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As described in this support article, there are different ways to load macOS Recovery: cmd+R: Install the latest macOS that was installed on your Mac. alt+cmd+R: Upgrade to the latest macOS compatible with your Mac. shift+alt+cmd+R: Install the macOS that came with your Mac, or the closest version still available. I suggest you try the last ...


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Many condolences. The 15" MBPs from 2011/2012 had a very high frequency of hardware failures on the logic board, specifically the onboard graphics. From recollection, it was a manufacturing fault that was not suspected by Apple's hardware designers until large numbers of them started to fail in the wild, leading to a class-action suit against Apple, which ...


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There's really no such thing as 'slightly broken' when it comes to electronics. If it's just the contacts, it may be possible to replace them. If you cracked the circuit board, then at best you will have to send it to a professional data recovery company, who will be expensive & make no guarantees of recovery. At worst, you now know why it is ...


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1. Facebook Huion Thread I found a thread with your issue on the Huion facebook page. They suggested there trying to re-install the drivers for this particular device there. The thread. This was the verbatim from the support person in the thread: Huion Cerine Oshiro Please try to reinstall the driver from our website to see if it helps: https://...


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I'm wouldn't be so sure there are better alternatives. AirFoil is still updated regularly, and as its a rather rare need to stream from a computer to an iDevice (and not an AppleTV, HomePod, Miracast, Chromecast, Bluetooth speakers), it's a safe a reliable bet. You could also take a look at the AirSquirrels programs, (Reflector, AirParrot, etc.), but I'm not ...


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I found this blog post titled: How to Change the Login Screen Background In macOS Sierra, Yosemite, and El Capitan which illustrates a method where you first select the Change Background option by double tapping on the background. After doing so go through and change your background to whatever image you'd like it to be. After doing this if you look ...


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For so many questions like this, I feel folks are answering without asking what the poster's intention is. Why do you want to delete the cache files automatically? It's generally a bad idea to do so. I've seen so many questions posted where folks want to delete some system application or cache or configuration file or whatever. This just leads to the ...


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Method #1: Using find You can use standard UNIX CLI tools to do this from the terminal quite easily. The standard tool for finding files and directories is ironically called find. For eg. here I'm using it to find all .gz files under /: $ sudo find /Library/Caches/ -type f -name '*.gz' | head /Library/Caches//WorldWindData/Earth/PlaceNames/...


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I have this problem and found this Preferences -> Privacy & Security -> "Firewall" -> Advanced -> Log out after 60 minutes of inactivity" setting being turned on too!. I believe you forgot the -> "Firewall" -> route in your description! Thanks this was the solution for me!


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Take a look to this article: http://osxdaily.com/2013/12/14/wake-on-lan-mac-iphone/ Let me know if it is useful


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The problem seems to be that OSX selects the wrong output device when returning from sleep mode. For me the issue is that it selects the DisplayPort audio instead of the headphone port. I did the following to fix this: Install switchaudio-osx and sleepwatcher (I personaly use Homebrew for this) brew install switchaudio-osx sleepwatcher Check the name of ...


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Based on other people suggestions I created simple shell script to reset bluetooth. See gist for details. Simplified version (depends on blueutil brew): blueutil -p 0 networksetup -setairportpower en0 off sleep 3 networksetup -setairportpower en0 on sleep 3 blueutil -p 1 It turns off bluetooth, turns off wi-fi, turns wi-fi back on, and finally turns ...


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I don't think your conclusion is correct. I'd continue to diagnose the problem without making any assumptions as to what the potential reason is for your intermittent WiFi connectivity issue. It could be a whole host of reasons so the trick with this type of troubleshooting exercise is to eliminate potential sources of problems until you can build up a case ...


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gfxcardstatus is no longer maintained but I recreated it for modern macOS: https://github.com/CodySchrank/gSwitch


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If the macbook usb-C port is not rated to provide what the powerbank demands then it will not negociate and deliver power. As you say the macbook charger will charge the powerbank correctly and the powerbank will charge the macbook, then the issue is the rated output of the macbook USB-C port.


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If you go to the Apple.com website and support, then you can search your serail number to get details : See


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This usually has to do with cooling. Some models are designed to be able to vent heat with the lid closed. Other models rely on the keyboard as a path to vent -- which doesn't work with the lid closed. All of the MacBook Pro models I have used will operate with lid closed.


