Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating password-protected archives, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
Generally, we as a society, look askance to keeping secrets, but the truth is we…often have things we want hidden from others.…And that includes some of the files on our computers.…In this movie, I'm going to show you how to lock down files, so that only you can…open them. The avenue for doing this is Disk Utility,…which is in the Utilities folder. And I'll get there by going to the Go menu…and choosing Utilities, and there is Disk Utility, and I double-click it to open it.…To create my archive, I go to the File menu, I choose New, and then I choose…Blank Disk Image. And now I have to configure this.…
First I'll name it. I'll call it Stuff.…I'll call it Stuff here as well and then I choose a size for it.…You can choose a number of different sizes.…I'm going to go with 100 megabytes, that seems fine for this demonstration.…And then I want to go down to the Image Format.…In this case I'm going to choose sparse disk image, and this requires some explanation.…Normally ,when you create a disk image, it will consume as much space as you've…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
Repairing your keychain1m 49s
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