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Can't update MBP . . . 505 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a MBP 13 with retina, and I cannot update to 10.10.5. When I try to update it tells me that if ready to restart, but it won't restart, and nothing happens?

Any suggestions?
Posted by michael180, on Sep 8, 2015 at 06:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Erase and reinstall OS . . . 2,320 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm getting ready to sell my Mac Book Pro, and I want to erase it's contents, and reinstall OS X. I know there used to be some help on the Apple site, but I can't find it.

Any suggestions?
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Posted by michael180, on Mar 26, 2015 at 07:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks all . . . 615 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks all . . .
Posted by michael180, on Feb 3, 2015 at 07:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Large emails . . . 615 Views / 4 Replies  
Can somebody tell me how I can send a large email. I thought the latest OSX did away with email size restrictions.
Posted by michael180, on Feb 3, 2015 at 01:22 PM, in Mac OS X
It's actually 31meg. 790 Views / 7 Replies  
It's actually 31meg.
Posted by michael180, on Dec 5, 2014 at 12:25 AM, in Applications
New Mac mail? 790 Views / 7 Replies  
I thought that the size of a message in Yosemite was almost unlimited. I can't even send a 31meg photo.

Any suggestions?
Posted by michael180, on Dec 5, 2014 at 12:15 AM, in Applications
Converting WMA_32 files . . . 404 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an audio book digitized as a WMA_32 file. Is there a way to convert this into an MP3 file so that I can use it on my Mac? I've tried many of applications I found on Google, but nothing seems...
Posted by michael180, on Jun 26, 2014 at 12:42 PM, in Applications
Restoring Mac Book . . . 328 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm trying to restore my 15in Mac Book Pro which has Mountain Lion as the OS. I followed the instructions on restoring from Apple. I erased the disk. Now when I click Restore, it's stuck on "To...
Posted by michael180, on Apr 4, 2014 at 01:21 PM, in Mac OS X
It's an audio book disk from Brilliance audio,... 1,029 Views / 4 Replies  
It's an audio book disk from Brilliance audio, formatted in AudioBook format.

I don't have anther PC/Mac to check it.

All other disks work fine.

When I insert it, it whirs as normal, then...
Posted by michael180, on Feb 11, 2014 at 05:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Reading MP3 disks 1,029 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a early 2009 Mac Pro, and it won't read an MP3 disk. I don't seem to be able to get any information from the User's manual. Is there a software fix for this?
Posted by michael180, on Feb 11, 2014 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
iPhone backup storage location . . . 799 Views / 2 Replies  
Can somebody tell me where my iPhone backup resides? I mistakenly backed it up to my computer, when I really wanted to back it up to iCloud. I have a small HD, and I want to remove the backup.
...
Posted by michael180, on Mar 17, 2013 at 02:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Brilliant, thanks so much!!!!!! 607 Views / 2 Replies  
Brilliant, thanks so much!!!!!!
Posted by michael180, on Feb 19, 2013 at 07:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Netflix & Retina display 607 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a MacBook 13 with Retina display, and when I look at movies from Netflix, they appear fuzzy, nothing like Hidef. Are my expectations too high?
Posted by michael180, on Feb 18, 2013 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just wanted to know if you encountered any... 708 Views / 5 Replies  
I just wanted to know if you encountered any problems, it sounds as though it all went well. I just got a new MacBook Pro with Retina 15 2.6 i7 and will proceed with my installation.

