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Can I install El Capitan on a new 2019 MacBook Pro 16"? [duplicate]

I have some legacy 32-bit software that I'd really like to keep running on my brand new MBP (odds and ends, but mainly Keynote 5.3 — i.e., from the iWork 2009 suite). On my (2015) iMac, I have two ...
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Error on EL Capitan Installation This copy of the Install OS X El Capitan application can't be verified. It may have been corrupted or tampered

I have created bootable pendrive using https://support.apple.com/en-in/HT201372 I am trying to dump ELCapitan on my mac. but it throwing error This copy of the Install OS X El Capitan application can'...
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Bootable pendrive takes lot of time during 'Copying installer files to disk…'

I am creating bootable pendrive with MacOS_ELCapitan using Macbook Pro 2019(Cataline). using https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/388508 this thread. But i am getting Copying installer files to disk... i ...
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How to upgrade a 2009 MacBook Pro from 10.11.6 to 10.12?

I have a 2009 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.11.6 "El Capitan". Can I upgrade to macOS "Sierra" 10.12, and if so, how? I can't find it on the App Store.
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Problem upgrading Mac Pro to macOS High Sierra

I have macOS El Capitan on my Mac Pro and I am trying to update my Mac Pro to macOS High Sierra so I can update it to Mojave since Mojave requires to have at least macOS High Sierra. But when I run ...
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How do i create a OSx bootable USB using windows 10 and where do i find .dmg file?

I have an iMac 2007 20", and its a second hand computer. It was running OSx Lion when I bought it, then I upgraded it to El capitan, After that, I made a big mistake of erasing the data without taking ...
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Macbook Pro 2009 15” Recovery mode non existant os x 10.5.8

I have a number of issues with a MB 2009 15” running Leopard.I wish to upgrade to El Capitan if possible. Do I alter the computer time and date so it corresponds with the download as I can remember ...
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ADDTrust External CA Root certificate expired

I'm running El Capitan (macOS 10.11.6, 15G22010) with Safari 11.1.2. The ADDTrust External CA Root certificate expired today. This broke Safari navigation for many sites. Firefox and Chrome work fine ...
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iMac (early 2008 macOS 10.11) showing colourful lines during startup [duplicate]

I recently fixed an old iMac (early 2008) that was showing lines during boot and then going into white screen, I installed Ubuntu Server first and the problem seemed to have gone away, then i tried ...
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truecrypt 7 not vorking after update Mac OS X 10 to later Catalina 10.15

Today I was updating my mac from ElCapitan to Catalina 10.15 and some of my soft not working - TrueCrypt. Last time I fixe it like that truecrypt 7.1a requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later on Yosemite 10....
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Please Run Install OS X El Capitan.app that you downloaded from the App Store [duplicate]

I'm in Recovery OS trying to Reinstall the OS but I can't. What I have to do? I saw that the solution is copying that file in the Applications folder. But I don't know how to do that.
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Crash report from an app that I didn't install and that was executed from a non-existing path

I was reviewing the crash reports in the Console app earlier and I found a very strange crash report from few days ago. An extract can be found below: Process: Champlist [2372] Path: ...
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OS X El Capitan downloaded form apple claims installation is successful, but new OS is not installed [duplicate]

I have a compatible macbook pro (late 2008) for OS 10.11 and wish to upgrade from OS 10.8.5 The download was fine (6.2gb) and the installer began by saying 'will take 7mb of space'. I ran the ...
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MacBook Pro 2015 really slow since macOS Sierra / High Sierra [With maybe a start for an answer]

Since macOS Sierra or High Sierra, macOS has become really, really slow. Reinstalling El Capitan (even today) solves the issue. GNU/Linux and Windows are also much faster, more like El Capitan was. ...
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New SSD in MacBk Pro/2007-8/ boot up 1st gave Apple logo, then ? now nothing

This is my 4th HD replacement but 1st SSD. I have a TM b/u prepared to use & usually just re-install the os from a disk but forgot I was on El Capitan before changing the drive. The DVD drive ...
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macOS El Capitan iTunes does not list songs when you click on the album

Since recently my iTunes Version 12.8.2.3 running on El Capitan does not show songs when you click on the album in Browser. It leads to an empty panel. Might this be something that’s a bug or ...
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Disabling internal wifi and use a USB wifi card with an iMac?

