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Can I Disable The Time Capsule's Wireless Radio on a Timer

I would like to disable my Time Capsule's wireless radio overnight. AirPort Utility contains some options for Timed Access (under the Network tab) but I have not been able to tell if this will ...
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Startup very slow (10.6 / 10.9)

My dev workstation (MBP 2012, 2.5Ghz i5, 16Gb, 500Gb HDD) is incredibly slow booting up to the point I'm terrified of rebooting it. Every now and again it crashes or refuses to wake (maybe once every ...
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Putting Stickers on Top Macbook Pro Lid - Recommendations

I've got a new Macbook from the company I work for. I have some nice stickers I want to put on the lid. However I am worried about removing them. Is there skin/layer apply before so I can remove them ...
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1answer
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AirPlay doesn't work when AirPort Exp. extends my network?

I have recently acquired an old first gen AirPort Express and wanted to use it solely for airplaying over to my old and amp. I tested configuring with it's own network and works fine. The problem is, ...
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An app in iPhone shows in the list of apps sharing documents (list below), but it does not show in the general list (list above)

I have an iPhone 4s, iOS 7.1.2, plugged to my Pc. iTunes 12.1.2 is running, and I am seeing the apps in my device. On the right of the main screen there are copies of the icons as shown in the ...
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How do I remove a stuck Mini CD from the SuperDrive on a Macbook Pro?

I have a 2010 13" MacBook Pro that someone inserted one of those Mini CD type discs in to. The SuperDrive happily ingested the media but now refuses to spit it out. It does not show up as a mounted ...
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iTunes backup: not all apps backed up

I have backed up my iPhone 4s with iTunes. Problem: The .ipa file for Foxit Reader was not present in the backup, in C:\Users\<my user>\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media. There are probably other apps ...
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How to change all dates on file and preserve them during file move?

I would like to change all dates on a file [all four reported by stat command]. I cannot find a way to change the "inode last changed" date. I've tried: touch -t SetFile -d SetFile -m but this ...
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Mac calendar won't syn to iPhone

If I put an event on my mac calendar in does not sync to my iPhone. However it does sync if I put an event into the iPhone when it will then pick up the previous unsynced events.
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OS X spotlight UI bug

The spotlight search UI on my mac seems to have broken. It doesn't have a rounded corners. Nothing seems to solve it.
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iPad mini 2 stopped charging

My iPad suddenly stopped charging. Or better, it fail to show the "thunder" near the battery while charging, but it charges really slower than before (usually it takes more than 15 minutes to charge ...
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2answers
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What causes repeating push notification alerts on iOS 7?

I recently updated to IOS 7, now every time I use an app I get a message saying Connect to iTunes to use push notifications " Whatsapp" (And Other Apps) notifications may include alerts, sounds and ...
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0answers
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Why do emojis look like this on my laptop?

No matter what browser I'm using, the emojis show up with flesh toned boxes beside them. How do I fix this?
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1answer
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Mail app crashing in El Capitan Public Beta 4 [on hold]

I just updated to OS X El Capitan Public Beta 4 and there is a problem with the native Mail app, which occurs every time I try to open the app. I have no access to any option at all. The problem is ...
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Vertical colored lines on broken screen — is it just my screen?

I cracked my iPhone 5S screen on pavement. It's currently not covered under AppleCare. I'm wondering, though, if it's worth it to take this to one of those companies that replace broken screens. From ...
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1answer
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Add item to Finder toolbar with terminal?

You can cmd-drag an item to the Finder toolbar to have it there permanently, but is there a way you do this in the Terminal? The closest I've found is this old thread: ...
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1answer
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Cursor movement to beginning/end of line in iOS - possible?

