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3answers
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My keyboard can only produce 95 characters?

I have heard from multiple sources that a standard QWERTY keyboard can produce 96 different characters, not counting the option key characters. Here is a picture of my keyboard: I highlighted in ...
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0answers
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Will someone help me? [on hold]

Ok,so I have an iPhone 5s that is in I guess recovery mode? It says that I need to connect to iTunes although I have already gotten on the phone multiple times without connecting to iTunes. This only ...
1
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1answer
31 views

How to stop finder copying files to a second hard disk

Is there any way to to tell Finder to default to moving rather than copying files from my main system disk to another disk? My main system disk is too small and I have a secondary 'main' disk which I ...
0
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0answers
6 views

File Transfers Failing in Messages for Google Chat / Hangouts

Has anyone had issues with file transfers failing between two users, both using Messages, both on Google Chat? All of the files I try to send to another Google Chat on Messages user fails. I'm ...
1
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0answers
21 views

How does FileVault 2 recovery key stored in iCloud work?

When requested during the full disk encryption process, one option is to store the recovery key in your iCloud account. I stored mine in iCloud, but frankly I'm confused as when I look at the drive ...
0
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1answer
20 views

Mac screen flashes when f13 pressed?

I recently discovered that when I press f13 on my mac keyboard, the screen flashes white. It look exactly like when you take a screenshot except, it's not taking a screenshot. I have looked through ...
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6answers
503 views

Mouse Pointer Locator

Due to a stroke, I have had some vision impairment in that I sometimes have a hard time locating my mouse pointer on the screen. I have tried making the mouse pointer larger which helps but is still ...
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0answers
6 views

Mac Book Air Slide Presentation Continuously Playing

I have slides that I downloaded from DropBox on my MacBook Air that I want to play in a continuously loop, It goes through once then stops. How can I make it keep going?
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1answer
18 views

install Mac OS on virtual machine [on hold]

which verion of OSX will run well on virtual machine, or in Dell inspiron 1545? I have read that Snow Leopard works on Dell with some bugs...
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2answers
44 views

What do the Software Update options do?

In Yosemite the App Store System Preferences pane has automatic updates for a few separate items: "Install App updates" "Install OS X updates" "Install system data files and security updates" App ...
1
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1answer
14 views

Keyboard shortcut expansions not being expanded

I have defined several keywords on my iPad Air 2 (iOS 8.3) in order to let iOS expand them when I type one of these keywords. However, these keywords do not expand. How can I force my iPad to expand ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

Obtain FileVault 2 recovery key with administrator account

I enabled full disk encryption on my new MacBook Pro. (I am new to the Mac world but an accomplished Linux/UNIX and Windows type) However, I made a mistake and skipped the step of taking note of the ...
1
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2answers
27 views

How Do I Remove Remote Disc from Finder (not in the Sidebar)

I've an iMac 10.10.3. When I open Finder and go to iMac under Devices I see my HDD, NAS, etc. But I also see "Remote Disc". I can't eject it (right click->Eject doesn't do anything) or trash it (The ...
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0answers
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Password at the star forgot [on hold]

I bought a New Macbook Air with a friend from US. I did the settings and I parked it for one month. Now I took it for usage but I do not remember the password that I am asked. it says: "Please enter ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Need help recovering MSFT Office for MAC 2011 Product Key [duplicate]

I am using Time Machine to backup and restore my HDD to a new HDD. When I boot from my new drive, everything works except for MSFT Office for Mac 2011 requires me to input my Product Key. My license ...
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votes
1answer
44 views

Export PATH directly from command line in Yosemite--where is my PATH?

I want to use the latest version of git which I installed via Homebrew, so I needed to change my PATH variable to ensure OS X uses the Homebrew version instead of the outdated version that ships with ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

iPad isn't allowing me to send Facebook messages

Get "waiting to reconnect " when trying to send Facebook messages, for the last 4 days now. This works fine on my phone, but not on my iPad! Is there a fix?
1
vote
1answer
12 views

Screen resolution messed up when upgrading to latest Macbook Air

I have a macbook air 13' from 2013. I just bought the same model, only newer. I backup up everything on an external hard drive via time machine on the old mac, then used migration assistant to ...
1
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0answers
20 views

Creating 'fake' microphone and camera inputs on an iPhone

On my mac, I can use software like CamTwist and SoundSiphon to create 'fake' webcam and microphone inputs. CamTwist lets me pipe custom content (such as images or video) to that webcamera input, and ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Limit screen zoom to something reasonable?

In Accessibility, Zoom, More Options you can set a minimum and maximum zoom for rapidly zooming in and out. However, this isn't actually a maximum for zooming: if you hold the zoom in key, it will ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Lost entries on my iPhone 4 but not on my iPad

I noticed this morning that I have lost all my calendar entries on my iPhone but not my iPad. I can't enter anything new on my iPhone either but am still able to on the ipad. The only calendar entries ...
0
votes
2answers
10 views

How to mimic Home Key of Centos or windows in terminal of OSx?

I just miss the ability to go to first position of the shell with just 1 keyboard stroke, which I use it often at my office on CentOS ? I know I can go by Option + left key or Option + Right key to ...
2
votes
2answers
63 views

OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) Custom Shutdown Screen/Behavior

I'm a network admin at a school, and I'm wondering if anyone here can shed some light on an odd problem. Preface: We have a number of laptop carts of MacBook Pros and MacBooks as well as over 100 ...
0
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0answers
28 views

Remove a list manually in Reminders

I get a problem removing a list in "Reminders", this one is locked in the iCloud list and not visible on "icloud.com"... Is that possible to remove a list manually?
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Bluetooth unavailable with Yosemite 10.10.3

Bluetooth is unavailable since the middle of last March. I've followed all topic suggested: reset SMC, PRAM, deleted preference files (com.apple.Bluetooth.plist), reinstalled OS X from scratch and I ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

IPhone 4s IOS8 Calendar appointments have disappeared

All of a sudden, all of my calendar appointments disappeared and I am unable to add any events. When I hit "Done" nothing appears in the calendar. I have not changed any of my settings and this did ...
1
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1answer
24 views

Why does iTunes fail to sync my iPhone?

