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Can a M1 MacBook Air come with macOS Monterey pre-installed?

A new Mac will always come with the latest version of macOS available when manufactured. So I would expect any new Mac to come with macOS 12.4, 12.3 or perhaps 12.2 (Monterey). And you should update ...
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Is there a medium power adapter for MacBook chargers?

I've never seen an Apple power supply connector with a mid-length cord. As an alternative, my MacBook Air travels with the Apple power supply, the short attachment, and a tightly-rolled 16/2 extension ...
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2022 high kernel_task CPU usage with external monitor reaching to 1000%

Just to recap from above and call out a potential solution for some: Changing the resolution used on the external display does seem to work, at least to the point of making my machine usable. To do ...
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MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019 restarts after sleep or locking the screen

In order to determine if it is a hardware or software issue, try backing up your system, wiping the Mac, and reinstalling a fresh copy of MacOS from the internet. Then put ONLY YOUR FILES back onto ...
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Install Windows 7 on a (17-inch, Late 2011) MacBook Pro

When unable to install 64 bit Windows 7 by using the Boot Camp Assistant, many Mac users have turned to using VirtualBox or some other virtual machine software to aid in the installation. There are ...
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MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019 restarts after sleep or locking the screen

loaded kexts: com.intel.kext.intelhaxm 7.6.5 The problem is likely caused by HAXM. Please uninstall it according to the developer's instructions and see what happens.
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Using a MacBook Air outsde ☀️ with "Inverted Screen Colors"

What does Invert Your Screen Colors do exactly? Each color on your screen is represented by a number. You may have seen colors in web pages represented as FFEE03: this is a hexadecimal (base 16) ...
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