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Name:
babowa
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Level 7 Level 7 (22,095 points)
Location:
Pacific NW

babowa's Products

iMac (27-inch Mid 2010), 2.93 GHz, Mac OS X ML, 10.6.8
iPad, iOS 7.0.6, 3rd Gen wifi
MacBook Pro, OS X Mavericks (10.9.2), mid 2012 8 GB RAM
Epson XP 810
Wac Tablet | LaCie DVDRW | OWCdrive

Recent Activity

babowa replied to What's the best way to backup before upgrading to Mavericks?

"Have you updated your Mac with the firmware update? That is if yours qualifies for it:   http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4904   If yours has"

in OS X Mavericks 6 replies
1 hour ago
babowa replied to disabling superdrive in iMac 2006

"Well, I had no idea you actually have it opened up, LOL - I have never tried that, so I have to admit I do not know if that will work and/or"

in iMac (Intel) 3 replies
1 hour ago
babowa replied to What's the best way to backup before upgrading to Mavericks?

"I prefer making a backup clone with CCC; as for the serial numbers: you will most likely have to do that in most cases - I keep a record of"

in OS X Mavericks 6 replies
1 hour ago
babowa replied to disabling superdrive in iMac 2006

"Well, I have both a Superdrive an an external burner and when I launch Roxio Toast for instance (to burn a movie to a DVD), both burners sho"

in iMac (Intel) 3 replies
1 hour ago
babowa replied to Will Motion work with Final Cut Express 4?

"I use FCE HD and I just purchased Motion 5 - have not played with it long enough to have thorough knowledge, but I pulled up the help menu a"

in iMac (Intel) 1 replies
1 hour ago
babowa replied to HT5872 my new pro has more memory than the old one however it will not back up from my time machine as there isn't enough room on the new pro - Strange?

"How large is your hard drive?   And how much empty space is available?"

in OS X Mavericks 3 replies
3 hours ago
babowa replied to How to cancel the this that I purchase from Apple store? Need help thanks.

"I'd guess it's an in-app purchase."

in Using Apple Support Communities 4 replies
8 hours ago
babowa replied to How do I disable Time Machine?

"what do you have checked in System Preferences > Energy Saver - is the "wake for network access" checked? If so, maybe that has something to"

in OS X Mountain Lion 9 replies
11 hours ago
babowa replied to How do I disable Time Machine?

"Ideally you'd be able to keep it on and not have it ask for a disk you're not using.     Just as an aside: I have never had TM turned on as"

in OS X Mountain Lion 9 replies
11 hours ago
babowa replied to Formatting macbook pro

"As we are all other users here, a serial number will not help; in fact, I will ask the hosts to remove it for safety reasons.   In any case"

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
20 hours ago
babowa replied to Where do I submit verification code?

"Verification code for what?   And, what model/year Mac?   Which Mac OS are you running?"

in Using Apple Support Communities 1 replies
21 hours ago
babowa replied to Why dont Apple honour statutory rights?

"Here is some information:   http://www.apple.com/au/legal/statutory-warranty/   and here is a screenshot from this page:   http://www.app"

in Using Apple Support Communities 2 replies
22 hours ago
babowa replied to help

"Not sure what you mean with Time Capsule - that holds your Time Machine backups I assume. Going backwards would mean that you will need to b"

in iMac (Intel) 1 replies
22 hours ago
babowa replied to Formatting macbook pro

"Which model and, more importantly, which version of Mac OS are you running now and which version was on it originally?"

in MacBook Pro 3 replies
23 hours ago
babowa replied to how to use imovie

"Here are a couple of good places to start:   https://www.apple.com/support/mac-apps/imovie/   http://www.macworld.com/article/2053681/gett"

in iMac (Intel) 1 replies
1 day ago
babowa replied to MacBook Pro 3 beeps

"Best Buy gets the box containing the Mac from Apple - they don't do anything to it, just sell it.   However, with the RAM, I have no idea w"

in MacBook Pro 13 replies
1 day ago
babowa 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??!!!

"This message is all the proof you need that you do not need to have a GUID partitioned drive to run Mac OS.   Then you should be able to in"

in iMac (Intel) 9 replies
1 day ago
babowa replied to MacBook Pro 3 beeps

"I would not buy RAM from a retailer unless they offered a lifetime guarantee - a lot of the RAM is made for PCs and may or may not work on a"

in MacBook Pro 13 replies
1 day ago
babowa replied to MacBook Pro 3 beeps

"Hard to tell until the RAM is replaced. Look at the install videos and then look at their prices for RAM. Then if you're close enough to an"

in MacBook Pro 13 replies
1 day ago
babowa 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??!!!

"Interesting, and you are on a Mac (not a PC and no Windows partition)?   Every information here and elsewhere points to the fact that you n"

in iMac (Intel) 9 replies
1 day ago
babowa replied to MacBook Pro 3 beeps

"The RAM has different and easy to access slots; they are not part of the hard drive (RAM is memory, hard drive is storage space). In fact, u"

in MacBook Pro 13 replies
1 day ago
babowa replied to how do I change the applications in the start up menu?

"Go to System Preferences > Users & Groups and click on Login Items tab. Use the + or - to add/delete items. Note: Boot up will be slower the"

in MacBook Pro 1 replies
1 day ago
babowa 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??!!!

"You can run it on an improperly partitioned drive, but you can't boot from it - do I have that right?"

in iMac (Intel) 9 replies
1 day ago
babowa 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??!!!

"So exactly how is your drive partitioned?   Go to Dis Utility (Applications > Utilities) and highlight your drive, then click on Partition"

in iMac (Intel) 9 replies
1 day ago
babowa replied to I have been trying to increase the font size on my screen since I upgraded to 10.9.2.  All the lettering is minute and I cannot find how to increase the size

"You are very welcome!"

in OS X Mavericks 5 replies
1 day ago
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