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Since it sounds like your TV is very old, the problem may be that the EDID it supplies to your Mac is incompatible/incorrect. (EDID is a standard used by both DVI and HDMI that can provide information about the device's supported resolutions and refresh rates.) In the past, I've used an app called SwitchResX to work aronud similar issues, you could try ...


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See the official Apple page for details, but the bottom line is: HDMI ports can do 30 Hz or below, on all MBPR models. Thunderbolt ports can do 60 Hz, but with only one monitor at a time, and only if you have a discrete GPU, and only on 2013 models and up.


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Same issue... I have a SyncMaster 2232bw plus. used for about 1 year. one day the video just stopped beeing sent. first thing i did was to buy another mini display to vga adaptor. nothing happened. i have 2 macbook pros, one with mountain lion and a brand new with yosemite, none of them sending signal to the monitor. but when i connect it to my friends ...


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Reset the SMC: 1) Power down the system 2) Unplug all cables except Magsafe 3) Hold down left Shift + Control + Option + Power button for ~5 seconds 4) Boot machine up This usually solves issues when certain hardware devices on the device itself aren't responding, especially when multiple do not work.


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That's Yosemite search snooping into your browsing history etc. More detail and how to turn it off here — http://www.wired.com/2014/10/how-to-fix-os-x-yosemite-search/


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I most definitely would not use the new MacBook for iOS development. The screen is too small, the hard disk is too small, the RAM is barely enough. And to add insult to injury, you have to buy a dongle in order to get access to more than one port. No thanks! Get a refurb 13-inch or 15-inch MacBook Pro (perhaps with Retina display), max out the RAM (from a ...


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Can I set up two Samsung monitors to my mac book air mid 2012? No. USB does not generally have the bandwidth for video data. https://support.apple.com/kb/sp650?locale=en_US This MacBook Air only additional supports one display via the thunderbolt port. Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in ...


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Short answer - No. Longer answer, from Everymac… *Although Apple only reports that this model can support a single external display up to 2560x1600, Intel reports that this model can simultaneously support two external displays up to 2560x1600 "daisy chained" via Thunderbolt 2. The current top spec Macbook Pro, on the other hand, can support 2 ...


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Get your Airport Card replace or you risk your data. This problem is only going to get worse over time, later causing the Mac to lock up then to a point the Mac will hang during boot. Every force shutdown you risk losing your files on the delicate HFS+ file system.


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Get an 8+ GB thumb drive. Plug it in to your Mac, format it as HFS Journaled and name it "Untitled". Launch /Applications/Utilities/Terminal.app, su as root, then paste the following command into Terminal: /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Yosemite.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ ...


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Solution that avoids having to restart the computer: Go to terminal and type sudo ifconfig en0 down And enter your password. This will cause the WIFI card to restart and (for me) the connection to be restored.


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Use this article to identify your machine and OS installed. Aside from two of the most recent Macbooks, Bootcamp v4 and v5 support software drivers are available. Download from there and run using the instructions supplied in the DL doc.


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I'm guessing it's actually a mini-DisplayPort to VGA adapter you're using. Is it a 3rd-party item or genuine Apple? Either way it's quite common for these to be recognised by the host Mac and yet not output anything to the display. The reason for this is quite simple, mini-DisplayPort to DisplayPort/DVI-D/HDMI connections are digital and pass straight ...


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Try VideoLAN, A/K/A VLC. It has video streaming capabilities and, best of all, is free! "On Mac OS X 10.4 or later, VLC is able to grab video and audio from EyeTV applications and therefore all EyeTV-compatible capture devices. The user needs to install a plugin to EyeTV.app in order to use this feature. Guidance is provided in the User Interface. Requires ...


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I just repaired my MacBook Pro (the cursor would move erratically, or not at all, to touchpad input.) I removed the back of the computer, removed the battery, removed the touchpad and cleaned the edges of it, and the edges of the opening it came out of, with a toothbrush sprayed with WD-40. The small gap between the touchpad and computer body collects crud ...


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Seems like using the Kext Utility to clear and repair my kext permissions and doing a clean boot fixed this issue for me. Only tested for a few hours now but so far so good. Many people get a logic board replacement but I think it may have been a kext issue as every time I upgrade I run into kernel panics at some point. I push my machines to the limit and ...


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OS X (and all modern operating systems) is designed to use all of the memory that's available, for file caches if it has no better use for it. That's not a problem, since memory used for file caches is still available for applications to use.


