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added SSD to iMac 597 Views / 2 Replies  
About 2 months ago I added and external SSD to my 2014 iMac and with the proper software was able to convert to a fusion drive. All of it is working very well, especially Lightroom, which appreciated...
Posted by Harvey, on Jul 23, 2016 at 08:52 AM, in Hardware Hacking
solved 760 Views / 5 Replies  
I was able to fix my wireless Epson printer whoas by shutting it down and unplugging it for 1 minute. Why this worked is a mystery to me. Yes, it was truly wireless and on the correct network . . ....
Posted by Harvey, on Jul 8, 2016 at 09:12 PM, in Mac OS X
Missing printer 749 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been unable to find my Epson XP-610 printer on any of my devices. I have reinstalled the driver using Epson's website with no change. I am not sure what I did to create this problem. I have...
Posted by Harvey, on Jul 4, 2016 at 08:22 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
not unglued . . . . .disconnected is better. 1,370 Views / 4 Replies  
not unglued . . . . .disconnected is better.
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 21, 2015 at 03:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just got back to my iMac to find it in a state of... 1,370 Views / 4 Replies  
Just got back to my iMac to find it in a state of blackness (as if asleep). Discouraged I unglued the 3 USB drive and pressed the keyboard (no particular key) and it woke up to my screen as I had...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 21, 2015 at 03:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Freezing up iMac 1,370 Views / 4 Replies  
My late 2013 iMac 21.5 is freezing up to a black screen more and more often. I do have a cursor but nothing is clickable. My only recourse is to restart with the back button. Is this something to do...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 21, 2015 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
My Epson XP-610 is a wireless and AirPrint... 760 Views / 5 Replies  
My Epson XP-610 is a wireless and AirPrint printer. I have always run it wirelessly on my network. All computers are used untethered.
Posted by Harvey, on Oct 21, 2015 at 09:12 PM, in Mac OS X
printing issues 760 Views / 5 Replies  
After installing El Capitan I have had printing issues with all of my devices. I also needed to buy and install a new Time Capsule a month or 2 before the install.

It seems that I can get my Epson...
Posted by Harvey, on Oct 21, 2015 at 01:31 PM, in Mac OS X
By cut out I mean drops my network. Went out and... 2,214 Views / 5 Replies  
By cut out I mean drops my network. Went out and bought a new TC2GB and after 4 days of running flawlessly it did not connect to the internet on my phone or desktop. . . . . although the light stayed...
Posted by Harvey, on Sep 8, 2015 at 11:28 AM, in Networking
iCloud not responding 472 Views / 1 Replies  
My iCloud settings show only 5 gb of storageon my macbook pro even though i have been paying for 200 gb. Consequently my iPhone photos maintain a 12 gb presence on my iphone6. What am i doing wrong?...
Posted by Harvey, on Sep 6, 2015 at 09:25 AM, in Applications
Time Capsule issue 2,214 Views / 5 Replies  
My 3 year old Time Capsule (2T) has begun to "cut out" on me every other day. This was happening every 2 or 3 months not so very long ago. I feel that it may be on its last legs. I don't want to be...
Posted by Harvey, on Sep 1, 2015 at 11:16 AM, in Networking
photos and iCloud 448 Views / 0 Replies  
I am having difficulty working with photos and iCloud. I am always running out of room on my 16 GB phone and photos are the main culprit. It seems (if I understand this correctly) that you can delete...
Posted by Harvey, on Jun 7, 2015 at 08:12 AM, in iPhone Apps
Drives 1,283 Views / 6 Replies  
Two of the drives came out of older macs, one a 2008 iMac and another from a 2012 MacBook Pro. Neither were erased or newly partitioned. Could these be causing some sort of identity problems as to...
Posted by Harvey, on Apr 25, 2015 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, Mike. How long before I deem the external... 1,283 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, Mike. How long before I deem the external drive as OK? a day. a week?
Posted by Harvey, on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
New iMac problem 1,283 Views / 6 Replies  
My iMac is 8 months old and has stated to act up. First I was unable to get preview to open and more recently it is happening to Safari. My messages say "already open" yet it will not open even with...
Posted by Harvey, on Apr 24, 2015 at 08:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
Music and data charges 537 Views / 1 Replies  
I am told that streaming music will eat up data very quickly. So how does one play music away from a wifi source? I understand that I should download my music first but how can I easily find it if I...
