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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Today, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By ChilBear
Disagree - I am a 30 year member and we already...

Disagree - I am a 30 year member and we already had our moment about 7-8 years ago. US is not belly up but protecting their assets in a typical US style. Canada has opened the door and shed the bad...
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 13th, 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 117
Posted By ChilBear
I just read about an iPhone camera adapter that...

I just read about an iPhone camera adapter that accepts 52mm filters and had an aha moment. I have a 7+ because of the camera and still use my canon on occasion but do not carry it either. One thing...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 30th, 2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By ChilBear
I have used Displaylink USB to DVI adapter...

I have used Displaylink USB to DVI adapter https://www.displaylink.com/ in the past
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 19th, 2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By ChilBear
wonder if there is an invisible file left behind...

wonder if there is an invisible file left behind perhaps
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 12th, 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By ChilBear
How about reformatting the drive - I do this for...

How about reformatting the drive - I do this for a whole drive backup
Forum: Mac Masters Oct 7th, 2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By ChilBear
Ever considered using a camera to take the photo...

Ever considered using a camera to take the photo rather than scan? If you have a scan target you can get to correct colour fairly easily. I did this with artwork for Seasonal Greetings cards thought...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 24th, 2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By ChilBear
I was in an Apple Retail store for my wife's...

I was in an Apple Retail store for my wife's Airpods. Next to us was a phone issue and within the 1.5H we were being dealt with the phone was checked out and eventually replaced so if within the...
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 7th, 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By ChilBear
If it helps I know some Prepress shops buy the...

If it helps I know some Prepress shops buy the high end Mini and add a monitor and it serves the purpose for 2 years roughly in a commercial environment. Have you considered a few year old Macbook...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 3rd, 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By ChilBear
Ever thought about just buying (and install) a...

Ever thought about just buying (and install) a new HD - if original since 2009 it may be simpler and install a SSD as well for speed boost and you get your choice of OS
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 23rd, 2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By ChilBear
check to see if you are an administrator and add...

check to see if you are an administrator and add new user and try there first. Have you run any malware programs on machine?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 12th, 2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By ChilBear
Just tried it from El Cap - no problems on older...

Just tried it from El Cap - no problems on older iMac. Wondering if it is Flash/adware issue or have you tried a new account?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 11th, 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By ChilBear
It loaded perfectly an I use a MPB at OS 10.14...

It loaded perfectly an I use a MPB at OS 10.14 using Chrome with Rogers.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 2nd, 2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By ChilBear
Have you checked to see if anything is lodged in...

Have you checked to see if anything is lodged in the earphone port
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes May 29th, 2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By ChilBear
How about emailing it to the desktop, how about...

How about emailing it to the desktop, how about connecting the phone to the desktop using power cable and open the phone using iPhoto on the desktop (this works for me but I have El Cap on my Desktop)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 23rd, 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By ChilBear
if you use a google account - park it on the...

if you use a google account - park it on the Google Drive and share the link works for me.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 16th, 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By ChilBear
If you are the owner of the iPhone - have you...

If you are the owner of the iPhone - have you considered calling Apple help? Never know.
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 19th, 2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By ChilBear
Is there a movie you can upload so other can try...

Is there a movie you can upload so other can try the movie?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 29th, 2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By ChilBear
make sure they are all logged into the same...

make sure they are all logged into the same iCloud account is what I do
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Mar 3rd, 2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By ChilBear
You can also sell it back to Apple - we checked...

You can also sell it back to Apple - we checked and both our iPhones are like yours - my wife's 6+ was worth over $200 in credits - as a thought
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 3rd, 2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChilBear
How about a free version of AVG - I switch...

How about a free version of AVG - I switch between free versions of AVG and Malwarebyte - when one free expires and stops uninstall install other and continue.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 24th, 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By ChilBear
I have also noted an increase of click bait FB...

I have also noted an increase of click bait FB posts the "appear" to lock up the machine.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 20th, 2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 925
Posted By ChilBear
Thank you for the excellent post CubaMarc - I...

Thank you for the excellent post CubaMarc - I smiled and also was flooded with great memories - who knew about Tony - JEJones was my guess.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 22nd, 2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,662
Posted By ChilBear
Just having a flashback to a similar restarting...

Just having a flashback to a similar restarting problem I had - how about changing the watch battery on the motherboard? For a 2006 machine it's worth the couple of bucks.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 21st, 2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By ChilBear
Great link and thanks for the new reading site -...

Great link and thanks for the new reading site - just gave me some new ideas for the old brain on a new logo!
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 1st, 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,464
Posted By ChilBear
Wondered if you connect to the Mac by Target mode...

Wondered if you connect to the Mac by Target mode - will it allow the deletion/Empty?
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 3rd, 2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By ChilBear
I have the same dilemma with my 2006 white iMac...

I have the same dilemma with my 2006 white iMac 24 - needs a video card but I have deemed it "time". It's also heading into eWaste come the spring.
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 3rd, 2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By ChilBear
do you have a Chromecast anywhere? We have one...

do you have a Chromecast anywhere? We have one and that looks like what it shows on ours - ie the linux-intel name. For sure unplug the modem and wait - that would knock off the neighbour(s)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 7th, 2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By ChilBear
Email it to yourself and connect to the email...

Email it to yourself and connect to the email account using a browser is how I move things or learn how to use iTunes to sync. I have found that I can move a PDF to my iPhone or iPad using email,...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 22nd, 2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By ChilBear
I stopped ads on my iPhone 7+ using a VPN -...

I stopped ads on my iPhone 7+ using a VPN - anyone use VPN on their desktop - does it help?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 9th, 2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By ChilBear
Are these Time Machine backups? If yes I erase...

