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Emails on Mac Mail

I have just migrated hosting companies (Bluehost to O-365) Problem is that I backed up the V2 file on my computer and upon importing them, I cant find the sent emails. Is this usual? Does anyone have ...
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Formatting hard drive

I scavenged a hard drive for my currently lifeless 2009 Macbook Pro 13. The scavenged drive (from a 2010 white Macbook) had been working because it was taken to an electronics store to have its data ...
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Fan / Processor picks up and runs hard when I let MacBook idle and sleep. Botnet?

This problem just started happening since I got to my new apartment. I've had this computer (2014 maxed out MacBook Pro) for about a year, and it never happened before moving here. Basically, when I ...
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How to fix delayed typing on certain websites?

When I am in Safari, typing an email or another form that has typing the resulting speed of text entry is mind numbingly slow! I don't know what terms to search to identify the problem. Why would ...
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How to install Windows on a MacBook without Bootcamp?

Recently my Mac got erased while trying to format the partiton. So i was trying to install windows 8.1 on my MacBook Pro. I can't use Bootcamp as there is no OS X in my Mac. The Internet Recovery is ...
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Will a MacBook work if bought from a different country?

If I buy MacBook from Pakistan, will it work in Canada?
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Dashboard is stuck

That's it. On my MacBook Pro the dashboard is stuck. I can't click the arrow in the bottom right corner, clicking more widgets doesn't do anything, clicking the safari icon on web clip opens safari ...
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MacBook Air 13", mid 2013, Yosemite, 10.10.4

My sound function keys F10 to F12, no longer work for sound. I'm frustrated as I adjust the sound constantly , it takes too long on the menu bar. Thank you in advance. I never changed them?
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“Unable to unmount volume for repair” message from reformatted SSD in “Option/ALT startup” using bootable USB

I am trying to reformat a Samsung 512GB Pro with bootable USB, and I have manage to get through the prep for the USB. But after the "Option/ALT startup" i click on the USB to begin with and when the ...
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MacBook Pro 15" Retina - Flakey network under Windows 7

2014 15" Retina Under OSX (Yosemite), wireles networking works perfectly. Under Windows 7 (Bootcamp), it periodically either loses connection to certain routers, or keeps the connection but loses ...
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identifying FireWire chipset on a MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro, 13 inch, mid 2010, running OS X Yosemite (10.10.5). How can I identify what FireWire chipset it has? Unless there's an OS X utility to do this, perhaps someone could point me to ...
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Can a dedicated GPU use/share system RAM in addition to the VRAM included with it?

The Macbook Pro laptop, running OS X, has a AMD GPU which includes graphics memory of 256 MB. Is it possible for the machine to run an application that requires 512 MB video memory by sharing some of ...
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how many emails does my mac book air archive hold?

I am saving emails in the archive option on my macbook air. What is the quantity limit??
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MacBook Pr 2009 - Not Display on Monitor

I Have Macbook Pro 2009 15" Model 2160. Problem : Their no Display on monitor at all, bright display on monitor when switched on and can control the bright - + to control the display light Checked: ...
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Macbook Pro Yosemite wifi problems after 10.10.5 update

I've had my Macbook Pro for about a year now. It is a late 2013 Retina model running Yosemite. Until a few days ago, its wifi worked fine. However, after the 10.10.5 update, its wifi has become very ...
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“Unable to unmount volume for repair” message from reformatted SSD (and empty) in “Option/ALT startup”

I am trying to reformat a Samsung 512GB Pro with bootable USB, and I have manage to get through the prep for the USB so i`m in no need there. But after the "Option/ALT startup" i click on the USB to ...
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How can I figure out the culprit with internet hiccups my wife is experiencing?

