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You might want to give Onyx a spin: http://www.titanium.free.fr/onyx.html SMC reset: turn off Mac and press ⇧ + Ctrl + ⌥ + Power-Button for 5 seconds PRAM reset: turn off your mac, turn on mac and press ⌘ + ⌥ + P + R. You'll hear the startup chime and reboot will start again. Wait until you heard the startup chime the third time and then let your mac boot. ...


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Check out Homebrew Cask for non-cli software and Homebrew for cli-software. It makes installing, updating and removing software much much easier.


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The more advanced version, results in most memory consumption system. So, if you are only care about performance, no doubts, Mountain Lion must be your choice.


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The most reliable place for downloads for Mac is the App Store. It is already installed on your Mac (just click on the top left Apple icon) Also, you do not have to go to http://www.filehippo.com/mac to get Firefox or Chrome. If not available at App Store, I usually go directly to the Developer web site to get the download.


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I also ended up looking for good solutions. Thunderbolt 2 supports 20 Gb/s. So it could provide enough reserves for a real usb 3 hub where every port could finally run 5 Gb/s = 640 MB/s. As a single SSD already exceeds the speed of a USB 3 connection, we should not put them through a USB 3 Hub bottleneck to not enforce slowing the transfer rates down. ...


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That is your battery it self, acting up. Following the SMC reset I would recommend a single (one time) deep discharge. The deep discharge will reset the Battery values reported. Just leave your computer running till it shuts down by it self due to low power.


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Steps: Turn off your router. Start your mac.(now it should start without problems) (remove all your wifi network configs. Create new ones)<- it doesn't work for me. Preferences > Disable in IPv6 in network preferences!!! Also, try to update/reinstall tap/tun virtual network drivers. Install the version for your OS at ...


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First I would look if any of the running apps is doing that. Press 3 keys together alt + cmd + esc In the new pop up window use the up or down arrow on your keybaord and when selected hit Enter key. You can Force quit anything showing in there. If that did not help to restore normal function use again the keyboard to Restart. To reboot your Mac ...


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That seems not to be going well. First check this out: http://www.apple.com/ca/support/macbookpro-videoissues/ Next I would suggest: put all ATI/AMD drivers back to /System/Library/Extensions/ remove only and specifically the driver files that were being used for the specific GPU. In your case: sudo rm -r /System/Library/Extensions/ATIRadeonX3000* sudo ...


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fn+▲ and fn+▼ are Universal page up/down on OSX with abridged keyboards. fn+◀ and fn+▶ are home and end respectively.


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There are only 2 types of connector for iPhones/Pads; the old-style 30-pin & the new-style Lightning connector. The change to Lightning, for phones, is at iPhone 5; prior to that they were 30-pin. The output of a phone/pad charger has only 2 variations, 1A for phones, 2A for pads. Any device needing 2A or less will work on a 2A charger, a 2A device on a ...


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It worked for me (Yosemite) just changing the WiFi Name in the Internet sharing settings and then activating internet sharing again.


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Try unplugging all USB and other devices. Also try with turning off Bluetooth in the menu bar. It seams like it is some device connecting and disconnecting which is preventing your Mac from staying in sleep mode.


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I have installed a GPU driver from NVidia and I haven't had any freezes for a month. I have then switched back to the native driver and I got a freeze in less than a day. So I am fairly confident that a different driver fixes the issue. The driver installation procedure is not straightforward, but is well documented on Daniel Kramnik's website. First, go ...


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I just went through this myself - a couple pieces of metal got into my port - toothbrush and pen tip were worthless and only sticky thing I had around were some breath right strips which didn't work = What did work was cutting a 45 degree angle off a Q-tip - I happen to have the type with a hollow blue plastic inside - this allowed me to use the bottom edge ...


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For all intents and purposes, you can use the flash SSD inside your MacBook exactly like you would use an internal HDD. The noticeable differences are that it is smaller capacity that a typical HDD, but also much, much faster and more power-efficient. The only thing you should avoid are actions that intentionally stress the drive, like read/write speed ...


