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Creating a Windows 8.1 install USB on a Mac - for install on an Intel NUC (non-Mac)

How do you create a Windows 8.1 install USB using a Mac (OS X 10.9.5), to install on a non-Mac, an Intel NUC? Is this the same process as using Bootcamp to create a Windows installation USB? Does it ...
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diskutil shows Macintosh HD is missing (with Recovery HD occupying the entire space)

So yesterday I managed to screw up my iMac 2012 (with Fusion Drive) by installing the Mac OS 10.2.2 update... The installation stalled and when I tried to restore from an external drive using Time ...
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Problems with Mac OS X Server 4.0.3 and external DNS with GoDaddy [closed]

I’m using a Mac Mini server running Mac OS X Server 4.0.3 and love to meddle with Apple products and now I’m stuck. I just want to add Calendar, Contacts, Mail, Profile Manager and host websites plus ...
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Synology Diskstation DS2015 - Simultaneous Backups?

We have a network with four iMacs and two PCs; each of which have 2TB of data. We would like to run Time Machine and File History simultaneously. We have followed the directions found here. ...
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How can I duplicate a mac user account including username and password?

I have an account on my friends mac that I would like to move to my mac, so is there any way to duplicate everything in that account, including username and password? By the way, I am using OS X ...
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Moving folders in Dropbox to an external Hard drive - on a Mac

I'm trying to move one of my dropbox folders to a backup hard drive. I am out of space on my dropbox. But... it's saying it won't download the folder as the folder is too large. What would you suggest ...
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USB hard drive not mounting or being detected by Disk Utility in Mac OS X

I have an external USB hard drive; I plug it into my Mac, and I can clearly hear it turn on and start doing some work, but it isn’t mounted in Finder, nor is it detected by Disk Utility. It used to be ...
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I'm locked out of my MacBook pro because my password uses a russian keyboard but I can't change to it from the English keyboard

Is there a way to change the language of the keyboard in Mac OS X 10.9.5, or even system language, while not logged into an account (as I restarted)? This is my toolbar at the moment: There is ...
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How to get rid of com.teaksoftware.veStartAtLogin (Mac OSX 10.9.5, MacBook Pro, late 2011)

I am on a MacBook Pro, late 2011 model, running OSX 10.9.5). Looking at the system log, I get about every 10 seconds the following entries: Jan 29 18:48:44 mymachine ...
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fsck on mac partition

How do i run a fsck command on a partition (disk0s4)? I tried »fsck -fy« in single-user-mode but it only checks the boot partition (disk0s2) which is ok. »fsck -fy /dev/disk0s4« does not work: »fsck ...
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Console outputs kernel error AudioSysctl

Since Yosemite my console app logs this twice a second: kernel: AudioSysctl: (0) It's insane. Since I can't find anything about it in the internet, how would I try to get to the bottom of this (and ...
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Why are there two identical accounts showing notes in Notes app?

I just got a Macbook Pro and I set it up with my iCloud account, and I noticed that when I go into the Notes app, the left pane [that displays the accounts it's grabbing the notes from] is showing two ...
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Limit Mac users’ ability to upgrade OS X

I run a mixed environment, with both Mac and Windows users on a Windows domain / Active Directory. I have had a few users on Mac upgrade their OS without thinking of the ramifications this may have ...
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Can KVMs for 3 monitors & USB keyboard/mouse be used in a mixed Mac/PC environment?

Is it possible to use three Thunderbolt displays on multiple computers (mixed environment of PCs and Macs)? I've used KVMs in other PC-only environments, but I am trying to find out if both PCs and ...
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How to image a windows machine and put it on a Mac?

