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Name:
Allan Eckert
Status Level:
Level 8 Level 8 (39,395 points)
Member Since:
Aug 29, 2002
Location:
Denver, Colorado
Biography:
Retired from IT Support since 1981 on OpenVMS servers
Expertise:
Photography
Occupation:
Retired

Allan Eckert's Products

Aperture 3, OS X Mavericks (10.9), 12 GB RAM, 3.5 TB, iPhone 4, Nikon N80, D70 and D300 Nikon Cools
Mac Pro, OS X Mavericks (10.9)

Recent Activity

Allan Eckert replied to Do I need any virus or internet protection software for my iPhone?

"You don't need AV software on your iPhone and certainly not Norton.   Allan"

in Using iPhone 5 replies
5 minutes ago
Allan Eckert replied to Power Adaptor

"Take it back and have them fix it under their warranty for their work."

in MacBook Pro 2 replies
11 minutes ago
Allan Eckert replied to Do you guys think that, the iPod 4G needs iOS 7?

"It doesn't matter what we think about that because the hardware of the iPod 4g can't support so that is the end of that discussion.   Allan"

in iTunes U for iOS 1 replies
15 minutes ago
Allan Eckert replied to The best spyware/malware detection and removal solution in 2014?

"Instead of wasting my time and computer resourses on worthless AV software which general are more of a problem then they claim they will sol"

in OS X Mountain Lion 85 replies
23 minutes ago
Allan Eckert replied to has anyone connected a defender camera up using  there Imac

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in iMac (PPC) 3 replies
11 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to I am scanning my desktop with MacKeeper and it's found a worm? BDS/Hostil.F.7 and HIDDENEXT/Worm.Gen  and

"Great point I never thought of that one but ti does seem quite likely that it would think itself it the greatest villain."

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
11 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to I am scanning my desktop with MacKeeper and it's found a worm? BDS/Hostil.F.7 and HIDDENEXT/Worm.Gen  and

"MacKeeper is crapware and it lies like a carpet. Nothing it says can be trusted.   Uninstall it and your problems will go away.   Allan"

in Mac OS X Technologies 4 replies
12 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to has anyone connected a defender camera up using  there Imac

"Do you really have a PowerPC iMac as the forum you posted in is suggesting?   Allan"

in iMac (PPC) 3 replies
12 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to Problem moving files to external hard drive

"You really should start your own post"

in iMac (Intel) 18 replies
12 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to i havea virus called Backdoor.Jeetrat ho do i get rid of it

"I personally would never have anything from Symantec on any of my Macs. They are know for causing far more problems then it is able to solve"

in MacBook Pro 5 replies
12 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to MacBook Pro 3 beeps

"I would stay away from Geek Squad for memory to go in Macs.   So far it sounds good in PCs but not Macs.   Allan"

in MacBook Pro 13 replies
16 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to i havea virus called Backdoor.Jeetrat ho do i get rid of it

"That is a Windows virus and will have no effect on your Mac   Just delete   What told you that you have it?"

in MacBook Pro 5 replies
16 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to water damage mac

"If you have attempted to power it up while it was wet, you have damaged the internal components.   Take it to apple and ask them to check i"

in MacBook Air 2 replies
16 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to MacBook Pro 3 beeps

"Read my reply again please   I added more to it"

in MacBook Pro 13 replies
18 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to MacBook Pro 3 beeps

"Yes. Apple is correct   It is very likely that the other problems can be caused by bad RAM   Replacing RAM should not have an impact on yo"

in MacBook Pro 13 replies
18 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to TS2446 IS THIS A SCAM? They want all my details including credo

"Yes. It is a scam   Allan"

in iCloud on my Mac 12 replies
18 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to How is it possible that I cannot install Lion or Mavericks because my drive is not partitioned using the GUID partition table, when I already have Lion running on the same drive??!!!

"Yes, it is possible to copy the operating system to an improperly formatted disk drive and have it run.   Install procedure check for the f"

in iMac (Intel) 9 replies
19 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to Virus on MacBook Air - Popups, links, and videos showing up where they aren't supposed to.. please help???

"I don't see anything there to be concerned about.   Do you have Geneio installed on your Mac?   For direction to find out and to uninstall"

in MacBook Air 6 replies
19 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to Virus on MacBook Air - Popups, links, and videos showing up where they aren't supposed to.. please help???

"Mind sharing what you think are suspicious things?"

in MacBook Air 6 replies
20 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to is MacKeeper a scam

"Try http://applehelpwriter.com/2011/09/21/how-to-uninstall-mackeeper-malware/   None. They are all worthless on the Mac. All they do is cau"

in iMac (Intel) 22 replies
21 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to i have no photos but spotlight shows 1gb of photos

"So give us the information we need to help you, EtreCheck report."

in MacBook Pro 6 replies
23 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to i have no photos but spotlight shows 1gb of photos

"No. 1.3 GB of photos is not a lot. I have well over 200 GB and my library is small in comparison to others I know.   I would suggest that s"

in MacBook Pro 6 replies
23 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to when will the next ipod come?

"No one here knows   When Apple tells us, we will tell you"

in iPod touch 2 replies
23 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to Data Recovery

"The cheap and most reliably file recovery system is a backup.   Since it is too late for that now, you can read about them at http://data-r"

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
23 hours ago
Allan Eckert replied to flashing question mark

"Why did you post in the BootCamp forum?   Are you doing anything with BootCamp?   Allan"

in Boot Camp 1 replies
23 hours ago
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