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No, placing files in iTunes doesn't reduce the space required on the Mac. The files are still stored on your Mac.


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According to EveryMac that machine can only support one external monitor, at 1920x1200 resolution.


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As noted in the comment it had probably something to do with the WindowServer. Now regarding the other part of the question: OS X presents memory usage in a different way when comparing to say MS Windows. For example, if you quit an app in OS X, its memory is available to other apps, but it is not 'cleared' (so if you relaunch the app it would be quite ...


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Some of it will depend on the type of mail account (POP vs. IMAP) but yes, the Mail.app will store your emails from your accounts on the system drive. How much space it will consume depends on whether there were lots of large attachments to those emails. There is no way, though, to selectively on store emails from a limited timeframe - it's all-or-nothing. ...


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To boot up in safe mode you can hold down the shift key when restarting. I would go to the Finder and open any window and right click or control click in the gray part of title bar. See what your settings are set to. There is also a new update to the system 10.10.2 that was just released. Maybe this will fix it, along with a bunch of other problems we ...


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If you have an external extended Mac keyboard, the fn key is located below the F13 key.


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The only real issue is sometimes if the battery is completely drained, you must wait 2-5 minutes for it to charge up before the machine will even boot. You can use it with any MacBook Pro etc even 17" but for sure you will see this issue and hate it at the larger/ higher newer models. Much longer charging times for battery also. 30-70% est. But in fact, ...


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Cheapest and yet functioning option that I found: Syba USB Stereo Adapter


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I will explain the cause of this error if anybody still needs it. It is caused by a burnt out soldering attaching a cable to an iron bar component situated in the lowest part of the screen. It is part of the module named 612-0035-a. It is infact the LCD inverter. As I work with soldering components on a daily basis I of course tryed to mend it but it is not ...


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To fix your Mac, you have to boot onto the Recovery HD, then download the software.


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To determine the Battery status open About this Mac -More -System now look for battery information in there under Power. Look for: Charge cycles count < 600 for yours and the Full Charge Capacity (mAh): > 4557 In any case resetting your SMC (System Management Controller will help some).


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The short answer is yes, they both support 2.5" 9mm hard drives (be that SSD or traditional). The Retina 2012/Early 2013 13" Macbook Pro (A1425), and the Retina 2012 through to the Mid-2014 15" Macbook Pros (A1398), take the same disks. Hope that helps.


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You need to either insert a Mac OS installer DVD in the optical drive, or a Mac OS installer USB drive in a USB port. You then need to boot from the installer by holding the option key while starting the computer up, then clicking the installer in the list of available devices.


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Try Option-Command-P-R to Reset PRAM settings. You can also re-install the initialization firmware, download it from the Apple support page.


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I have finally solved the issue I was having with the drive and it nows shows up on my Mac desktop :) I installed Paragon HFS+ on my Windows 7 machine (it wasn't recognised on Windows 8 either). Then I copied all of my files to the PC hard drive so I could format the external drive. Once my files were safe, this is what I did; I deleted my Parallels ...


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So, if you really do not want to give up.... After endless attempts I managed to install Os X Yosemite Beta on my Macbook 4,1 (hardware the same) Using this i made sfott usb. But after installation sfott on your USB-stick try to replace boot.efi BOTH in /System/Library/CoreServices/boot.efi AND /usr/standalone/i386/boot.efi It works on my own.


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You can get one on eBay, shipped from Hong Kong, for £34… but yes, a US or UK one would work too - except the mapping would not be what you may be used to. Though I may have a Japanese nickname;-) I've never actually used a Japanese keyboard, so I'm not sure what differences there may be in the layout.


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Have you tried giving the MacBook a PRAM reset? With the firmware password turned off hold down Cmnd+Opt+P+R, turn the computer on and wait for it to restart and you hear the start up chime before you let go.


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You have experienced a graphics card failure due to poor manufacturing. Read it and weep: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4766577?tstart=0 I just experienced the same problem. You can boot in single-user mode and remove the AMD graphics card extensions, and your computer will boot with limited usability. In order to get it repaired, I recommend a ...


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There is one source of Grease looking like component inside your Mac. The Thermal paste used between the chips and heat sink. Who ever did the job made a mess out of it without cleaning it.


