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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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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Should I remove my CD-ROM for an SSD? [on hold]

I have an 2011 Macbook Pro with a 320 GB HDD. I'm looking to upgrade it with an SSD so it can run faster. I'm stuck between two choices: Remove my optical drive and replace it with a 250GB SSD Keep ...
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Right click for Windows 10 with the 2015 macbook pro

I have been search the internet near and far looking for ways of doing the right click for my new MacBook pro 2015 in the Boot camp windows 10 setup. There has been some solutions in the past but ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Is it safe to split the Windows 7 system partition created by bootcamp on mac book pro?

I have just installed Windows 7 on my Mac Book Pro using bootcamp. As you might aware, bootcamp can only create single Windows partition along side Mac OS partition. But now I want to be able to ...
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Hard drives stopped showing up on MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro from early 2011 (OS X El Captain v10.11.2) that recently just stopped connecting to any external hard drives. Everything worked fine before, and suddenly all external HDs stopped ...
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Understanding OWA logs

I have a number of logs that I think are OWA logs. Titles such as microsoft.o365.shellg2.owa.js microsoft.exchange.clients.owa2.client.calcorestrings.localized.min.js Can anyone help me try and work ...
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macbook:The ibook loopup function only shows wikipedia definition instead of the whole bunch

I am not sure if it has anything to do with EI captain since I don't use the ibook app on macbook quite often. The look up function still shows properly all the definitions from different sources when ...
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Macbook Pro - VirtualBox 5 - Ubuntu server 14.4 static IP

I'm using VirtualBox and I have the Ubuntu Server 14.4 installed, I changed from dhcp to static ip, my network interface file: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.5.60.7 netmask ...
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Bootcamp win7 hard disk space not freeing after deleting files

I'm running Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro using Boot Camp. I have deleted a chunk of data in Windows 7 and emptied my Recycle Bin, but my hard disk space doesn't seem to free up. Is there any way to ...
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Migrating MacBook Pro image without Time Machine

What are my options if I have MacBook Pro with lots of data and apps, and I am moving to another country for work. I do not have any external hard drive. My employer will provide me with a better ...
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Upgrade SSD on MacBook Pro

Wonder if 2TB Samsung SSD (850 Pro model) is compatible with my old MacBook Pro mid 2010 i7 15". I know that Samsung SSD's work great with MacBooks, but will 2TB work? Thanks.
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4k Monitor Cable for 3840 x 2160 Resolution at 60Hz

I just purchased a Dell 4K monitor (P2715Q) and I am looking for an appropriate cable to use with my MacBook Pro. I've read that certified DisplayPort cables are best to use with a 4K monitor like ...
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On dual-boot MacBook using BootCamp, moved HDD to optical bay and Windows no longer boots

It is a MacBook Pro 13" 2012 model, which came with a 500 GB HDD and an optical drive. I was using it with OS X and Windows 10 dual-boot without any booting issue. If I pressed Option before OS X ...
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Issue installing BootCamp drivers for Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my 15" Retina Macbook Pro. Once installed, I attempted to install the BootCamp drivers but it keeps getting hung up on the Realtek audio driver. I even left it overnight ...
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How to uninstall Boom and find BoomDevice

Please tell me if this instruction is for a Mac or PC. I can't find it on my MacBook Pro Mavericks. check for BoomDevice.kext in System/Library/Extensions I also cannot find where uninstall is ...
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Open Quicktime on second screen

I've got a number of MP4s which I'm watching individually, when I opened quicktime for the first time it opened up on my laptop screen and I dragged it onto the second screen where I want to watch the ...
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How to Airdrop between Macbook Pro and iPad Air

Trying to airdrop from my Mac to my iPad however I cannot see my iPad from the Airdrop interface on the Mac. Help.. Thanks, Shix
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Macbook keyboard gestures on windows 10

I have a late 2009 Macbook Pro with Windows 10 and Boot Camp v. 4.0. Before the Windows 10 install, my Boot Camp version was working fine with Windows 8. What do I have to do to get my Macbook ...
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Copying/imaging hard drive from Macbook Pro using windows software (preferrably free and open source)

Here's the situation: My macbook pro gave me the question mark+file folder icon on boot. I remove the hard drive and connect it to my windows pc using a sata to USB adaopter. There's a bunch of ...