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Please help in moving old addresses from Leopard to Yosemite 830 Views / 4 Replies  
What are the best steps for moving address book contents from Leopard to Yosemite?

Use migration or import? And how would I do this?

I've got a full TM back up from my old computer on an...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:01 AM, in Applications
I appreciate your weighing in and validating this... 2,397 Views / 3 Replies  
I appreciate your weighing in and validating this weirdness. What you've suggested sure makes sense.

Up until Dec. 12th I had all my messages going back to March 2013 in this one account. Then the...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 19, 2014 at 09:21 AM, in Applications
I just wasted another f-----ing hour and fifteen... 2,397 Views / 3 Replies  
I just wasted another f-----ing hour and fifteen minutes with an Apple "Senior Service Advisor"!!! This guy was useless.

The two junior techs gave me better help than he did and I waited 20...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 16, 2014 at 12:37 PM, in Applications
Mac Mail emails are vanishing in one account using Yosemite 2,397 Views / 3 Replies  
Messages are disappearing in one of my email accounts. Using Yosemite 10.10.1, Mail 8.1.

First I had issues with sending from this one account and I spent most of the morning with my ISP...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 15, 2014 at 02:43 PM, in Applications
Mail in Yosemite keeps showing over 90,000 incoming messages 703 Views / 2 Replies  
Ok here we go. Mail is wigging out on my one day old MacBook Pro with Retina running Yosemite.

Mail Activity shows 99,000 Incoming Messages and the blue line keeps filling up over and over and...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 3, 2014 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
I just formatted the Seagate disk using another... 297 Views / 4 Replies  
I just formatted the Seagate disk using another Macbook that had 10.6.8 and I think it's working. The disk is visible in the Finder and Time Machine was able to find it. It appears to be doing a TM...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 1, 2014 at 05:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well so it does. Thanks! Sorry, don't know... 297 Views / 4 Replies  
Well so it does. Thanks!

Sorry, don't know what you mean by "what format and partition scheme does Disk Utility show for the drive today?"
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 1, 2014 at 05:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Brand new Seagate external HD gets Filesystem verify/repair failed 297 Views / 4 Replies  
I am trying to do a TM back up of my computer onto a Seagate Plus Back Up Slim, 1TB EHD and have gotten the error "Filesystem verify/repair failed" after I attempted to format it.

I just noticed...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 1, 2014 at 04:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. Curious why an initial migration... 1,859 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks.

Curious why an initial migration from Leopard to Yosemite will only work by way of a TM back up. Isn't the back up an exact duplicate of the hard drive that is in the computer running...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 1, 2014 at 02:04 PM, in Mac OS X
In doing some research on migrating what's... 1,859 Views / 15 Replies  
In doing some research on migrating what's currently on my 2008 Macbook running Leopard to the new machine that has Yosemite, in some places I'm reading that Leopard won't work by connecting the old...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 1, 2014 at 09:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Everyone, thank you so much for the in-depth... 2,551 Views / 15 Replies  
Everyone, thank you so much for the in-depth discussion. Great suggestions about hooking up to an external monitor and putting HD in an enclosure which I've done several times before.

When I was...
Posted by ClaraT, on Dec 1, 2014 at 09:19 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well . . . .!! Things have changed! To get a... 2,551 Views / 15 Replies  
Well . . . .!! Things have changed! To get a Macbook with a hard drive big enough to migrate all that I have from the old macbook (500 gb) I'll be spending $1800 for a Macbook Pro 2.8,, 512GB.
...
Posted by ClaraT, on Nov 25, 2014 at 04:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks, your points are well taken. Will I... 2,551 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks, your points are well taken.

Will I be able to use Migration Assistant if the old computer's screen is black? It's been six
years since I had to do this, so don't recall the steps.
Posted by ClaraT, on Nov 25, 2014 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Black screen is forcing a shopping trip - what to buy? 2,551 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm getting an intermittent black screen on my 6 y.o. MacBook. Searching the web has garnered fixes from simple to complex. I'm taking it as a sign to go shopping instead of monkeying around with a...
Posted by ClaraT, on Nov 25, 2014 at 09:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm about to purchase a new Mac and am nervous... 1,859 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm about to purchase a new Mac and am nervous about this migration process. Will be moving from 10.5.8 to whatever's the latest. From reading this thread it should be smooth sailing, correct?
...
Posted by ClaraT, on Nov 25, 2014 at 08:53 AM, in Mac OS X
To clarify, yes I use OS X Mail. Thanks. 1,170 Views / 30 Replies  
To clarify, yes I use OS X Mail.

Thanks.
Posted by ClaraT, on Jan 20, 2014 at 09:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Once again this forum rocks! Thanks for... 1,170 Views / 30 Replies  
Once again this forum rocks!

