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Success! I got it. Thanks. I used the command in terminal to disable filevault, that is: fdesetup status // to check the status of file vault sudo fdesetup disable // to disable file vault


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By default, without an external monitor and no headphones plugged into the MacBook Pro, the audio should come out of the built-in speakers and you should be able to control the audio with the built-in keyboard volume controls. If you hold down the Control key while clicking on the audio icon in your statusbar, you should see this: If, however, you have an ...


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Apple has a helpful article on Kernel Panics which is what you appear to be experiencing: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT200553 - OS X: When your computer spontaneously restarts or displays "Your computer restarted because of a problem." I would step through that and post back here a new question once you have a specific step that is failing or you don't ...


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Go to Time Machine preferences, Ctrl-click on the drive you want to disable, you get a fold out menu with the option to disable the drive.


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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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I actually ended up deleting the hawk image from inside the Gmail Settings.


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The simplest [yet not only] way to prevent Spotlight indexing a drive is... Connect the volume or drive you want excluded to your Mac. Open the System Preferences application. Click on Spotlight, then click on the Privacy tab. Drag your volume or drive into the Privacy menu to exclude it.


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I'm guessing the problem is the cable that connects your hard drive to the logic board. You can order a new one from eBay, Amazon, or other Apple suppliers, or set an a Genius Bar appointment to have them diagnose and see if it is the issue. A family member and I both had similar issues with our MacBooks.


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You can reboot the system into 32 bit mode by pressing 3 and 2 during reboot, or by passing systemsetup -setkernelbootarchitecture i386 to the command line as root. The former option works until the next reboot. The latter one is persistent.


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From Apple's documentation on AHT: Some Macintosh computers that shipped with OS X Lion and later support the use of Apple Hardware Test over the Internet. These computers will start up to an Internet-based version of AHT if the hard drive does not contain AHT. An Internet-enabled connection via Ethernet or Wi-Fi is required to use this feature. ...


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It is completely possible that the SSD is toast. It is also possible that Disk Utility just can't fix it. There are other disk repair utilities out there like DiskWarrior, Drive Genius and the like. If you don't have one, you should. you won't use it often but will be glad you have it when stuff like this happens. Failing that and assuming that you already ...


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Are you running the Yosemite installer directly from the downloaded application? If so that is strange. I would verify that your time machine backup is complete and then use a utility like Diskmaker X to make a bootable Yosemite USB flash drive and boot from that. When you get through the language selection screen you can use Disk Utility (it's in one of ...


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You said "an old MacBook Pro." Perhaps if you could be a little more specific? This article from Apple will tell you if it is compatible: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5842 If it is not that may be why it didn't work. Internet recovery may have timed out due to WiFi issues, besides no matter how fast your WiFi is its still slower and less reliable than an ...


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As for now, the only way to access iCloud Photo Library on a non-iOS device is https://beta.icloud.com/.


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I got this message too and solved it easily: Go to System Preferences; Users and Groups; Select the Admin User and click the padlock to make changes; enter the Admin's password; Click on the picture of the Admin; the word 'edit' should appear; Select Camera; Take a new picture of yourself and save it; Lock the padlock again; Restart the computer. You could ...


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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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Since you have a second Mac use the Target Disk mode to control the old Mac. Use the new Mac's Disk Utility to reformat the old mac disk. Now the Install from USB should work, or Install the OS from the new Mac directly using the Target Disk mode.


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I hit this problem on Yosemite (10.10). Turns out that a key daemon, discoveryd, was killed off as it was consuming too much CPU. 2014/10/22 3:50:07.000 PM kernel[0]: process discoveryd[49] thread 1251 caught burning CPU! It used more than 50% CPU (Actual recent usage: 68%) over 180 seconds. thread lifetime cpu usage 90.016372 seconds, (74.516637 user, ...


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Yah this is one of those errors that likely mean a hardware failure and generally speaking the only way you are repairing a failure like this (unless you are into completely disassembling your Mac) is via an Apple Store or an AASP (Apple Authorized Service Provider). Failing all the suggestions above you may need to (first: make a backup) make a Genius Bar ...


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If either your LaCie Thunderbolt Drive offers more than one Thunderbolt port ([https://www.lacie.com/se/products/product.htm?id=10621](like this one)), or you have a native Thunderbolt display, you can "daisy-chain" them: connect one device to your macbook (the one with two Thunderbolt ports, e.g. the drive) connect the other device (e.g. your display) to ...


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As you said in the comments : Memtest is failing Apple Hardware Test indicates a possible memory failure This a clearly a bad indicator for your memory. The fact that a premium reseller is not taking your MacBook Pro for some obscure reasons would make me call a huge bulls**t. They have to take if it's defective !


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Apple did not change your Gmail profile picture. What is (likely) actually happening is the following: When you add a Gmail account to Mail.app, you can choose to sync contacts with Google. (It might even do it by default. I am not sure because it has been years since I set it up.) If you do so, all of the contacts in Contacts (Address Book) on your Mac ...


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You are probably syncing Google contacts to the Contacts app in OS X. If this is the case, you can edit the image by finding your contact card in the Contacts app and clicking the image to choose a new one. This change should then sync to your Google account. If you want to turn contact syncing off for your Google account, you can do so in System ...


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Not sure if its the same problem, but on an account with parental controls, upgraded from Mavericks from Yosemite, I can no longer access HTTPS (SSL) websites. I can access HTTP websites until I access a HTTPS website. Once an SSL website is attempted, all communication ceases. I tried lots of combinations. I'm also running Little Snitch, but I disabled it. ...


