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Do MacBooks support NVMe SSD drives via the use of a Sintech adapter?

a little update here... macOS High Sierra beta 9 (and GM) brings us a BootRom update for ALL Macs supported by HighSierra, so that they can boot from APFS drives. The very, very good news about this ...
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How to download Bootcamp drivers without Bootcamp assistant?

I have written a tool that helps me deploy Boot Camp in an organization where we manage a dual-boot lab environment, and one of its features is that it can download the driver package for arbitrary ...
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Install BootCamp drivers Windows 10

NEW SOLUTION Open Boot Camp Assistant, and click on "Action" in the menu bar. Click on Download Windows Support Software. OLD SOLUTION You can download the drivers from Boot Camp Assistant. First,...
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How to Configure extra buttons on mouse

I made Mac Mouse Fix. It lets you remap your Side Buttons to Windows style Back and Forward (just like Sensible Side Buttons - in fact I copied their code) or to Switching between Spaces. It also ...
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How can I list all the installed printer drivers on Mac OS 10.6?

Since Mac OS 10.2, printing is handled by the CUPS system. While drivers are typically found in /Library/Printers, the folder can contain support files and many other things which are not themselves ...
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How can I uninstall the FTDIUSBSerialDriver?

First, find out if the package is installed, and it's name: pkgutil --pkgs | grep -i ftdi It should output: com.FTDI.driver.FTDIUSBSerialDriver Then get a list of files: pkgutil --files com.FTDI....
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Change a printer driver of an already configured printer

This feature was removed in OS X 10.8. You have to use the CUPS interface by running cupsctl WebInterface=yes from Terminal and then pointing a Web browser to http://localhost:631. From there: Open ...
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Direct download of Bootcamp driver 6.1 for windows 10?

just use https://github.com/timsutton/brigadier found it on discussions apple forum look for the LonerT's post Aug 25, 2015 7:24 PM in response to dioshy (quoting everything from there even though ...
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How to uninstall Corel Painter Internal Audio Driver in OS X Yosemite

I found a post about uninstallation of this audio driver. There is a kernel extension named PainterAudioDriver.kext in /System/Library/Extensions/ that adds the audio driver to the kernel space. To ...
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Where are drivers installed on the Mac

Hardware Drivers in OS X are typically in the form of Kernel Extensions and the primary location is /System/Library/Extensions/ however they can also be within an Application Bundle. You can use ...
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How to remove EPSON Projector Audio driver?

Go to /Library/Extensions and delete the "EPSONProjectorAudio.kext" kernel extension. The pesky EPSON Projector Audio driver should be gone after reboot. (If you can't see the Library folder on your ...
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Bluetooth keyboard not working after update to Windows 10

The new Keyboard driver on Bootcamp broke the connection for my keyboard under Windows 10 and it might break yours too. So after using the solution from Zidad for the last couple of months (thank you)...
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How to correctly remove drivers of external USB wireless network adaptor?

Press and hold Alt/Option and click the wireless icon in the menu bar at the top right of the screen. For instance, I use TP-Link so there is a TP-Link icon. Click it while holding the Option key. You ...
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Does macOS support Ethernet over USB without a 3rd-party driver?

Yes - the vast majority of ethernet adapters work - especially USB-C since they are generally very new, a little more pricey and use fairly standard types of control chips and usb chips. The Belkin ...
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How to Configure extra buttons on mouse

If you just want the side buttons to do back/forward in ANY app/environment, this app is the most basic, streamlined one I've found for this purpose on Mac OS X, and completely free (donate!). ...
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Drivers not working on Windows 10 installed (CLI process) on external SSD running on Macbook

The answer of how to install Windows 10 to a external drive has be answered may times here at Ask Different. Most notably Is it possible to use Boot Camp with Windows 10 from an external HDD?. Enough ...
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Getting Apple Cinema HD Display working in Windows 7 x64

This question is old, but in case anyone is still looking, a driver that works is here: http://www.holstschumacher.dk/p/brightness-controller.html Look for the link to Beta Versions and Old ...
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iPhone not charging in Windows. Driver without iTunes?

Just download iTunes, open the .exe file with winrar or some other similar software and then run the AppleMobileDeviceSupport(64).msi executable from there.
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Can I remove BootCamp HFS+ driver

AFAIK the Apple HFS+ drivers are read-only. You may have installed another read/write driver like Paragon. To remove Apple HFS+ Driver: Browse to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ Move AppleHFS.sys & ...
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Do MacBooks support NVMe SSD drives via the use of a Sintech adapter?

The short answer is Yes and No, it depends on the Mac model. Thanks to @gillesaurejac who made the tests with the Sintech adapter and a lot of Mac models running macOS High Sierra. His results are: ...
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Do MacBooks support NVMe SSD drives via the use of a Sintech adapter?

Please note there's an excellent guide on the MacRumors forum by user Cmd+Q which details how to upgrade your SSD step-by-step. Additionally there is an overview of different Apple SSD connectors as ...
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Identifying and removing unknown Sound device

I also suffered from this problem after installing a software to use a wireless projector. Though the name is not ESHOW but DongleAudio in my case, I guess this works for you. In Terminal.app, cd /...
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How to correctly remove drivers of external USB wireless network adaptor?

I see from your comments to the posted answer of your other question (How to remove wireless network utility icon from the menu bar?) you have a TL-WN822N V3 and both the Utility package and the ...
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How to Configure extra buttons on mouse

There's also a free app called Karabiner Elements. It can be used for various mappings, including keyboard and mouse. Get it from: https://pqrs.org/osx/karabiner/ I've been using it successfully since ...
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Reload driver for USB card reader without restart?

I have made some progress and a partial answer to my question is that it is not the driver that fails but Apple's smart card daemon. Restarting it sudo killall pcscd sudo /usr/sbin/pcscd -fda has so ...
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HP Product Research on Activity Log

Yo may find this app here: /Library/Printers/hp/Utilities/HPPU Plugins/ProductImprovementStudy.hptask/Contents/Helpers/HP Customer Participation.app Just move it to the trash.
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Trying to install drivers manually without admin pass

You will need the admin password to install the driver. Xone comes with a kernel extension aka kext file. Kernel extensions are installed in /System/Library/Extensions/, only administrators can ...
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OSX doesn't recognize a gaming keyboard

Then, it asks to press the key on the left of right shift. When I press 'Z' key three times Z is on the right of the left Shift key. You sure you pressing the right keys? According to your post you ...
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How do I remove an installed .pkg file

You can check what was installed and remove it manually. Copy the *.pkg file to some empty tmp folder. Then: xar -xf YOUPACKAGE.pkg Then print the content of the Bom file with: lsbom $(find . -...
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Do MacBooks support NVMe SSD drives via the use of a Sintech adapter?

Update:I installed a Samsung 970 pro 1TB on macbook pro 13 2015 (A1502). And everything works well so far. Did not encountered the installation problem for PM981. The whole procedure is easy, the only ...
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