Mac Pro is the Apple branding for their professional desktop computer line.

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MacPro does not shut down after using ML Post factor

I made my Mac Pro 1.1, 9 gb ram and with 2.66 intel xeon and 7300GT upgrade to Mountain Lion, by the help of ML post factor, there is only one problem that The machine does not shut down, need your ...
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How to upgrade Mac Pro 1.1 from OS X 10.6.8 to OS X 10.9 Mavericks?

Upgrading the Mac Pro 1.1 2006 in the standard way using the app store is not possible. This is caused by the lack of the 64 bit EFI bios. The hardware of the Mac Pro 1.1 is already complete 64bit ...
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Windows 8.1 on Mac Pro tower (late 2011). Wifi is slow

Yes, I do run Windows on my Mac Pro. Not in bootcamp mode, not in virtual machine - cleanly installed. I can't figure out the problem with slow connection on WiFi. I've updated the drivers - first ...
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Simultaneous Users ( 2 - 4 Users ) on a MAC PRO [duplicate]

With the up-coming high end Mac Pro, how would I share it with different people? Assume I have a keyboard, mouse and monitor for everyone. I am involved in a setup in which there are 4 Users (3D Game ...
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Nvidia GTX 780 + Late 2009 Mac Pro

For the record driver compatibility is not an issue, as I don't use OSX any more (Kubuntu Linux). I'm upgrading my Mac Pro 2009 (http://support.apple.com/kb/SP506) with an Nvidia GTX 780 ...
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Would it be possible to upgrade a Mac Pro 2010 5,1 with a W3530 to a W3670?

I spent the last two hours trying to find a solid answer to this and come up empty-handed. They share the same socket, same memory speed... I'm just not sure if the system will be able to handle ...
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WakeOnLan on Mac with Windows

I have a Mac Pro (tower) with Windows 8 installed on it. I'm having troubles with enabling wakeOnLan through wifi. Although it seems the adapter supports it
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PC clone to MAC PRO

i want to clone my PC hard drive (XP) to a new MAC PRO using bootcamp. I install bootcamp partition on MAC and hook up firewire between them. I am using XXCLONE on PC but when it finds the MAC ...
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Use Mac Pro as time machine, server and editing station? [closed]

Background: My fiancée needs a Mac Pro for movie editing and rendering. I need a web server and a backup solution for my MacBook Pro. Idea We thought we could split the costs of the Mac Pro and set ...
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Problems upgrading MacPro to Mountain Lion

I am trying to upgrade my MacPro to Mountain Lion. After researching online it seems my model does not have a 64 bit compatible GPU. Is it possible to upgrade the GPU or would the entire motherboard ...
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Processes on Mac OSX getting 'stuck' and strange CPU usage

I work in a scientific institution and one of the tasks I'm currently working on involves running simulations and outputting the data it produces on-the-fly to hard disk. When I say 'on-the-fly', I ...
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Mac Pro AirPort Super Slow

My internet connection on my Mac Pro is terrible. I hardwired a lap top to my modem and did the Cox speed test and scored very very fast. I then did the test on that laptop wirelessly, and again, I ...
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5.1 analog sound card MacPro

To avoid the lack of analog ports in the past I bought a USB headset, it broke recently :( I'd really like to use my uber pair of headphones unfortunately they use analog so I'm having a little ...
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Moving a Mac Tower Cross-Country [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prepare desktop for a long-distance move I'm located in DC and getting ready to move to San Jose in about 2-3 months. The computer in question is an old G5 tower, ...
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Mac Pro won't boot from Windows 7 DVD - Flashing prohibitory sign

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my Mac pro, I have tried everything it seems. I have a perfectly good Windows 7 DVD which boots on other devices, yet it doesn't on mine. First off it started with ...
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Why won't my drive boot over FireWire?

I have a brand new Western Digital MyPassport Studio, which I'd like to use as a utility drive. It will boot my Mac Pro over USB, but not over FireWire 800. Western Digital's support basically told me ...
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Ancient Hardware: IBM Spacesaver II Keyboard with Windows 7 on MacPro

I'm running Win 7 on a 2010 MacPro under Bootcamp. I have a classic IBM Spacesaver II keyboard (PS/2 connection) plugged in via a USB adaptor. I've been running this set-up since I got my first ...
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64Gb RAM in a mid-2010 12-core MacPro

I am interested in installing 64Gb RAM in a mid-2010 12-core MacPro. Crucial does not offer any 64Gb kits, but they do offer a 2x8Gb kit: ...
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Can one DisplayPort monitor support both Mac Pro and Mac Book? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I connect a DisplayPort monitor to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac, and vice-versa? Can a new Apple Thunderbolt Display be connected to a mini display port? The ...
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Is there any Mac Pro hardware parts that can ONLY be purchased thru Apple? [closed]

I'd like to know if I need to be concerned about any hardware parts that I should include in a brand new Mac Pro purchase, instead of trying to hunt it down on 3rd party vendors (or whitelist vendors ...
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Mixed RAM modules in a Mac Pro

I'm considering buying some additional RAM for my Mac Pro. I currently have 4GB installed as 4 x 1GB modules. I understand that Mac Pro RAM needs to be installed in matched pairs. Am I able to ...
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How can I install Java 6 on a PowerPC Mac?

I own a Mac Pro computer with a PowerPC G5 processor. In addition to having loads of RAM and hard drive space, it is also one of the few permanently placed computers in the house. As such, I want to ...
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Mac Pro Memory Model - Bad to fill the bank?

I have a Mac Pro tower with a 2 x 2.66 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon chip and 8 RAM slots. I have been told because of the processor's triple channel memory capacity that I should be installing RAM modules ...
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Mac Pro internal HD won't initialize

I have a 1st gen Mac Pro (MacPro1,1) with 4 internal drives: Bay 1 - 500GB - OS X Bay 2 - 500GB - Windows 7 Bay 3 - 1TB - Data Bay 4 - 1TB - Data All drives are Western Digital Caviar Black, if ...
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Mac Pro won't reboot

I have a Mac Pro, a couple years old now, that is having trouble rebooting. On a consistent basis after the OS has shut down and the machine is restarting, I get the familiar chime, but nothing ...