The Apple branding for their professional laptop line. These include the currently sold Unibody models as well as the earlier Intel-based MacBook Pro models.

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Black screen upon updating to Win 10 on MBP 2011 Bootcamp

Recently I agreed to update to Win 10 from Win 7 before the free update expired. My machine is a MBP 2011 running bootcamp. The update worked fine until a series of updates started running overnight. ...
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Snow Leopard installation kernel panic

Okay so, I'm trying to install Snow Leopard on a partition of a mid-2010 13" MacBook Pro that's otherwise running El Capitan completely fine (I'm typing this message using it right now). I need Snow ...
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Macbook Pro - Bootcamp - Partition problems

I have a MacBookPro with Bootcamp. As I mainly use the Bootcamp Windows, I wanted to decrease the Mac partition and increase the bootcamp partition. A few articles online said to make the mac ...
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Connecting Macbook Pro (HDMI) with external monitor (Displayport)

Damn, got to work, but without two monitors it is not possible. Without any luck I can't connect Macbook Pro to DELL U2312HM using MALE to MALE (HDMI (for mac) to DisplayPort(for monitor)) cable. I ...
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can't remove 'Everyone' from Macbook sharing users

OS X EL CAPITAN. Sys Prefs > Sharing > File Sharing > Shared Folders = Users > Everyone: is set to Read Only. But if I select 'Everyone' then the [-] delete box is greyed out (disabled). [-] is ...
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Windows 10 drivers on MacBook Pro without bootcamp

I deleted all partitions from a MacBook Pro and installed Windows 8 on it from a disk, then upgraded to Windows 10. However, after running Windows Update, it still lacks drivers for WiFi, audio, the ...
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Macbook Pro 2012 works with secondary monitor, but integrated screen remains black

Yesterday I was using Microsoft Excel 2011 to do my accounts and the screen suddenly went black. I tried restarting but this did not solve the problem. I have connected to another monitor (also Mac) ...
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teamviewer file copied from Windows 7, pasted to MacBook pro finder, pastes a 2nd file with suffix = '2'

From Windows 7 desktop, I use Teamviewer 11 to remote control my MacBook pro, on same LAN. At Windows explorer, I copy 2 files. (Files with same exact filename are already on mac.) At MacBookPro (...
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Can Windows-7 Remote Desktop into a MacBook?

I want to program on my MacBook Pro from my huge Windows 7 monitors. I've enabled Remote Login and Remote Mgmt at the MacBook. MacBook and Windows-7 desktop on same LAN. Windows-7 Network explorer ...
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Will a DisplayPort 1.2 2k monitor work on 2560x1440 with MacBook Pro 2015? [closed]

I am planning to venture beyond the magical 1080p starting today and want to get a 2k monitor for my Macbook Pro 2015 13" retina. I am planning on bying http://www.displaylag.com/benq-gw2765ht-review-...
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How do I change a sound

How do I change a sound when I receive a text on my Macbook pro. I cannot find it in notifications. I would like different sounds for each of several applications. IE: text messages, email, etc.
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need to source bash_profile in each new iterm window

I am on macbook pro, el capitan. I have aliases set in .bash_profile, which work in the first instance of iTerm, however they are not recognized if I open a new iTerm instance, I have to do source ~/....
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How do I change my desktop folders from having addition characters per line?

A few weeks ago I had an issue with copying a folder to my external hard drive, and I solved it by deleting this file with desktop.plist at the end of the file name. It solved my problem, but now on ...
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os x cat or grep like commands on large files are extremely slow

I have a macbook pro 2015 with an ssd. Doing a cat to a file is incredibly slow like 5 lines per seconds. I removed *.asl files but it's still extremely slow. I can't seem to find posts of people who ...
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Add more than two windows in SplitView macOS

Is there any workaround that enables adding more than two windows in the SplitView introduced in El Capitan?
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 3d options grayed out

I've pretty extensively googled this, but "New Mesh From Layer" and the 3 options above it are grayed out in the 3D menu section on Photoshop CS6. I've checked the performance options, and I'm ...
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Troubleshooting or Reconfiguring control Key on Macbook Pro

I have a late 2012 Macbook Pro with a non-functioning command key. Pressing the key does not register any keyboard event in Atom, terminal or other program, and as I try to become more familiar with ...
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How to upgrade MBP early 2015 SSD

I am trying to look for a way to upgrade my 13 inch Macbook Pro Retina SSD because it's too small right now (only 128GB). I found out that currently only OWC Aura offers the upgrade SSD for this ...
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Is it possible to have other people remotely control my Macbook via another User Account?

