Category: How to

How to: Restore Address Book, Keychain, and iCal data

Maybe you’ve bought a new computer and can’t use Migration Assistant, or maybe you need to restore your data after it has been corrupted. Whatever the reason, you’ll be happy to know that replacing the data in Address Book, iCal

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Remove addresses automatically added in Mail

Originally, this was going to be a tip about how to remove the addresses used previously inside Mail. I found the preference file, an application to edit the database, and even wrote up a post for MacOSXHints. Then Rob Griffiths

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Reinstall OS X properly

No matter how stable, awesome or bulletproof your operating system may seem, there may come a time when you need to start over. This may not happen with Mac OS X very often, but it can be real annoying when

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How to: Make a backup drive

It’s 8 AM. You’re just about to email the TPS reports you’ve been working on since 1 o’clock this morning when suddenly your computer stops responding to your inputs. In a panic, you shut down the system by holding the

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Upgrade the MacBook Part 2: Get that data going

This is part 2 of a 2 part series on upgrading your MacBook. Part 1 is exchanging the hard drive. After you upgrade your MacBook’s hard drive, you’re stuck with a computer that likely has no data on it. This,

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