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Error opening minecraft.dmg, 'Protocol wrong type for socket' [duplicate]

I am using an Apple MacBook Air and cannot open .dmg files. This is mainly a problem with minecraft.dmg. A dialog opens with 'Warning' 'Protocol wrong type for socket' and does not open. I have ...
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How to enable journaling to be able to upgrade to El Capitan?

I cannot update my MacBook Pro 13-inch Mid 2012 to El Capitan and it is driving me crazy. At the moment I'm using OS X 10.8.5 and everything on my laptop is going slow etc. I have however missed 2 ...
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Macbook Pro Wifi: No hardware installed

I have recently been getting a "No hardware installed" error when I click on my wifi. I have tried resetting the SMC, resetting PRAM, reattaching the cables in the electronics of the computer. Now I ...
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One Mac can print to network printer, one cannot

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro running El Capitan (IP: 192.168.1.65) and a newer Macbook Air (~2014) (IP: 192.168.1.71) running El Capitan. Both are connected wirelessly to the same network: a U-Verse ...
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My MacBook Pro (13" Mid 2012) keeps crashing with a blue screen and I got a panic report

So for the past few weeks, my macbook pro (13-inch, Mid 2012, 2.9Ghz intel core i7, 8GB 1600MHz DDR3, intel HD graphics 4000 1024MB, OS X Yosemite 10.10.5) seems to crash randomly with a rapid blue ...
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Do retina screens get less bright after a few years?

I've had my MacBook Pro 15" Retina for two years (purchased summer 2014). The last half-year, I have increasingly found myself wanting to turn up the brightness because I find the screen too dark – ...
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MacBook Pro Fan Screw Replacement

Long story short: a year of computing in the dusty environment of Queensland, Australia has lead to a buildup of a dust "carpet" inside the fan assemblies on my late 2011 MacBook Pro. I ended up ...
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Certain Icons with a Specific Size on desktop

Is there a Terminal command or setting to edit the registry of a Mac to change the size of a specific icon on the desktop (not all) smaller or larger? This feature would help me organize my mac and ...
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Shutting down Mac while it was updating

I've shutdown my MacBook Pro while it was updating, I tried to reconnect but it keeps restarting. Help please
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Quicktime is lagging when i record [on hold]

Why does my Quicktime recorder on Macbook Pro 15 Retine i7, lag so much when i record? I cant even record Diep.io.
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What are the dimensions of the head of a thunderbolt cable? [on hold]

I am wondering what the dimensions of the head of the thunderbolt cable is and what the size of the input port is. Thanks!
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Computer consistently crashing [on hold]

Please check following crash report: Anonymous UUID: F1B123F0-4B4F-21B1-B294-63C1B0726A87 Tue May 24 17:43:48 2016 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff7f9b8d4c1b): "GPU Panic: ...
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Disable Wi-Fi connection when mac goes to sleep

When i put my Macbook pro to sleep on battery mode the wireless connection stays on. So if I receive an email or a whatsapp notification I get the notification on my MBP. This reduces my battery. I ...
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MacBook Pro suddenly slows down

I have never owned an Apple product, and I got a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) with OS X El Capitan ver. 10.11, about 5 months ago, for work purposes. It's not using SSD yet. Suddenly, one day, it ...
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Installing SSD on 2012 MacBook has messed up Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

My MacBook worked fine but was getting slow, so I replaced the HD with a Crucial 1 TB SSD. I usually use it with an external monitor, an Apple Bluetooth keyboard and a Magic Mouse. I also have a CPU ...
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Macbook Snow Leopard Unzipped file

I used Terminal command to unzip an audio file downloaded from a public library. Command used: unzip -v /<zip filename.zip>; rm -rf _MACOSX. Terminal displayed 31 files were extracted and ...
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Windows repositioned to macbook screen after sleep

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015, OS X El Capitan, 10.11.5) with Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB connected to an external monitor: Samsung SE790C: Resolution: 3440 x 1440 @ 60 Hz Pixel Depth: ...
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I don't have 802.11n on my Mac [on hold]

I face a problem with my Mac , it was normal, but 2 days ago I was just shocked when I can't find wireless network on adapters list.
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Upgrade Macbook Pro Retina A1502 SSD

I have an Early 2015 Macbook Pro Retina with a 128Gb SSD and 8Gb of RAM. I know I can't upgrade the RAM but I can upgrade the SSD. Will an Apple Store upgrade my SSD if I take my Macbook to them? Is ...
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Random Kernel Panics with Shutdown Cause: -64

I'm using Retina Macbook Pro 15inch (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5) and getting random kernel panics frequently since March 2016. (1 or 2 times a day or more) This is a company laptop and bought in October ...
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MacBook Pro 17 2009 - fails to turn on after optical drive upgrade

The optical drive on my MBP stopped accepting discs, so I removed the optical drive and replaced it with the optical drive from my MBP 15 2009. Now it doesn't start. During the upgrade I disconnected ...
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After waking-up, how do you know if your mac was hibernating (fully powered off like Windows PC) and not sleeping?

Not sure if my Macbookpro Retina 2015 is waking up from sleep, safesleep or hibernation. I have enabled hibernatemode 25 (via terminal command: sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 25). pmset -g shows ...
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Dell docking station D3100 with MacBook Pro

I am trying to setup 3 monitors with my MacBook Pro (Late 2013). I was wondering if anybody has tried this docking station with mac.
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Minimum requirements for Mac Book Pro Core2Duo to boot

I got an older Macbook Pro as a present, without battery and harddisk. Memory is installed, LED power adapter is on. Since the machine doesn't boot, my question is if I have to install harddisk or ...
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Connect MacBook Pro to Dell Monitor

Hello I am trying to connect my late 2013 MacBook Pro with mini DisplayPort/ Thunderbolt to Dell 3007WFP 30" monitor. It is connecting fine, but the resolution is very poor. What is the best DVI ...
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How can I boot a WinPE USB on a Macbook? [duplicate]

I have a 2008 Macbook Pro with OS X Yosemite and Windows 7 on a bootcamp partition. Yesterday while trying to create another partition (in windows) I accidently converted my basic disk of primary ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for hibernate 25 on a macbookpro retina, without changing power settings?

