Time Machine Backup Troubles after El Capitan Update

I recently updated to El Capitan 10.11.2 of OSX and within the same day after the OS tried to do a backup on my Time Capsule at home the backup does not work anymore. I have already posted the problem on apple support communities. Backups from other versions of OSX run perfectly correct against the … Continue reading Time Machine Backup Troubles after El Capitan Update

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Restoring a hanging osx system with all your data

Hi I had a problem recently with the osx system of my daughter. The SSD disk I built in 1 year ago started to get corrupted file systems. Long boot times (gray progress indicator), failing fck calls have been the result plus at last a system which won't boot any more. I had no current … Continue reading Restoring a hanging osx system with all your data

Corrupted OSX filesystem – mac constantly shutting down on startup

Hi if you have experienced the following behavior of you mac there has to be something wrong with your filesystem:the grey progress bar is coming up on startup (fsck is running long in the background)a little later (days, weeks) the mac is shutting down short after progress bar appearsyou may have a corrupt BTree in … Continue reading Corrupted OSX filesystem – mac constantly shutting down on startup

MacBook Air Battery Drain – LogMeIn

Hi. I have experienced a significant battery drain throughout the last months. I recently changed to a 2013 MacBook Air from my late 2010 Air and was disappointed because I thought the newer faster macbook took up more battery and therefore has less runtime. But I got curious when I saw the mds and mdworker … Continue reading MacBook Air Battery Drain – LogMeIn

Usefull Apple Shortcuts Nr. 5 – Parallels and Windows Ctrl + Alt + Del

If you have to have a windows vm on board of your mac using parallels desktop and you have to have a user logon on startup of the machine let's say because of your companies security settings you might have run into this problem earlier. Windows unlock screen request to ctrl+alt+del for login from you … Continue reading Usefull Apple Shortcuts Nr. 5 – Parallels and Windows Ctrl + Alt + Del

2 Screens, Problems using active corners…

If you have configured active corners on OSX and you are wondering why they don't really work on your main screen I've got the reason why. If you look at your screen order from the screen settings dialog under system settings you can see if your screens are not of the same size, that the … Continue reading 2 Screens, Problems using active corners…