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Forum: Applications 08-29-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By cpragman
Perhaps you didn't uninstall crashplan correctly....

Perhaps you didn't uninstall crashplan correctly. The fact that you still have the launchd script trying to run it suggests you didn't use their uninstaller.
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Forum: System 08-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By cpragman
That's why I just prevent my other OS disks from...

That's why I just prevent my other OS disks from mounting (using fstab)
Forum: System 08-27-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By cpragman
I'm sure spotlight is "helping you" by doing...

I'm sure spotlight is "helping you" by doing this. You never know what system features rely on the spotlight index to function, and if apple significantly changed the structure or content of that...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-25-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By cpragman
Might want to think a bit about future-proofing...

Might want to think a bit about future-proofing though. FW800 is definately overkill, but in a year or two, you might wish you bought USB-3
Forum: System 08-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By cpragman
Typically for me, the downloads folder will show...

Typically for me, the downloads folder will show progress of items that are downloading.

Also, you didn't say what app was doing the downloading. Since the app does the actual downloading, it is...
Forum: Networking 08-22-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By cpragman
If you google "windows support phone call prank",...

If you google "windows support phone call prank", you will see that it is an internet meme at this point to mess with these guys that are calling you. Some are hilarious, however the guys calling...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-20-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By cpragman
one of two options: a. the disk isn't actually...

one of two options:
a. the disk isn't actually encrypted.
b. keychain helpfully stored the password, without you realizing it.

If Option #b is true, then open Keychain app, and delete the...
Forum: System 08-18-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,942
Posted By cpragman
As far as I know, OS X (including server) only...

As far as I know, OS X (including server) only allows you to interact with a single user interface. It won't spawn additional virtual user interfaces if additional people access it at the same time. ...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-17-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 860
Posted By cpragman
As long as you always have a backup, the result...

As long as you always have a backup, the result would be the same as if you'd had a spinning disk fail. Replace faulty hardware and restore form backup.
Forum: Networking 08-16-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By cpragman
Can you set the printer to join your existing...

Can you set the printer to join your existing wireless network, instead of making its own network? Might have to read the manual. This is usually how it is supposed to work.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-16-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By cpragman
Please describe ALL the partitions you see on...

Please describe ALL the partitions you see on your iMac.
Also besides copying files off your iMac, what else did you do to it? You must have done something else to make it unbootable.
Forum: Applications 08-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By cpragman
It's not a setting you change like that. The app...

It's not a setting you change like that. The app just rembers it's window location when you close it, and reopens with the same arrangement the next time you launch it.

Most apps do that.
Forum: Applications 08-15-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By cpragman
I don't think it's default is to open in full...

I don't think it's default is to open in full screen mode. It probably just remembered that you had it in full screen from a previous session.
Forum: Applications 08-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By cpragman
Move the mouse to the upper right hand corner. A...

Move the mouse to the upper right hand corner. A blue icon will appear. Click it.
Forum: AppleScript 08-13-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,324
Posted By cpragman
It should be possible to do this in terminal,...

It should be possible to do this in terminal, using the "split" command. You can have split break a file based on a character (regular expression). In your case, you'd want to split the file every...
Forum: Applications 08-05-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By cpragman
I think so. I installed an update on my machine...

I think so. I installed an update on my machine about a month ago.
Forum: Applications 08-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By cpragman
Keep silver light up to date. It sometimes falls...

Keep silver light up to date. It sometimes falls prey to malicious code issues, similar to adobe flash.
Forum: System 08-03-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By cpragman
Command-tab to bring finder to foreground. Then...

Command-tab to bring finder to foreground. Then force-quit the game via activity monitor.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 08-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By cpragman
Or you could use the space that the cd drive is...

Or you could use the space that the cd drive is in, and replace it with an SSD. Then get any external cd drive for those rare times you need to read a disk.

OWC makes a kit for mounting a SSD in...
Forum: Applications 07-21-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 856
Posted By cpragman
Perhaps network or DNS issues (outside your...

Perhaps network or DNS issues (outside your control)?
The adobe apps need to phone home occassionally to verify your license is good. If IT has a filter on the network blocking those requests, then...
Forum: iPod Info Center 07-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,033
Posted By cpragman
On your iPod, in the calendar app, there's a...

On your iPod, in the calendar app, there's a button to click called "calendars" that let's you choose which calendars you want to display. See if the ones from your Mac are listed and check them.
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Forum: iPod Info Center 07-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,033
Posted By cpragman
why not just plug the iPod into your computer via...

why not just plug the iPod into your computer via the USB cable that came with it?
Forum: iPod Info Center 07-18-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,033
Posted By cpragman
For the iPod/iPhone to sync via iCloud, you need...

For the iPod/iPhone to sync via iCloud, you need to setup the same iCloud account on both your mac and the iPod/iPhone. You didn't mention if you did that. On the mac, you do this in System...
Forum: Applications 07-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By cpragman
It seems like using Symlinks OUGHT to work, but...

It seems like using Symlinks OUGHT to work, but there's no guarantee that the application or installer in question will respect them.

I've been using them since 10.2 to move my iTunes and iPhoto...
Forum: System 07-10-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By cpragman
According to the man page for diskutil, it will...

According to the man page for diskutil, it will repair CoreStorage volumes just like you'd expect it to, with no extra commands needed.
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