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Stop startup sound on MacBookPro without OSX?

I have a mid 2009 MacBookPro. I want to turn off the startup chime. So far all methods I've found require a working OSX. i) just remember to mute the volume before power off ii) use software that ...
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No Battery Available

I have a MacBook Pro 15", early 2011. Earlier this week, I brought it home and plugged it in, and there was an X through the battery. Did an SMC reset, and it started charging again. The next day it ...
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Bluetooth headphones automatic connect

I have LG HBS 730 Bluetooth headphones. I would like them to automatically connect to my Retina Macbook pro. How can I achieve that?
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Cannot connect to Apple TV

My Apple TV works perfectly as a stand alone machine. It plays the channels I want to watch. However, Neither my MacBook Air, My iPads, my iPhone 6 and my iMac will no longer connect to AirPlay. All ...
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Dotted underlines in Word for Macbook users 2011

I am doing an editorial job and need to underline some words with red dotted underlines. How do you do this using Word for Mac users? The version I have is 2011, on a MacBook with Snow Leopard ...
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iMac and MacBook Air shared monitor

I have used a thunderbolt connection and pressed Command F2 to allow my track pad and keyboard on my MBA to run both screens. However, I want to use the wireless track pad and keyboard that comes with ...
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How can I make 3 external displays function with my 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (Mid 2014)?

How can I make 3 external displays (4 total, or 3 if running in closed book mode) function with my 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (Mid 2014)? Regardless of closed-book/clamshell mode, I am unable to make ...
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Can I set up two Samsung monitors to my mac book air mid 2012?

I have a Mac Book Air mid 2012 and want to connect two Samsung monitors- I have one through the thunderbolt and the other through the USB port but it is not working properly
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Will my Macbook Air be able to handle dual 4k displays?

I have a mid 2013 Macbook Air and I want to purchase two 4k monitors and hook it up to the MBA. Will my Macbook Air be able to hand the two monitors at it's full resolution? If so, what cables would ...
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MacBook Wifi dies, computer needs to be restarted

I've been having a problem where my wifi dies frequently, and won't turn on again until the computer is restarted. By "dies" I mean no wifi networks are visible - when you click the WIFI icon, it ...
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Macbook pro 2014 problem [on hold]

Please tell me what is problem. I'm using Adobe premiere pro cc and after 10-15 min = http://youtu.be/u8-ThOozNrE
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Why do Chinese EarPods not work with German MacBook Pro?

I own this MacBook Pro, which was bought in Germany, and I am currently residing in China, where I accidentally switched headphones with a Chinese friend. Both are official Apple EarPods, mine came ...
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Why is “Spotlight Web Content” using so much VRAM and CPU?

Why is “Spotlight Web Content” using so much (32.56 GB) virtual RAM and CPU (up to 122.41% apparently)? More interestingly, how can I prevent it from doing so? I am running this MacBook Pro with 4GB ...
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Safari stopped working after few hours

After using few hours (3-4hrs approx.) safari rendering the web pages very slowly. And after few mins of that it's just stopped working. It's can't even open the google. This problem can't get ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2009 Trackpad gestures work, tracking doesn't

Received semi-dead unit. Clicking never worked, so turned tap to click. After some serious repair work (think "thermal paste"), now tracking does not work either. Gestures work. Tap to click works. ...
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Mini Thunderbolt to VGA not showing video on external monitor but Mac says it is

The external monitor used to be working before, but now, there's no video being sent. The monitor is sleeping when I connect, even though the mac says it's connected. I am using a SyncMaster390b as ...
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Verify the EFI firmware

I'd like to copy the EFI firmware currently installed on my MacBook Air to a file on disk, so that I can compare it with the EFI firmware on other machines. I've seen advice on reflashing the EFI ...
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How can I stream video stored on one MacBook Pro to another?

