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comment New MacBook had user accounts already; I deleted admin and can't get back in
Also - I qualified the "get immediate control" so that the OP can look around and decide to wipe or to present evidence to the vendor that they messed up.
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comment New MacBook had user accounts already; I deleted admin and can't get back in
@Joshua nope but if any dinosaurs feel better with sync; sync; sync it won't hurt. See the man page, on OS X halt flushes before sending SIGKILL
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comment my iPhone was damaged and i need to know how to collect my stuff from icloud
Could you edit this to explain what "I had open my account on iCloud" means. Is that looking at the broken phone, another iOS device or icloud.com Secondly, has the iPhone ever connected to iTunes on a PC or Mac? You might get data from there or get one last sync depending on the damage. It's hard to guess with so many important details missing. Also, won't the shop explain how to prepare your iPhone before sending it in? Apple has articles on how to back up your data before sending a phone to service at support.apple.com if you care to search for it.
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comment How valuable is a sealed 1st gen 8GB iPhone?
Hardware shopping is off topic for this site. If you could reframe this to teach someone about how technology works such that price isn't the main factor in the question- it could easily be reopened. Market theory states that the only way to establish a value is to enter into a binding transaction. Even if you had a list of transactions - the data would be messy since it would be hard to pick apart liquidation value sales from market value sales. See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Market_value
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comment How can I swap the contents of my two MacBooks?
please enhance your question to address the one time swap if the related questions at right don't solve your problem. Explain how large your backup disk is in the updated post please. The sizing you added is excellent data to guide solutions.
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comment iPhone 4s can't be recovered
Let's get this back on track @Jayson35 - have a look at How to Ask on how to show your research. If everything people guess you haven't tried is something you've tried, then help us help you. Also you didn't work through the link if you didn't restart your PC.
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comment What is the best way to save iPhone battery?
@fabriced Have a look at help center on how to edit the post which kicks it into review for releasing the temporary hold. Comments get cleared often, so putting critical information to clarify the question there isn't the best place. Does that work for you?
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comment Macbook pro ejects every CD/DVD just after a few seconds
Is this plagiarized from coreyjmahler.com/2013/06/15/… - if so, please edit this appropriately - the community frowns upon presenting other's work as your own. It's also agains the terms of the site.
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comment How to fix delayed typing on certain websites?
I've edited out some of the back story that doesn't impact the issue. Feel free to edit in some specifics - see How to Ask for details on the site recommendations on asking a good question.
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comment How to fix delayed typing on certain websites?
I find that typing on Stack Exchange is also slow from time to time - the markdown processing javascript is the cause in that case. Are you looking on alternatives for faster text entry? Or are you looking for steps to debug web javascript?
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comment WD External Drive Automatically Unmounts
Can you capture the system logs when this happens? Can you reproduce it on a clean OS or new user account?
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comment Having trouble with file sharing between two Macs
Since you commented AirDrop - that is far far far slower than an ethernet cable between the two devices, so unless you really can't string a cable, wired is superior to wireless for large data transfers.
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comment Having trouble with file sharing between two Macs
This is even trickier without more data. Why would slow internet make two Mac Mini be on different networks? Why not string a cable between the two and have gigabit or better speeds? What does "disabling my hard drive and moving it to the other mac" do? are you implementing a sneaker net for data transfer?
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comment All music missing on iphone suddenly. But, the music is still in itunes
Are you looking for instructions how to wipe the phone and re-sync the music? Do you use iTunes Match or Apple Music? We'll need more details to help you out.
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comment What is the best way to save iPhone battery?
What does "save battery" mean to you? Why not turn everything off? Also, consider researching Apple's article on extending the time between charges and explain how it does or doesn't help in your situation.
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comment How to prevent iTunes 12.2 from automatically uploading sound tracks to iCloud Music Library?
If people want to answer a more holistic - how do I manage things with iOS and Mac, please ask a new question to cover that expanded issue.
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comment Could microsoft remote desktop connection be used to spy?
@user3439894 I take down votes as good feedback. I'm so happy for feedback, the -2 means nothing. I much prefer to know when I'm wrong, when what I writing is perceived as wrong. Even -10 on a post means people care. Same with comments - really sincere thanks.
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comment I included emoji to my password and now I can't log in to my Account on Yosemite
+1 since it covers the shortcuts and will help others with similar issues.
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comment I included emoji to my password and now I can't log in to my Account on Yosemite
Thank you. +lots as soon as I can bounty this.
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comment Could microsoft remote desktop connection be used to spy?
@user3439894 I've put spy in quotes so everyone can focus on the direction of data flow - which is important - versus a pedantic take on the vocabulary the OP chose to use and my decision to use their term loosely. I'd encourage you to post an answer debunking all spying with that tool if it floats your boat :-)