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Another vote for the logitech v470. Really like... 1,454 Views / 9 Replies  
Another vote for the logitech v470. Really like it.
Posted by Douglashh, on Nov 2, 2013 at 11:08 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
External CD/DVD drive 231 Views / 4 Replies  
Am getting ready to purchase a new Mac Mini w/Mavericks and will need to get an external USB CD/DVD optical drive.

I know Apple has the USB Super Drive but wondering if anyone has any other...
Posted by Douglashh, on Oct 26, 2013 at 12:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Audio Midi Setup 264 Views / 1 Replies  
When I launch Audio Midi Setup there is an item called Elements Organizer 10.0 in the lefthand column.

It doesn't look like something from Apple, but I'm wondering what Elements Organizer 10.0 is...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jan 30, 2013 at 07:38 PM, in Applications
Un-pluging and re-pluging the external speakers... 364 Views / 6 Replies  
Un-pluging and re-pluging the external speakers does nothing. The only way to get the alerts back is to reboot or log out and back in.
Posted by Douglashh, on Jun 15, 2012 at 03:55 PM, in Mac OS X
I have external speakers connected to the... 364 Views / 6 Replies  
I have external speakers connected to the headphone plug in. I've tried changing the setting when the sound is gone and that has no affect.
Posted by Douglashh, on Jun 14, 2012 at 09:32 PM, in Mac OS X
In my case, I don't use airport express. This... 364 Views / 6 Replies  
In my case, I don't use airport express. This behavior just stated about a month ago and haven't installed any new applications that I can recall.
Posted by Douglashh, on Jun 14, 2012 at 04:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Alert Sounds Gone 364 Views / 6 Replies  
Every day or so I find that the alert sounds, deleting a file & emptying the trash being the most obvious, just disappear. If I reboot or log out and log in the alert sounds return and after a day...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jun 13, 2012 at 01:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Does anyone know how Apple re-sellers are treated... 9,739 Views / 478 Replies  
Does anyone know how Apple re-sellers are treated with regard to new iPad supplies. By re-sellers I mean places like BestBuy, MacZone etc. Do they some allotment on March 16 or do they have to wait...
Posted by Douglashh, on Mar 13, 2012 at 11:25 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I second The Print Shop 2. Have used it for... 516 Views / 9 Replies  
I second The Print Shop 2. Have used it for years and it's pretty easy with lots of options to customize.
Posted by Douglashh, on Feb 1, 2012 at 01:09 AM, in Applications
I've used Avery Design Pro and found it easy to... 583 Views / 9 Replies  
I've used Avery Design Pro and found it easy to use and produces good results although I don't try anything too fancy, just basic labels. Since it's free why not download it and give it a shot.

I...
Posted by Douglashh, on Dec 24, 2011 at 11:05 AM, in Applications
Apple Mail Question 268 Views / 1 Replies  
Is there a way to send an email WITHOUT that email address being added to the 'Previous Recipients' window list?

Thanks
Posted by Douglashh, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:15 PM, in Applications
Watching with interest as I'm also having this... 638 Views / 8 Replies  
Watching with interest as I'm also having this same issue.
Posted by Douglashh, on Oct 10, 2011 at 09:21 PM, in Mac OS X
After much searching I found the problem. A... 385 Views / 4 Replies  
After much searching I found the problem. A conflict with iGlasses application. Forced quit and Sleep is now operating property.
Posted by Douglashh, on Oct 10, 2011 at 08:08 PM, in Mac OS X
My HD is only about 20% full and I defraged the... 385 Views / 4 Replies  
My HD is only about 20% full and I defraged the disk with TechTool about a month ago so I don't think either of those items is causing the problem.
Posted by Douglashh, on Oct 10, 2011 at 06:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Sleep issue 385 Views / 4 Replies  
About 2 weeks ago I noticed that when I try to put my Mini, OS 10.6.8, to sleep it takes about 15 seconds or so after I choose 'Sleep' in the Apple Menu for the machine to go to sleep. All...
Posted by Douglashh, on Oct 10, 2011 at 04:38 PM, in Mac OS X
I used, still do, use and old PPC... 1,190 Views / 8 Replies  
I used, still do, use and old PPC application,MailWatch, to notify me of new mail. What I like about it, and other similar apps do not do, is check the server and let me know via the menu bar when...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jul 26, 2011 at 03:07 PM, in Applications
Updated Perian in the last couple of days but... 785 Views / 4 Replies  
Updated Perian in the last couple of days but that has not changed the situation. This choppiness only started in the past couple of weeks.
Posted by Douglashh, on Jul 26, 2011 at 11:30 AM, in Applications
Choppy Playback 785 Views / 4 Replies  
In the past couple of weeks I have noticed that .flv and .mp4 videos I download from YouTube and other sites have become choppy when being played. It's like the videos hang for second every now and...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jul 25, 2011 at 05:17 PM, in Applications
With all due respect, I have sensitive financial... 817 Views / 21 Replies  
With all due respect, I have sensitive financial files that I still use going back to 1996 and I have no desire to try and convert all those files into another financial application most of which I...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jul 11, 2011 at 08:01 PM, in Applications
Problem solved. There is a conflict with... 898 Views / 2 Replies  
Problem solved. There is a conflict with ClicktoFlash Safari Extension.

