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Mac with file sharing enabled not automatically appearing under Network in Explorer on Windows 10

Current implementation of Windows share discovery requires Web Service Discovery Daemon that is missing from Mac OS so Mac shares are not visible in Network.
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How to disable keyboard shortcut sound effects in Monterey on an M1 Macbook Pro?

When you search the web for "apple disable feedback sound" you find a MacRumors forum thread on the same topic: I have turned off sound on startup, interface sound effects and feedback, yet ...
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Partitioning external SSD for multiple backups

• Yes, you can create multiple Partitions to protect your files from data loss. It's better to make partitions if you are expecting data corruption. If the file table gets corrupted, a lot of data ...
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Speed up OSX Spaces by reducing or eliminating the animation delay?

On my M1 Macbook Pro running Monterey, 12.3.1, this solution worked for me where others did not: Open Displays options in System Preferences Change Refresh Rate from ProMotion to 60Hz. It makes the ...
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Can multiple people be logged into Mac OS at the same time?

The previous answer was 'yes, you can access two or more Mac accounts simultaneously over Remote Desktop' etc… just not locally. Both users can be logged in at the same time. Switching users does not ...
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Macbook: Audio cuts out every couple of minutes

In my case, I found there are two options to control volume for sound and microphone. But the volumes were set as different for both output and input. I set the volumes as same. After then, this sound ...
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How to setup macOS server capable of handling large number of small files?

NFS should be capable to do that easily and is supported by most systems. I had very good results with it in both local networks and tunneled over the internet with big, small and many files. While I ...
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Why do some songs in my iTunes library stop prematurely and go to the next song?

I fixed iTunes ending songs early on Windows 10 by exporting my library as an XML file and re-importing it as a playlist. This had the benefit of preserving my song metadata, playlists, and folder ...
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macOS Big Sur Reminders.app not connecting to SOGo CalDav server with weird symptoms

My hypothesis is that Apple is dropping support for CalDAV, per BusyCal's post here. There's also few alternatives that support CalDAV, most clients have their proprietary implementation. However, I ...
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Partitioning external SSD for multiple backups

As @DavidPostill says, it'll be the physical drive itself that is the risk. Do not exclusively rely on SMART to warn you of impending doom however. Although pretty old now and referring to HDDs (i.e. ...
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Use Command key only to launch Spotlight?

Space only needs to be second by nanoseconds, so short you can't hear the two keys as separate events. If I hit the pair at once with my thumb, it registers, just so long as I don't lead with Space. ...
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Slack on MacOS: Keeping Sidebar open

I had to close the current opened Thread panel and then make the Sidebar smaller. Then I was able to open one thread again and the Sidebar did not disappear anymore.
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Chrome - Old password keeps auto filling instead of new saved one

I found the answer for me, in a LastPass record. I just discovered that if you edit a password, then hit another edit button inside the edit window, you get all the key value pairs that the site has ...
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Mac Office PowerPoint save as PDF with hyperlinks

You won't believe it, but I had to look for an alternative solution as exporting via Keynote screws up pptx formatting: Create a text field that covers the image and fill it out with dummy text ...
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Installing PCIe SSD on an enclosure for NVME Thunderbolt 3

No, you cannot use a Thunderbolt 3 NVME SSD enclosure for your OWC PCIe SSD.
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Turn off USB power when closing MacBook lid

Mac OS 12.3 Apple pmset command description about hibernatemode SAFE SLEEP ARGUMENTS hibernatemode supports values of 0, 3, or 25. Whether or not a hibernation image gets written is also dependent ...
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bad CPU type in executable: wine @ macOS Catalina

I did rm /usr/local/bin/wine then ln -s /usr/local/bin/wine64 /usr/local/bin/wine because "wine" is the 32bit version which is tried first by all scripts and apparently OS X does not ...
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How can I install s3cmd on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I didn't want to build it from source, and brew was complaining about needing to update xcode (*sigh)... so I created a docker image instead. Hope this helps someone. Usage # setup docker run -it --rm ...
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Is there a Mac keyboard shortcut equivalent for Window's Ctrl+Alt+Tab?

You can manage this within System Preferences > Mission Control I believe the default shortcut is CTRL + Up Arrow. You can change the shortcut to be custom if you like, or you can assign Mission ...
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Mac cannot browse, ping works fine

I had the same problem, I could ping but my browser was not responding. I solved this by going into my network preferences > advanced > and adding 8.8.8.8 to my DNS server
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Backing up from Dropbox (online) straight to external drive

How do I back up online Dropbox content straight to a hard drive? My personal experience indicates that you will probably need to script a solution yourself. Dropbox has an API which allows direct ...
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QEMU on M1 Mac shared mount permissions are incorrect

I'm on an Intel mac, but I ran into the same "Network dropped connection on reset" errors in trying to mount a 9p volume. For me, adding version=9p2000.u to the line in fstab seemed to help. ...
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How do I determine what file occupies a given sector in Mac OS X?

I see this isn't exactly a recent question / comment ... but I'd love to know how you localized the sectors a file used without scanning it in R-Studio or the likes. Sure there's a catalog, but, that ...
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Does OneNote not support Sticky Notes on Mac?

If you have your Microsoft account setup in System Preferences > Internet Accounts, you can access Sticky Notes via Apple Notes app.
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