Mac is short for Macintosh, a brand of computers created and sold by Apple Inc. Apple currently produces several lines of Macintosh computers including the iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and MacBook. All current Macs ship with Mac OS X. You can also install Windows or Linux ...

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Can't install program, most likely due to permissions

I recently got a VPN, Private Internet Access, and I'm unable to install it on my Mac OSX 10.10.5. When I double click the installer, nothing happens. So I tried creating a new admin account and it ...
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Finder reports error code -36 when copying some files

I have a 4.6GB file on my hard drive. Today when I tried to copy it to another machine through network, I got the following error message from Finder halfway through the copy: The Finder can't ...
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“Force Quit” dialog won't close

A Parallels 11 virtual machine running El Capitan as the guest OS ran out of disk space. Apparently I had a runaway app eating up memory, which overloaded virtual memory in Mac OS X, and virtual ...
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Setting up a VPN on Mac with a WiFi Hotspot

I've been looking into using my Mac as a host for unattended file sharing with my other computers. From what I have seen, it looks like a VPN is my best route. I would like to create a server ...
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Is there an app to Control the Brightness of an External Monitor?

At the moment I use an app called "Dimmer than dim", it works fine, it lets me darken the monitor screen. But if I want to use an app full screen, Dimmer's effect disappears. Google search, shows ...
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Why won't my app, Flix and Hulu, open when its clicked on?

I have downloaded and paid for the app "flix" for netflix, and I've used it before and it ran perfectly fine. Now when i go to click on it to open, it bounces at the bottom a little and then nothing ...
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Highlighting Cells in Numbers (but the highlights not show up when printing)

I have Numbers Version 3.6.1 on a MacBook Pro. I'm wondering if it's possible to have a cell highlighted/coloured in (denoting it is supposed to be edited) but have it not print highlighted? I see ...
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Tata Photon Max not working after upgrading to OS X EI Capitan

I upgraded my MacBook Air to OS X EI Capitan (10.11.1) and my Tata Photon Max Huawei modem model no. CE0682 doesn't work with my Mac anymore. It's getting installed well but when I try to connect, it ...
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Apps not opening “Verifying”

Some of the apps on my MacBook Air (OS El Capitan) specifically my Grand Theft Auto are not opening because a prompt appears "Verifying (Name Of The App)". I've tried countless times to fix this but ...
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MacBook Pro 2011 upon startup stops with a circle with a slash

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 (Mavericks) that suddenly upon turning on gave me a circle with a slash through it. I'm not sure what to do but would like to back up my computer if possible. Any ...
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Why I can't retweet article from pocket mac app?

When I click retweet button on Pocket, it prompt this error information: then I confirm with 'OK', it shows then I Click OK button, it does nothing. I have set twitter account in Mac, but it ...
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Is there any way to add a NTFS option in the format list of Disk Utility in OS X EI Captian?

There are two partitions on my drive, one for time machine, one for storing files which are exFat format. I would like to get one minimal thing to support NTFS, I would like to create a filesystem ...
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Can anyone help me with this kernel panic? (IMMEDIATE ungraceful shut down on “restart”)

Any help is appreciated, thanks in advance! :) (OS version is 10.11.0 - I can't upgrade to 10.11.1 without a graceful restart. ouch.) Panic Report Anonymous UUID: <snip> Mon Nov 9 18:48:26 ...
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Hot to enable bridged networking

ProductName: Mac OS X ProductVersion: 10.10.5 BuildVersion: 14F1021 Running VirtualBox and a Solaris guest OS to setup Solaris boot server. Created a bridged network one for the wi-fi on my ...
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Weird browser redraw error

I have experienced this problem on a MacBook Pro as well as on an iMac. Also, this is not specific to a single Mac OS X version; on the MacBook Pro, I am on the latest version of Mavericks and on the ...
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I can't export shared photos from Photos. Why not?

This seems like it should be the most basic of functions. I have some shared photos in Photos. They were taken by someone else and shared with me on iCloud. I can see them all on my Mac. But I ...
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Why can I no longer send messages to non iMessage users from my Mac? Their names appear in red

I had no problem with this until today. And I read that I should go to Settings -> Messages -> Text Message Forwarding but i don't see Text Message Forwarding.
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Assign shortcut to change scale factor for specified application?

So I found this neat app on the web called "Glueprint". It allows you to quickly create a mockup by overlaying a desired image over the screen. The only problem is that it doesn't allow you to adjust ...
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Notification when like own photo shared album

When i post a photo in my shared album and i like that photo nothing happens. Nobody in that group gets an notification or someting.. But someone else can like the photo and than works the ...
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Safari private navigation session

Is there any way to stay logged when pressing open in new tabs in safari private mode ? For example if I'm logged to Facebook in tab A an I use Open in new tabs then I will have to sign into ...
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Didn't get a response from the Apple Software Update Center? / Can't load data from the Apple Software Update server

The past few days I 've been encountering this problem. When I search for updates through the Mac App Store, there comes a pop - up window. Either this : or this: Ι also "cleared cookies" and ...
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How to unlock my Mac in iCloud?

