'Phishing' emails are designed to convince the recipient to share his or her personal information with an Internet-based criminal. Usually they will pretend to be from a financial institution like PayPal or a bank but can also be from individuals offering a deal that's too good to be true.
I recently discovered that a brand new USB hard drive promoted as "Apple Mac compatible" was formatted using the NTFS file system.
For the non-technical, this file system was created by Microsoft for their Windows operating system and for most Mac systems it is read-only.
Usually these Apple Mac compatible…
When attempting to use the built in camera on a Lenovo laptop the camera does not work. Instead of seeing the image from the camera you see an image with a grey background and a white camera with a cross through it.
The same image is seen with all applications.…
You've got a PDF with form fields enabled. People are completing the form, saving the information and sending it back - however when you open the document the form fields appear empty.
When you click on the form fields the text appears, when you click away the text is…
Even secure email programs only encrypt messages as they travel between the sender's computer and the sender's email server. Email transmitted from the sender's email server to the recipient over the Internet passes unencrypted through any number of server, this happens regardless of any security configured…
If you're sick of having set VLC media player to play on top there's a setting hidden in the options to make it always on top by default. Here's how:
When using the Directory Services Command Line MAC OS tool you receive the following error message
ls: DS error: eUndefinedError
<dscl_cmd> DS Error: -14987 (eUndfinedError )
This issue is usually caused by discrepancies between the time on the Active Directory Domain Controller servers and the MAC OS systems.
When attempting to authenticate (or log on) using a Active Directory domain account the authentication fails - the log on prompt shakes.
When attempting to bind (add) a MAC OS system to an Active Directory domain the bind fails and you get the following error message:
Unable to add the…