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Do fans stop spinning when macbook pro's are in sleep mode?

I have a Macbook Pro Mid-2009 running Yosemite 10.10.3, and I installed Macs Fan control which is the same as smcFanControl. Basically, my whenever I put my mac to sleep the fans stop spinning(I have ...
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Trackpad not responding to clicks after macbook air wake from sleep

I have strange problem since two or three days with macbook air running osx 10.10.3 yosemite. When I finish working I just close the lid and macbook goes into sleep mode. When I open the lid again it ...
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How do I get my music off my iPod 4th generation 2004

I have a 4th generation ipod from 2004 and have wonderful playlists and music that I want to get onto my 2015 MacBook and in turn onto my iPhone. Can I do this?
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Drivers not installing

I use a Tascam US-122mkII audio interface to record music with. I recently upgraded my Macbook to OS X 10.9.5 and tried to update the drivers for my Tascam but they don't seem to be installing ...
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How does AppleCare Protection work overseas? (MacBook Pro 13 inch)

If I buy an apple laptop overseas can I get the apple protection back in UK? If I buy the laptop and Apple protection abroad, if something has gone wrong will it be protected when I am back in UK.
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Using a headset with a Macbook pro mid 2009

Does this Macbook support any kind of dual 3.5mm connection headsets ? Acording to this link there is in fact an audio in port but I have never seen that symbol for "audio in" been used
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How to modify the display sleep and sleep together again?

I'm using pmset to set battery-power sleep time independently of display sleep time on my 2014 15" MacBook retina. Before I did that, these values were in lock step when you changed the "turn off ...
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What could cause my password to become incorrect?

My MacBook Pro (Late 2013) running Yosemite (10.10.3) seems to have decided my password is incorrect and fails to log me in. I have managed to change the password via my Apple ID but I'm concerned ...
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What the “Other” Storage Space is in Mac OS X?

What exactly is included in the Other (blue one) part of the Storage space on my Mac? What could take 31.2 GB?
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MacBook Pro (2012 - MD101LL/A): Superdrive to SSD swap?

Does anyone know if it's possible to swap out the "Superdrive" optical drive on this model and replace it with an SSD? Apple MacBook Pro "Core i5" 2.5 13" (Identifiers: Mid-2012 13" - MD101LL/A) ...
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Dual monitor setup macbook 13'' pro retina

13'' macbook pro retina. I want to connect two monitors that display different desktops (not the same desktop in stretch). At the moment I am using both the available thunderbolt ports (1 for a ...
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MacBook Pro trackpad click

I am new to the MacBook Pro laptop. Why does the trackpad have to be pressed down to register a click, rather than just touching on the pad? Is there a way to change this? Please advise because it is ...
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How to upgrade my browser on 10.6.8

These are the specs of my mac book, currently running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. I'm trying to upgrade my browser, as Gmail says it's out of date, and I can't access the playlist on amazon prime. I am not ...
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Internal microphone not working (Retina Macbook pro late 2013)

My internal microphone is not working. It picks up sound only when i flick the outer microphone location. When I plug a headphone with a microphone, there is no problem. I took it to the genius bar ...
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Do I need to upgrade my late 2011 Macbook Pro

I currently own a MacBook Pro, Late 2011, With a 2.4ghz intel core i5, 4gb memory DD3. I use my mac mostly for web browsing and iTunes, and use (bootcamp) windows for programming. Recently, I have ...
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how to unlock a macbook air [duplicate]

I bought a mac from a so called friend about six months ago and the mac been working fine. last week I tried to open and its asking me for a 4 digit password witch I never assign to the mac. I tried ...
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Macbook model A1342 randomly freezing

I have a Macbook white model A1342 that I'm fixing for a friend of mine. The macbook will freeze up totally randomly (usually while surfing the net but it happened even when no browser was opened). ...
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Macbook Pro not charging

My 2009 Macbook pro is not charging. I recently bought a new power adapter and when I plug it in the computer starts up fine although the date is set back to Jan 1 2001. When I click on the battery ...
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MacBook Yosemite WiFI drops when other devices possibly interfere

I am having serious WiFi issues on my MacBook Pro (retina Mid 2012 with Yosemite) where the connection continuously drops making Internet impossible to use. I have already tried all of the options ...
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Is it okay to use the cord from a Magsafe adapter with a different wattage?

I have a 2011 Macbook Air. The original Magsafe cord was getting flimsy, so I cut the old cord, got a spare one from eBay and soldered it to the power adapter. However, I realised the wattage rating ...
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Basic publishing program for MacBook Pro on OSX 10.8.5

I use Word from Office for Mac for word processing. I want to create documents of text with a photo inserted and be able to resize the photo and wrap around text. I can only partially achieve it ...
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How to cut in two camera angles, and add custom video to Imovie

I have Imovie version 10.0.7. I am looking for a step by step tutorial or method on how to do a very specific task, which I've been able to complete halfway, but I'm not sure it's the best way to do ...
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When should I buy MacBook Pro 13'' Retina - 2015 [closed]

I am interested in buying a macbook pro 13'' Retina but I don't know if I should buy it now or wait (until next release that I have no idea when it's going to be) or buy it know, since it has been ...
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MacBook Air A1237 Recovery

I replaced the hard drive on my Macbook Air. When I press the option key while powering on it takes me to a screen where I select a WiFi network and nothing else is on the screen. I connect to WiFi ...
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Kernel Panics during and after 10.10.3 update

I have recently experienced two Kernel Panics on my MacBook Pro (13 inch, mid-2012). The first one happened during the upgrade process to 10.10.3 right at the end. The second happened today while ...
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WiFi issues with channel 13 and standby

I recently switched my router to channel 13 (in Germany) because it's less crowded. My Macbook Pro supports this and I can connect to it. After it wakes up from standby, though, it doesn't see any ...
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Two headphones with mic set up on Mac book

I would like me and my girlfriend be able to listen to Mac book music using headphones, each one its own. What electronics are required for this? We already have two headphones with included mics and ...
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What kind of SSD is compatible for MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010)?

