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How do I get rid of “phantom user” after migration?

I got a new Macbook so I used Migration Assistant to move all my content from the old Mac... my only used on the old mac was called 'user' and that is the only user I wanted to move to my new Mac. ...
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Apple Hardware Test gives no issues, but MacBook 8,1 fails to load after login

This MacBook fails to finish logging in after boot ... diagnosis was a "bad harddrive cable", but after replacing that, no change. For reference, an independent, Apple-certified repair center did a "...
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Ethernet LAN speed too slow on one machine

I have a LAN that has 4 Macs and a router / switch to connect them all. My Ethernet LAN speed on my iMac is pathetically slow. I additionally have a MacMini, MacBook and G4 in my LAN, they all go way ...
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What is this no-name item in Activity Monitor's Energy tab?

I'm running macOS High Sierra and just noticed a couple of these processes with an icon but no name. See screenshot below.
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How to disable / change the photoshop cc splash screen (on Mac)

When you open photoshop cc on mac you get this image: Photoshop CC Splash screen I want to disable it, or (if impossible) to change it to my own image. I know that is not something you can do by ...
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Did my Time Machine backup copy over properly?

I have an old WD hard drive that I used for Time Machine for a while, but the drive is showing signs of age (it starts buzzing loudly if left on for a while), so I bought a new (Toshiba) drive to ...
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How can i turn mobile data on without going into the settings?

I have recently purchased an Iphone 5s, when i turn the mobile data on and off i have to go into the settings. Is there any way i can do it easier? I have tried flicking up from the top and bottom, ...
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How can I find my lost iPhone 7 Plus?

I lost my iPhone yesterday and I didn't turn on mobile data, so I couldn't use Find my iPhone to locate it. I have tried to call many times, but no one answers and the phone keeps ringing. That means ...
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How to merge pictures using adobe acrobat?

I want to add 20 pictures onto one page (like a collage) using Adobe Acrobat. What am I am going to do with this one page is print it so that it consists of all pictures (on a paper like the ...
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Deleted files from Macintosh HD still take up space [duplicate]

I just deleted about 50GB of files from my Mac's onboard storage, however it only resulted in the removal of about 8GB. What happened and how can I fix this?
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Security & Privacy issue: cannot edit options

I am trying to set password when active the screen saves. This option is in Security & Privacy -> Require Password checkbox. The problem is that this checkbox is gray - read only access - even if ...
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iPad Safari missing bookmarks, favourites and reading list

My iPad Safari bookmarks, favourites & reading list have disappeared. It won't let me bookmark or favourite any sites either. I've tried a hard restart, switching off iCloud & deleting cookies ...
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ios Photo never finish upload after switching app

At the bottom of 'Photos' in my photo app, there is some status text that says 35555 Photos, 2152 videos, 1 item Uploading 244 Photos (12.1MB of 389.3MB) The upload starts when the Photo is running ...
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can I change the iphone 5S text tone swoosh on sending to a more noticable sound

can I change the text tone swoosh on sending to something louder/more noticable on my iphone 5S, if so how? Thanks
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External drive not detected on MBP until it's connected to a Windows machine first

I have a WD "MY Passport" 1 TB drive which I use for my TimeMachine backup on a 15" MacBook Pro (Mid 2014). Sometimes, the mac will not detect when the drive is being connected (it's not showing in ...
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How to play all songs I own by an artist in itunes?

After I upgraded iTunes to 12.5.3.17, when I click on an artist it only shows the albums of that artist. It does not show the songs that I own of that artist from various compilations. If I click "...
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Install and run Linux on partition of external HD?

Is it possible to install and run Linux on a partition an external HD in OS X? Almost all the instructions I've found are about installing to the entire external HD, not to a partition. I've install ...
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Can't partition new SSD

I got a new SanDisk SSD for my MBP and can't get El Capitan installed. Whenever I try to partition the SSD from within Disk Utility of my bootable USB (or format it via Erase), the process gets stuck ...
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Dualboot on an external hard drive

I have an iMac, its OS (EL Capitan) is located on an external hard drive. I want to install WIndows 10 as a second OS on this drive. But, since it is an external drive, I can't devide it into ...
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Run script/ifttt recipe… upon notification

Either this is impossible, or google is failing me. Ultimately, what I would like to do is push system notifications from my Mac to my iOS device. Google only gives me 1000's of hits for going the ...
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MacBook Pro Retina (13-inch, 2015) keyboard and trackpad unresponsive

As in the title. I can only work with mouse and keyboard via USB/BT. Built-in keyboard and trackpad are unresponsive during the boot, login screen nor in OS. Tried: SMC, PRAM reset, safe boot, 3rd ...
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iOS - Deleting pictures after syncing with iTunes

After syncing my iPhone with iTunes, if I delete my pictures from the device, will they also be removed from my Mac on the next sync? Is there a way to delete my pictures from the iPhone, but keeping ...
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How to embed an Image in Mac OS Sierra Mail Application

Me and a co-worker are trying to embed an image in our email signature in the default apple mail application with an url. For example we have this image https://www.kieran.pw/unnamed.jpg and want this ...
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Mac Preview Force Touch not working properly

Since I bought my Mac, I always use Force touch in Preview in order to get definitions about words, translations and so on, but now, I've noticed that this is not working. Force touch itself is ...
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update my imac OS X 10.9.5 to OS sierra

i just installed macOS SIERRA which is 10.12 but nothing has changed it's still OS X 10.9.5 so how to upgrade to sierra
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Upgrade Operating System Snow Leopard to OS Sierra

I know I must upgrade first to El Capitan before upgrading to OS Sierra. But my question is will I loose installed Adobe Photoshop CS5 and my Bootcamp where I have 2 other costly programmmes installed....
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com.apple.PhotoIngestService crash crashes on Sierra

Every 5 or 10 minutes (or so) I see this window on my mac: I cannot play games. Cannot write a song. It's highly distracting thing. I searched for solution on the internet and found nothing. macOS ...
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How can I figure out what's opening a Terminal window whenever I log in?

