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Re: Photoshop jaybass 12/05/20 10:15 PM
Jon, I did download Elements Camera raw 6.7 but when I clicked the dmg, It said Adobe patch installer can't be opened and said to eject Disk Image.

My thoughts are, how can to update something if you have nothing update from. Any ideas?

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Re: Rudy artie505 12/05/20 08:35 PM
Senility hadn't occurred to me, and I don't know if it's really what's at the root of his behavior, but he definitely has lost his grip on reality.

I suspect that he's got a countdown clock somewhere that started at 15 minutes 19 years ago and got stuck with one second remaining, and he's pitifully, desperately and at any cost, trying to make himself relevant again for that final second.

Heck, there are probably 15 states that would elect him to local office based on his outstanding efforts on Trump's behalf.
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Re: Rudy joemikeb 12/05/20 08:00 PM
I have begun to wonder if Rudy hasn't begun to slip slipped into senility?
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 joemikeb 12/05/20 07:52 PM
Originally Posted by ryck
We now have the answer. After my re-install of Mojave, everything worked fine. However, after I installed all the updates (which included one more security update than in the list of three updates above), things slowed to a crawl....and I mean excruciatingly slow. I booted in Safe Mode and things are back to being quick.

What does that say?
What that says to me is you have a third party kernel extension installed on your system that does not play nice with either the supplemental update or the security update or possibly the combination of the two. I seriously doubt the Safari update would be the culprit unless the slowdown is limited strictly to internet browsing. The order of installation "suggestion" sounds more like a coincidental occurence than anything substantial. (But, that is just my opinion.)

Based on, my suspicions, I would do the ⌘R erase and install, [b]but NOT migrate any applications. Then test performance. Install the updates one at a time -- prefereably in their order of initial release -- testing after each update. If yoyu have not hit a slowdown at that point you can begin to reinstall your third party apps -- one at a time beginning with those having kernel extensions -- testing after each until the slowdown occurs. At which point you will have identified the culprit. For this to work you must be methodical and patient. Biting the bullet and upgrading to Catalina might save a lot of time.
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Re: Photoshop jchuzi 12/05/20 07:22 PM
Do you mean Photoshop Elements 10? If so, you may be successful by downloading it from this Adobe download page
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Photoshop jaybass 12/05/20 06:41 PM
OS 10.12.6

I have Adobe photoshop 10. I read that it qualifies for a free camera raw 6.7 update. The implication is that PSE 10 came with an earlier version of camera raw to which I can update to.

Since I have never any version of camera raw, how can I update? I have tried to get this update but to no avail. Can some-one tell me if this is possible?

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Rudy artie505 12/05/20 06:26 PM
I decided to read up a bit on Rudy's 2008 presidential run, and while Rudy Giuliani once had a real chance of becoming president – and he blew it isn't particularly relevant today, it yielded one quote that I think is right on target :
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He’s a guy who really craves relevance and attention, and the media spotlight – and power really.
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 artie505 12/05/20 10:03 AM
Tough one!

Ordinarily, when an issue clears up in safe mode I expect it to indicate that a startup app or extension is causing a conflict, but I've got no idea what's going on in your situation.

I've run into the "which update to install first" question more than once in the past, and if my memory serves me, I've always allowed Software Update to install the smorgasbord in whatever order it saw fit, and I"ve never run into any issues.

It'll be a bunch of work, but the logical approach appears to be installing the updates one at a time to see which one breaks your system. (I'd be inclined to install the security updates before the supplemental.)

Afterthought after rolling around my bed for a few hours: After installation, I'd first try to run the Combo, and if that's a go, I"d then run the security updates in chrono order, one at a time, to see where that leaves me.
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 ryck 12/05/20 01:07 AM
Originally Posted by artie505
I'm really interested in learning if your problems are perpetuated in safe mode.

A safe boot is a standard troubleshooting technique, and I"m surprised that it's never been suggested.
We now have the answer. After my re-install of Mojave, everything worked fine. However, after I installed all the updates (which included one more security update than in the list of three updates above), things slowed to a crawl....and I mean excruciatingly slow. I booted in Safe Mode and things are back to being quick.

