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From my point of view, best option is Migration Assistant. You can select: Which users you want to migrate. If you want to migrate or no the installed apps. Allow to migrate settings or not. You can select other files. You can use it with Wifi or Ethernet, FireWire or ThunderBolt. Disk clone is an option for me, when the target machine have the same ...


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You have to unplug it and replug it. May take more than a few attempts but give it 5 seconds or so before trying again. Problem still happens even on later models.


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Replacing the cable also worked for me.


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Yes, the i7 will extend battery life when doing processor intensive tasks compared to the i5, but eat up more battery when doing low exertion tasks. The more memory you have, the more battery life will be reduced as well — this is why Apple has kept the RAM relatively low in its mobile devices other than laptops. I do not believe that the size of the SSD ...


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Your cofiguration of the macbook air 13" will not have any effect on your battery. Some programs have a higher inpact on your battery, like iMovie, a virtual machine,... Lets say havier programs effect your battery time in a negative way.


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The 13 inch MBA gets up to 12 hours with Intel i7 processor. That is actualy more than the 11 inch MBA which gets up to 9 hours. Main reason is battery capacity, 38 vs 54 watt hours. The larger SSD and more RAM have negligible power consumption. For example: 4 Gig RAM consumes 4 watt, while 8 Gig Ram consumes 8 watt, but on the other hand the i7 CPU ...


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I have the same problem with a MacBook Pro Retina and since Yosemite. I was able to track down the corresponding crash, at each occurance of the "log off" there is a WindowServer crash log generated. After goolging I've found this post in the Apple forums: https://discussions.apple.com/message/26929324#26929324 Summary of the post (detailed instructions ...


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I tried this some 2 weeks ago on my retina 15" Mac. The usb I used was Kingston HyperX 128 gb, 3.0 . It ran WinToGo which is basically windows 8. I wanted to play Battlefield 3 but the result were very poor, I actually never managed to play multiplayer because servers kicked me for being AFK :D If you want to try some less demanding games it might work, but ...


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If you do electrical tape, cut it with a three- (or one-) hole punch. Pretty little circle, looks original. Good for muffling the microphone, too.


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You can try to run the AHT from a USB drive. see the above link to find/download the AHT for your model. 1) Download the AHT for your computer (see downloads below for specific models). 1b) My copy had me convert the downloaded .dmg from some “old” type using Disk Utility. (Just open the .dmg in Disk Utility and “Convert” to a new target, ...


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As for speed USB 3.0 runs circles around SDXC cards. See Ed Tittel's great article on comparison: http://www.edtittel.com/blog/a-tale-of-tablet-storage-usb-3-vs-micro-sdxc.html


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It's not possible for you to use either of your MacBook's as a second (external) display. Apple only allow the use of iMac's as secondary displays using a mode called "Target Display Mode". No matter the use of ThunderBolt, Mini DisplayPort or any number of adapters you won't be able to achieve the result your looking for. However there are several ...


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According to Apples documents it is not capable on another Macbook. It is called Target Display Mode and is supported on certain models of iMacs. You can try third party apps that will turn an old computer into a second monitor. I used the third party app "Air Display" and can say it worked great on Mavericks. (Haven't used in Yosemite). It is a cost to ...


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Take 3 fingers and swipe across your trackpad from left to right. That will get you back to the desktop real quick..not minimize the window completely. it accomplishes the same thing though and i prefer this method better cuz you can get back and forth from page by just a swipe back and forth..


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Add an item back to the empty folder that you can't delete. Change the name of the folder to something else (doesn't matter what, just some random thing like "asd"). Take out the item you put in it. After these steps, the folder should be gone automatically. I got this solution from the last answer below in this apple discussions thread.


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ref: EveryMac *Although Apple only reports that this model can support a single external display up to 2560x1600, Intel reports that this model can simultaneously support two external displays up to 2560x1600 "daisy chained" via Thunderbolt. From Belkin's page on the Thunderbolt™ 2 Express Dock HD … "Note about dual displays: At least one display has ...


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You can only connect two or more displays to your mac when it is a thunderbolt display. When you have an thunderbolt display and a non-thunderbolt display, your mac will automatically start working with the thunderbolt display until you unplug it.


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The simple answer here is yes, but the mid 2014 version was ONLY a processor bump. And most importantly the cpu bump was only in the two lower end models. Not the highest end i7. Thus if you (like me) get the max spec cpu MacBook air, and click about this mac - it will say "mid 2013". If you get any other spec it will say 2014. Confused? I was too!


