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Forum: Applications 01-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By AHunter3
I've never used Time Machine, but IF you're going...

I've never used Time Machine, but IF you're going to use it you should also use a backup utility that produces a BOOTABLE backup. SuperDuper does that; Time Machine does NOT.

As others have...
Forum: Applications 12-27-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By AHunter3
You can download Pages for free if you have...

You can download Pages for free if you have Mavericks? I didn't know that! From App Store?
Forum: The Coat Room 12-10-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By AHunter3
Another vote for Crumpler. Switched to Crumpler...

Another vote for Crumpler. Switched to Crumpler from Targus after yet another zipper derailment in yet another Targus bag... despite the lifetime Targus warranty & all that, it still meant sending...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 12-10-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By AHunter3
Different kbd and mouse at the two locations; in...

Different kbd and mouse at the two locations; in both cases the keyboard is a venerable "Saratoga" ADB keyboard, attached via an iMate USB-to-ADB converter. The mouse at home is a Logitech corded...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 12-09-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By AHunter3
Crashes, recurrent pattern, involving USB

I'm on a MacBook Pro, 17" (early 2011 edition), running 10.6.8. I actually have two of them (identical twins) and about 3 months ago I switched to using this one as primary everyday computer (the...
Forum: OS Xperiences 11-02-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,553
Posted By AHunter3
Current state of Viruses on MacOS, if you don't mind

I don't follow Mac news quite as diligently as I used to.

When last I was paying serious attention, there were no out-and-out Mac VIRUSES, but there were exploits wherein users would get a...
Forum: Applications 11-01-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By AHunter3
Parallels Desktop 7 and Mavericks AS A GUEST OS (?)

Please read the question carefuilly... I'm asking about Mavericks (MacOS X 10.9) but not as the native operating system on which Parallels 7 would (or would not) run; I already know the answer to...
Forum: System 10-25-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,463
Posted By AHunter3
I still see no reason to upgrade from SnowLeopard...

I still see no reason to upgrade from SnowLeopard myself.

I can run later OS's in a virtual machine but have not found the need to do so as of yet.
Forum: Applications 10-01-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By AHunter3
Cisco AnyConnect VPN issue

App: Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.app version 3.1.01065
OS: 10.6.8

Annoyingly buggy piece of software. (the app not the OS). First off, the slightly older version that my client...
Forum: Applications 09-27-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By AHunter3
update-bump I downgraded to Parallels 7...

update-bump

I downgraded to Parallels 7 after discovering that Parallels 8 could not run my Windows 3.11 environment and meanwhile didn't offer much to compensate for the loss of a VM environment....
Forum: iPhone Info Center 09-17-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By AHunter3
Now if they'd just do that for freaking Macs as...

Now if they'd just do that for freaking Macs as well...
Forum: Applications 09-06-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,698
Posted By AHunter3
** glances around cautiously from dark corner ** ...

** glances around cautiously from dark corner **

I use NetFinder.
Forum: System 08-29-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By AHunter3
Can you access the Disk Utility that's on the...

Can you access the Disk Utility that's on the installation DVD? If so, do so and reformat the hard drive first. See if that helps.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-27-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By AHunter3
Size of torx screws in MacBook Pro 17" HD

The internal SATA HD in my MacBook Pro (MacBookPro8,3; early 2011 edition) is held in place by a pair of retaining clamps that clasp torx screws that, in turn, are screwed into the holes on the sides...
Forum: Applications 08-22-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,094
Posted By AHunter3
All good points; but I have every Mac I ever...

All good points; but I have every Mac I ever owned (or, alternatively, a replacement model into which the original hard drive was transferred) with the exception of my first, the SE, and software...
Forum: Applications 08-19-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,094
Posted By AHunter3
I still use AppleWorks 6 even now (10.6.8,...

I still use AppleWorks 6 even now (10.6.8, Rosetta firmly in place). But then I still have ways of opening MacWrite 4.6 documents ;)

I see no reason to let go of the past if I can bring it along...
Forum: System 07-31-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By AHunter3
I use X-Assist.

I use X-Assist.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-06-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By AHunter3
I have no suggestions; instead, I'm doing a "me...

I have no suggestions; instead, I'm doing a "me too" post. My existing flatbed scanner is a 1996-vintage UMAX 630. SCSI. 3-pass color. MacOS 7-9 drivers only.

I guess it's time, huh?

Ideally...
Forum: OS Xperiences 05-30-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,105
Posted By AHunter3
Compared to what? And use it for what? Have...

Compared to what? And use it for what?

Have you used other computers before? If so, what operating systems?

Do you intend mostly to just launch a web browser and browse the web, occasionally...
Forum: Applications 05-09-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By AHunter3
GraphicConverter will handle animated GIFs and...

GraphicConverter will handle animated GIFs and pretty much any other graphic format and is much superior to Preview in general.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 05-08-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By AHunter3
Any new news re: monitors and thunderbolt?

Modern-era MacBook Pros have one and only one officially supported way to connect TWO external monitors and run a three-screen system: the Apple Thunderbolt display, which permits the attachment of...
Forum: Applications 02-08-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By AHunter3
Works fine for me in Safari. Rather dark, but...

Works fine for me in Safari. Rather dark, but then it's 11:34 PM in Thailand, so it would be. I get the ads above and below and the timestamp in a white strip.
Forum: OS Xperiences 02-05-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By AHunter3
Awakened by a blast from the past

I moved recently and have more room to spread out, so in addition to hooking up my two MacBook Pros and older 17" PowerBook G4s, I set up my G3 PowerBook "WallStreet" and my even older 7100.

The...
Forum: OS Xperiences 01-03-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,498
Posted By AHunter3
:) thanks!

:) thanks!
Forum: OS Xperiences 01-03-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,498
Posted By AHunter3
Red, Green, Blue values as 0.x decimals / changing the bluescreen color

See this old thread (http://hintsforums.macworld.com/showthread.php?t=84014), most specifically post #7. This color is indeed editable (as of Snow Leopard at any rate). Not knowing what to do with...
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