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Can the cp command be used to restore a hard drive?

My cousin contacted me for tech support because her computer was refusing to boot to the startup drive, and the issue turned out to be a corrupted drive that Disk Utility refused to fix, telling us to ...
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There was an error connecting to the Apple ID server - akd NSURLSession/NSURLConnection HTTP load failed (kCFStreamErrorDomainSSL, -9807)

When entering my password into App Store I get: There was an error connecting to the Apple ID server I checked the password and it's fine. I changed the password just in case, it still does not ...
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Changing primary group

I want to change my primary group to my user name. Will this negatively effect any core functionalities? Is there anything wrong with removing my user from the 'staff' group?
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1answer
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Move Apps from old hard drive

My 2009 MacBook's hard drive failed this weekend and I had to have it replaced on the spot or wait 3 days. I have successfully used a connection cable to connect the old hard drive to the new one and ...
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1answer
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MacBook Air charging light says amber and does not go green and machine does not boot or even chime

I have an 11" MacBook Air 6,1 from mid 2013 that I found discarded and had restored but now seems dead again. The machine had sat for several weeks with no power. I got the machine with a broken ...
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Are iPhone replacements for software issues free?

iPhone 6 is not under warranty (no Apple Care+ either), but Apple Support on the phone offered a replacement phone that I pick up at the store (no mention of cost, did not ask) because of an issue ...
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1answer
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iCloud says that backups are using 3 GB of space, but there are no backups

My iCloud account shows that I have ~3 GB of backups, but when I check on all devices using this account, backups are off and no backups are showing. The storage bar. The backups list... empty!
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Unable to make or receive calls on iPhone 5s.

Can't place or receive calls on my iPhone5s. Call failed comes up. Tried the *#31# option - not working. Tried turning phone off and then back on after several hours - doesn't work. Tried a few other ...
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What is the best way to install Node js on OS X?

I currently have installed node and npm with the installer provided from their website. Although I have homebrew installed as well and running 'brew doctor' seems to complaint about some files ...
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Signed into an Apple ID account, App Store asks for different password

I have a IPhone 5. I can't install or update any of my apps because it's asks for a password for a different email which is not mine and when I go to Settings on ITunes & App Store I am logged in ...
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Audio Distortion After 2 Minutes of Music in Stock MBP

I have a MBP (13 inch early 2015, running 10.11.4) which after about 2 minutes of producing audio (Skype, Youtube from Firefox, iTunes...) via either the internal speakers or a pair of earbuds starts ...
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stop Chrome from asking for proxy credentials

I wanted to change my proxy settings for Chrome. I opened the Network tab and entered username and password along with ip and port data. When I opened Chrome browser, it asked for username and ...
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0answers
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How much difference is made on battery life when keeping mobile data switched on along with WiFi?

What if I turn on Mobile Data whole day along with WiFi? In this way, How much more battery is going to be used up? I have WiFi connection at my home.. But sometimes it stops working.. And it's ...
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0answers
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Why is AppleScript not ejecting my volume?

I have a hard drive in my mac with multiple partitions, and I want to eject some of them with AppleScript. Simple: tell application "Finder" eject disk "Photos" end tell Except it does not ...
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0answers
8 views

Can I safely delete the iTunes “Import” folder?

I had a problem that I was able to solve by unchecking "Share iTunes Library XML with other applications", but ever since, I have a folder in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Music/ called "Import" with a bunch ...
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Jumping via keyboard from album to songs in iTunes' Albums view

In iTunes's "Albums" view it's easy to move from album to album using only the keyboard. However, when an album is highlighted (so that the album tracks are all visible) is there an easy way to begin ...
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itunes connect tax form outside US

I'm trying to setup my tax information on itunes connect as a New Zealand citizen. I imagine I should leave fields 5,6,7 and 8 blank as I do not have business, employee, benefits or TAX number in ...
2
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1answer
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Possible to reset Keychain password without knowing the old password?

My girlfriend forgot the password for her MacBook (don't ask), so I reset it using the Utilities. But as you may be aware, this doesn't reset the Keychain password. Her MacBook is now virtually ...
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My iPhone 6s can receive calls, send and receive texts, and use FaceTime, but can't make calls

I've tried resetting, toggling my cellular data, and calling *#31#, but nothing has worked. Any suggestions?
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1answer
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iOS Alarm app Labels stored in iTunes Backup?

I can't seem to find any iTunes Backup extraction utility that claims to be able to extract data from the pre-installed iTunes Alarm app (specifically the labels that are in each "alarm"), so cannot ...
0
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0answers
4 views

Can't enter Calendar events

I cannot enter a new event on my calendar on my iPhone. All the prompts at top of page are red ( live).. What's up? I see many others w this problem.
0
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0answers
16 views

Android Studio 2.1 very slow build, macbook blows very loud

I am using new version of Android Studio since one week (v2.1) and it completely freezes my macbook. Each gradle build takes forever, and my computer blows air like if it is going to die. Anyone ...
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4 views

How can i access or download my whatsapp call log. i use an iphone 5S [duplicate]

i urgently need answers to my subject issue. thanks and hope to hear from u soonest Regards
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11 views

Apple Mail doesn't show when a mail is encrypted (using S/MIME)

I have recently started using S/MIME since we got a certificate from our school and are advised to use it when possible. I am using El Capitan 10.11.4. The encryption and decryption process ITSELF ...
0
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1answer
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My Mac Mini HD been wiped out

Here is the scenario: I was bouncing music and got a warning Macintosh HD is almost full! By the time I empty the trash my my froze. So I restart it and that infinite white progress bar below the ...
0
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2answers
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prevent networksetup from asking for password

I am trying to get rid of password when changing proxy with networksetup. I changed permissions to read and write of /private/etc folder and propagated change to subfolders. I tried this: sudo chmod ...
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0answers
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automation and compressor not exporting with file

I'm new to using Garageband, if anyone could help me would be great. i have a simple vocal track that i have applied volume automation to and applied the built in compressor to, but when i export the ...
0
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0answers
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How to SCP Linux Box to Mac Drive?

