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How to Fix Google Drive Download Limit For Shared Files?

The Google Drive is usually used for different purposes by the most of the users around the world and mostly users use it to store files in the cloud, share files and edit documents spreadsheet etc but some users might have experienced the download limit error for shared files in drive. Don’t worry that needs nothing more than doing these simple steps, here’s how to fix Google Drive and get any file when it shows the error

Whenever you click on the file in Google drive it shows ( Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently. Please try accessing the file again later. If the file you’re trying to access is particularly large or is shared with many people, it may take up to 24 hours to be able to view or download the file. If you still can’t access a file after 24 hours, contact your domain administrator )

Google Drive Download Limit Error
Google Drive Download Limit Error

Fix Google Drive Download Limit For Shared Files

Before we begin, sign in with your Google Account in Google Drive and then let it ready.

1. After you log in to your Google Drive find out the file you want to download or if you’re referred from Internet Download Manger then you’ve to change the link address from “uc” to “open” it will change the page like the second step.

Google-Drive---Change-the-url
Google-Drive—Change-the-URL

2. When the page appears like this, just click on the Add to drive button.

Google Drive
Google Drive

3. Now go to My Drive option and right click on the file and select Download and check if its available for download.

Google Drive -My Drive
Google Drive -My Drive

4. If you’re able to download the file that’s ok otherwise, here right click on the file and select Make a copy.

Google Drive -Copy the file
Google Drive -Copy the file

5. When the copy of the file made, select and right-click and choose Download, it will successfully start downloading the file like the shot below.

Fix Google Drive
Google Drive -File Downloading

And that’s it, thanks for reading fully and hope it would have worked successfully or if you have any question, suggestion regarding this put a comment below.

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How to Install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware Step by Step?

Hey, here’s how to install macOS High Sierra 10.13 step by step recently published, which might be coolest, check out this or you’ll realize!!

Click here and go now!

The new MacOS Sierra is out and has been installed on almost all of the Mac’s because it’s new features going to get better and better. While it has spirit everywhere, especially, Siri which is more compatible and smart and finds the best results for you. Moreover, you have the universal clipboard, auto unlocks with Apple Watch and much more. Sounds exciting? Do you think it’s only for Mac users or you can’t install it? ha, of course, no, because you can do them all just in Windows using VMware within some easy steps. However, as we have covered the previous OS X El Capitan installation on VMware, this time again we’re having a surprising gift for our users means we’ve covered this too, so let’s get started.

Hey, check out this fantastic latest macOS High Sierra installation guide

Install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware Step by Step Guide

Hey, before beginning the installation you need to take care them in order to install it fully on your computer.

Minimum system requirements

  • 2GB Memory(RAM)
  • Number of Processors: 2
  • Hard Disk: 80GB
  • Graphics memory: 256 MB

Now download the Winrar files from below you need:-

Latest preview: 10.12 Final (16A323). September 20, 2016

Important Note: Before begin installing MacOS Sierra, make sure you have enabled Virtualization on your PC and VMware too. Here’s how to do it:-

Step 1# Create a New Virtual Machine

After finishing the steps above, now it’s time to begin start virtualizing and installing Mac OS Sierra. Let’s get started.

#1. Open File Explorer and navigate to unlocker208 extracted files and right click on win-install and select Run as administrator, when the windows ask your permission click Yes. This will unlock or start VMware services of Mac so that you can choose and install Mac on VMware.

Unlocker208
Unlocker208

#2. Now open VMware and click on File>New virtual machine(Ctrl+N), when the new virtual machine wizard pops up, just click Next.

New virtual machine wizard
New virtual machine wizard

#3. In this step, you’ve to select I will install the operating system later and click Next.

Guest OS Installation
Guest OS Installation

#4. Here you need to select Apple Mac OS X as operating system and choose 10.11 from OS X version then click Next.

Select an OS
Select an OS

#5. Customize your virtual machine name and location for the installation like the shot and hit Next.

Customize the VM
Customize the VM

#6. Now you don’t need to do anything just hit Next due to we won’t use the drive for our installation.