Are these Time Machine backups? If yes I erase the drive, reformat and then Time Machine will be a entire backup not incremental.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 7th, 2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By ChilBear
I did this just last week with my 2012 MBP/...

I did this just last week with my 2012 MBP/ Loaded Lion using CD drive then ElCapitain. I also swapped to a Samsung SSD - went way faster! Not heading higher as my MBP and my Aluminum iMac are clones...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 6th, 2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,136
Posted By ChilBear
I had all season on my Golf in Toronto and...

I had all season on my Golf in Toronto and replaced them with winter last year. Definitely suggest winter if you are doing Quebec. I have been to Victoriaville many times on business and they use...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 2nd, 2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By ChilBear
Wild guess but do you have Boot Camp installed?...

Wild guess but do you have Boot Camp installed? OR take it to a friend with Winbloze and haver them retrieve the files. How about a printer on your network - any that will receive card? Last is a...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 12th, 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By ChilBear
Free version of creative suite version 2 - way...

Free version of creative suite version 2 - way old but basic https://adobe-creative-suite-2-cs2.en.softonic.com/download
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 26th, 2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By ChilBear
I was asked to install 10.7 first from 10.6 then...

I was asked to install 10.7 first from 10.6 then to 10.11.Yes it is slower but it gets there - no Photoshop for me anymore.
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 23rd, 2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,382
Posted By ChilBear
I am also still at 10.6 - Chrome is not updating,...

I am also still at 10.6 - Chrome is not updating, they have stopped supporting past 10.8 I believe. I think partitioning and installing another OS is the solution keeping 10.6 if possible. I also...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 20th, 2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By ChilBear
Why not backup up the machine using Time Machine?...

Why not backup up the machine using Time Machine? You can then import the MBOX file if it happens. If your account is Gmail or other free account it will still be there if you fubar the Mail...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 15th, 2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By ChilBear
Try adding another User and add one of the...

Try adding another User and add one of the accounts. I also use Mail but Rogers is the outgoing server for my Gmail and it sometimes refuses the send command.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 28th, 2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By ChilBear
WineHQ Windows emulator

Has anyone installed this windows free emulator? New laptop coming and I will try it.

https://www.winehq.org/download
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 16th, 2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By ChilBear
We bought one when it first came out. I loved but...

We bought one when it first came out. I loved but had to agreed with my wife who was the primary user. You need two hands to hold it, as using one hand had my wrist hurting because of the weight. If...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 11th, 2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By ChilBear
I use mine to work the AppleTV - mine is from my...

I use mine to work the AppleTV - mine is from my 2008 imac - same battery still
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 4th, 2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By ChilBear
I found out from my Naturopath that I was...

I found out from my Naturopath that I was deficient in Vitamin A and I also had dry eyes. Will see this winter, as my issue arose when the heating season arrived.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 8th, 2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By ChilBear
Beyond the obvious looking for an older version -...

Beyond the obvious looking for an older version - does the product require V6 - they have a free version of V2 still I believe. I "think" a V2 version might open in a later version but not entirely...
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 13th, 2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By ChilBear
Applications Folder > Utilities > Activity...

Applications Folder > Utilities > Activity Monitor is here
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 12th, 2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,410
Posted By ChilBear
Maybe check to see if any program is running...

Maybe check to see if any program is running periodically to do some kind of disk maintenance. It would be running all the time so maybe look using Activity Monitor to see if the name jumps out at...
Forum: Anything Mac May 28th, 2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By ChilBear
I also had to power the Base off and on as the...

I also had to power the Base off and on as the wifi connection was faulty after the update.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 27th, 2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By ChilBear
10.6 still runs Applejack nicely and it usually...

10.6 still runs Applejack nicely and it usually can fix most issues AppleJack for Mac | MacUpdate (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/15667/applejack) - I have a 2006 iMac on 10.6 and still running...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 22nd, 2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By ChilBear
perhaps use you money as collateral on a loan -...

perhaps use you money as collateral on a loan - keep your cash invested and borrow against the cash - remember the interest on the loan probably will be tax deductible - this may give you a bigger...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 28th, 2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By ChilBear
Does this app help at all? ...

Does this app help at all? https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/duet-display/id935754064?mt=8
I thought about using an iPad Pro as a second monitor from my laptop and the Apple store mentioned this app.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 9th, 2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By ChilBear
I have been trying a natural path to solving...

I have been trying a natural path to solving issues I have. Currently my GP is dead set against me but is watching. Daily I have been increasing my Magnesium (using Glycenate), Vitamin D3 and Vitamin...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 15th, 2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By ChilBear
we have SL on an iMac 24 and we stream to an...

we have SL on an iMac 24 and we stream to an Apple TV V1 with no issues. Apple TV is connected to TV using HDMI
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By ChilBear
How about the possibility that the wifi unit is...

How about the possibility that the wifi unit is the culprit? Every once in a while I have to restart mine before connection will occur.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 3rd, 2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,510
Posted By ChilBear
perhaps since it is a laptop the energy settings...

perhaps since it is a laptop the energy settings are putting it to sleep and stopping the streaming. I also discovered this using a flash site. Try changing sleep under Energy settings
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 31st, 2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By ChilBear
Wouldn't Target mode and Firewire also work as...

Wouldn't Target mode and Firewire also work as another idea?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 24th, 2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,145
Posted By ChilBear
We are switching 3 phones to 6s over the break....

We are switching 3 phones to 6s over the break. Mine is 3GS, daughter 5 and wife is coming to apple from android. I am backing up my system and daughter's (both SLeopard) because of the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 17th, 2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By ChilBear
Hmm great catch. I have my iPhone and Imac check...