Thanks for sharing everyone. I feel comforted both in leaving Leopard (wah!) and insuring my
email lives on forever! (whew!)
Posted by ClaraT, on Jan 19, 2014 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So no need to worry about migrating everything... 1,170 Views / 30 Replies  
So no need to worry about migrating everything from Leopard all the way up to what is it now. . . Maverick?

Really?
Posted by ClaraT, on Jan 14, 2014 at 10:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the response. Yes, I've heard that... 1,170 Views / 30 Replies  
Thanks for the response. Yes, I've heard that one can't live by just an iPad alone.
Posted by ClaraT, on Jan 14, 2014 at 08:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Time to go shopping but sooooo confused 1,170 Views / 30 Replies  
Hello

I thought I'd seek the wisdom of the this forum as to what options I should consider when it's time to replace my 2008 Macbook that is happily running OS 10.5.8 and humming along like a...
Posted by ClaraT, on Jan 14, 2014 at 01:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep. Went into Accounts and it's not even in the... 401 Views / 2 Replies  
Yep. Went into Accounts and it's not even in the list of applications and none of those are checked.

It's just weird (and so annoying) that it opens now since I put in a new HD.
Posted by ClaraT, on Jun 13, 2013 at 09:25 AM, in Applications
Uninstall Back Up? or trash it? 401 Views / 2 Replies  
Ever since I swapped out a hard drive on my macbook the "Back Up" application opens at start up. There's this annoying umbrella bouncing in my dock and then there's a menu on the desktop showing...
Posted by ClaraT, on Jun 12, 2013 at 04:00 PM, in Applications
No, they don't show up in view>hidden photos. ... 2,719 Views / 3 Replies  
No, they don't show up in view>hidden photos.

No errors during rebuild. Went smoothly-better than I expected.

HD seems fine. Just replaced it a few months back.
Posted by ClaraT, on Mar 13, 2013 at 03:10 PM, in Applications
Some photos only made it to "last 12 months" folder in iPhoto 2,719 Views / 3 Replies  
Not sure if this belongs in the iPhone forum but hoping to get an answer so here goes with apologies.

Some of the photos from my last import from the iPhone into iPhoto only show up in the "last...
Posted by ClaraT, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:43 AM, in Applications
Yes! Again, many thanks. I am interested. ... 1,214 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes! Again, many thanks. I am interested.

You've finally cleared up my question about the difference between a copy and a backup and soothed my nerves. Most helpful.

I'm about to copy my...
Posted by ClaraT, on Feb 27, 2013 at 03:00 PM, in Applications
I really appreciate the details on the steps... 1,214 Views / 6 Replies  
I really appreciate the details on the steps you've given. The link is also one of the most straightforward and helpful and hadn't found that in my searching and reading. So thanks for sending that...
Posted by ClaraT, on Feb 25, 2013 at 05:24 PM, in Applications
How do I copy it to a backup? Do you mean copy... 1,214 Views / 6 Replies  
How do I copy it to a backup? Do you mean copy it--drag and drop--to a backup hard drive? Then how would I restore?

Thanks
Posted by ClaraT, on Feb 25, 2013 at 02:01 PM, in Applications
What is the difference between backing up and copying iPhoto Library? 1,214 Views / 6 Replies  
I need to do a rebuild of my iPhoto Library (08), but before doing that I would like to do a backup to an external drive. I've over-googled the subject and am now confused and nervous about doing it...
Posted by ClaraT, on Feb 25, 2013 at 01:20 PM, in Applications
No. What's involved with a mailbox rebuild? ... 959 Views / 3 Replies  
No.

What's involved with a mailbox rebuild?

Thanks
Posted by ClaraT, on Sep 26, 2012 at 01:17 PM, in Applications
Subject line in Mac Mail does not match content of the message. Is this a virus? 959 Views / 3 Replies  
Using Mac Mail and discovering that the subject line of some messages do not relate to the
content of the message. I was going through old messages and some that I opened
were totally unrelated to...
Posted by ClaraT, on Sep 22, 2012 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
Everything seems to have gone well EXCEPT -... 443 Views / 11 Replies  
Everything seems to have gone well EXCEPT - email.

On the two pop accounts I only have messages in from today back to the last
backup date of 7/23/12. None of my messages dating back 6 or 7...
Posted by ClaraT, on Aug 25, 2012 at 05:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just a quick update as I'm waiting for TM to... 443 Views / 11 Replies  
Just a quick update as I'm waiting for TM to transfer my "old" hard drive onto the new one I just installed.

Had a very good "Genius" experience, several tests were run and the diagnosis was get a...
Posted by ClaraT, on Aug 25, 2012 at 11:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok. Thanks again. Sounds straightforward. ... 443 Views / 11 Replies  
Ok. Thanks again.

Sounds straightforward. Just drag and drop the Home Folder (the one on the sidebar in
Finder with the little house on it to the TM disk when it appears. Sorry for being so...
Posted by ClaraT, on Aug 23, 2012 at 06:34 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great! Thanks for the help. But . .. how... 443 Views / 11 Replies  
Great! Thanks for the help.

