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I had the same symptoms with a 2012 MacBook pro... 742 Views / 7 Replies  
I had the same symptoms with a 2012 MacBook pro (came with a Yosemite already installed) using my WD ‘My Passport’ USB drives for Time Machine data backup.
The solution of your problem is to erase...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Mar 30, 2016 at 11:46 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Anto39x, The same problem happens with many... 818 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi Anto39x,
The same problem happens with many other Mac users who have recently upgraded their Mac to EI Capitan. You need to setup your time Machine as per this new Mac OS and restore your data...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Christopher Massey, Does you Mac have... 1,020 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi Christopher Massey,

Does you Mac have BootCamp partition? There are couples of utilities which you can use for BootCamp backup.
1. Stellar Drive Clone...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Sep 20, 2015 at 11:42 PM, in Applications
Sticky: 1.Thunderbird 2.VLC 3.Chrome or Firefox or... 206,363 Views / 557 Replies  
1.Thunderbird
2.VLC
3.Chrome or Firefox or Safari
4.Vienna
5.Clementine
6.GIMP
Posted by donaldkepler, on Sep 16, 2015 at 12:05 AM, in Applications
Hi ghporter, First you can take the full... 1,249 Views / 15 Replies  
Hi ghporter,

First you can take the full backup of your system using the help of below mention options:-
1. Time Machine:
2. ICloud:
3. Time Capsule:

Now, Yosemite installation, you can...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jul 13, 2015 at 11:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi Jeff k, You can do this by the help of... 582 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi Jeff k,
You can do this by the help of Spotlight. Spotlight helps any Mac user to find any email, documents, songs, contact and any other thing present on the hard drive.
Spotlight is located...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jul 13, 2015 at 11:42 PM, in Mac OS X
What is Netbiosd? 17,070 Views / 27 Replies  
Netbiosd stands for network basic input/output system. Basically, it is a communication protocol which the computers use to communicate with each other. It is installed in Mac OS X by default. It is...
Posted by donaldkepler, on May 15, 2015 at 04:50 AM, in Mac OS X
USB-C port gives the maximum power in MacBook pro... 812 Views / 6 Replies  
USB-C port gives the maximum power in MacBook pro 3.1.
Posted by donaldkepler, on May 15, 2015 at 04:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some of the major differences between MacBook air... 2,419 Views / 16 Replies  
Some of the major differences between MacBook air and new MacBook are given below:-
1. MacBook (2015):
• Price ($1299)
• RAM (8 GB)
• Weight (1.98 lb.)
• Screen-size (12 inches)
• Processor...
Posted by donaldkepler, on May 15, 2015 at 04:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mac is slow 1,346 Views / 4 Replies  
Can anyone help me in speeding up my Mac? I am using latest version of Mac.
Posted by donaldkepler, on May 5, 2015 at 05:30 AM, in Mac OS X
If you want to see all the files in a list form... 797 Views / 6 Replies  
If you want to see all the files in a list form then you can use Stellar Smart Finder. This tool shows you all the files in graphical form. Additionally you can see your files in list form and in Sun...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jan 15, 2015 at 04:02 AM, in Applications
Well, last month when I was trying to migrate... 1,287 Views / 2 Replies  
Well, last month when I was trying to migrate complete data from my old Mac mini to new MacBook Pro 15″ retina model with Migration Assistant feature. But what I noticed that font Century Gothic is...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jan 15, 2015 at 03:45 AM, in Mac OS X
It’s good that no error is here now. But in my... 1,225 Views / 5 Replies  
It’s good that no error is here now. But in my opinion the error must be related with the RESTART option. Because when we install any software or an app. System asks to restart now or later. May be...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jan 15, 2015 at 03:20 AM, in Mac OS X
Actually I also use it for the same purpose. Once... 1,481 Views / 28 Replies  
Actually I also use it for the same purpose. Once I tried to update Keynote but Pages and Numbers did not update...Did I leave anything important?
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 22, 2014 at 01:37 AM, in Applications
It’s good that you are not facing this issue more... 598 Views / 2 Replies  
It’s good that you are not facing this issue more now. Moreover, you could swipe the notification pop message, if that was not irritating or disturbing you. :)
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 22, 2014 at 01:02 AM, in Mac OS X
Although the process of using Migration Assistant... 1,955 Views / 15 Replies  
Although the process of using Migration Assistant feature is good but, I must say about it that 'Either Get everything or nothing'. when it comes to receive all via categories, apps, notes, calendar...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 22, 2014 at 12:38 AM, in Mac OS X
After installing Yosemite, I used Migration... 855 Views / 4 Replies  
After installing Yosemite, I used Migration Assistant feature for transferring everything from my old Mac to this new one. But one disadvantage which I noticed is about selecting few categories,...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 22, 2014 at 12:29 AM, in Applications
In one line, Use Command+Comma >> Privacy >>... 568 Views / 2 Replies  
In one line, Use Command+Comma >> Privacy >> Remove All Website Data >> Remove Now.

