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Questions tagged [macbook]

All lines of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro portable computers.

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Plug in mouse on USB, Macbook crash then reboot

Sometimes happens that my macbook pro 2009, reboot when i plugin a usb mouse: Anonymous UUID: F7E860F6-8C86-01A6-6879-40F90DC7168D Sat Apr 13 09:30:00 2019 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 ...
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The microphone on my headset doesn't work on bootcamp Windows 10

I have Windows 10 bootcamped on a Macbook Pro (15” Mid 2012), and I cant use the microphone on my headset. When I plug in, the sound comes out of the headphones, but it woun't pick up audio from the ...
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Cannot restart, shutdown or log out

I am on 10.14.4, the same thing was happening at least on 10.14.1. Laptop: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) So the problem is if I open  "Apple Menu" in top left corner and click any of the ...
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MacBook battery versus Tesla or Chevy Battery [duplicate]

I am curious to know from other users who are knowledgable with LiION batteries. I work on a MacBook and just recently got a new machine. From all my research of LiIon batteries, the optimal life to ...
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Permission for drive

I've installed Windows beside macOS. My MacBook now has two drives. Drive "A" and Drive "B". Drive "A" has macOS boot and Drive "B" Windows 7. The problem now is that I can't modify drive A when ...
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Macbook Pro not playing any chrome sounds, youtube videos not working, system audio is working

On my MacbookPro, no sites can play audio on either chrome or safari, and youtube and vimeo do not load. However, I can still play my itunes music with or without headphones, so I don't understand ...
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Company Device Management on Separate User?

I am doing an event with a company that wants to give me a corporate email. They want to set it up using a device management profile on my personal mac. Is there a way to protect and keep my personal ...
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MacBook Pro battery gets empty while lid is closed

For some time now I cannot left my MacBook Pro unplugged while I close the lid, or the battery will get empty overnight. I have MacOs 10.14.4 (18E226) on a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four ...
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My Macbook 2011 cursor moves and clicks but won't work

My MacBook cursor moves fine, clicks fine on the touchpad, but will not click on anything. I tried right-clicking and this works on some windows but not all. I tried powering off, doesn't work. I ...
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crossover 27" monitor resolution OK on (2017) MacBook Pro, but wrong on (2017) MacBook

I'm using exactly the same usb-C to HDMI adaptor: when I plug it into the MacBook I get a maximum resolution of 1920x1080 and when I plug it into the MacBook Pro I get the correct resolution of ...
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How to fix MacBook Pro Display which is not working [closed]

I guess the reason you clicked this question is that you thought it was the backlight issue but it is not. This problem puzzles me. ISSUE: My display does not work. What MacBook do I have? ...
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MacBook Air battery discharges overnight (April 2018)

My MacBook Air's battery sometimes discharges overnight. Not always, perhaps just 60% of the time. It is always on sleep (I just close the lid) and it is usually for 8-9 hours. I unplug it, close the ...
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2015 Macbook Won't Turn On - Shows no sign of life

I recently bought a 2015 Macbook from a friend, and after only a day of use, it won't turn on... I shut down the Macbook with around 15% charge left on it, so initially I thought this to be a lack-of-...
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Connect Macbook Air with external monitor

I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) that uses an Intel HD Graphics 5000. I also plan to buy the monitor that is supposed to have connectors for DisplayPort and HDMI with a resolution of 2560x1440 ...
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Connecting external display to Early 2015 MacBook Pro [duplicate]

Does Early 2015 MacBook Pro output 4K 3840 via Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort? I seem to get only HD max option on YouTube videos. I have a Samsung U32J590U 31.5" 4K UHD monitor. If not, do I have ...
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How can I disable Internet access for specific apps on mac? [duplicate]

I was wondering if we have any inbuilt functionality on mac that would allow us to disable internet access to specific applications. Like for example, when I am using my mobile data to connect to my ...
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Bluetooth speaker showing up as keyboard on MacBook Air

I have a Sonilex SL-BS190FM Bluetooth speaker which when connected to my MacBook Air shows up as a keyboard. Please help me because I need to listen to songs.
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MacBook Pro shutting down on it's own?

