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Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 1st, 2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By krs
You have to call Apple to buy it. I was quoted...

You have to call Apple to buy it.
I was quoted $279 for AppleCare for the MacBook air

Could not get a price for AppleCare+ since I was no longer eligible for it.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 1st, 2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By krs
Not really, Patrick! I have been to that...

Not really, Patrick!

I have been to that site a number of times in the last week.
If you then take the next step and click on the choices for the Mac (bottom left), all you get is AppleCare+,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 31st, 2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By krs
I called Apple Canada a couple of days ago to get...

I called Apple Canada a couple of days ago to get this straight from the horse's mouth.

The "old" AppleCare which the Apple agent kept calling Apple Protection Plan (or something like that) can...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 4th, 2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By krs
So..... Are AppleCare and AppleCare+ two...

So.....
Are AppleCare and AppleCare+ two different things?

In the past I used to get an email from Apple just before the one year from purchase date was up to recommend I buy AppleCare.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 17th, 2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
I'm really surprised that you would post this...

I'm really surprised that you would post this after having more than 1300 posts.

The 2017 MBa model was shipped originally with Sierra and as should be well known, new Macs will normally only run...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 15th, 2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
Forgot about Mactracker Site is actually...

Forgot about Mactracker

Site is actually better than everyMac, not as detailed but much easier to locate anything specific one might be looking for.

It shows the original software for the 2017...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 15th, 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
I just checked the everymac website. Still...

I just checked the everymac website.
Still shows the i7 model as having shipped with 10.10.2
So now everymac has lost a lot of credibility for me as far as the information is concerned they publish.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 3rd, 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By krs
I have recently used malwarebytes a few times...

I have recently used malwarebytes a few times which seems to be what is lately recommended - but I don't think the problem is malware either.

Are you leaving your Mac on over night?
Mac OS will...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 15th, 2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
Well, if SD possibly missed some bits and pieces...

Well, if SD possibly missed some bits and pieces cloning from the external backup to the 2017 Mac, what makes you think it wouldn't have missed bits and pieces cloning from the 2011 Mac to the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 15th, 2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
I used to use CCC all the time, can't remember...

I used to use CCC all the time, can't remember why I switched to SuperDuper.
Maybe CCC hadn't been upgraded to the latest OS I wanted to clone at the time....can't really remember.

I could do the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 15th, 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
I wonder which way is better - 1. Using...

I wonder which way is better -
1. Using SuperDuper to clone to the new MBa, or
2. Install El Capitan on MBa and then used Migration Assistant.

I have done item 1 just now - one "problem" I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
So APFS is only required with High Sierra on an...

So APFS is only required with High Sierra on an SSD volume.
I ended up erasing the pre-installed High Sierre OS on the 2017 MacBook Air and installed El Capitan from the most recent clone I had.
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
Thanks, Sort of funny you mentioned that...

Thanks,

Sort of funny you mentioned that because I was just about to ask about the other Mac forum members migrated to.

Turns out I had already joined the other forum, probably years ago when...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
Hmmmm - I didn't know that.

Hmmmm - I didn't know that.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
Oh Boy - things are not going well with Migration...

Oh Boy - things are not going well with Migration Assistant.
The process completed properly - at least that is what the message said, but now I have all sorts of problems.

1. All the files and...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By krs
Problem transferring OS 10.11 files/folders from old MBp to 2017 MBa

Now that I know the new 2017 MacBook Air will run El Capitan, I thought transferring everything from the old Mac to the new Mac would be easy and straight forward.

First problem I ran into was...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
Well, I wouldn't call that a mistake. I was...

Well, I wouldn't call that a mistake.
I was looking for the i5 model since I don't need the more powerful CPU and the i5 is a bit cheaper, but in the end I bought the i7 model since the i5 model was...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
I just sent a message to everymac.com about that....

I just sent a message to everymac.com about that.
Let's see if this gets fixed.

I really hate these message forms many websites use - I can understand why, but they should at least offer the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
This information on everymac.com doesn’t make any...

This information on everymac.com doesn’t make any sense to me.

The 2017 MacBook Air was introduced on 5 June 2017

The Mac OS versions were introduced to end users on:

16 Oct. 2014 for 10.10...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By krs
Macsafe to Macsafe 2 adapter - anybody use one?

Now that I have a 2017 MacBook air in the family, I have one Mac that uses a magsafe 2 power connector.
For convenience sake, we kept two magsafe power adapters in different areas of the house so...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
Well, I finally got around to boot up the 2017...

Well, I finally got around to boot up the 2017 Mac Book Air I bought before Christmas.

I ended up with a 2.2 GHz i7 rather than an i5 because I wanted a 500 GB drive and at the time all the 2017's...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 25th, 2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By krs
I'm not a fan of an ink jet AIO either but I...

I'm not a fan of an ink jet AIO either but I don't really see any alternatives, at least for my use.

I do about as much scanning as printing - scanning often to create pdf files I either upload to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 17th, 2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By krs
Want to replace my wide-fprmal AIO - which one to get?

Hi,

I have an Epson WF-7520 wide-format printer/scanner that has been working hard and is starting to give me problems - doesn't recognize a replacement cartridge at times and the contact that...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 17th, 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By krs
I decided to buy that HDR software while the sale...

I decided to buy that HDR software while the sale was still on.
Works well for my porposes.

I don't have the time to fiddle with each imake in photo and these are mostly images a friend makes for...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 10th, 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By krs
I have done that. Very few companies will...

