[Guide] Avoid APFS conversion on High Sierra update or fresh install

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    Apr 27, 2018 at 6:04 PM #341
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    APFS is something you can try and if it seems to cause problems, use HFS+J instead.
     
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    May 19, 2018 at 8:30 PM #342
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    How long does the no-convert script take to run. I just ran it on a fresh install, and it been 15 minutes and it’s still running. What the heck is it doing?

    Oh my, it’s doing a find for everything in volumes. That means it’s searchng the home dir. ok. Now i see what’s its going, and I will just do it manually.
     
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    May 19, 2018 at 8:34 PM #343
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    What are you referring to? Post #1 makes no mention of any "no-convert" script.
     
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    May 20, 2018 at 6:37 AM #344
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    May 20, 2018 at 2:16 PM #345
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    May 20, 2018 at 11:27 PM #346
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    Thanks, so we need redo all this guide even update system, right sir?
     
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    May 20, 2018 at 11:42 PM #347
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    No. Conversion is only when you're running the full installer.
     
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