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Cleaning my Macbook screen *under* the shield

I have a Macbook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011. In the last few months the transparent shield protecting the screen has separated at the bottom letting dust in. It's still attached at the top. How can ...
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I can't transfer data from my hard drive (FAT32) to my laptop

I have been using this hard drive for a while now and recently I haven't been able to transfer files from the hard drive. I have stored close to 500 GB of data and now that I am trying to move some of ...
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How to properly remove old Bluetooth devices listed in the Bluetooth menu?

I hit the Option button as directed before opening Bluetooth Preferences to delete old devices but only the one I'm currently using comes up, not the three other old ones listed under the Bluetooth ...
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Third party USB Ethernet adapter won't wake up

I have a mid 2015 Retina MBP 15" and regularly use multi screens and hard wired ethernet. So I've bought a third party HandAcc USB ethernet adapter with Realtek 0x8153 chipset (the device also ...
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Right way to switch keyboard/mouse between Mini and MacBook

I have a Mac mini and a Macbook. I have a dual-display setup with my own keyboard and mouse. Most of the time it's all connected to my Mac mini, but I often want to use my keyboard+video+mouse with my ...
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El Capitan - Macbook won't shut down without force quit and sometimes starts to blank screen

• My mid-2015 Macbook Pro Running 10.11.1 frequently will not shut down without holding the power button. • It also sometimes starts up to a blank screen (with no apps or desktop items showing). • ...
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Macbook pro retina late 2013 - Is it possible to use 3 external QHD monitors?

(Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) - 2880 x 1800 / Macintosh HD / 2,3 GHz Intel Core i7 / 16GB 1600 MHz DDR3 / Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB/ I use Adobe's and Cinema 4d only , and hope to use 3 external QHD ...
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Unable to use full resolution of P2416D

Dell P2416D (Vendor 10AC, Product A0C3) is 2560x1440, but my Mac OS X (on Macbook Pro Mid 2010 connected via Thunderbolt with Mini Display Port cable) doesn't have corresponding file in /System/...
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wired apple Keyboard isn't recognised when mac is connected to external display

My new MacBook Pro (2015) doesn't recognise the apple usb keyboard, when I connect it to an external display. The keyboard is detected, if there no display connected. It doesn't make a difference ...
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My battery died while El Capitan was installing

Like it says above, my battery died. And when I charged it again it din't work. I logged in, and while it's charging it just restarts again, and again, and again. I tried reinstalling the OS, but my ...
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Can using GfxCardStatus, v2.3 strictly on Integrated only cause damage to a MBP?

Surprise, surprise the graphics card on my mid-2010 MBP failed or was corrupted. Seems there is a definite trend with these MB's and their graphics cards failing. Anywho, Found out it was out-of-...
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2010 Macbook pro makes intermitten beeping sound

It seems like every time I press a button or scroll on the touchpad I can hear little beeping noises coming from the hard drive area. How can I know what this noise is and whether it's a problem?
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rMBP - El Capitan - External monitor blurry

I hope someone can help as this is driving me crazy... At the weekend I got a new Macbook Pro Retina (Early 2015 model). Before connecting it to an external monitor, I upgraded to El Capitan and the ...
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Fluctuating maximum battery capacity

I've noticed today that my MBP 15" late 2014 maximum battery capacity is fluctuating somewhat. These two screenshots were taken just seconds apart http://imgur.com/a/jqyZs Should I be worried? ...
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What is the latest version of OS X that I can run on a Black MacBook 4,1 (Early 2008 model?)

I would like to run OS X El Capitan on an older, black MacBook 4,1 (Early 2008 model with 2GB of RAM). However, after looking at the El Capitan specifications, it appears that OS X 10.11 requires at ...
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Target Display mode: iMac mid 2011 with MacBook Pro 2013 late not working

Hardware & OS LIST list: Mac mid 2011i5 4 GB MacBook Pro Retina late 2013 Thunderbolt Cable 2m OS X El Capitan‎ (both) I'm trying to connect my MacBook Pro with my iMac as extended display. ...
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Could be locked Macbook with a previous icloud account if I've set up my iCloud account in that Macbook?

