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1answer
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What are some good ways to free up disk space on OS X >= Yosemite?

I am fed up with all these useless "Delete old pictures" "Delete your trash" BuzzFeed-tier articles so I am hoping for some qualified ideas here. What I've done so far (and how much it deleted) is: ...
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0answers
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Accidentally Deleted Photos From HTC android [on hold]

Is there any way to recover photos accidentally deleted from the gallery? The photos that I'm particularly interested in are "Contact's" pictures.
0
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1answer
17 views

MacBook Pro 2012 HD locks on boot

Today my laptop has started to lock the HD. When booted it either stays black with the fans going nuts or it loads up a dialog to reset pw. In this window I can choose startup disk from the top left ...
0
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0answers
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iOS Music download for offline play

I have a question. I know on iTunes you can lower the bitrate of the music and it converts it to lower such as 192kbps. So my question is once that is done and I go to the iTunes within lets say my ...
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0answers
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MacBook Pr 2009 - Not Display on Monitor

I Have Macbook Pro 2009 15" Model 2160. Problem : Their no Display on monitor at all, bright display on monitor when switched on and can control the bright - + to control the display light Checked: ...
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0answers
9 views

Force Mac OS X to Register USB devices

I'm using an HDMI CEC adapter connected via USB to my Mac Mini (Machine model Macmini6,2). Often when the Mini is rebooted it fails to register the adapter. Unplugging and replugging the USB cable to ...
0
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1answer
20 views

Does turning off 'sync from iPhoto' remove my photos?

If I've downloaded my photos onto iPhoto and turn off 'sync from iPhoto' on iTunes, will I loose any photos on iPhoto?
0
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1answer
14 views

What are “Popular Apps” on the Mac App Store?

The Mac App Store features "Popular Apps". The list even comprises apps with a rating of 2 or less.. which seems weird. 'Better' apps are not listed.. do we have any clue how this list is compiled ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Boot Mac OSX Drive from USB in VirtualBox (In single user mode)

I removed the hard-drive from my MacBook and wish to boot it via a SATA-USB cable into VirtualBox on my windows machine. I have installed VirtualBox and the Extension pack, and the hard-drive I am ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Loading Any USB Flash Drive onto an iOS Device

I have a SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 flash drive with 32 GB storage on it, and would like to view its contents on my iPhone. I have seen flash drives that are made particularly for iOS devices and have ...
0
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0answers
11 views

Safari not loading webpages when using Google.com

Recently, while using the Safari browser, I have had issue when clicking links on Google.com after performing a search. First, I click the link of the webpage in which I am interested, but nothing ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Not Receiving Verification Code on Google Fi Phone

I'm currently not able to receive a verification code, for instance to use with my Apple ID. Most likely this is due to the fact that Project Fi currently has some trouble with short code SMS as ...
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0answers
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Wet Screen, Line On Display

I don't know what to do, yesterday I came home to a phone with spots on the screen, that would not respond to touch. ( Cup Of Water + Cat + IPhone = PROBLEM) Eventually, I drive to the T-Mobile store ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Encrypting from the Disk Utility vs Finder

I am testing two methods of encrypting a new hard drive. Using Disk Utility, I erased it and created two equal partitions (10GB each, the rest free space), both "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)". 1) From ...
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0answers
9 views

Country unlocking KDDI iPhone 6 and 5 [duplicate]

I have 2 iPhones with me, one for me and one for my partner, and we have bought both of them in Japan (Lock to AU KDDI Japan). We've recently moved to Australia and we want to continue using the ...
0
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1answer
137 views

Macbook Pro Yosemite wifi problems after 10.10.5 update

I've had my Macbook Pro for about a year now. It is a late 2013 Retina model running Yosemite. Until a few days ago, its wifi worked fine. However, after the 10.10.5 update, its wifi has become very ...
0
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0answers
23 views

External HDD Permissions Issue

I have a new 2TB Western Digital external hard drive (My Passport Ultra) that I want to use for backups. I have it formatted as Mac OS Extended, with 1 Apple Partition Map partition. When I Get Info ...
1
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0answers
27 views

How to run AppleScript (.scpt) as LaucnDaemon by root

I have an AppleScript or set of Applescripts that I am trying to run as a LaunchDaemon. I have no problem running the LaunchDaemon with my user. The problem comes in where I have the need to read a ...
1
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1answer
42 views

Can I run apps on iPhone without paying to be a developer?

