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    It is all about managing risk. Why do people...

    It is all about managing risk. Why do people accept risk by default, and not by conscious decision ?
    The majority of risk ( and harm caused ) sits with layer 8 of the OSI model. That is the layer...
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    +1 for Bob’s advice. and the golden rule with...

    +1 for Bob’s advice.

    and the golden rule with regards to updates is still valid :
    “ if you did not specifically went looking for it, don’t install it. “

    Cheers ... McBie
  3. Biri , welcome to the forums. i looked at your...

    Biri , welcome to the forums.
    i looked at your question and I must admit that I don’t understand the problem.
    You have already defined ( part of ) the solution by saying you need AppleScript and...
  4. Congrats Dennis, well deserved. Cheers ......

    Congrats Dennis, well deserved.

    Cheers ... McBie
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    Why would you “ have to ‘ remove history “ ......

    Why would you “ have to ‘ remove history “ ... all the time ... “ ?
    just let it sit there and expire.
    My 2 cents.

    Cheers ... McBie
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    I can relate to that as well. In 2008 I wanted a...

    I can relate to that as well. In 2008 I wanted a computer that was working for me instead of me working for the computer. Bought a Mac and never looked back. Last year I completely switched from OSX...
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    Steer well clear of CleanMyMac. It is no good....

    Steer well clear of CleanMyMac. It is no good.
    As Ian said, Onyx is doing a great job.

    Cheers ... McBie.
  8. Could you take a screen shot of activity monitor...

    Could you take a screen shot of activity monitor ( CPU sorted by usage ) and post it here.
    We can then take it from there.

    Cheers ... McBie
  9. I would follow the suggestion Dennis made above. ...

    I would follow the suggestion Dennis made above. External devices take a bit of time to wake up.

    Cheers ... McBie
  10. When you say “ other video’s “ .... what do you...

    When you say “ other video’s “ .... what do you mean ?
    Would you by any chance be violating any DRM agreements ?

    Cheers ... McBie
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    In my humble opinion, ActivityMonitor is all you...

    In my humble opinion, ActivityMonitor is all you need to investigate beach balls. That and a quick look at the OSX ( macOS ) logfiles.

    Cheers ... McBie
  12. To the OP .... welcome to the forums. There is...

    To the OP .... welcome to the forums.
    There is only one way to repair a corrupted document ( any document ) and that is to restore the document from a non-corrupted backup.
    No backup, no joy.
    ...
  13. Many thanks to all the staff here @ Mac-Forums....

    Many thanks to all the staff here @ Mac-Forums.
    This is absolutely great news. A second life for a great community.

    Cheers ... McBie
  14. Thread: iOS 11 in iOS and Apps

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    iOS 11 is now on my iPad pro 12” and it is great....

    iOS 11 is now on my iPad pro 12” and it is great.
    Time to figure out all the new things.
    I am now even more convinced I no longer need my MB Air.

    Cheers ... McBie
  15. The keyboard "issue" is indeed somewhat of a...

    The keyboard "issue" is indeed somewhat of a hurdle to overcome, especially because some apps present the Virtual keyboard in a slightly different way. I use the iPad mostly on my lap and if you...
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    If you store pictures in RAW format, 500 GB is...

    If you store pictures in RAW format, 500 GB is actually not that much.

    Cheers ... McBie
  17. Hmmmmmmm....... for people who completely...

    Hmmmmmmm.......

    for people who completely trust their WiFi router firewall at home and have the built-in firewall off, here is the million dollar question:
    " How do you know if that firewall is...
  18. Ian, it is indeed an expensive backup solution,...

    Ian,
    it is indeed an expensive backup solution, altough it required no investment.
    I considered backing up iCloud drive onto " another Cloud " but that would not ease my mind. That is also why I...
  19. I moved away from Mac and MacOS ....

    only to embrace iPad and iOS.




    Over the last couple of years I noticed a change in my digital lifestyle. Less creation of content, more consumption of content, and a lot of review/annotate...
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    Adobe Flash ... Finally ?

    http://macdailynews.com/2017/07/25/adobe-will-finally-finish-what-steve-jobs-started-to-flush-flash-by-end-of-2020/

    Flash will die, swiftly and with style.
    ( About time as I ran out of silver...
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    If the fans run loud, your machine is running...

    If the fans run loud, your machine is running hot.
    If your machine is running hot, the CPU is working overtime.
    If the CPU is working overtime, there are some heavy processes using that CPU.
    ...
  22. As chscag said in the post above .... ensure you...

    As chscag said in the post above .... ensure you have a backup of your photos that reside on the Mac(s).
    Open the Photos application on the Mac where you would like to keep your main photo library....
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    Sticky: Guns n' Roses live at Werchter in Belgium. (...

    Guns n' Roses live at Werchter in Belgium.
    ( This was yesterday night. )

    Almost the complete original band. 60000 fans and a 3 hour show. Great performance of Slash !
  24. I still prefer the names of the big cats ........

    I still prefer the names of the big cats ..... OSX Garfield would have been the best version ever :-)

    Cheers ... McBie
  25. Same thing here .... but not with all updates....

    Same thing here .... but not with all updates.
    Just updated iMovie and there was no progress bar.
    I could swear there was one when I last updated pages/number/keynote.

    Could it depend on the...
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