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If you installing Windows 7/8/8.1 on MAC in EFI (native) mode - you'll get problem with sound. If you installing Windows in BootCamp mode - you'll get corrupted files on your hybrid MBR/GPT disc if you'll try to use same files on both systems. If you have only 1 system (Windows in bios mode or Mac OS in gpt) - no problem. So you have to decide.


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Try this... Start your Mac from the recovery partition. Once it's booted, go to the Utilities menu item and select Terminal. Type in the following command (substituting the OS X startup disk name if different from Macintosh HD)... rm /Volumes/"Macintosh HD"/Library/Preferences/com.apple.HIToolbox.plist ...and then restart your MacBook.


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Clarification: I have a thunderbolt of mini display to VGA cable, which I had been using to connect an LCD with my old Mac Pro Book for over 4 years. Just bought Retina Mac Pro and when I connect to LCD through this cable only the screen background appears on the LCD display screen. All efforts failed so far to get the word or ppt files or another display ...


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Follow those instructions for single-user-mode, then when you are done, type "exit" and copy some of the first few lines of the output - on paper if you need to. I'm mentioning this because I skipped the exit step a few times, but more interesting things might come up there. When I brought the lines with me and showed them to the Apple tech (genius) he ...


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Here are some things you can do to try to restore performance within Chrome within your own account. You could try each one at a time and see if it makes a difference. Extensions Open the extensions tab from the Chrome's Window menu. Try disabling all the extensions and running Chrome again to see if performance has improved. Saved Application State ...


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Agree. SSD upgrade will make everything you do on that laptop faster. More memory will only kick in as a boost from time to time. If you do a lot of compiling, all those little include files will hit the SSD sweet spot and you'll feel like you have a new computer.


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I would go with the SSD. First you can check to see how much benefit you would get from upgrading the RAM. You can look at the Activity Monitor.app memory section. The last several versions of Mac OS X have a graph describing "Memory Pressure", which is a way of describing how hard you are pushing the RAM. The OS will naturally try to make use of ALL of the ...


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Flash storage is storage that uses electronically programmable and erasable memory modules with no moving parts. It refers to a very specific implementation of data storage. It can come in different packages though: wrapped in a hard, plastic envelope you slide in to your camera; mounted to a PCB stick with exposed connectors and docked inside your MacPro; ...


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This can happen when the MagSafe cable is failing, generally at the plug end. As the cable strands break down due to mechanical wear, the power being supplied has to be carried by fewer strands. These strands invariably begin to heat up and become oxidized, increasing resistance and therefore generate yet more heat. This is why your MagSafe is getting hot. ...


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The flashing folder with question mark means that it cannot find the OS to boot to. When you boot from a CD/Flash/USB Device it means that your MacBook is still functioning and the problem is limited to the drive and its related subsystem. So, you are down to two distinct components that could be the problem with your Macbook: the SSD or the SATA ...


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Take a look at EveryMac's Retina MacBook Pro page here. There is valuable information regarding compatibility (or lack thereof) of SSDs between different models, options for 3rd-prty upgrade offerings and lots of stuff you generally need to know about SSDs for Retina models. Dealing with your actual problem at hand, SSDs aren't difficult to test, and any ...


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After inspecting your configuration, it seems two factors might be in play here: DNS Firewall A quick way to confirm a working internet connection but bad DNS is going to a website by using it's IP address rather than it's domain name. For example: http://91.198.174.192 which is a WikiMedia Foundation address. It should say something like "unconfigured ...


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Apples has not released an option to change parameters of the Force Click feature quite yet. It's Apple after all, when they feel it's ready they will add the granularity you are seeking. These are the options currently available to according to Apple's published documentation: These are the Force Click options available at this time. Rename any label ...


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Yosemite startup hanging at 50% is something we've seen a good few times, and a couple of users got so fed up with it being a recurring issue they asked for a roll-back to Mavericks. The first thing to try is boot into single-user mode (Command + s at startup) and run a disk check with the command /sbin/fsck -fy. Once that's done try starting in Safe Boot ...


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Here is a step-by-step guide for you: Temporarily disable any Firewall/Internet Security solution/packet filter on your Mac (like LittleSnitch/Hands Off!/Kaspersky Internet Security etc.) Connect to the administrative interface of your router with a working Mac. Make a note of the internal interface (probably 192.168.0.1 in your case) If your router uses ...


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Picking apart a failed keychain can be really problematic and fraught with persistent pop ups demanding passwords. You also run the risk of locking that account online with all the failed log in attempts. Do you have a backup of the system from before the damage was done? If so, copying any new files (spreadsheets, photos, etc...) off the drive and wiping ...


