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VirtualBox - Improve Performance

I have a windows computer running Mac OS X Yosemite in a VirtualBox environment. I used BeamOff to improve performance, but is there any other ways I could make it even more faster? Cause it's still ...
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unable to delete large folder from icloude drive

I am unable to delete large folders from my icloud drive.( I have tried it both from my phone and from icloud.com) get an error saying “There was a problem deleting “folder name” try again later” I ...
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Creating a Bootable USB drive for a PC on a Macbook

I recently had a little mishap on my PC machine and now my HDD is completely cleared. I have a 32GB USB, a Windows 8.1 full DVD iso, and my macbook pro 2013 with Yosemite on it. I tried using ...
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Forgotten username and password

a family member recently purchased an iPad however they had their son set it up whom turns out forgotten both username and password. Now, trying to reset the entire device to no avail as the iPad is ...
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Importing Finder Folders to Albums in Photos app

I organize all of my photos into folders. I have years of photos organized properly by year_date_event_name. I would like to import the folders directly into the Photos app as Albums named as the ...
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Swap Batteries MacBook Pro & MacBook Unibody

My MacBook's (late 2008, unibody, 13") battery has just become very bad. I also have a MacBook Pro (mid 2012, 15") which has a still-ok battery. Now, since I take my MacBook (the old one) everywhere I ...
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MacBookPro OSX 10.10.3

How do I permanently delete text substitutions from System Preferences > Keyboard > Text. I have deleted them several times using the (-) key, but they annoyingly reincarnate themselves after a ...
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Allowing other clients on a Wireless network to access an Internet shared device

I'm currently using internet sharing to share my WiFi (en1) connection over my Ethernet (en0) port. I have a computer plugged into my iMac's ethernet using a crossover Ethernet cable (bridge100). I ...
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1answer
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Can your information security be compromised by opening attachments in Gmail in iOS?

I know people can put virus or other dangerous programs in email attachments and send them to you, but is that just for the computer world and not tablets? I mean, if you get such an email to your ...
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OSX Yosemite - Photos -

I liked that the events showed only thumbnail images on iPhoto and if i wanted to open a particular event then i got to see all the images from that day. In the new photos it just shows albums and all ...
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Why can't I see thumbnails in the finder?

Most of the instructions I've found online (this, for example) say all I have to do is select "show icon preview" in the finder view settings. But that doesn't seem to be working. What's the problem ...
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What’s the difference between the “Indoor Walk” and “Indoor Run” workouts?

The Apple Watch supports workouts called Indoor Walk, Indoor Run, and Indoor Cycle, and it also has Outdoor versions of these. The Apple Watch User Guide explains that Outdoor and Indoor ...
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Opening a subset of bookmarks in a Bookmark Folder

I imported my bookmark folders from Chrome, which I now hate. How can I open a subset of bookmarks in a folder, but NOT ALL bookmarks in the folder, each in a NEW tab. I am using Safari 7.1.5 and OS ...
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How to recover deleted photos from Samsung galaxy S5 (Android 4.4) [on hold]

I mistakenly deleted many imporatnt photos on my Samsung S5, how can I recover deleted photos from Samsung galaxy S5? Please help !!!
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Can't get teredo IP Address - Airport Express

I have the new airport express and I allowed all ports that are required for xbox live but my NAT type is still strict. I've tried ethernet and wireless. The error I get is "can't get teredo IP ...
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2answers
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Is the retina iMac's GPU powerful enough for its huge display?

The retina iMac has a display with the huge resolution of 5120x2880. While I'm pretty sure the included GPU (AMD Radeon R9 M290X) must be definitely powerful enough for everyday use, I wonder if under ...
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2answers
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Can Not Transfer Voice Memos

I can't seem to manage to transfer voice memos from my iPhone. I've read that all I should do is to check the "Include voice memos" box in iTunes Music Sync Settings: Of course, I've synced, ...
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1answer
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How can I get notifications to show up on my Apple Watch again instead of my iPhone?

For a few hours after I set up my Apple Watch, I saw iMessage and other notifications on my watch instead of my iPhone. At some point, however, the notifications started appearing only on my phone; ...
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Clash of clans, loads with my wife's account [on hold]

I was using my wife's cloud account. I signed out of her cloud, created my own iCloud, changed names on my Game Center. Deleted clas on prior Game Center. Signed into ne iCloud, and Game Center, ...
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1answer
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How do I find and remove compilers on my Mac?

Some time ago, I installed Python, LaTeX, C, Perl, Fortran, etc. on my Mac for some college work. I think I used Homebrew to install at least some of them. Now I am not sure how to remove them as I ...
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1answer
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Why doesn't the Apple Watch activity app count the activity recorded on the iPhone?

When walking around with the iPhone and not the Apple Watch the iPhone records steps. However when looking at the Apple Watch activity app the previously recorded steps are not shown there. Why is ...
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1answer
21 views

Is it bad to store a mac on top of a windows laptop due to the magnetic power cord?

I have a Windows Laptop and a MacBook and I like to keep them both in the same place. Is it bad to stack them on top of each other? This has been asked a couple different times (as in What computer ...
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1answer
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Copy an iPhone's disk contents (filesystem) to a computer

I like to get a clear view at how an iPhone's file system. Especially in the case of damaged data. Apart from using a professional (and costly) data recovery service, what other ways do exist to ...
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0answers
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How to restore files on mac when using Linux Mint

It's seems that I somehow deleted all os x when running a live version of mint. I may have also deleted the files on the hard drive as well. Is there a cheap and easy way to recover these using a live ...
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1answer
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Mac crashing multiple times a day

My mac mini keeps crashing multiple times a day. I have no idea why it happens. It seems to happen at random. Here's the crash report, maybe you can help me. Thanks in advance. Anonymous UUID: ...
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Mac book won't run osx

I use Yosemite and after I hard restart it I can boot back again, so after select user and enter password in 1 min mac shows me gray locked screen. I don't care about osx, but I need to copied my ...
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Resetting password for my @icloud.com account.

