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Easy: Change Microsoft Word for Mac OS X Auto Save Time

Change Microsoft Word for Mac OS X Auto Save Time

You can change the default auto-save time Microsoft Word on Mac OS X is setup to auto save documents. The default auto-save time on Word for Mac OS X is 10 minutes (in the latest version of Word). This is a reasonable value, however for people that often type more in shorter time frames, you can...

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Fix: Failed to Verify the Server Certificate Mac Mail

Failed To Verify Server Certificate Mail Mac

While using Mac Mail, you may receive the following error while opening Mail or adding a new email account.   Connecting Insecure Failed to verify the server certificate. This could be because of your network configuration or your proxy settings.    *Update* - This is likely caused by Avast Web Filtering being enabled and blocking Gmail web access for adding...

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Easy: Mac OS X Recovery Mode Key Combination

Mac OSX Recovery Mode Key Combinations

Today’s Mac computers have a built in feature called recovery mode which allows you to start your Mac computer on a separate boot partition on your hard drive and restore from Time Machine backup, reinstall Mac OS, or use disk utility. If your Mac does not have the built in recovery mode, you can attempt to...

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Easy: Reset Mac SMC – Key Combinations All Macs

Reset Mac SMC Key Combinations All Macs

If resetting the NVRAM and PRAM on your Mac have not fixed unexpected behaviors with your Mac, try to reset the the System Management Controller (SMC). See Apple’s support article on learning more about the SMC.   Reset SMC on Mac Laptop - Non Removable Laptop Battery Shutdown your Mac laptop.Unplug your power adapter from the...

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Easy: Reset Mac NVRAM – Key Combination

Reset Mac NVRAM Key Combination

If your Mac starts to behave unexpectedly (applications quitting randomly, display dimming for no reason, slow shutdowns, or sometimes your Mac does not start up) a good practice is to reset your Mac parameter nonvolatile random access memory (NVRAM). NVRAM is a small subset of RAM on your Mac used to store certain system settings. Read...

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