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Thanks Andi, the settings seem to match the... 284 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Andi, the settings seem to match the desktop, so I don't think that is it.
Posted by kevs, on Sep 19, 2019 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
good point GH, will forward this question to... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
good point GH, will forward this question to them! Stay tuned..
Posted by kevs, on Sep 17, 2019 at 05:22 PM, in Applications
thanks GH, well I knows it a known issue as my... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks GH, well I knows it a known issue as my provider Fastmail says so.too . oh well.
Posted by kevs, on Sep 17, 2019 at 01:24 AM, in Applications
New Bug Mail: IMAP 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone notice this post Mojave new bug in Mail that the icon when you send does not come alive or show immediately anymore?
Posted by kevs, on Sep 16, 2019 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
Kernal task recently on laptop at 321%. Again,... 2,048 Views / 20 Replies  
Kernal task recently on laptop at 321%. Again, still not clear why the task is a mystery. Apple cannot know what is going on?
Posted by kevs, on Sep 13, 2019 at 10:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Now have to open latptop to wake up 284 Views / 2 Replies  
New nuisance post Mojave, : I now have to open lid of laptop to wake up from sleep. This is laptop acting as a computer, with aftermarket display and new apple magic keyboard, to watch tV. Pre...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 13, 2019 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Column name finder Does not stick 173 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone have a clue why when I expand column for name in finder, later wont stick to where I set it? Thanks.
Posted by kevs, on Sep 13, 2019 at 07:17 PM, in macOS
Ok reader thanks. lsd funny! But non of these... 419 Views / 4 Replies  
Ok reader thanks. lsd funny! But non of these things are odd to be at 50%. Maybe just bad luck for that moment, all four were up going strong? Finder windows were getting beachballs.
Posted by kevs, on Sep 7, 2019 at 04:42 PM, in macOS
Thanks Reader never seen iconservicesagent... 419 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks Reader never seen iconservicesagent before there, is it odd it would be at 50% or so? (CPU) Same question tccd.

backup helper could that also be Crashplan or definitly TM?

No, it did...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 7, 2019 at 03:28 PM, in macOS
thanks Reader will do. I can put up with... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
thanks Reader will do.

I can put up with it....

Also, not sure, the database got screwed up so I only search in TM now via the finder. (does not work searching with the time machine method,...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 7, 2019 at 03:26 PM, in Applications
Computer slowdown, what is isd, backup-helper, inconservice agent and 419 Views / 4 Replies  
Computer slowdown, Activity Monitor says these are all over 50% what is:

isd, backup-helper, iconserviceagent, and TCCD? THANKS!
Posted by kevs, on Sep 7, 2019 at 01:25 PM, in macOS
Reader/ GH, first night with APC, morning notice... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
Reader/ GH, first night with APC, morning notice that TM not ejected properly. ONe, sometimes 4 of them.

Still computer and TM were plugged into the APC.. green power light on... battery was...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 7, 2019 at 01:21 PM, in Applications
Bad customer service APC, but will delete... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
Bad customer service APC, but will delete frustration, not worth anyones time.
Posted by kevs, on Sep 6, 2019 at 03:28 PM, in Applications
Thanks ANdi, ok, I don't even see Facetime or... 306 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks ANdi, ok, I don't even see Facetime or imessenger there in icloud preferences.

That said, everything offered is checked.

Yeah, not email, so you say don't worry? Glitch?
Posted by kevs, on Sep 6, 2019 at 01:46 PM, in macOS
YEs Andi, yes that my Mac name. I did not turn... 306 Views / 4 Replies  
YEs Andi, yes that my Mac name. I did not turn on anything. Maybe it's a glitch ( nothing pernicious?)

So much corruption and evil out that, have to check....
Posted by kevs, on Sep 6, 2019 at 01:33 PM, in macOS
ID and PHone are now being used for imessage and Facetime on a new Mac 306 Views / 4 Replies  
This popped up on my desktop and later iphone last night.

Then said ( if you recently signed into Kevs Mac you can ignore this notification)

But I did not recently sign into anything where I...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 6, 2019 at 11:53 AM, in macOS
10 hours… yeah I would go to Starbucks no? ... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
10 hours… yeah I would go to Starbucks no?

Generator, where would go in apartment with limited space? crazy, you have a garage/ house correct?