I have done that.
Very few companies will actually send you a pdf - either you don't hear anything back from them or they claim they don't have a pdf or it's too large to send.
Flip books are made...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 9th, 2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By krs
I tried SiteSucker - it didn't pick up any of the...

I tried SiteSucker - it didn't pick up any of the jpg files.
I also tried DownThemAll which usually works very well but it only picked up the first 6 images.

There must be some code on the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 9th, 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By krs
I'm essentially doing this now but using Firefox....

I'm essentially doing this now but using Firefox.
For some reason Safari doesn't work well on my Mac and I have given up on it - maybe I should try again.

On Firefox, I look at the source code,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 9th, 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By krs
I wish it was that easy. Here is an example...

I wish it was that easy.

Here is an example of a flip book
2018 MX CATALOGUE | PDF to Flipbook (http://www.youblisher.com/p/1899554-2018-MX-CATALOGUE/)

Used a lot by companies to put their...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 8th, 2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By krs
Flip book to pdf converter

I'm looking for a way to convert a flip book into a pdf so that I can use the catalog (in flip book format) without being connected to the net.

I have seen that for Windows but could find nothing...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 26th, 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By krs
An update on this problem - just did a bit more...

An update on this problem - just did a bit more testing.

1. Hooked up the external display again. launched the presentation and tried every display option in the book.
Moving displays around etc....
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 26th, 2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By krs
Anyone using HDR software?

Is anyone using HDR software?

I got interested in it to try to enhance pictures that have very light and very dark areas and where all the details in the black areas are not visible using a normal...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 24th, 2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By krs
Screen shots: 1. MacMini ppt normal view 2....

Screen shots:
1. MacMini ppt normal view
2. MacMini ppt slide view
3. MacBook ppt normal view
4. MacBooki ppt slide view

I have to dig my monitor and cable out of storage again on the weekend...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 24th, 2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By krs
That was actually the first thing I tried when we...

That was actually the first thing I tried when we ran into this problem, but Keynote has essentially the same issue - slide view (slide only) also doesn't show on the MacBook.
Besides, Keynote has...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 23rd, 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By krs
OK - as soon a I have access to that MacBook pro...

OK - as soon a I have access to that MacBook pro again.

I bet you at the end it's going to be - how come I didn't notice that? Really simple........
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 23rd, 2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By krs
I have gone through all the different views, they...

I have gone through all the different views, they seem to work fine except for the one that does not.

Interesting is that I found a number of threads on google with exactly the same problem but no...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 22nd, 2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By krs
Patrick, Have you actually looked at the...

Patrick,

Have you actually looked at the link you posted?
I get a nice logo and then a message: "There is currently no text on this page......"

But I rather doubt it's a MS corrupt application...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 21st, 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By krs
Strange Problem with MS Power Point

I have a Power Point presentation that works differently on two Macs even though each Mac runs the same Mac OS and the same version of power point.

Let me explain -

On a Mac Mini 2012 running...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 20th, 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
I may end up having to do just that, although,...

I may end up having to do just that, although, like I said, I had the MacBook pro running fine on 10.6.8 even though it was originally shipped with 10.7

Worst thing that can happen is that we have...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 20th, 2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
Apple used to sell older refurbished MacBooks...

Apple used to sell older refurbished MacBooks years ago because I purchased a few.
However, just checking the US site - the oldest ones there are 2017 as well.

I got a bit confused because...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 20th, 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
Thanks, but that doesn't really help me. One...

Thanks, but that doesn't really help me.

One family member has a late 2011 MacBook pro which originally shipped with 10.7.2 but I managed to install 10.6.8 on it because we wanted to run Snow...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 19th, 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By krs
Can a 2017 MacBook Air 1.8 run El Capitan (10.11)

I realize the 2017 MacBook Air was shipped with OS 10.12, but since it seems to be only a small upgrade from the MBa 2016. I thought there is a chance the 2017 will run on OS 10.11 as well.

Anyone...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Nov 11th, 2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By krs
Have you tried it with different USB ports and...

Have you tried it with different USB ports and different devices (if you have any)?

I find USB ports are not that reliable after many years of use - sometimes I have to insert the flash drive...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
@polywog I downloaded the rightfont app but I'm...

@polywog
I downloaded the rightfont app but I'm rather lost where to go from here.
The DIN font shows up in the rightfont library, but I can't figure out how to
a. Mark it for English - if I look...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
Can you try this one? Hmmm, I can only...

Can you try this one?

Hmmm, I can only attach images it seems, no zip files or folders.

It's the first one on this page:
https://www.1001fonts.com/din-1451-fonts.html
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
I think that comment is a red herring. It's...

I think that comment is a red herring.
It's true that this font is used In Germany for lettering in the transportation business, but if you look at the complete font, including all the letters, the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
I thought maybe the issue the Mac has was that...

I thought maybe the issue the Mac has was that the font I installed was the ten digits only, but I now found the complete font - all letters and numbers.
Still the same problem.
The font will...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
Are you talking about a newly installed font?

Are you talking about a newly installed font?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
I think you're right - Preview does seem to use...

I think you're right - Preview does seem to use "English" smart collection for fonts at least it does with all the spot checks I did comparing the lists.
But the font I installed is not in that...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 6th, 2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
I think I'm going to take a break from this for a...

I think I'm going to take a break from this for a while.

I tried the new font with Word - works fine
Tried it with Keynotes - works fine as well
Tried it with TexEdit asnd annotate - doesn't...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 6th, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
Thanks eMacMan So, the font does show up in...

