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No the parts are not compatible nor are the cabling and mount points. See http://ifixit.com for take apart manuals and possibly repair parts for your broken LCD on the MacBook Pro.


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Simplest answer / your language tool has defaulted to a language you do not want it to be. So... Go into TOOLS menu, Select Language..., You will see your list where you have all the standards including Basque, Catalan and Spanish (Castellano) etc. Make your choice and select default. You have now changed your function of spelling for all ...


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Try using an external usb mouse and if the left click works then you know that it is the Macbook Pro's trackpad that is the issue , if the Trackpad is the issue then I would recommend talking to Apple about a repair.


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Use a local account on your mac to connect to the WiFi, then logout again, you won't loose connection, and you'll only have to do this once since your Mac will remember the network.


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Apple sells a 60W MagSafe2 Power Adapter for US$79.00 for the MacBook Pro with 13-inch Retina display. They also sell a 60W MagSafe Power Adapter.


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i have had a couple os installs where changing ANY network setting caused the pref pane to crash. this included enabling disabling ports. makes no sense, but it doesn't seem unique when i was looking into it. what i did to fix it was to remove the prefs for the pref pane and start fresh. it could have something in the plist from a previous device that's ...


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Headphones and the Internal speakers are only OR option. You can not have AND. If your headset sometimes does not switch, check the plug for dirt stuck in it. If it is not the hardware, reset your SMC.


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Priorities in order of decreasing importance for battery care are: Avoiding deep discharges of the battery. Avoiding having your battery constantly on charge or on charge and in sleep mode. When playing graphics intense games, use your notebook plugged in when possible. Reduction of battery cycles by plugging into power when on the go, or ...


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I do not know what is it that you trying to do. The HDMI cabled external monitor has nothing to do with the Network (Internet). Also the "My Trace route" applications is bit out of date. I would suggest to use the build in app called Network Utility to check the internet connection parameters including the trace route. The Network Utility app is located ...


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Hy buddy, I am with the same problem. I am 99% sure that it's the bluetooth capacity that does it. In my case, when I use only the bluetooth headphone, it's all fine, but when I connect the keyboard and mouse (bluetooth), than the sound fails/gaps/lag. A detail is that, if I change my bluetooth headphone to headset mode (which reduces the quality of sound) ...


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If You have Mavericks installed that's not a problem at all to quickly switch between primary/secondary screen, because Menubar is present on both screens. To move the Dock You only need to move Your mouse cursor to the bottom of the second screen and then move mouse down again. EDIT: On previous OS You can also change primary screen in Preferences -> ...


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I would just find some soft-side velcro and cut out a few small circles and call it good as new or if your determined.. Or just do a quick Google search: http://www.powerbookmedic.com/Macbook-Unibody-Feet-Replacement-Set-Black-p-23146.html http://macdudu.en.alibaba.com/product/742059651-218052561/Rubber_Case_Foot_Feet_for_Macbook_Pro_retina_15_A1398.html


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I'm also having the "not working" issue. I've had Internet Sharing work in the past but there has been a few times, like today, where I go in to the settings to start Internet Sharing (I use a modem dongle, so my Internet is not always up and running), the Wifi icon in the bar gets replaced by the Sharing icon for a half second, then it goes back to just ...


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As a former Mac Genius, I can tell you it's impossible to buy the feet separately as a replacement. You will have to get the bottom "plate" replaced. If it's under warranty, awesome, if not, it's less than $20 to get.


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No you can't add ram to that model. However, the computer should be freezing. There may be hardware error, take it to an apple store.


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If I read correctly you merely created a partition using bootcamp assistant, which essentially doesn't do anything but create an FAT formatted partition. OS X will only show you bootable partitions (meaning partitions it finds a system on). You will first need to copy over your data, either including the system or reinstalling and moving over only certain ...


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1440x900 is the native resolution for 15'' non Macbook Pros, and the given (best/default) resolution for 15'' rMBP with the pixel doubling effect taken into account, as it is. The analytics don't distinguish between the two, so the most you can infer from the data is that the most common model is a 15'' Macbook Pro.


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Apple's official guide has several good steps. http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1367 I would start with resetting the SMC: the System Management Controller. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964 If that doesn't work, reset the NVRAM (which isn't on the list) followed by attempting to boot to internet recovery. NVRAM - Command Option P R Recovery - Command R ...


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Please note to anyone still having issues, you might have to remove any public DNS servers until cache is cleared.


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I have tried both the solutions in the answers, and comments however the only thing I found works is: Press: command + alt+esc ; Select Finder; Click Relaunch. Normal behaviour resumes.


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This FAQ from Apple: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3382#5 Key part: 6 Can other video adapters be connected or "daisy-chained" to Apple Mini DisplayPort adapters? No, you should not connect Apple Mini DisplayPort adapters to any other video adapters. Connect your computer directly to an external display via one Mini DisplayPort adapter. So, ...


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Open System Information, then under Hardware select Mini DisplayPort. This will tell you about the firmware of the port controller and more.


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Here is what I did to get my screen working. Remove /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver.plist Remove /Users/yourusername/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.apple.windowserver.* Reset PRAM This didn't immediately fix the problem, but I tried rebooting into safe mode to make sure that still worked. I switched resolutions around in safe mode. I ...


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The 2011 MBP (MacBookPro8,1) has thunderbolt, so either your machine is not a 2011, or it has thunderbolt. the 2010 MacBook Pros have MDP that supports audio as well as video (I have a 2009 which only does video). Keep in mind that MDP and Thunderbolt look identical.


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I had similar symptoms on my MBP 13 (mid-2010). Internal display died suddenly and external display worked fine. None of the software or startup tricks did not bring the life back to in-built screen. Disconnecting and re-connecting the battery connector from the logic board fixed this problem. Here is the instruction: ...


