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Play/pause button on MacBook Pro

On my MBP (early 2015 /osx El Capitan), when I press play/pause button some music is played without any software (no iTunes, no Spotify, no vlc are launched)... When I search the music/video in finder,...
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Macbook restarts because of kernel panic

Since a year ago my Macbook Pro (13-inch, late 2011, El Capitan) restarts and shows panic reports. I changed the hard drive and installed a Samsung SSD. Lately, the kernel panics are more frequent. ...
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Mid 2012 Macbook Pro HDD replacement will not erase in El Capitan

Recently my mid 2012 macbook pro's hard drive began to fail. I backed it up to an external HDD and purchased the HGST travelstar 7200/1tb to replace it. My machine boots from an SSD installed in the ...
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Unresponsive Macbook Pro. Black Screen. Can't Reboot

The other day my MacBook Pro just spontaneously halted during regular usage. The screen went black, aside from the mouse cursor appearing once every 10 seconds (exactly). I don't seem to be able to ...
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My Mac has weird lines when booting

MacBook Pro, Late 2011 2.5Ghz. The Mac works perfectly fine, however, every so often, the Mac simply freezes and doesn't respond. Therefore I turn it off, and when turning it back on weird lines ...
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El Capitan froze and rebooted (Macbook Pro Retina Mid 2012)

2.3 Ghz Intel Core i7 8GB DDR3: Was running NetAdmin Pro which is monitoring my office LAN, processors consumption was at ~15 - 20%. Simultaneously I ran WiFI Explorer, 3.7% no more than 5% CPU ...
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My Macbook Air isn't outputting the correct resolution

I bought a DELL P2416D with a 2560x1440 resolution but I didn't know that it wasn't compatible with OS X. I use a mini Display Port to HDMI adapter. Also the Mac detected the monitor as a TV and so ...
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How to render external display in native resolution?

I've a UHD display connected to MAC via HDMI. But the external display is not rendering in native resolution. There does not appear to be an option in preferences to set to native resolution of ...
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External Microphone won't connect to Macbook Air (even using splitter)

I just got a Macbook Air and have been having trouble getting any mic to connect to it. I have a mic connected to a preamp (Tube ultra gain Mic100), which is then connect into an adapter (http://www....
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Buzzing sound on Macbook Pro mid 2012 due to optical drive fixed?

Am aware of the fact, there is a known problem as mentioned in this Apple KB: Mac notebooks with optical drives: Noises from the optical drive link, that is produced when the OS is initializing the ...
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Macbook Air stuck in failed Windows installation

I tried to install Windows 10 using Boot Camp on my MacBook Air Mid 2012. The Windows installation failed and everytime. I tried to boot my Mac and it displayed the "No bootable device .." error. I ...
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Macbook Pro EFI Edit

I have Linux installed on a Macbook Pro 5.1 (2009). The Linux kernel starts up with the Performance CPU Governor, which causes the CPU to get hot. Linux will drive the CPU at 3.06 GHz, but Apple ...
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How can Sudden Motion Sensor interrupt f.lux functionality to control screen color?

I have installed f.lux on my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011) running OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 to make the color of screen warmer at night. When I pick my laptop suddenly and Sudden Motion Sensor (SMS)...
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My MacBook Air won't charge correctly : the light is green instead of orange

I have a 2009 MacBook Air (MacBookAir2,1) I have a compatible MagSafe and a Apple one. Sometimes (almost most of the time), when the computer is running and not in sleep, if I plug the MagSafe, it ...
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Macbook webcam only shows black and green LED is always on

I tried making a facetime call on my macbook and it shows the view of my camera to just be black. The green LED for the camera turned on when I opened facetime but now will not turn off, even after ...
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Stolen MacBook Pro, name changed

My  MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) - 2.5GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 was stolen two days ago. I have notified the police. I have clicked on “Notify me when found” on the Find my iPhone app on my ...
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Why do qwertzuio keys suddenly stop working and randomly start working again?

