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Go to Calendar → Preferences → General and set Show 24 hours at a time to 12. Additionally you can set Day starts at to automatically scroll to given time.            


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In iMessage - Double click the current pic to reveal the change panel. It should open on Recents, showing you the current choice and any other pic that has been used in System Preferences > User and Groups > you account > Picture, and the Contacts App > My Card > your pic. or Messages Menu > Change my Picture!


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Download on Mac from http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/downloaddrivers.php Depending on write support, copy to Windows partition from Mac or from Mac partition in Windows. If direct install doesn't fix it, try uninstall from Device Manager, reboot & install again - seems to have worked for others.


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Logging in with the appropriate Apple ID should allow you to send and receive messages as normal, including pulling all messages from the server as applicable.


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First step: don't delete "useless" files. If the first step was not done properly, please continue to the second step. Second step: Perform a recovery. This will restore the OS to its original state but will leave your user data intact.


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I actually have the very same machine. I started with Snow Leopard, since it originally had 1GB of RAM. After a bit of playing, I decided I liked the newer UI better and upgraded to Lion. Lion is a LOT better on this machine, very snappy, and has support for newer software from the Mac App Store. Unfortunately, any MacBook pre-Unibody CANNOT be upgraded past ...


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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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Have you installed the Boot Camp drivers for Windows? These give Windows access to the extra keyboard functions such as the brightness control you need. If you haven't then boot into OS X, go to Boot Camp Assistant in Utilities and it will download and install the specific drivers for your model onto a USB stick for you. Alternatively download them from ...


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tl;dr Turn off DHCP Reservation on the router/modem in DHCP settings. My kids both got computers from school. One Macbook Air and one Dell Chomebook. Neither would get a DHCP address on our home network but worked fine everywhere else. After reading this forum and trying all things with no success the solution turned out to be turning off DHCP Reservation ...


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I had the same three beeps with my Early 2008 iMac when I tried to go from 2 to 4 RAM. Making sure the door that you had to screw off to access the RAM is very tightly screwed back in fixed it for me.


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So, I believe the main reason these cables/adapters don't exist is explained in your question, actually. That is, the fact that many, if not all, devices that come with a Thunderbolt port, also already have one or more USB 3.0 ports. If your primary concern is simply power draw on the bus, I'd recommend simply buying a powered USB 3.0 hub.


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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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I was able to find a blog post online where someone had uploaded the missing libraries. I just put them in /Library/Frameworks/ and iPhoto now opens up fine. Here is a link to the blog post: http://www.sanebutdifferent.com/iphoto-11-nyxaudioanalysis-crash-error


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It should be fine setting it and forgetting it. You might want to manually raise the minimum fan speed just a bit. It is usually running at about 2000rpm for noise reasons, but if you bump the minimum to 3000 it will keep the computer cooler. You can use SMC Fan Control or (I use) iStat Menus to adjust the minimum fan speed.


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Laptops weren't developed with acting as servers in mind. The overall-quality of the integrated components is lower than those of common servers. Additionally redundancy for important parts (like the cooling system etc.) is not given. Especially consumer hard disks and the whole cooling system aren't designed to be run 24/7 a week and guarantee a long ...


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just wanted to say , i have just set up 3 external monitors on my early 2013 MBP retina 16 GB ram , NVIDIA gtx 850M 1024 mb , and this works PERFECTLY in OS.X , bootcampt ... I have my middle one set up with hdmi , and 2 others set up with 2 vga cables to 2 minidisplay port - to - vga adapters , THIS WORKS perfectly , no issues at all:)


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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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SATA | Firewire | USB3 ports (usually for external HDDs;) Ethernet ports; Media Card readers; Thunderbolt ports; PCI bus extenders. Sonnettech has quite a few options.


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Toggle off and on and then back to your preferred settings for each of the sharing options under sharing in system preferences then reboot.


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Unfortunately you have hit one of the problems with retina displays. although some applications are set to automatically scale for the 1920x1200 resolution, some, like lightroom, can not yet show accurate pixels at that scale, so you're forced to work at a crappy 1440 pixel resolution. it really sucks.


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Have you looked at PowerDesk for Mac? the description says it can do what you want. There's a DualHead2Go & TripleHead2Go User Guide for Mac. PowerDesk for Mac can be downloaded for 10.6 thru 10.10. See Download info.


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One option would be to used your other Macbook Pro to create a Linux boot CD or USB drive, then boot your Macbook from that. By default Ubuntu has read access to HFS+ formatted drives so that should allow you to read your files. Assuming the drive responds. Some resources: How to burn a DVD on OS X How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X How do I boot ...


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The pops you hear are due to the sound card turning on then turning off. It is more obvious if you connect your laptop to an external sound system. Unfortunately it isn't something you can control/change on your system. I'm guessing that Apple does this so that the sound card doesn't play interference sounds (hums, whines, etc) from power sources, cell ...


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First make sure that iMessage is the active application, i.e. the word iMessage shows on the top left in your menu bar. Then press cmd+, to access the preferences. This works for most apps, in your question you demonstrate this for Firefox.


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You could have a hardware problem with your network card. When there is no wifi hardware installen/found on the mac, I would go to an apple store or authorised service provider to have this problem fixed. When your mac is still in warrenty, it normally is free to repair. When it is out of warranty I would first call Apple care to see if they will repair as ...


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Logic Board - I installed OS X on a USB drive and booted from it. Performance was normal (expect it to be a little slower). How does this rule out a logic board problem? Aren't you just swapping one volume for another but still using the same logic board?


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The solution we came up with... the only one that worked, was to reinstall Yosemite. It seemed at the time that something went sideways with the original upgrade. Unfortunately I do not have all the details with me here.


