What to do when there are problems with a backup, or you want to delete backups or their contents.
Are you worried about strange and serious problems occurring when you upgrade to Catalina? Here are strategies to prevent and deal with them.
Looking at failure of automatic backups, cancelled backups, and errors occurring when backing up, using T2M2, from Sierra to Catalina.
Detailed log excerpts showing normal backups in 10.12 to 10.15, with some of the more common errors encountered.
New series looking at how TM works, what its problems are, what tools to use to diagnose those, and how to fix it.
Extensive listing of places to find key information such as your User UUID/GUID, Ethernet MAC, model identifier, and much more.
Using only free tools, it isn’t difficult to get a log excerpt which will tell you, or someone else, exactly what occurred at the time.
Changes the font size between 4 and 60 points and saves the setting to its preferences. Also opens windows in saved size and position.
Pinning down what went wrong when an app has crashed is never easy, but should be far more straightforward browsing the log using Consolation 3.
From hardware diagnostics to pmset and resetting the SMC, all you need to know about diagnosing wake and sleep problems.