Chris Harrington
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Why does Find My iPhone need to be disabled before restoring an iPhone?
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Disabling Find My iPhone is required because otherwise someone could steal a phone and wipe it, and the owner wouldn't be able to do anything about it. When you disable Find My iPhone, it requires ...

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Cannot launch Steam game with Wine
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The difference may be related to whether you're using the Mac driver. Go to Set Screen Options, and check Use Mac Driver instead of X11. It's the top checkbox under "Other Options". Otherwise, it's ...

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Downgrade El Capitan Developer Preview to Yosemite
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If you're looking for a Terminal solution, you can try this: diskutil eraseVolume free %noformat% disk0s2 or diskutil eraseDisk free %noformat% GPT disk0 In this case, disk0 should be changed to ...

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Why won't my Safari open?
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You appear to be having the same issue discussed in this Stack Exchange answer from a few years ago. Re-download Safari using the link in this support article, and try re-installing it. Note that ...

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Force Mac to backup photos to iCloud
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Assuming you're on OS X 10.10 (with Photos.app): make sure you've enabled the appropriate checkboxes under "Options..." on the Photos row.

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Blurred fonts - Monitor NEC EA274WMi - MacBook Pro retina 13 - Yosemite
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Try disabling LCD font smoothing. Go to the Apple menu, choose System Preferences, then choose General. It's the last checkbox at the very bottom.

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Install OS X Cheetah on my Macbook Air with OS X Yosemite
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You will need to virtualize the hardware. PearPC claims to successfully run Mac OS X 10.3, so my best assumption is that it would also run 10.0. The matter of obtaining and running the OS on your ...

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How to make iCal event repeat based on Chinese calendar?
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iCal (actually now Calendar.app) is strictly a Gregorian calendar. It shows Chinese dates as a matter of convenience, but it does not actually operate on the Chinese calendar system.

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Problem transferring files from old 2008 iMac to new 2015 iMac using Migration assistant
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Failed hard drive? Select your Apple Menu, hold down the alt/option key, and choose "System Information". Navigate to "Storage". Check the field reading "S.M.A.R.T. Status". It should read "Verified" ...

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unable to access youtube favorites on iPad1 since Youtube changed their API in April 2015
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If you attempt to install the YouTube app on your device, you will be prompted to install the latest version that's still compatible with your device. You can read about this feature on Apple's ...

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Firefox 38 on OS X - there is no DRM - howto enable?
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It looks like you downloaded the DRM-free version of Firefox. You don't have the addon that provides the DRM in the first place.

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Can I make my own kernel extensions on El Capitan?
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Your computer will always be able to boot with or without unsigned kexts (well, that is, assuming they don't provide some boot critical function like a SATA driver for your boot disk). Whether your ...

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iOS backup error
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I'd post this as a comment if I had enough reputation. I would search your logs for other instances of that UUID (847C7E3F-CF06-40CC-A2D0-6CE43E5F72A4) to see if there are more hints about what ...

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