I have a MacBook Air (13 Inch, Mid-2011) running OS X 10.11.3 (15D21) 1,7 GHz Intel Core i5 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 The first row of letters: qwertzuio (German keyboard--it would be qwertyuio on a U.S. ...
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Bluetooth devices wake Mac OS X persistently

I have a MacBook Pro running latest El Capitan and in the Bluetooth preferences pane I have set up that Bluetooth devices shouldn't be able to wake up the Mac. However, recently I have been finding my ...
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Using a MiniDisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter on Macbook Pro mid 2012 allows only 1080p (and not 2560x1440)

I have a the following setup: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) running El Capitan (10.11.5), connected to a Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter, which uses a Dual-DVI-to-HDMI cable to connect to ...
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installing osx with usb superdrive on a blanck new hard drive

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2010 with a black hard drive on which I have to install OS X but my optical drive won't work so I'm trying to use a sub SuperDrive which isn't being recognized
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How to make my Mac sleep when I close the lid while connected to an external display? [duplicate]

Having an external monitor connected prevents my Mac from sleeping when I close the lid. Is there any way to opt out this feature?
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MacBook Pro won't turn on!

I was using my Macbook Pro when it turned off. The things I had plugged in at the time were a USB cable to a sound blaster thing and then into some speakers. I also had a second monitor attached, ...
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How to select every second object?

I unfortunately copied few of my photos in the foto application and now I want to delete them. This is the specific setting. Is there a general way to mark files and select every second object in a ...
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MacBook Pro built-in speakers not working

The built-in speakers are not working. The output shows a digital device only and when you hit the up volume key it shows 0.
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MacBook Air “No bootable device” after attempting Windows 10 Boot Camp Installation

I tried to install Windows 10 using Boot Camp on my MacBook Air Mid 2012. The Windows installation failed and everytime. I tried to boot my Mac and it displayed the "No bootable device .." error. I ...
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Win2usb OS works on PC but not on MBP

I have a MBP with windows 7 64bit Bootcamp installed. I also have refind installed. I have a win2usb 1tb drive with a fresh windows 7 32bit installed and it boots up perfect on a test PC. Refind ...
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Thunderbolt disconnects from MacBook Pro

Ok, I have a MacBook Pro (late 2014) that I connect to my thunderbolt screen at the office. For a couple of months I have the problem that all of a sudden the Thunderbolt screen disconnects (goes ...
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Cannot Enable Jounraling (OSX Lion 10.7.5)

so I am trying to enable journaling on my main disk. I booted up from a thumb drive with OSX installed on it and opened disk utility, and the button enable journaling is greyed out and unclickable. It ...
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Connect New MacBook (USB-C) to Apple Cinema Display 30" (DVI)

Because Apple Thunderbolt Display reflects the whole room, I still use the matte 30" Apple Cinema Display. (Two cables are required for 2560 resolution due to some obscure technical constraints!) ...
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MacBook Pro turned off and won't turn on!

I was just using my laptop normally when suddenly the whole computer just shut down. I turned it back on straight away and it was fine. Another hour passed and it did the same thing. I could also turn ...
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MacBook Air Mid 2013 Wi-Fi MAC Address

If I change my network interface card on my MacBook Air 2013, which I assume to be my AirPort/Bluetooth card, will it change my laptop's MAC Address?
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Multiple Apple Thunderbolt display on Macbook Pro with Bootcamp

I have a Late 2013 Mac-book Pro with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M and just added second 27" Apple Thunderbolt display. it doesn't work on Windows10 through Bootcamp6 it works on MacOSX it works with 2 ...
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Column of keys still not working on Mid 2012 Macbook Air after Upper Case Replacement

My Mid 2012 Macbook Air (A1466) first had the Z key stuck and repeating uncontrollably, and after that issue stopped, the column of keys F7, 7, U, J, M stopped working in addition to ; and '. When I ...
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Driver issue with the USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter

I have a MacBook (2016) and the first time I plugged in my USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter it prompted me to install an update to the driver - I didn't complete the installation at that point. Now ...
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MacBook Pro installation failure (recovery, internet, or disk)… what now?

