Ctrl + Click or Right click on the Time Machine icon in your dock. Click Back Up Now. If you do not have Time Machine on your dock then go to your Applications folder and drag the Time Machine application on to the dock with the mouse.
Additional software is required for QuickTime to playback this media.
Problem You keep getting the following message appear: “Additional software is required for QuickTime to playback this media. It may be available from QuickTime Components page.” Cause This is caused by the QuickTime plugin in Firefox Solution In Firefox, press the Alt key to force the top menu to appear. Click Tools -> Addons. Click… Continue reading Additional software is required for QuickTime to playback this media.
Find the original install date and time of Windows
To find out the date and time that Windows was originally installed: Click the Start button (Windows XP users should then click Run). Type cmd and press Enter. This will open the Command Prompt. Copy all the text on the line below: systeminfo|find /i “Original Install Date” Right click in the Command Prompt, then click… Continue reading Find the original install date and time of Windows
Time Machine suggests to run Disk Utility
Problem When making a backup, Time Machine displays an error and may suggest that you run Disk Utility. Solution Download and install the Time Machine Buddy dashboard widget. Whenever you get an error, go to your dashboard for a detailed error log which can help you troubleshoot the problem.
Time Machine freezes when Intego VirusBarrier is installed
Problem Whilst Intego VirusBarrier is installed, using the Time Machine application causes it to freeze. Solution Open Intego VirusBarrier. In the top left of the screen (next to the apple) click Intego VirusBarrier, then Preferences. If Preferences is greyed out then click ‘Check Now’ in the top right of the program and download all updates.… Continue reading Time Machine freezes when Intego VirusBarrier is installed