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  1. Thanks Jake for the good idea and for taking your...

    Thanks Jake for the good idea and for taking your time to test this.
    I forgot to put in the post that I am using El Capitan, 10.11.6. It has all the updates.

    The problem only happens if the rtf...
  2. Thanks Once Again Jake! I really appreciate your...

    Thanks Once Again Jake! I really appreciate your guidance. I'm quite lost.

    This morning I had time to experiment:

    First I noticed this happens to RTF documents in both sparse bundle and sparse...
  3. I did the Copy - Paste routine to copy the files...

    I did the Copy - Paste routine to copy the files from the existing sparse images to the new sparse bundles.
    I checked the size of the sparse bundles and they nearly match the size of the sparse...
  4. Thank You Jake for the good suggestions. The...

    Thank You Jake for the good suggestions.

    The extensions stayed RTF.
    I tried making new, not encrypted, sparse bundles & put new RTF documents in them. The same symptoms appear once a file is...
  5. File Association To Text Edit Problem- Edit A RTF & File Will Never Open Again

    Hi All!
    I apologize for posting this question, but I searched & experimented with no resolution. I know I've been asking a whole lot of questions in the last few weeks. This must National Paul's...
  6. In case anyone with questions looks at this post...

    In case anyone with questions looks at this post in the future, here are some Test Results-
    I built Encrypted 2 sparse bundle images. Into each I copied the files from the existing sparse image...
  7. Thank You Jake for experimenting with Sparse...

    Thank You Jake for experimenting with Sparse Bundle and for reporting your results. It was nice of you to take the time to do these things.

    This afternoon, I reset the P-RAM because the system...
  8. Thank You Everybody for helping me figure this...

    Thank You Everybody for helping me figure this out! I appreciate your time & expertise.

    you would mount the sparse bundle, then copy files to the mounted "drive."

    I"m thinking that the 52MB...
  9. Hi Bob, I can't remember where I originally got...

    Hi Bob,
    I can't remember where I originally got the instructions, but I wrote them down and saved them the first time I made a sparseimage.
    I've used them several times since then, both for...
  10. Thanks, Bob. I did your suggestion & it worked...

    Thanks, Bob.
    I did your suggestion & it worked out well for this project.

    I still wonder why I could not make a sparseimage or a sparsebundle at the size I chose. I used to be able to do as...
  11. Disk Utility Creating Sparseimage & Sparsebundle Files Smaller Than Requested

    Hello All!
    I have been trying to make an encrypted sparseimage to store the contents of a small PC hard drive that I will erase.
    (Disk Utility - File - New Image - Blank Image)

    I asked Disk...
  12. On the first try, Enhanced seemed no faster than...

    On the first try, Enhanced seemed no faster than without. But when the backup program was using bandwidth, Enhanced was much faster.
    As you mentioned, i found accuracy better, especially when it...
  13. Thanks Patrick. I don't use Chrome, but will try...

    Thanks Patrick. I don't use Chrome, but will try it out. So far, Apple's dictation is working very well & is acceptably fast. (OS X 10.11.6) I understand it uses Apple's Translation Services, so the...
  14. Thank You Jake for your good explanation of what...

    Thank You Jake for your good explanation of what might have happened.
    It sounds quite logical, especially since Disk Utility could see the disk, but it was not mounted and because the drive...
  15. Thank You Everyone for teaching me & helping me...

    Thank You Everyone for teaching me & helping me with this drive problem.

    The drive "fixed itself", as explained later. But I sure don't trust it.

    Here Are My Step-By-Step Attempts:
    You might...
  16. External Hard Drive Mounting Problem

    Hi All!
    I don't know if this is the correct section for this question, so please forgive me if I missed.

    I have a hard drive in a USB enclosure that won't mount anymore.

    When I plug it in, the...
  17. Thank You Once Again for the help and education....

    Thank You Once Again for the help and education.

    I very much enjoyed your explanation of how NAS works, Jake. I learned more from it than from all the many articles that I have read to date. The...
  18. Thanks Jake for your good explanation. I've been...

    Thanks Jake for your good explanation.
    I've been trying to use sda1 as the drive for Time Machine. (It's not always called sda1, Sometimes it shows up as sdb1 or similar when I connect to server....
  19. Update From TP-Link- I wrote & asked why Time...

    Update From TP-Link-
    I wrote & asked why Time Machine is not a choice when the instructions show a picture of the page where Time Machine is selectable.
    They wrote back and said the Archer C7 is...
  20. Thanks Jake for posting a picture of your Finder...

    Thanks Jake for posting a picture of your Finder Preferences.

    Mine has different choices (different OS X version, I believe t the reason). I check-marked Bonjour to see if Servers showed up. It...
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    I use Easy Find and have much more success than I...

    I use Easy Find and have much more success than I do with Spotlight. One example is the prosoft files mentioned above.

    I am trying Find Any File and am quite amazed at how fast it is. I like the...
  22. Thanks Again Everyone for helping me with this...

    Thanks Again Everyone for helping me with this odd problem.

    The router is Archer C7 AC1750 hardware Version 4.

    Thank You for the step-by-step of what worked for you Jake and for the explanation...
  23. "What I did was to mount the network drive in...

    "What I did was to mount the network drive in Finder and then go to SysPrefs/TM and point to the mounted drive. Done. TM detected that the drive was mounted remotely and did a backup creating the...
  24. Actually using your TP-Link router for use with...

    Actually using your TP-Link router for use with TM and using SMB setup seems quite simple:
    How to use Time Machine function on TP-Link routers?

    Thanks Patrick for providing the article from...
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    That has got to be one of the most unintuitive...

    That has got to be one of the most unintuitive process I've heard of recently.

    Hiding the uninstaller is the main reason I had to ask their Tech Support for uninstalling directions.

    For some...
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