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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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    If I understand the way FAF and similar programs...

    If I understand the way FAF and similar programs work there is little or no advantage to using the Spotlight database. Remember that these Spotlight alternatives find the files that they do in part...
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    I'm not sure I'd bother compressing or moving...

    I'm not sure I'd bother compressing or moving FaceTime for two reasons:
    1. Compression of small apps / files generally doesn't gin enough extra space to be worth the effort.
    2. Moving apps that are...
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    It wouldn't be unusual for the Developer Beta to...

    It wouldn't be unusual for the Developer Beta to be one or more revisions ahead of the Public Beta. Sometimes the betas will even have a slightly different feature set. A new feature, which needs...
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    If you are thinking of the same issue that I read...

    If you are thinking of the same issue that I read about right after the keynote I don't think that is going to address the kind of battery drain member rachalmers is talking about.

    The feature is...
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    I think I have found a minor bug in the Catalina...

    I think I have found a minor bug in the Catalina edition of Safari. It has probably been there from the beginning but I just noticed this was happening a few minutes ago. In the past Safari has had...
  12. Which specific TP-Link router you are using. Some...

    Which specific TP-Link router you are using. Some routers expect any drives that are attached to their USB ports to be formatted in a specific way (FAT32. NTFS, etc.).
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    Iff you are indeed using one of the Developer...

    Iff you are indeed using one of the Developer Beta, as opposed to the Public Beta, this might explain the difference between your performance and Charlie's. The Developer beta probably shouldn't be...
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    Shift does not typically get you started in Safe...

    Shift does not typically get you started in Safe mode but we'll put that aside for a bit.

    You didn't say which version of the OS you're using but if it is anywhere near one of the recent ones try...
  15. Thanks for that summary Jake. That pretty well...

    Thanks for that summary Jake. That pretty well summarizes what I discovered what I used Time Machine on a network drive.

    When it comes to using Time Machine over network be careful about the...
  16. I just launched CCC and noticed that it had been...

    I just launched CCC and noticed that it had been updated. Guess I'll be testing the clone function soon.

    My system says it is up to date. I think the beta dropped for me late last night. The...
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    Thanks for that update. That has got to be one of...

    Thanks for that update. That has got to be one of the most unintuitive process I've heard of recently.
  18. The last time I did this I used one of the Apple...

    The last time I did this I used one of the Apple Time Capsules to connect the type of drive you are using but it doesn't have to be a Time Capsule to work. There are some NAS drives that support Time...
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    :huh We need a World Emoji Day why?

    :huh We need a World Emoji Day why?
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    Patrick, I thought you knew: One can never have...

    Patrick, I thought you knew: One can never have too many hats or too much BBQ gear.:smile
  21. I looked at the Wikipedia article and I don't see...

    I looked at the Wikipedia article and I don't see anything which suggests to me that that game runs on a Mac. I know the link days Apple that takes you to the Wikipedia entry for Apple in general not...
  22. Some may find this site...

    Some may find this site useful. Getting at the full content of the site requires membership but the cost may be worth for those contemplating projects requiring a lot of scanning.
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    I'm in a similar boat though never drank more...

    I'm in a similar boat though never drank more than a handful in a year so when the doc says don't drink too much with one of the meds I take it was not a big switch to me. BTW If you're going to...
  24. I never thought to do that but once you read how...

    I never thought to do that but once you read how it's done it makes perfect sense.
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    Good point Nick. Back in the day when...

    Good point Nick.

    Back in the day when personal hotspots were nonexistent / in limited use the cell call dongles might have been more useful but data plan costs made it impractical for most users....
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