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Can't download Mavericks - I got a Mountain Lion CD, what to do?

This is the most silly question I'll ever ask, and I'm sorry for this. But doing the following: Step 1: https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/os-x-mavericks/id675248567 Step 2: ...
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Can I split a cell in a table in the newest version of pages?

I want to split a cell in the newest version of pages. This was very easy in the previous version but now I can't seem to do it. Any help is appreciated.
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Dock Connector Adaptor for VW Golf GTI MK7

My Golf infotainment system has a 30 pin male Dock Connector, which is a suitable connection for my iPhone 4s. However, I would like to connect my Sony MP3-player which has a 3.5 mm jack plug ...
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iPhone gb not enough for ios7 [on hold]

so I have officially deleted every last thing on my phone yet somehow my apparent 6gb my phone has are all used up and I don't know how to delete it so I could update to ios7
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How to hang up on incoming call when I am already on a call?

How do i hang up on incoming call? there seems to be no option but to hang up on current call also. If i let it ring it keeps buzzing which is very annoying
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2answers
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Adding words to Hiragana input's dictionary

I am trying to figure out how to add new words to the Japanese dictionary. Specifically, my problem is, name of one of my friends is Manaka, spelled 愛可 (yes, that's 可愛い in reverse). Problem is, if ...
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0answers
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Xcode window freezes as if it were an image?

Sometimes when I have two Xcode windows open, one of them freezes completely. The weirdest thing is I still can resize the freezer window, and it looks like an image! That is, when I squeeze the ...
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How to install OS to Mac Air with a different Apple ID

I got a Mac Air from friend and the Mac OS is 10.7(Lion). I tried to delete friend's data but unfortunately I deleted the whole disk and now there is no Mac OS in this Air. There was always only a ...
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0answers
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Why is my test for folder under /tmp existence fails?

I'm trying to create a "flag file" under /tmp using AppleScript but the check for whether it exists keeps failing. Following the answer Why is my applescript for checking if a file exists failing?, ...
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My Photo Stream got polluted - how to rebuild from scratch?

I recently imported some photos into iPhoto on my Mac that I didn't want to appear in My Photo Stream (and on my other devices). However, by default, iPhoto will add imported photos automatically. ...
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Text msgs not synching

All of a sudden text msgs from iPhone devices are not showing up on iPad Air, only on iPhone 4. What is the solution? Both devices have always been synched up until about a week ago.
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were is the siri .aiml file location

were is the actual siri.aiml file located? I found it a few years ago and edited it but now cant find the location on the iphone. assistantextensions doesnt work since i now have ios 7.0.4
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Display message box only if “filter finder items” finds an item (Automator)

Currently, I have a workflow going like this: When files and folders added to downloads Filter finder items where kind = music Open finder items with ID3 tag editor Ask for confirmation "Click OK ...
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Send pop-up message over LAN from mac to PC [on hold]

I have a Macbook Pro running OS X Yosemite version 10.10 . Is there any way I can send a pop-up message to every PC on the network? Smbclient client has been removed.
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0answers
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How do I disable “iTunes Home Sharing”?

Whenever I launch iTunes, I see my computer appears listed among those offering Bonjour services (e.g., by iStumbler), with an entry for "iTunes Home Sharing" even though I have unchecked "Share my ...
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0answers
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General System Preferences won't save on Max OSX Mavericks

Under System Preferences > General, there seems to be one setting, on my computer, that won't save. Regardless of what I set it to, it always reverts to "Always": I have tried the following: ...
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0answers
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changes made to Apple account wont apply!

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it wont let me: 1) Its explicit (Just swears ...
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0answers
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Why do my account settings (seem to) change after migration?