I have a desktop running windows 7 Professional, which I invested countless number of hours to setup various development environments and tools. I just purchased a MacBook Pro and need to replicate ...
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Cmd+Enter to open link in new tab not working

I am using Chrome on Mac OS Yosemite and occasionally when in chrome, the cmd + enter shortcut to open a link in a new tab just stops working. Is there anyway to check the keyboard shortcuts in ...
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iMac target display mode - non-standard apple keyboard

So enabling TDM with an apple keyboard works by pressing cmd + f2. But it won't work on my logitech. It is very annoying to have to plug in my apple keyboard just to get this to work. Can anyone ...
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Remote desktop through a Mac's ICS to Windows host

Okay so long story short, I access the interwebs like this: university wifi (cant change routing seetings) -> MacBook -> Windows machine using ICS over ethernet (Cat5 cable) Having a monitor and my ...
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Why is iconservicesagent haemorrhaging the RAM on my MacBook Pro

Superusers, I have a MacBook Pro i7 (late 2010) running Yosemite OS. I recently upgraded the machine with a new crucial SSD and 8GB of RAM. Though the machine is working light years better, the ...
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Ruby RuntimeError on launching terminal (Mac)

Whenever I open the terminal on Mac I get this error: /System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/Current/usr/bin/ruby: invalid option --1 (-h will show valid options) (RuntimeError) ...
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Problems connecting to a Mac OS X machine via FTP

I have many problems with my Mac OS X. The system is only reachable via SSH, but not with FTP and not with SMB. So I tried to concentrate on FTP, seems easier to debug and may be it's one problem for ...
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is it safe to delete a “login.keychain.sb…” file?

I donwloaded MPlayerX and it seems it had a bunch of Addware. Anytime I type something in Safari it will take so some advertisement site, like MacKeeper, ZipCloud etc... Now I was looking in my ...
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How do I configure easy_install to use the right Python interpreter?

I am using mac OSX and have installed python 2.7.9 via this article, from /usr/bin if I run the command ls -l /usr/bin/python* in a bash terminal, I get lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 67 Jan 24 02:12 ...
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Changed home folder name and lost everything

I tried to change the home folder name on my mac by using this sudo code in the terminal: sudo mv /Users/old_name /Users/new_name And I lost everything, every document, every file. Its like my user ...
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Sound output mac Boom

I uninstalled the boom application, I can't find any file related to boom in my system (maybe I am missing something) but I still have this in my output devices configuration: How can I delete the ...
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Is exFAT now the best choice for an external hard drive that will be used for Windows, Mac, and Linux? [duplicate]

I'm running a Windows, Mac, Linux tripleboot off of a single SSD, and am now, unsurprisingly, in need of additional storage space in the form of an external hard drive. I want to format my hard drive ...
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Mac Terminal File Rename Randomly

What is the best way to rename files for example .JPG & .jpg at the same time. I have looked on here and google and come across things like below but is there a way to cover both? Script: for i ...
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Connecting two mac with midi [closed]

I'm looking for the simplest and cheapest way to connect two mac using the midi protocol in order to make two software communicate using MTC/MMC protocol like Ardour and Joker for example. I can do ...
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WiFi Hotspot on Mac or Windows

I am trying to set up WiFi hotspot using my MacBook pro laptop. I have both Mac OS and Windows 7 installed. The problem is that my network provider (eduroam, university network) does not allow users ...
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delete column in TextWrangler (too large data - Option key and drag is not an option)

I have a question regarding TextWrangler. I need to delete a column, but my data is so large that it is impossible to just hold down the Option key and then drag to make a rectangular selection (it ...
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How to use 'logon' script for AD users loggin into MAC clients joined to AD domain

I have been trying to make automatic log-in for my shares on MAC client when i login a AD user into the MAC client.In short i am searching for alternative of the functionality called 'logon' GPO which ...
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How do I turn off touch gestures in OS X even when no touchpad is detected?

I have a delicate problem. I use a large multi-touch screen from PQ Labs with a Mac Mini. It is used in an exhibition where I run an application i fullscreen mode. However, since there is a touch ...
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Can I take out the HDD of an EFI/iCloud password protected Mac and clone it?

