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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Mac insomnia: Finding what's keeping my Mac up within console?

I have a 15" rMBP from late 2013 and it's been great. However, I have noticed there are times where I will shut the lid and the system will simply not go to sleep. Many times I am packing it after a ...
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13" Macbook pro keyboard, trackpad & USB not working

When I open the screen, the keyboard and track pad is unresponsive. The power button works. USB in both sides give out power, I tried plugging in the laptop cooler and it worked. But USBs do not ...
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Mac VPN connection not network available

I used to connect to my job's VPN using IPSec smoothly for a while. After rebooting the laptop yesterday I now can't connect to the VPN and I get this error: I'm not exactly what I'm doing wrong here....
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How to remove viruses on macs?

I think that my macbook pro had a virus since all issues that it had disappeared after I restored it to factory settings. i would like to know how to remove viruses without resorting to this extreme ...
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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 ...
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Is the Intel HD 4000 GPU good enough for everyday use? [closed]

I am about to get a Mac, and right now I'm weighing two options that I can get. I can get a new MacBook Air 2015 at the lowest specs: 4 GB RAM 2 core 1.6 GHz (turbo to 2.7) i5 CPU 128 GB PCI-e SSD ...
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Will keeping my new MacBook continously in charge damage the batteries? [duplicate]

I just bought a new MacBook, which I'm primary gonna use as a "desktop pc" (in office). Not always, but for large period of time (~ a month without moving it from my desk). I would like to ...
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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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Apple late early 2009 MacBook Pro does not wake (easily) from sleep

My MacBook Pro does not wake up from sleep. Someone told me (because she also had a problem with the same symptoms as mine) there is a sensor at the hinge at the bottom of the display that tells the ...
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Any performance issues when removing Macbook battery?

Does anyone know if removing the battery will have a major effect on the performance of the processor for the Macbook Pro 15" (Early 2011)? I ask because my laptop gets really hot - the heat in ...
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Cant boot MacBook Pro - HDD File System is Read-Only

I have a big problem - I think. The problem seems to be that my HDD is Read-Only so I cant boot and can not erase the HDD to reinstall the system. But here is the whole story. I bougth a used ...
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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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Does the retina MacBook Pro Australian charger duckhead have 3 prongs on it or 2?

I notice that with my Retina MacBook Pro (bought in UK), its charger uses all three prongs to power the laptop (like this, rather than this). Not surprised, it's a powerful machine. I'm going to ...
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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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How to prevent the screen from turning off when I open the lid?

It happens only when the computer is plugged on a power source. The situation on battery is not the same, knowing the computer goes to sleep. When I close the lid, the computer behaves correctly: ...
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Macbook Pro - Randomly sleeps and won't wake up

All, I have a Macbook Pro 13" (mid 2009) that has had a long time issue which seems to be getting worse. Occasionally, I will go to wake the computer with the keyboard and can't wake it. The HDD ...
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loud hard drive clicks / noises when working with laptop at an angle (on lap), normal or faulty? [closed]

Ive just bought a 15" macbook pro, the first thing that i noticed when i got it booted up was a large amount of clicking coming from the hdd. This is when having the laptop at a slight angle on my lap,...
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How to Boot and run Windows 8 from USB on Mac (NOT Windows-To-Go)

I have an installation of Windows 8 that I run from an Portable HDD over USB. I use this on campus to allow me to bring my entire OS and files with me. There never anyone using the macs, so I was ...
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Late 2011 Macbook Pro 15" built in trackpad going haywire

Admittedly I cleaned the laptops body the other day paying no mind to the fact that I was using a slightly damn towelette like rag. Since then the trackpad has become hyper-sensitive at times, ...
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Is it safe to ride a bike with your macbook pro in sleep mode?

I have the current mac book pro. Is it safe to ball around with it in sleep mode or could you damage the disk?
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Why does my MacBookPro keep on hitting Apple servers non-stop?

Installed Windows 7 on my MBP via Boot Camp and I kept on seeing packets of data hitting a bunch of IP addresses that are apparently within the block that Apple owns. I blocked them. Now it tries to ...
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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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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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Is there a way to enable sound via HDMI on my TV Monitor from the MacBook Pro late 2010 (OSX 10.8.3)

I have this issue when connecting my MacBook Pro Late 2010 on my Samsung TV Monitor via HDMI there is no sound coming out only picture. Alternativly when I'm using my dualboot Windows 7 installed on ...
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Where can I get Windows XP drivers for MacBook Pro hardware without using Boot Camp?

I have an Intel-based MacBook Pro whose hard disk was formatted before I received it. It had no OS installed, and I have no Mac OS X installation disks. I’m trying to get the machine to run some ...
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Having trouble getting full 2560x1440 resolution output from a Mac Book Pro

I just got a Dell U2713hm to hook up to my Mac Book Pro. I thought it was a 2560x1440 monitor but I'm only getting 2048x1152. I'm using the mini display port to VGA, am I just stuck with the lower ...
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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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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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How to get track changes version of document back after after closing document?

I'm wondering if there's a way to get tracked changes back after accepting them, saving the document as a new title, and closing out the document? I'm working in Word on a new MacBook Pro running OS X ...
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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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MacBook Pro crashes occasionally on a dual monitor setup

I’m using a MacBook Pro 13" (mid 2010) running Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion). I just got a Viewsonic 24' monitor (2450wm-LED), and I connect it to my MacBook Pro using a miniport to VGA adapter (this one on ...
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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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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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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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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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How to fix EFI-boot on my Macbook Pro after Ubuntu install?

The MacBook does not boot. The screen stays blank (black) – not the grey, active screen like normal. To power off, I hold the power button down. After 5 boot attempts the MacBook finally shows the ...
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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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Emulating the right Ctrl key on MacBook Pro keyboard lacking an actual right Ctrl key

I need to use the right Ctrl key in a certain application, but my keyboard doesn't have one. The left Ctrl key has an entirely different function in this case. How can I emulate the right Ctrl key, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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HDMI, Thunderbolt ports not working in Boot Camp

I've installed Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro, but the HDMI and Thunderbolt ports still aren't working. When I connect an HDMI cable from my Mac to a monitor, the monitor says No HDMI Input. System: ...
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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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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 ...