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THANK YOU, STEVE! I did not realize those... 296 Views / 3 Replies  
THANK YOU, STEVE!

I did not realize those functions were displayed in the margins. I just thought they were photo selections. The world is back in balance.
Posted by Ron K, on Dec 15, 2015 at 10:08 AM, in Applications
Well, it seems like I am the only person on this... 296 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, it seems like I am the only person on this forum to encounter this problem, since there are no replies. Fortunately, I discovered the solution in another forum, so the Screen Saver is now...
Posted by Ron K, on Dec 14, 2015 at 06:25 AM, in Applications
Desktop Screen Saver does not work 296 Views / 3 Replies  
Recently, my Screen Saver stopped working. It no longer displays images at the selected time. In fact it no longer displays images at all. The Desktop photo selection still functions. I have...
Posted by Ron K, on Dec 13, 2015 at 02:04 AM, in Applications
I took the photos in Photo Booth, copy and pasted... 357 Views / 2 Replies  
I took the photos in Photo Booth, copy and pasted them into a desktop folder and then opened them in Preview, where I did the cropping.
Posted by Ron K, on Jun 8, 2015 at 03:00 AM, in Applications
Cropping jpeg crashes my OS 357 Views / 2 Replies  
Just recently I copied some photo from Photo Booth to a desktop folder. When cropping the jpeg it caused my OS to crash. Sometimes it would show a gray screen with no instructions. Thus I had to...
Posted by Ron K, on Jun 7, 2015 at 02:23 AM, in Applications
Adobe Flash Player does not work in Firefox 371 Views / 2 Replies  
I have downloaded the latest versions of Adobe Flash Player and it works fine for Google Chrome and SR Iron, but it does not work in Mozilla Firefox. I have been to the Mozilla site and there is no...
Posted by Ron K, on May 15, 2015 at 12:15 AM, in Applications
Fortunately, I have 2 other back up HDs, one in... 1,520 Views / 15 Replies  
Fortunately, I have 2 other back up HDs, one in the US and the other here in the Philippines. If this drive has future problems, I will will have the second drive with the same data. Thanks to your...
Posted by Ron K, on Dec 18, 2014 at 09:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It has taken me a while to get back to this... 1,520 Views / 15 Replies  
It has taken me a while to get back to this thread because I was traveling. My experience here tells me that definitely there is no problem with the OS grace period, or USB port allocation to...
Posted by Ron K, on Dec 15, 2014 at 10:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the input. I will try both the... 1,520 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the input. I will try both the suggested workarounds to see if that makes a difference. However, I hope someone will take the time to answer the most basic question: Why did the HD...
Posted by Ron K, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It only runs off of the USB. It doesn't even... 1,520 Views / 15 Replies  
It only runs off of the USB. It doesn't even have another optional power source. It is Silicon Power almost indestructible external HD; so they claim. It would not make any sense to me that this...
Posted by Ron K, on Dec 1, 2014 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My laptop is plugged into an electrical outlet,... 1,520 Views / 15 Replies  
My laptop is plugged into an electrical outlet, so not running off battery power. If the hd mounted before, then why doesn't it mount now?
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 30, 2014 at 10:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did not mean to imply that it still works on... 1,520 Views / 15 Replies  
I did not mean to imply that it still works on the old laptop, because I don't have that anymore. I only have the new MBP; I just used the backup external hard drive with Time Machine data and it...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 30, 2014 at 10:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
External Time Machine backup hard drive will not mount 1,520 Views / 15 Replies  
I just bought a new mid 2014 MBP and successfully transferred all my data from my MBA using Migration Assistant and an external hard drive with Time Machine data. Having unplugged and replugged the...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 29, 2014 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just found the answer to my question by reading... 660 Views / 3 Replies  
I just found the answer to my question by reading this link;
How to Encrypt Files and Folders on Mac OS X - Tom's Guide (http://www.tomsguide.com/us/how-to-encrypt-files-mac-osx,review-2028.html)
...
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 24, 2014 at 09:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Encryption Key Secure with Apple? 660 Views / 3 Replies  
This is the first time that I have encrypted my hard drive using FireVault, and want to have a secure location to store the encryption key. I opted in to have it stored with Apple but now I am...