I have a situation in which I have Macs with an EFI and iCloud password protections, and I just need to clone the data in them (data far outweighs the device price), and I read somewhere that removing ...
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How can I plot the X axis at a different level than 0 in keynote?

How can I plot the X axis at a different level than 0 in keynote? I need to plot a graph were the minimum is 0 and the maximum is 200, but I want to have the X axis at the 100 point/level
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permission denied (publickey) but key seems is present

I hope I didn't overlook an answer but so far it seems I'm hitting a brickwall. I'm using VirtualBox on my Mac OS X with an Ubuntu 12.04 guest system. While it works perfectly fine with password ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite - How to Disable Automatic Logout when idle?

It appears that since I upgraded to OS X Yosemite, and fiddled with some of the energy saver and screen saver settings, that my user is logged out due to inactivity. Where is the setting where I can ...
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How to stop minimized Chrome windows opening automatically in Mac OS

I often leave a Chrome window minimized in the Dock (with something I want to read/do later, and don't want to find again, for example). In the meantime, though, I'll often click on links in emails, ...
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OSX macro to simulate holding down mouse button

I would like to setup a keyboard macro on a Mac OSX that, when triggered by a keyboard command, (say ctrl+m), simulates the left mouse-click button being HELD DOWN. When I hit the combination again, ...
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How to enable path folder in mac terminal

As You see when I put command "pwd" I'm in folder: MacBook-Grzeg% pwd /Users/Grzeg/ticket_managment But my terminal still show only that's: MacBook-Grzeg% Now as you can see I have ...
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Mac OS X: Change UID or permissions?

I keep the /Users directory on a separate hard drive, /Volumes/Media. I recently upgraded my main drive via a fresh install from Mavericks to Yosemite. I have two users (not including root): seamus ...
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How can I install s3cmd on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I am using Mac OS X Yosemite and want to install s3cmd from S3Tools. Here is a summary of what I have done so far: Downloaded and extracted the .tar.gz. Moved the resulting directory to ...
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How do I use visual studio debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I want to use 'Step into' debugging in visual studio. I saw question this, 'chrome developer debugging shortcuts on a mac'. I did 'Step over' method but I still can't do 'Step into' method. How do ...
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MacBook Pro 15 late 2013 yosemite 10.10

I'm trying to enable some drivers in my mac and I'm typing this on terminal: sudo nvram boot-args="kext-dev-mode=1" and press "Enter", but nothing happens..., no password requested...what can I do? ...
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Gimp reopens immediately after minimizing (Mac OSX)

When I press the minimize button, the program slides down into the dock, then instantaneously re-expands itself. Has anyone encountered this before, or does anyone have any idea as to what could be ...
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I cant update my computer

My mac os x wont let me update past version 10.6.8 When i check for a software update is says I have the latest software (which i don't) I need to update to use my go pro editing software but I ...
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Source of DNS record on SOHO network?

First, pardon my ignorance, as I'm still getting acclimated to working with DNS. I'm a networking newbie. The basic question: How do I determine the source of a DNS record? Or, it may be more ...
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How to run Minimus to minify files on mac?

I use minimus to minify my js scripts on my Mac. Why there is still the same error: "To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment", although I installed Java. What to do ...
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Measure bytes written to disk over a period time in Mac OS X

I’m looking for a way to get the amount of data written to my disk over a period of time. Specifically, at the end of the day, I would like to be able to find out how many total bytes have been ...
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Microsoft Word skipping half the page when i hit enter

Yup. So there is no way to explain this really because it's completely illogical. I've never seen it before. Microsoft word on mac. Which is probably going to be the entire problem. Word version: ...
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Why is this application’s (Mou) window always on in front of all other windows in Mac OS X?

I am using Mou to edit Mardown documents in Mac OS X 10.9.5 and recently it’s oddly been pushing its windows to the front of all applications I have open. I don’t recall this behavior happening in the ...