Solutions & Fixes

Restore File Name Label Colours in Mavericks

People who relied on color labels highlighting files and folders in Finder on per-Mavericks OS X were dismayed to discover this feature was removed by Apple, with no option for recourse. Here's an easy and free way to restore color labels (aka. tags) on filenames and folders in OS X 10.9+

How to Copy-Paste encrypted disk & image passwords in Mac OS X

Here's how you can copy and paste long complex passwords into security dialogs (aka. SecurityAgent) on OS X, particularly when creating and opening encrypted disks and disk images.

How to hide Mac OS X App Store update notifications

Are you being pestered by App Store with update notifications you already know about and are not interested in? Here's how to turn the darn things off.

Remove duplicate entries in Open With menu

Open With menu getting loaded with duplicate application entries? Nice one Apple. Here are instructions on how to remove duplicates from the OS X Finder Open With menu.

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