Questions tagged [high-sierra]

macOS 10.13 High Sierra is Apple's operating system for Macintosh hardware. macOS Sierra was announced June 5, 2017 at WWDC, Apple's annual conference for developers where new operating systems have been announced for the last several years.

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APFS partition error

So I've searched for a while and found several answers but I don't want to take a chance with the wrong command and wipe data so I'd like instructions specific to my case please. I resized my ...
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Recover Saved EFI Question

for some reason, I have entered a bad setting in clover and it does not boot anymore, but I had earlier created a zip copy of the EFI in the same partition folder (EFI) I would like to know if their ...
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Universal access mode vs full disk access

Is universal access mode in older ver. of mac like snow leopard, mavericks, lion, etc. is same as Full disk access option in security and privacy tab in recent ver. of mac like High Sierra, Mojave?
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How to permanently remove “Open” and “Closed” folders from my desktop in High Sierra?

I have this weird thing that every day on my desktop there appear two folders called Open and Closed. I can move them to trash but new ones will come up every day and I would like to deactivate this ...
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iMac running High Sierra is very slow — photoanalysisd can't be killed?

My iMac running High Sierra has become painfully slow. I suspect photoanalysisd, as it's using a lot of CPU time, but I can't figure out how to get rid of it. There's at least one other question ...
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Transmission CLI is only downloading data but it is not uploading data on macOS High Sierra

I am using transmission-daemon and transmission-remote to work with torrents. When I run transmission-remote -l, I see that my client is only downloading files but it is not uploading files. It is not ...
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Restoring Notes on macOS High Sierra

I would like to view some old notes that were deleted. I read online that the notes are stored through: ~/Library/Group Containers/group.com.apple.notes: NoteStore.sqlite files. OR ~/Library/...
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How to make second monitor go black?

I have a second display connected to my iMac and I want to make it go black some times, for example if I am watching a movie on the first monitor. Apparently, there has been an app called Screen ...
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x is damaged and cannot be opened. It should be moved to trash

I have a 2010 iMac. One day I installed the "recommended security updates" and all of a sudden I had High Sierra installed on my iMac instead of El Capitan. Now I cannot not open any pdf, jpeg png's ...
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Eclipse crashes on Install Plugin Archive - OSX High Sierra 10.13.6 - Eclipse Indigo Service Release 2

Eclipse is working normally for creating projects, writing code etc. It is crashing at this plugin update dialog: Help -> Install New Software... -> Add... -> Archive... Application Specific ...
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Do I need to run out and purchase a new MacBook Pro to upgrade to Xcode 11?

So I will need Xcode 11 by April of 2020, will High Sierra 10.13.6 support it? If I download Mojave, will it support Xcode 11? If I download Mojave, with only 11GB left on my hard drive, will that ...
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Dictionary widget stopped working after installing Security Update

I'm running High Sierra, and I installed Security Update 2019-005 yesterday. Since then, the Dictionary Dashboard widget has stopped working. The menu that lets you switch between Dictionary and ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro 13.1.4 on Mojave, MacBook Pro 9.1

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro mid 2012 (9.1) to Mojave. It has the 512mb NVIDA GT650 graphics card. When I'm using Premiere it gives me this error message. NVIDIA CUDA is not currently ...
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How to get write access to High Sierra (APFS) drive in Read-Only mode on Macbook with faulty AMD GPU

Some background: My 2011 17" MacBook Pro (running High Sierra) has finally succumbed to the Radeon issue and won't boot up. I know this because it would flicker green where there was pixel shading so ...
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Can't boot Windows further more. Why?

