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Number of cpus and cores in macbook pro?

On Macbook Pro, I clicked "about this mac", and it shows that Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 2 I thought I have more cores and cpus, because when I created a virtual ...
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MacBook Pro won't boot with new hard drive, but a different MacBook Pro will

So here are the details. My friend and I both have 13-inch Mid 2010 MacBook Pro's. Same processor and specs since they were purchased at the same time, but originally had 250 GB hard drives. His hard ...
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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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macbook mid 2010 13" won't recognise ssd crucial mx200 HD 500gb placed in the optical drive

I have a macbook pro 13" mid 2009 2,26GHz with HDD 160gb. I recently replaced my optical drive with a crucial SSD 240GB and it works really good and it was quite an easy process. Now i am trying to do ...
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Unusually long boot time in non-verbose mode - early 2008 MBP + SSD + Mavericks

Inside my early 2008 MBP (15", C2D 2.4, 4GB, GF8600M) I installed a used Samsung SSD (128GB), did a clean Mavericks install and at first startup, I restored the Applications, Desktop, Documents etc. ...
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Macbook Pro Retina suddenly stopped mounting Huawei USB modem

I recently bought a MacBook Pro Retina. The first day I was able to connect my Huawei E352 3G USB modem and it worked all the day. After a couple of day I needed 3G connection again, but my MacBook ...
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Retina MacBook Pro (non-Force touch) trackpad can't “click” as usual

I was working with my mid-2014 Retina MacBook Pro yesterday and everything was normal. Today, when I turned it on, I've noticed that trackpad is feeling a bit "weird". It's like, unless I forcefully ...
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HDMI output problem with late-2013 13 inch macbook pro with retina

I just bought late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with retina. I want to connect it to my Samsung 32'' TV at home and DELL u2412m monitor at work. None of these connection is working right now. MacOS X 10....
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I accidentally touched my rMBP screen with sweaty hands

So I accidentally touched my rMBP screen , I have to admit that my hands were a bit sweaty when I touched it, I immediately took a microfiber cloth and cleaned the screen, did I caused any damage to ...
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Apps on my MacBook Pro

How do I find my apps on my MacBook Pro? I downloaded them, and I tried looking in LaunchPad and my dock, but do not see them.
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Playlists getting duplicated

When I sync my iPad to my MacBook, a lot of my playlists are getting duplicated over and over again. Here is an example: It happens to regular and smart-playlists. I am on iTunes 12.4.1.6. How ...
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I can't boot into Windows 7 on Boot Camp

I have a mid-2009 MBP. A couple of years ago I swapped out the optical drive for an SSD, made the original hard drive a Boot Camp partition and installed Windows 7 on it. It has been a brilliant "best ...
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Is it possible to get digital audio output from a MacBook Air (2011), like on other Macs?

I know the audio line-out port on the MacBook Pro – and even older MacBooks and the Mac mini – sport a dual capability: in addition to providing the expected and obvious 3.5mm analog ...
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Pages - Why dont numbers like 6th format like they do in Word?

Whenever I type something that involves order, like 6th or 2nd, in Pages, I want it to be able to do the behavior that Word does, i.e, make the 'th' or the 'nd' part a superscript. Is there any ...
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Help with Kernel Panic

since I bought my macbook pro, it kernel panics now and then (one every 1-2 weeks), mostly when it is doing nothing (monitor is going off). I have no idea why this happens. Can someone help me ...
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My facebook notifications are empty [duplicate]

Has anyone experienced seeing an empty notification like this on their macbook? Any help in fixing this would be very much appreciated. Thanks in advance! :)
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13-inch Macbook Pro 2015 Battery Draining on standby/sleep

I've been using my Macbook Pro(13-inch Retina, early 2015) for past 10 months. Initially, it's battery did not used to drain at all during sleep/standby mode, but recently it has started to drain (by ...
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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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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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Can't create a new desktop workspace?

