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How to fix Error 36 on Mac?

How to fix issue, while Finder displaying Error 36 on Mac computers?

Mac computers are well known as stable, fast devices in terms of overall performance and content management. Many Mac computer users enjoy virtually flawless data management and rapid file transfers. Unfortunately, Finder error code 36 can sometimes appear - stating that an operation could not be completed, since files cannot be read/written to. This is a rare issue that can occur on computers running any version of the Mac operating system. Although this particular issue is uncommon, there are a number of solutions. Fortunately, this error is not generally related to hardware or software crashes.

 
How to find and manage saved passwords on Safari?

How to reveal and modify saved log in details on Mac computers and iOS devices?

Today, most websites employ 'user accounts' to improve the browsing experience - browser software can ask you to configure or sign-in with various accounts. In this way, users are free to access their favorite websites and data through all computers or devices. You are, however, advised to use separate passwords for each registration. Naturally, the question then arises: how do you remember all of those passwords? You could take a note of the passwords but this is not very secure and can be a headache when visiting a number of websites daily. Fortunately, Safari can help this situation by 'remembering' details for websites you have visited.

 
How to find all Apps on Mac?

How to find and list all applications that exist in Mac computer storage?

In certain situations, you may need to know the number and type of applications installed on a Mac computer. This could be to check for malicious applications that are sometimes bundled with other software, or to list existing apps that might be occupying excessive storage space. If you have recently acquired a Mac, you may wish to know information about existing applications and this guide can help. Furthermore, if you are a keen or enthusiastic user, you can also manually check versions of installed software.

 
How to reinstall macOS via Internet Recovery?

How to access and use the Internet Recovery mode on Mac computers?

Apple computers are well-known as stable devices with good performance and hardware specifications. The Mac operating system also includes various self-diagnosis and repair tools. Bear in mind, however, that these features might be susceptible to failure. When built-in tools or software-based solutions do not work, the last and most efficient solution is to reinstall the operating system. All modern Mac computers contain two separate methods to reinstall the operating system (by 'reinstall', we mean installation of a fresh OS X version). You can choose to install the operating system from a startup disk or via Internet Recovery.

 
How to modify hosts file on Mac?

How to open and edit the hosts file on Mac computers?

All Mac computers store a small, text based file called 'hosts'. Modifying this file is sometimes necessary to solve connection problems, set your own web server, and instruct the system to block access to specific websites (thus to prevent opening malicious websites). There are many reasons why you might need modify this particular file, however, access to it is not generally via the desktop folder. The most common way to make changes to the host file is using the Terminal application. This works on all Mac operating system versions, although the path sometimes varies.

 
How to fix black screen after awaking from sleep problem on Mac?

Computer's display remains black after awaking from sleep, or after booting, how to fix?

How do you know if there is a serious problem with your computer? A clear sign would be a system that struggles to start. This can often concern users, especially when their Mac computer displays remains black. This situation often occurs when attempting to wake Macs from sleep mode: even after waiting indefinitely, the display simply does not turn on. It can also occur when people open the MacBook lid. An even more concerning sign is when keyboard/computer alerts can be heard, indicating that the computer is awake, and yet the display remains dead.

 
How to fix 'Another device on the network is using your computer’s IP address' error?

Computer displays error message 'Another device on the network is using your computer’s IP address' after awaking or booting up, how to fix?

Today, most computer users could not imagine working without Internet access, and the devices seem almost useless without it. Therefore, it is concerning when you turn on your computer (or 'awaken' it) and a warning message appears, stating that another device on the network is using your computer's IP address. Following this message, the internet connection is disabled. Regular users often assume that their computers or networks have been hacked by third-parties. As a result, many people seek information about this problem and ways to protect their privacy.

 
Windows Update error 0x80244022

How to fix Windows Update error code 0x80244022

Windows Update is an important service provided by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows users. Its main purpose is to deliver software updates for the Windows Operating System and associated components, including Windows Defender and other products. There are various categories of updates, such as critical, security, quality, service packs, and definition updates. Patch Tuesday is the second Tuesday of each month, a day when Microsoft routinely releases updates, however, if there are problems that require urgent fixes, Microsoft will provide the update whenever required.

 

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