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Re: Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

Alan Robbins
 

Brian,

 

Don’t believe so as neither of those addresses are my Apple ID and the current password for my Apple ID is different than for those email addresses.

 

Alan

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:12 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

 

Alan,

           Are these all not one and the same?   It's an Apple account, a single Apple account, that's used to access all their services, isn't it?

           The last time I had to deal with this an Apple account was much like a Google Account or Microsoft Account in that there was one userid (typically a master e-mail address) and password that's used to access all services.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

gbmagoo@...
 

How to change your Apple ID password on devices with iOS 10.3 or later

1. Open your Settings app.

2. Tap your name. 

Your name is located at the top of the Settings page. Devon Delfino/Business Insider 

3. Select "Password and Security."

This is in the first section of the menu under "Name, Phone Numbers, and Email." Devon Delfino/Business Insider

4. Tap "Change password" at the top of the screen.

This option is linked in blue.

This option is linked in blue. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

5. Enter your device's passcode to proceed

This is a code at least four numbers long. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

6. Enter your new password twice. 

7. Tap "Change" or "Change Password."

Your password must contain at least eight characters, an uppercase and lowercase letter, and a number. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

8. Sign back into your account using your new password on your various devices to access your Apple account.

How to change your Apple ID password on MacOS Catalina

1. Click the Apple icon in the top-left corner of the screen and select "System Preferences."

The menu holds information about your Mac, lets you log out, shutdown, and more. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

2. Click "Apple ID."

You can find this option directly to the right of your name. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

3. Select "Password & Security." 

Like mobile devices, this option is underneath the "Name, Phone, and Email" tab. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

4. Click "Change Password."

You can also update two-factor authentication in this menu. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

5. Enter the password you use to get into your Mac.

If you don't remember your password, you'll need to use the Apple ID "Forgot Password" feature. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

6. Enter your new desired Apple ID password twice and click "Verify."

Entering your new password twice ensures you know what your new password is. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

Note: If you have Mojave or an earlier version of the OS, select "iCloud" after entering your system preferences. From there, choose "Account Details" and then "Security" followed by "Reset Password."

How to change your Apple ID password on your web browser

1. Open your browser, go to your Apple ID page and sign in with your current ID and password

If you can't remember your password, use the "Forgot Apple ID or password?" link below the login. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

2. Select "Change Password."

You can find this option under the "Security" label. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

3. Enter your current password. 

4. Now enter your new desired password twice. 

Confirm your password to ensure you know it. Devon Delfino/Business Insider

5. Click "Change Password."

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Alan Robbins
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 08:00
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

 

Brian,

 

This is the problem I run into. When it talks about changing passwords, it is referring to my Apple ID password, not the one associated with my me.com or icloud.com email address. Very frustrating

 

Thanks,

Alan

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:18 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

 

On the iCloud.com page, right under the login, is the link:  Forgot Apple ID or password?

I cannot seem to connect to me.com at all.

If you cannot use Apple's own "Forgot Password" process to change your password you are going to be out of luck.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

Alan,

           Are these all not one and the same?   It's an Apple account, a single Apple account, that's used to access all their services, isn't it?

           The last time I had to deal with this an Apple account was much like a Google Account or Microsoft Account in that there was one userid (typically a master e-mail address) and password that's used to access all services.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

Alan Robbins
 

Brian,

 

This is the problem I run into. When it talks about changing passwords, it is referring to my Apple ID password, not the one associated with my me.com or icloud.com email address. Very frustrating

 

Thanks,

Alan

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:18 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

 

On the iCloud.com page, right under the login, is the link:  Forgot Apple ID or password?

I cannot seem to connect to me.com at all.

If you cannot use Apple's own "Forgot Password" process to change your password you are going to be out of luck.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

Gene
 

I don't know what is causing it. Do you have more than one account? If so, you need to turn off the setting for all accounts individually.

You said this just started happening. Brian spoke of possible corruption of the program and that could be. You may want to uninstall and install it again as he suggests. Something detrimental evidently happened since you didn't have this behavior before.

Even if you solve the problem, you may still want to consider the following:
One thing I encourage people to do is use Thunderbird portable. You can keep your installed version and try the portable version so you will have no delay or interruption in receiving e-mail.

