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Apple support cleared this up for me. I needed to clear out all wifi networks saved under the preferred networks tab Networks>Advanced>Preferred Wifi Networks - with the exception of the network created to login to our secure office environment. Turns out I had a bunch based on travel, and there may have been one or two my machine favored for some ...


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I've set rights to all data on mac HD for user 'system' to read-only. Also I do it for the groups 'wheel' and 'stuff'. Only one user account with name 'mac01' has all rights to data on my mac HD. If you messed up with OS X permissions, normally you should run Disk Utility in recovery mode and run Repair Disk Permissions and Repair Disk to correct errors ...


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Apologies for posting a mere suggestion as an answer - I do not have enough reputation, yet to comment. Could it be that - for whatever reason - your Mac boots into a different keyboard layout that does not match the physical keyboard and at least one of the characters in your password is affected by that? Maybe logging into the temp account resets the ...


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3840 x 2160 is for external displays, in fact if you look at the hdmi interface you can actually drive 4096-by-2160 resolution at 24Hz with either processor. 2560 x 1600 is the native resolution of the 13", and where it's mentioned on the 15"'s specs that's a typo; probably someone at apple's translation service copy-pasting and grabbing the wrong number. ...


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Unfortunately, there is no generic approach to removing malware that is available to normal people with normal systems. Personally, I think that since you don't have any more specific clues indicating malcode, that your system was suffering from age-based bloat, or misconfiguration. Systems get a little out-of-wack after a few years use. First, you must ...


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First, try power off (even forcefully) and try booting again. You got a macbook, so please try entering password by the keyboard on the laptop. If it doesn't work, you can try Single user mode when you're locked out. This requires your hard drive not encrypted. See official support A solution to recover password using single user mode



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