I am new to ios development. I am using Xcode 6.4 and iOS 8.4.1, when I'm trying to run my app on my device I get this message from xcode: No valid signing identities (i.e. certificate and ...
1
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0answers
23 views

“Unable to unmount volume for repair” message from reformatted SSD (and empty) in “Option/ALT startup”

I am trying to reformat a Samsung 512GB Pro with bootable USB, and I have manage to get through the prep for the USB so i`m in no need there. But after the "Option/ALT startup" i click on the USB to ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Kernel Panic on Late 2012 iMac

I keep getting a Kernel Panic on my Late 2012 iMac. My log is at http://pastebin.com/AbqrgeGk if you need it. Please help. Thanks! Log imported: *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 caller ...
2
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2answers
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Safari loses web site “login” state after computer restarts

I have a problem with Safari losing my web site login state after a computer restart. For example, if I am logged in to Facebook or StackExchange the before a restart, then after the restart I will be ...
0
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1answer
11 views

How can I figure out the culprit with internet hiccups my wife is experiencing?

I'm having a hard time figuring out why my wife hates our internet connection. She says that it times out on her throughout the day. This happens both on the laptop and phone. She uses FireFox and ...
1
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1answer
10 views

Can Apple Watch activity tracking be thrown off by movement?

If someone has a nervous habit, such as twirling their hair, throughout the day, using the hand that the Apple Watch is worn on, can this throw off activity readings (and sitting/standing reminders, ...
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0answers
15 views

With an Airport router how I can see which network a device is connected to

I am having an intermittent issue where a device connected wired with a cable and a device connected wirelessly cannot see each other. Sometimes they can and sometimes they cannot. I was thinking that ...
1
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1answer
30 views

How can I “Open an app from an unidentified developer” without using the GUI

Basically, I used the native Safari.app web browser to download a third party application and I want to run / open it from the comfort of my bash shell / Terminal.app CLI; despite the following error ...
0
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0answers
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How to disable auto-save for TextEdit on MacOS 10.9.5 when clicking other windows

I've seen some possible solutions (link1 here and link2 here) on the web on how to disable autosave on TextEdit for Mavericks but it seems to be only for when someone's closing the application. The ...
0
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0answers
10 views

HFS+ external drive missing EFI, will not mount on Mac

First off: Fear not, I have everything from this drive backed up. I'm just trying to reformat it, but I had someone else attempt it on Windows which doesn't look like it helped. I'm a novice but ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Connecting Apple monitor to Dell latitude E6540

I have an Apple monitor with mini DisplayPort and a Dell laptop E6540 that I want to connect. The Dell provides output for HDMI and VGA, its docking station also provides DVI. Although I have found ...
0
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0answers
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BootCampAssistant “Install or delete Windows 7” greyed out

I need to install a Windows 7 on my MacBookPro but the installation button is actually greyed out. I first managed to install a first windows but i needed it to be bigger, so i deleted the BootCamp ...
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0answers
13 views

Run an Xcode project on another iPhone

So, I have a Mac and am doing iOS development work for a client. However, he does not have a Mac and therefore doesn't have Xcode and can't sign the app and run it on a phone. Is there anyway I can ...
0
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0answers
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why Chrome pop up from gocomputerhelp247.com/system-alert

Why did I suddenly get a message with a Chrome icon to call a phone number immediately because I was under attack? The address was gocomputerhelp247.com/system-alert. It told me under no circumstances ...
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1answer
22 views

Is the Google Chrome for 32bit Mac

I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8. I downloaded Google Chrome but in my Applications Chrome has a cross. When I open it, it says my Mac is not compatible. Once I booted with 64bit and Chrome was working! ...
0
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0answers
14 views

