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Thanks! 1,743 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks very much for the feedback. I don't need the power of a Macbook Pro and don't like its extra weight, so I'll go with one of the lighter notebooks. If only I could afford both an iMac and...
Posted by Yokohama, on Mar 24, 2016 at 02:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Issues in ditching iMac for portable Mac? 1,743 Views / 7 Replies  
I've long used an iMac for most of my work and am ready to upgrade. But occasionally I need the portability of notebook. My 6/7-year-old white plastic and heavy Macbook, though, is just about at the...
Posted by Yokohama, on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for replying. I'll look into the price of... 652 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for replying. I'll look into the price of large displays.
Posted by Yokohama, on Nov 12, 2015 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
24" iMac and Mac notebook use? 652 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm using an early 2009 24-inch iMac upgraded to El Capitan. I'm thinking of going the notebook route for my next Mac, but because I do much of my work at home, I'd like to continue using the...
Posted by Yokohama, on Nov 11, 2015 at 11:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
A question on SUID file 450 Views / 1 Replies  
After using Repair Disk Permissions with Disk Utility, I got the following:
Warning: SUID file 'System/Library/CoreSer…has been modified and will not be repaired.

What does this mean and should I...
Posted by Yokohama, on Jan 19, 2015 at 08:11 PM, in Applications
Anyone with experience of this and Dreamweaver?... 281 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone with experience of this and Dreamweaver? How do they compare?
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 22, 2014 at 11:22 PM, in Mac News
Safari headaches 418 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm using Safari 6.1.6 on OS X 7.5.
Now, when I use Gmail, the trash and other icons are not active, but they work in FireFox. The trouble began suddenly about 2 weeks ago. I closed all Labs on...
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 15, 2014 at 08:39 PM, in Applications
Thanks, msuper69. Yes, the beta site. I turned... 535 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, msuper69. Yes, the beta site.
I turned off Ad Block and the video now works! But I couldn't understand why I lost video when I'd made no changes to safari. Your pointing out the beta site...
Posted by Yokohama, on May 13, 2014 at 07:50 PM, in Applications
Thanks for answering. I just checked my Systems... 535 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for answering. I just checked my Systems Preferences and Flash is there: 13.0.0.206 which is up to date.
Posted by Yokohama, on May 12, 2014 at 11:47 AM, in Applications
Lost video 535 Views / 4 Replies  
I can only get the audio on video files provided by The Guardian newspaper (Football news, match reports and fixtures | Football | The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/football)). In the link...
Posted by Yokohama, on May 12, 2014 at 09:38 AM, in Applications
P--I've been trying your suggestion for several... 458 Views / 2 Replies  
P--I've been trying your suggestion for several weeks now and it has helped diminish the frequency of the problem, though not eliminating it. Thanks so much.
Posted by Yokohama, on Nov 8, 2013 at 09:21 PM, in Applications
Cursor in Word keeps jumping ahead 458 Views / 2 Replies  
I use MS's Office 2008. MS no longer supports it, so I'm hoping a knowledgeable Word user here may be able to help. I have a problem with Word when revising a draft document. After resuming typing...
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 28, 2013 at 09:09 PM, in Applications
I appreciate the latest input. Will go to... 999 Views / 14 Replies  
I appreciate the latest input. Will go to Akihabara (in Tokyo) today and armed with this info, I will be careful to choose. Thanks to everyone who has responded here.
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 28, 2013 at 07:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Quick follow up. Your write "1066MHz or faster."... 999 Views / 14 Replies  
Quick follow up. Your write "1066MHz or faster." If I go for something faster than what Apple has outlined in its RAM upgrading explanation, is there a speed or something else that I should avoid?
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 28, 2013 at 08:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Dear Moderator--Thank you SO much for this info.... 999 Views / 14 Replies  
Dear Moderator--Thank you SO much for this info. I had it in my head that my iMac was non-upgradeable. I must have be thinking of the earlier models that max out at 4MB. And to think I almost didn't...
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 28, 2013 at 08:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
In reply to Thorzdad, yes, I believe so. I have 4... 999 Views / 14 Replies  
In reply to Thorzdad, yes, I believe so. I have 4 MB of RAM. This is really disappointing news as I'm quite happy with my iMac except for its processing speed.
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 27, 2013 at 09:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Old iMac with new Macbook? 999 Views / 14 Replies  
My early 2009 iMac (Model Identifier: iMac9,1), can barely deal with Aperture and additional editing software together, so I will have to update over the next 6 months budget permitting. I also have...
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Smart Preference Settings for Safari? 419 Views / 9 Replies  
The way I use Safari when I begin the day is to open a segment of tabs for sports/news then a second segment for Apple-related news. Recently, I installed Memory Clean and noticed that my working...
