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Audio Not Working on Acer ED270UP Monitor with MacBook

I have an Acer ED270UP monitor which has speakers. The settings on the monitor show that the volume is set to full, and I've selected the monitor as the output on my MacBook. It is connected via HDMI. ...
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New external SSD advertised at transfer speeds of 1050MB/s is getting max 660MB/S?

So I bought the portable Sandisk Extreme v2 SSD and ran the blackmagic disk speed test and I'm getting only 660MB/S. Using it on Thunderbolt 3 or USB 3.2 and the cable provided is from Sandisk. The ...
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Is a 2015 A1502 13" retina screen compatabile with a late 2013 A1502 retina? [closed]

I have a late 2013 Retina A1502 13" MacBook Pro. I need a new screen as the old one has just been cracked. I only seem to be able to source 2015 A1502 retina screens. Are these compatible with ...
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If I charge my iPhone using MacBook USB, while the Macbook is charging, will that affect battery life negatively?

If I charge my iPhone using a MacBook USB port while the MacBook is charging, will that affect battery life (of either the MacBook or the phone) negatively? I would think not, since the battery is ...
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Macbook pro bootcamp bluetooth not working

I am running a 2019 MacBook pro. It is currently using Bootcamp and, therefore, running windows 10. I have never managed to get the Bluetooth to work, however. So I wouldn't be asking the question ...
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MacBook: Can I change the Group Containers and Application Support folders locations for specific apps on MacBook?

I'd like to change the location of temporary and settings files stored on my Macbook for some apps. For example, I'd like to keep private Opera and Telegram files. Currently, all settings of Opera are ...
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Is there a way to use Macbook Air as a second monitor for my PC running Windows 11? [duplicate]

I have a PC running Windows 11 and I have an "Early 2015" Macbook Air running Big Sur. I don't actually use the Macbook Air so I'd love to turn it into my second monitor to screen some ...
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Increase click feedback (haptic response) Macbook Pro 14"

I'm trying to get a stronger click out of my trackpad. I want a real crunch, like the physical click on my old 2015 Macbook Air. Picking up where this question left off: Strong "Force Touch" ...
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How to route traffic from my MacBook through a VPN running on a Windows machine on my home network

I work 100% from home. My company won't allow me to run their VPN client on my MacBook. I only need the VPN connection for a couple resources at work. The rest I can do with out it. Is it possible to ...
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Outlook Calendar 2 week view on Mac

So I am using quite a lot of shared calendars with plenty of entries. Sadly default vertical view is very complicated and I literally can't do required scheduling with that. In the monthly view, the &...
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external keyboard doesn't wake up Mac m1 in clamshell mode

I own a MacBook Pro m1 13. I close it and connect it to an external display. After finishing my work I put my MacBook to sleep, and when I try to click on the spacebar or move my Magic Mouse it doesn'...
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Make macbook touchpad MUCH more sensitive (than default max in system preferences)

I have a tendon disorder in my fingers and I'd like to be able to control the macbook touchpad with muuuuuuuuuch more sensitivity. I have it on the max settings but it isn't nearly sensitive enough. ...
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MacOS Monterey and Audacity

I have a MacBook Air running Monterey. How do I set up the input and output so that I can record audio from Spotify ( or any other app for that matter). I don’t have Line-in as is the case on ...
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Google image can't be loaded on my mid-2014 Macbook Pro using Chrome browser

laptop: Macbook Pro mid 2014 Big sur Chrome: Version 96.0.4664.55 (Official Build) (x86_64) I am on a VPN since Google is blocked in my country. I can still access google image using the native safari ...
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Stop Mac OS Spaces from Rearranging after unlocking

I have a Macbook M1 and am using Displaylink to use 2 external monitors. Whenever I close the lid or activate screen lock and come back to my session the Spaces I have setup are all messed up. Any ...
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How do I make a USB "hub" from an LG monitor connected to a PC

I have an LG HDR 4K monitor connected to a Macbook Air laptop via USB Type-C, and a PC via HDMI. I also have a keyboard and speakers connected to the same monitor via USB. Since the monitor and the ...
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Installing Windows 7 onto a 2017 MacBook Air without MacOS

As the title says, I am trying to install Windows 7 onto a 2017 MacBook Air without using MacOS or bootcamp. I have been imaging my Windows 7 ISO onto a thumb drive, but the drive will either not show ...
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Google meet has no sound in Macbook chrome browser

I can't hear other's voice. Even I selected the right audio device. I have no problem to play sound in chrome for other webside such as Youtube. There's no hardward problem or web brower permission ...
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How to Resolve Flickering Screen in MacBook?

