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High CPU usage after Office 2008 upgrade

After installing tonight the update for Office Mac 2008, my CPU started going crazy. The fans went off on my powerbook, which they never do except if I’m compiling wxwindows. Investigation showed that, as always when the CPU goes mad with no good reason, … Continue reading

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Adium chat logs not indexed on Leopard

My Adium chat logs were not being indexed by Spotlight under Leopard. I went inside the Adium package, in /Applications/Adium/Contents/Library/Spotlight, double-clicked the AdiumSpotlightImporter… and it didn’t change anything. Still no result. What to do? Keep looking. Update: It gets weirder. … Continue reading

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Can’t search mail? Check spotlight plugins

For a few weeks I’d been unable to search through my mail, at least using the “whole message” filter in Apple Mail. For instance, if I entered a word that I knew was in a given mail body, the search … Continue reading

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