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Unable To Change File Name on my external Hardrive pluged in my Mac

I can't seem to see any options to rename a folder on my external Hard Drive. Please help! :( I have already checked and its not locked and I have the read and write privileged. P.S I'm on MacOS ...
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How to click and drag to select/copy only part of a message in iMessage for OS X? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to restore the feature that allows clicking and dragging in a message in the OS X Messages app to select only part of a message that has already been sent or received? This ...
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Terminal MacOS emoji support

I was just wondering if anyone knows the emoji support that the Terminal.app has in MacOS? I'm using zsh, and I end up with this when I type it out, I get the following (note I didn't add a space ...
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Looking for alternatives to QuickTime 7 Pro for OS Catalina concerning audio mapping

I've been using QuickTime 7 Pro (until recently) in order to QC multi-channel ProRes files. Now, I am unable to QC 5.1 plus Stereo Comp files like I use to. Is there another app out there that will ...
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Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB, and video game requires an Intel HD 3000 Integrated Video Card or Better?

I have an Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB on my MacBook Pro and a game I want to play is requiring an Intel HD 3000 Integrated Video Card or Better. How can I tell if my graphics card is sufficient?
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auto refresh/import new music app (iTunes successor)?

this may be trivial but after googling for an hour for the life of me couldn't find a solution. how does one (via AppleScript, GUI, automated way) make music.app aware of new folders I add to my ...
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(I don't know what this is called.) Always on top Ghost Window

After a game crashed (OpenRCT2, It was the default mac crash window.), I have had this ghost window stuck on my screen. It's on top of everything including the login screen and the screensaver. When ...
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How do I remove an app purchased in the past from the macOS App Store?

I have a new clean installation of macOS Catalina on my MacBook Pro. When I open the macOS App Store and look at my account, I can see a list of all the apps I ever purchases (or downloaded for free)....
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Tracking disk usage [duplicate]

I usually use du to track down where the storage on my Mac has gone. According to System Information, I currently have 223.5 GB of 499.96 GB available. However, when I'm trying to see where the ...
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How to organise overflowing config files and folders in the home directory and beyond!

The Context: I'm a long-time macOS user who has spent many years dabbling here and there with the *nix side of Apple life since the first iteration of OS X (10.0) originally shipped. Recently, I ...
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Default font size for notes in Skim don't seem to work [closed]

In Skim, when I go to Preferences->Notes and set the font size to e.g. "Helvetica 8", I still see all new notes using a font size of "Luciana Grande 11". Is there a different place where I can ...
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macOS isn't using my configured dummynet

I would like all UDP traffic on my localhost to have 1% packet loss, 5 ms propagation delay. I thought I could use macOS' built-in dummynet for this. I ran at the terminal sudo dnctl pipe 1 config ...
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How to merge two users in Mac OS - Catalina?

I'm pretty new to Mac Os. At start I've created a new user, the one that is second in the below picture. After talking to a co-worker, he told me I probably didn't configure the Mac as company's ...
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Mac freeze and shutdown randomly

Since months my mac shutdown at random moments , i couldn't find any specific app that made it. Can you guys help me ? = ( Also my mail keep opening randomly , i saw that it's about google calendar ...
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10.15.4 iCloud 'undownloaded' everything on Mac [closed]

After updating to 10.15.4 my iCloud files were all un-download (over 70GBs worth). Any idea why this would happen? Very annoying.
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Is there a fix for seeing two black screens using TeamViewer on macOS 10.14.6?

We're using TeamViewer at work to allow people to work from home. We've one issue we're chasing with support and I wanted to share here in case someone has figured this out. Macs at work have two ...
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Is keeping macbook battery 20%~80% good? [duplicate]

I heard that keeping macbook battery in 20% to 80% is good. Is it true? or what is the best way to use macbook best way?
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Hold touchpad to right click on Dock disable

I am trying to disable the feature on a mac that brings up right-click like options (the same as you get with control click) when you click for more than a second or two on an icon in the dock. I ...
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Add bad blocks to bad block file in HFS+

I have a drive that seems to have bad blocks: sometimes reading or writing will result in a hang of Finder/Terminal/whatever app is using the drive. I read that I can use "badblocks" to scan the drive ...
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Hard drive corrupted following archive extraction

I had a couple of .zip archives of data on an external SSD that I wished to extract. Each .zip contained roughly 200,000 html files. In the process of using archive utility an error was thrown (can't ...
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iPhone disconnecting and reconnecting from MacBook laptop [duplicate]

I am trying to charge my iPhone 7 from my MacBook. When I plug my iPhone 7 via the provided lightning USB cable into my MacBook Pro Mid-2015, it keeps vibrating incessantly while disconnecting and ...
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MacBook Air 2018 Kernel panic, can you tell me more?

from time to time my MacBook Air 2018 just shuts down and reboots. Here is one log I got: panic(cpu 1 caller 0xfffffff01afab7b4): x86 CPU CATERR detected Debugger message: panic Memory ID: 0x6 OS ...
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MacBook Pro 13-inch, Late 2013, shuts down as soon as it gets to lock screen

I've been using my macbook for a long time without disconnecting the charger and usually put on the sleep mode instead of shutting it down. One day randomly it shut down out of nowhere and wouldn't ...
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How to fix JRELoadError on macOS 10.15.4 Catalina?

When I download or brew-cask-install JOSM, jEdit (and propably any other java app) and run it, I get JRELoadError. I have: $ java -version openjdk version "14" 2020-03-17 OpenJDK Runtime Environment ...
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softwareupdate grep Script Help

Using High Sierra I have this set as a cronjob to run once a day. I've been struggling to work out how to get grep to find the string in the output. Am fairly new to bash scripting. Any advice on ...
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Where are screen recording saved in macOS Mojave by default?

