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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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1answer
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Movies that I cannot find are taking up 200gb on Mac?

Movies that I cannot find are taking up 200gb on 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 "VideoBlend". ...
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0answers
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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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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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1answer
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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 ...
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How to Make more space?

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?!
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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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: ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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0answers
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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
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1answer
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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
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1answer
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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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2answers
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Is there any reason to buy a CD/DVD/Blu-Ray external unit?

I am seeing more and more laptops being purchased without any CD/DVD support. I am interested in knowing why one would consider this purchase these days?
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2answers
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I screwed up manually deleting TimeMachine backup

My TimeMachine backups need to be deleted. I should have been wise and followed this advice, deleting the backups from within TimeMachine. Can't delete old TimeMachine backup I didn't do that. I ...
0
votes
1answer
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Only move one page in double-page view | iBooks

I like reading books in double-page view in iBooks. But I always can only move two pages in this view, like in RL. Is there a way to only move one page, for example to compare images on different ...
0
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0answers
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Extract a tracking number from Mail app in mac and add it automatically to Parcel app

is there an appleScript that can Extract a tracking number from Mail app in mac and add it automatically to Parcel app so it sync directly with my apple Watch and my iPhone
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3answers
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Do I need to decrypt the hard drive before repair?

Today I left my MBP Retina at local authorised Apple service (it's a mid 2012 model, and it's having some gfx issues), and then I got an email telling me that I have to go back there and decrypt my ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to grab a screenshot from the AppleWatch?

Just wondering.. The watch can remotely control the iOS camera, and keep it's photos. I was hoping their would be a similar capability re screen images. Thanks
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0answers
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Can't resize external hard drive partition

I remember very clearly back when I formatted the drive, that I chose everything that St. Steve prescribed me to, GUID scheme, HFS+ partition type, even though other platforms can't write to HFS+. ...
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0answers
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Google Calendar and Calendar on iPad running 8.3 [on hold]

I just want to say that it finally worked to sync google calendar on the iPad, with MacBook Pro running 10.6.x when the one gentleman said to add an CalDav calendar to Settings / ...
0
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0answers
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How to fix non-bootable OS X, after Boot Camp problems?

I accidentally removed the "Recovery HD" partition, when I was installing Windows, and now my OS X system is not booting anymore. How do I fix this, without wiping the entire disk, and starting ...
0
votes
1answer
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How to disable built-in keyboard and trackpad?

after a recent drink spill on my MacBook, the keyboard is producing all sorts of random keystrokes and odd behavior such as holding spacebar, shift or arrow keys etc. Yes, I know this question has ...
0
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1answer
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iPhoto on Yosemite will not open

On my new Mac book pro, I have aperture on yosemite. I can no longer open iPhoto. The necessary upgrade is not available on the UK App store.. How do I restore iPhoto.
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0answers
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Draft in Mail does not handle mails properly, but piling up messages

I noticed recently that my Draft folder in Mail is not emptying after quitting and launching. Moreover, it gets more and more full of "gray" messages. That was not a behavior before, and everything ...
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0answers
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Backup app to use with Amazon Cloud Drive?

I am backing up my iMac locally using Time Machine, and now I am looking for a cloud backup to provide offsite redundancy. I have signed up for Amazon's unlimited storage option for their Cloud Drive, ...
0
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0answers
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My Apple TV2 is powered up, no red light

I have the main screen on the tv but no red light on the Apple TV. I can't control it. I have unplugged it for the required 10 seconds 3 times, no difference. Help! A) Apple TV is powered on B) ...
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1answer
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Restore Photos library from Time Machine

Using my Mac Mini was like wading through treacle so I decided to perform a totally clean install, wipe it and start again. I made a Time Machine backup and let that run for a couple of days to make ...
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0answers
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Firefox “not responding”, can't force quit, doesn't show in activity monitor

I have entered a weird state Firefox was open. The icon appears in the cmd+tab task menu. In the dock it shows as "not responding". Force Quit does nothing though. Ok... but then it doesn't show ...
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Change drive “block size” to 4096

I just bought a 4tb hard drive and enclosure and attempted to encrypt it with truecrypt. I errored with a message saying the block size must be 4096 bytes for >2TB drive. How do i alter the drive to ...
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0answers
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Black Screen With Cursor on Logout in Yosemite