Thanks eMacMan

So, the font does show up in that invisible Library folder, however neither TextEdit nor the Preview annotate has it in their respectice font drop down menu.
What is really strange...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 6th, 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
Hmmm..... Checking some more by looking at...

Hmmm.....

Checking some more by looking at my internal hard drive, I see there is no library folder in my user folder - that somehow doesn't seem right
There is a library>font folder in the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 6th, 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
I had quit and restarted Preview but I didn't...

I had quit and restarted Preview but I didn't reboot the Mac itself.
Didn't think that would be necessary on a Mac - I remember that procedure from my Windows days.

So I just now did reboot the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 5th, 2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By krs
How can one install a new font on preview "text annotate"?

Hi,

I want to install a new font to be used to annotate images in preview.

The font installed fine in Fontbook, shows up properly and is selectable, but that new font I installed in Fontbook...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 5th, 2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,258
Posted By krs
Pretty much my thoughts exactly except my Apple...

Pretty much my thoughts exactly except my Apple days go back to OS 6

I watched part of the New York presentation and got really turned off by Tim Cook's sheepish grin.
Somehow I feel Apple, at...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 30th, 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,258
Posted By krs
I was eyeing the new MacBook Air to replace an...

I was eyeing the new MacBook Air to replace an older (2011) 13-inch MacBook pro

I don't like the soldered in RAM, dislike the soldered in SSD even more.
But it's nice and light - display size is...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 30th, 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By krs
Keyboard replacement for late 2011 13-inch MacBook pro

A late 2011 13-inch MacBook pro has suddenly developed a keyboard problem.
Keys 7, u, j and m no longer work.
When I use keyboard viewer, those keys work fine so I assume it's the keys on the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 30th, 2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,258
Posted By krs
The actual news don't sound too exiting ...

The actual news don't sound too exiting
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/30/tech/apple-event-october-2018/index.html
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Oct 25th, 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,869
Posted By krs
Patrick, I think you're wasting your time...

Patrick,

I think you're wasting your time trying to get that fixed.
When I talked to my ISP about this type of issue, turns out they just "buy" the algorith to try to identify spam.
This was a...
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Oct 25th, 2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,644
Posted By krs
I'm on 10.11.5 using Firefox - no issues or...

I'm on 10.11.5 using Firefox - no issues or slowdowns either
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Oct 25th, 2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,869
Posted By krs
Blacklisting and trusted sender list are two...

Blacklisting and trusted sender list are two totally different things.

Servers get blacklisted if it's perceived that too much spam is being sent from that server.
Once a server is blacklisted...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 23rd, 2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By krs
Bouncing Apple Mail Messages on El Capitan

Apple eliminated the mail bounce option back in Lion (or there-abouts)
The argument when asked why basically claimed that the bounce feature actually didn't do anything since the email the spam came...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
In ElCap you should also be able to grab the...

In ElCap you should also be able to grab the application icon and drag it to the desktop
You will then see the "Remove" come up and if you let go of the mouse button the app will be removed - or you...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 23rd, 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By krs
Application to read Mac hard drive on PC

Looking for options to read a Mac-formatted hard drive that was removed from a MacBook pro.
Hard drive is now in a USB 2.0 case.

Tried HFSExplorer, it shows some file names but one cannot open...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 23rd, 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
I don't understand that either. You can still...

I don't understand that either.
You can still remove items from the dock by just dragging the icon from the dock to the desktop.
You just don't get that nice little "poof" icon. All you get is a...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 22nd, 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
I don't really understand the problem. ...

I don't really understand the problem.

Scrolling (using the scroll wheel) like in SL has been the norm for computers for a coon's age.
Changing it made zero sense to me.
Seems as if Apple was...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 22nd, 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By krs
The MBp is an early 2008 (post 1), the model is...

The MBp is an early 2008 (post 1), the model is A1260

And it also has a PRAM battery...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 22nd, 2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By krs
I thought there was a hardware problem as well...

I thought there was a hardware problem as well (and maybe there is), but a few days ago it started fine on the 10.11 FW backup, I then ran disk utility on 10.6.8 on the internal drive and after that...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 21st, 2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 959
Posted By krs
I wouldn't agree that These are not just...

I wouldn't agree that


These are not just empty plastic containers - for one each Epson cartridge has a little chip inside and a few gold-plated contacts on the outside.
And then there is about...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
I was a bit hesitant because there are...

I was a bit hesitant because there are suggestions on the net that even the latest version of iphoto will only work up to 10.11

But this says it was tested and working up to at least 10.13 so I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 21st, 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By krs
Patrick - So much for trying out the...

Patrick -

So much for trying out the hardware test and fan controls you suggested.
Haven't been able to restar the MacBook pro

The light on the front edge comes on - if I have an external FW...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
Are you suggesting I can somehow run iphoto on OS...

Are you suggesting I can somehow run iphoto on OS 10.11 ?

PS: Ahh... seems you just updated your post.
Now I need to look up what the latest issue of iphoto is and if I have that on a back up....
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 21st, 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
I wonder if it makes sense to go back a step or...

I wonder if it makes sense to go back a step or two.

The only reason I have upgraded all Macs in the family to ElCap is because some Webinar software we all use was no longer supported on Snow...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 19th, 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By krs
I'm using istat pro to check the...

I'm using istat pro to check the temperature....and my hand:)
And yes it's in degrees C

Just looked at the CPU temp on my Mini - it sits at 49 degrees C

Right now the Mac won't even start -...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By krs
The article is not that much different than this...

