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    If I have nightmare tonight I'm blaming this on...

    If I have nightmare tonight I'm blaming this on you Patrick.:)

    I have not-so-fond memories of time spent doing just that. Most of the time it found the problem but one or twice I spent several...
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    I knew that was true of some of the older...

    I knew that was true of some of the older creamers but it has been years since I drank coffee on a regular basis. I had heard that some of the newer ones were better.
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    Never would have thought of butter for that. My...

    Never would have thought of butter for that. My reaction to dairy is not as bad as yours but I straight milk for things like cereal just didn't work for me. Too much gas!!!

    Have you tried some of...
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    So do I. We bought a bread machine a while ago...

    So do I. We bought a bread machine a while ago but haven't used it much in the last year. SWMBO decided to go on a diet last August and since my cooking skills are abysmal I'm following her diet. The...
  5. I think before we recommend anything we need to...

    I think before we recommend anything we need to know what these icons represent. Are they apps, documents, aliases (shortcuts)? That will determine where these files should be.
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    I missed that as well. Just as well. I picked up...

    I missed that as well. Just as well. I picked up a platter drive a couple of weeks ago to hold the media library. The existing media drive is now a media backup. The original backup is still...
  7. You're right Jake. I posted that comment mainly...

    You're right Jake. I posted that comment mainly because there are some who may not realize that some USB ports are not intended for drive use.
  8. I tried that Mojave patcher tool on my late 2008...

    I tried that Mojave patcher tool on my late 2008 MacBook Pro.The first time I tried to run it things did not work. I think I did not complete the process completely.

    I ran it a second time and...
  9. Thanks for that link Patrick. For the benefit of...

    Thanks for that link Patrick. For the benefit of those following this thread be aware that Readyshare is the name that Netgear uses for their file sharing setup. It may or may not be under the same...
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    Probably a random event but I'd be sure to keep...

    Probably a random event but I'd be sure to keep backups current.
  11. Nice deal. One upside to knot running the...

    Nice deal.

    One upside to knot running the absolute newest OS is the older OS version will run any 32-bit software you may have that hasn't /won't be updated. Although OS versions up to and...
  12. :blushingDidn't think of that. Going to find the...

    :blushingDidn't think of that. Going to find the dunce cap now.
  13. The advantage of starting over is that even...

    The advantage of starting over is that even though the first backup takes a while you can do other things on the computer while the backup is going.
  14. That explains the two different name situation. ...

    That explains the two different name situation.

    Since those are from two different computers you're probably OK deleting that old set of backups without messing up the current backup. If you...
  15. This is true. Most news organiations are...

    This is true. Most news organiations are decidedly biased in their coverage. If you listen carefully some things that should get reported as fcts have other snide comments added which add the...
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    I ran into this problem as I was fixing the...

    I ran into this problem as I was fixing the problem I mentioned. Because I had logged in with a higher OS Apple doesn't show SIERRA OR High Sierra even though I had previously downloaded it....
  17. Good question Jake. Its been a while since I did...

    Good question Jake. Its been a while since I did that and I don't remember how TM handles that situation. That's certainly an easier explanation than changing the machine's name -- which isn't...
  18. It seems like there might also be some...

    It seems like there might also be some potentially conflicting/extraneous stuff there as well. For example: In the Cleanup section of the reportt there are a couple of items listed for LastPass. In...
  19. @Mr. Tut Have you changed the name of the...

    @Mr. Tut Have you changed the name of the computer recently? Or perhaps changed the name during a reinstall? That would explain why the folders have such similar names.

    Check the sharing pane in...
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    I don't necessarily have a major preference for...

    I don't necessarily have a major preference for one method over the other. In my case I re-downloaded the installer from the App Store but that is basically because I needed to re-make the bootable...
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    I was hoping to find an easier fix when I got...

    I was hoping to find an easier fix when I got that sign on my MacBook Pro a few weeks ago but that's ultimately what I ended up doing. I went through the install procedure and let that finish. I then...
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    I haven't found a definitive answer yet but what...

    I haven't found a definitive answer yet but what I'm seeing is possible problems with some aspect of the OS install. The two most often mentioned possible culprits are:

    1. Problems with the APFS...
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    Welcome back Lisa. I was wondering where you had...

    Welcome back Lisa. I was wondering where you had been just a few days ago> Glad to know you are OK.

    We've also gotten good service from Sprint in the past. Several years ago I had the following...
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    Are we sure the cable is a good one and is firmly...

    Are we sure the cable is a good one and is firmly connected at both ends. I swapped the hard drive in my MacBook Pro for an SSD a while ago and got similar/the same behavior. The SSD worked fine for...
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    No you are correct. When I typed that statement I...

    No you are correct. When I typed that statement I was thinking of the key command for single user mode which is a different method of booting.

    I'm going to have to think a bit for reasons you...
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