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Archive for the Macintosh Category

06.20.2012

Search network shares on OSX lion

After reading through many articles it seems that there is no built in way for osx lion to search network drives. We have found a free app called Easyfind that allows you to search any location on your mac as well as inside archives, files and folders. You can download it from their website http://www.devontechnologies.com/products/freeware.html

02.9.2012

Malware and Anti-Virus Threats for 2012

We’re always looking to stay ahead of the threats. Here are 10 trends we think will be the main factors affecting the IT security landscape in 2012. 1. Social media and the web We expect cybercriminals to continue their effective mass generation of malware, increasing the number of attacks using new social media platforms and […]

12.23.2011

Apple iTunes Match now available in Australia

Apple have just released iTunes match to the Australian store. Install the latest version of iTunes and it will appear on the menu at the left under STORE. From there you can subscribe. As is typical for Australian users, we pay more being $34.99 instead of the banana republic US $24.99. But hey, if you […]

10.6.2011

Steve Jobs confirmed dead

You may have nicked or bought the ideas of other people, but you are a great CEO and marketer that brought us the iPhone and iPad. RIP

10.5.2011

Mac remote desktop connection cannot verify the identity of the computer

If you are having an issue getting remote desktop to connect to a windows server via rdp it is probably due to the domain field in the connection having information entered. For some reason the rdp that mac uses even though it is written by microsoft doesn’t support the domain field. To fix this issue […]

05.17.2011

Outlook 2011 IMAP folders not showing with Exchange 2003 server

Unfortunately, Microsoft excluded support for Exchange 2003 in Office 2011 for Mac. I thought that at least we could get e-mail operational through IMAP to the 2003 server, but found that the inbox subfolders would not show up. I found this article on using Davmail which once installed showed up all the IMAP folders. Davmail […]

03.29.2011

Mac OS X How to connect to Windows File Sharing SMB

smb://ServerName/ShareName smb://DOMAIN;[email protected]/ShareName http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1568?viewlocale=en_US  

02.3.2011

Cannot connect to SMB share migrating from Mac OSX 10.4 server to Windows 2008 server

If you need to connect from a Mac OSX 10.4 computer to a Windows 2008 server, you may find you cannot login to the Windows shares and get prompted for username and password. First thing to note is to connect from a Mac to Windows server is you need to have-

02.2.2011

Synchronise or backup folders on mac

In order to synchronise folders from a Mac to another system or device (for backups to a USB drive or NAS for example) –

12.1.2010

New entourage 2008 update stops exchange from working

Entourage update breaks exchange server connection.