I made a screen recording as mentioned in this Apple's support article. Can someone let me know where are the screen recordings are saved after pressing "Done" and with what name it is saved?
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2017 MacBook Pro has no startup disk when updating MacOS beyond Sierra

My 2017 15" MacBook Pro gives a flashing question mark every time I try to update to a newer OS. The install process looks completely normal until it restarts for the last time and boots up to a ...
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How to stop iOS 13 Personal Hotspot dropping out after 3 minutes even when plugged into power?

The Personal Hotspot on iOS 13 will stay on for long periods, when paired to Mac. (Note that the Mac -> iOS tethering has unique operating system support different to simply connecting to a wifi host.)...
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How to set up an iPhone or iPad to act as an Apple TV (4K) remote?

I can't find the Apple TV (4K) remote, and tried to set up my iPhone or iPad as the remote. But the Apple TV was on a different Wifi router before, and the iPhone and iPad remote app turned the wheel ...
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How to add a domain user MacOS

Is there a difference between new Mac: Create Admin + Configure Qualify new Mac in the domain Create New User with AD credentials in System Pref OR Add new User directly into AD with "Change User" ...
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MacOS Mojave 10.14 cannot recognise Motu 828x audio interface

I am running on macOS Mojave 10.14. I installed the latest driver from Motu compatible with my Mac. Unfortunately when plugging in my Motu 828x sound interface it is not recognized in System ...
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I forgot my icloud ID email is there anyway to retrieve it? i have my iphone box serial number?

i dont know my ID email, all i have is an iphone box serial number in it, is their a way to retrieve it? all i want is the pictures at cloud please help
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Is there a way to recover data that are not yet backup after fixing iphone 7 stuck at apple logo white screen via ios update in itune?

My iphone 7 stuck at apple logo white screen last night and was unable to start. I started googling and found out that the issue can be fixed via iOS update via itune. (I have not updated my iOS ...
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trying to delete an app found in 'system information' but it wont delete

I'm trying to free up some space. From the apple icon in the top left corner I went into 'about this mac'. from there I went to storage, and then clicked 'manage'. In the applications part the app at ...
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Apple Watch Update Error

My Apple Watch Series 2 refuses to update to WatchOS 6.2. The error message on my phone (in Dutch) says "Unable to install update", "An error occurred installing the newest WatchOS version on your ...
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Will a deactivated SIM card continue to improve location accuracy?

I'm wondering if a prepaid SIM card that ran out of funds still in my iPad will continue to improve the devices location accuracy (by scanning nearby cell towers and apply triangulation)?
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Migrating Mac over home network

I am trying to migrate all settings, apps, and data from MacBook Yosemite 10.10.5 to MacBook Catalina 10.15.2 over a home network. I have computer initial setup on the same network with different ...
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AppleScript “Copy Link” function for Safari

I need to right click a link on a website... and open the Services menu... to run an Automator Action on the text/url of that link. I need to "get" the url from the link into the script so I can run ...
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Problems installing Mojave macOS - Apple's installer keeps exiting, any way to download files manually?

I am trying to perform the standard Mojave macOS install on MacBook Pro 2012 as described here with never-ending problems: Used Apple's App Store to download the installer file "Install macOS Mojave"....
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Disable MacBook Pro 2018 Mojave Keyboard

Simply put, I was wondering how I could disable my MacBook's keyboard temporarily. It used to be possible in earlier versions of macOS by following this answer. This no longer is the case. I have a ...
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Why does my Outlook BCC myself on all outgoing emails?

I have Outlook, and use the same @outlook.com, on my Windows laptop and iPhone. On my Windows laptop, when I email, Outlook doesn't BCC myself. Good! Yet when I send emails on iPhone, Outlook BCCs ...
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How do you close an open port in Mac?

Using Netstat (within Network Utility), I discovered an unusual IP address -- this IP address occasionally uses 9 different open ports, including ports 9998 and 9999. I also did an Zenmap scan, and it ...
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How do I remove 'untitled' partition from terminal or disk utility?

I've been trying for ages but can't work out how to completely remove these two Untitled volumes(?). I've tried remove, erase, and the minus button in Disk Utility and the commands in terminal don’t ...
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Can I stop .DS_Store files being created in certain folders? [duplicate]

Can I stop .DS_Store files being created in certain folders (and ideally their subfolders)? For instance, in a web development project directory and its subdirectories.
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(MBP 2010 13") EFI BOOT Frozen when Trying to Install Windows 10

Would like to get some assistance: Device: Macbook Pro 2010 13" Previously I was successfully install windows by manually create partition, format partition to hybrid GPT/MBR by following a guide. ...
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Setting for keeping the states of Finder tabs in macOS Catalina

I upgraded to macOS Catalina recently. Before the update, I was able to reinstate the last state of the Finder Tabs. However, after the update, I am unable to find any settings which do this! Can ...
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How to read MS SQL backup file on Mac

I am an IT guy in an all Mac school and our SIS has provided a backup of our data but it is a MS SQL backup file. All I want to do is read it. Are there any good apps for reading MS SQL backup files ...
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Disable App Store Update Notifications - All Users

Exactly as title says, I want it to stop telling me I have updates etc in the notification bubbles, but no option to disable in sys prefs.
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Red dot showing in the software update icon but already updated

I just updated my Macbook to the latest version of Mac OS: Catalina 10.15.4. However, I noticed that in the system preferences, there is a red dot on the software update icon, but after clicking it, ...
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Macbook Air 2020 <-> Acer-ET322QR Audio not integrating

Situation Just picked up a Macbook Air 2020 from Bestbuy. I looked around for a good monitor that supports USB Type-C but nothing available in my area at the moment. I then picked up a Acer-ET322QR ...

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