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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Can't Delete file Macbook Pro (Stuck in Trash)

I dunno when I deleted this file (its an avi), its been in the trash for awhile. Today I went to empty the trash and this one file can't claims to be in use. But I have restarted, shut down my mac ...
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How can I route all my Internet usage through a remote server?

I have a remote Red Hat Linux server in Hong Kong with rackspace with root access. At home I have a regular ADSL2 100 Mbit/s connection using a FRITZ!Box. I would like to understand the ways of ...
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Wi-fi connection times out in a strange way

I have a Linksys Wireless-N Home ADSL2+ router to which I connect my MacBook Pro. The thing is that the connection behaves strangely. Let me explain: from time to time, the internet connection times ...
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Macbook Pro starts up super slowly after battery reaches 0%

I notice this pattern with my Macbook Pro anytime the battery reaches 0%. (Usually a result of me leaving it unplugged with the lid open). I plug it in No response, no way to make it start for ...
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Macbook pro doesn't work, only powers up

I was using my macbook pro a little while back, and all of a sudden the screen freezes. So I turn it off by clicking the power button until it shuts off, and the next time I click it, the screen ...
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MacBook Pro USB port provides more current in Mac OS X than in Windows

I have a MacBook Pro with both Mac OS X Lion and Windows (under BootCamp) installed. While in Windows, I tried to charge my iPad 3 via the USB port. The iPad says "Not charging", but really, it does, ...
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How can I turn my Macbook off before mailing it?

I have a Macbook which I want to send to someone else as a gift. All I have done with it so far is charge the battery and power the machine up to make sure it works! It was bought new in 2009 but ...
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Mac Book Pro and Photosohp working canvas lost off screen somewhere

I seem to have a unique issue. I have a mac book pro which I often have connected to one or 2 additional monitors, and I think this is in part my issue. Cause when Im at home working with only the ...
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How to make Windows 7 fit my japanese MacbookPro keyboard layout?

I have a japanese MacbookPro. The keyboard looks like this : I installed a japanese Windows 7 on it, using Bootcamp. Under Windows 7, the keyboard layout is not correct. For example, when I press ...
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Triple-boot macbook pro (late 2011) with multiple drives

I own a 15" macbook pro, with a 120GB SSD. I would like to triple-boot (OSX, Windows 7, Linux) due to work reasons. However, due to some lack of foresight on my part, the remaining available space on ...
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Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro not taking OS X

I'm out of ideas here. MacBook Pro 3,1 with a Core 2 Duo and 10.5 isn't booting an OS X Lion DVD. I get a grey circle with a line through it then the Apple logo immediately. I've zapped the PRAM - ...
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Mini-DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter Sound Stopped Working

I have cancelled cable and want to watch the NCAA tournament games on my TV tonight through my 2011 Macbook Pro where I can stream the game in a browser. I have a cheap Mini-DisplayPort to HDMI ...
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New Macbook Pro stolen - can I get it back? [closed]

I got myslef a new macbook pro 13 and left it in my car, it was in a plastic bag with the bill inside it. when I came back it was gone !!! I hadn't even open the box ! so no softwares or tracking ...
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Is there really no way to set up Backtrack or any virtual machines in VirtualBox to recognize a wireless interface?

I can't find a solid answer anywhere. Can you just not do wireless interface specific stuff in a virtualized Backtrack? All it ever comes up with for network interfaces in backtrack is the ethernet ...
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Network routing with two networks which don't like each other

I have an interesting situation at work. I bring my MacBook Pro in from home because it's the most suitable machine for what I do. At work I have access to two networks as follows: Network 1: ...
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Why does my MacBook Pro treat my 2nd monitor as its primary when I shut the lid?

