All lines of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro portable computers.

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macbook key … center works but sides dont [closed]

A few keys on the left side of my macbook pro (2011) do not work perfectly. If I press exactly on the center, it works. But if I press the corners, even if its pressed all the way, it does not print ...
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messaging on MacBook Pro/Yosemite

what does it mean when a sender's phone number for an iMessage is put in and a message comes back 'number not registered with iMessage', and it won't send. Can get messages but can't send. New ...
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Replay command while button is held on AppleScript

I have created a script on applescript which repeats however I have a problem where it continuously repeats without stopping resulting in me having to restart my computer. I was wondering if I could ...
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Movies purchased on itunes

Why can't I watch my purchased itune movies offline on my MacBook Pro? no wifi no movie yet I have purchased all of them.
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Can I use electrical tape instead of the plastic tab when replacing my hard-drive?

I'm replacing the hard-drive on my 2010 Macbook Pro, (This machine just keeps going, and I'm finally upgrading it to a SSD!) and I'm almost done (it's simple enough) but the plastic tab from the ...
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Is remote wipe of a Mac content possible?

I was gifted a MacBook Pro but the giver rescinded the gift and has locked the laptop; I agreed to return it providing I was assured the laptop would be unlocked long enough for me to download my ...
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Micron M600 mSATA in the Macbook pro retina, 15-inch, Late 2013

Would the Micron M600 mSATA 512GB SSD (MTFDDAT512MBF-1AN1ZABYY) fits in the SSD slot of my Macbook pro retina, 15-inch, Late 2013 (MacBookPro11,2) to replace the default one? Thanks
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Mac not booting into OS X nor hard-drive utility is running

I am using OS X El captain 10.11.4 on Macbook pro 2009 I created a partition in Boot camp assistance for windows 7, after reboot Windows installation started, but while installing setup shows ...
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Can one buy an Ethernet and HDMI Thunderbolt adapter?

I need both of them and I am wondering if it is possible to buy them together or if I have to get two separate items? Also I am seeing a lot of third party Thunderbolt>HDMI adapters for cheap and ...
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How to sort a list of files ordered alphabetically to a list ordered numerically?

I'm trying to split large .csv files into several smaller ones ordered numerically, i.e., "File.csv" into "file_1.csv, file_2.csv, file_3.csv...". When I use the command: split -l 100000 File.csv ...
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Registered my iPhone on my ex's Mac and now I have a ton of overages

When I first got my iPhone 6+, I registered it on my now exhusbands MacBook. Since the divorce and the separation of accounts, I still have horrible "gaming" data overages. I've never played a game on ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000 vs. Nvidia GeForce 9400 256 MB (gaming performance)

I'm currently planning to buy the Macbook Pro, 13-inch (early 2011), 2,7 GHz Intel Core i7, Memory: 16 GB, using Intel HD Graphics 3000. Currently, I'm using the iMac, 21.5-inch (late 2009), 3,06 GHz ...
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What are Macbook Charge Cycles?

Okay so i dont know what a cycle is. Can you tell me that if I leave my macbook on charge all night, so at our place there our power outages so when my mac will start charging after the power comes ...
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New SSD can't be initialized

I have an old Macbook Pro for which I bought a new SSD and replaced the HDD with the SSD. Can't go further, see below. I really don't know what to do. I could return the SSD which, finally, might ...
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How to safely rid a Macbook Pro's power port of chocolate?

There was a chocolate coin from Christmas at the bottom of my laptop bag which managed to get shoved into the power port and conform to the space and fill it completely. I managed to scrape most of it ...
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What maximum OpenGL context do the Macbook Pro's support on Bootcamp Windows

I'm Looking to get MacBook Pro. Is there a max OpenGL context? I understand that on OS X it is 4.1, does this change when booting in Windows, and is this diferrent or the same for the three models? ...
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Retina MacBook Pro (non-Force touch) trackpad can't “click” as usual

I was working with my mid-2014 Retina MacBook Pro yesterday and everything was normal. Today, when I turned it on, I've noticed that trackpad is feeling a bit "weird". It's like, unless I forcefully ...
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Scroll Lock Button on MacBook

I cannot use my touchpad to scroll on my macbook. The arrow keys work but the touchpad will not. Is there a scroll lock button on the macbook?
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MacBook Pro running slowly: do occasional input/output errors on a ditto transfer suggest it is the hard drive?

