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Help with missing font variations 601 Views / 1 Replies  
I've exported a particular font out of Font Book in order to install it on another computer. In Font Book on the initial computer, the following variations of that font are available: Light,...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jun 10, 2015 at 09:49 AM, in Applications
From what I have been able to discover, the... 1,885 Views / 3 Replies  
From what I have been able to discover, the install disk is required for a MacBook Pro as old as mine. My optical drive died years ago. I have two external optical drives, but wasn't able to...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 25, 2015 at 03:39 PM, in macOS
Hardware Test in Yosemite? 1,885 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an older MacBook Pro (2009) running the most recent version of Yosemite. Is there a way to run a Hardware Test or Apple Diagnostic test? Holding down the D (or Option+D) doesn't work on my...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 23, 2015 at 06:36 PM, in macOS
Thanks for the response. I have used Media... 737 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the response. I have used Media Temple in the past but was disappointed. I'm currently looking for a different hosting provider because the emails connected to my domain keep getting...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jun 9, 2013 at 03:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
MacAce Hosting - Anybody familiar? 737 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm interested in Mac-centric hosting options. Are any of you familiar with macace.net? How would they compare to other Mac hosting providers such as machighway.com? Thanks!
Posted by Buck_W, on Jun 1, 2013 at 07:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Replacement Battery for MacBook Pro 374 Views / 2 Replies  
My internal battery for my 17" MacBook Pro (model A1297) needs to be replaced. I've been attempting to locate one online, but noticed that there appear to be a lot of 'generic' ones. I'm concerned...
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 24, 2012 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
That worked - thanks! 234 Views / 3 Replies  
That worked - thanks!
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 10, 2012 at 07:29 AM, in Networking
Enabling WPA has caused a delay in connecting - why? 234 Views / 3 Replies  
Since enabling WPA on my Linksys router, requiring a password to join my wireless network, I no longer am able to automatically connect after waking from sleep. The wireless signal indicates that it...
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 9, 2012 at 09:29 AM, in Networking
Cannot install 10.5 on my MacBook 2007 - Why? 353 Views / 0 Replies  
I just put a new HD in my 2007 MacBook - Overview: Intel Core 2 Duo / 2.16 GHz / 1 GB RAM

This is where it gets a little crazy. When I attempted to use the original Install Disc that came with...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 13, 2012 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm happy to find this thread because I was... 1,461 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm happy to find this thread because I was wondering what was going with Safari as well. I'm running the latest version (5.1.7), but encounter problem after problem trying to view YouTube videos. ...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jun 30, 2012 at 06:26 PM, in macOS
I may have missed this in an earlier post. . .... 28,275 Views / 624 Replies  
I may have missed this in an earlier post. . . Since installing Lion, is there a reason why a window containing an advertisement for Apple (it also appears to show that Airport is joining my wireless...
Posted by Buck_W, on Aug 11, 2011 at 09:15 AM, in macOS
No porn or anything else embarrassing... just a... 28,275 Views / 624 Replies  
No porn or anything else embarrassing... just a bunch of unwanted and unneeded docs, etc. Is there an alternative to having to hold down the Option key every time you close an App? I can appreciate...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 31, 2011 at 07:06 PM, in macOS
I've unchecked that box and restarted but... 28,275 Views / 624 Replies  
I've unchecked that box and restarted but whenever I open an application, i.e. Pages... multiple documents that I had been previously working on are still opening whenever the app is launched. Is...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 31, 2011 at 08:18 AM, in macOS
PERFECT! Thank you! I've never heard of the .mod... 441 Views / 2 Replies  
PERFECT! Thank you! I've never heard of the .mod format either, but Handbrake was able to convert those files to .m4v as well :)
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 6, 2011 at 05:15 PM, in Applications
iMovie Compatibility 441 Views / 2 Replies  
I need to put together a wedding video using iMovie but all the clips are either .avi or a format called movoee.mod. Obviously neither of these formats are recognized by iMove. What programs are...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:00 PM, in Applications
Checked out Apple's discussion boards and there... 3,987 Views / 4 Replies  
Checked out Apple's discussion boards and there were others affected as well. Per one of the recommendations, I downloaded and installed the same update (without installing anything) directly from...
Posted by Buck_W, on Dec 16, 2010 at 03:46 PM, in Applications
iTunes won't open after update 3,987 Views / 4 Replies  
After installing the most recent iTunes update (10.1.1), I now receive the following error message when I try to open the application:

iTunes cannot be opened because of a problem. Check with the...
