Month: September 2008

OMG was I hacked or is the hard disk just full

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Think we were hacked on Tongfamily at 5AM this morning. Found that we were stuck at the home page going to the WP install page. There are many “notes”:http://wordpress.org/support/topic/180772/page/2 about this, but it can happen because of a weak password on your FTP or your WordPress admin accounts. I have both and have changed all…

MacBook Air reinstallation and hopefully Time Capsule transfer

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OK, so I’ve completely wiped my MacBook Air, time to rebuild it. Here is a list of things that have to happen. Sure sounds Windows like doesn’t it 🙂 # Remote install Mac OS X. Sigh. This is going to take 4 hours over the air apparently # Try the “Time Capsule recovery”:http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_restore_imac_macbook_from_time_capsule_machine_backup.html which comes…

Mac Routine Maintenance (Not!) don’t do this

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With Windows, I have this whole ritual for keeping things clean that include these free utilities * Spybot. Keep immunizations up for adware, spyware and use its Tools to fix the registry of bad entries, cleanup startup groups of shovelware * Antivir. Freeware antivirus package. Just need to keep it scanning and take the regular…

MacBook Air unexpectedly logs out

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When I leave my MacBook Air overnight to say do a Time Capsule, I see that it will log itself out unexpectedly and automatically. Kind of wierd, my MacBook Pro doesn’t do that. Some users are having the same issue with the “Mac Mini”:http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7766844 and the only real diagnosis is: Apple – Support – Discussions…

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