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I am wondering if it is possible to connect directly to the router with an ethernet cable. That will give you better connectivity and faster throughput... The non-retina (current) model has a built in ethernet port, so all you would need is an ethernet cable. the current) retina version would need the thunderbolt to ethernet adapter but should still work ...


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I had this problem myself not too long ago. From what I read online error 3001F means that your Mac is having trouble talking to Apple's servers. The common suggestions being that the router is doing something unexpected or the signal strength isn't good enough. The way I solved it was connecting through another device; using the hotspot facility on my ...


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Short answer: no. Any Mac that supports Internet recovery could theoretically boot to Internet recovery even with the hard drive removed. Press and hold command-option-R immediately after powering on the mac. If it does not detect a physical network Internet connection, it will prompt you with a drop-down menu displaying a list of available wifi networks. ...


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No. It should automatically connect, but in the case that it doesn't, it will offer you a list of wifi networks that you can connect to. Pick the one that you have access to, and it will connect. After that, it will start downloading the recovery image, and you will be able to reinstall Mac OS X. For more information, refer to ...


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I have exactly the same problem with my MacBook (as I bought it in such a condition). I bought the screen from eBay. Its quite easy to fix if you follow the instructions on iFixit. You should consider buying only display, not the whole top assembly, as the prices really different. If your top cover is OK, you don't need to buy it, its possible just to change ...


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I can't be sure, but I think that the first step to solve the problem is to check the connection of speakers to motherboard. Are they connected properly? Disassemble the laptop and check all the loops and wires.


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the answer is Fn + m however, to make it work: Run the On-Screen Keyboard (Windows 2012: Windows Key + C to bring up the charms, click Search, type "keyboard") Click on Options Turn on numeric key pad Make sure NumLock is turned off (so you can see the Ins key where the 0 would be) on the regular keyboard the "m" is where the 0 is, therefore Fn + m = ...


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Solved it! I had to plug the adapter into my non-retina MacBook Pro, then hit the Auto button on the monitor. It readjusted itself and moved the image back to the center of the screen. Now it's plugged back into my retina MacBook Pro and working perfectly. So I guess it's some kind of weird issue between the retina MacBook Pro specifically and the monitor, ...


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The MacBook Pro with Retina Display received an overall update to pretty much most of the internal architecture. According to Apple the fans, vents and many other internal parts underwent redesign and development. Apple => High-efficiency fans: Asymmetrically spaced impeller blades and back and side airflow vents work together to move the maximum amount of ...


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I hope that this works as an answer to your question. But my Macbook Pro Mid 2010 has stopped making all those horrible noises after over-heating for quite a while now since I discovered there are certain processes calling that issue; i.e. Shockwave Flash Player that's mostly used with Chrome which apparently seems to have the only purpose of draining the ...


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I just got a new retina display 15" last week . Yes, it does not activate as frequent as the older one. Still when i am doing something performance intensive like Lightroom photo editing or facetime call along with browsing with music playing in the background... The fan gets activated and is loud enough to notice.


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You can use multiple displays with MacBook Pro. Retina version have two thunderbolt ports that you can use simultaneously to two external displays along with MacBook's LCD panel. There are also USB cables which comes with internal display card attached, so it will not have the same speed the MacBook's integrated display card, but if it is compatible with ...


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VGA is analogic, so you have to use Auto function of your monitor to calibrate it's correct size/position. You can also set it from the monitor's OSD control.


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No, not without the original password No, but you can sign into your icloud account from a different device and track the computer


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I wonder why noone mentioned wonderful and free Macs Fan Control app that works flawlessly on Windows. All mac hardware support is declared, OS X version is also available.


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I own a Shure headset with 3 connectors and it does not work on my MacBook Pro Retina 15''late 2013 nor does it with my iPhone 4S --- only the channel marked with 'left' works. And even the 4 connector versions are different among the various Notebook/Phone manufacturers compared to Apple. There are special Apple compatible versions advertised. Best, Peter


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does your headphone come with three electrical connectors at the plug or with for? The newer generations of MacBooks require 4 connectors to be able to play on both channels. Best Peter


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Windows 8 on a MacBook Pro late 2011 should work. I'm not sure if you have checked on Creating the USB Drive/ Installation Medium on the Bootcamp Assistant to download all the Drivers. Try to install: Boot Camp Support Software 5.0.5033 If this does not work, check if your Bootcamp Assistant is the newest, but it should normally be, otherwise you ...


