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Questions tagged [upgrade]

Installing a newer version of software, or getting a newer or improved piece of hardware.

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Apple Mail problems after upgrade to Mojave

After upgrading to Mohave, my Apple Mail Version 12.0 has a problem - Mail/Preferences window opens, but its empty and shows only the Signatures on top. I can only minimize it or close it.
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“macOS needs to repair your library” error loop on Mojave upgrade

I’ve been having trouble fixing the “macOS needs to repair your library” loop for the past couple of days and I’m running out of options. The message pops up over and over again, no matter what I do. ...
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How can I find the date that I upgraded to High Sierra?

I have recently discovered that some background processes are no longer running. They appear to have stopped running around the time that I upgraded to High Sierra (~ 3 months ago). Is there ...
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Is memory or storage in the 2018 Mac mini replaceable by the user after purchase?

The tech specs of the Mac mini 2018 is unclear if the RAM or SSD can be upgraded by the user.
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Upgrade to 16GB on Mid 2010 Macbook Pro 15

I am finding general info about upgrading Mid 2010 MacBook Pro to 16 GB, but it doesn't specify if that's the 13" or 15". I believe I need memory modules that are max 1066 Mhz? Thx for your help! ...
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Upgrade to Mojave leads to Prohibitive Symbol on startup

I have recently upgraded to Mojave (attempting to migrate) but whenever I restart my Macbook I get the prohibitive symbol. What I have tried: Alt button To see if I can boot from any working HD ...
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Does the Mojave update wipe the previous Apache settings?

I just updated to Mojave over the weekend and today none of my local Apache addresses work, neither localhost, nor custom domains. I can't find any reference to my previous custom domains in the /...
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I would like to upgrade my iMac 2017 4K Retina 21.5 inches

I read the answers for the post (How can I speed up my new (but slow) 2017 iMac?). Is the iMac still under warranty if internally upgraded (RAM & hard drive)? Is it possible to do it myself or I ...
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Can Mid 2010 Apple Macbook Pro 15" NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics processor be Upgraded?

Can a NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M graphics processor with 256MB of GDDR3 memory on 2.4GHz and 2.53GHz configurations; or 512MB of GDDR3 memory on 2.66GHz configuration on a mid 2010 macbook pro be upgraded?...
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4,1 to 5,1 Mac Pro upgrade

I upgraded my firmware to 5,1 everything works great. De-lid my new X5690 cpu's per instructions. System boots with single CPU in the A slot. Tested both cpu's in the A slot they work fine in the a ...
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Graphical bug during the logging after installing Mojave

I recently installed Mojave on my MacBook Pro 2017, and I encounter a graphical bug which is, if not hindering, still annoying. When I boot the Mac and enter my password at the login screen, the usual ...
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What is the upgrade process for macOS server 5.3 to 5.6 with Open Directory and XSAN

I have four macOS 10.12.6 servers. I inherited them and I don't have documentation. I have a requirement to upgrade them to 10.13. The primary use is to access and process data from connected external ...
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PHP incredibly slow since upgrading macOS to 10.14 Mojave?

Since I upgraded my Mac to Mojave 10.14, I noticed PHP is incredibly slow. When I do this from the terminal: php -v It takes about 4-5 seconds before showing the version number, which is: PHP 7.1....
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finder won't launch after Mojave upgrade ( high system cpu )

it appears my finder will not launch after I upgraded to Mojave. It is always unresponsive. My system cpu load is constantly around 75% also. I am unable to relaunch it even if I do a force quit ...
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Upgrade to MacOS Mojave is stuck at calculating

I am downloading MacOS Mojave. The total size of the download is 6.02GB. Although 6.02GB is downloaded in app store the progress is stuck at calculating. Its been two hours like this. Please suggest ...
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App store says I have recently updated High Sierra but appears I'm still on Mavericks?

Yesterday I downloaded and thought I installed Sierra after being told of the available update, spending more than an hour downloading and then restarting. I had to resign in to a few apps, e.g. ...
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How critical are macOS Mojave compatibility requirements?

