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Broken audio after 10.10.2 update 660 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi there,
After upgrading to 10.10.2 from 10.10.1 I now have no sound at all.
I upgraded using the correct 10.10.2 installer, (for 10.10.1) from the Apple site. I then repaired permissions and...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 29, 2015 at 10:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi there, Here is an update to my earlier... 903 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there,
Here is an update to my earlier posts.

I upgraded to OS X 10.8.1 but sadly the problem still persists.
At start up and on waking from sleep, my iMac will not automatically log onto my...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 27, 2012 at 11:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi there, Here is an update to my earlier... 903 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there,
Here is an update to my earlier posts.

I upgraded to OS X 10.8.1 but sadly the problem still persists.
A start up and or on waking from sleep, my iMac will not automatically log onto...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 27, 2012 at 11:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Apologies for not replying sooner Andrej but I... 903 Views / 4 Replies  
Apologies for not replying sooner Andrej but I have been away - thank you for your post though!
I tried your suggestion and sadly it did not work. I have a feeling that this might be a known issue,...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 11, 2012 at 09:11 AM, in Mac OS X
Waking from Sleep in Mountain Lion 903 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi there,

I upgraded my iMac (see signature for specs) to Mountain Lion last week - all to the good, and in my view, all the things Lion should have been!

Although one little niggle is that...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 7, 2012 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
There were no third party apps installed on my... 2,806 Views / 60 Replies  
There were no third party apps installed on my MBP when running Snow Leopard; similarly there are no third party apps installed on my iMac running Lion. All the apps installed on both my MBP and my...
Posted by voicebox, on Oct 31, 2011 at 06:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi there, I installed Lion on my 2 year old 24"... 2,806 Views / 60 Replies  
Hi there,
I installed Lion on my 2 year old 24" iMac and I have to say that I have had no problems at all, absolutely perfect!
However, I did install it over Snow Leopard on my four year old 17"...
Posted by voicebox, on Oct 30, 2011 at 01:54 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi all2ofme, WOW! What a link! I felt I needed... 458 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all2ofme,
WOW! What a link! I felt I needed a degree just to read it!

On the other hand, I am glad you are sorted out - that's what these forums are for ..

And yes, it was a nice cooling...
Posted by voicebox, on Jul 11, 2010 at 06:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi there, This reply may be too late for you,... 458 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi there,
This reply may be too late for you, but have you tried a disk permissions repair before you moved your files across from the back-up?
On the other hand if you are logged in as...
Posted by voicebox, on Jul 7, 2010 at 05:24 AM, in Mac OS X
For what its worth, here are a couple of... 9,766 Views / 19 Replies  
For what its worth, here are a couple of equations I have found invaluable:

NAV+MacOSX=Stress+Headache+Heartburn+Pain in Left Arm

ClamXav+MacOSX=No Stress+No Headache+No Heartburn+No Pain in...
Posted by voicebox, on Dec 30, 2009 at 03:14 AM, in Applications
Hi Simon, I took the iMac back to the White... 5,027 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi Simon,
I took the iMac back to the White City Apple Store here in London yesterday morning and they exchanged it for a new one immediately - no problems whatsoever. My pal is delighted with the...
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 28, 2009 at 07:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi moonmonkey, Did all that - done an dusted,... 5,027 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi moonmonkey,
Did all that - done an dusted, all on an external HD, no worries - but thank you for your concern!
I was merely commenting on the apparent frailty of a brand new iMac!
Best,
John
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 26, 2009 at 07:52 PM, in Mac OS X
Update! I just thought you would like to know... 5,027 Views / 9 Replies  
Update!
I just thought you would like to know chaps that after a successful set-up of my pal's iMac (see above) I started to load Office 2008 for him and it was then that I discovered that the...
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 26, 2009 at 07:09 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Simon and slugslugslug Thank you both for... 5,027 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi Simon and slugslugslug
Thank you both for your excellent advice.
Apart from being an art historian, my pal is also a composer and I get the impression that all he is worried about are his music...
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 24, 2009 at 06:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Migrating from Tiger to Snow Leopard 5,027 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi there,
I need a favour!
A friend has asked me to set up his new 27" iMac for him. I will have to migrate his Home folder files and settings - I have done this before on various Macs, but only...
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 23, 2009 at 08:50 PM, in Mac OS X
The following is from the Apple Store and is part... 23,581 Views / 56 Replies  
The following is from the Apple Store and is part of the 'TomTom Car Kit for iPhone' ad:
"Overview
The TomTom app on your iPhone 3GS or iPhone 3G (sold separately)** ......"

