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“Disk Utility stopped repairing Macintosh HD. Disk Utility can't repair this disk.” What now?

When I turned my computer on, it got stuck on a gray screen (nothing, no apple logo, but occasionally a spinning wheel, and I could move the mouse). I rebooted in recovery mode and got the various ...
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Optimum way of charging apple devices?

I have recently read the article Should you leave your smartphone plugged into the charger overnight? The article listed the following points: You can leave your phone plugged into the charger ...
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MBP 13' HDD in Optical Drive Keeps Unmounting

I bought a MacBook Pro 13" late 2011, Yosemite, which had a 256 SSD already installed. I recently installed a 1TB 2.5" SATA3 7200 Hard Drive internal drive in place of my optical drive. The HDD keeps ...
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Macbook pro - mid 2012 screen going black

My screen keeps going black as if it is going to sleep but will then not wake up, no matter how many various key combinations i retry. I get the following stack trace upon restart which makes it look ...
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External Monitor/Bootcamp/Macbook

I am having the reverse problem. My external monitor works on Bootcamp with windows 7 but switching back to Mac side, I am not getting it on external?
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Can I fix DNS issues on MBP for good?

I noticed DNS issue on my MBP where all of sudden (in the middle of my work, nothing changed) my DNS simply stops working. It's easy to notice that, so I do the following: first I check if DNS is ...
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Internet not working well on MBA, after switching network?

Let's say that I turned on my MBAir at home; wifi networking works. Then I close the lid (MBA goes to sleep) and go to different place with different wifi network. When I change the wifi network (eq ...
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How to access PCIe Storage encrypted with FileVault from Macbook Air with faulty motherboard?

How to access PCIe Storage encrypted with FileVault from Macbook Air with faulty motherboard? Password and recovery key is known. What methods are available? Can the PCIe storage be put in another ...
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MacBook Pro mid 2012 OS X Yosemite hard drive error

So I went to my MacBook the other day and the screen shows nothing but a folder with a question mark flashing. It won't reconize my hard drive. I can still hear it spin up and running so is this still ...
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Battery turned into X after Yosemite

After I installed Yosemite on my MacBook Air, the battery icon is just an X. I have tried restarting the computer, and turning off the computer, then back on, but nothing is happening! Even the ...
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Wifi stops working on Yosemite Macbook Pro 2011

Recently, the wifi on my computer (13-inch MacBook Pro from early 2011 running Yosemite) stops working periodically. I will be connected to the internet, and all of a sudden I will no longer be ...
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Internal keyboard + touchpad stopped working, on Macbook air 'early 2014', Yosemite 10.10.2

my internal keyboard and touchpad - stopped working a few days ago. When it first happened - I made the macbook sleep-wake-up several times - and it came back to normal. External keyboard+touchpad - ...
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How to get music from USB to iTunes on Macbook Air

I saw a similar question to this that was answered clearly, though mine is a bit different. So I put my USB in, have iTunes open and I went up to file and did add new playlist and chose the file from ...
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USB 3.0 to gigabit ethernet keeps crashing system with 10.10.1/2

I have this Realtek USB 3.0 to gigabit ethernet adaptor. Using either the included drivers for OS 10.8.x or the official Realtek drivers from December 2014, it hard crashes the system every 5-10 ...
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How to set MacBook Pro to turn off when closing lid?

I want the shutdown feature to activate whenever I turn down the lid and close my MacBook Pro. It's a machine I use for work so I need the disk encryption to kick in every time I'm travelling with the ...
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Can I simply swap a Time Machine SSD with the original one on an MBPro?

I need to replace the original internal SSD (256GB) with a 512GB that has Time Machine on it and up to date. I am hoping it were not required to involve yet a third disk - e.g. another USB hard drive ...
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If I'm storing music and movies in iTunes, does it free up space on my Mac?

My Macbook has 250 GB hard drive but I'm at 220 GB of movies and music. If I transfer those files from my Mac to iTunes will if free up space on my Mac?
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Macbook Air mid 2013 on Yosemite hangs

I have come across this problem several times now before I finally decide I should try and be doing something about it. Basically this seems to be happening when I am multitasking with iTunes playing ...
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MacBook pro internal speakers mute [duplicate]

my internal speakers on my macbook pro just stopped working, they have disappeared from the sounds preferences control panel. the only option is 'optical digital outport' the headphones still work, ...
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Kernel Panic on USB-HDD plug

What's wrong: Since a few days I can't plug my TM disk without having a kernel panic. What I've done wrong: I've tried to install OSXFUSE from brew but I didn't succeed (note: I didn't try hard) ...
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Macbook air builtin keyboard and trackpad not working

Since yesterday, my mac's keyboard and trackpad is not working. More precisely keyboard is working but with a long lag whilst trackpad is not working at all. This is when, I connect my laptop to a ...
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Quick Time screencast slows down my gameplay also size too big

I recorded few of the videos in past with quicktime. Size of those videos is too big (~5GB). I have a macbook pro 15-inch retina version. For cutting down the size I am using HandBrake. With that a 2 ...
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How to move line up/down in Notes on macbook using keyboard shortcut?

I know it is possible in xcode with ⌘ + ⌥ + [ or ⌘ + ⌥ + ]. But it doesn't work in Notes. Any ideas?
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Bootcamp Windows 7 external mic

I have a 15 inch 2014 MBPr running windows 7 in bootcamp that I use for games. I bought a Razer Kraken headset due to it having a 4 pin 3.5mm jack and adapter for 2x3.5mm for compatibility with as ...
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Connect two monitors to MacBook 4,1

All I can find on the internet is info on MacBook Pros. I have a regular MacBook, model 4,1, with a Mini DVI and a Fire Wire port. Currently I'm connecting an external monitor using a Mini DVI to HDMI ...
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Daisy chain of two Dell U2414H to Macbook Pro Retina 13''

My MacBook Pro have only two thunderbolt ports. My new external monitors are Dell U2414H connected to MacBook Pro using Display Port to Mini Display Port cable each one. In this situation I'm unable ...
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Questionable Wi-Fi problem on MBP: how to analyse it?

