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Can I install OS X on a failing SSD?

I have a failing SSD in my Mid-2009 MacBook Pro (5,4) that I'd like to install OS X on. It's only temporary because I'll be ordering a new SSD in a couple of weeks. The OS X installer rightly alerts ...
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Are CPU temperatures over 110 something to worry about? [duplicate]

I am primarily a Java developer and love using OS X and Mac as my primary development environment. However recently I have been having temperature and heat concerns. I have a piece of code that ...
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OS X wants me to reset my password randomly

I restarted from Windows (under Boot Camp) via Restart in OS X..., which I've done many times before. This time, my MacBook restarted and stayed black for a while. I eventually held the power button ...
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MacBook has stopped recognizing external screen

I have an external screen at work, which my MacBook used to recognize without issue. When I came today and plugged it in, it didn't recognize it anymore. It is connected via a Displayport-to-DVI ...
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Network is re-set to factory settings, how to configure MTS dongle now?

How to configure the Network of the System Preferences provided I mistakenly deleted then factory re-set it. Now the MTS data card or WIFI, nothing is working in the MacBook. Earnestly in need of ...
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MacBookPro 5,4 won't boot with SSD

So my HDD in my MacBookPro 5,4 (2009) would click sometimes, and once it'd done that the laptop would just lock up. Can't really do with getting a new MacBook at this time, so thought I'd buy an SSD ...
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How long does it take to get used to the keyboard of the MacBook 12"?

I'm thinking of getting the MacBook 12" but I'm really scared I won't be able to get used to the keyboard. I'm in The Netherlands, it's not possible to return the product. How long does it take to ...
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Phantom Displays on Startup

I have been experiencing a problem with my Macbook Pro (2015 late with the Intel HD Graphics 6100) where the computer detects 3 retina 31 inch displays upon startup. Possibly because Retina displays ...
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Apple software - Numbers [closed]

How do I identify and add(sum) only specific cells in a row - they are not continuous cells. Ex. I1, O1, U1 total sum and show in BG1
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MacBook with 10.6.8 Snow Leopard freezes after Wi-Fi connection

I recently switched service providers and received a new router. My phone and old Windows computer connect fine, but my MacBook freezes (rainbow wheel starts going around forever after about 2 mins of ...
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MacBook Pro running OS X 10.6.8 “Snow Leopard” will not reboot past grey Apple logo screen

I have a Late-2006 Macbook Pro running 10.6.8 "Snow Leopard" (I know it's on borrowed time); I got the shut down screen and rebooted to no avail, stuck on grey Apple logo. It will not boot in safe ...
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MacBook that spontaneously restarts and often shuts down instead of sleeping

My Macbook Pro has started shutting down rather than sleeping when I close it and it just decides to shut down in the middle of an operation and restart. When I ran Repair Disk Permissions on Disk ...
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Bootcamp Installation Space

I'm installing Windows via Bootcamp but during the partitioning, my MacBook Pro crashed and now after the reboot I'm seeing that I only have 15GB of free space left. I had 33GB before partitioning. ...
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Macbook Pro got stolen. Thief knows password. iCloud Keychain all compromised?

My Macbook was stolen. And I think the thief knows my Macbook's login (admin) password (not Apple ID). (I know, very stupid of me) Does that mean all my passwords stored in iCould Keychain are now ...
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MBP 2015 with Iris Pro Only and External Monitor

I'm about to buy a MBP edition 2015 (15''). There are two models: model having only Intel Iris Pro (without dedicated graphic card) model having Radeon graphic card I don't play video games, ...
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MacBook Pro frequently disconnects from network

My MacBook Pro frequently disconnect from the network after I lock the screen. Any suggestions how to prevent this?
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Reboot fails after failed disk erase when restoring from Time Machine

I have an Early 2013 Macbook Pro Retina 15" with 512GB of SSD storage. My update to Yosemite 10.5 failed for some reason and I was left with an unbootable system and severe file system errors that ...
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variable USB3 / bluetooth interference with an MBP

I've got: a hengedock, a late 2013 retina MBP, a USB3 hub, and a USB3 backup disk, and a bluetooth trackpad. Sometimes, it all works great. Sometimes, the pad goes on strike. At worst, it even ...
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Apple MacBook Pro 2013 with 512Gb SSD cannot install OS X

I had an issue running an App and the vendor suggested I should revert to the earlier OS X 10.10.3. I located on Time Machine the backup version I needed, waited for the format and restore. I then ...
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No output from MacBook Pro audio jack (input OK)

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009) and I've tried just about everything I can think of to fix this. The problem is that I can't hear anything out of my headphone jack. I can set it to input ...
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How do i unlink my iMessages between mac and iPhone?

I just recently bought a new macbook pro, and I've found that my iMessages directly send to my mac whilst I'm using it, which is very helpful. However when I shut down my mac, the replies to my ...
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What are the Best Ways to Speed Up a Mac?

I have a 2012 Macbook Pro and although it seems to be working fine, over time it has seemed to become more sluggish and less snappy / responsive. So is there any good ways ways that I can 'speed up' ...
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Use Of Thunderbolt Between Mac Mini and Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro I recently purchased (13" 2015). I am now looking into desktop solutions, and think my needs make a Mac Mini my best option. I haven't used Thunderbolt before, and am wondering if ...
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Ubuntu VM on the new MacBook

I need Ubuntu 14.04 for a class I'm doing, but I didn't want to install it side-by-side. Does VirtualBox runs smoothly on the new MacBook(http://imgur.com/zGmsv0o) ?
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Can I get iPhone messages through my Mac?