When I bring up the spaces option (by either pressing the F3 button or 4 finger swipe up on trackpad), the + button in the top right corner is no longer there and I can't create a new desktop space. ...
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Tool for determining performance bottleneck

I am using my early 2011 MacBook Pro for iOS development, Photoshop work, and the like, and it is at times quite sluggish. Is there a tool that I can just run for a day, and then look at the ...
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Can a non-retina MacBook's screen be replaced with a Retina screen?

I'm using a MacBook Pro Late 2011. The processor, RAM, hard drive - just about everything else still work fine. I'd like to have retina display without necessarily buying a new unit. Is there a way ...
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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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Macbook Pro Retina – “Battery Is Not Charging”

My Retina MacBook Pro is currently on 4% battery power, but when I plug it in, the battery icon up the top shows the plug icon instead of the lightning bolt icon inside it to say it's charging and ...
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External monitor not detected with MacBook Pro

I just got my MacBook Pro, and now I want to start using an external monitor hooked up to it. The connection, from my MBP is an HDMI adapter to VGA, and then the VGA cord to my monitor. So it's HDMI ...
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Audio echo playing MP4 with projector connected

I've tried playing videos from 1) Internet via Chrome browser, 2) MP4 via Quicktime, and 3) MP4 via Wondershare players, on two different video projectors in meeting rooms, and there is always a ...
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Migrating OS X Server from Macbook Pro to Mac Mini

We are running Mac Server version 5.1.5 on a MacBook pro running the latest version of El Capitan. We want to migrate this install to our MacMini running the same exact OS and Server versions. What ...
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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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13" Retina MacBook Pro completely freezes

Every once in a while, my 13" retina MacBook Pro completely freezes while I'm in the middle of working on something. And I do mean completely: it won't respond to any keyboard input, I can't even move ...
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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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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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internal ssd not detected (Late 2013) (detects/undetects preodically)

Hi I have macbook pro retina. Problem is my mac stops detecting SSD. It shows folder with a quesition mark. But afte some days (sometime after an hour) its starts detecting SSD. And everything(Data) ...
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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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Recover deleted files from MacBook Retina's SSD

I need to recover deleted files from my MacBook Retina. The files were deleted by an app update and didn't make it into the Trash. Is it possible to recover files from an SSD? I have used programs ...
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2012 Macbook Pro (Retina) Heat Issues

I have a mid-2012 Retina Pro (loaded: 16GB RAM, 768GB SSD, etc.), with annoying heat issues. Whenever I'm doing anything GPU-intensive (games or CUDA simulations), after about 30 minutes, 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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“You restarted/Computer restarted because of a problem” on wakeup, Evernote?

For the last few days I've been getting scared because of these messages that appear very frequently on wakeup, and almost always when I wakeup after a long duration. Sometimes it says "you restarted ...
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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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How do I stop NSURLSessionD from starting every time I restart my Mac?

I have to use the following script to terminate it every time I restart my Macbook: #!/bin/sh launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.nsurlstoraged.plist launchctl unload /System/...
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How to log in to turn off Num Lock on a MacBook Pro when you can't login?

How do I turn off Num Lock on my MacBook Pro when I can't log in to get to System Preferences?
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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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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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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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Is MacBook Pro 13 2015 able to run YouTube’s 4k 60 FPS videos?

On their new TestTube page, YouTube writes: And if playing 4K videos at 3840x2160 isn't enough to melt your device, try doing it at 60 frames per second. Is the latest MacBook Pro 13 able to ...
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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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My mac bookpro screen hangs and freeze after restarting it displays black screen

I bought macbook pro-13 inches last year September, since last 15 days I'm facing difficulties regarding to booting issues and also some times suddenly the display hangs no controls, keys, trackpad ...
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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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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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13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display + Adobe Creative Cloud

Purchased a 13 inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. It came with 4GB of RAM and 128GB HD. Got it yesterday, and now I discover that you cannot upgrade the RAM to 8 or 16GB. I need to run Adobe ...