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  1. CCC is warning me im booted from the destination...

    CCC is warning me im booted from the destination drive.

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    going to bed now. I'll deal with this in the morning. any help appreciated.
  2. Im booted from the backup with Mojave on it....

    Im booted from the backup with Mojave on it. internal HD wont boot. well it booted shortly in safe mode then it went out. so the backup is booted. so you're saying run CCC and backup the bad drive to...
  3. thanks chscag. :) ive booted in carbon copy...

    thanks chscag. :) ive booted in carbon copy cloner from my backup drive. how do I create the recovery partition? Im not seeing any menu item to do that.
  4. My recovery partition has high sierra on it, not...

    My recovery partition has high sierra on it, not Mojave. I'm tempted to go back. I had no issues with High Sierra.

    Ive booted from my backup drive now. its also showing similar errors in disk...
  5. hdd drive, mechanical. it was not APFS until the...

    hdd drive, mechanical. it was not APFS until the Mojave install then it converted to APFS just did it without asking me. This mac is not even 3 years old yet so I hope the HD is not going bad. I may...
  6. hard drive errors in Disk utility.? APFS issues?

    I had difficulty getting my macOS hard drive to boot.... I booted from the backup drive, I ran disk utility and it said all is ok, after finding some errors and "warning: found physical extent...
  7. I have appcleaner, but Ive already removed the...

    I have appcleaner, but Ive already removed the apps. I had Cleanmymac a long time ago until they wanted me to pay for an upgrade and I ditched it. looks like I have to manually do it, or ignore it...
  8. utility to remove old programs and related files?

    looking for a safe program to remove old programs and files from programs I've already removed. is their such a program on the mac that is also safe to use and can be trusted?

    Id like it to...
  9. if you want to learn more about cyber security...

    if you want to learn more about cyber security from an expert, this guy is the man. 4 courses are $50. best $50 I ever spent. This guy covers everything... over 50 hours of video, lifetime access....
  10. all websites track us. facebook tracks us even if...

    all websites track us. facebook tracks us even if we are on other sites, even if we don't have a facebook account! Its not just cookies that track us, its far more complicated and sneaky than I...
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    this one could be the best password manager Ive...

    this one could be the best password manager Ive seen. it stores nothing in the cloud or on your devices so theirs nothing to steal. I don't use it myself yet... but if I started using one I think id...
  12. I like the ease of time machine, set it and...

    I like the ease of time machine, set it and forget it. but it backs up every hour which is overkill for my needs. if they had a setting where It would back up once a week, id consider using it. CCC...
  13. yes I should has said "spam call NOT from apple"....

    yes I should has said "spam call NOT from apple". lol.
  14. scam phone call from apple yesterday.

    so my phone rang yesterday, I did not answer. Looking at my phone I see the call came from 1-800-692-7753 which is apples number I think or use to be their support number? I called the number back,...
  15. DVD burning for backups? I use to do this many...

    DVD burning for backups? I use to do this many years ago, not anymore. :)

    it would be easier to get an external USB hard drive and use carbon copy cloner..... each time you backup you only backup...
  16. I've disabled or removed Java, Silverlight, and...

    I've disabled or removed Java, Silverlight, and Flash from my macs and PCs... they are not needed, and hackers use these often to hack into computers.... they cant hack or exploit them if their not...
  17. Safari 13.0.3 did a better job of warning me...

    Safari 13.0.3 did a better job of warning me about the phishing links and not allowing me to open them, so that is good to know. just tried that on my newer imac.
  18. great question answers below. I can see that...

    great question answers below. I can see that Firefox has more security settings than Safari does...


    On safari 11.1.2,

    security tab> warn when visiting a fraudulent site is checked/on....
  19. I have Mojave on my 2015 imac, but I've not been...

    I have Mojave on my 2015 imac, but I've not been crazy about the idea of opening up live phishing links on my main mac that has sensitive data on it... so I've not tried it yet. And none of my macs...
  20. firefox seems to be better than safari at preventing phishing websites from opening.

    I got time on my hands to tinker around with IT stuff... experiment.

    On my old iMac, El Capitan, no extensions installed in either browser, DNS network settings set to use 1.1.1.1. I go to...
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    tried it on the 2007 imac, no luck. on the 2015...

    tried it on the 2007 imac, no luck. on the 2015 imac also not booting. tried booting a snow lep dvd on the 2015 imac, looked like it was going to work then I got the gray screen and kernel...
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    I have a cheap $20 LG external dvd drive, and I...

    I have a cheap $20 LG external dvd drive, and I cant seem to get it to boot a live linux dvd... but the dvd boots fine on my 2007 imac with internal apple superdrive.

    is it normal to not be able...
  23. works no reboot needed. thanks. that was driving...

    works no reboot needed. thanks. that was driving me nuts. LOL. :)
  24. saving recent apps in the dock? how do I turn this off?

    looks like its saving apps I use in the dock (red arrows)? is there a way to turn this off? its annoying. New to Mojave it seems, High Sierra never did this.
  25. I did see some info saying its related to...

    I did see some info saying its related to safari... others said its malware... thanks for the help.. should not be malware Im really careful what I click on.... I only visit live phishing sites on...
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