Notice the twin...
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 18, 2009 at 12:14 AM, in iPhone Apps
Shutdown and password none-recognition 245 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi there,
I wonder if anyone can throw a little light on my problem!
I have just set up a new iMac, and when I am logged into my admin account and have 'fast user switching' enabled between my...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 6, 2009 at 02:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Veltliner, My dear chap, after reading the... 5,545 Views / 69 Replies  
Veltliner,
My dear chap, after reading the above posts it seems to me that you have innocently tossed a pebble into a pool of still water and instead of causing a few ripples - you have caused a...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 4, 2009 at 07:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Would you like to meet for coffee ....? 4,980 Views / 95 Replies  
Would you like to meet for coffee ....?
Posted by voicebox, on May 16, 2009 at 07:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Congratulations Spheric Harlot, It would appear... 4,980 Views / 95 Replies  
Congratulations Spheric Harlot,
It would appear that we both, in our own way, have reached nirvana .... we must count ourselves lucky - other people have not been able to share our good fortune!...
Posted by voicebox, on May 16, 2009 at 10:44 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi Spheric Harlot, Interesting take ...mmm.. ... 4,980 Views / 95 Replies  
Hi Spheric Harlot,
Interesting take ...mmm..
By the way, have you had any problems during and after installing 10.5.7?
Posted by voicebox, on May 16, 2009 at 07:00 AM, in Mac OS X
Well it works for me - and it seems to keep my... 4,980 Views / 95 Replies  
Well it works for me - and it seems to keep my MPB happy - so there - with knobs on!!:P
Posted by voicebox, on May 15, 2009 at 06:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Just following a well tried practice when... 4,980 Views / 95 Replies  
Just following a well tried practice when upgrading - have always done it - always will ... and in doing so, it has always worked!
I don't want to sound pompous - but in following those guidelines I...
Posted by voicebox, on May 15, 2009 at 05:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi there, It was with some trepidation that I... 4,980 Views / 95 Replies  
Hi there,
It was with some trepidation that I 'grasped the nettle' and downloaded the Combo from the Apple site. (Never use Software Update)
Before installing it, I first repaired permissions, then...
Posted by voicebox, on May 15, 2009 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Simon, You are right about CanCom being a... 522 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi Simon,
You are right about CanCom being a rip-off - they will charge anything if they think they can get away with it!

I've just got a quote from M.R. Systems in North London...
Posted by voicebox, on Apr 21, 2009 at 11:53 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi Simon, Thanks for your swift reply. I... 522 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi Simon,
Thanks for your swift reply.
I thought about the Seagate 500 Gb 7200rpm, and my concern was that my MBP would run a lot hotter on battery power ...
So I think I will forget the...
Posted by voicebox, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:47 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
New Internal Hard Drive. 522 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi there,
I need to upgrade the internal HD (160Gb) of my 2007 17" MacBook Pro.
I was thinking of installing a 500GB 2.5" Hitachi Travelstar 5K500 5400RPM 12.5mm SATA Notebook Drive 8MB Cache....
Posted by voicebox, on Apr 21, 2009 at 09:04 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I couldn't agree more! 15,004 Views / 403 Replies  
I couldn't agree more!
Posted by voicebox, on Feb 25, 2009 at 03:00 PM, in Applications
Hi OWA, I agree with you entirely .... 15,004 Views / 403 Replies  
Hi OWA,
I agree with you entirely ....
Posted by voicebox, on Feb 24, 2009 at 08:27 PM, in Applications
It looks as though I was a little premature in... 4,712 Views / 8 Replies  
It looks as though I was a little premature in thinking I had found the fix for 'Slow Safari Syndrome.' After re-installing, it has taken less than five days for Safari to go back to taking over 80...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 21, 2009 at 01:15 PM, in Applications
WTF, Apple ? Do I now have to install... 4,712 Views / 8 Replies  
WTF, Apple ?

Do I now have to install everything twice ?


