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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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MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019 restarts after sleep or locking the screen

Certain classes of panics can be partially debugged by their stack dump. We always need to review panic reports with symbolicated stacks. In order to get a symbolicated report: Run the following ...
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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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Slight lag when typing on Big Sur vs Catalina?

I have same problem on mbp 16' 2019 and searched solution for 4+ months. Helped only switching to eGPU. Big sur & Monterey not optimized for Intel UHD Graphics 630. switch to eGPU or buy new mac.
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Macbook Pro 14" M1 logs in with Touch ID but not with password

So... I'm still not sure about what it was, but I guess it was related to my session cache or something. It has been quiet a while since I last restarted my Mac (maybe a couple weeks) and I haven't ...
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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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How to connect 3 External Monitors in Macbook Pro 13 2017 without Touchbar

As you mentioned you need USB display adapter not DisplayPort adapter. This Mac GPU supports up to two external monitors, but USB display adapter has its own simple GPU. The main con is very limited ...
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Can I use a USB to HDMI converter to set up 2 external monitors on my 2015 Macbook Air?

Yes and yes. Its GPU has limit of only one external monitor. But USB to HDMI adapters have its own simple GPU so you will need a driver installation. Main con is very limited resolution and screen ...
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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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Move programs and games to external storage

the right way is hold "COMMAND" key and drag the application with mouse to your external drive. This way it is moved, not copied or shortcuted.
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How to stop power chime on Monterey with lid closed

Unfortunately the only way to disable the power chime when the lid is closed is to change audio output to "MacBook Speakers" and turn the system volume down to zero. I'll be eternally ...
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MacbookPro14,2 Gigabit internet Speed. Is it possible?

Your image shows the Apple T1 Controller instead of an ethernet controller. Your model Mac does not have builtin ethernet. Apple recommends a Belkin USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, which is ...
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How do I view inline images in w3m?

From https://ilyakava.tumblr.com/post/616300103655948288/terminal-web-browser-with-images-macos: First, you’ll have to use iTerm 3.3 or later. Install the image converter for the terminal: brew ...
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Safari keeps reloading and moves back to previous pages

There is an ongoing problem with iCloud. I've personally reported it already and I think that everyone who experiences this problem should also. Current workaround is to disable safari sync in iCloud. ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) be connected to two monitors at the same time? (Through one USB-C port)?

You could look into DisplayLink technology. With that technology you can connect a single display over USB, and then you can daisy chain another compatible display to the first, giving you two ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) be connected to two monitors at the same time? (Through one USB-C port)?

No, sorry. Just one display. From EveryMac: "The final Retina MacBook models -- the "Mid-2017" series -- can simultaneously support the internal display as well as up to 4096x2304 at ...
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Is there a way to check the serial number of my MacBook motherboard that shipped with my MacBook, with the Macbook's serial number?

My experience when I had the motherboard replaced in a 2016 MacBook is that the motherboard does not have a separate serial number. When a motherboard is replaced, the MacBook's serial number is ...
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rMBP 2015: Force Click is not working for look up and data detectors

I know this is old but I had the same problem with the same conditions except that I'm on macOS Monterey. I disabled the "Look up & data detectors" check box, logged out of the account ...
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Is there a way to check the serial number of my MacBook motherboard that shipped with my MacBook, with the Macbook's serial number?

Click Apple logo on top left of MacBook screen > About this Mac. From the Info window, copy the serial number. Go to this website and paste the serial number in the search bar. Submit, then scroll ...
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How to fix broken GPT, GUID and unmountable, no type volumes?

I'm not exactly answering the question but hoping this will help someone else. It was a 100G 7200rpm drive that had been mirrored from a 120G SSD, and then it suddenly became unreadable. I followed ...
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Macbook Pro 15" turns black after opening past vertical

It is an hardware issue. I had the same issue with my MacBookPro 2016, 15 inch touchbar. I took it to a technician and he fixed it for $180. The problem was with cable which connects board with ...
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non-iPhone TRRS headset microphone not recognized on Macbook Air

There are many standards for mini headset jacks [TRRS] The two most common are CTIA & OMTP. They are not interchangeable. OMTP was preferred on earlier phones, but CTIA was decided by Apple & ...
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Macbook Air Charging Habit

You are using the battery in a very good manner. I would let it optimize charging and carry on. Not regularly using the battery is the hardest thing you can do, but Apple has made good strides to ...
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How to get text selection work in the .pdf viewer in Safari?

