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How To: Mac X Change DNS Servers

How To: Mac X Change DNS Servers

Your Mac uses DNS to be able to connect to any internet domain address – like http://becomethesolution.com. Basically, without DNS you would never be able to type a web address name into your web browser and have it resolve. You never need to worry about managing your DNS because your ISP (Internet Service Provider) (such as...

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How To: Mac Empty Trash Immediately

How To: Mac Empty Trash Immediately

Are you sick of seeing the Are you sure you want to permanently erase the items in the Trash? Message? You can disable this prompt which allows you to instantly delete anything in your trash bin.   1. Go to Finder Menu -> Preferences     2. Uncheck Show warning before emptying the Trash ...

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How To: Flush DNS Mac OS X

How To: Flush DNS Mac OS X

If you are experiencing issues browsing web pages in your Safari, Firefox, or Google Chrome, you may need to flush your DNS cache.   1. Open Terminal (Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal) 2. Type the following: sudo dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder; 3. You will be prompted to enter your Mac account password. Your cache...

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How To: Reset iPhone Bluetooth iOS

How To: Reset iPhone Bluetooth iOS

Apple support does not officially provide steps for resetting your iPhone or iOS Bluetooth connection; however there is a reset you can perform to help troubleshoot problematic Bluetooth devices from connecting to your iPhone. If you already tried forgetting and re-pairing   1. Turn off Bluetooth on your iPhone Settings -> Bluetooth    ...

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How To: Repair Disk Permissions El Capitan 10.11

How To: Repair Disk Permissions El Capitan 10.11

Mac X 10.11 El Captain disk utility does not come with repair disk permissions option. This is frustrating to most Mac users since repairing disk permissions used to be typical maintenance we perform on our Macs. According to  Apple, file system permissions are protected in the latest version of OS X El Captain. While this may...

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