I'm the sole Mac user in our small office of web developers. To do browser testing, they would have to ask for my permission to use my laptop. I read somewhere that it was possible to use Finder to ...
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Bootcamp Drivers on Windows 10 Cause BSOD

I've tried several times over the last few days to get Windows 10 Professional up and running properly on my 2014 MacBook Pro. After each install I've tried I've hit issues immediately after ...
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SD Card disappear from Windows on Macbook Pro after waking up

I have the SD Card for my Macbook Pro running Windows. Every time the laptop goes to sleep and wake up, the SD Card disappear. It only comes back if you restart - I tried install new BootCamp driver, ...
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MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) - Audio sounds strange and have low quality

The Audio hasn't sound right in my Macbook since the day I installed the movavi screen-capture program. I have: Uninstalled the program. Uninstalled movavi sound grabber, that was still left in the ...
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Sharing icons missing from all online sites - MAC after Google sync

I accidentally synced my Mac with Google, lost all bookmarks, etc., but the most puzzling thing is that there are now NO "share" icons on ANY online sites I visit. None. I used to see FB, Twitter, ...
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Remove quick events apple calendar

I have a picky customer that uses Apple calendar in El Capitan to add events. When he clicks quick event and begins typing, it automatically suggests events based on the calendar's history. Is there ...
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Forcing higher “resolution” on MBP

Earlier today I noticed that if I check the Mirror Displays option when an external monitor with larger resolution than my mid-2012 MBP is connected the MBP display will "pretend" that it is the same ...
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Unresponsive mouse and keyboard on login screen (macbook pro 2015)

When I boot the laptop from shutdown state (not resuming or awakening), it quickly goes to the login screen as normal but the mouse and keyboard seem unresponsive, but not completely: Every like 5-7 ...
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It's hard to explain, but I want to use a guitar amp instead of a headset microphone

I've got a MacBook Pro (2015) and it has no input audio...but it does have a third connection for TRRS jacks to accommodate headset microphones. So I soldered a DIY converter, connecting a quarter ...
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MacBook Pro does not boot - prohibition screen - does not see hard drive - blinking folder - stop sign

I have a macbook pro (2009) which was dual booted to windows. Windows bluescreened, I restarted, and the mac woulnt boot (blinking folder question mark). I pulled the hard drive out, copied the data ...
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How can I use iPhone earpods as a recording device in Windows on a MacBook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro circa 2012 (last model with a 17" screen). It has 2 sound jacks. I have both Mac OS X and Windows 8.1 installed. In OS X, when I plug my iPhone earpods into the headphone ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 15-inch stuttering sound when high CPU usage

I have Boot Camp on my rMBP 15-inch, running Windows 8.1. I usually have Spotify running in the background when I work. Recently, I notice whenever my CPU usage is high (>80%), the music is stuttering ...
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MacBookPro available space not correct

Today i was going to clear space on my mac. I did but there is a problem. Disk utility says 40gb free space and available says 70gb. I have restarted my mac multiple times but still the same. A ...
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Install Linux Mint On Macbook (*Not dual or multi-boot*)

I have a Macbook Pro 15-inch, Early 2011 running OS X (10.7.5). I no longer want OS X installed (hated it from day 1 back when the system was new) and would like to replace it with Linux Mint 17. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MacbookPro Bluetooth not working

I just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04 on My MacbookPro. Everything is working fine except for the Bluetooth. I'm trying to pair my MagicMouse and my phone but I cannot find any device. When I type ...
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Upgrade MacBook Pro 2012 drive to high performance SSD or buy new 2016 MacBook Pro? [closed]

What do you guys think would reap the highest performance improvements? I have a 2012 MacBook Pro with 1,024 gb hard drive memory 8 gb RAM 2.9 GHZ Intel Core i7 I am wondering (in terms of ...
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Buying the right memory for 13" Macbook Pro Mid 2012

I want to upgrade my 13" Macbook Pro Mid 2012 to 8 gb RAM (is has 4 gb now). I want to buy Crucial RAM and I selected my Macbook model on their website. The website then shows me all compatible ...
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Can I do 3 external monitor instead of 2 external+1 internal on a Macbook Pro 13"?

