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Keep using Adobe CS on a newer mac

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Adobe Create Suite no longer works on macOS after Mojave and I’ve been keeping an old mac around to run it. It took me longer than I’d like to find a solution: Run the older version of macOS in a virtual machine and run Adobe CS5.5 inside that virtual machine. Adobe CS5 running in VirtualBox

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Clean Install Osx With Forgotten Firmware Password

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You can still boot to a USB drive if you have either the password for OS level access (TLDR at end) or firmware (EFI/BIOS) password for a post-2011 Macintosh computer. If the OS is in an unbootable state, this method may not work.

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Hover Placeholder Domains

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I transferred a domain away from Hover, but Hover continued to show domain on the account as well as send misleading renewal notices. Turns out Hover calls them placeholder domains that look exactly identical.

If you’re not sure it really got transferred, check for yourself using the whois command.

Hover misleading 1 day renewal email

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