The article is not that much different than this one from Apple Insider.
https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/10/18/apple-issues-invites-to-october-30-theres-more-in-the-making-event-in-nyc
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 19th, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By krs
Early 2008 15-inch MacBook Pro problems

Hi,

I have an early 2008 15-inch MacBook Pro that I dug out of my closet and replaced the screen.
The screen on the original one was damaged physically by a candle sitting behind the laptop - it...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By krs
What worries me is this statement: Sounds...

What worries me is this statement:


Sounds like the Mini will get a large price increase.
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 19th, 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By krs
Apple to unveil iPad, MacBook laptop overhauls on Oct. 30

https://montrealgazette.com/technology/personal-tech/apple-to-unveil-ipad-macbook-laptop-overhauls-on-oct-30/wcm/f02874e6-2e6b-42c2-9bea-06ba9484554b

Apple Inc. said it will hold a product...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
Just came across another one: Have a list of...

Just came across another one:

Have a list of books I want to buy along with some other text in an eail in Apple Mail
Lined out the ones I have bought (using Format>Show Fonts and selecting the...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By krs
I started to make my own table. I get the info...

I started to make my own table.
I get the info from everymac.com but haven't come across the type of comparison on that site.
The link polywog posted is the best so far when it comes to RAM.
I was...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
Ok - did what you suggested, Patrick. The three...

Ok - did what you suggested, Patrick.
The three "Get Info" windows of the boot drive are attached as one image
Left - Current boot
Middle - After booting up in safe mode
Right - Normal boot after...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
OK, I see what you mean. So is this procedure...

OK, I see what you mean.
So is this procedure correct?
Check Get Info of boot drive now and then restart in safe mode and check Get Info of boot drive again?

I don't really understand how a safe...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 17th, 2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By krs
Wasn't there a corruption problem with the...

Wasn't there a corruption problem with the rebuild mailbox capability?
I was thinking of doing that a while back and some issue I had read about that held me back.
I have to read up on that again -...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 17th, 2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
Just to make sure I understand.... Check Get...

Just to make sure I understand....
Check Get Info of boot drive now and then restart in safe mode and check Get Info of boot drive again?
The used and available space will of course be different...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
I have Pages in my Application folder, but an...

I have Pages in my Application folder, but an older version, 5.6.2
However, I have not used Pages for a very long time, maybe never since I started using ElCap.
I always end up using Word.

I use...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
I use TextEdit a fair amount but I never had a...

I use TextEdit a fair amount but I never had a TextEdit file open in any other application when I double click on the file.
What application does a TextEdit file open for you if not in TextEdit?
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
Patrick - I'm not sure what you mean by "crap...

Patrick -
I'm not sure what you mean by "crap and junk" files - I don't have any of those.
Or is there perhaps a program that identifies them?

I have run malwarebytes several times, disk utility...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 16th, 2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By krs
Maybe I'm doing something wrong or this is a...

Maybe I'm doing something wrong or this is a capacity issue like the colour identifiers on ElCap.

WRT the images attached:

1st one, I do a right click on the *Kauf 2015 folder in the left panel...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By krs
Which new Macs have soldered RAM / SSD's?

Is there a listing somewhere that shows in a table overview or something along those lines, at which point (Mac model and year), the various Macs started to get
a. soldered in RAM so it's not...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 16th, 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,037
Posted By krs
I often have my jpgs open in Adobe Photoshop...

I often have my jpgs open in Adobe Photoshop instead of Preview.
Preview is also my default.

When I then change the default back to Preview, it works for a few days or a few weeks and then...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 16th, 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By krs
I don't know if this relates to the issue, but...

I don't know if this relates to the issue, but with Apple Mail (POP) on ElCapitan, I found I can only create sub folders a few levels down, like three.

If I try to create a folder as a sub folder...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 16th, 2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By krs
I have similar strange issue like that with Apple...

I have similar strange issue like that with Apple Mail and the draft folder running ElCapitan.
But as long as I don't loose any emails, I don't worry about it.

I find in general, the newer Apple...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 16th, 2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 959
Posted By krs
Same here, my Epson WF-7520 has been running with...

Same here, my Epson WF-7520 has been running with 3rd party cartridges for years that cost less than $1.50 each.
The biggest problem I have in that regard is that the 3rd party cartridges contain...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 7th, 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By krs
Dave, What you show in quotes in your post...

Dave,

What you show in quotes in your post are just three lines of standard HTML5 code.

< > identifies a standard HTML tag, same idea in HTML5 as in HTML4
You obviously have to have the actual...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 23rd, 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By krs
After consulting with a few more people, one...

After consulting with a few more people, one suggested I can just use this to replace flash to stream an audio file

<audio controls>
<source src="http://www.(xxx).mp3" type="audio/mpeg">...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 22nd, 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By krs
Thanks for the comment. I always do a google...

Thanks for the comment.
I always do a google search before posting here, but of course the results one gets vary with the exact wording for the google search so sometimes things one looks for exist...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 21st, 2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By krs
How to get rid of Adobe Flash on a website

I got involved with an organization that run a few older websites which have incorporated Adobe Flash for audio and video streaming.
The right thing to do at the time, but technology marches on and...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 1st, 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By krs
LF - Internet Uptime Monitor Software

I'm looking for an internet uptime monitor that will track my internet connectivity (via cable) for a longer period of time and record the times and durations when the internet drops.

