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iMac data removal 1,024 Views / 5 Replies  
I will be getting a newiMac soon

Id like to give mine old one away, after I use migration assistant to the new iMac

Id like to leave all the programs on the older iMac , but remove all the...
Posted by rotuts, on Aug 13, 2017 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
id disabled all extensions with click to... 837 Views / 6 Replies  
id disabled all extensions

with click to flash off and ad-blocker on

Im back to wher i wanted to be

many thanks
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 31, 2017 at 04:23 PM, in Applications
birlliant that woked however i get an... 837 Views / 6 Replies  
birlliant

that woked

however i get an ad first , But I click skip ad

no the end of the world

I do ahve AdBlocker
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 31, 2017 at 04:20 PM, in Applications
my safari worked fine on Bookmarks to YouiTube... 837 Views / 6 Replies  
my safari worked fine on Bookmarks to YouiTube then

I got the safari doesnt support HTML etc

but it clearly does vis ref's to those same youtube vids vis the foodforum I go to.

the dock...
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 30, 2017 at 08:11 AM, in Applications
thanks I was not clear sorry the... 761 Views / 2 Replies  
thanks

I was not clear

sorry

the second 27 " monitor would be for the new iMac

not my current one.
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 30, 2017 at 06:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Second monitor for a new iMac 761 Views / 2 Replies  
My iMac is from 2013 and I may be a new one soon

Id like a second monitor that's 27 " , and Im studying the previous 4K thread.

Im considering Apples LG 27" 5K but it get a massive number of...
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 30, 2017 at 04:31 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
YouTube on Safari help 837 Views / 6 Replies  
Im on an older iMac : 27" late 2013 3.5Ghz core i7 w 16 GB ram

running safari 9.1.3 ( there are no further updates I can find for this iMac

YouTube was runnning fine until a couple of days...
Posted by rotuts, on Jul 30, 2017 at 04:24 AM, in Applications
Thnderbird Updates 2,269 Views / 3 Replies  
Im on an iMac OS 10.9.5

my thunderbird seems to be :

version 2.0.0.24 (20100228)

its quite old and I cant seem to update it to

52.0
Posted by rotuts, on May 25, 2017 at 01:00 PM, in Applications
thanks I tried that and both 10.10 and 10.11... 592 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks

I tried that and both 10.10 and 10.11 have been withdrawn ie

they say they are no longer available

why Apple doesnt want one to have these is just odd.

its one thing to make...
Posted by rotuts, on Apr 12, 2017 at 09:05 AM, in macOS
Mac OS 10.10 install 592 Views / 4 Replies  
does anyone know how to DL 10.10 instqall ?

I had this on a HD but inadvertentaly over wrote it with 10.11

Id like to find somewehre 10.10 install to create a separate HD just for this as some...
Posted by rotuts, on Apr 5, 2017 at 02:49 PM, in macOS
iTunes now show artwork, which I cant hide 288 Views / 0 Replies  
iTunes 12.4.3.1 now shows artwork when I select Home Movies.

this is new to me and Id like to not have it show. I use list view

and under show veiw options there does not seem to be a way...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 31, 2017 at 01:48 PM, in Applications
nice thanks you 405 Views / 3 Replies  
nice thanks you
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 31, 2017 at 01:44 PM, in Applications
updating iTunes to show corrent library after removal of files 405 Views / 3 Replies  
I removed a number of video files from my iTunes folder that's under " Users " rather than

deleting them from the iTunes app itself. its much easier to do that way ' in bulk ' Ive saved them on...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 30, 2017 at 12:06 PM, in Applications
its working fine now. oddly , I had to sigh... 1,271 Views / 4 Replies  
its working fine now.

oddly , I had to sigh in to iTunes , once , and choose to not have WiFi at home.

signed in at the Apple store and itsworking as my older systems to , manually.

