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I had a similar problem. Brand new iMac that refused to detect my wired keyboard. After a lot of experimenting, I resolved the problem by removing my bluetooth keyboard from the bluetooth devices list completely and then plugging in the wired keyboard. Open System Preferences and select 'Bluetooth' A list of the devices detected (both paired and unpaired) ...


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Thanks for Your answer. Sure but actually it works on Windows OS (7,8) and works in mirroring on OS X. I think that i'm facing software problem...


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can you explain step by step process of converting


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iStatMenu will give you what you need. And a whole lot more besides - all in a nice tightly integrated package that sits in your menu bar.


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Thunderbolt is an active technology, Display Port is passive. To daisy-chain, you must use Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt. You cannot daisy-chain Display Port. Your solution may be to find a 3rd party Thunderbolt -> dual Display Port box, but it's not something I've investigated, personally. Google gives this for starters.


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Temperature Monitor was last updated in 2009. So maybe it is not compatible with your OS. I recently abandoned the fantastic MenuMeters (free) for iStat Menus 5, since the later provides even more info on practically all Mac sensors. Hardware Monitor and System Monitor are also capable of showing sensor information in the menu bar.


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I am pretty sure your MBP always did that. It is something annoying I never really liked about the MBP: They have a "subwoofer" which is situated on the right-hand side of the MacBook. So sounds with a lot of bass always appear to come from the right speaker. Here is what Apple says.


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We have the same MPB if you have the 13" model. [Thankfully I have no issues yet.] I guess you did not install anything weird on the system or messed up any setting etc. Based on this premise: First and foremost, which version of Yosemite are you using? It is known that some of the initial versions had some Wi-Fi connectivity issues/bugs. Make sure you ...


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Try following in your Terminal: 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 It also shows it is using your Samsung as network provider, so turn it ...


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Some of it will depend on the type of mail account (POP vs. IMAP) but yes, the Mail.app will store your emails from your accounts on the system drive. How much space it will consume depends on whether there were lots of large attachments to those emails. There is no way, though, to selectively on store emails from a limited timeframe - it's all-or-nothing. ...


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According to my research, it is called Micro DVI. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micro-DVI It looks like it can be found here. ...


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As far as I know, the early 2008 MacBook Pros have a dual-link DVI socket, and don't need an adaptor at all for DVI output, just a DVI-D cable. The late 2008 models have Mini Display-Port, and need an adaptor to do DVI. Note, however, that DVI only carries video, not audio, so you'll need separate audio cabling if you want to do audio.


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specific shortcuts: To save, simply press return To cancel, hit escape or cmd+. If you do not want so save, hit cmd+D or cmd+backpace using tab: If you want to use the tab key, you should enable keyboard access by hitting ctrl+F7 first (you should see a blue glow around the currently selected button); you can cycle then with tab (hold shift to go ...


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You only have a couple of options here: System Preferences → Mouse → Point & Click → Smart zoom. That lets you make zoom on the open window when you double-tap with one finger. Or, System Preferences → Trackpad → Scroll & Zoom → Smart zoom. Is the same as previously mentioned, but you have to double-tap with two fingers on your trackpad. Both ...


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That's not really what you wanted, but have you tried this arrangement?


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You can change the Full Name for a given user account. From Apple: Go to Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups. If the lock icon in the corner of the window is locked, click the icon to unlock it. Enter the admin name and password, if prompted. From the list of users, open a shortcut menu by Control-clicking the user that ...


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At the bottom of this Apple Support page you will find the steps you must take to change the full name. On Yosemite, opening the user profile while holding down the control key and then selecting Advanced Options leads you to this screen. Change only the Full name field:


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You can change under System Preferences → User & Groups → Login options. If you select Name and password, the login window will appear as usual, but there will no longer be a list of users and accounts shown, instead a basic prompt for a complete username and password is necessary to login to the Mac.


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It sounds like your track-pad might need to be adjusted. If it's too tight it can cause the "symptoms" you are describing. I would say this is most likely, but it's always possible that there is another issue with it. If this happens to be the problem it is an easy fix, really. Or, at least it should be. I would take it to your authorized Apple Care repair ...


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On reading the first post I was screaming at you hard drive cable! (I'm here too late) as they are always the cause on these machines from 09-12 it seems they fail and the Mac runs slow or you end up not being able to access the hard drive at all and get white screen with boot options on startup with no fix other than a new cable. By the way have you ...


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I have the same problem. Have you tried resetting SMC and NVRAM? Sometimes a SMC and NVRAM reset might solve weird issues, but in my case they didn't fix the problem.


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I also found this 'feature' annoying as you expect the Dock to be on one screen then you accidentally move the mouse to the bottom of the second screen and the Dock moves across. The easiest way to get it back is to move the mouse to the bottom of the screen you want the dock on. Sometimes you have to move it up then back down to get it to move. Personally ...


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Unfortunately, this is not possible. If your MacBook came with an optical drive, the CSM Mode of Apple's EFI will only boot from the optical medium.


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I answered a similar question here. You can summon the Dock on a different display by dragging the cursor to the bottom of it's display, and then continuing the dragging down motion for a second or so. Is it possible that this is occurring when you inadvertently perform that action?


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don't know why but everything went ok and fixed after just two days...thanks a lot anyway! Mac


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Enter /sbin/mount -uw / and copy 'libxml2.2.dylib' from '/usr/local/opt/libxml/lib/' to '/usr/lib/' Restart your Mac and restore the original file: Download Pacifist (i think it's a 14-day trial) and the Yosemite System Installer Right-click the 'Install OS X Yosemite.app' -> 'Show Package Contents' Mount ./Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg Open the ...