The reasons I say that people should use the portable version are that you can move the program to any machine you want and have all your e-mail and settings, except that I don't know if you will have message rules transferred.
You can run it from something like a thumb drive if you are using a machine that isn't yours and that you don't have the program on. And you can keep a backup copy so that if the program becomes corrupted, you can simply delete it and copy the backup copy to the location where you usually have the program. To keep the backup copy current, you can delete the backup when you want and copy the one you are using to that location again. This will preserve your e-mail and any changes you have made to the program, such as settings changes and probably add-ons as well.

You won't have to trouble shoot problems anymore that arise from corruption of the program. You can just replace it by deleting it and copying the backup copy to the location you run the program from.
Although I use the Brave browser for most of my browsing, I use Firefox portable off and on and I use the portable version for the same reasons.

I use portable versions of programs where they either do everything the installed version does or where the portable version does the things I want it to do.

-----Original Message-----
From: lynn white
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 9:16 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

Hey Gene,

First of all, thank you as always. I perform the step by step method
that you gave. Unfortunately, I'm still getting this message from the
Tbird.

If you have any other ideas, I've got an open ear.

On 9/15/2020 9:04 AM, Gene wrote:
You can turn off the spam filter. You don't needit if your provider filters spam well. I don't use a spam filter on my machine and I get almost no spam because the GMail spam filter filters out just about everything.

Here is how you do it.
New main steps start on new lines.
I'll go into more detail if you need me to about how to find things.
Open tools with alt t.
Type s to open the account settings dialog.
Down arrow to junk settings.
Tab a few times until you get to Enable adaptive junk mail controls for this account.
Uncheckit with the space bar.
Tab to and activate the ok button.
The intrusive and annoying messages will be gone and you may wwell se little or no more spam than you do now.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: lynn white
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:48 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

This has suddenly started popping up for every message. Fixes? Thanks.








I use portable versions of programs where they do the same things as the nonportable versions or if they do what I want even if they don't do everything.

Gene


Re: Accessible terminal program

Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Group,

Using Windows 10, if you type in hyper terminal in the search box under start, you are taken to a list of settings one of which is 'enable legacy software.'  By default, it is unchecked.  I did not check the box to see what becomes available.  Maybe some brave soul can do this and hopefully your system won't hang.

On 9/15/2020 9:03 AM, Rob Hudson wrote:
As recently as five years ago I was using minicom to transfer files to a braille lite. Back in the xp days I was using a program called hyperterminal. I believe putty or kitty can also do this, though I don't know how to use those programs to communicate over serial. Only ssh.

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Goldfield" <david.goldfield@...>
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 08:32:21 -0400
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Accessible terminal program

Rick, thanks for this info. Someone on a Facebook group acquired a used
Blazie Engineering Type 'n Speak and was asking about what could be used
to facilitate file transfers to and from the device. Aside from Blazie's
proprietary software many of us used terminal programs such as Procomm,
Telix and Commo but these likely wouldn't be reasonable options in a
Windows 10 environment. I was hoping to find an accessible terminal
program to recommend to her. If I feel motivated to do it I may fire up
my Bns or Braille Lite to see if Terraterm can communicate with it.


David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019

WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

On 9/15/2020 8:16 AM, Rick Alfaro wrote:
Frank, a while back I ran across the need to use a terminal program and looked at a few of them. The most accessible one to me seemed to be Tera Term which is the one I used for that project. My needs were simple so my knowledge of the program is quite shallow but you can give it a try and see if it works for you. I don't have the link but a Google search will find it.





Warmest regards

Rick Alfaro

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Frank Ventura
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:37 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Accessible terminal program

Hi all, can anyone recommend the most accessible terminal program for serial communications?
Thanks
Frank Ventura








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I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


Re: Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

Lynn,

           Go to https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/, activate the Free Download (looks like a button, but appears to be a link on hover-over), and go through the rest of the typical save and run.  It will update the existing Thunderbird install.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: What is the purpose ofMacrium Reflect

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

Mr. Levy and Mr. Single are correct.   And if you do not have an external backup drive and a routine cyclic backup protocol in place, you should.  Every computer owner should if they value their data, as if you have a catastrophic drive failure without a backup to restore from, well . . .

I wrote the following for one of my blind clients several years ago:  Using Macrium Reflect Free with a Screen Reader
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

lynn white
 

Hi Brian,

How do you perform a manual upgrade? Thanks.

On 9/15/2020 9:10 AM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Gene is correct.

If, however, your e-mail service provider does not have good spam filtering, simply responding to the pop-ups, which used to allow you to mark things "not spam" when they weren't, teaches Thunderbird, and pretty quickly they stop.