Prior to a recent Mavericks-Mavericks migration using Migration Assistant I had additional password security related options which are absent after the migration. In Security & Privacy > General ...
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0answers
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Time Machine Backup huge since SD Extension

I recently bought a 128GB SD Card extension for my MacBook Pro Retina. It's one of these SD Cards which fit into the SD Slot so they don't overlap with the body. Since I added this SD Card and moved ...
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A problem with using the iphoto library upgrader tool

I'm running OSX 10.9.4, and IPhoto 9.5.1. I have an old iphoto library (pre 7.0) on a time-machined backup external drive and wanted to access the photos on it. I tried to 'Switch' to it in IPhoto, ...
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0answers
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Mail app works on one computer, not another — OS and settings identical

There is NO difference at all in the settings between my laptop and desktop computers. Laptop works. Three mobile devices work. Desktop does not, despite the complete lack of ANYTHING different about ...
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0answers
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Can't access the Guest port 7001 from Host on a different network

My Parallels Desktop 10 network configuration is set on Bridged network ->default adapter. I am trying to access a windows 7 guest OS from my Macbook Pro on Mav 10.9.4. The weird part of the issue is ...
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Windows 8.1 OEM (System Builder) Boot Camp + Parallels

Will I be able to activate Windows 8.1 System Builder/OEM both in Boot Camp and in Parallels Desktop? I understand this is possible with previous Windows versions by activating once online and once by ...
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0answers
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How can I push Songza from iPad to LG Televison set (FIOS) [on hold]

Not a techie on this end so if there's a way to do it... can anyone walk me through the process. Thanks
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2answers
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How to look up lost iTunes shared library password?

I forgot the password to my iTunes home shared library. I know I can set a new password in the iTunes prefs, but I do not want to update all my home devices to the new password! I cannot find the ...
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1answer
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Cannot erase HD partition - Could not find partition to expand, first partition on the disk?

My current HD status is When I try to remove the "Free" partition, the log returns "Could not find partition to expand, first partition on the disk?" What can I do?
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1answer
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When should I register (i.e. pay to be) an apple OS X developer?

I'm a "team of one" and likely to remain so. I've been writing small programs for my own use for many years. For the first time, I have an app which I think might really be useful to others. The ...
0
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1answer
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Data toll tripled from Android to IOS, no changes in usage habits. How to troubleshoot? Possibly redirect and sniff (tips on how)?

So I've just bought my iPhone 5s with iOS 7.1.2, moving from Android. I've noticed that my data toll has more than tripled (from around 300MB to 1.1GB monthly) without significant changes in my usage ...
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How can I get XQuartz working in Mavericks (10.9.4)? My $DISPLAY variable seems to be wrong

I have recently upgraded to Mavericks (OSX 10.9.4), and I have installed XQuartz 2.7.7 as well. However, my XQuartz installation appears to be broken. When I type xeyes, I receive the error Error: ...
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0answers
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How to update the formula in a column without deleting comments using Numbers for Mac

The question pretty much sums it up, I have a huge sheet with many calculated cells, conditional formatting and comments. In one column, lets say column K, I have a formula similar to this, ...
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0answers
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The menu bar disappears from time to time when Google Chrome is on

My OS is OS X 10.9.2. Maybe because of the upgrading to Mavericks or the setting of Google Chrome, for some days, the menu bar on the top of the screen disappears from time to time when Google Chrome ...
0
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0answers
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Messages not sending iMessage - Yosemite Beta 2 [on hold]

I've just updated to Public Beta 2 and have noticed that Messages is not sending iMessages anymore. It's trying to send SMS, but since I don't have a phone on iOS 8 (yet), that function doesn't work ...
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2answers
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Convert bdf file to ttf

I'm trying to convert HelveticaCY.dfont to a ttf font. The MacOS softs that I used didn't work well so I tried Fondu which gave me this files : HelveticaCY-10.bdf HelveticaCY-12.bdf HelveticaCY.dfont ...
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0answers
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Turn off Thunderbolt display in Windows 7 Boot Camp