Ok will test flicker stuff. thanks!
Posted by kevs, on Sep 5, 2019 at 11:13 PM, in Applications
Reader wow, how long was the outage? How much... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
Reader wow, how long was the outage? How much did generator cost.. but they real large. I'm in an apartment, you keep it in garage right?

When drain UPS, you are talking 1/2 hour or?

Flickers,...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 5, 2019 at 11:01 PM, in Applications
thanks Reader, "If you really want 8+ hours ... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
thanks Reader, "If you really want 8+ hours

Well I did not want anything, but in short, I just thought mistakenly these last long time.. So just for what you describe.

But it could solve the...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 5, 2019 at 09:25 PM, in Applications
The Unit just arrived, but says in case of power... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
The Unit just arrived, but says in case of power outage, typical computer only get 67 min of time. Now that does not seem very useful. Being that I might on a computer three to 5 hours during a...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 5, 2019 at 08:42 PM, in Applications
thanks all are OS extended Journaled so I don't... 2,988 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks all are OS extended Journaled so I don't know why this software asserted itself as being needed. Should I delete it or is it useful?
Posted by kevs, on Sep 4, 2019 at 05:41 PM, in macOS
thanks S, when I click change all I get this: ... 369 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks S, when I click change all I get this:

Are you sure you want to change all similar documents to open with the application “Preview.app”?


But nothing happens after I click ok.

And...
Posted by kevs, on Sep 3, 2019 at 01:37 PM, in macOS
New Change all Nuisance 369 Views / 4 Replies  
Went to do change all for an app, and no list view offered? Only cumbersome icon view? And can't find Excel in there.
Posted by kevs, on Sep 3, 2019 at 01:06 PM, in macOS
New Microphone coming up I did not ask for 655 Views / 0 Replies  
Here is another one since Mojave. Starting today, in Mail (and who know where else I'll see it)

A microphone icon comes up. Have no idea why or how to get rid of it.

I did see something Flash...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 29, 2019 at 11:23 PM, in macOS
Thanks Reader, great, I could not make head/... 534 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Reader, great, I could not make head/ tails what that was about. Who thinks of this stuff... irt like, "let's confuse baffle our users!"

ON other issue, noticed today, on link issue, also,...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 29, 2019 at 12:50 AM, in macOS
Apps don't leave the dock Mojave 534 Views / 2 Replies  
Any weird thing post Mojave, anyone else notice?

Apps you don't use often, come into the dock, but dont leave when you quit from the dock. They stay there now, and have to manually get them out......
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 03:25 PM, in macOS
thanks Reader it worked! 1- Can I set... 943 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks Reader it worked!

1- Can I set toolbar to stay there as default, seems vanish later. How annoying right? Always having to get the toolbar back, agree?
2- Noq no fill, but Preview instead...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 02:37 PM, in Applications
thanks ok realized too brutal change browers even... 906 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks ok realized too brutal change browers even to test for a week. All passowrds are in Firefox, so insanely draining to have manually enter all these passwords. Also the whole bookmark adding...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 02:32 PM, in macOS
thanks reader, Yes I get that toolbar from... 943 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks reader, Yes I get that toolbar from clicking the pencil icon. Tooltips are working, but with a very weird 4 second slow delay I've never seen before with tooltips.

Main issue now is I...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 02:08 PM, in Applications
Thanks Andi have you seen issue? Where change... 906 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks Andi have you seen issue? Where change default to Safari. I can't find it anymore in preferences.
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 01:10 PM, in macOS
The crazy part is once I click on a link, the 2nd... 906 Views / 6 Replies  
The crazy part is once I click on a link, the 2nd time clicking it opens, so you can't test it. But keep an eye out. It not just mail and browser.. and intermittent. Real nuisance.
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 01:43 AM, in macOS
Flying blind ReDER THANKS, no tool-tips, so don't... 943 Views / 6 Replies  
Flying blind ReDER THANKS, no tool-tips, so don't know what going on. Where is pen, I'm clickingon pen and pencil, no names, no tooltop to help and still getting sqaure marquee, maddening.

Can...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
Preview: Where is pen, and how not to fill 943 Views / 6 Replies  
Having a real hard time with preview if anyone can help.