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 24, 2014 at 09:02 AM, in Mac Notebooks
New Intel Chips Contain Back-Door Processor, Hackable Even When Computer is Turned Of 1,707 Views / 4 Replies  
I just read this article about the new Intel chips and would like to know if this same chip is in the new Mac lineup. It is utterly disgusting that Intel would do that, but not surprising given the...
Posted by Ron K, on Sep 21, 2013 at 11:16 AM, in Mac Notebooks
It would be a relief to find out that a software... 426 Views / 2 Replies  
It would be a relief to find out that a software fix would correct the problem. So far nothing from the Apple side to address the issue. Things are eerily quiet on all fronts, since you are the...
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
2013 MBA Internet connectivity issue 426 Views / 2 Replies  
I just got the new 2013 MBA 13.3" last month. It is almost identical to my late 2011 MBA, so there is apparently no learning curve and nothing new to expect. However, the very first thing I noticed...
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 22, 2013 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you 616 Views / 3 Replies  
Thank you
Posted by Ron K, on Mar 30, 2013 at 01:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
MBA screen coating 616 Views / 3 Replies  
I have had my MBA for 18 months now. But as of 6 months ago I discovered a disturbing issue. The screen coating is coming off in tiny spots. I have always been very careful when cleaning the...
Posted by Ron K, on Mar 28, 2013 at 06:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the clarification. I am not well... 672 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the clarification. I am not well versed in computer technology. I am just an end user, so to speak; therefore, I much appreciate the feedback from you members of this forum. Thanks...
Posted by Ron K, on Feb 18, 2013 at 08:06 PM, in Applications
I do have one more question. Does the System... 672 Views / 12 Replies  
I do have one more question. Does the System Profiler only show hardware that is currently functioning? Or does it list all hardware whether it is functioning or not? I guess I would have thought...
Posted by Ron K, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:25 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the replies. I assume now that the... 672 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the replies. I assume now that the tech disconnected the cable, as there is no other explanation.
Posted by Ron K, on Feb 12, 2013 at 06:46 AM, in Applications
It is not listed under USB either. This is very... 672 Views / 12 Replies  
It is not listed under USB either. This is very strange to me, since the i-Sight camera comes installed in this laptop, and in fact, it did work the one time I used it a little over a year ago. And...
Posted by Ron K, on Feb 11, 2013 at 11:12 PM, in Applications
No, it does not show up in the System Profiler. ... 672 Views / 12 Replies  
No, it does not show up in the System Profiler. I assume it should be under Hardware heading. Nevertheless, it does not show up under any of the headings.
Posted by Ron K, on Feb 11, 2013 at 07:11 AM, in Applications
Photo Booth 672 Views / 12 Replies  
I used Photo Booth one time about 1.5 year ago and it worked fine. Recently I opened the application and tried to use it to take some photos. I got a notice that said, "There is no connected...
Posted by Ron K, on Feb 11, 2013 at 01:40 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the response. My preferable browser... 410 Views / 10 Replies  
Thanks for the response. My preferable browser is Iron, but none of the respondents here have noted a comparable extension for downloading internet videos from that browser, so it looks like I will...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 19, 2012 at 04:16 PM, in Applications
Where can I find the Click to Plugin extension... 410 Views / 10 Replies  
Where can I find the Click to Plugin extension Iron? I have looked through the preferences and it is not there.
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 18, 2012 at 01:34 PM, in Applications
How to save a video clip from the internet? 410 Views / 10 Replies  
I am in the area of the Philippines that has very weak internet signal, so it is very time consuming to watch a video clip from the news or elsewhere on the internet because it stops and starts and...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM, in Applications
Thanks 244 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 14, 2012 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is it OK to use the MBA 13 while it is connected to the electrical outlet? 244 Views / 4 Replies  
For the first year (since 2010) I used my MBA13 mostly plugged into the outlet and fully charged. I have never read about any problem with this. In this second year of use, I am more frequently...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 14, 2012 at 05:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks. I will give it a try. 436 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks. I will give it a try.
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 5, 2012 at 04:26 PM, in Mac OS X
I really appreciate you taking the time to get to... 436 Views / 6 Replies  
I really appreciate you taking the time to get to the report, but I have followed your instructions, and still cannot locate the log. I am currently reviewing the Library>Logs but do not find...
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 3, 2012 at 03:13 PM, in Mac OS X
I cannot find a crash log or dialog except the... 436 Views / 6 Replies  
I cannot find a crash log or dialog except the window that appears to inform me that Google Earth suddenly quit and asking me if I want to send a report to Google.
