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Macbook Air crashes Wifi Network

I have a Macbook Air which causes a strange and annoying problem. Whenever I switch on the Macbook Air, the WiFi breaks. The Wifi is not exactly breaking, the Wifi stays active and all devices stay ...
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MacBook Pro 16 inch heating up when connected to an external display

I saw this question on other forums but I have yet to find an answer. I just bought a MacBook Pro 16 inch and for development I usually use a second monitor. However, I noticed that when I connect it ...
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Macbook: Audio cuts out every couple of minutes

I'm using my MBP 2017 along with my USB Audio Interface (Presonus Audiobox iTwo) and I've been having some problems for a while. Let me describe the issue: I have both my headphones and my microphone ...
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Macbook Pro 2019 (Big Sur) stuck on Apple logo at start-up until I unplug all USB accessories

I have to unplug all of my devices in order to start my MacBook. This includes my external SSD, which is always none too pleased that it was unplugged without proper ejection. Apple acknowledges that ...
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do you still have display unit for A1502 macbook pro for 2015 model, if yes please mail me hello_shahab@yahoo.co.in i need it [closed]

do you still have display unit for A1502 macbook pro for 2015 model, if yes please mail me hello_shahab@yahoo.co.in i need it
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Reverse tethering Macbook Pro and iPad over BT extremely slow

Sharing my Mac's internet over Bluetooth is extremely slow, with about 0.50 mbps download and often 0.00 mbps upload. My mac is connected wirelessly to a router and gets about 115 mbps download and 10 ...
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How to leave dev environment behind when transferring to a new Mac?

I would like to transfer my files and applications from an old mac to a new one, but there's a problem: the dev environment on the old one should be left behind. I don't want any of the .bash files or ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Navigation Pane - Microsoft Word for Mac version 16.44

I am using MS Word for Mac – the most current version of the software as of Jan. 5, 2021. Can someone please tell me what the keyboard shortcut is to access the navigation pane? I'm sure this has been ...
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Two Administrator accounts (both full permission) on one MacBook act different

I do have trouble with the camera and microphone when using Teams. This is linked to the account I'm using. The MacBook has two administrator accounts (with the same permissions). #1 acts like it ...
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Macbook Pro Display Ghosting

I have MacBook Pro Early 2015. My display is acting abnormal. Extreme ghosting appears even on the login screen after Macbook Pro restart - with images from previous session… Furthermore white ...
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How to map left command macbook key to windows shortcut?

I recently updated my logitech keyboard software and am no longer able to use my keyboard shortcuts on my macbook to use the "snap window" function on Citrix desktop. How do I fix this?
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How to bypass EFI Firmware Passcode on MacBook?

I bought a MacBook Air in 2018 (A1932) with an EFI firmware password. The Mac was purchased on ebay, and after the issue. I try to update macOS, but the EFI firmware password was enabled, so I can't ...
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How much power can a MacBook Pro output through the 3.5mm jack?

I have a MacBook Pro (13" model from early 2020 with four ports) and often I will plug my WH-1000XM4 over ear headset into the 3.5mm jack. A couple times I've had the volume accidentally go to ...
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Getting the macOS page line printed on the monitor as a light green shadow when using Split View

I use Split View a lot with my M1 MacBook Pro (A2338). I am starting to get (from time to time) a green mark of the page splitter marked on my monitor as a green line. It's super weird. I'd like to ...
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Unable to use quicktime player to do screen recording on my Mac

It used to work, because I distinctly remember using it. But for some reasons, it no longer does. I was trying to use quicktime player to do a quick screen recording. I opened quicktime player, I ...
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Macbook Air Manjaro: no network devices available

I have a Macbook Air 13" (Early 2014). So MacOS is running kind of slow on this Macbook now, so I searched for the best, most lightweight Linux distro for Macbook. I ended up choosing Manjaro. I ...
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Apple M1 MacBooks custom screen resolution - HiDPI

