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Does Apple block your IP from accessing the App Store? [on hold]

Ok, here is one for the paranoid ;) Today, I had an appointment at the Apple Store to get an iPhone serviced. In preparation I backed-up and wiped the device to reset it to default factory settings. ...
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Apple Yosemite Root Problems

I always work as a root user, and I've been facing some problems: Finder never saves passwords. Icon positioning changes aren't saved. Other problems in strong sandbox hardening and I can't load a ...
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Can I change the MAC Address on my Airport Extreme WiFi Router?

I am trying to do some diagnostics on my Time Warner Wideband Internet connection. To do so I would like to spoof the MAC Address on my AirPort Extreme WiFi Router. I cannot find a way to alter the ...
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How do I connect my IPad Air 1 to the internet via ethernet without creating an AP? [migrated]

How do I connect my IPad Air 1 to the internet with an ethernet cable without creating an access point or a wireless signal/hotspot of any kind? My first attempt was a duplicate of this fella But, ...
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What is J0, J1, J2, J3 for on this Apple wireless card?

Upon a SSD drive swap I broke one of the cable connectors to this chip and I'm not sure what's broken now. Everything seems to be working. WIFI, Bluetooth and iSight Camera. I have a Macbook Pro 2011 ...
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The application “SomeApp.app” can’t be opened

Problem: after downloading an application in OS X Yosemite (10.10.x) trying to open the application (either from the command-line or by double-clicking the application) produces an "The application ...
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All iOS Provisioning Profiles stuck at pending

I'm attempting to create new iOS Provisioning Profiles, but as I create them the Apple website hangs as I submit the 'Name the profile and generate' page. Returning to the list of profiles I can see ...
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How to reset icloud music library

After introducing Apple music I have completely lost my touch with itunes. First my itunes library was ruined, and then icloud music library is messing with me from day one. Now I want to find a way ...
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Internet having frequent outages and being hosted by multiple companies at various speeds

I am a Comcast/Xfinity customer in Houston,TX and I am currently paying for 105 Mbps speed. I have a Mac Airport Extreme Router that works well and fixes internal issues pretty well. I extend the ...
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ios simulator can't scroll to bottom

I am trying to change a setting ios simulator but I scroll to bottom to get to this setting: Here is as much as I can see:
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My Apple TV YouTube app is not working. How do I resolve this issue? [closed]

I am using Apple TV MC572LL/A, I haven't used the Youtube APP for a long time, recently, my nephew came to my house and found that Youtube on my Apple TV did't work. He wondered why this happened, ...
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Unable to get maximum resolution from external display

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro running Yosemite and a Dell 2007WFP 30" monitor for an external display. I previously had connected the DVI cable to the monitor and a PC and was able to get the full ...
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Is the Intel HD 4000 GPU good enough for everyday use? [closed]

I am about to get a Mac, and right now I'm weighing two options that I can get. I can get a new MacBook Air 2015 at the lowest specs: 4 GB RAM 2 core 1.6 GHz (turbo to 2.7) i5 CPU 128 GB PCI-e SSD ...
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is Keychain Access Secure Notes saved in the cloud?

I use Keychain Access secure notes in my Mac for storing important notes. My question is that the information i saved there backed up into cloud(icloud)? if i re install Mac OSX and enter my Apple ...
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How to automate pressing right command key on a macbook using python

I am doing some automation for my testing work on mac. While a lot of tools and libraries are available to simulate button pressing on keyboard(like pyautogui and osascript), I could not find a way to ...
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Where are keyboard text shortcuts stored in Mac OS X

I’m writing an AppleScript which interfaces with the “System Preferences > Keyboard > Text” information and I wanted to know where the actual properties are being stored.
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Technicolor TC8305C DOCSIS gateway not providing DHCP or reliable connectivity to Apple iOS devices

I'm a Network Administrator, but I'm not sure how to proceed. I have a Technicolor TC8305C DOCSIS gateway, the Comcast brand. Every few months, I find some Apple devices will not properly negotiate ...
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Will keeping my new MacBook continously in charge damage the batteries? [duplicate]

I just bought a new MacBook, which I'm primary gonna use as a "desktop pc" (in office). Not always, but for large period of time (~ a month without moving it from my desk). I would like to ...
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Apple loading screen constanlty interrupting on iPad 2 with ios 8.3

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 8.3 and the apple logo loading screen appears all the time as I try to access apps, use the Internet, browse through photos and many times more. That makes using the ...
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Can't install iTunes because Windows Installer Service could not be accessed

I am having a problem installing iTunes on my Windows 7 laptop. When I tried to run the application I got this message: The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if ...
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Possible to delete OS X app without administer password?

I have a school issued Macbook Air and have installed some apps through the app store. I used my private Apple ID to download the apps but am not unable to remove them without the administer password ...
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Bridge mode cg3000v2 AirPort Extreme security settings

I have a cg3000v2 keeps getting hacked so I brought an AirPort Extreme. It's suppose to prevent the hacking. I heard that I have to put the netgear Cg3000v2 in bride mode for the airport ex to work. ...
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Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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Apple Remote for Mid 2011 iMac 27"

Can the Apple TV remote A1294 or the Apple Infrared Remote A1156 control the sound volume on an iMac Mid-2011 27" while watching an in-browser video (e.g. YouTube/Netflix) or does it work only with ...
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How do I find songs that I've hearted/favorited in Apple Music?

