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Copy Disk Image as Folder

When you open a .dmg file, a disk image is mounted. You are then generally supposed to copy the contents of that disk image to your hard drive (to your Desktop, your Applications folder, or wherever). But what if you want to copy the whole disk image, including all its contents, as a folder? Hold the Option key, and drag the "proxy icon" in the title bar of the disk image window to the destination in the Finder.

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Speed Disk Fix

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Speed Disk Fix -- In TidBITS-243, Mark reported that serious problems with the Speed Disk 3.0 portion of Norton Utilities 3.0 had caused Symantec to suspend Norton Utilities shipments. An updater that updates Speed Disk 3.0 to Speed Disk 3.1 is now available. Registered users and upgrade subscribers should receive the fix shortly; in the meantime, anyone can download it from various online sources. [TJE]

ftp://mrcnext.cso.uiuc.edu/pub/info-mac/disk/ speed-disk-30-to-31-updt.hqx

 

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