I'm using a...
Forum: Mac Desktops Aug 29th, 2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 808
Posted By krs
Free for postage - Mac Keyboard with ADB Port

Cleaning up I found a new Kensington Mac Keyboard with the old ADB ports.

Before I throw it out I wanted to see if any ehMac member uses or collects there old Macs with those ports and would want...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 13th, 2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By krs
Converting a Flash Flipbook to a pdf?

Are here any applications available for the Mac to convert a Flash Flipbook back to the original pdf?

I see lots of applications to convert a pdf to a flipbook but haven't found any that does the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 13th, 2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By krs
Thanks for the comments. I was just worried...

Thanks for the comments.

I was just worried that using the Mac while running a backup could somehow corrupt the backup file.
The potential issues mentioned wouldn't concern me as long as the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 8th, 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By krs
Using the Mac while doing a backup?

I usually do a backup of the various Macs in the family during the night.

Forgot to do one last night for a family member who is leaving on a two week trip today and we wanted to do a backup...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 25th, 2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By krs
I have been using ClipGrab for years ...

I have been using ClipGrab for years
https://clipgrab.org/

Works great for me.
Every year or two I send a small donation.

I remember quite a few years back the developer was looking for a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 21st, 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By krs
I tried googling - nothing relevant came up. Re...

I tried googling - nothing relevant came up.
Re memory, I have 16 GB of RAM and about 100 GB of free hard drive space, so I don't think that's the issue.
No message - all that came up is the window...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 21st, 2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,017
Posted By krs
I just reported it.

I just reported it.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 20th, 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By krs
Can't copy a large number of jpgs from SD card

I keep running into more and more quirks on ElCapitan which I never had on SnowLeopard.

Latest one is that one cannot copy a large number of jpgs at one time from an SD card.

My camera uses an...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 13th, 2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By krs
I don't believe it! When I tried to log into...

I don't believe it!

When I tried to log into my paypal account right now, I get that original message again.

I also received a call from one of the ebayers I bought from that he received the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 13th, 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By krs
OK - further to what I just posted. The...

OK - further to what I just posted.

The location in Network preferences was set to the name of my cellphone.
No clue how or when that happened.

I just changed it to "Automatic" and now the DNS...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 13th, 2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By krs
I'm a bit confused now... To start with,...

I'm a bit confused now...

To start with, paypal was fine again after midnight and it's also OK this morning.
I had no problem with any other sites

But...
When I just looked at the DNS servers...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 13th, 2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By krs
I just tried logging into paypal directly - same...

I just tried logging into paypal directly - same message

Then I tried the Maxthon browser, it brings this up:
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 12th, 2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By krs
When I click on advanced in the window I...

When I click on advanced in the window I attached, I get this:

www.paypal.com uses an invalid security certificate.
The certificate is only valid for the following names: *.adnxs.com, adnxs.com ...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 12th, 2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By krs
Your connection is not secure

In the last few days I'm starting to get this error message - complete message is attached.

Initially it happened when I wanted to use paypal to pay for an order from a store in the US, so I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 28th, 2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By krs
Maybe it's an issue with the version of Windows...

Maybe it's an issue with the version of Windows that yopu use to read the sticks.

I have always reformatted new USB sticks with FAT32 if a "Windows" person needs to read it and never had any...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 14th, 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By krs
I tried FAF It doesn't seem to find anything...

I tried FAF

It doesn't seem to find anything in an email - not even an email subject if I use that as the search term.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 14th, 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By krs
Thanks TA, I guess I should have been a bit...

Thanks TA,

I guess I should have been a bit more specific.

For instance - I had sent an mail a few months ago with Joe Doe's address in the text.
Now I need that address again so I'm trying to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 13th, 2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By krs
Can I search for terms within an email message?

I'm using Apple Mail with OS 10.11.6

Is it possible to search for text within the email messages themselves?
Googled for that and checked Mail preferences but could not find a way to do that.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 13th, 2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By krs
Well, most of my external hard drives are older...

Well, most of my external hard drives are older than five years - I wish I was that lucky when it comes to lottery tickets.

I wonder if it matters how much the drive is actually used.
The...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 13th, 2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By krs
Yeah - anything to save a buck. I found that...

Yeah - anything to save a buck.

I found that little tidbit about these WD drives on the RFD site quite a while back.
Luckily I haven't bought any of those types although I used to buy mostly WD...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 1st, 2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By krs
Thanks for the suggestion. I took a look at...

Thanks for the suggestion.

I took a look at the reviews on amazon....
https://www.amazon.com/Punch-Landscape-Design-Mac-Download/product-reviews/B01MQ1W46B

I think I'll pass.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 31st, 2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By krs
I ended up using Sweet Home 3D. Managed to...

I ended up using Sweet Home 3D.

Managed to figure out the little quirks after a while, but there were two "problems" I couldn't figure out.

One is the resolution of the angle when drawing walls...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 30th, 2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By krs
I may end up going back to that. Just have to...

I may end up going back to that.
Just have to get used again to how things work.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 30th, 2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By krs
It may just come down to paper and pencil. I...

It may just come down to paper and pencil.

I did some searches and tried a few programs, so far none of them are as simple and intuitive as I would like.
Searching for "Landscape Design" may be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 30th, 2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By krs
LF - Free Mac App for Landscape Design

Hi,

I'm looking for a free or low cost and easy to use application to layout the back yard of my house.

Don't really need any 3D capability, just an app that allows me to draw basic items one...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 12th, 2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,058
Posted By krs
Rail line bypass for Lac Mégantic announced: ...

