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Yosemite Double Login

I just bought myself a Macbook Air and its the first time I own Mac hardware. I have registered with My apple account and the issue I am getting is that when I boot the machine I have to login twice. ...
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Apple Macbook Flash Storage Lifespan [duplicate]

I heard that every SSD have a lifespan, so considering Flash Storage on Macbook devices is actually a SSD that is integrated with the logicboard, does it mean when my MBP flash drive reaches its ...
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Is there a way to disable the internal speaker in Macbook?

I'm using a headphone at my workplace but I don't want to disturb others in case the headphone isn't working properly or I disconnect the headphone by accident. So I'm trying to find a method that can ...
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Is this S.M.A.R.T. data normal for a 2013 Macbook Air SSD?

I have had a Mid 2013 13" Macbook Air for a couple of years but have barely used it as I am more of a Windows person. However, one of the things that has bothered me a bit since owning it is that the ...
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since Yosemite my computer starts in safe mode then I enter password and it is okay

since Yosemite my computer starts in safe mode with a note under a grey picture "update needed" then I enter password it updates and then it is okay and run normally any idea how to fix this??
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Does clamshell mode reduce lifespan due to heat?

I been playing some games on my rMBP in clamshell mode as having 2 screens causes framerate to drop and I don't want the CPU/GPU to render a screen on laptop side that I don't use. My main concern ...
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How to know that a macbook pro box has never been opened ?

How to know that a macbook pro box has never been opened ? Is it all about the plastic stuff or there is some sort of sealing there ?
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MacBook “address book” to iPhone from file [duplicate]

Can I import a MacBook "address book" to iPhone from file? There are various files from the exported address book; e.g. AddressBook-v22.abcddb. I don't have a Mac available at the moment, only an ...
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Looking for a way to mimic the battery-saving behavior of closing the lid without actually doing so

I'm looking for a way to keep the lid up, yet tell my Macbook Pro Late 2013 to do what it would do if the lid was actually closed. When I close the lid, the battery lasts for a long time, not so when ...
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Can a MacBook Pro13-inc, 2.9GHz Dual-core Intel Core i7 use CL9 memory reliably?

Looking for a memory upgrade for a macbook pro 13-inc, 2.9GHz Dual-core Intel Core i7, The Apple specifications call for CL11 RAM. The question is if it will work fine with a CL9 memory so I can take ...
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OSX doesn't recognize a gaming keyboard

I want to use this Genius keyboard with my 2014 MacBook Pro 15". When connecting the keyboard, the Keyboard Setup Assistant opens, saying that keyboard could not be identified. Then, it asks to ...
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Apple Force Touch - How do I make it feel like the old tap-to-click?

I just purchased a new Macbook Pro with Force Touch. I’m used to the old tap-to-click feature. Force Touch does not feel the same – it requires a much harder press even with “Click” sensitivity set ...
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How do i install OS X on new hard drive? I have macbook pro mid 2010.

I have 13 inch mid 2010 macbook pro. Just installed new 1T hard drive but now am hesitating on what to do next. I have my old hard drive converted to external drive and a back up drive as well.
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Genius external keyboard working improperly on Macbook Pro

I want to use this Genius keyboard with my 2014 MacBook Pro 15". When connecting the keyboard, the Keyboard Setup Assistant opens, saying that keyboard could not be identified. Then, it asks to ...
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Brand new MacBook Pro flagship behaving strangely

Today i got the newest available MacBook Pro flagship model. After setting up some basics, installing Photoshop, JRE, XAMPP and NetBeans, i started to use the machine a bit, doing some basic coding. ...
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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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name of my secondary iCloud email account

I have set up an email account on iCloud on our shared macbook but when I send a message it comes up with my wife's name (primary account) and then my email address(secondary). This is for work and ...
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Multi-view PDF reader (support for multiple screen views)

I have two screens connected to my mac, and I would like to see different pages of the same PDF on each screen. Does Preview support this? If not, what alternatives do I have in OS X?
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Is Apple MacBook Pro compatible with the LG LED PG60g projector?

Recently I bought an LG portable LED PG60g projector. What cables would i need to connect them and get started?
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Why does my MBP mid retina 2012 run so slowly when using it's built in monitor?

I'm having severe performance troubles when I'm using the laptop's built in screen as opposed to an external display. Whenever I stop using the external display, many of the OSX animations become ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 13,3" tingling/buzzing sensation [duplicate]

Okay, so YESTERDAY i bought my (super very wow expensive) Macbook Pro Retina 13,3". Huge investment for me. Yesterday night i tried charging i for the first time, and it started tingling against the ...
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Can I get Genius Bar Support w/o Applecare/Warranty?

If it is past my one-year warranty, or if I just don't have AppleCare, will I still be able to get Genius Bar support? To what extent does that support cover? I'm trying to decide whether or not I ...
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How to stop messages appearing on phone but still on laptop

So, I have a Macbook Air and I use it to talk to people through iMessage, but the messages appear on my iPhone 5c as well. How can I stop the messages coming through my iPhone temporarily but they can ...
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Pop-ups in Chrome

Hi I'm using Chrome in a MBP and anytime that I click anywhere on the page I`m browsing, a pop-up opens and I cannot stop it. I have already tried with configuration of Chrome but it's useless.
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What can I do besides taking in Macbook to remove firmware password?

