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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 ...
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iPhoto app deleted but the photos are still showing in Media files

I have deleted the iPhoto app, because I no longer use it. However, the photos (all 2000 of them) are still accessible when I try to insert media on Pages or Evernote or Keynote. I want to permanently ...
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Install from bootcamp usb drive on another MacBook

I have created an USB drive with bootcamp on my MacBook Pro Retina (Late 2014) including windows driver. Can I use this USB drive to install Windows on my MacBook (late 2008)?
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Turning Off Notifications While Presenting [duplicate]

On Yosemite how can I turn off notifications on Yosemite while presenting or showing the screen to someone? I know I can set the do not disturb for a time period but I was wondering if there is just ...
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A keychain could not be found to store “<Network>”

Just got a new Macbook, my first Mac in 5 years, and I'm having trouble getting it to save my Wifi network information. If I remember correctly, I was able to connect to the network at the office with ...
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memtest86(+) not working on MacBook Pro 8,3 17" 2011?

When i run memtest86 or memtest86+ on my MacBook Pro 8,3 2011 17" 2,5GHz the machine reboots after a few seconds. I tried 3 different pairs of ram modules. problem persists. I never had any issues ...
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Mac RAM Upgrade beeps

The Mac I am using is an old , white plastic, Core 2 Duo version. The 'about this mac' section in OS/X says it's an 'Macbook 7,1' whatever that means and the Firmware (Namely EFI) is up to date. I ...
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Using two external monitors with Macbook Pro 13" Late 2011

I currently have a Macbook Pro 13" late 2011. It is connected to an old Dell monitor with a VGA to Mini Displayport adapter ...
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No Wi-Fi hardware installed On MacBook Pro [duplicate]

My MacBook Pro restarted itself while I was browsing the Internet and when it came back on it wasn't connected to the wi-fi. When I tried to reconnect it said "no wifi hardware installed"! Why did it ...
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Can I use nearest-neighbor scaling with Intel Iris and Windows 10?

I have been looking into purchasing a 15" MacBook Pro. The problem is that I'm not too fond of Retina display and need to dual-boot Windows and be able to see the resolution without any blur caused by ...
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Shutter sound for Macbook iSight camera?

When the macbook isight camera is activated it turn on a green light beside it. For me, that is not warning enough. Is there a way to play a shutter sound (or any sound at all) when the camera is ...
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Connecting monitor to mac via USB docking

I just bought a new BenQ GL2450 monitor to connect to my macbook pro 13" late 2011. I try to connect it with a DVI cable and via a USB docking that goes into my laptop, but the screen says no signal ...
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MacBook Pro Display Issue

I own a 11 month old MacBook Pro 13" with Apple Care. From the last 2 months, I've noticed a bright line on my screen which is about 0.5 cm in size. Should I be worried? Will Apple be able to repair ...
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Trust Mac on iPad automatically

It is very annoying to "Trust this computer" every time I connect my iPad to Mac. Is there a way to "trust" my Mac by my iPad automatically?
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Is it possible to have pixelated graphics on a MacBook Pro due to a defunct trackpad?

had availed of the logic board replacement scheme for 2011 MacBook Pro's with faulty (AMD) graphics cards. The laptop came back from servicing with a new (refurbished as I understand) logic board. ...
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After reset my Macbook Pro has 10 GB of space rather new, just turned on, only 2 GB. Why?

I bought a few days ago the new MacBook PRO 13" 2015 and I am comfortable with it enough (except some minor lag while using Chrome or with Screen Reduction, but I'm waiting the new OS). PROLOGUE: Mac ...
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My SD Card doesn't fit into my MacBook air, bit it fits into my MacBook Pro!

