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Name:
Ferd II
Status Level:
Level 7 Level 7 (23,265 points)
Member Since:
Mar 5, 2004
Location:
Oak Harbor, Washington

Ferd II's Products

OS X Mavericks (10.9.2), iPad Air Wi-Fi, Cellular, iPhone 5s
Apple TV
iPad Air Wi-Fi, Cellular, iOS 7.0.4
iPhone 5s, iOS 7.0.4

Recent Activity

Ferd II replied to I received an email today that said my account had been "completely limited" because of someone trying to sign on from an unrecognized location. It told me to verify that it was me and asked for the security code on the back of my credit card. For real?

"MsJayPea,   Delete the email, it is a phishing attempt.   Identifying fraudulent "phishing" email offers tips and provides a way to report i"

in Mac OS X v10.7 Lion 1 replies
17 hours ago
Ferd II replied to HT1620 How do I get the finger scanner lock for my phone

"Porky,   That is not possible for an iPhone 4s, or any other model for that matter.   Only the iPhone 5s has that capability."

in Mac OS X Technologies 2 replies
17 hours ago
Ferd II replied to how to deal with red ball 1 in dock

"beanstamon,   That means that you have an event invitation. Use iCal>View>Show Notifications to choose what to do with the notification."

in iCal 1 replies
18 hours ago
Ferd II replied to Want a new, blank calendar

"You are welcome...glad to help."

in iCal 5 replies
19 hours ago
Ferd II replied to Want a new, blank calendar

"pmhask,   How did you "turn the calendar sharing off?"   What iCloud features are you still using?   Do you still have your own contacts"

in iCal 5 replies
23 hours ago
Ferd II replied to Want a new, blank calendar

"pmhask,   The best way to clear your calendar of all events is to: 1. Create a new Calendar and name it appropriately...Calendar>File>New"

in iCal 5 replies
1 day ago
Ferd II replied to HT1620 How large is update 7.1.1?

"KraZedKat,   The OTA update depends upon the device that you are using, and varies between 15-30MB.   Updating through iTunes results in a"

in Mac OS X Technologies 1 replies
1 day ago
Ferd II replied to Can't seem to customize repeat event for every Tu & Thu with OS 10.9.2 and iCal 7.0

"MJ,   Where are you clicking on "customize?" Are you using the iPhone?   This is what I am presented with when choosing "repeat" on my iMa"

in iCal 1 replies
1 day ago
Ferd II replied to ical stuck "updating"

"Gleegee,   You are welcome...just trash those two files on the Desktop."

in iCal 21 replies
2 days ago
Ferd II replied to Is there any way of dragging and dropping an iCal event showing in week view across to a date in the left sidebar monthly calendar?

"Andrew, Is there any way of dragging and dropping an iCal event showing in week view across to a date in the left sidebar monthly calendar?"

in iCal 1 replies
2 days ago
Ferd II replied to HT5622 can i change a guest user to a standard user?

"exbarre,   Just disable the Guest User, and create a new Standard User."

in iMac (PPC) 1 replies
2 days ago
Ferd II replied to Stop Push Notices

"Andy,   Presuming you are using Safari on your iMac...go to Safari>Preferences...>Notifications>✓ "Deny" for that site."

in OS X Mavericks 2 replies
3 days ago
Ferd II replied to My trash bin is now emptying without a prompt.  How do I get the prompt back?

"Paula,   Uncheck it and restart your computer. After the restart check it again."

in iMac (Intel) 3 replies
3 days ago
Ferd II replied to How do I search for files by file extension in Mavericks?

"John,   Here are some screen shots worth a thousand words:   Click on +   Choose "Other..."   Select "File extension"     File ex"

in OS X Mavericks 5 replies
3 days ago
Ferd II replied to My trash bin is now emptying without a prompt.  How do I get the prompt back?

"Paula,   Go to Finder>Preferences...>Advanced> ✓ "Show warning befire emptying the Trash.""

in iMac (Intel) 3 replies
3 days ago
Ferd II replied to how to get rid of a voice text box

"You are welcome...it's amazing that they can figure out those keyboard combinations."

in OS X Mountain Lion 3 replies
3 days ago
Ferd II replied to how to get rid of a voice text box

"Tammy,   Go to System Preferences>Accessibility>VoiceOver> and uncheck "Enable VoiceOver."   Depending upon your system setup you may also b"

in Boot Camp 3 replies
3 days ago
Ferd II replied to Is it possible to turn off the 'Heat map' in Calendars

"photonewb,   If you want to display a blank calendar in Year view go to Calendar>Preferences...>Advanced> uncheck "Show events in year view"

in iCal 1 replies
4 days ago
Ferd II replied to Right side scroll bar is gone

"PTarsa,   Select System Preferences...>General>"Show scroll bars:" ✓ "Always""

in Mac OS X v10.7 Lion 1 replies
5 days ago
Ferd II replied to how to eliminate pop up ads from safari

"jkirsh,   Try installing AdBlock Apple - Safari - Safari Extensions Gallery"

in Safari 2 replies
6 days ago
Ferd II replied to Verify your iTunes acct?

"suthrnlv,   Delete the email, it is a phishing attempt.   Identifying fraudulent "phishing" email offers tips and provides a way to report i"

in iTunes Store 1 replies
6 days ago
Ferd II replied to My address bar disapeared how do I fix it?

"chainbreaker,   If you are using Safari, choose Safari>Show Toolbar."

in Mac Pro 1 replies
6 days ago
Ferd II replied to Is there some way to add multiple addresses to an email I am sending that doesn't close the contact list after I click on an address?  This necessitates constantly going back to click the + sign to add each address separately.

"Vatlily,   Try this: 1. Select Mail>File>New Message. 2. Select Mail>Window>Address Panel. 3. Use (command+click) on the desired address"

in OS X Mavericks 8 replies
6 days ago
Ferd II replied to Cannot update or install iSight from Apple site.

"KJ,   Here are a few links for you to explore: 1. iSight camera failure after OS X 10.9 Mavericks update: Apple Support Communities 2. is"

in iSight 4 replies
1 week ago
Ferd II replied to Cannot update or install iSight from Apple site.

"KJ,   Why do you think that you need this update?   It was posted in 2005, and was specifically designed for an iSight camera used with Ma"

in iSight 4 replies
1 week ago
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