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Are there any alternative Windows audio drivers for the MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012 to enable the subwoofer?

I have Windows 7 X64 installed onto my MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012; I installed the OS using Boot Camp Assistant from within macOS, and installed the latest copy of the Boot Camp drivers (5.1.5621). ...
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backupd using massive CPU

Machine info - macOS Mojave, Mac Pro 4,1 with 5,1 firmware. Dual 6-core Xeons, 64GB RAM, 5 internal drives, 1 SSD, 4 HD. I don't want to prevent Time Machine backups, but I'd be happy enough if ...
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Why doesn't SMS spam go to the Unknown Senders tab on iPhone Messages?

On iPhone Messages, SMS text messages come through from political groups and all kinds of other nonsense. These are not phone numbers I interact with. Some of them are short codes? Why don't they ...
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Will Macbook Air 2017 benefit from Catalina upgrade?

I'm running Mojave on my Macbook Air (2017) and was wondering if anyone can recommend (or not) upgrading to Catalina now that 10.15.7 seems to be stable release. I'm not using any 32bit apps, so no ...
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Apple Watch won't update to watchOS 7 (update couldn't be verified, your device is not connected to the internet)

iPhone 7 w/ iOS 14.1, Apple Watch Series 5 I've been trying for some weeks now to update my Apple Watch to watchOS 7. Every time I try to install, whether I initiate the installation from the Settings ...
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Mac Mail: Is there a way to set up Mail to intelligently choose the Exchange server to send on, based on the email's destination address?

I'm dealing with an IT department that wants me to only send emails to email addresses within their domain using their own Exchange Server, for security reasons. At the same time, I would like to send ...
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Developer of a tool says I need to run an exe file and chmod it on mac

I am trying to use a tool written to help convert output of one program to a file useable by another. The tool when downloaded is a lot of files and a .exe file. I assumed this is not the Mac version, ...
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MacOS - change behavior of wired earphone button clicks

On 10.15.x, is there a way of changing the behavior of the remote button on wired earphones, so that when it gets clicked it does a mute/unmute in WebEx or Zoom? On iOS, mute/unmute in Zoom/WebEx is ...
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problem doing chown for a group

I just started a new job and got given a new laptop, I am having problems archiving xcode iOS apps. the command xcode wants to use is: cd /Users/manuel.betancurt/Documents/testeos/iOS/suzo /usr/sbin/...
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100GB of system data

I was trying to update my iPhone with iOS 14.1 I was told that I didn't have enough storage left, I was very surprised since I'm using about 10 of my 128 gigabytes available After investigation, it ...
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I puchased a new iMac and there is one entry in my contacts app that no longer works with Messages

I recently bought a new iMac running Catalina and I used Migration Assistant to load some of my old stuff on my new computer. This appears to have worked well and my new computer is running fine. ...
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Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server cannot be reached

So yesterday I went to sleep and I saw an update. I didn't update since I couldn't be bothered, but when I woke up and turned on my iPhone it said update completed. But when I tried to activate it I ...
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PHP Warning: json_decode() expects parameter 1 to be string, object given [closed]

This warning keep showing on my site. Can you tell me what's wrong?! I checked the code and I found this like. $link4=json_decode($results[0], true);
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Windows installation through bootcamp and SSD error

I have a Macbook Pro 2017, and I've been trying to install Windows 10 on it for quite a while through Bootcamp, but I was advised to purchase an SSD (Samsung T7 500 GB). However, that also did not ...
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What third-party games have been included with Macs at some point?