Specify Disk
Specify Disk

#7. Everything is ready now, customize hardware if needed or finalize the virtual machine settings creation by hitting Finish.

Ready to install
Ready to install

Step 2# Edit the Virtual Machine & Replace the VM Hard Disk

When the virtual machine created, point out your mouse on Edit virtual machine settings and click on it.

Notice: After the virtual machine has been created, don’t turn it on otherwise you might lose the virtual machine and begin the steps from the beginning.

Edit virtual machine settings
Edit virtual machine settings

Now here you can increase memory, processor if your system allows you and then select Hard Disk option and click Remove. When the hard disk removed, click Add then select Hard Disk and click Next.

Virtual machine settings
Virtual machine settings

On this page, let all things by default, just click Next.

Select a disk type
Select a disk type

Here you need to select use an existing virtual disk and click Next.

Select a disk
Select a disk

Now browse the VMDK file of MacOS Sierra from the extracted folder that you had downloaded then click Finish then click Ok on virtual machine settings.

Select an existing disk
Select an existing disk

Step 3# Edit the Virtual Machine (VMX) & Write Down the Command

It’s time to edit the VMX file of the virtual machine, to do that navigate to the macOS Sierra virtual machine files you had created and right-click on it and open it with Notepad.

open virtual machine with Notepad
open the virtual machine with Notepad

When the file opened, scroll to the end and type the command down then press Ctrl+S to save it.

smc.version = “0”

Note: If you got the error later saying the value 0 in Smc.version = “0” is not valid, take away the quotations and it will work.

Smc.version = 0

Notepad
Notepad

Stuck booting up or can’t change the screen or do you have another problem? No matter, here’s the solution, click the link below and try one the solution methods from the list.

Step #4 Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware

All right and now what you’re going to do next is power on the VM by clicking on the button above Power on this virtual machine.

When the VM powered on, on the first screen you’ll see the welcome page, choose your country then click Continue. This installation is similar to other OS X installation, so just enjoy.

Welcome Page
Welcome Page

Now choose a keyboard layout and hit Continue.

Keyboard Selection
Keyboard Selection

Select Don’t transfer any information now and hit enter.

Transfer Information to this Mac
Transfer Information to this Mac

It’s your choice whether you allow or disallow location services, choose one and click Continue.

Enable Location Services
Enable Location Services

On this page, sign in with your Apple ID otherwise select Don’t sign in and Continue or if you don’t have an Apple ID and want to create one here’s how to do:-

How to Create an Apple ID Without a Credit Card? 

Sign in with your Apple ID
Sign in with your Apple ID

Read the Terms and conditions fully and click Agree.

Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions

Step #5 Personalize Your Mac

So let’s personalize our Mac by filling out the required details then Continue.

Create a computer account
Create a computer account

Watch out, it isn’t finished it’s the final one, help Apple to improve its products and services automatically by having Diagnostics & usage just hit Continue.

Diagnose & usage
Diagnostics & usage

After continuing, you’ll exactly be in MacOS Sierra and finally, you’ve got your final result.

Install macOS Sierra on VMware
MacOS Sierra Installed

Ok, fine that’s it,  can’t install or got confused, check out our video below based on install MacOS Sierra on VMware step by step. Notice that if you face boot manager problem or any other problems, check out the step #3 and use the code without quotation marks or you can try the whole tutorial once again if again not succeed, then try to check your laptop/PC if it’s not AMD, if it is then you can’t do it or if your system is Intel then go and check the steps clearly and check once again or do it on another computer.

And don’t forget to install VMware tools when the installation has finished, go now:-

When the VMware tools installed, now step through setting up your mac which is essential after installation. Click the link below and follow the steps.

Check out the video tutorial:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkCGKhsG-LY&t=41s

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How to Fix VMware unrecoverable Error of OS X Virtual Machine?

