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I just downloaded Coconut Battery -- it displays information relating to the Macbook's date of manufacture, and, separately, that of the battery. It's a nice tool; of course, I can't attest to the accuracy of the data presented, but I'm assuming it's pulling the information from somewhere credible. (My Mac itself doesn't seem to provide date of manufacture ...


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spotlight -> activity monitor -> search for fusion -> kill the process


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I am not aware of anything that will allow you to run a Windows driver on a Mac and from what I can see ndiswrapper was never ported to the Mac. you say you have "a wireless model." What exactly is that? Give us the make and model numbers and maybe someone has experience with it and can advise.


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It's kind of hacky, and probably not the best answer but works if you don't want to download any other tools and just use quicktime, and since I love hacks... Open video in Quicktime Select new screen recording from file menu Setup audio source to be built in input Select the area you want to record (instead of doing full screen) in the original video. ...


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Go to System Preferences → Displays and adjust the Overscan slider (or checkbox, depending on the screen model) so the content fits on the screen. Alternatively, you should be able to change the settings on the display itself to adjust the overscan. For more information on overscan and underscan, see the Apple KB article: ...


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Yet another tool suggestion: ShiftIt. Free, actively under development, completely open source, lightweight, very easy to use, and keeps a low profile in the top menu bar.


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you can easily Window apps run on your Mac without reboot Mac, for that several way should require to know that way, window apps run on MacBook pro or OS X Yosemite


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There are a couple of things to try. In System Preferences > iCloud, log out and then log back in. If that doesn't work, contact Apple Support, per this post in the Apple Discussion Forums: You need to call Apple. The problem is NOT on your end! I spoke with an Apple representative and they said that it is a "registration issue" and that THEY need to ...


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Safari is a integral part of the Operating sytem. Your version 5.1.10 is the last version available in Snow leopard (your operating system) Now you have 2 choices: 1- Upgrade to next version of Operating system with new version of Safari (big job) 2- Switch to Google Chrome or Firefox browsers (very easy to do) I personally prefer Firefox and use it to ...


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Simple! First you open the Mac App Store. It should be the blue 'A' icon in your dock. You can sign in by going to the Quick Links section at the side and click sign in. Here you enter your Apple ID and password when prompted. Then go to Updates at the top and OS X Yosemite should show up. Then you click Free Upgrade and it should download and install. ...


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That is a dual core processor (Ivybridge Core i5 2.5GHz 3210M). I am guessing that Apple's system information is telling you about the physical cores and Windows is including hyper-threading which lets you run two tasks per core.


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They're hidden for a reason, & that reason is because you shouldn't go anywhere near them if you don't know what you're doing. At Boot, hold Cmd ⌘ R & go to Recovery, or Internet Recovery if that doesn't work. See OS X: About OS X Recovery Extract OS X Recovery includes a built in set of utilities as part of the Recovery System. You can use ...


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In Contacts select all then Export as vCard file. Use this online conversion tool to get CVS file. vCard to LDIF/CSV Converter You can also download the script and run in directly on your computer for increased privacy.


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There is a bug in some versions of OS X where if you move even a small part of the window off screen before closing it then, when next you open that folder, it will reset to the built in os x default position and size. (I've tested 10.9-Mavericks and 10.10-Yosemite) After confirming this issue for yourself you can report the bug at bugreport.apple.com By ...


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Apple has dropped server from its lineup. http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/10/16/apple-discontinues-mac-mini-server-limits-storage-options-with-latest-hardware-refresh


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They haven't announced a Server version, it may come later. Only Apple can know that. The 'Server' version was not the same as the regular version, it had 2 HDs, no optical drive & had OS X Server installed, rather than the desktop OS. From EveryMac For all practical purposes, the "Server" configuration is identical to its non-server contemporary, ...