I'm having a hard time figuring out why my wife hates our internet connection. She says that it times out on her throughout the day. This happens both on the laptop and phone. She uses FireFox and ...
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why Chrome pop up from gocomputerhelp247.com/system-alert

Why did I suddenly get a message with a Chrome icon to call a phone number immediately because I was under attack? The address was gocomputerhelp247.com/system-alert. It told me under no circumstances ...
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macbook pro question mark on start up -no harddrive?

Am having an 13" macbook pro from 2011, recently during dj-ing my software just stop working. After the restart I've only got the question mark sign .I've try to fix it via internet recovery but my ...
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Use macbook inbuilt microphone with audio going through mic-less earphones

I want to buy Sony Earphones for use with my MacBook Pro Mid-2014 edition. The earphones have no built in mic. Can my MacBook play audio through my earphones and use the inbuilt mac microphone at the ...
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Using Yosemite installer from iMac with new SSD for MBP, will it work?

The SSD that I installed myself about 1-2 years ago went psycho, and I had to connect it to my iMac for getting through and erasing everything on it. I remember that the whole switch was a bit ...
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Wifi connected but can't access any Website

When trying to connect to Wi-Fi it connects without a problem and it is showing that Wi-Fi has full signal strength. However when trying to access any website it shows that it is trying to load it and ...
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Display issue with Yosemite on MacBook Air

Please check image Anyone facing same issue?
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New Macbook Pro keeps stalling with the rainbow wheel of death and [on hold]

I transferred everything from my old Mac to my new one and now my iPhoto is filled with "resources and plugins" images. Every time I click on ANYTHING I get the rainbow wheel...HELP! I'm so ...
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Macbook Air boot menu defaults to external monitor

Took a while to figure out why the screen stays black during boot, but I eventually found that the boot menu and apple logo are by default going to an external monitor. I have tried to fix this by ...
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Unable to install Windows 8.1 using Bootcamp, system volume doesn't contain required free space?

I'm unable to install Windows 8.1 using Bootcamp on my 2015 MacBook Air. The installer says setup was unable to use the existing partition because the system volumes doesn't contain the required free ...
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Transfer Photos from Mac to Android Device

How can I transfer photos from Mac(including iPhoto) into Android phone? When I connect my android phone to Mac via USB, iPhoto can recognize it, but I can only find the import new photo button, then ...
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How to get MacBook Pro(early 2011,13 inches) logic board schematic?

Dear Different thinkers. I destroyed my laptop i.e. Macbook pro early 2011-13 inches, last night. The computer works fine and has 50% charge left in the battery. But despite showing "Magsafe ...
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How to use Time Machine backup on a different computer?

I had a MacBook Pro, Mid-2010, which I regularly made weekly Time Machine backups of. The computer accidently got destroyed. When it died it was running OS X 10.10.4. I then got a new MacBook Pro, ...
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SSD replacement for mid-2014 Retina 13 inch macbook [closed]

after searching through multiple sites for 2 days, I still can't find a conclusive answer. are there SSD replacements for a 13' mid-2014 retina macbook pro from other places than ifixit whose prices ...
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How to get a full backup of a hard disk from a dead MacBook?

My MacBook is not booting up due to some short circuit problem. Apple Store has promised that they can repair but there would be data loss. I want to take out the hard disk from the MacBook and take ...
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MacBook Pro 2015 15" with ASUS PB279Q 4K @ 60Hz

I'm looking to see if anyone has been successful in running the ASUS PB279Q at 4k 60Hz via mini DisplayPort on a MacBook Pro 2015 15". Running via HDMI works at 4k with 30Hz only, likewise setting ...
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Should a MacBook Pro be used without a charger until 1% until charging instead of keeping it always on charger? [duplicate]

There are two charging styles: use until 1% -> charge -> use until 1% -> charge... always charge Which one is better?
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Less brightness after plugging once my macbook pro to a thunderbolt display

I own a Macbook pro (15'4) with Yosemite. I used to use it without an external display. The brightness was very powerful :) I've just plugged a thunderbolt display (Mac 27''), and then removed it. ...
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( Performance advantage )2015 Macbook pro 13" 8GB vs 16GB model? [closed]

I m planning to buy Macbook pro 13" 2015 model for day to day development purpose. I m confused b/w 8GB and 16GB version.!! Does 16GB version gives much performance advantage over 8GB version?? Any ...
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Unable to set 1440x900 resolution to external monitor

Today I connected an external monitor whose native resolution is 1440x900. However, my Mac (Retina 13) doesn't allow me to set this resolution. I already tried pressing the Option Key the same time I ...
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Is it possible to use more than the allocated base amount of video memory?

