Windows Explorer and Disk Management reporting different partition sizes

I ran into an issue with a user running Windows on a Mac. Windows should have taken up the entire drive (which is 250 GB), but Windows Explorer was reporting about 90 GB. The really odd thing is that within Disk Management itself, it reported 90 GB on top (same as Windows Explorer) but then… Continue reading Windows Explorer and Disk Management reporting different partition sizes

Troubleshooting Mac “printing – printer is in use” error

I haven't seen this a lot, but it's common enough that you can find it in a Google search. Here are some of the top results: HP 7520 - Printer in Use - won't print from MAC I have a new iMac running OS X 10.8.3. I am adding a Windows network printer by IP… Continue reading Troubleshooting Mac “printing – printer is in use” error

Reset Printing System on Mac

If you're having printing issues with multiple printers (not just one or two), you may want to reset the printing system (Warning: this will remove your installed printers, and you'll have to install them again). Go to System Preferences. Select Printers & Scanners. Right-click on a printer and then select Reset printing system.... Re-add the… Continue reading Reset Printing System on Mac