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How to clear the recent files list in Adobe Acrobat Professional DC on Mac?

Does anyone how to go about clearing the "recent files" list in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on Mac OS X? As soon as the application opens, a list of recently opened PDFs is displayed. I know there is a ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop not writing to external hard drives?

Alright, so I have a computer with data for my research (OS: Windows 8.1). To transfer the data, I use Microsoft Remote Desktop to make a connection from my work computer (Mac Pro, OSX 10.10.3). The ...
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Mac starts booting with message “NVDAStartup: Official”

I made a system update on my MBP and now it won't boot, stopping after the following message: NVDAStartup: Official All information I found about this refers to hackintosh, unfortunately. The ...
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word not showing all the picture

I have a pig picture that i want to insert vertically I did that but not all the picture is shown, please look, you can see that the pic is not shown completely from the button (i hope you get me ...
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Is it possible to have other people remotely control my Macbook via another User Account?

I'm the sole Mac user in our small office of web developers. To do browser testing, they would have to ask for my permission to use my laptop. I read somewhere that it was possible to use Finder to ...
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How can I repair a power supply for a Apple's Power Mac G4?

This is an attempt to gather a reference page for anyone trying to replace a failing PSU from a Power Mac G4 with an equivalent ATX in the future. There are still a couple of pages -luckily- ...
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Mac OS X Mavericks isn't showing month in calendar or time window

So I have tried almost everything I can think of besides just doing a clean install. I don't have a close backup without going back to december (my fault). I tried upgrading to el capitan which ...
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How do I stop autoplay videos (CNN, Yahoo) on a Mac, running Safari?

I'm on a MacBook Pro, running OSX 10.11.4 and browsing with Safari. I cannot figure out how to stop videos from autoplaying (particularly in Yahoo and CNN). It wasn't a problem in Yosemite, but since ...
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Microsoft Word Ruler Markers

I noticed there was this black arrow in the ruler for one of my word documents which I see occasionally. This black arrow gives no information when you hover over it with the mouse, but it seems to be ...
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Flash player updates: auto-updating shuts off by itself

I have observed on various Macs running El Capitan that although the update setting for flash player "Allow Adobe to install updates" is selected, which is also the recommended security setting, after ...
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Should I remove my CD-ROM for an SSD? [on hold]

I have an 2011 Macbook Pro with a 320 GB HDD. I'm looking to upgrade it with an SSD so it can run faster. I'm stuck between two choices: Remove my optical drive and replace it with a 250GB SSD Keep ...
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Roblox puts an icon in my Mac dock without my permission

I have a Mac with OS X El Capitan. My daughter plays Roblox on my computer. Whenever she opens Roblox, a Roblox Studio icon is placed permanently on my dock. I have to manually drag it from the dock ...
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How to add a static route to AirPort Time Capsule?

I am building a virtual lab with VirtualBox to simulate a network with multiple servers, using a single physical host with 32GB of RAM. The host PC is connected to an AirPort Time Capsule for ...
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Why wont my mac pick of some of the keystrokes on my gaming keyboard

So today I bought a new Armaggeddon AK-700 keyboard and plugged it into my mac expecting the normal, plug and play. But this just wasn't the case. As I started using it, I realised that the, CNTRL , ...
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MAC: Stop launch process. (Logmein Hamachi, not in system preferences)

I simply cannot find a way to stop LogMeIn Hamachi loading at launch. I use it rarely but don't want to un-install it yet it bugs me that it's there. As you can see, LogMeIn Hamachi is not here... ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan Fix Scaling

I currently have a MacBook Pro Mid-2014 13" running OS X El Capitan. I have an external monitor attached to it, Philips 223V5. It is a 1080p monitor and I am having a hard time seeing text on the ...
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Dropbox is trying to sync more than is in the folder? Mac OSX

