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Unable to access Time Machine Backups after migration to internal drive.  We replace the internal drive on a Mac Pro and migrated the user account back to the computer after doing an install of OSX Mojave.  Everything is working fine.  We can go into Time Machine and can browse the backups but cannot restore its grayed out.  We go to the time machine drive and the backups folder and notice the users name is not listed on having rights to any of her user folders.  We try to add her but it will not add her name.  Is there some way via terminal or other to add as having full rights to the backup.  She can only view because the user everyone has read rights.

I can use quick help on this one to restore a file from some time ago,
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Due to low internet bandwidth availability, we have a user that needs to connect from a home Mac to their Mac here at the office and control that via a VPN connection. I would like to get recommendations on simple Mac-Mac remote desktop control options and understand what others are using.

I have tried using VNC, but when testing internally (using vnc:"IP address") I am receiving an error "unable to resolve". All Mac's are OS-X , El Capitan or higher

Expert assistance would be appreciated
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I cannot get Windows 10 install to boot on a computer after having to reimage it.  It is a Late 2014 Retina, 5k iMac.  The EFI boot blue screens, and the windows boot won't run install because it says GPT partition (which is why windows 10 needs EFI startup.). Hard drive is SolidState so clean install of MacOs forces it into APFS.  System was running before with bootcamp windows and Mojave.

I have tried clean MacOS installs of:
  • Mojave
  • Yosemite

I have tried different versions fo Windows 10 (all 64-bit):
  1. 1903
  2. 1809
  3. 1709

EFI boot on Bootcamp or Windows Media Creator created install USB key or hard drive (tried each combo) result in:
Stop Code: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
What field: win32kfull.sys

I have looked up various things, and no converting master boot record to GPT does not work, it already is GPT.  Tried created the partitions manually rather than using bootcamp wizard and same issues.  There has to be a way to get this EFI partition on the install to boot without blue screening.  Cannot figure out why it worked before and now it does not (Mac firmware update?)
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Mac os 10.5 .    When mail  is sent imap from apple mail the receiver gets the message and its readable.  A copy of the sent message is not readable and is in code instead of text that goes to the sent folder of the machine that sent it.
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I think my 1st or 2nd question here. I have a new client. They are moving to a new location. They gave me this MAC tower to put in the new server room. I am told it uses Tunnelblick and that's how they connect to it. On the Mac I can find Tunnelblick only as an app to connect out. I get what Tunnelblick is. An Openvpn server/client. Is the server side not gui based or am I missing something? I feel like if they were using this as a vpn server there should be something for me to edit to allow for the new static? They don't know enough to give me the info. Anyone have any ideas (besides the fact that they should know more)?
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How can i make java_home tool(i.e /usr/libexec/java_home) to work on my mac?I am a mac newbie.Mac Java-home tool says unable to find JVM installed but JVM is installed on my machine and the java -version return true as shown below

 $ /usr/libexec/java_home -V
Unable to find any JVMs matching version "(null)".
Matching Java Virtual Machines (0):

Default Java Virtual Machines (0):

