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I have one Gmail account coming in through... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I have one Gmail account coming in through Thunderbird, but it's not one that is used very much. My other e-mail addresses are with Comcast. I never see Thunderbird doing any syncing. It just checks...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
You are right, RAM is not my problem. I never... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
You are right, RAM is not my problem. I never thought it was, but others seemed to think so.

Do you know why the Console icon appears in my dock? It is black with yellow "Warning" text and a time...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 16, 2014 at 09:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Follow-up to my other messages and iMac problems 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I'm back again. It's been 10 months now since I bought the new 27-inch iMac. Still having same problems that I had with the old iMac. The new one seemed to be okay for a while, and when it got slow,...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 13, 2014 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, I am using the latest version. I always keep... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Yes, I am using the latest version. I always keep my apps/programs up to date, including add-ons and extension. I do not have any for Thunderbird. I do have two add-ons/extension for Firefox, those...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Jun 3, 2013 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sounds like it. I tried Apple's Mail app a year... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Sounds like it. I tried Apple's Mail app a year or so ago, and there was some reason I didn't like it, and I can't remember now what it was. I should have taken notes. I do like Thunderbird, so will...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Jun 3, 2013 at 01:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll try again, I was replying to this and the... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I'll try again, I was replying to this and the mouse jumped away and I couldn't get back here.

I use Firefox most of the time, but sometimes Safari. I think they both are about equal when it comes...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Jun 2, 2013 at 09:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
I did that sort and posted results in other... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I did that sort and posted results in other message I just left. Thanks, I had not thought of sorting it that way. I'm going to restart the computer and start typing notes from a fresh start, one app...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Jun 2, 2013 at 09:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, the mouse jumps. I'll try another mouse pad,... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Yes, the mouse jumps. I'll try another mouse pad, I have a few old ones. The one I'm using is a thin, large WowPad that I've had for a while, and it has become a bit slick in the middle. Thanks for...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Jun 2, 2013 at 09:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
How would I know if there is a memory leak... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
How would I know if there is a memory leak somewhere?

I agree about Logitech, this is what we use on the PCs we have. I might consider getting one later on for this iMac. I like the mouse that...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 24, 2013 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
So, should Page outs be zero? Right now it says... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
So, should Page outs be zero? Right now it says 1.04 GB, much less than it was in my earlier post (I think it was about 22 GB then). I don't remember what I had running at the time.

What do I use...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 24, 2013 at 06:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well now, it's not often that someone tells me... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Well now, it's not often that someone tells me how I should spend my money. But okay, for the record, we don't have unlimited funds. We are seniors and retired, no working income, just retirement...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 24, 2013 at 06:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, it's a late 2012 model. Doesn't have an SSD.... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Yes, it's a late 2012 model. Doesn't have an SSD. Says it's a 1 TB SATA drive in the stats. I suppose I could add more RAM, but I've invested enough already. I'll just have to watch how much I'm...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 20, 2013 at 06:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, thanks. But when the RAM gets down very... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Okay, thanks. But when the RAM gets down very low, it does seem like it would be a problem. I'm looking at Page outs now, and it's 22.03 GB at the moment. Page ins are 51.37 GB and swap used is 7.24...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 19, 2013 at 08:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
You're right, I should reboot more often.... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
You're right, I should reboot more often. Probably should just shut down every night. Don't know if that will actually help the problems, though. But it can't hurt.

Thanks.
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 19, 2013 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
No, not running either of those. Only security... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
No, not running either of those. Only security that I run is ClamV or something like that. Nothing else.
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 19, 2013 at 08:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Update on the new iMac 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Have had it up and running for four weeks now. Problems are occurring with it that I had with the old one. Getting the spinning ball sometimes, too often for sure, for a brand new computer. Things...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 19, 2013 at 11:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
My husband gave me one that will do just fine.... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
My husband gave me one that will do just fine. Can't afford to buy the pretty one. And anyhow, I prefer the tray type because they work better..... disks can get stuck in the others, the slot kind,...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 4, 2013 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just did a lot of app uninstalls (almost... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I just did a lot of app uninstalls (almost everything) and deleted all of my personal stuff--documents, pictures, images, etc.