Recently I have bought the Apple M1 Macbook Pro. I am using it with 2K Dell monitor. However, it runs in native resolution 2560 x 1440, and everything is so small. Changing the resolution to 1920 x ...
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Width and aspect ration for ultrawide screen to encompass 3 windows

I use MacBook Pro and recently I have got Dell2720HS and I find looking down on my MacBook Pro screen to use it as third screen (as I divided my desktop screen into 2 halves) but recently I get very ...
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Google Drive takes up all local hard drive space on Macbook simply to continuously backup

I notice that I am now running out of space on my laptop from GDrive simply trying to back up files continuosly using Drive Backup And Sync - this is at least 50GB of storage space locally. How can I ...
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Can we still use Fn for dragging a window on new MacBooks?

On my older 2013 MacBook Pro, I was able to hold down the Fn key and drag any window my pointer was in. I've looked through the System preferences on my new MacBook but can't find a way to do this (I ...
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Disable internal display on MacBook Pro 16" without closed clamshell mode

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro 16" with Catalina (MacOsX 10.15.7). How can I disable the internal monitor? I'm using an external 4k display.
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New internal ssd not detecting in Macbook pro catalina

I was trying to upgrade my macbook pro 2017 with a new m.2nvme ssd with and adapter . When I boot into recovery mode using cmd+r the new ssd is not showing up in the disk utility. I clicked on show ...
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MS Word - How to disable the OneDrive handling

When click OPEN, it show 2 locations: ONEDRIVE and LOCAL. I don't want to show ONEDRIVE option, how to disable it?
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-2002F Error on Macbook Internet Recovery

I have wiped the boot partition on my Macbook and I get the flashing folder with the ? I have rebooted holding down command + R where I get the spinning glove and the opportunity to select my Wifi ...
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I see my SSD like 3 disks on macOS Catalina after SSD replace

I've upgraded my Macbook Air installing it brand new SSD. Everything worked fine but I had to reinstall the OS so I did it via bootable USB. When I had to choose a disk I decided to erase the old one ...
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Can I upgrade to latest OS on my Macbook Air 2011?

My Macbook Air 2011 is running Yosemite 10.10.5, which is the latest it can have through apple updates. But I need to install the latest Apple OS in order to build Xamarin code for iOS. My Macbook Air ...
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Can I add an image to a picture (jpg file) using Preview

I use the Preview app that is native on Macbook Pro to review homeworks for my students and sometimes I want to add the screenshot of the answer directly into picture they sent me. Is there a way to ...
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Connect dell U2419H with macbook pro

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) and I recently purchase a dell U2419H Ultrasharp monitor to connect the laptop with. The monitor works properly and the resolution is ...
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What is this stain I am seeing images taken on my new MacBook Pro?

I have got a new MacBook Pro. Wwen I use the camera for taking a photo, for Skype, etc. I see a kind of stain in a corner of the image. I attach a photo here. See right down corner over the line of ...
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Can I use Lenovo Type-C charger (20V) with Macbook Pro 2019 (20.3V)? [duplicate]

My Lenovo Thinkpad laptop came with a Type-C charger that has multiple output specs. The output specification of the Lenovo charger is: 20V/3.25A, 15V/3A, 9V/2A, 5V/2A. Can I use this charger to ...
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How to check Mac's uptime since last reset?

I want to know How months my Mac is operating from the last reset time .
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Unable to select Macbook Pro in target disk mode when booting

I have one Macbook Pro 16 2019 which has a broken screen, and another that works perfectly. I am trying to access the one with the broken screen, but cannot do so because it refuses to connect to any ...
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Sintech NGFF M.2 with MacBook Pro Retina 2013: Hibernation doesn't work

I bought the NGFF M.2 PCIe SSD Card as 2013 2014 2015 MacBook SSD adapter adapter (https://www.amazon.com/Sintech-Adapter-Upgrade-2013-2015-MacBook/dp/B01CWWAENG) and I'm using it with a Samsung EVO ...
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Bootcamp trackpad: Left tap while dragging with other finger