Hmm great catch. I have my iPhone and Imac check the same gmail accounts - if I have an email I want to keep, I do not delete it till I get it onto the iMac then save it to a folder. I still have...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 8th, 2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By ChilBear
have you tried deleting the plist for Safari?...

have you tried deleting the plist for Safari? Maybe it will kill the startup page
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 6th, 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By ChilBear
Not trolling - honestly all my Gmail is emptying...

Not trolling - honestly all my Gmail is emptying at 30 days and I use Gmail as a work address. I looked many places and could not find what use to be there to hold emails forever.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 5th, 2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By ChilBear
Are you aware that 30 days is the length anything...

Are you aware that 30 days is the length anything is stored on Gmail? No way to extend that that I have found - use to be forever. That is why I have all my mail to be saved in folders on my Mac
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 30th, 2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By ChilBear
wow my Fortran coding days were pencil marked...

wow my Fortran coding days were pencil marked cards in highschool
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 24th, 2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By ChilBear
Another thought - we are in the same position as...

Another thought - we are in the same position as you. How about selling the iMac and MBP then buy a one or two year old MBP with way more lifetime ahead of it, rather than invest in old and long in...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 23rd, 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By ChilBear
I remember from the past about freezing a drive...

I remember from the past about freezing a drive then start it up and you may have limited time to get something off of it. Never tried but might work after hitting with the rubber speed wrench.
Forum: Anything Mac May 9th, 2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By ChilBear
My son just completed Mech Engineering and...

My son just completed Mech Engineering and everything was provided on University issued laptops (UOIT). All programs are Windows based so one option would be BootCamp and have dedicated Windows...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 24th, 2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By ChilBear
I took one of the weekend trials to test it out....

I took one of the weekend trials to test it out. Shortest weekend and returned the test machine very pumped. Remember asking the sales clerk about programming on it and got this deer in the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 9th, 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By ChilBear
I have this micro screwdriver - not sure if it...

I have this micro screwdriver - not sure if it has what you need.

Ratcheting Screwdrivers - Lee Valley Tools (http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=61117&cat=1,43411,43417,61117)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 30th, 2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By ChilBear
Have you considered using Parallels/VMWare and...

Have you considered using Parallels/VMWare and Windows as the GoTo interface?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 11th, 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,519
Posted By ChilBear
I am thinking to mount the drive in an enclosure...

I am thinking to mount the drive in an enclosure and boot from that external drive. Open Mail and export the mailbox to the desktop - should be a mbox file if I remember correctly.

Restart into...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 18th, 2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By ChilBear
Try installing this manual fan speed override to...

Try installing this manual fan speed override to start. smcFanControl for Mac | MacUpdate (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/23049/smcfancontrol) Not the correction but a solution.

Also check to...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 4th, 2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By ChilBear
First - find out if your ISP has static IP...

First - find out if your ISP has static IP addresses available. Most likely you are on DHCP and they can (and will) change your IP number if the traffic gets to large. If you can get a static IP -...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 26th, 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,209
Posted By ChilBear
First guess is reset the PMU then reset the nVRAM.

First guess is reset the PMU then reset the nVRAM.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 23rd, 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By ChilBear
restart and hold down cmd-opt--P-R to reset the...

restart and hold down cmd-opt--P-R to reset the machine - hold down for 3 chimes

this is resetting the PRAM
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 16th, 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By ChilBear
Check out his one on cult of mac ...

Check out his one on cult of mac

https://deals.cultofmac.com/sales/doxieone-scan-documents-anywhere-anytime--2
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 6th, 2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,556
Posted By ChilBear
I specifically asked the Toronto Police about...

I specifically asked the Toronto Police about this and if the garbage cans are to the curb, hence municipal allowance - it is a free for all. I now shred all my paper correspondence and delay putting...
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Mar 11th, 2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,118
Posted By ChilBear
I would start by running Onyx and let it do the...

I would start by running Onyx and let it do the automated check. How much free space is left on your HD?
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 7th, 2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By ChilBear
I also would try resetting the PRAM

I also would try resetting the PRAM
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 20th, 2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By ChilBear
How about another take on the "cause" or...

How about another take on the "cause" or "solution" rather than the standard we are being taught - I am trying this right now...

Magnesium: The Forgotten Healer :: Diabetes Self-Management...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 14th, 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By ChilBear
Another "got to try" is Osso Buco. Off looking...

Another "got to try" is Osso Buco. Off looking but very nice
Ossobuco - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ossobuco)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 13th, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By ChilBear
I might suggest resetting the PRAM - on startup...

I might suggest resetting the PRAM - on startup hold down CMD-OPTION-P-R and hopefully it "bongs" - hold down for three
Forum: Photography Focus Jan 2nd, 2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By ChilBear
Change it from jpg - jpg by default is a white...

Change it from jpg - jpg by default is a white background. A couple of solutions to the white background but easiest is use the wand to select the centre and remove. Add layer and place the photo.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 26th, 2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,056
Posted By ChilBear
We were very lucky - only about 12 hours with no...

We were very lucky - only about 12 hours with no power. I had JUST loaded the coleman stoves and lantern then fired up the lantern and voila we had power. We were sort of prepared - filling all...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 3rd, 2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,946
Posted By ChilBear
I have my entire workstation running on a power...

I have my entire workstation running on a power conditioner. I have had only one drive fail so lucky perhaps. I also have my modem plugged into the same conditioner and it allows you to be well...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 28th, 2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By ChilBear
Do the printers have an ethernet connection? If...

Do the printers have an ethernet connection? If so set them up with an IP address and print direct through a switch for example. Are you working on this iMac at the same time or print to this iMac...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 14th, 2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By ChilBear
Have you emptied the Trash yet? If not it all...