Installing or following the steps to install is easy and everybody can do it but it won’t boot means you’re getting the error(unrecoverable error) and can’t go ahead, so if you’ve are suffering from this error then it’s time to solve it by the following steps. Thus, after installing OS X I have experienced well of it and also the errors. I am thankful to you all that give your feedbacks and I love to see it every time on our new articles, as soon as possible I’ll try to cover the problems one by one, so here you don’t need to download or install something without catching up the steps, so let’s get started.

VMware unrecoverable Error
VMware unrecoverable Error

Fix VMware unrecoverable Error of OS X Virtual Machine

After installing OS X 10.11, while starting the virtual machine, if you see the error right above then you’ll have to follow the steps below.

1. Go to File Explorer and navigate to the OS X virtual machine VMware files and right click on the VMware virtual machine (VMX) file and open it with notepad.

File Explorer
File Explorer

2. Now scroll down to the end and type the following command and press Ctrl+S to save it.

smc.version = “0”

Notepad
Notepad

3. When saved, restart your computer and then open VMware and start power on the virtual machine, and hurry its working fine.

Mac OS X 10.11
Mac OS X 10.11

Problem not solved? Try entering the command in the notepad like below and restart your computer then power on the virtual machine in VMware.

smc.version = 0

Hope it would have solved your problem, if not then you can ask or tell us your problem here.

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How to Enable Intel VT-X & AMD Virtualization on PC, VMware, VirtualBox?

Most of the today’s computers includes hardware virtualization features that have lots of advantages like Server Consolidation – Means ten server applications can be run on a single machine at the same time, Testing and development – Enable us to test or deploy OS by virtualizing, Enhance reliability & security – Virtualization of systems help prevent system crashes due to memory corruption caused by software and many more. Not only it gives us these advantages but also it makes our work easier like installing OS, setup virtual machines and some more. That’s why this time I’ve decided to show you how to enable Intel VT-X & AMD virtualization on PC, VMware, VirtualBox, so let’s get started.

Enable Intel VT-X Virtualization on PC

There are two ways to enable Virtualization technology on PC, – UEFI firmware, -BIOS here at the first we will take a look at enabling VT-x from firmware then we will move forward.

1. Go to Settings> Update & Security>Recovery and click on Restart Now under Advanced Start-up.

Settings
Settings

2. While restarting your computer, choose Troubleshoot>Advanced option>UEFI Firmware settings>click Restart.

Note: If you don’t have the UEFI Firmware settings then no problem, you’ll find the VT-x virtualization option in the BIOS or boot menu.

UEFI Firmware Settings
UEFI Firmware Settings

3. On the boot menu, navigate to Advanced options/Configuration and find out Intel Virtual Technology and enable it by pressing F6.

Boot Menu
Boot Menu

4. Now comes to the enable VT-X from BIOS, so power on or restart your computer if it’s powered on and while restarting when the first page appears press the BIOS key to enter into BIOS menu. When entered, select BIOS Setup and on the BIOS setup page select System configuration and you’ll find the Virtualization Technology option to enable, just press F6 to change it from disable to enable.

Here are the BIOS Key for your computer:

ManufacturerBIOS/UEFI Key
ACERDel, F2
ASUSF9
COMPAQF10
DELLF2
EMACHINESTab, Del
HPEsc, F10, F1
INTELF10
LENOVOF1, F2
SAMSUNGF2
TOSHIBAF1, F2, F3
SONYF1, Esc, F12
PACKARD BELLF1, Del
NECF2
Enable Virtualization (Intel VT-X) in Bios- Lenovo Idea Pad S400 Laptop
Enable Virtualization (Intel VT-X) in Bios- Lenovo

Enable Intel VT-X/AMD Virtualization on VMware

1. To enable Intel VT-X & AMD virtualization, open VMware and select the virtual machine you want to enable Intel/AMd virtualization for, then click on Edit virtual machine settings.

Edit Virtual Machine Settings
Edit Virtual Machine Settings

2. Now select the Processors option and you’ll see the Intel VT-X & AMD Virtualization enabling option beside and mark it if you want. Also, you can let the virtualization engine by default(Automatic), the automatic option uses the three options there when required and disable them when they aren’t needed.