As per Apple support document, How to upgrade to macOS Mojave: 1. Check compatibility You can upgrade to macOS Mojave from OS X Mountain Lion or later on any of the following Mac models. ...
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How can I abort a Mojave installation?

I started the installation process for the Mojave upgrade from High Sierra but I realized I can't upgrade because of some incompatible enterprise software. I would like to cancel it and prevent the ...
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Mojave install froze on “analytics”, successful force reboot- but did it miss anything?

When I was installing Mojave, the installer went up to the analytics page on which I disabled everything. Upon proceeding, the installer froze on the analytics page. I waited five minutes and force ...
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Why does my iPhone 7s keep losing Wi-Fi since I installed iOS12?

I can connect the phone to Wi-FI manually, but after several minutes, it loses the connection, and I have to restore it manually. This did not happen before I installed iOS 12.
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Is it worth upgrading to iOS 12 on an iPhone 5s

According to the WWDC 2018 Apple Keynote, iOS 12 will bring speed improvements with respect to its predecessors. However, I was wondering whether it is worthy to upgrade an iPhone 5s to iOS 12? In ...
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How to upgrade macOS when it asks me to approve my billing info?

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro. I just wiped my mac HD and reinstalled macOS 10.8 mountain lion. Now I am trying to upgrade from mountain lion to high sierra. When I click the get button for high ...
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Windows 10 Boot Camp on Mac mini Fusion Drive is running very slow. How to replace HDD / upgrade disk to SSD without reinstalling OS?

Hardware: - Mac mini (late 2014) - Core-i5 - 8GB Logical drive: - Fusion Drive 1,15TB Physical drives: - 128GB PCIe - 1000GB HDD Partitions and systems: - 250GB HFS+ macOS High Sierra - 850GB NTFS ...
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Which path to upgrade from Mac OS X 10.6 (10A432)?

In my "old" Mac mini I substituted the HDD with an SDD and added more RAM. I reinstalled Mac OS from the only CD I actually have, version 10.6 (I think it's Snow Leopard, has a version code '10A432'. ...
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Upgrade a USB install of Sierra to High Sierra. Possible?

I was recently given a Macbook Air 2012 with a malfunctioning SSD (common problem in this model -- SSD is recognized as 33 kB SandForce disk), so I decided to install and run macOS from a USB stick. ...
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How to upgrade boot rom firmware without an original drive

I have a 2015 MacBook pro that I am in the process of refurbishing. I purchased it used and it was missing many parts (wifi card, IO board, SSD). I have replaced all of these parts and purchased an ...
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Not able to upgrade to iOS 12 from iOS12 Beta

Every 2 seconds I’m getting the notification above But when I go to the Software updates’ tab it says: Your software is up to date iOS Version: 12.0 (16A5365b) Model: iPhone 6Plus (64GB) ...
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Does upgrading macOS causes one to lose data?

I am currently running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 on my Mac. I am in the process of upgrading the OS to the current public release macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. Will I lose my data during the upgrade process?
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Can I upgrade my Mid 2014 Mac SSD?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and would like to upgrade my SSD. I've searched online and haven't been able to find which type of SSD would work for this particular model. I've ...
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Upgrade PHP, not install additional PHP

My new work has just given me a MacBook Pro running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to use as a development machine. It has PHP 5.6 installed and when I ran curl -s http://php-osx.liip.ch/install.sh | bash -s 7....
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How to prevent iPad from keeping pushing iOS 11 to me?

My iPad Air 2 keeps downloading iOS 11 in the background and then tries to push me into upgrading. I don't want that. I have declined it numerous times, and recovered the storage space it takes up ...
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iPhone upgraded to iOS 11 - retrieve log data from an old incompatible app called “Articles”

I mistakenly upgraded my iPhone to iOS 11.4.1, and my Wikipedia app called Articles, which I've been using for 8 years or so, is now no longer compatible. Does anyone know if there is a way to ...
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How to make sure apps remain available after upgrading macOS?

