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Macbook Pro Mid2012 Lags

I have a macbook pro mid 2012 and recently I upgraded it by changing the RAM to 16GB and HDD to 500GB SSD. It was fine for a while but now it lags a lot whenever I play any games or even when I am ...
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HD activity indicator [on hold]

ATM I'm installing OS X El Capitan. My MacBook has been working for a while now, but the AppStore still indicates it's installing. Now I'm wondering, why doesn't the MacBook have a HD activity ...
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Photos app and iCloud

I have my photos saved in my 'Photos' application on my Macbook Air. I also have them saved on my iCloud (i can see them what i log on icloud.com). Now, if i delete photos from my 'Photos' ...
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Apple Macbookpro8.2 a1268 logic board power on pad peeled away

One of the Power on pad on the logic board on Macbookpro8.2 A1286 peeled away while I am trying to turn it on. Will this affect the operation of the laptop?
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Headphone jack port not working properly

When I plug the headphones all the way in, it gives no sound. If I plug them in half way it does crackling noises. When I plug in the beginning with just a small pressure it gives perfect sound but ...
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How can I alternate stopping the spinning disk and the fans?

I have a little bit of noise that I'd like to eliminate. It only bothers me in the dead of night, but at that time complete silence is a true blessing. My Macbook Pro has a spinning disk and two ...
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Is it normal for a MacBook Pro battery to regenerate itself?

Let me first give a quick background. I got the 2015 MBP 15" with Retina display second hand like a week ago. As every normal person who just switched from Windows to Mac I was doing this and that and ...
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EI capitan network [on hold]

why I always cant't login router account on my macbook pro ? i have used my smart phone to set up the router. when i use my macbook to see some videos ,i found it too slow , so i decide to make my ...
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Upgrade Macbook Pro from 10.6.8 to 10.8

I am considering upgrading my Macbook Pro with 2GB of memory from 10.6.8 to 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Are there any other considerations for upgrading? Is this generally a good idea?
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Macbook pro never goes to sleep

I got a brand new mid-2015 macbook pro 15", OSX 10.11.3. Display never turns off even it is configured to turn off after 10 mins in power adapter AND in battery mode. Screen saver (aerial) stays ...
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Changing from HDD to SSD

I have a MacBook Pro mid 12 with a 500 GB HDD. For performance purposes I want to upgrade to a SSD. My HDD is nearly full I have used 440 GB with a lot of important business files that I cannot afford ...
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Compatibility of Mid 2011 MacBook Air 13" Parts

I am replacing the upper case of my MBA 2011 13", I found something on eBay but am unsure on the compatibility, my serial number is, C02GRGLVDJWT. Link to the part: 13" Apple MacBook Air A1466 ...
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Keyboard types strange characters on MacBook Air 2013 [on hold]

When I need to write in my web browser using my MacBook Air 2013, my keyboard types 0000.,,,.,.,0!!!:""£.. Is it the keyboard that's broken? I don't understand what it can be? How do it fix it?
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Problem with Macbook and Display Detection

I have a Macbook with a removed monitor so now I use an external monitor. My notebook doesn't always correctly detect the resolution (or, I think, the display). When it doesn't detect correctly, I ...
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Should I change my MBP 13" early 2014 battery

I recently checked my battery cycles count: 942, this is very close to the limit 1000 as indicated by Apple https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201585 If it becomes 1000 do I have to replace it by ...
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MacBook Pro fails to wake from hibernate, reboots instead

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina 15-inch Mid 2015) running MacOS 10.11.3. When I close the lid it sleeps ok, and wakes when I open the lid with a password prompt, which is what I would expect. But if I ...
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Yosemite update deleted user files - but no old user folder in the system

I am wondering, after the OS was updated, a user created the same user account with same name and same full name. So there is no old folder with same name. However, the ID number is 501. Is there ...
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Seeking for some advice of Mac Mini vs Macbook Pro both maxed out specs [on hold]

