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USBSMC history on a Mac

How do I find the USBSMC history on Mac if it was cleared from the console? It seems to only be possible with specific code, rather than by simpler means. I have only seen solutions for Windows ...
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Running a Windows VM from external flash drive

I'm using a MacBook Pro Retina 15" with only 256 GB SSD storage, however, for my new job I need to be able to run Windows on it. I'll need to install Visual Studio and some other tools on the Windows ...
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Re-using an ejected flash drive

I tried to properly eject a flash drive by moving it into Trash. It went up in that little puff of smoke. Now when I try to reuse the drive by plugging it back into the computer, it does not show up ...
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iPod touch 5 unresponsive - error 1602 when restoring

iPod touch 5 shows no visible signs of life regardless if it's charged via mains or PC. Regardless if I hold whatever buttons in whatever configuration. However if attached to PC Windows 7 and ...
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Why does Apple recommend a 2TB FD over a 1TB Fusion Drive for iMacs with 32GB of memory?

Under the 'Choose Storage' section on Apple's iMac configuration page there is a blue link titled 'How much storage is right for you? (Choose Storage) '. In that dialog it says: For the best ...
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How is OS X able to authenticate to my router even when the disk is removed?

I removed the hard drive from my laptop (MBP 9.1, mid 2012) and started recovery mode. Once I entered recovery mode, the laptop was connected to my router (secured with WPA2), even though I had not ...
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USB Flash (Pen) drive vanishes after hibernation

I reboot my macbook (4,1 model + 10.6.8) very infrequently since I rely on the hibernation feature a lot. I also use USB flash drives a fair bit and there is usually one plugged in to one of the USB ...
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Mac Mini 2014 hard drives

Do the Mini 2014 mechanical hard-drive versions have an M.2 ssd slot on their mainboard? EDIT: Let me clarify: the fusion version have a M.2 SSD on the mainboard slot and a 2.5" mechanical drive. ...
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Unable to boot up my Mac. Getting a flashing folder with a question mark

I currently own a 15 inch MacBook Pro with retina display model ( early 2013) . My Mac was working fine and all of a sudden my Mac won't boot up. I see a flashing folder with a question mark symbol on ...
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Is it possible to find out whether iPhone has MLC or TLC NAND by serial or batch number?

Is there any way to check whether the phone has MLC or TLC, just by serial number or batch number? I will be buying iPhone 6, Space Grey, 64GB. From what I have read, 64GB version could be TLC or ...
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Why is the Apps flash storage so high and how can it be reduced? [duplicate]

This is the disk storage info: This is the Applications folder info: Why is the storage usage so high and how can it be reduced? This is on a MacBook Pro Retina 13" with OSX 10.9.5. Edit: I had ...
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Difference between flash drive and hard drive?

I know it sounds like a silly question but my girlfriend is buying a new Mac Book Pro soon and we found that the flash drive mac's have less memory when it's a flash drive but more expensive whilst ...
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Use of Apple flash storage for data

I am Android Developer and I am working on Apple machines. Recently I bought a MacBook Pro with 128 GB flash storage but without HDD. The use of the laptop will be only for work and for surfing in the ...
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SSD in enclosure does not mount on older MacBook Pro

I bought a Crucial SSD compatible with my MacBook Pro (late 2007) and an enclosure. To my frustration, it would not mount and I think the hardware may be defective. Sometimes, I get it to mount and ...
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What are the best apps for rescuing deleted data on flash drives?

I'm searching for an app to rescue my deleted data on my flash memory. They happily deleted with a Windows virus. What's your recommendation for this case?
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“The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer.” How do I access info on USB flashdrive?

Same message with other computers. Worried that I may have ejected incorrectly. Is there a way to retrieve the information on my USB flashdrive?
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Use 256GB USB Thumb Drive as main boot drive

My iMac is very slow and I would like to start from a fresh Mavericks install. But instead of spending the time to backup my internal drive, I would rather just get a big 256GB thumb drive and install ...
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Is “flash storage” the same “SSD”?

I'm looking to see if the two are interchangeable and if not what the differences are. If the two in fact have a difference, perhaps adding devices or cases where each are normally used over the ...
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Direct download link to Maverick image

I've just bought a used MacBook pro. I would like to install OSX 10.9 Mavericks from scratch, erasing all previous data and settings. I don't have the passwords for the computer, so I can't access the ...
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Install of NetBeans crashing (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013)

I am trying to install NetBeans but the the MBP crashes with the following log entries Jan 3 10:39:13 my-osx launchservicesd[89]: Application App:"Installer" asn:0x0-4c04c pid:1593 refs=7 @ ...
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Flash drive not recognised - Unknown device: “Voyager Mini 3.0”

I have a Retina Macbook Pro and have just received 6 x Voyager Mini USB 3.0 64GB drives (as gifts for colleagues). I've tried 3 of the drives and while they work in Windows 7 and Linux (Ubuntu ...
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Reflashing iPad at low level

I know you can do recovery mode and DFU but is there an even more low level way to wipe the device and do a full reflashing of the ROM with iOS7?
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Flash Drive Not Detected in Macbook Pro (Mountain Lion)

In my Macbook pro flash drive is not detected. But When I attach my iphone it is detected without problem. I also check in Disk Utility, but It is not shown. if I attached the same pen drive on ...
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Very slow copy from CF memory card

I'm running Mountain Lion on MacBook Air, and using Trascend CompactFlash 400x 32GB memory card for my dSLR camera. I tried to copy my pictures from the CF card using a USB 2.0 card reader and to ...
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How can I write to a USB 3 flash drive faster than 15 mb/s?

I've got a USB 3 flash drive that should be able to write at about 50 mb/s, but I'm only able to write to it at 15 mb/s. I'm using a Mac Mini 2012, which has four USB 3 ports. I am connecting the ...
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Can't transfer 4gbyte file from USB flash drive to Snow Leopard

I've been unable to transfer XCode 3.2.6, a 4gbyte .dmg file, from a USB flash drive to 2 snow leopard MacBooks. It stops at 2.2gbytes with an error. The flash drive is formatted with NTFS from a ...
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Apple iPhone 4 flash memory

I read that flash memory has a certain amount of read and write operations which can render it unusable after it has exceeded the threshhold. Is this something to be concerned about with regards to ...
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What is the benefit of using flash memory in the Macbook Air?

I don't understand why Apple does not use SSD drives in the Macbook Air like some other manufacturers to (e.g. Asus, Samsung). The technical specifications of the Macbook Air on Apple's website never ...