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Can you downgrade a 2021 iMac to Mojave?

We work on an older SAN that will not run on OS beyond Mojave. And yes, if money was no option and I could replace 400TB with a more modern system I absolutely would. However, it is what it is and I ...
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Extend 2019 MBP screen to 2017 iMAC 5k [duplicate]

I own a MBP 2019 and iMac 2017 5k. Mostly I use the MBP for my programming as it is having an SSD. Is there any way to use the iMAC as a secondary display or mirrored display using the type c cable or ...
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Can iMac 2017 5K 27' support 3 external monitors? [duplicate]

Does anyone know if the 2017 5K 27' iMac can support 3 external monitors? Mine is with Radeon Pro 580 8GB graphics, and can't make it work with 3 external monitors. Spec: Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017 3.8 ...
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2010 27" iMac - ambient sensor connection on cpu fan

2010 27" iMac - regarding the ambient sensor connection on cpu fan housing - What is the proper contact position of the sensor with relation to the bracket that secures/holds the sensor in place?
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iMac won't read DVD-R and DVD+R

I have a couple of TDK DVD-R and Maxell DVD+R that I have used to store photographs on. The DVDs are about 12 to 13 years old, but I have tried reading a few on a Windows PC and so far all could be ...
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Prohibitory Sign Appears Sporadically

There is a popular question about what to do when the prohibitory symbol (stop sign) appears on a Mac. For me, none of the solutions work, but sometimes my iMac just manages to load. I've lived like ...
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How do I specify which bluetooth devices can wakeup my iMac?

I've seen many posts regarding bluetooth headphones waking up people's Macbooks, and the solution is usually to uncheck the advanced bluetooth setting which allows for devices to wake up a sleeping ...
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Sudden Audio Balance Issue On 4K iMac

I am partially deaf in one ear and require the use of the accessibility feature of "Audio Balance" when using headphones and over the past 48 hours I've noticed a big problem with my iMac 4K....
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Can I connect a LED cinema display to an iMac late 2013?

I'm wondering if I can connect: LED Cinema Display (27-inch) to a: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) My conundrum arises because the iMac has only thunderbolt ports but LED Cinema Display uses a ...
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Difficulty booting 2013 iMac from external SSD via USB 3.0

Recently, I have been running into difficulty booting into macOS using an external SSD connected via USB 3.0. Backstory... 2013 Imac was working great for about 5 years until the internal HDD started ...
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Bootcamp - Windows 7 Installation Help

I have a mid 2011 21.5” iMac with High Sierra, the disk drive I think has an issue, it writes to DVDs but can’t read. I successfully burned Windows ISO to a DVD+ disk but the drive reads it as blank ...
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Why won't my iMac boot? (com.apple.displaypolicyd exited with abnormal code: 1)

I'm using a 21.5-inch 2017 iMac with 3.6GHz i7 CPU, and Radeon Pro 560 graphics card. I'm running Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6 For the last week, the iMac will not finish booting. The progress bar gets ...
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Repurpose Fusion Drive - Booting from USB 3.2 Gen 2 SSD

iMac Retina 4k 21.5" (2019) 3GHz Core i5 with 8 GB RAM and 1TB Fusion drive. Big Sur 11.2 booting from external 1TB Samsung T7 SSD, backing up to a NAS. Questions: Is the internal SSD (28GB?) ...
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Do the MacBook and iMac not turn on the webcam unless the green light is on? [duplicate]

Often, I hear of people say, put a Scotch tape or some sticker on the webcam on the Macbook or iMac, because hackers can hack into the computer and turn the camera on and watch us. However, is it ...
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Mac mid-2010 screen stay black but sometimes works

I have an mid-2010 iMac with 2 gigs of rams and he doesn't work everyday. He make the start sound but I need to restart 4 or 5 times to see somethings . Is this a problems of gpu or power supply ? Did ...
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Holding down the option key isn't allowing me to see boot menu on iMac mid-2010

I get an old iMac mid 2010 without hard drive and when I press "alt" on Windows keyboard (equivalent of "option" on Mac) nothing happens. Then the Apple logo appears with a charge ...
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What's the difference between OWC's HDD/SSD thermal sensor(s) vs shorting the pins/using an ODD thermal sensor/replacing with a bipolar transistor?