I was pulling files off of my Daughter's Macbook Pro using Target Disk mode and saw ditto reported input/output errors occasionally. I'm talking just about 40 errors total in all of the 250 GB of ...
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Offline installation of El Capitan from a Windows machine?

My macbook pro OS X is broken behind repair and I need to re-install the OS X. Unfortunately it seems the online installation is not working, because it stops downloading about half way through and ...
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Macbook Air - No Apple logo but still boots

I have been looking all day for an answer to this so I thought I would pick your brains :) Macbook Air 4,1 (Mid 2011) 11 inch, i5, 2gb RAM. After pressing the power button, I hear the Apple "chime". ...
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Dead MacBook Pro Retina 2015

Today I had to return my MacBook Pro Retina 2015 to my work company. I followed these steps given here https://support.apple.com/en-sa/HT204904 Then, when I was at step 10 of "Erase your drive and ...
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Mac Photo Syncing Issues

Since updating my MacBook to Mavericks and the update from iPhoto to Photos, iTunes is no longer syncing any photos to any devices. I don't use the cloud, but purely uploading photos to; 1. iPhone 2. ...
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Finder windows just show screen artifacts/cheese

On our Macbook Air (Mid-2011 11", OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks), starting a few days ago, every time we open Finder windows, the right side just shows screen artifacts/cheese. File Open dialogs in MS Word ...
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13'' MacBook Pro 2010 stuck at blank gray screen, no boot option working

My 13'' MacBook Pro 2010 running Yosemite suddenly stopped booting today. After I press the power button, I can hear the chime and the computer proceed to go to a blank gray screen immediately. The ...
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Expand Finder column width with keyboard shortcut

I can expand the column width in Finder (OS X El Capitan, MacBook Pro) by clicking on the right-hand line of the column (see red arrow in screenshot). When I click this line, the column width is ...
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Macbook Air 13" 2014 battery drain

Okay well so this Macbook i have isn't giving me a full time its rather dying our very fast!! even after i don't know resetting the smc and the nvram and i have no idea whats going help its really ...
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User with hearing aids, looking for streaming options. iPhone streams, does macbook pro?

I have kirkland signature 6.0 hearing aids that pair well with my iPhone 6+. I'd really like to watch video on my macbook retina pro (late 2012) and somehow get the sound to stream from the video ...
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Reinstall Office for Mac 2011

I downloaded Office 2011 to my old computer that crashed and no way to retrieve HD contents. I lost everything. Now I have a new computer MacBook Pro and I have the key number that I had printed out ...
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Upgrading Ram on macbook pro mid 2010

Hello, I would like to upgrade my macbook pro mid 2010's ram so it could run faster. I'm going to be a student next year so i'd like to lower the costs as much as I can. what would be the maximum ...
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Which is better: 8GB or 8GB + 2GB RAM (Macbook7.1 mid-2010) Pros and cons?

So I have two sticks of RAM memory, PC3-8500, 1066MHz: 8GB and a 2GB stick. Is it better to have both of them inside or maybe I should put out the 2GB one in case it will slow things down? I ask this ...
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help me !! my computer is having kernel panics and i don't know how to stop them?

My computer is a Macbook Pro 13 inch from early 2014. In October of 2015 my computer started crashing. I sent it to an Apple Center to see if they could fix it. They changed a lot of things, hardware, ...
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How to type in Mac window?