Usually to delete the Safari history I use Shift+Command+Delete and in case of deleting Chrome history, I use...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 22, 2014 at 12:13 AM, in Applications
May be it is due to the bluetooth issue. To get... 686 Views / 4 Replies  
May be it is due to the bluetooth issue. To get rid of it, check system Preferences or have you tried SMC re-set of your Mac. you can go for a restart to get back the volume control.
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 16, 2014 at 02:14 AM, in Mac OS X
Yes, one more thing is here regarding Dictation... 1,438 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, one more thing is here regarding Dictation feature. ‘Enhanced Dictation’ option automatically stops listening when you switch to another window. And for getting back to here, it requires either...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 9, 2014 at 04:30 AM, in Mac OS X
Moreover, you can disconnect and reconnect your... 1,507 Views / 15 Replies  
Moreover, you can disconnect and reconnect your keyboard. Try to connect your keyboard to a different USB port.
After reading this esc and caps key combination, it can be felt that there may be any...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 9, 2014 at 04:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Have you checked your default printer in Mac OS... 1,017 Views / 1 Replies  
Have you checked your default printer in Mac OS Preferences and downloaded drivers for printer?
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 9, 2014 at 03:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Its good news, but after upgrading to the latest... 351 Views / 1 Replies  
Its good news, but after upgrading to the latest browser, would a user be able to import the bookmarks and installed tool. Those tools would be compatible or a different version would be needeed
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 9, 2014 at 02:01 AM, in Mac News
yes, right ! That can be a reason. ... 715 Views / 2 Replies  
yes, right !
That can be a reason.

Moreover, you can connect an external drive with Mac and copy the ‘Mail’ folder (located in User Library folder) (Go menu and select Library). In easy way,...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 8, 2014 at 05:49 AM, in Applications
Well, I feel that Siri is a good feature; what a... 3,514 Views / 40 Replies  
Well, I feel that Siri is a good feature; what a long conversation on this beautiful app over here. Till now, I have used Siri for few activities like making a call with Face Time, asking about...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Dec 8, 2014 at 04:29 AM, in iPhone Apps
Sticky: although I like many built-in apps and also third... 206,363 Views / 557 Replies  
although I like many built-in apps and also third party applications to...few of my favourites are here.....
Launch Bar,
iCal,
iTunes,
Stellar Drive Clone
Clear Dock …..:thumbsup:
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 7, 2014 at 12:21 AM, in Applications
Although its a very nice application, elaborated... 364 Views / 1 Replies  
Although its a very nice application, elaborated here by you. Definitely very useful for the users like me who love photography by their own iPhone, but is there any free demo version available of...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:42 PM, in Mac News
Upgrading RAMN is not always a perfect solution... 3,089 Views / 66 Replies  
Upgrading RAMN is not always a perfect solution to improve Mac performance. Manytimes, Disk Defragmentation, drive clean up by keeping only necessary apps and analysis of system configuration works...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mostly tablet buyers needs extra space. If iCloud... 1,235 Views / 11 Replies  
Mostly tablet buyers needs extra space. If iCloud service has goodness for users then on another side, it has few downsides. Without copying the media files to an external media drive, by getting...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 4, 2014 at 01:57 AM, in Applications
One more thing I would like to mention over here... 1,955 Views / 15 Replies  
One more thing I would like to mention over here regarding 'Migration Assistant'. If you don't use 'Setup Assistant' to transfer information when you first setup your new Mac, then without...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 4, 2014 at 01:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Till now, I have seen many post about sluggish... 1,122 Views / 19 Replies  
Till now, I have seen many post about sluggish Mac. Deleting unwanted widgets from dashboard, log out from unused apps, deleting unused apps etc. make Mac drive a little better to work. After doing...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:33 AM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried to reset printing system via... 960 Views / 4 Replies  
Have you tried to reset printing system via 'System Preferences'. Additionally, you can try to add and delete 'Printer' from Desktop. Hope, it will work definitely.
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 3, 2014 at 11:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Although Yosemite beta version is like 'Work In... 286 Views / 5 Replies  
Although Yosemite beta version is like 'Work In Progress, but still 'Yosemite' is a big improvement over Mavericks. Few weird issues like WiFi connection, (disconnecting again and again) made this...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 3, 2014 at 11:40 PM, in Mac News
Thanks for this lovely Update...:) when I... 229 Views / 1 Replies  
Thanks for this lovely Update...:)