I'm using Windows 10 since some weeks without problems on my MacBook Pro 13 " late 2011. Yesterday, I got trouble with it (a Windows problem). While trying to solve it, I tried to reduce the size of ...
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Mail for mac does not find e-mails of the last month

Mail for mac on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6 is not able to find messages received over the last month. i.e. if I search for messages "from tony bruce" it only shows messages received until the 30th of ...
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Preview app on macOS High Sierra broken

I'm using Preview 10.0 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. When I select "highlight" to highlight text in a PDF, preview will not highlight the text but "underlines" it instead and then also grays out "...
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Is it not possible to use Preview to highlight text or a portion of an image from a screenshot? macOS High Sierra

I am trying with both a PDF and/or a PNG file, but this does not seem possible. Nothing I am trying works. Is it possible to take a screenshot natively in macOS, then highlight a portion of said ...
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MacBook (mid-2012) stuck on white screen

So I casually shut down my MacBook on Thursday night using the normal configuration. After a while when I switched it back on, a white screen appeared and that was the end of it. Later, a black screen ...
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How can I migrate a Time Machine disk to being networked?

I've just set up an Apple desktop, and it occurred to me that I no longer need to keep plugging my time machine into my laptop. I've plugged my hard drive into my desktop and set it up as a hosted ...
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User account issues after resetting PRAM

So my 2012 iMac has been unusually cranky the past couple days and did not respond to the usual reboot I give when this happens, so I decided to reset the PRAM at the advice of many articles. ...
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Cannot print from Mac Sierra to Canon 7550

A question on behalf of my Swiss neighbour She has a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) running Sierra, and a Canon 7550 printer (MG7500 series). WiFi router is configured on Macbook (browsing ...
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Sierra stuck at boot screen, upgrading to mojove will create new bootup files?

I am facing some issues in High Sierra . Since few days it's stuck at boot screen and load very slow, mac doesn't start even after completing the load progress bar. But when I charge it fully and ...
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Xcode: Archiving a project to generate .ipa but export is not an option in Organizer

I am a member of the Apple Developer program for my team and I have all the provisioning profiles in place and codesigning, but when I run Product -> Archive and get the Organizer pop-up, Export is ...
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Errors backing up Photos.Sparsebundle

I've been trying to backup / copy my Photos Library.sparsebundle and keep running into issues. The original file is on a Drobo5N mount.I am trying to copy to an external SSD The Sparsebundle is ...
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Installing new PCIe m2 SSD on MacBook Pro 2014

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 2014 with a bad hard drive and recently found out that I can use a PCIe m2 SSD with it on macOS High Sierra. I purchased a Samsung EVO 970 and an adapter to use in the ...
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My macbook air mid 2011 no longer connects to 5g WiFi

My Macbook Air 2011 could connect to a 5g wifi network before but now, my Macbook won't connect and it showed an error message that says could not join wifi network. The wifi network worked fine for ...
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Audio settings in High Sierra resetting after reboot

I have this issue where my selected audio device will reset to Digital Out after I restart. I have searched online and found some people suggesting deleting some configuration file for older versions ...
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Low resolution pictures in photo booth (macbook pro 2017)

Using photo booth, I take pictures with my computer. The resolution is the same (720p) as stated in Apple Support, but the quality is very low. The size of the picture is only about 100~200 kb, which ...
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How to disable URL sharing

On macOS High Sierra (perhaps also earlier version of macOS), I noticed that when I open a URL in a webbrowser (tested with Safari and Opera), that on other Macs in the local network, the Docks shows ...
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How to check the type filter in file open dialog?

In windows, we can check the type filter easily: But in MacOS, it seems the file open dialog has no such thing: The reason why I want to check it: sometimes the open button is unclickable, but I don'...
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High Sierra's Finder don't index files in storage unit

Finder (macOS High Sierra) not show any files or folders that I know are there. It occurs only in with units of a storage appliance (Tiger-Box). In previous macOS versions it works fine. I can see all ...
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Turn off “this web page is using too much battery” on safari

Safari prompts "this web page is using too much battery" and restarts the web pages. Most of these pages are gmail, youtube, etc. How to turn this feature off on macOS 10.13.6? EDIT1: Memory - 8 GB ...
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Full screen app on one monitor, Desktop on other

