OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Disable Sync

Mar 12, 2012

I have this really annoying and recurring problem; I never used mobileme but somehow the 'sync' functionality has been activated, its icon remains in the menubar.  

At the most inconvenient moments the d--n thing will attempt to sync and give me (fault)messages, most recently it has been trying to sync my Google address-book with the one on my MacPro. How can I deactivate this?

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), '09/2.66GHz quad/12GB RAM

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Disable Keychain

Feb 9, 2012

For our users Keychain is a nightmare - especially because they do not remember the first password - as the network enforces them to change it every 90 days. With this the keychain pop keeps coming up constantly and is affecting the users working. So I would like to know how to stop keychain or to disable it?

Mac Pro (Early 2009), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Disable Ava Web Plug-in In It?

May 18, 2012

Why would installer balk at installing this saying," Flashback Removal Security Update can't be installed on this disk. This volume does not meet the requirements for this update."?

Info:20" iMac 2.0GHz, Mac OS X (10.5)

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OS X :: How To Disable Smooth Scrolling In Snow Leopard

Aug 28, 2009

OMFG this is so annoying! How do I disable smooth scrolling in everything from the Finder to Safari?

EDIT: I found out how, go to Appearances in the Control Panel.

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OS X :: How To Disable Mouse Acceleration Under Snow Leopard

Sep 4, 2009

I'm using Logitech MX revolution right now on my SL machine, but the newest LCC is coming out in two weeks. I really can't stand the mouse acceleration built into Mac OSX. What's the way to disable this feature?

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Disable Postscript Pass-through Using Mac

Feb 7, 2012

My Phaser 4600DN prints quite slowly when printing a PDF, a 28 page documents takes nearly 7 minutes to print. On Windows 7 PC the same document takes 6 minutes to print. If I disable Postscript Pass-Through option on the driver the 28 page documents takes two minutes to print. I need to know if there is a similar option in Mac OS 10.6.8?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Printer is a Phaser 4600DN

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Disable Gmail On Mail From Mac

Mar 28, 2012

Can somebody help me to disable my Gmail account from my mac?. I rather sign in to Gmail than have instant acces to my account, since im not the only person thar uses the computer.

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Disable Selected Fonts

Apr 29, 2012

Font Book is not disabling selected fonts. They continue to be loaded into any open application, causing slow performance. Besides removing the fonts entirely from Font Book, is there any workaround? I'm using OS 10.6.8.

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Disable A Mail.app Account?

May 14, 2012

In Apple's OSX Mail app, I've got a mailbox that connects to an  server that is no longer valid. That is, the address no longer works.  I'd like to have Mail stop checking that address. But I'd like to keep everything as is otherwise, if possible. In Mail preferences, I tried unchecking "include when automatically checking mail" -- but the account still gets checked when I hit "Get Mail" manually. I tried unchecking the box for "enable this account", too, but when I do that, all messages in that mailbox seem to disappear. Are they saved anywhere? I don't want to lose them and I still want to be able to search them. 

15, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X :: Disable Network Connection Reminder Snow Leopard?

Nov 21, 2009

I recently upgraded to SL and the internet connection works fine, but every 1o minutes or so I get a pop up window which says:

'Network Connection'This is a reminder that your connection is still active. Do you wish to remain connected?

On Tiger it was easy to disable this reminder, but I can't seem to be able to do the same on SL.

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MacBook :: Disable The Display In Snow Leopard (no Clamshell)

Feb 27, 2012

I have an original MacBook (1,1) that I use without the lid (the display was destroyed, and replacement was too dear, so I took the top off altogether). It's actually a pretty handy desktop. One problem is that sometimes windows go astray because the "Displays" setting is set for two screens (mirroring does'nt work because it reduces the resolution to 800x600). I am wondering if there is anyway to trick the macbook into thinking the lid is closed, and/or disabling the internal display altogether (basically so that only the external monitor is recognized).

2 GZ Intel MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8), MacBook 1,1

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Disable The Auto-eject Of A Failing HD

Mar 31, 2012

My kids HD just started to fail.  Apple replaced it this AM, however my kid's TM backup is about 5 months old.  I am trying to recover the data from the old disk. 

She put the old disk into an enclosure and connected it to her MBP.  As I try to copy as much of the drive as possible it gets an error, ejects, then reconnects and give an annoying message that I didn’t eject properly.  This is making it very difficult to get all the data off. 

I figured if I mounted read-only that it’d stop doing that, but it does not.  I’ve run fsck, etc… 

All I need is for this stupid machine to log errors and move on just like single user mode.  However, I cannot use single user mode because I am 2000 miles away from the machine.  And using Facetime to remote control my kid has pushed me to the edge.  There has to be a way to make OSX as “unfriendly” as Linux. OSX needs a “pro” mode. 

So, I ask again.  How do I stop OSX from auto ejecting a disk when it errors? 

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Cannot Disable Correct Spelling Automatically

Apr 7, 2012

I cannot disable the Correct Spelling Automatically feature. Rather, I can, but once I close and reopen the application it will be reenabled. I first noticed the issue when I upgraded from Trillian 1.2.20 to 1.2.40, but I just tested this in TextEdit and the issue exists there as well.

Info:iMac (24-inch Early 2009), Mac OS X (10.6.8), Core 2 Duo, ATI Radeon HD 4850

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Disable Java Web Plug-in In Safar?

Apr 12, 2012

By disabling the Java web plug in in Safari does this deal with/fix the current "security" issues Apple is now addressing?

Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Way To Disable Autodiscover For Exchange In Mail?

