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.pkg for installer hangs on verify

I'm trying to install the Mono MDK, and downloaded the .pkg for 4.2.1 (about 200 MB), when I double click on the package, it opens a "verifying xxxxxMDKxxxxx.pkg" window, which does nothing for over ...
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Why is “Verify Backups” in the Time Machine icon menu disabled?

I learned in Upgraded to Lion: Time Machine spends a LOT of time indexing backup that if I hold down the option key and click the Time Machine icon in the menu bar, the "Back Up Now" menu item changes ...
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Verify that entries in iTunes are actually on disk

I have a ton and a half of songs in my iTunes (Windows 7). I recently consolidated my library from 3 different Hard Drives. I also deleted some of the unwanted music folders on my C Drive (but I ...
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Someone has created an account using an email address in a domain I own

I own "mydomain.com" (actually something else!) and have a catchall to receive all emails sent to any xxxx@mydomain.com Earlier this week I received an email from appleid@id.apple.com asking me to ...
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Got a new iPhone - where am I supposed to receive the verification code?

I just got a new iPhone to replace my broken one. I can't really do much without signing into iCloud, which requires me to use a verification code. This can either be sent to some other trusted apple ...
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Time Machine on Time Capsule backup verification never seems to complete

I have a MacPro running Mac OS X 10.7.4 with a Time Capsule connected by Ethernet. When Time Machine runs a verify of the backups it seems to stall at 72%, and if I let it run a LONG time I think I ...
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Quick, automated way to verify the copy of a folder?

I have a lot of files that I've been transferring around my network and to external hard drives. For example, I just copied a folder with files representing an old laptop's disk image (created with ...
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Built-in or FOSS GUI application for generating a file hash

I would like to know if there's a built-in GUI application in Mac OS X that can generate file hashes (Disk Utility?). If there isn't such a built-in application, does a FOSS alternative exist? I can ...
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How to pass the endless verifying status on iMessage or FaceTime activation when phone number is wrong?

My iMessage continues to show Verifing status on iPhone 4S (iOS 5.1). The phone number displayed at iMessage verifing screen is wrong (old one) The Settings > Phone displays the correct number iTunes ...
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What does iTunes do while it's “Verifying iPod, iPad, iPhone”?

What does iTunes do while it's "Verifying iPod, iPad, iPhone" I see this most often after an abruptl disconnect and plug it back in but also sometimes when doing a second sync immediately after the ...
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How to verify that an iTunes backup is valid?

Is there a way to verify that a backup of an iPhone is valid (other than wiping the device and attempting to restore it :))? I've had a recent catastrophic incident involving an iTunes encrypted ...
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Apple TV: Account verification nuisance

My Apple TV keeps nagging me to enter my password for account verification. When I give it the correct password, it appears to accept it, but will continue to ask for verification. Verification isn'...
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Files in ISO DIsappear When Mounted

Some time ago I downloaded a QuickLook plugin that allowed me to look at the files in an ISO called Suspicious Package. I used this to inspect the contents of an ISO and it displayed this: And Finder ...
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Disk Utility reports “missing thread record” on my external HDD

I have an external 500 GB HDD that's about five years old. I just turned it on and it made a bunch of clicking noises and failed to spin up immediately, though it did so after a few seconds. To be ...
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Messages on iPod touch 5 not working

Before the messages app on my iPod 5 with iOS 9 was working fine, but yesterday I was signed out for some reason. When I tried to sign back in, it said that I needed to verify an email address and ...
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Unable to verify iOS 9.3.1 Update

I can't install iOS 9.3.1 even though its downloaded. It fails at verification. My phone is connected to the Internet and it's working perfectly (yes I've tested). I've restarted my iPhone but no luck....
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How to verify that the transfer of photos/videos from an iPhone went well?

Tranferring photos from the iPhone to another device, like a NAS or a computer, in some cases fail, either because of a network error or a file-system error on the different devices involved in the ...
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“Unable to verify account name or password” in Mail app despite using correct info

I had a problem with my Mac mail account and therefore I deleted some 4 keychain entries from my Keychain Access that were related to mail. I added a new one: I tried to add my Yahoo account again, ...
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Not being able to verify apps [duplicate]

I have an iPhone SE, running iOS 12. As part of a programming course I do, we made some apps. 4 in total. Whenever I try to open one of these apps I get this message: However when I go to settings ...