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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!
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Substituting not working USB ports in Macbook Pro

I have this Macbook Pro 2011. Both USB ports do not recognize any devices (yes, I have tried many fixes). However, USB is neccessery for me. So I am wondering, is there any workaround that could ...
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OSX: hard disk space different in Disk utility [duplicate]

I have 2 differents 'free space' digits. And after delete something big from disk -> free space in 'About your mac' - still unchanged.
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Why isn't Macbook FaceTime call hanging up after I close out app?

Why aren't calls hanging up? I use my Macbook to make calls. My iPhone and Macbook are on the same wifi network. I dial through FaceTime on Mac. I use an audio speaker that doubles as a speakerphone -...
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Faulty magsafe 2 diagnosis

I found a Magsafe 2 60W power adapter in the electronics trash and I would like to find out where it's fault is. I am pretty sure I can handle most of the common repairs on the chargers. I am asking, ...
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Insert key in mac book pro 2011 with windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 running windows 10 with bootcamp. How to use "Insert key" (Ins) or equivalent on Mac keyboard, in MS word 2016 ? There isnt key insert, and fn + return doesn not work, and ...
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Delete photos from icloud but keep in macbook and phone

I find iCloud really annoying and I want to remove my files (mainly photos) from it but still keep them in my phone and laptop. How should i go about doing that?
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Early 2013 Macbook Pro Retina El Capitan Only Getting Internet Recovery

I have a early 2013 Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch running El Capitan 10.11.4. For work reasons, I need a case sensitive file system so I created a second volume on my hard drive that is formatted as "OS ...
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I don't get proper internet speed on mac

I don't get proper internet speed on my macbook pro mid 2015 model. My ISP have one FTP server where I get on average 5 to 6 MB/s speed and internet speed about 300 KB/s in other website on my other ...
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Can't change resolution on MacBook Pro running Windows 10 Boot Camp

I've been running Windows 10 via Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro 2015 for several months. After a period of inactivity, and a corresponding backlog of updates, I can't change the screen resolution. It's ...
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Need MacBook help.

I am getting pictures of what appears to be a message to replace batteries on an external Mouse on my MacBook pro which I do not have. I cannot get past this, can anyone help? I don't see a way to ...
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Enter standby manually on Macbook

I have set my MacBook to forget the filevault password after going into standby (not sleep) after a few hours. This works great, but sometimes I don't want to wait that long for the system to go to ...
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network - Internet connectivity drops intermittently on El Capitan [duplicate]

I have exactly the issues outlined in these two posts - has anyone got any solutions to this kind of issue? Internet connectivity drops intermittently on El Capitan https://discussions.apple.com/...
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Prevent sleep after 30 sec login screen inactivity

When I'm at the login screen, the screen will turn off after 30 seconds if I don't do something. Is there a way to make the login screen stay on for longer? For example if I log out and then walk ...
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Location of Speakers on MacBook Pro Retina, 13-inch

I realize this question sounds rather idiotic, but I've truly looked all over the internet and haven't been able to find a simple answer (in a diagram or anything) telling me literally where the sound ...
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Unable to reply to emails on occasions using MacBook Air MAIL

I am unable to reply to emails on a consistent basis. When I reply a blank message opens but I cannot type or send, the blank email goes in Draft folder as "has no content" Any recommendations please?...
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MacBook Pro charging tip [duplicate]

I'm about to buy a Mac Book Pro Retina, I'm going to use it mostly at home and when needed I'll take it to my workplace, and so forth. I know it does not have a removable battery, so I'm wondering ...
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iTunes movie not showing up after I have purchased it

I was trying to buy a movie from iTunes and after I bought the movie it didn't even show up or download on to my computer, but I know I bought it because I had like $15 and now I have 3 cents.
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Does charging my early 2015 MacBook Pro all the time damage the battery? [duplicate]

I am using my early 2015 MacBook Pro as a desktop by connecting it to an external display, thus, it needs to be plugged in to a charger all the time. Does charging my early 2015 MacBook Pro all the ...
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How can I install Fedora Linux on a MacBook Pro, Model A1150?

