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How to Take a Snapshot on Skype With a Mac

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Skype offers many different functions, including instant messaging, video calls and sharing documents. If you want to make a permanent record of your interactions on Skype, a snapshot is often the best way to do it, as you can look at it offline, edit it and transfer it between computers. Using functionality included as standard in Mac OS X, you can take a snapshot of any Skype window, from your chat history to a video call.

How to Uninstall Adobe CS4 on a Mac

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Adobe began shipping Creative Suite 4 in October of 2008. Creative Suite 5 replaced CS4 in April of 2010. When troubleshooting CS4 or upgrading to CS5, you may need to uninstall CS4 from your Mac. Installing CS4 on a Mac automatically places an installer program on your computer. Because CS4 installs files in a variety of locations on your computer, use the installer to uninstall rather than dragging the application folders to the Trash.

How to Enable ActiveX on a Mac

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ActiveX is a type of code that allows certain Web features and applications to be shown on Internet Explorer. If you run Internet Explorer as your browser on your Mac, you may want to enable ActiveX to get the best out of your Web experience.

How to Set Up Email on a Mac

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The Mac OSX comes with Apple Mail pre-installed. Apple Mail is an email management program developed by Apple and compatible with all major free email providers such as Google Gmail and Microsoft Live as well as most private email services.

How to Update Java for Mac

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Java is an essential cross-platform developer environment that allows programs written in Java to run on your Macintosh computer. Java is known as a write-once, run-everywhere development language so software developers don't have to recode their programs to run on different operating systems. For this reason, it's important to keep the version of Java on your Macintosh as up to date as possible.

How to Disable Adobe Reader in a Mac

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Adobe Reader is an application that allows you to view PDFs on your Mac. If you do not like the application and would rather use your Mac's Preview application, which does the same thing, you can easily disable Adobe Reader. The process takes a few moments and a few clicks of your mouse.

How to Turn on Javascript in a Mac

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avaScript is one of the most widely-used browser-side scripting languages. It provides for a broad range of helpful functions, including form validation, calculations and in-page refreshing. Unfortunately, JavaScript also allows website authors to deploy two annoying features: pop-ups and browser redirects. For these reasons, many people choose to disable JavaScript. Thankfully, whether you use Safari, Firefox, Camino or Opera on your Mac computer, enabling JavaScript again is easy.

How to Delete a Contact on a Mac

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The Address Book application, which comes installed on all new Mac computers, stores a variety of contact information, including phone numbers, e-mail address and instant-messaging screen names. Mac users can save contact information for both people and businesses, and they can also delete a contact card if they no longer want it in their Address Book.

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