By "wipe" do you mean a reformat and OS reinstall? With a newly...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 4, 2013 at 10:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'd rather not do that and don't know how anyway.... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I'd rather not do that and don't know how anyway. The old computer will be using the new computer's network or my husband's network. It will not have a direct connection. I don't know much about all...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 3, 2013 at 11:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I already deleted Windows XP from the old machine... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I already deleted Windows XP from the old machine because I want to put Windows 7 on the new one.

And that's definitely not the only thing I need an optical drive for. Just this week, I received a...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 3, 2013 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
Replying to my original post to update on my... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Replying to my original post to update on my situation. After days of experimenting, I leaned that a lot of my problems were RAM related but not all of them. Bottom line, I bought a new 27-inch iMac....
Posted by MizMacFrog, on May 3, 2013 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, did what you said..... weird, though..... I... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Okay, did what you said..... weird, though..... I logged out, and it said I was logged in...... logged out again and got a different log-in window which did have the option to check to remember me....
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Apr 11, 2013 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
I posted a message and for some reason, once... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I posted a message and for some reason, once again, I got logged out and when I logged back in my message was gone. This happens all the time. What can I do to stay logged in long enough to post a...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Apr 11, 2013 at 01:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Both the genius at the Apple Store and Crucial... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Both the genius at the Apple Store and Crucial confirmed that this iMac will only take 4 GB RAM.
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Apr 8, 2013 at 09:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thank you, and to all the others who wrote. ... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Thank you, and to all the others who wrote.

Found out that I cannot put any more RAM in the machine, it's maxed out at 4GB.

I did some experimenting today. Started out this morning with these...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Apr 8, 2013 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tuesday night, I reallocated it to give the VM... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Tuesday night, I reallocated it to give the VM 1024 and the remaining 3 to the Mac. That improved things greatly, confirming it's a RAM problem. All day yesterday, I never saw the spinning ball....
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
Note: I think I'm not using this right, I got a... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Note: I think I'm not using this right, I got a message that my reply was too short, it needed to be 3 characters. Perhaps I should not be replying in the quoted text. Sorry, I'm not all that "forum...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
abbaZaba, thanks, good to hear from someone with... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
abbaZaba, thanks, good to hear from someone with the same iMac that I have... I will take your advice, and that of others, and add 2 more GB of RAM, maxing it out. I'll check into the price of an...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
Never heard of MacFUSE, so I guess I don't have... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
Never heard of MacFUSE, so I guess I don't have it installed.
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 19, 2013 at 08:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
I do have the latest version of Parallels. I... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
I do have the latest version of Parallels. I don't have the latest OS, though, thinking I need to do that.

I forgot to mention in my original post that twice over the last couple of weeks, I had...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 19, 2013 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's five years old, so I feel sure that Apple... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
It's five years old, so I feel sure that Apple wouldn't do anything at this point. I don't think I need any more space. I have plenty left, and there are also things I can delete or move off to an...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 19, 2013 at 06:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
That would be a possibility, if I find that... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
That would be a possibility, if I find that nothing is really wrong with the computer itself and it's worth putting money into.

Thanks for the reply.
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 19, 2013 at 06:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
The original hard drive went bad and it was... 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
The original hard drive went bad and it was replaced under warranty. I've checked this one, which is 2 or 3 years old, can't remember..... using Disk Utility and it did not find any errors.

I...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 19, 2013 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wanting to fix what I have 2,721 Views / 76 Replies  
My 25-inch iMac if five years old now, and has slowed down considerably. I can try to get it up to speed or buy a new one. However, the 21.5-inch is too small, I will not downgrade, and the 27-inch...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Mar 19, 2013 at 10:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
OfficeMac2008-Word won't paste images from website 381 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm a new Mac user, and bought Mac Office. When I copy text and graphics from an Internet site, and paste into a Word document, the images do not paste. I was able to do this on my PC with an older...
Posted by MizMacFrog, on Jul 31, 2008 at 09:51 PM, in Applications
 
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