Does iOS provide any kind of cursor movement commands. For example: You forward an email or a web page link and you're at the end of the Subject line in the mail app. You want to jump to the ...
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1answer
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Safari cannot be forced to quit

I am trying to force to quit Safari but that doesn't work. What is happening? When looking at the Dock, the icon Safari is not accompany by a dot (meaning that the application is closed). However, ...
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iOS 7: iCloud backup fails silently

Like so many other people, I have an iOS 7 device that fails to backup to iCloud. Automatic backups don't occur, and I periodically get the "your iPhone has not been backed up in n weeks" message. ...
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2answers
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Android File Transfer

I installed the "Android File Transfer" to move some data. So far so good. But there is one issue annoying me. Every time I connect my mobile via USB, the Mac changes to the main desktop and opens ...
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2answers
33 views

Installing git on OSX 10.8 without Xcode

I'd like to setup my dev environment on my girlfriend's iMac, but she's not cool with me wasting 3GB of space, which is what Xcode takes up. She also doesn't want to/can't upgrade past 10.8 because ...
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Is there a way to get access to ALL files on OS X from a guest account? (If I have the user and password for the admin account)

I don't want to get into why I need this so I'll just make it clear: I have the admin account password and I need to be able to access and modify any file from a guest account. Is there a way to do ...
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0answers
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Shake mac and heared strange sound like wobble

I recently bought a macbook pro 2015 woth retina 13. When i shake it vertically, some slow sound come from it and look like something wobble in that. Is it normal?
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3answers
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After sleep, my iMac is very slow to respond for a 45seconds+

When my iMac enters sleep, and then I wake it up -- either shortly after, or the next day, while it responds to the wake request quickly, it's basically unresponsive for 45 seconds+ after. ...
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3answers
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createinstallmedia: command not found

I am trying to create a bootable flash drive that is named Untitled from my MacBook Pro Retina with Yosemite 10.10. This is what I am getting in Terminal: mbp2013retina:~ chris$ sudo ...
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3answers
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How to transfer data from one iCloud account into a new one?

Since approximately 2009, my mother, brother, and I have all shared the same Apple ID and therefore, iCloud. Each of us have our separate devices, computers, and different music, apps, contacts, and ...
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2answers
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MacBook Pro LED light flashing

My LED light on my MacBook Pro flashes off for about 0.1 second then turns back on and will flash off again for the same amount of time while I'm using Skype. Is someone spying on my camera?
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1answer
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Virus from adult websites?

I go to my safari and it says I have viruses from adult websites, I'm guilty of that yes. But it then shows its checking my android in one tab and another says my iPhone has a virus. Is this true? Or ...
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2answers
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Macbookpro can't recognize bootable usb at boot time?

I have an old macbookpro: Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro6,2 Processor Name: Intel Core i5 Processor Speed: 2.53 GHz Boot ROM Version: MBP61.0057.B0F I created a ...
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1answer
16 views

Can you save a work session and reopen it later?

Imagine you are working on a book, for which you need 5 precise internet tabs/pages to be open at the same time, Apple Pages, Dictionary, and, I don't know, a classical music CD in iTunes that ...
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1answer
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Kernel Panics and Three Beeps

Here's the log from my problem report. I'd really appreciate if someone could take a look at it. I should also mention that my computer has been freezing and beeping three times. I removed google ...
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0answers
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App store on ios won't show the ratings and the rewievs

so i had an old apple acc i used before but my brother logged out of it and i coulnt remember the pass and i made a new acc. in the old acc i could see rewievs and ratings of games and since i made a ...
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Is there any way to add an ePub book to iBooks without iTunes?

I purchased a book and have it in ePub and PDF formats. I can easily add the PDF to iBooks from Safari. However, I can't find a method to get an ePub book into iBooks without iTunes. I'm away from my ...
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1answer
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Is there a reason to leave WebGL disabled in Safari?

