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Welcome to the Mac OS X Hints site. Please see the About page for a bit of background on the site and its purpose.

Please post relevant tips only. There are other sites that do a much better job on other aspects of OS X, such as troubleshooting, discussion forums, and the latest applications (visit the "OS X Web Sites" link in the top bar section for a list). The only non-tips that will be published are "Help Me" requests, and those will be the exception to the norm.

I've posted a few of the more useful tips I've garnered during my use of the beta. Please feel free to add yours to the list, and help the community grow!

You can post hints without registering (registering gives you customization and editing options; see the About page if you're concerned about privacy), but you will have to register to post comments.

NOTE: Submitted articles go into a pending queue, which I will review and publish as often as possible during the day. As the site grows, additional volunteers will be sought to help speed the review and publish process.
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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: matsur on Mar 02, '03 02:48:02PM

Rob, thank you very much for compiling such a thorough guide to tweaking the best operating system in the world!



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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: eduo on Oct 30, '03 02:38:25AM

Once again, and in a hidden place yet. Been several-times-a-day reader and somewhat often poster since hint #3 (it was much easier to go back all the hints than it is now!..:) and have always glad this existed.

This site fills a huge void that used to be filled by the "computer guy", hearsay and tips handed by friends in the know. I still remember when someone told about rebulding the desktop back in '91!

Great idea, greater site and wonderful "host". Thanks, Rob, for making it easier on every OSX user out there..:)


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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: thulsey on Nov 04, '08 07:39:31AM

As a member since November of 1999, I say a hearty congratulations and THANK YOU for all the effort. Your effort has saved me countless hours of productivity figuring things out for myself!

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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: benixau on Nov 04, '03 10:28:05PM

This is the best site - solved quite a few of my problems. Rob - the whole MacOS X community owes you and this site a whole lot.

Yay! for Rob.



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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: drock3800 on Nov 05, '03 12:41:21AM

Congrats on 3 great years! I have really enjoyed the resources of this site and hope to continue to rely you guys for all my late-braking hint needs for the next 3 years and beyond!

David S. Rock
Disneyland Resort Guest Services Supervisor
UC Irvine Student, School of Information & Computer Science



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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: unforeseen:X11 on Nov 05, '03 08:00:30AM

thank you!



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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: JJCortes on Nov 04, '04 03:19:51PM

Happy birthday Mac OS X Hints ! I wish you will continue a lot of years more.
Thank you for the link to the first article, but it would be funny to see it with the original Mac OS X Hints's decoration like in 2000.



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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: seamus on Nov 04, '05 05:09:18AM

Congrats on your 5. Its a great site... the one I visit more than any other.

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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: stephenpen543 on Nov 04, '05 08:46:25AM

5 years old.....happy birthday macosxhints.com

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I ain't what I should be
I ain't what I will be
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6 years and still cranking!
Authored by: sblowes on Nov 05, '06 12:39:28AM

Congratulations! Not many things on the web last this long, and not only are you still cranking, but I think the site is getting better all the time. It's the first place I turn to. Cheers, and here's to many more years.

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Gratulations on your 6th birthday! : )
Authored by: tice on Nov 05, '06 03:32:07AM

This site was allways a great resource for me. Many of my little helpers are based on hints of this site. Thanks for the years and many many more! : D



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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: dirtymouse on Nov 06, '06 12:03:12AM

"There are other sites that do a much better job on other aspects of OS X, such as troubleshooting"

..not anymore, MacOSXHints is the best and first place i go to for troubleshooting information!

Well done Rob, thanks for having a career change

..and thanks for making us hackers 'a searchable home' in which to find, play, test and talk about our tinkering habits :)

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dirtymouse - 'fix a troubled Mac' - troubleshooting PDF book



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Welcome to Mac OS X Hints!
Authored by: schrameijer on Apr 25, '10 10:55:25AM

I have question: as a new Mac Os X user I did something stupid an lost my address book.
When I click it I'm told it is in the trash and I should recover it, but it isn't there.



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