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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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Migration Assistant not working

I have two M1 MacBook Pros running 14.2.1. I am trying to transfer the data from one computer to the other using Migration Assistant. I have tried connecting via the wireless network. I have tried ...
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Model training on GPU slows down when closing the monitor

I'm currently training a model on my M1 Max (Sonoma OS). When I have the laptop open, it takes around 1 sec/iteration. As the training takes many hours, I have the laptop closed or locked from time to ...
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How do I reset: sudo pmset -a disablesleep 1

I was messing around with pmset and I added this setting: sudo pmset -a disablesleep 1 in my terminal. I have got Amphetamine for my Mac, so I want to take off this pmset setting. How could I?
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MacBook Pro runs out of battery and feels warm when left unplugged and in sleep mode overnight

I have tried turning off Screen Time and it still drains all the way to 0%. Leaving it plugged in is not a solution -- That will still result in my computer consuming energy all night. I want to get ...
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How to make Quick Time Player support .avi files?

I have an .avi file that I wanted to play via Quick Time Player only. But when I try to open an example .avi file, I get this error dialog pop-up given below: Note: I know that I can use advanced ...
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MacBook Pro A1502 not working [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro A1502 (early 2015) and the power button works but the rest of the keyboard is unresponsive. what could be the reason for this?
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New Mac clean install except for Music?

I'm getting a new MacBook, and I would like to do a clean install of everything except Apple Music where I would like to copy exactly my current set up (all songs, rating, play count, playlist, etc). ...
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What is the power consumption of a MacBook Pro when sleeping

I wanted to know what's the power consumption of a MacBook Pro M2 Max or similar when sleeping, with Power Nap and network wakeup disabled. I've searched and different sources say between 1W to 3W. ...
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Launching app with lid closed on MacBook

I have created a script in Node.js that listens to USB devices being connected. When a certain USB device is connected, it launches a macOS app. Everything works as expected while having the lid ...
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Can’t Unite/Intersect/Subtract/Exclude Shapes in Pages

I'm making a snare drum in pages to add to the shapes but I can't unite them. I'm running MacOS Monterey 12.6.8, Macbook Air 13" early 2015, Pages 13.0.
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DeepL using significant energy

Why does the DeepL desktop application consume a lot of energy? Even more than Chrome. How can I diagnose it? MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2019 (Intel chip)
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MacBook Pro having issues with the battery and the trackpad

So my mom has a MacBook Pro A1502 and the trackpad was having some issues so I took out the battery to see if it was something with the cable. When I powered back on the computer the trackpad was ...
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Western Digital external HDD not showing up in Finder & Disk Utility

I'm running Sonoma 14.2.1 on a late 2021 Macbook Pro. I just purchased a new Western Digital Easy Store 2TB External HDD. I plugged it into my mac (I do need a USB-B to C adapter) and my mac asked if ...
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Macbook Air M2 screen sharing no longer works

I have a fairly new Macbook Air M2 laptop (Aug 2023) that I use for work. When working at home, I have been using an older iMac via screen sharing to connect to the laptop so I get the bigger screen, ...
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Why is Apple Silicon Share Disk so slow?

I've been copying files from an M1 Mac mini and a 2018 15" MacBook Pro to a 2023 16" MacBook Pro. With the 2018, I can use Target Disk Mode. I didn't time it, but it went so fast as to not ...
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How is my second-hand Mac having only 49 cycles of battery while having 611 power on hours?

I just recently bought a Macboook Pro Max M2 with 64GB, 12 CPU cores, 38 GPU cores. The previous owner advertised the battery cycles count to be 36, which kinda shocked me and I bought it right away ...
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Curly brackets with german keyboard

Having a usb keyboard in german language connected to the MacBook. Curly brackets are on Alt+Gr+7 / Alt+Gr+0 on German keyboards, but pressing these keys gives me different characters. So how can I ...
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On a MacBook, the trackpad does not immediately release after dragging and letting go of a window

System Preferences > Accessibility > Pointer Control > Trackpad Options > Enable dragging with trackpad. After enabling this setting, double-clicking allows you to drag windows, but after ...
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How can I change the setting on a Mac computer where out-of-focus windows are greyed out?

When a window is not active, its interface turns grey. If I connect multiple screens and click on one of them, the menu bars on the other screens also turn grey. This setting is quite inconvenient. Is ...
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Login screen - clicking one user account selects another when multiple in use

I have multiple user accounts and often am logged into two at a time on my Macbook Pro. Sometimes when I am trying to switch to an account on the login screen, I click one, and then the login input ...
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A1342 MacBook stuck on boot after upgrade

I've got an old MacBook A1342 (white polycarbonate, Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz, 4GB 1067 MHz DDR3) which came with OS X 10.6.8. I've downloaded and installed Yosemite 10.10.5 which worked fine and I ...
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MacBook Pro not receiving iMessages but can receive text messages

I swapped out my MacBook Air for a MacBook Pro (I installed it using Migration Assistant) a few days ago. After setting it up, I noticed I can't receive iMessages on my Macbook but can receive regular ...
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Charger block with USBC on both ends not charging

I have an MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2021) M1. It is supposed to be chargable with USBC. The power block that comes with it has a cable with megsafe on one side for the macbook and USBC on the other side ...
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Build Apple Silicon Apps on Macbook Pro 2015

I have an old Macbook Pro 2015 (15" 16GB 512GB) and want to build macOS native desktop apps that also run on apple silicon. Since I cannot run the latest macOS version and thus also Xcode version,...
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Macbook cannot connect to Dell external display with USB-C

Any mac device I own (Macbook Air 2020, Macbook Air M1, Macbook Air M2) does not connect to the Dell external display I own (u2723qe). Under the display settings, the monitors cannot be detected. The ...
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MacOS - Dim or Sleep external Display without cutting power to peripherals

I am using a MacBook (M1 MBP Sonoma 14.1.2) with an external display (BenQ P3). The screen acts as a hub and powers my audio interface and external hard drives. Currently my Mac will go to a ...
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"the battery's capacity is significantly reduced" But there's only 25% in reduction and only 600 cycles. Is this a bug?

