MGG 232: Networks, Spotlight, Mail and More!

John and Dave take this Monday morning opportunity to answer and share as many of your questions as is possible in the time given! Today they talk about Networks, scanning for missing printers, checking out Mail connection problems, fixing spotlight, and much, much more. Of course, your two favorite geeks use their signature style to make this stuff understandable and entertaining for both geeks and new users alike. Download, click play, and come join the fun!

MGG 232: Networks, Spotlight, Mail and More!

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With the preference file problem, take a look at Preferential Treatment available at It will check the validity of all your plist files.


Ping is also available using the Network Utilities found in the Utilities Folder.

You could also try pinging the Gmail mail server.

Dave Hamilton

Excellent points on both counts, Stephen. Thanks!


I remember I heard that AAC is apple thing, wikipedia say something else. AAC is standard and used in other places like PS3

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