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Questions tagged [imac]

iMac, a range of all-in-one Macintosh desktop computers from Apple

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How to solve this error? Creation failed: Unable to find Chrome executable [on hold]

I try to run this app called Epichrome. https://github.com/dmarmor/epichrome But i get a error that says "Creation failed: Unable to find Chrome executable" Is it possible to look in the src-code ...
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Why won't my iMac hibernate?

I recently configured my late 2012 iMac running Sierra to hibernate after 30 minutes of sleep: Currently in use: standby 1 Sleep On Power Button 1 womp 1 halfdim ...
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Which model iMac should I purchase for 3D CAD design and image rendering? [on hold]

Looking to purchase a new iMac after my previous one no lomger serves the purpose I intend it to. I am looking to do Industrial and Product Design as part of my work on my new device so it needs to be ...
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Spreadsheet is no longer working in NeoOffice

Spreadsheet is no longer working in NeoOffice. I've been using the free version since 2010. Why did this happen? What can I do to correct this problem?
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Boot Partition suddenly inaccessible

I've run into quite a problem - my Mac (mid 2015 21.5" 4k iMac, running Mojave) cant find my boot partition (disk0s2). I've made some headway, it previously just showed it as FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-...
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iMac Mid 2010 USB recovery [duplicate]

I replaced tha hard drive on my Mid-2010 iMac because it failed and was unrecoverable. Now I need to install Mac Os High Sierra (the latest for Mid 2010), using a USB drive I have to create on ...
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Verdana always appears as bold in Safari

This started happening when I updated to Mojave. On many sites I've visited that use Verdana, only the bold font face shows up, even though it is not marked bold in inspect element, nor does it appear ...
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Thunderbolt to Displayport Connector

I'm trying to connect a 27" iMac Thunderbolt Display to a late 2009 21.5" iMac. It's my understanding that the thunderbolt display cord (with little lightning icon on it) will not work in the mini ...
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Can I use my mid-2010 imac as a display for my PC with HDMI input? [duplicate]

Can I use my 27" 2010 imac with mini display as a monitor with my new PC that has an HDMI and USB-C inputs? I bought a mini display to HDMI cable off Amazon and it did not work.
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Install Windows 7/8/10 on iMac 2008 A1225 8,1

Okay, here's the deal: I got a cheap iMac from a friend and I'd like to use it for tests, watch videos, emulate some games and so on. I've tried during countless nights to make it work with Windows ...
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Changed passwords stored in iCloud Keychain don't sync to other devices

This evening, I've updated some passwords on my primary device, an iMac, and unfortunately these didn't update on either my iPad nor my iPhone, nor my work MacBook's keychains. I've triple checked on ...
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Is it possible to mirror my MacBookPro's screen to my iMac?

Both are using the latest Mojave. And I'd like to have the iMac just as the display output of my MacBook Pro. Is that possible? A very stupid solution is to use TeamViewer, however the display effect ...
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no wifi hardware installed on Mojave update

After Mojave install I get a "No WiFi hardware installed" when trying to connect the wife. Computer response is so slow it's almost useless. Same results on iMac 27" Retina Display Mid 2015 and Mac ...
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How to install Windows 10 on 3TB Fusion Drive of an iMac 13,2 running Mojave (dual-boot setup)?

If you need background information please see: This Apple knowledgebase document that states using BootCamp is not possible on the above iMac model under Mojave, and any pre-existing BootCamp ...
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Remove existing Apple ID linked to Mac App Store

I want to remove all the Apple IDs previously used on my iMac. Currently, when I try to update any app, it requests that I log in with an Apple ID that belongs to other users. I want to replace that ...
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Keyboard Not working Properly

I have an old iMac on MacOS 10.13 High Sierra with the standard Magic Keyboard (before the current MK2). I normally use the iMac in Target Display mode, and then use Screen Sharing from my newer iMac ...
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Mac refusing to shut down because of finder?

