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How to manually edit defaults plist files in Mavericks

The new caching of preference settings in OS X Mavericks may frustrate some approaches to manual adjustment of program settings.

By November 26, 2013

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How to tackle defaults not sticking in Mavericks

New preference-caching routines may interfere with manual settings adjustments in OS X Mavericks.

By January 14, 2014

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What is the Incompatible Software folder?

After upgrading or updating OS X, you may find a new folder containing programs and program components from your system.

By November 19, 2013

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Troubleshooting enhanced dictation in OS X Mavericks

If the accuracy of the enhanced dictation service in OS X Mavericks suddenly drops, there are several things you can try to fix the problem.

By November 6, 2013

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How to enable FileVault remotely in OS X

If you have a server or other remotely accessed Mac, you can use a couple of approaches to encrypt the hard drive.

By August 15, 2013

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Prevent an application's Dock icons from showing in OS X

If needed, you can reduce Dock clutter by hiding the icon for persistent background and helper applications.

By July 30, 2013

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Banish briefly flashing Adobe update window in OS X

Background updater services showing up may be from duplicate launch agent scripts being used to handle them.

By June 21, 2013

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How to activate Facebook Chat Heads on your iOS device

If Chat Heads aren't yet showing up for you in the updated iOS app, you're going to want to read this.

By April 16, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about using Windows on an external drive in Boot Camp, and more.

By April 15, 2013

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How to monitor XProtect updates in OS X

OS X does not provide a way to monitor XProtect updates, but you can set up a custom script to do so.

By March 14, 2013