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Your Macbook 2010 will be fine if you buy 2x8gb of 1066mHz DDR3. You will dual boot without issues. Correct ram speed is important, see my answer to a similar question here about possible issues with faster ram. You will need Philips #00 screw to upgrade your memory. There is also a great guide at iFixit.


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Could be the keyboard, where the power button is not working right (my sister had a MacBook Air that did this). Massage and blow compressed air into the power button and see if that helps.


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This Apple Support document details what you need to remove and replace the RAM. Using the wrong spec RAM can cause serious problems. The specs for the RAM are very specific: 204-pin PC3-8500 (1066MHz) DDR3 SO-DIMM Apple spec is for max of 4GB RAM, but it use 16GB with Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later and the latest EFI firmware update. DataMemorySystems has ...


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Please take a look at this article. It clearly describes all steps.


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It is possible to do but install at your own risk until Apple issues an update for Boot Camp. Assuming you have the Windows 10 ISO run the bootcamp and follow the standard procedure. Make sure you allocated minimum 20 GB, 30 or more is better. It might take over a hour to complete.


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Also if you start the Mac in Safe Mode (boot with the shift key held down) it does a lot of disk checking/repairs including (I believe) repairing permissions. So that might be a quick and easy way to see if the Mac can repair itself.


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This seems more like a file permissions problem than a photo problem. Try restoring file permissions for that disk from the Disk Utility.


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If you've "upgraded" to the Photo app from iPhoto or Aperture, your photos would have been imported as hard links. Basically this means that each photo is represented by both programmes and deleting from just one has no effect on the actual photo file. You'd need to delete from both. Check to see if you have another album in your Pictures folder (or other ...


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After spending some time looking into this and a SO question coming out of it, I think I've nailed this down. Before I get started, I want to point out the philosophical debate that Apple must have had when they tried to answer the question What is used memory? If you look at the activity monitor on in OSX Pre-Yosemite (you can see this in my question I ...


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Free RAM is wasted RAM. It is electrically powered regardless of its contents. Your screen shot shows 2.52gb of cache[1], 0.375gb of compressed memory and 0.574gb of swap. The 2.52gb of cache will be assigned to processes that ask for more memory. The difference between the "new" way and the "old" way is that the contents of "freed" memory is tracked. ...


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Ok, you need to look at the whole picture. In the old days (not so long ago) one had to worry to keep free RAM. Now days systems do the opposite. They use full RAM available, but then manage it so that the system operates at maximum efficiency = memory pressure. If you look at the Compressed RAM, those are files that you used, but not currently using (so ...


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Try to avoid using Chrome, Safari works quite well on Mac OS X Yosemite. If it still an issue you might try NVRAM and SMC reset to see if it helps eliavte the problem. However more information is needed as to why your Mac is using so much ram. Use etrecheck(google it) and post the log here. Nvram and SMC reset instructions: ...


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The 6th generation iPod touch has 1GB of RAM and runs at 1.10GHz according to Matthew Panzarino.


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The purpose of the sleepimage is to store the contents of RAM if your Macbook's battery is low and is about to turn off completely (what Apple call "hibernate"). As such it can be equal in size to the amount of RAM in your Mac. So on your Macbook with 16GB of RAM it could be 16GB in size, which would go a long way to explaining how your Mac with 20GB of free ...


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How to install the firmware from a MacBook Pro "Core 2 Duo" 2.26 13" onto a MacBook "Core 2 Duo" 2.26 13" (Uni/Late 09) [Action should correct SATA speed issues and maybe RAM issues]: Do a clean install of Yosemite (this should be optional, but it never hurts to start clean) Download http://support.apple.com/kb/DL853 (MacBook Pro EFI Firmware Update 1.7) ...


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I just turned off the family sharing and iCloud and gained back 3 GB of space.


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I noticed this too just today. I had 3 updates coming up in the apple store. if I were to to attempt to initiate the update process the "update all" button would go away on its own and then the spindle thingy on the left will start going like looking for more updates but it would never end.. then on the activity monitor I would see that softwareupdated ...


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Officially your Model only supports up to maximum of 8 GB RAM. So you are at maximum already. http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/specs/macbook-pro-core-i5-2.4-aluminum-15-mid-2010-unibody-specs.html Your alternative is to upgrade from Hard Drive to SSD, that would speed things up.


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So you made a mistake and purchased extra space on the iCloud so you can use it with your iPad. You call that extra memory. Since it is a monthly payment, Apple send you a reminder to pay for the following Month. You can upgrade your iCloud storage from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC, and you can choose a total of 20 GB, 200 GB, 500 GB, ...


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iCloud doesn't store apps; apps have to be installed in the actual physical memory inside your phone and that physical memory cannot be increased through an online purchase. I'm not sure if anyone has even physically hacked an iDevice to increase the storage capacity, but it's not something you could have done at the Apple Store nor at any Apple licensed ...


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I eventually solved the issue, it seemed to be nothing to do with Finder at all, the issue was being caused by Dropbox indexing and starting up, I checked in the activity monitor if this was causing a lack of memory and cpu space, but it wasnt, which is strange. I uninstalled dropbox, then re installed it (do this still kept the dropbox files on my machine ...


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OSXDaily.com wrote up a helpful article about this very same issue.


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I force quitted the 'softwareupdated'-helper and immediatly tried to click the update button, before AppStore began to check for updates. Took a few tries but managed to get pass the check and have now Succesfully updated to 10.10.4


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I installed 2x 2GB DDR3 1333 PC3-10600 into a late 2009 mac mini. Running 10.10.2, which struggles on the default 2GB. It started up fine, and apps were so snappy, but then the crashes started. The machine is completely unstable, with kernel panic errors every 30 odd seconds forcing a restart. Sadly the original 2GB RAM has gone back in. I'd recommend ...


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I bought two DDR3 4 Gb Ram ( 8Gb) crucial mac memory 1600, 12800 Mhz to increase the two 2 GB (4Gb) that came with my Mac book Pro late 2012. I have know 8Gb. The two 2 Gb 1600, 12800 DDR3 Ram Mem that I take out from my Mac book were installed in a Mac 21 Inches late 2009, DDR3 1067, 8500. It works fine and the system tell me that I have installed 1067 RAM ...



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