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My home network not appearing on guest's computer 480 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a home network setup using Time Capsule. We have a guest with us this weekend but the network is NOT showing up on their PC laptop. Anyone know why or what we might be able to do?

This...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Apr 6, 2013 at 04:41 PM, in Networking
Thanks for the suggestions. I tried your... 727 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the suggestions. I tried your suggestions, including several updates at Dell's support site. After installing/restarting, everything seems to be working. I'm cautiously optimistic!
...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Oct 11, 2011 at 04:24 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
This looks to be more than simply a printing... 727 Views / 11 Replies  
This looks to be more than simply a printing problem. Here's what we're noticing ...

In IE (latest update), cursor freezes intermittently. Occasionally, screen goes black, an analog icon appears...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:06 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Ah, the secretary just emailed to say that the... 727 Views / 11 Replies  
Ah, the secretary just emailed to say that the problem reappeared today.

I don't have access to all the info/specs I looked up yesterday, but here's what I remember: The Dell is a Vostro (don't...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:24 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for the follow-up. In checking on the... 727 Views / 11 Replies  
Thanks for the follow-up. In checking on the answers to your questions, I updated the drivers and firmware from HP's site. Then I did a test print and it worked.

So, unless, the problem reappears,...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Oct 5, 2011 at 10:44 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It's a true wireless printer (doesn't go through... 727 Views / 11 Replies  
It's a true wireless printer (doesn't go through another device). Yes, I should try connecting a cable but haven't found one to try yet.
Posted by TribeLeader, on Oct 4, 2011 at 05:10 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Troubleshooting Windows Printing Problem 727 Views / 11 Replies  
My church's (small) office is having trouble printing (wirelessly) from the Windows computer (Windows XP on a not-too-old Dell). Now, I have no trouble printing (wirelessly) from my MacBook Pro.
...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Oct 4, 2011 at 12:34 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
It's funny, I started to say that this was a... 338 Views / 6 Replies  
It's funny, I started to say that this was a pretty specific request, but didn't. I've seen other pastors here over the year so I thought I'd ask in The Lounge.
Posted by TribeLeader, on Aug 20, 2011 at 04:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Starting a Fantasy Football League for Pastors 338 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm in a couple leagues already, but I'm looking to start a fantasy football league for pastors. If you're a pastor (and an active fantasy football manager) and you'd like to join a pastors' league,...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I've been using Erie Insurance since 1996 and... 675 Views / 9 Replies  
I've been using Erie Insurance since 1996 and have had only great experience. Even though I've moved 4 hours away from my agent, I kept the same agent because no one could come close to the cost...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I tried the fix suggested in the article I posted... 920 Views / 8 Replies  
I tried the fix suggested in the article I posted above -- didn't work.

I have taken the iPad close and still did not get access. I've also tried when it was just me so overload not an issue.
...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Jul 8, 2011 at 04:40 PM, in Networking
I'm sure. :-) Actually, I just read that the... 920 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm sure. :-)

Actually, I just read that the "self-assigned IP" issue cropped up as a result of the latest OS X update -- http://www.macworld.com/article/160993/2011/07/1068_bugs.html. So I'll try...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Jul 8, 2011 at 03:36 PM, in Networking
No, the network in my wife's office is open. I've... 920 Views / 8 Replies  
No, the network in my wife's office is open. I've been on before. It's not even password protected.
Posted by TribeLeader, on Jul 8, 2011 at 09:54 AM, in Networking
2 Macs, 2 iPads, 2 Networks, Mixed Results 920 Views / 8 Replies  
My wife and I each have an MBP and an iPad (latest software). At home, everything is working. Well, except that a tech guy is coming tomorrow to fix the internet at the house.

Not having the...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:22 AM, in Networking
Syncing Google/iCal on Multiple Devices 404 Views / 0 Replies  
My wife and I have been using Google Calendar for about 3 years (we have several calendars (my work, her work, family stuff, etc.). We each have MacBook Pros but have not used iCal. We just got iPads...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Jun 18, 2011 at 12:07 AM, in Applications
Not sure how. Symantec calls them Trojan Horses,... 1,017 Views / 22 Replies  
Not sure how. Symantec calls them Trojan Horses, but haven't looked in any greater detail. Might not get to it today, though; heading home shortly. :-)
Posted by TribeLeader, on May 30, 2011 at 10:44 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
When I was a Windows user (8 yrs ago), I used... 1,017 Views / 22 Replies  
When I was a Windows user (8 yrs ago), I used Ad-Aware -- is that (still) necessary/helpful?
Posted by TribeLeader, on May 30, 2011 at 08:49 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I just realized something -- whenever I've been... 1,017 Views / 22 Replies  
I just realized something -- whenever I've been doing any kind of maintenance/clean-up on the PC, Symantec's Auto-Protect has been going berserk!