For information, this is sharing my workaround. It is not an "answer" and don't expect it to be accepted. Just hope it is not downvoted. For Safari 15.4 (and probably other versions) ...
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Use MacBook as a second screen for Chromebook

Since a lot of software isn't compatible with Chrome OS I had to search around a bit. However, I found Google Chrome Remote Desktop which apparently is a native remote desktop solution for practically ...
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M1 macbook pro randomly outputs garbage audio when closed / sleep

It seems that there is an issue with the 2021 M1 MacBook Pro having audio problems. An article on 9to5Mac.com mentions "multiple complaints" on the Apple Communicty forum and Reddit. The ...
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Unable to Run Boot Camp Assistant Because of Microsoft Reserved Partition in disk0s2

Simply remove the Microsoft Reserved partition by entering the command given below. diskutil erasevolume free none disk0s2 Restarting the Mac afterwards would probably be a good idea. Note: When ...
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High-pitch sound coming from my macbook pro when I move a wired mouse

I fixed my noise issue with my mouse by reducing the polling rate. Luckily the mouse had downloadable software (for Mac no less) so I could fine tune things like this. Hope this helps someone!
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Installed windows 10 on macbook pro 8,3 late 2011 17" but I get a radeon graphics card error 43

Encountering problems using Boot Camp Support Software 5.1.5769 should be expected since this version is not for your Mac. Apple explicitly states this is for an iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) ...
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Can a Macbook Pro Output Video through the 3.5mm Audio Port?

No. This is an analog port. Not sure the max channels it offers, but most audio uses two to three. Analog video needs way more, hence the pins on a VGA plug. We're in the days of digital, however. ...
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How to share only audio from iPad to Mac?

Not with first party settings and apps. You would want to pair the headphones with the iPad if that’s how you wish to listen. Most of the “mirroring” both first party and third party are video / audio ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) output 4K resolution content to my TV/Monitor via a HDMI cable?

The specification for your MacBook's capability with external displays is: Up to 4096 by 2304 resolution at 60Hz. (Taken from everymac.com) So that is greater than 4K, which is 3840 x 2160. Most ...
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External Hard Drive No Longer Detected On Macbook Pro

Have you tried Disk Utility (Applications>Utilities>Disk Utility.App) When it has loaded, this may take a while as it tries to load your external drive, select the drive, which will probably be ...
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How can I clean my keyboard without turning my Macbook Air on?

I find this annoying as hell. It would have been better that just the TouchID button would have turned it on. Anyway, what I do is locking it so that it unlocks just with TouchID and then proceed in ...
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Mid 2012 Macbook Pro won't update from Sierra 10.12.6 to Catalina

This link on ifixit describes a problem similar to mine and provides a working solution. I have shared a screenshot of the most relevant section below. In summary, I created a bootable USB drive ...
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How to automatically connect Mac's Wi-Fi to iPhone's hotspot

nice one! I will try to use it. Is there a way to make install easier? I guess for most of us your description is too complicated. But still thank you for your effort!
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M1 Pro for software development

In generel, there's no problems in using an Apple M1-based computer for software development. As always, you should ensure that the specific software you're using is compatible with the new computer. ...
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Deleted Recovery partition (T2 chip Macbook pro). Can not boot to recovery. Getting Error -2003f

Fix with following steps in this article https://portallaptop.com/blog/2831/2022/05/02/macbook-error-2003f/
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The headphone jack on my MacBook Pro just stopped working. How do I fix it?

Quote @mattias's answer. For people who are not familiar with the terminal, open activity monitor and search coreaudiod, then quit it. (why do we still have this bug in 2022?!)
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How do I enable USB boot after deleting my recovery partition?

You do not need a local recovery partition to use recovery from the internet. Apple created "Internet Recovery" booting for this very case, (and other situations) where an internal drive's ...
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Macbook Pro 2015: Key cap will not snap back into place

I have shown others in person how to do this. I've found it helps to first recognize exactly how it attaches, to understand how the pieces can fit together and will later move correctly during use. ...
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Make one MacBook Pro use the screen of another MacBook Pro

There's also regular AirPlay which is part of macOS Monterey now: https://www.macrumors.com/2021/06/09/airplay-mac-to-mac-external-display/
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Stuck in macOS Utilities while reinstalling macOS

You are trying to run the Installer from an already running OS. You need to run the installer through External Media (e.g USB) Run the Installer USB as a startup Disk. You can Google how to do it.
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Keyboard shortcut flip screen

Based on previous solutions, I adapted the script to macOS Monterey. It works fine with my macOS 12.3.1. Enjoy it. if running of application "System Preferences" then quit application &...
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MacBook Air M1 with ultrawide monitor

M1 Air has no issues displaying resolutions up to 5120*1440 on a 49 inch ultrawide or 5120x2160 on 5k2k screens. Make sure to pick up a monitor with USB-C connector and at least 65W power delivery. As ...
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Preventing MacBook from sleeping when closing lid on Sierra

One possibility is to completely disable sleep using sudo pmset disablesleep 1. However, after doing this you can't even manually issue the Sleep command from the Apple menu. Sleep mode becomes ...
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Is there any way to set a MacBook Pro to not sleep when you close the lid?

This isn't a perfect solution IMO, but it's the closest I've found without installing a third party program. You can completely disable sleep using sudo pmset disablesleep 1. However, after doing this ...
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