My camera's SD Card can't fit into my MacBook Air's SD Card Slot. I can only push the SD Card into the slot halfway, but then ONE CORNER can't go in any further. The left corner of the card can still ...
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Command Tilde not working

I'm using MacBook pro 15 with Yosemite 10.10.3. I can't get CMD + Tilde to work. In keyboard shortcuts it appears to be on. What's the problem here?
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Trying to reset password holding Command+R, at Startup, goes to Wi-Fi

I am holding Command ⌘R at Startup, but can't access Utilities, it goes directly to Wi-Fi, choose network.
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Built-in keyboard prints gibberish but external USB keyboard works fine

I have a Macbook Pro 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 running OSX 10.9.5. After my mac went to sleep the built-in keyboard didn't seem to be working properly. It was printing characters like: ...
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MacBook Pro Retina 15" - 2.2 or 2.5Ghz? [closed]

I'm going to purchase a new MBP (May 2015) Retina 15". I will be using it mainly for software development and programming, Ruby, Rails, Angular JS, Git, and HTML/CSS3. This probably gets asked a lot ...
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Will it damage the battery if I use my MacBook Pro while playing WOW or just using it, while charging?

I just received my first MacBook Pro as a birthday gift, and I am one of those people that tends to "baby" their electronics. I also tend to play World of Warcraft (WOW) quite a bit, but the problem ...
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MacBook Pro running Yosemite is causing Wi-Fi Router to restart at Home

I am facing serious Wi-Fi issues with my MacBook Pro (OS X Yosemite 10.10.3) which is causing my Home Wi-Fi Router (D-Link DR615) to restart frequently (about 8-10 min once) when Wi-Fi is turned ON ...
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Malfunctioning of keyboard

My MacBook keyboard is not functioning properly . If I type a it shows aq1 and also for a and q . For s sw2 and so on . I have tried running it in safe mode but it didn't help .the problem is only ...
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MacBook Air trackpad erratic, no bulging battery

I have a MacBook Air 13-inch, Mid 2011 10.10.3 (out of warranty) bought in 2012 and I have been struggling with trackpad issues since January 2015 soon after receiving the warning "Battery Service" ...
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My laptop got cleaned but now there is a different password, but I don't know it. How do I change it? [closed]

My laptop got cleaned (MacBook Pro OSX Yosemite, vesion 10.10) just before the summer (2015) and I came back after my holiday and picked it up. I opened my laptop and it logged in automatically, but I ...
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Putting Stickers on Top MacBook Pro Lid - Recommendations

I've got a new MacBook from the company I work for. I have some nice stickers I want to put on the lid. However I am worried about removing them. Is there skin/layer apply before so I can remove them ...
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When shaking my MacBook I hear a strange sound, like a wobble

I recently bought a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). When I shake it vertically, some slow sounds come from it and it sounds like something wobbles in it. Is this normal?
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Can You “Turn Off” Order of Preference For Wi-Fi Networks

As far as my MacBook is concerned, I have 3 Wi-Fi Networks in my house, with different names (it is actually one network, with 2 repeaters). I move around the house and frequently use the 2 repeaters ...
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Is it possible to upgrade 2.26 GHz processor to 2.4 GHz?

I recently bought a 2009 macbook that I thought would have a 2.4GHz processor (along with 4GB of RAM) but instead has a 2.26GHz processor with 2GB of RAM. (I expected it to be 2011.) I got it fairly ...
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Use AirDrop between iPhone and older Macs (need “Don't see who you're looking for?” button on Mac)

I have a new Mac Mini, an old MacBook (which supports AirDrop but has on old Bluetooth module) and an iPhone. When I need to AirDrop between my macs, in Mac Mini's AirDrop panel appear a button ...
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I need to be able to use my monitor when logging in on my MacBook laptop

Recently. My MacBook Air 2013's Screen broke. I am perfectly fine just using a monitor but I cannot login without using the actual laptop. The screen is broken and I can't even navigate on it ! Please ...
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internal ssd not detected (Late 2013) (detects/undetects preodically)

Hi I have macbook pro retina. Problem is my mac stops detecting SSD. It shows folder with a quesition mark. But afte some days (sometime after an hour) its starts detecting SSD. And everything(Data) ...
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Safari High Avg Energy Impact

Under the Energy Monitor, it always shows high Average Energy Impact (1000+) for Safari. Is this normal? I have attached the screenshots. Although I formatted the entire disk and reinstalled the OS, ...
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Apple Photo Library backed up to OneDrive

How can I efficiently use OneDrive and Apple Photo Library? Some background: In my family, we all have iDevices (iPhone, iPad, MacBook) but we also have an Office 365 subscription which gives us ...