I am looking for some advice about getting a macbook pro or mac mini. Basically, the case with me is that I currently have a mid 2014 macbook pro that is a base model. I use the macbook pro at home ...
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MacBook froze up while upgrading to El Capitan

I installed the new OS X El Capitan software on my MacBook, it installed, and then it started with the setup. As it was loading up, it froze on the Apple logo screen. I switched it off and hoped that ...
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Macbook Air crashes/restarts when something doing something heavy on it

Might be a little confusing to explain but I'll try my best to give a detailed response. Basically it's a Macbook Air (2014 model) running Yosamite 10.10.2. I noticed this issue a while back and ...
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After installing SSD

I replaced my internal drive in my macbook pro 2010 with a new SSD. I started the machine, then pressed alt/option to access Recovery Mode in order to use Disk Utility. So, I opened Disk Utility and ...
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Slow (10 mbit) Wi-Fi between AC AirPort Extreme and 2015 MacBook Pro (AC)

I'm using speedtest.net to make the measurement. When I'm plugged into the switch using a Thunderbolt-to-Gigabit-Ethernet adapter I get 100/100 mbit consistently (what I pay for), but over Wi-Fi I get ...
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How many CPU cores should be in my MacBook Air? [duplicate]

It looks like something's seriously wrong... My Air should have 4 cores. However, I saw that the number of cores has sunk to 2 when I was going to make a new virtual machine... I checked out what ...
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MacBook Air keeps shutting down immediately

My friend has a MacBook Air (11 inch, Mid-2011, OS X El-Capitan) that keeps shutting down immediately (in minutes). Tried resetting SMC. No luck. Tried Apple diagnostics (it shuts off during). Tried ...
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Display won't turn on after opening lid

Here's some system info $ system_profiler | grep Processor Apple: AUDynamicsProcessor: Apple: AUVoiceProcessor: Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.9 GHz ...
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Battery not charging? (Even after SMC reset)

So, I've seen a couple topics like this that already exist, but none solved my problem. I plug in my charge to my 13-Inch MacBook Air, Early 2015, and the LED light did not turn on, and the battery ...
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What is tmp.0.sDQWBe?

I have a file called tmp.0.sDQWBe located on my MacBook/Macintosh HD /private/var/folders/k1/(a ton of random text)/T/tmp.0.sDQWBe. The file is 13.2GB and I have no idea what it is. I want to delete ...
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If I don't plan to use my MacBook Pro

I wanted to ask, let's say I plan not to use my rMBP for a few days (5-7), is there anything special I should do in order to keep the battery in good condition? Thanks
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Adobe applications - Case-sensitive volumes not supported

I need someone to put this together in the most fool-proof way possible. I recently reinstalled the OS on my Macbook Air 2014 (Yosemite) as I had a ton of useless files as it was acting super duper ...
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macbook air early 2008 (original) 13inch: 45 W magsafe charger

here Apple has two slightly different adapters called magsafe L 45W: the first one is recommended for my model, but then on the store they only sell the 2nd one: will this be fully compatible with my ...
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Apple Macbook A1181 Safari program keeps shutting down. What would cause this? Wil not let my computer work at all [closed]

I Have an older MacBook model number A1181 with Safari in it. The Safari program keeps shutting down my computer not letting me do anything in it. What can I do to fix this.
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PyCharm seems to install but won't run

This is my first OS X experience so I'm not sure what to do other than ask you guys. I can get PyCharm to install, or so it seems, but when I try to run it all that happens is: the icon shows up on ...
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How bad is a runny nose over a MacBook Pro?

