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Dropbox context menu and TotalFinder failure

few months I'm struggling with strange behaviour two of my Apps. TotalFinder and Dropbox. Issue is combined with Dropbox menu available on right-mouse-click. When I start computer with Dropbox and ...
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How to restore EFI in MacBook Pro Retina 13"?

I've stopped an update of OS X in the middle (fair enough I am crazy!). Now all I have when I boot the system is the normal beep sound of POST for hardware check. I've found a link that's been ...
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How to prevent terminal geometry changes when changing external display on MacBook Pro 13?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) that I use with Dell 2711 (at home) and 2713 (at work) external displays. Usually, but not always, when I bring my Mac from work to home, and vice ...
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When I try and send a message from my MacBook Pro the phone number turns red and says not registered with iMessage

When I try and send a message from my macbook pro the phone number turns red says not registered with iMessage. I don't have a phone. When other people message me from their phones it works. What can ...
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No backlight on Late 2007 MacBook

I have an old Late 2007 MacBook, it has been working until few days ago. Suddenly the backlighting of the display stopped working. Basically I turn on the computer and the screen is almost dark. If ...
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MacBook Retina with non-retina External Monitor has wrong resolutions

I have just gotten a MacBook Pro retina Early 2015, which I want to connect with non-retina external display. I'm using a VGA to display port adapter to connect it and it does work. However the ...
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Upgrading SSD on mid 2014 MB: which SSD?

I have a pretty simple issue. The SSD of my mi-2014 Macbook pro (retina - MacBookPro11,1) seems to be too short (256GB). So I'm considering buying a 1Tb SSD for my Macbook, but I read, here and ...
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MBP retina 2015 with usb 3 to ethernet and active wifi sharing fails at iMessage

So here's the thing. My iMessage on the MBP is simply not working, when I use my MBP the way I want to. What way is that? Since it has no Ethernet connector, I bought a USB 3 to Ethernet box, that ...
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How To Resume OS X El Capitan download after shutting down MacBook Air?

I went to download the OS X El Capitan on my MacBook Air. Yesterday I've downloaded 2GB with 256kbps download speed. After downloading it all day, time to let the MacBook Air rest. This morning I went ...
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How can you switch users at the login screen, without administrator access, with only one local account (the administrator) and many network accounts?

Sometimes, a network account is logged in, and the user doesn't/forgets to log out. When someone else uses this computer, the lock screen shows. The only options that I know of from here are: Click ...
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Saving Calendar entries when deleting exchange account

Recently left a job and am deleting the Exchange account from my MacBook Air associated with the company. I no longer have access to the account (password has been changed, naturally) but I would ...
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Does USB-C charge your device (laptop/phone) while connected to a plugged-in display?

Given that the new Macbook has only one USB-C port, can you indefinitely run your laptop while connected to a TV? Let's say a TV run on electricity from a wall power outlet. You connect your macbook ...
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Launch command using app

Could someone please tell me how to insert a terminal command into an "application" so when the app is clicked/opened the command is launched?
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Why are two identical external monitors displaying at different resolutions?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, Md 2012) running OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. I purchased 1x DisplayPort to VGA and 1x DisplayPort to DVI. I plugged these two into the 2x DisplayPorts on the MacBook ...
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Display S.M.A.R.T. statistics for an SSD?

I purchased a couple of used Intel 320-series 160 GB SSDs. I attached one of the drives to my MacBook Pro running OS X 10.8 using a SATA III to USB 3.1 cable. When I attempted to view the drive ...
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Is it possible to limit resources to a game? Or forcibly limit the FPS

I recently bought and installed a new game through steam 'besiege' if you were wondering, and it ran really hot on my computer. On other games such as CS:GO for example you can cap the FPS in game ...
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Can I hope to learn iOS development on my mid 2009 MBP?