To phrase it differently: Over the years, Mac computers have come with various pieces of software not developed by Apple, many of which are games, such as Marble Blast Gold, Bugdom, and the Big Bang ...
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Import sound file into Music memos

Is there a way to import an audio file (of either format) into Music Memos on iOS? I want to try to utilize the “automatic” drums of the app on some older guitar recordings. From what I can tell, the ...
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Retina Macbook Pro doesn't hibernate

I have bought a 13 Retina Macbook Pro -my first Mac, just a couple of days ago and I found something odd. Apple claims that after an hour or so of sleep, the Mac should go to deep sleep -AKA ...
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Trust request error 0xE8000003 when connecting iPhone to Mac

When I connect my iPhone SE to my MacBook (Catalina 10.15.7) and open the Finder tab for the iPhone I am asked whether the Computer should trust this phone. When I click the button "Trust" I ...
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MacOS Catalina mouse/system hiccups when external monitor connected via Green Cell USB-C Hub

I saw past posts about this issue but it's still hitting me on the current MBP 2019. I'm using external iiama black hawk external display monitor connected via Green-Cell USB hub Whenever I connect ...
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Delay in screenshots and cursor issue on MacOS after update?

I'm running 10.14.6 (18G6032) Mojave on my early 2015 macbook pro. There was some kind of software update in the past week, and I've noticed 2 issues since I updated that I suspect was due to the ...
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How to mount and name a volume if it's not already mounted with a startup script

I'm trying to do something I thought would be simple, but after researching it I feel like I'm half way towards shaving a yak, so I'm asking for advice. I want to create a script that lets me and my ...
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How to set a custom dynamic wallpaper in Catalina?

I tried to set a custom dynamic wallpaper in Catalina as I used to do in Mojave (that worked fine) but my dynamic wallpaper will display the following option as you can see the picture (bugged). and ...
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AppleScript counter

I used to use this AppleScript for incrementing a counter every time I was running the script, I tried to use again (from Keyboard maestro now) but the value remain to "1" no matter how many ...
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The new stocks app keeps on closing by itself

The new Stocks app in macOS Mojave keeps on closing by itself. The app closes, not crashes. It happens randomly. Any way to fix this?
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Mac keyboard shortcut to open recently closed pdf file on preview

Lately, preview on Mac is not saving all the pdf highlights (seen some discussion online about this with no solution yet). I highlight quite a bit of pdfs regularly. The one solution, although ...
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Macbook Pro 2016 - Cursor doesn't move when making selections/moving objects

I have a MacBook Pro 15" 2016 with Touch Bar on OS Catalina 10.15.7. For the last few months I've been having the issue; when I move an object in an application like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe ...
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Connecting 2 monitors and peripherals to a 2017 MacBook Pro

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro (13 inch with two Thunderbolt 3 ports). I wanted to connect 2 monitors as well as a mouse and keyboard to it for work. I was wondering if this would be too much of a workload ...
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SSH not working after macOS 10.15.6 update

I am experiencing a timeout connection error when using ssh from my MacBook to connect to an external server. The problem started immediately after having updated to macOS 10.15.6. I could connect ...
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How do I filter videos by size to identify the largest in Photos app on OSX?

I need to find the largest video files, because my videos takes a lot of space but I dont know how to do this: It seems to not to be there any option for filtering by size
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Why would a python3 script not find a module when run in Automator?

I am trying to automatically run a python script using automator. This script python3 ~/Desktop/python/gmaps.py works fine in terminal but not when I try to run it through Automator , I get a "module ...
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Can’t increase partition size of cloned volume in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

I have a MacBook with a 120 GB SSD. I bought a new one with 240 GB. I cloned the content from the old one over with an ICY BOX cloning device. I inserted new SSD in the MacBook and everything is fine ...
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Why is Preview.app in /Applications and not where Catalina installed it?

