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Garbled screen graphics after wake up Macbook from full battery drain

A couple times now when my Macbook Pro running Yosemite was left unplugged overnight (with the screen open) I have come back to it like this (That's the drained battery symbol that indicates you need ...
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Switching MBP from hard drive to SSD

I have a mid 2010 13" MBP that I am wanting to last me a couple more years. It was suggested I get a SSD to replace my hard drive, so I bought it but need to know some stuff before switching to it. ...
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Which is better “keeping the battery on charge” or “unplugging whenever it's fully charged”?

As the title says : Which is a better practice for a healthier battery life, keeping the battery on charge while working or my desk OR unplugging whenever it's fully charged ? I'm talking about a ...
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Select next page for Speech option when reading ebooks

I'm often using the Speech option that OS X offers to read, or should I say listen to, books. However, it is kinda annoying to select a page overtime the Speech ends. Is there an option, custom or ...
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MBP Mid 2012 Panic report - Freeze and Crash

this morning my mid-2012 MBP 13" get stuck during everyday work process, freeze and restart itself. here the panic report Thu Dec 3 10:42:18 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller ...
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What can cause a (software) keyboard failure on a unibody macbook?

I've got a macbook on which the keyboard has suddenly failed. The trackpad works, the power button first, but pressing any other key on the keyboard has NO effect. On the other hand. During boot ...
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MacBook Pro 13-Inch Retina Mid-2014 slowing down badly

Recently I started facing issues with the web surfing and some features in the Mac OS X. For the most of the web surfing I use Google Chrome, and a few websites like Facebook lag a bit on my ...
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No sound on external monitor using El Capitan

Although this question has been asked and answered many times on this for earlier OSXs, I have not found a solution here or elsewhere that works with El Capitan. The problem is: No audio when playing ...
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Mac Book Pro - Display blink issue

suddenly, I am getting issue in my mac book pro of display blink issue, When I start mac book, It starting to blink and then black screen. I ask at service center and they told to replace with new ...
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Yosemite and hibernate - Macbook seems to turn off

I'm a bit surprised with my Macbook behaviour (Yosemite). I tried to set up real hibernation mode (25), and it worked fine. After daily work, I close the lid, computer hibernates, and I open it up ...
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diagnose possible issue with MBpro 2012 running very slow

tl;dr Can a MacBook Pro become unbearably slow because of hardware issues, e.g a hard-drive failure? How can I best diagnose this? I own a MacBook Pro from 2012, which recently has become unbearably ...
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How to run current mails from MacBook and access or search old mails from an external hard drive?

I have a large number of emails on my MacBook Air. I want to shift all my old mails into an external hard drive and delete the same from my MacBook to save space (47 GB). Then I would like to continue ...
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Issue with iSight on El Capitan

I just updated my MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009) to OS X El Capitan. Then I found that build-in iSight camera stopped to work in any application. So what can I do to solve this issue?
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Macbook Keyboard Confusing/Combining Keys P and Enter

The "P" and "Enter" keys on my MacBook Pro 13" mid 2012 are both combining a "P" and then "Enter" keystroke. In other words I hit P - I get P and then Enter I hit Enter ,I get the same, P and then ...
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Macbook Pro 13" i7 early 2015, wake up problems

I have a macbook pro 13" early 2015 with i7, running latest El Capitan. When I come to work and hook it up to my 27" Thunderbolt display, my keyboard that is connected to the monitor does not turn on ...
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Should I blow air canister over MacBook motherboard?

I'm going to replace my Superdrive with a SSD. While the bottom casing is detached, should I gently blow an air canister over the exposed motherboard? Any area I should particularly target? Is there ...
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Recover deleted files from MacBook Retina's SSD

I need to recover deleted files from my MacBook Retina. The files were deleted by an app update and didn't make it into the Trash. Is it possible to recover files from an SSD? I have used programs ...
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Flickering band on Macbook Pro from early 2011

I recently got a Macbook Pro 15" from early 2011 from a friend. It gets a weird flickering band on the left side of the screen. It improves or worsens as I tilt the screen (which makes me think that ...
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Suggestions to make a old Macbook Pro faster?

I got a Macbook Pro I think the year 2010. How can I make it faster because,it starting to get slow. Are there Free or Inexpensive Apps or tricks to make it fast? Thanks!
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MacBook Pro 13" Early 2011 - how to charge a new battery

I am about to replace the old battery on MacBook Pro 13" Early 2011 (A1278) with a battery Model No: A1322 and I wonder if there are any special instructions on how the battery should be used for the ...
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iPhone 6s Plus Bluetooth not pairing with MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015)

I bought a iPhone 6s Plus last month and when I try to connect it with my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) it has never been able to pair. I have updated software on both iPhone and MacBook ...
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My charger has stopped working. I have AppleCare. How do I go about getting a new charger?

My MacBook Pro mid-2015 charger mysteriously* stopped working today. I have AppleCare but I live in Ireland and there are no Apple Stores here. Can I go into an Apple authorised reseller and get a ...
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MacBook Pro rapid battery degradation

I recently acquired a second-hand (new, for me) MacBook Pro Retina Mid-2012 model. Also, in the near past, I upgraded it to El Capitan, and it is currently on OS X 10.11.1 (15B42). Last week, it ...
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Is it safe to put a screen protector on Macbook Pro Retina? [closed]

I read a few answers/articles. But that only made the confusion worse. Common answers were: No, don't put screen , because: There is very little gap between Keyboard & Display and adding a ...
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Encrypting contents of Macbook Air [duplicate]

How much of a performance hit is there when encrypting the contents on a Macbook Air? I'm at the point in its setup where it asks me if I want to encrypt. If I say "no", can I encrypt it later?
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Macbook pro continuously wakes up while in sleep mode

I've a 15" Macbook pro (mid-2015) OSX 10.11.1 and I noticed that my macbook looses 20% power while in sleepmode for 12 hours. This is a small part of my log file when my macbook was in "sleep" mode: ...
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I am able to press Macbookpro Clutch cover a little bit and its not stiff

I have recently bought Macbookpro retina 15",512, 2015 model. It came in a sealed box. I have run the system diagnostics and everything is working fine. But I am able to press the clutch hinge cover (...
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MacBook Pro stuck on login

I know that this question has been answered before, but none of them seemed to help me. My situation is as follows: I was running MatLab and had too many figures open (like 40, and Matlab always lags ...
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How to turn off macbooks internal display while external one is connected?