Rail line bypass for Lac Mégantic announced:
https://globalnews.ca/news/4203768/lac-megantic-railway-tracks-protest/
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By krs
Back-up of a mysql database

I'm the Co-Admin of an 4images mySQL dayabase with just over 9000 pictures on it.

My Co-Admin has been doing the back-ups all these years the database has existed but wants to get out of it.
So I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 6th, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
I now tried that charger with the flashing green...

I now tried that charger with the flashing green light on the newer MBp.
The battery cycle count on it is actually higher at 549 but the battery condition shows as "normal"

In any case, flashing...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 2nd, 2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
Most of the supposed fixes involve disconnecting...

Most of the supposed fixes involve disconnecting and reconnecting the battery.

I have done that a number of times already with no change.
And I have one charger that works fine with that battery...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 2nd, 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
Yes, that's it, thanks

Yes, that's it, thanks
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 2nd, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
MBp charges fine with the good unit - doesn't...

MBp charges fine with the good unit - doesn't charge at all with the one that has the green light flashing.

I'm just trying to figure out what the green light flashing means - it has to be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 2nd, 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
Pins seem to be OK. Look and feel the same as...

Pins seem to be OK.
Look and feel the same as the one that is working.

However, I haven't checked the voltage on the green flashing one - it's supposed to be a bit over 6 volts when idle.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 1st, 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
My cycle count is unusually low because that...

My cycle count is unusually low because that 15-inch MacBook Pro was replaced with a 13-inch one in 2012 or so and then just sat.



What were the symptoms when that happened?

I assume right...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 1st, 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
Yes - I have done the SMC reset. Actually...

Yes - I have done the SMC reset.

Actually just did it again - no difference

MacBook is a 15-inch 2.4 GHz core 2 duo early 2008 running 10.6.8
Battery cycle count with coconut battery is 444 -...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 1st, 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,282
Posted By krs
MagSafe green light blinking

I have a MagSafe charger where the green light is blinking - never had that before in all the years I have owned Macs.I wonder if anyone knows what that means.

I have already gone through all the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 28th, 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By krs
Is there an alternative? I still keep...

Is there an alternative?

I still keep running into many sites that require Flash to run.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 23rd, 2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By krs
I ran malwarebytes - nothing there - came up clean

I ran malwarebytes - nothing there - came up clean
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 23rd, 2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By krs
Sorry, the doubleverify site is not the site I...

Sorry, the doubleverify site is not the site I was trying to get to.

The site I wanted to access was https://www.fgb-galerie.de/

What happened is that Firefox could never connect to that site,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 23rd, 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By krs
Stuck on http://rtb0.doubleverify.com

I tried to access a website in Germany yesterday using Firefox and the browser kept getting "stuck on" http://rtb0.doubleverify.com.

It's website I look at about once a day for years now, never...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 15th, 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By krs
You're right.I was also checking everymac - don't...

You're right.I was also checking everymac - don't know where I got 10.7 from - I must have checked an older Mini



Well, I tried every which way I could find on the internet to install Yosemite...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 14th, 2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By krs
How to install Yosemite?

I have a 2012 Mini that I think was originally shipped with OS 10.7
On that one I updated the OS to 10.11.6 (El Capitan)
Now I want to check some old floppies and found out that Apple discontinued...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 13th, 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Patrick, I don't understand your comment... ...

Patrick,

I don't understand your comment...
I said I have a floppy USB drive - ie a floppy drive with a USB 2.0 cable that plugs into a USB port
and I have a USB install disk of 10.10 - ie a USB...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 13th, 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Well, this is interesting... I selected "Get...

Well, this is interesting...

I selected "Get Info" for the jpg I had downloaded with Firefox
It showed as kind "Adobe Photoshop Elements JPEG file" as expected (under General), but towards the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 13th, 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Thanks Patrick, I knew of all these options the...

Thanks Patrick, I knew of all these options the guy listed.

It's just annoying that Apple makes these not exactly trivial changes and doesn't tell one about them when one upgrades to an OS that is...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 13th, 2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
I actually think what is happening is supposed to...

I actually think what is happening is supposed to happen.
I remember people were having problems with downloaded files uusing the new version of Firefox, te thing they call Quantum.
Just didn't pay...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 13th, 2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Well, turns out I spoke a bit too soon. jpgs...

Well, turns out I spoke a bit too soon.

jpgs I downloaded from the camera keep opening in Preview the way they should.
I took a dozen pictures today and they were all fine.

But I just opened a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 12th, 2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Yes, so far. I hope the problem doesn't come...

Yes, so far.

I hope the problem doesn't come back, but I did a littlebit of testing tonight and Preview always opened the jpgs regardless where they were.
I have some more pictures to take with...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 12th, 2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
How do you even use image capture for that? ...

How do you even use image capture for that?

When I have the camera SD card plugged into the Mac, the folder shows up on the desk top but when I then launch Image Capture, it doesn't see it.
This...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 12th, 2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
The links you provided seem to be similar issues...

The links you provided seem to be similar issues but not the same I have.

I turned off Photo opening automatically.

That did two things
1. When I insert the SD card from the camera it now...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 12th, 2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
I tried that earlier this afternoon because I...

I tried that earlier this afternoon because I thought it would make a difference, but the jpg still opens in Photoshop
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 11th, 2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Well, after keeping a close eye on things it...

Well, after keeping a close eye on things it seems the pictures from the camera and Photos create the issue.
Never had that issue with iphoto when I was running Snow Leopard and was using the same...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 8th, 2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Yes - there is something in my set up (and some...