Thanks all ....
Posted by michael180, on Feb 9, 2013 at 04:13 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Parallels Windows 8 708 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone had any experience with Parallels Windows 8 for Mac? I'm thinking of installing it on my MacBook.
Posted by michael180, on Feb 8, 2013 at 05:21 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Bookmarks: FireFox to Safari . . . 310 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to get my bookmarks from FF to Safari? Never mind, figured it out.
Posted by michael180, on Feb 8, 2013 at 12:48 PM, in Mac OS X
That worked. Much obliged Spheric. 507 Views / 6 Replies  
That worked. Much obliged Spheric.
Posted by michael180, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
When I went to Netflex, I tried to open a movie,... 507 Views / 6 Replies  
When I went to Netflex, I tried to open a movie, and I got a message telling me that I needed to download and install Silverlight. I followed the link and got the DMG file, opened and went through...
Posted by michael180, on Feb 6, 2013 at 01:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I downloaded it, unzipped it, and it installed.... 507 Views / 6 Replies  
I downloaded it, unzipped it, and it installed. It's in my applications folder. It just doesn't work.
Posted by michael180, on Feb 6, 2013 at 12:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Silverlight problems 507 Views / 6 Replies  
After installing Silverlight on my mid-2009 MacBook Pro, and open a movie in Netflex, it tells me that I must install Silverlight. I've restarted the computer after the install, it doesn't seem to...
Posted by michael180, on Feb 6, 2013 at 12:03 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Retina MacBook Pro 13" SD card reader 2,378 Views / 5 Replies  
I just ordered a Macbook Pro 13, with retina display. It of course has an SD slot that can take advantage of the higher capacity SDX cards. I was wondering if these cards can be used like an external...
Posted by michael180, on Feb 5, 2013 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Duplicate images in Apeture . . . 182 Views / 1 Replies  
All of a sudden I have duplicates of every image in my Aperture Photo Stream. I cannot find a way to eliminate them.

Any suggestions?
Posted by michael180, on Sep 21, 2012 at 09:20 AM, in Applications
Screen saver . . . 192 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently updated to Mountain Lion. In the previous versions of the OS, there was a screen saver module that displayed my photos in random order and at various angles. With the new OS that module is...
Posted by michael180, on Aug 14, 2012 at 08:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks. I compressing photos and videos. Not much... 564 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. I compressing photos and videos. Not much point. I'll have to buy some hard drives.
Posted by michael180, on Apr 23, 2012 at 09:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Compressed folder still same size . . . 564 Views / 5 Replies  
I compressed a folder containing 177Gigs. After compression the .zip file is 177Gigs. I thought compressing made the folder smaller. That's what compression means right.

What am I missing?
Posted by michael180, on Apr 23, 2012 at 08:42 PM, in Mac OS X
When I drag and drop into the trash, it won't... 462 Views / 5 Replies  
When I drag and drop into the trash, it won't work, it just goes back to the column. There's other stuff there I would like to get rid of but, I can't.

I'm missing something.
Posted by michael180, on Apr 23, 2012 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Changing links . . . 462 Views / 5 Replies  
I need to change the link for Pictures, in the left column under Favorites. I want to point to another hard drive on my Mac Pro. Can somebody tell me how I can do that.
Posted by michael180, on Apr 23, 2012 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't delete photos from Photo Stream via Aperture 351 Views / 0 Replies  
I delete photos from photo stream via Aperture, then close Aperture. I then reopen Aperture and the photos are back.

Any suggestions?
Posted by michael180, on Mar 27, 2012 at 04:10 PM, in Mac OS X
You are right. I looked at my system profile... 533 Views / 2 Replies  
You are right. I looked at my system profile under the software heading, and next to the 64-bit Kernel and Extensions: it says "Yes". I guess I just wanted to know if I could run the latest Adobe 64...
Posted by michael180, on Jan 7, 2012 at 12:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
64 bit applications . . . 533 Views / 2 Replies  
How can I find out if my Mac Pro 2.39 Quad-Core early 2009 can run 64 bit applications?
Posted by michael180, on Jan 7, 2012 at 10:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
I haven't received any mail since the 8th. And... 479 Views / 2 Replies  
I haven't received any mail since the 8th. And why do we have to depend on iCloud now. The gear in the inbox just spins but no mail.
Posted by michael180, on Nov 12, 2011 at 09:33 AM, in Applications
Suddenly no email . . . 479 Views / 2 Replies  
All of a sudden I can't receive email on any of my devices. I know it must have something with that god-awful iCloud. I don't know why I updated everything to that retched app! I've sent myself a...
Posted by michael180, on Nov 12, 2011 at 12:30 AM, in Applications
Got it! Thanks Bob . . . 690 Views / 11 Replies  
Got it! Thanks Bob . . .
Posted by michael180, on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:31 PM, in Mac OS X
User Library gone . . . 690 Views / 11 Replies  
All of a sudden I no longer have a user Library. I searched for it in Spotlight, but it's not there. I just upgraded to Lion. I wonder if that had anything to do with it?