As Gene's instructions note, this is an adaptive spam filter, which means that user input about what is spam versus not spam gets integrated into its filtering decisions.  But you have to train it.

I've only ever seen this happen on new installs of Thunderbird or where a 3rd party uninstaller was used that obliterated all previous traces of Thunderbird and it has to start from scratch.  There's also the option to uninstall and reinstall, as there could have been some corruption that's occurred somehow.  (Or, if you're still on Version 68, doing the manual upgrade to 78).
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

On the iCloud.com page, right under the login, is the link:  Forgot Apple ID or password?

I cannot seem to connect to me.com at all.

If you cannot use Apple's own "Forgot Password" process to change your password you are going to be out of luck.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

lynn white
 

Hey Gene,

First of all, thank you as always. I perform the step by step method that you gave. Unfortunately, I'm still getting this message from the Tbird.

If you have any other ideas, I've got an open ear.

On 9/15/2020 9:04 AM, Gene wrote:
You can turn off the spam filter.  You don't needit if your provider filters spam well.  I don't use a spam filter on my machine and I get almost no spam because the GMail spam filter filters out just about everything.

Here is how you do it.
New main steps start on new lines.
I'll go into more detail if you need me to about how to find things.
Open tools with alt t.
Type s to open the account settings dialog.
Down arrow to junk settings.
Tab a few times until you get to Enable adaptive junk mail controls for this account.
Uncheckit with the space bar.
Tab to and activate the ok button.
The intrusive and annoying messages will be gone and you may wwell se little or no more spam than you do now.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: lynn white
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:48 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

This has suddenly started popping up for every message. Fixes? Thanks.






Re: Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

Gene is correct.

If, however, your e-mail service provider does not have good spam filtering, simply responding to the pop-ups, which used to allow you to mark things "not spam" when they weren't, teaches Thunderbird, and pretty quickly they stop.

As Gene's instructions note, this is an adaptive spam filter, which means that user input about what is spam versus not spam gets integrated into its filtering decisions.  But you have to train it.

I've only ever seen this happen on new installs of Thunderbird or where a 3rd party uninstaller was used that obliterated all previous traces of Thunderbird and it has to start from scratch.  There's also the option to uninstall and reinstall, as there could have been some corruption that's occurred somehow.  (Or, if you're still on Version 68, doing the manual upgrade to 78).
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

Gene
 

You can turn off the spam filter. You don't needit if your provider filters spam well. I don't use a spam filter on my machine and I get almost no spam because the GMail spam filter filters out just about everything.

Here is how you do it.
New main steps start on new lines.
I'll go into more detail if you need me to about how to find things.
Open tools with alt t.
Type s to open the account settings dialog.
Down arrow to junk settings.
Tab a few times until you get to Enable adaptive junk mail controls for this account.
Uncheckit with the space bar.
Tab to and activate the ok button.
The intrusive and annoying messages will be gone and you may wwell se little or no more spam than you do now.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: lynn white
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:48 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

This has suddenly started popping up for every message. Fixes? Thanks.


Thunder Thinks This Is Spam

lynn white
 

This has suddenly started popping up for every message. Fixes? Thanks.


Changing password on an iCloud/Me.com address

Alan Robbins
 

Hello,

 

After many attempts at finding a way to change my password on my iCloud.com and me.com email address, am looking for solutions from the list. I have googled as well as talk to Apple support all to no avail.

When I set these accounts up several years ago I remember changing the password but can no longer figure out where to do it. I’ve looked in the iCloud.com site as well as what Apple support suggested on the applied site, all to no avail.

 

Suggestions?

 

Thanks,

Alan


Re: Accessible terminal program

Norman
 

Hi.

If using nvda putty is a good option. It had issues with jaws though the last time i used it with it. I don't know what the current status of jaws support is.

On 9/15/2020 6:37 AM, Frank Ventura wrote:
Hi all, can anyone recommend the most accessible terminal program for serial communications?
Thanks
Frank Ventura



Re: Accessible terminal program

Rob Hudson
 

As recently as five years ago I was using minicom to transfer files to a braille lite. Back in the xp days I was using a program called hyperterminal. I believe putty or kitty can also do this, though I don't know how to use those programs to communicate over serial. Only ssh.

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Goldfield" <david.goldfield@...>
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 08:32:21 -0400
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Accessible terminal program

Rick, thanks for this info. Someone on a Facebook group acquired a used
Blazie Engineering Type 'n Speak and was asking about what could be used
to facilitate file transfers to and from the device. Aside from Blazie's
proprietary software many of us used terminal programs such as Procomm,
Telix and Commo but these likely wouldn't be reasonable options in a
Windows 10 environment. I was hoping to find an accessible terminal
program to recommend to her. If I feel motivated to do it I may fire up
my Bns or Braille Lite to see if Terraterm can communicate with it.


