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OSX 10.7 Lion was not sold on DVD, the first retail OSX version to do so. You can obtain it through three methods: Update your system to 10.6.8 (combo update is best via Apple, or Software Update if you like) and then, using the Mac App Store, purchase a copy of Lion Purchase Lion via the Apple Store website which will email you a download redemption code ...


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Yes you can do just that. You could use an SIP line. There are hundreds of phone companies which offer SIP phone services (also called VoIP). Some internet provider also give you the access to the SIP configuration so you can handle your calls the way you like. Check with your provider if they use SIP for your phone line and if so they could actually let ...


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Skype is one of the most mature VOIP systems, and very much OS X version independent. The Telephone service it offers is superb at very reasonable pricing. You do not need extra hardware, as it can be installed on your existing laptop and smart phones. If you prefer old fashion phones you can heave that. No special setups, or dealing with OS X. Just ...


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Usually it's no problem to use the ethernet interface instead of the Wi-Fi interface, if the router/access point contains one or several ethernet connectors: Install an ethernet cable between your iMac and the router. Depending on your router you might have to enable/configure its ethernet interfaces. Open System Preferences -> Network. Configure IPv4 of ...


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Failed hard drive? Select your Apple Menu, hold down the alt/option key, and choose "System Information". Navigate to "Storage". Check the field reading "S.M.A.R.T. Status". It should read "Verified" if OS X thinks everything is OK.


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Every iMac from the mid-2007 release onwards can run Yosemite, and the last model that couldn't could also only address 3GB of RAM. So it's almost certain that your iMac will be able to run Yosemite.


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This is most easily done through iCloud, which should be the same account you sign in to the App Store with. Go to System Preferences > iCloud. If you haven't already set up your iCloud account on your Mac, simply click on iCloud, and enter the username and password. In the right side field, scroll down to "Notes" and tick the checkbox next to it. You may ...


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Another possibility is your backlight may have gone bad. You can check by holding a flashlight up to the display and looking closely. If you can see the icons on your desktop once illuminated with the flashlight then your backlight is out. This is a relatively simple repair you can have done at the Apple Store.


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Screensavers were developed do deal with issues that affected CRT displays. As nobody makes them anymore, and LCD displays don't have the same issues, we no longer need screensavers. A screensaver running on a flat screen monitor just looks pretty - there is no difference to the operation. Open System Preferences. Go to Desktop -> Screen Saver and set the ...


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This happens to me once. Have you used 'Text' tool from the markup toolbar? If so, the font you used before might not be available with your current setup. If you remember which font it was, install it. Preview.app should open fine after.


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In order to try to localise the problem, try adding an additional user to your iMac, and see if this new user also has no sound. If the new user has sound, then you can be sure it's not a hardware problem. If the new user has no sound, then it looks like it's a hardware problem.


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Crucial, UK state that 4GB is the maximum amount of RAM that your iMac officially supports. If you put more in and it worked then this could be seen as a 'bug', and wouldn't be supported by Apple. Such abilities could also be revoked through software/firm was updates.


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Load average is CPU based, not GPU based. The numbers represent one, five, and fifteen minute averages of the load on the CPU. A single-core CPU is like a single lane of traffic. Imagine you are a bridge operator ... sometimes your bridge is so busy there are cars lined up to cross. You want to let folks know how traffic is moving on your bridge. A ...


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At first glance, I am wondering why you are using an HD 4000 driver for an AMD Radeon HD 6970M chip. Have you tried downloading and installing the AMD Drivers? http://www.amd.com/en-us/products/graphics/desktop/6000/6970


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I installed 2x 2GB DDR3 1333 PC3-10600 into a late 2009 mac mini. Running 10.10.2, which struggles on the default 2GB. It started up fine, and apps were so snappy, but then the crashes started. The machine is completely unstable, with kernel panic errors every 30 odd seconds forcing a restart. Sadly the original 2GB RAM has gone back in. I'd recommend ...


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Try this ( http://blog.krzysztof-turek.com/apple-imac-8-1-freeze-problem-solution-en/ ) I had the same issues ; display frozen but pointer moving but no kernel panic on a mid 2007 imac 2.0 ghz and running osx 10.8 Mountain Lion. the kext swap worked for me . Good Luck



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