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Try to ensure there is clear line of sight between your Mac and the bluetooth receiver. For me, the fix people give defaults write com.apple.BluetoothAudioAgent "Apple Bitpool Min (editable)" -int 40 didn't help alone.


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No. Only iMessages sent from the time you set up Messages on your Mac can be received. Note that you are not actually syncing between Messages on iPhone and Messages on Mac - you are adding a new device to receive a copy of each message sent. When you register a device for iMessage, a set of keys (a public key and a private key) are created. The public key ...


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I had the same issue with the Samsung SSD. The main issue appeared to be with spotlight indexing. After installing the SSD the drive would not index. If you click on the spotlight search does it show indexing with a progress bar and estimated time with no estimate? If so this answer will help fix your issue. I tried several fixes before I solved the issue. ...


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You can (in addition to the above) hold down Command + Option + R to boot into Internet Recovery Mode. This will download and install the version of the operating system that shipped with the unit (likely Mavericks) and you can upgrade from there. Since this is using a factory-provided image and not the App Store upgrade, the account is not tied to it and ...


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I have been researching the topic for a while, and with success, I have created a bootable USB. If you still have any access to the mac, you should be able to do the same thing I did. Open the App Store, then click "Store" in the menu. click on the button that says sign out. Press sign in, then create a new Apple ID (it's free. say you don't have any ...


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This error occurred because in a Boot Camp setup, your hard drive has a hybrid GPT/MBR partition table, which is unsupported by Microsoft. When you resized the partition in Windows, it only modified the MBR partition table because it was unaware that the GPT table existed. You now have a situation where the GPT partition table and the MBR partition table ...


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Goto System Preferences Open Security & Privacy Select the FileVault tab Turn Off FileVault I had the same issue. This fixed it.


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The first two things I try when running into mysterious OSX problems is "Repair Permissions" and "Repair Disk". After that, reset your SMC and reset your PRAM. Like so... In OSX, open Disk Utility (⌘ + Space and then type "Disk Utility") Select your OSX partition on the left, on the right, click "Repair Disk Permissions" When that is finished, click on ...


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Yes, that is completely normal. All monitors / displays fade over time and even vary out-of-the-box. All you need to do is color calibrate your monitor. If you are just using this for everyday use then go to system preferences. If you are using this for something like photography or printing then it is valuable to accurately profile your monitor with ...


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I would try a couple of things. First create another user and log in as that user and see if any of your issues repeat. If they do then it is related to the system and not the User environment. If they do not there is likely a start up item for that user that is causing the problem. Then reboot the Mac while holding down the shift key. When you see the ...


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According to this page, this is a known bug in OS X. The Apple Forums suggest reinstalling OS X; I tried reinstalling but I still couldn't access the Display Preferences to rotate my display. I did find a solution that worked within OS X 10.10.3. What I did was connect the Macbook via HDMI to my TV. I found that I could access the Display Preferences and ...


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I'd personally recommend using a tool like DaisyDisk to get a clear indication of what files are taking up the most space. After that you could also run a tool like CleanMyMac (paid) or MacClean (free) to help you delete more hidden files like browser caches and language files.


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Download the app called Disk Inventory X. It will map out your entire drive and you can easily visualize what's taking up the most space. Also, the app is free! Here's a screenshot:


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this is the osx feature,search what is the word means in Dictionary by click 3 fingers. I think it's a bug of 10.10


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Check whether you have the SmoothGestures plugin installed. This is a known issue. You can navigate to chrome://extensions/ and disable SmoothGestures to see if it fixes the issue. Source: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/PlsuvMGbi_o SmoothGestures has released an additional plugin to work around this issue. ...


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I would try the following: Try booting in safe mode: Hold the Shift key immediately after you boot the machine. If you can run safe mode smoothly, then the problem is probably stemming from a third party application. If you can't run safe mode smoothly, it probably is a hardware (or hardware compatibility) problem. Run AHT (Apple Hardware Test) by holding ...


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Yes, it's true, and it's not related or limited to Macs, but more of a hardware limitation. It is my understanding that similar to how normal 29,99 DVI adapters only support 1920x1200 max, and you have to go to 99,99 dual-link DVI if you want higher resolution, the HDMI through these cheaper adapters is likewise limited to a single link, and thus you can't ...


