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MacBook Pro 15" 2015 iGPU slows down from normal 750mhz to 200mhz

I've faced with issue when sometimes after leaving sleep mode the iGPU is going into 200mhz instead normal 750mhz. The UI works slow, especially while you're switching desktops, scrolling in WebStorm ...
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Macbook Pro will not connect to 3rd monitor [duplicate]

I have: 2018 15" MacBook Pro. A startech dock with 2 display ports A simple usb-c to hdmi adapter I am currently using the dock to run 2 monitors + the macbook screen. I was hoping I could hook up ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work after macOS Mojave update

I'm new here. Will someone help me to fix this? I updated my Mac to macOS Mojave and now it cannot connect with Bluetooth devices. Why is this happening and how can I fix this? it's a MacBook Pro and ...
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will my code keep running when Mac is in sleep mode?

I am running a code with AMPL. its very heavy model. I am wondering will my code keep running if my Mac is in sleep mode or if I close lid? my Mac is pro 13 inch 2019. when I started run the code ...
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Restoring from Time Machine to different type of Mac

I have been using a Time Machine for back ups for about 2 years now. Recently, I got a new iMac 27in and ‘restored’ it from my MacBook Air backup (most updated OS). I chose all the options as seen ...
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Connecting multiple screens to the 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

I'm thinking about buying the new MacBook Pro with 4 USB-C ports. I want to attach two screens, mouse and keyboard and ethernet to the MacBook Pro while using the fewest number of USB-C ports ...
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Macbook Air (mid 2012) Efi Firmware Downgrade –to original

I want to bring back my beloved Macbook Air 2012 (MBA5,2) to its 'original firmware'. I have identified the file as MBA51_00EF_B01.scap, which I extracted using unpkg over the downloadable offered by ...
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MacBook Pro (2018) stopped detecting external monitor

My new MacBook Pro suddenly stopped recognizing external monitor (Dell U2515H) after 2 days of normal usage. Yesterday, after I was done with my work, I closed the lid as usual and today, I opened ...
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Mojave: Unable to delete folder from trash [duplicate]

I have a folder in Trash, but I am unable to delete it from Trash. When I click the 'empty bin' button, it says The operation can’t be completed because the item “config” is in use.. When I right-...
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Detect a connected USB-C charger cable that is not charging

Is it possible to detect a connected USB-C charger cable that is not charging? I mean a fully functional MacBook and a charger that is connected to a power outlet, where power is disabled. I would ...
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Charge my macbook pro late 2012 60W (A1425) with a 24W usb-magsafe charger - is this safe?

I have a campervan, and was wondering if I can charge my macbook pro late 2012 60W (A1425) with a homemade 24W usb-magsafe charger. I am asking this question, because I am planning to build a charger ...
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Separate shortcuts to cycle between maximized apps and Desktops/Spaces

I know I can cycle between maximized apps and Desktops with 3 finger swipe. Is there a way to have 2 different keyboard shortcuts (or swipes) for these 2 kinds of things so that I can cycle them ...
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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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Update MacOS on a MacBook with dead battery

I have a macbook 12'' running sierra that I use occasionally. The battery died some time ago, showing an X in the status bar. I want to update to a new version of macOS but the installer shows: ...
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MacBook Pro 13" (2018) cannot drive 4k display @ 60Hz from right-hand USB-C ports

I have a new MacBook Pro 13" (mid-2018 Touch Bar). I'm connecting an LG 27UD88 external display directly via the supplied USB-C cable, which is also used to provide power to the laptop plus allows the ...
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Macbook Pro keeps waking from sleep during the night and draining battery

My 15-inch MacBook Pro (Touch Bar, mid-2017) has always been plagued by issues with sleep. After not using it for a few months, I started using it again yesterday and found out that during the night ...
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Screenshot to clipboard by default

My muscle memory is very ingrained with Cmd + Shift + 4 to take screen snips, and this has been fine for a while. However, from now on, I don't need to save my screen snips as files. I need to paste ...
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Is there a way to auto spectacle every app / window that I open from different programs upon opening?

