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Hi - posting some of my outstanding questions: ... 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Hi - posting some of my outstanding questions:

1) You mentioned above using 1 TM volume for two users? You'd recommend that over 2 separate TM volumes for 2 users?

2) Each Shared Folder has an...
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 12, 2018 at 09:05 AM, in Networking
Hi - belated thank you for the answers to all my... 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Hi - belated thank you for the answers to all my questions. I've been procrastinating getting started with this, but I've begun to set up and use the NAS. Below are a few follow up questions:

1)...
Posted by jszrules, on Mar 31, 2018 at 01:57 AM, in Networking
Hi - thanks for everyone's help thus far. I ended... 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Hi - thanks for everyone's help thus far. I ended up getting the DS116 and a single-disk 6TB WD Red drive. The NAS is connected and I finished the initial setup. As I'm fairly new to this and don't...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 11, 2017 at 01:50 AM, in Networking
AES 128 vs 256 549 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi - I have several .dmg images in my files that I created a while ago and still access from time to time, but I forgot if they use AES 128 or 256 encryption. Any way I can tell? Thanks
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 23, 2017 at 10:47 PM, in macOS
Excellent, thanks. To confirm, "shared folders",... 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Excellent, thanks. To confirm, "shared folders", "shared volumes", "partition", and "network shares" are all synonymous for the purposes of this discussion?
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 22, 2017 at 12:54 PM, in Networking
Thanks all for the responses. Super helpful. I... 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Thanks all for the responses. Super helpful. I already use CrashPlan to back up all my data and media content, so that is my "3rd copy", offsite. Knowing that, does it still make sense to go with a...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 21, 2017 at 05:38 PM, in Networking
Thank you. Yes, I meant 6TB, not GB! The data... 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Thank you. Yes, I meant 6TB, not GB! The data targeted for TM is about 400GB and growing, so I'm thinking 1-1.5 TB should do it. A second partition for my wife's TM. And a 3rd partition for large...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 21, 2017 at 01:36 PM, in Networking
Thank you - that definitely helps me lean towards... 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Thank you - that definitely helps me lean towards Synology. To answer your question about planned configuration, I know RAID protects against HD failure, but not against more extreme events (theft,...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM, in Networking
NAS suggestions 19,676 Views / 21 Replies  
Hi - looking for NAS/personal cloud recommendations. Here are some of my preferences:
1) Comes with disks already installed (like WD)
2) Allows for control of encryption and permissions, etc. (like...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 20, 2017 at 07:52 PM, in Networking
Notes data in Time Machine 571 Views / 0 Replies  
Running 10.12.4. I am trying to figure out how to look at the contents of one Note from a few days ago. I found the specific file inside the Notes container folder within Time Machine...
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 26, 2017 at 08:20 AM, in macOS
Thanks to you both! If the only additional data... 1,058 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks to you both! If the only additional data to .abbu is group data, why are file sizes much larger for .abbu than for .vcf (I'm referring to a .vcf containing all contacts)? For example, my...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 24, 2015 at 01:27 PM, in Applications
Contacts - .abbu vs .vcf 1,058 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi - What is the difference between exporting Contacts as an .abbu backup versus the entire Contacts list into a single .vcf file? If both contain the same data and both can be used to restore a...
Posted by jszrules, on Oct 23, 2015 at 01:42 AM, in Applications
Thanks. I would imagine this will become a more... 792 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks. I would imagine this will become a more popular question for people once they start using the new 12'' MacBook with only one port and they realize the only way to back up anymore is...
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 4, 2015 at 12:45 AM, in Networking
Airport Disk partitions + TM 792 Views / 2 Replies  
Does the latest Airport Extreme 802.11ac support multiple partitions for an Airport Disk? If so, can one of them be use for Time Machine backups? I know it supports TM backups, but wasn't sure if it...
Posted by jszrules, on Mar 27, 2015 at 05:52 PM, in Networking
Google apps - require password 562 Views / 0 Replies  
In iOS, how can I introduce the need to require a password to login to a Google app after I "log out". For example, signing into YouTube only requires me to select which gmail account I'd like to...
Posted by jszrules, on Mar 11, 2015 at 12:32 AM, in iOS Apps
Older voicemails lost during iPhone upgrade 1,332 Views / 1 Replies  
Recently upgraded from an iPhone 5 to an iPhone 6 on AT&T, both running iOS 8.1. I restored from an iCloud backup which worked fine. (I also made an iTunes backup just in case, but never restored...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 17, 2014 at 05:21 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FiOS and Airport Extreme 2,388 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi - I am considering switching to FiOS, but have a few questions about its compatibility with an AEBS:

