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Dec 26, 2009

How do i tell safari to open transmission and not azureus when clicking on a magnet link.

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Applications :: Make 'RAR Expander' Default Program For .rar Files?

Apr 6, 2009

How do I make "RAR expander" my default program for .rar files?Or is there another program you would recommend?

Background:I used "RAR expander" for a long time until I came across a file it was not compatible with. I then downloaded and installed "The Unarchiver" and it worked on the file "RAR expander" would not open.

After that "The Unarchiver" became the default program for .rar files. The problem is that "The Unarchiver" does not work well with password protected files. So for months now I have just manually opened "RAR expander" whenever I try to open a password protected file.

I want to keep both programs so I will be able to open any file, but as I rarely use "The Unarchiver" I would like to have that be the one I have to dig through sub-folders to use. That is, unless there is some excellent program I have not tried.

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Applications :: Make Link Open In New Tab Safari 3?

Dec 1, 2007

I decided to try safari 3 again after I got Leopard, I like it except for one thing, some links will open in a new window that in other browsers would open in a new tab. is there any way to make Safari do this by default without having to command click on the links?

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Applications :: How To Make Safari Open Each Link I Click In A New Tab

Nov 7, 2010

When I perform a Google search and click on any of the links that show up, Safari will always open that very link in the same window. How to make Safari open each link I click in a new tab?

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Feb 13, 2010

When going to a linked page in Safari I usually want to open it in a new tab or a new window and occasionally to do other things with it. So I'm used to right-clicking on links to bring up a contextual menu offering me:

Open Link in New Window
Open Link in New Tab
Download Linked File
Download Linked File As...
Add Link to Bookmarks...

Copy Link: I noticed the loss of this menu when my wife wanted me to look at web pages she had found related to a possible holiday. Using Safari in her account on our iMac, I found no menu appeared when I right-clicked on a link. I checked she had the "secondary button" set up OK in the mouse preferences and I also found right-clicking worked OK elsewhere. I then tried other ways of making the menu appear on a link (CTRL-clicking or holding down the left, primary button); neither worked!................

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Software :: By Default Mail App Opens When Email Link In Site To Contact

Oct 15, 2009

When i click on an email link in a site to contact, then by default Mail app opens! Is there a way to override the opening with Mail and just simply be able to copy the email link in order to use it with my web based email acount?

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Applications :: Making Safari Default Browser?

Oct 17, 2009

I have downloaded Firefox to use occasionaly, only now if someone sends me a link via email OSX.6.1 opens up Firefox as the default browser.

I've been searching through the preferences I can, but can't see where to make Safari default browser.

Does anyone know how this done?

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Applications :: Change Safari Default Favicon?

Jan 24, 2010

I'd like to change the Safari default favicon: I already looked through the Resources folder and used F-Script to see if I could find anything, but I was not succesfull. Is there any way to customize this icon?

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Applications :: Safari Extension For Default YouTube Quality?

Dec 8, 2010

I was using an extension called 'yaysyoutube' to set the default quality on YouTube to the highest possible res, but the latest nighties of Webkit have totally broken it. Does anyone know of any alternatives?

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Applications :: Changing Default Email Editor In Safari?

Mar 21, 2010

Does anyone know if there is a way to change the default email editor that launches when you click on an email link in Safari? I'd like for it to launch Gmail in a new window rather than launch Apple's Mail.

I've been able to do this in Firefox and would love to be able to do it with Safari.

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Applications :: How Does One Change Safari Address Bar Default Auto Completion

Apr 4, 2009

A co-worker (who isn't English speaking) would like to change Safari so that when he enters a site name into the address bar (for example "ford") that Safari doesn't automatically add ".com" to the address. Instead he wants the browser to use ".ch" (Switzerland) as the default autocomplete in the address line. Anyone know how we can change that (maybe in Terminal)..?

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Applications :: How To Change The Default Pdf Reader In Safari From Preview To Acrobat

Mar 8, 2010

I'm trying to change the default program that opens PDF files in safari from preview to Adobe acrobat reader. I'm trying to do this because I prepare taxes and preview doesn't seem to fill in fields properly on forms such as


In Adobe reader->Preferences->internet Display PDF in browser using Adobe Reader (9.3.1) is checked and beyond this I'm not sure what to do to change from preview to reader.

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OS X :: How To Change Default Program

Oct 27, 2007

As it's default setting, .wmv files open up with VLC. How do I change it so it's default program is Quicktime? I have the codec installed and it plays with no problem. I know I can go into "get info" and check "always open with" but it only does it with that file and not all .wmv files

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Windows On Mac :: No Default Mail Program Error

Sep 19, 2010

Been on Windows 7 for a while now, and when I first installed Windows 7 (upgrade from Vista) I've been getting an error saying I have no default mail program. I use Windows Mail with my hotmail account, but it still gives me an error. I did not do a clean install of Win7, I upgraded it (to where it saved all of my previous data)

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Mar 15, 2012

Like I presume everyone else, Mail is our default email program.

However I have recently been using Postbox and I rather like it, so I have sidelined Mail.

Problems arise when I schedule reminders and invitations from iCal - it immediately wants to start up the Mail program and not Postbox.

