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Use caffeinate to prevent sleep on lid close on battery

The native caffeinate utility is not working to prevent my macbook from sleeping when I close the display. Instead, the system sleeps and various network services ( VPN, screenshares, VOIP calls, ...
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Mid-2015 Macbook Pro Dented on Arrival

I was finally happy to be retiring my Early 2011 Macbook Pro, and upgrading to one of the newer force touch rMBP. But when the package arrived today, I noticed that it has a dent under the chassis. ...
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Does use of memory with timing CL=10 instead of Apple used CL=11 slow my Mac down?

After reading Why is 8GB, Ballistix 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 memory module showing as not compatible with Macbook Pro mid 2012? on the Crucial forum, and the response from Crucial: use our ...
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Problem on shutdown MacBookPro 11.3

My problem is about my MacBookPro 11.3 (2,6 GHz Intel Core i7, 16 GB DDR3 a 1600 MHz, NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2048 MB). Since I updated to ElCapitan (actually 10.11.1 (15B42)), when I shutdown the Mac,...
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Can't remove partition on Macbook

I can't delete a partition on my macbook. On my main hard disk, I selected the partition I want to delete however I can't click on the '-' symbole. I already read a topic talking about a similar ...
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Can someone clarify how many (and what types) of display the new MacBook Pro can use?

I have the new (late 2013) MacBook Pro 15" with Retina display, the model with Intel Iris Pro graphics and not Nvidia. I was wondering, firstly, how many displays it can possibly drive at once ...
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Headphone mic not detected

I recently got a headset with two jacks, one for the headphones and one for the mic. My MacBook Pro only has 1 audio port, but I rarely use my mic and headset together. However, if I plug in either ...
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Can a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) have their hard drives upgraded

My friend has a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) -- she wants to install a magnetic 2.5" HDD. Can I install any such drive or do they have to be apple compatible hardware.
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My system seems stuck on Optimize hard drive in FileVault

Just upgraded to Yosemite. Going through the process it asked about file vault. I said yes to encrypt it, so it started to optimize hard drive it seems to be stuck on 2 hours left....probably been 3 ...
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Projector black at any resolution when connecting MacBook Pro Retina

A colleague of mine bought a brand new MacBook Pro Retina. She wants to use it in lectures in connection with a projector. I can't tell what brand the projector is of since it is a very big lecture ...
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Disk Utility modal dialog opens partially off-screen

The New Image modal dialog in the Disk Utility application (on OS X 10.10.5) opens up with the Cancel button off the bottom of my MacBook Air 11's built-in display. The green resize button, option ...
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Which Macbook is right for doing AfterEffect smoothly? [closed]

I'm new to Mac world. I want to buy a Macbook and an iPhone to become an iOS developer. However, compared to my current pc., I think I need Macbook that smooth enough to create an Adobe AfterEffect ...
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Where can I buy the four hard drive screws for my MacBook Pro 2011 15" (pic)

I'm trying to find four replacement mounting screws for the 2.5" hard drive in my MacBook Pro 2011 15". Here's a pic of the four screws (one attached to hard drive). I tried Googling and can't find ...
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Fans always on in Boot Camp

I have a 2015 Retina Macbook Pro 13″ running Boot Camp Windows 8.1. On default settings, the fan seems to idle at 0 according to "Macs Fan Control", and then slowly climb when it reaches 70℃ or so. ...
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MacBook Pro battery will not charge even though cycle count is below max count

I haven't used my MacBook Pro (Mid 2011 version with non-removable battery) for over 6 months, as I was out of country. Now it only works on power connected and battery won't change. Symptoms I ...
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MacBook kernel panic error screen on boot

This MacBook had milk spilled on the keyboard a few months ago. It's continued to work, with a few of the letter keys no longer functioning, up until this point. Now, upon start up, the MacBook just ...
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Can someone identify this broken MacBook Pro part?

I recently removed the battery from my Mid 2010 MacBook Pro 15 inch model and I noticed that this piece was broken. It appears to be a plastic black bridge close to where the battery is normally ...
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Document displayed at the top of the Finder window

I own a MacBook Air. I've recently been having this problem where I'm not sure what I click, but after viewing a document it will stay at the top of my Finder window. I have no idea how to get rid of ...
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Strange network Sent size

I don't understand why my network behave like this, Data sent is larger than Receive whenever I am sending email or upload files, this only happens when uploading something to the web, ftp, email ...
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MacBook Pro shows only pointer when external screen is turned on

I'm using my MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) in an office environment connected to an external screen (Fujitsu P27T-6 IPS) using the Thunderbolt port. The lid is closed, so it should be in clamshell ...
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Mousing over to external display

When I have my external monitor hooked up, I access it by mousing off the left hand side of my Macbook display. Can I switch this so that I can access the external by mousing off to the right of My ...
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MBP 2011 Fail GFX Passing Tests

I'm having the issue that a lot of people have with their MacBooks. It's a MBP 2011 15" and it's suffering from the dedicated graphics failure. I get the lines down the screen, screen shifting, and ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10 issues: no bluetooth, keys dont work properly and suspect third drive at boot

I installed Windows 10 onto a boot camp partition over the weekend, but have had some issues since. I'm using a mid-2015 mac book pro (512gb version with AMD Radeon R9 M370X 2GB graphics card). When ...
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2 external displays on your macbook pro 2015

I'm just asking again. It has been asked before, but most answers are quite old, so let's give it another try. I've just bought a new Macbook Pro 15 inch 2.2 Ghz, a 2015 model of course. Now I want ...
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MacBook Pro overheating after being repaired

I've recently had my MacBook Pro 15" model late 2011 repaired, it was a graphics card problem, they changed it and now it's working. The problem that I've encountered now is that it is overheating a ...
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Windows vs OS X temperature, Windows runs hotter