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This thread looks like it has instructions on how to make a bootable OS X drive from Windows. If you have an 8GB USB drive that you're willing to part with, you can do this and then use the bootable drive to install OS X on your new hard drive.


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I think 10.7-10.9 are all about the same on that machine so I don't see why not to install 10.9 Mavericks since it is latest and most polished of them with Aqua UI. Yosemite while having some nice UI enchancement has some quirks regarding redraw speed. And is clearly not as polished as Mavericks. For great speedup you might consider buying an SSD though. ...


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I have the same issue with a 17" MacBook Pro (Late 2011). I can only solve it by switching from the Intel HD 3000 card to the AMD Radeon one by using the gfxCardStatus tool.


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This is a bug that sometimes occures on Parallels desktop (PD) 9. Sometimes reinstalling PD can solve this problem. You can drag PD to the trash bin and install it again. After that you can import your existing virtual machine or just open it by clicking on it. I this it is located in Document/Parallels Desktop/


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You could do a PRAM (http://support.apple.com/kb/PH18936?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US) reset on your mac: 1) turn your mac off 2) turn it on while pressing ALT - CMD - P - R 3) Your mac should automatically restart I use this technique at my work when a client's mac is slow. Sometimes it helps. As previously mentioned, fixing disk permissions is also ...


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Just to give a correct interpretation of the SMART Data and the benchmark and clear up the misunderstandings revealed in some answers, comments and the question: The SMART Data shows a normal degradation of an approx. three years old hard disk. The benchmark shows the normal behavior of a spinning hard drive. Usually the linear density of magnetic areas ...


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The problems were resolved by Apple servicing the hardware.


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I've seen that error a few time on mine since updating to Yosemite. I've taken it in to get checked out and apple didn't find anything when running their tests. One thing I've done to keep it from popping up as much is to do a NVRAM reset. You can do this by restarting before bootup hold command + option P + R till you hear a second startup chime then ...


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If there is a progress bar and it shuts down, this probably means that your hard-drive has corrupted. Hold Command R and then a globe should appear. Connect to your internet and then wait for it to load. If it brings you to disk utility you can use your backup on time machine, but if you don't have one, you most likely will lose all your stuff.


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Upgrade to SSD first then only come the RAM. There is software to help you enable TRIM support for third party SSD


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In my experience, an SSD has led to faster load times (a formerly-1:20 boot time became 18 seconds!), but a RAM upgrade has epically increased the stability of the computer (I used to get the beach ball of death on a daily basis, which the SSD did nothing to combat, but I can count how many times I've gotten it since going from 4 to 10 GB a few weeks ago on ...


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Don't get a 128GB SSD. You don't want to run a 3rd party SSD on OS X without a decent amount of free space since you won't have TRIM support. Does Activity Monitor show memory pressure? If not, I'd save my pennies until I could afford a 256GB or 512GB SSD. I've done both RAM and SSD upgrades many times and an SSD has always been by far the best upgrade in ...


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Once programs are started they reside in RAM. So if you have enough RAM they will be fast. A fast SSD will be also helpful but usually it is not used much during normal operation if you have large RAM space. I would start with RAM upgrade, since the RAM is acting as SSD but it is faster. Main difference in SSD you will see when starting up the ...


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If you want to boot up programs faster, i would advice you buy the SSD first. This is the part of your computer that is responsible for booting up programs.


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Successively run: tmutil status And look at NumberOfChangeItems: $ tmutil status Backup session status: { BackupPhase = ThinningPreBackup; ClientID = "com.apple.backupd"; DateOfStateChange = "2014-12-14 16:32:00 +0000"; DestinationID = "25933E19-B889-4FAF-B421-53AFE4C68B58"; DestinationMountPoint = "/Volumes/Time Machine Backups"; NumberOfChangedItems = ...


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The (fixed) Pre-Installation Environment (boot.wim) of your Windows_7.iso doesn't contain the necessary drivers to use the USB3-interface of your Early 2013 Macbook Retina. To circumvent limitations (new drivers, new hardware) Microsoft uses the $WinPEDriver$-feature to provide drivers at installation time. Apple Boot Camp uses this method to provide the ...


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Onyx is a great app to help you clear out a lot of the clutter you may have accumulated over the years and speed you up a bit. Be careful though, it's a powerful tool so make sure you know what you're doing with it before you do anything. As for boot time, make sure you don't have a lot of daemons loading at launch. One easy way to check is to go to System ...


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Try running Yasu, it's a free Mac app that cleans out system caches and runs maintenance scripts. It sure did help speed up my 2010 iMac when it started running slow.


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I would use something like Crucial's online configurator rather than the vague specs in a shop window. That way you have a guarantee it will work. Kingston & Corsair have the same kind of thing, but Crucial gives you the option of downloading an app to do all the work for you.


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When you reboot your machine, hold down Option to bring up the boot menu. You should (and I say 'should' because it may not be the case with your particular build of the Windows installer image) have a few options there, the normal Macintosh HD and Recovery 10.x, and then a couple of Windows options. One should be a regular BIOS link to the Windows ...


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mine had 3 cycles when i received it. currently at 7% life left and have not yet charged it since I got it.


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GrandPerspective is a great app to visualize the files taking up the most space on your Mac. Next time you want to delete a file, use GP to scan your computer before and after you empty the Trash, and see what's still taking up space.


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I have done this with using a thunderbolt port to VGA and USB to VGA set up. The USB to VGA set up was achieved using a DIGITECH XC4879 USB to VGA converter. It needed drivers downloaded from the web but it works fine. The OS recognises Three Separate monitors and they can extended or mirrored. The adaptor also works fine via a powered USB hub. Mac 2.3ghz ...



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