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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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There are a number of sensors (6 or 7 I think), but I don't know where they are all located. I would really appreciate an annotated photo if someone can put one together. I know there is one in the SATA cable that goes to the hdd, and I know there is one on the heat-sink. I have a similar problem/symptom on my MacBook Pro 13" ... (which was given to me). I ...


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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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You say, the battery status is 4/5 lights and the magsafe status is initially orange and gets green after a short wait, this means that the battery isn't charged after all, although it isn't completely charged. When you boot with power supply and click at the battery indicator left the clock in the menu-bar, does it say anything about needing to be replaced ...


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So the fan doesn't even spin up when attempting to boot from battery? First thing to try is resetting the SMC: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3964 Any chance you can try with another battery? Although from what you've described it sounds fine. You might be looking at the logic board as the fault.


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You haven't really said how much time and/or money you want to spend to try to get the pictures back. If money is no object, stop using the computer right now and see a computer consultant. Another approach, which might be more work than you want: stop using the drive as soon as you can: stop using it as the startup disk, stop storing stuff on it back ...


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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 had the same annoying issue on OSX Mavericks (10.9.2), and resetting the NVRAM / PRAM as per Andrew Ferrier's answer didn't resolve it. Instead, I opened a Terminal window and found a week old Kernel .panic file in /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/ I simply renamed it to .panic.old with the following command: sudo mv Kernel_[rest_of_filename].panic ...


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It could also be the battery swelling and pushing the trackpad button from below. Try taking the battery out to see if that solves it. Best, Teo


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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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You can do this with SleepWatcher, an app that lets you… execute a Unix command when the Mac or the display of the Mac … wakes up Such a command to open an app could be: open /Applications/Safari.app


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My MBA Mid 2012 does that sometimes to. It is the MagSafe plug, just snap it in few times (wiggle). The pins might have gotten dirty. Apple Warranty is International for portable Apple products. If the product is portable, meaning that it can operate independently without a power cord, you may obtain warranty service worldwide. However, service will be ...


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Go into System Preferences > Sharing and turn off Internet Sharing and File Sharing. You can run pmset -g assertions again in terminal and you will see the 1 is gone that counts. After restarting your computer it will go to sleep while plugged in now.


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If KPs continue after safe boot, then most likely they're hardware related. Run the Apple Hardware Test suite, extended tests at least twice, followed by Rember. See this link https://discussions.apple.com/message/21725938#21725938


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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 MacBook released in 2010 has intake and output on the back of the computer. There are no vents on the bottom.


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No. The Thunderbolt Display works only on Thunderbolt ports. Not even on mini-display-port (even if the connector is the same)


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Have you tried turning off "Automatic Graphics Switching" in the Energy Saver preference pane?


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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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Yes, there are so many ways to kill a cat :) You can create a USB installer of Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion or even Mavericks. I can talk you through a process for each OS, or you could just take the computer to an Apple Store and they will stick the OS that came with the machine when it was purchased on it. But to create the installer yourself you ...


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System: Macbook Pro with Mavericks, 27in TD display, USB Keyboard What didn't work: Unplugging/plugging the USB keyboard would normally resolve the issue. However, today unplugging did not work so I took it a few steps further by rebooting everything and plugging/unplugging the USB cable multiple times - all to no avail. The system preferences/keyboard ...


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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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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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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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This is what I would try: Open /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver.plist with a PLIST editor. Look under DisplaySets > Item 1 > Item 1 for the "Width" and "Height" values. Change them to 1920 and 1200 respectively. Save, restart, see if it fixes it.



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