I recently bought a 2019 mac book pro and am a new user to mac os, it has been quite the learning curve and there are still many quirks and features I don't quite like about mac os understand. For ...
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Default settings for pmset -g?

I remember changing some values to disable Deep sleep mode and hibernation a few months ago, and realised that my battery drains faster now. I just want to revert all settings to default. I changed ...
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My ssh key won't work on my personal wifi network. How do I fix it

I have a macbook pro that I'm using for work. So I set up an ssh key for use with a bitbucket team account. My work email is a gmail account. But my bitbucket account is a team account with same ...
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Getting admin privileges on a mac with almost no access

I have a MacBook Air that has single use mode and terminal blocked off and I want to get admin access because with out it I can do absolutely nothing. I thought maybe I could get into it using another ...
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Difference between autopoweroff and standby in pmset

I just got a new Retina MacBook Pro 15". After getting some downloads interrupted due to the computer going to sleep (even on AC power), I started looking at the man page for the pmset command. I did ...
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Fan speed semi-permanently at max despite PRM & SMC reset & setting fan speed manually

I have a 13-inch MacBook Pro from early 2011, with custom SSD & Memory upgrade. For the last few months, the fan has been running at max speed or close to it. To fix it, I've tried: Resetting ...
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Cooling problem causing throtting in games (Mid-2012 15" MacBook Pro (Non-Retina))

Problem is fans were sometimes producing loud noises and was recently facing stutter in games after just very short amount of playtime. I'm trying to fix a cooling problem of my Mid-2012 15" MacBook ...
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Macbook stuck at login screen

My macbook is stuck on the login screen after entering the password. I've been using this MBP for the past 4 years and it's been slowing down of late. However, I'm now having trouble logging in to my ...
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Problems with using HP 27fw external display on a MacBook Pro when running macOS

I am using a MacBook Pro 2017 running on macOS High Sierra. When I use it with the HP 27fw external display the quality of display output is not good. The fonts are not sharp and overall the ...
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Stolen mac played sound through find my “find my iphone”, but no location [duplicate]

My Macbook Air was stolen. I locked it through the "find my iphone" feature of icloud and also made it play a sound. I just received an email that the lost macbook air played a sound however it doesn'...
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Why won't my new MBP actually shutdown when I click “Shutdown…” in the “apple” menu

This is related to this other question Prevent MacBook Pro from turning on by touching trackpad. My new MacBook Pro (MBP) seems to fails to actually shutdown when clicking "Shutdown..." in the "apple"...
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F5 - MacOS - Error Code, Routing Table Cannot Be Patched

I've been having issues with connecting to F5 VPN with the newer Macbook Pro with the i9 Processor 15" running the Mojave macOS. It goes through the checks ok and before it connects it disconnects ...
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MBA 2017 won't boot up in macOS, but will in Ubuntu

A few days ago my spouse's MBA started showing problems. At first it wouldn't turn on at all, showing an orange indicator on the MagSafe charger. After resetting the SMC a couple times and letting it ...
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How can I figure out why a MacBook Pro running Mojave causes network issues with our corporate Wi-Fi network?

We have a been problems with new Macbook Pro and Cisco Wireless. We able to see that some time the Macbook assuming the IP Address of network default gateway. Looking for mac address of the default ...
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How to stop MS AutoUpdate prompt

So far as I know, I don't have any Microsoft applications on my MacBook Air. I had installed Microsoft Teams in the past, which I later uninstalled by dragging the app to the trash (after I first saw ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2008 freezes with colorful screen

Starting a few days ago my Mac froze mid usage, was using Chrome when it did it. I got all these crazy colors everywhere, and it froze. I turned off the power, waited a few, then turned back on. It ...
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Finder launch and quit after booting

