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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
665 views

Why Ubuntu [usually] does not completely support MacBook Pro?

According to this Ubuntu Community Wiki page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro Ubuntu 12.04 still does not support MacBook Pro 8.x. Moreover, even Ubuntu 11.10 has incomplete support for ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

How to get the at key, hash and quotes on an external microsoft keyboard macbook pro?

I am using a microsoft external keyboard with my macbook pro with Snow Leopard. The keyboard is a British setup so that the label for the number 2 is the AT symbol and switched with the double quotes ...
3
votes
1answer
121 views

Can't ping from Win7 running on an MacBook Pro and Can't ping MacBook Pro from any other PC

I have Windows 7 Enterprise running on MacBook Pro and for some reason I'm not able to ping any PC in the house from it and the other way around meaning I can't ping the MacBook Pro running Win7 from ...
0
votes
2answers
366 views

MacBook Pro issue with Youtube videos

Opening videos to full screen does not work on my MacBook Pro. I have tried searching for solutions, watched demonstration videos to what might be causing this, the only way I can open a video to full ...
0
votes
2answers
559 views

MacBookPro's temperature increases dramatically with 10.8.2 update

After updating MacOS from 10.8.1 to 10.8.2, it's heating obvious. I do nothing, but chrome is stopping at the page of reader. Temp is 77 DC and more. Why, why my 2012 mid MBP 13's temp is higher than ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Get Mac-Address in Single-User Mode in Mac OS X 10.8?

I was wondering if there is a way to get all the mac addresses of my network interfaces in single-user mode in OS X 10.8. I've tried ifconfig, but since single-user mode doesn't turn on networking, I ...
1
vote
0answers
118 views

Keyremap4macbook working intermittently?

I have had a spill situation last year and I just found a link to remapping the shift key that was perpetually pressed. However now, it seems like something keeps overriding the key remapper and I ...
7
votes
1answer
7k views

Forcing 5 GHz on MacBook Pro

I currently have the retina MacBook Pro running OS X lion and want to force the wireless card to only connect only to 5GHz networks. Both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz have the same SSID so I can not pick ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

Mysterious C:\Users\cwilson folder in Windows

I'm worried that my Windows computer was compromised, because I am the sole owner, and I recently came across a strange folder on my computer. C:\Users\cwilson\. Either someone created their own ...
7
votes
1answer
634 views

Will a hard drive use less power if it is unmounted?

I recently did the Optibay mod on my 13" Macbook Pro, the stock magnetic drives now lives where the optical drive used to be. And an SSD has taken its place. It's all good, but power consumption ...
4
votes
3answers
4k views

Sound entirely stopped working on Windows 8 on a Macbook Pro

I am currently running Windows 8 (downloaded from DreamSpark) on a Macbook Pro. This worked fine for a while but suddenly all audio stopped working. When I go to "Playback devices" and hit "Test" on ...
3
votes
1answer
561 views

Daisy-chain display port monitors on a MacBook Pro

According to this WikiPedia article version 1.2 of the Display port specification allows for multiple monitors to be daisy-chained. My question has two parts: Could this be done on a MacBook Pro ...
1
vote
2answers
106 views

Mac Book Pro SSD

I have a Mac Book Pro (I7 and 8 Gig Ram). I'm a developer - do a fair amount of .net via VMware but lots of Ruby and NodeJs on the Mac. I'm looking to extract some more performance and i think a SSD ...
1
vote
1answer
194 views

How can I remap the Eject key to another in OS X?

I would like to remap the ⏏ (Eject) key to Volume Up. I already have KeyRemap4MacBook and need the appropriate private.xml file.
3
votes
1answer
580 views

Reinstall Windows 8 on an existing bootcamp installation

I already have a functioning bootcamp installation of Windows 8 on my MacBook Pro. I'd like to re-install Windows 8 (newer version) to the same bootcamp partition-- can I simply boot from the Win 8 ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

How do I assign a MBP's Mission Control button (F3) for use in Windows 7?

I have a recent Mac Book Pro that I triple boot (OS X, Win7, BT5). I'd like to use the Mission Control button (F3) in Windows 7 on my MBP to call Dexpot's "Windows Catalog." Does anyone know of: 1) ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

My MacBook Pro only boots up with Windows 7

I've installed Windows 7 on my Mac with Boot Camp and I had Dual Boot on my screen when I want to select to chose Operating Systems. Yesterday, when I turned on My MacBook Pro (MD 322) it boots up ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

MacBook Pro: Wireless connected with Airport but internet not working?

