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WZZZ
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Level 6 Level 6 (11,900 points)
Member Since:
Feb 7, 2008
Location:
NYC

WZZZ's Products

Mac OS X (10.6.8), (10.8.5) iMac G3/400 10.4.11
Late 2009 iMac 21.5

Recent Activity

WZZZ replied to Is there a way to update Mail if you don't upgrade to the latest OS?

"No, Well yes there is a way, but it gets complicated. The easiest is to dual boot Snow/ML. I've got Snow and ML set up for dual booting. If"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 9 replies
6 hours ago
WZZZ replied to Which temperature sensor is is best to monitor overall GPU temperature?

"I have iStat Menus. It works OK. But their support and documentation are horrid."

in MacBook Pro 4 replies
6 hours ago
WZZZ replied to Is there a way to update Mail if you don't upgrade to the latest OS?

"So I assume the same is true for Safari as far as its updates being tied to newer OSs? That's right. FYI: Mountain Lion, which is not using"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 9 replies
6 hours ago
WZZZ replied to Is there a way to update Mail if you don't upgrade to the latest OS?

"As I said earlier, Mail depends on WebKit for its rendering engine. This is the same WebKit that Safari uses. When Safari is updated, so usu"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 9 replies
6 hours ago
WZZZ replied to Security Update 2014-002 Corrupt?

"First, get the standalone http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1738 Then boot into Safe Mode and install it from there."

in Mac OS X v10.7 Lion 5 replies
7 hours ago
WZZZ replied to Which temperature sensor is is best to monitor overall GPU temperature?

"Temperature Monitor  Although, if you have one of the latest MBPs, he might not have updated it to work with that yet. Try it and see. It's"

in MacBook Pro 4 replies
7 hours ago
WZZZ replied to how do i flush dns on OS X 10.9.2

"Get (free) Onyx for 10.9. You can do it with that.   Oops, wrong, thought it could do that.   In Terminal   sudo dscacheutil -flushcache"

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
8 hours ago
WZZZ replied to Is there a way to update Mail if you don't upgrade to the latest OS?

"Nope. That's it. And Snow Leopard Mail uses an out of date Webkit (the Mail browser engine) is probably not vey safe any longer. You could s"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 9 replies
8 hours ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"Just to be clear,  if you double-click Test.sparsebundle, you get the Enter password dialogue? You then enter the pw and hit OK and then not"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
14 hours ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"What does it look like unopened on the Desktop (screenshot)?   Maybe it's a flaky key, or keys, on the keyboard responsible for the problem"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
14 hours ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"OK,  after creating the sparse bundle, do not try to do anything with it while it's still in Disk Utility. Do this instead: in Disk Utility,"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
15 hours ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"When selecting a new image in Disk Utility I can create an encrypted folder At first glance, I think the problem is that you are creating a"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
16 hours ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"Just  select New Image in Disk Utility. With that, there is no compressed image format. You have been using Disk Image from Folder, from wha"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
1 day ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"Are you entering the correct password? Better check that. EDIT:  Did you close it first before trying to reopen it with the password? If it'"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
1 day ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"Unlock it if it's locked.   Or open Terminal in Utilities and just drag in the disk image. Copy the resulting path from the output.   Then"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
1 day ago
WZZZ replied to I created an encrypted disk image, but I can't add any files to it.

"Once it's opened with the password, I can add files to an encrypted disk image (sparse bundle) no problem with that here. Do a Get Info and"

in MacBook Pro 16 replies
1 day ago
WZZZ replied to Very Slow Firefox

"EDIT: Oh, and you have very little free RAM and lots of Page Outs. So, in fact, first thing to do is to simply restart and only have FF open"

in Mac OS X v10.7 Lion 1 replies
1 day ago
WZZZ replied to how can i view ram memory usage?

"Utilities>Activity Monitor. Or enter "top" no quotes in Terminal."

in iMac (Intel) 2 replies
2 days ago
WZZZ replied to Mac Mail 6 is missing the "spinning wheel" indicator when checking for new mail

"martin from wrote:   I don't know what the sleep light is/was but using the links I have put 5 posts above you can do that. The sleep lig"

in OS X Mountain Lion 158 replies
2 days ago
WZZZ replied to Mac Mail 6 is missing the "spinning wheel" indicator when checking for new mail

"Maybe you can convince Apple to bring back the sleep light. I really miss that too."

in OS X Mountain Lion 158 replies
2 days ago
WZZZ replied to Mac Mail 6 is missing the "spinning wheel" indicator when checking for new mail

"This is a very long thread, so maybe this has already been mentioned. You may need to set the volume up a bit, since it's a fairly quiet pin"

in OS X Mountain Lion 158 replies
2 days ago
WZZZ replied to Which Carbon Copy Cloner backup is the best?

"it has to be formatted and partitioned before it can be used.   Format OS Extended (Journaled) / GUID partition table.   To restore from a"

in OS X Mavericks 8 replies
2 days ago
WZZZ replied to Which Carbon Copy Cloner backup is the best?

"For a first backup on CCC to an empty formatted partition, I usually choose. Although, you could use the second one, since there's nothing t"

in OS X Mavericks 8 replies
2 days ago
WZZZ replied to is this a hack?
in iMac (Intel) 2 replies
2 days ago
WZZZ replied to My iMac is running really slow, please help!

"http://www.thesafemac.com/arg-genieo/"

in iMac (Intel) 6 replies
2 days ago
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