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You don't. Mobile processors aren't necessarily made to be replaceable - often, they are soldered directly onto the logic board itself. Aside from the obvious voided warranty/extreme risk of damage to the board, you would need to either try the software for download to see if it'll actually run on your machine regardless of specs, or you will need to ...


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There are two versions of AirDrop. The Mac-to-Mac AirDrop that was introduced in Lion works with old Bluetooth modules. The Mac-to-iDevice AirDrop that was introduced in Yosemite only works with newer modules (2012 or later). If you really want to get Mac-to-iDevice AirDrop, you'll need to either upgrade your AirPort card or get a dongle. Continuity ...


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So I have been having this problem for the last couple of weeks . I finally fixed the problem and it was so weird I just had to post how I did it for you guys. I tried all the regular things every forum tells you to do such as: Reset SMC, Reset PRAM, Ran Diagnostics, Cleaned the fans and heat sinks, Changed power cords ... nothing worked. I downloaded ...


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Sorry, the MacBook Pro processor is soldered on and removing it would likely destroy the logic board. I still have a 2009 MacBook Pro and it's fine, not to say that I wouldn't want a newer MacBook, though. Btw: Get an SSD for it. Replacing the hard drive with one cut boot up time in half for me. I personally recommend Intel.


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No, not without special functionality on the accesspoints themselves. The thing you are referring to is called wireless roaming, something that usually can't be done with simple consumer hardware. As for OS X, it only reconnects when the current connection is lost. If you can make sure there is no overlap between the accesspoints or repeatets, the ...


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If your MacBook Pro (early 2011) was updated with Macbook Pro EFI Firmware Update 2.3 then you will be able to use OS X Internet Recovery and not need the DVD that shipped with your Mac. Also have a look at: OS X: About OS X Recovery


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Every battery in a MacBook has a battery processor, which, from time to time, should be recalibrated. Like this: 1. Fully charge your Mac 2. Use it until it dies 3. Once dead, wait at least 5 hours, no less, then plug it in and charge it to 100%, without using it. The battery percentage reading on your Mac should now be more accurate. If this doesn't fix ...


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If your Mac Kernel Panics every time you reboot, well that is a problem. Can you boot into safe mode? Hold the shift key while booting and release when you see the Apple logo on screen. The boot process may take longer than it usually does. Could be a LOT longer. If that works then there is something you installed that runs at startup that is causing the ...


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Sounds like it might be a bad Airport card, if you have the tools, open it up and then disconnect and reconnect the antennas connecting to the card. If that doesn't work, remove the card, clean the contacts on the card and then reinstall it. If that doesn't work, you'll need to buy a new card, specific for your model of MacBook Air.


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Safe Mode working means that it is likely that something you installed is preventing the OS from booting. Specifically programs you have added to start at login in your user account or other things you may have installed that adds kexts to the system. Look in System Preferences > Users &Groups > Login Items Remove them all and reboot. If it boots one ...


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Cool MacBook Workstation Build your self a workstation to keep your MacBook cool – both figuratively and literally. In two easy steps. Step # 1 – Roost Buy one of these groovy MacBook lifters, the Roost. I bought the original model and am completely happy and satisfied with it. Now a new second generation is due for release. Add a keyboard and mouse to ...


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It could be just that the Yosemite is not recognizing your Airport card -WiFi function due to the bad setup. Just to confirm, the Ethernet and Bluetooth are working. To check, open the About this Mac and look in Networks for information, showing your hardware and drivers and more. If it shows it there do following steps. Disconnect Ethernet and do ...


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Microsoft tried to focus on backwards compatibility with Windows 10, supposedly retaining support for drivers designed for Vista. I've been running Windows 10 on a newer Mac and it works fine. I'm sure you'll have no issues.


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I am running Windows 10 Enterprise on Bootcamp as well as in Parallels. In both cases it works amazingly stable and until now without any problems :)


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Resetting the MacBooks power controller solved this for me: To reset the SMC: 1: Shut down the computer. 2: Plug in the MagSafe or USB-C power adapter to a power source and to your computer. 3: On the built-in keyboard, press the (left side) Shift-Control-Option keys and the power button at the same time. 4: Release all the keys and the power button at ...


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All SATA SSDs will work with your MacBook. There is actually no such thing as an SSD only suitable for Mac however a few companies do advertise like this. So basically any SATA SSD from any brand and with any capacity will work with your MacBook, just make sure that it is a 2.5" internal SSD :) Before you do actually change to a SSD I recommend you ...


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According to the homebrew FAQ, to uninstall homebrew you use: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/uninstall)" If you don’t want to completely uninstall home-brew but just want to remove all packages installed by homebrew, I think this will do what you need (I’m not currently in a position to remove all of my ...


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It may be as simple as the cable has become loose. If that is the case, it is a fairly easy fix. Sorry to see you don’t have a backup. If the drive has gone bad, that would have been your recourse. For future reference, a simple external drive connected via USB will work fine as a Time Machine backup disk. Even if you are not as regular in connecting it ...


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I used chewing gum to get the metal pieces out. That was the only resource I had at hand at the time, and it worked like magic!


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The 900MB speed is realistic, this is achieved on a few of apple's new mac offerings. An external Thunderbolt SSD would not be as fast, the only way to make it the same speed (or possibly faster) is if you have a multidrive thunderbolt enclosure running in something like Raid-0 with SSDs in all slots. The prior enclosure would be rather expensive ...



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