Don't-Miss Operating System Stories
Sometimes your phone is inches from your Mac, and yet neither sees the other.
Want to visit websites without annoying ads, videos, and other distractions? Safari's Reader mode is the way to go.
Your Mac uses plug-ins that can eat up a lot of your systems's memory. Here's the fix.
Put the macOS High Sierra on an external USB thumb drive or hard drive and use it to install the operating system on a Mac.
Instructions for making an external drive that you can use to install macOS Sierra.
Using the public betas? Do your duty and report bugs to Apple.
A reader preparing their Mac for sale has a well-meaning friend erase the startup volume.
If you encounter an error when trying to install a fresh operating system, it could be a problem with the date and time.
Windows 10 privacy settings are easier to find and use in the Creators Update. But there's a difference between getting more control and getting more privacy.
What to do when Apple keeps pestering you with a request for a security approval and there doesn't seem to be a way to grant it or deny it.
Smart folders let you set detailed Spotlight search parameters and save them for reuse.
You can get rid of bloatware or other troublesome software by doing a clean install of Windows 10. Here’s how it works.
A reader wants to shift his Photos and iTunes libraries to an external drive and ensure they're backed up by Time Machine.
A reader wants to access the Library folder that’s stored on a mounted disk image.
A reader needs an older version to use Adobe software, but Mac 911 is reluctant to advise it.
A reader did the unthinkable; now he wants to revert.
If you participated in the Beta Software Program, you still have access to beta updates of Sierra.