Any suggestions?
Posted by michael180, on Oct 31, 2011 at 11:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Moving to iCloud? 516 Views / 3 Replies  
When I open iCloud from my preference panel, it asks me if I would like to move my MobileMe account to iCloud. My question is if I move it what will happen to my MobileMe gallery. I still use it for...
Posted by michael180, on Oct 27, 2011 at 11:34 AM, in Applications
Thanks but I can't get Vertualbox to work. I've... 750 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks but I can't get Vertualbox to work. I've tried several times.
Posted by michael180, on Oct 12, 2011 at 05:17 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Running Windows on my Mac Pro . . . 750 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't know if this is right forum or not, but I have a need to run Windows on my Mac Pro. I'm wondering how best to do this? I've Googled, but the options are overwhelming.

I don't really need...
Posted by michael180, on Oct 12, 2011 at 02:55 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
No, neither . . . 579 Views / 4 Replies  
No, neither . . .
Posted by michael180, on Aug 31, 2011 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro waking itself up . . . 579 Views / 4 Replies  
When I put my Mac Pro asleep after an hour or so it wakes itself up. It just suddenly comes on.

Any suggestions?
Posted by michael180, on Aug 31, 2011 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Pro slowing . . . 1,644 Views / 13 Replies  
I have Mac Pro 2.93 Quad with 8 GB or memory. It seems to be slowing down a great deal. A friend recommended a program called MacKeeper that would greatly enhance the speed and knock out any viruses....
Posted by michael180, on Aug 18, 2011 at 12:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, I knew it was something that simple. :D 852 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, I knew it was something that simple. :D
Posted by michael180, on Feb 19, 2011 at 09:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Full screen "dumb question" . . . 852 Views / 4 Replies  
Every once in a while I accidentally put FF or some other program in "full screen" mode. And I cannot find an easy way to restore it. Dumb question, I know.

Any suggestions . . .
Posted by michael180, on Feb 19, 2011 at 06:05 PM, in Mac OS X
Multiple outputs for Bose Comanion3 . . . 361 Views / 0 Replies  
I want to add another source to my Bose Companion3 speaker system. There is not an option on the Bose to add another input. Is there some sort of splitter I could get?

Any suggestions . . .
Posted by michael180, on Feb 19, 2011 at 05:17 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can't log on to MobileMe for Apple TV 765 Views / 0 Replies  
I can't get this stupid Apple TV to recognize my MobileMe account. I can get to my MobileMe from everywhere else?
Any suggestions?
Posted by michael180, on Feb 13, 2011 at 01:15 AM, in Applications
I'm still not sure about these forum PMs, so if... 573 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm still not sure about these forum PMs, so if my "Thank You" PM didn't go through, I just wanted to reiterate here. And thanks so much for the links. :)
Posted by michael180, on Jan 27, 2011 at 06:38 PM, in Applications
How do I download the video as an mp4? 573 Views / 8 Replies  
How do I download the video as an mp4?
Posted by michael180, on Jan 27, 2011 at 04:27 PM, in Applications
I downloaded SoundFlower, but it won't even open.... 573 Views / 8 Replies  
I downloaded SoundFlower, but it won't even open. I wanted to avoid learning an application for a fifty second sound bite. I just do not understand any of this. I'd gladly pay for the thing if I knew...
Posted by michael180, on Jan 27, 2011 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
Believe me, I would buy the song if I could.... 573 Views / 8 Replies  
Believe me, I would buy the song if I could. Here's the link . . .

YouTube - The Music Of The Little Rascals (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q9vFygSBcM&feature=related)

It's a for a kids...
Posted by michael180, on Jan 27, 2011 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
Snippet from You Tube . . . 573 Views / 8 Replies  
I found a You Tube video that has the perfect intro music I want to use in an iMovie. It's only 51s of the six minute song. I don't know how to get hold of the author. My question is how can I...
Posted by michael180, on Jan 27, 2011 at 01:35 PM, in Applications
Got it. I wondered why the side button muted. I... 668 Views / 2 Replies  
Got it. I wondered why the side button muted. I don't keep up as much as I should.
Thanks . . .
Posted by michael180, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:43 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
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