Enable VT-X, AMD Virtualization
Enable VT-X, AMD Virtualization

Enable Intel VT-x/AMD Virtualization on VirtualBox

1. Open VirtualBox and select the virtual machine you want to enable Intel-AMD virtualization on and click on Settings.

VirtualBox
VirtualBox

2. Here, select the System tab and select Acceleration tab then you can see and enable Intel VT-x or AMD virtualization and click Ok.

Virtual Machine Settings
Virtual Machine Settings

Ok, that’s it, hope you would not have faced any problem, comment below if you have any problem.

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How to Install Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 on VMware?

Bored of using your OS? Yes, you have the option to install and test or work with Mac or any other operating system. As we had discussed before installing OS X El Capitan or OS X Yosemite and now we’ve covered this guide too. Many people like and want to use Mac on VMware because it’s either much easy nor full of enjoyment to test and work with, as I am testing it so you can too. If you wish to install it on VMware and can’t do it till now, that’s it of getting stuck because now I am here to help you by this guide do it right now, so let’s get started.

Install Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 on VMware

There are several versions and types of Mac OS X like: Mac OS X El Capitan, OS X Yosemite, OS X Mavericks, OS X Snow Leopard….

Before start installing OS X Mavericks, you need to download and extract the files from followings.

Download OS X Mavericks 10.9 VMware Image

unlocker204

1. After downloading the files, extract them and open unlocker204 and right click on win-install and click Run as Administrator it will start Vmware services.

open win-install with administrator
open win-install with administrator

2. Open VMware and click on Open Virtual Machine(Ctrl+O) and select the OS X Mavericks 10.9 file from the extracted Winrar file. If you don’t have VMware on your computer then click here and install it right now.

Open Virtual Machine
Open Virtual Machine

3. Now click on Edit Virtual Machine Settings and select Options and select Apple Mac OS X then choose OS X 10.8 from versions. Also on the hardware increase the amount of Ram(2GB or above) for this virtual machine.

Virtual Machine Settings
Virtual Machine Settings

4. It’s time to start virtual machine so just click on Power on this virtual machine and when the pop appears select I Copied It.

Virtual Machine Management
Virtual Machine Management

Setting up Mac OS X Mavericks on VMware

1. When the virtual machine booted up successfully, now it’s time to setup Mac OS X Mavericks on Vmware, on this page just select your language and click Continue.

Welcome
Welcome

2. Here, you’ve to choose your favorite keyboard layout and click Continue.

Select Your Keyboard
Select Your Keyboard

3. On this page, select Don’t transfer any information now and click Continue.

Transfer Information
Transfer Information

4. At this point, you sign in with your Apple ID if you want or select Don’t Sign in and click Continue.

Sign In
Sign In

5. Read the OS X license agreement and click Agree.

Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions

6. Ok, now specify your details by filling out them and also you can mark the options below then click Continue.

Create a Computer Account
Create a Computer Account

7. For being updated about product, you’ve to sign in with your iCloud account and click Continue.

Register Your Mac
Register Your Mac

After continuing, you’ll see the screen and can do or test all the things you want.

Mac OS X Mavericks Installed
Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 Installed

Ok, that’s it. I recommend you to ask all your questions from everyone because questioning isn’t a shame but having no knowledge is shame so if you have any question, suggestion or idea then tell us now.

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How to Remote Access Windows 10 with Mac OS X?

The remote access with windows 10 is much easy and comfortable to do but if a question appears about remote access Windows 10 with Mac OS X then it’s somehow difficult to do that’s why this time we’ve covered this topic and want to show you. The remote access is the best solution for helping each others from different and far places or IPs as I have done this several times for helping my naughty friends so that you can too. This time, also we’ve covered on remote access windows 10 with Mac OS X that as we had discussed before about remote access on windows 10.

Remote Access Windows 10 with Mac OS X

There are several ways to remote access windows 10 with Mac OS X but to do this, I have chosen this way because its reliable and official way to do it.

