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Can I safely erase my Mac and reset to factory settings?

I used to work for a company that provided me a Mac (M1Pro). The company went out of business and let us keep the Mac computers. They told us they would remove all the MDM enrollments so we can ...
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How to fix regular blackout of Touch Bar?

I have a 13-inch 2017 MacBook Pro (Intel Core i5) with a Touch Bar. I've noticed, that it occasionally disappears, and then after a few days re-appears. It is not a hardware problem, as killing the ...
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HELP PLEASE MACBOOK PRO 13” 10 GEN NEVER DONE ANYTHING TECHNOLOGICAL I NEED EXPERTISE PLEASE HELP PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE [closed]

I have never done anything like this before this was out of desperation. My a MacBook Pro 13” 10th gen got dropped and the screen went black but everything else was still working I just couldn’t see ...
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For the last day my M1 MBA always has a battery warning icon ⚠️, only on the lockscreen

I bought my M1 MacBook Air a few months after they came out, so it's almost 3 years old. It gets lots of use. I don't leave it plugged into AC all the time Just yesterday I noticed the ⚠️ graphic ...
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Macbook pro mid 2012 won't connect to a specific wifi network

We just got fibre optic (I'm in the UK, using hyperoptic) so have a new wifi router/network. Every other device except my macbook pro has successfully connected to the wifi. It still connects to the ...
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Since I upgraded my MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020) to Catalina, I am getting this error; fans are getting crazy

#1 System log results among others: 22 Feb 2024, 4:59:00 PM com.apple.xpc.launchd[1]: Failed to bootstrap path: path = /usr/libexec/remindd, error = 108: Invalid path Any idea what this error means? ...
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MacBook Pro - Issue with Indenting on Pages

I have been using Pages for a lot of my academic writing, but sometimes, I have issues with indents appearing mysteriously when typing out a references list for an essay. I always use a hanging indent,...
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How to add extra latency/delay for MacBook audio output?

Is it possible to programmatically add extra latency to the audio output? E.g., 500ms or 1000ms to headphones 3.5mm out? Can this be done via OS settings or CLI built-in tools? Are there some free or ...
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Inadvertently Set Macbook to Enforce Smartcard Login and Need to Bypass it

PROBLEM: I set my Macbook Air (Late 2013/A1466/Big Sur) to "enforceSmartCard" to True (for testing) and thought I set it back to "False." But seems I didn't. So after rebooting, ...
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Safari http site keep loading forever

I found that http sites (e.g., http://eu.httpbin.org/) keep loading forever, which I did not visit before. Safari does not switch it to the HTTPS. Rather, it keeps loading forever; do you have any ...
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How to safely run my MacBook Pro (2014) as a server without damaging the battery

I've been using my MacBook Pro 2014 as a Plex Server for a few years (sometime not switched off), but charger was always plugged in. I think that the "always plugged in" killed the battery ...
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How to add a word to the Mail "dictionary"

How to add a word to the mail app dictionary (ie. thinks it is misspelled but it is not). I have read that there should be a "Learn Spelling" option in the contextual menu. I can't find &...
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Install Mac EL Capitan without Apple check

is there a way to install el capitan without internet and apple check? I have tried various ways, but unfortunately none of them work: download el capitan from apple: http://updates-http.cdn-apple.com/...
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update security certificate on unsupported operating system

I am using an old Macbook Pro (13 inch, Mid 2014) with Version 10.11.6 of the OS. The OS can't be updated anymore. For the most part, the computer is still very functional with two caveats. I'm ...
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Frequent dropouts when playing music

After updating my MacOS to 12.7.3, I found that playing music (mostly MP3 files) is strongly impaired: I get frequent "dropout", i.e. a short pause of maybe half a second. After some ...
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Inserting a " overwrites the previous character when working in Citrix client

I run a Citrix viewer client to work in our companies hosted environment (Windows). When I want to insert an " in any application on the Citrix client the behaviour is as follows: type shift + &...
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How to install macOS Ventura on an M3 MacBook Pro?