Have you emptied the Trash yet? If not it all should still be there.
Forum: Mac Masters Oct 25th, 2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By ChilBear
Can you see the RIP in the add printer window...

Can you see the RIP in the add printer window (just guessing about Maverick window) - if you can "see" the RIP then that is half the battle. I might explore the sharing of the hotfolder idea you...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 23rd, 2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By ChilBear
Another great add on is Do Not Track Me ...

Another great add on is Do Not Track Me

https://www.abine.com/dntdetail.php

You can install via the Add On panel in Chrome and it has a Firefox version
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 22nd, 2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By ChilBear
I would reapply the 10.6.8 combo update and run...

I would reapply the 10.6.8 combo update and run onyx as the first step IMO.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 10th, 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By ChilBear
Easy to backup and keep upgraded are the reasons...

Easy to backup and keep upgraded are the reasons I switched from Blackberry.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 4th, 2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By ChilBear
This is a good timely thread. I have a 3GS and it...

This is a good timely thread. I have a 3GS and it is long in the tooth. I am watching the coming news and looking at an iPad mini to use it as a phone using a third party and ditch the phone since I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 14th, 2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By ChilBear
I might re apply the last update you have for...

I might re apply the last update you have for your machine, zip the PRAM and restart are all options IMO. I would reapply the last update then restart as the first step.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jul 14th, 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,429
Posted By ChilBear
Here is an on topic question for other owners of...

Here is an on topic question for other owners of iPad1 - I take mine on business all the time and it has a terrible time with hotel wifi. It connects well but the loading speed and "bars" suffers...
Forum: Anything Mac May 31st, 2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,493
Posted By ChilBear
Same here - I called and of course not their...

Same here - I called and of course not their problem... BS I said - I used Yahoo as the SMTP and he said now it is broadband.rogers - so they switched their SMTP again - no issues lately.

Another...
Forum: Photography Focus May 15th, 2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,626
Posted By ChilBear
Perhaps include an iPad in the search - newer...

Perhaps include an iPad in the search - newer version has very nice camera and can stitch together pics into a video. If it will be used on the web I would include it as a choice.
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Apr 19th, 2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,317
Posted By ChilBear
Use Disk Utilities and "erase" the TM backup...

Use Disk Utilities and "erase" the TM backup drive when it is connected.
Forum: Ehmac Help Desk Apr 19th, 2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,317
Posted By ChilBear
Is the backup on TM really "important" or not? I...

Is the backup on TM really "important" or not? I usually erase my TM backup and then it forces the "full" backup from my iMac.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Apr 19th, 2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By ChilBear
Try having an external vacuum on an exit port...

Try having an external vacuum on an exit port (somewhere near the top) and use canned air on an other input somewhere near the bottom - worked for my older iMacs. Better to crack the case to get at...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 30th, 2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,115
Posted By ChilBear
How about renewing the IP on the MPB?...

How about renewing the IP on the MPB? Prefs>Network>Advanced - I am using SL
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 24th, 2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10,074
Views: 284,815
Posted By ChilBear
angle

angle
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 4th, 2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By ChilBear
I would try resetting the PRAM, then run Onyx....

I would try resetting the PRAM, then run Onyx. For sure if you get the chance backup ASAP. It does sound like the HD is the issue. I just changed out HD in my similar vintage iMac.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 21st, 2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,029
Posted By ChilBear
I have an HP 6310 that is ethernet connected and...

I have an HP 6310 that is ethernet connected and also loses after updates. My solution was to get the latest mega installer from HP and let that bloated installer do the spade work of finding the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 26th, 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By ChilBear
I asked a similar question here ...

I asked a similar question here

https://www.ehmac.ca/all-ios-iphone-ipad-ipod-touch-apple-tv-itunes/102068-ipad-telephone.html

I am mulling over the options available
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 24th, 2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By ChilBear
Same her but I use the HP installer to "find" the...

Same her but I use the HP installer to "find" the machines. A little heavy on the MB size but they are found and installed and updated regularly. My machine is hard wired if it matters tot his...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 22nd, 2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By ChilBear
iPad as a telephone

Has anyone tried to use their iPad as a telephone? it occurred to me that if we could use it as such and bluetooth works to the iPad, shouldn't it be an option?

I am at the decision point as my...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 18th, 2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By ChilBear
I also am in the graphics biz. Spend the few...

I also am in the graphics biz. Spend the few dollars and NOT get their name on your cards. That small line of advertising speaks volumes (to me at least). Get someone to design to what you want...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 12th, 2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By ChilBear
I moved back from Lion to SL and used the Lion...

I moved back from Lion to SL and used the Lion Time Machine backup to restore into SL just fine. One thing pointed out was that Lion (and probably ML) has a hidden startup volume. See my posting and...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Sep 30th, 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By ChilBear
C2D Video Issue - Final wrap up report

I thought I would update anyone who is interested in the completion of this project.

Since August I decided to move the OS back in time to try and save this machine. It was loaded with Lion and I...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Sep 23rd, 2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By ChilBear
My son got the 4s for $79 and locked to Robbers...

My son got the 4s for $79 and locked to Robbers for 3 years. I checked out the 5 phone and I am thinking of the $79 for 3 years as my replacement for my 3GS with Rogers.
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Sep 14th, 2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 0
Wanted To Buy 2006 iMac 24 Video Card
Views: 402
Posted By ChilBear
2006 iMac 24 Video Card

I am rebuilding my early 2006 White iMac and need a new video card.

NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT 256MB (24-inch Late 2006) (661-4180) and I am willing to use the base 128MB as well. Hopefully someone on...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 30th, 2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,371
Posted By ChilBear
I had a similar journey but 10 years ago. I have...