1. Firstly, to start we’ve to enable remote access on windows 10, to do that Control Panel>Windows firewall>Allow an app or feature through windows Firewall then click change settings and enable Remote Desktop.

Control Panel
Control Panel

2. Now press windows logo key and type remote access and click on Allow Remote Access to your computer, when it opened you’ll see the screen like the image so just allow remote connections to this computer and click Ok.

Note: Don’t allow connections only from computers running remote desktop with network level authentication because you may face security problems.

Enable Remote Access
Enable Remote Access

Ok, now the remote access is enabled fully and ready to use and also we’ve enabled from firewall so let’s move on.

3. It’s time to start setting up on mac and connect to windows, here you have to go to this link and download and install the application.

Note: This is official app from Microsoft so don’t worry it won’t harm or destroy anything on your Mac.

Microsoft Remote Desktop
Microsoft Remote Desktop

3. When the app downloaded, open that and you’ll see it, just click on New and enter the Connection name, PC name or IP address and also username and password of the windows 10 user also you can setup other settings if you want then close it when finished setting.

Note: If you don’t know the IP address of the windows 10 host then go to windows and open Cmd and type IPconfig then you’ll see the IP address in front of IPV4 Address.

Microsoft Remote Desktop
Microsoft Remote Desktop

4. When the settings finished close the window then select the connection and click Start.

Start Connection
Start Connection

5. After starting, you’ll be asked for verifying certificate so just click on Continue.

Verify Certificate
Verify Certificate

7. When you’ve continued, you will be connected via remote access to windows 10 successfully like the shot below.

Remote Access Windows 10 with Mac OS X
Remote Access Windows 10 with Mac OSX

When you’ve been connected successfully, you can access to windows 10 fully and help or do anything you need.

Ok, that’s all. Feeling happy? Tell us now via comment just like we have here connected windows and mac via remote access.

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5 Most Interesting Features of Mac OS X El Capitan

The OS X gives you simpler or smarter ways to do things you like the most. This new operating system (OS X El Capitan(10.11) has been released newly on March 21, 2016 and by updating this release it has improved the security, performance, design and usability of OS X compared to OS X Yosemite, Apple says that opening PDFs is four times faster, app switching and viewing messages in Mail is twice as fast and launching apps is 40% faster. It has been the most comfortable and stable to work with different views or features such as Window management, Applications, System Integrity Protection. In this post, I’ll be going to discuss based on 5 most interesting features in Mac OS X El Capitan.

5 Most Interesting Features of Mac OS X El Capitan

  • Split View

    Having more apps and wanting to work with both at the same time on a screen is just amazing. Now you can open your mac screen and work on two different apps or things you want like opening a remainder with safari and search out a place then make a remainder for dinner with your friend, wife or someone else. So how to do it? Find it now below.
    Here’s how to do it:- open an app or window and just click and hold on the green expand button then drag/drop to one side of the screen like the shot below.

Split View
Split View
  • Mission Control (Space Managment)

    The Mac has never been out of control means now you can find out what’s going up on your Mac just by a swiping up. By mission control that also calls space management feature, you can view all the windows running on the mac without any hidden app or lacking so you can select the one you want to work with but do you know how to do it? So follow it below.
    Here’s how to do it:- There are several ways to do it, first method: press F3 on Apple Keyboard. Second method: use three or four fingers and swipe up. Third method: Press Control+up key to open mission control like the shot below. Also, you can create a new window just by putting the mouse on the right corner of the screen and click on a + icon.

Mission Control
Mission Control
  • Spotlight

    Searching for something in your Mac? Let’s find it out with Spotlight. The spotlight has always made easier to find out apps, files or anything else you want on your Mac, this is great to work with. Also, you can ask spotlight in your natural language easily and do much more because it much flexible. Don’t get fully? see below to know
    how to do that.
    Here’s how to do it:- Head up on the Mac screen on the right-hand corner and click on magnify icon, when the spotlight opened you can search anything anytime.

