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MacBook Air 2015 is a bit slow booting up

I got my Mac restored completely yesterday by some guy at the Apple Store. It runs the latest version of El Capitan now, however, when I turn it on, it takes a little longer to load the OS than it did ...
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OSX 10.6.8 boot disk

My macbookpro is running 10.6.8 and will not boot from an OSX 10.6.3 DVD install disk. How can I create a bootable USB of 10.6.8 to use Disk utility to repair my hard disk?
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Can Macbook Pro handle 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies on the same wifi network without getting dropouts?

I'm connecting to an SFR 'La Box' optic fibre wifi router / modem in France (with 180Mbs down, 10Mbs up) - which has a feature I've not come across before on a wifi router: parallel 2.4GHz and 5GHz ...
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Why won't my MacBook start normally?

I have a 2009 MacBook showing world with exclamation when attempting recovery. It would not start using regular startup.
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Connect dual Monitors to a single USB-C Port

How can I connect dual monitors with DVI or Display Port or HDMI to my single USB-C Port on my 2016 MacBook?
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Bootcamp says “insert windows 7 install disk”

When my bootcamp asks me to inset windows 7 install disk, do I need to purchase a physical install disk or do I need to just purchase a windows 7 copy online with a product key? My Mac's Model is: ...
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Some Applications stay in Dock after closing

After i cloes the Applications the Instances still be shown and can't be force closed. Same with the Dock only if I kill my Dock in my Terminal it reduces the symbol to 1. Also the processes don't ...
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Problems Connecting Canon Powershot to 2015 Macbook Air

I have a Canon Powershot G12, and I am attempting to get some files over onto my Macbook Air. This is the first time I attempted to do this, I normally upload them onto my Macbook Pro. But when I do ...
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Troubleshooting: Apple booting to Prohibitory Sign

So my macbook pro (2012 Intel i5 6gb ram), has been starting up to the prohibitory sign. This sign will kinda sway back and forth between the apple symbol and the prohibitory sign. Every once in a ...
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Install El Capitan from usb drive

I have 2 Macs (one MacBook Pro and one iMac). I made a copy of the installer on a USB drive and then installed El Capitan on MacBook Pro. Now I want to use the drive to install El Capitan on the iMac. ...
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Power Up Issues with MacBook Pro A1278

First-off, let me preface this question by stating that I know nothing to very little about computers, especially Apple computers. That being said, I have a MacBook Pro A1278 model. About a month ago, ...
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MacBook Pro 13" (late 2011) gets extremely hot during normal usage

I'm using a 13" (late 2011) MacBook Pro and it has been getting so hot that I cannot use it on my lap, even when barely any applications are running. I have checked Activity Monitor and there are no ...
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Apple bluetooth keyboard incredibly slow after sleep

Often, when I wake my MacBook Pro from sleep using my bluetooth keyboard, the keyboard then appears to operate at a tiny fraction of normal speed until I power-cycle the keyboard, at which point it ...
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Reset USB bus without reboot (MacBook ignores display)

I have a MacBook Pro and work with different external monitors. The monitors have a keyboard and a mouse attached. Frequently the MacBook does not recognize the USB devices in the display and the ...
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Right password glitch (screen shakes like it is wrong and doesn't sign me in)

I recently purchased a Macbook Pro in late November of 2015 and today after I was trying to connect my iPhone 4 to my Macbook Pro earlier today and it would connect for a moment and then say that it ...
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OS X El Capitan won't work and is not recognized on UniBeast

I have been trying to download the new version of El Capitan and use UniBeast to create a bootable USB. However, every time I download El Capitan from the App Store, it takes 2 hours to download the 6 ...
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Mac book pro doesn't shut down [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13 pollici, end 2013) After last OS X upgrade on 10.11.5, doesn't shut down... When i click on the shut down button, the top gray menu and the icon disappear, but ...
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Graphics card switch makes the system hang

I have an issue with my graphics card. Whenever I am watching any HD movie or doing anything with a high graphics, it freezes and goes off when I try to switch to the higher graphics card. I have ...
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MacBook Pro still has a distinctive smell — what is it?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013), and when I open it up, I still notice a certain smell, which I associate with the aluminum somehow. I wouldn't describe it as the same as the new Mac ...
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New to Apple seen and really need help to restore MacBook to original state

Got given a MacBook 13" early 2010 I think? It had Windows installed and then wiped! All partitions are gone and as I'm new to Apple I have no clue what to do please help me get it back to how it ...
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Why is my Bootcamp asking for a windows installer disk?

Firstly my computer specs are: MacBook Pro: (13-inch, Mid 2010) Processor: 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256 MB I'm trying to download windows 7 ...
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Error opening minecraft.dmg, 'Protocol wrong type for socket' [duplicate]

I am using an Apple MacBook Air and cannot open .dmg files. This is mainly a problem with minecraft.dmg. A dialog opens with 'Warning' 'Protocol wrong type for socket' and does not open. I have ...
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How to enable journaling to be able to upgrade to El Capitan?

