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    Official: Mojave Thread

    I hadn't realized that but you are correct. It does present additional resolutions. I have stepped through each one and none provide a solution. 640 X 480 does finally reveal the menu bar along the top but it obviously is at an unacceptable resolution. My 1080p monitor should be able to be...
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    Official: Mojave Thread

    Just updated to Mojave 10.14.6 on a Late 2012 Mac Mini. I'm unable to locate the underscan slider. System Preferences/Desktop is traditionally where I have gone to look but it's not there. I have a ViewSonic VX2753MH-LED and pressing the option key lights up the "Detect Displays" button on...
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    Time Machine is renaming folders on my backup disk

    And that did the trick. Thanks Cheryl
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    Time Machine is renaming folders on my backup disk

    Thanks Cheryl. Not enough time this evening to get it all done but it sounds like a workable plan.
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    Time Machine is renaming folders on my backup disk

    El Capitan (10.11.6) on Mac Mini (Late 2012). Backing up in preparation for upgrade to Mojave this weekend.
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    Time Machine is renaming folders on my backup disk

    I'm using an external 2TB drive that had a backup on it from 2017, to back up a couple of current Macs. The first backup goes without a hitch. But after moving backup drive to another machine and backing it up, it changes the folder name for the previous backup and adds the backup to it's...
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    Recalibrating more than one battery

    I've recalibrated my battery each month since purchasing my MacBook Pro to keep the battery as fresh as possible. Run the battery down till it goes to sleep, wait 5 hours and then recharge it to 100%. I understand that there is a circuit that tracks battery health for the System Profiler...
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    MacBook can't connect to some WiFi

    I've had trouble recently connecting to WiFi routers that are redirecting to a login page. A library will send your browser to a page with their terms and conditions. You click that you understand and you are on. All the Dells and HPs are connecting without trouble but my MacBook stumbles...
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    My Mac can't see the hard drive

    Nah. I use the OSX side 98% of the time. It wouldn't be convenient. I'll keep searching for an alternative. d
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    My Mac can't see the hard drive

    >> What did the drive come out of? Can you hear it spin up? Brand new drive. After the problems I mentioned, I installed MacOS on the 3.5 inch drive and booted from it without problems, so the drive is good. Tried again to have laptop mount it without success. >> put the drive in...
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    My Mac can't see the hard drive

    I need to install Windows on a 3.5 inch SATA drive but the only SATA machine I have is my MacBook Pro. I disconnected my internal laptop drive and connected to the larger drive. I booted from the Windows DVD but the install program could not see the drive. It could however see an...
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    Editing ISO files

    So it appears I will need to do this in a Windows environment. Not a problem, I have a couple of Windows boxes but I wanted to move off that platform. I have a couple of good Windows apps for working with ISOs and assumed that there would be similar apps in the Mac world.
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    Editing ISO files

    I've downloaded a Linux Distro known as a Live DVD in ISO format. I want to burn this to a DVD for future use but would like to change what is in the ISO before burning. There are several files that I would like included so I won't have to have a second CD/DVD later. DiskImageMounter does...
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    Reading and interpreting boot messages

    I have 4 Gig of RAM and it takes 63 seconds to boot to a logon prompt. But you've missed the point of the question that I've asked. I want to know where I can find a complete list of the messages from logon and is there a good reference/faq/resource on what it all means. I've located the...
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    Reading and interpreting boot messages

    This isn't about fixing something broken. How long should my mac take to boot? Maybe I'm loading unnecessary services that could be disabled for speedier boot time. I don't own a printer so printer services would never be needed. Admittedly, I come from the Windows world where tweaking...
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    Reading and interpreting boot messages

    I'm new to macs and OSX and would like to learn more about what's going on at bootup and tweak a bit. I've turned on verbose bootup but the messages aren't on screen long enough to be useful. I've found dmesg but it seems to have so little of the display. How can I review what is...
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    Mounting WinXP drive as Read Only

    I'm purchasing one of those handy eSATA external docking stations so I can access data on old Windows drives. I'm concerned about not corrupting data from the drives and wonder if there is a risk of OSX writing to them. Do I need to mount the drive manually from the terminal command line to...
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    Software to capture image of long web pages

    Thanks elander The Firefox addon "Pearl Crescent Page... " is exactly what I was looking for. Captured test pages came out perfect. Thanks. Derek
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    Software to capture image of long web pages

    I'd like to capture the screen of web sites that exceed the view port of my monitor (similiar to what this Windows product does http://www.webscreencapture.com/ ). I've purchased Jing but it won't do it. Are there any other applications available for Snow Leopard? Now I am using Jing...
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    Hardware firewall while on the road

    Hey, I was looking at IPFW and that does look awesome. I'll be reading up on it. And you're right. At some point the trade-off of convenience and security make the issue moot. Thanks for help.
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