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I have the same problem with a MTE 450A. Have... 722 Views / 4 Replies  
I have the same problem with a MTE 450A. Have written them, but no response. Why should some of us 'be out of luck'? It's just a matter of updating the damn drivers to work with El Capitan.
Posted by jmiddel, on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Both the Honda CRV and the Subaru Forrester will... 23,475 Views / 595 Replies  
Both the Honda CRV and the Subaru Forrester will accommodate your gear just fine, and they are way more reliable and less expensive to repair than the Volvos.
Posted by jmiddel, on May 13, 2015 at 08:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It is normal to use as much RAM as is available,... 1,289 Views / 10 Replies  
It is normal to use as much RAM as is available, and since you don't have this problem at work, with the same amount of RAM, it is most likely the HD. What year is the iMac? Certain Seagates were a...
Posted by jmiddel, on Apr 16, 2015 at 02:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
You can get rid of the swap file. I've done that... 986 Views / 4 Replies  
You can get rid of the swap file. I've done that a few times with no ill effect. Keep the sleep image, though. You may have to log in as root to do that with OmniDiskSweeper.
Posted by jmiddel, on Apr 2, 2015 at 09:16 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm disappointed in this ridiculous... 771 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm disappointed in this ridiculous disempowerment of women!
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 17, 2015 at 02:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fire up Disk Utility, reformat the usb stick in... 755 Views / 9 Replies  
Fire up Disk Utility, reformat the usb stick in hfs+ format. Your Mac can't read a FAT formatted device.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 17, 2015 at 02:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Apple will have to do a quantum leap beyond Prius... 1,150 Views / 28 Replies  
Apple will have to do a quantum leap beyond Prius and Tesla. I would love to see a car that is largely self driving, with features such as independent motors at each wheel, which among other things...
Posted by jmiddel, on Feb 20, 2015 at 08:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You cannot compare 24 miles in Arizona with 24... 3,230 Views / 94 Replies  
You cannot compare 24 miles in Arizona with 24 miles in Chicago! I live in Albuquerque which is similar, albeit smaller than Phoenix in terms of traffic, and you can do 24 miles on the interstate in...
Posted by jmiddel, on Feb 16, 2015 at 09:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What a great DAD, JB 54!! 17,969 Views / 362 Replies  
What a great DAD, JB 54!!
Posted by jmiddel, on Feb 13, 2015 at 02:32 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hate wearing any watch, haven't for decades.... 23,809 Views / 668 Replies  
I hate wearing any watch, haven't for decades. But if the Apple Watch can track certain vital signs that are of interest to me, I'll get the cheapest model and wear it just for monitoring purposes...
Posted by jmiddel, on Feb 12, 2015 at 08:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
That's odd, I use Chrome as a secondary browser... 1,415 Views / 10 Replies  
That's odd, I use Chrome as a secondary browser for Flash stuff (ugh) educational vids and YouTube. My Google folder in users/my_name/library is 5.4 MB (yes) and my Chrome app was 536MB. Downloaded...
Posted by jmiddel, on Feb 12, 2015 at 02:11 AM, in Applications
Can't post image, damn. Will be back. Sorry ... 834 Views / 17 Replies  
Can't post image, damn. Will be back. Sorry

OK part of post minus pic That cord would drive me nuts too, humans trip, fall, bang head into sharp edge, and pets chew, and zap. Sloppy. Snake on...
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 27, 2014 at 06:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
What Flash once did to me was fill up my HD with... 773 Views / 12 Replies  
What Flash once did to me was fill up my HD with virtual memory files, each over 1 gig, and 80 or more files. Of course nothing worked anymore, so I had to boot from external and use Omnisweeper to...
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 27, 2014 at 04:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Is your machine an early- to late-2011 MacBook... 4,186 Views / 4 Replies  
Is your machine an early- to late-2011 MacBook Pros with discrete graphics cards? If so, look here: Owners of 2011 MacBook Pros report critical GPU failures, system crashes...
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 27, 2014 at 03:57 PM, in Mac OS X
Try something like this:... 1,731 Views / 14 Replies  
Try something like this: http://www.amazon.com/Raptor-GL15-Ground-Loop-Isolator/dp/B0009O19LQ/ref=sr_1_7?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1419105225&sr=1-7&keywords=ground+loop+noise+isolator .