My wife has an iMac with these specs: 27" Mid 2011 OS X El Capitan 10.11.16 Intel i5 iMac12,2 15G22010 Its been having problems with its internal wifi card, where it will be working fine and ...
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BOOTCAMP mounted as a local volume, not as a startup

Long story short - After resetting Windows 10, BOOTCAMP disappeared from the OS X side, and after disabling Hibernate on the Windows side, I was able to finally remount BOOTCAMP. Problem being, now it ...
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Where to find logs for hardware-related shutdowns in OS X 10.11?

I have a 2009 Mac Mini running OS X 10.11.6 set up as home theater. Its fan has been quite noisy for a while, but it has still worked fine... until a couple of days ago, when I found out that it had ...
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How to undo the partition that was done using gdisk el captain iMac 9,1

Long story short: This year I decided i want to try and get Windows 10 on my iMac 2009 for some gaming as it had Windows 7. I succeed upgraded to Windows 10 but it was 32 bit, not 64 that I require, ...
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How to get my second-hand, factory reset, 2008 iMac to work?

Good day, 1. The Setup I recently got a 2008 imac from a friend who reset it to factory settings prior to giving it to me. When I tried to turn it on it brought me to a OS X Utilities window. In ...
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Bus Error 10 - El Capitan Install from USB Drive

I've been trying to get a clean install of El Capitan after formatting my hard drive. The usual recovery route gives a 'A required download is missing'. After creating a USB bootable installer from ...
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Problems with reinstalling El Capitan using DVD

Let me preface that I am a total apple noob. I only used iMacs at work, and that was only for about 20 mins a day. My workplace upgraded their computers, and I found out my laptop decided to die. Due ...
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How do I install Mac OS X El Capitan on my other iMac? [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to Mac and I cannot for the life of me figure out why it is so complicated to download an OS installer, create a bootable disk and use it on another machine. According to the ...
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Can a damaged Time Machine disk harm my iMac when I will plug it in?

iMac El Capitan had to be restarted several times with the on/off switch during which the TM backup disk made a clicking noise. I got the Imac working, is it safe to plug in my TM backup disk to see ...
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No packages were eligible for install

I have an older, MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009) that I intend to give as a gift. For security reasons, I decided that I was a good to format the drive and reinstall OS X El Capitan. My first effort ...
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Restore original MacOS on my 2009 iMac [duplicate]

I have two machines 1 iMac 2009 24” and one MacBook Pro 2017 touchbar. The iMac I cannot open at all as I erased everything from the Macintosh HD. I am trying to fix by using Catalina on the MacBook ...
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How can I create a USB installer of OS X - El Capitan on a computer that is running macOS Sierra? [duplicate]

I've downloaded a copy of the OS X - El Capitan Installer, which I want to make a bootable USB of. However, it requires you to run the installer on whatever machine you are running, and installs it ...
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Downloaded InstallMacOSX.pkg gives an error of “This version of OSX 10.11 cannot be installed on this computer.” Why?

I downloaded InstallMacOSX.pkg to create a bootable USB drive and install OSX El Capitan on a separate computer. That computer was shipped with El Capitan. So, I am not installing it on the computer ...
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Having issues reinstalling El Capitan xo

I wiped my desktop and now I’m unable to reinstall El Capitan I keep getting the error message This is not available at this time please try again later
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Can’t reinstall Mac OS el capital because Recovery HD disk is locked. Anyone know how to bypass this?

I'm trying to reinstall Mac OS X El Capitan on my 2009 MacBook pro. Disk Utility lists a single SSD with a capacity of 250.06GB and a single partition (OS X Base system) that is taking up 249.85GB. ...
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Mac OS Catalina not Downloading

I have re installed my mac to fresh El Capitan on my MacBook Pro. Now at the app store it is showing the Catalina version Updates but when I click on Download nothing is happening. I have previously ...
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Recovery Partition Creator doesn't work

I've a MacBook Pro5,3 with OSX El Capitan 10.11.6 and I can't access Recovery (both normal and internet mode) neither Startup Manager without getting Kernel Panic, even if through diskutil list I can ...
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macOS X Catalina cannot be installed on Macintosh HD