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Just to add a few words to @Allan's excellent answer, there seems to be an almost unlimited set of keyboard shortcuts - shortcuts that aren't listed in the predefined shortcuts list. There is, for example another entire page of keyboard shortcuts dedicated to the terminal app. Then there's MacPaw's Ultimate List... which is interesting & useful. And ...


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Here are the primary features/differentiating factors in MacBook Pro across various generations: First generation: Metallic Polycarbonate body Second generation: Unibody enclosure Third generation: Retina display Fourth generation: Touch Bar and Thunderbolt 3 Source: MacBook Pro - Wikipedia A MacBook Pro model (or any Mac, generally speaking) is commonly ...


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While I understand that it has been quite a while since this question has been asked/answered, my wife and I just had this exact situation. Maybe this will help someone who comes across a search for this question. We have a 2018 MacBook Pro that had 2 issues: 1) a recalled SSD and 2) a failed battery. We had purchased the MacBook in California last summer ...


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The first one is Fn⌫ Delete or ^ ControlD for keyboards without an Fn key As for moving between words, use the ⌥ Option modifier. Example, ⌥ Option➞ to move to the word to the right. There's an excellent list of all the predefined shortcuts on Apple's Support site.


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Sleep sensors are typically Hall Effect sensors. You can consult this PDF that Apple produces for case manufacturers which illustrates where the sensors are located per device. The PDF is titled: Accessory Design Guidelines for Apple Devices. Make sure you're using the correct polarity when orienting the magnet(s) over the sensors, this is likely why they'...


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I searched for the icon you've uploaded… If you see output devices in 'System preferences > Sound > Output', try selecting again the build-in internal speakers. If 'System preferences > Sound > Output' shows no output devices, try a reset of the nvram. Reference: 'volume stuck on mute, cant untick the mute box in sound settings (macbook air)' https://...


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Turning off bluetooth on an iPad and an iPhone in the same room as my Mac Book Pro/trackPad 2 fixed the issue for me. Probably to do with iOS update changes to bluetooth.


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The LCD is failing, sounds like. You've essentially already proved this by taking a screenshot that does not display the issue you are seeing (the artifacts). This happened on my SO's 2013 MacBook Air. I believe it's a fairly common issue, sorry to say.


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No, there's no third party driver or other software available to make this work. You say this is the way it was intended to work, but as far as Apple's documentation goes, it is not intended to work this way on macOS. MST is not simply not supported, and you'll need to to use Thunderbolt 3 for display chaining. You do not need a 200 pound dock in order to ...


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Sometimes issues like these can happen if there is water underneath the trackpad. Try blowing some air or warming it out in the sun or other dry area. Try to use an external mouse and you should know if the USB bus is still working. You can refer to iFixit to open your MBP and remove the small dust particles which maybe cause the issue or try to reinstall ...


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I don’t think there’s a “power light” on the 2017 MacBook. Try connecting the charger and letting it charge for 30 minutes. With it still connected, hold the power button for 15 seconds. Let it charge for another 30 minutes. Then try to power on. Hopefully that will get you going.


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Oddly enough, it was actually a software bug. To fix this one must reset the SCM, more information can be found at this link. To reset, one must turn off the computer then hold the shift + control + option key and the power button (all together for 10 seconds). Then turn on the computer as you normally would.


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If you saw the power light flash when you reset the SMC, that indicates the reset is done and successful and you can move on to the rest of the steps in the guide. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204267 I would let it charge up for 1 hour and then run through the steps above before getting on with Apple Support to see what the cost for battery service ...


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Reset network settings -> Delete and add WiFi back https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3446001


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For me, this worked, and got rid of the -69888 error : click the eject icon for the USB drive in Finder click Force Eject, if prompted physically remove the USB drive from my Macbook Pro plug the USB back in again immediately run the createinstallmedia in Terminal


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When Macs were first able to run Windows 7 (SP1), the Boot Camp Support Software installed the software necessary to allow reading of Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volumes from Windows. Also, OS X (macOS) could read from Windows NTFS volumes. Neither Apple nor Microsoft provided a way to allow writing to the other operating system's volumes. Unfortunately, ...


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Unfortunately you can't because it would be a massive security hole. It's called mobile device management, not mobile user management and this is for a reason - how secure would it be if all the user had to do to bypass corporate security policies was create a new user? If you want to keep your personal data on your personal Mac secure from corporate ...