Yes - there is something in my set up (and some others) that creates this problem.

I think the best thing to do right now is to just keep a track whenever this happens and maybe find some pattern....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 8th, 2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
When I have the problem, click on the image and...

When I have the problem, click on the image and open "Get Info" I see Photoshop Elements as the application that opened the file (which it did unexpectantly) but when I click on that drop down menu...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 8th, 2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Has anyone ever figured out how to fix that...

Has anyone ever figured out how to fix that problem once and for all?

I have gone through every suggestion both here and what was suggested in the various Apple etc. discussion groups but nothing...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 4th, 2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
Yes, I did make a current back-up What I...

Yes, I did make a current back-up

What I remember on the problem folders, the top level one was called "users", in it was a folder called "desktop" in that was another folder whose name I forgot,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 4th, 2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
One finall follow-up on this. When I was...

One finall follow-up on this.

When I was running my Mac using the external drive, the sluggishness and beachball problem had disappeared.

Then when I cloned that external to the internal drive...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 2nd, 2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
Finally Success !!!! Well almost. First...

Finally Success !!!!

Well almost.

First it took me a while to find my FW400 - FW800 cable since the only other Mac I had handy only had a EW400 port.
Then, when I got into Target disk mode,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 1st, 2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
Good to know. Now that I have a back up I...

Good to know.

Now that I have a back up I can go back to Onyx and try that.

As to TrashIt, I tought based on the short description on the web that it would perform the same function deleting...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 1st, 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
I had tried all the suggestions in the links you...

I had tried all the suggestions in the links you posted except for the app TrashIt.

Just installed and tried TrashIt but that didn't work either.

Onyx is actually where this all started.
I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 31st, 2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
Well, I'm making a little bit of progress with my...

Well, I'm making a little bit of progress with my trash problem.

I did another backup with SuperDuper with my problem folders in the trash hoping that SD would not copy the items in the trash.
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 28th, 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By krs
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Mar 25th, 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,193
Posted By krs
Various Software disks for older Macs

I'm cleaning house and have some older software CDs/DVDs to give away if someone can use them.

Available are:

1. One install and one restore disk of 9.0.4 for a G4 Power Mac (Grey disks)
2....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 24th, 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
I already tried deleting the innermost folder....

I already tried deleting the innermost folder. Got the same error message doing that.

There are a total of 12 folders involved.
I just checked permissions on every one.

For me, permissions are...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 24th, 2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
I have gone through all the options suggested...

I have gone through all the options suggested except uing terminal.

I read about problems if you the terminal command to force empty he trash so I'm hesitant to try that
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 24th, 2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
I tried emptying the trash while in safe mode -...

I tried emptying the trash while in safe mode - no difference

Y had also already tried running disk utility using a back up on an attached hard drive.
Disk utility thinks everything is fine
...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 23rd, 2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
What is strange is that the folder giving me this...

What is strange is that the folder giving me this problem doesn't include any files at all.
There are just 5 levels of folders, none of them have any content other than the next folder

So why I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 23rd, 2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,387
Posted By krs
Can't empty trash - Error code -50

I have been trying to empty the trash on a Mini running OS 10.11

Nothing I tried works
I have tried holding down the option key while emptying
Rebooted the Mac several times
Booted up the Mac...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 20th, 2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By krs
Yes, I did a google search - that's where both...

Yes, I did a google search - that's where both the analytical site and all these removal options for this virus with the same name came up.

I was just a bit suspicious that the removal...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 20th, 2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By krs
Well, basically because I get much better and...

Well, basically because I get much better and usually correct information here.

Seems a lot of companies hire support staff that know less about the technical aspect than I do, and I don't know a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 19th, 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By krs
Is cdn.mxpnl.com a virus or an analytical site?

When I use Firefox to access a webinar scheduling site we have a contract with, it often takes a minute or more for the site to come up and while I'm waiting I see this in the browser bottom left...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 17th, 2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By krs
Windows 10 Purchase to run on my Mac

Hi,

I want to get the Window 10 operating system to add on a partition of my Mac and run that with boot camp.

When I look at the options of buying that, I come across dozens of ebay auctions...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 16th, 2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By krs
I got a copy of ABBYY Fine Reader with a fancy...

I got a copy of ABBYY Fine Reader with a fancy Epson scanner I bought but it's a power PC version and won't run on my present Mac.
That OCR software is also a few releases further than what seems to...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 16th, 2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By krs
It's pdfelements 6 pro (pdf elements is one word...

It's pdfelements 6 pro (pdf elements is one word - sometimes PDF is capitalized)

The team who created this seems to be quite proud.

I have never seen a detailed listing like that under "about"...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 15th, 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By krs
Well, turned out pdf elements screwed up my...

Well, turned out pdf elements screwed up my scanner - well not permanently, but

First image capture which I normally use, couldn't connect to the scanner.
A message came up that image capture was...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 15th, 2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By krs
I downloaded the trial version of PDF elements...

I downloaded the trial version of PDF elements pro.

Don't like the user interface at all.
It's even worse than Acrobat, and Acrobat is not the greatest.
The UI of elements reminds me too much of...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 13th, 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By krs
Thanks, Never realized that there were that...

Thanks,

Never realized that there were that many options.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 13th, 2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By krs
I just tried PDF OCR X Does a pretty good job -...

I just tried PDF OCR X
Does a pretty good job - however I would really like to have one application that does both OCR and pdf text editing.