13 Inch MBP Mid 2009 2.53 GHz Core 2 Duo 4 GB RAM GeForce 9400M 256 MB 250GB HDD I just installed El Capitan on in and it's crawling. I plan on upgrading the ram to 8 GB and slapping an SSD in it ...
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How do I fix a MacBook earphone port, stuck in optical mode

My 2009 MacBook’s speaker doesn't work (most times). The digital audio out port gets stuck (a red glow appears from within the socket). It is an old MacBook with separate headset & mic ports. ...
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MacBook Air won't boot up

So my 2011 has been working fine forever and since yesterday it won't boot past the screen you see attached. I tried starting in safe mode (command + shift) and it does nothing I was able to get in ...
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Mid 2012 Mackbook Pro performance problems

I bought an used Macbook Pro Mid 2012 and it has performance issues. Basically it hangs from time to time even when its not under heavy load. I started to inspect the possible causes and I found out ...
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MacBook Retina 13 inch , Random shutdown

Details early 2014 Macbook Retina Pro When im on my macbook it just randomly shuts down out of nowhere a couple minutes in, ive tried resetting the pram and smc.Sometimes it will shutdown during ...
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“Console mode” crashed under Yosemite

I tried to enter the "console mode" in OS X 10.10.5. However, after some characters existed on the screen for about 1 second, the screen turned dark and nothing else happened. It must has been ...
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Macbook Air recognizes battery while starting, but later says “no battery available” (battery icon X)

I spilled a full glass of water on the keyboard of my Macbook Air 11" mid-2011 (running OS X Mavericks). After drying everything out, etc., here's what happens when I start the laptop: It has to be ...
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MacBook Air 2012 won't charge or boot

I have a Mid 2012 11" MacBook Air that won't charge or boot. I've tested the charger with multiple other MacBook Airs, and the charger works fine. I have researched this and have done everything from ...
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Can't find login items in users and groups

So I've read all the posts on here and looked in every recommended folder for my start up programs and can't find a single one, I'm definitely the administrator on my laptop so I don't know what to do ...
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macbook pro to external monitor 1920px via hdmi?

I just got macbook pro 13inch retina and the default resolution is 1280px width, and maximum is 1600px. If I connect this laptop to an external monitor via HDMI which has 1920px resolution, will the ...
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MacBook Pro not booting beyond mounting Recovery HD

For some reason El Capitan doesn't boot. I've tried reinstalling from Recovery and nothing happened. The disk checked is ok. I can use the cmd+s or Terminal. Here is the verbose boot:
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Apps crash when EarPods are unplugged?

There is this strange thing happening to my MacBook Pro, whenever I try to unplug the headphones (Apple Earpods) with some the apps running in the background including Xcode, Postman, AirMail, Chrome, ...
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Is the new 2015 Macbook Pro slower than my mid-2012 MacBook Pro? [closed]

I need to return my computer to the company I worked for (after all, they own it) so I'm looking into buying a new MacBook Pro. To my surprise their Mid 2012 model is: Compared to the slower models ...
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Windows 10 1511 won't hibernate on MacBook anymore

I have a MacBook of the latest generation and installed Windows 10 on a second partition. I mainly use Windows 10 on it. Hibernation didn't work during the first days (sometimes it worked, sometimes ...
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HD monitor looks blurry with Retina?

After reading recommendations online, I bought an LG IPS monitor to go with my MacBook Pro Retina. But things, specially type, look blurry on it. Is there a monitor out there that can deliver the same ...
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New version of Macbook Pro [closed]

If this is off-topic let me know and I will delete. I want to buy a new Macbook Pro, but I don't know if it better to wait to a new version or to buy now the last version. When Apple should announce ...
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Internal AirPort card failed; need one that supports WPA Enterprise

The AirPort card in my wife's Mid-2010 MacBook Pro 13" has failed. I tried reseating all the connections to the logic board, but I'm not interested in removing the display to troubleshoot further when ...
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Install or remove Windows 7 option greyed out in Boot Camp

I've been trying every possible way to fix this but apparently I ain't good enough. Perhaps the only problem I couldn't solve, so if there's anyone who can, do reply. I really want this thing to work ...
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How to convert the cable in my photo to USB?