Whenever I log in to my Macbook, a terminal window pops up with what appears to be some Java CLI help text and a [Process completed] (or whatever) at the bottom. It doesn't cause any problems that I ...
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Read .pages files in Windows

I used a Mac from about 2008 to 2012. I uploaded .pages files on to Dropbox and have since lost access to this Mac, but I have access to the Dropbox where the files are. I am currently using Windows ...
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El Capitan can´t see or remove partition but it shows up in Terminal

EDIT: managed to reformat the partition to JHFS+, after accidentaly creating another partition i merged the new and the old one i dint want, then it let me merge all of them together. I created a ...
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Can I update my iPad to 9.3.1?

Can I update my iPad if it hasn't been done for a couple of years to 9.3.1? I haven't updated in a long time and it's currently at 7.1.2.
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App Store reports updates but no updates are available

It's one day that the AppStore icon and application of my iPhone 5S reports that there is one update to be done, but, in fact, no updates are available. I already tried to switch the iPhone off and on ...
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How to fix iPhone; where user is unable to hear from front speaker. New phone with plastic still on

So I recently had this issue and had the hardest time figuring it out when, in fact, it was quite an easy solution. I got a brand new iPhone due to the last one breaking. It is an iPhone 6s. I kept ...
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How can I remove Photos.app from Mac OSX El Capitan? [duplicate]

Appzapper doesn't work Appcleaner doesn't work The typical Terminal Command i use doesn't work Is the only way to doe this by disable SIP (System Integrity Protection)?
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Combine files by name and zip

How can I automatically ZIP files with same file names (different extensions) into one ZIP? For example I have four files king.jpg king.txt queen.jpg queen.txt which would led to king.zip (...
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MacBook Air - No internal speaker sound after boot (icon not greyed out + no red light) [duplicate]

I don't know when I've started having this, but with my MacBook Air 2015 13", the volume icon only shows "Headphones" as an output device option. The icon is not greyed out, nor is there any red ...
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Program for finding duplicate photos?

I used to use Visipics and completely loved it, it's simple yet powerful. However it's only for Windows which I have abandoned. Are there any OS X (Lion) programs that do the same? I'm sure there are, ...
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Uploading photos to Icloud and deleting on the Computer

I started to upload my photos from Macbook to Icloud in hopes that I could delete from the Macbook to free up some space. Then I find that if I delete from Macbook, they delete from iCloud. How can ...
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Upgrade and jailbreak 8.1 -> 8.4

I have an iPhone 4s. Currently, iOS 8.1 is installed, but it isn't jailbroken. When my device is connected to iTunes, it says I can update to iOS 8.4.1. What is the correct way to get a jailbroken ...
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No longer an option to upload to iCloud with iTunes Match and iTunes 12.2.2?

I've been trying out the new Apple Music service and saw some odd behaviors, so decided I should update my iTunes to 12.2.2 (I think I was on 12.0 or 12.1 previously). Since the update, there is no ...
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How can I restore photos and videos from an iPhone back up?

How can I get my photos and videos that were backed up from my iPhone 5 onto my iPhone 6?
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How to play or pause multiple instances of VLC simultaneously?

I have 3 open VLC windows and whenever I see movement in one I need to pause all of them at once. Ideally I'd like a keyboard shortcut to do this. I tried AppleScript but I'm not familiar with the ...
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My iPhone front camera won't work (it freezes)

I dropped my phone in the water and everything works, except my front facing camera. When I go to change from back to front, it freezes and won't let me go back to the back camera, and it's blurry.
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Reset iPhone 5 without iCloud password [duplicate]

First of all: No I didn't get the phone off of someone else and no I can't get the password by going to iforgot.apple.com (because the email address used for the account has been deleted, so emailing ...
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Safari iPhone 6 will not load static website which is hosted on AWS

Currently I am encountering an issue with loading a webpage with Mobile Safari on my iPhone5. The site was just deployed with AWS (Amazon Web Services) here is the link http://www.point.plumbing The ...
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Disable special characters such as Tilde (German keyboard)

I am using my Mac to write Java code in Eclipse. Not frequently, but commonly enough I need special characters such as ^, ~ or `. The problem with these is that I have to press the key(-combination) ...
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11.1 GB of “OTHER” out of nowhere? [duplicate]

I've had an iPhone 4S for about 1.5 years now. I have never had a problem taking tons of videos and pictures until now. Out of nowhere it says "can not record" because storage is full. I'm like "what, ...
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Downloading an old version of iPhoto onto Mac OSX Lion (10.7)

I'm in a very frustrating situation. About a year ago I acquired a white Macbook (model A1181, 2007 version) running OS X Lion. I was using it happily until last week, when my hard drive suddenly ...
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Is there a way to convert dimensions to inches in OS X?

When I Get Info on a pdf or an image it gives me the dimensions in points, which is great. I need to know how big an image would be, at full size, in inches. Is there somewhere in OS X where that info ...
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What adapter(s) do I need to connect a Retina MacBook Pro Thunderbolt output to a 2560x1440 NEC monitor?

I've got a 13" Retina MacBook Pro and an NEC PA241W 2560x1440 monitor. What adapters do I need to connect them at full resolution?

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