Posted by Yokohama, on Aug 23, 2013 at 09:28 PM, in Applications
! 1,349 Views / 3 Replies  
DarkStarRed, that did it. Thanks so much.
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 6, 2013 at 08:09 AM, in Applications
Getting rid of Genieo 1,349 Views / 3 Replies  
I've removed Genieo from my iMac's hard disk using the uninstall, but just can't get rid of it on my FireFox browser, despite finding no add-on that could be related to it. Can anyone help, please?
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 6, 2013 at 01:18 AM, in Applications
Thanks very much to all who replied. My question... 252 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks very much to all who replied. My question is answered.
Posted by Yokohama, on Dec 5, 2012 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
A 64-bit processor or not? 252 Views / 4 Replies  
I have an early 2009 24" iMac with a 266Hz Intel Core 2 Duo. Some apps require 64-bit processing (see The Photo Fanatic Bundle in macnn's Latest News). How can I tell if my Mac has this capability?
Posted by Yokohama, on Dec 5, 2012 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's a 250GB partition, which I did state. The... 568 Views / 5 Replies  
It's a 250GB partition, which I did state. The drive is divided into 3 partitions of 1.1TB, 600GB and 250GB.
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 12, 2012 at 04:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Sudden TimeMachine problem 568 Views / 5 Replies  
Been using TimeMachine for some time backing up to an external 2T LaCie drive on a 250GB partition. But yesterday I got the following message: "This backup it too large for the backup disk...." Yet I...
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 12, 2012 at 12:40 AM, in Mac OS X
Safari Bookmark problem 384 Views / 0 Replies  
I can't save URL addresses as bookmarks in some Bookmarker folders using Safari. It's been going on for some time under different Safari updates and different cats. Has anyone else experienced this...
Posted by Yokohama, on Dec 1, 2011 at 01:17 AM, in Applications
Lion's speech to text questions 427 Views / 0 Replies  
Some of the free synthetic voices you can download for Lion's speech to text are really fine, but they are also really large. Is there a way to delete some of the voices Apple supplies to make room...
Posted by Yokohama, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:18 AM, in Applications
SuperDuper's Sandbox/Word problem 376 Views / 0 Replies  
When I boot up in SD's Sandbox partition on my external HD, I can't use Add (new words) in Microsoft's Word Custom dictionary. It works fine when I boot up from the Mac HD. Given Sandbox is sharing...
Posted by Yokohama, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:12 AM, in Applications
Additional info. When clicking iPhoto, the... 696 Views / 1 Replies  
Additional info. When clicking iPhoto, the message "Your thumbnails need to be upgraded" appears. I choose "upgrade" and it takes me instantly to the black screens, so I don't think any upgrading has...
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 27, 2011 at 01:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Lion-iPhoto problem 696 Views / 1 Replies  
Just upgraded to Lion and all is going well except iPhotos. I'm using the '09 version. When I came to open iPhone, a message said I needed to update my iPhoto library. I used Option-Apple keys (or...
Posted by Yokohama, on Oct 27, 2011 at 01:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Online backup choices? 647 Views / 6 Replies  
I intend to purchase an online backup service soon, but would like to get some experienced users' feedback on their experiences. I don't have an enormous amount to back up: around 60 gigs. I see...
Posted by Yokohama, on Aug 10, 2011 at 09:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thoughts on DevonThink? 770 Views / 1 Replies  
I bought DevonThink in a bundle last year, but found it difficult to use for quick and easy storing of notes, URLs, webpages, text snippets and my own notes attached to some of the above items. I'm...
Posted by Yokohama, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:56 PM, in Applications
Unwanted audio/video frustration using Safari 975 Views / 5 Replies  
Recently, when I visit certain websites, a video section of a given page starts up automatically and unwanted. Sometimes the audio even continues when I change to an entirely different site. I can...
Posted by Yokohama, on Jun 17, 2011 at 08:23 AM, in Applications
No USB hub, but I have four USB connections: a... 1,025 Views / 11 Replies  
No USB hub, but I have four USB connections: a keyboard, a Brothers all-in-one printer/fax/scanner, an old HP Deskjet printer which is rarely switched on, and the last to my external hard drive.
Posted by Yokohama, on May 15, 2011 at 11:56 PM, in Applications
I followed your instructions about using Console.... 1,025 Views / 11 Replies  
I followed your instructions about using Console. There is no panic log listed, so I'm thinking the log of the kernel panic I had was erased when I did the archival reinstall. Neither was there...