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 3, 2012 at 04:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Google Earth crashes in OS Lion 436 Views / 6 Replies  
I purchased my MBA in July 2010 loaded with Lion and have been unable to use Google Earth ever since, even though I have downloaded and installed the latest version. It either crashes upon opening...
Posted by Ron K, on Aug 3, 2012 at 03:20 AM, in Mac OS X
OK. Perhaps I was naive enough to believe Apple... 2,270 Views / 34 Replies  
OK. Perhaps I was naive enough to believe Apple when it said that TB peripherals should be forthcoming in the near future. However, I do not consider 1 year to be the near future; especially...
Posted by Ron K, on Jun 16, 2012 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thunderbolt : the rant 2,270 Views / 34 Replies  
Having bought the top of the line custom MBA 13" last year in July, I fully expected that sometime in the foreseeable future I would be able to use the thunderbolt port. However, I am very...
Posted by Ron K, on Jun 16, 2012 at 02:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I do not know if 2008 Office suite is up to date.... 2,422 Views / 9 Replies  
I do not know if 2008 Office suite is up to date. It worked just fine before I installed the latest update to Lion, so there must be something in this recent update that is the problem. As far as...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 27, 2011 at 01:56 AM, in Applications
Microsoft Office 2008 won't open after Lion update 2,422 Views / 9 Replies  
It seems like for every new issue that I resolve with Lion, two new ones appear. :brick: Now, my 2008 Microsoft Word program will not open, and I have all of my wp files there. There is a message...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 26, 2011 at 07:39 AM, in Applications
iDVD Player stuck 331 Views / 1 Replies  
I am just starting to use the iDVD Player and am having problems. I have a disc of nature videos from National Geographic. When I mount the disc, it immediately opens iDVD and starts to play. But,...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 23, 2011 at 06:35 AM, in Applications
Lost Google Chrome Bookmarks!!! 904 Views / 0 Replies  
I am in the process of migrating all of my bookmarks from Google Chrome to SRW Iron browser. I somehow lost one of my most important bookmarks folders which contained hundreds of individual...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 13, 2011 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
Thanks to all; problem solved. It took a while... 726 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks to all; problem solved. It took a while (hours) with Apple tech to come to a solution without having to reinstall the OS. Basically, it was the last option left before the tech would have...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi Chabig I don't normally have to reinstall... 726 Views / 16 Replies  
Hi Chabig

I don't normally have to reinstall an operating system, but I am having an issue with my Trash automatically deleting and I cannot change it from that mode. I was with Apple tech...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 10, 2011 at 10:49 PM, in Mac OS X
Thank you for the excellent information. I... 726 Views / 16 Replies  
Thank you for the excellent information. I should clarify that I purchased my MBA with Lion already installed.
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 10, 2011 at 12:11 PM, in Mac OS X
OS Lion backup on 8 G flash drive 726 Views / 16 Replies  
Since I am often in locations where the internet connection is slow and inconsistent, I need to be able to reload my OS Lion without using the internet. An Apple tech said that I could buy a flash...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 10, 2011 at 04:34 AM, in Mac OS X
the problem is I cannot contact them to reset my... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
the problem is I cannot contact them to reset my password because phone support here in the Philippines just doesn't answer. It is busy all of the time. I do not have the caps locked either. The...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 9, 2011 at 07:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Apple Support HELP! 388 Views / 2 Replies  
I am having a really difficult time reaching tech support for my new MBA 13". I am in the Philippines, and the phone support here sucks, so I want to try the online support. I have already signed...
Posted by Ron K, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. ... 648 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. This has led me to try to change the Sharing an Permissions pane for my Users folder. Apparently I do not have the permission since it was shown that...
Posted by Ron K, on Oct 27, 2011 at 09:53 PM, in Mac OS X
nothing works to change the function. There are... 648 Views / 6 Replies  
nothing works to change the function. There are just 2 commands that relate to the trash:
1. show warning before emptying the trash
2. empty trash securely

I have turned them both on and both...
Posted by Ron K, on Oct 27, 2011 at 02:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Trash 648 Views / 6 Replies  
in the new Lion, there does not seem to be any setting where I can put items into the trash without them automatically getting deleted. It does warn you ahead, "Are you sure you want to delete....?...
Posted by Ron K, on Oct 26, 2011 at 12:02 AM, in Mac OS X
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