When swapping the HDD/SSD in a 2009-2010 iMac, the HDD fan will go haywire if the HDD is not an Apple OEM drive, or some trick is done with the thermal sensor such as shorting its pins, replacing it ...
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Late 2010 iMac getting quarter way in booting then turning off

Late 2010 iMac getting quarter way through booting then turning off Ok - first things first, apologies for a long post - I have lots of details about this issue. Context: As far as I can remember, ...
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Late 2013 iMac: help with troubleshooting intermittent crashing problem

I've been having an intermittent problem with my late 2013 27" iMac for more than a year now and it seems to be getting more frequent. Basically, I could be doing anything on my iMac (or nothing ...
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Old iMac Hard Drive not readable as external

My friend's iMac would not boot. I ran TechTool Protogo using a thumb drive with TTP 9 to test the hard drive. It reported several hundred failed sectors on the drive, so I recommended we replace it....
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I Mac wireless keyboard return key not working

My wireless keyboard return key isn't working, it randomly stopped with no damage to the keyboard and is not stuck down i.e still clicks, can you help please?
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Issue with my new iMac

I have a new iMac (27" 5k, mid-2017, 3.7ghz i5)(new in box, hadn't been opened), that has a 2tb fusion drive. I went through set up, but maybe I missed a step, because my drives are showing up ...
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Can't Connect via ethernet on Mac but Wifi works!

Can't Connect via ethernet on Mac but Wifi works!! Automatic DHCP comes up with Odd IP address and Subnet that doesn't exist in my range? Have tried all the standard things restart, remove from list, ...
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iMac 10,1 allegedly does not support nvram, and takes longer than usual to boot. What could be the issue?

Command+Option+P+R does nothing, and executing nvram -xp and nvram -c returns the same nvram is not supported on this system This is on a clean install of Yosemite (installation of El Cap and above ...
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iMac 2011 with dual drive HDD/SSD: missing recovery mode

I upgraded my Mid-2011 21.5in iMac (running High Sierra) with the ifixit-dual drive kit (i.e. installing an SSD on top while leaving HDD and superdrive in). Everything has worked flawlessly. I don't ...
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iMac keeps booting from internal HDD after update

I have an iMac Late 2013 with an SSD connected externally where I have macOS installed and it was set as the default boot drive. I've been booting from the SSD for about 3 years without a problem. ...
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iMac 2011 21.5 Kernel Panic after upgrades (GPU k1100m) running Catalina, issue did not use to occur even after upgrade

Report panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff8002e469aa): Kernel trap at 0xffffff7f83e38a9a, type 13=general protection, registers: CR0: 0x0000000080010033, CR2: 0x00007fff8fde0000, CR3: 0x00000004bee360c9, CR4: ...
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iMac screen shows nothing after replacing hard drive

I replaced the hard drive on my iMac 8,1 (iMac 20-Inch "Core 2 Duo" (Early 2008)) per OWC's instructions with an SSD I had sitting around. I used a 2.5" to 3.5" adapter that would ...
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iMac boots to blinking cursor after changing boot partition

I have an old iMac (2009) and I've been digging through to make sure there's nothing we want to keep before wiping it to sell. Once upon a time it had dual boot through Bootcamp. I was looking at the ...
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keys 789jklm. do not work with imac

I have tried 3 different apple magic keyboards with my older imac, these specific 8 keys don't work at all, 7 8 9 j k l m . on any of them. I have a wireless acer and all keys work just fine. I use ...
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Can someone please help figure out this kernel panic report? I have been having these panics almost daily

So far it is happening randomly, the "BSD process name" line reflects different apps each time. I only use a few apps regularly - firefox, vlc, transmission, calendar, itunes. Is this a ...
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Startup Disk selection issue

I have a 21.5-inch, Late 2013, 2.7 GHz Intel Core i5 iMac On the built-in SATA Hard-drive I have High Sierra OSX installed - I retain it because I have several applications which don't run on anything ...
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Storage devices that work with both iPad and iMac

I currently have a problem that my grandparents have an old Mac Mini (2007 or so) which is no longer fit for use. They generally just use an iPad now for all of their internetting/computing needs, ...
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XQuartz 2.7.11 not starting download