1) What is the simplest way to continue using AEBP as my primary "router" and use the FiOS...
Posted by jszrules, on Sep 20, 2014 at 08:53 PM, in Networking
I haven't tried using any other software than... 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
I haven't tried using any other software than Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility in order to erase the partition. I get the error when I click Erase... The WD Utilities application doesn't even...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 05:19 PM, in macOS
Thanks for that suggestion. Believe it or not, I... 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks for that suggestion. Believe it or not, I did consider that. The drive has two FW800 ports in addition to the USB port. So I tried to use my FW800-to-Thunderbolt adapter, but received the same...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 02:44 PM, in macOS
Thanks a lot for trying to research. I have also... 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks a lot for trying to research. I have also tried Googling with no success.

The drive is about 1.5 years old, however I almost never plug it in and run it. I just use it for storage/manual...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 01:40 PM, in macOS
Yeah, I can probably do that. Just wanted to see... 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
Yeah, I can probably do that. Just wanted to see if there's a way to erase one partition on a multi-partition WD external drive before I head down that route. I guess not! Thanks
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:24 AM, in macOS
As stated in the first post, there are two... 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
As stated in the first post, there are two partitions. I only want to erase one of them. Thanks
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 23, 2014 at 07:12 PM, in macOS
Thanks, I'm not quite sure what is meant by WD... 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks, I'm not quite sure what is meant by WD tool partition? The partition whose data I am trying to erase is a 600 GB partition that I created a year ago. When I open then WD Drive Utilities...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 22, 2014 at 08:47 AM, in macOS
Thanks P. I am the admin, and I never received an... 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
Thanks P. I am the admin, and I never received an authentication prompt.
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 21, 2014 at 08:51 PM, in macOS
Erase external HD partition 1,932 Views / 41 Replies  
Running 10.9.4 on a 2012 MBP 15''. I'm trying to erase one of two partitions on a 1 TB MyPassport Studio (connected via USB) using Disk Utility. I keep receiving the error: "Volume erase failed with...
Posted by jszrules, on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM, in macOS
Thanks, I assume it is this one:... 595 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks, I assume it is this one: com.apple.systempreferences.plist but not sure what to do after
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 7, 2014 at 11:46 PM, in macOS
Thank you. How would I fix this? 595 Views / 6 Replies  
Thank you. How would I fix this?
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 6, 2014 at 04:54 PM, in macOS
File Sharing enabled after restart bug 595 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi - on several different occasions after having to restart due to a freeze, I noticed the File Sharing box automatically checked in System Prefs when it had not been checked before. Has anyone else...
Posted by jszrules, on Apr 6, 2014 at 12:48 AM, in macOS
Single-player texas holdem app 2,335 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi - anyone know of a single-player texas holdem app out there (where I can play against a table of automated players). I've seen many social app options out there, but nothing for those instances...
Posted by jszrules, on Jan 19, 2013 at 01:50 PM, in iOS Apps
Thanks for the reply, and I agree with your... 273 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, and I agree with your point. However, the reason this made me concerned is the ability in Airport Utility to see Base Station --> Show Passwords. Even if the keychain is...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 4, 2012 at 03:54 PM, in Networking
I've always been able to use sites that require... 576 Views / 2 Replies  
I've always been able to use sites that require logins on Safari v4 in Tiger...it just doesn't show the history. I've also seen newer machines (Safari v5 I believe) do the same. To be frank, wouldn't...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 4, 2012 at 07:02 AM, in Applications
Base station does not prompt for password 273 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi, I set a base station password for my Airport Extreme, but Airport Utility rarely prompts for the password when I click to edit the base station settings. The one time it did request a password,...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 3, 2012 at 04:16 PM, in Networking
Safari Private Browsing logs me out of sites 576 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi, if I am logged into sites such as gmail or facebook using Safari v6, and then turn on Private Browsing, I am automatically logged off of these sites. Is there a way to prevent this from...
Posted by jszrules, on Nov 3, 2012 at 03:34 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the reply, [email protected] What about software,... 316 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks for the reply, [email protected] What about software, such as TrapCall?
Posted by jszrules, on Sep 22, 2012 at 06:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Identify VoIP number 316 Views / 2 Replies  
A friend of mine has consistently been receiving calls on their phone from an "Unknown Number", which I assume means they are coming from VoIP (otherwise it would show up as "Private" or "Blocked")....
Posted by jszrules, on Sep 19, 2012 at 07:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
saw a rumor article today that it may debut in... 8,681 Views / 244 Replies  
saw a rumor article today that it may debut in October. 2 core? 4 core?
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 14, 2012 at 03:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How would we expect the specs to differ between... 8,681 Views / 244 Replies  
How would we expect the specs to differ between the 15'' MBP Retina and its 13'' counterpart probably due this fall? 2 core vs. 4? One less thunderbolt port? No HDMI port?
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 14, 2012 at 02:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Next MBPs 1,675 Views / 28 Replies  
It looks like the next MBPs will indeed follow the MBA trend (solid state, no optical drive, etc.). This is not surprising, but nice to finally hear. Ivy Bridge is supposed to ship in April. Thoughts...
Posted by jszrules, on Feb 11, 2012 at 02:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bump. thanks 1,303 Views / 12 Replies  
bump. thanks
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 22, 2011 at 11:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
So WhatsApp support got back to me and said:... 4,771 Views / 5 Replies  
So WhatsApp support got back to me and said: "Sorry, I have absolutely no idea what could be causing this. There are no other users reporting similar problems. Perhaps try doing a factory reset."
...
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 8, 2011 at 09:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Interesting. Does this simply reboot or does it... 4,771 Views / 5 Replies  
Interesting. Does this simply reboot or does it do a full wipe?