I already have so many applications on my Mac and am...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 13th, 2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By krs
Anyone using PDF elements?

Years ago I bought Acrobat 9 and have been using that for two main purposes:
1. Create a searchable pdf using OCR
2. Do text editing in either the searchable pdf I created or on other pdfs
...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 12th, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By krs
2018 MacBook Air

Any more rumours what the new MacBook Air might look like?

The MacBook Air is finally getting the Pro feature we’ve wanted for years – BGR...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 17th, 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By krs
I already have a bunch of subfolders in that...

I already have a bunch of subfolders in that folder.

But when I ran SnowLeopard I had a folder with almost 28000 items in it (that folder was used for the same purpose as the problem folder now)...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 17th, 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By krs
I have had the same (or a similar problem) with...

I have had the same (or a similar problem) with El Camino for quite a while.

When I save something to a desktop folder, the saved file often doesn't show up in that folder for quite some time.
I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 4th, 2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By krs
How do get out of the "mirror" mode on OS 10.6?

I hooked up a Mac running 10.6 to an external display.
Worked fine

Then I decided to activate the display mirror mode asnd both displays became totally distorted - just a bunch of lines.
When I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 31st, 2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By krs
On security I only have: None WEB WPA/WPA2...

On security I only have:
None
WEB
WPA/WPA2 - personal

so I assume you mean the last one which I did have

For 5 GHz Channel Width, I only have the options for
Auto 20/40/80 MHz. or
Auto...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 31st, 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By krs
2.4 GHz or 5 GHz WiFi Router?

My old router just quit so I bought a new D-Link AC1200 router that uses both 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless transmission.

The 5GHz option is a newer standard so I figured it must be better, but....
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 20th, 2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,058
Posted By krs
I agree completely.

I agree completely.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 11th, 2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
Posted By krs
I do have a clone of the Snow Leopard volume -...

I do have a clone of the Snow Leopard volume - actually a few from different dates, but unfortunately that didn't help any.

Somehow I ended up with two Skype accounts and then either I or the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 11th, 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,299
Posted By krs
Lost all my Skype Contacts - now what

Upgraded to El Capitan from Snow Leopard
Ended up with a new version of Skype, version 8.12.0.14 which is supposedly the latest one

But I lost all my contacts.
How do I get them back?

I was...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 5th, 2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By krs
Did you readthrough all the seven pages of...

Did you readthrough all the seven pages of comments?
I quit at the end of the first page.

But my understanding is that these issues can only be truly fixed with an actual hardware change to the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 5th, 2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By krs
I just came across this from Apple: ...

I just came across this from Apple:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208394
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 5th, 2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By krs
Thanks... Question of course is - what about...

Thanks...

Question of course is - what about the Mac base that is not on 10.13 ????

I don't really know anything about these issues, but one key question in my mind is - how could a hacker...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 4th, 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By krs
What's the story on Spectre and Meltdown

This is all over the news
CPU security flaws: What to do about the Spectre and Meltdown risks - Jan. 4, 2018...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 10th, 2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By krs
What's going on with Skype?

I have two Macs with Skype, a Mini and a MacBook pro
Both running the same OS, El Capitan

But on the two Macs the Skype windows look totally different.

On the Mini it shows as version 7.52...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 4th, 2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By krs
You can say that again !!! I'm still on El...

You can say that again !!!

I'm still on El Capitan and find small, but annoying bugs, weekly.

Issues I never had when I ran 10.6.8 - unfortunately I couldn't stay on that OS.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 8th, 2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
Because this has happened several times before. ...

Because this has happened several times before.

jpgs open fine in Preview for several days and then suddenly they don't.
Then the Adobe app is launched automatically to open the image.

It's as...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 8th, 2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
The problem hasn't come back yet, jpgs still open...

The problem hasn't come back yet, jpgs still open in Preview when I double-click on them.

Once that changes I'll try the drag & drop as well as "open with"
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By krs
Does Boom 3 work without being connected to the...

Does Boom 3 work without being connected to the internet?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By krs
Doesn't solve the problem either. As I...

Doesn't solve the problem either.

As I mentioned before - the viddeos need to be able to be watched in a number of different rooms at different times.
That was one of the reasons for the MacBook...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By krs
The problem is mostly with Netflix. VLC...

The problem is mostly with Netflix.

VLC doesn't work with streaming video.

I do have soundflower, but not ALU - but this sounds a bit complex and inflexible.

Not sure audio hijack will also...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By krs
It seems the developers of all these sound boodt...

It seems the developers of all these sound boodt applications - boom, sound booster and hear - are novices who don't really know how to build a proper Mac application.
All these apps have...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By krs
Sound Booster doesn't seem any better. ...

Sound Booster doesn't seem any better.

Reviews talk about a "scam" and "I want my money back"

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sound-booster/id923008988?mt=12

Good grief - it can't be that...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By krs
Well, turns out Boom is off the table. More...

Well, turns out Boom is off the table.

More than half the reviews are terrible - 1 star vs 5 stars.

Also having to be connected to the net to make it work is a big No no for me.
I would always...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By krs
I have a number of "external" solutions - but...

I have a number of "external" solutions - but they don't work for me.

The MacBook gets moved from the dining room to the living room to the family room to the rec room and to one of the bedrooms....
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,183
Posted By krs
That's what I have to do to each time make...

That's what I have to do to each time make Preview the default again


Don't know - never tried that


I doubt that.

The whole problem started when I installed Adobe Photoshop Elements.
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