Recently I upgraded from Mojave to Catalina 10.15.7. When going to "/Applications" in the Finder GUI, I see Preview.app. But if I cd /Applications in the terminal and do ls -lah, I don't see ...
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Macbook Pro 16 Inch Overheating

I just got my new macbook pro 16 inch yesterday, upgrading from a 2016 macbook. I am slightly worried at the battery life thus far. This morning for example, I have been browsing the web to check ...
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Mac OS 10.15 TextEdit will not save edited documents “The document “1969 GREYHOUNDS email ref.txt” could not be saved”

The problem does not seem to occur on the machine hard drive (when saved to the desktop); only on mounted server drives. A variant on the message is: "The document “1969 GREYHOUNDS email ref test ...
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How to speed up mouseover event happening on MacOS? [duplicate]

A lot of things have tooltips that appear once you let the mouse rest over the trigger area for some time. On my system the delay between when I stopped moving the mouse and tooltip popup is extremely ...
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Remove or edit a synthetic.conf file in etc/

I have a Mac in which the user has placed a synthetic.conf file in etc/ The file contains an entry for home creating a synthetic link to some directory. This makes it unbootable. Normally the computer ...
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Alternate development environments to Xcode?

Are there any alternative Intergrated Development Environments (IDE) for Objective-C instead of Xcode? If so, are there any plug-ins for Eclipse for developing in Objective-C?
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How do I sync a directory from Mac to iPad?

How do I sync directory ~/to-sync from Mac to iPad through network or a USB type-C cable? Is there some handy tools like rsync or adb-sync (for Android devices) to do that? I prefer FOSS tools. :)
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Is there a way or an app for getting a specific window layout across different monitors with ease?

I like to have my apple calendar and asana visible at all times in specific areas of my screens. However, oftentimes when I turn off your my mac or when I loose myself into whatever I'm doing I tend ...
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Face time in a middle east version of iPhone in India

I am planning to buy an iPhone 12 pro for my brother who is in Dubai now. But after a few months, he will go back to India. Middle East version of the iPhone doesn't have face time installed by ...
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Triple boot Catalina 10.15.7, windows 10 (not bootcamp but NTFS), Ubuntu 20.10

I am using a 1 TB SSD with a macbook pro 2012 initially split into 2 x 500g: Catalina and Windows 10 NTFS (NON bootcamp partition). To install Ubuntu, I had to use the Catalina partition because the ...
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Error when importing photos from iCloud to Photos on macOS: “The operation couldn't be completed. (PHAssetExportRequestErrorDomain error 2.)”

When I try to download copies of photos and videos in Shared Albums to my own library on my Mac: Open Photos, then select a Shared Album from the left-hand menu. Select the photos or videos. (in my ...
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I can’t screen record [closed]

When I start screen recording after like 3 mins it stops working a I have to restart everything is there a solution to this screen recording not working and I need to start to rec soon If there is pls ...
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Should I turn the iPhone 12 out of the box?

For the first time I bought myself Apple mobile phone (iPhone 12) so since its IOS could someone tell me should I turn It on and start using IT “out of the box” or should I charge the phone first and ...
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Update Calculator/Spotlight Currency Conversion

I understand that Spotlight uses Calculator for currency conversion. I noticed that the conversation rate in Spotlight was inaccurate. It was showing the rate from at least 6 months ago. When I tried ...
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Can I use the built-in camera of my Apple Cinema Display on Windows 10

I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display (non Thunderbolt) working fine on Windows 10, except for the built-in camera that is not being recognized. Is there any way to activate it or any drivers that I can ...
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Problem Installing Boot Camp Windows Partition on new Mac Pro

I am stuck with a Boot Camp installation on a new Mac Pro. I have tried Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, and Windows Server 2012 R2. (Can't try Windows 7, obviously.) All three give me this ...
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Is there a way to reveal an item in the Finder from Launchpad?

Sometimes I will see something that does not really belong in Launchpad—a readme, for instance—and I'd like to see it to move it. Sure, I can close Launchpad, open the Applications folder, and hunt ...
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How to run a shell command inside a zsh-theme with Oh My Zsh

So, I have Oh My Zsh up and running, and I'm creating my own new zsh-theme. In it, I wish to grab the external IP address from https://api.myip.com - and I'm using curl & grep to grab it. Works ...
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How to get iPhone users to see my Caller ID info?

We have a Google My Business listing (https://g.page/freelensiacorporate?gm) with a phone number. So, when someone calls us with their Android, they will see the caller ID info like phone number and ...

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