatch dooron the rear, and that comes with a 512GB SSD. No...
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    An SSD is the answer to your slow old platter...

    An SSD is the answer to your slow old platter drive as Admin chscag advises.

    If it is a 2013 model it does have USB3. as do all glued screen Macs, and an external SSD used externally via USB3 will...
  18. Dongles do not play nice with Macs, part of their...

    Dongles do not play nice with Macs, part of their backwards compatibility with the lowest common denominator in the Windows world.
  19. I surely did bro! All the widows/gay divorcees...

    I surely did bro!

    All the widows/gay divorcees in my retirement complex visited with chocolates, shortbread, books etc.
  20. You be too slow Sly, too slow!

    You be too slow Sly, too slow!
  21. Thanks Slk but I have had trhat many they don't...

    Thanks Slk but I have had trhat many they don't count anymore.

    I have decided to stay at 75 for the rest of my years lol! :$
  22. Using the download button, one gets a file called...

    Using the download button, one gets a file called "setupReleases" in beta format. Is that at Randy?
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    Particularly Randy as Alsoft have yet to come up...

    Particularly Randy as Alsoft have yet to come up with a version to rebuild APFS disks using their Disk Warrior..
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    I for one would not touch Ukraine or Russian...

    I for one would not touch Ukraine or Russian software.
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    The latest for a MDD is Leopard OS X.5.

    The latest for a MDD is Leopard OS X.5.
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