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FILE SYSTEM MAXIMUM PARTITION SIZES FOR MAC OS X, LINUX AND WINDOWS

Here is a list of the maximimu partition sizes for file systems used on MAC OS X, LINUX and WINDOWS FAT 12 supports maximum partition size of 8 MB FAT 16 supports maximum partition size of 4 GB FAT 32 … Continue reading

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I UPGRADED TO WINDOWS 8.1, AND BAD THINGS HAPPENED [UPDATE]

This morning, I picked up my Dell Latitude 10 tablet and fired up the Windows Store. Boom—right there, I saw a tile that would allow me to upgrade my OS to Windows 8.1. Not having participated in the beta, I was ready to see what Microsoft had in… Continue reading

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MAC OS X AND RICOH COPIER

Ok… today I had my first run in with a ricoh afficio copier… I was at a client site and I had to find a way to get it to work with a Mac… Windows was a breeze but mac … Continue reading

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Host Name For Mac OS X

Host Name For Mac OS X The Netbios Name is the Mac’s PC Name or Host Name. You find it in the advanced functions of the network settings. Goto System Preferences Then Network Pane Then Click Advanced Then Click WINS … Continue reading

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OPENING PORTS ON MAC OS X

Sometimes, I get issues with scan to smb or smb shares on mac os x. My simplest fix is In the Connect to Server dialog, type in smb://share:139 . Where share is the name of the share on your network. … Continue reading

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USER AUTHENTICATION PRINTING AND MAC OS X

USER AUTHENTICATION PRINTING AND MAC OS X If ever faced with the situation where you have setup print drivers to take a user id or password, you have figured out that this is a feature built almost exclusively for windows… … Continue reading

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