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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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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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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Install macOS High Sierra won't Delete

I am kinda running out of room on my Mac, and in System Information (comes up when I click "manage" in "storage" of "About This Mac"), I saw that "Install macOS High Sierra" was taking 5.21 GB. I ...
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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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Can't boot from external APFS formatted SSD

I have a Mac mini with macOS High Sierra and an external SSD drive connected via USB also with High Sierra on it. After converting the external SSD to APFS it doesn't boot anymore - my Mac can't see ...
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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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Notification Centre - What happened to Calculator widget?

I only just noticed this today - Calculator is gone. Is this an "improvement" with 10.13.5 which I installed just the other day, or did I break something? I did notice Stocks appear in there as if ...
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How to delete infinitely recurring directories

I have a strange issue with deleting items from the Trash. It appears that there are infinite nested directories which I cannot seem to remove. If I try to "empty" the trash I get an error ...
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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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Cannot delete Desktop and Documents folder from iCloud Drive after accidentally enabling their storage on iCloud

While upgrading to macOS Sierra I accidentally enabled storage of my Desktop & Documents Folders in iCloud. I quickly reversed that by disabling the option, then moving my files back to their ...
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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 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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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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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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Preview is Not Remembering Window Sizes and Positions on Startup (after Update to High Sierra)

Since I updated to High Sierra the Preview app no longer remembers the sizes and positions of its open windows. Instead it just opens all windows on the same desktop with standardised size and ...
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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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Internet Sharing: restricted set of WiFi channels

I am using Internet Sharing since many versions of macOS to extend my Ethernet connection on the WiFi (or Airport) side. Until Yosemite, within Internet Sharing > WiFi Options… it was possible to ...
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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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iMac randomly logging out (High Sierra and Mojave)

For the last month or so, my mac has been randomly logging out overnight. When I come back in the morning, it's at the login screen and all my applications need to restart. I know it's not a full ...
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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 can I add a custom message in the macOS login screen?

Our community group has just had three Apple Macs donated to us. Two are laptops with macOS Sierra installed and one is an iMac with macOS High Sierra installed. I’ve been asked to add a custom ...
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Screen Saver Stuck On, How To Escape?

Today I encountered a problem with the screen-saver, in which it couldn't be deactivated in order to return to normal work. Normally, hitting escape will deactivate the screen-saver, but this did not ...
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How to enable slow genie effect in macOS 10.13 High Sierra?

In the past, we can hold shift and press minimize button to get slow genie effect. But in macOS 10.13 High Sierra, I can't use this trick anymore. How to enable this feature?
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Make Time Machine use two drives from Terminal

My desire is to have two identical Time Machine backups on two different locally attached drives. My first thought was a clone via Carbon Copy Cloner, but it won't do it, because Apple won't let third ...
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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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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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Creating a static route through a specific interface

My problem involves a High Sierra Mac Pro, a NAS and an old house. Things are like this: Mac Pro and NAS sit close together, and are connected via bonded Ethernet through a switch allowing for ultra-...
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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 10.13 briefly flashes screen content last seen before locking the screen when awaken

On macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, when I manually lock the screen (shift+ctrl+power) and later press any key to turn it on, the screen content which was shown at the time I locked the screen is briefly ...
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Menubar turns solid white or transparent

I have an interesting problem for quite some time now. My menubar turns all sorts of states on external monitors. I have a 3-monitor-setup on an iMac 5K. I use two external Dell displays to the left ...
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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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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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How to Install High Sierra on External Drive

I'll try to keep this as simple as possible but it's a little complicated. I am trying to install High Sierra on an external disk. The computer I'm using is running Mojave, however, so it won't run ...
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How to make macOS APFS Container show up in the boot menu again?

I used to have a triple-boot setup with macOS, Bootcamp and Debian on a Macbook Pro 2015 w/ High Sierria. I do not use alternative boot menus (i.e. rEFInd etc). macOS and Bootcamp would show up in the ...
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Lost access to admin user account in my mac book pro

I changed Account name property on my mac book pro in System Preferences-> User & Groups-> Advanced Options. I attached a picture of then the window (Not my account window, now i cannot access ...
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How can I find the location of my current user account picture?

five years ago, I uploaded a photo as my account picture. I tried the ways below, but I still cannot find the location to find the original picture. my macOS high sierra 10.13.4 ~/Library/...
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Volume icon overlay stuck on screen

MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3 The volume overlay is stuck on screen and will not disappear. I cannot click it. It persists from reboot to reboot. It overlay the desktop and all applications, always ...
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IOAcceleratorFamily2 causing fault when booting MBP 2017 13 - High Sierra

I'm having an issue for a while across different macOS, currently reverting back to High Sierra for now. I managed to see the fault when booting up - ***2020-05-10 00:19:23.962870+0100 0x417 ...
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Cannot resize APFS partition - “The new size must be different than the existing size”

I have a 1TB SSD on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 with the following APFS partitions: $ diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal): #: TYPE NAME SIZE ...
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How to update Xcode?

I have a Mac running High Sierra, version 10.13.6. When running MacPorts I get the following error message that I should update my Xcode installation: Error: The installed version of Xcode (8.3.1) ...
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MacBook Pro 2011 Single-user mode hangs

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 with known GPU-problem and MacOS High Sierra on board. 3 years ago I solved this problem with this tutorial: link So I need terminal to enter commands, but I can't enter ...
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Media keeps pausing randomly MacOS High Sierra. Spotify/iTunes/Quicktime

I'm on a mid-2012 MBP and I've started having this issue since upgrading to High Sierra. Sometimes it'll pause the media and start back on its own or sometimes it'll just stop it completely and I'll ...
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How to prevent auto mounting of a volume in macOS High Sierra?

I am trying to prevent 2 volumes from mounting at startup. I created a new fstab using vifs and added the UUIDs of the volumes I don't want to mount at system startup, but for some reason this does ...
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How to delete all conversations all at once in iMessage?

It's clear on how to delete conversations in iMessage one by one. Does anyone know how I can delete multiple or all conversations all at once? Thanks.
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Images are “stuck” and visible all the time on the screen

Something really weird is happening. Sometimes images "freeze" and show up all the time on top of everything. This time it was an image from the finder preview, I suspect that it's always photos from ...

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