The ClicktoFlash Plugin does not have the conflict.
Posted by Douglashh, on May 28, 2011 at 01:12 AM, in Applications
Safari-Yahoo Mail Chat 898 Views / 2 Replies  
I use Yahoo mail and occasionally use the chat feature that is part of yahoo mail. Since upgrading to the latest version of Safari the yahoo mail chat will not load. It just sticks on 'loading' and...
Posted by Douglashh, on May 25, 2011 at 04:56 PM, in Applications
You can also remove Sidebar items via a right... 1,492 Views / 10 Replies  
You can also remove Sidebar items via a right click menu that was not there before 10.6.7. I had actually tried right clicking when I tried to remove my folder but that menu did not show up until I...
Posted by Douglashh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 03:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Chabig, I just discovered that you need to hold... 1,492 Views / 10 Replies  
Chabig, I just discovered that you need to hold down the command key and came back to report same, but you beat me to it. Thanks.

I wish Apple wouldn't make needless changes like this.
Posted by Douglashh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 12:41 AM, in Mac OS X
The problem remains after a reboot and logging in... 1,492 Views / 10 Replies  
The problem remains after a reboot and logging in and out. I deleted the Finder plist and reset the preferences. That eliminated all the items I previously added. I re-added those items and can...
Posted by Douglashh, on Apr 12, 2011 at 12:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Sidebar Problem 1,492 Views / 10 Replies  
I put a folder in the Sidebar of my home folder because I use it alot.

Today I tried to access that folder by clicking on it and nothing happened. The folder wouldn't open. I tried to drag it...
Posted by Douglashh, on Apr 11, 2011 at 09:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Silicone Keyboards 824 Views / 2 Replies  
Anyone have and use one of these flexible silicone keyboards?

I'm considering one because I have a big hairy dog and I waste a lot of time cleaning and keeping the hair out of my current previous...
Posted by Douglashh, on Apr 7, 2011 at 11:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
installed without issue, everything seems fine so... 1,811 Views / 13 Replies  
installed without issue, everything seems fine so far
Posted by Douglashh, on Mar 21, 2011 at 07:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Bluetooth vs USB wireless Keyboard 2,944 Views / 4 Replies  
What are the practical difference between using a Bluetooth vs USB wireless keyboards and mice? I need to get a new wireless keyboard and mouse and there seem to be more possibilities with USB...
Posted by Douglashh, on Feb 20, 2011 at 01:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Check out The Print Shop for greeting cards,... 300 Views / 3 Replies  
Check out The Print Shop for greeting cards, envelops and labels.
Posted by Douglashh, on Jan 2, 2011 at 01:08 AM, in Applications
Check out Bean. It's small and easy. Download... 1,047 Views / 53 Replies  
Check out Bean. It's small and easy.
Download Bean for Mac - A fast and uncluttered word processor. MacUpdate.com (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/24881/bean)
Posted by Douglashh, on Dec 5, 2010 at 11:15 AM, in Applications
Thanks for the info 'reader50'. I did as you... 459 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the info 'reader50'. I did as you suggested and it's apparently some framework in 'The Print Shop' application dealing with crashed fonts. I looked inside The Print Shop application and...
Posted by Douglashh, on Nov 8, 2010 at 06:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I know, I did a Google search and it revealed... 459 Views / 5 Replies  
I know, I did a Google search and it revealed nothing, a source of my concern, especially since my Yahoo email is suddenly getting at least 50 porn site spam emails every day now.
Posted by Douglashh, on Nov 8, 2010 at 01:10 AM, in Mac OS X
ACFOPerformer in Activity Monitor 459 Views / 5 Replies  
I check Activity Monitor reasonablt often to check and see what's showing up on my system. Recently noticed ACFOPerformer and have no idea what it's related too. It hasn't been there for too long...
Posted by Douglashh, on Nov 7, 2010 at 09:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Graphic Converter 7 557 Views / 0 Replies  
Long time user of Graphic Converter and upgraded to version 7. When I installed version 7 and deleted version 6.7.4 all my jpg icons because blank, just a white file. I've rebuild the Launch...
Posted by Douglashh, on Oct 3, 2010 at 11:55 AM, in Applications
Quicktime Player X 297 Views / 0 Replies  
Why does Quicktime Player X create all those files in my preferences folder that have Zero KB?
Just curious about that. I recently opened my preference folder and found about 40 such files all with...
Posted by Douglashh, on Aug 20, 2010 at 09:41 PM, in Applications
Caller ID applications 282 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone know of any Caller ID applications that work with VIOP modems, i.e. Comcast?