Posted by Buck_W, on Dec 16, 2010 at 03:29 PM, in Applications
Upside down picture 679 Views / 5 Replies  
I forwarded an email to my Dad that I had received that had an attached picture (.jpg). He received what I had forwarded, including the attached file, but the picture was upside down. This has...
Posted by Buck_W, on Dec 3, 2010 at 03:57 PM, in Applications
What is the difference between imaging or backing... 1,128 Views / 7 Replies  
What is the difference between imaging or backing up your system and restore? If Windows 7 backs up everything on the PC like Time Machine on the Mac, then wouldn't that be a much cheaper route to...
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 11, 2010 at 12:17 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
If you've used the backup options with Windows 7.... 1,128 Views / 7 Replies  
If you've used the backup options with Windows 7. . . Are they similar to the simplicity and ease of Time Machine. . . i.e. just plug in an external HD, etc.?
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 11, 2010 at 07:41 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
About 3 or 4 PCs for now. 1,128 Views / 7 Replies  
About 3 or 4 PCs for now.
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 10, 2010 at 07:51 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Backup Options for Windows 1,128 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm on the board of a local non-profit interested in backing up their Windows PC's. I use Time Machine with an external HD to back up my Macs, but I am totally out-of-the-loop with regard to what's...
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 10, 2010 at 08:13 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Time incorrect on calendar 611 Views / 1 Replies  
My son is using our old 3G iPhone and it is synced with our mobile me account. On the calendar app on his phone, all of the times for the events we've added to the calendar are showing up three...
Posted by Buck_W, on Oct 19, 2010 at 09:53 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Vlc? 23,384 Views / 9 Replies  
Vlc?
Posted by Buck_W, on Oct 11, 2010 at 05:07 PM, in Applications
Continuous play/loop in DVD player? 23,384 Views / 9 Replies  
Is it possible to have the DVD player application continuously loop a movie? I'm using my MacBook Pro at a funeral to play a DVD created by the funeral home. It's a short 4 minute slideshow "movie"...
Posted by Buck_W, on Oct 9, 2010 at 12:49 PM, in Applications
I'm not sure. They were able to finally get it... 1,455 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm not sure. They were able to finally get it to boot off the OS CD and somehow get it booted back into Mac OS X. She is just not going to boot back into Windows until they can figure out what...
Posted by Buck_W, on Sep 2, 2010 at 10:14 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm sorry, I should have been more clear. Yes,... 1,455 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm sorry, I should have been more clear. Yes, they used boot camp to install Windows and everything has worked fine for the past couple of months. They've had no problems booting back and forth in...
Posted by Buck_W, on Sep 2, 2010 at 08:55 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Boot manager missing... 1,455 Views / 5 Replies  
My wife works in an office using the most recent iMacs. One of her colleagues is unable to get her computer to boot up, she keeps receiving an error message that the boot manager is missing. They...
Posted by Buck_W, on Sep 2, 2010 at 08:45 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I'm in the middle of the installation and have... 686 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm in the middle of the installation and have run into a snag. Is there a way of getting the Windows installation disk out of my Mac upon restart? I've tried holding down the mouse key during...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 25, 2010 at 03:30 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks to you both! A couple of follow-up... 686 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks to you both! A couple of follow-up questions. . . After both operating systems are installed, how does the Mac boot up? Is there an option for a default boot disk? How do you switch back...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 25, 2010 at 01:13 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Quick question about Boot Camp 686 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a new iMac still in the box. I want to install 10.6 and Windows 7 on it. Should I use the Mac install disk to partition the HD before installing anything? Or should I simply install OS X...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 25, 2010 at 07:55 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Why doesn't iMovie recognize avi? 1,477 Views / 1 Replies  
I was hoping to be able to import several HD videos in .avi format into iMovie 9, but iMove doesn't seem to recognize them. Is there a workaround short of using QT Pro to convert them all into a QT...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 21, 2010 at 07:41 AM, in Applications
I should have been more specific. She has not... 1,972 Views / 7 Replies  
I should have been more specific. She has not been able to connect at all. She is planning to talk to the IT guy, but wanted to first make sure that the iPhone (w/standard data package) was...
Posted by Buck_W, on Mar 3, 2010 at 01:28 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Do I need the Enterprise plan for my iPhone? 1,972 Views / 7 Replies  
My wife is having a hard time connecting to her company's exchange server using her iPhone. One of her co-workers (not an IT person) suggested the problem might be that she only has the personal...
