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RAM upgrade for a macbook pro late 2011 [duplicate]

I have a macbook pro late 2011. At this moment I am running the basic 2x 2GB 1333MHz rams ,but I want to upgrade. Now,I have read on some forum that this macbook can run 1600MHz rams even though ...
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Ridiculously slow MacBook Pro 15'' 2011 with low battery and El Capitan [duplicate]

Problem solved: see "Update 2" section. I have a MacBook Pro 15'', A1286, Early 2011 which was running OS X Lion and became extremely slow few weeks after an upgrade to El Capitan. The upgrade itself ...
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Macbook Pro is Excruciatingly Slow [duplicate]

I have a Mid 2012 Model Macbook Pro, nearly 3 years old, and my computer has recently become extremely, stupidly slow. It's becoming hard to perform simple tasks on the computer, like opening a Google ...
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How can I improve the performance of an older iMac? [duplicate]

I've got an older iMac running macOs Mojave. It is terribly slow and I am interested to see if we can improve the performance. Can you recommend steps to consider to improve the performance? The ...
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Macbook pro mid 2012 slow down [duplicate]

I'm actually asking about my wife's MacBook Pro which I don't use very often. It's slowed down quite a bit recently and apparently before the update to El Capitan. Programs have started to take a long ...
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RAM - Improving performance on MacBook 13Inch Early 2011 [duplicate]

What is better option to improve RAM performance eon MacBook 13Inch Early 2011: Removing the original Apple RAM Memory slots of 2GB each (2 slots - each 2GB) and inserting brand new 2 slots of 4GB ...
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iMac beachballing for no reason — I suspect it might be faulty hardware. What can I do to work around it? [duplicate]

The Problem: A couple of weeks ago, the iMac started "beachballing" regularly in normal use There is no discernible pattern to what triggered a beachball. It could be switching between windows, ...
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My MacBook Pro slows down [duplicate]

My MacBook Pro Specs: macOS Mojave 10.14.4 Beta (18E194d) Processor 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB When using Autocad, Excel, or Adobe (...
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Disk Utility (recovery mode) stuck at loading

I want to do a clean install of el capitan OS. I booted to recovery mode, chose reinstall os x and followed the steps. So far so good. When it came to choose the destination disk where I wanted to ...
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Ridiculously slow MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro (I think mid 2012). About three months ago it started running really slow, so I renstalled the OS with a recovery partition. For a few weeks it ran very well with an overall very ...
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How do I know if I need a new hard drive?

I just received a MacBook Pro from somebody else because it was running too slow. Booting up takes about 4 minutes. I have tried formatting the drive and reinstalling the operating system from ...
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Mac storage is full but iCloud is not, what to do?

I have got a MacBook pro with 500GB of total storage and an iCloud subscription for 2TB. iCloud is synched with my MacBook, this means that any file in my desktop and documents will be stored ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan BootCamp doesn't target Windows 10 ISO

I was trying to install Windows 10 besides my Mac OS X El Capitan. I followed the normal steps I found on the Internet, but when I started to apply I got this and no idea what I should do in order to ...
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Macbook Pro Hard drive speed

I have an early 2011 Macbook Pro with a Toshiba MK7559GSXP 750GB 5400rpm hard drive (that has about 48GB free) and running El Capitan. Recently I had the feeling that things were running slowly (and ...
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Mac El Capitan Spotlight XPC Connection Invalidated

I first started using El Capitan when the public beta was released. I continued to enjoy the snapping operating system until one day my laptop's SATA cable decided to give up on me. I got the cable ...

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