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Why does the advertised and available hard drive space not match?

I ordered a Buffalo Drivestation Quad 4Tb external hard drive. It shows up as exactly 3Tb capacity. Am I missing something, or did they ship the wrong item in the right box?
posted by roofus on Nov 13, 2013 - 7 answers

Consistently connecting to an external monitor

Is there a correct sequence for turning on, and plugging in, my MacBook Air, to make it play nicely with a generic HP external display? [more inside]
posted by roofus on Feb 22, 2013 - 5 answers

Finder not defaulting to show "Name" column - OSX 10.8

In Mountain Lion opening some (but seemingly not all) folders in "List" view, shows the "Date Modified" column on the left of the window, requiring me to scroll further left to see the "Name" column. What preference did I accidentally change?
posted by roofus on Sep 24, 2012 - 16 answers

Powerpoint to PDF conversion

How do I set up my printer prefs / page settings to save an A0 size Powerpoint slide as a PDF? [more inside]
posted by roofus on Jun 11, 2009 - 1 answer

Secure thumbdrive hacks

I have been given a Kingston Data Traveller Secure Privacy Edition thumbdrive for use at work. Is there any way of hacking it for use with OSX? [more inside]
posted by roofus on May 8, 2008 - 6 answers

My Mac(Book) Sucks

Any advice for my MacBook Word / Excel / Powerpoint woes? [more inside]
posted by roofus on Sep 29, 2006 - 17 answers

CD Burning Help

MacBook doesn't seem to want to burn any CD-Rs. I'm trying to back up my data for the first time, but as soon as burning starts I get an error message: "Burning the disc failed because an unexpected error occurred. (Error code 0x80020000)" It doesn't seem to be one particular disc, and I've never had a problem like this before on any other mac. Any advice?
posted by roofus on Aug 15, 2006 - 14 answers

Lost my Utils

I accidentally deleted my Utilities folder (OS X 10.4.5) in a moment of madness. Was there anything in there I actually needed? I am kind of missing Grab. Is there somewhere to download it, or do I need to dig out the install disc?
posted by roofus on Apr 13, 2006 - 5 answers

Bluetooth apps for OS X?

Is there an OS X application that can sniff out nearby bluetooth devices, and log their presence? [more inside]
posted by roofus on Feb 16, 2006 - 5 answers

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