I don't know how this happened but my Mac was locked; now when I go to iCloud -> Find my Mac I found my Mac with locked status. The problem that I don't know the pin code to unlock it. Is there any ...
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MacBook Air 13" (Early 2015)

I've bought a new MacBook Air, and have created a new iCloud account. Now I cannot access the email to verify the account I just created, because mail needs to be verified with that very same link. ...
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App to locate and connect to bluetooth projector to play downloaded or web videos

We have an Apple desktop machine (I guess they're not called "PCs" in the Apple world); not sure which model it is; hopefully that won't matter too much. I can find out if necessary (I'm not "in the ...
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Serious installation issue with OS X Yosemite

I am a new to Apple products, my MacBook Pro was having a very slow process so I formatted the Macintosh HD without making bootable USB. I restarted my Mac and pressed command-r. I opened Disk ...
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Mac Mail.app - Stop it from opening separate window per mail

I'm using Mac Mail.app which is mostly okay but I've got one feud with it - Whenever I click a mail notification, it opens a new window per that mail. And then, what happens is, when I want to switch ...
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Getting all emails from folder including mailto links

I have an old website on my mac and I want to grab all the emails as well as mailto linked emails from the folder. Is there a simple terminal code for me to do that?
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Window 7 Bootcamp error

I tried to install windows-7 on my macbook pro using USB on Bootcamp.Right after computer automatically restarts to install windows-7, computer screen just goes black when it is supposed to be ...
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I am having problem creating a partition in unallocated space

I have 500 GB of total storage and its only available 38 GB.. What can I do? I want to create a new partition but I don't know how.. I am really new to OS X and I need help.. Sorry for my english. I ...
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iMessage on Yosemite

My iMessage used to work fine on my MacBook Pro until recently, when it started acting differently and started using "Google Talk" or "Jabber IM". Now I don't receive new messages on my Mac anymore, ...
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HTML Import Error From MS CRM 2013 to Excel 15.14 on a Mac

I have a user that is unable to open an excel file from his mac. He has exported a view from our MSCRM 2013 on-premise application to his mac. He recently upgraded to the new Excel 15.14 version and ...
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Bootcamp and videocard problem

I have Windows 7 installed on a MacBook Pro (late 2012), with bootcamp. I use Windows to play The Phantom Pain, a steam game. Everything was ok until some days ago. While I was playing the Mac ...
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Will Mac Mini work with Dell Inspiron Laptop

I am interested in buying the new Mac Mini as I cannot afford a Mac book or Air. The laptop I have is Dell Inspiron 3537. So I wanted to know is it possible to connect Mac Mini with my Dell laptop. ...
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Keyboard shortcut assignment for opened windows

In Fedora I was able to assign keyboard shortcuts to specific open windows. And that would bring them to the top. For example one chrome window could have shortcut alt+1 and the next chrome window ...
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Mac not Pingable by other Devices

I have a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.10.5. Internet connection is working stable. Problem: My Mac can't be pinged by other devices in my local Wi-Fi. Windows Laptop can ping iPhone. iPhone can ping ...
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how to resolve disk partition issue in OSX 10.10.5?

Using Boot camp assistant I have created a partition and installed Windows 7 OS to work on both Mac as well as windows (Dual boot). But later on deleted the windows OS partition(Could not remember how ...
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Would “non supported” memory modules cause the Mac to restart frequently?

I've got a Mac Mini mid mid 2011 upgraded with 8GB memory using Kingston sticks, but after the upgrade the Mac now frequently blinks the screen black and then restarts itself. This is not a restart ...
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Can't Change My Apple Mail From Full Screen to Normal Size

All of a sudden, the page I use to compose an email has gone full screen and I don't know how to change it back to "normal" size. Please help. Thanks.
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Back to my Mac not working all of a sudden (Yosemite 10.10.5)

I am probably one of the many users who are experiencing problems with Back to My Mac. I am trying to remote control a MacBookPro through another MBP. It has worked perfectly while I was using the ...
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Epson's Event Manager.app

I have Epson's printer software installed. It also installed the Event Manager.app that I believed is used for receiving fax/scanning from the multi-purposes printer. I am not using those features ...
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iCloud Music Library: Playlist Recovery

my brother has recently deleted all of the playlists in itunes including some that were shared on Apple Music and others that were in the iCloud Music Library. I am thinking that Apple may have a ...
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How to insert a new page break in any cell in table in Pages on Mac?

How to insert a page break after any row in table in Pages? Is it possible?
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How to prevent cells from breaking across pages in Pages on Mac?

This is what I have now: I would like to avoid breaking orange cell across pages. Is there a way to do this?
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How to rotate text in single cell in Pages on Mac?

This is what I have now: And this is what I would like to make: Is there a way to do this?
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Can't log into my accout on MacBook Pro (Yosemite)

My Mac froze and I forced shut down by pressing the power button. Now I cannot log into my account. I don't hear any chime sound either. I get to my login icon and enter the password. It just goes to ...
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Transfer TimeMachine backup to NAS

I have a wd mybook 3tb. I plugged it in to my macbook and performed an initial TimeMachine backup no problems. Then i plugged the my book into my airport extreme and setup TimeMachine to use this ...
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rpcvshost caught burning the cpu, is it hardware or software?

I have a problem with my Mac -early 11- The laptop crashes every X minutes.. When I check the console I see [ RPCVSCHOST caught burning the CPU ] I can't start the device without doing this ...
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Un-partition Core Storage MacBook Pro disk

I'm having serious issues with my MacBook Pro. For some reason it has been partitioned odd and I no longer have access to the recovery partition when holding the option key. I had a look at the ...
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Is there a way to Time stamp a Word document to only save if opened/saved by the author?

In Microsoft Word for Mac 2008, I have a form template that I fill out multiple times with different information, then Save As another name and send it off. It was formatted with an automatic time ...
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Error using pacemaker

I am following How can I tell if my Mac is keeping the clock updated properly? for synchronising my computers but when I run /usr/libexec/pacemaker -a 10 I get this error although ...