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141 views

Select all text with similar formatting in Word 2011 for Mac?

I'm using Word 2011 for Mac. I'm writing my thesis and I now need to format them. I initially wrote some using Google Docs, and when I downloaded and try to format using word, I found that I need to ...
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1answer
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Mac crashed on reformat

I was reformatting a corrupted flash drive on a Mac. So I do so, and it formats into the Mac's format. So I decide to change the setting to fat and format again. It crashes and and I have a computer ...
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0answers
17 views

Small bootable flash drive for Mac

I'd like to boot from a flash drive containing some disk management utilities, like disk partitioning on a mac (MacBook Pro). All the instructions I've seen require an OSX installation disk with a >= ...
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1answer
2k views

iMac dual-booting Mavericks and Windows 8.1, trying to extend 8.1 partition

So once upon a time, I had 2 partitions: 800GB for OS X, and 200 for Windows 8. With the 8.1 update, I would like to start using Windows more, and I proceeded to free up 300GB of OS X space, which is ...
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1answer
248 views

Pro & cons of different format/file system solutions for Hard Disk [closed]

I'm recently migrated to Mac and my HD is NTFS so I can't use it. I would like to know what are the pro and cons of different formats for Hard Drive and generally for mass storage device. I work with ...
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2answers
653 views

Wiped a hard drive and now I can't install an OS X on it?

I had 4 hard drives that I put in to my new computer and wiped them individually using the cipher command in Windows 7 and then formatting in the windows explorer. They all worked prior and I could ...
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2answers
129 views

Format drive in Windows, using drive in Mac (Marking bad sectors)

I have a new 3 TB hard drive that I would like to peform a full format on in Windows. Its my understanding that a full format will mark any bad sectors on the drive and will not use those sectors to ...
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1answer
392 views

Excel keeps adding hyphens within words when pasting

I'm transferring data from another document to an Excel document. Everything was proceeding as expected but at a certain point, anytime I paste something, Excel adds hyphens within words using the ...
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5answers
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How to format my mac without the installation disk?

My mac has several problems, running very slowly being the greatest. I have decided for that reason and a few others that it will beneficial to format my Mac. However, I do not have the installation ...
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1answer
190 views

Is it possible to backup to an Airport Disk formatted with journaling?

Is it possible make time machine backups to an disk plugged into an Airport Extreme base station when the disk is formatted as Mac OS Extended Journaled? I've tried formatting the disk in this way, ...
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1answer
608 views

Problem in Formating usb drive on mac os x

I have 4 GB USB drive and as I formated it with Mac OS X's Disk Utility in FAT format, it shows me 3.98 GB on my Mac but only shows me 200 MB on my Windows computer. Why this is so? What am I doing ...
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5answers
317 views

FAT32 4 GB+ files

I'm having the problem of needing a hard drive that can be written to by both a Mac and a PC. I have found that FAT32 might be an option, but as a video editor I often deal with files over the ...
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4answers
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Can PC boot fom Mac OS X Extended Journaled?

Is my PC able to boot from my external USB formatted to Mac OS X Extended Journaled? It works fine on my Mac, but I want to boot from it on my Windows (PC).
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1answer
38k views

How to format my Mac and install Snow Leopard from scratch?

I want to wipe my current Leopard installation and install Snow Leopard on my mac. What is the correct way to achieve this? It seems like I would need to boot into some disk utility in order to ...
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2answers
86 views

MAC OC10.2.8 formatting an external hard drive

Am I stuck risking the loss of files while upgrading? I need to upgrade my iMAC 800Mhz OS10.2.8 to 10.4. However I'm afraid I'll lose pics, music, documents...etc. So I opted for an external hard ...
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4answers
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FAT32 External HDD formated with Mac OS not mountable on a Windows machine

I have an external HDD that I formated in FAT32 using Mac OS X. I don't know how but it's unmountable in a Windows XP machine running SP3. The HDD size is 500Gb and it contains a single partition. Is ...
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4answers
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How Will Mac OS X Snow Leopard Upgrade Work?

I am relatively new to Mac OS X. I got my MacBook in January, and I have never experienced a new version of the operating system. I am wondering if I should simply upgrade my install to Snow Leopard. ...
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How can I share an external hard drive between a Mac and a PC?

How should I format my hard drive for use on both a Mac and a PC? Is there any way I can also use Time Machine with this drive?