Spotlight
Spotlight
  • Notes

    The Notes have ever been important and need to users for collecting more than just your thoughts. In this update, I myself have loved this and you might also. Now you can write/type notes and also insert image, video, web link or map location to a note and one thing else? Thanks to iCloud that saves them automatically and everywhere or everytime you’ve them with yourself without carrying them into USB or Hard drive. Did you know this how to use check below:-
    Here’s how to do it:- open Notes from the taskbar and here type the thing you want to note then to add images click on double window icon from up beside Aa and drag and drop images you want.

    Notes
    Notes
  • Photos

    Your every shot is the memory of that time you had also it’s important to you to be on your computer. Mac OS X El Capitan now brings Photos app which can store all your photos and also edit them and either you can mark favorite photos nor you can make albums and much more. OS X El Capitan supports third party apps like photos that you can find it on App Store and install, then enjoy using it. Ok, do you know how to open?
    Here’s how to do it:- open up Photos from taskbar and you’ll see all the photos also you can mark favorite or make albums etc.

5 Most Interesting Features in Mac OS X El Capitan
Photos

Actually there are some more features that can be mentioned here but I decided to mention those which are the most interesting features on Mac OS X El Capitan. If you’ve enjoyed reading this, tell us now by comment.

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How to Install Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on VMware?

If you’re trying to try some amazing and interesting platform to capture the most or if you’ve been tired of your operating system you’re using then it’s much easy to do something more means you can install Mac OS X Yosemite on VMware virtualization software. No worries, you have the option to do it on a virtualization machine and even without dual boot or install it on PC just by following the steps. The Mac OS X Yosemite is the eleventh major release of OS X Apple Inc’s desktop and server operating system. It is also one of the most incredible interesting operating system and ease of work. To try this great operating system, follow the steps below:

Install Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on VMware

Minimum System Requirments

Before getting started, towards installing mac, let’s take a look at system requirements.

  • 2.3 GHZ System
  • 2 to 8 GB Ram
  • 40 GB Storage

Ok, now that you’ve known and fulfill the system requirements, download the files from below and extract them when the download completed.

Mac OS X Yosemite (Google Drive)

unlocker204

1. Open Unlocker 204 then navigate to win-install and Run as Administrator. It will start and add Apple Mac OS installation option on VMware services.

open win-install with administrator
open win-install with administrator

2. Now Open Vmware and create New Virtual Machine(Ctrl+N) and let it by default just click Next.

New Virtual Machine Wizard
New Virtual Machine Wizard

2. On this page, just select I will install the operating system later and click Next.

Install OS later
Install OS later

3. Here you’ve to select Apple Mac OS X and choose Mac OS X 10.7 from version then click Next.

Select a Guest OS
Select a Guest OS

4. At this point, just describe the virtual machine and browse the location then click Next.

Name the Virtual Machine
Name the Virtual Machine

5. Now on this step, first you’ve to specify disk capacity (recommended 40 GB) and click Next then on the next page review the settings and customize it if needed and click Finish.

Ready to Install
Ready to Install

6. When the settings finished, click on Edit Virtual Machine and select the hard disk then click Remove.

Remove-Hard-Disk
Remove-Hard-Disk

7. Now just click on Add and select hard disk then click Next.

Add Hard Disk
Add Hard Disk

8. On this page, let the disk type by default and just click Next.

Select Disk Type
Select Disk Type

9. On the first page, select Use an existing virtual disk then click Next and on the next page browse the extracted Mac OS X Yosemite VMware image and click Finish. When you’ve clicked finish, you’ll be asked to convert virtual disk to newer format, select keep existing format and click Ok on virtual machine settings.

Select Disk
Select Disk

10. Now power on the virtual machine and it will run successfully.

Setting up Mac OS X Yosemite on VMware

1. When the virtual machine started, choose your country, if it wasn’t there then click on show all and select your country then click Continue.

Welcome
Welcome

2. Now select a keyboard layout, and click Continue.

choose keyboard layout
choose keyboard layout

3. Choose Don’t transfer any information now then click Continue.

Transfer Information
Transfer Information

4. Sign in with your Apple ID to use iCloud, iTunes, App Store, iMessage etc or choose don’t sign in then click Continue.