Dropbox v3.18.1 OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) I have 2.54 GB in my Dropbox folder on my Mac. but my DropBox app keeps syncing for some reason (over 3 GB) and it's out of space :( This is really really ...
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How do I stop Firefox 46.0 on my Mac from resetting start page to firefox start page after I set my own homepage

After I upgraded to FF 45.0.2 FireFox started resetting my homepage every time I restart FF. I have researched this and cannot find a user.js file on my system.
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Hangouts on Mac using safari NOT same as on iPad?

https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_ this link will open hangouts on safari I couldn't get it to work same as on my iPad Does anyone have ideas ?
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Can I request a read receipt in Mac OSX Mail?

I have found sevveral pages on the web about how to set default for Mail so that read receipts are automatically requested with e-mails. I don't want that. I simply want to occasionally request a ...
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Microsoft word - how to remove weird spaces

Suddenly in some lines in my document, the space between the words is longer than usual look the space between the red boxes is more than the normal, and that for example just happend in two ...
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How do you create your own quick commands in Vivaldi?

I am using the new Vivaldi browser. On the Vivaldi website, it says Quick commands menu is highly customizable allowing you to create your own commands and run them instantly. But, how do you create ...
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VirtualBox and Mac OS X internet connection trouble

I've read through the proposed solutions and network configurations and still can't seem to connect to the internet in my VirtualBox Ubuntu instance on my Mac OS X running El Capitan. You tell me ...
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Is there any way to find wireless clients near by a wireless AP that are not associated with any access point?

I tried sudo airodump-ng -bssid xx:xx:xx:xx:f7:99 wlan0 but it only reports the clients associated with the provided bssid. I also tried kismet and it is also giving the same result. Any other ...
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windows 7 64 bit photoshop 2014 can't resolve fonts set on the same version on OSX

On a Mac OSX computer with Photoshop 2014 a font is set. That same font (literally the same ttf file) is installed on a Windows 7 64bit computer with the same version of Photoshop. But everytime ...
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How I can connect my network scanner canon ir2525 to my macbook os x yosemite 10.10

I have a Canon IR2525 network printer/scanner. I can connect this scanner to a Windows laptop using the Canon Network Scangear 2.0 and scan the document using NAPS2 scanner software. I have installed ...
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MacBook Pro not recognising 1 (it's own) SSD

This MacBook Pro was upgraded with an SSD, few months after came back with the "Question Mark" Folder, done checks, replaced SATA cable. All good. Now back again with the "same problem". Done checks. ...
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Hdd not showing in Finder

I have a USB HDD that it was working normally. I've deleted a lot of files. Then I remove the USB (in a unsafe way) and then it stopped showing in Finder. When I try to open Disk Utility, it loads ...
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is it possible to RUN mac OS X (preferably 10.11 el capitan) ON a usb drive?

I would like to know if it is possible to run OSX (preferably El Capitan) on a USB drive. I am not talking about an installation USB drive to install OSX on my computer, I am talking about installing ...
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How to prevent Mac OSX Preview from modifying original image?

I like to use Preview from Mac OSX to view photo because it is preinstalled and fast. But the annoyance is that whenever I edit photo, like resizing, the original got modified immediately. This is ...
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In Apple OS X (10.11 El Capitan) overwrite system files

I am trying to install Pikers Alpha 64 Bit emulator in El Capitan. I seem to be having a heck of a time overwriting the boot.efi file within 10.11... I have disabled SIP. Though I used chflags ...
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Mac Pro - $PATH messed up and “command not found” errors

I was installing opencv Python on my Macbook pro el capitan and in setting up the path messed up my .bashrc or path etc. I tried several of the suggestions on the SO and SU, to no luck, now i am ...
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Bluetooth disconnect and unable to reconnect on OS X 10.11.4

I consistently disconnect from my keyboard and trackpad. One note: I work in an office where EVERYONE has macbooks and bluetooth devices, so it may be an interference issue. The laptop is a new ...
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Mac, how to remap control + HJKL to left, down, up, right, using Karabiner