The original battery hit 2200 cycles. Roughly went from 6 hours to 2-3 hours of battery life. Then I replaced it myself with another original which was sitting somewhere for years. It started with 95-...
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macOS recommended maximum disk space usage?

I was told by a mac repairman that I should leave about 10% of the disk space empty, otherwise, my SSD and/or the machine would die. Is this true? I've never heard of such a thing in my life. He also ...
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TrueTone flickering when switching user accounts (display color changes briefly)

When I switch between logged in user accounts, I noticed TrueTone flickers (the display color shifts to TrueTone briefly). It turns on when switching to the next account for a few seconds, and then ...
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Is there a way to charge a USB-C powerbank from a Mac Book Pro?

I have a USB-C powerbank. That is, a battery pack with a USB-C cable that can be used for charging the powerbank, or for charging other USB-C devices from the powerbank. If I plug the powerbank into ...
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MacBook Air can not "see" an old-ish (2011) camera which is connected to it via USB

I have a MacBook Air (M1, 2020) running Ventura 13.5.2, and am trying to connect my camera (Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, released 2011) to it via USB. The Mac only has USB-C ports, and the camera only ...
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USB3.0 to USB C cable doesn't work when plugged directly into USB C port, but does work when connected through hub

I have a 2023 M2 MacBook Pro, with an Anker USB-C hub. I also have a USB 3.0 Switch, that I use to switch my keyboard/mouse between my MacBook and my PC. When I plug a USB-3 to USB-C cable directly ...
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Disable battery display on lid opening

I disabled the automatic power-on when the lid is opened. Is there any way to disable the annoying battery display, which appears after opening the lid?
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Battery Drain during sleep (Wake reason: EC.ACDetach (Maintenance))

MBP 13" 2020 (intel) macOS 11.7.10 My computer's battery drains from 100% to 0% over an 8-hour sleep about once a week. The wake reason is frequent EC.ACDetach (Maintenance); see the log bellow: ...
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After Sonoma 14.2.1 update, Macbook Pro 2018 doesn't sleep while usb leads attached

My macbook pro isn't sleeping properly when I have usb devices attached. I have a usb c powered monitor, mains powered monitor and a usb hub (currently just a mouse is attached and a printer which is ...
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How to add Air Pods to Find My on MacBook

Is it possible to add the Air Pods Pro headphones to the Find My app and devices in the Apple ID account on the MacBook? I've connected the headphones to the MacBook and can use them, but they won't ...
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USB Display Device icon on menubar when I login

I have a MacBook Pro M1 running Sonoma. Every time I login, an icon associated with an application called "USB Display Device" shows up in my menubar. When I click on Show Diagnostics, it ...
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Devices wake during sleep

I have an M2 mac that continuously wakes devices while it is asleep. This results in my monitor constantly flickering back to life as it looses HDMI, goes into rest mode, then gets a flicker of signal,...
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Do MacBook Pro 2011/2012 use PC Battery for CMOS/BIOS? If yes what model?

Normally a PC Desktop has in the mobo a small PC battery to bring energy to the CMOS/BIOS For Apple MacBook Pro "Core i5" 2.3 13" Early 2011 Specs For Apple MacBook Pro "Core i7&...
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Why is Sibelius causing audio crackling from the internal speakers of the 2023 M3 Max 16-inch MacBook Pro?

I have recently completed the setup of a new 16-inch MacBook Pro with M3 Max (14/30 core distribution). Today, for the first time, I noticed that the notification sound from the Mail and Messages apps ...
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Why does my Mac's dock keep automatically hiding when I enter Mission Control?

Every time I enter mission control, my dock hides. I'm not pressing anything on my keyboard, so that's not it. I also can't scale my windows past the hidden dock (This might be it just snapping to ...
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Why Size of folder not showing up in Finder?

In Below Image Size of each folder is not showing up, It shows -- My Macbook - 13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports /MACOS 13.6 (22G120) I tried this but no luck - Press Command + J or click View &...
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IEEE 1394 4 Pin Male compatibility (?)

Is a IEEE 1394 4 Pin Male connector compatible with the FireWire port on a Macbook Pro 15" mid-2012 non-retina (MBP 9,1) ?
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Having problems with Macbook Pro getting interrupting message from system about "AnaylzerWindowfld", how can I stop this?

I have a Macbook Pro from a friend and it's repeatedly showing the same message, "AnaylzerWindowfld will damage your computer. This file was downloaded on an unknown date." The only two ...
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Is it possible to force sidecar over bluetooth instead of Wi-FI?

There's been a lot of questions and discussions regarding SideCar connectivity. I cannot use USB as it drains my MacBook to charge the iPad (and there's no AlDente for iPad :(). Is it possible to ...
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2018 Macbook pro keyboard dimensions - touchbar vs non touchbar

I have a 2018 13" Macbook Pro without a touchbar. It has a UK spec keyboard and I'd like to use it in Germany where I often need to type characters with umlauts. So I will change my input source ...
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Battery voltage logger? Random shutdowns on Macbook Air

Is there any direct way (command line) someone could share, to recursively log into a file the voltage level of the battery? I just bought a new battery for my loyal macbook air (2012). After a few ...
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