I want to enter a simple adb shell command, so I navigated to ...\sdk\platform-tools\adb.exe, and opened it. However, I am unable to type in it! I am a new Mac user after recently moving from ...
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MacBook Pro mid 2009 reports “Service Battery” but works ok

I get a message saying "Service Battery", but it continues working ok. How do I service the battery?
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MacBook Pro stuck on loading screen trying to boot from new SSD

So I recently bought a brand new SSD for my Macbook Pro Mid 2009 Unibody. I installed the new El Capitan operating system on the SSD by using a USB-SATA cable. After it finished installing, i replaced ...
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VPN (PPTP) disconnects in OS X El Capitan (after update)

OS X - 10.11.4 El Capitan Macbook pro Retina Mid 2015 VPN type is PPTP, automatic encryption, All traffic over VPN. When connecting to a VPN server, the system mentions that the connection could ...
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MacBook Pro Hard drive crashed

I have a 2009 MacBook Pro 15". I woke up one day, but my Mac didn't. I was getting nothing but a blank screen so I tried to shut it down a reboot it. Now it won't boot up.. I get the white screen as ...
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Screen brightness issue with Netflix

I have a Macbook Pro (Mid-2012) running OS X El Capitan. Whenever I watch Netflix, part of the screen becomes overexposed and turns a patchy yellow-green color. This happens only to the part of the ...
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How to recover icloud account?

I have just bought a Macbook pro. When I install it, I click login to icloud but I forgot question that I use and I don't use email to backup. I can't speak english good. Please help me recover ...
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MacBook Pro 13in Late 2012 v.s. MacBook 12in Early 2015 [closed]

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012) Processor: 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory: 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB Storage: 768GB SSD I mainly use it for LaTeX, ...
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MacBook Pro mid 2012 13.3 HDD cable performance

I am helping a friend to fix her MacBook Pro 13.3 performance problems. It was barely booting, and terribly slow for disk seeks. Then I replaced the HDD. It was perfect with new SSD and El Capitan ...
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Why does Launchpad re-order my apps?

I just noticed that my launchpad apps layout has been changed and it was re ordered in some sort of a default.. (built in apps were in the first page and all the other in a second page...) Any ...
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Macbook pro (Retina 15 inch Late 2013) Horizontal gray line across screen

I have bought this computer New at the Apple Store in 2014. Since yesterday it's showing horizontal gray lines across the screen. I suspect a hardware defect because that's how my 2 others macs older ...
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Setting up my family sharing : what will happen to the content previously purchased by the children?

I'm currently setting up the family system for me and my two children. We were previously using the account of one of my children for us three, and having the usual problems with messages being ...
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Log in screen shows “Other” after system restore

I have just swapped my HDD for a new SSD in my late-2011 15" MBP. The bootable USB I had prepared for a clean install didn't work so I did a system restore via Time Machine to El Capital 10.11.4. All ...
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MBP 2010 15" won't boot without disconnecting power and battery

My MBP 2010 will only power-up if I disconnect power and battery, and then only connect power. When I shut it down, it'll only power up again if I remove the power first for >10 seconds. I've tried ...
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MacBook crashes

I have a 2008 MacBook. 2-3 minutes after startup the rotating beach ball appears. The only option at that point is to reboot. I have tried reinstalling the factory disks, installing Snow Leopard ...
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Can I use Time Machine to restore MacBook Pro after replacing hard drive?

I am about to replace the hard drive in my MBP. What I would like to ask is once I have replaced the drive can I use Time Machine to restore it back to how it was? I have no other way to back it up. ...
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how to earn being an apple developer [closed]

So I am learning apple development but I want to know that how am I going to earn once I'm done learning? If its the apps only then I don't have any guarantee that they'll be downloaded and stuff ...
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Severe performance issues with my Macbook Pro Retina 13 - mid 2014

A few weeks ago I bought a used Macbook Pro Retina and I've been having severe issues with it since. The first thing I did when I bought it was to upgrade from whatever version of OSX it was using to ...