Question Details: Is it possible to make your macbookpro retina (2015) to hibernate (hibernate mode 25 i.e. fully powered off) via a shortcut? I still want it to go to sleep (the usual default ...
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Boot Issues After Boot Camp

Note: I apologize about the excessive use of abbreviations, my phone is my only Internet access right now I recently used Boot Camp to install Windows 10 on a partition of my MacBook Pro from mid ...
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What is the ideal setting for system-wide equaliser for MacBook Pro Speakers? [closed]

What would people consider the ideal setting to adjust the Macbook Pro Early 2014 speakers to listen to primarily Rock and Jazz? I am currently using "eqMac" by RootK (Ref. ...
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Mac Multicast Imaging

So I am trying to come up with a way to be able to image multiple new Macbooks all at once using an image I created using AutoDMG. These Macbooks are wirelessly connected to the network and I want to ...
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My Macbook Air fan is really loud

My fan is running really loud. I have tried resetting the SMC and it didn't work. I have no applications running and my mac is not hot. If you have any idea what is wrong please help me!
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How to make my Macbook's trackpad a DJ plate? [closed]

I'm a fan of DJing and I would like to practice, but so far I've got no money to buy the right tools, and I use just the free DJ virtual program in the meantime, but it's not that easy and realistic ...
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What does my MacBook Pro do when I close the lid?

For a long time I have been wondering what exactly does my rMBP do when I close the lid, not like Windows based laptops, it doesn't give you the option to choose what it would do, I noticed that when ...
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Substituting not working USB ports in Macbook Pro

I have this Macbook Pro 2011. Both USB ports do not recognize any devices (yes, I have tried many fixes). However, USB is neccessery for me. So I am wondering, is there any workaround that could ...
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OSX: hard disk space different in Disk utility [duplicate]

I have 2 differents 'free space' digits. And after delete something big from disk -> free space in 'About your mac' - still unchanged.
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MBP 13" Mid'09 - HDD can't write?

My MacBook stopped booting some days ago. I was able to read all the data by booting from an external drive with recovery software. But it was not possible to reformat the disc. Then I tried to get ...
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Why isn't Macbook FaceTime call hanging up after I close out app?

Why aren't calls hanging up? I use my Macbook to make calls. My iPhone and Macbook are on the same wifi network. I dial through FaceTime on Mac. I use an audio speaker that doubles as a speakerphone ...
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Faulty magsafe 2 diagnosis

I found a Magsafe 2 60W power adapter in the electronics trash and I would like to find out where it's fault is. I am pretty sure I can handle most of the common repairs on the chargers. I am asking, ...
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Insert key in mac book pro 2011 with windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 running windows 10 with bootcamp. How to use "Insert key" (Ins) or equivalent on Mac keyboard, in MS word 2016 ? There isnt key insert, and fn + return doesn not work, and ...
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Delete photos from icloud but keep in macbook and phone

I find iCloud really annoying and I want to remove my files (mainly photos) from it but still keep them in my phone and laptop. How should i go about doing that?
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Early 2013 Macbook Pro Retina El Capitan Only Getting Internet Recovery

I have a early 2013 Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch running El Capitan 10.11.4. For work reasons, I need a case sensitive file system so I created a second volume on my hard drive that is formatted as "OS ...
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I don't get proper internet speed on mac

I don't get proper internet speed on my macbook pro mid 2015 model. My ISP have one FTP server where I get on average 5 to 6 MB/s speed and internet speed about 300 KB/s in other website on my other ...
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Can't change resolution on MacBook Pro running Windows 10 Boot Camp

I've been running Windows 10 via Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro 2015 for several months. After a period of inactivity, and a corresponding backlog of updates, I can't change the screen resolution. It's ...
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Is rMBP 15 Late 2013 ME293 compatible ME294 logic board?

My MacBook Pro is a late 2013 2.0 GHz Core i7 (I7-4750HQ) 8GB RAM, order: ME293LL, model: A1398 (EMC 2674), logic board: 820-3662A. Firstly, is it compatible with a ME294 logic board (16GB RAM, ...
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Disk Issues on MacBook Air

We followed the resetpasswd command and when the reset Password window pops up, it says there are no available users and no volume that containing the user account. So we opened the disk utility and ...
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Need MacBook help.

I am getting pictures of what appears to be a message to replace batteries on an external Mouse on my MacBook pro which I do not have. I cannot get past this, can anyone help? I don't see a way to ...
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Enter standby manually on Macbook

I have set my MacBook to forget the filevault password after going into standby (not sleep) after a few hours. This works great, but sometimes I don't want to wait that long for the system to go to ...
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network - Internet connectivity drops intermittently on El Capitan [duplicate]

I have exactly the issues outlined in these two posts - has anyone got any solutions to this kind of issue? Internet connectivity drops intermittently on El Capitan ...
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Prevent sleep after 30 sec login screen inactivity

When I'm at the login screen, the screen will turn off after 30 seconds if I don't do something. Is there a way to make the login screen stay on for longer? For example if I log out and then walk ...
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Location of Speakers on MacBook Pro Retina, 13-inch

I realize this question sounds rather idiotic, but I've truly looked all over the internet and haven't been able to find a simple answer (in a diagram or anything) telling me literally where the sound ...