My thoughts exactly turtle777!!
voicebox
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 18, 2009 at 02:40 AM, in Applications
Dunno .... but it worked .... voicebox 4,712 Views / 8 Replies  
Dunno .... but it worked ....
voicebox
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 17, 2009 at 08:27 PM, in Applications
Hi turtle777, Thanks for your post. Instead... 4,712 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi turtle777,
Thanks for your post.
Instead of continuing to scratch my *** trying to figure out a cure, I decided that the only solution was to download and reinstall Safari 3.2.1
This did the...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 16, 2009 at 08:57 PM, in Applications
Safari slow loading problem 4,712 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi there,
I am running 10.5.6 on a 17" MBP with 4Gb's of memory. Just lately Safari has started to take over 40 seconds to load. I have emptied the cache and reset Safari but to no avail; there...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 16, 2009 at 10:32 AM, in Applications
Well spotted Karlotta, an excellent find - and... 4,788 Views / 126 Replies  
Well spotted Karlotta, an excellent find - and thanks for the link, reading it certainly put my mind at ease.:thumbsup:
It always pays to read the smaller print!! :)
voicebox
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 11, 2009 at 05:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the update Simon. voicebox 4,788 Views / 126 Replies  
Thanks for the update Simon.
voicebox
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 8, 2009 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Simon, After a visit to the Apple Store in... 4,788 Views / 126 Replies  
Hi Simon,
After a visit to the Apple Store in Regent Street yesterday, I was told that any RAM that needed swapping/installing in the new 17" MBP will have to be done at your nearest Apple store or...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 8, 2009 at 05:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the quick reply! The memory door on... 4,788 Views / 126 Replies  
Thanks for the quick reply!
The memory door on previous MBP's and PB's was indeed designed into the bottom of the case to allow access to the memory in order to change it - in fact the present 17"...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 7, 2009 at 07:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Simon, Wouldn't 'popping off' the bottom... 4,788 Views / 126 Replies  
Hi Simon,
Wouldn't 'popping off' the bottom case invalidate any Apple Care warranty one might have?
After all it's not like lifting off a plate that has been specifically designed to allow access...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 7, 2009 at 07:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi fisherKing, A couple of thoughts ... 8GB... 4,788 Views / 126 Replies  
Hi fisherKing,
A couple of thoughts ...
8GB memory at 1066 MHz DDR3 = WOW!!
8GB memory at 1066 MHz DDR3 at a cost of £839.99 or $1,250.618 extra = double WOW, or even YIKES - that hurts!!
Having...
Posted by voicebox, on Jan 6, 2009 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi there, I had the same problem after using... 3,973 Views / 72 Replies  
Hi there,
I had the same problem after using 'Software Update' (downloaded 190 Mb) So I then downloaded and installed the combo update and the problem was fixed. I made the mistake of not sticking...
Posted by voicebox, on Dec 17, 2008 at 06:38 AM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, double post!! 887 Views / 11 Replies  
Sorry, double post!!
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 27, 2008 at 05:21 AM, in Mac OS X
Now erik, you really shoudn't tease the poor guy! 887 Views / 11 Replies  
Now erik, you really shoudn't tease the poor guy!
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 27, 2008 at 05:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Hi Ted, Thanks for posting the link to 'Docker'... 887 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi Ted,
Thanks for posting the link to 'Docker' - I have been looking for something like this since 'ClearDock!'
Although the thin white border that now surrounds my dock is a little annoying - is...
Posted by voicebox, on Nov 26, 2008 at 02:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Everything working OK here, although as always on... 2,489 Views / 48 Replies  
Everything working OK here, although as always on these occasions I bypassed Software Update and installed the Combo Update.
Posted by voicebox, on Sep 16, 2008 at 05:27 AM, in Mac OS X
Flickering Screen on a 17" MBP 328 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi there,
The screen of my 17" MacBook Pro has begun to flicker when playing certain games. It only happens when the MBP temperature gets to around 68C to 74C. Although when playing games I put my...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 26, 2008 at 06:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi Tetenal, An update ... You were right! I... 365 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi Tetenal,
An update ...
You were right! I have found the 'erratically behaving application' that is creating these odd files - Photoshop CS ..
The app creates an odd file every time I open it...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 10, 2008 at 01:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Chuckit, Thanks for your reply. I had the... 365 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi Chuckit,
Thanks for your reply.
I had the same thoughts exactly about possible messed-up files so I did indeed verify the disk and repair disk permissions. At the moment the offending files...
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 8, 2008 at 06:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks Moonray - but they have gone .. straight... 365 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks Moonray - but they have gone .. straight to the trash ...
If they reappear, I will follow your advice ....
best
voicebos
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 7, 2008 at 09:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks for your reply Tetenal. I have moved... 365 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for your reply Tetenal.
I have moved all the folders into a separate folder ready for trashing.
How would I find out which application is behaving erratically by the way?
best
voicebox
Posted by voicebox, on Aug 7, 2008 at 10:22 AM, in Mac OS X
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