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Name:
seventy one
Status Level:
Level 6 Level 6 (8,205 points)
Member Since:
Jan 10, 2008
Location:
Kent. U.K. Not far from a castle. … but a long way from owning it.
Biography:
Once a Retail Buyer / home furnishing consultant / interior designer but now retired. Before buying my mac in 2008, I had never touched a computer or keyboard in my life … hence the long record of curious questions … and all too often, misunderstood answers. But I'm learning.
Expertise:
Now a writer and author (1 unpublished novel, several short stories and various plots for TV films). Would enjoy writing quirky odes, poems or the like for the advertising industry.
Occupation:
Retired

seventy one's Products

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Mid 2007
iPad, iOS 7.0.6
Portable HD, WD 500GB
Mac OS X (10.6.8), With La Cie 500GB external HD

Recent Activity

seventy one replied to I cannot launch the mac app store, when i go to iTunes I only have option for apps for iPad, or iPhone.

"iOS apps are bought from iTunes.   OS X apps are bought from App Store.   And never the twain shall meet."

in Using Mac App Store 4 replies
8 hours ago
seventy one replied to Magic Mouse; erratic tracking

"Try testing the mouse on another computer.   If the store you bought it from is nearby, ask them.   If the green light is solid, you have a"

in Magic Mouse and TrackPad 3 replies
9 hours ago
seventy one replied to Can Correct Information be Highlighted for Ones Question/Concern?

"The information you receive in the forums is from volunteers, not Apple employees.   Questions are answered to the best of the person's kno"

in Using Apple Support Communities 2 replies
9 hours ago
seventy one replied to I'm still working with snow leopard, now maverick is on offer - do I need to upgrade to lion first?

"Following onto A Brody's comments about Rosetta is another document written by him ...   Is my iMac an iMac PPC or Intel?: Apple Support C"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 9 replies
19 hours ago
seventy one replied to What's best to clean an iMac keyboard?

"Hi Timothy,   It is best to use a lightly dampened cloth or cotton buds.  Never, wet.   Wet puts moisture into the keyboard; something one"

in iMac (Intel) 5 replies
22 hours ago
seventy one replied to TS3048 When I press keys on my wireless keyboard, none appears on screen.

"Hello vanamakda   Show Character viewer on your screen.   Then, press one or two keys.   If they are highlighted in the character viewer, y"

in Magic Mouse and TrackPad 3 replies
23 hours ago
seventy one replied to The App store will not open on my Mac....

"Welcome to the communities. We want to help you but unfortunately you have given us insufficient information. Please find a moment to tell"

in Using Mac App Store 1 replies
23 hours ago
seventy one replied to I'm still working with snow leopard, now maverick is on offer - do I need to upgrade to lion first?

"The Lion family and Mavericks do not allow you to use PPC apps.  Check this listing. Application compatibility table - RoaringApps   To co"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 9 replies
1 day ago
seventy one replied to How can a worldwide Internet company not have 24 hour online and phone support?

"Which company are you thinking of?   Someone way explain on their behalf."

in Using Apple Support Communities 3 replies
1 day ago
seventy one replied to My Imac drive just died. Always backed up with Time machine to a WD My Passport. But after connecting it to my other imac (also running Snow Leopard) all the files are missing. I click on backup.backupdb but no files - just applications. Any ideas?

"Thank you,   Did you find any leads in the Pondini links.   Is Time Machine showing the same amount of used/available space as your iMac HD"

in Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard 3 replies
1 day ago
seventy one replied to Turning off E-mail Notifications

"Have you not seen it or not followed this document word for word.   It really does work.     How to stop notifications from ASC.    Frank Ca"

in Using Apple Support Communities 2 replies
1 day ago
seventy one replied to Magic Mouse Clicking and Dragging Issue

"Here is the Apple document covering Magic Mouse faults.  Symptom number 6 seems the one to check out.  Is this a longstanding or a recently"

in Magic Mouse and TrackPad 1 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to I'm getting an error code -8003 when I try to empty the trash.

"See this general resume of trash problems.   I suspect you've been trying to remove some of your Time Machine back ups.   Not a good idea w"

in iMac (Intel) 2 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to i forgot the answers to my secret questions

"If it is urgent phone your National Apple Support service and ask to talk to their account security people      Contacting Apple for help wi"

in Using Mac App Store 1 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to i need to get rid of my remaining money so i can switch to thai store

"Small balance issues etc.   If you don't want the money write to ...                        Apple - Support - iTunes - Contact Us    And"

in Using Mac App Store 2 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to Why does Apple support print those "Hello" booklets that came with my new iMac in super small fonts?

"I think it's a point worth making.  It is virtually unreadable.     On reflection, I'm wondering if there is an obligation in some countri"

in iMac (Intel) 4 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to Apple USB keyboard does not work

"Your post will probably attract little attention.  The thread is 12 months old.   If you have a specific problem why not post it to us in th"

in iMac (Intel) 45 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to Itunes Radio

"In a recent thread it was mentioned that the radio service was exclusive to the US. So if you are in any other country that may explain the"

in Using Apple Support Communities 4 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to service at an apple retail store

"To the Manager of the store.   Send a brief handwritten note asking for an early appointment to discuss the service you had.   Insist on his"

in Using Apple Support Communities 2 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to How do you determine if an email from "apple" is legit?

"Do you mean tried to purchase on your account.   You should know if you would be likely to order Miley.  Delete it.   If it were important t"

in Using Apple Support Communities 2 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to EMAIL VERIFICATION

"Might be worth talking to your Mail provider.  Maybe their spam filters are too finely set.   Should check your own rules too."

in Using Mac App Store 2 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to is it hard to talk to someone in person?

"You could check out the developer.   You may be lucky and find one with phone contact.   Go to App Store > click on purchases > click on th"

in Using Mac App Store 4 replies
2 days ago
seventy one replied to How can I remove the  stand on my 2014 imac 21,5 inc.

"And I was going to give you some points.   Yes, that was one of the problems as I saw it.    By location, I meant the securing mount would"

in iMac (Intel) 18 replies
3 days ago
seventy one replied to How to download and install iOS 7.1 for iphone 4

"I have asked the hosts to reposition your post into the more suitable iPhone columns.   You are more likely to get a quick reply there."

in Using Apple Support Communities 2 replies
3 days ago
seventy one replied to New batteries install on keyboard but no LED light

"Don't be offended, but have you got them the right way round?  Easily done.   Are the batteries good quality, Energiser, Apple or Duracell."

in Using Apple Support Communities 1 replies
3 days ago
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