All we know that’s very easy to take a screenshot of your screen if you are using Windows operating system, from Windows XP to Windows 10. But how about doing it when you are using Mac OS X? It’s a bit complicated, and you need to press more keys, not just only one on Windows.
On Windows OS, all you need is only push the key on your keyboard – it will automatically take a screenshot of your screen and save it to the clipboard. After that, you will use an image editor like MS Paint, Paint.net or even Photoshop to save this picture from the clipboard to be a real file.
But on Mac OS X, you will need to push a combination of keys, and then the screenshot file will automatically save to your desktop screen. This image file is the file with full of your screen, if you need a part or a section of your screen, I would suggest you use an image editor to crop the image.
I forgot to mention the combination key you need to use to take a screenshot or aka doing print screen Mac on your Mac OS X computer. It’s Command, Shift and 3.
Along with using the image editor to crop out a selected part of your image, you can use Command, Shift, and 4 keys to select to take a screenshot of a part of your screen. It’s quite simple. All you need to do is press these keys, drag and select the zone you want to take the screenshot and select to save the image file.
I hope this small guide will help you to learn and know more about Mac OS X from Apple. It will help you to know how to take a screenshot of your display when using Mac OS X.
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I have been using Windows operating system since the Windows XP launched. The Windows XP is a popular operating system for desktop and laptops at the moment. In the XP OS, I’m not often meet any errors or dead screen at all.
After a period of times, Microsoft has replaced the XP OS by the Windows 7. It is also a good operating system and comes with many new features, built-in functions and improvements. Most of the users including me take the upgrade from XP OS to Windows 7 without a second think.
Of course, there is nothing to worry about Windows 7 as well as its files. But I often meet blue screen error in Windows 7 as well as the “user profile service failed” error, which preventing me to accessing the computer.
There are several methods that you can use to resolve “user profile service failed the logon” error. But it doesn’t mean that the problem will be gone forever. Sometimes, you might get it again on your computer.
If you got this error on your Windows computer, I would suggest you force your Windows computer into “safe mode” and create a new user to use. It is the simplest solution to help you fix “user profile service failed” error in Windows 7.
You can also use “safe mode” to repair registry entries that belong to the corrupted users and fix this error. Or using Windows System Restore function to solve it. Both methods are working fine to help you fix the “user profile service failed” error.
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SSL is a secure method to protect your information while transmitting between your computer and the server. Basically, it will encrypt your information like email, password, bank and credit card information before sending to the server.
If the SSL connection is not private, your date will not be protected and could leak out, or being exploit by someone else. A very clear example of SSL connection errors is the “your connection is not private” error in Google Chrome.
Before we are going to discuss more on this error, I want to tell you that I’m using a Mac OS X computer with Google Chrome browser installed. By using Google Chrome, when an SSL connection error, you will get an error message like: “Your connection is not private”. It’s very big and clear.
There are two main reasons why you get this error on your Google Chrome browser: incorrect date time on your computer or some applications are blocking your SSL connections.
No matter what reason is it, you have to determine the issue and fix it as soon as possible. If not, your connection could not be safe and can be exploited by some attackers.
To fix your connection is not private error in Google Chrome, you need to check the date time of your computer and verify it’s correct. Next step, check your antivirus or security programs and make sure it does not block any of your SSL connections.
The simplest method to verify that just disable them and reload the web-page again to verify if the issue is gone or not.
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Google Chrome is one of my favorite internet browsers, along with the Mozilla Firefox. I love this browser because it seems very light and extremely fast to load any website. Moreover, the Google Chrome comes with a simple user interface, which is very easy to use with a new user.
However, if the internet connection between your computer and the Internet isn’t stable, or the DNS server that you are using on your computer isn’t good enough, Google Chrome will not let you load websites completely. There is always an error, and it will show up in the browser, prevent you from loading the website. The most annoying error in Google Chrome is the error that’s related to the Internet connection, with error code: Err_Connection_Refused.
When this error shows up on your computer, it will stop all loading websites and prevent you from accessing to any other websites. You will not be able to visit any other websites unless you fix the problem.
In this case, I would suggest you to check your Internet connection again and make sure it’s good and stable. Also, you should replace the default IP address of DNS servers on your computer with the Google DNS, with following IP addresses: 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52. By using these new IP for DNS servers, all connections will reroute to Google DNS servers. It will be more stable and secure than the default one.
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In Windows, it is very easy to close a program that does not respond to your action. But if you are using a Mac OS X computer, it is a bit different between the two operating system that you should know.
In Mac OS X, if you want to close an unresponsive program, you have to launch an application called Activity Monitor or a built-in program named Force Quit Applications, to force quit Mac applications.
It is very simple, just open the Activity Monitor application, select the program you want to close and then force it to quit. It is the same in Force Quit Applications function, open this function, select the application you want to close and then force it to quit.
If you have any better solution to force a program to quit in a Mac OS X computer, feel free to share with us and I will update the article with your new methods.
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What are you doing if your internet connection is corrupted, terminated or unable to use? You might feel annoying because troubles come from your computer and you do not know how to diagnose and solve it.
If you are facing this issue, and do not know where you should start to fix, we would suggest you focus on the DNS system on your computer. It’s the root of the causes that lead to interrupt internet connection.
When DNS servers are timeout, it will stop you from being access to the Internet and visit websites. You will not able to access to any website, any service that need an internet connection as well as checking your emails.
In the past, I have faced to the dns probe finished no internet error. It’s a very annoying error that I have ever faced. At the first time I have faced that DNS error, I do not really know how to fix the error. But I went to Google and found a good solution to solve the problem. In most case of DNS issues, you need to change the DNS servers on your computer to other services, instead of default DNS servers from your ISP (internet service provider).
Sometimes, DNS servers are timeout and so you are unable to use Internet. That’s mean you must replace DNS servers to another one and you will able to use it again.
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