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Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By DeltaMac
It's not bad information, just incomplete. The...

It's not bad information, just incomplete.
The Disk Utility is not available from within the Installer app, as downloaded...
Don't run the installer app after it downloads, just quit it.
There's...
Forum: Applications 07-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By DeltaMac
So, just that one time, then? Activity Monitor...

So, just that one time, then?
Activity Monitor is, well, a monitor.
So, something else was causing the spike-up.
Did your Mac Pro cool back down after you quit your Activity Monitor?
Forum: Applications 07-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By DeltaMac
If it is momentarily pulling high CPU (but just...

If it is momentarily pulling high CPU (but just one core, right?) wouldn't you just quit Activity Monitor?
Or, just wait it out until it settles down?
Act. Mon. would likely spike when you first...
Forum: Applications 07-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By DeltaMac
And, working now (at least at my location)

And, working now (at least at my location)
Forum: Applications 07-14-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By DeltaMac
Nothing wrong with your Mac. I get the same...

Nothing wrong with your Mac.
I get the same results here. Nothing on Safari, Chrome is OK.
It's likely some temporary glitch. Try again in a few minutes.
Forum: Applications 07-12-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By DeltaMac
VMWare, as with other virtualized solutions,...

VMWare, as with other virtualized solutions, provides you with a means to run Windows on your Mac (in a virtual machine) If you need to run Windows apps, you would still need to install some version...
Forum: Applications 07-09-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By DeltaMac
Only Firefox? It's a good time to try a...

Only Firefox?
It's a good time to try a different browser to see if it's Firefox only, or all browsers.
But, if you google for that site, you will note that it is a known redirect malware.
Looks...
Forum: System 07-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By DeltaMac
Graphics or video files do not necessarily have...

Graphics or video files do not necessarily have any "space" to make a .zip file end up being smaller. In some cases, the zipped file may even end up larger than the original.
If you want the...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-06-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By DeltaMac
Can you give an example of an optical drive...

Can you give an example of an optical drive that's bigger, yet would still fit in a MBPro? :D

Oh! I guess you meant the hard drive (storage), while the OP is doing other repairs, consider adding a...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 07-05-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By DeltaMac
I think that you have something stuck inside the...

I think that you have something stuck inside the drive. Could be anything, or just a stuck actuating arm (part of the mechanism that ejects the disk). A completely dead drive would possibly let you...
Forum: System 07-04-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,424
Posted By DeltaMac
Yes, the chown and chmod commands will do the...

Yes, the chown and chmod commands will do the selected changes to your home Documents folder and any files inside, as needed.
Your documents folder may be OK now, so running the commands will make...
Forum: System 07-01-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By DeltaMac
Can you tell us what the "annoying pop-up window"...

Can you tell us what the "annoying pop-up window" is?
Is it a warning window of some kind - or an advert - or some other kind of text?
Or, just tells you a bad joke? :D
Forum: System 06-27-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By DeltaMac
Another idea is that your modem or router (or...

Another idea is that your modem or router (or both) are just not behaving after a power outage. Try a different sequence next time:
After power is restored, restart your modem and router manually,...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-23-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By DeltaMac
I think you should add details about what "more...

I think you should add details about what "more squirrelly" means for you. That term is a bit sketchy for me.
Forum: iPhone Info Center 06-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By DeltaMac
Maybe something like this: ...

Maybe something like this:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mon-an-ngon/id586508920?mt=8
or
http://www.monanngon.vn

Could also be a shopping scanner of some kind, feeding to an SEO.
I think you...
Forum: Applications 06-17-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By DeltaMac
So, if what you say is actually happening, then...

So, if what you say is actually happening, then what is the result when you _decrease the grey level, then hit OK? Does it re-darken near original, or does it go even less grey?
Forum: Networking 06-17-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,564
Posted By DeltaMac
Works fine for me. Can you connect using...

Works fine for me.
Can you connect using Safari, or some other web browser other than Firefox?

It's a good reason to have other browsers to try when sites, for one reason or another, don't load...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 06-12-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By DeltaMac
That LW Select 360 has a parallel port for that...

That LW Select 360 has a parallel port for that adapter, but won't help the OP.
The OPs LW 4/600 has no such port, only localtalk port.
Forum: System 05-31-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By DeltaMac
System Preferences - Universal Access - Seeing...

System Preferences - Universal Access - Seeing tab - Zoom section - Options…
Change the modifier keys in the box next to "Use scroll wheel with modifier keys to zoom"
Forum: Applications 05-22-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By DeltaMac
Mirroring means that both your internal display...

Mirroring means that both your internal display and the external display will have the same image (mirrored!), consequently, both will show the same resolution.
The actual resolution is determined...
Forum: Applications 05-21-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By DeltaMac
There's a dropdown on the installer screen, so...

There's a dropdown on the installer screen, so you can look at much more than just errors.
(yes, you can't view that progress log when your Mac is restarting.)

Anyway ...
I think it's likely...
Forum: Applications 05-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By DeltaMac
I agree, 20 minutes is not much time before...

I agree, 20 minutes is not much time before aborting an install, particularly for a major updater.
An hour or two is not unreasonable.

When the installer is running, you can press Command-L to...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 05-20-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,618
Posted By DeltaMac
Just to double-check - when you have a dropout,...

Just to double-check - when you have a dropout, are your devices STILL connected to the network (your AE), but simply have no internet, and won't load internet pages?
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 05-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,618
Posted By DeltaMac
If you lose ALL wireless, and any wired, then...

If you lose ALL wireless, and any wired, then maybe the cable modem is just not working reliably.
When you realize that you have a dropout - Have you verified, by browsing the 'net on any other...
Forum: Applications 05-20-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By DeltaMac
Your Installer app is in the...

Your Installer app is in the /System/Library/CoreServices folder.

Try deleting the relevant plist for the Installer app, which should be in your Preferences folder, found in ~/Library/Preferences,...
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