At the moment I am running the two email programs alongside each other which really isn't practical.

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Intel Mac :: Change The Default Program Setting When Download A File?

Apr 3, 2012

For example; Numbers keeps opening downloaded files intended for Quicken.  I can change the program to open the download, but I can't find a way to make the change be the default.

Mac Book Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.6), PC with XP

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OS X Mavericks :: Cannot Change Default Program To Open Specific File Type

Jun 2, 2014

Whenever I attempt to change the default program to open a file, it automatically reverts to whatever was selected previously. I work with a lot of .ai files and my default Illustrator version is set to Creative Cloud. CC crashes constantly on my machine, however CS6 runs smooth as silk. I'd like to be able to double click an .ai file and have it open in CS6, not CC. When I right click > Get Info > Open with and change it, it reverts as soon as I click "Change all..." 

Mac mini, OS X Mavericks (10.9.3)

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OS X :: Resetting Default Encoding On Safari To Western Changing The Fonts In Safari's PreferencesBut No Avail?

Mar 4, 2010

I have the dreaded Safari font problem, here's what I've tried:-Removing all suspicious fonts with Font Book and Suitcase Fusion-Removing all fonts with errors (none found though) with Font Book-Running Font Finagler and de-activating fonts-Resetting default encoding on Safari to Western (nothing changed)-Changing the fonts in Safari's preferencesBut no avail, here's the screenshot:

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PowerPC :: Noticed Little Round Magnet On Back Of LCD?

Oct 23, 2010

I have replaced many of LCD in PowerBooks and one of the things I noticed is after you remove the aluminum panel there's a little round magnet on the back of the LCD... What is this for? I have also seem a handful of cases where pressure applied to the back panel has caused this magnet to crack the LCD.

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Mar 3, 2008

I just realized that I only had magnets on the left side when closing the lid. Is it normal? Do you have the same thing?

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Apr 24, 2012

When I'm on Facebook or any other site that people post links:  I click on the link, a new Safari window opens, and after 15-20 seconds I get a "failed to open page" prompt that states: 

"Safari can't open the page (link) because the server where this page is located isn't responding". 

And yet, if I copy and paste the link to a new window it opens just fine. 

Why can't a link within another site open? Safari 5.1.3 Mac OS 10.7.3

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Safari :: Link From It Direct In IMail

May 21, 2012

Safari is going through Outlooked (install 2 Moth ago; but would like to send link from Safari direkt through Mail program?

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May 30, 2012

I have been trying to browz with my Safari with no success while I have no problem with firefox. the masage i get is safari can not connect the server. What can I do to correct it? My mail has a similar problem. I cant even up date my software for the same reason.

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.6)

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Intel Mac :: Can't Link To Certain Website Through Safari

Jun 24, 2012

I tried to link to some websites (example: that I was able to link to but failed. It said it cannot open the page because it cannot link to the server. All my other websites are fine.

Info:iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Mar 7, 2010

Does the new apple remote still has a magnet in order to stick it on the side of the new imac 27 inch i5 ?

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MacBook Pro :: Mag-safe Ac Power Adapter Magnet Is Too Strong?

Jun 4, 2010

I recently purchased a 2010 entry level Macbook Pro and could go on forever about the things I love about it. The magnet in the mag-safe ac adapter, however, is far too strong. Although I would not subject my new notebook to a test to prove this, I highly doubt that if someone were to trip the cord while walking by, the adapter would tear away without pulling my notebook along with it as is intended. In addition, the mag-safe adapter is problematic even when attempting to plug into my computer for a charge. The strength of the magnet often latches uncleanly to the computer causing scratch marks to the aluminum around port. Given how anal I am about keeping my new Macbook Pro beautiful, this is an irritation. What do you guys think? to properly serve its purpose, should the magnet have less strength?

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Applications :: Screen Capture / Selection Program Besides Mac's OEM Program?

Nov 11, 2008

I want to capture selections on my screen and add comments. Is there a program out there that will allow me to do that? I don't like the "grab it" program because it saves the captured file in a Tiff format instead of a Jpeg format.

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May 7, 2009

I'm trying to download the installer file for Safari 4 -- I need both the Windows XP and Vista versions. However, I'm on my Mac right now and won't allow me to download Windows versions, just the Mac version. Anyone have direct links to the downloads? (Or can point me in the right direction to finding them?

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Safari :: Sends Link To Bookmark Instead Of Opening It?

Feb 7, 2012

When I click on a link on any web page, a "bubble" travels across the screen and "enters" the history icon. I then have to open History to find the link and then click on it. It then moves to a tab under the bookmarks bar and I have to click on that in order to open the link.  This problem started suddenly today, several weeks after I upgraded to OS X Lion.  Everything was fine before.  My Safari is version 5.1.3.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Change Visited Link Color In Safari 5.1.3

Mar 9, 2012

Visited link colors in Safari, most notably visited Google links when I return to the search page, don't change colors as they used to do. Actually, I think it's been that way for a long time (years) now but I am just now coming back around to being interested in why and if there is a way to get back to the days where new links were BLUE and visited links were GREEN (or whatever color you wanted).Is this still possible with the new Safari and if so, how do you go about setting this visted link color preference?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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