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In response to your first and easy question, yes, your HDD is dying and needs to be replaced ASAP. Now is a good opportunity to change it to an SSD. Here is a good video on YouTube that shows you how. I am not sure why you would use dd to fix bad blocks/sectors when DiskUtility has a more robust solution. Boot into recovery mode by holding Command-R (or ...


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You won't know until you actually get it and test it. HDMI specs say you should get 5v at 50mA. That's not much to start with. You can read about this more from here. You could get more power but it would have to have MHL (mobile high definition link) support. That will be able to give you up to 40 watts. Now, I looked on the Apple site and it ...


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Your battery life is based on cycles, not so much what you use them for. Your battery has no idea if you are streaming music from your favorite service or your are crunching numbers to calculate pi to the nth digit or just surfing Stackexchange. The more draw you put on it, the more it is going to discharge requiring you to plug it back in to recharge it. ...


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The QuickTime Player 7 and QuickTime 10 apps coexist on all my Macs without causing any problems. If you're worried about overwriting QuickTime Player 10, right-click on the app, and choose Compress "QuickTime Player.app" and zip it up. If the QuickTime Player 7 installation wipes out v.10, (and I don't think it will,) then you can simply uncompress it. ...


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It can't find the kernel files. When you turn on your Mac make sure you pressing and holding the the "Option" key then selecting the USB flash? If you are still having difficulty, then the creation of the USB flash disk didn't go so well. I am assuming that you have a good DMG image of the Snow Leopard DVD. You can't just "copy" or restore the image to ...


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In addition to installing from macports / homebrew, on Yosemite you also need to sign the gdb binary. See http://sourceware.org/gdb/wiki/BuildingOnDarwin .


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Photos Version 1.0.1 (215.65.0) seems to have no way to import from an attached device anymore.


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From your description you have a modem provided by your ISP and a separate access point or wireless router given by them that at the moment gives you Wi-Fi access to the internet. You have to replace this access point or router with your Airport Extreme. Open (or download, if you're on a Windows box) the Airport Utility app that will allow you to configure ...


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This may help if you have a red light coming from your audio port, and possibly if you only have partial sound: support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2622620


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No. Visual Studio Code is a glorified text editor I am not certain, but usually enterprise is for volume licensing, although there may be other features given in enterprise not present in professional. I think this is personal preference, pros are you don't need to burn a DVD or mount an ISO, and rather than one large file download it is lots of little ...


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I'm having a similar issue with a 2011 13" MBP8,1 (2.7Ghz i7 CPU and HD3000 graphics), and to me it's pretty certain that it's provoked by video-intensive operations. Curiously, Hardware Monitor showed temperatures in the 70C range, quite far from the 90+C temperatures I've already seen while running big compile jobs. I removed the bottom plate and removed ...


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47.5°C is normal operating temperature and you have nothing to worry about. When your computer reaches around 100-110°C (~230°F), it will take cautionary actions. Your computer will automatically cap CPU load depending on the temperature. It also depends how long you are using your computer at these hot temperatures. If you are doing CPU intensive tasks on ...


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It looks like it was caused by the SMC com.apple.driver.AppleSMCLMU dependency: com.apple.iokit.IOGraphicsFamily dependency: com.apple.driver.AppleSMC and the "No batteries Available" would lead me to believe it is the system (SMC) plist file. Look up your Model ID in the About this Mac. (this is mine) Now find the plist for your Model ID in the ...


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If you are in internet recovery you should be able to format the drive as it downloads a minimal system on a RAM disk (from what I have heard...) and boots from that. That error needs some more diagnostic info in order to help. Do you still have the old drive you can put back in and boot from? Then an external case to put the new drive in? If so do that and ...


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It may have to do with your charger. I had the same problem; look at your charger, the lights probably keep changing from green to orange to nothing. When you plug in your adapter it automatically adjusts your brightness, the bad contact makes it do this over and over again.


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I think you are confusing watts, amperage, and voltage. Wattage, or watts for short, is a measurement of work and is calculated by multiplying amperage (amps) times voltage (volts). The equation is: W = A x V A cable is not rated for watts or voltage. It is rated for amperage. You can put 1 volt or 50K volts down any cable; it all depends on what the ...