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"findmydeviced" is a daemon process that runs on OS X when you have enabled the "Find My Mac" option under the iCloud preference pane. For some reason, it doesn't show up under "Security and Privacy" as an authorised system service (although this could be by design so that a non-Apple savvy thief wouldn't find it if s/he searched there). If you no longer ...


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Recently I came across DiskFresh which would somewhat accomplish what I was originally asking for. This Windows (Bootcamp partition required) tool will rewrite all data of partitions or an entire disk. This approach seems a little less painful than wiping my SSD and restoring it from a backup. However, it also comes with the downside of doing an additional ...


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Perhaps the world will see the solution of this problem in this...


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I would RESET the Notification app: Open the Library folder in your Home folder. Hold the "alt"key and use GO in Finder that will show you the Library folder In the Library folder, open the Application Support folder. Locate the folder named NotificationCenter. Drag this folder to the desktop. Next, open the Terminal application. Copy and paste each line ...


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If you are trying to figure out which model of Macbook Pro that is, you can use the serial number from the screenshot. Just enter the serial number on a site like EveryMac's Ultimate Mac Lookup and it will tell you about the Mac. For example the below link tells you that this is a Late 2013 Macbook Pro. ...


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There are other places in About this Mac, that can give you a hint, like Install date for applications. Flash storage means SSD. Apple started selling MBP with 1Tb SSD from 2013. You can check your specific model using the serial number at Apple. I did the check on Apple web site and it say you have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) Here is the ...


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That is great. It sounds like Apple tests their hardware well before sending it out. Obviously without asking them you can't know for sure, but presumably those two battery counts are to ensure that the battery that you have in the laptop right now is a good battery that performs to spec.


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In cases where something appears to work, but it is not following your commands: Logging as different user and try again, to check if your profile/permissions needs repairs. Open Disk Utility located in your utility folder, and use the Repair Permissions.


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Here is the solution: A multiple connection dock that plugs to the USB-C port. One of the connectors (MiniDisplay port) allows to connect your monitor. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kickshark/hydradock-11-port-usb-c-dock-for-apple-macbook


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Apple has changed the keyboard mechanism, that is why it feels different when pressed. Butterfly Mechanism Apple introduced the new MacBook keyboard butterfly mechanism this way: Traditional keyboards use a scissor mechanism, which tends to wobble around the edges. This creates a lack of precision when you strike anywhere except the ...


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It seems to be the problem of keycap. The plastic part was broken.


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So lets compare the i5 family of CPU on MBP. The i5 is a brand name for a family of processor, that is why is it still called i5. Core i5" 2.4 13-Inch (Late 2011) features a 32 nm "Sandy Bridge" 2.4 GHz Intel "Core i5" processor (2435M), with two independent processor "cores" on a single silicon chip with a 3 MB shared level 3 cache. The 2015 MBP has up ...


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I'm not recommending this to anyone, just thought I'd report on what worked for me: Let Yosemite upgrade sit at the white progress bar screen at 50% for 4 hours. Once I was nearly positive it wasn't doing anything like writing to the hard drive... Held power button for 10 seconds to turn computer off Waited about 10 seconds again Turned power on and held ...


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In a well-designed device, it should never matter. In constant-current mode, the voltage is varied to keep the amperage going into the cell. If you are charging a 11.1 (3S) battery at 2A, for example, the charging circuitry will not send 11.1v to the battery. Instead, it'll start low, like 10v and slowly adjust until the current desired is met. The ...


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Recently I experiment a lot with disabling memory compression in Mavericks and I had clearly reproducible problems with hibernating to disk. 1) Enable memory compression and using an hibernate mode that writes to disk works without problems vm_compressor=4 + hibernatemode=3(RAM powered+sleepimage) or 25(only sleepimage) -> no problem when restored ...


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You needed to quit Safari "⌘+Q", "X-ing" out of safari only closes the window, not the program.


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It's pretty common for a repair facility of any kind to ask for a username/password for the sake of verifying functionality. This is why it's always a good idea to have a separate administrator account setup for these kind of tasks. Usually an "Administrator" account with a unique password works. I've worked in the IT industry for almost 20 years, and I've ...