If I'm listening to a song and I click/tap the ♥︎ icon, is there a list of these anywhere? I know if I Add to My Music I can get to these by making a smart playlist where Loved is true. But about for ...
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Wifi on iMac Constantly Dropping

I have had this iMac for a couple of years, and I have had constant issues with the wifi periodically disconnecting (only recently cared because I have actually started using it). I have recently ...
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How can I make the individual profiles for Chrome appear on Mac Dock?

On my Windows computers I have a fixed icon for each profile (work, home, etc.) that I can pin to my task bar. On Mac there is only one icon and I do flipping between the different profiles using ...
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How to configure an Apple keyboard on Windows 8.1?

Boot Camp doesn't seem to work. Besides the zip file is around 800 MB size. There is loads of info in the web, but nothing really efficient. Where can I find a little tiny user-friendly Apple ...
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Quotes within quotes applescript

I am doing an applescript that is supposed to set an command with quotes an varible. This is the code so far: set myString to "This is a "quoted" text." But an error occurs because applescript ...
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how do I connect an Apple Thunderbolt display to a PC?

I have this Apple Thunderbolt display. it works fine with my Macbook Pro. I also want to connect it to my Windows laptop via HDMI. I bought this converter, which converts the HDMI signal to ...
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Macintosh SE PSU Servicing?

First thing's first: I take full responsibility for any injury sustained while servicing a PSU. Any advice offered here is to be considered purely subjective. I own a Macintosh SE, which was ...
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Can I upgrade my 2011 MacBook Pro with 16GB?

I have an "Early 2011" 15 inch Macbook Pro that came with 4GB of RAM and I upgraded to 8GB a week after buying. I bought these RAM Modules: ...
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Windows 7 64bit stuck on language select: USB3 not working?

I decided that I wanted to put Windows onto this MacBook. So I went and began to partition my harddrive in a way that I could tripple-boot easily. So then I created the boot drive using the Boot Camp ...
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CC field in Apple Mail

When I get an email, the CC field has email addresses so everyone who's email addresses are there get emailed as well. When I reply I want the same addresses in the CC field so that the same people ...
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What's this mysterious symbol used for the insert page break shortcut in Apple's Pages?

I'm familiar with the Cmd key, but the second one leaves me stumped. I tried Cmd + Return -- no luck.
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Time Machine backup to FTP server

How can I get a Mac computer using Time Machine to back up to a server using FTP? I have not tried anything yet and everything I've search for is about 6 years old.
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Is there a way for me to manage my iCloud settings from the terminal?

I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 and would like to administer my iCloud settings (login, which services - Mail, Calendar, Notes - should be used, etc.) Is there a way for me to manage this via the ...
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iOS and Mac - disable iCloud auto-update downloads / backup

It seems that a huge chunk of the precious SSD on my Macbook Pro gets taken by iCloud updates or backup's. I have backup's disabled in iTunes, but this is somehow still automagically still ...
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OSX Guest Account Default Application

On a shared computer running OSX 10.10 I have the guest account enabled so that all files and browser history are deleted for those who use the account. I just installed LibreOffice so that guest ...
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How to remove viruses on macs?

I think that my macbook pro had a virus since all issues that it had disappeared after I restored it to factory settings. i would like to know how to remove viruses without resorting to this extreme ...
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Setting up DHCP and NAT on apple extreme with Virgin Media SH (APPLE)

I'm currently going mad trying to get my Apple Time Machine to be the DHCP and NAT Server. I've turned off DHCP in the Super Hub config and turned DHCP and NAT on in the Time Machine. Doing this, I ...
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Download iCloud Backup without Restore

How do you simply download an iCloud iOS backup (without restoring it)? Simply to archive it (and to delete it from iCloud's small storage space).
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Use AirPort Extreme to extend WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports

Is it possible to use an AirPort Extreme to extend an existing WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports? Why I need it: Internet access and HiFi (AirPlay) are currently wired to an AirPort ...
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Network cable is plugged in, but iMac isn't recognizing connection

So, while doing a little home networking, I decided to place my iMac on a ethernet connection. Well I plugged in the ethernet cable and normally it will recognize the present cable but not immediately ...
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Replace MacBook Air 11-in SSD with the 13-in's SSD

Is it possible to replace the Macbook Air 11-in's SSD with the 13-in's SSD ? (since the SSD in the 13-in model is 2x faster, looks like they are the same size...) *Latest models - early 2015.
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Keys dead in Apple Wireless Keyboard after cleaning

I gave my Apple Wireless Keyboard a cleaning using a damp cloth and dishwashing soap. None of the keys have worked since. Although I was careful, some water may have gotten under one or two other ...
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Issue with Apple EPF and image sizes within the feed

I tried to submit on the Apple site but I on clicking "submit" nothing was happening so I thought I'd see if anyone out here is familiar with EPF. In my EPF database I noticed that the links to the ...
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How can I copy my Apple Photos Library and Aperture Library to a new drive preserving the hard links?

Due to low disk space on my internal drive I had to carry out the migration of my 300GB Aperture Library to the new Photos app on an external drive. The libraries currently reside in the following ...
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Is there an alternative for TotalFinder's Visor Feature in Mac OS X?

Is there an alternative for TotalFinder’s Visor feature? The Visor feature is a keyboard shortcut that brings up a “Finder” window over top of the screen, even on full screen apps. I don’t want to ...
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how many languages are printed on the Mac Pro keyboard?

I am trying to buy this MacBook Pro laptop http://store.apple.com/us/buy-mac/macbook-pro?product=MGXC2LL/A&step=config# I have a problem with the keyboard and I would like to ask you about it. I ...