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Transferring iMessages to Older MacBook Pro 362 Views / 1 Replies  
I am running OS 10.6.8 on an older MacBook Pro. I want to archive my iMessages from my new iPhone 6 Plus. Is there a way to do that?

Also, iTunes both syncs and backs up my iPhone when I connect...
Posted by krx, on Feb 9, 2015 at 12:40 PM, in Mac OS X
That looks like it just might do the trick! I... 784 Views / 6 Replies  
That looks like it just might do the trick! I will give it try.

Many thanks for the tip!
Posted by krx, on Jan 4, 2015 at 06:16 PM, in Applications
Thanks for all the fantastic input, above. Very... 1,439 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for all the fantastic input, above. Very much appreciated. Still mulling over best approach for my purposes...

In the meantime I stumbled upon “fast user switching” as a way to move quickly...
Posted by krx, on Jan 4, 2015 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What did people use to organize their files prior... 784 Views / 6 Replies  
What did people use to organize their files prior to "All My Files" in 10.7 ?
Posted by krx, on Jan 4, 2015 at 12:57 PM, in Applications
"All My Files" began with Lion. I'm on Snow... 784 Views / 6 Replies  
"All My Files" began with Lion. I'm on Snow Leopard. I can't upgrade because then I lose Rosetta, which gives me access to all my old files.

In fact, part of why I need to sort the files is so I...
Posted by krx, on Jan 4, 2015 at 11:38 AM, in Applications
How to keep a Clean Install with Migration Assistant 1,266 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a mid-2009 13" MacBook Pro (5,5 - Intel Core 2 Duo - 2.26 GHz) with 8 GB RAM. I am currently running on OS 10.6.8 and want to upgrade to Yosemite.

I also plan to replace my original drive...
Posted by krx, on Jan 4, 2015 at 04:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Need App for Sorting Files 784 Views / 6 Replies  
My documents folder has almost 5 GB of documents. I need to organize the documents. It would help a great deal if I could see a comprehensive, sortable list of all the files in the Finder or other...
Posted by krx, on Jan 4, 2015 at 01:56 AM, in Applications
I bought a 500GB Samsung 840 EVO, so I should... 1,439 Views / 15 Replies  
I bought a 500GB Samsung 840 EVO, so I should have the space to run both. I don't know much about Parallels. Is it fairly easy to set up?
Posted by krx, on Jan 2, 2015 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can I run two different OS on same computer? 1,439 Views / 15 Replies  
I have a mid-2009 13" MacBook Pro (5,5 - Intel Core 2 Duo - 2.26 GHz) with 8 GB RAM. I am currently running on OS 10.6.8. I want to upgrade to 10.7.5 or higher primarily to make use of iCloud, though...
Posted by krx, on Jan 2, 2015 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. Got it all installed as suggested (w/ 8GB... 905 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. Got it all installed as suggested (w/ 8GB going to the MBP) and everything is working great.
Posted by krx, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
RAM Compatibility Question 905 Views / 5 Replies  
I bought a bunch of RAM from Crucial before Christmas with the intention of upgrading my 3 Macbooks over the break. That didn't happen and now four months later I'm trying to figure out what chips go...
Posted by krx, on Apr 16, 2012 at 03:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have time machine set up but she wasn't using... 854 Views / 9 Replies  
I have time machine set up but she wasn't using it. No backup.
Posted by krx, on Mar 30, 2012 at 12:16 PM, in Applications
How to Recover Deleted Files? 854 Views / 9 Replies  
My wife deleted (moved to trash, emptied trash) her entire iphoto picture library. Is there any way to get it back? It contained years of family photos.

