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Copy to external HDD fails if copy dialog is in background

When I try to copy 50 GB to external HDD it succeed only when copy dialog is active. If I activate another app it fails at about 10gb with error "the operation can't be completed because an unexpected ...
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Problems with OSX 10.10.1 and 4k Monitor on MBP 2011

I've got an Samsung U28D5960 now, and I'm only able to use the resolution of 2560x1440 on my MBP early 2011 with 16Gb Ram and the AMD Radeon HD 6750M 1024 MB. The About my Mac Screen only Shows an 24" ...
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Can I use two additional Apple Thunderbolt Displays at 60 Hz with my MacBook Pro Mid 2014?

Which is the maximal refreshment rate for two connected Thunderbolt Displays? I want to connect them via Mini-Display-Port to the Thunderbolt Ports of my MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2014. I want to use the ...
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Is it possible to use old RAM on new MacBook?

My current MacBook Pro, a early-2013 13" i5, is getting very slow and I therefore want to buy a new one. However, I want to wait until the next generation comes out. In the meantime I will change the ...
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Macbook Pro Ram and/or Processor broken?

I am experiencing several problems with my MacBook Pro early 2011. It all started about two months ago with my wifi card. It lost connection to the network every few hours. The symbol in the status ...
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I cannot use usb devices on my bootcamp windows 7

I tried to install windows 7 ultimate on my mac pro retina late 2013 model and I cannot use the internet easily. So, I downloaded the windows supported software manually and copy to the flash drive. ...
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Difference between MacBook Pro 13“ Early 2011 MC700LL/A and current model 13” / 13" retina? [closed]

I want to buy a "new" MacBook to replace my white MacBook 13" (Mid 2007), which makes me mad especially because of its limited RAM (only 3 GB possible). I want to buy a MacBook Pro 13" and I'm not ...
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Highest capacity HDD compatible with late 2011 MacBook Pro optibay

What is the highest capacity hard drive model that would fit and work reliably in the optical bay of a 15" late 2011 MacBook Pro (MacBookPro8,2)? As far as I can tell, the issues at play are physical ...
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Which office software to choose for university and day to day tasks?

My daughter currently uses a Microsoft laptop for university and other day to day tasks. I'm about to buy her a Macbook Air for her 21st. What Microsoft Office software for Mac does she need or would ...
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Macbook Air - same in Australia as UK?

I am looking at buying a Macbook Air in Australia whilst I am here on holiday. When I get back to the UK will it work? Thanks in advance
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Bluetooth keyboard has occasional lag [duplicate]

I bought a third party keyboard to use with my MBA 11in. It is an Anker keyboard. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0096M8VR2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 When I am continually ...
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Yosemite Macbook Air Active Directory unknown code error

I have macbook air with Yosemite OS X that connected with USB Lan cable. When I set up active directory and click bind, it produces "Unknown error code" pop up message. Even I tried to use Wifi, it's ...
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Why is iBooks highlighting feature so slow?

I have a macbook pro mid 2012 i5 with 4 gb ram and osx yosemite. My problem is very simple - why is the iBooks highlighting feature so slow? I have even disabled sync highlights and bookmarks ...
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Internal microphone does not register input in System Preferences -> Sound but registers in dictation and speech

My machine is MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013), OS 10.10.1 (14B25). I just tried to make a voice call in Google Hangouts, and Hangouts does not pick up any sound. I checked System ...
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Replacing OSX with Windows/Linux on aging mac

I have an old 2008 13" Macbook4,1 model (not pro) running Snow Leopard with 4GB of RAM and 160GB of HDD. It is adequate for my needs at the moment but the OS is no longer being supported by Apple (NTP ...
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cut pictures from iPhotos and paste to another folder

what i want is that cut the selective pictures from iPhotos and paste in respective folder. Please let me know if there is any solution. Thanks.
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Macbook Pro left (primary) click not working

Two days ago, I noticed that my left clicking was acting off. When I would click something, it wouldn't register and I'd have to click repeatedly for it to actually work. Additionally, when I'm ...
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MacBook Pro Retina not charging

So my MacBook was on 2% so I tried charging it but it worked at first ,but then a little later another message came up saying that the macbook was low battery and then I realized that the cord was not ...
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Continuity works, but Handoff doesn't?