When I shut down, restart, or update and restart my mac goes about shutting applications down to get ready to turn the computer off as it normally does but after my top bar and desktop icons have gone ...
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What's the technical reason some Macs can't use Boot Camp with macOS Mojave?

As written on MacRumors and other places Macs using 3TB Fusion Drives for the macOS and Boot Camp installations can't be upgraded to Mojave currently without losing the Boot Camp partition. To fix ...
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Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 occasional flickers

I just installed a new Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 video card into my Mac Pro (5,1 mid-2012). It works great, except occasionally, perhaps once every hour or so, the screen flickers. By "flicker" I mean ...
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iMac 2011 27” black screen until external display plugged in

my iMac has been acting weird last few days. When I turn the computer on, the screen stays black. The system loads fine as per usual, but I don't see any picture. At first, I suspected graphics card, ...
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Toggle Bluetooth using wired keyboard on iMac

Every so often my iMac looses the Bluetooth mouse connection. The only way to resolve this (other than a reboot) is to switch Bluetooth off, wait about 10 seconds then switch it back on. This ...
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Is a 2008/9 Mac Pro cluster a viable option to a 2018 iMac?

So I can decide whether to use a small cluster of older Mac Pros or a single modern iMac assume I have a problem which will execute adequately in G gigabytes of RAM, and that the problem can use ...
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Files saved to Google Drive on iPhone appear as read only on iMac via Google Backup and Sync

The title mostly covers it, but basically I added files to my Google Drive via the iPhone app and subsequently installed the Google Backup and Sync app on my iMac so I could manage my files on both ...
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Using multiple sound systems with an iMac

I have a new iMac and 4 speaker systems each with a sub. The Altec Lansing 641 and the Logitech THX both hooked up through the 3.5 on the back of the iMac. The Bose Companion 5 going through USB, and ...
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2017 iMac (27” 5K) not working with headset microphone

I recently purchased a 27" 5K iMac (2017 model) and am trying to use a KOTION EACH G9000 3.5mm Game Gaming Headphone with it. The headphones work fine, but I'm having problems using the microphone. ...
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iMac Memory and Performance Issues

I have a 27 inch late 2012 iMac with 32GB of RAM and a 3TB Fusion Drive. The hard drive was replaced in June 2017 so only has a year of wear on it and should thus be in good condition. For the last ...
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Using iMac keyboard and mouse with MBP

I got iMac and I got 2 MBP, usually I use my lap. But for each I have to use its own keyboard and trackpad or magic mouse, is there is any way to make them use just one keyboard and mouse e.g use I ...
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How to connect two USB-C hdmi displays and an external drive to iMac with only two USB-C ports?

I have this 21.5 iMac but I need more displays in order to build a better workspace, so I bought a couple of USB-C AV adapters to connect the HDMi displays, but now Im using an external SSD (with usb-...
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Mac Disk Security Question

I have a laptop whose disk was encrypted during installation, like any standard security measure it requires a password during log in and prevents use of Target disk mode which works fine as long as ...
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External SSD with OS installed not working?

Four months ago I bought an external SATA case with USB-C compatibility so I can install my iMac OS there, did this because my iMac has built in HDD and was so slowww.. With the case I started using ...
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On Safari, Google is showing some flag symbol [closed]

On my iMac --> Safari, open google search engine. On home page I seen flag type symbol. When I try to click on that nothing happens. Want to know what the indicates ? Here is image :
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Second monitor not working on startup

I have a 2017 iMac 21.5" 4K with Retina display. My Mac is connected to a second 4K monitor using a Thunderbolt 3 to DisplayPort cable. If I connect the two of them there is no problem, everything ...
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My Mac repeatedly beeps three times on startup. What does this mean?

