A quick video on how to create a installer for OSX on a USB Drive.
Note: you need access to the Operating System you want to create the installer for i.e yosemite, El Capitan. These are assigned to the Apple ID when they where installed. Your USB Stick has to be 8GB min to get this to work.
Link to Terminal Command you will need:
Here we have a Server HD that needs to be cloned. In this technique we boot to an external drive on the machine in question and clone the Server HD to another Hard drive using Carbon Copy Cloner. This is a very simple method to make a clone of a existing system. This application can be used in many different circumstances and is great to back up any system you have running on a Mac. Hope you like the video.
This is a quick tutorial on how to fix flash player in Safari 10. When you install Safari 10 Flash Player is disabled by default.
The process is very simple ensue you turn on for all websites from the plugin options in Safari preferences.
A quick video on how to create a new user on a mac, including the different types of user accounts. Also showing you how to delete a user from a mac.
A point to note: Before you create new user accounts, it’s important to understand the different types:
Administrator: Administrator accounts are special accounts that are used for making changes to system settings or managing other people’s accounts. They have full access to every setting on the computer.
Standard: Standard accounts are the basic accounts you use for normal everyday tasks.
Managed with Parental Controls: Managed accounts are the only ones that can have parental controls.
Sharing Only: If you want to let someone use your computer, but you don’t want to create a user account enable the person to access only the files and folders you specify.
Here is another short video tip on how to enable and disable the guest user on a Mac. Guest user enables people to log into an account without a password. Anything the do will not be saved .i.e browser history. They can edit and share data across the network if that feature has been enabled when the guest account was turned on.
Housekeeping on a Mac has never been easier. In this video we show you how to check your hard drive is ok and that the data on it including the operating system is journaled correctly within the machine. Doing this simple task once a month can help preserve the life of the hard drive and ensure if your machine encounter a hiccup such as a power failure won’t affect the machine operation effectiveness and more important enable the machine to boot correctly.
Here is another simple tip for the mac user. This is a simple process of how to install Mozilla firefox (web browser ) on a mac. The video was recorded on El Capitan (10.11) however any current OS has the sample principles.
What to do if you install tuneupmymac and how to uninstall it?
OK so I was on download.com today and a piece of software decided to download itself to my downloads folder. The programme was automatically downloaded as a little extra piece of software from my original programme I downloaded. The program was called “tuneupmymac”. This programme is another one of those call called pieces of software that will “fix” your mac mac it go faster etc etc. Well thats what is says on the tin, so it must be true? Mustn’t it?