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what is the proper bootcamp software for windows 10 on macbook pro early 2011

when i install bootcamp drivers on double booted windows 10 on my macbook pro early 2011, after restrating blue Screen appears and windows won't load. i think it's because of bootcamp software version(...
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Mac Pro with Mojave snapshots

Mac Pro with Mojave I cannot create a local snapshot to back up, what can I do about that?
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How do you cope with tons of web fonts when copying and pasting from web pages?

Whenever I copy something from the web and paste it in my Mail or Evernote, or Apple Notes, it always brings the text style from the page and inserts those weird looking fonts in my mail, or notes. ...
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Open a terminal on a remote computer

I want to open a terminal and run a command on a remote computer through SSH. I don’t need to see what is happening in that terminal, but I cannot make it work. I know to open a browse for example ...
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How can I securely erase an iPod Classic?

I have an iPod Classic 120GB model A1238 that I'd like to ebay. Through Google I discovered how to perform a factory reset both with and without a Mac. However, even after such a reset my name still ...
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Is there a way to signify a wildcard placeholder when recording a workflow with Automator?

I have a task that is very repetitive, with only a few minor caveats. Usually, the caveat is as simple as a name change, but the task jumps between Finder, XCode, and uploading files via a storage ...
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iPhone Music search in “My Library” misses words

A search in Music "My Library" makes some obvious misses. For instance searching "blue" will not show "Big Blue" (and will show "Electro Glide in Blue" and others). It seems the songs index is not ...
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Take screenshot of screenshot with AppleScript

I want to open an image on the desktop with the 'Quick Look', then screenshot it, and then open the new screenshot to take another one of it, endlessly. How can I do it on AppleScript? Thank you.
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LSCOLORS and CLICOLOR active by default and unset

Running zsh out of the box "ls -G" produced a colored list with the default colored values. But when I "echo" both "$LSCOLORS" and "$CLICOLOR" I receive an empty response. Reviewing "printenv" or "set"...
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ICloud keeps prompting for password after password reset, unable to log out

I am helping a relative with her Mac computer. I am trying to update the ICloud password, and I believe I have done so successfully, I was able to confirm the password change and the login attempt ...
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Two apple IDs registered on Apple Servers and one local iPad 2 [on hold]

I bought icloud-locked iPad which was stolen from trash center in Denmark. I jailbreaked it and removed Accounts the sqlite database. It did remove locally old apple ID, but not on apple servers. (i ...
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Safari in a strange mode where pages randomly zoom in and pages slide to the right

Recently Safari has gotten into a mode where unwanted events are happening. Pages I'm viewing will randomly zoom in with no known way to zoom out. Pages will also "slide" off the app by sliding ...
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Mac System Preference Screen Saver “Start after:” setting is always disabled

I've been searching for the answer for a while, but I haven't been able figure it out. I'd like to lower start time of my Mac's screen saver, but it's always disabled, and I cannot make it go up/down....
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mac OS Installer lingers after failed Mojave 10.14.3 to 10.14.4 update

I've worked this problem w Apple Mac L2 across two phone calls lasting a total of 5 hours and escalation to L3 without a possible resolution, hence opening up my search to the world. My ask: What ...
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constant popup: “iTunes has found purchased items on the iPhone ”xyz“ that are not present in your iTunes library”

I keep getting the popup shown below every single time (or almost every single time) I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro with a Lightning cable. Every time I click "Transfer" but it always comes up ...
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iOS mail app opens links in safari, not Facebook

I am trying to figure something out for my mom. She receives emails whenever someone posts something on Facebook, and her only computing device is an iPad mini. She has no computer. She wants to be ...
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The screen on my iPhone 5s no longer turns off automatically while I am talking on a call

How to turn the screen off of my iPhone while on a call? Screen remaining on is causing unintended things like putting people on hold and unintended button presses. This is really annoying.
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App Store won't install free app

My wife and I arrived in Spain but we're still on the US store. We installed WhatsApp on her iPhone 6 and used it a lot with our workgroup. When the iPhone 6 was damaged, we bought an iPhone 7 and ...
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How do you connect an Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric pad to Windows 10 via Bluetooth?

