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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The app store download could not start because it has already been downloaded too many times

I wanted to reinstall mac on my Apple Macbook Air 2017. I restarted my Mac while holding down Command+R and Erased the disk in "Disk Utility". I clicked on "Reinstall macOS" but I ...
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Mac OS X ElCaptain error and now whenever I startup it always directo to OS elcaptain installer [duplicate]

so I tried upgrading my Lion os to High sierra and I saw one video on youtube saying that I need to download the El captain in order to update my Macbook Air 2012. After downloading, the installer ...
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Are my two early 2015 Mac Air's different from each other?

Both the Mac Air's are early 2015 models. One has High Sierra installed and the other has Catalina. I see Hyper Threading is missing in the High Sierra version and the text Dual Core is missing even ...
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“Item not available” error when trying to upgrade to High Sierra

I'm trying to upgrade my Macbook Pro late 2011 from Sierra to High Sierra via this link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/macos-high-sierra/id1246284741?ls=1&mt=12 However, when it opens the itunes ...
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Run Mojave apps on High Sierra

Is there any way to run new Mojave apps (like Voice Memos, News, Stocks) in High Sierra? I tried to modify info.plist in particular with stocks, but the app gives me an error, I suppose because some ...
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Drag & drop stops working sometimes on High Sierra

After a while of leaving my computer (macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra) on, drag & drop stops working. To be clear: I can only hold files and drag them, but cannot drop them at any location (in finder or ...
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How do I merge Pages documents

I have an iMac running High Sierra with Pages 8.1. I am having a problem merging two Pages documents into one. I have several Pages files that I'd like to merge into a single document. These Pages ...
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Is there a system keystroke (interrupt) I can press to force a coredump on OSX?

How do I force MacOS to dump the state of the running processes and reboot without the need to open a windows or open a command line? My system is effectively unresponsive to non-system interrupt ...
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How can I prevent Garageband from removing downloaded sound library installation files after installation?

Garageband will download full sound library when requested, install them, and then delete the installation file/package. Sometimes, I want to be able to install those again without having to download ...
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After Disk Utility crashed while adding a new partition, main APFS container (macOS + user data) became unbootable

I'm running macOS High Sierra on early-2015 Macbook Pro. I used to have two more partitions: one with Bootcamp, and the other one as a shared FAT32 folder. As far as I remember, at some point I made ...
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No audio in VM using VirtualBox on macOS High Sierra guest

The sound is not working in the virtual machine I made using VirtualBox. Here is a screenshot: It says "No output device found" in the Sound pane in the System Preferences window. I am ...
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Update Safari on High Sierra

Somehow Safari got reverted to v11.1.2 on my High Sierra box. I know I had 13.1.2 before. But App Store thinks I already updated so I can't click "update to 13.1.2". Is version 11.1.2 at ...
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I can’t start my computer after installing update

I have an 2010 iMac running High Sierra. Recently I got a notice that there was an update to my system. I’ve installed a few and they worked fine. I installed this latest one tonight but my iMac will ...
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Latest WhatsApp Desktop from App Store crashes on High Sierra

WhatsApp Desktop from the Mac App Store no longer launches after the July 20, 2020 update to version 2.2029.4. System information: MacOS 10.13.6 High Sierra with all system updates installed WhatsApp ...
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Voice dictation repeats whole sentences in a big garbled chunk on Mac OS X High Sierra

Problem: During macOS dictation, it sometimes repeat-types the sentence I have spoken multiple times in a row. This seems to happen randomly. Sometimes every minute or two, sometimes taking up to 20 ...
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Cannot find old Notes data

I just upgraded my harddrive for my Macbook Pro mid-2009 running High Sierra to a solid state drive. My old harddrive is now in an enclosure and I'm trying to access my old Notes from there, I forgot ...
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Bootcamp: no bootable device – insert boot disk and press any key (Third Party Utility gdisk did not work)

I updated my 2012 mac pro today to High Sierra. I could not boot into windows 7 on boot camp thereafter. I got the dreaded black screen with "Bootcamp: no bootable device – insert boot disk and ...
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How can I access a computer behind internet sharing?

On our router (which has WiFi), we have one ethernet port which is currently being used by my laptop. I need my raspberry pi model B rev. 2 connected to the network as well, but it doesn't use WiFi. (...
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Turn off the ability for users to have a password hint

I am working on a security setting for my company that requires users to not have a password hint. Since we have several users that either ignore our security options and purposely go against ones ...
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to change the date based on exif data since export from Mac Photos shows date of export using exiftool

I used the following to change the Date Created to the actual date the photo was taken because exporting from Photos showed the date of export. "for file in *; do SetFile -d "$(exiftool -p '$...
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Unload/delete kext in Recovery Partition

How can I unload or delete a kext file in the Recovery partition? If I try to delete the file I get an error saying disk1s1: device is write lock, even after I did fsck -fy and mount -uw / as ...
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quicklook skips around in the beginning when playing foreign audio formats (flac, mp3)

If I generate preview of an audio file of foreign format, for example, flac or mp3, quicklook skips around 2 times in the first 10~15 seconds of playing. This does not happen for native formats like ...
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Mac mini mid 2010 stuck on Apple logo with full progress bar

I bought a used Mac Mini mid-2010 server. When it arrived I turned it on and it booted regularly into macOS High Sierra, since this is the last version supported by this model. I verified that ...
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Delete user account - High Sierra - 10.13.2

I have, since I bought my device second hand, an account that was created by the seller. I want to remove it but can't. I have removed the admin capabilities of this account but still the "-"...
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How to remove MRT (Malware Removal Tool)?