I know I can run 2 external plus the internal monitor without any issues. Since it won't let me add a third external (for a total of 4), I'd prefer just running the 3 external ones with a closed lid. ...
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MacBook Pro hardware name vs architecture name

On a quite recently produced MacBook Pro, how does it come that uname -m # (hardware name) gives x86_64 this being 'the 64-bit version of the x86 instruction set', but uname -p # (processor ...
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A Docking station that would work for Macbook And Alienware [closed]

I have a macbook pro 13" and an alienware 15" that I would like to be able to swap external monitors, mouse and keyboard quickly. At the moment this requires some unplugging and replugging. However, I ...
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What is special about the SSDs in MacBook Pro mid 2015?

I have been checking out several resources online (iFixit, MacRumours and Apple Discussion Forums) about the potential for an SSD upgrade on 2015 model MBPs (perhaps not now, but in the future). The ...
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Trackpad not fully functioning after resume from sleep (Windows 7)

I am running Windows 7 x64 on a 2012 MacBook Pro via Boot Camp. Often, when Windows resumes from sleep, the trackpad does not function fully. Move and single click work, but two-finger click and two-...
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Adjusting external monitor brightness via keyboard

I have Dell U2515H that is connected to MacBook Pro 13' late 13. Is it possible to adjust the brightness of the monitor using the keyboard (and 3rd party app for sure) ? F1 and F2 aren't working. ...
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Should Windows 7 transition Sleep => Hibernating if battery drops below critical?

I have a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 x64 via Boot Camp. I recently lost work because, on receiving a low battery warning (at 10%), I closed the lid to put the laptop to sleep, but then forgot to ...
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Brother MFC-8710 DW no longer displaying an option to print a Word Doc two-sided on a macbook pro running El Capitan.

I installed the update for El Capitan on my MacBook Pro over a month ago, and have had no problems. Now, suddenly, the option to print a word document as two-sided has disappeared. I would ...
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Take picture on Macbook login (successful or failed)

I'm looking for a way to have a picture taken with the Macbook camera every time there's a login attempt (either successful or failed) and save it to a folder on my computer. From there I know how to ...
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Wifi stops working after a while unless I renew DHCP (MB Pro Retina, Late 2013)

It started a while back. I think it happened when I updated to Yosemite, it happened when I updated to El Capitan. Wifi works fine for less than half an hour, then it stops working. It doesn't get ...
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Loud noises through 3.5 mm headphone jack when fridge is turning on

I have a MacBook Pro and last time I observed a strange behavior. When the fridge is turning on (to start cooling down again) I get a loud noise through the headphone jack on the external sound system....
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Installing Ubuntu on top of Mac and Windows 7

I have a macbook pro8,1. I could dual boot OSX and windows 7 using bootcamp. Now, I want to triple boot; that is, I want to have Ubuntu too. However, when I run the Ubuntu installer and get to the ...
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How can I format a new internal hard drive in my Macbook Pro Mid-2012 13“ if it keeps getting stuck at ”Waiting for disks to repair"?

I have a Macbook Pro Mid-2012 13" that I recently replaced the internal hard drive in. I replaced the stock hard drive with a 240GB SSD from Crucial. I am trying to install OS X El Capitan with a ...
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How many audio channels does a macbook pro(2015) jack have?

I have a 7.1 sound system in my house! Does my Macbook Pro support 7.1 channels? Thanks
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Mac OS X partition doesn't boot after enabling Bitlocker

I have dualboot MacBook Pro. After enabling Bitlocker in Windows 10 I am not able to boot my OS X partition. Only recovery partition is bootable. I am able to open my OS partition from Windows and see ...