I performed the following steps: Formatted a USB Flash Drive as: FAT32 Copied the Fedora Live ISO image to: /efi/boot/boot.iso Copied ISO 2 USB EFI Booter for Mac to: /efi/boot/boot.efi I then ...
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Macbook Pro display distorted when outputting to external monitor

I have a Macbook Pro (Mid 2012) and a Dell U2715Q Monitor connected via mDP to mDP. Things were going well(able to display on both monitors) until I started messing with some display options(mirror on/...
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Four-finger swipe gesture also triggers three-finger swipe gesture

I have set App Expose to open with a three-finger swipe down, and I used BetterTouchTool to set up a four-finger swipe down as a custom gesture to close tabs in Chrome. However, whenever I four-finger ...
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Screen Brightness keeps automatically adjusting to 100%

I have a late 2011 Mac book Pro, which I have kept in mint condition. Recently, my brightness has kept adjusting itself to full 100% brightness on the display, and keeps adjusting itself every few ...
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Rescan built-in display on a Retina Macbook Pro

I have a small crack on the bottom left of my screen. The cost of repair for a Retina screen off warranty is insane so that's not going to happen. The crack in the screen caused vertical bars on the ...
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Which types of SSD are compatible with mac book pro mid-2012 (not retina)?

I am looking to replace the hard drive of my macbook pro mid 2012 with an SSD from an ASUS taichi laptop will the SSD from the taichi be compatible with my mac book?
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Ethernet MAC address on Macbook 12"

I am trying to locate my ethernet MAC address on a Macbook Retina 12" using ifconfig but I can only see en0 which should be my wireless card; it's quite baffling. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Can my 13" Retina MacBook Pro Late 2012 output 2560x1440 at 60hz?

I'm planning on buying this monitor, its resolution is 2560x1440@60hz. I have a Late 2012 13" MacBook Pro Retina. Will mini-displayport to Displayport output the full 2560x1440@60hz?
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Is it normal for there to be a 5min+ period of high CPU usage when going to sleep under El Capitan?

I have recently upgraded my 8GB MacBook Pro (mid 2010, model ID: MacBookPro6,2) from OS X 10.6.8 to 10.11.4. Under Snow Leopard, after I closed the lid it would take something like 30 seconds to ...
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File permissions after migration to MacBook Air OSX 10.11.4

Sharing and Permissions I have migrated from a MacBook (OSX 10.7) to the Air. Access to many of my files is now difficult and denied. I open up Sharing and Permissions to find: "You have custom ...
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Macbook Pro 13" Retina Force Touch Trackpad Issue

I've been using my MBPR 13" for about 8 months now. I don't usually use my trackpad much since I use a wireless mouse most of the time. I tried using force click for the first time and noticed ...
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Is the battery in the new Macbook (the one with USB-C) replaceable?

It seems that the new battery is glued into the computer. Does this mean that it can't be replaced, or has Apple somehow figured out a way to remove the glue?
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Can gaming damage my MacBook Air in the long run? [duplicate]

I noticed my new MacBook Air getting kinda hot and the fan spinning up when running a 3D game. I know this Laptop is not made for gaming but I like to run a less demanding game from time to time. Also ...
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Help my MacBook Pro keeps crashing and I have no Idea why

I have a 2015 Macbook Pro 13" Retina running 10.11.4 , which has been crashing every now and again and have no idea what sets it off. The last two times I was on Safari and the other I was happened ...
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FileVault won't login

The login password is entered correctly. The progress bar starts to load and gets all the way to the end, but nothing happens. I did not turn on FileVault, just turned on my MacBook one day and this ...
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Macbook keeps restarting with “Possible Memory Corruption” Help!

I've been getting this issue for the past few months. Apple won't look at it regardless of my apple care being good for the next year, since I have the operating system on a third party SSD. They ...
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Infinite “Verifying *.pkg”

I have been staring the following to dialogs for about an hour: This problem does't only occur on one specific application. Instead, all applications seem to experiencing an infinite verification ...
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Push photo from MacBook to iPhone via USB

I can drag and drop an image from a folder on my MacBook into Photos. Now I want to push it to the photos on my iPhone. They are connect by USB. I don't want to mess with clouds in the "interweb". ...
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How to reach full resolution potential with MacBook Pro 2012?

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) running OS X El Capitan version 10.11.4. I am attempting to use an external display with my Dell U2715Q (has 4k capabilities). I purchased an AmazonBasics ...
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Can I clone a MacBook to another one and work with both without annoyances?

I have an old MacBook MacBook4,1 (named Mac1) under Lion. My daughter is working with it. I have just bought another old MacBook2,1 (named Mac2) which is under Snow Leopard and that I need to ...
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Macbook air 2015 + elgato thunderbolt 2 doc to use two external displays

I have a 2015 Macbook Air running Yosemite v10.10.5. I recently purchased a Elgato thunderbolt 2 dock and would like to connect two external monitors. One using thunderbolt-to-DVI and the other using ...