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Thnderbird Updates 1,253 Views / 3 Replies  
Im on an iMac OS 10.9.5

my thunderbird seems to be :

version 2.0.0.24 (20100228)

its quite old and I cant seem to update it to

52.0
Posted by rotuts, on May 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM, in Applications
thanks I tried that and both 10.10 and 10.11... 566 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks

I tried that and both 10.10 and 10.11 have been withdrawn ie

they say they are no longer available

why Apple doesnt want one to have these is just odd.

its one thing to make...
Posted by rotuts, on Apr 12, 2017 at 08:05 AM, in macOS
Mac OS 10.10 install 566 Views / 4 Replies  
does anyone know how to DL 10.10 instqall ?

I had this on a HD but inadvertentaly over wrote it with 10.11

Id like to find somewehre 10.10 install to create a separate HD just for this as some...
Posted by rotuts, on Apr 5, 2017 at 01:49 PM, in macOS
iTunes now show artwork, which I cant hide 281 Views / 0 Replies  
iTunes 12.4.3.1 now shows artwork when I select Home Movies.

this is new to me and Id like to not have it show. I use list view

and under show veiw options there does not seem to be a way...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 31, 2017 at 12:48 PM, in Applications
nice thanks you 391 Views / 3 Replies  
nice thanks you
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 31, 2017 at 12:44 PM, in Applications
updating iTunes to show corrent library after removal of files 391 Views / 3 Replies  
I removed a number of video files from my iTunes folder that's under " Users " rather than

deleting them from the iTunes app itself. its much easier to do that way ' in bulk ' Ive saved them on...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:06 AM, in Applications
its working fine now. oddly , I had to sigh... 1,253 Views / 4 Replies  
its working fine now.

oddly , I had to sigh in to iTunes , once , and choose to not have WiFi at home.

signed in at the Apple store and itsworking as my older systems to , manually.

so , at...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 9, 2017 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
i put one " TV " show ( which I capped vis EyeTV... 1,253 Views / 4 Replies  
i put one " TV " show ( which I capped vis EyeTV ) and one " home movie " that I downloaded from the internet

on both the iPad and my older iPod ( OS 8.1 ( 12B4112 )

the two files are...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 9, 2017 at 11:15 AM, in Applications
on the iPad its OS 10.2 (14C92) I made an... 1,253 Views / 4 Replies  
on the iPad its OS 10.2 (14C92)

I made an appointment at the apple store for today so Ill ask if the older video app that used to come w iPad and Pods

can be DL'd there

thanks
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 9, 2017 at 10:52 AM, in Applications
movie icon missing on an iPad 1,253 Views / 4 Replies  
i inheretred my sisters iPad. it took a while but the applestore reset it for me.

it connects to my iTunes (12.4.3.1 ) on an iMac ( OS 10.9.5 )

I can move movies from my iTunes library to the...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 5, 2017 at 09:34 AM, in Applications
Ive done that. nope. all the BOS station... 1,110 Views / 8 Replies  
Ive done that. nope.

all the BOS station share the same trnasmitter

which always puzzled me as I had to move my in hose antenna to get FOX broadcasts well in the past.
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 24, 2016 at 10:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thank You. ! I did rescan. and no indeed... 1,110 Views / 8 Replies  
thank You. !

I did rescan. and no indeed the stations Ive mentioned , witht he proper antenna palcement do not come up

on a very detailed scan.

thanks !
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 23, 2016 at 03:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
EyeTV Hardeware and softwayre USN TV tuners 1,110 Views / 8 Replies  
I have EyeTV 3.x and a miglia tuner that has worked well for years

the other day two channels did not work. all the rest of the over the air TV works, and it comes from a common
anntena in my...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 23, 2016 at 12:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iTunes ' Sidebar ' 686 Views / 3 Replies  
my apologies

I know Ive asked this before, but have not been able to search or find the response.

how does one get the ' side-bar ' to appear when iTunes opens, on iT's left

meaning ...
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 19, 2016 at 01:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thank you. all set cheers your way ! 662 Views / 9 Replies  
thank you. all set

cheers your way !
Posted by rotuts, on May 19, 2016 at 11:15 AM, in MacNN Lounge
recovering PW 662 Views / 9 Replies  
How do I recover my PW ?

I use MacNN on Firefox, and it remembers my PW

but I cant remember it and would like to move MacNN to safari

and would need the PW

thanks
Posted by rotuts, on May 17, 2016 at 08:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hogwasher Newsreader Question 463 Views / 0 Replies  
does anyone use Hogwasher for newsreading ?

if so, does it creast PAR2 files ?

my Unison 1.x continually crashes 'out of the blue' for no reason I can tell.