I just bought a new M3 MacBook Pro 16". It has macOS Sonoma 14.3.1 (after upgrading from the pre-installed version - 14.3 I think). I am an app developer and I wish to support macOS 12+ for one ...
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Macbook Pro 2017 15" USB-C display connection issue

I'm having a horrible experience with my personal Mac (MBP 2017 15") and a USB-C display. When the USB-C cable is connected to Mac it starts charging. But didn't recognize it as an external ...
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MBP M2 regularly loses network connection

I have a M2 MBP which Im having some issues with. Under normal operation, it will connect to a wifi network with no issues - DHCP will assign an IP, DNS and router. Every now and then, it suddenly ...
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Siri - location issue

Siri cant find my location on my macbook, despite having all location services on. Apple maps show my precise location, while google maps dont. Any suggestions ? Thanks
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Azure logins (login.microsoftonline.com) ask me to authenticate in every new browser tab on Macbook Pro

I have an issue where on my Mac, every single time I open a new Chrome/Safari window, I am being asked to re-authenticate to access Microsoft Azure. Even though I have selected the "remember me&...
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Copy to computer from Google Lens application in Android to Macbook doesn't copied at all

Using Google Lens in my Android smartphone and when select text and choose copy to computer option and select the macbook, it connected and show message in mobile that text successfully copied and ...
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Macbook 2015: Mic sound is not working

I am using Catalina. All of a sudden Mic input stopped working and can't record anything. I also tried holding the Shift, Control, Option, and Power keys simultaneously for about 10 seconds, released ...
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How can I make my caps lock indicate the current input language?

After a decade on Linux, I've recently transitioned to an ARM MacBook for its convenience and user experience. On my previous Linux-powered HP, I configured the Caps Lock LED to indicate when the ...
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Need to have an information regarding Virtual Ram of Macbook Which consists of Intel i5

0 I am facing an issue at my end which I am unable to get any resolution on the web and want to have a certain discussion on that and my problem is that. I want to have retrieve value of VRAM in ...
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Transfering a Time Machine Backup to a Macbook Already in Use

It seems like my MBP (15in, 2019) is nearing the end of its life–or at least its life off of the charger. I do weekly backups just in case and I have another MBP (14in, M2 Max) that I'd like to ...
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Trouble upgrading SSD on 2015 13" MBP

I have a friend who is trying to squeeze a bit of extra life from his aging 2015 13" retina MBP by replacing the factory SSD, which recently bit the dust (flashing folder.) At my direction, he ...
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Brand new Magsafe 2 charger LED light leaking from cable, is it faulty?

This a brand new adapter from Apple store, there's a green light leakage from the cable at the magsafe 2 head, is this normal or it's faulty? It's from UAE apple store and a friend got me the adapter ...
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Tingling sensation when MacBook Air M1 is getting charged [duplicate]

When charging my MacBook M1, it feels like there's electricity, there's a tingling sensation, why does this happen? Can someone authorized answer?What is the reason for this?
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SSH Into mac from parallels Win

I recently bought macbook pro with m3 pro. Because some work stuff require windows api I have to use parallels win for arm to do some work, and I need to ssh back to mac. I have enabled remote login ...
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Outlook for Mac suddenly not syncing

I have been using Microsoft Outlook on my Mac for more than a year without issues. I have a few accounts synced and never had any trouble. Out of the blue, Outlook does not fetch one of my gmail ...
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Macbook Air M1 Not Mirroring Display to Dell Monitor with USB-C, although USB-C charging through the Dell monitor is OK

I am experiencing an issue with my MacBook Air M1 (2020, Sonoma 14.3) and Dell monitor (model P3221D), which supports USB-C. Until recently, I used the Dell monitor as my primary display without any ...
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Long IP Address Negotiation via Ethernet Adapter

Have an M1 Max MacBook Pro connected to ethernet via a "Apple" USB-C to Ethernet adapter; white one. The IP Address Negotiation process takes about 60 seconds. No other computer (mostly PCs) ...
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I want my Macbook screen to completely dim down on startup