On mac terminal SSH'ing to a linux box, my local path seems to be interpreted as a server path: scp objects.yml ~/Documents I'm getting: cp: cannot create regular file /ngs/app/project/Documents': ...
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How to delete the originals of edited images in Photos on iPad?

I use an iPad running iOS 9.3.1 and an iPad Air running iOS 9.2.1. I shoot pictures and edit them. How I can erase the originals in a direct way? Not valid the following solutions: Take a screen ...
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0answers
9 views

I cannot access or see any of my application from my user account

For some reason all of my application have disappeared. Last night I was using my computer, I installed a new program (PHPStorm) used it for a while and right before shutting it down I got a system ...
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votes
1answer
17 views

Reducing System Volume

How do I halve the system volume? I want one bar (out of sixteen) of volume to be as loud as half a bar etc. How does one do this?
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1answer
11 views

Why for some actions wifi is required (ie. cellular is not enough)?

Synchronizing iCloud photo library and downloading apps over 100 MB both require wifi, ie. they are not permitted when on cellular. Is this limit only for "convenience", so there wouldn't be ...
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0answers
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Mac OSX Server Blocking Adobe Sites

I installed Mac OS X server a while ago but never really used it, around a month ago I got a warning saying that my Adobe products could not be validated even though they were working perfectly ...
0
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1answer
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How do I unlock an iPhone 6?

I recently bought the phone in Japan because it is way cheaper but then I am unable to use my local SIM card (Indonesia). Please anyone kindly assist and solve this (free method). Thanks in advance!
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Headphones & iMac

Boy am I glad I happened upon your website! I just bought some cheap (non-wireless) headphones and I can't find the answer to getting them to work on my iMac.
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1answer
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Left command key does not work

My left ⌘ command key doesn't respond, while the right ⌘ key works fine. my Mac: MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) on keyboard viewer: when I click left ⌘ no respond on keyboard viewer, but right ⌘ and ...
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1answer
14 views

Is there a way to customize the color of visited links?

I am an Apple user, and am currently using the Chrome and Vivaldi browsers. Not a computer programmer. Is there any easy way to make visited links stand out? The default color for those isn't defining ...
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0answers
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How to map Alt+Shift+Space to Return correctly in Karabiner?

I want to map alt+shift+space to return key because return key forces my baby finger too much. I have already mapped CapsLock to Alt+Shift inspired by Steve Losh's blog post. I made the following ...
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GarageBand sound holding/freezing when multiple notes are played on USB keyboard

I just bought a MIDI to USB cable so I could connect my electronic piano/keyboard to my mac mini. I open GarageBand and the keyboard will play one note at a time just fine, but if I play two or more ...
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1answer
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Can someone help me to translate this automator workflow to applescript?

What I want to do is select a bunch of images with varying dimensions and uniformly apply a percentage scale to resize them. The workflow comes very close to that. But I cant get more specific to ...
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0answers
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How to map Command_R to Shift in Karabiner

I want to map Command_R key to Shift. I added the following code to ~/Library/Application Support/Karabiner/private.xml inside: <item> <name>Command_R to Shift</name> ...
0
votes
1answer
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Boot Camp Assistant: “This Mac does not support Boot Camp”

I recently upgraded OS X on my 2009 Mac Pro (MacPro4,1) from Yosemite to El Capitan. Shortly after, I found that Boot Camp Assistant refused to run, reporting "This Mac does not support Boot Camp". ...
0
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0answers
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Find iPhone located my phone (but it's not at the listed location) [on hold]

I used the find iPhone feature to locate my iPhone 5S. It located my iPhone at my house - but I still can't find it. I play a beeping sound - but don't hear anything. I call the cell number and don't ...
0
votes
1answer
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Why is iTunes duplicating my TV shows?

It seems every time I go into iTunes it's duplicated my TV shows again. I could understand if these were shows that I'd ripped from DVDs myself (maybe I'd made a mistake or something), but in the case ...
0
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0answers
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How to use GUI pinentry program for GPG

I would always like to use the GUI version of entering my GPG passphrase. Currently my pinentry program is set the same on my laptop as my desktop. But the desktop always asks for my passphrase on the ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

Fine to keep macbook on power for unlimited time? [duplicate]

I just got a used Macbook Pro (retina) 2012 running El Capitan. I am keeping it charged and on all the time. Is there any harmful effect from doing so on the battery in the long term?
0
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0answers
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Unlocking iPhone 4 in Canada with no SIM card

I've acquired an old iPhone 4 from a friend from California who was using Verizon as their carrier. I would like to unlock this phone from the Verizon carrier and try to use from a new carrier in ...
0
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0answers
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Ceased to open old files by double-clicking on the Time Capsule disk

On the local drives (internal and external), everything is fine. Any newly stored files on the Time Capsule open normally, but files that already existed no longer open when I double-click them. ...
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0answers
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Wireless keyboard dies until log-out-log-in — any way to fix it w/o logging out and in?

A few months ago I dropped my Apple wireless keyboard in a puddle and just in the last couple weeks it's stopped working every five minutes to a few hours. Logging out and then logging in will reload ...
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Cannot find my phone on “Find My Iphone”

Someone stole my iphone 6s a few days back. It's locked with a passcode though. I immediately accessed "find my iphone" to activate lost mode and play sound. Later in the day, i tried entering the ...

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