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Since upgrading to iTunes 11.3 I have experienced a very similar problem. Every time I refresh my podcasts, iTunes' memory/CPU usage surges, and the iTunes UI freezes up for 5-10 minutes. I haven't found a complete solution, but I have stumbled across a temporary workaround. On my system, the problem only seems to occur when I refresh podcasts while ...


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No. The RAM is soldered to the logic board in all of these models. Here is the logic board from iFixit's Teardown of the low end 15'' model (2.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 SSD). Inside the yellow box are 16 x 512 MB DDR3 SDRAM (8 GB total) memory chips. As you can see, they are soldered directly to the board and cannot be replaced without replacing the whole ...


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Per the teardown performed by iFixit, the RAM in Retina Displays is soldered to the logic board. It may be possible to undo the soldering and upgrade it, but the hassle is almost surely not worth it. https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Retina+Display+Late+2013+Teardown/18695#s53264


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To try and locate which files and directories are consuming the most disk space on your Mac, I'd recommend running OmniDiskSweeper. You can run it off of the DMG just fine. Select your hard drive and let it run and it'll list in descending order where the greatest disk usage is. OmniDiskSweeper: https://www.omnigroup.com/download/latest/OmniDiskSweeper ...


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I have had problems with third party video adaptors, so I'd be hesitant to try that. Since your monitors have DVI ports, I'd go with two Apple Mini Display Port to DVI adaptors and use an HDMI cable for the third monitor.


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Have a look to a different script for the same purpose, but with a slightly different approach. It uses the same SystemConfiguration trigger, thus. The problem on Mavericks seem rather to be respawning the original script over and over by launchd. I'm successfully running it on Mavericks 10.9.3. The Script can be found here: ...


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If you're certain the drive is known to be good and working and that the cable you're using is also in good condition then the answer is no: there isn't anything you can do to fix a broken controller yourself. You'll need to take it to an authorized Apple Repair Center. These things are usually solved with main board swaps as it's all, more or less, ...


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I was able to set up ControlPlane to automatically toggle OS X natural scrolling on/off when I switch between using my trackpad & mouse. I outlined exactly how to set it up step-by-step in this blog post: http://kellenmace.com/automate-trackpad-mouse-natural-scrolling-in-mac-os-x/ I looked at Scroll Reverser also, but the developer describes a few ...


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I have experienced the same intermittent issue with my Sony Experia SP (model C5303) and the only solution I have found apart from a hard re-boot (hold down the power key for 5 seconds or more) is to unplug and re-plug the USB connection until the keyboard and trackpad kick back in - really frustrating in a professional environment. I am running Maveric ...


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I'm very excited that to say that booting Windows fixed itself. My machine: MBP 2010. OSX Fuse installed. Recent update on one OSX partition to Mavericks. My machine automatically ran its CHKDSK function and restored its own ability to boot. It found orphaned files and repaired the links. If you can figure out how to force CHKDSK to start you may find ...


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Short answer: Certainly not possible, and no such product exists. The MacBook screen is not a touch or pressure input device, unlike the iPad. Long answer: The iPad stylus uses touch events to communicate position and Bluetooth to communicate pressure. With the MacBook, no positional tracking device exists in the screen. Getting around this limitation ...


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It might be your WiFi hardware, but you can test it using following steps to manualy onnect: Manually connect to WiFi Turn On networksetup -setairportpower en0 on Find /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/A/Resources/airport scan Connect networksetup -setairportnetwork en0 WIFI_SSID_I_WANT_TO_JOIN WIFI_PASSWORD If above ...


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Yes it is possible. Select the "Preferences..." item in the Messages menu. Select the accounts tab. There you should see which accounts that are connected to the Messages app. Remove the existing account(s) and the add your own account.


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Duplicate question, see: Can I have multiple monitors on my MacBook Pro (Early 2011)? Any 2011 MacBook Pro model will support Thunderbolt. You can daisy-chain 2 Thunderbolt displays. You can also connect one mini DisplayPort monitor to the end of a Thunderbolt chain and connect your Mac to your Thunderbolt Display. A non-Thunderbolt solution if you ...