I have Macbook pro (Snow Leopard) Today morning when I turn ON it, its wireless icon was showing full network access just one point less. But I am not able Browse internet/websites through my MacBook ...
1
vote
2answers
774 views

Core Audio sound driver has an error

I have been using Virtual DJ on my machine. The setup is where I want audio to play over the headphones and use a USB sound card to play audio into my headphones so I can listen to music before I ...
2
votes
0answers
392 views

DaisyChain Non-Apple monitors to Macbook Pro

I as hoping to daisychain some monitors to either my display port or my thunderbolt port for my early 2011 Macbook Pro (AMD Radeon HD 6490M). I don't want to buy the expensive Apple monitors but I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
981 views

Creative D200, MacBook Pro and Windows 7

I have a problem with bluetooth speakers Creative D200 on MacBook Pro running Windows 7. This question appends on: Broadcom bluetooth driver for Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Do You have any solution for ...
2
votes
1answer
393 views

Reading zip disk from Iomega

I'm trying to read a zip disk through old external Iomega Zip 100 drive, which I've connected to my Macbook Pro through the original USB 1.0 cord. It sounds like the drive is reading the disk (there's ...
0
votes
1answer
259 views

SVN Error when connecting from MacBook

This is drying me nuts for last 5 days!!! Out of the blue 5 days ago, SVN access from my MacBook Pro failed: I cannot access any SVN (i.e. not in our University or open source projects etc). The ...
0
votes
2answers
78 views

Can I use a total of three displays with non-Retina MacBook Pro via USB?

Can I add one display via DisplayPort and two more via USB using this? http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/VIDU2DVIA/ Or is the max two external displays? Or one DisplayPort and one USB? I have ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

What version of Windows 7 will work with mac and should I wait to buy Windows 7 now?

I have a mac laptop and i need to buy windows 7 to run some software. What version of Windows works on a Mac. Do i have to buy a specific version? Also, with Windows 8 coming out soon, is the price ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

Are multiple keyboard shortcuts allowed to switch between spaces?

I have an early 2001 Macbook Pro, and like the early 2008 version I had before that I got used to using Option+Arrow Keys to switch between spaces (when I wanted to quickly move to an adjoining space, ...
5
votes
1answer
322 views

Triple booting on a Mac Book [almost there]; boot loader issues

Here is my current GPT/MBR partition table: Current GPT partition table: # Start LBA End LBA Type 1 40 409639 EFI System (FAT) 2 409640 663646255 Mac OS X ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

mdworker couldn't find bundle

This error is showing up in my syslog every few seconds: Aug 28 06:02:04 Roys-MacBook-Pro mdworker[1257]: (Error) Import: Couldn't find bundle identifier for ...
0
votes
1answer
8k views

How do I install Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro without a SuperDrive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can & How Can I Install Windows 7 x64 on a MacBook Air? I have a MacBook Pro Mid-1010 (which, from what I can tell, doesn't support USB booting (except Apple's ...
-1
votes
1answer
403 views

Why do processes on Mac not add up to total physical memory?

Running ps -ax -O 'rss user %mem should summon all the processes that are currently contributing to either Active or Wired , in the Mac definitions of "Active + Wired + Inactive + Free = Total ...
2
votes
0answers
714 views

Strange bright/white bubbles beneath LCD screen

I've got an older generation x86 Macbook Pro that has some weird white bubbles embedded in the LCD. The actual pixels seem to be working fine (not dead or stuck), and when I put colored images in ...
7
votes
3answers
13k views

Electric shock/mild vibrating sensation on MacBook Pro when charging [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dell Inspiron 15R gives electric shocks Every time I plug my MagSafe 2 power supply into an power outlet, this Mac's aluminum body gives me a mild vibrating sensation ...
0
votes
1answer
316 views

What strategy should I use for two hard drives in Macbook Pro + Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Windows OS (Windows 7) on a removable USB hard drive? Is there a way to make Windows 7 install .iso onto USB drive from OSX? I just bought a new Macbook ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

On a MacBook Pro, when changing hibernate mode which other numbers can be used?