I could see about 10 degrees celsius less when idle in OS X, compared to Windows 8.1, that's ~49 °C compared to ~38 °C. I've seen that, according to Macs fan control, the fan is shut down in idle, but ...
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Pair Apple TV 4th gen remote with MacBook Pro

What the title says, I've looked it up but the instructions where for the old Apple TV remote (press menu and next for 5 secs) so how do I do it with the new remote? Thanks
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Echo in FaceTime video call

Here is my setup: User A: iPad Air, iOS8 User B: (1) iPad Air 2, iOS9, (2) MBP 15", El Capitan FaceTime between User A <-> User B (1) works just fine. When FaceTime video call is initiated ...
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iWork and iLife are not free after reinstall

I recently bought a Macbook Pro 13" Early-2015 from a guy who used it only once and then reinstalled it for selling (already upgraded to the latest El-Capitan). After I set up my Apple ID I couldn't ...
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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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Some dvorak shortcuts aren't working. 10.8.2

I just got a new Macbook Air, and was all excited to code: but then wham. For example I cannot do command + / Which is pretty valuable when coding. It treats it as Command + { I'm trying to use ...
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iTunes (version 12.3.1.23) doesn't play my TV Shows/Movies!

iTunes doesn't play my tv shows or movies anymore. The timeline moves forward but the screen remains black and there is no audio! I already tried to deauthorise and reauthorise my macbook but nothing ...
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MacBook Air 2015 Shuts Down in Boot Camp Randomly

My MacBook Air (2015) randomly shuts down (like, the power just cuts off) in Boot Camp. This doesn't happen if I have the charger plugged in. While I vaguely recall it happening once or twice in OSX,...
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Is there any new version of nvidia geforce 320m that I can use for my mid 2010 macbook [duplicate]

I had opened a question but no luck. Then I researched a little bit. I've heard nvidia stopped supoorting this models after like 2011. so I have exactly "19.01.2011" dated and "8.17.12.6141" version ...
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Comma in 1000 separate in Excel app does not work

Even i check the box "use 1000 separate (,)" but nothing is shown in the number. Please Help
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MBA6,2 10.11 faulty temp sensor 230~300% kernel_task problem

Problem started after I sprayed some water during shower. Fan runs on 6500rpm as soon as I log on and kernel task stays on 230~300% even though laptop is not even warm. So I ran HWmonitor and it ...
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Apple Support Communities / Notebooks / MacBook Pro Dell VGA rippling effect

So I just bought a Macbook Pro early 2015 13 inch with these specs: Processor: 3,1 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory: 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 Graphics: Intel Iris Graphics 6100 1536 MB I just got everything set ...
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RMBP outputs 4k@60Hz ONLY when lid open

I've got a weird problem. I recently got a new Philips BDM4065UC UHD monitor for my Late 2013 15" retina MBP (it's amazing), connected it using DisplayPort 1.2 (also set on the display) and when using ...
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Can't open my mac after installing windows using bootcamp

My macbook pro isn't working well after I installed windows 8.1 using bootcamp. It displays the blue screen, and get an error. Now there is only Windows option in startup, and it says that your PC ...
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How do I upgrade my 2010 MacBook Pro which has OS 10.7.5 to Yosemite?

My mid 2010 MacBook Pro arrived with OS 10.6.8 and I upgraded to Lion OS 10.7.5.I need to upgrade to bring Safari up to date, but am fearful that El Capitan is not yet sorted and may not run on my ...
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Macbook reboots twice after sleep

Macbook Pro, El Capitan. Anyway it occurred also with the old version of Mac OS X. May be a bad RAM stick? I write here the Apple Report: Anonymous UUID: 4C60E02F-404C-D0CB-4E5F-C463228584E1 ...
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Macbook Pro (mid 2015) locked with Find my imac and does not show pin textbox

I was gone for three weeks and having left my macbook pro behind I decided to lock it using the 'find my imac' option from the icloud. Since yesterday I am struggling to unlock it. At first the pin ...
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Can a 15" Retina MBP running 10.11 (El Capitan) determine if the attached power source is using a MagSafe adapter?

I have a first generation 15" Retina MBP. Recently there have been times when it runs out of power even though I'm plugged in. I have tracked it down to charging being intermittent if anything but a ...
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How to recover data from MacBook which won't startup properly?

My 2012 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.7 Lion would not start up properly (it has the doomed flashing white question mark on a grey folder). I have tried the following: couldn't access Safe Mode; holding ...
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CSS error in Safari, pages don't load

So recently I updated to OS El Capitan 10.11.2 and it has interfered with my Safari experience (I think). I am somehow not able to see any pages in my Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Sheets), but I can ...
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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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Our Canon MX340 printer/scanner is connected wirelessly to my MacBook Pro, but I can't get the scanner function to show up anywhere

I have tried adding a printer, hoping to see the scanner as a choice. It isn't. I have uninstalled and reinstalled, but still see nothing about a scanner option.
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Can I install an HDD in a MacBook Pro 13" 2015

Is it possible to install my old MacBook Pro HDD into the latest 2015 model? My understanding is that the 2015 model uses PCIe Flash Storage. Perhaps there is a slot for an HDD... Alternatively, can ...
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Any way to adapt a custom SSD from MBA to internal SATA?

I did upgrade my MBA (2012 model); and since I have no use for the old SSD as external memory; I didn't purchase the only USB enclosure that seems to support this strange SSD format. Now, I would ...
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Increasing USB port Power Output

I have a new (2013) 15" Macbook Pro. The USB port provides 500mA which is not good enough for many devices I use (Hard Drive, 3G Dongle...) Reading this article: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4049 ...