I have a MacBook Pro w/ Retina (2012 I believe) which has a firmware password which I don't know. Since it is a retina I can't use the remove RAM trick. If I go to reformat and reinstall the MBP will ...
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Can't mount Windows Boot Camp & USB on a MacBook OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

I have a MacBook Pro (Late 2011) 13 inch running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and I wanted to mount Windows 8 professional via Boot Camp with USB drive. I've already watched a ton of tutorials and read a ...
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Best practice to maintain high charge count [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro, always plugged, I put it to sleep during the night. Is that the best thing to do if I want to maintain a high number of remaining charges, while also keeping a healthy battery? ...
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Gray Screen on Boot

After getting some kernel panics and failing to fix it, I decided to reinstall OS X. It now boots but gets stuck on a gray screen with the Apple logo. The odd thing is I can boot into single user ...
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Safari anchor download

On the site I'm working on we have some download links for images. We tested on an older macbook running safari 5 and that worked perfectly. However when we updated the OS, safari went to version 8 ...
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2009 Macbook not booting up

I found a white plastic/ rubber 2009 Macbook in the IT Office of my school and was given permission to try to get it to be usable again. Currently, it is able to be charged with its magsafe connector ...
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Constant force reload of web pages and SBBOD

Macbook Pro 13 inch on Snow Lepoard Cant do anything online as soon as i go from one page to another i get the BBOD and have to force reload all internet pages over and over again, i literally can't ...
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MacBook charger not working when laptop is on

I am using original charger on MacBook Air. Of late my charger works if the computer turned off but not when it is on? Also when it is fully charged, it continue to charge. Why ?
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Can a MBA 2014 output 2560x1080 at 60hz?

I've got a MacBook Air 2014 and I want to hook it up to a LG 29UM65 monitor. The native resolution is 2560x1080. Can the MBA 2014 (Thunderbolt 1) output at that resolution at 60hz?
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Late 2011 MacBook Pro Cannot Install OS X

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro (MD322LL/A) given to me by a friend. The hard drive was removed, so I put in a new one and have been trying to install OS X Yosemite. However, whenever I boot the ...
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After login all I see is a blank screen

When I turn my MacBook Pro on it gives me the option to sign in under my name along with password but as soon as I do it gives me a blank screen and doesn't seem to be opening. I am able to go in as ...
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HDMI VGA projector cannot connect to Macbook Pro

Why doesn't the projector find the Macbook Pro when connecting a VGA cable to the HDMI port on Macbook Pro via an adapter? It does work on a Windows machine. I know that to fix this problem one needs ...
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Screen rotation bug and reset

Okay. I got a problem. Poked at the system settings, display settings, and changed screen rotation setting to 180. Immediately after rotation setting became read only, and then after 30 seconds it ...
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Should I upgrade my Mid 2009 MBP 15 2.8 to MBPr 13?

I code on eclipse and XCode on my Mid 2009 MBP 15 inch 2.8 ghz works very good. (very good = acceptable compile times and almost no occasional freezes. You don't get because of the slowness ...
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What is the 'microcontroler' setting under 'networks?

I was looking through the network settings on my 2015MBP and I came across this. What is the microcontroler? It looks like it can be used to make telephone calls from the Mac as shown here What ...
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How can I make the Caps Lock key more responsive? [duplicate]

My biggest gripe concerning apple's keyboard is that the caps lock key isn't responsive. If I press it as quickly as I normally type, it does not activate. It requires that I hold it down for a ...
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Black lines on my Macbook pro screen

I keep on having glitches with my Mac, and then after it freezes with 3 beeps.I have to press the power button for about 8 seconds before it stops. Sometime it turns on back, sometimes it doesnt. What ...
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Why is it that my MacBook Pro Retina's resolution is detected as different based on the application?

The actual advertized resolution is 2880 x 1800. Taking a fullscreen, screenshot gives me an image that is 2880 x 1800. Going to this site tells me my resolution is 1440 x 900. The built in Digital ...
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Macbook wakes up when closing lid

On my Macbook with OS X Yosemite, I can type: sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 25 pmset sleepnow The screen than goes black and the power light gets lid. After a minute the power light goes off. Then I ...
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Macbook pro mid 2012: Can I install win 8.1 UEFI or will I have driver issues?

I would like to install win 8.1 along my current OSX ML on my macbook pro, mid 2012. I was told that UEFI installs have advantages over MBR but I have also heard that might bring drivers issues ...
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WiFi keeps dropping requiring restart (confirmed non-hardware issue)

I have taken my late 2011 MacBook Pro to the 'Genius Bar' and they said that this was NOT a hardware issue as they ran the diagnostic and found no problems. This is why I am posting this despite there ...
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MBP Retina 13", very contrast images stays on the screen

I have a weird issue with my MBP, not that it causes any discomfort or troubles, just want to make sure it isn't something serious. I don't even know how to exactly describe the problem, but only can ...
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Encryption and Partitioned RAIDs

I use a Thunderbolt Duo configured as a mirror RAID 1. I understand that it is incompatible with FileVault. Is there another encryption system I can use on my MacBook Pro?
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Moving Macbook Snow Leopard drive to a Macbook Pro that had Yosemite installed: kernel panic!

My wife has a mid 2006 macbook that has been upgraded to snow leopard. I have a mid 2008 macbook pro that has been upgraded to Yosemite. I now want to give my macbook pro to my wife, and thought I ...
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Visual Studios 2013 with VM on 12" mac1.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core M

I'm a non mac user. But I would like to buy the latest mac 12" 1.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core M. But I need Visual Studios 2013 the requirements are 1.6 GHz or faster processor. Can this be install in VM ...