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No. tell application "System Events" tell dock preferences properties end tell end tell This is everything supported natively: {minimize effect:genie, magnification size:1.0, dock size:0.321428567171, autohide:false, animate:true, magnification:false, screen edge:bottom, class:dock preferences object} Plus, as purely a philosophical ...


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You can easily calculate DPI on sites like this: https://www.sven.de/dpi/


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Hey people you definitely should try this one: http://www.asyncro.com/2014/03/24/macbook-pro-discreate-graphics-card-issue-fix-updated/ Im writing this reply from my until now broken macbook pro 2011 dammed GPU piece of technology. You'll get away working without the AMD GPU, which vs having a dead USD$2k.. paperweight isn't really a bad deal.. Good luck! ...


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The Mac should boot without a video card. However, a malfunctioning video card will prevent it from booting. If the original card was an 8800GT, search the web for "8800GT bake" for instructions on how to fix it by sticking it in the oven for several minutes. I've done it twice as unbelievable as it sounds and it does work. However, that doesn't sound like ...


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You can do so by checking for the existence of the launchd files in /etc: [[ -f /etc/RemoteManagement.launchd ]] && echo 'enabled' || echo 'disabled' or for screen sharing: [[ -f /etc/com.apple.screensharing.agent.launchd ]] && echo 'enabled' || echo 'disabled'


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You can check if rfb port is opened (5900) with: netstat -atp tcp | grep rfb


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I had the same problem, but I figured out, that I could copy a version of the old Preview app (verison 7) from a friend who hadn't upgraded, and install it on my computer, and now it works like a charm.


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Run sudo visudo (or EDITOR=nano sudo visudo) and add a line like this: %admin ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/myscript Then create a .command file that runs /usr/bin/myscript: echo sudo myscript>~/Desktop/test.command chmod +x ~/Desktop/test.command echo $'#!/bin/sh\nls /var/root'|sudo tee /usr/bin/myscript;sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/myscript Or if for example ...


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I've come up with my own answers for this in case anyone comes across this question. 1) No, you do not have to enable Apple Push notifications. 2 & 3) You can configure them to go through your ISP's SMTP gateway with the following steps (for 10.7.x and 10.8.x). Go to Server.app Go Mail Check "Relay outgound mail through ISP" Click edit to the right ...


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It sounds like it might work but in taking about target display mode Apple only mentions an iMac as supported. Target Display Mode Though they do not specifically mention a MacBook as supported or not. It is unlikely that trying it would cause problems (or damage), but I am unsure.


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There was a similar issue in 2002 with OS X. I found a few articles about it and I've been able to address this issue by simply adding "local" to the Search Domains in the advanced network properties of my network interface. This has allowed those of connecting via VPN to resolve .local hosts.


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Also I have this problem in OS 10.10 Yosemite and it's continues to give me the inconvenience, so I googled till I find the answer. Finally, I'm trying to do this: make sure that the TC is not mounted (or dismount it). Then in finder menu use Go -> Connect to Server. Type AFP://TCnetworkname or IPaddress (replace with the real IP or real network name). When ...


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Disk Inventory X or WhatSize are both excellent apps for giving you a complete list of what's taking up space. Also, as you described there is a way to start at the root and check the size of each folder, drilling down until you find the culprit. Command-I or Get-Info from the the right click menu will show you the size of any folder or file you select.


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Mail will be stored in ~/Library/Mail. Gmail and Yahoo typically use IMAP, which means the messages are held on their server until you delete them. Doubtful that this is what is eating up a big chunk of your drive space; my Mail folder weighs in at just under 9GB for nine accounts, one of which has messages going back 8+ years. There are a few options in ...


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There is a neat App called Disk Inventory X that I use personally that represents graphically the space taken by files and folders. http://www.derlien.com/index.html


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When utilizing an IMAP account, you may see a delay in marking read when connected to the mail server, as it issues the mark read command to the server first and waits for a response before doing so locally.


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In System Preferences > Accessibility > Display, enable the "Increase contrast" option.


