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  1. It matters more WHERE these files are located....

    It matters more WHERE these files are located. Log files are generally small and useful to have around and DO NOT slow down a computer with a lot of them sprinkled around. This has nothing to do with...
  2. Randy has provided a good solution if the files...

    Randy has provided a good solution if the files are important enough to be converted into a format that you can save. We are done this with this old thread.
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    Better of putting a credit freeze with the Big...

    Better of putting a credit freeze with the Big Three and that way nothing new can happen on your credit without your authorization. Also, Discover automatically includes a credit watch with every...
  4. Whatever principals apply when you are operating...

    Whatever principals apply when you are operating a single OS applies in this dual-boot scenario. One of the key ones is leaving at leas 20% of the disk free for the OS to be happy. So ensure that...
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    Have you had any liquid spilled on this machine?...

    Have you had any liquid spilled on this machine? With the lid closed, the machine should be going to sleep first of all. The random stuff happening might be key clicks or something.

    Can you keep...
  6. Yes, it can be done and is done by people who...

    Yes, it can be done and is done by people who want to play with a beta version of a new OS for example. Follow these instructions to set it up. Make sure you have a valid & verified backup before...
  7. You can empty the trash from the command line....

    You can empty the trash from the command line. Follow these instructions exactly and double-check each command to ensure you are doing the right thing in the right place.

    Open up a Terminal...
  8. Jake, thanks for correcting me. It's been a while...

    Jake, thanks for correcting me. It's been a while since I'd looked at 1Password and it looks like they've seriously upped their game and are now supporting every possible device/application like...
  9. I use Lastpass across multiple devices, my MBP,...

    I use Lastpass across multiple devices, my MBP, iMac, iPhone and that consistency is great. With the recent iOS support for using a password manager to login to sites, I don't have to worry about...
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    Really hard to follow what is going on here. But...

    Really hard to follow what is going on here. But just getting an email doesn't allow one to be hacked. You can delete any emails you've received or sent by going to the appropriate folder. There are...
  11. Technically, the versions are completely...

    Technically, the versions are completely irrelevant by themselves and a bigger number just indicates it's newer than the previous one. So their value is just in their relativity to other numbers.
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  12. Recent is NOT a separate folder with contents,...

    Recent is NOT a separate folder with contents, but rather an ever changing dynamic folder pointing to your recently opened documents. It's a convenience function to allow you to get back to a file...
  13. watchOS is not based on iOS and the Apple Watch...

    watchOS is not based on iOS and the Apple Watch hasn't been around as long as the iPhone. The iPadOS will be version 1 since it's targeting the iPad ONLY.
  14. Oh, and stay off sketchy websites. :P

    Oh, and stay off sketchy websites. :P
  15. HTTP communicates over port 80 and HTTPS (secure...

    HTTP communicates over port 80 and HTTPS (secure connection) communicates over port 443. So if you wanted to prevent secure connections, you just need to block port 443 and you're toast. If you VPN...
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    App-specific passwords are only visible when...

    App-specific passwords are only visible when generated, you cannot recall them and you shouldn't store them anywhere either. If you need to re-enter that password again, you should generate a new...
  17. And from Apple: iPod touch - Apple...

    And from Apple: iPod touch - Apple
  18. Oh man, Patrick, you're just toying with the...

    Oh man, Patrick, you're just toying with the nerds hearts there. Trekkies are Star Trek fans, while Star Wars fans don't have a cutesy name for themselves. And Star Trek has nothing to do with Star...
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    I'm not sure what article you were reading, but...

    I'm not sure what article you were reading, but look at this article from Apple itself and scroll down to the "Locate and manage iOS backups stored on iCloud" and you will see the statement:
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    It's not any place that you can see. Only backups...

    It's not any place that you can see. Only backups locally to iTunes are visible on your machine.
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    If you enter the same event in multiple calendars...

    If you enter the same event in multiple calendars and choose to show all the calendars, then the events will obviously be duplicated. How exactly is the OS or the Calendar app supposed to know if you...
  22. Your current Mac should be supporting your...

    Your current Mac should be supporting your workflow without any issues. The Excel demands on the CPU cannot be that much even with lots of computations. The Java application might be a drain, but you...
  23. Bootcamp is not only the tools to create a...

    Bootcamp is not only the tools to create a partition for Windows safely, but also contains all the drivers you need to allow Windows to operate properly. Did you follow steps like the following to...
  24. The ONLY safe site for a software is their...

    The ONLY safe site for a software is their official site, everything else has the potential of being sketchy. You have to figure this out on your own at the risk of getting some malware or something....
  25. Most recent versions of an application require...

    Most recent versions of an application require macOS Yosemite 10.10 to function. Looks like Skype requires macOS Mavericks 10.9 at the minimum. So the recent version is out. 10.8.5 is Mountain Lion,...
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