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sry cant comment (reputation) i have an older Macbook Air mid 2009 13" with 2GB of RAM and SSD, but found that many user experience similiar bugs as i do on Yosemite: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6624349 (some on macbooks, some on iMac's) it seems like i solved mine (for now, had no problems for the whole day) by resetting PRAM/NVRAM multiple times ...


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got the problem again. This time during copying files from external usb stick. i could not do anything on the mac. Keyboard and mouse unresponsive, all USB devices where ejected. I hard-rebooted into recovery (the first 2 boot tries didnt worked, stayed on black screen) using disk-repair i got the following error: User differs on ...


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I got a workaround to solve this error: Using CMD+R on Boot to access the Recovery Menu, i managed to check and solve Permissions on the SSD. There is one plist that says displayd should have 0 but has 244 (like that) after solving, it seems to work... for half an hour again. Then i have to force-shutdown and boot into recovery again... The mac is virgin, ...


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The WindowServer is just trying to identify the correct profile for the external monitor. In some case if it continues (almost endlessly) to do so indicates bad cable/adapter connection. But it should not be doing that without monitor connected, so replace the displayport to VGA adapter, or test it on another equipment


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The only real issue is sometimes if the battery is completely drained, you must wait 2-5 minutes for it to charge up before the machine will even boot. You can use it with any MacBook Pro etc even 17" but for sure you will see this issue and hate it at the larger/ higher newer models. Much longer charging times for battery also. 30-70% est. But in fact, ...


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I hope you have made a Backup of your Files. When it restart press cmd+R and install again the Mac OS X, after that you restore your files with the Backup.


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Apple will replace the motherboard. The RAM is not desoldered and replaced, but the motherboard is simply swapped for one with the amount of RAM you want.


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I posted a possible answer to this question in a similar question topic on StackExchange: How do I simulate the Insert key in Windows on a MacBook Pro? In it, I'm explaining how to re-map the key combination Fn+Ctrl to Insert using Karabiner.


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It happens to me on my MBA, no charging light on. By moving the mag connector (like let it snap in few times) it then comes up. Just a bad connection. You can try cleaning it with alcohol. And I also have the "Service battery" but that is only a recommendation. Next level would be displaying "Replace soon, or Replace Now. While the light on the ...


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See here: 500gb take up space on my HD, but don't belong to any visible file or folder In short: not all apps report files moved to trash, but trahs not emptied not all apps report backup files (esp. local snapshots of time machine) not all apps report ther caches and indexes


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1. Sims 2 : https://www.gameagent.com/games/the-sims-2-super-collection?utm_source=MacApp&utm_medium=ProductLink&utm_campaign=the-sims-2 You can see a "match on" feature 2. Sims 3 : http://www.thesims3.com/game/systemreq 3. MacBook Air 2013 specifications : http://support.apple.com/kb/SP678 4. MacBook Air 2014 specifications : ...


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I believe either version would run. I am basing my answer via the following link, http://www.thesims3.com/game/systemreq The 2013-2014 MBA are using an Intel integrated chipset that exceeds the requirements to run this game. FYI Sims 4 for Mac is available or is going to be released soon. A web search may yield the information you are looking for. I think ...


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If it's only a month old, you should still be within the full warranty window. Have you taken it to a Genius Bar?


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It seems to me that you have an issue with settings stored in NVRAM. To reset your NVRAM to default settings (it's safe to do this), power on the system and simultaneously hold down the Cmd-P-Opt-R keys until you've heard not one, but TWO boot chimes. The second is usually louder. Then let them go. If that doesn't fix things, then you should get test the ...


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If you set a firmware password (which isn't set by default) and you used FileVault to encrypt the disk (also not the default), then the thief probably can't do anything with it. Without the firmware password, they can boot from USB, repartition the drive and do a new clean OS X install. Without FileVault they can remove the drive and mount it elsewhere, and ...


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The problem with this is that in order to get to the iSight camera, you have to detach the display assembly from the body and then get the casing off, which probably means removing the display gasket and the display itself (non-trivial) because the iSight cable is routed behind the display. You can find guides at iFixit on how to detach the display assembly ...


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If you dare to spend a small amount of money, try http://www.macroplant.com/iexplorer/. I am totally happy with that, I even can backup apps and their respective settings. And I use it to sync my playlists and library from home to work by I am really in love with that tool... :)


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You don't move your Music from the iPad to the new computer, you copy your entire iTunes library from your old computer to your new computer and then re-sync your iPad to the new computer. Here are the Apple instructions: http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT4527


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I would suggest you try using the Home Sharing. iTunes: Setting up Home Sharing on your computer Home Sharing in iTunes lets you share and transfer content between multiple iTunes libraries on your home network....read on here. and this article might be helpful. How to move your iTunes library to a new computer HT4527


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You could use a Thunderbolt to HDMI then a HDMI splitter and I know there's a program to make your MacBook think you are using one big display.


