Firefox using excessive CPU1521 (8/14/2013 9:47:09 PM) comp.sys.mac.system
Suddenly today Firefox has started using 100% of one CPU at all
times, even when just opened and not processing anything.
I tried closing and reopening Firefox, closing Firefox and shutting
down the sy... John
iMovie HD - Importing HD video3241 (5/19/2013 4:48:51 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps I bought a new camera -- a Canon S100 -- for a just-completed
vacation trip. This was my first experience with shooting HD video.
The camera produces video in .MOV format at 1080p. When it is
imported i... John
Safari can't reach some URLs7446 (3/24/2013 11:21:02 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Today I discovered that Safari can't access some common sites
including Google, Bing, and Apple. There are a couple of bookmarked
sites that I can reach, but many others can't be reached.
iTunes data base1228 (2/7/2013 7:59:50 PM) comp.sys.mac.apps
Many of my iTunes entries were copied from LP records. They have
pops and scratches and vary widely in loudness. Slowly but surely I
have been going through the collection cleaning and balancing them
iTunes and incoming network connections2442 (1/14/2013 10:16:06 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Every time I open iTunes a pop-up asks, "Do you want the application
'iTunes.app' to accept network connections?" Respond "Allow",
authorize, and everything is fine until the next time, when the same
Computer's name on the LAN2044 (1/11/2013 10:27:49 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I gave my computer a name on the LAN and it was accepted and worked
fine for ages when I ran OS X 10.6.8 and earlier.
Then I upgraded to 10.8.2.
Not long after, the system announced that there were othe... John
iPhoto "Places" lost its maps128 (1/7/2013 12:22:18 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps
My maps have disappeared from iPhoto. Everything was working fine
yesterday but today the Places window in the Info display of a photo
is blank. The map area of the Manage My Places window is also blank.
Writing to external optical drive446 (12/23/2012 2:28:35 AM) comp.sys.mac.system My iMac will not write to the external optical drive. Every program
I've tried insists on writing to the internal drive. Is there some
way to get Disk Utility etc. to recognize the external drive as
Is it Esperanto?347 (12/8/2012 2:53:17 AM) comp.sys.mac.system I just installed Mountain Lion. Now when I log onto the App Store
the authorisation pane says, and I quote:
"App Store esta intentant comprovar si hi ha programari nou
subministrat per Apple. Type an adm... John
OT: Woman Shot in Driveway10310 (10/1/2013 12:46:21 AM) comp.sys.mac.system Linda Burnett, 26, a resident of San Diego, was visiting her in-laws
and, while there, went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some
Later, her husband noticed her sitting in her car in the drive... ghost_topper(2157)
Anti Virus Software on a Mac?9110 (10/15/2013 12:14:08 PM) comp.sys.mac.system I just received an unexpected pay bonus at work and I'm going to treat
myself to a nice new MacBook Pro. Just wondering though, should I
install an anti virus program?
Some people say you really ought to... will9733(24)
Ransomware4013 (10/18/2013 12:46:28 PM) comp.sys.mac.system Had a buddy's Windows computer locked up with ransomware. Is it safe to
assume that my Mac is not susceptible to such a takeover?
America is at that awkward stage. It's too late
to work within the syst... kurtullman(1680)
[OT] Pogue to leave NYT148 (10/21/2013 11:23:40 PM) comp.sys.mac.system
Hate him or despise him - or even like him from time to time, Pogue is
leaving the NYT for - wait for it - Yahoo!
This is a major coup for Yahoo! IMO as they try hard to revive their
relevance - ... alan.browne(4546)
Get image from iPhoto to Mail.app208 (11/5/2013 3:01:23 AM) comp.sys.mac.apps Running 10.9 and the latest iPhoto.
The share button no longer sends a photo to Mail.app. It composes and
sends an email directly from iPhoto.
Is there any way to get iPhoto to send it to Mail.app anymo... me9(1681)
Corrupted HD217 (11/12/2013 1:00:09 AM) comp.sys.mac.system We have a white MacBook running 10.6.8. I ran Disk Utility Verify Disk
because it was running really slow. DU sayd the disk was corrupted and
need to be repaired. What are my options? I'm pretty sure this lap... RonTheGuy686(82)
Mail App oddity153 (11/20/2013 7:04:36 PM) comp.sys.mac.system When I send an email the little "activity" box in the bottom right
respons by saying something like "sending 23 of 23". Similarly when I
check for new mail it says "fetching 12 of 12" and gets me two email... xxx613(1357)