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windows 8.1 bootcamp screen macbook pro (Early 2015)

my problem is when switch from os x Yosemite to windows 8.1 when windows 8.1 is boot the screen make that https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpXidvzBvMM the screen is work fine when run os x Yosemite ...
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Slow Internet Mac Yosemite Recovery Doom (MacBook Air, Early 2015)

Product: MacBook Air(early 2015) with OS X Yosemite. The issue is, that I happen to have my Yosemite reinstalled, so I restarted my MacBook and at the sound of the chime(startup sound of Yosemite), I ...
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Strange Macbook 13 Retina MagSafe port problem

My Macbook Pro 13 Retina only charges (charger lights up and charges) if FIRST I plug the charger to the macbook THEN I join the metal part of the charger cable (see pictures). If I do it the other ...
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Choppy scrolling on new retina mac book pro

My new mac has: 2.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz 16GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM 256GB PCIe-based Flash Storage Intel Iris Pro Graphics Force Touch trackpad Backlit Keyboard ...
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Any way to get Bluetooth to work on MacBook 12″ Boot Camp?

I know that it’s not officially supported, but there is any manual way that I can get Bluetooth to work on a MacBook 12″ Windows Boot Camp partition?
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Bootcamp - Why can't I put windows to sleep?

Closing the lid and putting windows to sleep shuts down my macbook. How can I fix this? MBP 13" Retina Early 2015, OS X Yosemite, Bootcamp, 5.1 Windows 8 Pro Edit: Hibernation is off and all the ...
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Can't update from OSX 10.9.5 to OSX Yosemite 10.10

I bought my 13 inch non-retina MacBook Pro on December 2013. It's got... 4 GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM 500 GB 5400-rpm hard drive To update to OSX Yosemite 10.10 takes 5.64 GB. So does it mean I ...
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After using fake charger with my Macbook Pro Retina 13, an original new one won't light up

I bought by mistake a fake MagSafe 2 charger for my Macbook Pro 13 Retina. After using it for around a month I decided to pay more and buy the original one for the sake of my battery health. After ...
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I can't 'Screen Share' on my MBP with OS X Yosemite

Specs: Macbook Pro Mid 2012 OS X 10.10.4 I'm not able to Share my screen with my friends. I want to connect with my friend's Macbook (which is not in my network, different city) for troubleshooting ...
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Right speakers malfunction on MacBook Pro Retina

My laptop has this crackling sound on the right speakers no matter the volume. The noise is not heard with a headset. I noticed this after updating my software to the latest one.
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Replaced RAM and now web browser flickers

I have a Macbook Pro 13-in. mid-2012, OS X Yosemite 1010.3. I recently upgraded the RAM from 4 GB to 8 GB using Apple's guidelines: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1270 After replacing the ...
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OSX Network not working properly (100 write 800 read mbps!)

OK so, I have 4 computers near me and a good router (rt-n66u), and suddenly, maybe few days ago, my macbook decided that its network must be slower. I use two computers to test, one is my beefy ...
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Will updating my MacBook Pro to OSX Yosemite delete/ruin my current files on desktop

I'm currently working on an Xcode project that I have on my desktop. I'm currently using OSX version 10.9.5. If I update my mac to OSX Yosemite 10.10.3, will this delete all my projects/files with ...
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What do i do when i download Minecraft on the guest account but it also goes to the other account the one that you need a password to login?

If you don't understand what I'm saying let me rephrase that.. So in the MacBook Pro theres 2 accounts when you turn on the computer theres your account that you need a password to use your account ...
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Sufficient ssd for Mac

This is my first query , and also my first apple product, macbook pro retina. Should I be buying 128 or 256 as I am really tight on budget. I have 2 tb of external but I dont know I could make use ...
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I cant get past my password since my mac only spells caps and starts up in safe mode

In the morning two days ago, I spilled some water on my Macbook pro. It was shut down, so I dried it with a towel but that evening it worked perfectly. I didn't use it for a day and this morning I ...
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Can Mid 2015 Macbook Pro Run 3 External Monitors?

I have a mid 2015 MacBook Pro, and I want to run three external monitors - it only seems to power 2 of them. I can seem to run any combination but only two. I am powering them through 1 X thunderbolt ...
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MacBook Pro clicking wont work!

I have a 2011 13" MacBook Pro. It has had no problems up until now. Suddenly, clicking won't work! I thought that it was the touchpad that wasn't working right, but then I connected a mouse and the ...
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How can I restore Maps app

I would like to know how I can restore my mac Maps App with time machine back up. Maps , although the app opens ,I can only see the grid , either in map or satellite , I can even see the "Pin" drop ...
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Macbook pro Battery Question

Is it normal for the maximum mAH to fluctuate by 100's from time to time for a 2012 macbook pro?
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Troubles connecting Macbook Air 13'' (beginning of 2014) with Apple Cinema Display 2003 under Yosemite

I am trying to use an Apple Cinema Display 2003 with my Macbook Air, was working until I upgraded to Yosemite, now Macbook is no longer detecting the display. I've already done the recommended VRAM ...
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New Battery for my Vintage MacBook

I need a new Battery for my late 2008 MacBook but Apple consider it as Vintage so stopped producing it. I searched my new battery on eBay and I've found two alternatives at, more or less, the same ...
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Can I upgrade MacBook Pro 13" with HDD

I'm planning to buy MacBook Pro 13" 256GB SSD but i find it too expensive. I thought that it would be better if i buy 128gb SSD and upgrade it with an HDD storage. Is that possible? If not, is Apple ...
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How do I open an app in my new mac book pro [duplicate]

I just bought a new mac book pro. I am pretty sure I transferred my apps from my iPad to my mac book pro. How do I open the apps now in my new mac book pro? I can see all my apps in the iTunes ...
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How to get iPad to remove books from iBooks on Mac?

Got a macbook & an iPad (2nd gen.) I added some books to the iBooks app on the mac. Chose the option to sync everything on the iTunes on the mac. Then deleted some books on the iBooks on the ...
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After disabling AMD GPU and replacing logic board, how to re-enable AMD?

Like many 2011 MacBook Pro owners, my logic board eventually failed. Am thankful that Apple eventually recognized this and started a repair program. I have had the logic board replaced free of charge ...
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copying data from a removed mac book pro hard drive to another working mac book pro.

My partners daughter has frazzed her mac book pro due to water damage and has been told that the data can be recovered for £?????. I can remove the hard drive myself and my partner has a mac book pro ...
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SATA cable problem?

I have a MacBook Pro 8,2 (15 inch, early 2011) running Yosemite (with encryption enabled). I have a strange problem that seems to relate to my boot drive (Samsung 840 Pro SSD). The system runs great ...
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Why is my MacBook Pro already using swap memory?

I have a late 2013 MacBook Pro 13" with 8 GB of memory. Lately my MacBook Pro uses swap memory, when it has enough free memory. Is this normal and can I do something about it? Also when I only have ...
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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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1 month old macbook pro clicking hinge :/

Well, I can't say much except that it is freaking annoying. Every time I cold start my mac (in the morning) I've this click noise. It also happens after a while of working when I close the lid. ...
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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 ...