I've got an early 2011 MBP with an upgraded AirPort card and, in theory, Continuity capability courtesy of Continuity Activation Tool. My other devices are an iPad 4 and an iPhone 6. The iDevices ...
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About to sell my 2013 rMac. Is 3 pass zero enough?

I plan on selling my late 2013 rMBP soon. I was wondering what your opinions are on me using a 3 pass zero on a SSD? Is it enough? I do have some sensitive data on there (bank info, passwords to ...
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Multiple monitor settings not saving on reboot - Windows 7

I have a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 bootcamp. I recently got a Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter, and it works fine on my mac partition, but when I boot up using windows it is set to the "mirrored" ...
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How do I wake up a closed Macbook reliably?

I have a Macbook Pro (Retina), and a Samsung DisplayPort display, both new. They work great together, when I can get them to work. For example, if I plug in the monitor, and then open the Macbook's ...
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MacBook Pro only boots to grey Apple screen with spinning loader

My MacBook Pro boots to the hated gray screen. Things I have tried to fix this include: Booting with CMD-R (boots to a grey screen) Resetting the PRAM (boots to a grey screen) Resetting SMC (boots ...
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Macbook Pro 13" Mid 2014 disk defect?

I just bought a MBP 13" mid 2014 with a 128 GB SSD. When doing a disk speed test with the Black Magic Design-app, I only get about 210 MB/s write and about 510-550 MB/s read. All the benchmark videos ...
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Technical comparison: MBP 15“ mid-2010 or MBP 13” 2012 [closed]

I plan to use the MBP to edit a lot of pictures. I am torn between spending less than $600 on a mid-2010 MBP 15" (Core i7 2.66Ghz) or a 2012 MBP 13" (Core i5 2.5Ghz) for less than $800. The MBP ...
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MacBook Pro Retina takes a few seconds to power on display after sleep

I recently upgraded from a March 2011 15" MacBook Pro to a 2014 15" MacBook Pro Retina and was disappointed that the wake from sleep is much slower on the new computer. Is there a way to speed this ...
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Total memory doesn't add up in Activity Monitor

My computer's been really slow, to the point where it's almost unusable, and according to Activity Monitor, it's because the physical memory's basically all being used (the CPU usage is fine). ...
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MacBook won't boot on Yosemite after force power off

Macbook suddenly froze while I was using Google Chrome so I waited for 15 minutes hoping it would un-freeze. After 15 minutes, I decided to force the power off by pressing and holding the Power ...
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Laptop sound stuck on mute

I dropped my MacBook Air 11″. No damage was done to it that I could see, but my charger was making a crackling sound. When I plugged it in, my sound stopped working and was stuck on mute.
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rMBP kernel_task spikes when connecting more than one external monitor [duplicate]

When connecting a second external monitor kernel_task spikes to 600%+. This makes the computer unusable. Before Yosemite, this worked fine with 3 monitors. Here are the specifics: When I connect ...
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MacBook Pro going to sleep by itself because of watchdog daemon

For a couple of weeks, my Mac has been going to sleep by itself. This seems to happen more often when I'm running more stuff on my Mac (Chrome + Spotify + etc…) In my console, the message is the ...
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Can't fix an user account in Mavericks (frozen)

My regular user account on my Macbook Pro running Mavericks froze and I had to shut down the computer with the power button, but every time I restart the computer and login my user account it freezes ...
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How to show a Keynote presentation on other platforms?