I recently bought an Apple magic keyboard with numeric pad to use with my computer, after reading threads online that you can connect it via Bluetooth to a Windows PC. When I search to add a new ...
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2018 MacBook Pro won't let me install macOS High Sierra 10.13 from USB installer

I've got a 2018 MacBook Pro (Model ID : MacBook 15,1) that shipped with macOS Mojave 10.14, that I need to downgrade to run macOS High Sierra 10.13. I've tried reformatting the main drive using Disk ...
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Why is Apple Mail showing as 61GB?

Can anyone explain/help with this? (My local Mac techy can't.) My 2013 Retina MBP (running Mojave) is almost full, but it tells me Mail is somehow using 61GB. It was showing 70GB until I deleted ...
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Display issues using docking station Dell Universal 6000

I bought a Dell Universal 6000 docking station for my MacBook Pro 2018 to plug in 3 monitors via one Thunderbolt. The problem is that after installing DisplayLink drivers, only 2 displays are useable, ...
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Why am I getting “An internal error occurred while preflighting your volume for APFS conversion”?

I have a Mac Mini 2014. I just installed a second SSD drive Samsung Evo 500GB and would like to use as the primary drive for OS. I formatted both drives with disk utility to OS Extended Journaled and ...
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How can I stop MacOS 10.14.4 Safari from automatically logging me in when I select a password?

When I go to a site that has a password saved and I select the password, Safari attempts to log me in immediately. However, this completely breaks functionality on some websites (ex adding accounts to ...
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Cannot use FaceTime HD Camera on VirtualBox Ubuntu 18.04 guest OS

I installed Virtualbox & extension pack 6.0.6 on OSX host(on Mackbook pro with Type-c, 2018 15". Mojave 10.14.4). On this VBox configuration, I installed Ubuntu 18.04 as guest with default ...
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how can I delete a pkg file on a mac?

I have a .pkg file for Malwarebytes on my computer. I can't send it to the trash nor delete it in any other manner. I would appreciate any suggestions.
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MacBook Pro 8,2 (Early 2011, 15'' Unibody 2.3 GHz i7) - OS crashes randomly, after log in screen goes all white

I have a Macbook Pro, randomly started running into issues when logging in after start up. Occasionally will get the desktop to load but shortly thereafter the OS crashes leading to a screen with ...
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Software Glitch iPad 2 Caused Activation Lock

I’m very new to this thread and I hope I’m in the right place for help. I’ve got an iPad 2 WIFI only model and have an issue, some time ago whilst I was using the iPad it suddenly and out of nowhere ...
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Overriding the default resolution on external monitor

I have an iMac 5K (mid-2017) and a USB-C to HDMI adapter. I used to have a standard 24" monitor (1920x1080) connected to the adapter, and it worked just fine; however, I have put a video capture ...
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cpu clock too low / force cpu clock / overclock

I have a MacBook from a few years back. When I use it write some code and browse the internet, the fans go very fast and the noise is horrible. But the temp shows only 70 C. So I used SMC to force ...
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I got rid of Mac OSX and replaced it with linux but now I can't change it back to OSX or windows

I overwrote mac OSX with linux and I can't change it back to OSX because I cannot boot to the apple recovery mode it only boots to linux so I am not able to reinstall Mac OSX or windows.
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Variable and slow internet speed on my Mac compared to other devices connected on the same network

Background: I have a 40 Mbps Ethernet connection hooked directly to my iMac running on Mojave. I use the Mac as a router to share the internet connection from Ethernet to other devices using WiFi. ...
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Where is the Next Backup Size entry on iOS 12?

