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MBP display, keyboard backlight and camera issue

I have a mid 2009 MBP which was heating up way to fast because of the fan; then I bought a new one and changed it. I also applied a new thermal grease. Plugged all the cables, tightened all the screws,...
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Wolcmd disrupts MacBook Pro late 2013 boot

I administrate a server from my Mac, and installed wolcmd, a wake on LAN program for the terminal. I used it once, shut down my Mac, and when I tried to boot my Mac, it wouldn't. In verbose mode rc....
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Latest OSX for an early 2009 white macbook?

This is actually my second post on this topic: Reviving white macbook (Early 2009) The results from the first question were great and extended the life of my MacBook another few years. My previous ...
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Where is the hard disk in the mid 2012 15" Macbook pro with retina

I was following various guides for replacing the hard drive. However my mac does not seem to have the standard 2.5" SSD/SATA drive: see this screenshot: The black rectangular sections are too small ...
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How do I factory reset my MacBook Pro if the keyboard does not work?

I really need some help. Last week I unfortunately spilled orange juice on my MacBook Pro 13" Late 2011 Model. In ~4.5 years, that is the only adversary it has ever dealt with. The lower half of the ...
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Magsafe's indicator light goes off, battery gets not charged further

Yesterday, all of a sudden, my macbook pro (15 inch early-2016) started to forget how to charge its battery. According to the battery icon, almost everything looks great but one thing. It doesn't ...
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Cheapest laptop to get that can run phonegap, python opencv, python data science decently [closed]

I'd like to get an OSX laptop primarily to be able to run phonegap for OSX applications. I'd be open to something like a macbook mini too, but they seem about the same price and specs as a laptop. I'...
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Wifi, DNS problem on MacBook Pro retina

On a Macbook Pro retina 13 2014 with El Capitan 10.11.5 I can't access websites through their domain name (google.com, bing.com, etc). I can access the internet with Google Chrome, but with others ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 Screen goes blank

Have got this crash report and havnt been able to find a fix for a while now. Hoping someone can read what the problem is. Thanks
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Boot drive selection screen slow/un-responsive in Macbook Pro (early 2015)

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13" (Early 2015) model and I have a bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1 Pro installed in it. The dual boot to OSX El Capitan and Windows was working just fine until about a ...
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Increasing write speed to MicroSD on MacbookPro

I am experiencing really slow write speeds on my MacBook Pro on a MicroSD from Samsung which should allow write speeds of up to 20MB/s. The current transfer rate seems to be around 3-4MB/s on HFS ...
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Arrange different external displays of same model to different positions

I am running Mac OS X (Version 10.10.5) on a MacBook Pro (13 Inch, Mid 2010) and want to arrange an external monitor of the same type to different positions. First, let me explain my setup: monitor ...
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My MacBook Air keeps restarting

My MacBook Air keeps restarting and won't pass the apple sign. I tried to reinstall the system but it says I don't have enough disk space to install and needs to remove something. What should I do?
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Can airport X Ray damage rMBP?

I was wondering if the X Ray machines at the airport can damage laptops (specifically a rMBP..) or their components (SSD, Battery and so on....)?
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Macbook Pro not responding to keyboard or power button

I bought a used Macbook pro mid 2010. The previous owner sold it to me because the computer would not power on. It turned out the magsafe charger was broken and it had run out of battery. After ...
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Macbook can't adjust volume on my stereo paired by bluetooth

I'm streaming music from macbook (yosemite) to home stereo system. It's paired as bluetooth device and works as default sound output currently. When i'm changing system volume in my macbook, it doesn'...
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How to change the font color in mac verbose mode?

How can i change the font color in the "verbose mode booting screen" in osx? Is there any terminal command?
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Will my Apple MacBook Air run Counter-Strike: Global Offensive?

The specs are: OS X Yosemite (10.10) MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2011) Processor: 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory: 4 GB 133 MHz DDR3 Video Card: Intel HD Graphics 3000 384 MB I can't find any good ...
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how to start operating system on a Samsung SSD when old hard drive was broken so had to replace [duplicate]

Recently went into Apple with my early 2011 MacBook Pro, was told that my hard drive was broken. So I decided to replace it myself with a Samsung 850 EVO, all went okay, but now when I turn it on all ...
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12-inch MacBook & Ethernet

I am trying to configure the network on my 12-inch MacBook. I have the following manual: But there is no Ethernet in the list. I tried to import it from my old computer, but it output the ...
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Connect dual displays to MacBook 2011

I have Macbook Pro 15 Late 2011 with single Mini DisplayPort. Now I use MacBook display with external FullHD display via Mini DisplayPort->HDMI adapter. Is it possible to connect 2 external FullHD ...
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Does Mac power adapter die if you leave it plugged in?

I have recently bought a MacBook Pro 15". A couple of days ago I had charged my MacBook and left the charger to the socket and it died. When I tried running diagnostics, it showed that power adapter ...
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Macbook Pro M.2 SSD external check

My Macbook has defect RAM, so it won't run correctly. Now it also tells me, that something is wrong with my SSD (M.2-version). But it will not run a complete disk test - probably because of the ram-...
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Macbook still frozen after multiple reboots.