On a MacBook Pro with the Intel HD Graphics 3000 GPU, the amount of allocated video memory is 384 MB, as can be seen on this Apple support page (scroll down to HD Graphics 3000) This GPU, however, ...
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Sound not working on MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012

I bought a Macbook Pro 13' Mid 2012 with the sound damaged just for work (I develop IOS apps) but now I miss the sound in my Mac and I want to fix it. The sound icon in the superior bar does not ...
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Macbook Air Fan running frequently and loudly

Not sure if there is something running that is causing it. Here is my activity monitor. Just wondering if there is something going on here that shouldn't. Otherwise I'll just go ahead and reset ...
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Trackpad not working on MacBook Pro [closed]

On my MacBook Pro, my trackpad isn't working. The mouse won't move, so I cannot turn off the Mac. Already tried a shut down and it doesn't work. I can't do anything on this computer without my mouse. ...
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Fans activate after screen saver on MBP

Every time after my Mac (MBP late 2013 with OS X 10.10.5) starts Screen Saver mode and then after some time turns off the screen (even if no program is running) the fan speed rises dramatically. Is it ...
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Speed up disk cloning over USB

My MacBook (13-inch Aluminum Late 2008) lacks a FireWire or Thunderbolt port. So I must attach an external disk (Voyager) running over USB 2 to do a full backup (cloning disk with SuperDuper app). Not ...
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MacBook Pro, Mid-2014, SSD replacement

I own a MacBook Pro, Mid 2014, and its 256 SSD started facing problems almost 8 months after I bought it. I've been looking to replace it. I've read over at iFixit that you can replace it, But ...
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After removing Bootcamp, my Hard Disk has around 80GB missing

I removed Bootcamp earlier via the BootCamp Assistant, and it flashed some error up that I just ignored. Now, when I've gone back to reinstall Bootcamp, I've noticed that while the disk reads as ...
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Can I upgrade my 121 GB Flash Storage SSD?

Is it possible to upgrade the 121 GB Flash Storage in my MacBook Pro 13" Retina? If so, can Apple do it for me or would I have to go to somewhere else to get it upgraded?
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How to omit the rightmost 30 display pixels of my MBPR display

I managed to damage my MacBook Pro Retina's screen. The rightmost 62 pixels are dead. Can I force the display on my Mac to identify itself as smaller as it actually is, so all programs using the ...
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Macbook Pro retina 15" mid 2014 slows down when desktop wallpaper is changing

I have set my desktop wallpaper to change every minute, as I thought my laptop has enough juice to handle it. Whenever the wallpaper is changing, the computer slows down, although the cpu load does ...
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I think I accidentally erased Macintosh HD?

I was trying to install OS X on my Mac that had OS X removed. I wrongly erased Macintosh HD and it changed to "Untitled". After that I restarted my Mac and it just shows an image of "?" in a folder. ...
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Apple 1 year warranty - What type of issues are covered for Macbook Pro UK?

I am wondering which types of human error or accidental breakage the Apple Manufacturer one year warranty covers. I have a Macbook Pro which is in full working order, The problem is the reciept for ...
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Installing Windows 7 on a MacBook Air, Early 2015

The issue: I have an issue with an MacBook Air that I need to install Windows 7 on. The problem is that this MacBook model does not support Windows 7 in Boot Camp. So I thought that I should instead ...