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A glitched lock screen

My lock screen is glitched. I see a keyboard, and the "undo typing" tab. I can't do anything, even unlock my phone. The only things I could do are talk to Siri, type on the keyboard, mute my phone, ...
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It takes very long time to block a contact with many phone numbers

It's possible to block callers from the iPhone's settings (Settings > Phone > Blocked). However when you try to block a contact which contains several numbers (about 100 undesirable numbers) the ...
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How can I replace the HDD part of a Fusion drive with an SSD?

I have an Mac Mini computer with an Fusion Drive (which is really an HDD and an PCIE SSD). I would like to replace the HDD of the Fusion Drive with a 1TB 2.5" SSD. Do I need to do anything special to ...
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How to burn 2 exported iMovie projects on 1 DVD without menus

I made two slideshows in iMovie 11, both 20 minutes long (had to make two iMovie projects because on export iMovie 11 would crash if project was over 20 minutes), exported each one via media browser. ...
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I'm trying to set up a 2006 airport basestation but I'm getting a flashing amber light and it's not showing up in the airport utility

I have a 2014 Apple MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan, v. 10.11.4. I connected an older 2006 airport basestation to my cable modem, and it's flashing an amber light. When I open the "airport ...
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How I make XCode guarantee that some path is relative?

After I updated xcode from 6.1 to the current one, all my projects stopped compiling on other people machines. When I click files referenced from elsewhere, on my machine it shows that they are ...
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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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MacBook Pro running 10.11.3 making a strange hick-up noise

I have a MacBook Pro running 10.11.5 that suddenly began making a strange metallic hick-up noise a few days ago. I does not move from its spot, picked up or even jostled. I noticed that when copying ...
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Strange behaviour .local domain

I want to have access to my local Apache server installed on Mac from iPhone. When I open "Sharing" in settings there's written Computers on your local network can access your computer at: home....
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OSX Notes hangs when opened, has massive CoreData files

My remote college student son tells me that his MacBook Air's Notes app hangs when he opens it. Last semester he used to gather a bunch of class notes, including links and photos and videos. A few of ...
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How to list failed login attempts on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (FileVault enabled)?

Just now, something strange when I open my Macbook Pro Retina : the password entry was locked for 30 seconds and a tooltip saying me to use the machine's encryption passphrase to unlock it. I wonder ...
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Installing a NETGEAR 1000MV2 wireless driver

I've a mac mini running El Capitan as well as a Netgear Wireless adapter lying about. Unfortunately, I find the mac mini's inbuilt wi-fi to be poor. Doing multiple speed tests and losing connection ...
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iMac 24" 2.16 ghz core2duo

I'm trying to install Snow Leopard but iMac won't boot from the install disk. I've also tried booting from a flash drive with Snow Leopard Install on it with no luck. It also will not boot from the ...
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Airport Express DNS problem

In my living room I have a wireless router, the “main” router. One of its ethernet port is connected to a powerline (TL-PA4010KIT). In my bedroom I’ve another powerline connected to an AirPort Express ...
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Problem with bitmaped and vectored graphics

I have a 2009 iMac with El Capitan (10.11.4). I have recently discovered a very subtle problem with both bitmap and vectored graphics. With bitmaps, while making fine adjustments to shapes using ...
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Problems formatting a disk -

I followed the steps of Michael Yasumoto bellow: Why can't I write to the last block of my SDXC card on my MBP? The terminal respond with this error: dd: /dev/rdisk2: Input/output error 1+0 ...
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Prevent internal drive from mounting automatically

I don't use the internal hard drive on my iMac any more, but for obvious reasons, it's awkward to remove it. I'd like to stop OS X from automatically mounting it when the iMac boots. Is this possible? ...
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PDF presentation app for iPhone

I am searching for an app to present PDF files on an external monitor (via the Lightning to VGA adapter) from an iPhone. The app should provide similar capabilities as PDF Expert's presenter mode ...
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Safari freezing computer

I'm running MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) on 10.11.4 (15E65). Recently I've observed, that when I visit page like vimeo.com or 9gag.com my computer completely freeze. Unfortunately I have ...
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Directly upgrade Leopard to El Capitan

I have and old iMac running OSX Leopard and I would like to upgrade it to El Capitan. It is luckily supported, but I can't upgrade directly because it doesn't have the app store. I also have a newer ...
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Mac users cannot connect to VPN

Last week our building got hit by lighting. One of our end user computers which was plugged directly in the wall was fried. Anyway long story short any Mac users cannot connect to our Cisco IP Sec ...
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El Capitan bypasses the Trash

I had a few stubborn files in the trash and used "sudo rm -rf ~/.Trash /Volumes/*/.Trashes" command in Terminal - worked like a charm. But now every time I want to delete the file it is deleted ...
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iOS 9.3.1 / OS X 10.11.14: Laptop doesn't show up in Airdrop locations on phone

In the past when I was sitting near my laptop (from early 2015) with the Photos app open on my iPhone (from fall 2014), when I would tap share a picture, my laptop would show up in AirDrop. Now it is ...
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Error 'The application “Messages” can’t be opened.' after clicking on notification.

Messages is open and working, but not the active application. I get a text, the top right hand notification comes in. I want to go to the Messages app so I click the notification and get this error. ...
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iPhone App That Combines Multiple iPhone Audio Inputs

I'm looking for an iOS app that uses multiple iPhones as audio input devices. Essentially, different audio would play on different iPhones, and then another iOS device would combine all of those ...
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How do I export the URLs saved on an iPad homescreen?