I'm typing this on my phone. My gui froze on my mbp and after restarting the computer by holding the power key multiple times whatever has frozen it is not getting reset. I can move the mouse around ...
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how do i download my camera to Light Room without Photo interfering [duplicate]

Photo App on El Capitan will not let my camera be seen by Adobe Light Room. Can't uninstall Photo
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I bought a second hand MacBook air and I'm locked out during re-formatting? [duplicate]

I just recently bought a macbook air and it was working fine. I wanted to reformat so I restarted it using the ⌘ Command and R keys. It said it was reinstalling the OS but then the screen came up ...
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One of the keys in keyboard has become “harder to press”

I have a Retina MacBook Pro and I don't know how to explain it well. One of the keys (number 9 key, if it makes sense) has suddenly "not sensitive enough" while typing fast. I mean, I can definitely ...
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Unable to verify account name or password

My Mac Pro ask for e-mail password, I was unable to remember, got new password, still receiving massage unable to verify account name or password
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Disable specific USB port on MacBook

I have error in USB port that controls the Bluetooth on my MacBook, the error causes very slowly when you turn on the Mac. I wonder how to permanently disable this port so the system will not be ...
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Can I boot from an external drive that has Windows installed?

I have a MacBook in which I installed Windows 7 SP 1 using Boot Camp Assistant. The laptop itself is too old and sometimes I run into glitches, e.g., screen is black but light is on. I also have a ...
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MBP battery won't charge

I have a MacBook Pro Early 2011 model A1278 which wasn't turning on, then I bought a new battery and it ran just fine. But the charger isn't charging it up (the charger is also fine, I tested in ...
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Can one restore a Time Machine backup to a new computer?

I am currently backing up my MacBook Pro late 2013 to a Time Machine. If something happens to my Mac (I can't use it anymore), can I retrieve my files and data onto another Mac? Thanks.
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What type of partition will be created by Boot Camp Assistant?

Will Boot Camp Assistant create an "OS X Extended" partition for Windows as well? Or can I choose the type of file system format?
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Is it possible to output different audio to HDMI and built-in speaker simultaneously?

After I connected my Macbook Pro to an HDTV with HDMI cord, I can choose to output audio to either the HDMI port or the built-in speaker. And I know that it it possible to create a "congregate" audio ...
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How should I store my rMBP for a month?

I am leaving for a vacation and leaving my rMBP. How should I store it except from shutting it down? How much charge should I leave in order not to lose too much capacity?
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I broke my Macbook power adapter, any hope of fixing it?

2 months ago the small cord on my power adapter frayed at the terminal to the adapter, so I stripped it and separated the wires, then soldered them individually back together. this fixed the problem. ...
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How to get Mac to give Ethernet connection priority? [duplicate]

I have the following issues / question. I use WIFI and Ethernet through each other like most people probably. Certain things like ripping a blu ray I want to do through the Ethernet connection so ...
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Can't update to Windows 10 on MacBook Pro due to Apple Broadcom Built-in Bluetooth

I've followed the instructions here : https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT204990 I have a late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina. Currently running Windows 7 64bit. I've got the latest OS X 10.11 El Capitan, all ...
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Can I damage my machine if I restart it multiple times?

Today I had to restart my rMBP multiple times (2-3 times, one after another) due to a software update, can it damage my machine (logic board, ssd, ram memory) at all? (long/short term)?
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Why is my Mac seem to be divided into two desktops and how can they be combined?

Recently, I'm observing weird behavior when switching between applications and also when switching between some Finder windows. I'm using an external 4K monitor with my MacBook Pro Retina. It is as ...
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can a Windows 7 desktop remote control a MacBook Pro to get greater screen resolution, like on a 2560 x 1440 monitor?

Presently, I use Teamviewer to remote into the MacBook, from Windows. But it just uses the same resolution as the little Mac's screen. Is there a way to get more resolution out of a MacBook Pro by ...
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Remove or Stop “Photos” From Opening Automatically on Macbook Pro El Captain [duplicate]

To start off, I've been trying to find an actual answer to this since the Yosemite update, but never found anything except people complaining about having to keep the application. I do not need this ...
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MacBook Pro won’t turn on, even after SMC reset

While I was doing some basic file management in the Finder, my MacBook Pro (mid 2012) suddenly went black. It wouldn’t turn on, even after long-pressing the power button or resetting the SMC (System ...
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Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2

What is the best way to connect a device with a thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port to a computer (MacBook Pro) with a thunderbolt 2 (DisplayPort) port? I understand there will not be full 40 Gbps speed. ...
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How to put a video on camara roll from a computer?

I made an iMovie on my Macbook that I want to have on my iPhones camera roll. What's the best way to get it on there?
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Thunderbolt monitor goes dark

I have a 2013 MacBook Pro being used with a Thunderbolt monitor. It has been working fine. But just recently, it has begun not mirroring the screen to the monitor when it is closed. I am running El ...
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MacBook and iPad stolen, never online [duplicate]

So someone cracked my car window and both my MacBook and iPad were stolen. I've used find my iPhone app, make the iPad go to lock mode and leave my phone number, and select "notify when found" for ...
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New internal hard drive not spinning on MacBook Pro A1278 13", Mid-2012

The Hitachi 5K750-500 initially installed in the MacBook A1278 13", Mid-2012 failed. I bought a new hard drive (Seagate ST500LT012) but it was not detected by the Disk Utility. I found that the hard ...
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Running OverWatch On my Mac, would the over-heating kill this machine?

OverWatch is game that is run-able under boot-camp. While running the game, my MBP 2015 generates lots of fan noise and the keyboard becomes much over-heated. would this over-heating kill my ...
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How do I view inline images in w3m?

I am using a mac (el capitan), and trying to use w3m. But I don't see images when browsing pages. My question is: I want to view inline images in w3m, but don't find a way to do so. I have ...