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SSD in a MacBook Pro (mid 2012, 13"), Finder symbol with question mark

I am having trouble upgrading my MacBook Pro (mid 2012, 13") with a SSD. 3 weeks ago, I installed the Samsung Evo 840 (500 GB) into my MacBook Pro. It worked fine for 3 weeks, then two days ago, my ...
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Auto-Update Script

I'm trying to get the Macs at my workplace all updating at a specific time. To do so, I'm running a bash script from a spare Macbook running OS X Server. I have one minor and one big issue with my ...
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Obtain Apple ID from son/daughter for tracking app

I have signed up for TeenSafe to monitor the content of my 15 year old's usage of her text/pic messages on her iPhone (I suspect sexting and explicit pictures). In order to establish the link, it ...
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Why Does OS X Mavericks Start Indexing After A Crash?

My macbook pro (mid-2010 running 10.9.5) has been crashing a lot lately. I haven't made any changes to it (either hardware or software) or installed anything new but it seems to be something to do ...
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What is consuming a large amount of space on my Mac regarded as Applications in Storage?

I opened the Storage tab in About This Mac and it says that 61.57 GB of my 121 GB Flash storage is used on Applications. I opened the Applications folder, highlighted all the apps, opened the ...
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how to install latest possible iTunes without Yosemite upgrade?

My Mac is running OS X Mavericks (1.9.5) and iTunes 11.1. After I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7 to iOS 8, I get a message saying that I need at least iTunes 11.2 to connect to this iPhone. However, ...
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Looking for an flashcard/memorization app that pops up questions throughout the day

There was one I saw a few years ago (for Windows) but I can't remember the name. Does such an app really not exist anymore? I just want questions to interrupt my work every few hours. I answer the ...
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Has anyone else been able to find out why Back to my Mac isn't working in Yosemite?

After upgrading to Yosemite, I can no longer see my other computers that I was able to access with Back to my Mac, under previous OS X versions (while I am away from home - usually accessing my home ...
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1answer
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Can I use an iPad Air (iPad 5) screen protector on my iPad Air 2 (iPad 6)

I received an iPad Air 2 recently and am trying to order a screen protector for it. Can I use an iPad Air 1st Generation screen protecter? Are the width and height the same on both generations?
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Share iPad internet connection to PC over USB

Can I use my iPad to connect to my PC over USB and receive internet? My iPad has Internet but at the moment my PC doesn't and I don't have a wireless router yet.
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Can you place a shortcut or a link to a website in the dock in osx?

Is there a way you can place a shortcut or a link to a website in the dock in osx ? Similar to how you can save a website to the homescreen of ios. Id like to do this on 2 machines - one is on osx ...
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Apple Time Machine, Drobo and studio computer [on hold]

I bought an Apple Time Machine. I have a home studio with several hard drives. I'm trying to find the best way to setup Time Machine to keep all my storage backed up all the time. Studio Computer ...
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WiFi Extender gives my MBP the WiFi Exclamation Mark

I have a wifi extender (TP-Link TL-WR700N). It works great for iPhones, iPads, Windows laptops, and Android devices. However whenever my MBP (running Mavericks) switches to it from the main network, ...
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Download app from iPad to iPod touch with different Apple ID

How do I download a purchased app on iPad to an iPod touch with a different Apple ID? My daughter purchased an app and put it on her iPad, and I want to put it on an iPod touch that I gave my grandson ...
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Import old OneNote .one files into OneNote for Mac

I have some old OneNote files (with .one) extension from those long ago years when I still suffered from Windows. Additionally I have some current template files with .one extensions. I no longer ...
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Will Photo Stream go away when iCloud Photos leaves beta?

iOS 8.1 is out and there is a public beta for iCloud Photos. There are many differences between the new iCloud Photo service and the old Photo Stream, but for the scope of this question I am only ...
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Uninstalling OSX 10.10 Yosemite Extensions

I'm a developer, but it is more of a user-centric question. How can one "unregister" a Finder Sync (or any other, presumably) OSX 10.10 App Extension? I've removed the app that's hosting it ...
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Unable to do Time Machine backups from MacBook Pro on Mavericks

I purchased a MacBook Pro Retina on March 2014 to replace my old MacBook. Both were running Mavericks, but I decided to clone the disk into a partition on the new MacBook Pro and keep the ready ...
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Fixing a couple of odd problems after I dropped my MacBook

I dropped my MacBook (six years old, running OS X 10.6.8) on the ground, and have observed a couple of odd problems since then: Whenever I open my MacBook it attempts to eject the CD, makes a couple ...
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OSX - Prevent speakers from getting enabled automaticaly

I had disabled my speakers in OSX. When I opened GoToMeeting or if I get a call from Skype, then the speakers are automatically enabled. How to avoid from applications deciding and enabling speakers ...
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“A descriptive string set at run-time. Don't localize.”?

When I open Safari, in my Bookmarks tab it shows me a pop-up: What does this mean?
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What happens when a phone runs out of storage and pictures are taken?

I am unsure of which iphone I need-64gb or 128gb. I mainly need storage space for photos and videos and I dont think 64gb would be enough. Someone has said that due to iCloud drive a 64gb would ...
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1answer
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How do I open a URL with a custom scheme in Yosemite with cron and open?

I had a cron job that ran every morning at 10:30 to call into our daily status meeting on Go2Meeting. After I upgraded to Yosemite it stopped working, and I figured out that it was because open -g ...
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Macbook pro showing “Starting Internet Recovery” instead of AHT

I try to make a long AHT test on my mid 2014 Macbook Pro. When I press D (same with alt-D) on boot it says : Starting Internet Recovery Restart Shutdown After a few seconds, it launches ...
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Is there a way to selectively enable “Text Message Forwarding”?