What does that say?

EDIT: Does Safe Boot affect the issue raised in this link, which suggests that the slowness is caused by the order of update installs? If so, does it make sense that I:

1. Reinstall the system using ⌘R

2. Then install the updates separately, with the Security Update first
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 joemikeb 12/04/20 10:34 PM
Originally Posted by ryck
Any idea what this need for after-install updates might indicate?
It indicates that each was a separate patch created after all development ceased on macOS 10.15.x, so Apple never included them in the final Mojave installation package as that would have de. facto created an entirely new Mojave release, macOS 10.15.7.
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 ryck 12/04/20 09:04 PM
Before your post I went through the ⌘R keys process and macOS Mojave Version 10.14.6 was installed. However, after the install, I checked System Preferences>Software updates and found that the same 3 still need to be done separately. They are:

• Security Update 10.14.6
• macOS Supplemental Update 10.14.6
• Safari 14.0.1

Any idea what this need for after-install updates might indicate?
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Re: The thread formerly known as: Maybe 45 ... jchuzi 12/04/20 07:46 PM
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 joemikeb 12/04/20 07:11 PM
Originally Posted by ryck
So, it seems to me, the best bet might be to do the “….hold the ⌘R keys (I have an Intel Mac) and run Reinstall MacOS…”
That is what I would do in your situation. A few thoughts:
  • When you invoke "Reinstall MacOS" in the Recovery drive, you will see exactly what MacOS version you are installing and have plenty of opportunities to abort the install if it is the wrong one. 👍
  • Assuming your clone is on an external drive, you could disconnect it before installing/reinstalling to prevent any miscues on your part. (I name my clone Drive/Volume "Clone" for that very reason. (On one occasion, I was presented with five "Macintosh HD" boot volumes with no way to tell which was which and had to back out, disconnect all the external volumes, then start over. 😳)
  • Since you have a viable clone, I urge you to consider erasing your internal drive from the Recovery Drive, then install a clean copy of the OS and let Migration Assistant copy all your settings, apps, accounts, etc. from the clone volume. That should shortstop any "cannot install" complaints. 😉 To be sure you could start the install first to be sure it is an acceptable version, and if it is, about the install, erase the drive, then reinitiate the install. All without leaving the Recovery Drive
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Re: iphone folder hell MAIL - expanded folders kevs 12/04/20 07:10 PM
Ira thanks, well email provider, Fastmail, I'll now ask them about this, if they are culprit. I assumed was ios issue.
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Re: iphone folder hell MAIL - expanded folders Ira L 12/04/20 07:01 PM
Hmm. In my case all folders collapse, including ones I have created. It may be a function of your email provider that user created folders will always display?? confused
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Re: When is a VPN just VN? ryck 12/04/20 04:40 PM
You're quite welcome....and, welcome to FineTunedMac.
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Re: When is a VPN just VN? ericmir 12/04/20 01:49 PM
Hey, proton VPN is great thanks. They even gave me a one-week premium free!! thanks again
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 ryck 12/04/20 10:58 AM
Originally Posted by joemikeb
This Apple support document is the latest, and best, explanation of the options I can find. Be sure and read all the way down, including the part entitled Other macOS installation options.
Thanks for the link. It is wise to read all the way to the bottom because of the caveat in this:

“Reinstall macOS from the App Store instead of using macOS Recovery. If you can't install the latest macOS, you might be able to install an earlier macOS."

If the reinstall replaced with the latest system (Big Sur), I’d be mighty unhappy as It’s way too soon for me. And, it appears that getting what I want (Mojave 10.14.6) is only a maybe.

Originally Posted by joemikeb
NOTE: Nowhere does this document even mention an Option Boot option. Is it possible there is another drive attached to your system with a Recovery Drive partition/volume on it? Go to System Preferences > Startup Disk and if a Recovery Drive shows up, that is a problem.
That would explain why I see two Recovery Drives using Option Boot - I assume they are one apiece on each of my two backup drives. When I go to System Preferences > Startup Disk there is no Recovery Drive shown.

