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There is no problem. Your computer is working as intended. A computer does not “run faster” by using more memory. Memory is only used (allocated) when programs ask for memory. If they don’t ask for it, it’s not used. This is the preferred behavior as it makes your computer run faster and use less power without sacrificing anything really. There’s no “8 GB ...


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Welcome to AskDifferent! Try to perform a SMC reset, and possibly also a NVRAM reset. From https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201295: The SMC is responsible for these and other low-level functions on Intel-based Mac computers: Responding to presses of the power button Responding to the display lid opening and closing on Mac notebooks Battery ...


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As long as your fans shut off soon after you close the application, there is no problem. When your computer is working hard it will turn on the fans to cool it self off. It would be more concerning if the fans didn't turn on as that could result in permanent damage. Virtual machine will often work a computer because its running two virtual devices on one ...


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I ran into the exact same issue, clamshell closed and in my bag (power adapter plugged into the laptop with top of bag unzipped) - and realized that "Enable Power Nap while plugged into a power adapter" was somehow set to on in the Energy Saver preference pane. I also had: 2019-06-19 21:32:48 -0400 Assertions PID 58(powerd) Created ...


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Deleting your Preferences properties file should do it. Close Safari completely. Open a Finder window and go to your Home folder (the one with your Username). Go to the View menu, and select "Show View Options". (Alternatively, you can hit Command+J.) At the very bottom of the options window, select (check the box) "Show Library Folder". Now browse ...


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You should search for info about your mac on Everymac.com. I searched there for your mac and assuming I did it right I found this brief comment. Apple officially supports a maximum of 4 GB of RAM, but third-parties have determined that it actually supports 8 GB of RAM running Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" and 16 GB of RAM running OS X 10.7.5 "Lion" or ...


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Check System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts to see if command-Delete was remapped to something, or to use Restore Defaults.


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What will be the difference in speed between the two MacBook Pros? They have almost identical clock frequency and both have Intel Core i7 processor. Both the processors belong to different generation. While 2016 MacBook Pro features 6th-generation Skylake processor, 2019 models feature 9th generation Caby Lake processor. Table of fourth generation MacBook ...


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The fact that the cable is thick does not necessarily lead to it's ability to reliably deliver a higher wattage. A thinner cable will deliver as much power as long it's a good quality cable that adheres to USB-C standard. USB-C is a standard, but that doesn't mean that all cables you can buy adhere to it. You could buy a thick cable that is poorly made and ...


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To answer my own question, according to Wikipedia, USB C cables can have different carrying capacities: All USB-C cables must be able to carry a minimum of 3 A current (at 20 V, 60 W) but can also carry high-power 5 A current (at 20 V, 100 W).[10] All USB-C to USB-C cables must contain e-marker chips programmed to identify the cable and its current ...


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