I know how to enable WebGL in Safari (8.0.7) for OS X (10.10.4) and I am able to visualize and interact with WebGL based content, however I'm concerned that it is disabled by default, given that the ...
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1answer
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Office 2016 beta on Mac

I have coworkers that are using many features that are in office 2013, 2016 for Windows, and I want to get office 2016 for Mac. I don't have office 365, I just want the local version. How can I get ...
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1answer
26 views

Bash script with lock folder problems for large files

My script is: #!/bin/bash # Path to a lock folder LOCK_PATH="/Volumes/PROOFS_WATCH/copy.lock" trap 'rmdir "$LOCK_PATH"; exit' 1 6 15 if mkdir "$LOCK_PATH"; then echo "Lock file did not ...
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How can I emulate Atari games on my iMac

I am trying to play "Trailblazer", an old Atari game, on my 2011 iMac. I installed an emulator called "Stella". I have ROMs for this game in .bin, .stx, .tap, .cas, .atr, .cpgz, .st formats, but only ...
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2answers
955 views

GPU crashes on Yosemite

I have a mid-2012 MacBook Pro and updated to OS X Yosemite a few weeks ago. Several times since then the GPU has crashed where I can still move the mouse cursor around the screen and listen to audio ...
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1answer
18k views

Pair Apple Watch again without erasing

I have accidentally unpaired my Apple Watch on my iPhone. I need to pair my watch with the same iPhone again. (But I think the same problem can probably be faced if one gets a new iPhone with an ...
0
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1answer
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Can Numbers create stacked column charts with two columns for each category?

I'm trying to create a column chart in Numbers where each column is also stacked. For example, consider the following data. Here we have numbers for the total sample and numbers for how that total ...
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1answer
8 views

Where exactly is the Google Chrome sync passphrase?

Where exactly is the Google Chrome sync passphrase? I need it to enable sync between various devices. I've looked through keychain and haven't seen anything that exactly matches.
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1answer
647 views

Start Apache httpd on boot

Since upgrading to Yosemite, Apache httpd is no longer started at boot time. I've tried: sudo launchctl load org.apache.httpd.plist but I'm getting a service is disabled error. I've modified the ...
2
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0answers
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Spotlight says it is indexing an external drive, but actually no search

Spotlight says it is indexing: % mdutil -s /Volumes/TOSHIBA\ EXT /Volumes/TOSHIBA EXT: Indexing enabled. There is a .Spotlight-V100 folder: . ├── Store-V2 │   └── ...
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3answers
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Change color of desktop font (Yosemite)

Tinkertool took care of most of the too-small fonts (are any Apple designers over 40?), but the white text on my preferred light desktop is bad. Linux GTX has a rather tricky file to hand-edit to fix ...
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0answers
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How to back up ipad with broken, unresponsive screen? [duplicate]

So I dropped my ipad a few weeks ago and the screen cracked and now is unresponsive yet I keep getting notifications. A tiny part of the screen works and let's me put in the first letter of my ...
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Can you pay off a overdraft on iTunes with a iTunes card?

I bought a iTunes card this evening to get rid of the overdraft but it didn't take it off So I was wondering if an iTunes card could get rid of the overdraft if so how?
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3answers
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Is there a 3rd party program that can change the cursor size?

I've always used a larger mouse icon in Windows (made it easier to find when zipping around multiple screens :p). Recently switched to using OSX and discovered that the option to enlarge the mouse ...
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Double VPN in Yosemite gone?

I have upgraded my Macbook from Mavericks to Yosemite but after that double VPN is not working. I need to connect to local VPN first and from there to another VPN in order to connect to my company ...
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0answers
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Strange colors on my iPhone screen

The icon for the Messages app looks grayish or blue. My app icons are different from the standard colors. The settings menu is black with white letters. My phone has not been dropped recently or ...
4
votes
4answers
415 views

Wifi Keeps Dropping Macbook Pro 13in Retina Early 2015

I've tried everything I can think of. Resetting the router, changing the channel number and band. The internet connection is fine, and then just hangs for a minute or 2, then returns to normal. ...

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