First of all, sorry for my bad english, it is not my native language. I've bought a second hand Macbook 3 month ago, and I've installed from my time-machine the OS X with my iCloud account and all my ...
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Airdrop doesn't work between MBP mid-2012 and iPhone 6

I read that Airdrop between iOS is since the MBP mid-2012. Although I have that Macbook I can't see my iPhone and viceversa. What can be the problem or the info that I'm misunderstanding? PS: I have ...
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Adobe Lightroom causing brutal computer shut-down - how to diagnose?

It's happened a couple of times recently, and I don't really know what steps to take to diagnose and report the problem to Adobe/Apple. The hardware is a MacBookPro9,2 (Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz, 8 GB ...
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Lost dock and finder menu [duplicate]

My Mac has lost its dock and finder menu bar It boots up apparently fine, logs in, but is then gives me a blank screen - as in a desktop background image but no desktop interaction elements. The ...
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power status of MBP 13" (Early 2015)

I have the hibernate mode set to 25 but I think the laptop is not hibernating when I close the lid. In earlier versions of MBP there used to be a LED light available on the right-hand side of the ...
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Connect 4K TV to Macbook Pro 2011 (6750M) in Windows 7

I am planning to buy Sony X85C 55 inch 4K Android TV (aka X850C, X8500C etc). The TV supports 4:4:4 chroma at 4K/60Hz (Not sure what this means..?) with the latest firmware upgrades. The TV also ...
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Can I (or should I) use a MacBook charger on my iPhone?

I recently got a MacBook with the USB-C charger. It comes with a 29-watt power brick, and I was wondering if I should use this to charge my iPhone. I've heard that the iPad power brick (I think 10 ...
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MacBook Pro 11,2 (Retina 2014) shuts down suddenly

My MacBook Pro 11,2 (Retina 2014) shuts down suddenly from time to time. When I run macbook again, I inspect the log file I see the following message: Previous shutdown cause: -128 Sometime, ...
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What's the best way to prolong the lifespan of a Macbook Pro battery?

I have two Mac book Pros: A 2013 Unibody retina that I use every day An older 2006 model with removable battery that I use a couple of times a month (when not in use, it's not connected to the AC. ...
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Macbook Pro Mid 2012 Ram frequency support

I have Macbook Pro mid-2012 with 4 gb ram, all the sites are saying that it supports 1600Mhz Ram module however my about this mac page says otherwise I am not sure which one is the right one.
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Battery cannot charge fully

I replaced battery on my MBA mid 2011 (A1369). Here is the report by coconut(the same appears in system report): I bought no name battery from china and changed it personally (here they ask about ...
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White bar over menu bar?

I'm experiencing this weird bug on OS X El capitan. There is a white bar over most of my menu items in the top right of my screen. The items are still there and are interactable. Anyone got any ...
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How to create a bootable usb for OS X on Windows?

i had erase all data from my macbook and know i need to create a usb bootable to reinstall the yosemite or another version. I can't access to app store to download the OS. How i can download it and ...
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4k Display on macbook pro 15 retina late 2013 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz, but with scaled fonts

I am using an external 4k display (from LG a 27 inch display: LG_27MU67-B) on displayport on my MacBook Pro Retina 15 inch (late 2013). 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz works out of the box. Cool! But.. I want to ...
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Macbook and iPhone not discoverable on bluetooth or airdrop

I am unable to use the AirDrop feature between my iPhone6s (iOS 9) and my 2014 MBP running OSX 10.11.1 (Mavericks). The jPhone won't show up in the MBP's AirDrop window (accessed from Finder>Go>...
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Guest User Not Loading On MacBook Air

My sister went on my MacBook Air 11' 2014 model yesterday, and since she doesn't know my password, she went on the guest user. But she closed it before the guest user loaded and when I opened it today,...
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New top-of-the-line MacBook Pro suddenly starts acting old

About a week ago, I got a new MacBook Pro. I work a decent bit in video editing, among other things, so I had the processor upgraded to the highest available model. The box arrives, I open it, and my ...
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MagSafe2 (fake) replaced power cord

My cat obliterated my power cord yesterday. Being a student, spending around 100 euros on a new charger was not an option. So I found a 10-years-experience-in repairing-electronics-company and they ...
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Why can't I change my macbook's backlight?