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 20, 2014 at 02:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re water softeners, has anyone heard of this... 1,431 Views / 48 Replies  
Re water softeners, has anyone heard of this saltless product: Home Water Softener and Water Treatment Systems | Clearwater GMX (http://www.clearwatergmx.com/homewatersofteners.php) ?
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 20, 2014 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I love this stuff, have been using it for years,... 1,431 Views / 48 Replies  
I love this stuff, have been using it for years, also on my skull, it leaves hair soft and almost conditioned without the gunk. Hypoallergenic.
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 20, 2014 at 02:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I laughed when I saw the pic of your connection.... 906 Views / 27 Replies  
I laughed when I saw the pic of your connection. Of course its slow. Think about how inadequate copper is for high bandwidth transmission. Then take all the junctures you show, which slow everything...
Posted by jmiddel, on Nov 11, 2014 at 01:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No, in Germany a pint is 'eine Halbe', a half of ... 2,776 Views / 115 Replies  
No, in Germany a pint is 'eine Halbe', a half of 'eine Mass' which is the standard portion (measure) of beer equal to 1 liter (33.8 fl oz).
Posted by jmiddel, on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Early last year i bought a Mini Server, upgraded... 4,793 Views / 194 Replies  
Early last year i bought a Mini Server, upgraded the RAM to 16 for 190 and swapped an SSD in for another 200, so for roughly 1,400 bucks I got a very capable machine, quad core i7, lots of RAM, SSD....
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 21, 2014 at 01:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Two dimensional op-art, or a code? By... 1,082 Views / 30 Replies  
Two dimensional op-art, or a code? By manipulating the different lengths and hues of the bars, could one create validation protocols?
Maybe there is an inverse relation between the percentage of...
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 10, 2014 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I use OS X because it works seamlessly to get all... 386 Views / 6 Replies  
I use OS X because it works seamlessly to get all my work done. I don't need to fiddle around with the os underpinnings. If someone wants to, they can just drop into Terminal and work from the the CL.
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 18, 2014 at 02:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Amazon Flash Evil 381 Views / 3 Replies  
Amazon just rolled out their music service for Prime members. It requires Flash to be enabled. Just new online, and so antiquated. If mighty Amazon can't get with it and embrace HTMLH 5, WTF?
Posted by jmiddel, on Sep 7, 2014 at 12:57 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife asked why I was laughing, and it would... 1,150 Views / 48 Replies  
My wife asked why I was laughing, and it would have taken paragraphs to explain this simple expression. Three desirable attributes (giving eggs, wool and milk) totally devalued by being incorporated...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I agree, have been smiling as I read. I... 1,150 Views / 48 Replies  
I agree, have been smiling as I read. I appreciate the OP throwing out these topics, which to his credit, seem able to get some decent interaction going here.

Now, as to cooking, both my wife and...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 23, 2014 at 09:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It took a complete uninstall and- and re- install... 3,167 Views / 31 Replies  
It took a complete uninstall and- and re- install of Office and a rebuild of Outlook's database to clear the problem. I think maybe just rebuilding the DB would have sufficed, since that is where the...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 7, 2014 at 09:43 PM, in Mac OS X
Talked to MS support, they have not fixed it yet,... 3,167 Views / 31 Replies  
Talked to MS support, they have not fixed it yet, despite a complete reinstall of Office. The tech found the line at the bottom as a indicator of something wrong, but didn't know what it meant....
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 5, 2014 at 08:25 PM, in Mac OS X
I have a user account just for this, called... 3,167 Views / 31 Replies  
I have a user account just for this, called 'Test', and Safari quit on launch. Just to be clear, I did not upgrade anything within 24 hours of this problem. Safari got upped with 10.9.4 which I...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 5, 2014 at 03:56 PM, in Mac OS X
All of what you said is agreed upon and done. I... 3,167 Views / 31 Replies  
All of what you said is agreed upon and done. I have not upgraded anything since the last OS update some days ago, a bit before this problem arose. This update required a restart, so all apps were...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 5, 2014 at 01:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Outlook and Safari crash at launch 3,167 Views / 31 Replies  
Last night, at last email check, I noticed a warning from Outlook which said "Outlook must quit due to an error...." and I've been unable to relaunch it. This morning Safari Unexpectedly Quit, and...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jul 4, 2014 at 07:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Yessss! A backlit keyboard 669 Views / 2 Replies  
What a treat for sore eye. Been using the superb Apple KB for years, always wishing that I could see the letters like I can on my MBP. Being a terrible non touch typist I need all the help I can get,...