Note: I have already read MRT Process using large unbounded amount of memory (but here the context is different: "I'd rather not remove it") and a few similar questions/articles like MRT is ...
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Calendar event organisers receive no confirmation of accept or decline

I'm on High Sierra, using iPhone and MacBook Pro. I receive invites in my Apple Calendar app from Outlook users without problems. I get the Accept, Maybe and Decline buttons as expected. When I accept ...
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Failed to import cxutils module into Python

I had been using Crossover for a while on High Sierra (10.13.6) without any problem but recently, I needed it again and tried to install it again but encountered a very annoying error. Looked for a ...
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iBooks is broken in root account

Due to permission issues, I'm using root account on macOS High Sierra. However, a number of things don't work, and one example of such is that iBooks is broken. Upon launch, the following dialog is ...
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how to stop this bogon host running from my macbook?

I have noticed from my macbook a new hostname is exposed with the name bogon even if I block this mac address on the router, it comes up with a new one. And do not have any clue where is it coming ...
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Failing to connect Python to MySQL — no luck with brew install mysql-connector-c

I think I must have made some mess with brew install/uninstall of MySQL, but I don't know how to get out of this state: I'm trying to run MySQL stuff on Python 3.7 (High Sierra 10.13). However: ...
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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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Prevent Mac alerts when plugging in iPhone

I have a MacBook Pro running High Sierra, and an iPhone with iOS 13. Sometimes I plug the iPhone into the MacBook's USB to charge it. Whenever I do this, I get two popup alerts. One says "A new ...
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Creating High Sierra as VM under VMware Fusion

I need to create a VM for macOS High Sierra to run with VMware Fusion. I would prefer this VM be created from my existing MacBook running High Sierra (a real, physical device), but that's not ...
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how to dual boot windows

i have MacBook Pro 2012 with High Sierra, i tried the normal way and ran into this problem where it errors with, "Your bootable USB drive could not be created. There is not enough space available on ...
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2011 iMac12,2 Windows 10 BootCamp SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (igdkmd64.sys)

During the setup process of the Windows 10 install (where it says stuff like "getting your pc ready" or whatever), my mac BSODs with the error: Stop Code: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED What ...
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How do I make a text border or also called “stroke” around text in documents that have text such as Pages, Markup, etc?

How do I make a text border or also called "stroke" around text in documents that have text such as Pages, Markup, etc? I want white text with a black border or "stroke", what program can I use in ...
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How do I loop the last action in the Automator app?

How do I loop the last action in the Automator app, instead of looping the entire workflow?
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Wi-Fi: no hardware installed [duplicate]

WiFi on my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010) has stopped working. When I click the WiFi button I see the message "Wi-Fi: no hardware installed" I have attempted many things, including other questions ...
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How to restore Homebrew config from Time Machine

TL;DR I killed my Homebrew and now need to restore from Time Machine. I had a working Homebrew with various packages installed and working. I've installed some new packages (newer php) which I didn't ...
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How can I free up some space on my EFI partition for dual booting windows

I'm trying to free up my EFI system partition to install windows 10 I've done this Unable to install Windows 8.1 using Bootcamp, system volume doesn't contain required free space? but it only ...
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No Crash Report

I got a weird issue in 10.13.6 where I no longer get a detailed crash report information when I click "Report" on the crash window. The dialog just disappears when you click "Report". Does anyone ...
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Why is this specific video on Youtube not playing sound on my Macbook Pro?

Why isn't this video playing with sound on Youtube on my Macbook Pro? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e1ld1uGpXA Ya'll are downvoting this post for no reason. The sound on that SPECIFIC video ...
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Is there any macOS snipping app can take picture with lower resolution

The native snipping tool in macOS takes an image with the full original pixel. when I paste it to use, the resolution is a little too big to web blog or in Microsoft-word, I need to resize it smaller ...
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accidentally deleted the admin account on my MacBook

MacBook Air, 10.13.6 High Sierra. I tried changing the name of the user on my macbook and accidentally deleted the administrator account. The current user is my user but it says standard under it, ...
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How to disable space change by the mouse moving to the screen edge

When I drag a window with the mouse to a screen edge and keep it there for half a second or so my Mac switches to the next/previous space. This behaviour happens on High Sierra and seems to be part ...
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macOS High Sierra Security Update 2020-002 stuck at “calculating time remaining”

On a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010), macOS 10.13.6, when attempting to install Security Update 2020-002, it gets stuck at the boot screen (white background, grey Apple) "calculating time remaining." ...
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When trying to install Windows 10 on 2011 iMac keep getting error 0x8007000D windows cannot open the required file D:\sources\install.wim

I am following the guide here How to install Windows 10 into a 2011 iMac without using the Boot Camp Assistant, an optical (DVD) drive or third party tools? and everything appears to work until I ...
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Error after partitioning my SSD

I recently partitioned my SSD as seen in this question MacOS wont boot after partitioning my SSD. After fixing this I tried to create a new partition in the macOS Disk Utility program. I have enough ...
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Which Thunderbolt dock should I buy for MacBook Pro13 late 2011, running High Sierra 10.13.6

My MacBook Pro includes 2 USB2 ports and 1 Thunderbolt port. The USB ports are becoming a bit unstable (according to a music software I'm using). I've never used the Thunderbolt port, so assume it ...
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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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