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MacBook Pro on company network loses Internet access after 10 minutes, but still has internal network access

I have a Mac user that after 10 minutes loses Internet access. The issue started yesterday. I have recreated the location with the DNS addresses in my troubleshooting efforts. When I restart after ...
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Does anyone know why app “Recovery Partition Creator” is now an un-maintained project?

Does anyone know why app "Recovery Partition Creator" is now an un-maintained project? I wanted something like this to use on 10.14.5 but I am noticing the app hasn't been maintained since 10.13 . ...
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Extend PC display to Mac laptop screen

I have an older mac laptop 2013 air that can't run the games I'm trying to play with a friend. I'm trying to simply extend my display in order to run double of the game, to allow the friend to use the ...
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How to tell if my old Mac supports sidecar feature in Catalina?

This is a useful feature added to Catalina. But how to tell if older hardware will support this new feature and load the new OS?
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Calculate number of certain days of the week between two dates [migrated]

I'm trying to create an Excel spreadsheet to make sure that my patients (who are seen twice per week usually) receive all the visits they are authorized by insurance for within their "auth window." Is ...
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Where can I find the schedule for a past WWDC?

I was trying to find the schedule for an earlier WWDC, say WWDC 2018. Is there a page on Apple Developer or any fan website? Thanks!
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Is there a bug in Mojave's localisation handling?

Is there a bug/radical difference in how Mojave treats date settings in System Preferenceas from previous versions? All my 3d party apps on Mojave, except Launchbar, seem to be unable to interpret/...
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Unable to view Trash on APFS-formatted external drive

I am on macOS Mojave running iTunes with its library stored on an external drive. Both my main machine and external drive are formatted in APFS. When I delete a song on iTunes, the file never gets ...
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Recovering files from SSD of MacBook Pro that won’t boot due to water damage

Before you start lecturing me on making backups, I'm happy no announce that 90% of my data is backed up. I did exclude some non-essential folders because my internet is garbage. Losing these are an ...
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Adjusting volume in car switches iPhone to music

Since our phones updated to 12.2 my wife and I have both experienced the following problem in each of our Toyotas - when listening to a podcast (on Stitcher) if we adjust the car audio volume the ...
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Will the iPhone Lost Mode override disabled location tracking?

We have an iPhone that has location services disabled since we've usually been able to find the device simply with the Find My Phone "Play Sound" function. Unfortunately, we think the device might be ...
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MacOS Message.app is messing up the display of emoticons

My MacOs MacBookPro has all updates applied. For a while now when an emoticon is displayed in a message window (iMessage/SMS etc.) it is displayed as a box with a question mark. You can see that in ...
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MacOS prefer /etc/hosts over DNS

My Mac is running dual stack IPv4/IPv6 which works fine. In my /etc/hosts I have added a IPv4 pointer to my development VM like so: website.test 10.10.10.35 This works fine. But I noticed that some ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard on Mac Mini

I have a bluetooth mouse and keyboard on my Mac Mini runing 10.13.6 OS. I am getting a popup whenever the keyboard connects/disconnects, this is very anoying. The popup only occurs for the keyboard ...
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How to make Image Capture import images as chunks rather than rearranging?

Why does Image Capture app in macOS rearrange the images when it imports them? I'm running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. My old computer always imported images as they were taken. I could choose groups, ...
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byobu on macOS: Bad interpreter

I installed byobu via Homebrew and when trying to run it, I get the following error: /usr/local/bin/byobu-select-session: /usr/local/Cellar/byobu/5.127/lib/byobu/include/select-session.py: /usr/bin/...
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MacOS Calendar App - Default reminders

For my calendar alerts, I like to receive reminders with sound: 1 day before the event 2 days before the event 7 days before the event 1 hour before the event Is there any way to set these as ...
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How to set long password for MySQL user?

I want to set user password of length more than 32 characters. But got an error password is too long. Is there any settings that I can change and use long password? I'm using MAMP PRO 4.4.1, MySQL 5.6....
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How can I find out which Automator folder actions are attached to a folder?

I spent some time experimenting with building a Folder Action for my Desktop folder. However, it seems like it's running twice. I might have created the Folder Action more than once. How can I find ...
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If I delete my WhatsApp data, will my data disappears from my iCloud backup, too?

I want to delete the WhatsApp data from my iPhone in order to make some free space. But If I will do it, at the next backup, will my old backup disappear too?
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Network/Wifi priority setting on Mac 10.13

I am using Mac 10.13, and I arranged my networks in the following order: May I know which is the computer supposed to connect to if both AndroidAP and SINGTEL-9A62 are available to connect? I was ...
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Is it safe to use shared dirs for different virtual OS in MAC?

I am using mac and I have installed Parellels Desktop with two virtual machines (ubuntu and windows). I can see whole mac directory structure from those virtual machines. My question is, can I make ...
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Music plays when I stop a Call

This has been happening for a week or so, since the last IOS Update. When I make a call and I stop the call, music plays from my music app, but the app is turned off. How can I make this stop? Thanks
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Unable to prevent APFS partition from mounting automatically in Mojave (10.14.5)

I'm trying to prevent macOS from asking me the FileVault password for 2 APFS partitions on boot. I don't want them to be mounted at all. APFS container: /dev/disk1 (synthesized): #: ...
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Safari cached “Failed to open page”

Page I'm working with, accessible only via VPN. My VPN connection drops when MacBook goes to sleep, and on wake it reconnects to VPN. But during this 5 seconds delay, Safari can't open this page, as ...
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Internal screen black, external screen works

Good morning, everyone, A recurring problem that doesn't seem to have a solution for Apple. I own a MacBookPro, here are the details: The MacBook Pro (Retina, 15 inches, mid-2014) 2.5 GHz Intel Core ...
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Set different seller name [duplicate]

My friend is going to have to enroll for the Apple Developer Programme under a parents name because he is under 18. He's worried that if he was to publish anything to the App Store that the seller ...
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How to actually reset magic trackpad 2 settings to a system default?

