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The volume can’t be ejected because it’s currently in use

Method #1 Select Finder, then click the Apple Logo at the top left of your Mac screen and click Force Quit Finder. OR Click the Apple Logo at the top left of your Mac screen and click Force Quit…, select Finder and click Relaunch. Method #2 Open the Terminal application (Applications > Utilities > Terminal) to check which files are […]

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Backup Address Book on MAC

Most of us have joined the icloud extravaganza and are now dependent on Apple not losing our data. Just imagine how upset you would be if you all of a sudden lost all your contacts. I personally am running OSX Lion 10.7.2 and I’m going to show you a simple way to backup your Address […]

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Local Time Machine Backups

Have you noticed that you’ve lost a good portion of your hard drive space ever sense you upgraded to OSX Lion? This may be due to a Time Machine feature that now does local backups when your Time Machine hard drive is not connected. Why would Apple do this?By creating local snapshots/bakups allows the user […]

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iCloud Verification email

I ran into a problem when trying to setup my iCloud account with Apple. No matter what I did, I couldn’t figure out how to complete the verification email part of the setup, as Apple needed my Apple ID to be an email address (the one I was using was not). I tried a few […]

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Mac Terminal Loading Slow

ASL stands for Apple System Logger. If your Mac is launching Terminal very slowly, try clearing your ASL logs. $ sudo rm -f /private/var/log/asl/*.asl Check out http://www.proposedsolution.com/solutions/osx-terminal-slow-launch for preventative measures. All I did was add the following lines to /etc/asl.conf. = archive 0= utmp_ttl 604800= fs_ttl 604800 “So, you want to know what’s happening right? […]