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iFixit, who is a proponent of replacing everything in your system, does not provide a guide to replace the RAM (only the entire logic board, on which the RAM is soldered). This alone should tell you that it is something that should not be attempted by users who are not professionals. One user did ask in their forums if it was possible. Here's one response: ...


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Your display is made up of pixels which are each made up of 3 subpixels, red, green, and blue. (This is the LCD part in the picture below.) Unfortunately, since red is on the left, it may look a little off center. Here's a screenshot of the button: and here's what it looks like on my display: It would have been difficult for Apple to avoid this ...


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Sure you can. On System Preferences → Users & Groups under Login Options you have Automatic login where you can chose an user. When you select an user there, It will automatically login when you switch your Mac.


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Apple released the 10.10.1 update today, which is supposed to fix many wifi issues.


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Mine was doing the exact same thing after water damage recently. I was worried it was the logic board but I replaced the keyboard today for $30 and it stopped prompting to restart! Was much cheaper to fix than replacing the logic board. I guess it must have been some corrosion with the power button.


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Unfortunately I think only Apple can fix this, hopefully with an update to Yosemite (which is reportedly already being tested, but a release date is unknown). Until then, all I can offer is a workaround. Find Your WiFi "port" First you need to find your Wi-Fi port. On a MacBook Air this is probably en0. On a Mac with built-in Ethernet and Wi-Fi, the ...


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Or is it massively more difficult to solder new memory into a laptop than it is to solder some simple electronics project? Yes, it is; although "massively more difficult" is almost an understatement. It's an entirely different process. Take a close look at the Macbook Air motherboard. The RAM chips are the four large components in the red box on the ...


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Mountain has a feature called "Remount USB storages" to do what you want. This blog article tells you how to use Mountain to solve common issues with the Nifty MiniDrive like battery drain in sleep mode or how reattach the SD card after it has been ejected. Best thing is Mountain installs a priviliged helper tool, so you don't have to enter your ...


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Your computer is currently set to mount and show hidden partitions, which is unusual. To get control of this feature, you need to activate the Debug menu in Disk Utility which then gives you the option of viewing and mounting hidden partitions, or indeed, making them hidden again. Try reading this article which gives instructions: ...


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According to this Apple support article: Set your mac to log out when not in use - installing Yosemite turns on the "log off after 60 minutes of inactivity" feature. To turn it back off, click on the "Advanced" button at the bottom of the "Security and Privacy" window and uncheck the option. You should be good to go!


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A Sonos requires that shared libraries are accessed over CIFS/SMB. From your path it looks like this link is for a share over AFP. Can you find a link for the SMB share from the airport extreme ? Looking at the Airport Extreme docs it seems that if you have an HFS formatted disk mounted then it will share over AFP and SMB you could try (just a guess) as a ...


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Open the Terminal application and type (or copy and paste) the following command and hit ENTER. This will remove the steamclean job and should stop those popup messages. launchctl remove com.valvesoftware.steamclean You may also want to run the following command to check for other Steam related launchd jobs. launchctl list | grep steam On my own ...


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I think the best option would be to create a bootable USB drive and install from there. But if you need to do it via a local file, I would copy the Upgrader File to the /Applications folder of the MB Air. Yes, you should make a backup. Especially since you are jumping a couple versions of the OS. (In truth, I have not had a problem with any of the 30 or ...


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Plug in your power adapter and turn the machine off. Press and hold control+option+shift+power buttons for 5 seconds. This resets the System Management controller, which is in charge of power flow through your machine and also things like the speed of your fan. http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT3964 If that does not help, the computer may still be damaged. ...



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