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Forum: System 10-28-2014, 12:59 PM
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Posted By benwiggy
You can't restore the entire system if you're...

You can't restore the entire system if you're also running it. You need to boot to your Snow Leopard installer DVD, or other volume, so that you can then recover Wolfdale from your backup.
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Forum: System 10-28-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By benwiggy
There's a bit of terminology that needs clearing...

There's a bit of terminology that needs clearing up, in order to understand what's going on. Sorry to seem pedantic, but precision is important.

1. 10.6.8 is Snow Leopard, not Tiger.
2. "Memory"...
Forum: System 10-28-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By benwiggy
Keep drilling down through the folders in...

Keep drilling down through the folders in OmniDiskSweeper, to see what is the biggest folder inside Documents.

Also, it looks like there's c. 32 GB elsewhere under the Users folder.
Forum: System 10-27-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By benwiggy
Most people find Yosemite about the same size or...

Most people find Yosemite about the same size or smaller than Mavericks.

That's a crazy amount of lossage. Use an app like OmniDiskSweeper to browse and sort your disk by size, to see what is...
Forum: System 10-27-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By benwiggy
Make sure that "Documents & Data" is checked in...

Make sure that "Documents & Data" is checked in iCloud System Preferences.

However, if you just upgraded an existing setup to Yosemite, then it should leave all your settings in place. Unless you...
Forum: System 10-24-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By benwiggy
If you've got a clone of your system, then copy...

If you've got a clone of your system, then copy that back to your Macintosh HD and then run the Yosemite installer on that again.

There's no point in doing a clean install if you're going to put...
Forum: System 10-24-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By benwiggy
1. Once your system is running, Get a backup. You...

1. Once your system is running, Get a backup. You WILL lose files without one. And never attempt a system update or other major change to your disk without one.

2. Your slowness issues are likely...
Forum: System 10-22-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By benwiggy
You should be able to "flick" the notification...

You should be able to "flick" the notification off the screen. I think a two-finger drag sideways will do it.
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 10-22-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,547
Posted By benwiggy
Does anyone have any hints?

Does anyone have any hints?
Forum: System 10-22-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By benwiggy
There do seem to be lots of people with the...

There do seem to be lots of people with the incrementing network name issue. It's likely a bug.
Forum: macosxhints Feedback 10-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 573
Posted By benwiggy
"Latest Mountain Lion hints"

Seriously?

The main site has "Latest Mountain Lion Hints" as the first category in the sidebar.

We're now two OS versions on.

The latest hint is over a month old. No Yosemite hints?
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-19-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By benwiggy
I'll take that as a compliment, though I'm afraid...

I'll take that as a compliment, though I'm afraid I like a U in my colour.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By benwiggy
No, this still works. Make sure Secondary Click...

No, this still works. Make sure Secondary Click is configured correctly in the TrackPad System Preferences.

I thought you didn't like using more than one finger! ;)
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-19-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By benwiggy
You can double CLICK and drag with one finger....

You can double CLICK and drag with one finger. Just make sure you do an actual click, not a tap. (You should be able to tap anywhere on the pad, btw.) I don't think TrackPad basic functionality is...
Forum: System 10-19-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By benwiggy
Are you saying that you ONLY want a copy of your...

Are you saying that you ONLY want a copy of your files on a Cloud Server, with no local backup in case of loss of internet connection, loss of service, etc? :eek:

If you want that, then there's...
Forum: System 10-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By benwiggy
How does your assessment differ from DropBox or...

How does your assessment differ from DropBox or any other cloud server?
Forum: Applications 10-19-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By benwiggy
Is this the same, particular cookie every time?...

Is this the same, particular cookie every time? Cookies are stored in a variety of files in ~/Library/Cookies.

Perhaps your easiest option might be a script that makes a copy of that folder before...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-19-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By benwiggy
I don't think the new Air's keyboard is any...

I don't think the new Air's keyboard is any different to other Airs or the MBPs.
Are you saying it's different to your experience on other Macs?

Go back to the Store, and if you think it's...
Forum: System 10-18-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By benwiggy
If you don't have any problems, leave it be.

If you don't have any problems, leave it be.
Forum: System 10-18-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By benwiggy
OS X seems to guess what language I'm using. I'm...

OS X seems to guess what language I'm using. I'm not sure how. If I start a new TextEdit document in Italian, I get Italian spelling corrections after a couple of words.
Not sure what settings are...
Forum: System 10-18-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By benwiggy
Cables can be a bit sensitive when you take Macs...

Cables can be a bit sensitive when you take Macs apart. It's possible that things were just settling down -- or that they're not quite on properly.

You can't always get log messages that detail...
Forum: System 10-17-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By benwiggy
No. It's best to wait for the update that works...

No. It's best to wait for the update that works with the new OS.

There have been some posts on the Apple forums about this during the course of the testing.
Forum: Applications 10-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By benwiggy
Can you automate this process with AppleScript?

Can you automate this process with AppleScript?
Forum: System 10-16-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By benwiggy
1. Reinstall Flash. 2. Or, restore the folder...

1. Reinstall Flash.
2. Or, restore the folder from your backup. Because you have a backup, don't you?
Forum: System 10-13-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By benwiggy
The Beta is still secret, and not ripe for this...

The Beta is still secret, and not ripe for this board. :D

Try the Apple beta forum. But A disk not being available is a bad sign in any OS. ;)

Repairing Permissions is vastly over-rated as a...
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