thanks.
Posted by krx, on Mar 30, 2012 at 11:38 AM, in Applications
I haven't published it yet so I can't. I'm... 606 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't published it yet so I can't. I'm saying, when published it will be on my own domain and hostgator. But I will abort and move to wordpress if comments don't work.
Posted by krx, on Nov 5, 2009 at 11:34 PM, in Applications
I was told that this won't work unless your... 606 Views / 4 Replies  
I was told that this won't work unless your hosted with Mac. I'm using my own domain and non-mac host (hostgator). Any idea if comments will still work?
Posted by krx, on Nov 5, 2009 at 10:17 PM, in Applications
Comments section on iWeb blog? 606 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there a way to get a comments section on an iWeb blog entries? I can't figure out how to do it.
Posted by krx, on Nov 5, 2009 at 08:05 PM, in Applications
What I mean is, if you go the safe route and get... 795 Views / 21 Replies  
What I mean is, if you go the safe route and get the Apple adapter and your MBP gets fried anyway (less likely but still a possibility) will Apple assume you used a knock off (since this is more...
Posted by krx, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I wonder about this though. I mean, if your MBP... 795 Views / 21 Replies  
I wonder about this though. I mean, if your MBP gets fried, how does Apple know whether or not you've used a non-apple adapter (in the event that you haven't)? Do they just take your word for it?
Posted by krx, on Sep 10, 2009 at 08:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Right. I wouldn't. It's all about getting... 795 Views / 21 Replies  
Right. I wouldn't. It's all about getting educated. Like the first time you buy RAM, do you need genuine Apple, or will Crucial do the trick (at a significant savings)? The first time I bought RAM I...
Posted by krx, on Sep 10, 2009 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's... 795 Views / 21 Replies  
Here's (http://cgi.ebay.com/60W-Apple-MagSafe-MacBook-MA538LL-B-Power-supply-Cord_W0QQitemZ180396177077QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item2a007336b5&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14#ht_2933wt_1119)...
Posted by krx, on Sep 10, 2009 at 02:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I guess that's the question: how much harm can a... 795 Views / 21 Replies  
I guess that's the question: how much harm can a knock off cause (not a rhetorical question - i really don't know) and how likely given the seller rating of this vendor?
Posted by krx, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
knock off power adapters? 795 Views / 21 Replies  
I need a couple more power adapters so I'm not having to carry the cord around every where I go. I've got a few Apple extension cords that went with previous iBooks which I can use. So I just need...
Posted by krx, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Not an option unfortunately. That's what... 709 Views / 7 Replies  
Not an option unfortunately.


That's what I'll do - thanks for the link.




What is it here that indicates throughput:
Posted by krx, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:26 AM, in Networking
I followed your instructions to omit the router... 709 Views / 7 Replies  
I followed your instructions to omit the router in the basement and set up the Time Capsule as "main" base on the second floor (via patch panel). I could have left the TC in the basement but in the...
Posted by krx, on Sep 5, 2009 at 11:32 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the detailed reply - much appreciated!... 709 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the detailed reply - much appreciated!

I have a single band Time Capsule and a single band 802.11g Airport Extreme base station. The AEBS is configured as an extension of the TC, the...
Posted by krx, on Sep 4, 2009 at 03:32 PM, in Networking
networking questons... 709 Views / 7 Replies  
A coupla networking questions:

How much will an 802.11g Airport Extreme slow down an 802.11n network?

II have an iBookG4 that I want to use on the network. I can put it on its own ethernet...
Posted by krx, on Sep 4, 2009 at 12:01 AM, in Networking
Sorry to be unclear - don't really know what I'm... 1,170 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry to be unclear - don't really know what I'm talking about. I think it's Mbps. I hold down option and click on the Airport fan icon in the menu bar. It gives me four lines of info, the last of...
Posted by krx, on Sep 1, 2009 at 02:14 PM, in Networking
Slow Time Capsule Transmit Rate? 1,170 Views / 3 Replies  
I just installed an older Time Capsule (500 Gig, Model A1254) on my home network and am wondering if I've got it configured for max speed. It's now running at a transmit rate of between 11 and 35....
Posted by krx, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:10 PM, in Networking
Doesn't time machine already back up the local... 4,972 Views / 7 Replies  
Doesn't time machine already back up the local copy in your home folder, as gradient described?
Posted by krx, on Aug 16, 2009 at 09:58 PM, in Applications
Guess that would explain why I can read my imap... 4,972 Views / 7 Replies  
Guess that would explain why I can read my imap email when I'm offline. :)

Thanks for the clear explanation!
Posted by krx, on Aug 16, 2009 at 09:39 PM, in Applications
How to back up imap email account... 4,972 Views / 7 Replies  
My email account is imap. In the event the server screws up my email at some point, I want to be sure I have it backed up. Two questions:

1. Is there a way to automatically back up email from my...
Posted by krx, on Aug 16, 2009 at 05:23 PM, in Applications
My mail is all visible on the imap server whether... 544 Views / 4 Replies  
My mail is all visible on the imap server whether it's under Mailboxes or Uchicago. Just frankly seems like a cumbersome and stupid way to handle mail and not up to the standards I expect (and pay...
Posted by krx, on Aug 14, 2009 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Thanx for the reply. I thought my mail was saved... 544 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanx for the reply. I thought my mail was saved on the imap server until I deleted it. In which case I wouldn't need the local trash. Is that not so?