I had a similar journey but 10 years ago. I have a CPAP and it works for me. Best decision by far was to visit a Naturopath and get my body chemical balance back without GP involvement. He was not...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 19th, 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By ChilBear
C2D with video issues

I have a long in the tooth white 2.16 24 in C2D iMac with the expected video card issues. My question is for the techies - would reverting to Leopard from Lion help prolong the life of the machine as...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 4th, 2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By ChilBear
I have and will use my 3GS for a while. Very slow...

I have and will use my 3GS for a while. Very slow to surf but very capable phone and device still IMO. I have changed the battery around 2 years.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 31st, 2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By ChilBear
Make sure the air input (at the bottom of the...

Make sure the air input (at the bottom of the screen) is not covered with dust. Our older 24" also has the fans turned up and it is amazing how much dust/lint is collecting at the bottom where RAM is...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jul 27th, 2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By ChilBear
I upgraded from V6 to V7 when I moved to Lion - I...

I upgraded from V6 to V7 when I moved to Lion - I used Time Machine to replace the parts (exactly like Lars mentions) and the trickiest was the 6 to 7 upgrade/ registration dance.
Forum: Mac Masters Jul 9th, 2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,897
Posted By ChilBear
Suggest joining here B4Print.com - Index...

Suggest joining here B4Print.com - Index (http://www.b4print.com/index.php)

I am not on Lion and many are not. Not CS6 either but many on that site are. You will get help for sure.
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 8th, 2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By ChilBear
Think 2 routers - one in basement and the second...

Think 2 routers - one in basement and the second hard wired to the first. Then you can plug in the ATV and things into the upstairs router located behind the ATV/Tv setup. I did this and have two...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 24th, 2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By ChilBear
What programs are they occurring in? We also are...

What programs are they occurring in? We also are getting them with a 2.16 and 3GB 24" iMac. I have moved from FF13 to Chrome and that has helped.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 19th, 2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,165
Posted By ChilBear
I had the 6GB also on my 3GS - anyone else had a...

I had the 6GB also on my 3GS - anyone else had a note on your bill that the 6gb would be terminated at 3 yr completion (of contract) date? I had this note on the monthly bill and battled so I killed...
Forum: Photography Focus Jun 15th, 2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By ChilBear
Head is nodding through most of the post. Yup. ...

Head is nodding through most of the post. Yup.

My last shot was similar - I use a 17-85 on auto focus and use EOS Utility to capture, setting the camera on Manual and tweaking the settings from...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Jun 8th, 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By ChilBear
At the beginning yes I believe - condition the...

At the beginning yes I believe - condition the battery by running to zero then full charge twice is what I usually do on a new device.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 6th, 2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,491
Posted By ChilBear
Another option is High Speed Internet, IP...

Another option is

High Speed Internet, IP Phone Service and Long Distance | Distributel (http://www.distributel.ca/en/index.aspx)

I know someone using but they are in Toronto. I think they are...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 1st, 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By ChilBear
Try deleting the Plist for Safari - "user...

Try deleting the Plist for Safari - "user name">Library>Preferences > com.apple.safari.plist

It will make a new one on startup.
Forum: Anything Mac May 30th, 2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,589
Posted By ChilBear
I was at physical store about a month ago looking...

I was at physical store about a month ago looking at the 27 imac and the rep said "wink - wink nod" not to buy and think again in about 30 days. According to that coded wink the iMacs should be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 25th, 2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By ChilBear
This is implying to me the drive is FUBARed....

This is implying to me the drive is FUBARed. Nothing takes 5 days to run unless something is very wrong. IMO a backup should be the next thing before you lose everything then a reinstall of a new...
Forum: Mac Masters May 10th, 2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By ChilBear
Perhaps what you are selecting to be duplicated...

Perhaps what you are selecting to be duplicated has an artifact somewhere as I believe the paste is centred on the document, unless you have the upper left corner not selected to centre.
Forum: Classifieds Apr 27th, 2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,289
Posted By ChilBear
saw one in the classifieds - ...

saw one in the classifieds -

https://www.ehmac.ca/mac-desktops/100099-mac-pro-xserve-stuff-calgary.html
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 24th, 2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,098
Posted By ChilBear
I looked this one over and asked as well. I read...

I looked this one over and asked as well. I read on other forums that 250gb is not enough for internet TV so robbers being themselves are perhaps trapping you into their expensive internet pricing...
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 24th, 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,824
Posted By ChilBear
I like the external because you can re-purpose it...

I like the external because you can re-purpose it in the now and future. I have a similar white 24 version that we are running out it's life and use the external for "storage" and have lessened the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 17th, 2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By ChilBear
Similar issues here with my GS - October would be...

Similar issues here with my GS - October would be 3 years. I had battery changed about 3 weeks ago. Still no more than 24 hours before the phone went to zero battery. I restored and now onto 3 days...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 16th, 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By ChilBear
It will be controlled shooting in a lighted room...

It will be controlled shooting in a lighted room working on a soon to market device. The client is supplying the W7 box and want me to do the balance. I am thinking of bringing my own Mac, they own...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Apr 16th, 2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By ChilBear
iPad3 and video editing

I have a contract coming up and need to shoot video, massage into powerpoint/webinar and then present for use back on the same iPad at a trade show.

I have thought about using a DV camera and the...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 10th, 2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By ChilBear
Simple solution I have. Set up another Gmail...

Simple solution I have. Set up another Gmail address and have your primary email CC the message to the 2nd address (your Apple Mail checks the primary). Have your iPhone check the 2nd email address...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 18th, 2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,662
Posted By ChilBear
I have the same video card in my white iMac and...

