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iPhone and iPad recovery stops with error 14

yesterday I wanted to update both my iPad and iPhone to iOS 8.0. I usually do this wireless via the phone settings, but yesterday I chose to update from iTunes. So I connected my iPhone 5 to my PC, ...
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mavericks 10.9.5 downloaded but not installing

I recently updated mavericks 10.9.5 from 10.9, it shows on Update Installed in last 30 days, but when I see About my mac info it is still showing 10.9 Again going to app store and clicking ...
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How to upgrade OpenSSL in OS X?

Today the heartbleed OpenSSL exploit was announced in the wild, which allows an attacker to surreptitiously detect and steal private server keys (allowing them to MitM and decrypt your encrypted data ...
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Reinstall Thunderbolt Firmware on a 27" iMac Late-2012

I have a consistent issue with the "Thunderbolt Firmware Update 1.2" showing up endlessly in the App Store, but more importantly, after installing it earlier today, my Thunderbolt ports no longer ...
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iPhone 6s won't update any software

Every time new software is released by Apple for my iPhone 6s, I go to Settings to see the latest version that needs to be updated, but as soon as I click on Update, it closes out the Settings App. I ...
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Fix: iOS AppStore 9.2.1 9.3.1 not showing App updates but only Open the App?

I tried several tricks like the 10 taps on AppStore tabs at the bottom, but I cannot get the iOS AppStore to show me App Updates. I can download and updates apps on iTunes AppStore on my Windows PC, ...
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Menu bar missing on second screen after El Capitan update 10.11.5

I was on El Capitan 10.11.4 and just updated to 10.11.5. Now the menu bar is missing on my second screen which is an enormous pain in the apple. I have tried: Searching Google and AskDifferent and ...
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How do I turn off the automatic downloading of iOS updates?

I have a data plan for all of my smartphones, computers, and tablets, so I have to be very careful staying within my allotted usage. When I discovered that my iPad downloaded a 3 GB software update ...
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How is the iOS App Store Updates list organized?

I have dozens of apps in my iOS App Store that have updates available, but I have no interest in updating most of them. There are certain apps though that if an update were available I would want to ...
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Mac App Store: we could not complete your update the server gave an error during download: 403 Forbidden

I wish to update Xcode with Mac App Store and receive this error we could not complete your update the server gave an error during download: 403 Forbidden I am logged in with my AppleID. Other ...
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App Store is stuck downloading Software Update

So, I have tried a lot of stuff but my App Store keeps getting stuck downloading the OS update that you see in the first picture below. I have tried canceling, restarting, deleting some files ...
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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Is Whited00r safe? If I use it to install iOS 7, can I restore to iOS 4?

I have the iPod 2nd gen and it is pretty much useless as I cannot update to IOS 7 from 4.2, BUT there is this program called whited00r which lets you update to IOS 7. Apparently it has worked with ...
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Two iPhone users update their devices to the newest iOS version and have their phones fried

Hello Apple Stack Exchange Community! I run a local computer and phone repair shop, and I've run into something I haven't seen before. Two of my past clients, both who take meticulous care of their ...
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Updating individual Darwin libraries?

I was wondering how one would go about doing this rather than waiting for them to be updated in a maybe too-distant System update? I receive notifications of security updates to Unix libraries like ...
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Contacts from Address Book Disappeared

I just installed El Capitan (I used to have Lion OS X), and I lost my address book. So I googled about it and I can restore them from my time machine. I did that but the file can't be opened in the ...
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moving from machd to mac os lion 10.75

how do i update my macbook air Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 to a more up to date version as I need to install remote access. When I try currently it says Microsoft Remote Desktop can’t be installed on ...
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Unable to Run Update From 10.7 Lion to 10.11 El Capitan

I recently reinstalled OS X, which with my MacBook Pro (2012 Model) meant that it grabbed Lion from internet recovery. It successfully installed, and I installed some updates, but when it comes to ...
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How to remove deleted app from OS X update list?

I'm using a Macbook pro mid 2010. I have an deleted app always showing in my update list and it's very annoying. This problem has occurred sine Mountain lion. But it becomes quiet eye-catching after I ...
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Thunderbolt display firmware update 1.2 keeps reappearing, but is not compatible

I've got a problem with the Thunderbolt display firmware 1.2. My screen is not compatible, because it was purchased in 2012 and the update can not be performed. However, the update keeps reappearing ...
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Can I upgrade from iOS 6.0.1 to iOS 8.1.1 directly?

I have an iPad 2 (Wi-Fi) which I want to update iOS 8, so I downloaded iOS 8.1.1 for iPad 2 Wi-Fi's IPSW. I updated with iTunes on my PC but it says that it cannot update my iPad! I want to install ...
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Why can't I install iOS 9.3?

I saw an update for my iOS 9.2.1 device to iOS 9.3. However, it said that the update cannot be verified, although it was downloaded. I even deleted all data and applications from the device, but I ...
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How to install a previously downloaded IPSW file on iPhone directly without iTunes?

I've downloaded the correct IPSW file for the iPhone 4 using BitTorrent. iPhone3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw I cannot use the Apple servers because the connection keeps dropping and the download does ...
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App Store doesn't fetch updates anymore

I'm on a MacBook Pro, mid 2009, OS X 10.10. An update to Yosemite (10.10.2) came out five days ago, but going to the Updates tab in App Store only returns a dialog box with the following message: An ...
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Does the caching server check devices for updates from elsewhere?