Also, why all the extraneous stuff under the...
Posted by krx, on Aug 13, 2009 at 11:01 AM, in Applications
Dropbox did it - thanx for the suggestions - and... 479 Views / 8 Replies  
Dropbox did it - thanx for the suggestions - and thanx nonhuman for the ref code. Got me an additonal .25 gigs as well!

Now then, would you say dropbox is in "the cloud"...
Posted by krx, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Why does Mail.app set up my folders this way? 544 Views / 4 Replies  
Here is a screenshot of my Mail.app folders. I don't like - or understand - the way it's set up. For instance, why under Mailboxes > Trash do I have two trashcans: uchicago and On My Mac? Then I have...
Posted by krx, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:35 AM, in Applications
posting screenshots? 479 Views / 8 Replies  
I want to post a screenshot on one of my posts but don't seem to have permission for that on my account. Anybody know if there's a way to get it?
Posted by krx, on Aug 13, 2009 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Deleting account in Mail 277 Views / 0 Replies  
The Apple Mail import tool messed up the import from my Entourage account. Now I want to try downloading my mail from the imap server. I have deleted the account in Mail but the problem is all the...
Posted by krx, on Aug 12, 2009 at 08:41 PM, in Applications
Still wondering if there's a better way to import... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
Still wondering if there's a better way to import from Entourage into Mail than the Mail import tool - which failed miserably.
Posted by krx, on Aug 12, 2009 at 12:00 PM, in Applications
Interesting. So the distinction between "cloud... 784 Views / 16 Replies  
Interesting. So the distinction between "cloud computing" and "the internet" is one of kind and degree? I was thinking of it as "internet-based apps/services." You're suggesting it is this but on a...
Posted by krx, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I sold a domain name a while back to one of these... 784 Views / 16 Replies  
I sold a domain name a while back to one of these companies - it was an acronym for "Global Load Balancing Software" - and it was while researching the company that I "discovered" the concept of...
Posted by krx, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ahh I see. Found the solution here... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Ahh I see. Found the solution here (http://forums.macnn.com/90/mac-os-x/396543/clock-messed-up/).
Posted by krx, on Aug 11, 2009 at 06:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks! Had the same problem. Appreciate the... 787 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks! Had the same problem.

Appreciate the post.
Posted by krx, on Aug 11, 2009 at 06:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Indeed I did. Dare I ask, why? 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Indeed I did. Dare I ask, why?
Posted by krx, on Aug 11, 2009 at 06:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Clock problem on new MBP 340 Views / 3 Replies  
Just brought my MBP home the other day. Noticed that the clock on the menu bar wasn't right so I went into "open date and time" and set the time zone - which was on GMT. This set the analog clock...
Posted by krx, on Aug 11, 2009 at 05:46 PM, in Mac OS X
You ever open the fridge, look around for awhile,... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
You ever open the fridge, look around for awhile, and yell, "honey where's the #$*(!)$@*% mayonnaise?"

Then your wife walks up and barely looking pulls it off the shelf right in front of your...
Posted by krx, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:15 PM, in Applications
Entourage to Mail import problems... 452 Views / 3 Replies  
Just imported my mail from Entourage to Mail on my new MBP. Haven't used Mail before and it seems to have messed some things up...

One, the date sent has been changed to the time of the import for...
Posted by krx, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:53 AM, in Applications
Anybody have any recent experience with this? I... 3,602 Views / 69 Replies  
Anybody have any recent experience with this? I see they've got 8.0b6 out now. Kinda have an aversion to beta runs but looks like 8.0b5 is still in beta too (assuming that's what the "b" means ??).
...
Posted by krx, on Aug 10, 2009 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
Excellent. Thank you! I see with outgoing i... 390 Views / 3 Replies  
Excellent. Thank you!

I see with outgoing i have two options using SSL:

"Use default ports (25, 465, 587)" and "Use custom port:______"

Should I use custom port 465 or the default, which it...
Posted by krx, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:56 AM, in Applications
Mail connection problem 390 Views / 3 Replies  
Just getting started on my new MBP. Was using Entourage before but want to give Mail a try. Keep getting this error message:

The server error encountered was: The server “imap.uchicago.edu”...
Posted by krx, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:32 AM, in Applications
Looking for optimal Migration strategy 319 Views / 1 Replies  
Just brought home a new 13" MBP and want to get it setup. Need to transfer my stuff over from my iBook G4 running 10.4.11. I want to keep my MBP clean and efficient so I want to be careful about the...
Posted by krx, on Aug 9, 2009 at 02:04 PM, in Mac OS X
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