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Forum: General 10-22-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mojo
I did not know that wiping the drive would affect...

I did not know that wiping the drive would affect the UID data. Thanks for explaining it to me.

I'll try starting up the Mac and try another idea I have if that does not work.

From here on out...
Forum: General 10-19-2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mojo
Yes, it's the same Mac and permissions are...

Yes, it's the same Mac and permissions are identical (attached.)

After reading your explanation, I compared the Mac and the clone. The Mac looks like I expect it to: I can access my data but my...
Forum: General 10-15-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mojo
Hi Dave- But I'm the owner of the user...

Hi Dave-

But I'm the owner of the user account. . . On the other hand, I can look into every folder of my wife's account and see everything.

When I check the permissions, I am listed for...
Forum: General 10-12-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By Mojo
Backup Files Show Negative Icon/No Files

The backup was made when I was running Mojave. I then upgraded to Big Sur.
When I wanted to check specific files in the Documents folder this morning I discovered it.

This is happening with an...
Forum: General 09-03-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,639
Posted By Mojo
OK, I will try some schedules! (Thanks for...

OK, I will try some schedules!

(Thanks for the typical quick reply; I was waiting for an email notice re forum activity which never arrived for some reason. And then I forgot about my query. . .)
Forum: General 08-29-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,639
Posted By Mojo
Automatic Mounting/Un-mounting Scheduled Backup Drive

I've been using SD! for many years but it is only recently with the ransomware threat that I want to have my backup drives/partitions mounted only when a backup is in progress.

Unfortunately, I've...
Forum: General 06-13-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,274
Posted By Mojo
OK, thanks for the reassurance!

OK, thanks for the reassurance!
Forum: General 06-01-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,274
Posted By Mojo
Hi Dave- Thanks for your reply. Just to be...

Hi Dave- Thanks for your reply. Just to be clear, the external SSD is not a backup. It is the Mini's boot drive. . .

The Mini's internal drive has a new installation of High Sierra (after...
Forum: General 05-28-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,274
Posted By Mojo
Using SSD Boot Drive To Migrate To New Mac Mini

I want to migrate my data from my 2012 Mac Mini (High Sierra) to a refurb 2018 Mac Mini (Mojave).

For the last 2+ years I have used an external Samsung T3 SSD as the 2012 Mini's boot drive. Can I...
Forum: General 07-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,842
Posted By Mojo
Thanks Dave.

Thanks Dave.
Forum: General 07-14-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,842
Posted By Mojo
Disabling Startup Mode Security Mac With T2 Chip

I am getting ready to setup a refurb 2018 Mac Mini. I'm aware that starting-up from a bootable clone is impossible without entering Recovery Mode and disabling startup security mode.

What I...
Forum: General 07-05-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,076
Posted By Mojo
That last info appears to have done the trick. ....

That last info appears to have done the trick. . . The part about the earlier OS not being aware of the existence of APFS was not lodged firmly in my skullbank. It's a New Era Mac-wise and I need to...
Forum: General 07-04-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,076
Posted By Mojo
Hi Dave- Which internal drive? The Macintosh HD...

Hi Dave- Which internal drive? The Macintosh HD is greyed out in the installer.

I listed the volumes displayed in Disk Utility above. Note that there is only one internal drive in the MBP.
...
Forum: General 07-04-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,076
Posted By Mojo
Sierra To High Sierra Update Failed: Here Are The Details. . .

Yesterday I upgraded my wife's 2011 13" MBP. *It has a Samsung SSD 850 EVO that replaced the original internal drive.

The upgrade appeared to be fine yesterday but upon startup this morning a log...
Forum: General 06-25-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,619
Posted By Mojo
Great. The old Mini is running Sierra and the...

Great. The old Mini is running Sierra and the new one is presumably running Mojave.

Sorry for the delay in replying. . . For some reason I didn't receive an alert email. I've updated my alert...
Forum: General 06-23-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,619
Posted By Mojo
Using Bootable SSD and Setup Assistant With New Mac Mini

I have a refurbed 2018 Mac Mini arriving on Monday. It is replacing a 2012 Mac Mini currently running OS Sierra.

For the past 2 years I have used an external USB 3.0 Samsung T3 SSD 256GB as the...
Forum: General 04-22-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mojo
Well, the SSD has seen less than a year of use. ....

Well, the SSD has seen less than a year of use. . . We had our email discussion in the middle of June last year when I initially set it up. But judging from my original internal drive, I seem to...
Forum: General 04-20-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mojo
Dave, I saw your reply after I edited my previous...

Dave, I saw your reply after I edited my previous post. . . Would you mind rereading it because I updated the info, thinking you hadn't read it yet. Sorry!
Forum: General 04-20-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mojo
[QUOTE=dnanian;34211]It seems unlikely that their...

[QUOTE=dnanian;34211]It seems unlikely that their kext could have this kind of effect on your system. I'm guessing that you can't see the "CANNOT LOCATE" items because you turned off TRIM.

Alas,...
Forum: General 04-19-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,104
Posted By Mojo
Geting SSD Back To Normal After Doing Something Stoopid. . .

A few days ago I did something I have never done, which is install a utility trusting that its compatibility claim is trustworthy and then using it on my Mac's boot drive. The utility is Disk Sensei...
Forum: General 06-16-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mojo
Dave, I finished the process and I think that it...

Dave, I finished the process and I think that it is running OK. It's certainly running much faster! Thanks for the speedy reply this afternoon.
Forum: General 11-16-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,411
Posted By Mojo
External SSD As Mac Mini Boot Drive: Cloning

I'm considering getting a Samsung T3 external SSD drive and using it as my Mac Mini boot drive. Its stock 5400rpm drive tops out at less than 90mb/s and at 4years old it is getting long in the tooth....
Forum: General 10-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,388
Posted By Mojo
So how do I leave the volume in the "ejected...

So how do I leave the volume in the "ejected state?"

Perhaps the difference between you and I is that I don't leave my Mac running 24/7; I turn it off every evening. When I start it up in the...
Forum: General 10-02-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,388
Posted By Mojo
So do you manually mount the partition/external...

So do you manually mount the partition/external drive before running SD! and then have SD! eject it after the backup is completed?

I would like to run a scheduled backup but I don't see how that...
Forum: General 10-01-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,388
Posted By Mojo
Great! I see an SD! setting to eject a...

Great!

I see an SD! setting to eject a volume after a backup. But how does one prevent a single volume (or all volumes) on a connected drive from mounting at startup? And what tells a volume to...
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