I have the same video card in my white iMac and it is also displaying weird artifacts. I have installed smc fan control and turned up the fans to keep it cool(er). So far so good. The hotter ti gets...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 26th, 2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By ChilBear
All good points. Time Machine allows individual...

All good points. Time Machine allows individual files to be restored or the easiest is ALL the files, save for the system files I believe. Any "glitches" I believe would be program files and yes I...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Nov 26th, 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By ChilBear
I agree with all the choices you have made to...

I agree with all the choices you have made to date. Time for some tougher repairs.

I would do a FULL Time machine backup first. Then I would reformat your HD re-load Lion and restore the TM...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 5th, 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,358
Posted By ChilBear
How is the second monitor connected? I have a...

How is the second monitor connected? I have a second through the mini Displayport and all is well. My issue is with my third monitor via the USB and a USB to DVI device. It is working but not quite...
Forum: Anything Mac Oct 29th, 2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By ChilBear
I do know the "disk" on my drive is compressed so...

I do know the "disk" on my drive is compressed so copying your drive over may not work. I would suggest you register on the Parallels web site and ask a question - the unique questions will get an...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 23rd, 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By ChilBear
If you go to Startup Disk - how many OS' do you...

If you go to Startup Disk - how many OS' do you see, this will tell whether SL is still present.

How about your backup before your Lion install - do you have one? If Lion starts can you get the...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Oct 21st, 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,305
Posted By ChilBear
I just moved from SL to Lion last weekend and...

I just moved from SL to Lion last weekend and asked at the Apple store for suggestions. They suggested to export the address book and the mailbox (mbox) then import them which worked just fine.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 17th, 2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,949
Posted By ChilBear
I was in Yorkdale on Sunday and they had none -...

I was in Yorkdale on Sunday and they had none - but did have the 4 at the old pricing.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 15th, 2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,102
Posted By ChilBear
Is the phone registered and associated with an...

Is the phone registered and associated with an Apple ID? My 3GS was a snap.
Forum: Mac Masters Oct 9th, 2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,533
Posted By ChilBear
Common elements should be on a Master page - it...

Common elements should be on a Master page - it will show on every page. Another option is to use layers for "common" items then turn off layers as needed to proof balance of "visible" layers.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Oct 1st, 2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,183
Posted By ChilBear
Check your SMTP sending password - my Robbers...

Check your SMTP sending password - my Robbers password field (for some reason) was blank and it was asking me for same. I am using Apple Mail.
Forum: Anything Mac Sep 22nd, 2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By ChilBear
You should have two choices of OS from within the...

You should have two choices of OS from within the Startup panel in Preferences. Pick OS9 then restart.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Aug 26th, 2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By ChilBear
Two choices I have used in the past. Find someone...

Two choices I have used in the past. Find someone with PMaker still loaded on a PPC or find someone with CS5 as I just discovered that Pagemaker 6.5 will open nicely in CS5, though not sure about...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 17th, 2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By ChilBear
One trick I found for old Quark files, they open...

One trick I found for old Quark files, they open up nice and clean into Indesign CS 5 and later. NOW I can put my G4 to rest as I have one client who is not moving from OS 9 Pagemaker. Now Quark and...
Forum: Anything Mac Aug 14th, 2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,204
Posted By ChilBear
Thanks for the link. This issue with Rosetta is a...

Thanks for the link. This issue with Rosetta is a major thing in the graphics/printing trade - the vendors always want major numbers to upgrade and now is not the time to be spending money unless...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 16th, 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,941
Posted By ChilBear
Our research led us to Labrador Retriever - we...

Our research led us to Labrador Retriever - we got a female and it was SO good to kids allowing her ears to be pulled and wrestled with. I miss her.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jun 24th, 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By ChilBear
Scan in quarters should work. How about a digital...

Scan in quarters should work. How about a digital camera?
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 24th, 2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By ChilBear
I watched the whole show and really enjoyed it....

I watched the whole show and really enjoyed it. Quite the life and the history of Apple was completely displayed. Worth while viewing.
Forum: Anything Mac Jun 12th, 2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,771
Posted By ChilBear
We are an all Mac household and I have a son...

We are an all Mac household and I have a son having just finished first year UOIT Engineering. They "supply" (read we buy) the PC Lenovo laptop and he has had no issues as the machine is pre-loaded...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jun 7th, 2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By ChilBear
I know someone who has a CC for online purchases...

I know someone who has a CC for online purchases only - with $500 max. No big issue if compromised. Keep the real CC for in person stuff. Good idea actually.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 29th, 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,060
Posted By ChilBear
I would suggest you unhook the two cards until it...

I would suggest you unhook the two cards until it starts. I bet it may be getting confused with the raid for sure - just unhook the power cords to the "extra" drivers.
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting May 26th, 2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,057
Posted By ChilBear
I have one of these from Tiger Direct and it...

I have one of these from Tiger Direct and it works fine on a White iMac. A little tricky to settle down but works fine - not sure about gaming though. One thing I have done is to set the default fan...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 19th, 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By ChilBear
I use W7 and MYOB and get the reason. I did...

I use W7 and MYOB and get the reason. I did manage to just copy the file folders with MYOB program and the separate data then pasted them into the C drive at the root. It works just fine but as you...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 19th, 2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By ChilBear
Why not move up to W7? Much nicer interface than...

Why not move up to W7? Much nicer interface than XP Pro. I checked all the sites I buy from and none at any. How about eBay - there are some there.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 18th, 2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By ChilBear
My last vehicle sale was interesting in a...

My last vehicle sale was interesting in a different way. I posted it on the Autotrader web site and within 2 hours I had a "firm" offer at full value, when I signed up for another car web site at...
Forum: Anything Mac May 18th, 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,314
Posted By ChilBear
Bought a dock extender for my kid's Nano to...