I'm about to buy SSD for my Macbook Pro mid 2010. What would you recommend for the following specification: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010) Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 4 GB 1067 MHz ...
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How to change distros on a 2006 MacBook that no longer has OS X installed?

A while ago I managed to get a hold of an old MacBook that came with OS X 10.5. I promptly Installed Linux Mint and got rid of OS X. I now wish to switch to Lubuntu, as Linux Mint runs like a snail, ...
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Is it bad to leave the Macbook Pro Retina 13inch charging all the time?

I connected my Macbook Pro Retina 13 inch to an external monitor, keyboard, and mouse and in order to leave it closed, you must have it connected to power. When my Macbook is closed, does it ruin my ...
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How do I maintain battery count cycles

I own a MacBook Pro early 2015 model since last month and my count cycles are 26 and battery health is 98.x%. I am a bit worried because I saw a video on youtube which showed that the guy was having ...
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Reinstall Mac OS issue

I got Yosemite 10.10, now I want to use reinstall option from recovery menu. I hold cmd+r and see this screen: I pick Disk Utility to check if I have disk Then I close Disk Utility and open ...
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Creating a Bootable USB drive for a PC on a Macbook

I recently had a little mishap on my PC machine and now my HDD is completely cleared. I have a 32GB USB, a Windows 8.1 full DVD iso, and my macbook pro 2013 with Yosemite on it. I tried using ...
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Is it bad to store a mac on top of a windows laptop due to the magnetic power cord?

I have a Windows Laptop and a MacBook and I like to keep them both in the same place. Is it bad to stack them on top of each other? This has been asked a couple different times (as in What computer ...
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Preinstalled audio, photo and video data size

Have recently purchased new MacBook Pro 13″ 2015 (128 GB) and noticed that "About my Mac" displays 1.31 Gb Audio, 750 Mb photo and 410 Mb Films. Does it mean that someone else stored this data on the ...
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Power_On_Hours and 'ac -p' differ

Have recently purchased new MacBook Pro 13″ 2015 (128 GB) and noticed that there is an 9.5 hours difference between ac -p command result and "Power_On_Hours" S.M.A.R.T. value. Does it mean that the ...
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Can I use a Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13“ charger with my Late 2013 MacBook Pro 13” with the MagSafe Adapter?

I bought a Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13" but eventually upgraded to a newer Retina Late 2013 13" model. I'd like to get another charger, but I'm curious if I could use the old charger that came with ...
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VMB (Vodafone Mobile Broadband) without Java

I have a VMB key that I use with a SIM card to connect my MacBook to the Internet while mobile. Recently I've formatted my Mac and I decided to avoid installing Java. No problem until I tried to ...
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Will the new 2015 “MacBook” be able to run VMs effectively? Windows especially

I currently use a 2Ghz i7 x 8gb Memory 2013 MacAir. With this I am able to effectively run a windows 8 VM running Visual Studio Professional and other developement apps simultaneously, or Ubuntu and ...
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Keys not working after cleaning under key caps [macbook pro early 2008]

I was using my father's computer while mine was in the shop, and thought I would clean out under the keyboard to be nice. Unfortunately, I managed to break his D key in the process. Needless to say, ...
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Is there a keyboard binding to move programs between “desktops” [duplicate]

I know you can move between desktops by swiping or ctrl+arrows, but is there any shortcut to move programs? For example on Linux I can switch between desktops by alt+ctrl+up/down, and I can move my ...
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MBP OCT '11 17" Not loading properly

I'm starting to have issues with my MBP. I was using it the other day and It completely shut off, no warning just blacked out on me. It was fully charged etc. I tried turning it back on and logging ...
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My MBPR can't connect to wifi network

My MBPR is unable to connect wifi network while my iPad, Android phone and other laptops are connecting fine. It always give me Invalid password error. Notice: Only once I was able to connect to this ...
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Is it possible to use Time Machine with iCloud?

I have a MacBook Pro (early 2011) with a 320 GB hard disk, and I have a 200 GB storage plan on iCloud. The problem is that I cannot simply copy the Applications folder to iCloud Drive and restore it ...
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MacBook Pro wifi vs. iPhone wifi in same location

I've noticed that every minute or so, the wifi on my 15" MacbookPro Retina just doesn't seem to work, yet the icon displays full bars (4/4). In the exact same location my iPhone shows 2/3 or 3/3 bars ...
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AirDrop between MBP and iPad not working

I have a mid-2012 MacBook pro running Yosemite and an iPad Air 2 with the latest iOS 8. The 2 devices can connect via Bluetooth (at least they claim to be connected), however, neither initially showed ...
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MacBook Pro a lot slower after reset

I recently had some issues with my computer and since I had a backup of all of my files I decided to just wipe the hard drive clean. After, what I thought, was a full reset I am beginning to suspect ...
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Bluetooth Headset won't stay paired after restart

I have a Macbook Pro early 2011 running on Yosemite with all updates installed. I have a bluetooth headset which I pair with my mac, it works all good until I shutdown and re-boot my mac. I will no ...
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2015 MBP external monitor options

I've just purchased the 13" early 2015 MBP with Intel Iris Graphics 6100, and am planning on investing in two external displays to use at my home office. What kind of 4k support does this chipset ...
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Single User Mode not starting

First of all, there's no firmware password or anything fancy. I'm trying to diagnose a late-2011 MacBook Pro 15", and I'm trying to get into the single user mode. I press and hold Cmd+S (the left Cmd, ...