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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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 [on hold]

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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MacBook Pro blocks unexpectably and is extremely slow

I have a serious issue with my Macbook Pro, and though I called the AppCare, it isn't resolved yet. Basically, my computer was working well before last night when it went crazy. It suddenly blocked so ...
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Is there any process to disable FileVault? My password doesn’t work

Got a MacBookPro of 2009. I activated, unfortunately, FileVault, following all steps, but when I try to enter my password the system refuses it. On apple support, I've found some infos, but nothing ...
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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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How to install openGL on Windows 10 with Intel HD Graphics 3000

System: 2011 Macbook Pro 2.2GHz i7 with Intel HD Graphics 3000 (dedicated Nvidia GPU is shot - I have it disabled right now) running Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. I require openGL on this platform, yet ...
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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 ...
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Windows 10 Bootcamp slow on new MBP 13" Retina

Im one step away taking back a brand new 2015 Macbook Pro 13" (retina) as Chrome (and other software) is really under performing. I've performed a Octane benchmark in both OSX and Windows 10 (a fresh ...
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How can I write space in Terminal on OS X?

I have folder name with a space between words. I use a command cd that I can to move in a need folder. How can I write space in Terminal on OS X? I tried following MacBook-Pro:TestDrop Alexsander$ cd ...
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MacBook Pro (2014), SD Card for VMWare 7 virtual machine

I've been having drive space issues on my MacBook Pro. It's the mid 2014 Retina 13" edition w/120 GB flash drive. I run VMWare 7 Fusion (for a virtual Windows 8 machine) and my idea is that I buy a ...
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Would a renice command increase the CPU performance of a program that is being affected by a non multicore 3rd party app

Superusers and aficionados, I have a MacBook Pro i7 with 4 cores running Logic Pro X. One of the third party Virtual instruments in use is NOT Multicore and thus is caning one thread of CPU ONLY ...
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Kernel panic on MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), and also with Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)

I had a kernel panic on my MacBook Pro, which led me to erase everything from it, and install Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) on it, from the mini iso, with the choice of erasing everything on the hard drive. ...
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accessing VMs from a remote machine

SET UP: I have a Windows desktop. ip (1x.1x.1x.1x). On that windows PC I have couple of Ubuntu servers (2x.2x.2x.2x,3x.3x.3x.3x,4x.4x.4x.4x) deployed and running on VMWare (workstation). For the ...
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MacBook, Use external 4k screen in HiDPI mode in non-native resolution

I am about to buy a 4k screen that has 3840x2160 resolution. However, since I have the late 2013 13" RMBP, my MacBook can only drive the monitor with 30 Hz when I use the native resolution. Therefore ...
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How to recover corrupted MacBook Pro SMC Firmware

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 15" that is no longer bootable due to (as far as I can tell) corrupted SMC firmware. The reason I think this is that SMC resets no longer work, the MagSafe charging light ...
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rpcvshost , is it hardware or proble

I have a problem with my Mac -early 11- The laptop crashes every X minutes.. When I check the console I see [ RPCVSCHOST caught burning the CPU ] I can't start the device without doing this ...
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FireWire connection between a MacBook Pro to Mackie Onyx 1640i mixer died without reason

I recently upgraded from my MacBook Pro and Mackie Onyx 1620i FireWire mixer to the long sought after Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire mixer. Everything is exactly the same, except the new Mackie has 16 ...
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Is there anyway to force a MacBook to output audio only to the internal speakers?

The headphone jack on my MacBook Pro (A1278, Core i7 2.7 13", Early 2011) is officially broken. At first it had the red light on even after I remove my headphones/earphones, I followed several tips I ...
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What is the maximum read speed I can get on a MacBook Pro Mid-2015?

From what I have read and being told by Apple support, the MacBook Pro mid-2015 has a PCI v3 x4. Wikipedia says that each lane in PCI v3 brings 985 MB/s, so PCI v3 x4 should be 985 * 4 = 3940 MBps ...
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Cannot change font properties when editing Imovie 10.02 title

I am finishing my project and I am adjusting titles. Even though the editing menu appears normally and active (T highlighted) when I click on it none of the sub option (Bold, Colors, font size) is ...
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Sound bar + optical cable works with TV, not with MacBook Pro

I have a Belkin Digital Optical Cable + Adapter running from an off-brand sound bar. I can connect the other end of the toslink cable to my TV and it works well. However, I can't get sound from my ...
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How to make MacBook sharing Wi-Fi from iPad

I connected from iPad to MacBook Pro (mid 2012) by USB. In iPad personal hotspot turned on and iPad sharing Internet to MacBook Pro. It is working. I want that MacBook Pro share internet too. I made ...