when I downloaded the public beta version of Yosemite then, the look and feel of it really fascinated me. Safari Browser was also good at working. Few issues...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Nov 3, 2014 at 10:18 PM, in Mac News
Once you import all the images from iPhoto then... 750 Views / 4 Replies  
Once you import all the images from iPhoto then one another good thing can be done. Take all iPhoto library to an external drive. Connect the drive with Mac machine and open 'home' folder and click...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Oct 21, 2014 at 03:11 AM, in Mac OS X
In Mac, firstly invoke Dashboard and then press a... 399 Views / 3 Replies  
In Mac, firstly invoke Dashboard and then press a combination of Command + Shift + 4. Once the cursor style gets changed. Drag the mouse by pressing and holding left mouse click on the desired place...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Oct 21, 2014 at 02:57 AM, in Mac OS X
When I upgraded to iOS 8.1, then I faced few... 613 Views / 6 Replies  
When I upgraded to iOS 8.1, then I faced few issues like battery drain instantly and WiFi connection instability. I thought to adhere factory settings but my friend told me to take it to an Apple...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Oct 21, 2014 at 02:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yosemite beta version worked well for me upto few... 11,642 Views / 109 Replies  
Yosemite beta version worked well for me upto few weeks but as I tried to download it, all things went wrong. Few of my third party applications also exhibiting the wrong results. Thanks god, I have...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Oct 20, 2014 at 11:30 PM, in Mac OS X
well.. all features are completely dependant on... 6,233 Views / 54 Replies  
well.. all features are completely dependant on the needs and facility of a user that what he wants to make his work easy .
Posted by donaldkepler, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:51 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
OS X 10.10 Yosemite 1,944 Views / 26 Replies  
Beta version of Yosemite is working quite well. Let's see the full version capability to do the things like messaging, Internet browsing with Safari, modern look and feel with an extraordinary...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Sep 29, 2014 at 01:29 AM, in Mac OS X
Definitely, iPhone6 is far better than iPhone5.... 6,233 Views / 54 Replies  
Definitely, iPhone6 is far better than iPhone5. The rounded curved edges, iOS8, 5.5 inches screen, Battery capacity, Safari browser with HTML5 version, Camera quality, Hexa-core graphics (PowerVR...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Sep 26, 2014 at 07:11 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
When I got my iPhone6 . I firstly slided my... 674 Views / 5 Replies  
When I got my iPhone6 . I firstly slided my iPhone to set the country and proper language and connected it with WiFi to extract the things from the backup. Infact I had my cellular data pack but I...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Sep 26, 2014 at 07:06 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Good Mac utilities to use and optimize OS X 1,275 Views / 1 Replies  
OnyX (Freeware)

Tool for maintaining, repairing and optimizing Mac OS X.

App Zapper

Uninstall any application as easily as like just drag and drop. AppZapper - The uninstaller Apple forgot....
Posted by donaldkepler, on Sep 22, 2014 at 07:10 AM, in Applications
After successful completion of scanning process,... 785 Views / 8 Replies  
After successful completion of scanning process, If duplicate files are less enough to manage and remove then it can removed manually but the range is large enough then definitely it requires an...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Aug 27, 2014 at 06:54 AM, in Mac OS X
I use Stellar Smart Finder to locate duplicate... 1,255 Views / 8 Replies  
I use Stellar Smart Finder to locate duplicate files and remove them as I require.
Stellar Smart Finder – OS X Mac Duplicate file remover...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Aug 25, 2014 at 04:29 AM, in Applications
It is important to backup data, applications,... 5,357 Views / 135 Replies  
It is important to backup data, applications, files etc. with the reliable utilities. Because in case of something wrong, we are left only with the backup. There are many reliable utilities like...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jul 16, 2014 at 07:15 AM, in Applications
Maintaining and keeping privacy of that database... 243 Views / 3 Replies  
Maintaining and keeping privacy of that database of all trusted devices will also be easiest ?... :--
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jul 2, 2014 at 05:37 AM, in Mac News
Although the first method is zapping the PRAM by... 909 Views / 12 Replies  
Although the first method is zapping the PRAM by following the below mentioned steps:

Find the following keys on the keyboard: Command, Option, P, and R. You will need to hold these keys down...
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jul 1, 2014 at 05:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Yes! Infact that will be more faster and more... 194 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes! Infact that will be more faster and more efficient with A8 chip & larger screen of 4.7” and 5.5” (following later)
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jul 1, 2014 at 05:13 AM, in Tech News
Great News ! Although, a great idea for... 243 Views / 3 Replies  
Great News !

Although, a great idea for important data privacy; but the authentication task for 'trusted devices authentication' will be cumbersome?
Posted by donaldkepler, on Jul 1, 2014 at 04:50 AM, in Mac News
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