This isn't really a question, but an answer. I've seen hundreds of posts online about Macs shutting down on their own. I had this problem for a couple months. I took it to the Apple store and they ...
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Can I use one 8GB RAM module in place of two 4GB modules?

I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch, Mid 2012 and one of its RAM slots appears to have been damaged (The computer restarts when moved too much). So I can only have one RAM module in it. I was reading on ...
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MacBook Pro 2015 - New SSD, can't install macOS

I installed a 500GB Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe M.2 into my MacBook Pro 13" 2015 (128GB). I followed instructions in a youtube video. (Boot-Stick created, case opened, battery disconnected, SSD removed,...
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2007 macbook - trackpad stuck in scrolling mode

I have a tank of a computer from 2007 (17 inch Macbook pro 3,1) which is still working fine, but a recent issue has me doubting how much time is left. The issue is happening to an unresponsive ...
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After a recent update to 10.14.4 trackpad stopped working on a Macbook Pro 2017

Today I was prompted by the Mojave OS that I need to install an update, so I did. After the update was installed and I logged in I immediately noticed that trackpad does not work at all As apple ...
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Orange smudge/splotch near edge of screen on MacBook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro w/ Touch Bar, and on the corner of my screen there is a dark orange discoloration. It appears every now and then in different locations of the screen and then dissipates with time....
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reFind cannot see OSX; after repartitioning Macintosh HD

I had reFind working properly on a 2015 retina display mbp; 20gb Linux Mint partition and the remaining 440~gb for OSX, wanted to install Win10 on a third 50gb partition, repartitioned Macintosh HD ...
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Shared clipboard between multiple Macbooks

I have a Macbook Air (2017) and Macbook Pro (early 2015). As a developer, I want to do my development on Pro and browsing, emails and other stuff on my Air at the same time. This requires some copy-...
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Water Spill on MacBook Air -Speakers, keyboard and Camera don't work-What do I do? [duplicate]

I spilled water on my MacBook Air, only on top (keyboard) and it shut off right after. I will admit I did not take the proper steps to help nor mess it up but I didn't know. Anyways after a night of ...
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Exchange calendar stopped syncing with MacBook but still syncs with iPhone

I use the Mac Calendar app (OSX Mojave) on my MacBook and IOS calendar app (upgraded recently to iPhone 7, IOS 12) for several shared iCloud calendars, a Google calendar, and an Exchange Calendar (...
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iTunes store is completely blank

I am using a 2016 Macbook Pro running Mojave. On iTunes, the Library, For You, Browse, and Radio sections work just fine. However, clicking the iTunes store results in this: The Music, Podcasts and ...
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My MacBook Pro won’t turn on, shows me only the installer log

Of course right before a deadline. I told clicked “try tonight” and this happened I login and instead of going to my desktop, I get an installer log that begins with 1 Jan 1 10:44:17 localhost ...
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Can MacBook Pro/Air models with just two Thunderbolt 3 ports support two external HDMI displays? [duplicate]

With recent models (2018/2019) having only two Thunderbolt 3 ports, one used for charging, can a single Thunderbolt port support two external HDMI monitors? Does the video chip-set support it? Can the ...
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I want to prevent the Touch Bar from sleeping when left inactive

I just bought a new MacBook with Touch Bar and when ever I'm watching something, or the Touch Bar is left inactive, it dims and sleeps which is really annoying to me. Is there any terminal command or ...
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Does screen protector really protect anti-relfective coating in Macboon pro Retina display?

I have a MAC Book pro 15" built in end of 2014. It has a known issue of anti-reflective coating. I got Apple to replace them twice and I am not sure if they change it again as I entering 5 years soon)....
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3rd Gen Macbook pro randomly suspends

My 3rd Gen (late 2013) MBP randomly suspends. I've already seen this and this and this and this. And unfortunately, none of them quite match what's happening to me. I will be in the middle of ...
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Dota 2 sound crackling when using microphone

When I'm playing dota, I need to use the format "2 and 32 bit float", not the format displayed in the picture, because that's the only way to make the sound stop crackling. As soon as I start skype or ...
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Why and when do Mac laptops start themselves when connected to power?