I just downloaded Karabiner, but didn't find the remap that I need. So I want to create my own remap rules, but don't know how.
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Atom on Mac: Close window to terminate process

I use Atom as my git commit/rebase message editor. And I'm on Mac. I know that atom -w can be used to keep git waiting until the Atom process is terminated. However, my problem is, often time, I have ...
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strange soft link ln command issue on Mac

I want to create empty directory /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_5.jdk/Contents/Home/, which points to the real directory /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_74.jdk/Contents/Home/, ...
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Mac drag and drop not smooth and fast as in Windows

I am new to MacBook Pro, just purchased. I was at windows doing drag and drop very fast as it is compared to mac. Example: I want to drag a picture in the browser from my desktop in windows -> I will ...
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Backup data from failing drive on Mac OS X… while preserving hardlinks

Long story short - I've got ~200 GB of data to copy off a failing hard drive (mostly Library and Application files are broken, user data intact) and I want to copy any intact file after I've managed ...
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Netbios name resolution fails intermittently in mixed environment

I'm hoping for some tips and suggestions for resolving some issues I've run into connecting to our shared printer. I have a network with a network attached storage box, a windows 10 workstation, two ...
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iMac OSx 10.10.5 32GB Ram, Apparent limit imposed on matlab

I have two identical iMacs, both with 32 GB ram. Both have the same version of matlab installed running the same simulation. One of the machines runs the simulation a lot faster than the other. In ...
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Copying folder to multiple destinations in parallel

I have to transfer roughly 250gb of data from a Master Drive to lots of USB drives, all of identical size and brand. When I copy using the GUI in Mac OSX, it waits to copy all the files to one drive ...
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Can EFI/UEFI theoretically steal LUKS password?

I usually keep my data private by encrypting the whole hard drive. My previous notebook had BIOS, without UEFI. I have bought macbook, want to install linux in dualboot there. So I wonder if EFI can ...
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My computer is extremely very very slow

I've bought a new computer. It is supposed to be a recent, last-generation PC (Apple imac 21,5" last generation, first model). The OS takes 2 minutes to load - 1 minute for the logon screen and 1 ...
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Issue upgrading from osx Yosemite to El capitan 10.11.4 on iMac

I'm currently using version 10.11.5 of OS X Yosemite and I tried to upgrade to El Capitan (current version 10.11.4) because I need to upgrade some apps. The App Store update didn’t work (it ...
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The left modifier keys on my Macbook Pro has a delay before working after wake up

Occasionally, my mid-2014 Macbook Pro 15 Retina's left modifier keys (Shift, Option, Control) don't work immediately after resuming from sleep. For example: My login password requires pressing the ...
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OpenVPN bridged mode error: device br0 already exists; can't create bridge with the same name

I've encountered a very difficult hurdle in trying to get a game for a few others and myself to work. Initially, I created a PPTP VPN, and a friend and I connected to it (this works through TCP I ...
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How to determine where a file is located in Mac

I'll present my question in two parts, one specific and one more general. Say I have a file open in Mac preview. I want to figure out the directory that the file is located in. How do I do this? ...
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stopwatch timer for timestamping in microsoft word

I've been looking for a timer for microsoft word that can: 1. show elapsed time since I started the timer 2. allow me to take notes in word while it is running 3. allow me to press a hotkey to ...
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Atom - changing keyboard shortcuts for defult actions

the delete line function in the atom-editor on Mac is assigned to ^ + ⇧ + k. I've a two questions: How can I reassign this action to ⌘ + D? Follow-up with the first one, is there a ...
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Cannot execute Binary file on Mac OS

Here is a repo that I am trying to clone. https://bitbucket.org/sivareddyg/hindi-part-of-speech-tagger It says, we support UNIX based system. So I tried running "make tag" on OSX terminal. But it ...