I have two MacBook Pro laptops, a 17-inch MBP and a 13-inch MBP. The 17-inch MBP is connected to an Elgato EyeTV HD Video Capture Recorder (and thence to a cable TV set top box). I use that to grab ...
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Installed Windows 8.1 on Mac Air withouth Bootcamp drivers

During the installation, Mac asked to install Bootcamp drivers, but I chose to skip this step and just install Windows. However, now Windows does not work well. Some problems I've noticed are: No ...
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How to solve Yosemite massive memory leak?

I am experiencing a massive memory leak in Mac OS X 10.10.2 (14C2513). I have 16 GB of RAM and the used memory rise to circa 15 GB in ~3 hours. Top applications usage is relatively low, circa 200 MB ...
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Headphone jack on my Mac is broken [on hold]

The headphone jack on my 2011 MacBook air suddenly broke and I've tried multiple earphones
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MacBook Pro 15" 2010 keyboard won't work in login screen - Yosemite

I did an update to Yosemite yesterday, but today I turned the computer on and tried to type my password in. I couldn't because the keys I P A D K L M C don't seem to be working, I have tried three ...
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MacBook Air 11“ vs 13” performance differences

Isn't there a substantial performance difference between the performance of 11" and 13" MacBook Airs with equivalent specs? I've read about it before but not seeing the link explaining it now. It's ...
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16G memory or an SSD to upgrade a Macbook? [duplicate]

I'm deciding on whether to spend the money to upgrade my RAM or add an SSD to my Macbook Pro. Here's the stats... Early 2011 MacBookPro8,1 i7 2.7Ghz 8G RAM STBD1000400 Seagate Hybrid 1TB drive I ...
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Why is my Macbook Air MagSafe Pin Becoming Extremely Hot?

Why is my Macbook Air MagSafe Pin becoming extremely hot? I fear that my laptop will burn out. Can anyone help me on this?
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Unable to boot up My Mac. Getting a flashing folder with a question mark

I currently own a 15 inch MacBook Pro with retina display model ( early 2013) . My Mac was working fine and all of a sudden my Mac won't boot up. I see a flashing folder with a question mark symbol on ...
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Booting up gets hung up at around 50%

I have a 2008-era 15-inch MacBook Pro, with Yosemite on it. The battery recently failed and, using only the power adapter, with the battery removed, the status bar gets stuck at 50%. Is it only a ...
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How do I change the action for Force Click on a Force Touch trackpad?

I have a new MacBook Pro Retina 13 Early 2015 with the Force Touch trackpad. It's described to have the following feature: Click and continue to press on the trackpad to enable new capabilities, ...
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SSD problems in macbook air 2014

I swapped out a brand new SSD in a new macbook air for one from another 'water damaged' computer (to recover data and use as if it was that other computer). That SSD has been playing up so I put the ...
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MBA with Syslinux on USB

I'm trying to boot a Linux kernel built with Buildroot from USB on my Yosemite Macbook Air. I have followed the first steps in Failed To Install syslinux on USBDRIVE with Mac OS X, i.e. - DiskUtility ...
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Full Wi-fi/ethernet signal but no internet

I'm really hoping someone here can help me, as I'm getting pretty frustrated with my macbook now. I have a late 2011 model 15" macbook pro running OSX 10.9.5 that refuses to connect to Internet on my ...
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Mac asking for multiple “login” keychain app passwords but won't accept them

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro. My husband reset the password for iCloud and iTunes and now I cannot get access to my computer. I can put in the password at login then nothing but a black screen with ...
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Mac shows desktop without menu bar or Dock after updating Snow Leopard

During a system update on my MacBook (Mac OS X 10.6.8) it restarted and during the restart I have got a screen where it looks like the homepage but doesn't have the menu bar at the top or the Dock at ...
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Anyone want to share their experience going from Snow Leopard straight to Yosemite on a 2009 MacBook Pro 5,5?

