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You sure can! Open System Preferences, then go to Sharing and select Internet Sharing. Change "Share your connection from:" to Wi-Fi, and then in the box below it select Ethernet.


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It's a proprietary unit calculated from other available data about a process, including but not limited to CPU utilisation, both short-term and long-term averages (think load averages).


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Your full hard drive could be a reason. Some space is needed for swap and sleepimages and whatnot, and OS X has difficulties operating when it only has so little space free for those tasks. Try freeing some space (at least 5GB is recommended by Apple if I recall, I'd try to free more just to try).


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I had fans go out on my iMac (2012) and I put a high velocity fan behind it, where the air goes into that slit along the top in the back. The iMac aluminum chassis acts as a heat sink and the fan cools the back of the iMac enough to keep it from getting hot, drawing heat away. If you have to run the mac at all, at least do that. Otherwise you will see your ...


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From your analysis you have a typical interference problem within channel 6 and 802.11b use. This interference problem might have appeared after a move of only a few centimeters. The day before you were protected from your neighbour interference with a glass, this day when moving out of the shadow of this glass you are under the full light from the AP (or ...


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Yes, since OS X 10.9 Mavericks there is a function called Target Display Mode or short TDM. In short: this is a manner to use your iMac as screen for another Mac, not for PC's. You can connect your mac by miniDisplayport or Thunderbolt cables. Unfortunately you need an 27-inch iMac Late 2009 or Mid 2010 to use mini display port, or an iMac-21 inch mid 2011 ...


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Sharing your source Internet using WiFi to your Ethernet output.


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I would start with this plan. Get a backup disk or connect a USB drive that you can dedicate to backing up your iMac. Get a full Time Machine backup so you can experiment and delete things. Lion and later (10.7) need no disk to run maintenance and reinstall the OS. You can boot to recovery to wipe the drive and reinstall the core OS. Do keep in mind, you ...


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You could download 'DaisyDisk' and let it analyze your Disk. You get a very good overview what Files are using up your Space.


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You do not need a disk to reinstall Mavericks, since it has a recovery partition that will download Mavericks and do a fresh install, if you prefer to do that. Erase and reinstall Mavericks: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH14243 Otherwise, you can probably just delete the user account, which will offer to delete all the user's info, freeing up considerable ...


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That looks (the report) very similar to a problem I've got. It started with frozen screens & Kernel Panics, every now and again, slowly its got worse, so I decided to investigate. After doing several things, I decided to do an AHT test (hardware test = pressing "D" on start up), after doing an "Extended Test" the result was 4/MEM/9/40000000: 0xb73ce318 ...


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I don't know of a way to make it only pair with a single KB/M/Trackpad, so a workaround it to prevent it pairing with anything further once you have paired what you need. One method to do this, on the assumption that the users of the computers do not have administrator access: Step one - turn on parental controls for the users of the systems in System ...


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You can use one USB drive to back up multiple OS X Macs. Just connect the drive sequentially to each. You could cycle the drive daily, weekly, monthly or hourly. Each backup is kept separate and yes, anyone can read the backup files from either computer if they are an administrator of either Mac. You could also make use of Crash Plan software to back up ...


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That console message means iPhoto was doing so much processing on the main UI thread that it couldn't even supply updated UI to the windowserver for a few seconds. It could be your iCloud Photostream acting up in iPhoto. I had this issue and had to disable photostream.


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i've seen this on some of my machines... it is fixable (though ican't remember the details for my situation). but it will stay very slow until you clean out those ui/windowserver errors. firstly: have you added any screensavers? have you safe booted to clean out caches and check HD? ...



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