I have changed my Apple ID on my iPad2 but when I want to make a forced backup to iCloud I am being asked for password to my iCloud email (ie xxxxxxxxx@icloud.com). I cannot remember this. All sites I ...
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how long does it take to synch across devices

I've imported 1,000 photos into Photos on my Mac, and my settings are "Store in iCloud", it is over an hour since I did the import and when I log into iCloud.com via Safari I can see the photos there ...
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0answers
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How to turn off multiple all day Calendar notifications?

In Calendar for all-day events OSX shows notifications every hour on the day BEFORE the event AND on the day of the event. How can I leave just one notification for all-day events? In Calendar ...
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1answer
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Photos for OS X: How to generate album automatically at import

In iPhoto I relied heavily on the events feature. I had about 100 events. In Photos for OS X I'm totally ok with the new albums that replaces events somehow. But I am looking to automatically create ...
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2answers
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Preinstalled audio, photo and video data size

Have recently purchased new MacBook Pro 13″ 2015 (128 GB) and noticed that "About my Mac" displays 1.31 Gb Audio, 750 Mb photo and 410 Mb Films. Does it mean that someone else stored this data on the ...
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1answer
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Can't Delete iTunes Content

I have a MacBook Pro running the latest version of Yosemite and the most up to date version of iTunes. When opening iTunes up it shows that I have 6 songs, I've tried to delete these songs multiple ...
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App for writing with Wacom Tablet (like windows Journal)

Sorry for my poor english. Hello, I am a mathematical teacher and I have been trying to solve my problem for days and I hope here I will find a solution. I own a Wacom Intuos Pro A4 Graphic Tablet ...
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Power_On_Hours and 'ac -p' differ

Have recently purchased new MacBook Pro 13″ 2015 (128 GB) and noticed that there is an 9.5 hours difference between ac -p command result and "Power_On_Hours" S.M.A.R.T. value. Does it mean that the ...
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Mac App Store downloading whole app instead of update

Mac App Store sometimes downloads whole apps, instead of downloading just the differential update needed. Take the latest iMovie update which is a bug-fix update and shouldn't be larger than a couple ...
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Memory problems with 'photos and camera'

Im having major problems with my Ipad and its really implementing me for university and for work. it says in internal 'usage' that 5.1 gig are taken up in 'photos and camera' even though i deleted all ...
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1answer
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Health data keeps disappearing without reason

I'm using an iPhone 5 (running iOS 8.3) and update my health data manually with 'add data' feature. However in some mornings when I open health application, all data seems missing. Charts, dashboard ...
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iPhone 5s silver iOS 7.1.2

I bought 5s silver since 2014.That's my Fav & it's very useful for me...but now I don't know exactly that my phone is power off when using it & for 1min,it's power on automatically.Then I saw ...
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iMovie in iPad cannot find clips after sync with laptop

The kids have loved making movies in iMovie on the iPad. So much so that they filled it with their clips. So I synced to my laptop and selected the "delete from device" option in Photos figuring that ...
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1answer
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On Mac OSX Yosemite why does my computer download 500MB every day whether I am using it or not?

I have Mac OSX Yosemite, 10.10.1 and halfway through last month my computer decided to download about 500MB every day. I even quit all programs and it still downloaded 447MB. I am seeing this number ...
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Lost/blocked my credit card, can't buy any apps because of billing info

I lost (and locked) my credit card. Now whenever I want to buy an app from the iOS store, the transaction fails. What can I do to prevent this?
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Monitoring the whole website change? [on hold]

I am currently monitoring webpages with an applet Change Meter. As awesome as it is, it can only monitor webpages. Hence, imagine if I wish to monitor the changes in the whole website, that has such a ...
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1answer
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Can I use a Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13“ charger with my Late 2013 MacBook Pro 13” with the MagSafe Adapter?

I bought a Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13" but eventually upgraded to a newer Retina Late 2013 13" model. I'd like to get another charger, but I'm curious if I could use the old charger that came with ...
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1answer
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How can I download a newer Yosemite installer?

I can't seem to download a newer Yosemite installer from my Yosemite Mac. When I click Download, I'm presented with this dialog: However, clicking Continue doesn't appear to do anything. No ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Keep bootable backup with rsync [on hold]

I've ditched Carbon Copy Cloner now that it went commercial, well I felt guilty about using a closed source application anyways. What rsync options do you prefer when maintaining your bootable ...
0
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1answer
11 views

AppStore formatting is broken

My Macbook, Version 10.9.5 Build 13F1077, AppStore is somehow broken. It's like the formatting of it is broken. See attached image. Any idea's about what happened or how to troubleshoot or fix?
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1answer
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osx Yosemite want show desktop

So I got some freeze issue and beach ball indicator was appeared for me. So I was watching rotation of it during ten minutes and then hard reset my mac. So did because I can't click any buttons or ...
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1answer
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What does the “cancel” icon in the volume prompt mean?

I connected my earphone and when I tried to change the volume, I got a prompt like Except that there was a small "cancel" icon in it (like this). I could not change the volume. I had to unplug and ...
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172 views

How do I copy a Mac volume using cp?

I have researched this for hours. In Single User Mode, I used: cp -Rpvn /* /Volumes/MyBackup My external USB is mounted on /Volumes/MyBackup The issue however is that after 24hrs it still has not ...
2
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1answer
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VLC video doesn't play in main window

After upgrading to 2.2.1, VLC videos plays in a separate window, but I want the controls to be in the same window as the video (just the way it was before I upgraded). Am I missing something?

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