Tag Archive: Installing


How to Activate Windows 10 After Installing

We recently showed users how to download Windows 10 ISO for free from Microsoft, which can then be installed and run on a PC, in a virtual machine, or with Boot Camp on a Mac without activating. If you decide you want to keep Windows 10 and continue to use it with a full feature … Read More

Oracle Java is now installing adware on Macs. Here’s how to avoid it

Mac users have had it pretty good when compared to Windows users, at least on the adware and nuisanceware front. Even Oracle, who has bundled the Ask.com search toolbar with Java for Windows for years, has abstained from infecting its… Read more ›

How to access your Facebook messages in iOS without installing Messenger

Do you hate the fact that Facebook is forcing you to install the Facebook Messenger app if you want to send or access messages on your iPhone or iPad? We do too. But luckily, it turns out that right now,… Read more ›

Clean Installing iOS 7.1 May Fix iPad Air Low Memory Crashes

Some iPad Air owners have been impacted by a persistent crashing issue, where either the entire device crashes and reboots, or, more commonly, where the Safari browser crashes and randomly quits. The Safari crashing issue is often repeatable by pointing Safari at several Javascript heavy web pages with numerous tabs open, or by opening a … Read More

The iOS 7 Jailbreak Is Finally Worth Installing On Newer iPhones And iPads

The iOS 7 jailbreak was released last Sunday, but it was a messy release that had a lot of bugs and compatibility issues. We warned everyone to wait at the time. Today the last major issue with the jailbreak was… Read more ›     

Preview iOS 7 On Your iPhone & iPod Touch Without Installing the Buggy Beta

Of course the best way to preview iOS 7 would be to install the beta, but let’s face it, that beta is buggy, incomplete, and besides, it requires a developer account to use, which makes it inaccessible to the vast majority of people. So what’s the next best thing to preview the new iOS without installing the beta? Viewing full-sized, full-screened videos and screen shots directly on your iPhone or iPod touch. This gives you an excellent idea of how  [Read More…]

3 Simple Things To Do Before Installing OS X Mountain Lion

Simple Things Before Installing OS X Mountain Lion

The release of OS X Mountain Lion is just around the corner (tomorrow by most estimates!), but before jumping into the latest major Mac system update, you’ll want to do a few things. We’ve broken it down to a few simple essentials that are easy to follow:

1) Verify System Requirements and Check Compatibility

Almost all relatively new Macs will run Mac OS X 10.8.  [Read More…]

Grab iTunes 10.6.3 Before Installing The iOS 6 Developer Beta

Apple today released a new version of iTunes for the Mac and Windows that brings compatibility for the newly-released iOS 6 developer beta. During the WWDC keynote earlier today Apple unveiled iOS 6 to the world, the first developer preview has been made available. You’ll need the new iTunes 10.6.3 before you can install iOS 6 on any of your devices. There are some other bug fixes and improvements  [Read More…]

I Cant Reinstall Snow Leopard After Installing Lion [Ask MacRx]

Mac os x lion install Now here’s a bizarre headscratcher. A reader’s Mac Pro was upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion, then refused to subsequently boot off the Snow Leopard DVD to reinstall the older OS on another drive. Despite many different attempts, for this one Mac it appears perhaps you can’t go home again… I use Bryce occasionally to produce art for friend’s projects. I just discovered  [Read More…]

Fix No SIM Card Installed Error on iPhone 4S by Installing iOS 5.0.1 Build 9A406

No SIM Card Installed error on iPhone The recently released iPhone 4S specific build of iOS 5.0.1 resolves an ongoing SIM card issue that was effecting some users. The issue would cause some iPhone 4S’s to not recognize a SIM card, with the iPhone reporting a “No SIM Card Installed” or “Invalid SIM” error message, in addition to the phone not connecting to a cellular network. To resolve the error, users have  [Read More…]