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Did you find a solution ? I have an Owc Aura N bought 6 months earlier which is no longer recognized. Has anyone tried the owc envoy pro (that is specified NOT COMPATIBLE with other ssd than the original from Apple) ? I have lost important data


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Yes, the Time Machine backup does usually include the backup of the iOS device that you have stored on the MacBook itself. You can choose to exclude directories from the Time Machine backup, so you can do that to avoid these backups to be backed up again.


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Time Machine makes a backup of everything in your computer, and since your iPhone backup is in your computer, it will back it up too. To make sure, you can locate your iPhone backup in your Mac and then open your Time Machine drive and look for the same files in the corresponding location, and see if they have been copied. According to https://support....


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I thought: surely there must be a way to unmount the USB storage. It's counter-intuitive to just unplug a device without first unmounting it in any OS. I looked (and looked some more) in System Preferences and in Files but still thought: I'm missing something here... Nope: Apple's guidance is just to unplug the USB device. As of this writing (20191211) you ...


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When looking at the home folder where the Library folder would be, toggle ‘Show hidden files’ with shift-cmd-. then the Library folder (and other hidden files) will be shown.


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The problem no longer occurs once I upgraded to macOS Catalina.


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I don't think so, because the drive can't be unencrypted by the Mac before an OS is loaded. If you want to encrypt your data, then using FileVault is the best way, and your Mac knows how to boot from a FileVault drive. However, it will boot to Recovery first, then ask you for the drive's password, then let you boot up.


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EDIT: As @David Anderson mentioned, the icon is stored in .VolumeIcon.icns in the root of the external drive. This is a hidden file by default, so press ⌘ + Shift + . to see hidden files. By default, the .VolumeIcon.icns file does not exist, and if it does, the icon in the file will be used. If you want to see all default icon files for modification ...


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When working with mobile accounts on macOS Catalina, you can use the createmobileaccount tool to specify a different home folder location for accounts created using this tool. For example: If you have an AD account named jsmith and you want the jsmith account to have its home folder stored in a directory called Users on a local drive named Homes, you could ...


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This happens from time to time when the dismount isn’t clean. It’s not new and has been around since the beginning of OS X. Eject the drive and be sure it’s disconnected and then remove the folder where you prefer the volume to mount. When you reconnect the drive, it will mount in the proper place again.


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You can move a file rather than copying to another volume (network, external drive, etc.) by simply holding the ⌘ Command key down while dragging the file. If you are on the samve volume (EG you want to copy to another folder) hold down the ⌥ Option key will dragging and that will copy a file from any location to any other location on the same volume.


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I’m a big fan of using a dock or enclosure to reliably connect drives rather than chaining them. Cable chains can be safe and secure and work well, but I prefer one cable and hard mounting the drives: https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/TB2U3DKR2/ Most basic enclosures work in JBOD mode since you don’t usually want to RAID / mirror less than 5 drives or ...


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Try to use mounty: A tiny tool to re-mount write-protected NTFS volumes under macOS in read-write mode. Supports macOS from version 10.9 Mavericks till 10.15 Catalina.


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Onenote doesn't work in a same way that you have in Windows PC. You have to upload your .onenote to Onedrive from your Windows PC and you can access them from your Mac. So, "Share" your notebooks from OneNote for Windows to OneDrive — then OneNote for Mac will "see" them in OneDrive's Documents folder and sync them down to your Mac.


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Anyone have any updates on how the options you've found is working out? I'm replacing my Mid-2012 Retina Macbook Pro (A1398) that I put a 2TB Aura Pro 6G SSD in a year and a half ago. I would love to pull out that 2TB drive and use it as an external, like I have with the original drive I placed in the Envoy Pro enclosure the upgrade kit provided. All the ...


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Yes, the T2 always "remembers" its unique ID (ECID) even if you turn Full Security off and on again. It is never discarded. However, this is really not the question you would like to be asking: The ECID is burned into the T2 chip and cannot change. The actual signature file created when the operating system is installed is stored on your disk drive as an ...


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