My MacBook keeps flickering every time I use it. I tried searching the internet for ways to resolve this issue, but the screen only went okay for a couple of days, and then the problem came back after ...
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Laptop from previous job was resold, still with my iCloud on it. What happens when I remove the laptop from Find My Iphone? Best way to proceed?

I got an email from a stranger who said they bought a laptop on Ebay from Techrecommerce recycling company, and that it is locked under my iCloud account. It appears to be the my laptop from a ...
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Mac BootCamp inverted scroll acceleration

I recently installed Windows 11 on my MacBook Air 2017. I noticed the inverted scroll problem quite quickly and found the solution for that. Something was still bothering me about the acceleration so ...
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My modifier keys on my MacBook Pro have stopped working as expected, how can I fix them?

First I'll highlight I've been using this MacBook for about 3 months, it's my first Mac in 7 years, in between I've been using Thinkpads. This sounds really odd, but the other day I powered up my ...
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2010 MacBook A1342 crashing when booting UEFI Windows if GPU drivers are loaded

I have a white polycarbonate 2010 MacBook with the GeForce 320M graphics. I've been trying to install Windows 10 for some time, and while I am able to install and navigate using the fallback GPU ...
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Java Website not allowing me to download the installer

I recently have been attempting to install java from the oracle website and though I have refreshed, reopened, restarted my computer as well as the browser, I have found no success in installing java ...
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Magic Trackpad 2 Unresponsive/Delayed Response

I've been using the Magic Trackpad 2 for about a month now and recently I noticed that there is no response at worst and delayed response at best on the right hand side of the trackpad. The problem is ...
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How to mount internal disk that is not visible in terminal (Apple)

I have somehow deleted/unmounted an internal disk drive from my macbook while wanted to freshly install macOS. When I use USB booted macOS install key to get to terminal and list the drives I get ...
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VGA monitor panel "twitches" between normal and slightly yellow on MacBook but works perfectly on Windows laptop

I have a cheap Lenovo 1920x1080 flat planel VGA display, a 7-year old HP ProBook and a new M1 MacBook Air. When I connect the monitor to the PC laptop it just works perfectly. When I connect the ...
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How start a Macbook running Windows that won't charge

I have an issue where I have a MacBook Pro 2015 that is running Windows that is stuck on the low battery screen when I press the power button. I use the magnetic charger and it lights up green, and I'...
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How to remove this connection on MacBook air 2012 a1466

I am trying to disassemble my MacBook air to replace the keyboard, but I don't know how to remove this connection. I think this is wifi antenna? I'm not sure. What is it called and how do I remove it?...
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Attempting to set up dual boot of Linux Mint 20.2 on MacBook Pro, but GRUB fails to install

My work recently gave me a new MacBook Pro to use. Since my last experience with Macs was in 1997 when I was 10 years old, I quickly decided to set up the MacBook to dual boot Linux Mint, as that's ...
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Windows 10 SSD speeds are slow

I have a mid-2012 MacbookPro that I replaced the internal HDD with an Team GX2 512GB SSD. I tinkered around with the boot system to where now I have installed MacOS, Manjaro Linux, and Windows 10 on ...
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Fastest RAM and SSD upgrades I can put in my Macbook Pro 2009?

I have a Macbook Pro 2009 as per: https://everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/specs/macbook-pro-core-2-duo-2.53-aluminum-15-mid-2009-sd-unibody-specs.html I have 8 GB RAM and an SSD, but I'm ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for function keys

I have a 2019 macbook pro. Recently my touchbar just stopped working and I can't afford to get this fixed, which means i've lost access to volume, track shortcuts etc. What is the best way to add ...
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Lenovo 75Hz monitor not working with 2010 Macbook via mini-DP to HDMI

I just bought the Lenovo C24-25 monitor for my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010). I'm using this cable which I've used on a different (Windows) laptop successfully. When I connect the laptop to the ...
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Is it possible - a hybrid 15“ Macbook (2011) with a 13” MAcbook motherboard?