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If you are still unable to solve the problem, try killing all apps that output audio and running them again. In a terminal, do this: sudo killall coreaudiod Now run your audio program, and you should be to adjust the volume level again.


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Did you have unexpected shut downs with the computer before the upgrades? Have you tried reinstalling the original 4gb of ram and see if the problem persists? You changed two things new ram and a new battery. Maybe the ram is faulty or maybe the battery is not outputting the correct voltage. If you did the install yourself, make sure your connections are ...


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A few of things for you to try... First, try starting in Safe Boot by holding the Shift key when you hear the startup chime. If you manage to successfully boot in this way and you can access the internet, download and install OS X 10.6.8 Combo Update V1.1. Restart and see what happens... If that doesn't work - and you have the original discs that shipped ...


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It's solved already the problem is my internet connection not stable at that moment. when I have stable connection it worked flawlessy


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I found a proper solution to this problem: I had used the Migration Assistant to migrate my old Mac System (10.8 or so) to a newly bought Mac Mini with 10.10 (Yosemite). After a few day I found out that iPhoto wasn’t starting — with the described symptoms. Fortunately I still have the old system running, so I could compare them and copying the old ...


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To get things right, you want your Mac Pro being without monitor and use the small 13" screen from your MacBook Air for that reason AND you want to do graphics work? Despite my personal opinion, that for serious graphics work a 13" display is a good laugh, Retina display or not and that most work in Photoshop is done by the GPU and not the CPU, there are ...


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I'm afraid not, the Air wouldn't work as an external display. Also, the Air isn't retina. Your best bet may well be to run your Pro through an HD TV, which although isn't quite as nice as a Retina display, it is certainly better than a normal display.


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In installed Mavericks on MB4.1 manualy not fspott or other, i have working kext for audio but needed sudo nvram boot-args="kext-dev-mode=1" and i use graphics kext from 10.6.2, but still dont have QE. Realy if i catch x3100 working kext i go to Mavericks, or i replace logic board. But on last time i cannot find 2009 mid or last board. P.S. install is not ...


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There are quite a few causes for the SBOD (spinning beach ball of death), but you'll have to narrow them down to figure out what you need to do. Possible Reasons: You are maxing out your CPU You are maxing out your RAM Your hard drive is full You have malware Now, with what you put in the question, I think the most likely answer is that your hard drive ...


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Apple tells me that my battery had (physically) expanded which, as I understand it, causes the machine to stop using it as a safety precaution. I had the battery replaced which cost me $250 plus labor.


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Apple has issued a recall for Macbook Pros Mid 2012. Others may be in the recall. I took it to a store and they had to replace the Logic board ($1000). Thankfully I did not have to pay a cent due to the recall. If you have "GPU Panic" based screen blanks, take it to Mac Shop/Repair shop and they will take care of it. They will run a diagnostic and in 20 ...


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Resetting NVRAM worked for me as shown here. Shut down your Mac. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R. Turn on your Mac. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound. Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for a second time. Release the keys. ...


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We have a small group of 2012 and 2013 retina MBP and only one in the group has the -112 restart cause logged when it freezes in a hard manner. The rest have never once froze hard or shut down/rebooted spontaneously. No diagnostics from Apple show a specific failure - the SSD has been tested extensively and doesn't have any other errors that fsck lists or ...


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I've experienced both the -112 and less often the -128 and submitted the error logs to engineering. I was told to contact AppleCare for hardware diagnosis and support. It's estimated that the logic board would be replaced for $300 so I'm letting it ride a bit to make sure it's really not software before repairing that one machine.


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If you're content with your current computer, upgrade to a SSD. I did this with my 2011 MBP and it's like I've got a new computer. I was always encountering a beachball doing anything and now I never do unless Yosemite acts up.


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That is a indicator that the Yosemite has a problem with the "boot" sector on your disk. It could be your disk needs repair. You can confirm that opening your Console (in the utility folder) and type "Disk" in the filter window. If you now see many Disk I/O than that is the problem. You can try using the disk repair in the Disk utility in your Utility ...


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You could try following investigating method using Terminal. What is shutting down the computer syslog -k Sender kernel -k Message CSeq 'n Cause: -' | tail | awk '/:/{$4=""; print}' | pbcopy The output is in the clipboard, so paste it in a text program like Notes or others. You can paste it in here for us to help you evaluate the result.



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