Thanks,
Posted by Douglashh, on Jul 13, 2010 at 09:08 PM, in Applications
Contacted the developer of Dictionary Editor. ... 333 Views / 1 Replies  
Contacted the developer of Dictionary Editor. They found the problem, apple changed a delimiter character, fixed the issue and posted the corrected version to their website. Great support and very...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jul 7, 2010 at 06:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Dictionary/Spelling issue 333 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been trying to use Dictionary Cleaner, a preference pane, and Dictionary Editor, an application, to edit my user dictionary. I have quite a number of words in my user dictionary located in...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jul 5, 2010 at 05:33 PM, in Mac OS X
I love my Canon MX850 and it prints beautiful... 573 Views / 8 Replies  
I love my Canon MX850 and it prints beautiful photo's. I've had it for a couple years now. Used an HP AIO before that and had a lot of trouble with HP's software. The Canon was up an running with...
Posted by Douglashh, on May 27, 2010 at 08:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The tax form I needed to file will only load with... 876 Views / 3 Replies  
The tax form I needed to file will only load with AdobeReader plugin.
Posted by Douglashh, on May 3, 2010 at 01:05 AM, in Applications
Problem solved. Made Safari open in 32 bit and... 876 Views / 3 Replies  
Problem solved. Made Safari open in 32 bit and the AdobeReader plugin showed up and worked fine.

Guess I'm dumb but didn't think plugins came in 32 or 64 bit versions.
Posted by Douglashh, on May 2, 2010 at 09:36 PM, in Applications
Adobe pdf plugin / Safari 876 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm trying to open a tax form within Safari using AdobeReader. The Adobe plugin is in the Internet Plugin Folder but it does not show up in Safari Installed Plugins.

Any idea what the problem is?...
Posted by Douglashh, on May 2, 2010 at 08:54 PM, in Applications
Just updated m 2.5.3 Mini and all went as... 1,559 Views / 41 Replies  
Just updated m 2.5.3 Mini and all went as expected with no problems. Took maybe 20 minutes or less start to finish.

I do wish these updates would not reinstall all the language files that I so...
Posted by Douglashh, on Mar 29, 2010 at 08:10 PM, in Mac OS X
I have Photo Booth 3.0.1 on my system with... 828 Views / 4 Replies  
I have Photo Booth 3.0.1 on my system with 10.6.2. If you have your install disk get a copy of Pacifist and extract the current version.
Posted by Douglashh, on Mar 18, 2010 at 01:21 AM, in Applications
I don't know how the wireless mouse affects the... 2,860 Views / 23 Replies  
I don't know how the wireless mouse affects the wireless keyboard. My first generation wireless mouse went through batteries every 6 to 7 days and my wireless keyboard would last about 40 to 60...
Posted by Douglashh, on Feb 20, 2010 at 01:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I called LaCie and they were kind enough to offer... 493 Views / 5 Replies  
I called LaCie and they were kind enough to offer me a new external HD although not the model I had, a Mini Hub, because the one I had was discontinued about 18 months ago. I'll miss the form factor...
Posted by Douglashh, on Feb 16, 2010 at 09:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
When I turn the drive on the light comes on and... 493 Views / 5 Replies  
When I turn the drive on the light comes on and there is a whirling sound when it starts up but then it just makes a clicking sound and the whirling sound again and just repeats that. I unhooked it...
Posted by Douglashh, on Feb 15, 2010 at 02:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New External HD question 493 Views / 5 Replies  
My LaCie Mini has apparently died, just out of warranty naturally, and I need to get a new bootable external drive.

I really liked the LaCie Mini fitting under my Mac Mini. I'm thinking about the...
Posted by Douglashh, on Feb 15, 2010 at 01:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I would certainly be willing to pay for a patch... 618 Views / 8 Replies  
I would certainly be willing to pay for a patch as this is a wonderfully useful application. I hope Joe, the developer, makes the new version or patch available at a nominal cost rather than free. ...
Posted by Douglashh, on Jan 14, 2010 at 08:51 PM, in Applications
I just rebooted and now Meteo is not working and... 618 Views / 8 Replies  
I just rebooted and now Meteo is not working and it's all your fault davidbk1 <G>

What a bummer ! ! !
Posted by Douglashh, on Jan 13, 2010 at 06:59 PM, in Applications
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