Yosemite's new "Text Message Forwarding" feature is a great convenience for communicating with friends and colleagues who use SMS for texting, but it has the potentially to fatally* undermine 2-factor ...
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Can you chain a USB hub off a USB port on a Thunderbolt display?

I'm considering getting a display with thunderbolt connection, to use as extra screen space and as docking station (on a macbook pro 2012) Right now I'm using a USB hub for all the peripheral devices ...
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1answer
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How to see movie taken from other android device via xender on iphone

I have I phone 5s and I have installed xender for iOS but when I have take movie from android via xender the transfer was complete bUt that file is not working Just saw delete. And send
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Yosemite broke Dropbox toolbar shortcut to reveal files in Finder

I just updated to Yosemite, and now I cant access newly added files through the dropdown menu the Dropbox icon in the toolbar provides. Previously it was possible to reveal a newly added file in ...
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Where can I get a copy of Mavericks after Yosimite has been released?

I think I would like to install Mavericks over Snow Leopard on my Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro because I imagine it is more stable than Yosimite and I'm doing a lot of development on it, for which I ...
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External disk boots installation system, but not installed OS

I have an external NewerTech Voyager Q, connected with Firewire. In it I have my old internal HD. I used to have OS X Snow Leopard on it, so it's correctly formatted and bootable but it would never ...
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Keyboard shortcut to change tabs in terminal not working anymore in yosemite

I've set up a custom shortcut for Terminal to change tabs: cmd+option+left/right (the same as in most browsers, for convenience). I did this by going to System Preferences > Keyboard > ...
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Font smoothing for pdf files in OSX Yosemite Safari vs Skim

I produce a lot of pdf files using LaTeX and thus, I also read a lot of such files. After the update to OS X 10.10 the fonts are not smooth anymore. However, Safari seems to handle it much better than ...
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Yosemite Installer not opening?

I have downloaded OSX Yosemite, after downloading complete when I am clicking on 'Install OS X Yosemite' it doesn't starting anything...Till now I have downloaded it 4 times every time same happening. ...
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Mission control: switch to desktop1 + show desktop

I'm bored of pressing 2 key shortcuts need to write a script that tells mission control the following: if not at desktop1, switch to desktop 1 perform "show desktop" (windows will be ...
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520 views

Get full url address on Safari

In Yosemite, the new Safari "hides" part of the URL, how could I show it without going to the address bar every time? e.g. ...
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Networked devices not visible in Yosemite

I have a Synology NAS that I have attached to my network. After upgrading to Yosemite, I can no longer see this device from my MacBook Air. Other Macs on my network running Mavericks can see and mount ...
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Shared folder on one mac

I have two users. In "Get Info" I shared a User1 folder with the User2. But how can I access the folder from the User2 account?
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How to resolve dropping wifi issue since Yosemite upgrade?

As of today I experience random wifi connection drops on my MacBook Air 2012 that force me to reselect the network every ten minutes. The only recent change to the system was an upgrade to Yosemite. A ...
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1answer
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MATLAB disabled status in Yosemite

I have 2013a installed and the patch from here. The patch should work, but when I navigate to the application, there is a "stop" icon above the app icon which still prevents the patched version from ...
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1answer
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View TLS Certificate in Safari 8 / Yosemite

i've installed the new OS X Yosemite recently. Now i'm trying to view the TLS Certificate and the Certificate Chain in the new Safari. In the older versions of Safari one just had to click onto the ...
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How to share files only within a particular subnet?

Suppose I have a repeater on the subnet 192.168.100.1, is there a way to allow file sharing within the 192.168.100.x subnet only? I don't want the machines connected to the repeater to pop up under ...
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Yosemite randomly freezes and crashes on my MacBook Pro 15" Early 2011

I already had a similar problem before: Is this crash normal? https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3358689 ...
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1answer
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How do I find what my DPI setting is in OS X?

I don't have a retina display, and display settings doesn't show any relevant info. How can I see what my DPI in OS X is?
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Reinstallation OSX Mavericks on Mac Mini via WiFi Fails

Tried to upgrade to OSX Yosemite on my Mac Mini bought this year running OSX Mavericks. It failed. When I checked for issues using Disk Utility I saw: Disk Utility stopped repairing "Macintosh HD" ...
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1answer
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Importing images from internet to new albums in iTunes

I just had an update for iTunes to version 12.0.1.26. The old way to import images to new albums in iTunes has changed. How do I import in the latest version?
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AppleScript-sent messages pop up as unsent drafts when trying to quit Mail

I have a spam processing script that I use to forward spam messages as attachments to my spam filter using the 'send' command in AppleScript. Everything processes and delivers fine, but later when I ...
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1answer
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Cannot format MacBook Air SSD, stuck at waiting for disks to reappear

I have a Macbook Air with 128GB SSD and 4GB RAM with OS X Mavericks. I was using my Mac normally but suddenly Chrome got stuck. So I held down the power button and force-shut down the Mac. When I ...
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1answer
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SD memory for Time Machine?

May I use the SD flash memory for a backup drive? What is the maximum size supported? Is the drive bootable for a recovery option? Would anyone recommend doing this? Machine: 2013 MacMini OSX ...
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3answers
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How do I move my System files to another drive without reformatting the destination?

I have a 128G SSD for my main drive and it is nearly full, I'd like to move the OS (Yosemite) and all my data to my second drive, a 1TB hybrid drive which is installed in the DVD drive bay. How do I ...
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1answer
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Wifi issues with multiple devices

I have about 4 devices always using the internet on my home wifi network. Everything is fine and dandy until I start to do intensive bandwidth stuff like gaming and streaming movies. So I thought this ...

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