This is specifically occurring on Yosemite Macs that have been NetRestored. Initial login works fine. However, when restarting the Mac or logging out of the user, a black screen appears with only the ...
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Trying to run commands in bash causes Homebrew error

Whenever I try and run any commands in terminal (bash), my window goes crazy and it keeps looping through an output of: /usr/local/Cellar/rbenv/0.4.0/libexec/rbenv-hooks: line 32: cd: ...
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Cannot buy gems in Clash of Clans after using different Apple ID to transfer game [on hold]

I have bought a game from a guy and taken his Game Centre and password. I entered the credentials in my iPhone but I do not have the Apple ID that the guy was using. For buying gems I have entered my ...
1
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1answer
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Macbook Pro Freezes when waking from sleep/hibernation

When I open my MacBook Pro after it has been closed (usually for more than 1 hr) I get a slow response. One of the following happens: I hear a mechanical startup sound, and grey screen appears. ...
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One weather widget is completely wrong, showing that it is night time all the time

I use the weather widget on my MacBook Air dashboard to watch many cities current weather. I have opened multiple incidences of this widget, one for each city so each city's weather is displayed ...
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Can I change the exercise goal on my Apple Watch? [duplicate]

It seems that the Apple Watch comes with the daily Exercise goal preset to 30 minutes. The 'Move' (calories) goal can be changed with a force touch when showing the Move achievement so far, but doing ...
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Thought bubbles in Yosemite

When using Preview my Yosemite does NOT have the thought bubble option.. Is it a problem or does Yosemite not offer the thought bubble as Lion did. I can get the speech bubble no problem.
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1answer
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Using a USB 3 port as a power delivery port for quicker charging of connected devices

My Android phone charges via a USB 2 micro-usb connector and is capable of charging at greater than the 500mA provided by USB 2 data mode. Is it possible to configure my Mac so that its USB 3 port ...
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0answers
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Purge graphic memory? [on hold]

Is it possible to "empty" the graphic memory on a Mac? When I use specific apps, they, for some reason, don't free up the memory they've used and apps like Final Cut, and the entire system, become ...
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2answers
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How do I rename a FAT SD Card using a MacBook Air?

I'm trying to rename a 16GB SD card (Untitled) using a MacBook Air but the Disk Utility won't let me rename/erase/reformat it. I am able to open the device and see all of its content but cannot rename ...
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vote
1answer
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Can I backup a Time Capsule to a HDD drive connected to its USB port?

I have a 2TB Time Capsule and multiple external HDDs. I recently bought a 4TB external drive, now I'd like all my files, in all my HDDs to go to the 4TB drive that is connected through USB to the ...
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0answers
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Spotlight Massive (out of control at 100GB+)

Macbook Pro, 500GB SSD, Yosemite 10.10.3 Is there a way to determine what folder(s) are giving Spotlight grief? Or some other recommendations to fix spotlight? Spotlight is killing my drive space ...
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0answers
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Serial connection via Ethernet port

I have some devices that are only accessible via RS-232 cables. The problem is that I have no RS-232 to USB adapters so I can't access them. What I do have is a bunch of serial cables, most ...
0
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2answers
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Determine whether Logic Board has actually been replaced

I recently had the Logic Board in my Retina MBP 15″ 2012 replaced under a warranty extension program and Apple paid for it. The problem I have is confirming that I actually got a new board installed. ...
0
votes
1answer
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“brew install rtorrent” now failing to build

This morning, I tried to launch rtorrent on Mac OS X 10.10.3, and it failed with a "symbol not found" in libtorrent (I've lost the backtrace from my screen). Tried a bunch of stuff, as documented ...
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vote
1answer
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Configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2

How can I configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2? Typically in OS X dialogs, you'd: Right click on file Select Open With... Choose the application Select Always open ...
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1answer
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What is wrong in this command about grepping and pandocing?

I am thinking this answer which returns a broken PDF document in OSX 10.10.3. The file test_dummy.tex is here. pandoc test_dummy.tex -f markdown -t html | grep -E '(^<|^$|^ *$)' \ | grep -v ...

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