I am wondering if there is any way I can get my iPhone messages to come in through my messages on my Mac computer? My iPhone is not working at the moment and has to get the battery replaced so it ...
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PDF reader that allows user to alternate between reading on PC and on Mac

I have to read a lot of PDF files and am wondering whether there is an app out there that allows me to alternate between reading on Windows PC and on Macbook Air. I am thinking about an app that ...
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'About this Mac' will not work anymore [closed]

A'About this Mac' will not open anymore. How can I fix it. I have only had this computer a month and it was working before.
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Mac slow because of ssd

I bought used macbook pro 2012. The hdd was already changed to 120GB SSD (SPCC Solid State Disk, S9FM01.8). It was working fine on Yosemite until I wiped the disk and did an internet recovery. ...
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How do I make Evernote always paste in the matching font?

When I paste text from another application into Evernote it always uses some random strange font from the source. How do I change Evernote so that it keeps the font the same as the font in the note I ...
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MagSafe 2 frequently broken

I've got a MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), once in a longer period of time my MagSafe 2 adapter simply fries. Just a minute ago I fried the third MagSafe 2 adapter in three years time. It occurs with ...
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Why wont my 13" MacBook Core 2 Duo (2007, a1224) power on?

My MacBook (a1181, 13'' Core 2) will not start.  It has a completely dead battery, but my bought new Apple branded magsafe's light will not come on, and the battery lights will not come on.  The SMC ...
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Why do menu items blink twice when selected?

I wanted to know why while clicking on an written item (quit, hide, option...) the item in question blink twice very fast and then do the action we wanted? Thanks
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Trackpad unresponsive, or reverted and speed very fast

My device: Macbook Pro early 2011, Yosemite 10.10.4 Since a bit more than a month now, I experience some problems with my trackpad. At first, it would start to be reverted with very fast speed ...
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Problem with audio output on OS X 10.10.4

I recently upgraded my OS to Yosemite 10.10.4 After done my volume icon is greyed out and no sound is found. This is not the bug where it is set on HDMI since when i open output there is no internal ...
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MacBook Pro (17-inch, Mid 2010) screen displaying low number of colors

My 17-inch, Mid 2010 MacBook Pro's screen now displays a limited number of colors, kind of "fuzzy". See this photo I search on the internet but I could not find a case similar to mine. Not search on ...
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Why is my external harddrive causing a kernel panic?

I've got a external harddrive that causes a kernel panic about a minute after connecting it to my MacBook. I can't work with it because it kernel panics before I can do anything. Is this a hardware ...
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Can I buy a refurbished Macbook in the offline London Apple Store

I'm about to travel to UK, and i'm wondering if I can buy a refurbished Macbook, straight from the Apple Store, not from the website. I'm not a UK resident, and I would like to get a TAX refund, and ...
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Yosemite on SSD boots from USB but not when the SSD is installed internally

In another thread I have explained the issues I have with a clean install of OS X on a SSD. Now the situation is: Yosemite installed on SSD. Boots from SSD attached via USB . Does not boot from SSD ...
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Chrome Bookmarks vanished after clearing history!

I recently cleared my history from Google Chrome because of stupid MacKeeper ads, whenever I try to click on any site the new window bars open which was MacKeeper or another ad. I was sick of it and ...
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Why are some Apple Music playlists empty?

Yesterday, iTunes "For You" on my Mac recommended an Apple Music playlist which I started listening to. Today, it's empty. In fact a new one it's recommended to me is also empty as are a couple of ...
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Is this a dead pixel or stuck pixel?

I've tried the apps and I've tried to apply pressure this hasn't worked at all, so I phoned Apple they tried helping over the phone. That didn't work. They said my warranty covers it but I want to ...
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Installing OS X on secondary SSD

I have a MacBook Pro 17" Late 2011. Today I removed to optical drive and installed a SSD (where the HDD was) and moved the HDD to the optical drive location. Now I want to make the SSD my primary ...
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Upgrading MacBook with Crucial RAM sticks

I have a MacBook Pro mc700 (early 2011), and I've bought a pair of 4Gb Crucial RAM sticks. The problem is that I'm not sure whether these RAM sticks are original or not, and I'm really worried about ...
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MacBook Air Won't turn on

I've had this MacBook for only about a week and I'm having issues with the fan speed, battery percentage, keyboard back-light and now it won't switch on. I was was having issues with the trackpad and ...
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Genymotion overheating MacBook Pro with Yosemite

Every time I start a Genymotion (v2.5.2) device my CPU starts heating real fast and the fan speed goes from good to crazy really quick too. Here's an output from iStats: If I use GPS simulation ...
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Mac OSX restore

I'm busy restoring my Mac, held down CMD and R, loaded disk utility to erase my disk and I noticed all those volumes mounted on the left. What are these, are they important? (See picture)
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2015 13" rMBP function keys (vol, brightness) no longer work after top case replacement

The function keys (Vol up/down, brightness up/down, etc.) no longer work. This is in spite of the "use F1, F2… as standard function keys" toggle. Holding down the function key also has no effect. ...
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Macbook notification banner smudge

whenever the notification banner that appears on the top right of my screen appears, it's covered by a smudge. I can't find any other other answers online that deals with this problem and it's ...
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Late 2013 13" retina MBP freezes when using its own display (OS X 10.10.3)

I am having some serious problems with this machine. Its own display remains dark, but when attaching another display, I see it load the Apple logo on a black screen and then freeze on the white ...
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How to avoid external display going off after I unplug a MacBook from the AC Power?

When I have my MacBook Pro 10.10 connected to the AC Power my external display connected through HDMI works fine. As soon I disconnect the MacBook from the AC Power and start running on battery, my ...