How to Disable the Finder’s Preferences menu option

To add another to my ever growing ‘how to disable’ defaults-write series, here’s another to restrict the Finder. If you want to prevent a user from modifying the Finder’s preferences, one option is to enter a simple command to simply hide the Preferences option in the Finder menu. To disable the Finder’s ‘Preferences’ option, all […]

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Single App Mode: How to automatically hide all but the active application in OS X.

To get back to my ‘how to disable’ defaults-write series, here’s a good one that I use myself whilst performing demos in my training courses. ‘Single App Mode’ is the ability to force the Finder to only display the active application and automatically hide all the others. This is perfect for demos and within my […]

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How to stop this permissions issue happening after an Archive & Install

Recently I had to perform an Archive and Install on my machine as it kept freezing, since doing this, however, it created a really annoying issue.  Whenever I tried to make a change to a file that existed on the desktop or documents folder before the re-install it would ask for my username and password. […]

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