Posted by jmiddel, on Apr 7, 2014 at 02:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yes, BT off also. 409 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, BT off also.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 28, 2014 at 01:34 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPad Air 15% battery/hour use 409 Views / 2 Replies  
Is it normal to use 15% of battery per hour? It wasn't this bad before 7.1. More like 10%.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 27, 2014 at 01:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I use SuperDuper. 704 Views / 8 Replies  
I use SuperDuper.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 26, 2014 at 01:06 AM, in Applications
Table radio squeals with Mini input, silent with MBP 249 Views / 0 Replies  
I got a Polk iSonic for my computer. When attached to my Mini through either audio out or via usb DAC it squeals when set to AUX at 38 +-5 db around 1K hz. Same from my wife's Mini audio out. Her MB...
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 19, 2014 at 09:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I remember this being and issue with past MBs and... 8,112 Views / 65 Replies  
I remember this being and issue with past MBs and MBPs, which is why I never put them to sleep. You could post the console output, maybe someone can sort it out.
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 18, 2014 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
There is widespread consensus amongst those in... 979 Views / 46 Replies  
There is widespread consensus amongst those in the know that with current Mac OSs you don't need regular maintenance, I only use DW or TTP if I'm having a problem, which is very seldom. The OS...
Posted by jmiddel, on Mar 18, 2014 at 08:06 PM, in Applications
That is sweet! I've Cary Audio gear and loved it. 1,117 Views / 32 Replies  
That is sweet! I've Cary Audio gear and loved it.
Posted by jmiddel, on Feb 13, 2014 at 08:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Just creeped out by Google/Nest and Apple is doing this!? 387 Views / 3 Replies  
Apple Researching Automatic Mood Assessment for Targeted Ad Delivery - Mac Rumors (http://www.macrumors.com/2014/01/23/mood-based-ad-delivery/)

So now our very moods will be tracked in realtime....
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 23, 2014 at 09:06 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just migrated my wife's Mini from Snow Leopard... 1,173 Views / 30 Replies  
I just migrated my wife's Mini from Snow Leopard to Mavericks without a hitch. Apple is really trying to get everyone up to speed with this free upgrade, so it's is compatible all the way back to...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 14, 2014 at 10:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Use Migration assistant to transfer everything to... 1,173 Views / 30 Replies  
Use Migration assistant to transfer everything to the new computer. Office 08 and 11 work fine, and Apple's software is of course backwards compatible, all browsers will have your bookmarks, it will...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 14, 2014 at 09:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I like that question, Peter. To surf in the ocean... 487 Views / 8 Replies  
I like that question, Peter. To surf in the ocean seems to me, non-surfer, to imply putting oneself in a position of both knowing the waves, and the unpredictability of nature, a situation of...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 10, 2014 at 03:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Did you try to buy before going to your account... 590 Views / 16 Replies  
Did you try to buy before going to your account and doing as Spheric suggests?
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 9, 2014 at 09:25 PM, in Applications
Thank you Steve. That worked great. I'd never... 386 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you Steve. That worked great. I'd never heard of Display Menu, very useful, and free!
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 9, 2014 at 08:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
post Mavericks monitor resolution wrong 386 Views / 2 Replies  
Upgraded wife to 10.9.1, since then her 24" 1920x1080 monitor does not display proper res. In Prefs, the Preferred res is 800x600, max scaled res is 1600x1200. It worked fine in SL. The monitor's...
Posted by jmiddel, on Jan 8, 2014 at 01:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Out of curiosity, why not just upgrade to 10.9?... 744 Views / 4 Replies  
Out of curiosity, why not just upgrade to 10.9? It is free.
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 26, 2013 at 02:40 PM, in Mac OS X
You may have to call Apple Support. What's on the... 544 Views / 5 Replies  
You may have to call Apple Support. What's on the screen when it denies you to login?
Posted by jmiddel, on Dec 3, 2013 at 09:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Migration assistant will move the mail folder... 386 Views / 2 Replies  
Migration assistant will move the mail folder along with everything else to your new drive.
Posted by jmiddel, on Nov 8, 2013 at 01:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Just found this: TidBITS: Mail in Mavericks... 471 Views / 3 Replies  
Just found this: TidBITS: Mail in Mavericks Changes the Gmail Equation (http://tidbits.com/article/14219)
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:39 PM, in Applications
Twerking in space….awesome:) 695 Views / 12 Replies  
Twerking in space….awesome:)
Posted by jmiddel, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:31 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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