The Thunderbolt display doesn't have an on/off button, and in OS X I can toggle off the display with control-shift-eject, but how do I toggle it off in Windows 7 Boot Camp?
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0answers
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How to use an array as a condition in a COUNTIFS or SUMIFS formula

This question could be tricky to follow so I'll split it out with examples Given I have this table of overpriced fruits; Item Price Apple £0.80 Peach £1 Pear £1 ...
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2answers
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Font on Unity Application doesn't smooth

I'm using Mac book pro 13 inches with retina display. I see that on retina screen, font is smooth, and in almost applications, I see font is always smooth, too but not in Unity. I'm currently using ...
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vote
1answer
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Why does Airdrop on OS X only work in close proximity?

We're all connected to the same WiFi but other computers only show up in the Finder when they are close by. According to this Mac Basics article, you need to have Wi-Fi turned on select AirDrop in ...
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0answers
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Allowing MDM users to not only enroll devices (/mydevices) but also assign them to certain groups?

So I would love to allow one of our users access to not only add their own devices (as they do now by going to server/mydevices), but also decide which group the device should belong to. The user has ...
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votes
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Flash development enviroment on Mac [on hold]

new mac convert here.. for the past week, ive been trying to figure out how to set up a flash development environment on my mac.. to no avail.. previously, ive used a both adobe flash CS5 and flash ...
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0answers
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Prevent logging out when switching user from lock screen?

I have enabled "Require password after sleep of screen save begins". After waking the computer a lock screen is displayed. On this screen, instead of logging in, it is possible to press the Switch ...
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1answer
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AirDrop iphone to MacBook

At work I airdrop files with coworkers all the time but I often need to move photos from my iphone 5 to my laptop but I can't figure out how. If I select the images and open the send page which lists ...
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0answers
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Lost my contacts on iPhone 4s but they are on iCloud

I have an iPhone 4s and my contacts have disappeared... I have 500+ contacts in my iCloud and I am not able to get them on my phone. I have gone to settings then iCloud and toggled the contacts... ...
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0answers
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MacBook Pro- Word audio suddenly not working

I have a MacBook Pro. I have Word 2008 (12.3.6) installed. I use Word to record notes in class every week. I did an update to my system (routine update) and all of a sudden my most recent notes last ...
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0answers
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How to boot into Windows 7 installer on MacBook that has no DVD slot and can't natively boot from USB

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my MacBook as a dual boot setup. I have a MacBook 7,1 running Mavericks. I have replaced the DVD drive with a SSD (now have 2 internal drives) so cannot use a ...
0
votes
0answers
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Transferring data from iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4S using iTunes 11.3.1 - set up as new or restore?

I'm using an iMac with the latest iTunes (11.3.1). My iPhone 4S is currently on IOS 7.1.2 I've been using my iPhone 3GS for a few years now & I recently just got an iPhone 4S. When I got my 4S, ...
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vote
1answer
23 views

Customize external HDD spindown timeout?

It's possible to enable spinning down of mechanical hard drives using the "Put hard disks to sleep when possible" option in Energy Saver, and it's possible to customize the timeout period with sudo ...
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votes
2answers
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Installed Friefox Beta and now Bing is default search enginge in location bar

I updated from FF 31 to FF Beta (32) and when I now do a search in the location bar (the big one to the left) I get results from Bing. How do I change this back to Google?
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1answer
41 views

Can't remember my Apple ID

I remember my nickname for my Game Center but I don't remember what the Apple ID was for it is there a way to retrieve this information
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0answers
38 views

Old MacBook Pro 17" freezes when WiFi gets turned off

I recently updated from Mountain Lion to Mavericks 10.9.4 on my late 2007 MacBook Pro 17". Now every time I turn off WiFi, the computer freezes within a few seconds. Upon reboot, the computer freezes ...
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vote
1answer
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How to Backup from OS X to a Windows Home Server

I have a Windows Home server in my basement that I've been using as a backup solution when I had a house full of Windows machines. Since making "the switch" to Mac, I haven't been able to find a ...

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