I have an external hard-disk that doesn't have a USB port. It works with my MacBook. Now, I'd like to connect it to a PC machine, so I'd need to know how to convert the cable to USB. I'm not sure the ...
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How to partition 128 MB space on El Capitan?

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu with El Captain MacBook Pro mid 2012 following this guide: How to Dual-Boot OS X and Ubuntu I want to partition a 128 MB space called Ubuntu Boot Loader along side my ...
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Calendars Proliferating?

After updating to El Capitan, I find I have ELEVEN copies of each of my calendars (Home, Work, etc) on my MacBook Pro. Why? I only see one on iCloud (and iPhone, iPad). What happens if I delete 10 ...
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I want to clean install OS X (El Capitan) on my MacBook Pro with two internal hard drives

I have a MacBook Pro Late 2008 with two hard drives in it. (I replaced the CD drive with my original drive and I added SSD 60 GB on which I installed the OS X Yosemite. This happened some years ago.) ...
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Why wouldn't even Internet Recovery work?

I encountered a really vexing problem with my MacBook Pro 15” (mid-2015, 2.5 Ghz, 1 TB flash) last week after it returned from Apple’s repair depot for a logic board replacement. I had FileVault2 ...
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Frequent Daily Panics - El Capitan, MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014)

Product Information: MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) OS X El Capitan 3 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Macintosh HD Intel Iris 1536 MB My MBP is encountering multiple panic's daily. I ...
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Charge MacBook 12" while connected with Google's USB-C to DisplayPort cable

I have a MacBook 12" that I connect to my Dell 4K screen with a Google USB-C to DisplayPort cable (this one) It works perfect. But now I am not able to charge the MacBook while connected because the ...
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Using a MacBook air as a monitor

Can I use the MacBook Air as a monitor when making a video with my Iphone. I wish to use my camera app on my Iphone 5s to record how to videos and need to be able to see on a monitor at the same ...
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Best browser for 10.6.8? [duplicate]

I have a 2006 MacBookPro laptop. The operating system is OS X 10.6.8. Safari version 5.1.10. I cannot get an upgrade for Safari as the newer versions need higher specs. I am always getting messages ...
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Macbook Pro black screen during logon

When I boot my Macbook Pro and log in, the progress bars starts scrolling. After a few seconds the screen goes completely black and then shows the progress bar again but all the rest around the ...
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Slow mac after water spill

Month ago two things happened to my Macbook pro mid 2012 with El Captain, it fell down and I spilled around 50 ml of water on the keyboard and touchpad and immidiately wiped it out. I don't remeber ...
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MacBook Pro Connected to External Monitor issue

I connect my Macbook to an external LCD screen, using their VGA and HDMI ports. When I try: The LCD is black with no signal The MacBook flickers LCD screen, VGA-HDMI cable checked and work fine. ...
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Macbook Pro Mid2012 Lags

I have a macbook pro mid 2012 and recently I upgraded it by changing the RAM to 16GB and HDD to 500GB SSD. It was fine for a while but now it lags a lot whenever I play any games or even when I am ...
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Photos app and iCloud

I have my photos saved in my 'Photos' application on my Macbook Air. I also have them saved on my iCloud (i can see them what i log on icloud.com). Now, if i delete photos from my 'Photos' ...
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Apple Macbookpro8.2 a1268 logic board power on pad peeled away

One of the Power on pad on the logic board on Macbookpro8.2 A1286 peeled away while I am trying to turn it on. Will this affect the operation of the laptop?
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Headphone jack port not working properly

When I plug the headphones all the way in, it gives no sound. If I plug them in half way it does crackling noises. When I plug in the beginning with just a small pressure it gives perfect sound but ...