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I just plugged an audio device back into my macbook air, worked. didn't need to put to sleep or do some code or restart.


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I understood correctly your question, you want to test your software on several versions of OS X. I think what you should do is partion your ssd into 4 parts for each OS X version. You can install any version of OS X using a usb key. How to create a bootable usb key with a OS X you can watch THIS So what I want to suggest you to do is make sure that the ...


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Hardware Requirements Every Mac has a minimum supported operating system. Older versions of OS X will not run on a Mac with a higher minimum. For example, the MacBook Air (Early 2014) requires OS X 10.9.2 or later. EveryMac has a comprehensive list of Mac models and their minimum supported OS X. Virtual Machines To work around this, consider using a ...


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This is not entirely true. If you do not remove your iCloud account from your old device, it will remain with that device. Our company sold our fleet of Mac Air's and a few had iCloud set up. These machines were all wiped and re-imaged, then sold. The new users never set up iCloud so that account is blank. HOWEVER, we still had access to those sold machines ...


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I have had the same problem occur to me after a completely new battery was installed in a MacBook Air from late 2011. From 100% I woke up the next day to find the battery at 28%. So I dug up some research I had done and it comes to this command: sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 25 From examining your setting I see yours is not 25 but 3, if you have not found a ...


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Here is my configuration: 15" 2014 Macbook Pro Retina Apple 27" Thunderbolt display ASUS PB287Q (4k 28" ASUS monitor) Am only able to get full 4K resolution (3840x2160) by using the HDMI connection directly out of the MBP. Tried Thunderbolt/mini displayport to HDMI adapter and was only able to get 1080p on the ASUS while getting full resolution on the ...


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The company theminidrive.com is offering a 128GB windows 8 plug and play MiniDrive http://www.theminidrive.com/products/plug-and-play-windows-8-for-macbook-air This Might help will be fast if the SD port hooks up to the mother board then speeds are possibly the same as usb3 and external hard drive but this little guy sits inside your macbook!


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My 2012 11" Air developed the same problem today after a miniscule drop of water splashed onto the spacebar from watching my kids at swimming lessons. Although I was well back from the pool - a small drop did reach the keyboard - I quickly cleaned it off in seconds - but the problem immediately developed. Solution - I simply have gently wedged the function ...


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Your Microsoft choices are listed here. Main differences are, the online version and the fully installed on your hard drive. Microsoft Office 365 (it is a online app), lower cost and 4 Years access. Microsoft Office 2011 (on you hard drive)- no need to go to Internet. Free app: Open Office, does almost everything Microsoft Office does. I have the Office ...


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This happened to me too I just shutdown the mac and turned it on again, after this it was back to normal.


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I have a Time Capsule, and had a lot of trouble with backups failing with an error "Backup Disk not Available". Rebooting the Time Capsule fixed the problem but only for one time backup. I resolved the problem by opening the AirPort Utility, selecting Disks, and changing the option "Secure Shared Disks" from "With a device password" (this was the Time ...


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I have a 2010 MacBook Air, and it was freezing on wake from sleep --- making the thing basically useless. Had to power cycle every time I used it. After much research and fix attempts, here's what worked: - reset PRAM - reset SCM - Use time machine to make a complete backup - Reformat the hard drive - Restore from the latest backup (I did NOT reinstall a ...


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Have you tried to call the Apple support? I once tried that when I forgot the password, and within minutes the problem solved.


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After talking with Apple support for a couple hours, booting into safe-mode, and re-installing the OS (at their behest) we ended up just going into recovery and using the "resetpassword" command from the terminal.


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With the introduction of the Unibody Macbook there is a glass on the top of the LCD display, so you're able to change only the cover glass. Here you can find a detailed guide. To dismount the screen you can follow this step by step guide. Before doing the glass replacement I suggest to try this homemade fixes.


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Every user account on OS X has a public drop box folder inside its Public folder (path is /Users/USERNAME/Public/Drop\ Box/). So what you can do is download the file into Guest's Download folder and then copy it (via Terminal or Finder) to /Users/ADMINNAME/Public/Drop\ Box/. You will get a warning about not being able to access the file after the copy, just ...


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Copy file to USB external disk is the common way, you open Disk Utility app to check what's going on. there are some other way to transfer large file Airdrop transfer file to AFP or SMB sharing burning DVD Target Disk Mode


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Replace the charger. I see them die all the time. All that can really be done is getting a replacement.


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I am MCSE MCP a+ Cert Network engineer. Same issue with customer MacBook pro. Machine would shutdown 2 mins into boot safe mode better but still shutdown. I have taped the shift key down and it is allowing me to reinstall OS X 35 mins in. If the keyboard is replaced im guessing everything will be fine. Yes a piece of grey duct tape on the shift key is ...



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