If you don’t have Apple ID then here how to create an Apple ID without a credit card.

Sign in with Apple ID
Sign in with Apple ID

5. Read the terms and conditions of using Mac and click Agree.

Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions

6. Now setup your Mac by filling out the details according to yourself then click Continue. Also mark the set time zone based on current location.

Create a Computer Account
Create a Computer Account

7. Click Continue to send diagnostics and usage data to Apple automatically.

Diagnostic & Usage
Diagnostic & Usage

After continuing, wait a moment to set up your account then it will be started like the shot below.

Install Mac OS X Yosemite
Mac OS X Yosemite Installed

Now that you’ve finished installing Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 on VMware, its time to do inital configuration of your Mac, to do that just click on :- Perform Post-Installation Tasks on Mac OS X Yosemite.

Ok, that’s it. We are ready for any feedback and love you all for sharing it with us.

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How to Reset Forgotten Mac OS X El Capitan Password?

The forgetting password is what happens to everyone unexpectedly, and no one wants to face it but if once it happened then don’t worry you won’t lost your files or suffer from damage process like hard resetting Android phones. Your password is your key to enter into your Mac, and it’s absolutely a strong password that is forgettable. Ok, when you’ve forgotten your Mac password then make sure that you can do it without any third party apps, means just by booting into Mac and reset your or any other user password you want to reset. So let’s begin resetting forgotten Mac OS admin password.

Reset Forgotten Mac OS X El Capitan Password

There are different and a variety of ways to reset forgotten Mac OS password whether by third party apps or by other methods but here we will take a look at the easy and standard method, let’s get started.

What is iCloud keychain?

Before going later, first lets know what is iCloud keychain? The iCloud keychain is the attempt to create basic password management and also keeps your account names, passwords, and credit card numbers stored in iCloud available on Mac and iPhone, iPad, iPod, see more at What is Apple’s iCloud Keychain and how do I use it?

1. Restart you Mac if it is on or turn on if its shutdown and while restarting your Mac before getting to Apple logo, hold down Command (⌘)+R until the Apple logo appears, then let it load, and you will boot into OS X recovery. Once the Mac booted into recovery, then click on Utilities and select Terminal.

OS X Utilites
OS X Utilities

2. When the Terminal opened, type ” resetpassword ” and hit command, by entering the command it will open Reset Password, on this window first select your hard drive and then choose the user account and enter a new password for the user twice with password hint, and click Save.

Reset Password
Reset Password

Note: By resetting the password for the user, it won’t change the default keychain password, the user will be asked the old password to access an application related to the keychain but don’t worry you can create a new keychain later.

Don’t know what’s keychain? Check out above and read all about it.

Login Password Reset
Login Password Reset

3. Now just click on Apple logo and click Restart.

Restart Mac
Restart Mac

4. While restarting let your Mac boot normally and on the login page  enter your new password and you’ll login successfully.

Ok, after restarting, you’ll be prompted to update your keychain password, it’s important to Create New Keychain so just click on it. Otherwise, your computer will continue asking old password for the keychain.

Keychain
Keychain

When the keychain created, you can use your Mac normally like before means without any error or problem.

Troubleshoot Resetting Errors

When the resetting finished, restart your Mac, and you’ll be asked to update keychain, if you’ve clicked on Continue Log in then you’ve done wrong, and after that, you’ll have to suffer from collections of errors like a shot, so how to fix them?

Solution: To fix these problems on your computer, you have to try the resetting process once again and choose to Create New Keychain after restarting. No problem, if you’ll lose your keychain but make sure that you’ve your computer safe and without losing files.

Troubleshoot resetting erros
Troubleshoot resetting errors

Ok, when the resetting finished successfully, you can log in with your account, and that’s it. If you’ve any question, suggestion, idea or feedback for improvement, then don’t feel shy or ignore just put your comment bravely and get rid out of ideas on your mind.