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iTunes ' Sidebar ' 514 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 ! 535 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 535 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 300 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 10.9 356 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 ? 290 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 2.2 248 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... 432 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 ? 432 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 ? 278 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 Mac OS X
Software Update Issues 350 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 Mac OS X
thanks Its TaxTime and this is a life saver.... 376 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 376 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... 511 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 Mac OS X
another pic today of note, thunderbird does... 511 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 Mac OS X
indeed that wasy yest. at 7:21 PM today... 511 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 Mac OS X
Bizzare email w attachment : Trojan ? SPAM ? 511 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 Mac OS X
Copying large folders drive to drive 649 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 Mac OS X
thanks 295 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... 295 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 295 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 ... 415 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... 415 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 ? 415 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... 761 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... 761 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... 761 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 761 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... 742 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 Mac OS X
trash 'pause' while emptying 742 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 Mac OS X
'no-squint' for Safari 466 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 252 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' 336 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... 1,225 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 Mac OS X
one of the programs that defaults to 'document'... 1,225 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 Mac OS X
thanks for all the suggestions ill try to... 1,225 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 Mac OS X
i seem to have already set safari to 'desktop' ... 1,225 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 Mac OS X
thank you good points any idea where on a... 1,225 Views / 11 Replies  
thank you
good points

any idea where on a current safari I can set the DL
?

much appreciated.
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 23, 2015 at 09:11 AM, in Mac OS X
thanks Ill try to keep better track i save... 1,225 Views / 11 Replies  
thanks Ill try to keep better track

i save to 3 - 4 folders, whiich I like on the desk top based on what being saved

a cooking vid from EyeTV goes into cooking etc

these are the same...
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 07:30 AM, in Mac OS X
saving files : from default 'documents' to other folders 1,225 Views / 11 Replies  
Im on an iMac now 10.9.x

in the past when you saved a document to a folder the OS remembered where you last saved one

more of less

now it seems the default is to the 'documents' folder,...
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 20, 2015 at 02:57 PM, in Mac OS X
ePubs on an iPad ? 530 Views / 3 Replies  
how do you add and read ePub's on an iPad ?

I used to be able to do this w a free app, but moving to 10.9.x iTunes put my books onto an

app on the iMac : iBooks.

cant seem to figure out how...
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 17, 2015 at 12:12 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I do what you do but take the older FF and put it... 779 Views / 5 Replies  
I do what you do but take the older FF and put it in a folder, just incase i want to go back to it.

its strange that the "download now" feature while in thed program does not upgrade FF. it did...
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 6, 2015 at 09:43 AM, in Applications
I DL'd manually. FF will download through the... 779 Views / 5 Replies  
I DL'd manually. FF will download through the program when accepted by you

it just doesnt seem to install the DL when one re-starts the program
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 5, 2015 at 10:46 AM, in Applications
firefox 'download and install' no working 779 Views / 5 Replies  
Im on FF 37.0.1

two 38.x.x download while im using the program, but then do not install on re-start

they seem to be a lot of updates recently.

are there serious issues w FF ?

how might I...
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 5, 2015 at 05:20 AM, in Applications
sadly, my HD reverts at some point to including... 1,492 Views / 5 Replies  
sadly, my HD reverts at some point to including the toolbar

:mad:

:brick:

Im sure worse things happen in the world
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:03 AM, in Mac OS X
this seems to have worked for all my 'old'... 1,492 Views / 5 Replies  
this seems to have worked for all my 'old' folders

but new ones come with the dreaded ToolBar.
Posted by rotuts, on Jun 1, 2015 at 09:08 AM, in Mac OS X
thank you. would you give me a little more info... 1,492 Views / 5 Replies  
thank you. would you give me a little more info on 'root' HD folder i have to find ?

many thanks !
Posted by rotuts, on May 25, 2015 at 12:52 PM, in Mac OS X
changing all folders to "hide toolbar" 1,492 Views / 5 Replies  
in 10.9.x how can I set all folders to " hide toolbar"

this might have been mentioned here before but i cant find it

many thanks
Posted by rotuts, on May 24, 2015 at 07:55 AM, in Mac OS X
iMac and logitech USB wireless wheel mouse 1,290 Views / 0 Replies  
Ive had a MacPro forever, and a logitech USB wireless mouse M705 even longer

I never had any problem w the mouse on the MacPro ( original ) with the USB receiver on the

back of the MP

some...
Posted by rotuts, on May 22, 2015 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
through the hub mentioned : the iPod charges ... 944 Views / 7 Replies  
through the hub mentioned : the iPod charges fine and transfers data

the iPad transfers data fine but does not charge. when the iPad is connected I get a 'notice' in the upper R iMac
...
Posted by rotuts, on May 17, 2015 at 07:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
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