I'm running Windows 10 under MBP bootcamp. I wonder if there is any way of (specifically) enabling the LEFT-tap click while moving the cursor with an other finger, so when I left-tap, 2 fingers are ...
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Install Windows 10 on MacBook Pro (2008) with Linux

I've got a MacBook Pro (2008) with Linux installed as the only OS. Now I want to switch to Windows 10. But when I'm choosing the USB with the Windows 10 ISO as the bootable drive, the computer just ...
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MacBook Pro 13 files not shown on startup

I have MacBook Pro 13 / 2011 with Mac OS X Sierra and 2 disks: SSD (system & programs) and HDD (user's desktop, documents etc, linked to user's main folder on SSD via ln). On startup finder shows ...
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MacBook Pro turns off when battery is around 20% and Android Studio tries to build an app

I have a MacbookPro 15' 2019 (core i9), and something weird is happening to me. When my Macbook is unplugged and the battery is around 20% or lower, if I open AndroidStudio and start building an ...
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What is the name of this Japanese physical keyboard layout that's made for Japan but has no visible Kana?

My employer has tis marked as a Japanese keyboard. This keyboard has only latin characters, a few extra punctuation marks including the Yen, and a different Capslock key. Every Japanese keyboard I can ...
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My MacBook pro doesn't charge

The image of the problem My MacBook pro doesn't charge it's been like this for hours I have plugged it to the charger but it doesn't charge I've tried every thing how can I fix that
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My Macbook does not detect another screen

Usually, I use a Lenovo E480 computer, Win10 x64. For the sake of doubling the display, I use an old KTC screen that is connected via DVI, via HDMI adapter to the computer. This arrangement works ...
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Macbook Air 2017 not Booting past loading screen anymore

long time reader, first time poster. It gets stuck on the loading screen while booting. There are a lot of errors that show up in verbose mode, usually with a format of: shared_region [a lot of text ...
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Internet Recovery doesn't work

my MacBook Pro 2017 stopped working. I'm able to access Internet Recovery and download Catalina, I get an error when trying to install. I don't have Time Machine backups available. I don't understand ...
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Prevent MacBook from going to sleep after waking up from shutdown while connected to an external monitor

This is my setup (picture below). And this is the process of waking up from shutdown: Turn on Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad, and monitor(display) Plug in the AC adapter to power outlet (there is a ...
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Where to find Thunderbird profile in macOS Sierra10.12.6?

I've used Thunderbird for ~7 years on a MacBook Air, which is now running macOS Sierra 10.12.6. The present Thunderbird version on that machine is 68.11.0. I am in the process of moving from that ...
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How can I retrieve files from 2011 MacBook Air with FileVault enabled?

I recently tried to turn on my 2011 MacBook Air and got the bad RAM three beep code. I am wondering what options I have to retrieve the data on the SSD. It’s my understanding that I could: Acquire ...
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Must refresh multiple times to load a webpage

I have to refresh my browser all the time. I'm using Chrome on my Macbook. It's only an issue on my Macbook. My iPhone and iPad work just fine. The problem is when I enter a URL, sometimes the page ...
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Can I power my MacBook Pro through my LG external monitor?

My 13-inch MacBook Pro was shipped brand-new from Apple in March 2020. As explained in a recent SuperUser Q and A, I am trying to operate several high-throughput peripherals with this computer: ...
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How can one connect more high-speed external devices to a 13-inch, year 2020 MacBook Pro?

My 13-inch MacBook Pro was shipped brand-new from Apple in March 2020. It has only two receptacles (physical sockets or holes into which one can plug a device), both Thunderbolt-3, on the left side. ...
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how can I instruct my macbook pro to use the camera on the external monitor?

My a 13-inch macbook pro with retina display (macOS Catalina 10.15.6) was purchased March 2020, and with it I use an LG Ultrafine external monitor, alias "display". Both the macbook pro and ...
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microphone mute in Macbook

How can we mute and unmute microphone in mac book while we using multiple apps. We are using multiple applications simultaneously. Going back to the parent app to mute the microphone is always ...

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