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Symdaemon OS X Symantec

Symdaemon Using Mac OS X CPU

What is Symdaemon Mac OS X? Symdaemon is a background process which is part of the Symantec™ Antivirus software for Mac, and also the Symantec™ Endpoint Protection software. Scroll down to find out how to remove it. It is often the culprit of high CPU usage or high memory usage, and as such should be removed if it is causing…

Uninstall MacKeeper

What is MacKeeper Helper? Removal Guide

Find out What is MacKeeper Helper? What is MacKeeper Helper? MacKeeper Helper is a background process used by MacKeeper, a piece of antivirus and popular Mac utility software that’s well known as one of the main culprits of slow Macs. If you can see that MacKeeper Helper is using a lot of memory or a lot of CPU, you should…

Uninstall Sophos Mac

How to Uninstall Sophos Mac

Sophos Antivirus is a well respected and popular antivirus app for the Mac. It is available as both a free and paid-for app, and is generally accepted to be good at detecting viruses on your Mac. However, not everyone has a need for such an application, and Mac OS X is still far less likely to be infected or compromised…

Macbook Pro sound not working

Macbook Pro Sound Not Working: How to Fix

If the sound is not working on your MacBook Pro, there are a number of things you can try to fix it. It is unlikely to be a hardware problem, so it is worth trying all the software fixes first. How fix Macbook Pro Sound Not Working Problems Make sure the sound is not Muted If the sound is muted, you won’t…

Force Quit Mac

How to Force Quit Mac Apps

If an app isn’t responding, you can use Force Quit to force it to close. Normally, you can close an app by choosing Quit from the Apple menu. If an app becomes unresponsive or freezes, you can use Force Quit to close it. Steps to Force Quit a Mac App Choose Force Quit from the Apple menu, or press Command +…

Repair Permissions Mac

How to Repair Permissions with Disk Utility

Repairing Permissions is a simple procedure that Mac users can complete using the Disk Utility app or through the command line. It repairs the permissions of various files on your Mac. Learn how to repair permissions on your Mac by following our guide. Repairing permissions is a very common solution to various problems. However, it not a solution for everything. Lots…

How to Lock Mac Screen

How to Lock a Mac Screen

If you’re leaving your Mac unattended in the office or another public place, you’ll probably want to lock the Mac screen so that you have to enter the password when you return to it. How to Lock Mac Screen Quickly Here’s the quickest way: Control+Shift+Eject is the keystroke (keyboard shortcut) for Macs with an Eject key, and for external keyboards Control+Shift+Power is the keystroke…

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Tutorial: How to Insert Watermarks in Apple Pages on your Mac

Watermarks are useful for legal documents or other sensitive documents that you may want to mark as confidential. Typically a watermark is large faint text in the background, with a low opacity so that the content above is still readable. This step by step guide will tell you how to insert watermarks in Apple Pages.

Norton Antivirus Mac Review

Norton Antivirus Mac Review

Norton AntiVirus is one of the oldest and best known antivirus products available. It has its origins as Symantec Antivirus for Macintosh (SAM) which was released in May 1989. In August 1990, Symantec purchased Peter Norton Computing from Peter Norton. The first version of Norton AntiVirus was released in 1991, featuring Mr. Norton wearing his pink shirt on retail box…

Uninstall MacKeeper

Uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac

Update April 11, 2017:  If you are now using a modern version of MacKeeper (2015 or newer), you can repeat the below process to uninstall MacKeeper from your Mac. Uninstall MacKeeper completely from your Mac using our easy guides. This is genuine software and not malware (read our review), but ZeoBit made it difficult for the average user to remove the software…

Uninstall MacKeeper

Is MacKeeper a Scam in 2018?

MacKeeper by Zeobit, LLC is a multi-functional system utility for Mac OS X which consists of 16 tools for security, system optimization and cleanup. The program has caused much debate and controversy because of Zeobit’s marketing tactics and also because of users reporting that the software itself is actually malware. Many people in the Mac community ask about the MacKeeper…

Onyx for Mac

OnyX for Mac Download

One of my favourite software utilities is OnyX for Mac. It’s a multifunctional tool that allows you to verify startup disk, repair it, verify/repair permissions, clean caches, logs, run system maintenance, configure hidden parameters and more. Best of all, its free!

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Fix iPhoto Slow Problems

Solving Slow iPhoto Problems and other iPhoto Troubleshooting If your iPhoto Library is large and complex, the database and files themselves may need repairing or rebuilding. Sometimes doing this can resolve issues such as the library appearing to be unreadable, missing photos, or other issues related to the iPhoto Library database.