Unison 2.2 ( the last version,...
Posted by rotuts, on May 17, 2016 at 08:32 AM, in Applications
creating PAR2's w 10.9 492 Views / 0 Replies  
is there a program for 10.9 that creates PAR2's on a mac ?

simply rar does not do it, nor MacPArdelux.

Unison used to do it in 1.x, but that no longer works for me for an unknown reason

and...
Posted by rotuts, on May 16, 2016 at 06:05 PM, in Applications
Newer Newsreaders for mac ? 404 Views / 0 Replies  
I just downloaded Unison 2.2, having used ( and purchased ) a 1.x version for years

1.x kept crashing and I have yet to configure 2.2 to my liking. as Unision is at its end of life

are there...
Posted by rotuts, on May 16, 2016 at 09:14 AM, in Applications
Help w Unison 2.2 391 Views / 0 Replies  
for some reason my older Unison 1.x keeps crashing for no apparent reason

OS 10.9 imac

I upgraded to 2.2, but am having some trouble getting it to work in ways the old version did:

there...
Posted by rotuts, on May 16, 2016 at 09:09 AM, in Applications
thank you for your suggestion. HP as a... 610 Views / 6 Replies  
thank you for your suggestion.

HP as a similarly priced item

but I needed something soon, so i got this :

HP LaserJet Pro M402n Printer | StaplesĀ®...
Posted by rotuts, on Apr 8, 2016 at 12:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Laser Printer Rec. for and iMac ? 610 Views / 6 Replies  
i have an HP LaserJet 1300

it's done great service for a zillion years

however, it now 'paper-jams' every 2 or 3d piece of paper for a job.

I have to reach in and pull that paper out and...
Posted by rotuts, on Apr 8, 2016 at 08:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
encryption of a folder ? 362 Views / 1 Replies  
can one on a mac OS 10.9.x encrypt a folder

so its conntents, which are not encrypted can not be opened ?

thanks
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 30, 2016 at 09:50 AM, in macOS
Software Update Issues 431 Views / 1 Replies  
I of course get software update notifications.

10.9.5 on an iMac

I dont take all the updates, but I dont know how to tell the update Bot that I dont want the

other so dont notify me of them...
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 27, 2016 at 10:15 AM, in macOS
thanks Its TaxTime and this is a life saver.... 520 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks

Its TaxTime and this is a life saver. I used Numbers for a few years but its been behaving badly for

a while

:eek:
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 25, 2016 at 11:35 AM, in Applications
Excel 2008 issue 520 Views / 3 Replies  
I havent used Excel 2008 in a while

but its tax season and for some reason the floating box where I see my typing

does not appear above the spread sheets.

guess it diappeaerd some how

how...
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 22, 2016 at 11:37 AM, in Applications
of note the emails have stopped. total 3, 1 a... 702 Views / 8 Replies  
of note the emails have stopped. total 3, 1 a day.

no new ones in the Junk folder either.

did not call nor email.

I had the sense that was the idea or to detach the attachments to the...
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 11, 2016 at 08:27 AM, in macOS
another pic today of note, thunderbird does... 702 Views / 8 Replies  
another pic today

of note, thunderbird does not consistently place these email in the Junk folder

I have to define each as junk

so something is up

I might call as I have CID blocking
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 9, 2016 at 09:44 AM, in macOS
indeed that wasy yest. at 7:21 PM today... 702 Views / 8 Replies  
indeed

that wasy yest. at 7:21 PM

today at 9:51 am I have a nother blurred pic from the same address.
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 8, 2016 at 10:49 AM, in macOS
Bizzare email w attachment : Trojan ? SPAM ? 702 Views / 8 Replies  
I didnt know what forum to ask this

I got a bizzare email from 2542890868@mms.att.net

with a very blurry picture attached that seemed to be a yard, and a message

hoping my weather was...
Posted by rotuts, on Mar 8, 2016 at 09:02 AM, in macOS
Copying large folders drive to drive 804 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a number of 2 - 3 TB external drive, mounted in a 3 usb box with multiple drives in it

In doing some housekeeping, moving large folders drive to drive, I sometimes get

a notice that the...
Posted by rotuts, on Feb 20, 2016 at 11:42 AM, in macOS
thanks 395 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks
Posted by rotuts, on Dec 11, 2015 at 07:30 AM, in Applications
thank you Im nor familiar w the Mail... 395 Views / 4 Replies  
thank you

Im nor familiar w the

Mail Activity Monitor

can you provide more details ?

