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Forum: System 10-19-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By DeltaMac
Since Mavericks (maybe before), alphanumeric...

Since Mavericks (maybe before), alphanumeric characters do not repeat. Most symbols do.
You'll notice that holding some letters triggers a character sub-window, but not a repeating letter.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By DeltaMac
The hard drive cable is not difficult to replace,...

The hard drive cable is not difficult to replace, and might be worthwhile trying that. 10 dollars, and a little careful work to replace:...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,820
Posted By DeltaMac
I don't quite get your complaint. If you get 2...

I don't quite get your complaint.
If you get 2 hours max, then that should warrant a battery replacement.
If you can't get within 2 hours of Apple's advertised battery life, which is 9 hours,...
Forum: Applications 10-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,415
Posted By DeltaMac
I can't say. Redirects (after all these years!)...

I can't say.
Redirects (after all these years!) tend to be the result of adware.
Try the good tool from this site to do a quick scan for adware.
http://www.thesafemac.com/art/

Also, check in...
Forum: Applications 09-29-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By DeltaMac
Does it work OK, if you make your list in an...

Does it work OK, if you make your list in an actual word processor, even something that I would not necessarily classify as a word processor - like TextEdit - then copy/paste your formatted text into...
Forum: System 09-29-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,562
Posted By DeltaMac
Easy! Swap only the optical drive data...

Easy!
Swap only the optical drive data connectors, so upper drive is connected to the lower bay connector, and vice versa.

Have you tried some kind of rubber/silicone spacer when you install the...
Forum: System 09-28-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By DeltaMac
Cmd + Option + esc is not a sleep command - it...

Cmd + Option + esc is not a sleep command - it brings up the force quit menu.
Cmd + Option + eject is your keyboard shortcut for sleep.
Forum: Applications 09-25-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By DeltaMac
You don't have the option to "ignore ownership"...

You don't have the option to "ignore ownership" on the drive that also has your booting system. You CAN ignore ownership of drives that are not your boot drive. Perhaps your Xcode is on a drive where...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-25-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,552
Posted By DeltaMac
Gone for me now, too… Yesterday (and also...

Gone for me now, too…
Yesterday (and also early this morning), eProducts Club site was really there as a direct link (not redirected to an Amazon affiliate as now happens), with $445.48 as the...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-25-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,552
Posted By DeltaMac
Hmm… ...

Hmm…
http://www.eproductsclub.net/apple-mac-mini-md387lla-desktop-newest-version?search=md387ll/a

Anyway, the site is offering the basic mini for $445.48
But, there's little if any company info,...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-24-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,552
Posted By DeltaMac
Heard of eProducts Club?

I've been looking for a good deal on a new/refurb Mac mini.
I know what they sell for, and you seldom see large discounts on much of anything from Apple, beyond the refurb price.

I found this new...
Forum: UNIX - Newcomers 09-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,821
Posted By DeltaMac
What happens when you select the device line...

What happens when you select the device line (500.11 GB … line, not the Little Ruckus line), then Partition tab, choose Partition Layout, then change to 1 Partition?
Continue by naming the...
Forum: OS Xperiences 09-15-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,888
Posted By DeltaMac
The RAM would have little direct affect on your...

The RAM would have little direct affect on your internet speed.
What was the result when you tried the internet speed test, as requested by two previous posts (hayne & anthlover)?

RAM does not...
Forum: System 09-14-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By DeltaMac
If it is truly gone (uninstalled), then you...

If it is truly gone (uninstalled), then you should be able to quickly go to your App Store, then to Purchased tab. You can download/install it again from the list there.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-09-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By DeltaMac
Always try removing the internal drive on a...

Always try removing the internal drive on a MacBook - then try the USB boot drive.
A really-failed hard drive might prevent accessing any other boot device.

If the drive controller has really...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 09-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By DeltaMac
If you are in clamshell mode (lid closed), then...

If you are in clamshell mode (lid closed), then an external display is the only display. The system won't know that there is an internal display to use. This has not changed, as far as I know, at...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By DeltaMac
Is your 10.4 installer DVD in the drive? ...

Is your 10.4 installer DVD in the drive?

Verbose startup mode is Command-V - not just "V"
Not much that you can do with that, as it will be verbose mode on whatever system you are booting from....
Forum: Applications 08-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By DeltaMac
Another possible help would be to leave your...

Another possible help would be to leave your iTunes set for what you need to use it.
Save your video to some convenient location on your computer.
Use some other app, such as VLC to play the video.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By DeltaMac
How do you know that you don't use your OS X...

How do you know that you don't use your OS X keychain?
It's native to OS X, and quite transparent. I expect if you open your Keychain Access app, and look at some entries listed there, you may find...
Forum: Applications 08-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By DeltaMac
If you search for that warning, you'll see it's...

If you search for that warning, you'll see it's fairly common.
Here's one short fix
https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6349672?tstart=0

Launching iTunes in 32-bit mode may be the simplest...
Forum: System 08-13-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By DeltaMac
Not on a 2008 MBPro. No hardware test on the hard...

Not on a 2008 MBPro. No hardware test on the hard drive, or internet.
That Early 2008 would have shipped with 10.5.4, and the hardware test is not on the hard drive. Boot to the hardware test on...
Forum: System 08-12-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By DeltaMac
OK then… there has to be some way to get that to...

OK then… there has to be some way to get that to work :D
Try a different timing for holding the D key (I am not convinced about that timing):
1. Wait until you hear the boot chime (while the chime...
Forum: System 08-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By DeltaMac
Then, talk to Apple, either at an Apple store, or...

Then, talk to Apple, either at an Apple store, or over the phone to AppleCare.
They should be able to help you discover what it is about the Diagnostics that you continue to miss.
Both of your...
Forum: System 08-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By DeltaMac
Yes, there are diagnostics. Reread, and follow...

Yes, there are diagnostics.
Reread, and follow the instructions carefully.
and, this:


So, on a 2014 Mac, even if the Diagnostics test is not on the startup volume, your Mac should still load...
Forum: System 08-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By DeltaMac
Is your iMac using a spinning hard drive for the...

Is your iMac using a spinning hard drive for the system? Or, SSD?
I understand that your MBPro has an SSD.
That makes a remarkable difference, and certainly make another capable Mac with a spinning...
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