I want to use Terminal in full screen on one monitor while having the desktop accessable on the other. pressing the green button in terminal fills screen 1 with terminal (good), but the other is blank ...
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Network Sharing Dies Constantly followup

We have the same situation as in this post - Network Sharing Dies Constantly The server stops publishing its shares to the network and none of the 10.13 and 10.14 Mac clients can access the shares ...
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How to allow someone to turn off my device

the purpose of my question , I need someone to remotely turn off my device because I wont be in front of my Laptop I succeeded in giving him a terminal command to shutdown my PC osascript -e '...
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How do I copy user home directories from one system to another while preserving all attributes?

I am in the process of dismantling an old macOS High Sierra Server and rebuilding it as a macOS Mojave Server. I've exported Users and Groups from OpenDirectory on the old one and imported them in ...
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Updating El Capitan to High Seirra will take 18 hours

I'm on El Capitan and trying to update to High Seirra. It downloaded the stub file and run the application. I waited for one hour till it says 17 hours remaining. Is there a way to speed up the update ...
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Unable to Bootcamp mid-2011 MacBook Pro

I have been trying to get Windows running on my MacBook Pro after I deleted linux. I have the disk back to 2 partitions and bootcamp assistant tells me that it is unable to partition the boot volume ...
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How to prevent Photoshop changing the windows size if the menu bar is in auto-hide mode?

Photoshop is constantly moving the window application on macOS when the menu bar overlaps it. The menu bar is set to be hidden automatically like it's shown in the image below. I'm using Photoshop CS6 ...
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Time Machine Sparse Bundle failed to verify after catalog rebuild

After reading about the fsck_hfs man page, I feel like the need to rebuild catalogs. However, when I do a repair before the rebuild, it succeeded, but then printed a lot of errors during the build, ...
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Trouble with updating mobile and local user account passwords

I've started a new position where I manage a number of macbooks running High Sierra and Mojave with Filevault enabled. We've got mobile/network accounts on them that are connected to Active Directory. ...
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Issue on macOS High Sierra - how can I make the Chrome background black?

I have multiple Google user accounts. My primary one is has a white background in Chrome, but the secondary one has a black background. I much prefer the black background, but I cannot figure out how ...
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fsroot count invalid every time I install High Sierra

MacBook Pro7,1 2TB Crucial SSD High Sierra fsroot count invalid I have a MacBook Pro7,1 (13" Mid-2010). I recently replaced the 512GB hard drive with a 2TB SSD from Crucial memory. I'm trying to ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 crashes after waking up and usually when launching a Google Search in Chrome

I've got issues with my MBP which seem to be persistent, even after replacing the logic board for supposedly one without hardware issues. There are some typical instances when my macbook pro fails (...
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MacBook does not sleep when lid is closed while connected to an external monitor

I am trying to disable the "clam shell" mode of my MacBook (13" early 2011 Unibody) running macOS High Sierra. I want the computer to sleep when the lid is closed even when it is connected to power ...
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Finding cause of “Path not allowed in target domain” error

This error just started showing up in my log in the last few days. The only software installed, or update recently was the addition of a Wacom tablet. Everything appears to be working properly but I ...
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How can I run Mojave on an iMac that won’t run Mojave?

Last week a relative gave me his old iMac 27” 2011 [HDD]. I Planned to run it off a bootable external SSD with Mojave 10.14.6 installed — I wasn’t aware of the hardware limitations i.e. the iMac’s ...
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macOS - How do I remove the restart-time update installer?

I've been having a problem with Security Update 2019-004 10.13.6. When it was time to restart to complete the update, the screen went black and the mouse cursor moved to the top left corner (I could ...
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macOS High Sierra shutdown with no apparent reason

I was in a summer camp. I left my computer behind and had a lengthy discussion with my peers. After I've come back, I found my computer with black screen. I thought that my computer ran out of power ...