so , at...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 9, 2017 at 02:48 PM, in Applications
i put one " TV " show ( which I capped vis EyeTV... 1,271 Views / 4 Replies  
i put one " TV " show ( which I capped vis EyeTV ) and one " home movie " that I downloaded from the internet

on both the iPad and my older iPod ( OS 8.1 ( 12B4112 )

the two files are...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 9, 2017 at 12:15 PM, in Applications
on the iPad its OS 10.2 (14C92) I made an... 1,271 Views / 4 Replies  
on the iPad its OS 10.2 (14C92)

I made an appointment at the apple store for today so Ill ask if the older video app that used to come w iPad and Pods

can be DL'd there

thanks
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 9, 2017 at 11:52 AM, in Applications
movie icon missing on an iPad 1,271 Views / 4 Replies  
i inheretred my sisters iPad. it took a while but the applestore reset it for me.

it connects to my iTunes (12.4.3.1 ) on an iMac ( OS 10.9.5 )

I can move movies from my iTunes library to the...
Posted by rotuts, on Jan 5, 2017 at 10:34 AM, in Applications
Ive done that. nope. all the BOS station... 1,140 Views / 8 Replies  
Ive done that. nope.

all the BOS station share the same trnasmitter

which always puzzled me as I had to move my in hose antenna to get FOX broadcasts well in the past.
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 24, 2016 at 11:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thank You. ! I did rescan. and no indeed... 1,140 Views / 8 Replies  
thank You. !

I did rescan. and no indeed the stations Ive mentioned , witht he proper antenna palcement do not come up

on a very detailed scan.

thanks !
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 23, 2016 at 04:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
EyeTV Hardeware and softwayre USN TV tuners 1,140 Views / 8 Replies  
I have EyeTV 3.x and a miglia tuner that has worked well for years

the other day two channels did not work. all the rest of the over the air TV works, and it comes from a common
anntena in my...
Posted by rotuts, on Oct 23, 2016 at 01:53 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
iTunes ' Sidebar ' 693 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 02:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
thank you. all set cheers your way ! 675 Views / 9 Replies  
thank you. all set

cheers your way !
Posted by rotuts, on May 19, 2016 at 12:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
recovering PW 675 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 09:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Hogwasher Newsreader Question 479 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 09:32 AM, in Applications
creating PAR2's w 10.9 508 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 07:05 PM, in Applications
Newer Newsreaders for mac ? 424 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 10:14 AM, in Applications
Help w Unison 2.2 448 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 10:09 AM, in Applications
thank you for your suggestion. HP as a... 624 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 01:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Laser Printer Rec. for and iMac ? 624 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 09:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
encryption of a folder ? 371 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 10:50 AM, in macOS
Software Update Issues 440 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 11:15 AM, in macOS
thanks Its TaxTime and this is a life saver.... 533 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 12:35 PM, in Applications
Excel 2008 issue 533 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 12:37 PM, in Applications
of note the emails have stopped. total 3, 1 a... 720 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 09:27 AM, in macOS
another pic today of note, thunderbird does... 720 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 10:44 AM, in macOS
indeed that wasy yest. at 7:21 PM today... 720 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 11:49 AM, in macOS
Bizzare email w attachment : Trojan ? SPAM ? 720 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 10:02 AM, in macOS
Copying large folders drive to drive 814 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 12:42 PM, in macOS
thanks 412 Views / 4 Replies  
thanks
Posted by rotuts, on Dec 11, 2015 at 08:30 AM, in Applications
thank you Im nor familiar w the Mail... 412 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 08:19 PM, in Applications
MacMail 'send's' to OutBox 412 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 02:06 PM, in Applications
I happen to go to the apple store this am ... 544 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 11:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
many thanks. its for a friend that wants to take... 544 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 09:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Genius Bar Appointents ? 544 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 02:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
it seems that through the App Store you to to the... 980 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 10:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
thank you again would you supply more... 980 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 08:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
thank you he indeed has 2 GB of RAM can... 980 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 25, 2015 at 12:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Updating Safari on an older iMac 980 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 11:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
I dont think so only when there are several... 830 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 09:17 AM, in macOS
trash 'pause' while emptying 830 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 11:35 AM, in macOS
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