I have external monitor in work and I want to mirror macbook's screen on it while I have the internal display turned off. But I found this as impossible task. I know I can have closed computer but I ...
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Late 2009 Macbook - Has Anyone Tried 16GB of Ram?

Just curious if anyone has tried maxing out the ram on a late 2009 Macbook (white, not pro) to 16GB running El Capitan or Yosemite? Everymac's page states that the max is 8GB. Why not 16GB? Thanks!!...
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Can anybody identify wich application is this icon? [duplicate]

Suddenly I've noticed an new icon in my Menu Bar. I have no idea what it is, as it doesn't show anything. Any shots?
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MB Air: connect, update App Store with broken Wifi/Airport via USB WiFi

On my MB Air 2,1 (mid 2009) the wifi is broken. Connecting with the internet is possible via an Apple USB-Ethernet-adapter. When trying to install an app/update via the App Store (e.g. to OSx El ...
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Is the “Battery Is Not Charging” state harmful?

I have an Early 2015 Retina MacBook Pro. Sometimes I forget my charger and end up using my girlfriend's charger, which is for a 2011 MacBook Air, with a MagSafe to MagSafe 2 adapter. When I do so, ...
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How to pair Bluetooth device with MacBook Pro after forgetting it?

I accidently told my MacBook Pro to forget a Bluetooth device. I have no idea how to bring it back. How do I bring it back?
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Macbook Pro 15“ vs 13” - Performance vs portability

Currently I've got a MacBook Pro 15" (mid-2010, model 6,2), with 8 GB RAM, 2,5 GHz i5 Processor and Intel HD Graphics 288 MB video card. Seeing as it's 5+ years old, I really need a new one, ...
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Route (MacBook Air) audio output through (Dell) LCD Monitor speakers

My Dell LCD monitor has a "speaker power" socket in the back. This suggests it has its own internal speakers behind the LCD panel. However, it doesn't have any audio input. So I suppose the only way ...
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MacBook Pro screen getting scratched due to own keyboard

I have scratches nearly half of the Retina display, they are right where the keys are (for example, space key). I think this happens when the laptop getting squeezed in my backpack. But is this a ...
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MacBook Air 2012 occasionally snowstorms or sleeps external monitor

For a couple of years now I have had intermittent problems with my external monitor (Dell 22in connected with Thunderbolt->DVI cable). Often a snowstorm appears on the external display, or the ...
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Esperanto and Dvorak keyboard?

So, I'm fully aware on how to type characters with various accents (å, à, ø, á, ä and â) but one thing I don't understand is how to type those accents when typing in Esperanto. The circumflex, for ...
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What can be with the battery?

My MacBook Pro (13-inch, mid 2010, El Capitan) periodically turns off. And this is happening completely randomly - sometimes it works fine for more than a day, and sometimes turns itself off 10 times ...
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MacBook Pro boot issue

I put my MacBook Pro to sleep at night and the next morning when I try to boot it .. I get a question mark icon on a blinking folder... I long press the power to shut it down. After some time when ...
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Cannot remove associated device from appleid after more than 90 days

I have associated my Macbook to my account at 2 July 2015. Currently is 23 November 2015. As you can see, there is over 100 days between the dates. But possibility to remove is grayed out. Why?
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What is the difference between MF843 vs Z0QP0003R models

What is the difference between MF843 vs Z0QP0003R models? Where can I find model numbers description? Thanks
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Clear Automatic Proxy Configuration box in MBP Network settings (El Capitan)

So I input the URL for my school's proxy server in the automatic proxy server box in network settings (under advanced and then proxies). I want to now clear this box (yes, I realize I can uptick the ...
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Macbook charge with an iPad charger

Can I charge my MacBook (the new one, with the USB-C) with an iPad charger? I forgot my MacBook charger and may not be able to get it in a week. Thanks!
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Switching all open windows on 2 displays with one keystroke

At the moment I'm using two displays for my MacBook. The larger screen is the one I primarily use because of its available space. The smaller one (MacBook) is used to glance on if I ever need to check ...
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Under what circumstances would the startup chime enable itself?

After doing some reformatting/reinstalling a couple a weeks ago, the startup chime on my Macbook has never gone off when I turn it on for the past few weeks. However, when I tuned on my Macbook Pro ...
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Unable to connect Samsung S22E450 monitor

I'm unable to connect my MBPr 15'' mid 2015 to Samsung S22E450 display using Thunderbolt to DVI adapter. Using this machine no kernel panic occurs. This is the console log: 23/11/15 11:04:32,769 ...
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What should I do if Macbook Pro can't detect bootable USB to install OS X Yosemite?

So I got a 2010 Macbook Pro yesterday from my friend (for a very low price). I wanted to have a system restore so I searched if I could do that. According to the instructions I got from a lot of ...
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Will my Battery get harmed if not used for long time?

Will my MacBook's battery be damaged if I do not use for next couple of months? I bought a new Macbook Pro (March 2015) a month back. So far I have not started using it yet. It's charged and box ...