I have a 2011 15" MacBook Pro with a useless logic board. The rest of the laptop is fine, at least it was the last time it was used several years ago. I also have a 13" MacBook, also a 2011 ...
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Macbook Air's keyboard's first row is not working when caps lock is off

I have an Macbook air and something has happened today. Due to that, I can not use the first row of the keyboard(qwertyuiop) with caps lock off. Other two rows(asdfghjkl & zxcvbnm) are working ...
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Green Lines on Macbook Pro in some applications

I've been working on a brand new Macbook pro for around 9 months now. Macbook Pro ( 16-inch, 2019 ). I've connected to AOC external Monitor via a HDMI cable. 2.6 GHz 6-core Intel Core i7 16 GB 2667 ...
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CSV is not removing Emojis

I have an excel with emojis on them (a huge file of 40K records). Upon converting to csv format it used to remove my emojis automatically. Now, this feature is somehow not working and I am still ...
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Is there any way to disable scrolling interia in specific app in macos?

scrolling inertia is a great feature when browsing the website, but I'm on a code development IDE(Visual Studio Code), I don't want this feature open, In Accessibility, there is a select option to ...
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Connecting dual Samsung 24" SR65 monitors in Extended mode to Widows and MacBook Pro

Based in the UK. I'm looking for the correct adapter/splitter that can be used for both, MacBook Pro 2017 and Windows HP EliteBook 830 G5 laptops to connect in Extended mode to 2 Samsung 24" SR65 ...
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how do I search an ebook in epub format on a Mac?

I have purchased an e-book from ebooks.com in epub format. I need to read it on a MAC, and I need to search for specific phrases. Is this possible, and how?
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What is the best way to completely delete Apps or frameworks from Mac?

Most of the time dragging the app to the trash isn't enough to delete it, most apps will have a folder somewhere in the System root, and many files for caches, and many separated files everywhere in ...
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Quickly jump to a specific application in Mac OS

My most used applications are iterm and Google-Chrome. I usually have several other applications open in the background. Is there a way to create keyboard shortcuts to move focus to my most used ...
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Safari tabs, NSPOSIXErrorDomain:24 and file descriptors

I have a serious problem with file descriptors and I have tried everything. My laptop: MacBook Pro 13" 2018 with touchbar, i5, 16 Gb RAM, 512SSD. MacOS 11.3.1. Recently Chrome just starts to ...
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M1 Macbook Air not able to run iPad/iPhone apps

I recently purchased an M1 Macbook and I remember one of the key selling points was being able to open iPad/iPhone apps, this isn't the main reason I purchased it but anyways I was planning to use it ...
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WOL on macbook running ubuntu server

I am using an old macbook pro (2010) as server in my home lab. It is running ubuntu server. I would like to use wake on lan on it, so I used: sudo ethtool -s INTERFACE wol g (with the name of my ...
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My Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds are not showing up in the bluetooth devices on my MacBook pro (MacOS Big Sur)?

My Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds are not showing up in the bluetooth devices on my MacBook pro (MacOS Big Sur). I've updated to the latest version. I've restarted my computer. I've also rested by bluetooth ...
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In MacBook Terminal login history, does console mean that someone physically logged into my MacBook?

To see your login history, you can go into the Terminal and type last. I see logins as "Console". Does this only mean that my computer was physically logged into with my username and ...
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External monitor loses signal from MacBook Pro after returning from sleep

I'm a new MacBook Pro user. I have it connected to a non-Retina external monitor using a USB-C dongle. After being idle several minutes, it goes to sleep. Then, when I wake up the notebook with my ...
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Black screen freezing in Macbook EFI Boot

I had Ubuntu on my external hard drive, I had to delete it because i ruined it, after that I reinstalled it and now when I try to boot into my SEAGATE ubuntu hard drive it stuck on a black screen. I ...

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