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 3, 2015 at 09:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Did as you suggested . . . backup, new vault . .... 535 Views / 5 Replies  
Did as you suggested . . . backup, new vault . . . now my old vault (Primary Vault) is not deletable.
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:05 AM, in Applications
I currently have 200 logins. Will these all be... 535 Views / 5 Replies  
I currently have 200 logins. Will these all be deleted if I start from scratch? Or will dropbox keep them save.
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 15, 2014 at 02:00 PM, in Applications
1Password syncing problem 535 Views / 5 Replies  
I have been using 1Password with my Mac for 3 years now and never really bothered with syncing, until recently when i bought an iPad and iPhone. I have updated to 1Password 5 on all of my devices...
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 15, 2014 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
Syncing iPhone 6 493 Views / 1 Replies  
My wife's iPhone6 is telling us that iTunes on her MacAir is not the correct library. I've tried it on all of our computers with the same results. We did save her old iPhone 4s data on her Macair...
Posted by Harvey, on Oct 16, 2014 at 08:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FYI 772 Views / 4 Replies  
I found that the fact that I was using Yosemite would not allow me (yet) to use iCloud. Switched to Dropbox and it works fine . . . . but not with my iPhone and tablet. Password for IOS8 is...
Posted by Harvey, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:18 AM, in Applications
Trouble with passwords 772 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello,
It seems that I have always had trouble syncing my passwords between my iMac, MacBook, iPad, and iPhone. I have been using 1Passwords for 3 years now and seem to be forever changing passwords...
Posted by Harvey, on Sep 19, 2014 at 09:48 AM, in Applications
Looking for a MacBook Air battery 835 Views / 2 Replies  
Hello,

I have been trying to locate a MacBook Air battery for my wife's laptop. It is a vintage 2010 model and is tough to locate. One manufacture who sent me a replaceable battery over the...
Posted by Harvey, on Jul 8, 2014 at 02:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank YOU all very much. Great ideas and much to... 897 Views / 12 Replies  
Thank YOU all very much. Great ideas and much to ponder. I replaced the HD 18 months ago and Apple replace the power supply 12 months ago.

Just wondering: Is it best to reinstall Adobe CS5 or is...
Posted by Harvey, on Jun 29, 2014 at 08:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
iMac turns Dark 897 Views / 12 Replies  
I have a 2007 iMac with a new power pac and HD which unfortunately has a total black display as of yesterday. I have tried a PRAM at restart with no change. Through firewire I am able to access the...
Posted by Harvey, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Looking for speed 1,081 Views / 8 Replies  
I agree about MacKeeper. . . but hear so many people who advise me to use Onyx. I have it and must admit it has never impressed me . . . possibly because it is doing some things that I do not...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 18, 2013 at 03:37 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks to all you responded. All of your points are helpful. I may have misled some of you into thinking it was a money matter when actually it isn't. I was only looking for the best buy and wonder...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 18, 2013 at 03:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Eye opening 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
Thank you. That was certainly an eye opener.
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 17, 2013 at 11:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
iMac vs Mini 1,576 Views / 8 Replies  
I am trying to decide if there is any advantage to buying a mini for $599 and adding a $400 display versus a base iMac at $1299. I already have a wireless mouse and keyboard with my 8 yr old iMac. Is...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 16, 2013 at 07:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Keyboard Procedures 1,081 Views / 8 Replies  
Resetting the PRam and such. Is this still done.
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 16, 2013 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Slow iMac 1,081 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi,
I have an 8 year old iMac running Mavericks (2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo w/ 4 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM) with a new 750 HD an power pact. Is there anything I can do to speed it up. Years ago there were...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:08 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes 754 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes
Posted by Harvey, on Apr 4, 2013 at 05:52 PM, in Applications
Dropbox holds all of my passwords and from one... 754 Views / 7 Replies  
Dropbox holds all of my passwords and from one device to another I don't need to remember any of them. Works very well with my iPhone, ipad and mbp. Recently I needed to replace my imac HD and have...
Posted by Harvey, on Apr 4, 2013 at 03:40 PM, in Applications
Dropbox vs 1Password on new HD 754 Views / 7 Replies  
Hello,
I recently replaced the HD on my 2007 iMac. Now I am having a hard time getting it to sync with my other devices. I use 1Password. Any ideas on how I can get my replacement HD to sync?