I have a MacBook Pro, late 2010 model, with a display-port out that I use with the DP->DVI adapter to drive a Dell monitor as my secondary. I run Mac OSX Lion 10.7.3. The secondary monitor is ...
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MacBook Pro 15" not picking up external monitor

I have a MacBook Pro 15" laptop running Windows 7 Professional and for the life of me I just can't get it to connect to my 27" Dell U2711 monitor, using a Mini-DisplayPort to DVI adapter. I am ...
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Powering up a MacBook Pro using external keyboard or mouse [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Start Macbook with lid closed Is there a way to power on a MacBook pro via a USB keyboard or mouse, similar to waking it from sleep?
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Uninstall / Remove Ruby on Rails server Macbook Pro

Ok, I've looked everywhere for this answer and best I can get is replies like "Why would you ever want to do such a thing". What I want to do is uninstall and completely remove a rails server from my ...
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My files on micro SD card not showing on macbook pro 13"

Used to work fine. Could it be a virus from Window PC, I can't see my photos on SD card on mac. Is there any way to copy these views. I know I can try it on Windows PC and that might work but I don't ...
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macbook pro late 2011, mac os x lion 10.7.3, beach ball freezing

I got a new MBP lately, with OS X Lion, (2.5 GHz i7, 8GB RAM, 128 SSD), but it keeps on freezing to the point where I have to do a hard-reboot. What happens is that the beach ball appears for no ...
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Setting the Graphics Card in Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

I recently upgraded to OSX Lion and it destroyed my logic board. I am forced to set the graphics card to integrated only using an application called gfxCardStatus. I now have the same problem on ...
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Will all capacitive styluses (for iPad, etc.) work just as well on a MacBook Pro trackpad?

I'm looking to get a capacitive stylus to use on my MacBook Pro's trackpad for quick sketches. This article by MacWorld and other reviews seem to indicate that the Griffin stylus and the Wacom Bamboo ...
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How to share 3G connection via wireless LAN

I have created a working wireless LAN with wifi router connected to my PC and I can easily access from my macbook to PC. On my PC I have 3G internet connection via USB stick. Now I want to be able to ...
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Is it possible to use 6GB of memory in my MacBook Pro 3,1?

The specifications of my MacBook Pro say the maximum memory supported is 4GB using two 2GB DDR2 667MHz each. However, some say that this model can support up to 6GB of memory, putting a 4GB Memory ...
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How to know if the BIOS in my Macbook Pro is running in EFI mode or BIOS emulation mode when in Linux

I totally replaced OSX with Linux. In Ubuntu 10.10, how can I tell which mode the BIOS is running in? Is it better to have it running in EFI mode?
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How to know which RAM slots are in use in a Macbook Pro?

I'd like to upgrade the memory of a 15" Macbook Pro. It came with 4GB out of the box, but I don't know if it came as 1x4GB or 2x2GB. Is there a way to know that, before unscrewing the computer?
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Mouse pointer on my MacBook moves by itself

Starting today, my mouse cursor is moving by itself. Here's a video of it: http://screencast.com/t/FxpuuEk2ehf I use a MacBook Pro with an external display and a magic mouse. The laptop is ...
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Installing windows 8 on a second hard drive on a Mac

I just downloaded the windows 8 developer preview and set my secodary internal hard drive to gpt partition scheme windows installer runs fine until I get to the end of the file extraction then get an ...
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Stuck with Windows 8 on macbook pro

I use Windows 7 and Mac OSX on macbook pro using bootcamp, few hours back I installed the windows 8 as well without using rEFIt or any other tools. Now the problem is I always see Mac OSX and ...
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Is it possible to run Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Standard R2 32-bit on an old Macbook Pro (2.0 Ghz intel core duo)?

I have an old macbook pro as stated above, 2GB of Ram, 80GB hard drive. I am a student studying software development and engineering. Is it possible to run this software on the macbook pro? Would ...
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I unplugged my macbook pro from the wall instead of the laptop;is it damaged?

I unplugged my macbook pro from the wall instead of the computer; now the green light turns immediately orange when I plug it in; have I damaged the macbook?
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Repartitioning dual booting Macbook

I have a Macbook Pro configured to dual boot OSX or Ubuntu. Originally, I split the drive evenly between the two, but as I've been using Ubuntu far more heavily, and I'm running out of space on its ...
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Is SATA 6GB/s Supported on Mid-2010 MBP?