I've been dragging my feet about upgrading my OS since Snow Leopard has always been good and stable, and I didn't seem much in 7 or 8 to convince me to switch. But with a lot of software no longer ...
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Is it possible to work with a Mac Pro through a MacBook?

I've been thinking of getting a Mac Pro to do some serious graphics work. However, I don't have the funds to get it along with a Retina display at the same time. The display, keyboard, speakers, etc. ...
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rMBP different brightness settings on battery and plugged in

Is it somehow possible to manually control the dimming in OS X Yosemite (10.10.2) like Windows 7 power plans? I would like to have one brightness setting, when on battery (30% brightness) and another, ...
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MacBook Pro - external monitors not saving arrangement

I'm using an EVGA PLUS to run multiple monitors. Whenever I boot, restart, wake from sleep, I have to go into displays and reset the arrangement. Is there any way I can save my desired arrangement ...
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My Macbook Pro says I'm connected to a power source even when unplugged

I have a Macbook Pro mid-2010 (Macbook 7,1) that is acting a bit weird. The battery status always says I'm connected to a power source even when the charger is unplugged. The battery still discharges, ...
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Macbook Volume Control Not Working

When I press the volume button (F11 and F12) nothing happens. Also the mute button (F10) doesn't work. I tried resetting my computer. Plugging in and out my headphones. Nothing worked.
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Sound not coming from headphones when plugged in

Material: MacBook Air 13-inch (MBA), Mid 2013, 1.7 GHz Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, OS X 10.10.2; 24-inch LED Cinema Display (3 cables: power, USB and Thunderbolt); iPhone 5 (and above headphones, with ...
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MacBook Pro 2010 all of a sudden slow

So literally out of the blue, my MB Pro is giving me the rainbow for minutes at time for 99% of the things I try to do. I maxed out the memory to 8GB last year, and that made a huge improvement, but ...
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Two Login Screens with different accounts on both

I have a user that was having an issue with his mac where only 1 administrative account was showing up. He'd log in, then have to log out and could see the other two accounts (his personal account ...
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List of Questions About FileVault 2 [closed]

I'm a new Apple user and I would appreciate it so much if you could answer the following questions for me: Does FileVault 2 encrypt temporary files like cache, cookies, and so on? When a an ...
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Problems when my mac start

Just a little time, my mac has some problems when start. a prohibition logo appear and it's so slow until the system run... My mac run on yosemite 10.10.2
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My late-2008 MBP keeps restarting itself

I posted this on the apple.com forums, but haven't gotten an answer Hi, I know this has been asked, and I've read a ton of posts here and other places, but still not sure I know what's going on. I ...
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MacBook Pro is slow, will adding RAM help?

I have an early 2009 13" MacBook Pro. I have used it a lot and at the moment and for a while now it is quite slow. I need to use various applications like Mathematica (for which it is quite slow if I ...
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MBP Retina constantly crashes in sleep mode

My Mid-2014 MBP (bought a month ago) constantly crashes in sleep mode and reboots. This night it happened at 04:12 am, 05:08 am, 05:29 am, 06:37 am, 07:51 am, 08:10 am and 08:45 am. It unfortunately ...
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What makes a .screenflow file so large? Is it possible to compress the data?

I'm using Screenflow to record some FaceTime interviews. It's eating up my hard drive! A 30-minute very low quality video is 6 GB!! The screen (MacBook Pro 15" Early 2011), the microphone voice, and ...
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Macbook Pro 13 in, 16GB Ram, i7 3.1, 512 GB Flash Storage Purchase [closed]

I recently purchased the Macbook Pro 13 in (Early 2015) model, with specs in the title. I was wondering if this is good purchase for a power user who does software engineering, UI / UX Design, ...
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Options for Replacing 60w Magsafe Power Supply

For the second time in four weeks I've had to re-solder the mag safe cord back on to the power supply. This time, unlike the first, the cord broke on the negative terminal on the circuit board itself. ...