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So – if your like me, you’ve had very mixed results using bootcamp.  To be honest, I have had 3 Macbooks and have only ever had it work flawlessly on ONE of those Mac’s.  My brand new 2016 Mac fails every time I try to install the second OS.  From what I can tell, it..

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Installing OSX on an ESXi host opens a lot of doors and allows for some good/safe development areas (ie, Snapshots).  Check it out:

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So this should be cake.  Here is what you do. Mount a Windows ISO of your choice.  (Take note of the drive letter) Insert your target USB stick (Should be at least 8GB).  Were going to format it so back it up if you need because everything on it will be going bye bye.\ Take..

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The other day I realized my MOUNT option for ISO’s and IMG’s was missing.   This is due to a messed up file association/default program.  Super easy to fix. Click start. Type “Default programs” and hit enter Scroll all the way down (scroll bar may not show up, but its there) Click “Set defaults by app”..

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Want to make your life and your customers completely miserable when it comes to technical web services?  Aabaco is your go-to-provider.  From start to finish Yahoo and Aabaco have done a great job at making it almost impossible to get anything done in this fine collaboration of technical short falls.  From hard to find support..

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For those of us with Mac’s we know that they are not as indestructible as some people may think.  Occasionally we need to give them a little kick in the pants to get them working again.  I have put together a little list of at boot hot key commands to help out with the less..

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To add an Open Directory group to a systems local admin group: sudo dseditgroup -o edit -a “group name” -t group admin To do the same with Active Directory: sudo dseditgroup -o edit -a “DOMAIN\group name” -t group admin

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Being new to OSX based server management, I am learning new little tricks all the time.  This is an important one for most users… These are multiple ways you can specify which network users or groups are allowed to have administrator access. Source : https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202112

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How to convert a local user account to a network user account Learn how to re-use an existing home folder with a user account in another domain in this advanced article. Although there is no direct process to convert a local account to a network account, you can re-use an existing user’s home directory with..

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People are always on the look out for ways to take your cash!  Check this out..