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Turned off "Automatic proxy discovery" on home network with double firewalls and no proxy. Now the internet is back.


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Your question has two parts: whether an rMBP can drive a 4K display, and whether any exist within your price range. Apple's support site lists compatibility between their laptops and 4K displays. If your Retina Macbook Pro is one of the 15" models, it can drive 60Hz MST displays at 60Hz through the thunderbolt port. If it is a 13" model, it cannot - you ...


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There is unfortunately not much we can do for you. If you are a DIY you could save some and do it your self. Here are some links for that. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/9045/MBP+A1226+Logic+Board+last+resort+fix+for+nVidia+video+chip https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/88614/Is+there+anyway+to+avoid+an+nVidia+8600+graphics+failure or pick your ...


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I had the same problem after upgrading to Mac 10.10 Yosemite. You must disable Parental Controls on the problematic accounts.


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Check this question out, looks like a similar question to yours. How many monitors can the new retina MacBook Pro handle and at which pixels resolutions? Also, more specifically this: How many monitors can the 13" retina MacBook Pro output to? Seems you need Thunderbolt and HDMI to do it. And if you're talking about the latest MBP 13" then you may ...


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Unless it was a BTO (Built-To-Order), it's likely coming out of a warehouse or shipping container that was packed pre-Yosemite and those boxes aren't opened to update the OS. Yosemite is a free upgrade, so just upgrade the OS when you first power up the machine and there won't be any difference between your system and one that left the factory with ...


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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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Something similar happened to me too. However, it also happens when I'm using it on battery as well. Hands felt tingling/numbing sensations and eventually burning sensation. Got blisters the next day. Had the unit returned and received a replacement. Replacement still gives me the tingling/numbing sensation after 30 minutes, but I have not received electric ...


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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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I just installed 16gigs 1600mhz ram in a 2011 17 inch MacBook pro i7 2.2 and it's working great and is running at 1600mhz in the system report.


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Here are some basic/standard steps you can try. Reset your SMC following the instructions here. Reset your PRAM following the instructions here. Start in Safe mode and try connecting USB. Other than above, and as improbable as it sounds, I would say you have a USB cable(s) problem. Try a brand new USB cable and if you have it without a USB hub.


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A friend of mine had this happening to him after he upgraded to Mavericks. I managed to fix it by going to 'Network Preferences', then for the desired network open go to TCP/IP, and then choose 'Renew DHCP lease'. He had to do this for every network that his computer previously knew, but only once.


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These troubleshooting steps helped me resolve this on one account: delete all pairing records in BlueTooth (Or at least all iOS pairing records) and then power down the Mac. disable the setting to disable "iPhone Cellular Calls" in the FaceTime part of the settings app. power down the iPhone 5 and start it back up. Don't launch any apps on the phone ...


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Upgraded to Yosemite 10.10 and problem is now fixed.


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There may be other options, but I’ve enjoyed using an app called Stay, from Cordless Dog: https://cordlessdog.com/stay/. It takes a few steps to save and edit your window arrangement, but once you set it up, Stay handles plugging/unplugging of displays pretty seamlessly. To set it up, you "store" window(s) for the current application, or all applications. ...


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The nearest thing available is the "Three finger drag" option in System prefs -- under trackpad you'll find the option to use it: This lets you drag by hold three fingers on the trackpad and dragging..


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You could try installing apps like Fan Control or SMCFanControl, but generally, as you'd expect, you'll know if your fans are not working properly if your machine is getting overheated.


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In OS X 10.9, Bonjour advertising can be disabled by following the steps listed at "How to disable Bonjour service advertising": Make a back up copy of the mDNSResponder.plist file as a precaution. Open the mDNSResponder.plist file in Terminal using your preferred text editor. Here is a sample command: sudo nano ...


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defaults write com.apple.loginwindow PowerButtonSleepsSystem -bool no Is working for me on 10.9.5, and gives behavior very close to how the power button used to work for me on 10.6. Though there is a bit more of a delay, it's definitely not infuriating anymore. ...


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You would need a Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter. You can find it here for $29 Please also read this. Apple's Thunderbolt FireWire adapter can connect to Macs via both ends, but can only be used in one direction.


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Bluetooth needs to be in advertising mode for Yosemite's Handoff to work. To disable Handoff in Mac Yosemite: Select System Prefs > General and uncheck "Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices".


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I would set Windows to be the default boot until the update is finished, to prevent it being interrupted by unexpectedly booting to Mac. I don't think it would hurt anything if it did, as the Windows install would simply wait until next time it was booted. I would definitely update Bootcamp before Windows, in case there is something about the existing ...


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By no means a scientific answer, but when this happened to me, I eventually got round it by... Closing all windows [to save confusion] Dragging all the icons over to the left side of the screen, Hit Cmd/J & set Sort by to None [from Snap to grid previously] Right clicking the desktop then setting to Clean up by Name, then Sort by Size [or anything ...


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The problem has resolved itself with the update to OS X Yosemite. It must have been a Mavericks issue. I have done nothing to the routers settings prior, and have since been able to enable WMM settings.


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Unless you already have install disks, I think the option to install anything other than Yosemite is gone (I could be wrong). Why not do a new install on a partition on your HD? This will let you boot to either OS. You obviously need spare disk space. To proceed you need to boot into Recovery mode to shrink your partition, then create a new and install ...



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