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They sure do. I canceled the sign out as well.... 432 Views / 6 Replies  
They sure do. I canceled the sign out as well. Sorry I ever signed up in the first place but figured it would be a good way to save all my passwords and safari bookmarks other than putting them on a...
Posted by steve666, on Mar 7, 2016 at 07:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Try turning off iCloud and see if you get that... 432 Views / 6 Replies  
Try turning off iCloud and see if you get that message too.
I think it's kind of odd that any files should get affected by turning it off, makes no sense to me
Posted by steve666, on Mar 7, 2016 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Both. Have you ever heard of wi-fi turning... 432 Views / 6 Replies  
Both.
Have you ever heard of wi-fi turning itself on by itself?
With iCloud I had no idea it would affect my system if I decided not to use it anymore. That's a bummer.
Posted by steve666, on Mar 6, 2016 at 05:34 PM, in Mac OS X
iCloud question 432 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey all,

I have been having a strange issue of wi-fi turning itself on by itself, even when I disable it completely in system preferences.
I have a feeling it could be iCloud related so I went to...
Posted by steve666, on Mar 6, 2016 at 03:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I just ordered 2 white cables. Total with... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
I just ordered 2 white cables. Total with shipping $10 and change. Amazing.
Thanks again
Posted by steve666, on Mar 1, 2016 at 04:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well then I may have to try it out, the price is... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
Well then I may have to try it out, the price is unreal. I can get 2, one for my mother's older Mini
Posted by steve666, on Mar 1, 2016 at 03:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, how did I miss that? When I did a search only... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
OK, how did I miss that? When I did a search only some red ones showed up.
How good can they be for less than $2 a cable? Pretty amazing if they are, that's a heck of a price
Posted by steve666, on Mar 1, 2016 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Monoprice doesn't have a 7 footer so I guess I'll... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
Monoprice doesn't have a 7 footer so I guess I'll go with Belkin.
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, I will check it out. What do you think of... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
OK, I will check it out.
What do you think of this brand and the claim that many brand cables don't even test well?

Data Cables at Blue Jeans Cable...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have one more question, though. I want to get... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
I have one more question, though.
I want to get a Cat6 ethernet cable to connect my Mac Mini to the modem (I have a Cat5 now)
I see them called different things-duplex, patch cable although they...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 09:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
The fix worked like a charm and it was pretty... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
The fix worked like a charm and it was pretty easy.
Thank you very much for your help, this was driving me nuts
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Decided to just do it without the wi-fi. T/W may... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
Decided to just do it without the wi-fi. T/W may charge me since it's not their fault
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you for checking. I'm thinking of having... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
Thank you for checking.
I'm thinking of having them install a wireless modem just so I can get wi-fi to update the computer and get ethernet working again, then having him put the old one back.
I...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's an Arris CM820. I don't have another... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
It's an Arris CM820.
I don't have another computer though.
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Holy crap! Thanks Apple I don't have wi-fi... 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
Holy crap! Thanks Apple

I don't have wi-fi set up.
Excuse my ignorance on the issue but do I have to have a wireless router? I have airport inside my Mini of course and this is the only computer...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Mini-can't connect to internet suddenly 1,311 Views / 19 Replies  
Hey all,
All of a sudden my Mini won't connect to the internet. I checked network settings and it said cable unplugged or not responding at the other end.
I re-set the modem, unplugged and plugged...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 29, 2016 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. For some reason this morning it started... 376 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks.
For some reason this morning it started working again. Bizarre
Posted by steve666, on Oct 16, 2014 at 02:16 PM, in Mac OS X
no digital sound out. How do you kill coreaudiod 376 Views / 4 Replies  
no digital sound out.
How do you kill coreaudiod
Posted by steve666, on Oct 16, 2014 at 01:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Can't change sound level 376 Views / 4 Replies  
Strange thing just happened. The volume level is on the highest setting and it won't let me change it. I can't lower it or mute it's basically frozen in place.
Posted by steve666, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:13 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, maybe I'll give it a shot and see if Yahoo... 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
OK, maybe I'll give it a shot and see if Yahoo works better on chrome.
Posted by steve666, on Sep 13, 2013 at 10:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Firefox is better than Opera 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
Firefox is better than Opera
Posted by steve666, on Sep 13, 2013 at 10:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Yahoo works fine with chrome on the PC at work. ... 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
Yahoo works fine with chrome on the PC at work.
Doesn't work well at all with safari on my mac, and only slightly better on firefox.
Not sure if I want to use chrome at home, with google's...
Posted by steve666, on Sep 12, 2013 at 10:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Netvibes and Protopage look the best so far 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
Netvibes and Protopage look the best so far
Posted by steve666, on Sep 6, 2013 at 10:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Me too, but it's started acting strange on... 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
Me too, but it's started acting strange on safari. dow and nasdaq quotes don't show up unless I add them to my portfolio and news comes out in one block, not separated by day



