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31. March 2021

Photoshop: Solution for delayed pen input on Windows PC

After updating Windows or playing around with pen input or "Windows Ink", it can happen that the stylus is used in Photoshop with a delay. When drawing a line or a shape, [...]
18. March 2020
Parallels Desktop failed to boot

Parallels Desktop Error: Trying to boot from SATA optical drive 2

Today my reader Ludwig wrote to me, who runs the "Parallels Desktop" emulator with Windows 7 Pro on his MacBook Air. Lately, when starting the virtual machine, this error has always appeared: Trying to boot [...]
17. January 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 3, 2020

It's Friday again; it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again! Today I'll show you the Apple and tech news that caught my eye in calendar week 3 of 2020 [...]
27. November 2019
Error opening Word files

[Solved] Windows 10: Error when opening the file in Word or when saving to the desktop

Even if, as a Mac user, I try to stay away from Windows computers, I do not always succeed. Some of my customers have - contrary to my recommendation - Windows PCs and so here and there I have to [...]
17. October 2019

Parallels Desktop 15 for macOS Catalina: 32-bit apps and Windows on the iPad

As Parallels recently announced, the Parallels Desktop 15 app can now also be used to the full under macOS 10.15 Catalina. This makes it possible to run a second operating system in a program window at the same time as Catalina [...]
5 JULY 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 27 2019

It's Friday again! Everyone who visits this blog regularly knows what that means. It is of course time for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you which Apple [...]
15. March 2017
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Windows 10 manual: Using the Microsoft operating system correctly on PC and Mac

Microsoft support offers extensive help with problems with Windows, but learning how to operate Windows 10 from scratch is best done with a Windows 10 manual in printed form. Which […]