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Just to make things clear. Here is a picture of a logic board for a MacBook (13-inch Late 2006/Mid 2007). The round blue thing is the Backup Battery. Next picture shows the battery being pried up. These pictures were taken from page 136 of the following Apple Service Manual: Service Source MacBook (13-inch) MacBook (13-inch Late 2006) MacBook (13-inch ...


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So the final answer on this, supported by links in comments and answers above is that the documentation says clearly there are only two possible ways to achieve what you are looking for. Either you daisy chain thunderbolt displays (obviously doesn't work for you). Or an hdmi and a true Thunderbolt Display. The first of those two possibilities is spelled ...


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Your MacBook is too old to use Internet Recovery. You will need to reinstall from the restore discs that shipped with your Mac, a retail copy of a 10.6 DVD or a Mavericks USB installer (created on another Mac). If you still have access to the drive that was replaced you could put it in a USB enclosure and boot from that, then go through the Mavericks ...


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I recently fixed a water damaged (actually it was baby saliva) smartphone that had stopped charging when plugged in. Just like you, I was quoted a significant fraction of the original purchase price to even look at it, so figured there had to be a better way. So a squirt of contact lubricant (WD40 in my case) went in the USB port. That was a few months ...


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You may find these links of some interest: https://www.facebook.com/2011mbp http://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro-videoissues


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Considering you're likely out of warranty anyway, depending on where you live, you could use a third-party repair shop. I've had mixed results with repair shops, but I have found one where I live which I would now trust to repair my MBP. In my case, this is a place that only deals in refurbished equipment. Unlike another 3rd party Mac shop whose main ...


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If you have any warranty from Apple on the MB you should know that once your computer is "marked" with water damage the warranty voids. They even have a white thingy inside all the MB's that gets yellow when it touches any liquid - if they open the laptop and it's yellow - there goes your warranty. I would say the best way is to get a new battery and ...


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You're lucky to have gotten off so lightly. Apple will quote high prices for water damaged items as they can't predict the severity of the damage. Replace the battery and your MacBook should be fine. I did a battery replacement a couple of years back for a friend who'd spilled whiskey over his trackpad. The whiskey had penetrated the battery causing the same ...


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I would say that you would need to go ahead and use the Genius Bar option to repair your computer. My reasoning is that water damage can cause errors in strange ways that, upon first glance, seem to be straight forward, but are in fact impossible to properly diagnose without professional diagnostic equipment. For example, in your case, I doubt that the ...


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This just happened to a teacher at my site. After repairing disk permissions (Disk Utility) and restarting the computer, everything reappeared.


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As mentioned before, closing the lid of a portable Mac causes it to sleep, and not to dream of compilations as-yet unfinished. What happens when I close the lid on my MacBook Pro running OS X? If (and only if, apparently) your Mac is connected to: an external display, an external keyboard or mouse or trackpad a power adapter, your laptop will ...


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Screen-sharing may work for you in this instance, if the computers share a network. Note this is not a hardware (cable) solution, but it may work sufficiently well for you. From the iMac's Finder, locate and click on the MBP's icon from the left window pane. In the title bar of the right pane, click on "Share screen...", authenticate, and begin your work. ...


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Here is the readout from your logs. Your BTLE (Bluetooth low energy) is shutting down (normal ?) The watchdogd is shutting down the corresponding processes, but is is not meant to shut down your system. The SystemWillSleep is for the coreaudiod, due to the airplay shutting down, it does not mean the OS X shutting down. All of the above is happening ...


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You can drag the title bar of the browser window over to the other display. If you open the System Preferences > Displays, then Arrangement tab, you can see where the projector's display is in relation to the laptop display. The main display (typically the laptop's) has a tiny white menu bar depicted in this Arrangement window. Just click-drag the window ...


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While it is always difficult to describe the sound (I can only guess which one you mean), I am offering you to find it first. /System/Library/Sounds/ Once found: Copy the file to desktop and rename it in to Volume.aiff Now go here /System/Library/LoginPlugins/BezelServices.loginPlugin/Contents/Resources/ find and rename the Volume.aiff in to ...