Happy cold season, everybody! Or at least, it'll be happy if you guys can tell me that my computer will survive it. I've got an early 2011 13" MacBook Pro and an annoying cold. My nose decided that ...
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MacBook Pro loosing Wi-Fi/Bluetooth - how to provide a record for service

My custom-built early 2013 MBP 15" is struggling to deliver an acceptable wireless functionality. In the only suitable tool that comes to my mind, a simple ping permanently open on the side of my ...
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Synch Contacts from my MacBook Pro to another MacBook Pro

I want to synch, not move, Contacts from my MacBook Pro to my wife's MacBook Pro, both running OS X 10.10.5, in each direction if possible. We both have different iCloud accounts. I have seen so much ...
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I installed 2 4G 1600 Crucial ram card into my late 2010 Macbook Pro.

I installed the wrong Ram. Now my monitor is all funky. Is there an easy fix, or is it screwed? What damage might have caused by my error? i should have installed 2 4G 1066 cards. HELP!
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MacBook Pro won't boot. Ideas?

MacBook Pro won't boot. Getting various grey screens. When try to do straight boot, get flashing folder. Other things not working: OS X recovery, start up manager, single user mode, verbose mode, ...
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How can I install the newest EFI firmware upgrade from El Capitan?

I've got an early 2011 MacBook Pro (8,1) and I am trying to install the newest EFI firmware upgrade, however it only supports 10.8.5 and 10.9.5. Unfortunately I have no clue as to what the best ...
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Login screen shows “Guest” option even though it is disabled

I have disabled the "Guest" option on my Macbook Pro, however it still shows the "Guest" bubble next to my account on the login screen.
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Mouse moves vertically on login

OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 - USB mouse (steelseries Sensei) When trying to move the cursor, the movement is limited only to vertical direction. What could be the possible problem?
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AirPlay Can't Connect

I Have a Mid 2011 MacBook Air. Every time I attempt to connect to an airplay display, I get a message that says "Could not connect to (Airplay Device Name)". I have a business conference next week ...
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MBP strange blackouts

I have noticed, that sometimes, my MacBook Pro mid-2012 has strange blackouts like if the battery ran out. This happens even when my battery is near full. The symptoms are that the screen goes black ...
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4k at 60Hz with 2013 Retina MacBook Pro?

Anyone know how to get 2160p at 60Hz on the late 2014 retina macbook pro? I got an adapter from Club 3D to actively convert Mini DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI 2.0, and my vizio 4k TV has an HDMI 2.0 input ...
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Memory/CPU usage comparison between two MacBook Pros

I recently switched from a 2014 mid MacBook Pro Retina with 2.7 GHz and 8 GB of RAM to a 3.1 GHz and 16 GB of RAM. I noticed something very strange which is that 1) when I am dong very basic tasks ...
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New MacBook with possible old text messages showing up in messenger

I feel silly asking this but I need to know the answer for my own piece of mind. So here it goes... I just bought my girlfriend a brand new MacBook Air and set it up for her. Her iCloud and ...
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How to eliminate Internet lapses on my MacBook Air 13?

I have a MacBook Air 13 (mid 2012) running OS X El Capitan (10.11.3). I connect to the Internet using a Virgin Mobile Netgear Mingle hotspot. During Internet browsing sessions I will at times ...
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What could I benefit from replacing the AirPort Card in my '09 MacBook Pro?

I have a Mid-2009 MacBookPro, I would like to upgrade the AirPort Card so that I can access continuity and instant hotspot features, but other than that what will Bluetooth 4.0 allow me and will the ...
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MacBook Pro running hot with multi Bash

My machine which is running El Capitan, does not take more than 5 min. and my machine gets hot 45℃ and up even with the fan on. the Activity Monitor shows more than one Bash but I don't have ...
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Different speeds on the same Airport Extreme

I have a 200 MBs Internet plan connected to my Airport Extreme. Using two different iPads I get 200 MBs in one and in the other 5 feet away 1.2 MBs. The same happened with two MacBooks. Do you know ...
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Does Apple's World Travel Adapter Kit work in India?

I'm traveling to India next week and am considering buying Apple's World Travel Adapter Kit so I can use my Macbook pro in India. However, India is not listed in its list of supported countries. I ...