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How to remove MacKeeper Part II (the pop-up edition)

Removing the MacKeeper app is one thing, getting rid of annoying pop-up ads for it is quite another. Chris Breen offers advice.

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What file service should you use with network drives and Time Machine?

A network-attached storage device needs to use the proper file service with Apple’s Time Machine.

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How to create Spotlight searches to store as Smart Folders in macOS Sierra

Smart folders let you set detailed Spotlight search parameters and save them for reuse.

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How to find all photos on your Mac

A reader has photos stashed everywhere and wants to bring them all together.

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How to find your saved Smart Folders in the Finder

Where do those things go, anyway?

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How to be sure a drive has ejected from a Mac

macOS has several ways to properly eject a storage device.

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How to change your default font for viewing and composing in macOS Mail

It's easy to switch the default font in Mail—when it works.

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Where to find Safari’s downloads list

The downloads button plays hide-and-seek with Mac users.

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How to downgrade your Mac to an older version of OS X using an external drive

A reader needs an older version to use Adobe software, but Mac 911 is reluctant to advise it.

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The best way to migrate an old Mac’s system to a new Mac

A reader wonders which option to choose among several.

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How to remove items from the macOS Bluetooth menu

A reader wants to clean up their list of Bluetooth devices.

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How to install an app in macOS Sierra that’s not signed by a developer

Sierra makes a small change in launching less-validated software, but it's still there.

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How to set up the Wiki Service in macOS Sierra Server: Create and edit a Wiki

The Wiki Service is a great collabroative tool for your company or school. This how-to shows what you need to do to make your Wiki active on your network.

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What to do when Apple tells you there’s not enough storage to re-sync iCloud Photo Library

Turning iCloud Photo Library off and back on forces a full resync and requires twice as much storage.

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How to set up the Wiki Service in macOS Sierra Server

The Wiki Service is a great collabroative tool for your company or school.