May 8, 2012

I am trying to access my exchange server for work. The autodiscover sets the exchange server to the wrong site (whether this is a Mail issue or a server issue, I'm not sure...); I am trying to disable autodiscover so that I can manually set the exchange server in a permanent way. Is this possible? When I contacted IT at work, this was their response: "Mac users are pointed to a different server address due to incompatibilities with the Mac applications that handle mail (Entourage, Macmail). The issue is that an auto-discover feature within the application causes the software to connect to the incorrect address automatically, therefore you must change it each time. Unfortunately Macmail and Entourage cannot disable this function and we recommend using Outlook 2011 for Mac. There is a script file available to disable autodiscovery in Outlook 2011 and it will retain the proper mail server settings."

Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Mail 4.5

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Disable Cursor Hover Feature?

Jun 13, 2012

Was wondering if there is some way to disable the auto-open cursor hover feature? (Not sure what else to call it). It's driving me nuts.It's most disfunctional with Safari--for example when I'm trying to find a specific webpage in the Histor-- if I don't keep moving the cursor constantly, whatever URL the cursor happens to be over will just open and load.Then I have to start over again. This seems to happen sometimes on the desktop as well.

Mac Pro, Mac OS X (10.6)

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Disable Time Machine On MacBook Pro To Install It?

Jun 17, 2012

How do I disable Time Machine on my MacBook Pro to let me install Snow Leopard. From what I can see Time Machine is programmed to back-up on the hard disc and the install programme for Snow leopard is looking for another place to install - there is no other place. How do  install the new OS?

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Disable Yellow Highlight During Search Process

Jun 21, 2012

This is not a question about the highlight color that you set in system preferences.When you search for text, the found text jumps out at you in blaring yellow, all too literally in your face. This was useful when they first introduced it in Safari-- but now it's all over the OS. In a text editor, where the search result might be a whole paragraph, it's agonizing. It's getting to where I have to look away from the screen when I hit Search, and wait a moment for the color to die down. Isn't there any way to disable it? It hurts my eyes.I found a thread from pretty exactly two years ago asking the same question:[url]

iMac intel, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Turn Off Disable Internal Hard Drive On Macbook Pro?

Jul 5, 2012

i want to turn off  disable my internal hard drive. 

1.) macbook pro  1.83ghz

2.) OSX 10.6 

i know how to remove the drive physically, that is not my question. the drive makes too much noise while i am recording in imovie.  i am sure there must be a simple command line in the terminal 

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.6)

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Sync All 4 Devices

Feb 7, 2012

I have an imac, iphone4, ipad & macbook air.Is there a way for me to easily sync these devices so that they share my music, pages and word documents, emails and calenders etc?

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Possible To Sync Contacts With ICloud?

Mar 11, 2012

Do in need to update to OS Lion in order to be able to sync my iMac address book with my iPhone> I know cloud is suppose to do this automatically but new to it and not sure how to make this all work.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Home Sync Not Working

Mar 25, 2012

I have problems with my snow leopard server, 10.6.8.

The student folder permissions show that the owner has read & write but the home sync fails. Says the share isn't available.

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Uninstall The Nokia I-Sync App?

Apr 24, 2012

How do I uninstall the Nokia I-Sync app? It doesn't appear in my applications folder and I can't drag it into trash.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X :: Mail And Snow Leopard - Sync Items Mixed Up

Aug 30, 2009

While I'm really glad that Notes sync between the iPhone/iPod touch and Mail.app, I wasn't aware that they could get mixed in with each other. See the attached screenshot.

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: ICloud Address Book Sync For It

Feb 25, 2012

Mountain Lion won't run on my Intel-graphics dual core white MacBook. Lion should run, but I've been disappointed with Lion and it is now end-of-life (mercifully short). So I've a perfectly fine and responsive Snow Leopard machine. Only problem -- when MobileMe dies in June Address Book on that device won't sync with our iPhone [1]. 

I know Apple doesn't allow 3rd parties to sync anything to iCloud. So there's no solution that way. One approach is to use a 3rd party app to sync Address Book on this machine with Address Book on another machine that in turn syncs with iCloud. 

The easier approach is to go all Google; sync Address Book to Google, set the iPhone to use a Google Apps account. (Ironic that Apple's obsoleting a solid MacBook should drive us to Google.) [1] For various reasons the iPhone syncs to another machine with our family app/media library. So I can't sync Address Book via iTunes.

i5 iMac 27, iPhone OS 3.1.2, MacBook Core-2 Duo, G5 iMac, G3 iBook, Mac mini

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: 10.6 Address Book Sync With ICloud?

Mar 1, 2012

I have OS 10.7 (latest version) installed on a MacBook Pro, and iOS5 on my iPhone. I recently migrated to iCloud from MobileMe.  However, my company still uses OS 10.6.8. 

How can I get my Address Book on my work Mac, running OS 10.6.8 to sync with my iCloud account? 

How do I set up the iCloud account in my address book? Where is the Contacts server? 

And please don't tell me to upgrade to 10.7. That's not an option.

Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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ICloud :: Sync Address Book In Snow Leopard?

Mar 12, 2012

Are there ways to go around it? Like in iCal you can configure the server to p06-caldav.icloud.com.

MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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ICloud :: Sync Contacts And Calendars With Snow Leopard?

Mar 18, 2012

I have an MBP (Snow Leopard), iPad, iPhone 4 and iMac (Lion). What is the best way to keep my Contacts and Calendars synchronized?

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Sync Folder To And From Virtual Machine

Mar 29, 2012

i have a folder i would like to sync between my windows 7 virtual machine desktop and my mac desktop. i am imagining that what i add to one and/or delete from one would be added to or deleted from the other. same for organizing the files and folders. 

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ICloud :: Continue To Sync Manually On Snow Leopard?

May 5, 2012

Bear with me on the obviousness of this question to some people:

Can I join iCloud with my iPhone4S but continue to Sync manually to Snow Leopard on my Macbook Pro ( bought in 2010)?

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