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If you can create or find an appropriatey inverted ICC profile, this can be used to invert your colours. See White on black without inverting colors? for more about how the display's colours can be manipulated.


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I found an excellent article on Toms Hardware which led to my personal definitive answer. It's possibly the most concise and understandable explanation of trim, and led me to decide to turn trim on. read here: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/macbook-pro-ssd-trim,3538.html A basic summary is this: Hard drives don't know when a file is deleted so it ...


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If you want to do it your self, here is a web site that has instructions how to. https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Retina+Display+Late+2013+Teardown/18695


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Maybe you can try to restart your computer. Sometimes, it works for me when my computer runs pretty slow. You don't know what you've run on your computer.


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It's not saying that iTunes is locked—rather that the iTunes library is preventing writing to it through permissions or ACLs. Check that you have write permission to your iTunes library.


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The red light in your audio out jack indicates that it is active. That is why you do not hear anything on the speakers. Your analog/digital switch in the port is stuck -- the red light is the digital audio signal. Try to plug the headphone in, this time wiggling it from side to side while it's plugged in. Alternatively try cleaning the audio plug: Try ...


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I've had similar experiences when stacking two MacBooks just the right way. I think it's the magnets being triggered, and the computer thinking it's been closed.


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I can't see the speed of your processor being very relevant to whether the laptop continues to be compatible with future versions of OS X. I sold a 2008 MBP to a friend that only had 4 GB of RAM as well and a 7200 rpm HDD and it can handle Mavericks just fine. It has a Core2 Duo, with an i7 you should be set for at least 3 more years, if not 6. I hope that ...


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Apple's OS doesn't downgrade. You will need to back up your files and apps to an external location and then wipe the main partition using recovery mode. At that point, you can run the 10.9.3 installer - but again, the migration of the user data will be by hand since the assistant won't load the newer files onto the older OS. Your best bet might be to ...


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10.9.4 purports to fix sleep-wake issues. I know on my rMBP (pre-Haswell) I'd have a similar issue after disconnecting from a Thunderbolt display, and it's been resolved since upgrading.


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On the other hand, I use an old 2010 Core 2 11" MacBook Air with a measly 2 GB of RAM, and it's quick enough to handle Xcode because it has an SSD. I'd say put the money on the SSD now and make sure your swapfile is going there.


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I have a 2011 MacBook Pro 15", and upgraded it both to 8GB and an SSD. Both upgrades are extremely valuable. Since you are using the MBP for coding, I would definitely go for the 8GB. XCode et al. can use quite a lot of RAM. The SSD will also refresh your MBP immensely! Compiling will be much, much faster. As will be application startup times. Especially ...


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I used to work with a 2009 MBP 13" with C2D 2.53Ghz, 8GB ram and 256GB SSD, it worked like a charm with development (Qt, XCode), VM (VirtualBox), image edition (lightroom). I changed it because the screen was too small but that shouldn't be an issue for you since you're running on a 17". So if you change both, you can hope at least 2 more years. I would go ...


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Download the font from below, then drag and drop that file into Font Book.app https://gitorious.org/deblock/iphone/raw/ce72bc0d9bc69ffcaef4320450aeb5a38003d663:Resources/Fonts/Apple%20Symbols.ttf


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After much searching and toying with various programs I finally found one that did exactly what I wanted. http://www.madrau.com/ Now I have this fancy menu that I can use to quickly change my screen resolution. I record my screen at 1280 x 720 HiDPi (720p). It puts black bars on the top and bottom of my screen, but for recording purposes that's totally ...


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There are times when Apple's 'Disk Utility' software isn't as thorough at repairing problems that other applications may be. I've had 'Disk Utility' tell me that drives are fine, but it is not until after running a program like 'Disk Warrior' (that replaces the Directory structure), that the hard drive feels 'normal' again. This isn't to plug any particular ...


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Yes: This is totally possible and you should not have any problems at all. You should consider though, that every Mac has a minimum and a maximum OS X Version which is officially supported.


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I found this on Google: Uninstaller (jp.co.roland.rdusb00e6.uninstaller) is a Mac OS X software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of iBoostUp. The latest version that our iBoostUp users have reported seeing on their systems is Uninstaller 1.0.0. It sounds like you are trying to install the Uninstaller! If you are not to ...



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