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    10.8.5 startup chime and other questions

    Macpro quad core , I was told the chime at start up signals the end of the ram check and things are dandy. I heard very soft chimes initially and then none for some time now. I use macs for audio recording so I am aware of how audio is routed and at what leve,l at any given time on my mac. I...
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    Repeated failure to boot, sluggish opening of email files and other wierdness

    G5 dualie 2 gigahertz, 4 gig ram OS 10.5.8. I have done all possible disc maintenance via disc utility but I haven't reinstalled the OS. Many times a day instead of the normal snappy, for me anyway, behavior it's replaced buy the circling dashes for maybe 20 seconds, I haven't timed it...
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    Changes in the way H.D. and other pages are displayed

    I don't know how to unclose a thread. For Cheyrl: I went back thru the icons at the top of the hard drive page and found the one to get rid of the columns layout. Ron
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    Changes in the way H.D. and other pages are displayed

    Hi folks, I went back to trying to fix this after posting and got taken care of. But thank you all for being here to help. Ron
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    Changes in the way H.D. and other pages are displayed

    Hello I'm running 10.5.8 on a motorola dually. Seemingly out of nowhere the general appearance of the hard drive and other pages are displayed has changed. I can't find a way to get back to my normal old mac appearance. It began w/a large black screen appearing at the top of the safari and...
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    HD to HD data transfer

    Thanks I'll check those links out. Mr.Carlin was thinking different in a wise way before it was fashionable to do so. Right on sir! Ron
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    HD to HD data transfer

    I need to move 680 gigabites of data to another hard drive. What is the best/fastest method. Disk image or ?? Thanks for your time. Ron
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    url and cache problem OS X.5.8

    Yes, I clear these, cookies cache, history manually and often. I have the correct safari version it's 5.0.6 something. Ron
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    url and cache problem OS X.5.8

    I frequently buy music classes from an online vendor. Twice, with several months in between, I have clicked on one of his links in an email after a purchase and instead of my purchase, I'm looking at a down load page with 40 or more of his classes on it and ready to download. He is tilling me I...
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    Y does FF look like an 80 browser on my mac

    Hi DeltaMac, We were discussing the behavior firefox which has only been displaying text. This is a thread on the subject of my browser only showing text on web pages. Yahoo is a graphics laden page. I'm sure I don't need to break that sentence down for anyone. Since my browser only sees or...
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    Y does FF look like an 80 browser on my mac

    I guess reading it again would be too much to ask. So thanks but no thanks. Ron
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    Y does FF look like an 80 browser on my mac

    tried the new acct. today. Opened an updated version of firefox and went to yahoo a graphics laden page. Just text and text cells with text running outside the cells at the bottom boundary. Ron
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    Y does FF look like an 80 browser on my mac

    I'll try that in the morning. Thanks. Ron
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    Chrome doesn't like my architecture

    I'll check it out earthsaver. Thank you. Ron
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    Y does FF look like an 80 browser on my mac

    Fair and astute questions. The primary boot drive shows 698 gb in round numbers and 639 available. There are three others with most audio stuff on them. "But never run well, [generalities often come back to hunt me]I don't know how long its' been going on, but thru most of 10.4.1.1 as often...
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