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Only thing that worked for me was to create the same Yosemite boot disk on a firewire drive. MacPro Desktop Tower: OS X v10.9.5; 2x3.2GHz Quad Core Intel Xeon, 14GM 800 MHz DDR2, MacPro3,1.


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Depends on what they need to do. If it's purely hardware they can boot it from an external or use the guest account (assuming you set it up properly). If it's a hardware / software combination they may need to install something in your system, and that requires an admin password.


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Emptying the trash would have worked as well. Launchpad shoes all apps it finds via spotlight, not just those who are in the Applications folder.


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I restored it from trash and removed again and icon disappeared


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I have a mac mini late 2012 with 1TB hard drive. There were 875GB free when I decided to turn off filevault 2 on Yosemite. It started at 9am and was done before 8pm. I checked disk activity from the activity monitor and it said about 975GB read/write at the end and the speed varied from 40MB/s to 20 or even 10MB/s at the very end. So, it seems like ...


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There are 2 trouble shooting methods if the Safe mode fails. But before you go in to them, try the PRAM reset. Turn on your Mac. Immediately press and hold the Option-Command-P-R keys. You must press this key combination before the gray screen appears. Continue holding the keys down until your Mac restarts, and you hear the startup sound ...


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Hot corners suck if they activate when you don't want them, as they frequently do for me. A keyboard shortcut is much easier to control precisely. OSX Daily explains how to do it right: How to Start the Mac Screen Saver with a Keyboard Shortcut in OS X


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Apple's MacBook ports article now has a section titled "USB Target Disk Mode": USB Target Disk Mode Your MacBook with USB-C port supports USB Target Disk Mode. Enable Target Disk Mode for use with the following USB-C cables: 1) USB 3.0 or USB 3.1 USB-A to USB-C Cable Target Disk Mode can be used with this cable to manually transfer data from any ...


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I had something very similar happen today on a virtual new install of Yosemite. I usually leave my MacPro running so I was surprised to see it was turned off this morning. I turned on the computer and logged in and checked some email and then logged out to run some errands. When I returned some aspects of the login screen looked a bit off, but didn't pay ...


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No. Wattage is not an issue. Lower-powered macbooks are be paired with higher-powered power source. A 85W power adapter is basically universal to all macbooks. 2011 MBA still has MagSafe 1/original port. Visually, plug on MagSafe adapter is L-shaped, while plug on MagSafe 2 is T-shaped. Apple sell a tiny addon that makes MagSafe adapters work with newer ...


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In case anyone else is having the same problem out there, this may not be the best solution but it worked for me. My trackpad had been clicking just fine anywhere on it. Suddenly it would only press down in the left bottom corner. I simply, closed the laptop, flipped it over and slapped it hard in corresponding area where the trackpad is. I also lightly ...


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Run all the related processes on a higher priority: I made a script to do that: https://gist.github.com/redolent/61e5db9d9685689e21e7 #!/bin/bash list="$( sudo ps -A \ | grep -iE '([h]ear|[f]irefox|[b]lue|[c]oreaudiod)' \ | cut -c 1-90 )" pids=$( cut -c 1-6 <<< "$list" ) echo sudo renice -5 $pids sudo renice -5 $pids


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Unfortunately, information would not be attainable simply through the serial number. It is unlikely that you obtained the incorrect battery, since AASP's source their parts from Apple to perform warranty-service repairs. I poked around online and noted that you are not the only one who has the bq20z45 part number from SMP, nor the only one to have a Full ...


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Your battery will only take as much as it needs. Thus a larger charger will not harm it.


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I've had this with Mavericks a few times, and I found out that in my case changing the Rotation will trigger the OS to recognise the monitor(s) aren't there. Changing the resolution or some other action (besides obvious reboot) didn't seem to work for me.


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Here is a place you can learn all about Batteries. Battery University. and from Apple here To you question on 8+ hour, the new MacBook Air (2104 model) has that. The 11-inch MacBook Air lasts up to 9 hours between charges and the 13-inch model lasts up to an incredible 12 hours. The cycle count is only one of the indicator and can not be used as ...



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