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This is what you do: Make sure the ethernet cable is plugged in, and that the MBP is using ethernet to connect to the internet Open System Preferences and click on Sharing Tick the checkbox that says "Internet Sharing" From the drop down list, select Ethernet. Tick the WiFi (thanks Mateusz Szlosek) checkbox. It should look something like this: Click on ...


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Was having the same problem. Display Calibration helps. :D just go to Sytem preferences, Display, Color Tab then Calibrate. :)


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It turns out the cause is Spotify. It seems to be a bug with the Spotify app. Yet no bug fix has been released. If you have spotify running, kill it and see if you get this issue still.


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It is a known problem: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3069428 Someone has calculated the max wattage draw of a MBPr, but I can't find that a.t.m.


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If you registered the device then the serial number is recorded with your Apple ID at supportprofile.apple.com.


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Try clicking on "Scaled" while holding the ⌥ key. Regular click: ⌥ + click:


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I would suggest using the 'Migration Assistant' to move your Profile and your Apps from your old Mac to the new one. You can find a very good Tutorial on how to do that on the Apple Support pages here. Usually the Keychain (with all saved password) and Serials for your Applications are moved as well. There are some exceptions, but i think it should work ...


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It sounds very much like the battery has died. What does the battery meter say in the menu bar, if you click it? Usually if the battery has already breathed its last, it will say "service battery" or even "replace battery immediately".


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Did you install the second hard drive yourself? If so then your best bet is to swap your SuperDrive back in before taking it in for service. I cover this scenario in more depth with this answer: Apple's warranty (AppleCare) is specific about what components are user replaceable/serviceable. The hard drive on an older MacBook for instance is user ...


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I've just gone through two brand new MacBook Pro Retina 15's, "fresh" from Apple Store, both of which were giving me only 3-4 hours on a fresh charge. After resetting NVRAM and SMC, I now get 5-6 or more hours. If you buy a new MacBook -- and are getting less than 5 hours per charge -- try resetting your NVRAM and SMC. How to Reset NVRAM: Shut down the ...


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I've just gone through two brand new MacBook Pro Retina 15's, "fresh" from Apple Store, both of which were giving me only 3-4 hours on a fresh charge. After resetting NVRAM and SMC, I now get 5-6 or more hours. If you buy a new MacBook -- and are getting less than 5 hours per charge -- try resetting your NVRAM and SMC. How to Reset NVRAM: Shut down the ...


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Try to do a file system check via single user mode. Reboot and immediately press Cmd+S Wait for the command line and then type /sbin/fsck -fy Have a tea. And a cookie. Have a look in the output. If the HDD is failing you might see something like I/O Error. If you see something like ***** FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED ***** then you can try to do it once more. ...


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I had this same problem with my MacBook Pro, and used the technique described by dennismuys. I inserted and removed my headphone plug about a dozen times, and the internal speakers started working again. I have no idea what could possibly have gotten in the jack to keep the switch from closing. Lint maybe.


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More information would help answer this question. For example, Are you finding that messages on one platform are not updating at all? For example, the iPhone? If so, I would suggest trying steps such as these: 1) Settings --> Messages --> iMessage (cycle it off and then back on) 2) Log out and back in with your AppleID 3) Turn the phone off and back on. If ...


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A verbose boot (Command-v) will tell you where the install is hanging. It'll spew a lot of text, then hang (presumably) on some line. That's where you can start to see what's going wrong. Post that line here and there may be clues. You can try a single user boot (command-s) as well, which skips the UI and drops you to a command line, but that can be ...


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If you install the OS X version of XScreenSaver, the phosphor saver simulates an old phosphorous terminal display. It can be configured to run any command in the terminal display, including top: I find the settings -scale 2 -delay 40 -program top work quite well, and look quite "hackerish".


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The LookThrough screensaver does nearly what you are looking for on Mavericks. It permits to maintain your Mac correctly secured when at the same time you maintain on screen the actual output of a top command. The output on screen won't be exactly a synchronous copy of what would be on screen without the screen saver. This output will be an asynchronous ...


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It is unclear to me but did you replace the keyboard with the defective "w" or does the replacement keyboard have the "w" issue? The reason being, holding down a key, any key, will cause strange things to happen. An electronic issue with a Mac's (or really any computer's) keyboard can cause all sorts of strange problems. Can you disconnect the keyboard and ...


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If you want to save some computer memory and maybe cpu usage, here's a way to record the "hackerish" output from your Top command and use it as your screensaver. The downside of this approach is that the sreensaver will notbe able to show any live Top data. If a live output is important, than Alex's answer is probably the best solution (excluding of course ...


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Maximum supported res for external monitor is 2560x1600 so I'd say if you used a Thunderbolt/miniDisplay Port -> Display Port it ought to work. I wouldn't be so certain of DVI or indeed HDMI.


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Replacing your optical drive would seem a logic choice to me. No wires, fast transfer speeds and you have your disk always with you. If storage is your main concert, just go for an HD (And replace your SSD with a bigger one while you are at it...) It is not expensive at all. You need a philips screwdriver, a hard drive enclosure kit specially made to fit ...


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Assuming the warranty is expired, you'll be fine. If you want to just remove the dust from the inside, you're on the right track. Get a can of air, a vacuum, and a pentalobe driver set. Don't actually vacuum the inside though - turn it on and hold the nozzle up to the outlet of the area you're blowing the dust from. Static won't be a problem as long as you ...


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You can use KeyboardCleanTool to lock/unlock the keyboard using the mouse.


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This app works great on OS X 10.9 to see a graph of your CPU's clock speed: https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-power-gadget-20



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