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I used a safety pin bent out straight and scrapped the ball and repeatedly tapped my laptop on the side of the table until it came out. Took about 5 minutes. When the ball came out, it was not round anymore which was probably why it was able to wiggle out.


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It does sound like you need a new keyboard, but if you want to buy just the keys, you can buy macbook pro retina keys below. its worth a shot before you spend $600+ http://www.replacementlaptopkeys.com/15-apple-macbook-pro-retina-display-laptop-keys-replacement/


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Make sure You have the right output set in Preferences -> Sound -> Sound Effects


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Pending your specific model the following might wary. The MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Early 2013 packs the battery, keyboard, trackpad, and upper case into one assembly. If any of these components fail, the entire assembly must be replaced.


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I recieved "Partition map check failed because no slices were found.” from Disk Utility but perhaps for different reasons. I had to reMOUNT (either it's a "right-click" or a button) the partition from Disk Utility and then Repair the partition. Then it worked - heart attack / data loss averted.


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It's supposed to last for 1,000 charge cycles. How long that is in years depends on how you use your MacBook Air (but it should almost certainly be more than 2½ years). You can check your current value by clicking the Apple menu, selecting "About This Mac", clicking the "System Report..." button, selecting Power and looking at the "Cycle Count" statistic.


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Oh dear, it sounds like you have adware! However, you can clean this up yourself very easily for free. There is a tool call AdwareMedic (which you can download from this website); download it from the website, install it, and run it. It'll guide you through the steps, and when you're done, it will restart your computer. Once it turns back on, you should be ...


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I'd like to add another answer to help anyone who may encounter this. My scenario was for during the Yosemite recovery, error was showing the internet globe icon and "apple.com/support -2105F" so slightly different error number. Prior to this, the recovery process was stuck for hours on "Chunk download failed, retrying...". Eventually I aborted that ...


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Navigate on your Mac to the Bootcamp application. Before this make sure you have a 8gb USB flashdrive formatted to Fat 32...windows default. Open Bootcamp app, and install the latest Bootcamp drivers onto the USB... I suggest naming the USB to SUPPORT all caps after doing this... Navigate to Windows Partition... on boot menu.... Open up file explorer, click ...


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It sounds like your machine is not recognizing the "keyboard type" correctly, thinking you have a JIS (or ISO) type instead of ANSI. See this article for some suggestions on fixing it: http://m10lmac.blogspot.com/2009/12/fixing-keyboard-type-problems.html


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Go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Input Sources tab and click the "+" key to add the US Keyboard:


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Unless you have paid for additional OneDrive storage, you will only get 10 GB of storage to begin with. This may be why. Also, you may want to contact Microsoft if you have paid for additional storage.


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That's perfectly normal for Yosemite - the new rule is "empty RAM is wasted RAM." The system will fill the RAM so that any process needing to quickly use it has it already available, rather than having to request more. As you see from your pictures, the Swap file is zero, so nothing is being traded off to the hard drive. That's about as good as it gets - ...


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I had the same problem, I think. But my files were still in the finder under 'Desktop', just not on the actual desktop. After trying a few of the above, I second-clicked the desktop and hit 'Clean up', and they all reappeared. So the simplest of all helped for me.


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I found some Docs here: http://support.apple.com/kb/TA20622?viewlocale=en_US Are you running any server software on it? (file servers?) From the link: Automatic Restart (hardware) Watchdog also helps restart the server if its operating system becomes unresponsive (a "hang"). On computers that support automatic restart, this option can be activated ...


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You will need to create an installable USB drive which you can boot from, follow these steps carefully to achieve that: Download the Mac OS (Yosemite) from the App Store Format a USB in Disk Utility and name it Untitled (very Important) You should format your USB to Mac OS X Extended (Journaled) launch Terminal and type or copy and paste this command ...


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Apple has launched MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues which can be found here Apple has determined that a small percentage of MacBook Pro systems may exhibit distorted video, no video, or unexpected system restarts. These MacBook Pro systems were sold between February 2011 and December 2013. Apple or an Apple Authorized Service ...


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Finally!! ( in 2015...? ) MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues http://www.apple.com/ca/support/macbookpro-videoissues/ I hope this helps everyone.



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