I'm a technician and noticed that, if the battery is disconnected in a Macbook/MacBook Pro: the Mac boots itself when you connect the power adapter. It sometimes even happens when the battery is ...
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“t” key always pressed on mac

For some reason, my Mac keyboard always thinks that the "t" key is always being pressed. However as you can see I can still type in the letter t, but it comes out delayed compared to the other keys. I ...
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How can I be in the sudo file on MacBook Air

Every time I write sudo spctl --master-disable on terminal it asked for my password and I type it gives me this error: Wild.ziv is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported. "Wild.ziv"...
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MacBook Air A1466 has battery issues after sleep

I have a MacBook Air A1466 that was having battery issues. I replaced it with a new OEM Apple battery, which seemed to resolve the problem. However, now something new has come up. If I charge the ...
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Can you use a bootable macOS USB created on a MacBook pro, to install macOS on another MacBook Pro?

So my friend has a 2011 MacBook Pro. The laptop's hard drive crashed and no longer works. He bought a new SSD as a replacement, but he doesn't have a way to install macOS on this new SSD, because he ...
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How to backup only the settings from a MacBook Pro

I am totally aware of Time Machine and the process of backing up the complete Mac data on an external Hard drive. I just need to generate a small script/backup of all the settings of my MacBook pro. ...
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MacBook Air heating up and lagging for no apparent reason

Earlier today I had a few apps open, and one of them was Safari, which had some tabs open which may have been using a lot of energy and/or memory. (One of them was this program by me which draws a ...
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Safari spontaneously partially re-launches for one user

macOS 10.13.6, Safari 12.1, running on a MBP (Retina) mid-2014. The system software and Safari are both up-to-date and the App Store shows no updates available. Safari partially loads, however, when ...
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Mojave OS Stealth mode: Is it compatible with Norton Security package?

Is Norton Security Firewall compatible with stealth mode on Mojave OS?? What is the advantage of stealth mode? RK
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MacBook Pro won’t connect to the Internet

I have been using my MacBook Pro for about 5 years with zero problems (running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6). I was using my iPhone XR as a Wi-Fi hotspot (as I’ve done millions of times before) two days ...
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Mid 2015 Mbp wifi issue by location

I have a mid 2015 Macbook Pro. When at home, WiFi is as good as can be expected, approx 30-40mb down. I stay away from home at another house during the week and whilst all of my other devices ...
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Apple MacBook Air battery

I noticed a very interesting aspect about the MacBook air's battery over the years. I bought a MacBook Air 2013, and recently I replaced it with the new MacBook Air 2018 13 inch Retina display. I ran ...
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Keyboard and Trackpad Not Working 2011 MacBook Pro (Ruled out not hardware)

2011 MacBook Pro Mac OS X high Sierra, made all security and system updates. One morning (no spills no drop) my trackpad was unresponsive the keys were mostly unresponsive, I’d hit them like 5 times ...
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Evaluating a service advertising “new video GPU” for macbook pros with the GPU defect

If someone advertises a service for a "NEW VIDEO GPU"for the 2011-2012 MacBooks with the GPU defect, could that be other than fraudulent? Isn't the defect in the solder used for the GPU (low lead), ...
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Why is my new battery behaving weirdly?

Macbook Pro Early 2011 I am unable to understand why the battery is varying so much? It was just recently installed and is giving an excellent battery timing but this health difference is weird. Any ...
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MacBook Pro won't connect to Wi-Fi, with correct password. Error: “The Wi-Fi network requires a WPA2 password”

I'm trying to connect to my home Wi-Fi. When I enter the correct password, I get the message "The Wi-Fi network requires a WPA2 password". I verified the password is correct in my router configuration....