Bought a dock extender for my kid's Nano to (hopefully) work on our Denon sound system with iPod docking from iPod iPhone iPad Cell Accessories | Dock Extenders Otterbox Bumper Apple Dock Sale |...
Forum: Anything Mac May 15th, 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,246
Posted By ChilBear
I am running almost the exact setup except for...

I am running almost the exact setup except for Windows 7 at my end. This tab is along the top when Parallels is active. Are you upgraded to the latest version of Parallels - 6.0.11994 on my iMac. Do ...
Forum: Anything Mac May 15th, 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,246
Posted By ChilBear
My last run in with MYOB after a Mac HD failure,...

My last run in with MYOB after a Mac HD failure, was to copy the folder (program) where it resided on my backup and drop the folder in the same location after the OS restore. I did the same with the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 14th, 2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By ChilBear
I thought I felt a tear in the "force" this...

I thought I felt a tear in the "force" this afternoon with the rain in the GTA. I am looking forward to a hardware swap with Robbers this Fall once the iPhone5 arrives. I have the GS also and my...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 20th, 2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChilBear
Here is a starting point. Buy quality over price....

Here is a starting point. Buy quality over price. Canadian Maples and American Eagles are safe, portable and easy to exchange. Do it soon.

Dealer locator for Royal Canadian Mint products...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 19th, 2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,365
Posted By ChilBear
My first question is why. I have looked into...

My first question is why.

I have looked into the gold and silver bullion and decided to NOT buy. Honestly anyone buying now I feel is late to the party. You need to focus on Gold or Silver Maples...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,554
Posted By ChilBear
Try tapping very gently along the length of pipe...

Try tapping very gently along the length of pipe (with a hammer) trying to disturb the clot, assuming you have access to the pipe. Another trick is to rest an orbital sander against the pipe as the...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 26th, 2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By ChilBear
Does anyone have anything to comment on regarding...

Does anyone have anything to comment on regarding MagicJack? I have one but trying to figure out how we will use it when traveling. My guess so far is to use our laptop and have it be the base for my...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Mar 26th, 2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By ChilBear
We are planning on traveling into the US and plan...

We are planning on traveling into the US and plan to use the 3G as a connection for day to day operations/email assuming we cannot stop long enough in a WiFi location (read Vegas). Rather than use a...
Forum: Mac Masters Mar 26th, 2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,844
Posted By ChilBear
I would suggest "Suspend" and "Stop" from the...

I would suggest "Suspend" and "Stop" from the Parallels menu to be the same - stop a program, whereas "Suspend" will remember the state the OS was in at the time. Neither are good choices IMO and...
Forum: Mac Masters Mar 25th, 2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,844
Posted By ChilBear
Coherence makes the running Windows 7 (or XP) OS...

Coherence makes the running Windows 7 (or XP) OS act just like a Mac program. The Start menu is parked in the Dock and other than not seeing the W7 OS window everything runs from the Dock via the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 24th, 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,234
Posted By ChilBear
I have Extreme and an older modem. When my modem...

I have Extreme and an older modem. When my modem was changed (2006) there were no charges from Rogers. As I said 20 MB down and 1 mb up is Extreme package.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 24th, 2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,234
Posted By ChilBear
My modem is the second from Rogers with mine...

My modem is the second from Rogers with mine replaced in 2006. I have a Linkysys wireless N router and that is what the OP asked for. My speeds are about 20MB down 1 up "most" times. I suggest if the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 23rd, 2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,234
Posted By ChilBear
I have a Webstar version circa 2006. It is not...

I have a Webstar version circa 2006. It is not wireless though.
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 19th, 2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ChilBear
For the record I do not accept credit cards and...

For the record I do not accept credit cards and have either direct deposit or cheque on delivery for almost all clients. With margins so tight cash/cheque is becoming the method of payment. Almost...
Forum: Anything Mac Mar 19th, 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ChilBear
Look into using a Costco related provider. Under...

Look into using a Costco related provider. Under 2% from last time I looked at it.

Elavon - Merchant Credit Card Processing (http://www.elavon.com/acquiring/costco-canada/)
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 18th, 2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,561
Posted By ChilBear
I have an ancient HP5000 that is networked and...

I have an ancient HP5000 that is networked and used from both Mac and W7 under Parallels. It is a network version with a Jetdirect. It is also about 20 years old and only had the fuser assembly...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Mar 2nd, 2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By ChilBear
I do not have the ACD but here is a post with...

I do not have the ACD but here is a post with another ACD issue perhaps they are one and the same. This poster was looking at a flashing led. This comes from Apple Discussion Apple - Support -...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 13th, 2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,177
Posted By ChilBear
One way to save the older version of Reader may...

One way to save the older version of Reader may be to rename it so that the new version does not delete it. For sure if you copy the application over to say a thumb drive it would survive, then be...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 11th, 2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,448
Posted By ChilBear
An extra long Allen key with the security end...

An extra long Allen key with the security end will work. Another suggestion is Brafasco.

How about an extension to a ratchet set with a reducer to hold the T-15 tip?
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 7th, 2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,641
Posted By ChilBear
Mmm not sure if this works as I have not tried it...

Mmm not sure if this works as I have not tried it

AirFlick turns Macintosh into an AirPlay data server (http://www.tuaw.com/2010/12/20/airflick-turns-macintosh-into-an-airplay-data-server/)
...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 6th, 2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,284
Posted By ChilBear
I had a serious level router years ago and...

I had a serious level router years ago and believe it was a Netgear. The difference I have seen is the level what you are "allowing" to occur. The home routers are set to do everything out of the box...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Feb 6th, 2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By ChilBear
I have had the wired keyboard since new - over 3...