I can't all of the sudden turn on WiFi on my MBP. I have upgraded to Yosemite half a year ago and it was all working fine until today. I tried some tips from this thread Can't turn on wifi on Mac ...
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MacBook Pro Mid 2012 startup chime from right speaker only

After installing a ssd into my Macbook pro mid 2012 (not retina), i noticed that the startup chime is coming only from the right speaker. (I am not sure if it was always like that or if its because of ...
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OS X Yosemite: System slow and using a lot of RAM

I noticed that my OS X sometimes goes very laggy and it does everything slowly. I opened up Activity Monitor and I saw that it's using a lot of memory. Any ideas on how to fix this (because I guess ...
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My early 2008 MacBookPro has a different DVI and the adaptor I need is not in stock anywhere

My early 2008 MacBookPro has a different DVI to later 2008 and the adaptor I need is not in stock anywhere I am considering putting Apple TV from my Humax to enable my MacBook Pro to link wirelessly
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MacBook restarting frequently

My computer (a Macbook Pro 13" with 8GB RAM) has been restarting frequently and today I finally caught it before restarting and saw a "panic report." I'm not really sure what it means, so any help ...
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Does the Mail app store the email on the storage drive?

I bought a new Macbook pro the other day and I set up my mail account on it. It started syncing mail from about two years ago. I was worried that it might be storing mails on the storage disk and ...
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How to set it up to switch between tabs using TAB key on Macbook?

On the image below this is what I want to do. I want to be able to switch tab options with TAB key.
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Any way to have CPU temperature in the menu bar?

I tried SMC fan control and Temperature Monitor but it does not update the temperature and I do not wish to change the fan speed.
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Conventional zoom behaviour in OS X

I would like to replicate the conventional zoom behaviour of 'ctrl +'/'ctrl -' with the mouse scroll functionality. Probably a new feature, but I preferred the original behaviour. Consequently I would ...
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MacBook boots automatically when opening lid. Feature or problem?

When my 13" Retina MacBook running Yosemite is powered off and I open the lid, it immediately starts booting up... without pressing the power button. Is this a new feature (maybe part of Yosemite) or ...
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Mid 2010 Macbook Pro 13" sudden shutdown with no errors

I have a mid 2010 Macbook Pro 13" 2.66 GHz with 2x4GB of Crucial RAM and the original 320GB HDD. For about a year and a half now my laptop would suddenly shutdown with a click sound. It first only did ...
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Remove my full name from startup screen

Whenever I open the computer the login screen shows up with my account picture and full name. Is there any way to remove it or replace it with the account name or something like that?
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Mouse and Keyboard on MacBook Air mid 2009 don't work partially

My MacBook Air mid 2009 worked for 3 months without any problems on Yosemite. Two days ago the built in mouse stopped working along with the built-in keyboard. Right after it woke up from sleep mode ...
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Why is my rMBP drawing twice as much power as my friend's when idle?

Mine is late 2012 and has 8GB RAM. His is late 2014 and has 16GB RAM. Both have an SSD (although of different size) and both are running Yosemite. We set the brightness to 6 pips each and turn off ...
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Why does my dock keep moving back to my other monitor?

I have a larger, external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro and have arranged it such that the dock is in the external monitor (via System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement, by dragging the white ...
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Restore libxml2 to Yosemite

Ok, so here is the deal. I was working on two projects at the same time and I mistakenly: rm -rf /usr/lib/libxml2.2.dylib I have another copy of libxml2 thankfully (the other project, homebrew ...
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Yosemite 10.10.2 no longer detecting external display on 2014 macbook air

I have an Apple mini displayport to VGA adapter connected to an older Samsung SyncMaster 906BW. First time I plugged it in everything was working just fine extending my desktop as expected. Yosemite ...
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Yosemite login freeze after sleep

I've seen several threads to this effect, but none that have resolved my issues with logging in successfully after sleep for a relatively long time, or after working with an external monitor, then ...
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macbook air won't function

My Macbook air has OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on it. There was a software update notification for it so I proceeded with the upgrade. After installation the computer restarted and during restart it went ...
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Macbook pro retina: conditions to enter standby

I've just read this apple support article about standby mode. I found it interesting that bluetooth peripherals are listed as something that will prevent the macbook from entering full standby ...
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MacBook Pro Late-2013 SD card reader not loading cards after 10.10.2 update

In my Macbook Pro 15inch, late 2013, the SD card reader doesn't work after installing Yosemite 10.10.2. Doesn't load cards at all. Tried to blow out slot, fiddling with switches inside port, nothing. ...
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Login takes a while to show up on my Lock screen

Okay so whenever my screen locks after like some time of not using my mac, i pressed Enter. And it took a while for the login screen to show up again.So the screen was basically pitch black with just ...
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Can you upgrade the RAM in the latest MacBook Airs if you ship them to Apple themselves?

I know that RAM is soldered onto the mainboard on the latest MacBook Airs, which makes a DIY upgrade apparently impossible. But would Apple do it instead though? The guy at the Apple Store told me ...
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MBP crashing after wake from long sleep after Yosemite Install

Since I updated to Yosemite my mid-2012 MBP crashes when I open the lid after a long sleep. I have read numerous posts about other users experiencing the same issue, but all of their solutions have ...