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Day job: IT support to CENTRIM and Brighton Business School – four days per week at Freeman Centre on University of Sussex campus, one day at Mithras House on University of Brighton campus.


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comment Panic on boot, need to use single user mode (was: need to rebuild kext cache)
Thank you both. FYI I used parts of the question and answer as examples in a topic in MacRumors Forums: Getting more from kernel panics with keepsyms (address to symbol translation)
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comment How can I avoid repeated “Time Machine must create a new backup” errors when backing up to a third party NAS?
@lauhub if Time Machine backs up to a sparse bundle disk image on the NAS, I expect the file system of the backup to be HFS Plus – regardless of the file system on which the .sparsebundle is stored.
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comment Excel 2011 Opens Spreadsheet As Read-Only
Which version of OS X; which version of Windows; which version of Office for Windows? Is the drive properly ejected from Windows? Is Excel for Windows closed completely before the proper eject? Please edit answers into the question. Thanks.
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answered Excel 2011 Opens Spreadsheet As Read-Only
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comment In the disk of an iPhone, are both HFSX slices journaled?
@chillin curiosity. "… if Macs begin to use something other than HFS Plus by default, I don't expect iOS to make the same transition at the same time. …" – forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1804066
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revised How to erase the working blocks on a partially broken drive?
Appending some of what was removed from Apple Support Communities.
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comment Where can I get a copy of Mavericks after Yosimite has been released?
At the time of writing, in the Apple Store (UK): OS X Lion (10.7) is £14.
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