I am planning on buying the http://www.ocztechnology.com/ocz-vertex-3-sata-iii-2-5-ssd.html (240gb) and I just wanted to check that I could achieve the maximum read/write speeds of the SATA 3. To be ...
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MacBook grey screen at boot, cannot press any keys

This morning my Macbook Pro (2011 model), decided it didn't want to boot, and is stuck at the grey screen. The startup chime happens, but then stays on a blank grey screen. This seems to be for no ...
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Reinstall Mac OS X Snow Leopard after installing Linux

I installed Ubuntu on a Macbook Pro, and then decided to reinstall Snow Leopard. I inserted the SL install DVD, powered on holding the C key, but the Mac froze on the Apple logo. I restarted holding ...
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How do I make my Boot Camp partition bootable again?

I needed to resize my Boot Camp partition so I used Gparted to move and resize it. This seemed to work, except that now I can't boot into Windows. I can boot into OS X just fine. OS X can recognize ...
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New HP Officejet 4500 will not connect wirelessly

We just got a new Officejet 4500 that I began to set up last night. First I followed the recommended setup path for setting it up wirelessly: USB connection to my MacBook Pro, install the software, ...
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Reinstall OS X on MacBook Pro with broken trackpad

I have to reinstall OS X on my MacBook Pro. I'm using the installation disk, but the only problem is that my trackpad is broken (I cannot click). Is there any way to open and select the Utilities ...
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MacBook Pro suddenly getting very hot when using external monitor

My MBP (unibody, Summer 2010) has suddenly begun getting very hot and running the fans at full speed when I have an external monitor plugged in via the mini display port. I've used the monitor for ...
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macbook pro dropping wireless connection

Setup: Macbook Pro 13-inch, Early 2011 Processor 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Software Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 Netgear WRT54G2; Hardware Model V1; firmware: 1.0.01 Cablevision ...
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How to access webcam from VirtualBox?

I have installed windows XP on Apple MacBook Pro using VirtualBox. Here I want to access webcam from installed windows XP using VirtualBox. Is it possible? If yes, How to do this?
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How to remove all passwords on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

I have bought a MacBook Pro, and I'm having problems with those passwords. How can I disable them completely?
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Virtualbox Host is MacBook Pro Guest is Ubuntu 10.04 issues with github access

Ok trying to do what I have done a dozen times over on dozens of PC's (literally). I am trying to access a private github account. Works no problem on any one of several computers all PC that I have ...
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How can I swap control and command in bootcamp?

Didn't see this exact question on here, so figured I'd ask anyway. It's simple, I do a lot of dev on a macbook pro, and now I'm using a bootcamp a lot as well. My muscle memory has me doing ...
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How can I unlock single-user mode?

I stupidly forgot the password to my MacbookPro. I have locked single user mode 2 weeks ago (for security reasons). How can I unlock single-user mode to get my password back?
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MacBook Pro: More Than One SSD in Optical Drive Bay?

Would it be possible to slot more than one drive into a MacBook Pro's optical drive bay? Obviously, no such product yet exists. (Would love to know if I'm wrong!) But when looking at ...
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MacBook Pro laptop cooling pad DIY

I'm planning to create my own cooling pad for my MacBook Pro (2011). Which is the better airflow direction - is it preferred to suck air away from the MacBook, or blow it towards the Mac?
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Macbook Pro Triple Boot OS X Lion, Windows 7 and Windows 8

MacBook Pro (Summer 2010 Model, Basic Model) I currently have OS X Lion and Windows 7 running side by side on my MacBook Pro. However I have a need to get Windows 8 running as well in this mix (a ...
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Why are my PCs and Mac not able to transfer to each other?

They're all connected to the internet but aren't able to talk to each other. I'm having difficulties in logging in to the other computer to access it. In Windows I use this to access the network.: ...