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Use shift while changing volume. There shouldn't be any sound.


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What happens if you shut it down & restart just holding onto the option key? That should give you the “Startup Manager” screen which will let you choose a startup disk; more details from Apple’s site. Also if you have a USB drive—thumb drive or other kind of drive—you might be able to boot from that to get some kind of disk repair to happen. When you ...


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I have a Mac desktop that I updated to Yosemite. After an initial start, it kept going to blank gray screen in the middle of bootup. I have several accounts on this machine. I finally restarted in safe mode and after logging on to my administrative account the Mac informed me I had a piece of incompatible software -- "Instant On". This was automatically ...


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While grgarside's procedure is spot on, you may not see sparsebundle as an available Image Format, as can be seen in here... (as i recently experienced) In this case, it is likely that you will need to enable Disk Utility's advanced image options via the following terminal command. defaults write com.apple.DiskUtility advanced-image-options 1 Upon ...


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Follow this guide, works on the release from yesterday as well, my Macbook Air 2011 is working great. It's a workaround for sure, and if you are not comfortable with editing kext files... Run! http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=20015070&postcount=609


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My mid-2011 mb air supports Bluetooth LE and Bluetooth 4, yet apple has prescribed that it shall not support handoff. The LMP Version required for handoff, 0x6, is also supported. Why apple decided to not include support for handoff/continuity our mb air models when we have the hardware in place to run it needs further explanation from apple.


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This is how i fixed it (according to this wonderful MacRumors Tutorial mentioned by @Hank): Download and install 0xED in your Applications folder, you can get it from here: http://www.suavetech.com/0xed/ Download and install KextDrop in your Applications folder, you can get it from here: http://www.cindori.org/software/kextdrop/ Open Terminal and ...


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If you go into the screen that lets you re-download the OS and also gives you the ability to see disk utility command + r during bootup. Run disk utility and select the Mac Harddriive [not the OS partition] and run the Repair Disk Permissions feature and then restart the computer and you should have a permanent solution to the black/gray screen. RECAP ...


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There is a simple way to find out who is the owner of the computer as reported to Find my Mac. In terminal use nvram -p | grep fmm If it is your name there then you are fine.


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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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I had a similar problem after upgrading to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The main window would not appear after launching the Reminders app. Clicking again on the icon on the Dock would cause the window to show up and the left pane did contain my reminders lists but the right pane where the actual reminders should show was blank. The window was also unresponsive to ...


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You can only install apps that you have built yourself in the Xcode emulator. One reason is that the emulator runs x86 code whist production uses a ARM processor


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No, Apple provides no official way of doing this. If you really need to, you could use Option 3 listed in the tutorial you linked to, the Apple Digital AV Adapter, combined with some sort of external video capture device for you Mac like the Elgato Game Capture HD Game Recorder.


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At the moment it's not possible with a cable, but it will be possible in Yosemite by using your charging cable and QuickTime. (record your screen) For now you can use Reflector, this doesn't even require a cable. (mirror and record your screen)


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I've had this same exact issue with a Bluetooth apple magic mouse. The culprit for me was the rechargeable batteries that I was using. Before I changed the batteries it would constantly lose connectivity and then connect again a few seconds later. It was very frustrating. Did your keyboard and touchpad come with any drivers? If so are the up to date?


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According to Apple's Mac notebooks: Key placement and functions: Page Up key functionality is performed by pressing Fn and Up Arrow key. Page Down key functionality is performed by pressing Fn and Down Arrow key.


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Regardless of the state of the Mac, holding down the power button will always kill it and allow you to cold boot. Make sure you're holding the power button down long enough—hold it down longer than you think is necessary.


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This issue has been addressed on http://askubuntu.com/q/413882/48105. The OP doesn't report having successfully put his SuperDrive to work on Ubuntu. Here's my experience so far: The MacBook Air SuperDrive does not work out of the box on Ubuntu 14.04 Installing sg3-utils through the Linux terminal and then running sg_raw /dev/sr0 ea 00 00 00 00 00 01 ...


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I've ran into this issue recently and solved it by unchecking: System Preferences > Energy Saver > Wake for network access See this thread on Apple forums - Wifi disconnects after sleep and takes long time to reconnect with Mavericks


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The trackpad surface is the same on both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. It's the iconic glass on metal design (patent D674382). The trackpad design and hardware has been the same since it's introduction in 2008 with the new MacBooks.


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Eject/Remount with a keyboard shortcut (prompts for password) This is based on roadrunner, which was based on CoolkcaH, and based on the apple guide to using Automator. How to Create a Workflow with Automator Launch Automator Select the "Service" template. Select "Utilities" from the Library and double-click "Run AppleScript". To create a service that is ...


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My sister is with the exactly same problem! She got a silica gel ball stuck her ipod touch 4 jack. I used a needle (sewing one) and "destroyed" the silica ball. Took a while, but it worked!



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