Migration & Upgrading

Fixing “files in the Adobe Application Support folder… are missing” error in Photoshop

Quick fix for "One or more files in the Adobe Application Support folder, necessary for running Photoshop, are missing. Please run the Photoshop installer and re-install Photoshop" error in Photoshop CC and CS, all versions. Not likely to affect most people, but posted here in case someone is looking for a solution.

OS X 10.9.5 Gatekeeper Codesign issues

With OS X 10.9.5 Apple made some significant changes to the way Gatekeeper operates, which effectively broke many pre-Maverick (10.9.x) apps, preventing them from running. Here's a solution.

Moving Miro to new computer or drive

My preamble (ignore if you're not interested in stories) From time-to-time I reinstall my entire OS on Mac. After my last reinstall (due to Adobe...

Recover from OS X Mountain Lion Installation Crash

A considerable number of people upgrading to OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) were surprised to learn that according to the OS X installer their hard drive was all of a sudden faulty and, according to Apple technicians, in need of replacement. The truth is the Mountain Lion installer has a bug that crashes the install process and then blames the hardware as faulty. Your hardware is likely fine, and here is how to recover your user data.

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