For example, I was just playing around with...
Posted by TribeLeader, on May 30, 2011 at 12:33 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks for all the help! The last quick scan... 1,017 Views / 22 Replies  
Thanks for all the help!

The last quick scan resulted in zero infected files. But whenever I try to delete the (previously) quarantined files in Symantec, the app freezes.

Will do another scan...
Posted by TribeLeader, on May 29, 2011 at 11:16 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I should have called them "infected files"... 1,017 Views / 22 Replies  
I should have called them "infected files" instead of viruses, I guess. I don't know much about them (yet). Symantec seems to be calling them Trojan Horses.

I don't know that they've caused...
Posted by TribeLeader, on May 29, 2011 at 05:12 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I just checked Symantec's logs and see that it's... 1,017 Views / 22 Replies  
I just checked Symantec's logs and see that it's been finding hundreds of viruses each week (and 6,000+) 5 or 6 weeks ago. I'm not sure what it's doing with them, though.
Posted by TribeLeader, on May 29, 2011 at 04:57 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Dealing with Viruses on Windows PC 1,017 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm at my mother-in-law's for the weekend and I'm doing some troubleshooting on her computer, getting rid of viruses.

It looks like she has Symantec Anti-Virus running once a week (with the daily...
Posted by TribeLeader, on May 29, 2011 at 04:41 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Thanks again. I've been burning them at home... 567 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks again.

I've been burning them at home over the Christmas holiday as time allows (not really using the computers for too much else right now). Should knock them out today.
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 26, 2010 at 03:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the replies. Also, I've read some... 567 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

Also, I've read some posts, but thought I'd ask again: What's the best way to burn DVDs in iDVD? "Save as Disc Image"? then copy in Disk Utility? (I don't have Toast,...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 22, 2010 at 09:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
DVD Burning Workload 567 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm wondering about the workload capacity of the DVD drive on my MacBook Pro. I need to burn 18 DVDs (60-minute presentation created with iMove and iDVD), but before I start burning them on my MBP,...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 22, 2010 at 06:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok, this seems to be fixed now. I restarted... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
Ok, this seems to be fixed now. I restarted everything (modem, router, and computer). That didn't work. I made a change in the "manual setup" of the Time Capsule (in the "Internet" tab, I selected...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 9, 2010 at 06:44 PM, in Networking
Now the amber light on my Time Capsule is... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
Now the amber light on my Time Capsule is flashing. AirPort Utility notes the problems: "DNS Servers" (no DNS addresses) and "Internet Connection" (AirPort wireless device does not have a valid IP...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 9, 2010 at 01:05 PM, in Networking
Ha! I was looking at my Time Capsule manual and... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
Ha! I was looking at my Time Capsule manual and saw that the ethernet cable was supposed to be connected the WAN input. When I looked at the Time Capsule, the cable was in one of the 3 ethernet...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:17 PM, in Networking
I'm using Apple's Time Capsule for my router. In... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm using Apple's Time Capsule for my router. In Network preferences, it's using DHCP (if I'm understanding correctly; that's what I see under TCP/IP).

But I have noticed a couple things (don't...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 9, 2010 at 10:27 AM, in Networking
Unfortunately, still no success. Router connects... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
Unfortunately, still no success. Router connects to internet using DHCP. And turning everything off and back on as described above didn't work.

Out of curiosity, there's no need to...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 8, 2010 at 01:56 PM, in Networking
Thanks for those suggestions. I'll try them when... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for those suggestions. I'll try them when I get back home in a few hours.
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 8, 2010 at 10:40 AM, in Networking
Thanks for the help. Second computer didn't work... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks for the help. Second computer didn't work either. Also, I should've mentioned before that the technician checked the incoming signal before he left (just didn't check to see if I could...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 7, 2010 at 11:22 PM, in Networking
Thanks. When I connected my Mac directly to the... 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
Thanks. When I connected my Mac directly to the cable modem, I got the message (in Network preference) that Ethernet has a self-assigned IP address and will not connect to the internet. I did take...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 7, 2010 at 09:25 PM, in Networking
Can't Connect to New Internet Service 1,110 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm switching from Verizon DSL to Atlantic Broadband cable (hanging onto Verizon, which I'm using now, till I know the other is reliable). Atlantic Broadband was installed this afternoon but we...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Dec 7, 2010 at 04:16 PM, in Networking
Just saw a note on the file that says it only... 6,231 Views / 5 Replies  
Just saw a note on the file that says it only runs on IE v. 5 or higher. :-/
Posted by TribeLeader, on Sep 14, 2010 at 02:36 PM, in Applications
Thanks. I've tried opening it (after renaming it)... 6,231 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks. I've tried opening it (after renaming it) in Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, and each time it goes to the site (home page) I downloaded it from.