I've already tried to remove the following plists: com.apple.AppleMultitouchTrackpad.plist com.apple.driver.AppleBluetoothMultitouch.trackpad.plist Then restart mac - no effect, i especially ...
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How to tell a process not to use swap and virtual memory on mac?

I would like to run a specific program and tell it not to use swap or virtual memory. I'm ok with having the OS kill the process when it is OOM. I don't want to change the machines general ...
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Undeletable Knowledge and com.apple.internal.ck file in macOS Catalina Beta

I wanted to test out the just-released macOS 10.15 Catalina Beta, so recently, I used my old 2015 MacBook Air to install the update (just to avoid losing my personal data on my current laptop), then I ...
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Tags are showing folders from Time Machine Hard Drive

I am using macbook pro with macOS Mojave 10.14.5. I created a yellow tag for one of my folders and when I click on Yellow tag from finder, finder displays folders from my time machine backups as well....
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Pasting from clipboard into preview is overwriting existing preview image

Today when pasting an image from the clipboard into Preview it is overwriting an existing working image - instead of creating a new window. This is not the behavior that I am accustomed to for years ...
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Apple MacBook air is stuck on log in loading screen

I am running mojave os, When I enter password to log in, the loading bar start to fill up but it never get log in. Even if it completes 100%, it stucks there. I tried with safe mode same issue ...
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Does MacBook Air laptop is enough for Automation Testing [on hold]

I'm wanna use Xcode and Android Studio with Appium to do a Mobile Automation Testing. Then for Websites I'm gonna use selenium stuffs. Additionally pycharm & IntelliJ for some test scripts. For ...
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How do I install beta command line tools using softwareupdate -l on 10.14.5?

On a clean install of 10.14.5: Multiple reports of the beta version not working using a headless install: https://github.com/Homebrew/install/issues/206 This lead me to trying to manually do a ...
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Crop SampleBuffer [migrated]

I'm doing an ocr with mlkit in real time this is the method that I use for get each frame: func captureOutput(_ output: AVCaptureOutput, didOutput sampleBuffer: CMSampleBuffer, from ...
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Open Directory - Restrict User logon to one Computer

I have suddenly been given control of Open directory. I know nothing about open directory so if this is an easy, but dumb question I am sorry. I need to be able to restrict users to one computer. ...
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VoLTE iPhone calls

iPhone 6 and later support VoLTE calling. As I understand it this is done through data. If I am roaming on a 4G data network that throttles my data speed to 2G, can I expect that a VoLTE connection ...
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Advanced Mac file restrictions?

Is there some sort of software or feature that grants us a more granular ACLs for files? We are going to start deploying Macbooks to our users for the first time. Each MacBook will have Parallels ...
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How to delete Music Creation?

I followed the guidelines here by doing the following: 1) Delete the GarageBand app from the Applications folder 2) Check the ~/Library folder for these files: /Library/Application Support/...
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How to set Inspector in Numbers for macOS hidden by default?

Whenever I open a spreadsheet in Numbers for macOS, the Inspector's Format tab opens up. I'd prefer to have it hidden by default. Is there any way to change this behaviour?
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iPhone 4s headphone jack stops and starts working randomly

iPhone 4s headphone jack will stop working at times and I have to believe this is some sort of software or internal error. Reason being is it will start working again after a while. I've done a hard ...
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how to permanently disable private browsing and history deletion in Firefox and Chrome - MacOS

I am trying to permanently disable private browsing on macOS 10.14.5 with Firefox version 63.0.3... or alternatively, find a way to prevent history deletion on Chrome (preferred). I have been trying ...
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High Sierra Airplay Problems

I've been using a Mac running Sierra with an Airplay 2 capable Denon home cinemas amp for several months without any major problems. After upgrading to High Sierra I've run into two VERY annoying ...
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macOS prompts to log in to Google accounts on every wake

I have several Google accounts set up in System Preferences > Internet Accounts on macOS 10.14.5. The Google accounts have two-factor authentication. I'm able to log in the accounts via a Safari ...
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Micro SD Card dead after formatting

I was trying to format a brand new Micro SD Card using https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter/, however, after 30 minutes, it failed. Every attempt thereafter also failed with this message; [...
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Is it possible to use guest VPN (Ubuntu) in a host machine (MacOS Mojave)

I'm using parallels 14, installed ubuntu as guest VM. In Ubuntu i'm using VPN connection (network-manager-openconnect-gnome) to a cisco network. So i have to switch to ubuntu in order to be able to ...
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Finder tags not appearing in Save Dialog

If I select an existing file with tags in the Save dialog, the Tags field is not showing any pre-existing tags. For example, the check.txt file in the dialog below is tagged (and sitting at ~/Desktop),...
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My own sent messages are marked as Spam? Really?

So, here's a new one for me: I was recently looking for an email I sent to pull an address from. It wasn't in the sent items, and after a bit of looking, I found it in the junk folder! This was an ...
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How to remove an application that doesn't show up in Finder, but is listed in System Information?

I want to uninstall the ConnectWiseControl Client, located in the Downloads folder, as shown by System Profiler: This app doesn't show up in Applications, and if I try to delete the app manually, by ...

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