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I just recently has the same issue on my Macbook Pro 13" (late 2011). To fix the problem, I first reset my PRAM, and then my NVRAM. To reset your PRAM, shutdown your computer, press the power button, then immediately hold command-option-p-r until you hear the startup chime. To reset your NVRAM, keep the four buttons pressed in until your computer restarts ...


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I can't be sure, but I think that the first step to solve the problem is to check the connection of speakers to motherboard. Are they connected properly? Disassemble the laptop and check all the loops and wires.


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If the applications are on the external disk, use Finder to copy them back to the /Applications folder. If the applications were not copied to the external drive, then you can download them again from the Mac App Store, providing you sign in to the App Store with the same Apple ID that was used for the apps originally.


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The MacBook Pro with Retina Display received an overall update to pretty much most of the internal architecture. According to Apple the fans, vents and many other internal parts underwent redesign and development. Apple => High-efficiency fans: Asymmetrically spaced impeller blades and back and side airflow vents work together to move the maximum amount of ...


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I hope that this works as an answer to your question. But my Macbook Pro Mid 2010 has stopped making all those horrible noises after over-heating for quite a while now since I discovered there are certain processes calling that issue; i.e. Shockwave Flash Player that's mostly used with Chrome which apparently seems to have the only purpose of draining the ...


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I just got a new retina display 15" last week . Yes, it does not activate as frequent as the older one. Still when i am doing something performance intensive like Lightroom photo editing or facetime call along with browsing with music playing in the background... The fan gets activated and is loud enough to notice.


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Find My Mac works even after formatting until the NVRAM is erased or Find My Mac is enabled on a new Apple ID.


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You can turn it off in System Preferences > Accessibility > Audio > Flash screen


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(This should really be a comment but I can't do that yet) Whenever I have this problem it's because I've accidentally turned mouse keys on. (Option key x5) This is only the case if you have a keyboard without a numpad though.


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Since retina Macbook Pro have their memory soldered to the mainboard I won't be possible to have more memory than sold by Apple. About the last non retina MacBook Pro (mid-2012). It's 16GB


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cooling fan pad with usb under the laptop.


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I suggest you borrow or purchase an inexpensive external DVD drive to see if you can boot from the install disc. This Sanyo drive is only $28US and works just fine read/write on all the Macs I've attached it to, old and new. I can't guarantee you will be able to boot from it, as I've never tried that, but if it won't boot your laptop you can always send it ...


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If your MacBook is capable of upgrading to 10.7 or newer (the current 10.9, OS X Mavericks is available for free from the AppStore, 10.7 - Lion and 10.8 - Mountain Lion are for sale on DVD at the apple online store for under €20,-) you can use the disk utility from the recovery partition (after installing a newer version of OS X, in this case from a bootable ...


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You should try to create a bootable USB stick with some kind of recovery LiveCD (Ubuntu, BackTrack, ...) I recommend using Ubuntu because it is the easiest to create. There is a little tutorial on Ubuntu's website: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx (If you Have trouble be sure to ask a question on AskUbuntu) After you ...


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The red light in your audio out jack indicates that it is active. That is why you do not hear anything on the speakers. Your analog/digital switch in the port is stuck -- the red light is the digital audio signal. Try to plug the headphone in, this time wiggling it from side to side while it's plugged in. Alternatively try cleaning the audio plug: Try ...


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Apple offer Folder Actions to attach AppleScripts to folders. You can attach an AppleScript to perform any task with incoming files to a specific folder. See Folder Actions Tutorial: Automation, Meet the Filesystem for a tutorial and step-by-step guide.


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There are multiple ways to Force Quit a application. The following is probably easiest. Bring Up the “Force Quit Applications” Window Hit cmd+Option+Esc to bring up the “Force Quit Applications” window, then click to select the app name, followed by clicking the “Force Quit” button to end the app immediately. Or, you could use the Activity Monitor to ...


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Goto Application > Utilities > Migration Assistant on both the devices, they should be either on the same wifi network, or connected physically with a Cable like thunderbolt, Ethernet etc. It will guide you to transfer the data.


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I assigned it an IP and it started to work, don't know why it can't do it automatically. This is what I did: 1. Go to System Preferences -> Network -> Bluetooth Pan (you might have to create this one) 2. Press Advanced.. 3. Pick "Using DHCP with manual address" for "Configure IPv4" 4. Enter an address under "IPv4 Address" (192.168.1.14 worked for me) 5. Hit ...


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Forced the DNS on my macbook. Primary: 208.67.222.222 Secondary: 208.67.220.220 It started working.


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Search on Spotlight for activity monitor - switch to the Memory Tab. Then you should see something like that: There you will see how many memory each Process is using at the moment. I hope this answers you question.


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If you go to the Utility folder on your Mac, open the Activity Moniitor. Then go to the Memory tab. There you will see who is using how much. There is also a Disk Tab, where you can also see who is using how much on active basis (when programs are running). You wont see the passive usage (how much information is stored) in that window. In this example ...


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Good article explaining how to use Thaiphoon Burner to change RAM clocking speed. By default faster ram most likely will have an issues and the computer may not even start (depends on RAM setup) http://tadija.tumblr.com/post/3641585420/how-to-install-2x4gb-ddr3-1333mhz-in-macbook-pro-13 After following those steps and making modifications, it should work.


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Is the waiting for cache message showing up in Google Chrome? If that is the case, then yes, that's a pretty common issue with Chrome itself not specific to OS X. I've had that issue a number of times and have yet to find any way to resolve it apart from a full wipe of the application. As for the other applications you are talking about, are there some ...


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Either your os is gone or your hard drive is corrupt. You need to connect another Mac to your mac via Firewire or Thunderbolt in Target Disk mode to actually see something. That's what the Target disk mode is made for. You could also try booting from the original DVD/USB and repair the disk (if possible).


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I'm using irssi on Mavericks. For me it was fn + shift+ Up/Down


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According to Apple for your model: Graphics and video support NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors. Means yes, it ...


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With so many devices to back up you should consider the AirPort Time Capsule. With AirPort Time Capsule, you get a superfast Wi‑Fi base station and an easy-to-use backup device all in one. And backing up your data couldn’t be simpler. Just set it up once and AirPort Time Capsule does the rest. The iPhone and iPad back up to iTunes on your Mac. Then, ...


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Connect the device to iTunes (over Wi-Fi or USB), then select to backup the device. This will backup the contents of the device to ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ which can be copied to an external drive. To restore from backup, copy the folder back and restore from this backup.


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Install 10.9 on a capable computer, then use the soft you like to make a ghost of your 10.9 fresh install on your old Macbook


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You could modify your script with a while loop, that tests if you have locked the screen or not. Here is a python approach, that checks for an active session. And here is a way on implementing this python part into a bash script. The answer in the first link also provides a Shell implementation, that could work for you too, but I was unsure, so I gave you ...


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This sounds like an extreme answer, but it's not. If you are on OSX 10.8+ press alt as the computer boots, go into disk utility and verify/repair everything. Then go to reinstall OSX. I've done this at least a dozen times when I've messed up,OS files. It doesn't touch your files, just OSX files. It will take several hours and a good internet connection, but ...



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