I am currently on a Early 2015 Macbook Pro on El Capitan 10.11.6. I am looking to update to Catalina but I get the error message in the title of this post. I got this error after doing diskutil ...
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Unable to format my memory card/SD - error -69877 couldn't open device

I can't seem to able to format my PNY 32 GB SD card When I go to Disk Utility and try to erase it gives me error: Unmounting disk, Couldn't modify partition map and operation failed I successfully ...
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Stuck on reinstallation of OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan

When I trigger the reinstallation of OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan while in Recovery Mode starting "Reinstall OS X" the InstallAssistant immediately fails: Mar 16 00:52:25 MacBook-Pro InstallAssistant[458]:...
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How to check that my recovery disk is working correctly?

My iMac has recently stopped working after trying to upgrade the OS (I believe it came from El Capitan). Now, when I boot it I only see the folder with a question mark. When I boot it in "reinstall ...
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Recovery volume does not show up in Startup Manager

While upgrading a MacBook Pro from OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan to macOS 10.13 High Sierra in a step-by-step procedure, I created a clone of the Recovery HD volume. Unfortunately, this newly created clone ...
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iMac (El-Capitan) - Trying to make Wi-Fi as a priority over Ethernet

I am trying to prioritise Wi-Fi over Ethernet cable and have changes settings to Wi-Fi under service order but when I do the speed test on Chrome the internet is used from the cable which is only 3 ...
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Why would an iPad fail to connect to an iMac (via lightning cable) to sync, after all `trust` steps are followed?

When attempting to connect a new iPad (iPad Air, 3rd generation) running 13.3 to an older iMac running MacOS 10.11.6, the iPad/computer connection (via cable) never succeeds. All prompts are followed ...
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Mailbox set as read-only when symlinking from an external storage

I have multiple mailboxes and I want to save space by moving some of them in an external storage. I'd like to still be able to view the email using Mail.app even if said mailbox is now located in an ...
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How to change triple or more click response?

Let be clear. I upgraded from 10.6.8 to 10.11 (Snow Leopard to El Capitan) a couple of months ago. I got used to it and even customized all the basic Trackpad and Accessibility settings but I still ...
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Create El Capitan installer thumb drive from Catalina

I recently got a 2019 MacBook Pro from work, and a couple of mid 2009 MacBook Pros from a yard sale. I have mostly been using Windows and Linux for the past 20 years. I'd like to make a El Capitan ...
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Creating bootable USB from “Install OS X El Capitan.iso” [duplicate]

I have "Install OS X El Capitan.iso" file. I have burned the image to a DVD and successfully installed El Capitan in the past. Now that my DVD drive is broken, I would like to create a bootable USB ...
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Bluetooth Speaker Silences All Audio on Pause

I've been using a UE Boom 2 speaker with my Macbook running High Sierra, and I've noticed that if I have one YouTube video running, and then I open a second YT video and pause that one, then the audio ...
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Late 2011 15" MBP - keyboard and trackpad cease to work after 1 month following clean install

I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011) 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 with the faulty AMD Radeon HD 6770M dedicated GPU running OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The issue is that the keyboard and trackpad cease to ...
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Problem cloning the startup disk of a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan

Before putting my question in detail, see Problem section below, I'd like to sketch the context in which it appears. Hardware-Software-Environment MacBook Pro Early 2015 running OS X 10.11.6 El ...
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csrutil disable: command not found El Capitan

I was using a SATA HDD running Yosemite on a MBP 2012. I installed a SSD drive with El Capitan. I took out the DVD optical drive and replaced it with a drive case for the HDD. Now when I am running ...
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How do I create El Capitan installer on a Catalina (or post-El Capitan) installed Mac for use on USB boot installer

I have downloaded the El Capitan dmg file (InstallMacOSX.dmg) provided by Apple. The expanded dmg image contains the package "InstallMacOSX.pkg" which should be run to create the El Capitan installer ...
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Mac Hangs on boot, Macintosh HD partition intermittent failures

I have the following problem: My 2016 MacBook Pro (El Capitan) hangs on boot. The progress bar loads to near completion, after that it stops. The laptop heats up and eventually shuts down. What I ...

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