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The problem shows after using an external monitor with a different resolution. For example a tv. Befor disconnecting the monitor set up the parameters foryour screen and then take the HDMI cable out.


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No, you most likely have the very same common GPU issue. Seeing the glitches multiple times is a sure tell sign. Beneath all that drama caused by resetting and tweaking things, temperature variations on the GPU contacts were what caused the glitches and the inconsistent behaviors. Your laptop is probably in the initial phase of GPU(soldering) failure. ...


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Technically speaking this might be best asked on a Windows board but... How did you update and reinstall the drivers? I would download the latest BootCamp drivers and then go into device manager, find the devices in question and right-click on them and select uninstall. Simply reinstalling often doesn't fix driver issues, you gotta remove the old ones ...


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The only walk-around, that works is described here: How to disable discrete graphics card and use only integrated graphics MacBook Pro Early 2011?. In short: remove kernel drivers for the discrete gfx card. It will make the MacOs work in the fallback mode without 3d acceleration. To control the brightness of your screen, I recommend to use: brightness ...


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While trialling Yosemite here at school I found the overall experience can vary wildly depending on how the installation is performed. Most people will perform an upgrade installation by downloading the Yosemite installer and simply letting it run. The end result here is very variable and largely depends on the state of the system being upgraded. One or two ...


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Although everyone here made great and thoughtful suggestions, it's very difficult to know what's causing the slowdown from afar. One thing you could do is download the latest EtreCheck and run it to see if there are other potential reasons for the slowdown. A fair number of 3rd-party apps out there leave detritus on your system that can slow your Mac to a ...


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This exact same situation was happening to me and the weird part is that the machine will sleep initially...say 2 blinks of the sleep light, but then will wake back up !!! Looking at the Activity Monitor is a process called "Android File Transfer". I decided to kill this process and now my Mac is sleeping. I am going to monitor moving forward, but this ...


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I guess you have already check through "Activity Monitor" and made sure that there isn't anything that severely uses your resources. After that, you can run some benchmarks and compare the MBP and the Mini (you said they had the same hw?) Specifically you should check CPU, RAM and Hard Drive performance. If other mid-2012 MBP are running fine with ...


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You'll need to have an external keyboard, mouse and the power cable plugged in to achieve what you're tyring to do.


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I just wanted to point out, that you can map any key or key combination in OSX to any other key or key combination using Karabiner. In my case, I'm using the following configuration to send Insert to Windows through TeamViewer, for example when running NVDA screen reader software (which heavily relies on key combinations using Insert) to test websites for ...


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Try a thunderbolt to mini display port adapter. Should be sold at the apple store or for cheaper on Amazon.


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If you want to disable lid sleep regardless if you're on AC or battery, install Insomniac. I use this app all of the time with my mbp, since I don't really like being connected to power all of the time.


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Also in the category of "expensive solutions" falls this: Your MacBook Pro 2012 can drive two Thunderbolt Displays. You can buy the displays at Apple's store. The information on how many Thunderbolt displays are supported on any given Mac can be found in the Thunderbolt FAQ.


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No, that 3-in-1 adapter will not drive multiple monitors. What you need is either a system that combines 2 monitors, or a system that chains them. While DisplayPort allows for daisy-chaining displays, this only works on supported hardware. This means your monitors need to both have two DisplayPort connectors and official support from the vendor and inside ...


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You are most likely suffering from a bad SATA cable. This is a very common issue with any MBP so far, and often presents itself when someone decides to swap out their drive. You can check this by plugging in both the SSD and an external boot medium and then booting up with option key pressed. If you can see the external medium after some time but not the ...


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I faced the same issue few days back after being able to successfully close the laptop lid with my external monitor connected all the while. For me it started working back after connecting the power cord to the laptop. Without power, laptop does not seem to mirror the display to the external monitor with the lid closed. hope this helps.


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Your fears are unfounded, although kudos to you for being so conscientious about the unique circumstances of your machine before attempting to upgrade. In any case, consider an iMac or Mac Pro which must have an external mouse, there is no internal pointing device. You'll be fine as far as a USB pointing device goes as long as the mouse you're using did not ...


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I had the exact same problem with a Dell monitor. After months of support calls and monitor replacements, it ended up being the cable. The problem was using a Mini-DP to DP cable. For some reason, the DP chips in the cable is not sending a signal that Dell monitors are expecting or the length of the cable causes the signal to degrade. The fix? Buy a ...


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Open App store and click on sign out. Now sign in with new apple id. Be aware that the iPhoto belongs to your apple id. The new apple id will not work with updates to iPhoto without paying for it.


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Make sure the script is executable. chmode +x filename Make sure the script has the appropriate shebang line at the top: #!/usr/bin/env python Double check the path, it should be /Users (note the s at the end)


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As for what: The message Kernel Assertions: 0x10c=USB,BT-HID,MAGICWAKE says it. Also the ExternalMedia is set to wake it up over your USBbluetooth. connection. So you have a device (BT keyboard) that does that. As for why: You BT track pad wakes up (do you have a Cat?) other BT devices interference, low battery... see this for more. To test do "Allow ...


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Yes, you can user Linux on a 2011 Macbook Pro that has a defective discrete GPU. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on mine and it's working correctly. I followed these instructions: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2157775


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I have found the solution to my problem. I've got an eight port USB hub by Akasa, self powered. I connected four controllers, a sound card and two liscenses to it, while I use an USB 3.0 hub for my external drives. Works like a charm.


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This simple trick worked for me! Creat a guest account and login to that account. At first Safari should work in the new account (Since no cache, bookmarks, history, last session, etc). Then Go to Library/Safari and copy the contents to a shared folder (or pen drive). Now logout and login to your original account and go to Library/Safari and move the ...



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