I will make a presentation about my project in my college, and I will use Keynote to make the presentation file because I found it better than Powerpoint. I have a Macbook Pro and I can't connect it ...
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AU Lab make popping sound on Mid 2009 MBP

Okay I'm switching all my stuff over from my Mid 07 Macbook and i like my music a little more with more bass and clear sounding than the computer provides normally. I enjoyed AU Lab with no issues on ...
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Cannot log in with Apple ID after performing password reset

My wife forgot the password to her Apple ID account. Her Macbook Air (OS X Yosemite) restarted to install some updates. She has her user account set up through her Apple ID account. Since she forgot ...
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Restore Macbook 2009 backup from Timemachine

How do I restore the latest backup from the Time Machine and get all the data/desktop - in fact all the files including the OS Yosemite? Genius support installed a new battery so working off a clean ...
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Macbook Pro Retina and 4k monitor (Samsung U28D590D) now showing “scaling options” in display

I have a Macbook Pro Retina mid 2014 running OSX Yosemite (10.10.1). I have connected an external 4k monitor (Samsung U28D590D), but I'm struggling to set the correct resolution. When I open "display" ...
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How do I transfer a file from a guest account on a MacBook Air?

I'm logged into the guest account of a borrowed MacBook Air which is running OS X Version 10.9.2 and I've been trying to transfer a 2.19GB video file to an admin account, a USB or external hard drive, ...
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Could my stolen Mac have been erased before I activated Find My Mac?

My Mac was stolen on a train and I only noticed it shortly before arriving the final destination. The thief most likely left the train at one of the earlier stops. I activated the Find My Mac feature ...
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Using Windows on another HDD on a Mac

I have a 2011 MBP and I just replaced my optical drive with a hard drive. I wanted to know the easiest and free way to boot up windows 8.1 on one of the hard drives using only the iso and a flash ...
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Apple air mac charger [closed]

I had tried everything on here. And it still doesn't work. And I can't do anything cause my computer is dead. I even tried to reset it, but it does not work. what do i do now?
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How to keep an SSD in shape on Yosemite?

As of OS X 10.10, Apple uses kext signing. Ever since it has become difficult and dangerous to manually activate TRIM for third-party SSDs on OS X. That means users with non-Apple SSDs will sooner or ...
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Mac is slower and has strange nuances in operation after liquid contact

I need some advice with my MBP late 2011 model (13″ Intel i5, 2.4 GHz, 500 GB HDD, 4 GB RAM). It all started one day when was a heavy rain which went through my windows. I had my Mac on my bed and my ...
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Does MagSafe 2 T Connector get really hot when charging?

I've a Macbook Pro Retina 15" Late 2013. My MagSafe 2 connector (T connector) gets really hot when charging. Is it normal ??
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MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt display - Why do programs always start on the laptop screen?

I have an MBP Retina with a Thunderbolt display. I have them arranged non-mirrored with the thunderbolt display in front of me (bluetooth keyboard) and the laptop to the right. I'm using the TB ...
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Yosemite bluetooth headset not saved in devices list

I have paired my Macbook Pro running Yosemite with Bose Soundlink OE bluetooth headset. Once after I restart the mac, I need to re-pair the bluetooth headset. Mac wouldn't save it in the list of the ...
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Any risks/disadvantages of using MacBook Pro as a desktop?

I have used iMac or Mac Pro for my Desktop system for the past 5 years but now consider replacing them with MacBook Pro Retina in desktop environment. The reason is mostly because I don't like bigger ...
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Import Outlook mac archives in Windows Outlook 2010

How can one import Outlook mac archived files in Windows Outlook 2010? Given that the size of the archived files is 48GB, can it be done safely?? I mean NO LOSS of Data or any other files???
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Macbook Pro formatted with windows, now can't install OS X or Windows!

I formatted my MacBook Pro Mid 2010 with Windows, now I can't install any operating systems on it. I tried to install Windows 8.1 on my MacBook, then at the final step I received a message saying ...
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Upgrading to SSD on 2010 MBP

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro, which I want to upgrade with an SSD in the Optical Drive slot and create a Fusion Drive (using the Terminal diskutil command in Recovery Mode) and then re-install OS X ...