It may not be that big of a deal -- I was told...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Sep 14, 2010 at 02:34 PM, in Applications
How do I open a .hta file on a Mac? 6,231 Views / 5 Replies  
I need to open an .hta file on my Mac. Is that possible?

From what I understand, it's an MS file that says it runs on IE for Mac but I don't have IE (and don't even know if it's still compatible...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Sep 14, 2010 at 10:41 AM, in Applications
Ah, thanks. Found it. I had been looking in the... 1,096 Views / 6 Replies  
Ah, thanks. Found it. I had been looking in the wrong "Library" folder (the one in my home folder instead of the HD).

Thanks!
Posted by TribeLeader, on Apr 12, 2010 at 10:41 PM, in Applications
Thought I'd bring this back up one more time to... 1,096 Views / 6 Replies  
Thought I'd bring this back up one more time to see if there are any ideas. Thanks for any help!
Posted by TribeLeader, on Apr 11, 2010 at 02:15 PM, in Applications
Okay, I think this is really RESOLVED this time.... 1,708 Views / 43 Replies  
Okay, I think this is really RESOLVED this time. :)

A few days ago, I deleted the backup file from Time Capsule and then did a new backup. It worked. And the hourly backups have been working as...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Apr 3, 2010 at 01:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I know the Combo update has its own web page (and... 1,565 Views / 41 Replies  
I know the Combo update has its own web page (and it's in Software Update), but is there a reason the update is NOT listed on the Mac OS X Updates...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:56 AM, in Mac OS X
In the PDF drop-down menu on the Print screen,... 1,096 Views / 6 Replies  
In the PDF drop-down menu on the Print screen, there's an added menu item, "Create Booklet."

Not really sure about a parent application but when I click on the menu item, it opens the booklet in...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:54 AM, in Applications
Any ideas at all? I've emailed the developer... 1,096 Views / 6 Replies  
Any ideas at all?

I've emailed the developer but haven't heard anything yet.

Thanks!
Posted by TribeLeader, on Apr 1, 2010 at 07:33 AM, in Applications
BTW, I'm okay to delete this backup/file (ending... 1,708 Views / 43 Replies  
BTW, I'm okay to delete this backup/file (ending ".sparsebundle"), right? I have a more recent backup on an external hard drive.

Just making sure. Thanks!
Posted by TribeLeader, on Mar 29, 2010 at 10:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I don't doubt it. Not sure why I... 1,708 Views / 43 Replies  
Yeah, I don't doubt it.

Not sure why I wouldn't have any problems backing up to an external disk, though. Problems seem to be limited to the backing up to the Time Capsule.

I haven't had a...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Mar 29, 2010 at 07:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Trying to Uninstall PDF Add-on 1,096 Views / 6 Replies  
I installed Create Booklet 1.1 (http://web.mac.com/vogelbusch/Site/Programs/Eintr├Ąge/2009/7/22_Create_Booklet_1.1_support_Snow_Leopard.html) and it didn't do what I wanted so I want to uninstall. I...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Mar 29, 2010 at 04:04 PM, in Applications
I'm hoping to work on this again in the next... 1,708 Views / 43 Replies  
I'm hoping to work on this again in the next couple days. I'm planning to delete the backup file on Time Capsule, is that right? Is there anything else I need to do?

Thanks!
Posted by TribeLeader, on Mar 23, 2010 at 08:18 PM, in Mac OS X
After the backup, I played around a bit (not... 1,708 Views / 43 Replies  
After the backup, I played around a bit (not really knowing what I'm doing) with Time Machine.

One problem: when I go into Time Machine in the menu bar and click on "Enter Time Machine," at first...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:51 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, Simon. Posting from my wife's MBP,... 1,708 Views / 43 Replies  
Thanks, Simon.

Posting from my wife's MBP, my MBP is backing up to the external hard drive as I type! :thumbsup:

It'll take a while but it'll be good to have a current/recent backup since my...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Mar 20, 2010 at 09:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Cool. That sounds like a plan. I have an... 1,708 Views / 43 Replies  
Cool. That sounds like a plan.

I have an extra external hard drive that I used for backups before I got Time Capsule. I think it still has old (manual, not Time Machine) backups on it. You...
Posted by TribeLeader, on Mar 19, 2010 at 11:06 AM, in Mac OS X
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