So apparently I cannot modify my Macbook's backlight using the keyboard shortcut: I'm pretty sure it will work again if I restart it. But I wonder what may cause this: is it perhaps an issue with ...
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Escape black screen on MacBook Pro after disconnecting external display

Here's the scenario: In my office, my MacBook Pro (Early 2011, running 10.10) is plugged into an external display over DisplayPort. I disconnect the laptop, close it (putting it to sleep), and take ...
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Macbook Air thinks it's overheating

Recently my Mid-2013 macbook air began to act like it's overheating. Upon boot the cpu fan almost immediately spins up to 100% (over 6000 rpm) and the cpu heavily thermal throttles. I am positive the ...
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Boot hangs on grey screen, even when booting from USB drive with fresh OS X install

I've tried all the steps in the accepted answer in the question Boot hangs on grey screen (even when booting from USB drive with fresh OS X install)?, but my MacBook Pro 2011 is still not working. ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 can't connect to wifi in other room

I have a Macbook Pro early 2015 El Capitan and it can't connect to wifi unless it's very close to the router. Two rooms away it starts to give me run wifi diagnostic even though the bars of the wifi ...
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External monitor for Macbook Pro Retina 13" 2015 laggy (UHD like P2415Q)

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13" 2015 and I'm searching for an external monitor to use with it. Until now I tried two external monitors: DELL UltraSharp U2515H (25") and Dell P2415Q-C (24"). The ...
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OS X El Capitan [duplicate]

i started to download it but did not have the time to finish and now when i click resume all it does is say waiting. How do i fix this? i have already tried restarting my laptop as well as refreshing ...
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Thunderbolt 2: Actual display demuxer (not DisplayPort)?

I recently got myself a 2015 MacBook Pro 13". Now I'd like to connect 2 external monitors to it. As I'd like to use my already existing setup I was looking for a docking station that supports dual ...
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sleep does not work..shuts down

I have Macbook pro of Mid June 2012 release Putting on sleep and closing down Lid shuts down needing a restart abrupt shutdowns, not starting the normal way as it requires long press of start / ...
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iPod Shuffle won't charge or show up, no charging light

I've got one of the older iPod shuffles (the kind that's about the size of two quarters side by side) and for a good while it charged and read perfectly fine on my MacBook, but then it started to get ...
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MacBook Pro will not shut all the way off

When I tried to shut off my MacBookPro, the Apple Insignia, on the outside case, is still illuminated, and the screen is black, but I have the outline of the mouse pointer. It will not turn back on. ...
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Is there a Non-Retina Macbook Pro 2015?

I want to buy a new MacBook Pro and I'm wondering if there's a non-retina MacBook Pro 2015. I'm asking this because on the compare Mac models page (http://www.apple.com/mac/compare/), there's a Non-...
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How do I get a CD version of El Capitan suitable for a Macbook Pro? [duplicate]

I have 2 Macs, and am downloading El Capitan from the app store. I want to see if I can install it on an older MacBook Pro that has a broken Command-R feature that prevents me from installing the OS. ...
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Share options not working in finder and after right clicking

Here is the description https://discussions.apple.com/message/29155662#29155662 This is what it looks like after I select any one of the options from share
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MacBook Pro: panic cpu caller kernel trap

I am using MacBook Pro with OS X Yosemite installed. Lately my system is crashing and not booting up. While system was crashing, the screen was flickering and then it got shut down. I tried to ...
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Mid-2015 - Borderlands weird screen texture when playing with the integrated Iris Pro

I'm playing Borderlands 1 GOTY (Game of the year edition) from the App Store. Tried playing it only with the Iris Pro, instead of the Radeon R9 370X, and the performance is stunning. However I get ...