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  OS X Tip -  How to Verify Time Machine Backups   

Some Mac users may wish to verify the integrity of their Time Machine backups before using a snapshot or backup to restore a Mac using Time Machine.

This verification offers a simple way to know if the Time Machine backup data stored on an server or Time Capsule has been modified or corrupted, and can be a helpful troubleshooting trick for some situations.

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Published on February 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Speed up your Windows 10 PC by disabling Pretty features   

By default, Windows 10 has several features enabled that are designed to make the user interface look pretty.

For example, have you noticed how menus slide into view instead of just popping immediately onto the screen? Or perhaps you've noticed the cute little shadow that is displayed under your mouse pointer?

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Published on February 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Fast Methods to shut down Windows   

While shutting down Windows through the Start Menu works, it is not the fastest option that you have at your disposal to shut down the operating system.

The following guide lists several methods that are usually faster. Included are methods that are built-in to Windows, and also methods that rely on third-party applications.

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Published on February 6, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  Stop Windows 10 from using your PC to update other computers over the Internet   

By default, Windows 10 receives Windows Update files not only from Microsoft's own servers, but also from other Windows 10 PCs located around the Internet.

Why do they do this? Well, it's really pretty simple...

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Published on February 5, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Reset a macOS Sierra Password   

Need to reset the password on macOS Sierra? Maybe you forgot your primary admin user account password or maybe you're working on someone elses Mac and you need to gain access to it. We'll show you the easiest way to reset the password on a macOS Sierra based computer.

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Published on February 5, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Win 10 Tip -  How to make a full backup of a Windows 10   

There is no such as thing as too many backups. If you can make a backup of the backup, do it. Luckily, Windows makes it super easy to make an exact copy of your entire computer using the System Image Backup utility.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2jKftml

Published on January 29, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  MacOS Sierra 10.12.3 Update Released   

Apple has released MacOS Sierra 10.12.3 update for all Mac users running the Sierra operating system. The system software update is said to improve stability and security on the mac and is therefore recommended for all users to install on their compatible hardware.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2jKfR4k

Published on January 29, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Chrome Browser Tip -  32 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier   

Chrome has a ton of hidden little tricks that you may not know about.

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Published on January 29, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  Windows (all) Tip -  Which programs can you safely remove from your PC?   

If your PC is like most others out there today, it probably has tons of programs, apps, toolbars and small utilities running in the background.

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Published on January 15, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
  OS X Tip -  How to Kill a Process by Name Instead of PID via Command Line   

Command line users rely on the 'kill' command to terminate a process as defined by the appropriate process identifier (PID). While there's nothing wrong with targeting processes by their PID, another approach which is often easier is to target a process by name, rather than its unique identifier.

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Published on January 15, 2017 by Bob Uhlman
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