Showing posts from August, 2015

Enabling or hiding the Dashboard on MAC OS X Yosemite

You can enable or disable the Dashboard on MAC OS X using System Preferences.
Launch System Preferences -> Mission Control.  Under Mission Control preferences you will find Dashboard and combobox of Dashboard Setting. Choose Off from the list items and Dashboard will disappear.

Full Screen start menu in Windows 10

If you like the Windows 8 full screen start menu then you can enable it on Windows 10 also.
On your Windows 10 machine launch Settings ( start menu -> Settings). Go to Personalisation -> Start. 
Under Start Behaviours enable "Use full screen start in Desktops" as shown in image below.

MAC : How to repair Permissions on MAC

If you upgraded your mac with recent update, and some of your apps are behaving weirdly, then you might want to repair the disk permissions. 
To perform this launch Disk Utility searching from "Spotlight Search", now from right pane select the disk where mac is installed. on left pane you will see the "Repair Disk Permissions" button. Click this button. This will start the repair operation. 
You can also select the "Show Details" check box to see what all permissions are corrected or failed.

Error: Emulator64-x86 quit unexpectedly

If your MAC is showing crash report with error "Emulator64-x86 quit unexpectedly" while launching the Android emulator, and you have tried other solutions but didn't help then you might want to repair the Disk Permissions for your MAC.
Go to Disk Utility and select disk where mac is running and hit "Repair Disk Permissions". 
The issue might be with the Virtual memory permissions and this could solve the issue.