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I spoke with Apple support and was informed that it's a bug. It will hopefully be corrected on the next update which will be released in about a week.


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Select the columns with the data that you want to preserve. Choose Copy from the Edit menu (or hit Command ⌘+C). Choose Paste Formula Results from the Edit menu (or hit Shift ⇧+Command ⌘+V). You should end up with just the results of the formula.


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This might answer your question - though it scares me to death - http://superuser.com/questions/495672/how-can-i-convert-a-mbr-partition-to-gpt-without-loss-of-data Alternatively, iPartition can do it - but can't handle Core Storage Volumes, so it's usefulness may be short-lived as more of these come into use. [Unless they release an update, of course] ...


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When at the login screen showing just the Guest user hold down Option or alt and the right arrow key. It will populate more users if they exist. If that doesn't work you can boot into either single user mode (guide to boot to single user) or Restore partition and open terminal.app and run this command: defaults write ...


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Hold down Option before clicking the Bluetooth toolbar menu. Now, in the device's contextual menu you can remove it.


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Try the migration assistant first. It will move everything you need from your old mac. (OS 10.6.8 or later) Many applications have data in the /Library/Application Support folder or the ~/Library/Application Support folder as well as prefeferences and other scattered support files that would all need to be moved.


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Most applications downloaded from the Mac App Store are transferable to another Mac, either by network or removable media (USB, etc). You can copy the applications to your new Mac.


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In System Preferences > Accessibility > Display, enable the "Reduce Transparency" option. (Note, though, that that disables transparency across the whole system; it doesn't seem like it's possible to disable the transparency just for the menu bar anymore.)


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If you're on 10.7 or later and you don't need to perform any updates or install any software, you should normally just erase and reinstall OS X from the recovery partition. Hold command-R on startup Erase either the OS X partition or the whole drive from Disk Utility. If you don't have an SSD, press the "Security Options..." button and choose the single ...


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I was under the impression that .bundle files are actually folders - in your terminal application, try typing the following: cd archive_name.bundle ls For example, on my end: $float:Plug-ins string$ cd IMDB.bundle/ $float:IMDB.bundle string$ ls $Contents README.md


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The instructions below were tested on OS X 10.6 and 10.7. Preflight Back up any data you wish to retain. Make backup copies of iLife applications (iPhoto, GarageBand, iMovie, iWeb, iDVD). Deactivate relevant licensed software such Adobe CS. Unregister the machine from your iTunes account. OS Cleanup Boot from an external OS X install media, if you ...


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Well, here is a one way to open a Windows OneNote notebook in the OSX version of Onenote. I am particularly interested in opening a Notebook located on a Sharepoint server in a corporate environment and this met my needs. This article describes the technique: http://www.benstegink.com/adding-sharepoint-onenote-notebook-onenote-mac/ Basically one must open ...


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vm_stat may just show you what you need. As per the man page: vm_stat -- show Mach virtual memory statistics It can show you the following: Pages free Pages active Pages inactive Pages speculative Pages throttled Pages wired down Pages purgeable "Translation faults" Pages copy-on-write Pages zero filled Pages reactivated Pages purged File-backed ...


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Did you try the activity monitor thats built in to OS X? Use spot light to find/open activity monitor and click on the network button near the bottom and it will display the data sent and received since the last restart.


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You should look for it in the following place, copy following and paste it in to the Go to Folder in the Finder. /Library/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple/Apple Loops for GarageBand Know-how: *If you are wondering how I did it, since I do not use the Garageband: I used the mdfind -name Garageband in Terminal that showed me all locations for it. After that it was ...


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This is for Growl a popular notification system before Apple created the Notification Center. You will find a panel in the System Preferences that controls it.


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I replaced the following line in httpd.conf: LoadModule php5_module libexec/apache2/libphp5.so With: LoadModule php5_module /usr/local/Cellar/php55/5.5.12/libexec/apache2/libphp5.so This seems to have restored a lot of my old setup and I can work again.



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