Originally Posted by joemikeb
The necessity to perform the updates after a re-install would seem to indicate your Recovery Drive is not being updated for some reason.
Which probably brings us full circle with needing to get a complete reinstall on my main drive, as the two recovery drives should be identical to it. Both are Carbon Copy Clones - one daily, one weekly.

So, it seems to me, the best bet might be to do the “….hold the ⌘R keys (I have an Intel Mac) and run Reinstall MacOS…”
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Re: The thread formerly known as: Maybe 45 ... artie505 12/04/20 10:45 AM
Originally Posted by ryck
That's a quite good article. Thanks for the link.
You're welcome.

I hope it's not just more false news from the mainstream media!
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Re: The thread formerly known as: Maybe 45 ... ryck 12/04/20 10:31 AM
That's a quite good article. Thanks for the link.
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 joemikeb 12/04/20 02:14 AM
Originally Posted by ryck
I have been reinstalling the system from the Recovery Drive but I don't get there with ⌘R keys. I boot while holding down the Option key. Just to be sure I understand - are those key selections the difference between installing just the system or installing the Combo Update? I note that, after doing an install by getting to the Recovery Drive with the Option key, I am then required to do the updates separately.
This Apple support document is the latest, and best, explanation of the options I can find. Be sure and read all the way down, including the part entitled Other macOS installation options. NOTE: Nowhere does this document even mention an Option Boot option. Is it possible there is another drive attached to your system with a Recovery Drive partition/volume on it? Go to System Preferences > Startup Disk and if a Recovery Drive shows up, that is a problem.

The necessity to perform the updates after a re-install would seem to indicate your Recovery Drive is not being updated for some reason. Assuming you have a good backup, you might consider using Disk Utility from the Recovery Drive to erase your drive and start over with a clean install, which would include re-creating the appropriate Recovery Drive.
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Re: The thread formerly known as: Maybe 45 ... artie505 12/04/20 02:04 AM
I got my info from Can Trump Pre-emptively Pardon Himself? Clemency Power, Explained - The New York Times.

Specifically...
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When a pardon eliminates the possibility that the recipient might be prosecuted for a purely federal crime, it also eliminates the ability of that person to invoke the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in order to avoid testifying about it. Thus, pardon recipients subpoenaed before Congress or a grand jury would be compelled to talk; if they lied or refused to testify, that would be a new crime.
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Re: 10.14.6 Combo won't install over existing 10.14.6 ryck 12/03/20 10:59 PM
Originally Posted by joemikeb
.... the easiest way to perform a combo update of MacOS since Sierra (macOS 10.12) is booting the Recovery Assistant (cold boot either holding ⌘R keys on Intel Macs or pressing and holding the power button on Macs with Apple silicon) and running Reinstall MacOS. That will always be a full install of the MacOS version that is currently installed on your Mac and should take care of any re-installation glitches you may encounter.
I have been reinstalling the system from the Recovery Drive but I don't get there with ⌘R keys. I boot while holding down the Option key. Just to be sure I understand - are those key selections the difference between installing just the system or installing the Combo Update? I note that, after doing an install by getting to the Recovery Drive with the Option key, I am then required to do the updates separately.
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Re: The thread formerly known as: Maybe 45 ... ryck 12/03/20 10:49 PM
I'm finding this whole issue of pardons a bit confusing. I believe it was joemike who pointed out that a pardon is for a crime that has been committed (e.g. Nixon wasn't 'pardoned' because he resigned before being convicted of a crime). So, if Trump and his family are to have pardons, must they first confess to some crimes? Surely a pardon can't be granted for some unknown crime you may be charged with in the future. I assume the courts require some level of specificity.
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Checkmate and Big Sur jchuzi 12/03/20 08:13 PM
For those who use Checkmate, I emailed Micromat about Big Sur compatibility and received the following:

Thanks for the email. It may be a while before Checkmate gets an update to support Big Sur. Currently, the scheduling functions don’t appear to work properly. Our development team hope to have something available in a few months. In the meantime, when using Checkmate under macOS 11 Big Sur, you can hold the option key while clicking on the Checkmate menu bar icon, and choose Start Testing to run Checkmate’s tests manually to get around the scheduling functions issue.
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