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This worked for me. However, the MacBook Air then boots and runs with full fan ALL THE TIME. It loses the ability to detect CPU temperature.(and apps like Mac Fan Control, cannot detect the fan) Go to System > Library > Extensions. Next, scroll down and find a text file called IOPlatformPluginFamily.kext. Right-click on the file and head to Show Package ...


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Install the Bootcamp support software in compatibility mode for Windows 7 or "previous version of Windows", execute the program titled "BootCamp64" under the path /Drivers/Apple. I used the OS X 10.5 Bootcamp software that were on the DVDs that came with my Mac, Bootcamp version 2.0. Keyboard functions such as brightness and volume control worked for me ...


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I had the same problem. Macbook pro and Samsung U28E590 monitor just on 30hz. I had ensured that I had USB-C to HDMI is 4k@60Hz. Then then only other suspicious part was a cable. As you know cables came bundled together (for packaging purposes), then I tried to unwind all the curved parts of the cable (to make it more straight) as with this also cable ...


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It may be a bad drive. Having this exact same problem, system extremely slow after Time Machine restore, all vitals check out fine, but I'm using a late 2015 iMac. Seems to be a pretty specific problem. It's important to note this is an APFS volume, as this seems to be somewhat common. I upgraded to Mojave about 3 months ago. Opened console, and saw invalid ...


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I wrote a command line application that supports multi-display resolutions, rotations, mirroring, and positioning called displayplacer. In addition to GitHub releases, you can also install via Homebrew: brew tap jakehilborn/jakehilborn && brew install displayplacer


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A quick google showed me that this MacBook supports: Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors So, yes it looks like the Macbook will support the full resolution of your monitor.


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Display Support: Supports an HDMI-compatible device, including 4K, while using one Thunderbolt display or support for two Thunderbolt displays External Resolution: HDMI 3840 by 2160 pixels at 30Hz 4096 by 2160 pixels at 24Hz Thunderbolt 3840 by 2160 pixels at 60Hz 5120 by 2880 pixels at 60Hz (with Radeon R9 M370X)


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The above solution did not work for me on newer versions of MacOS, so I wrote up a simple tool to send the double scroll lock signal to my KVM – it can even be assigned to a key combo: https://github.com/benjaminstout/osx-kvm


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Just made a fresh test (with MacOS 10.14.4) where Find my Mac was activated. During the entire installation process I was able to send signals to the machine from iCloud.com. But at first startup/log in all connections were lost... I don't know if this is how it's supposed to work, but this is the reality. :(


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That is not normal in that it wouldn’t be made that way, but it’s normal since it’s understandable how it could happen. That is a cosmetic issue with the LCD panel. Without a physical inspection or examining the panel, my best guess is the layers are compressed physically. No need to repair it until you can’t or won’t abide by the color shift or the area ...


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For the MacBook Pro 13-inch, Mid 2012, Apple only officially supports 8 GB RAM, 2 - 204-pin PC3-12800 (1600 MHz) DDR3 SO-DIMM; however, it can actually support 16 GB. So in theory you should be able to use a single 8 GB PC3-12800 (1600 MHz) DDR3 SO-DIMM. You can purchase a single Crucial 8GB Single DDR3/DDR3L 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) SODIMM 204-Pin Memory For ...


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Late answer, but I personally use Sync Buddy on my current Macs running Mojave. It doesn’t replace Palm Desktop but is perfect to install apps, get data and retrieve data.


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That's my advice. Try to download some apps in your phone like "Revolut". This is an app that gives you access to a free virtual credit card (at least now, beginning 2019). Several other exist that give the same service. I don't know in which part of the world you live but those accounts have an IBAN and BIC code, so you should be able to load some money ...


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There's no native way to do it. Here is what I got after some searching and trials: Note: Nosleep's kernel extension failed to be loaded on High Sierra The private SPI is NOT supported by Apple after High Sierra. Fermata switched to the pmset method after version 1.1 You may need to disable Gatekeeper to let Insomnia work as expected. The other apps I ...


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Maybe not perfect because you always need to go through an app, but it looks like CloudClip or Nice Clipboard might fit your needs. Update: Actually I find myself often sending iMessages to myself for that.


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The answer to the problem is the SSD itself! Apparently MacBooks can't handle the Samsung 970 Evo Plus. After is used a 970 Evo it worked just fine. So keep your eyes open when you buy new SSD for your "old" MacBook!


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