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Surgery.... ....pull out the hard drive, install it into an enclosure (a USB External hard drive enclosure) and simply plug it in as an external hard drive for another Mac without losing everything on the hard drive? How to remove it: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Unibody+Mid+2010+Hard+Drive+Replacement/4305


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Try using a line-in cable and plug it into the headphone/microphone jack. This Apple support article could have your answer: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201929


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I don't think these laptops are quite capable of just 'failing to go to sleep' (it's not a problem I've ever read about before at least). If the lid is closed, it will go into that state, and it'll be safe to put in a bag. One thing that might be worth a try is hunting around the system preferences to see if anything has the ability to take a laptop out of ...


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A short circuit will often damage other components, in this case, the graphics controller, possibly some power smoothing circuitry, resistors in-line with the shorted component would have most likely been damaged etc. In short, the logic board would need to be replaced, along with the connector/LCD. It's very, very unlikely that the board would be okay ...


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The Apple TV should be connected with a mini USB cable to your laptop USB. Go here: http://www.howtogeek.com/214243/how-to-factory-reset-or-reboot-an-apple-tv/ and scroll down to "If Your Apple TV Will Not Boot" With laptop(and running iTunes) connected to Apple TV plug in the Apple TV to power. "If your Apple TV will not boot properly, or something has ...


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Image editing software is the only way to go here. You'll have to determine which you want to use if you want us to be able to help you out how to do it. If it's a usual window, the easy route would be to only screenshot that window (cmd+shift+4, then hit the space bar and click the window). That will be easy to fill in.


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There's a tool that allows you to disable internal display: https://github.com/Eun/DisableMonitor. I've been using it with success in the same scenario. Disclaimer: I'm not a maintainer, so I fear I won't be able to provide support in case of any problems. Please use github issues.


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It appears to be possible. According to this iFixit tear down, the A1425 SSD It's a Samsung MZ-DPC2560/0A2 unit, rated at 3.3 volts and 2.39 amps. The serial number reads S0X5NYAC703706. Which appears to have an mSATA connector. There are lots of mSATA to whatever-you-may-need adapters on the market. mSATA to micro SATA (1) (2) mSATA USB enclosure ...


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Sticky label remover (UK), it reactivates the glue so you can peel off the stickers and reuse them (i.e. It makes dried glue sticky again) it comes in a spray can with a 90 degree pointy nozzle.


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I have to tell you, I thought I was doomed. I tried all the above answers and my Mickey & Minnie Mouse sticker seemed to be engrave into my lid Minnie's dots from her dress and all. This MacBook Air was in pristine condition with the exception of the stickers. This item was already "sold" to a buyer I started to panic. Then I looked in my cleaning ...


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Install with MacPorts Install Xcode and MacPorts, if not already installed. Now install the Apple GCC and GDB from MacPorts: $ sudo port install gdb-apple $ sudo port install apple-gcc42 Install with Homebrew Install Xcode and Homebrew, if not already installed. Now install GDB from Homebrew: $ brew tap homebrew/dupes $ brew install gdb Source: ...


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This is an often reported problem (with Yosemite) that has been fixed recently. As of OS X 10.10.4, released yesterday, Apple reinstated mDNSResponder to handle DNS processes previously assigned to discoveryd since the debut of OS X 10.10 Yosemite. For more information see: ...


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Follow these steps to start up into safe mode. Start or restart your Mac. Immediately after you hear the startup sound, press and hold the Shift key. Release the Shift key when you see the Apple logo appear on the screen. After the Apple logo appears, it might take longer than usual to reach the login screen or your desktop. This is because your Mac ...


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Yes, it is possible to re-enable secure erase. All you need to do is to format the partition once again. Just make sure you select "Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)", with any password that you will remember (just in case). Once formatted, the "Security Options" button will be available again, and you can securely wipe out the partition!


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This is normal, the same thing happens on my MacBook Air (11 inch, 2014) when the battery gets around 5%, performance drops significantly, it does this because your battery level is so low, just plug it in a charger and it will start working normally again. If this doesn't solve it, try resetting the SMC.


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I can confirm this issue may happen on a faulty battery. My macbook complained for a long time to change the battery, it was almost death, but I tried to get the most of it. After one year, maybe longer, I got the same behavior as explained in the main question. I tried all kind of startup keys and at first I thought that was the solution because after ...


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The driverless "Apiotek COMBO EC-0002C" http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Apiotek/EC0002C/ does indeed work great if you still have a Cardbus port. I have not tried with Yosemite.