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Last update of Macbook Air is April 29 2014. I'm not sure if that's is Early 2014 or Mid 2014. According to Apple and Wikipedia, it looks like Early 2014 to me. Other sites may use the term Mid 2014 for the small spec boost update.


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Maury is probably correct that BSP is waking your Mac while it is sleeping... This log line indicates that you do appear to be connected to an Apple TimeCapsule Airport wifi network: 12/12/2014 04:20:59.662 airportd[84]: _doAutoJoin: Already associated to “Airport - TC1TB (5 GHz)”. Bailing on auto-join. This line suggests that your Mac may be waking ...


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I think this may be your Bonjour Sleep Proxy waking up your Mac to see if it's alive. Take two of these and call me in the morning: http://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT201960 And also check this: http://ispire.me/fix-yosemite-rtc-alarm-wakeup-issue/


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In general, it isn't a good idea to put a power adapter on a light dimmer as the circuitry could malfunction if the voltage is too low. That being said, I believe the 45W adapter for the MacBook Air will survive- it just won't charge if the dimmer reduces the voltage below 100 volts. The AC is converted into DC and then applied to a voltage regulator ...


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I make no guarantees here. Probably no harm will come to the MBA. The power is buffered through the transformer in the power adapter. You might burn out your power adapter if you vary (dim) the voltage while it is in operation. I would also strongly suggest not plugging in the power supply to the adapter until you have adjusted the adapter to full ...


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Normally a Mac will wake to do some housekeeping, including checking email. However, its not a 'full wake' in that the screen does not come on, external drives don't mount etc. My iMac does this every hour, but the screen does not come on.


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Obviously the cooling system on any computer needs to be free of dust and fluff for it to work effectively but you've checked that. The next stage is to remove the radiator and heat-pipe assembly to check on the state of the thermal coupling between the CPU and heat-pipe. Clean off the old thermal paste and replace using a thin, even layer applied to the ...


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The only way that iTunes automatically syncs music between computers is if you have iTunes Match enabled. This costs $29/year. If what you want is to have the music you have purchased from the iTunes Store available, you will have to download that music to your new device. If you're using iTunes 12, click the iTunes Store tab in your Music view. Then click ...


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I tried all the other answers (enabling the internal speakers, killing coreaudiod, putting the computer to sleep), but the only thing that worked for me was a reboot. I also read somewhere that rebooting into safe mode might fix it, but thankfully I didn't need to do that.


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This worked for me on my macbook air 3,1: I went to system preferences/energysaver/clicked the battery tab and hit restore defaults. It started taking a charge after that. I had completely let the battery run out while watching cartoons and I think it caused it to go into some kind of safety mode.


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It's possible it could have messed up the Font cache. Restart into Safe mode, (hold down shift after the boot chime) and release Shift when the grey screen and Apple logo appear. When asked to log in, type in your password, then HOLD SHIFT and hit enter. Reboot into OS X as normal and try again. Hopefully it didn't delete a system font on accident. ...


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When set on auto my router frequently used 13 because it was not used by the surrounding routers (from other buildings), so sometimes it was visible by the MacBook Air and sometimes disappeared - which was not a problem when I switched to 5G. The same thing happened with my Kindle PaperWhite that couldn't see 5G. The simple solution was to use 5G for all ...


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Maybe replacing the Upper Case will solve your problem. This guide from iFixIt will certainly help you do that. If you would just want to replace the hinge itself, maybe Step 37 in the guide would be useful? Check the top of the guide for required parts and tools!


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In case anyone is reading this now, the 13" Retina screens can be put into a higher-resolution scaled mode 1680 x 1050 mode which is still readable. It's the same as the Macbook Pro 17" I used to use, just in a smaller space. This is ample width for using XCode or other IDEs


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Looking true your log, I would say it is your Sophos acting up. SophosUIServer Uninstall it and live without it. It does not do any good anyway AFIK.


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You cannot erase the currently-running volume. Shut the computer down, restart while holding the option key, and choose the Recovery HD. Find Disk Utility in the menus and you will now be able to erase your internal storage.


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I'm somewhat convinced this is a software issue, and not a hardware issue. I have exactly this problem too. The reason I say "software" is that so many people are experiencing the same symptoms, whereas water damage may affect other keys, not specifically shutdown. I have a macbook air that I almost never update, because I have a stable system and use it ...


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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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You need to disable FileVault and then it would allow automatic login. But be aware thats not good for your information protection.. your mac would be vulnerable..


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What worked for me: open up a Terminal window and: sudo killall coreaudiod


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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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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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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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