I have no idea how to write code. I can only follow directions well enough to create a shell script using Automator for my request. I have my macbook mirrored to an external display. Everytime my ...
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TPM 2.0 on a MacBook Pro with Windows

I have a 2018/2019 (sometime around there) 15" MacBook Pro, and installed Windows 10 through a USB, making it a solely Windows machine with Bootcamp support software. I'm wondering how I can ...
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Problem rebooting macbook pro

Need some help. I made a partition of my hd (with high sierra), this new partition is an apfs where I installed another OS (Mojave). I had some problems with restarting, so I could have accessed to ...
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What is the difference between these two casting options on macbook?

I am using a MacBook and casting to my TV via Elmedia Player. There are always these two options, which seem to do exactly the same thing.
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MacBook Air M1 with drained battery won't charge nor start up

I've got a MacBook Air M1 (a2337) with a drained battery and when trying to recharge it and power it up, nothing worked. I took it to an authorized Apple repair shop, and they could charge it just ...
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Monitor backlight stays on even in sleep

External monitor stays on for most of the time laptop is in sleep. M2 MacBook Air 2022 macOS Sonoma, connected using USB-C Thunderbolt my LG monitor was fine until recently. When I leave my desk and ...
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The status menu/icon is/are missing in menu bar on M2 MacBook Air due to notch

I own an Apple MacBook Air M2, and a section of the screen is obscured by the notch. It’s only a matter of time before I encounter a problem where I can't access certain apps because the notch covers ...
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Mac Sonoma - file not showing default application icon

I have switch to mac and trying to make files look different based on their type. I have .wav files with default application set to default 'Music' app but it doesn't show Music app icon in file. See ...
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Can you use a MacBook's built-in DAC while listening via a Thunderbolt 4 hub? [duplicate]

I have the following hardware: M2 MacBook Air (15-inch, 2023) Satechi Thunderbolt 4 Dock AKG K712 open-back headphones The dock has a 3.5mm headphone port. It appears as "Realtek USB2.0 Audio&...
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Is this mac book pro recoverable?

While scanning my HDD usng First Aid, I got this error: Checking volume. Checking the APFS volume superblock. The volume Macintosh SSD - Data was formatted by hfs_convert (1412.141.1) and last ...
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Difference between MacBooks with Model Numbers Z1AF_101_DE_CTO and Z1AF-MRW13D/A-AAIM?

I'm currently looking into buying a 16" M3 Pro MacBook in Black with 18GB Ram and 1TB SSD. A shop lists this model, but with different Model Numbers and different prices. The specifications look ...
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My iPad does not show in the Macbook screen mirror list

I have a Macbook Pro running on macOS Sonoma (Version 14.2.1) and an iPad Pro (5th generation) running on iPadOS (Version 17.2). I can airplay my iPad to Macbook but can not do the reverse. I do not ...
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I have 2 USB ethernet devices of the same type, one works, the other one does not

I have 2 (almost) identical USB ethernet devices - product id and vendor id are identical - that both work fine on my pc, but only one of them works on my mac. This is the diff of the system_profiler ...
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Switch Apple ID From Gmail To iCloud On Recently Created Computer

I recently bought a computer less than 1 month ago and created a new Apple ID. I set the email of the Apple ID to a Gmail address but later created an iCloud address. I'm trying to change the email of ...
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I deleted the network service of a usb ethernet adapter. How to get it back?

I have a usb ethernet adapter that used to work just fine. Today I unplugged it, then deleted the corresponding network service via the dialog under "System Settings / Network". Now when I ...
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How to make MBP bootcamp boot faster

I had a mid 2012 MBP not doing anything and decided to install Win 10 on it. I didn't do a dual boot setup. I replaced the drive which had macOS on it with a spare and installed Windows using the ...
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Is it possible to show the iPad screen in a browser window of MacBook? [duplicate]

I want to mirror my iPad screen to MacBook. But I want to show the screen in a browser windows in the MacBook so that I can show one browser window where I am doing some work and then switch to ...
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