Posted by Yokohama, on May 15, 2011 at 11:26 PM, in Applications
Reader50—Thanks for these suggestions. I need a... 1,025 Views / 11 Replies  
Reader50—Thanks for these suggestions. I need a little more help. I used the DiskWarrier HD check and nothing was reported. I'm not familiar with Handbrake, so I'll search for it. I used Spotlight to...
Posted by Yokohama, on May 15, 2011 at 09:53 PM, in Applications
Conflict Catcher? 1,025 Views / 11 Replies  
When I put my iMac to sleep then return to it later, I click on Entourage or a Word file from the Doc. One will open then freeze—usually Entourage. Then the entire Mac freezes, and have to switch off...
Posted by Yokohama, on May 15, 2011 at 08:18 PM, in Applications
"Customizing" Time Machine 925 Views / 1 Replies  
I've just bought an ext. 2Tb hard drive for backing up. I've partitioned it into 3 disks: one for Work, one for a bootable disk, and one for general back-up of everything.

For the Work disk, I...
Posted by Yokohama, on Apr 23, 2011 at 11:36 PM, in Applications
Big Help 4,115 Views / 5 Replies  
Sphric Harlot—I don't use Nikon products but I do use an audio plug-in, so no doubt that is the problem. Thanks very much for the advice and posting the update URL.
Posted by Yokohama, on Mar 9, 2011 at 03:06 AM, in Mac OS X
PACESupport.ktext? 4,115 Views / 5 Replies  
Recently when I update Mac OS X software (such as today's Java update for Leapord) the updating process stops and I get a message saying the PACESupport.ktext in System/Library/Extensions has a...
Posted by Yokohama, on Mar 8, 2011 at 09:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Safari tabs problem 432 Views / 1 Replies  
Quite often in a bunch of 11 tabs, one or two fail to connect. Anyone else had this problem? I use the latest version of both Safari and Snow Leopard. There is nothing regular to point to: some days...
Posted by Yokohama, on Jan 3, 2011 at 08:49 AM, in Applications
Safari tabs problems 339 Views / 0 Replies  
When I use a group of 11 tabs, most for UK addresses, I often find one, two or sometimes 3 tabs not connecting. So I go to the tab pull-down menu and access an address directly. I'm wondering if this...
Posted by Yokohama, on Dec 23, 2010 at 08:41 AM, in Applications
Yes. I've been trying various combinations and by... 999 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes. I've been trying various combinations and by unchecking several boxes, it has improved things, though some of the problems still exist. Perhaps it is the nature of the beast. Would other users...
Posted by Yokohama, on Dec 21, 2010 at 04:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Too Sensitive Magic Trackpad? 999 Views / 2 Replies  
Just bought a Magic Trackpad and needs some advice, despite reading the instructions and looking at several videos. I use it with a 24" iMac and Snow Leopard. When browsing, I like to keep my fingers...
Posted by Yokohama, on Dec 19, 2010 at 09:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Firefox windows 436 Views / 2 Replies  
I have Firefox set so it keeps every window I go to open, and I want to change this to keep only the current window open. I've looked in Preferences but can't see anything that will automatically...
Posted by Yokohama, on Jul 27, 2010 at 09:54 AM, in Applications
Help! I found LaunchDaemons in the Library and... 849 Views / 3 Replies  
Help! I found LaunchDaemons in the Library and moved them to the trash. I restarted my iMac but it only got as far as the gray screen with gray Apple symbol and the turning wheel. After a few...
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 25, 2010 at 10:53 PM, in Applications
Demon Daemon 849 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard on my iMac and MacBook. When starting up, I get a MS dialogue box telling me I need to install Rosetta if I want to use AU Daemon. I use MS Office 2008.
After...
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 25, 2010 at 07:54 PM, in Applications
the reason 791 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm certainly no fanatic about Entourage but I do like its integrated Project Management software, which I've been using for years. Does Mail provide something better?
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 22, 2010 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
(I was delayed in replying.) Turtle, I followed... 925 Views / 13 Replies  
(I was delayed in replying.) Turtle, I followed your advice by using the 'h' button and to my joy the correct symbols appeared. Yet when i test it out, the Word Help window still comes up! This is...
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 15, 2010 at 05:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Still having problems 925 Views / 13 Replies  
Turtle--Okay, it is Word Help, which I keyed in. Then pressed cmd (4 loops) shift and help buttons in the Keyboard Shortcut filed (which is active) but nothing happens. The cursor blinks in the...
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 14, 2010 at 08:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Almost there but ... 925 Views / 13 Replies  
Turtle--Thanks very much. I'm using Office 2008. I'm almost there but need a little more clarification in the procedure. I've reached your "enter Menu item's name exactly". I'm not sure which Menu...
Posted by Yokohama, on Feb 14, 2010 at 07:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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