But . .. how do I do a "manual" back up? Sorry, a bit flumoxed at the moment.
Posted by ClaraT, on Aug 22, 2012 at 04:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help! Lost my emails and I think my HD is dying. Can they be retreived/restored? 443 Views / 11 Replies  
Not sure if this is the right place for this question as multiple things are happening. My fear is that my HD is failing because my usually trusty MacBook has suddenly acted strange. I've lost all...
Posted by ClaraT, on Aug 22, 2012 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks you guys. Just finally got to look at... 335 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks you guys.

Just finally got to look at TM and sure enough the old iPhoto version that had my
slides and albums is there in the source pane.

So just need to proceed with caution with your...
Posted by ClaraT, on Jul 23, 2012 at 10:42 AM, in Applications
Thanks. Good ideas. What are the steps for... 335 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. Good ideas.

What are the steps for renaming the hosed iPhoto library?
Posted by ClaraT, on Jul 21, 2012 at 08:31 PM, in Applications
iphoto albums, slideshows have vanished 335 Views / 5 Replies  
All of the albums and slideshows that I've had for years have suddenly vanished. I had a bit of a struggle importing some photos today and may have disconnected my device improperly. Could that...
Posted by ClaraT, on Jul 15, 2012 at 09:24 PM, in Applications
Yep. Same here. I've never listened to any music... 1,483 Views / 25 Replies  
Yep. Same here. I've never listened to any music on the iphone.
Posted by ClaraT, on Mar 29, 2012 at 08:57 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hey all, Thanks so much for your thoughts. ... 1,483 Views / 25 Replies  
Hey all,

Thanks so much for your thoughts.

I only just discovered the double click of the home button from the locked screen to find the camera icon so will be interested if I like or dislike...
Posted by ClaraT, on Mar 28, 2012 at 03:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Any downside to updating iphone to 5.1 1,483 Views / 25 Replies  
Just checking here to learn if there have been any issues after updating to 5.1 on 4S iphone.

Running on 5.0.1 and no glitches whatsoever. Don't want what's working just fine to suddenly not.
...
Posted by ClaraT, on Mar 26, 2012 at 01:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
The problem account is a POP. I just noticed... 2,245 Views / 2 Replies  
The problem account is a POP. I just noticed that Gmail is IMAP, so hmmm. . .interesting that that one is sending email just fine.

And yes, I have checked the configuration on the Mac and the...
Posted by ClaraT, on Jan 4, 2012 at 12:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPhone mysteriously won't recognize outgoing mail server 2,245 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm talking with my ISP, but thought I'd run this up the flagpole here to see if anyone can solve the mystery.

Last week, without doing anything to change my settings in my email account, suddenly...
Posted by ClaraT, on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:57 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Hmmm. . .glad I found this thread. As an... 3,051 Views / 60 Replies  
Hmmm. . .glad I found this thread. As an extremely happy Leopard (10.5.8) user, not really wanting to upgrade to Snow Leopard, let alone Lion, it's affirming my desire to stay put.

Having said...
Posted by ClaraT, on Oct 27, 2011 at 04:04 PM, in Mac OS X
You're a better searcher than me. I looked for... 1,980 Views / 15 Replies  
You're a better searcher than me. I looked for this kind of thread but couldn't find it.

Thanks for the help everyone.
Posted by ClaraT, on Jul 12, 2011 at 03:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So it boils down to speed and space, eh? 1,980 Views / 15 Replies  
So it boils down to speed and space, eh?
Posted by ClaraT, on Jul 11, 2011 at 08:58 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iphone 16gb or 32gb? 1,980 Views / 15 Replies  
Taking the leap this week and not waiting for the next iphone. Can anyone offer reasons to get the 32gb? I'm thinking 16gb is plenty, but curious why others go for 32.

Thanks.
Posted by ClaraT, on Jul 11, 2011 at 04:29 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yea, something like that. Thanks. Only problem... 1,038 Views / 3 Replies  
Yea, something like that. Thanks. Only problem is it requires 10.6.6 and I'm
not there yet.

Since posting I did find this (http://www.hashbangind.com/ideskcal.php?screenshots=1) from HashBang...
Posted by ClaraT, on May 6, 2011 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
Any apps that show at a glance iCal events and tasks? 1,038 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi,

I'm looking for a simple app that opens when my computer first starts up and shows the day's schedule, appointments and to dos/tasks that are in iCal and stays (or floats) on the desktop...
Posted by ClaraT, on May 3, 2011 at 06:24 PM, in Applications
I'm under the impression, so correct me if I'm... 1,830 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm under the impression, so correct me if I'm wrong, but if you're running 10.5.8 you don't get to upgrade to this new calendar on Mobileme due to system requirements?
Posted by ClaraT, on May 3, 2011 at 06:05 PM, in Applications
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