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This is a design feature documented by Apple. You need to cool your Mac and the processor can then speed up again and do the work you want. See this post on ideas for cooling while in clamshell mode. Any reason not to run my Macbook Pro upside-down in clamshell mode? Open the clamshell and make sure there is good ventilation and you are not blocking the ...


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All this over ? base 10 and base 2 math.! and formatted and un-formatted capacity which in fact varies by , drum roll...? the actual format you used or picked day one. (wiki that, and learn) if anyone read the product data sheet (yes, try that...) it's all there clear as day. RTM Read the data sheet,... but nobody likes to read. facts. just cry/guess and ...


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Assuming you do not have a current Time Machine Backup then... If you can boot to the Recovery HD, then attach an external USB/FireWire/Thunderbolt drive (whichever works for you since you didn't state what Mac you have, and boot to Recovery HD and then use Disk Utility to make a Disk Image of your Home Folder to the external drive. Or a Disk Image of ...


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The MacBook 12" uses hardware that hasn't been used in other Macs so far. Therefor the drivers are not yet included in the "latest" OS X which you can get via the App Store on your Macbook Air. Your options Format & Reinstall the MacBook, use the migration assistant to "clone" data. Try reinstalling the MacBook via internet-recovery, this might work ...


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You have turned on iCloud sync of your Photos on both your MacBook and your iPhone. To stop this from happening, you need to turn this off. On the MacBook, System Preferences > iCloud. Uncheck the box: On the iPhone, Settings > iCloud:


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The prohibitory means the system has found an installed OS but was unable to boot it. Your possibilities are : Boot into safe mode (Hold shift at boot and if it boots, fixing your permissions Backing you drive using another Mac and Target Disk Mode


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I have the same problem with my MacBook Pro Retina 13" 2014 on Yosemite 10.10.3 and 10.10.4 with Apple AirPort. My problem is not depended on bluetooth state at all. Wife's MacBook Air have no problems at all, looks like it does not support 802.11ac at all - only 802.11n. So I think the problem is in 802.11ac. Just found how to fix it – this is not good ...


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I had this issue also but discovered that Carbon Cloner gives boot priority to the Connection used to clone the drive i.e. USB. (If You Clone the drive via usb it will only boot via usb) So I removed the main drive, inserted the drive I wanted to clone into the main slot, and cloned the old drive by connecting it to USB with the new drive in the main ...


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This was apparently some known issue because when I took the computer to be fixed, they simply replaced the motherboard for free.


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If you run following command in the Terminal app it will show you what keep it from sleeping. pmset -g assertions Then based on the result you can take a action. Here is a example: pid 251(coreaudiod): [0x0000000100000d01] 00:17:27 NoIdleSleepAssertion named: "com.apple.audio.'AppleHDAEngineOutput:1B,0,1,1:0'.noidlesleep" pid 251(coreaudiod): ...


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I had the exact same problem, turned out to be a Bluetooth mouse connected, lying in a drawer with the mouse button pressed :)


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I had the same problem a few minutes ago. I was undoing my action in iMovie when this happened. It started to overheat soon after. To fix this I held the power button for five seconds to shut it down hard. It restarted and everything was alright after. I didn't lose the data on the iMovie file.


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Fixed it. It's so curious I didn't thought this was even possible. When I removed the connector of my optical drive, the macbook starts. When I connect it, it shows me the "no sign" 1Mio. Dollar Question: Why doesn't it boot with SSD but with HDD?


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Use a bootable USB stick with your preferred OS X version and do a clean install with hard drive erasing. When the installation is finished and the Mac is booting, hit the CMD-R buttons and boot into Recovery Mode. From there, shut your Mac down. Next time you start it up, it will display the usual greeting and intro thing.


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Very simple: Power OFF first. Hold Mac in a vertical position with CD Drive positioned South, knock it on your lap moderately as necessary. The cd will just come out.


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As you can see in this snippet, it is stuck with the /Library/LaunchAgents/com.oracle.java.Java-Updater.plist, error = 2: No such file or directory Try to repair it by running Java Update. If that does not help you need to repair your installation using the cmd+r.


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The first part is for testing. You need to use the terminal and manually connect to it. Turn On networksetup -setairportpower en0 on Find (you can skip this if you already know the Name) /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/A/Resources/airport scan Connect networksetup -setairportnetwork en0 WIFI_SSID_I_WANT_TO_JOIN ...



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