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by hariwanna
Mon Apr 07, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help setting Mac passwords when old pw's are unknown
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: Need help setting Mac passwords when old pw's are unknow

I have the Apple install SnoLeo DVD. When I tried to use it change passwords it wanted the old password info which I no longer have. Without the earlier user ID and working passwords it then requires Keychain access which I never had. It's catch 22--no user ID's and passwords = you don't get to chan...
by hariwanna
Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help setting Mac passwords when old pw's are unknown
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Need help setting Mac passwords when old pw's are unknown

I recently acquired a mid-2011 27” iMac and I’m preparing my old mid-2008 24” iMac for resale to a new owner. I used Disk Utility to do 7 wipes of the hard drive and reinstalled Snow Leopard using the Apple retail DVD. I need to do a couple of additional software updates and change passwords and use...
by hariwanna
Thu May 17, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lost my downloads folder
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: lost my downloads folder

Ray said "Just drag its icon down to the dock . . . "

That worked. I lost the folder because I dragged it above the separator in the dock I keep on the right side of the screen. Thank you both for the assistance.
by hariwanna
Thu May 17, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lost my downloads folder
Replies: 3
Views: 553

lost my downloads folder

During a fat finger moment with my iMac, I managed to make the Downloads folder vanish from the Dock. I am running OS 10.6.8 and I mostly browse with Firefox 12. I can't remember how to get the folder icon to go back into the Dock. I can bring the folder up in spotlight but I can't turn that into an...
by hariwanna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:11 pm
Forum: iPods, iPhone and the iPod Touch
Topic: iPhones, 3G enabled iPads track and record your travels
Replies: 1
Views: 818

iPhones, 3G enabled iPads track and record your travels

Life in a surveillance society from guardian.co.uk home http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/apr/20/iphone-tracking-prompts-privacy-fears/print iPhone keeps record of everywhere you go Privacy fears raised as researchers reveal file on iPhone that stores location coordinates and timestamps of o...