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Format USB thumb drive

I got the following drive: Device Identifier: disk1 Device Node: /dev/disk1 Part of Whole: disk1 Device / Media Name: SanDisk Firebird Media Volume Name: ...
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107 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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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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Remove hakintosh and reinstall XP

I've installed Hackintosh on my Esprimo mobile V5505, and it worked well. Now I would like to format my HD and reinstall XP. If I run windows XP installation CD, the C drive is not shown. Entering in ...
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Why would re-formatting an external disk drive stop random drive disconnects in OSX Mavericks?

My old MacBook Pro Retina was over heating, so after a long story omitted, I got a new MBP Retina with Mavericks pre-installed, and my Seagate Thunderbolt(TB)/USB3 drive started unmounting and ...
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How to format an external hard drive as UDF on a Mac

I have an external USB hard drive that I'd like to format to UDF for cross-compatibility with Windows and Macs. I tried exFAT, but for whatever reason, because of the block size (56KB) of the format, ...
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636 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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680 views

Cannot reformat flash drive

I have tried to reformat on Ubuntu using gparted, in Windows using their tool, and OSX using Disk Utility. I have also attempted by using the terminal but also failed there. When I verify disk using ...
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397 views

Can I format the Macintosh HD from Windows with Bootcamp? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove Mac OS X and install Windows? I got a Macbook Air from work, but I only need Windows programs. I use Bootcamp to create a Windows partition and installed W7 on ...
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Mac Microsoft Word 2011 stripping RTL format from doc

I copyedit articles for a psych journal using Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac. I occasionally get articles with right-to-left formatting (in English), and I can't seem to rid the doc of this format. Bad ...
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1answer
37 views

How do I get detailed dvd formatting info in OS X?

The GUI in OS X does not provide enough detail about my HFS+ formatted DVDs. I can't get pdisk -l to tell me anything useful. I have two DVD backups made and formatted in "HFS+". I can only get one ...
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1answer
399 views

Easy way to columnize STDOUT (format text in columns)?

I just want an easy way to columnize output to the terminal. Don't care about colors. (Well, actually I do quite a bit! But there is the awesome, easy-to-use ANSI Color for that.) Shell scripts ...
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How to use external hard disk in both Windows and Mac OS X? [duplicate]

I have one external hard drive (Seagate 320 GB). I have used my hard drive in a Windows XP system and it works fine (Read and write). But when I used it on a Mac, I couldn't write any file on the disk ...
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Format OS X, Back Up via Time Machine, will the problems still occur?

I am running a Mac OS X Snow Leopard And as of late it has started to load and run slower and slower and slower. Which is getting increasingly annoying. So I am thinking about the solution of a ...
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Resize Mac OS Plus partition without losing data

I have a 1000G external hard disk formatted with Mac OS plus. It is a Omega drive, which cam by default with that info. Now I have 200G free space and would like to reformat this free space to NTFS. ...
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1answer
601 views

NTFS hard drive not mounted, how to reformat to Journaled HFS+ and keep data

I have recently connected a 2nd internal hard drive to my mac; this has alot of my work on it. When i look in disk utility it says it isnt mounted. How do i reformat the drive to Journaled HFS+ and ...
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1answer
763 views

format ntfs to Journaled HFS+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: mac: ntfs hard drive not mounted, how to reformat to Journaled HFS+ and keep data I have recently connected a hard drive to my mac pro and im not able to use it because ...
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671 views

Why does my freshly-formatted disk have 450 MB of data on it?

The answer is probably obvious, but I'm sure enquiring minds want to know: if I erase a disk and reformat it, what's already taking up almost half a gigabyte of space? In this case, it's formatted ...
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1answer
582 views

Should I format my SSD on my macbook pro

I have a macbook pro with an SSD. Would formatting my hard drive make a difference from a speed perspective seeing as how OS X doesn't support TRIM?
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599 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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1answer
42 views

Force Entourage to display times in 24-hr format

In Microsoft Outlook, displayed time matches system preference time (which I always set to 24-hr). However, Entourage does not seem to follow the system preferences for time display. Is there a way ...
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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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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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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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Mac OS X fails when trying to format external HDD

I have an Iomega Prestige desktop hard drive (1 TB) which I purchased from Amazon. I connect it to my white Macbook (purchased late 2007, 2.14 GHz with 2 GB Ram), open Disk Utility. I click the ...
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Apply Style to Similar Formatted Text in Pages '09

I have just copied a large amount of text from an application and it is already formatted. Is it possible to apply a style to all text that has the same formatting? For example, the commit comments ...
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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. ...