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    Calendar preference files

    Hello.

    I've been having trouble setting-up Family Sharing for our calendars. (Me: MacMini; Partner: Macbook Pro. Both: iPads. Plus of course www.calendar). All Apple IDs and passwords are the...
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    Mac Mini sleepy

    Hello all.

    Bit of a daft one, this. I can't stop my Mac Mini (10.13.6, 2.8 Core i5), from closing down. Done all the obvious things (I think), i.e. what I can from System Prefs., but still if I...
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    Thanks riks

    Thanks riks
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    New printer wanted

    Hello

    I need a new printer. Any recommendations?

    I want WiFi.

    All-in-one print/copy/scan.

    TWO paper trays at the front of the machine (limited space).
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    Just for the sake of good order, here is what I...

    Just for the sake of good order, here is what I did.

    1) booted from back-up: result, no better.
    2) re-installed High Sierra: result, no better.
    3) backed up again, wiped hard drive, re-installed...
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    Point taken ricks. I shall try it in the morning...

    Point taken ricks. I shall try it in the morning (bedtime here in London!)

    Allen
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    If I wipe my SSD and restore from my SuperDuper,...

    If I wipe my SSD and restore from my SuperDuper, will I be restoring the problems as well?

    Or is it a question of suck it and see?

    Allen
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    Repairing permissions, High Sierra

    Mac Mini, SSD, High Sierra.

    Trying to repair permissions as getting fed up with being asked for password when I want to move/delete files.

    Went through the obvious sequence (Command I, open the...
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    That would account for it. Thanks Riks. A

    That would account for it. Thanks Riks.

    A
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    Hello Yeungfeng. It's: MacBook Pro...

    Hello Yeungfeng.

    It's:

    MacBook Pro aluminium 15 inch late 2008
    2.4Ghz Intel Core 2 duo
    Memory 6Gb
    Serial W89063QH1G0
    Drive 1tb SATA
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    High Sierra won't install on SATA

    Hello.

    I installed High Sierra on my Mac Mini (SSD), no bother.

    As my partner was still running El Capitan on her MacBook Pro (old, but upgraded to a 1TB SSD a year or two back), I thought I'd...
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    Certainly seems a good idea, as my Calendar...

    Certainly seems a good idea, as my Calendar wouldn't have disappeared.

    But it does seem that having 'signed up' to it, changing things in the Preferences (i.e. unchecking Calendar) upsets the...
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    All done. I had turned off 'Calendar' in my...

    All done.

    I had turned off 'Calendar' in my iCloud settings. Dunno why, put it down to old age.

    Not even sure why I've GOT iCloud activated in the first place. Put that down to old age, too.
    ...
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    Thanks Rick. Having located the data, can I...

    Thanks Rick.

    Having located the data, can I put it back into Calendar?

    A
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    Calendar problems...

    Hello all.

    I use 'Calendar' often, but haven't done a separate archive for ages - I somehow assumed it would be backed-up as part of my weekly SuperDuper run.

    Anyway, today Calendar failed -...
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    Fair enough, Ricks; my confusion arises because...

    Fair enough, Ricks; my confusion arises because in that Apple Support link they claim (?) that once you've done the FileVault (long and tedious, took me over 9 hours) routine, entering your usual...
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    So is there anything I can do to protect my data?...

    So is there anything I can do to protect my data?

    If for example I install a new root password, would that stop someone from over-writing my FileVault encryption?

    Tks.

    A
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    Ricks: If you can find the time, can you have...

    Ricks:

    If you can find the time, can you have a look at the link provided in that posting, i.e.

    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204837

    which is Apple's description of their FileVault2...
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    Thanks Ricks, Although that does leave me with...

    Thanks Ricks,

    Although that does leave me with a dilemma. I was anxious to get an answer to this, so as well as posting my question here, I asked the same question on Apple Support:
    ...
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    Well, it ticked away for nearly 8 hours,...

    Well, it ticked away for nearly 8 hours, encrypting and optimising, and was finished.

    So this morning when I turned on I expected to be asked for my long code, and wasn't. It took longer than...
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    I went down the route of my lack of Recovery...

    I went down the route of my lack of Recovery Partitions being the cause of my problems, (thank you M Brayne and others) and indeed it seems it was so.

    This:
    ...
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    More thoughts on similar fronts. Way back, I...

    More thoughts on similar fronts.

    Way back, I asked about SSDs and Filevault (back in March this year). Eventually, I gave up trying to get Filevault running, on the basis that my Toshiba SSD was...
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    More security questions

    Why am I getting more paranoid than usual? Well, we've had several burglaries up and down our street recently, so it does concentrate the mind a bit.

    Came across this in a web article on hard...
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    Well, continuing my tradition of answering my own...

    Well, continuing my tradition of answering my own questions...

    A workround might be this.

    Encrypt as normal (through Disk Utility - in decades I've never had a hard-drive lose its encryption);...
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    USB sticks, security

    I encrypt my USB sticks (memory sticks) by option-click, Encrypt, then use a huge (21 character) password.

    Each time I insert this stick into my USB slot, I have to put in the password before I...
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