Is there some way to export the URLs from all of the icons saved on the iPad homescreen? I have 4 pages of groups and so need a way to do this in bulk. (Export them as HTML/XML/CSV/text, not sync ...
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How do I put my device in supervised mode from Windows/Linux?

I'd like to configure an always-on VPN on my iPhone and as always Apple's absurdity gets in the way. Specifically, they require to put the device in supervised mode, which requires Apple Configurator ...
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I need to connect to the internet with an Ethernet cable

I just installed OS X 10.9 and I'm having trouble connecting to the Internet. All my network status says is Failed. When I use the assist me option, it says: "This computer does not seem to be ...
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Where is this sneaky eBook sample?

I know, I know, this question seems to have been asked before, but it's not the same question. Other answers claim ebooks downloaded from the iBooks Store are placed in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple....
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iBook page number references are for print version

At the back of Thomas Sowell's book, Basic Economics Fifth Edition, there are questions which reference page numbers from the print edition. Is it possible to easily go to the corresponding page in ...
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OSX 10.11 are not booting after update to 10.11.4 in virtualBox

I am a newbie in Mac OS X. I downloaded and installed it fine with boot loader. The issue started when I updated the system to 10.11.4. Every time I start the system, the he loads the update and ...
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Macbook Pro keeps freezing and restarts

I have a Macbook Pro 13" (Mid-2012) running El Capitan. As soon as I start it up after 5-10 mins of Safari usage or immediately when I click the Downloads folder in the Dock, it freezes completely. ...
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I can't log in to facetime

After updating to el capitan When i try to log in facetime. This error appears "You cannot sign in to FaceTime on this Mac at this time." how to solve this problem ?
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saving / restoring the NVRAM

I need to find a reliable way to save and restore the contents of NVRAM Would it be correct: Preservation nvram -x -p > ~/nvram.xml Recovery: sudo nvram -x -f ~/nvram.xml Thanks in advance ...
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iMac A1208 - Mac OS X 10.4 Install Problem

I'm a French user and I have a iMac from 2006/2007. I have changed the logic board. It's ok, but i want to do a fresh install of OS, (10.4), but the optical disk is KO. I have the official CD (but it ...
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iPhone 5 missing photos on camera roll

Last night I started deleting about 900 photos on my camera roll in order to free up some space, everything was working just fine until I finally tried deleting all the contents on my Recently ...
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iPad mini won't boot

My iPad Mini's battery was drained and I tried to charge it. When I came back I tried to open it but neither the apple logo and charging sign appeared. I tried to press and hold the home and reset ...
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Phone playing tricks on me

Currently, I'm using an iPhone 5s with ATT service. When I was up in the mountains for a concert, my phone was showing no service available, and all my calls were failing consistently. However, I ...
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Built in keyboard and trackpad on 2015 Macbook Pro not working

A few weeks ago I started noticing that after waking my mac from sleep, or after starting it up, they keyboard and mouse (and sometimes just the mouse) would not be responsive at all. I'd have to do a ...
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Can cards with magnetic strips damage my MacBook?

Recently I pulled a debit card out of my wallet and set it on top of my MacBook trackpad. I noticed if I shuffled the card around the cursor would jump around the screen a bit and using the trackpad ...
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Automator PDF workflow should keep Acrobat cropping

I export pages from a PDF and crop them in Acrobat. The files are fairly large, so I resave them in Preview. With the Quartz filter Reduce File Size it gives me better quality than Acrobat's own file-...
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Is it feasible to mix different brands of RAM?

Based on my online research, I believe it is safe to assume that one can use two sticks of RAM that have different RAM sizes (2 gigabytes, 4 gigabytes, etc.). However, my Macbook Pro has been ...
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My Windows 10 partition no longer works after recent OS X system update

I have a late 2015 27"iMac 5k. I have a Bootcamp partition running Windows 10. I have been using it without issue for the past month or more and today, I went into my Mac partition and ran an update ...
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What happens when PCIe boost circuits are overloaded?

In my understanding, the 2010 Mac Pro is rated for 75W of power for each PCIe slot, plus 75W for each of the two 6-pin boost (aux) circuits. I know it's possible to exceed these limits, because I do ...
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How do I prevent OSX from creating a network entry when I connect a USB serial device?

I use a lot of different USB serial devices. I'm now at the point where my Network Preferences panel takes minutes to open and more minutes to change profiles. Opening /Library/Preferences/...
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Keychain password questions

How does changing the user password via system preferences effect the keychain password? What happens if you reset it? (Now via system preferences) What causes keychain to get into pop ups loops ...
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How can I stop VLC from lagging when playing mp4 files?

VLC tends to have a video lag playback when playing mp4 videos, specifically the ones from railscasts.com. The video will be playing just fine but then the video will freeze, the audio will continue ...
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SD card won't mount (late 2009 iMac running OSX El Capitan)

I am hoping that someone can help me diagnose and fix a recurring problem. When I insert a card into the SD card slot it does not read the card or register that a card has been inserted in any way. ...
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how can I import figures from a pdf into a power point slide?

I have tried importing from a PDF, and using the insert tool. I tried copy and paste, I also tried converting the pdf to pptx then importing it. Each time, the figure is missing, and the caption is ...
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Minimized Preview windows display as “Window” after reboot

If one has documents minimized in Preview and ensures that the option "Reopen windows when logging back in" is checked on reboot, the minimized documents do not display their file name, instead they ...

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