I cannot update my MacBook Pro 13-inch Mid 2012 to El Capitan and it is driving me crazy. At the moment I'm using OS X 10.8.5 and everything on my laptop is going slow etc. I have however missed 2 ...
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Macbook Pro Wifi: No hardware installed

I have recently been getting a "No hardware installed" error when I click on my wifi. I have tried resetting the SMC, resetting PRAM, reattaching the cables in the electronics of the computer. Now I ...
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One Mac can print to network printer, one cannot

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro running El Capitan (IP: 192.168.1.65) and a newer Macbook Air (~2014) (IP: 192.168.1.71) running El Capitan. Both are connected wirelessly to the same network: a U-Verse ...
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My MacBook Pro (13" Mid 2012) keeps crashing with a blue screen and I got a panic report

So for the past few weeks, my macbook pro (13-inch, Mid 2012, 2.9Ghz intel core i7, 8GB 1600MHz DDR3, intel HD graphics 4000 1024MB, OS X Yosemite 10.10.5) seems to crash randomly with a rapid blue ...
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Do retina screens get less bright after a few years?

I've had my MacBook Pro 15" Retina for two years (purchased summer 2014). The last half-year, I have increasingly found myself wanting to turn up the brightness because I find the screen too dark – ...
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MacBook Pro Fan Screw Replacement

Long story short: a year of computing in the dusty environment of Queensland, Australia has lead to a buildup of a dust "carpet" inside the fan assemblies on my late 2011 MacBook Pro. I ended up ...
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Certain Icons with a Specific Size on desktop

Is there a Terminal command or setting to edit the registry of a Mac to change the size of a specific icon on the desktop (not all) smaller or larger? This feature would help me organize my mac and ...
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Shutting down Mac while it was updating

I've shutdown my MacBook Pro while it was updating, I tried to reconnect but it keeps restarting. Help please
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What are the dimensions of the head of a thunderbolt cable? [closed]

I am wondering what the dimensions of the head of the thunderbolt cable is and what the size of the input port is. Thanks!
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MacBook Pro suddenly slows down

I have never owned an Apple product, and I got a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) with OS X El Capitan ver. 10.11, about 5 months ago, for work purposes. It's not using SSD yet. Suddenly, one day, it ...
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Installing SSD on 2012 MacBook has messed up Bluetooth keyboard and mouse

My MacBook worked fine but was getting slow, so I replaced the HD with a Crucial 1 TB SSD. I usually use it with an external monitor, an Apple Bluetooth keyboard and a Magic Mouse. I also have a CPU ...
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Macbook Snow Leopard Unzipped file

I used Terminal command to unzip an audio file downloaded from a public library. Command used: unzip -v /<zip filename.zip>; rm -rf _MACOSX. Terminal displayed 31 files were extracted and ...
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Windows repositioned to macbook screen after sleep

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015, OS X El Capitan, 10.11.5) with Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB connected to an external monitor: Samsung SE790C: Resolution: 3440 x 1440 @ 60 Hz Pixel Depth: ...
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I don't have 802.11n on my Mac [closed]

I face a problem with my Mac , it was normal, but 2 days ago I was just shocked when I can't find wireless network on adapters list.
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Upgrade Macbook Pro Retina A1502 SSD

I have an Early 2015 Macbook Pro Retina with a 128Gb SSD and 8Gb of RAM. I know I can't upgrade the RAM but I can upgrade the SSD. Will an Apple Store upgrade my SSD if I take my Macbook to them? Is ...
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Random Kernel Panics with Shutdown Cause: -64

I'm using Retina Macbook Pro 15inch (OS X El Capitan 10.11.5) and getting random kernel panics frequently since March 2016. (1 or 2 times a day or more) This is a company laptop and bought in October ...
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MacBook Pro 17 2009 - fails to turn on after optical drive upgrade

The optical drive on my MBP stopped accepting discs, so I removed the optical drive and replaced it with the optical drive from my MBP 15 2009. Now it doesn't start. During the upgrade I disconnected ...
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After waking-up, how do you know if your mac was hibernating (fully powered off like Windows PC) and not sleeping?

Not sure if my Macbookpro Retina 2015 is waking up from sleep, safesleep or hibernation. I have enabled hibernatemode 25 (via terminal command: sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 25). pmset -g shows ...
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Dell docking station D3100 with MacBook Pro

I am trying to setup 3 monitors with my MacBook Pro (Late 2013). I was wondering if anybody has tried this docking station with mac.
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Minimum requirements for Mac Book Pro Core2Duo to boot

I got an older Macbook Pro as a present, without battery and harddisk. Memory is installed, LED power adapter is on. Since the machine doesn't boot, my question is if I have to install harddisk or ...
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Connect MacBook Pro to Dell Monitor

Hello I am trying to connect my late 2013 MacBook Pro with mini DisplayPort/ Thunderbolt to Dell 3007WFP 30" monitor. It is connecting fine, but the resolution is very poor. What is the best DVI ...
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How can I boot a WinPE USB on a Macbook? [duplicate]

I have a 2008 Macbook Pro with OS X Yosemite and Windows 7 on a bootcamp partition. Yesterday while trying to create another partition (in windows) I accidently converted my basic disk of primary ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for hibernate 25 on a macbookpro retina, without changing power settings?

Question Details: Is it possible to make your macbookpro retina (2015) to hibernate (hibernate mode 25 i.e. fully powered off) via a shortcut? I still want it to go to sleep (the usual default ...
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Boot Issues After Boot Camp

Note: I apologize about the excessive use of abbreviations, my phone is my only Internet access right now I recently used Boot Camp to install Windows 10 on a partition of my MacBook Pro from mid ...
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Mac Multicast Imaging

So I am trying to come up with a way to be able to image multiple new Macbooks all at once using an image I created using AutoDMG. These Macbooks are wirelessly connected to the network and I want to ...
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My Macbook Air fan is really loud

My fan is running really loud. I have tried resetting the SMC and it didn't work. I have no applications running and my mac is not hot. If you have any idea what is wrong please help me!