Posted by Buck_W, on Mar 3, 2010 at 12:31 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for the replies, the new one is being... 1,435 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the replies, the new one is being overnighted but I don't know whether it was shipped today or will be tomorrow. Simon: you're correct - it is a 60W :)
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 13, 2010 at 06:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can I use a 65W Power Adapter? 1,435 Views / 6 Replies  
The 85W Mag Safe Power Adapter has gone bad. Apple is in the process of shipping a replacement. In the meantime, can I use the 65W adapter from my daughter's MacBook to charge my MacBook Pro,...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 13, 2010 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Perhaps, but I failed to mention that he... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
Perhaps, but I failed to mention that he corresponds with many other people via email but I am the only person this is happening to.
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 5, 2010 at 10:23 AM, in Applications
Mail switching languages/characters? 388 Views / 2 Replies  
When I receive an email reply from a particular friend of mine, the text in the email is what appears to be mostly Asian characters and wingdings. He is a business colleague and we have emailed back...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 5, 2010 at 10:08 AM, in Applications
Help accessing Exchange 2003 with Snow Leopard 1,635 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife has a brand new iMac at her office. Unfortunately, the network is utilizing Exchange 2003 which we have recently discovered is NOT compatible with Snow Leopard. She was on the phone with...
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 6, 2009 at 08:09 AM, in Networking
I have a LENGTHY thread with their techs in... 716 Views / 8 Replies  
I have a LENGTHY thread with their techs in support. The techs from Media Temple have all confirmed that it is the IP of the server that is being blacklisted. In each instance they immediately...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 5, 2009 at 08:22 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Which QT component? 777 Views / 3 Replies  
I downloaded an HD - 720P NTSC QuickTime file but only the audio plays (no video). I received a message that I may need an additional component from this page:...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jul 1, 2009 at 02:30 PM, in Applications
Spam in the shared hosting environment 716 Views / 8 Replies  
I know there are plenty of threads discussing the different hosting providers. I've read most of them but haven't seen this particular issue addressed. I realize spam will always be a problem in a...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jun 27, 2009 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Tapping your cell phone 788 Views / 3 Replies  
A friend sent me this link today: YouTube - Tapping your cell phone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCyKcoDaofg)

For those of you who have a lot more savvy about this kind of thing, does software...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jun 1, 2009 at 04:55 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Mailing List Help 430 Views / 0 Replies  
I have recently switched hosting services. My previous hosting provider offered a Mailing List Manager application as a part of my control panel. After logging in, I just set up a mailing list and...
Posted by Buck_W, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:50 AM, in Developer Center
I did a soft reset but upon waking from sleep, it... 1,107 Views / 5 Replies  
I did a soft reset but upon waking from sleep, it still is taking 30 or more seconds of searching before the Airport finds and connects with the Airport Express.
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 22, 2009 at 01:05 PM, in Networking
Yes, when I get to the office, open the lid on my... 1,107 Views / 5 Replies  
Yes, when I get to the office, open the lid on my PB, it sometimes takes a minute or so before I have signal. When I click on the icon in the menu bar (before I have signal), the Airport Express...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 22, 2009 at 12:00 PM, in Networking
SLOW initial connection with Airport Express 1,107 Views / 5 Replies  
Everything has been fine with my Airport Express for the past several months. But for the past week or so, it's taken nearly a minute for my Airport card to recognize and connect to the Airport...
Posted by Buck_W, on Jan 22, 2009 at 09:43 AM, in Networking
I'd be willing to wait until Mac Expo in January,... 534 Views / 3 Replies  
I'd be willing to wait until Mac Expo in January, but I don't about waiting until June, especially since it's still a roll of the dice at this point in terms of when/whether an updated line is on the...
Posted by Buck_W, on Dec 1, 2008 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
17" MacBook Pro question. . . 534 Views / 3 Replies  
I am considering an upgrade to my current 17" PowerBook. Since I haven't heard when the NEW 17-inch MacPro's are going to come out, I am comparing the current 17" MacBook Pro with the new 15"...
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 29, 2008 at 09:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, thanks for the recommendations. I'll check... 605 Views / 4 Replies  
Yes, thanks for the recommendations. I'll check them out. Keynote is a quick alternative, but the slide transitions fail to export. I was able to work around that by putting all the different...
Posted by Buck_W, on Nov 5, 2008 at 02:26 PM, in Applications
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