How to delete a permission denied file

I had a folder in Monterey Beta 12 that I could not delete, but this can happen any any macOS version. What happens from time to time is when trashing apps or doing updates a file will still be locked or linked to the original path or filename. This happened to me recently when I … Continue reading How to delete a permission denied file

Chrome Browser on macOS “NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID”

Awhile ago I posted a fix for the Chrome certificate issue on macOS, see below. I am posting a followup to this: https://itsjustbytes.com/2020/02/26/google-chrome-browser-certificate-issue/ In Big Sur Chrome seems to be even more finicky about this and one sure way to bypass it is to do the following, just remember make sure you trust the site! … Continue reading Chrome Browser on macOS “NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID”

macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender

Everyone know about junk filtering and it works most of the time. It does, occasionally, put good email in the junk folder. Also, its not really robust enough to do a good job with spam. Currently I use SpamSieve which does a really good job catching spam and moving the to a spam folder. It … Continue reading macOS Mail Client: Block a Sender

macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

Most of us have probably seen this, where the kernel_taks starts using high amounts of CPU. There can be several causes for this but one I didnt even think about is CPU temperature. To offer so more clarity I have a 2012 MacBook Pro 10,1 - 2.7Ghz I7 16G memory. I had to replace my … Continue reading macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU