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by bluesky
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: macOS 10.14 - Mojave
Topic: Mojave... So Far, So Good
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Mojave... So Far, So Good

OK. So being brave or foolish or both, I decided to download the new macOS 10.14 Mojave onto my MacBook Pro, since it is not my main machine. Of course I made sure I had a solid TimeMachine backup first. I'm happy to report there were no hiccups or issues with the upgrade. Everything went smoothly a...
by bluesky
Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Web Browser Pop-up Scam
Replies: 6
Views: 2890

Web Browser Pop-up Scam

Gotta share this. Had another client get caught up in this pop-up alert scam. DO NOT call any phone numbers if you get one of these. Your Mac has not been infected with a virus or malware. It is simply a locked pop-up window and there are ways to rid yourself of it. Follow these instructions to rid ...
by bluesky
Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MacKeeper strikes again and again...
Replies: 0
Views: 1230

MacKeeper strikes again and again...

MacKeeper strikes again & again! Stay away from it at all costs.

If it keeps popping up and asking you to buy it, try the instructions on this web site.
http://www.macworld.com/article/2861868 ... ition.html
by bluesky
Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Preview of the new Apple Photos app replacing iPhoto soon
Replies: 1
Views: 1180

Preview of the new Apple Photos app replacing iPhoto soon

Important preview of the new Apple Photos app. Coming soon with a future Yosemite upgrade. Everything keeps changing, folks.

http://www.macnn.com/articles/15/02/06/ ... .features/
by bluesky
Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DiskWarrior 5
Replies: 13
Views: 6735

Re: DiskWarrior 5

Some of the other SSDs in flash drive form have had problems slowing down as they heat up. VisionTek claims to have overcome that issue. Doubt it will affect how I use it.
by bluesky
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DiskWarrior 5
Replies: 13
Views: 6735

Re: DiskWarrior 5

Hey Jerry I picked up one of these new SSDs to use for troubleshooting and booting newer Macs. I thought you might like to hear about it. Mine is the 120GB for $99, but they also have a 240GB for $180. https://www.visiontek.com/solid-state-drives/visiontek-usb-pocket-ssd-120gb-detail.html Well, this...
by bluesky
Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apple Security Faces Biggest Test in 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

Re: Apple Security Faces Biggest Test in 2015

I simply posted a link to an article I found interesting. I leave it up to the reader to form their own opinions. Sorry it didn't live up to your expectations.
by bluesky
Tue Jan 06, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TurboTax 2014 Does Not Install Into 10.6.8
Replies: 1
Views: 1246

Re: TurboTax 2014 Does Not Install Into 10.6.8

If you are stuck in 10.6.8, you can also do your taxes with TurboTax Online instead.
http://tinyurl.com/kk8dubx
by bluesky
Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TurboTax 2014 Does Not Install Into 10.6.8
Replies: 1
Views: 1246

TurboTax 2014 Does Not Install Into 10.6.8

OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard is starting to become more obsolete now. If you are still running 10.6.8 Snow Leopard and use TurboTax you will find the new 2014 TurboTax will not install into 10.6.8, and requires 10.7 Lion or newer. The only upgrade available through Apple now is 10.10.1 Yosemite. It is a...