When I try to boot my Mac I get nothing but strange beeps. They beep as follows: BEEP BEEP BEEP [3 second pause] BEEP BEEP BEEP [3 second pause] and it continues until I power off. So far, I have: ...
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Mac not starting or going into recovery mode

My Mac (mid 2011 21.5" iMac running mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6) suddenly froze while watching a video and restarted. It now keeps on restarting. Soon thereafter, my wireless keyboard stopped working, ...
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Restoring from Time machine 2009 iMac, 254 SSD, 1tera hd, running 10.13.6

Hd (Macintosh 2) crashed had all the apps, system, music, photos, etcetera on it. tech shop installed a 254gigs ssd in place of cd reader, installed high Sierra from Icloud and installed a new HD 1 ...
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Target Display Mode for Mid 2011 iMac and 2018 MacBook Pro

Is it possible to use a Mid 2011 iMac as a second monitor for a 2018 MacBook Pro? I've been unable to get the Target Display mode to work on the iMac when the two are connected via a Thunderbolt 3 (...
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Does booting a 2015 iMac from an external disk require “touching” the internal disk?

The hard drive (a Fusion Drive) on my 2015 iMac has become badly corrupted, possibly getting into that state via some incompatible ram that had previous been installed in it. (The ram was removed and ...
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Salvaged a broken HD, but cannot login on new mirrored boot disk

I have been trying to salvage an iMac Mid 2010 from a family member running macOS Sierra that has a broken hard disk. I was able to start the iMac in TDM, use another Mac to salvage everything from ...
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White screen, no chime, keyboard not connected

I had upgraded my iMac Late 2012 to SSD - Toshiba TR200. With a Windows installation usb I had to format the drive first then with macOS boot usb I had installed High Sierra by choosing APFS file ...
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Imac 27" (late 2012) stuck in boot loop. Cant start recovery mode or safe mode [duplicate]

So yesterday I was playing blizzard games when my mac crashed, so I had to do a hard reboot. This was strange as it have never happened before. After boot, everytime I started the game it would crash. ...
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Check enable box whitout a mouse on an imac

I have no mouse I have the keyboard full size how do I check the enable box in mouse keys Thank you!!
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Set different keyboard settings for two different users or applications on Mac?

One user of uses Microsoft Remote Desktop to use Windows-based, industry-specific software which requires constant use of function keys, while other users never uses function keys. I know that we can ...
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Finder Running Slow When Running Big Folders

I have a late 2012, 27 inch iMac, with a 3TB fusion drive and 32GB of RAM. I'm only using around 650GB of my Hard Drive's storage and rarely, if ever, push the limits of my RAM. I also keep my files ...
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Is it possible to replace the GPU in this 2006 iMac?

Is it possible to replace the GPU in this 2006 iMac? If yes what kind of models fit in there under the cooler?
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Messages - Is there a way to implement an “archive” feature?

For those of us for whom text messages often represent an undone or unorganized task, it would be helpful to have an archive feature in Messages apps. That way, we could see which messages have not ...
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Connecting Aiport Express & Time Capsule

I have connected my Aiprort Express by Ethernet to modem - set up in “create a Wi-Fi” mode - wi-fi working good. My iMac is upstairs and opposite side of the house, ie can’t run Ethernet cable - but ...
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iMac 12,2 - Likely hardware problem: How to properly diagnose?

The problem: All applications that are launched on the iMac take a very long time to start. E.g. on a clean startup Word takes about 40 seconds to fully start, Adobe Reader about double. The same ...
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Can't connect my iMac G3 on Wi-Fi using Ralink RT2870 Wi-Fi USB stick

I'm trying to get my old iMac G3 with Mac OS X 10.4.11 to the Internet. I have a Wi-Fi USB stick, its model number is Sitecom WL-344. Its chipset must be Ralink RT2870 according to some Google search. ...
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High Sierra not recognizing username when entering credentials [duplicate]

After a new hard drive replacement in my old iMac (late 2009) I have similar problem like the questioner who changed it to grant. My main question if I follow the direction given in the answer will it ...
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Apple Magic Trackpad - Avoid accidental cursor movement

I am in the process of switching from a 13" MacBook Pro to an iMac which has external Apple wireless keyboard and Trackpad, and I am struggling with the transition due to Trackpad. I tried using the ...