MacBook Pro 13" Retina RAM upgrade Yes / No

Current Situation : I am trying to figure out if in my situation a RAM upgrade from 8 GB to 16 GB is worth the $. Here is my specific situation. I am a simple apple user with a lot of Data. I ...
39
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8answers
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I included emoji to my password and now I can't log in to my Account on Yosemite

I wanted to check if it's possible to use emoji in a password for my Account on Mac OS Yosemite. It worked but I didn't realize that the Mac OS login screen has only native keyboards, so I can't type ...
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0answers
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No hover feedback in Yosemite, trouble reinstalling logitech mouse software

So based on the link below, I've narrowed the problem down to my Logitech LX5 cordless mouse. I tried to reinstall the unifying software on my mac, but it won't complete. It shows the unifying ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

iPad Mini / I mis-typed an email address into Settings > iCloud

I mis-typed my Apple ID / email address into my iPad mini > Settings > iCloud. How do I correct this error so I can use iCloud? Thank you.
0
votes
1answer
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Privacy policy URL for app

I've read through Apple's policies of whether or not to include a privacy policy URL for my app and i'm still unsure. If you're currently NOT signed into GameCenter App or in Game Center in Settings ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Move library existing Itunes library to Apple Music

I deleted my local iTunes Library since I assumed I could listen to the music anyway using Apple Music. After deleting my music files by emptying home/music/iTunes/iTunes Media/Music I have three ...
2
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I open a new Terminal window ssh'ed to another machine from the command line?

From the command line I'd like to open a new Terminal window that is already SSH'ing to a host. From the command line, I can open a new Terminal window very easily: open -a Terminal or open -a ...
0
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0answers
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Equivalent to “Protected View” and “Enable Content” in MS Office 2016 for Mac?

I have been provided with a "form" to fill out in MS Word format. I have MS Office 2016 installed on my mac, and supposedly I am supposed to be able to click "Enable Content" to be able to fill out ...
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1answer
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macbook pro question mark on start up -no harddrive?

Am having an 13" macbook pro from 2011, recently during dj-ing my software just stop working. After the restart I've only got the question mark sign .I've try to fix it via internet recovery but my ...
0
votes
1answer
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Lost my Downloads folder both from Dock and Finder

I did something stupid apparently and lost my Downloads folder both from Dock and then when I opened Finder to drag it down to the Dock it somehow got deleted in the desktop. Now although I can see ...
0
votes
0answers
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iPad 2 Getting “Incorrect Password” when trying to connect to WiFi

I have a TP-Link Router with WPA-2 Security. My problem is that my iPhone 5 running iOS 9 connects without any problems to this router (and so do my macs and android devices) but my iPad 2 running iOS ...
0
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1answer
8 views

Xcode: debug step into key conflict (F7)

I'm trying to debug using Xcode and how can I use Step Into (F7 key) with an external keyboard (not available FN key)? If I click F7 iTunes restart current song... Any clue?
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3answers
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Can't create a partition

I'm trying to create a new partition for installing linux, but OSX won't let me. I saw this question: Unable to Resize Partitions, but my HD is not a CoreStorage Volume, so it didn't really help. ...
1
vote
1answer
10 views

Screen Share connects to wrong device

I have a Mac mini (Mac mini 2) set up in New York which I can connect to just fine via the Share Screen... button on Finder. However, when I try to connect to my other Mac mini in Miami (Mac mini 3), ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Can facetime on my ipod but cant connect to only 1 person [on hold]

It started about a week ago. Normally i can facetime my mom but now it says its connecting then it sits there saying that for a bit before staying connection lost. It dont do this with anyone else. ...
0
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0answers
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Menubar on all screen without separate spaces for each monitor

This question came up during the discussion of that question OS X cmd+tab behavior with multiple windows and monitos: When disabling 'Displays have separate Spaces' in the settings of Mission ...
0
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1answer
15 views

Set a default Wifi network [on hold]

I am new on Apple world. I have a MacBook Pro mid 2014. I have an issue and don't know how to solve it. When I am at home and turn my Mac on, it tries to connect on the first free wifi network which ...

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