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It seems that your GPU is dead or faulty. Try to use an app called gfxCardstatus and switch to Intel graphics. Then play a movie and see the issue is still there or gone.


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Since the shift key or option key should be recognized by the system well before the Apple logo arrives, you can conclude that you have a failed keyboard. Plugging in any USB keyboard and booting in safe mode (shift) or single user mode (command s) should let you know if the keyboard has issues. Now the Apple and blue screen are good. They mean that the ...


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I'll make it quick for you : MacBook Pro and MacBook Air have the ram now soldered to the main board. You won't be able to upgrade the ram on the new MacBooks.


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@jorgen.ringen, I am facing the same issue with a 13" 3Ghz Macbook Pro 11,1 (mid-2014). The reviewer in 9to5mac from the link you posted states that the HDMI input ports will only do 4k at 30hz, so the only solution (as he also states) is to purchase a miniDisplayPort to DisplayPort 1.2 adapter or cable. I went for the cable and am currently awaiting its ...


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Hold down Option key while clicking on the wifi icon in your menu bar. Then select "Disconnect " - I'm using Mavericks. Not sure what version this was introduced into.


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There is no reason it should not work. Bear in mind though that you may have to pay customs fees when returning (I do not know what the laws for the commonwealth are).


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Do you have the original install disks for Mac OS X? If so, there shouldn't be any issues with wiping the Mac partition completely off the hdd. However, if you don't have those disks, I would strongly recommend keeping the Mac OS X install and creating a new partition (shrinking the Mac partition) for the new OS. Mainly because if something goes wrong (or ...


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First of all you need to remove the Spy Softwares like SpymasterPro, Imobispy, Mspy etc which are available in the market. Then format your cell phone completely. In this way you can make your phone safe and secure.


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Well if it is not the state of you disk it could easily be just a different SSD vendor. Those figures you have provided are from testing SanDisk 128GB equipped ones. Apple has many different vendors for same part and some SSD chipsets are faster at sequential than other. It might just be the case. Here is an article on similar discrepancy over 2013 and 2014 ...


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Your Mac already has a disk read/write speeds report in the Activity Monitor. Since it is a dynamic value you need to start a app that reads/writes to the disk, or use Terminal for that: To test write speed: time dd if=/dev/zero bs=1024k of=tstfile count=1024 In the output, you should look for something that looks like "bytes transferred in 16.546732 ...


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No there is nothing wrong with the disk: - you can have another file size than what is used in the "specs" - you can have a rather full disk and the GarbageCollection was not fully done. Please let your computer sleep overnight, without any software running, this will help your GarbageCollection; make sure you have enough free disk space for the Garbage ...


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This may happen when some system service crashed/was restarted. The applications started before can't exchange their copy buffer with applications started later. If you quit an earlier started application and start it new, it works again properly.


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Hard drive clicking/clunking/scraping noises (other than the usual sounds of an HDD in operation) are nearly always a bad thing and it's best to assume it's terminal. If it is your hard disk (or if you've ever erased/replaced the disk) you won't be able to access the hardware test, in which case you will need to start your MacBook with the Applications ...


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To find the right charger for Macbook ,there are three kinds of power rating Macbook power adapter in the market,45 watt, 60 watt, or 85 watt. It should be noted that higher wattage chargers can be used on the lower wattage laptops, but not vice versa.For example,If you have mac laptops that have used all three wattages. you could buy the 85w ones as my ...


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I suggest you look at the detailed information contained in the Pondini website. Unfortunately, Mr. Ponds has passed away, but his advice is still awesome. You will want to use Setup Assistant or Migration Assistant. http://pondini.org/OSX/Setup.html


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Standard method for recovery from Time Machine Power up your Mac and hold down the command and R keys to enter the Recovery Partition. Your Mac should boot to a screen that says OS X Utilities. Select Restore from Time Machine Backup and click Continue. Read the info on the Restore Your System page and click Continue. Select your Time Machine backup and ...


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Do you get different options if you drop the refresh rate down to 30 or lower? I'm guessing you don't get the same options simply because it isn't a retina screen; instead you get the resolutions your card/display can negotiate between them. From Everymac This model supports a simultaneous maximum resolution up to 2560x1600 on two external displays via ...



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