Thanks, I'll...
Posted by steve666, on Sep 6, 2013 at 10:51 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, so much for outlook.com I don't have a... 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
OK, so much for outlook.com
I don't have a smartphone. I'm starting to think I'm stuck with yahoo
Posted by steve666, on Sep 6, 2013 at 01:11 AM, in Mac OS X
gmail makes me nervous for privacy issues.... 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
gmail makes me nervous for privacy issues. Thinking about Outlook.com.
I really want a full featured site like yahoo, where I can put up a portfolio of stock quotes, check sports, link to email,...
Posted by steve666, on Sep 5, 2013 at 09:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Yes, but it isn't a homepage with news, weather... 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
Yes, but it isn't a homepage with news, weather and sports, plus a finance page, etc etc
Posted by steve666, on Sep 5, 2013 at 09:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Why no Apple Site like MSN.com? 1,831 Views / 19 Replies  
Why doesn't Apple have anything to counter MSN.com and Outlook.com?
I would love to have an alternative to Yahoo and Yahoo mail but would rather not use a microsoft run site.
Posted by steve666, on Sep 5, 2013 at 07:56 PM, in Mac OS X
I'll check when I get home tomorrow night, but a... 2,456 Views / 11 Replies  
I'll check when I get home tomorrow night, but a re-nstall I wouldn't look forward to!
Posted by steve666, on Feb 2, 2013 at 02:02 PM, in Mac OS X
I had used easy find to find all things related... 2,456 Views / 11 Replies  
I had used easy find to find all things related to reader and deleted them, I guess I went too far! I actually prefer the way reader handles pdf's but it is a big program-400 mb.
Oh well, lesson...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 2, 2013 at 10:37 AM, in Mac OS X
It wouldn't let me choose preview to open it. I... 2,456 Views / 11 Replies  
It wouldn't let me choose preview to open it.
I downloaded adobe reader and now it works fine.

I think when i first had reader than deleted it I also deleted the safari plugin that allowed pdfs...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 2, 2013 at 01:09 AM, in Mac OS X
OK, here is the message. Outside of safari a pdf... 2,456 Views / 11 Replies  
OK, here is the message. Outside of safari a pdf opened in preview. I dragged it over the safari icon and this is the message:

The Adobe Acrobat/reader selected for viewing pdf documents in...
Posted by steve666, on Feb 1, 2013 at 01:37 AM, in Mac OS X
Something is wrong somewhere then, I may never... 2,456 Views / 11 Replies  
Something is wrong somewhere then, I may never find out
Posted by steve666, on Feb 1, 2013 at 01:06 AM, in Mac OS X
I tried to copy and paste it but it wouldnt let... 2,456 Views / 11 Replies  
I tried to copy and paste it but it wouldnt let me. Basically said it couldn't open because something was missing and to fix it and try again.
I had downloaded adobe reader before and then deleted...
Posted by steve666, on Jan 31, 2013 at 09:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't open pdf in safari 2,456 Views / 11 Replies  
Hey all,

