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  1. Have a look at: Macintosh Slowdown Solutions...

    Have a look at:

    Macintosh Slowdown Solutions
    Macintosh OS X Slowdown Solutions

    I should note that reinstalling the entire operating system is rarely necessary with a Macintosh. (Unless...
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    [Rolling On The Floor Laughing] Well, that...

    [Rolling On The Floor Laughing]

    Well, that will be news to all of the Hazel users that I've heard from (I have a lot of them in my user group), and....

    to the NoodleSoft folks (who make Hazel)...
  3. I've been told that the Classic Layout is still...

    I've been told that the Classic Layout is still there in Mail, but it's now different.

    Actually, Apple says this:

    macOS Catalina - Features - Apple
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    Catalina Bugs

    So...a surprising number of folks have been brave and they have upgraded to Catalina right away.

    Here are the problems I've heard of so far:

    - One person had their Documents folder moved to...
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    Just about every third party (non-Apple) app and...

    Just about every third party (non-Apple) app and utility has a Web page maintained by the developer to show why each upgrade was released. Usually that page will be called "Version History" or...
  6. "HTTPS" is not something that you have...

    "HTTPS" is not something that you have "installed." It is a protocol used by Web sites for higher security. Not all Web sites are available via HTTPS, and your browser appears to be set to only...
  7. Just an FYI... When SSD's first became...

    Just an FYI...

    When SSD's first became popular, *all* hard drive recovery services didn't know how to handle them. Most went around saying that SSD"s simply couldn't be recovered. That has since...
  8. There are no non-Apple products that work to...

    There are no non-Apple products that work to recover/repair APFS-formatted drives. That's because Apple has yet to release the entire APFS spec publicly. It's why we haven't seen a version of Disk...
  9. If you don't mind using the Terminal/command line...

    If you don't mind using the Terminal/command line in the Macintosh OS, there are a couple of free UNIX utilities that are highly respected and which may work.

    Photorec
    PhotoRec - Digital Picture...
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    - You have plenty of RAM installed. - A...

    - You have plenty of RAM installed.

    - A different version of the Mac OS will make little or no difference with regard to performance (assuming that all is well with your installation of the OS)....
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    Preparing your backup disk for a backup of macOS...

    Preparing your backup disk for a backup of macOS

    Preparing your backup disk for a backup of macOS | Carbon Copy Cloner | Bombich Software

    "Choosing a Format for your destination volume
    ...
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    If you have a recent Macintosh, you can simply...

    If you have a recent Macintosh, you can simply start up from Recovery Over The Internet:
    About macOS Recovery - Apple Support



    Ever since OS X 10.7.2, Time Machine backups are bootable. They...
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    Here is how it could be done: - We could all...

    Here is how it could be done:

    - We could all contribute to a list of questions that come up all the time (that would be dead easy, I've already listed a bunch of them).

    - We could solicit...
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    This site could use a FAQ (frequently asked...

    This site could use a FAQ (frequently asked questions) section. Some questions come up constantly. e.g.:

    - Do I need Anti-Virus software?

    - Is MacKeeper a good idea?

    - Can I upgrade the...
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    You should know that since the lawsuit there are...

    You should know that since the lawsuit there are several other suspiciously similar sounding products that are also being advertised around the Web. It seems likely that they are just MacKeeper...
  16. These articles will help you troubleshoot the...

    These articles will help you troubleshoot the problem:

    How to Fix a Mac That Stalls on the Gray Screen at Startup

    How to Troubleshoot Startup Problems With Your Mac

    How to Troubleshoot the...
  17. Many well meaning users will oversell you on the...

    Many well meaning users will oversell you on the need/advantages of installing more RAM. They do so based on common wisdom that is about a decade out of date.

    Apple has been using advanced...
  18. On recent Macs, command-S no longer works to get...

    On recent Macs, command-S no longer works to get into Single User Mode.

    Do this instead:

    - Turn on your Mac, then immediately press and hold Command-R to start up from macOS Recovery.
    - Select...
  19. That symptom is typical of an old desktop...

    That symptom is typical of an old desktop Macintosh with a dead or dying PRAM battery. The PRAM (paramater RAM) battery is typically good for 5 to 7 years. Yours is well overdue to be replaced.
    ...
  20. Did you do any diagnostics on your old rotating...

    Did you do any diagnostics on your old rotating disk hard drive before swapping it out? Was it always that slow? My bet would be that it used to be significantly faster. I suspect that your old...
  21. Though worth checking, Malware is almost never...

    Though worth checking, Malware is almost never the cause of a recent slowdown on a Macintosh.




    Unless a user has an abnormally small amount of RAM installed in their Macintosh (e.g. they...
  22. FreeOffice DOES NOT come from Microsoft. ...

    FreeOffice DOES NOT come from Microsoft. FreeOffice is for the Macintosh. There is no version of FreeOffice for the iPad (iOS).

    There *are* versions of Microsoft Office for the iPad, and they...
  23. Yes, they work really well. I personally use...

    Yes, they work really well. I personally use NoMoRobo, and love it, but there are services that do more than just block spam phone calls. They all seem to have free trials, so you can decide if...
  24. It's true that you don't want to fall too far...

    It's true that you don't want to fall too far behind. But unless a mission critical app makes a major change in file format (rare), or disappears altogether (sometimes happens), or there is a...
  25. Well, first, Catalina is only in beta right now. ...

    Well, first, Catalina is only in beta right now. So no one can authoritatively tell you what will or will not work with Catalina when it is released. So while someone might know of a trackball that...
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