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iTunes only showing Purchased Music

My iTunes is suddenly only showing music purchased through iTunes. I have tried renaming the files per as mentioned on this Apple Support Communities thread and had no luck. I am also not using ...
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MacBook Pro won't shutdown

My MacBook Pro seemed to get hung up in Chrome. Was able to quit Chrome and all other apps running (Mail and TextEdit) and tried to restart. Screen went black, trackpad still moving cursor but didn't ...
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Testing an iPhone 5C without a battery or screen

I have a previously broken iPhone 5c that I removed the offending parts from. The screen was shattered beyond repair, and the battery was in pretty bad condition. I'm planning to buy some new parts ...
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Dock is not working anymore

All of a sudden some running applications were not shown on the ⌘+⇥ on-screen list. I had to restart my MBP, running Yosemite 10.10.2. After restarting, ⌘+⇥ was not working any more (no app shown on ...
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Unable to send email from Mac Mail App to one specific email address (all emails to all other emails addresses are sent)

We have been trying to send emails to a specific gmail address that certainly does exist for many months now but we are unable to and receive this message: 'Cannot send message using the server x...x@...
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Missing photos on my iPhone

I have a Macbook Pro and an iPhone that share the same iCloud account. On my Macbook's Photos I have a smart album that contains 52 photos. On the iPhone the album contains 40, with 12 photos are ...
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Long text-drag delay

Dragging text used to be instant. Now, especially after an application’s been open a few minutes, it takes forever from the time I press the mouse button on text until I can drag it. (If I try to drag ...
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Can I stop mac 10.8 from saving previous open programs/finder windows after power shutdown?

I think what I'm looking for is a .plist file. specifically what I want, is it possible to clear whatever files saves last opened windows that are re-opened on startup that get saved after a shutdown ...
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How to tell if iPhone's SIM port is working even though it's locked?

Is there any way to know if my phone's SIM port is working, even though it's locked to Sprint and I don't have access to a Sprint SIM? I tried using another one but it says "no sim" instead of "no ...
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How can I get automator to select the correct already open document?

I should start by mentioning that I have an app that opens on start-up which allows me to set customized shortcuts and gestures. In my case: command+alt+j maximizes the selected window. command+alt+n ...
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Wired mouse detected but not responding

I have a wired mouse connected to my Macbook Pro, OS X 10.9.5. The mouse is powered, but completely unresponsive. The mouse works on my windows machine, and the usb port on my Macbook works with ...
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All my iMessages were deleted

My iPod Touch ran out of battery and died for a short time. When I plugged it back in and it turned back on, all of my conversations on iMessage had been deleted. I still have the contacts but all of ...
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Trouble accessing ntfs drives in mac os x

I installed tuxera-ntfs in mac os x and am able to mount my external disks and use them without any issues. I can delete files, copy files to my external disk and from my disk But I am not able to ...
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How to recover a corrupted external drive encrypted by FileVault?

I used Filevault to encrypt an external USB 2TB drive. Last week, I used the drive as usual, entering a password to unlock it to use. Unfortunately, it didn't dismount properly. Since then I have not ...
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What makes an app unique from POV of options -> assign to desktop?

What is the set of things that differentiate one application from another from the point of view of right-click on dock icon -> Options -> Assign To (All Desktops / This Desktop / None)? I've ...
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a PDF reader which can read notes on PDF

I am looking for a PDF reader on iPhone which can read notes on PDF. I tried Adobe Reader(see below), which does not work in this way.
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iPhone 4S wth update 8.1.3

I updated my iPhone with the iOS update 8.1.3, and now I am unable to activate my phone because it shows a connect to iTunes screen with no other option. Finally, when I connect to iTunes, it gives ...
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Bootcamp Windows 7 external mic

I have a 15 inch 2014 MBPr running windows 7 in bootcamp that I use for games. I bought a Razer Kraken headset due to it having a 4 pin 3.5mm jack and adapter for 2x3.5mm for compatibility with as ...
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Photo Booth freezes for >30s whenever I open it

I've had this problem ever since I upgraded from Mavericks. Whenever I open Photo Booth, the application seems to be stuck on startup and I have to wait for like 50 seconds for it to become useable. A ...
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A Vexing Login Problem with WebDAV

The issue I'm having is that I manage three Mac Mini servers. Two are for work, one is for me. I can log into our main work server and my personal box using WebDAV, however, the second work server ...
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How to fix com.apple.dock.extra?

I'm a gamer and one day i was playing mine craft when this blabbering thing just showed up. I went to activity monitor and there was a process called com.apple.dock.extra. From the first day there ...
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At symbol is in the wrong place on an Apple keyboard on Windows 7

We have an Apple keyboard connected to Windows 7 on a Sony laptop. The email at "@" symbol is located on the 2 key, however when the alt key and 2 key are pressed simultaneously we don't get the "@" ...
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How can I get rid of MacKeeper Helper on my mac's activity monitor

I have tried to quit, force quit and so many more things in Terminal and all over the place but it's still there.
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Headphones, MacBook Pro, Parallels and no sound on the headphones

I have Parallels installed on my MacBook Pro. I have a headset plugged in. There is no option to choose to play sound on the headset. My options are Internal Speakers and Internal Sound or ...
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How to remove folder/account from list of messages (OS X 10.1 Mail)

I just upgraded to Yosemite and I noticed in Mail that the folder/account are listed in the Inbox section right after the subject. I don't remember seeing this before. Is there a way (terminal flag, ...
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Finder Isn't Responding Mac 10.10.1

I am having a problem "Finder isn't responding" on my mac pro retina 10.10.1. All my files on my desktop are gone and the rainbow ball is spinning forever. I've tried many times to relaunch "Finder" ...
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Macbook air wifi problem when is on my legs

I've a strange problem with my macbook air. When I use it on my legs, wifi doesn't work or disconnects. I need to raise up the mac in order to get the signal. I'm in a small flat and the signal is ...
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Sandvox: Only reachable within local network

I have several Mac Minis using several OS (10.7.2-Intel Core 2 Duo, 10.8.5-Intel Core i5, 10.5.8-Power PC, 10.9.5-Intel Core i5, 10.6.8-Intel Core 2 Duo). I am using serving pages from all and built ...
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What files do I need to remove to wipe every trace of iTunes from my Mac filesystem?