I briefly saw the Next Backup Size entry on my phone deep in the Settings somewhere, but not I cannot find it at all. Where exactly is it?
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What is the “studentd” process?

I'm logging network traffic (with Radio Silence), and noticed that the studentd process from /usr/libexec/studentd is connecting to some server. What is this process doing, why does it need internet ...
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Applescript - opening file inside app bundle

I have used Automator to create an app bundle that activates an app ("Fuse") within the Resources directory of the bundle, which then opens the file "Exolon.tzx" (also located in Resources). However, ...
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Messages in iCloud not exhibiting expected behavior

So I have Messages in iCloud enabled on my iMac - High Sierra, 10.13.6. My iPhone - version 12.2 and iPad - version 12.1.4. The issue id like to solve is this - on the iPhone an iPad when I delete a ...
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What commands can I run in the Terminal, and how do I use them? [duplicate]

I just found the Terminal and I want to know which commands I can run, and what they do. Is there a command that would list me the available commands? Is there a command that tells me how to use the ...
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Applescript transform date format

I'm using this to transform my date from a DD/MM/YYYY to MM/DD/YYYY set today to short date string of (current date) set t to (time string of (current date)) set [_day, _month, _year] to [day, month, ...
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Is there a lightning cable power splitter / double charger?

A small example use case will make this clearer. I have a really long lightning cable that I use to charge my iPhone on my bedside table at night (there's no wall socket close). I'm thinking of buying ...
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Upgrade iPhone 4 to run iOS 9 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade my iPhone 4 to run iOS 9.0? Can this be done without a computer? I need it to download Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp.
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How to Restore Time Machine WITHOUT OS

I’m backing up a time machine on Mojave. But I would like to downgrade to High Sierra, which would force me to format my hard drive. However I won’t want to lose my files. Can I restore the time ...
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Can an iPhone 7 be made to function as a NFC Tag?

From what I’ve read, I know the iPhone 7 can work as a NFC reader, but I want it to be a NFC Tag. I have a NFC reader (an ID-12 RFID reader) for my house that controls a door. I’d like to be able to ...
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Apple Photos: can I force it to treat 'burst' photos as separate items?

I like the 'burst' feature in my iPhone for taking photos in low light conditions: it increases the chance of there being at least one photo without motion blur. However, Apple Photos insists on ...
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windows pdf highlight, underline, etc come with a square in mac preview?

How to get rid of them in the first place? I mean, I don't want to delete them one by one as in the other threads. I just want to know how to prevent this happening at all(may be has something to do ...
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Slightly broken SD card is not readable on macbook

I put the SD card (sandisk ultra 32gb) in the card slot in macbook pro. But it is not getting detected. When I tried to find on Disk utility it doesnt show up. I have very important data in the SD ...
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How to access ASL (Apple System Log) from macOS Recovery?

I have trouble booting the MacOS system. It's in constant loop. I don't know how can I access the logs from MacOS Recovery so I can troubleshoot it. Any suggestion? Can I do SSH to the system?
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External HDD No Longer Accessible (ExFAT formatted)

I have an external HDD Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB HDD in an external enclosure. Recently it suddenly no longer accessible. When plugged to a Mac, it will prompt "The disk you inserted was not readable by ...
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Massive Amount of Random Files appearing in Documents

Really hope someone can help me with this issue! For the past few months, I have had an annoying issue whereby I have multiple 2-character 0-byte random folders appearing within Documents, along ...
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Delete or Update Swift Book in iBooks

I had downloaded the Swift Book 4.0, it updated successfully on my iPhone but not on my Mac. It did not even open the book. I followed the solution here, after I deleted the folder, I opened iBooks ...
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Connecting Mac Book Pro 2017 to 2 Projectors via USB C

Just wondering can I connect my 13" MacBook Pro to 2 HDMI projectors? I would like to extend the displays ( 3 display, 1 laptop screen and 2 projector screen) instead of duplicating if that is ...

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