I do know about the outgoing server steeings
Posted by rotuts, on Dec 8, 2015 at 07:19 PM, in Applications
MacMail 'send's' to OutBox 395 Views / 4 Replies  
I have a friend who has an iMac OS 10.8.x

recently when he hits the 'send' airplane, the mail gets placed in his 'Outbox'

how might this be fixed ? I do not use MacMail myself.

Ive looked...
Posted by rotuts, on Dec 8, 2015 at 01:06 PM, in Applications
I happen to go to the apple store this am ... 528 Views / 6 Replies  
I happen to go to the apple store this am

the way around the 'chat' on the store site is to indicate a broken screen etc

some thing that cant be solved on line the the usual GB windows...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 26, 2015 at 10:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
many thanks. its for a friend that wants to take... 528 Views / 6 Replies  
many thanks. its for a friend that wants to take his iMac in for an upgrade to 10.10
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 26, 2015 at 08:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Genius Bar Appointents ? 528 Views / 6 Replies  
hoping someone might see this question here :

have genius bar appoiintments changed ?

I went to my local store, down to the genius appointments but could not get an

appointment as I have in...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 25, 2015 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
it seems that through the App Store you to to the... 963 Views / 7 Replies  
it seems that through the App Store you to to the free 10.10 update and

go from there. 10.6 costs 20 $ but my friend has this.

I may advise him to make an appointment at an apple store w a...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 25, 2015 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
thank you again would you supply more... 963 Views / 7 Replies  
thank you again

would you supply more details ? what does he have to Dl ?

all we could find were the combo uipdate which Im familiar with

I dont knw where to go to get the first item that...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 25, 2015 at 07:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
thank you he indeed has 2 GB of RAM can... 963 Views / 7 Replies  
thank you

he indeed has 2 GB of RAM

can he update to 10.9.5 w the 10.9.5 Combo update or is there a series of updates that need to be done in sequence ?

ie 10.6 to 10.7 to 10.8 to 10.9 ?
...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 24, 2015 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Updating Safari on an older iMac 963 Views / 7 Replies  
this is really a combo question :

I have a friend w an older iMac, and he cant seem to update safari and Im wondering if

the iMac has reached the end of its road :

the iMac under info :
...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 24, 2015 at 10:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I dont think so only when there are several... 824 Views / 3 Replies  
I dont think so

only when there are several other processes going on. the OS cant seem to make up its mind what to do

more or less.
Posted by rotuts, on Sep 21, 2015 at 08:17 AM, in macOS
trash 'pause' while emptying 824 Views / 3 Replies  
Im on an iMac 3.5 GHz i7 with hybrid drive and 16 GB RAM

OS 10.9.5

from time to time while emptying the trash there is a brief 2 - 3 second pause here and

there the rest of the machine ,...
Posted by rotuts, on Sep 19, 2015 at 10:35 AM, in macOS
'no-squint' for Safari 597 Views / 0 Replies  
ihavent found one. Im interested in changing the size of specific web sites

not all of them, as NoSquit does for Fierfox

anything out there ?

many thanbks
Posted by rotuts, on Aug 14, 2015 at 02:01 PM, in Applications
Thunderbird's Junk filter 301 Views / 0 Replies  
over the last six months or more ive been getting a lot of junk

I use Thunderbirds Junk filter TB 2.0.0.24

where can i see the list that included all the trained junk ? i might have put an...
Posted by rotuts, on Aug 6, 2015 at 11:54 AM, in Applications
help w 'Flash' 376 Views / 1 Replies  
ive never used Flash on Firefox, and now they have blocked it

but its on Safari, so I Dl'd ClicktoFlash. some flash works via HTML and some

only w flash.
Im trying to understand the...
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 15, 2015 at 11:47 AM, in Applications
good idea. the issue is that in the past... 1,356 Views / 11 Replies  
good idea.

the issue is that in the past when saving or looking for something there seemed to be a default that led you

to where you were in the last place

a corollary : Ive been...
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 2, 2015 at 08:50 AM, in macOS
one of the programs that defaults to 'document'... 1,356 Views / 11 Replies  
one of the programs that defaults to 'document' now that did not before seems to be Quick time,

v 7

if i copy and paste a segment into a new player, it defaults to documents and as far as I...
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 30, 2015 at 10:19 AM, in macOS
thanks for all the suggestions ill try to... 1,356 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks for all the suggestions

ill try to keep better track of the problem

thanks again
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 27, 2015 at 08:19 AM, in macOS
i seem to have already set safari to 'desktop' ... 1,356 Views / 11 Replies  
i seem to have already set safari to 'desktop'

so it must have been something else

sorry

but stay tuned !
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 24, 2015 at 09:01 AM, in macOS
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