I downloaded XQaurtz 2.7.11 for my IMac, my IMac is running 10.12.6. When I go to open the .dmg file it does not open, nothing happens. I believe the file might be corrupted, I am not sure how to ...
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can mac mini handle the load without eGPU?

i currently have a 2011 27" iMac - i7, 3.1ghz with 20gb RAM with a gig of vRAM on a standard AMD Radeon 6970M video card. It's connected to 2 24" Dell U2415 monitors running at 1920x1200. i ...
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“Your computer restarted because of a problem” when installing macOS Big Sur in external SSD?

I have a 21.5 inch retina iMac (2017) which has a malfunction internal SSD, so Ive been using it with a SAMSUNG external SSD connected via USBC/Thunderbolt port to the iMac. This has been working for ...
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Magic Keyboard Number Keys 0 - 9 NOT Working

The number keys 1 - 9 are not responding 0 and Enter do work As a result I cannot enter the pairing code ( mouse keys are not enabled ) purchased off eBay and the magic keyboard came with it. I have ...
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2009 Mac Install OS [duplicate]

I have a 2009 iMac. I recently erased the drive using disk utility, thinking I'd just download a fresh copy of the most current OS it could run. I think it is High Sierra but I am not sure how to ...
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Can’t pair Magic Keyboard due to numerical keys not working

I bought a iMac 27” off eBay and included in the sale was an Apple trackpad and Magic Keyboard. I am trying to pair the keyboard but when the screen asks me to enter the numerical confirmation code, ...
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Imac stuck on loading screen and key combinations are not working

I would reset my imac but nothing seems to work. I already tried every key combinations but it doesn't work I don't know what to do anymore. I have made a boot usb, but I don't know how to activatie ...
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can i use iMac (Retina 5k, 27-inch, Late 2015) as target monitor? [duplicate]

i have an iMac 2020 and a late 2015 iMac. I wish to know if it’s possible to use the latter as target display monitor. and if yes, which cable should i buy? thanks
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How to dual boot an iMac 2020, 27", T2 from (Catalina & Mojave)

I need to add a Mojave partition to my native Catalina iMac 2020, 27", T2. To date all attempts to boot from a Mojave external install drive have failed. "Secure Boot" is set to "...
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iMac running on external SSD won't boot from it after upgrade to Catalina

it seems a very similar problem has been reported. Nevertheless, its resolution is not clear and seems to be a matter of chance. For clarity let me add the following background info: For a couple of ...
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Remote access to an iMac Pro

So I have a friend, who has an iMac Pro with high specs at his home and I thought about accessing his iMac Pro from my Macbook Pro via some kind of remote desktop service. I would do some rather ...
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Why isn't Startup Manager showing Ubuntu Netboot USB - mid 2010 imac 21.5"

Apologies if this question is inappropriate for this forum I am not sure whether I should be on the Apple or Ubuntu StackExchange. I am trying to turn an iMac mid 2010 21.5" into a home server by ...
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iMac takes too long to open apps

My father has a 2019 iMac (with latest version of macOS installed) and about 800GB of free space. The Mac is taking too long to open apps. First, when you click on an app nothing initially happens. ...
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Imac 2009 Xcode

I'm starting Xamarin development, but I don't own a Mac to connect to Xcode to compile. A friend is selling me a cheap Imac 2009 core 2 duo. I have a few questions. It will work with Xcode? Can be ...
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Latest iMac with 10G Ethernet will not stay connected

I've the latest 2020 iMac with 10Gbps Ethernet. Since day 1, the new iMac's ethernet has been unreliable. I have a switch on my home LAN that only supports up to 1Gbs. All of my other systems have ...
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iMac 2015 27” white fog burn inn on display

I bought a second hand 27” Late 2015 iMac about 6-8 months ago. Sellers was a cheerful couple who even offered to deliver by car. The Mac looked virtually unused, and to be honest it was a real ...
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New iMac freezing every click

I bought this iMac 6 months ago, model late2019, with 64gb RAM and fusion HD 3TB I ran all the utility tool and I get a lot of MT mapping warnings when i run the First Aid, but they don't seem to be ...

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