...
Posted by Harvey, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:38 AM, in Applications
syncing iMessages 828 Views / 2 Replies  
I am unable to sync my ipad 2 with my iPhone 5. I believe they are both using ios6. Would like to receive responses on my iPhone for messages sent from my iPad. Unable to find the solution online.
Posted by Harvey, on Mar 29, 2013 at 09:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Disk space 417 Views / 4 Replies  
Out of 285 GB I have 87 GB available.
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:50 PM, in Applications
iPhoto incredibly slow 417 Views / 4 Replies  
Hello,
My iMac copy of iPhoto is incredible slow. It will revert to a beachball for the easiest of commands (opening an event) and continue in this fashion for the duration. Is this a permissions...
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:16 PM, in Applications
Mail redirect spoof 318 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello,

For months now I have been receiving (bogus) emails using (not From) my contacts that have no subject, usually start by saying Hello Harvey, You will find this amazing . . . and a link to...
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:40 AM, in Applications
Looking for iPad handle 2,241 Views / 16 Replies  
Has anyone come across a handle for the iPad that facilitates reading a book or newspaper online.
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 28, 2013 at 04:47 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Great and thanks again 707 Views / 5 Replies  
I am up to date with Mountain Lion. Will give all of your helpful ideas a try. BTW: just noticed you are from the UK . . . spent a week in London last October . . .must get back . . . so much to see...
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 15, 2013 at 08:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Can you give me more info on what you refer to as... 707 Views / 5 Replies  
Can you give me more info on what you refer to as "nuke and pave". I have changed the battery, reset the PRAM.
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 14, 2013 at 09:34 AM, in Mac OS X
Incorrect clock and occasional beach ball 707 Views / 5 Replies  
My 2007 intel iMac was due for a Pram battery change (so I thought) when the clock was not keeping correct time. I did that last week while following an ifixit video and now I'm getting the same...
Posted by Harvey, on Jan 12, 2013 at 09:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Incorrect imac clock 338 Views / 1 Replies  
My vintage imac (circa 2007) is having a tough time keeping time. I have reset it about 4 times in the last 2 weeks. Reading around the web I'm seeing that my battery may need replacing. I remember...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 30, 2012 at 02:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Two iCloud ids for iCal 179 Views / 1 Replies  
My iCloud iCal Dav account on my desktop uses an @me.com account while my laptop calendar uses my @comcast.com account. I believe this is preventing the calendar on these machines from syncing. Is...
Posted by Harvey, on Dec 3, 2012 at 08:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
Still having problems. We are able to text, use... 214 Views / 5 Replies  
Still having problems. We are able to text, use audio and video yet his name on my Buddy List is grayed out and vice versa. Also we are still unable to share screens. Each of us has a gmail account...
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 29, 2012 at 05:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Thank You. No I did not mistype, I simply didn't... 214 Views / 5 Replies  
Thank You. No I did not mistype, I simply didn't remember doing that with my old mac in iChat 6 yrs ago. Thanks again . . . . will try it this evening after work.
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 29, 2012 at 02:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Trouble using Messages 214 Views / 5 Replies  
In our attempt to get my son's mac mini up and running (He lives out of state.)we have encountered a problem. We are able to exchange messages but nothing more. My hope was to screen share and help...
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 28, 2012 at 04:09 PM, in Mac OS X
The issue is the mini without a camera or... 539 Views / 5 Replies  
The issue is the mini without a camera or microphone . . . will it allow me to screen share.
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 20, 2012 at 11:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
screen sharing with a mac mini 539 Views / 5 Replies  
My son just bought a mac mini and is looking for help with the mac's configuration. Can we do a screen share without a camera in his display. I am using a MB Pro. We have been able to message each...
Posted by Harvey, on Nov 20, 2012 at 07:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
The latest is that I bought Cocktail and ran it... 331 Views / 4 Replies  
The latest is that I bought Cocktail and ran it thru all of its paces . . . . no change. Tried to delete Safari and re-install but am unable to do that because it is part of Mac OS. Maybe I should go...
Posted by Harvey, on Sep 12, 2012 at 11:57 AM, in Applications
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