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Forum: System 06-25-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By AHunter3
I first started using the Dock under Leopard...

I first started using the Dock under Leopard (having run 10.0 through 10.4 Dockless because I hated, hated, hated that damn thing popping up and getting in my way every time my mouse got near). The...
Forum: Networking 06-17-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,566
Posted By AHunter3
Working for me 7 minutes after you apparently...

Working for me 7 minutes after you apparently posted.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-12-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By AHunter3
I have a half-dozen Extended Keyboard IIs and...

I have a half-dozen Extended Keyboard IIs and some iMate adapters and would not consider using anything else.
Forum: The Coat Room 06-12-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By AHunter3
Why is the new OS called 'Yosemite' ?

I thought the new naming scheme was "beaches to go surfing at".

Is there a beach called Yosemite?


Do they have any rationale behind their modern naming schemes or are they just pulling...
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 06-02-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,663
Posted By AHunter3
Sorry to hear about it! Any of these folks...

Sorry to hear about it!

Any of these folks leave anything approximating a forwarding address when they stopped participating around here?:

Phil St. Romain
lerkfish
sao

Hmm, I guess sao...
Forum: Applications 01-02-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,004
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: 1,343
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: 893
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: 447
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: 447
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: 2,668
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: 595
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: 39
Views: 2,034
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: 599
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: 1,679
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: 816
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: 1,921
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: 435
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: 1,135
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: 3,389
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: 3,389
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: 975
Posted By AHunter3
I use X-Assist.

I use X-Assist.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-06-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,616
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: 5,149
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: 412
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.
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