No Java runtime present, try --request to install

```$ java -version
openjdk version "11.0.2" 2019-01-15 LTS
OpenJDK Runtime Environment Zulu11.29+3-CA (build 11.0.2+7-LTS)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM Zulu11.29+3-CA (build 11.0.2+7-LTS, mixed mode

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what is the best way to remote into a mac from another mac with having control and without having to use teamviewer as its block via policy.
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I would like to ensure that any folders or files created on a MAC always have full access to both administrators that use the MAC.
It seems that a folder was created however the permission on the folder was only based on the user that was accessing the MAC at that time, that was logged in.
I would like the permissions to show for both Admins - and I would like this automatically configured for any and all files and folders that are created on the MAC.
Is this possible?
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Exchange 2013 - Share Calendar to External User (Individual Sharing).

I can generate an iCal and share it, but when I open the iCal as an external user, the calendar is completely blank.
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Team,

I need a help on creating bat file script for outlook profile creation. I will be using GPO to deploy the script along all the workstations/ laptops connected to the domain, so that user don't need to manually configure the outlook. Also can some one also suggest me if its possible to include outlook rules in the script?

Also please note that this is for a Mac.

Can anyone please let me know the procedure, how to accomplish this?

Thanks
Krish
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Hello!
I have a user who uses a Macbook Air that is on MacOS Mojave 10.14.3. He has an issue where he connects to the network drives on our file server and after some time encounters this exact issue:

http://www.thursby.com/why-does-it-say-connection-failed-when-i-click-server-sidebar

I wanted to ask if anyone has any new information on it since his OS version is definitely a few steps up from what are described as the problematic versions? Or if anyone has found a cause for it that can be mitigated? The only third party softwares he has are Office 2016 for Mac, Webex client with Outlook add-in, and SEP 14. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks!
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Weird phenomenon here ... I'm trying to share an Outlook 2016 calendar from person A with person B's Mac:

- the shared calendar is visible in person B's web mail interface
- it's not visible in person B's Outlook 2016 for Mac interface
- it's not visible in person B's iCal

Even after having clicked on 'accept calendar' and then 'show calendar' in Outlook 2016 for Mac on person B's Mac it simply switches to display the default calendar, the shared calendar doesn't appear ... (except, as indicated above, in the web mail view)

Any ideas!? Thanks!
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Is there an IP address block list manager for the latest versions of OS X similar to Peer Block or Peer Guardian?  I need the ability to block communication between my Mac and thousands of IP addresses without slowing things down.  The block list manager should be able to import a list containing hundreds of thousands of IP addresses in a common format and prevent incoming and outgoing communication between the Mac and IP addresses in the list.
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I recently removed a Mac from the domain.  Problem is I didn't copy a users folder before this happened, and now I don't have access permissions to the folder because it was a domain user account.  How do I gain local access to the folder's contents without rejoining the mac to the domain?
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Hi Expert,

Can I check what is some of the nice free software used to create MAC bootable with the ISO in Windows? I will use it for high sierra.

Thanks!
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We are using InDesign CS6 (for reasons), installed via Adobe Creative Cloud, installed on Mac OSX 10.13 and 10.14 Macs. Users are encountering frequent crashes. I believe the crashes are caused by incompatibility between InDesign CS6 and 10.13 / 10.14 . But, I can't yet DEFINITIVELY prove this. I believe a transition from CS6 to CC 2017 or later is needed. Can someone please provide the undeniable proof of this for me, or suggest a fix? All machines have the same fonts, are the same hardware, on the same network, etc.

Thanks!
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I have a user using an iMac, I'm not sure of the OS right off, but I think he's good about keeping his system up to date.  

Adobe Premiere keeps crashing on his machine.  Naturally, I want to look at the application logs to see what is happening.  I have an administrator permissioned account credentials, so I'm logging in there. I look in the logs and I don't see anything there that indicates a crash.  In fact, it doesn't look like there's much of anything in this machine's logs at all.  This makes me think that perhaps logs are user specific and that I need to be logged in as him to find what I'm looking for.

Am I just looking in the wrong place for the logs that I'm looking for (I don't understand OS X logging just yet), or is my problem more likely or encouraged by the fact  that I need to be logged in as that specific user to get to the logs I need?
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Hello,
I'm facing an issue on Powerpoint 365 on MAC is crashed from time to time,
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Hi,

I have just registered a new business with Google For Business (GFB) to avail of a company Google mail account using my new domain name.

I already use GFB for two other separate business emails, and I've never has a problem with either of this email accounts.

I am not facing 3 problems with my new account:

01 - on iOS Mail i don't see an option to select Push under 'Fetch New Data'... I just have Fetch or Manual... where as my other domain accounts have 'Push, Fetch or Manual'

02 - on iOS Mail, when i swipe left I don't get a delete option... where on my other domain accounts it 'deletes' the email

03 - on Mac Mail (desktop), I get strange behaviour with my mailboxes under the 'On My Mac' section. If you look at the screenshots you will see that the new mailbox has both a number on it and it expands with a drop down, however none of the other mailboxes in 'On My Mac' expand like this. This is really annoying as the number keeps grabbing my eye. Does anyone know how to remove this... and / or why is it showing number in All Mail and Important in the drop down.

Thanks in advance for your help.



Screenshot 01
email 1


Screenshot 02
email 2
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I am trying to add an action to a NSButton but it is not working

I create my NSButtton programmatically:

-(NSView *)rowTable:(CGFloat) heightOnPanel :(NSString *) textValue: (CGFloat) width: (CGFloat) height :(int) intColor{
    NSView *viewce = [[NSView alloc] initWithFrame:CGRectMake(0, heightOnPanel, 320, 40)];
    NSButton *layerBt = [[NSButton alloc] initWithFrame:NSMakeRect(0, 0, width, height)];

    [layerBt setTitle:textValue];

    [layerBt setButtonType:NSMomentaryPushInButton];
    [layerBt setTarget:nil];
    [layerBt setAction:@selector(buttonPressed:)];
    [viewce addSubview:layerBt];

    return viewce;
}

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and here is IBAction method:


- (IBAction)buttonPressed:(id) sender{
    NSLog(@"hello world");
}

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Could you point me to what I am missing?

Thanks
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I am looking to create an application to change system preferences in mac os. I have seen that I can do that with applescript but cannot find anything for an API which does that. Could you suggest me something better from applescript or this is the way of doing it.

Thanks
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Hi Expert,

I have a user which he changed password in windows (domain account), then he's unable to login to his Macbook Pro(High Sierra) with the old or new password, at the first places he keep trying the new password and get his domain account locked as check from backend, unlock it and use old pw does not work, it's due to not sync to the keychain. I, however, unable see any or the keychain with the domain admin login and local admin. I find no way to delete keychain, there is missing of Preferences-> General to reset the default keychain.

I used the mac reset password method and after I put the password for the  Macintosh HD I am getting "This user has been temporarily locked. Try again later.

Appreciate if any expert can advise me on as I am not pro on MAC.

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Hi, what would be the Best Practice for Mac Users in Windows AD?
Is there any particular GPO need to set up for Mac Users? I remember I had to set up SMB signing policy for Mac Users before. is this still need in Windows 2016 Forest environment?

Thank you.
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Add exchange account to Apple MAC Mail

I am trying to add my Exchange email account to Apple MAC Mail, it prompts me for email address and password, I type in my email address, Password, then click "Continue", it gives me error about incorrect user name and password , but the window now is different,  it adds a field to type in user name , I typed in mydomain\myusername and it  also adds 2 more fields to fillout  Internal Link and External Link. I type in the URL for OWA on internal and external links but it does not help. I type autodiscover.mydomain.org    and still does not help.

Any help on how to get my emails on MAC mail ?

Thank you
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How to copy MacOS index database to another Mac computer?

We have Mac users on a network accessing network shares from Windows 2012 R2 server.  Some Mac users cannot search on the network shares while a few can.  Is there a way to take the already indexed database from the user that can search and "apply" it to the other users?

Thanks,
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Mac OS X

14K

Solutions

11K

Contributors

Mac OS X is the desktop operating system from Apple Inc., found on Macintosh computers. OS X consists of a Mach/BSD-based kernel, operating system interfaces primarily based on FreeBSD and additional frameworks (written in C, C++ and Objective-C providing user interface and application-level services.