I get a message that the browser won't open a pdf. I thought it was supposed to be built in, do i have to install adobe reader? Thanks
Posted by steve666, on Jan 31, 2013 at 03:03 PM, in Mac OS X
I guess when i saw that I thought Store staff and... 403 Views / 14 Replies  
I guess when i saw that I thought Store staff and was surprised. Glad to know it's a new one.
Posted by steve666, on Oct 15, 2012 at 06:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK, I thought it seemed like it wasn't lasting... 403 Views / 14 Replies  
OK, I thought it seemed like it wasn't lasting very long. Case closed
Posted by steve666, on Oct 12, 2012 at 05:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
One month between charges but I use it about 7-8... 403 Views / 14 Replies  
One month between charges but I use it about 7-8 times per month, less than an hour each time
Posted by steve666, on Oct 12, 2012 at 01:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OK, thanks for the info I'd say I get... 403 Views / 14 Replies  
OK, thanks for the info



I'd say I get about 7-10 hours of play between charges. I don't use it every day though, that's spread out over about a month
Posted by steve666, on Oct 12, 2012 at 06:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It's 2 years old but it's always been this way.... 403 Views / 14 Replies  
It's 2 years old but it's always been this way. The charge just doesn't seem to last for as little as I use it and the charge goes down noticeably within an hour.
The permissions thing seemed odd to...
Posted by steve666, on Oct 11, 2012 at 10:39 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Really? So even if it's not used the battery runs... 403 Views / 14 Replies  
Really? So even if it's not used the battery runs down?
Posted by steve666, on Oct 10, 2012 at 09:36 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod Classic not keeping charge 403 Views / 14 Replies  
I have an iPod Classic and I play it for an hour tops each time. After using it for maybe 7 days or so it has to be re-charged. Does this sound right?
I clicked on 'get info' and under permission it...
Posted by steve666, on Oct 9, 2012 at 10:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Glad I'm not the only one! It's very annoying... 382 Views / 16 Replies  
Glad I'm not the only one!
It's very annoying and makes me feel like my computer is unstable. Funny thing is that it happens on both my Mini's.
Posted by steve666, on Sep 22, 2012 at 06:46 PM, in Mac OS X
The icon isn't third party I suppose so I... 382 Views / 16 Replies  
The icon isn't third party I suppose so I probably shouldn't touch it. The only ones I find are Notes and Office. I suppose I could try it but I won't be home until Sunday night.
Posted by steve666, on Sep 15, 2012 at 07:57 AM, in Mac OS X
I see a quicklook thing called icon. What happens... 382 Views / 16 Replies  
I see a quicklook thing called icon. What happens if you trash one of these things, is a new one generated?
I don't see any third party except for Office, which I don't have installed but i do have...
Posted by steve666, on Sep 15, 2012 at 06:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Welp, did everything. Deleted finder plist, reset... 382 Views / 16 Replies  
Welp, did everything. Deleted finder plist, reset launch services, started while pressing shift, deleted ghostery and switched to do not track plus.
Still getting invisible icons with the text below...
Posted by steve666, on Sep 14, 2012 at 07:50 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks guys, I'll try it when I get home tonight... 382 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks guys, I'll try it when I get home tonight and report back after downloading some pics.
Posted by steve666, on Sep 14, 2012 at 08:29 AM, in Mac OS X
How do I do safe boot again? 382 Views / 16 Replies  
How do I do safe boot again?
Posted by steve666, on Sep 14, 2012 at 06:42 AM, in Mac OS X
It doesn't seem to be happening with firefox but... 382 Views / 16 Replies  
It doesn't seem to be happening with firefox but I am going to use it tonight exclusively and see if it happens at all.
Odd that if it's happening with Safari that I'd be the only one
Posted by steve666, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:09 AM, in Mac OS X
Upgraded to Mountain Lion, still getting invisible icons for downloads 382 Views / 16 Replies  
I am so frustrated because I seem to be the only one having this issue.
When I download a pic or MPG to the desktop around 20% of the time the icon is invisible. If I move it around it appears....
Posted by steve666, on Sep 12, 2012 at 07:24 PM, in Mac OS X
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