I want to upgrade macOS on my father's Mac, as it's quite out of date (currently running Mac OS X 10.6.8). I understand how to back up files before upgrading, but what about apps? For example, he ...
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Disable dGPU for OS update

I have a late 2013 Macbook Pro (revision 11,3) which has an Nvidia discrete GPU. The dGPU suddenly broke: my laptop would suddenly not boot and enabling kernel logging revealed that bringing up the ...
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Understanding which RAM chips are compatible with a Mac

I'm upgrading an eMac to 1 GB RAM (2 x 512 MB). A dude is selling the following chips, but I don't know what CL3, CL2.5, SDRAM, SDCL3, 168P and DIMM means. Could someone please explain what these ...
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Create upgrade file / disk from a machine with 10.11 installed? [duplicate]

Ive got a machine with 10.11 installed (the machine came with this pre installed) Ive got another machine with 10.10 installed that i want to update to 10.11. (I dont want to update to 10.12 or 13 as ...
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Pip wont update

Hi I am trying to update pip and receiving this error: egts-iMac-3:~ egt$ pip install -U pip You are using pip version 6.1.1, however version 10.0.1 is available. You should consider upgrading via ...
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What exactly do I get when I purchase an older version of Mac OS X?

I recently acquired an older iMac 5,1 with 3 GB RAM, currently running Mac OS X 10.6.8, and from what I can gather online it is able to run "Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion". I found that it is available for ...
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MacBook Pro (mid 2012 13 inch) with error code “-501 0F” when upgrading macOS

I am trying to update my MacBook Pro from Mac OS X Lion to the newest version of macOS available. I started up while holding down commandoptionR. It found my Wi-Fi connection and I got a message ...
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Why do macOS/iOS upgrades take so long?

Even on an iMac Pro, it still takes some time (maybe 15 minutes) to upgrade the OS (after everything is downloaded). During this time, I can't use the computer. Why is that? What is it actually doing?...
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2013 Mac Pro RAM upgrade not much faster

I have a 2013 Mac Pro 10.10.2 running on Yosemite. I upgraded the RAM to 64GB(4X16) and it doesn't seem to be much faster while processing FCPX files. Are there any settings I can check to ensure it's ...
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Can the GPU in a 21.5 inch Mid 2011 iMac be upgraded to support 4k?

The computer comes with an AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512 MB discrete graphics card. According to this, the earliest iMac to support 4k is Late 2013. By then, I believe iMacs were using GeForce cards and I'm ...
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How do I show the High Sierra application privacy dialogs again?

Background: see my other question here. I missed the new application privacy dialogs (e.g. in iTunes) the first time around after I upgraded to High Sierra. Is there any way to show them again? I ...
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How do I show the High Sierra upgrade setup assistant again?

I just updated to High Sierra, but managed to hang the setup assistant after install (I tried to open a URL). I force-rebooted the Mac, and the setup assistant was gone. How do I bring it back? ...
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MacBook Pro not booting after upgrade from 10.10.2 to 10.10.5

17" Mid 2009 A1297 MacBook Pro has not been going to sleep when on battery power. Possible reason may have been pending OS (mostly security) upgrade from 10.10.2 to 10.10.5 that was on offer for a ...
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“This update is restricted” error when upgrading my system to High Sierra

I uninstalled Symantec from my work computer about a year ago but now that I am trying to upgrade it to High Sierra, I get this blocker: How do I get rid of this?
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Do I need to go through all Mac OS upgrades?

I right now have macOS Sierra, and want to upgrade to the latest Mac OS. Do I need to install high Sierra first? Also, how do I get the upgrade offline files? And how do I install these?
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Can i swap memory modules between mac

I have 3 mac's Mac Mini 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo , 2GB 1067 MHz DDR3, Macbook pro (15", Early 2011), 2GHz Core i7, 4GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Macbook Air (13" Mid 2012), 2GHz Core i7, 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Is it ...
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Why does iPod 3G show exclamation mark / folder icon after CF upgrade?

I have been trying to upgrade my iPod 3G to use a 64g CompactFlash card, as outlined in this blog post. I have had partial success. I can format the iPod using Disk Utility. I can get iTunes to see ...
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Whatsapp Notification does not display contact name [duplicate]

The problem I’m experiencing is that contact names do not appear on whatsapp notifications (locked and unlocked). For example, if I get a message from Dad, whatsapp only displays the whatsapp logo and ...