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Sounds to me like you need to identify your Mac model more than anything else. Give a try How to identify which model is my Mac? Once you know your precise model, you may want to go to ifixit.com to identify the precise piece number you’re looking for.


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The "invalid node structure" and "disk I/O" errors you see in verbose mode are both indicative of a failing hard drive. The invalid node structure points to a problem with the data cataloging mechanism of the operating system, basically that system that keeps track of where all the data is stored. One off reports of this aren't so bad but coupled with the ...


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I think what Rob is getting at and what I think might be happening is that you have some malware (virus, etc) on your Mac (yes they do exist) that could be adding things to web pages. It could be as simple as a browser extension or plug-in with some hijacking code in it, or something more system wide. you could try resetting Safari (from the Safari menu ...


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This was supposed to be a comment, but it turned out too long. It might be that the trackpad is slightly damaged so that the button is somehow pressed down constantly. I have a black macbook that clicks every time I rest my hands anywhere near the area below the keyboard or around the trackpad. The plastic around that part of the case has kind of caved in ...


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First: Nothing is lost. Yet. It is only hidden from plain view. Next, the file and menu names below might not be correct. I am doing this from a German OS, and I did not want to reboot just for the filenames. iPhoto keeps your photos in a subfolder, named "iPhoto Library" of the "Pictures" folder in the user directory. You need to control-click that folder ...


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Since you say it's a Core Duo and not a Core 2 Duo, I think that you've got one of the original white (or black) MacBooks. If I'm correct, you're not going to be able to install Mavericks (10.9) on it. The latest OS that your MacBook will support is Snow Leopard. If I'm correct that this is your MacBook, you will be able to get a Snow Leopard DVD from ...


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Without Find My Mac turned on via your iCloud account, you are going to have to rely on the kindness of strangers or local law enforcement to get it back. Edit: And, based on my experience with a stolen computer, even having Find My Mac enabled didn't help me get the computer back. The police would not use the location information to recover the computer. ...


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Some versions of files are stored temporarily locally, when you're away from the TimeCapsule. These are on your MacBook and can therefor be accessed without the TimeCapsule present. As soon as the Mac syncs back with the TimeCapsule, they are longer stored on your local drive, therefor you'll need a connection to the TimeCapsule to restore them. "Mobile ...


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Computers, phones, and devices that are not currently logged in with a given Apple ID and specifically with the service Find My Mac / Find My iPhone enabled will show up as "Offline" in someone's iCloud account etc. So, basically, if both of you have the same computer in your iCloud accounts with Find My Mac, only the person who is currently logged in can ...



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