The default MacBook Pro sleep setting maintains the current session on the RAM and thus requires a small power. There is a sudo command in the terminal that can alter this method by sending the ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Macbook Pro + Windows 7 (bootcamp) = Terrible battery life

I recently put Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on my wife's Macbook pro because of some software she bought for her business. Since then, the battery life has been abysmal. I've identified and researched ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Can a NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M support 2560x1440 (16:9) resolution?

I recently took the plunge after reading this post and bought the FSM-270YG, a 27" IPS monitor from Korea. The resolution is 2560X1440 and has 16:9 ratio. Here is the listing that displays the item. ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

How can I get the MacBook Pro trackpad to work on Windows 8?

I can't seem to get the trackpad to work on my MacBook Pro. I have tried the Boot Camp drivers with no luck. Does anybody know what drivers are needed for Windows 8 and a MacBook Pro trackpad? EDIT: ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Any downsides of upgrading MacBook Pro 13 mid-2012 low-end model to 16GB?

First of all is it possible with core i5 not core i7? More RAM eats more battery, but I'm not sure how much? Will it reduce my battery life by 1-2 hours and I will have 5 hours instead of 7? Is ...
4
votes
5answers
24k views

How to connect two Dual-link-DVI displays to a Thunderbolt MacBook Pro

I want to connect two 2560x1440 displays to a summer 2012 MacBook Pro Retina (MBP from now on). The best way to do it would be to buy two Apple thunderbolt displays, which would connect Display2 ...
5
votes
3answers
6k views

Planning on a SSD, bought Mountain Lion. What should I do?

I own a MBP 13" mid 2009 running Snow Leopard. Now, I just bought Mountain Lion and haven't installed it yet. I am planning to get a new SSD to replace my optical drive. Here's the process that I ...
1
vote
1answer
597 views

Remap key on MacBook with KeyRemap4MacBook. change 'CMD+C' to 'CMD+M'

I want to remap keys on a MacBook with KeyRemap4MacBook. I need to change CmdC to CmdM and CmdV to CmdN, because I don't like to always use left hand to press copy&plaste, it's aching and ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

How do I optimize my system to update my non-functioning IP address 162.?

Yesterday, my MacBook Pro connected fine, but today won't connect to the Cisco wireless router. I'm running OS 10.6.8. I don't know how this happened but I do know that my IP address is reading ...
3
votes
1answer
403 views

Macbook Pro Powering Off Under GPU Load

I have a pre-Unibody Macbook Pro that has served loyally and well for some time - it's one of the 15 inch Core 2 Duo models with an Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT graphics card. While using it today, it ...
5
votes
1answer
502 views

Does a 15 mm high hard drive fit in the 15" MacBook Pro?

I know that a 12.5 mm high hard drive fits, but I can't find any information about whether a 15 mm high hard drive fits. Western Digital offers a 2 TB hard drive that's 15 mm high and there's no 12.5 ...
1
vote
4answers
3k views

Text editor for Retina MacBook Pro? [closed]

I mostly type in gedit, but the blurry text on this new laptop is driving me nuts. I'm not looking for features in a text editor beyond sharp text. Suggestions? EDIT: Thanks for all the suggestions. ...
1
vote
1answer
244 views

Is there way to put macbook into a sleep without energy consumption?

I want behavior similar to windows when all RAM content is stored on disk and then loaded back. So I will not recharge battery after each sleep mode...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

My Retina MacBook Pro just had a kernel panic while browsing, what caused it to crash?

I just got a Retina MacBook Pro and this is my second day of using it. I was just browsing the internet and a message popped up saying Your computer was restarted because of a problem … along ...
3
votes
1answer
491 views

Can I change the minimize button action to 'hide' instead of default minimize in mac?

I'd like that the yellow button at the top left corner of a window will hide it - without keeping an extra window icon at the dock.
0
votes
1answer
279 views

Macbook pro running out of memory and sometimes freezing for a while

I am having performance issues with my MacBookPro. It just seems to be running out of memory constantly to the point that my music jumps and also the screen will freeze momentarily and then when I ...
2
votes
1answer
276 views

I am trying to connect my Macbook Pro (Mac OS X - Version 10.7.4) to a Samsung SyncMaster S20B300 monitor.

I am trying to connect my Macbook Pro (Mac OS X - Version 10.7.4) to a Samsung SyncMaster S20B300 monitor. As soon as I connect the minidisplay port into the monitor, it turns it off (puts it in ...