I would like to delete every possible file read, created or cached by iTunes on a Mac and reinstall the whole thing from scratch. What do I need to delete? Obviously everything in /Applications/...
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How to either simultaneously delete photo from photo stream and all devices; or

how to designate a photo not to go to the cloud at all. I'll do something like take a picture of an item at Costco to look it up on the net later. But I don't want the picture bumped to the cloud, ...
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Windows 8.1: how to update Broadcom driver without using external drive

I am looking for a way to update a Broadcom driver without using BootCamp or external boot drive. I have a Macbook pro mid-2012 (non-retina) and successfully had Windows 8.1 running on it, except it ...
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How does my just-booted and encrypted iPhone still receive messages before I decrypt it with the passcode?

It's my understanding that personal data on the iPhone 6 is automatically encrypted with the user's passcode. This is why when you boot it for the first time the passcode is required instead of the ...
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How can one start a process and monitor its syslog messages?

I would like to start a process and monitor its LOG_DEBUG syslog messages. I know that I can change the filter of an already running process with syslog -c process (and then monitor its messages with ...
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Length of an email list in sent mail

I want to send an email to a large list, using Mac Mail. How many email addresses can I have in To: or cc: or bcc:? I recall there is a limit.
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Widevine disappeared in Chrome in Yosemite

I updated to Yosemite a couple of days ago. When I watched a streaming service using Google Widevine it all worked fine but after a reboot Chrome keeps asking for me to install Widevine, and when I do ...
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my iPhone keeps losing wifi connection. Why is this?

My laptop connects to my Wifi but my iPhone does not. I connect my macbook air from the basement to the wifi and i get all 3 bars, but then i connect my iPhone from same place in the basement, the ...
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Yosemite upgrade causing Mail to crash

I upgraded to Yosemite on my 2011-12 iMac, from system 10.6.8. It worked to a point, but with major problems with the mail - crashing and not working, basically.My Mac tech said it "should work"...but ...
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SSH using IPV6 getting error “No Route to Host” On My Mac Machine

I am trying to ssh with ipv6 in my mac machine but I am getting error "No Route to Host". I can it successfully with ipv4. Can anyone guide me please if it require any network setting or else? I am ...
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Can't partition SDD with odd error

Whenever I try to resize my OSX partition on my SDD from 251GB to 210GB, I get this error: Couldn’t modify partition map because file system verification failed. I've tried Booting into recovery ...
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I can't 2 finger scroll using trackpad in Word since I upgraded to Yosemite

I can't scroll using trackpad in Word since I upgraded to Yosemite. I'm on a MacBook Pro. It seems fine in all other areas, just in Word. I have to go to the sidebar and drag it up and down to ...
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Photos not deleting off iPad when deleted from iPhone

When I take a pic on my iPhone it syncs to my iPad as well, but when I delete a pic from my iPhone, it doesn't get deleted off my iPad. iOS 8.1, iPhone 5c, iPad Air The following settings are ...
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Finder won't remember window size in Yosemite

In previous versions there was a way to set the window configuration as default. But now in Yosemite they seem to have got rid of this option. There is however a way to make it remember for a while ...
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Mac stuck in safe boot

I accidentally did a hard reset on my mac by doing contorl+c when my mac was booting up. I typed /sbin/fsck -fy because it was supposed to fix my Mac so that it is no longer stuck in safe boot. It ...
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Disable 3G on iPhone 5 with iOS8

After the update to iOS8, the switch to disable the 3G has been replaced by a disable 4G switch. 4G is already off but how could I also disable also 3G (which is still active, as shown on the status ...
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Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream?

Does iCloud save deleted pictures from your camera and photo stream? For example: If you saved a picture from Google but deleted it from your camera and the photo stream does it still save it to ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 crashes on 10.9.5 Mavericks when run in User Account but runs in Guest Account

Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac9,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 2 L2 Cache: 6 MB Memory: 4 GB Bus ...
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Crawl live website and do a text/code search?

I need a Mac app that can crawl a live website and do a text search (and, as a bonus, a source code search) and report the results. Surely something like this exists. Help!
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Problem with exchange email account aliases in Mail for Mac OS X Mavericks

I've always used Mail in Mac OS X but one day I decided I would try Outlook 2011 so I could manage rules and filters without having to go to OWA. I was not very happy with Outlook 2011 so I removed it ...
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Siri: play all songs NOT shuffled

Does anyone know a way to ask Siri on iPhone or iPad to play an artist, but have the songs go in album order instead of shuffled? I have tried asking "don't shuffle" and "play X in order" and also "...
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Possible to Recover Files from Remote Volume?

Is there any software that will allow you to recover files from a remote volume? I have a NAS, and one of its volumes lost all its files. I can't just plug the NAS into a computer so I need to be able ...

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