I've just installed OS X Server and enabled the caching server and it seems to be working reasonably well, e.g. Since server start: 16.28 GB returned to clients, 14.52 GB stored from Internet, 0 ...
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How to delete an app stuck in update mode?

Several months ago the Groupon app had an update which I selected, but it never completed the update. It always shows up on the update list and when you tap it, it shows "Updating". The progress bar ...
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Can I update my iPad to 9.3.1?

Can I update my iPad if it hasn't been done for a couple of years to 9.3.1? I haven't updated in a long time and it's currently at 7.1.2.
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Xcode not showing latest iOS update?

I am currently trying to run my prototype app on my physical iOS device. An error is coming up saying "Could not find Developer Disk." I have come to the conclusion (by looking at other question on ...
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iOS Software Update over cellular data

How can I software update over cellular data? I've got enough data on my SIM but when go to update my iPad to iOS 8, it requires Wi-Fi. I do not have a router.
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Disable shrinking spaces bar in El Capitan

I can't find a single piece of information about my issue. Is it possible to disable the 'feature' that the spaces bar reveals the content only if I hover with the mouse on it? It drives me nuts and I ...
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App Store reports updates but no updates are available

It's one day that the AppStore icon and application of my iPhone 5S reports that there is one update to be done, but, in fact, no updates are available. I already tried to switch the iPhone off and on ...
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How do I turn off App Store notifications in Mountain Lion

The App Store on Mountain Lion pushes update notifications through Notification Center. Unfortunately, this also happens for users that are not system administrators (and so cannot run the App Store). ...
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iMovie update stuck with phantom app

when I updated iMovie back on July 7, I had an error where it kept continuously saying that I had an update, but what it kept doing was installing the same update over and over. At one point I had two ...
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Latest OS X I can install on Mac Pro 3,1

After many years of having kernel panics with black screen shut downs I finally bought 32 GB of brand new 800mHz memory and all seems fine now. I would now like to upgrade OS X. What is the latest OS ...
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Is it possible to upgrade a Mac Pro (2007) with Lion (10.7) to Yosemite (10.10)?

I have a MacPro (mid-2007) with the configuration listed below: Processor: 2x 2.66Ghz Dual Core Intel Xeon Memory: 20Gb 667Mhz - DDR2 FB-DIMM OSx: Lion 10.7.5 NVIDIA Chip Model 1024Mb SSD: 512Gb ...
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MBP does not install Windows 10 Pro recommended updates

I don't know why my MBP (Mid-2014) does not install Windows 10 recommended updates which are mostly drivers' update through Windows 10 update normal procedure. Good to know that I can not find these ...
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OS X will not update past 10.11

I am currently enrolled in the public beta for OS X. I have OS X El Capitan 10.11 beta (15A278b). When I sent my feedback through the Feedback Assistant, I could not even select this build in the ...
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Suspicious warning about a Kernel Extension

This morning i received this warning from BlockBlock about a new kernel extension being installed. I'm running OS X 10.11.4. I looked up on google and found out that it could be related to a ...
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Unable to verify iOS 9.3.1 Update

I can't install iOS 9.3.1 even though its downloaded. It fails at verification. My phone is connected to the Internet and it's working perfectly (yes I've tested). I've restarted my iPhone but no ...
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How to get rid of my spamming notification?

The DivX player has installed a junk notification on my Mac saying: A new version of DivX is available. as shown below: This stupid notification bumps up every hour or so, and there is no way ...
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How to disable 'A new version of DivX is available' pop-up? [duplicate]

Everyday I see the annoying popup message in the upper right corner saying: A new version of DivX is available Update Now / What's New I'm closing it using X button, but it's appearing ...
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Stuck in update boot (not enough disk space)

I'm currently having a Macbook Air 120GB SSD where I tried to update the OSX to El Capitan. Very first it did not want to update due to lack of disk space. After I cleared up some photos so it had ...
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Why will Xcode not update?

Software update always tells me Xcode 6.2 is available. Other updates install when requested, but when I click the XCode update button it asks me for Apple ID and password. Other items update ...
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Can I install or update Mac App Store apps through a command line using terminal? [duplicate]

Is there an official way provided by Apple or a workaround so that I can install or update Mac App Store apps through Terminal?
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How to wipe my iPhone that's stuck in the update process?

I've got an iPhone that is not locked down via the cloud, just PIN. Unfortunately, the PIN has been lost. I did the home button down, plug into the computer thing to get it to attach. I then tried ...
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When will the iPad 4th Gen stop getting iOS updates? [closed]

It appears that iOS updates no longer run on the original iPhone. Apple eventually deprecates products from its iOS update cycle. I wonder if there is a pattern to this. Has anyone worked this out ...
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iPad Update from iOS 6 -> iOS 8 and back again, possible? [duplicate]

I have an iPad 3 with iOS 6 which runs buttery smooth. I want to update to iOS 8, since I saw that it ran quite okay on my friend's iPad. My iPad 2 with iOS 9 has become unusable though, too slow, and ...
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How to skip iOS 9.3 update?

Is there a way to skip this (or any future) updates? I'm using an iPhone 5s.
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ipad 2 not opening

Yesterday I did an update on IOS that was available in my iPad 2 (I think it was 9.3.2). After that it's asking me to configure and take some steps to reopen but after trying a while it says that the ...
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Why can't I download iOS 7 on my iPhone 3Gs?

I am unable to download iOS 7 on my iPhone 3Gs. Why? I have iOS 6.1.6 and if I want to download "Find My iPhone", it requires iOS 7. I've tried to search on what else I can do, but cannot figure ...