I've started noticing that, after booting and launching all app that was on at the time of shut down, finder simply quit after ~10 sec and I have to turn it on manually. I didn't recall this issue ...
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Connecting MacBook Pro to multiple monitors, one in portrait (vertical) mode

I‘ve got a 2015 13“ MacBook Pro and want to connect 2 external monitors. One LG ultrawide (resolution 2160x1080) and a Full HD Monitor rotated to be vertically upright (resolution would be 1080x1920). ...
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Stuck on partitioning disk using bootcamp with early 2015 model macbook air, 480 gb auro pro x2 SSD

I am attempting to create a 100 GB partition for windows 10 on my macbook air via Bootcamp Assistant. I have been stuck on "partitioning disk...", with the load bar completely full for some time now. ...
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Computer Won't Power On & SSD Won't Mount

Last week the Macbook Pro was fully functioning. It froze while being used, the lid was closed and a few minutes later the startup gong was heard. Instead of starting up normally the screen flashed a ...
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Disable Bluetooth “roaming” on Macbook Pro

So, my Macbook Pro (15-inch, 2018) are often bluetooth "roaming" and connecting to devices (like my headphones) despite being on battery power with closed lid. I would very much like to disable this ...
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Suddenly the “diagnosticd” daemon rise up to over 200% CPU usage

Suddenly the diagnosticd daemon rise up to over 200% CPU usage, even with Xcode is not running, on OS X Mojave 10.14.1 I can't figure out it. The fans become very noisy.
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Early 2015 Macbook Pro Internal Keyboard isnt working

Before i start, i replaced the battery on my macbook pro early 2015 model. I followed the instruction from ifixit to a T. When i went to turn the laptop on, the power button didnt do anything. I ...
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Understanding firmware.scap

So, I recently acquired an old MacbookPro (v.5,4 mid 2009). I decided to create an Arch linux partition, and thus began my adventure... While installing rEFInd (the maintained fork of rEFIt), I ended ...
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What to do if MacBook Pro 2017 uses more wattage than the charger can give?

I wanted to ask, what to do if MacBook Pro 2017 uses more wattage than the charger can give? Why I am asking this or thinking this might be a problem? I tried to play some games on BootCamp (playing ...
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significant eye sight drop from using Macbook Pro retina [closed]

I've been using the Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, late 2013 model) for 1.5 years now, and I've noticed my eye sight has dropped significantly since then. The time I spent on computer was the same as ...
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SSD runs slow only in specific Mac

So I've had a Samsung Evo 840 in my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011) for years now, but suddenly it became unusably slow, so I went ahead and tried to reinstall macOS. However it seems that it only ...
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Old MacBook air's trackpad's right click is failing, is there a workaround gesture?

My old MacBook Air is old. I have to push hard to get right click to work. It is probably something mechanical that could be addressed at a service center. But in the mean time, is there anything I ...
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Allow network user login via terminal

I accidentally deselected "Allow network user login at login window" on my mac. I need to restore that setting. I have admin and access to every file via the startup terminal utility (but can't login ...
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How will the new Touch Bar & Touch ID work with Windows/Boot Camp

I'm deciding to buy a MacBook Pro 2016 and installing Windows on it (via Boot Camp) but I'm not sure that the new Touch Bar works in Windows. Can I use the Touch Bar to access function keys in Windows?...
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Early 2013 Retina display on Late 2013 MacBook Pro 13 inch compatibility

Does a MacBook Pro 13 inch Retina late 2013 work with an early 2013 Retina display? As far as I know just the webcam cables are different. Does that mean that the display works just without the webcam ...
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How can I find my Macbook if it was stolen and its offline? [duplicate]

Someone stole my MacBook. How can I find it if it’s offline. I have its serial number if it helps. Please if someone knows, tell me. I have really important stuff on it and I can’t get it back. Thank ...
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Issue with WiFi and MacBook Pro when connected to external Monitor

I have recently been having issues with my WiFi connection (on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks) when my laptop is in clamshell mode and connected to an external 4k monitor. I use a USB-C to HDMI ...