I have had the wired keyboard since new - over 3 years. I have my iPhone connected to the keyboard and use a USB key to backup to the keyboard. All others are into the back of my iMac. I have had no...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 5th, 2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By ChilBear
For Grades 2 through 8 how about "Is there a...

For Grades 2 through 8 how about
"Is there a better way to learn a subject better other than doing homework"
"Is there a better way to make food other than growing it in the ground?"
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 29th, 2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,135
Posted By ChilBear
I did this about 1 month ago, very tricky for the...

I did this about 1 month ago, very tricky for the novice. You have to isolate the second router in order to make changes to it, you must be hard wired to it as well.

Make the address of the...
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 28th, 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 23,153
Posted By ChilBear
One thing I have recently noted is when we all...

One thing I have recently noted is when we all open a new web page and the heading is a self loading video clip, that clip continues to download even if you scroll past it. You must stop the video or...
Forum: Photography Focus Jan 25th, 2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By ChilBear
I've looked at it but not checked it out Buy...

I've looked at it but not checked it out

Buy the Wolverine F2D200 35mm Film Scanner at TigerDirect.ca...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 23rd, 2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,699
Posted By ChilBear
When you present at he Genus Bar, they will do...

When you present at he Genus Bar, they will do almost exactly what you have already done to repair the HD. They tried I think 3 different startup (external) on my HD and the conclusion was obvious...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 22nd, 2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,699
Posted By ChilBear
I agree with this but about 2 months ago, my...

I agree with this but about 2 months ago, my Aluminum iMac had the HD die with ONE day left in the extended warranty. This is my production machine that is plugged into a battery backup. S happens...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 21st, 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,699
Posted By ChilBear
You need to insert your system disk that came...

You need to insert your system disk that came with your machine and use the DVD as the operating system when restarted. When you have a HD like you have, you cannot repair the HD while it is the...
Forum: Mac Masters Jan 20th, 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,157
Posted By ChilBear
I know many using FEX but stubborn as I am,...

I know many using FEX but stubborn as I am, stayed with Suitcase Fusion from Extensis. Still works and works with program activation as previous.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 18th, 2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,000
Posted By ChilBear
We also are thinking along your lines. We are...

We also are thinking along your lines. We are buying lots and we are also bumping the max of the extreme service on internet (80+gb per mo) so we might have to upgrade the internet portion as we cut...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Jan 14th, 2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By ChilBear
Absolutely your plan is correct. I would do a...

Absolutely your plan is correct. I would do a full TM backup then swap drives. Install the new OS and restore the TM as this is an option from the install disk. FWIW I erase my TM then it will...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 8th, 2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,827
Posted By ChilBear
I would also investigate the option of slowing...

I would also investigate the option of slowing the direct drive blower motor speed. When new, I found ours to be "loud" and looking at the circuit board, the blower was connected to the "high"...
Forum: Mac Related Accessories Jan 8th, 2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Wanted To Buy 3.5" ATA IDE Hard Drive
Views: 1,346
Posted By ChilBear
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 6th, 2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By ChilBear
I only run 1 program under Windows 7 using...

I only run 1 program under Windows 7 using Parallels (V6) and it is a circa 2001 version of MYOB. Simple and easy to install on an Intel machine and runs flawlessly. Worth looking into - Parallels...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 22nd, 2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By ChilBear
I have Parallels 6 and SA and no issues...once i...

I have Parallels 6 and SA and no issues...once i moved from XP Pro to W7. Very nice with zero issues now.
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Dec 21st, 2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By ChilBear
I took one back to upgrade 1 day later (wi fi...

I took one back to upgrade 1 day later (wi fi upgraded to 3G version) and they waived the 15% fee, with override by only the manager. I had opened the package so that may be a different case versus...
Forum: Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting Dec 19th, 2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By ChilBear
+1 on Parallels. I have it and Windows 7 and it...

+1 on Parallels. I have it and Windows 7 and it works very nicely for my only windows app for MYOB for accounting. Version 6 of Parallels installs nicely and also installs Windows 7 very easily.
Forum: Mac Masters Dec 18th, 2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,717
Posted By ChilBear
+1 with rgray. I recently mentioned debt...

+1 with rgray. I recently mentioned debt collection company to a single owner and they coughed up within 2 weeks after waiting for more than one year. My take is lose the family or lose the money....
Forum: Mac Masters Dec 14th, 2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By ChilBear
+1 on iDefrag. Doc - can you answer this...

+1 on iDefrag.

Doc - can you answer this scenario? You do a full TM backup, format the HD and reinstall the latest OS et al. Then use the OS install disc to return the TM backup to the HD....
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 9th, 2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By ChilBear
I think many of us did plunk down $10,000 and...

I think many of us did plunk down $10,000 and more over this time. Remember the ribbing we received every time we bought an "overpriced" Mac? I seem to remember paying $1000 for our original Mac SE...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 29th, 2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By ChilBear
WAY up there job video

On the job video of antenna repair technicians. Not for the faint of heart or those with motion sickness. Great video to watch.

http://www.liveleak.com/e/07b_1284580365
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 21st, 2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,171
Posted By ChilBear
I think the only solution is to reformat the...

I think the only solution is to reformat the drive from the DVD. Then re-install Snow Leopard. After this, you can then partition the drive and reinstall W7. You must have OS X installed then it will...
Forum: Anything Mac Nov 21st, 2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,377
Posted By ChilBear
Our MacBook last Friday night had the battery die...

Our MacBook last Friday night had the battery die - working fine at dinner then nothing at night. We took it into Fairview in the morning, and picked it up just before closing. The battery was...
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