Not that I can tell. Closest thing is "WAP" or "WAP2", but I doubt that's it.



Not yet...WhatsApp isn't really a...
Posted by jszrules, on Jun 2, 2011 at 05:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi, just bumping a couple questions: 1) Are... 1,303 Views / 12 Replies  
Hi, just bumping a couple questions:

1) Are there any USB speakers out there comparable to the quality of the HK soundsticks?

2) If not, wil quality be reduced if I buy a 3.5mm-to-USB adapter...
Posted by jszrules, on May 30, 2011 at 09:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Nope, just your regular battery in-and-out to... 4,771 Views / 5 Replies  
Nope, just your regular battery in-and-out to reboot. What would 20 minutes do?



It is a BlackBerry Bold 9700 for AT&T. It is a corporate phone so te OS updates have to be pushed to me. And now...
Posted by jszrules, on May 30, 2011 at 09:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
WhatsApp on BlackBerry - issue with contacts syncing 4,771 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi, I downloaded WhatsApp for BlackBerry at the beginning of the year. It worked fine for a month and then one day I noticed that:

- Only a handful of the Contacts from the phone's address book...
Posted by jszrules, on May 28, 2011 at 02:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Great, thanks. Does this have to be completed... 4,182 Views / 9 Replies  
Great, thanks. Does this have to be completed before opening iTunes on the new Mac for the first time? Or can it be done whenever?
Posted by jszrules, on May 24, 2011 at 07:47 PM, in Applications
Does that mean it does max out with a video... 1,476 Views / 5 Replies  
Does that mean it does max out with a video transcode? or you haven't seen it max out, even during one?
Posted by jszrules, on May 23, 2011 at 05:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
As I wouldn't want to migrate anything else fom... 4,182 Views / 9 Replies  
As I wouldn't want to migrate anything else fom my old Mac, what would need to be selected in Migration Assistant in order to ensure that only iTunes data is moved over? The iTunes app? The iTunes...
Posted by jszrules, on May 23, 2011 at 02:35 AM, in Applications
Thanks, that's good news! If the answer is that... 4,182 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks, that's good news! If the answer is that simple, how come there have been a lot of complicated solutions to address this? Is that because the method you mention is only a recently available...
Posted by jszrules, on May 22, 2011 at 09:20 PM, in Applications
How to transfer iTunes library to new Mac while preserving all data 4,182 Views / 9 Replies  
Hi, how do you properly transfer your entire iTunes library from an old Mac to a new Mac while preserving all data (play count, dates, folders, etc)? Are the following methods accurate? Thanks.
...
Posted by jszrules, on May 21, 2011 at 04:13 AM, in Applications
Will quality be reduced if I buy a 3.5mm-to-USB... 1,303 Views / 12 Replies  
Will quality be reduced if I buy a 3.5mm-to-USB adapter in order to hook connect the Soundstick from the monitor instead of the MBP?
Posted by jszrules, on May 20, 2011 at 12:17 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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