I did find the pen or pencil, finally, but when I draw a circle and release, preview fills up with a color, instead of just leaving a line....
Posted by kevs, on Aug 28, 2019 at 01:02 AM, in Applications
Now need two clicks to get link up? 906 Views / 6 Replies  
I think this dovetails with upgrading to Mojave but who knows.... big annoyance.

In Mail, mostly, but I think other places. I used to click a link and the browser would open up on the page in one...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 23, 2019 at 02:45 PM, in macOS
Thanks, will dive in and let you know how goes! 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
Thanks, will dive in and let you know how goes!
Posted by kevs, on Aug 10, 2019 at 12:56 AM, in Applications
Thanks guys, found this ... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
Thanks guys, found this
...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 9, 2019 at 06:22 PM, in Applications
thanks, Do you have links/ recommendations? 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
thanks, Do you have links/ recommendations?
Posted by kevs, on Aug 8, 2019 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
thanks Reader, well, only happening every couple... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
thanks Reader, well, only happening every couple weeks. What else could this be? Is it odd though the hardrive of which always TM, says not ejected, yet always on the desktop ok?

Does that really...
Posted by kevs, on Aug 8, 2019 at 03:21 PM, in Applications
got it, but no one knows if that would solve... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
got it, but no one knows if that would solve issue correct?
Posted by kevs, on Aug 7, 2019 at 10:44 PM, in Applications
thanks GH, what is UPS, besides package carrier?... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
thanks GH, what is UPS, besides package carrier?

But the drive is mounted fine in morning, yet see 5 of these eject alerts.
Posted by kevs, on Aug 7, 2019 at 10:11 PM, in Applications
Andi, thanks, have no idea. Never see this... 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
Andi, thanks, have no idea. Never see this nuisance before. Drive is mounted in morning and backup ok. Yet would be nice not to have 1/2 dozen badges on the desktop about this..
Posted by kevs, on Jul 31, 2019 at 01:55 PM, in Applications
TM TIME machine disk not ejected properly? 2,698 Views / 28 Replies  
I wake up in morning and I see 6 redundant messages that TM was not ejected properly. Yet it's there on desktop fine. Anyone know what this is?
Posted by kevs, on Jul 31, 2019 at 01:19 PM, in Applications
Yes, I don't see Titles do you? 1,853 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, I don't see Titles do you?
Posted by kevs, on Jul 23, 2019 at 02:22 PM, in Applications
Photos: Showing files names 1,853 Views / 2 Replies  
This articles says this revolutionary ability to show a file name.. is now available for photos!
http://thedigitalstory.com/2018/10/display-filenames-in-Photos-for-macOS.html

Alas, I don't see in...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:22 PM, in Applications
thanks Reader. The verbose email from Seagate... 2,988 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks Reader. The verbose email from Seagate mentioned Windows a few times. Yet i have zero interest in Window. I'm just on Mac.
Posted by kevs, on Jul 12, 2019 at 09:28 PM, in macOS
thanks Reader, I have no idea whats going on. I... 2,988 Views / 7 Replies  
thanks Reader, I have no idea whats going on. I bought these Seagate 2 years ago.

Are the dependent on NTFS?
Posted by kevs, on Jul 12, 2019 at 06:06 PM, in macOS
NTFS what is it? 2,988 Views / 7 Replies  
Seagate drives said this ntfs needed be updated after Mojave. I emailed Seagate on facebook and got incoherent answer about this. Do the drives needs this annoying software or is it some loony bin...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 11, 2019 at 07:44 PM, in macOS
Andi I take screenshots for 15 years, and email... 1,632 Views / 7 Replies  
Andi I take screenshots for 15 years, and email them, save them very useful. Never edited one once!

And I'm a photographer who know how to edit too.

They make a default feature to edit a...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 11, 2019 at 11:51 AM, in macOS
Excellent Reader! When did that come on the... 1,632 Views / 7 Replies  
Excellent Reader!

When did that come on the scene? Putting up with it, thinking its some new annoying temporarly thing, and then hit a breaking point of annoyance. Very glad to hear it can be...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 9, 2019 at 10:45 PM, in macOS
The annoying screenshot delay 1,632 Views / 7 Replies  
With last OS or so, comes this beyond annoying screenshot delay. For 20 years you took a screenshot and it immediately was on your desktop. Now it's 15 seconds, What is this and anyway to get rid...
Posted by kevs, on Jul 9, 2019 at 09:02 PM, in macOS
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