David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019

WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

On 9/15/2020 8:16 AM, Rick Alfaro wrote:
Frank, a while back I ran across the need to use a terminal program and looked at a few of them. The most accessible one to me seemed to be Tera Term which is the one I used for that project. My needs were simple so my knowledge of the program is quite shallow but you can give it a try and see if it works for you. I don't have the link but a Google search will find it.





Warmest regards

Rick Alfaro

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Frank Ventura
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:37 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Accessible terminal program

Hi all, can anyone recommend the most accessible terminal program for serial communications?
Thanks
Frank Ventura










Re: Accessible terminal program

Gene
 

Here is a correction. It was a long time ago, but I just remembered that I didn't use the hyperterminal program in XP. I don't know how easy it was to use but I started out using the Hyperterminal in Windows 95 and 98, which are very different in terms of interface. I seem to recall that Hyperterminal in XP is a command line program and I didn't want to fool around with it since the Windows 95 and 98 version was so easy to use, having a Windows interface. So the forum discussion I provided may not be useful.

There was some sort of security problem with the Windows 95/98 hyperterminal but it doesn't matter for how you are going to use it.

I placed the Windows 95/98 program on my XP machine and used it but I don't know if it runs in Windows 7 and higher.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Gene
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:39 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Accessible terminal program

This discussion may be helpful.
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-other_settings/hyperterminal-windows-10/b91760c3-86ac-47bb-abfa-2bf0b01aa9b7
I don't know what Hyperterminal is like now. I used to use it in XP for
transfering files from a Braille 'N Speak but I don't know how the program
may have changed since then.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: David Goldfield
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:32 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Accessible terminal program

Rick, thanks for this info. Someone on a Facebook group acquired a used
Blazie Engineering Type 'n Speak and was asking about what could be used
to facilitate file transfers to and from the device. Aside from Blazie's
proprietary software many of us used terminal programs such as Procomm,
Telix and Commo but these likely wouldn't be reasonable options in a
Windows 10 environment. I was hoping to find an accessible terminal
program to recommend to her. If I feel motivated to do it I may fire up
my Bns or Braille Lite to see if Terraterm can communicate with it.


David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019

WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

On 9/15/2020 8:16 AM, Rick Alfaro wrote:
Frank, a while back I ran across the need to use a terminal program and looked at a few of them. The most accessible one to me seemed to be Tera Term which is the one I used for that project. My needs were simple so my knowledge of the program is quite shallow but you can give it a try and see if it works for you. I don't have the link but a Google search will find it.





Warmest regards

Rick Alfaro

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Frank Ventura
Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:37 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Accessible terminal program

Hi all, can anyone recommend the most accessible terminal program for serial communications?
Thanks
Frank Ventura








Re: What is the purpose ofMacrium Reflect

Monte Single
 

I think it is the program the tech used to do the cloning.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Fanus
Sent: September 15, 2020 6:17 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] What is the purpose ofMacrium Reflect

Hello list
I had my hard drive replaced with a SSD drive. The IT guy cloned my drive so
that I do not lose stuff. On my desktop is a program "macrium Reflect" which
was not there. Does anyone know this software?
Regards
Fanus


Re: What is the purpose ofMacrium Reflect

Gerald Levy
 


Macrium Reflect is a free image backup and restoration program.  It is used to create a backup image of your local drive on an external portable hard drive that can be used to restore your system in the event of a catastrophic failure or if you install a new local drive, as you did.  The program includes an option for creating a rescue CD that can be used to restore the backup image from the external portable drive.  Creating a backup image with Macrium Reflect is completely accessible with JAWS.  However, sighted help is needed to restore this image using the rescue CD because their is no speech available during the restoration procedure. Your technician may have installed this program on your computer to create a backup image of your hard drive on an external drive before he installed the new SSD to replace it, and then used this image to restore your newSSD to the state your computer was in before he installed the SSd.    


Gerald



On 9/15/2020 8:16 AM, Fanus wrote:
Hello list
I had my hard drive replaced with a SSD drive. The IT guy cloned my drive so
that I do not lose stuff. On my desktop is a program "macrium Reflect" which
was not there. Does anyone know this software?
Regards
Fanus