Inherited a MacBook Pro (2010 MacBook6,1 17"). Starts up fine, but wouldn't boot - no operating system found. Hard drive does not appear to be bad (see details below) but I can't seem to get it to ...
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Draft emails on Apple Mac

Using Apple "Mail" I saved an email to "Drafts". I wanted to forward it to someone for review before sending it to the addressees. Having sent it I noticed that it is no longer in "Drafts". Can anyone ...
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Can't connect to Time Capsule

My MacBook (running El Capitan 10.11.4) does not connect to my 2 TB Apple Time Capsule. Upon trying to force a backup, my Mac responds by asking me to eject the MacBook sparse bundle media. How do I ...
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How to find the Apple Service Part number for Macbook Pro Retina Display “clamshell”?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) that has a broken screen and I need to replace it. The online sellers post the "Apple Service Part" number as one of the identifiers to determine if it will ...
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MacBook Pro 2015 lost battery capacity

I have used my new MacBook Pro Retina for a few days. After three battery cycles, the battery lost capacity from 6960 mAh originally to 6616 mAh now. Is it normal to lose almost 350 mAh of capacity ...
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Macbook Pro weight increased after battery replacement

After my battery died I have replaced it in Authorized Service Provider. This costs nearly 140$. However after replacement I noticed that the weight of my Macbook Pro Retina (Mid 2014) has been ...
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Audio from headphones disappears occasionally

I'm having trouble with my Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro. Here are the specs: 2.8 GHz processor 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Intel HD graphics 3000 512 MB Running OS X El Capitan This is a bit of a weird one ...
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Is there a problem is closing the lid of a MacBook Pro when using an external monitor?

I am using an external monitor and the only way (that doesn't involve jumping through hoops) to turn off the MacBook Pro monitor is to close the lid. Does closing the lid causes any problems? I have ...
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Why does my external harddrive not work when attached to this USB3 Hub?

I own a Macbook Pro 15" Mid 2015 which supports USB 3.0 and bought a Western Digital 2TB external USB3 harddrive and a USB 3.0 Hub from Anker with external power supply. When I plug-in the harddrive ...
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Sometimes Mac doesn't recognise my external hard drive

I have a Western Digital My Passport Ultra 1 TB external hard drive that is formatted FAT32 and a 16 GB Silicon Power USB thumb drive and both of them uses USB3 but my MacBook Pro sometimes doesn't ...
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Solder new RAM in a 2015 Retina MacBook Pro [duplicate]

I know that the new rMBPs have no "user-serviceable" RAM. But is it possible to solder a new RAM chip onto a 2015 rMBP? Given that the technician doing this is able to install the new chip without ...
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Serious problem with damaged OS X dual boot partition (Mavericks 10.9.5 Macbook Pro 13-Inch Mid 2009)

So I'm having a lot of problems with my Hard Drive for about 3 days. What happened was, out of nothing, my computer started to act strange. I could not move or rename files (error -50), open any ...
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MBP Retina 15 inch, late 2013 shuts down randomly

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) with: 2 GHz Intel Core i7, Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB. I use it mainly with my Henge Docks vertical docking station and Dell 25-inch UHD monitor with ...
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How do I connect my Mid-2010 iMac to my Late 2015 Macbook Pro

I mistook the mini Display Port (mDP) behind my iMac to mean it was a Thunderbolt port. The ⌘ Command F2 does not work when both ends are Thunderbolt for my setup. Please suggest what cables to buy. ...
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Is it possible to disable Apple Watch iMessage notifications while my MacBook Air is unlocked?

I know that Apple Watch notifications are silenced while you are using your iPhone in order to prevent duplicate notifications. Is it possible to extend this functionality to silence my Apple Watch ...
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Refreshing env variables by sourcing not working

I installed torch in my MacBook Pro (running El Capitan). Now for using torch, I've to refresh env variables. Official torch document asks me to run source ~/.profile. But the terminal is showing No ...