For the past month or so, I've been unable to backup my iPhone using iTunes. Every time I try, I'm told that the phone is "disconnected": What could be causing this? I've tried different USB cables ...
2
votes
0answers
24 views

What determines when my Apple Watch uses a haptic tap for a notification?

Some notifications on my Apple Watch (e.g. Viber) use a haptic tap when they appear on my Apple Watch. Others (e.g. Facebook) do not. What determines whether a haptic tap is used or not? Is this ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

iMessage stuck in Notification Center

I have this weird situation where I was using the reply-from-Notification-Center Messages feature and it got stuck in the write-the-message state, as in the screenshot below. The message was sent, ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

How can I get iTunes to redownload a deleted Podcast item?

This question is pretty much the same as How can I redownload an episode of podcast which I accidentaly deleted?. That old question had an answer, although a comment says the answer is no longer ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

All jobs to Print Simulator printers fail

I just found the app Print Simulator and I decided to see what it was all about. On launch it created several virtual network printers and I proceeded to create a new OSX Printer, under Print & ...
1
vote
2answers
40 views

iOS App stuck in 'Loading…'

I tried downloading Tumblr yesterday but it never completed. At the moment I have an App icon stuck at 'Loading...'. I have tried restarting the iPhone (holding down both home and side buttons at the ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Why are there empty circles next to these voice memos in itunes?

I am having a problem finding voice recordings in my iPad. I already had this problem on my phone and none of the blogs nor threads on Apple's site have worked. I upgraded to iTunes 12.1.2.27 On my ...
1
vote
1answer
178 views

Show hidden all files, but hide some

I am trying to show all files and hide some. I know about the command: defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool YES But that shows even files that I have hidden with chflags hidden. ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Merge two partitions on Macbook Pro

I have two partitions on my MacBook Pro. I am not able to merge them to make a single partition. I created one partition to use for Windows using Bootcamp. Now I deleted Windows, but I am not able ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Changing App Store Login

We Have two Users on a 2013 MacBook Pro: 'A' and 'B'. However, when User 'B' tries to log in to the App Store, the login prompt is already completed with User 'A' info. Is it possible to have two ...
1
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0answers
23 views

Why does my Google Maps app not send location?

I have Google Maps installed in my iPhone 6, and I have enabled location history in Google location settings page, but my Google location history page doesn't have records. How can I turn it on?
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Mac Outlook 2011

I am using an iMac with Outlook 2011 installed. Until last week, there was no issue. Now, when I open Outlook, it initializes but does not open. I tried rebuilding the database, twice. After ...
4
votes
5answers
1k views

Movies that I cannot find are taking up 200 GB on Mac [duplicate]

Movies that I cannot find are taking up 200 GB on my Mac. I tried looking for these movies but I cannot find them. I believe that this is being cause by a video editing software I use called ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Google Search + Safari History =?

My Google Searches don't show up in my Safari History. I also turned off instant results, another answer said it would help it didn't do anything. Safari Version : Version 8.0.6 (10600.6.3)
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votes
0answers
6 views

I am trying to reconnect my email on my mac to mail [on hold]

I went through he steps given, but when I type in the 16 digit password, I get a "connection error" message. I am merely trying to reconnect my email address on my mac to the mail app. Can anybody ...
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votes
1answer
35 views

Run OSX on external drive

I use a Surface Pro 3 (will upgrade to the 4 in a few months hopefully) and want to develop iOS applications but I don't want to buy a Mac. I've heard about Hackintosh, but I was wondering: can I ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How to Make more space? [on hold]

Yeah, I know how to free space, but I don't have any apps from the App Store, barely any pics or vids, my iPad keeps on saying that I have no space! Is there anyway I can free up loads of space?!
1
vote
1answer
13 views

mobi reader for iphone

I came to know that iBook does not support mobi files. So I was searched for some mobi reader but could not able to recofnize any top mobi reader. I searched for kindle, Moon readers, etc but ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Why am I seeing these weird characters in the popup that asks for my password when I try to update Adobe Flash on my Mac?

I'm running OS X Yosemite on a Macbook Pro. I recently had an update for adobe flash but when the password prompt pops up to continue the installation of the update it looks like this: What's going ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

AmazonBasics Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt) to VGA Adapter resolution is maxing out at 1280x1024

I've got the latest MBPR 13" (i7 - early 2015 on Yosemite 10.10.3) and am trying to use the AmazonBasics Thunderbolt to VGA adapter (located here: ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Is it possible to transfer an application bought under one Apple ID to another Apple ID? [on hold]

How to see apps from different accounts Is it possible to see apps you got from a different account? I signed off one of my accounts where I had a paid app but I deleted it! The thing is, I forgot ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How to get my song back

My friend and I were going through my music playlist and he came across a song that he liked. He never got around to purchasing the song so he asked me if I would log onto his phone and download it. ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Restore my iPad

I forgot my passcode on my iPad and I can't restore it. I plugged it into iTunes and did the manual restart. I logged onto iCloud and took my iPad off of Find my iPhone so I could restore it. The ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How to “refresh” a mounted NFS folder from my router in Finder?

I have a rt-n56u router with an external hard disk shared in NFS. Sometimes this shared disk shows in Finder, sometimes not, and I need to reboot router AND mac yosemite - even if I can see it being ...

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