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Questions tagged [macbook-pro]

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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Workstation setup for WIndows PC with occasional Macbook Pro?

relatively new to this and hoping for some advice. I have a 2017 MBP and a windows desktop. The windows desktop is connected to a single monitor with a wired mouse and keyboard. I'm looking to buy a ...
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Trouble with deploy throw pip fabric on macOS

I have some problems with deployment throw pip fabric on my new MacBook. There is some issues in google, but what they recommend doesn't work ... Also same config works on High Sierra on another mac, ...
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OS X file system anomaly: "ghost '?' in file names and unexpected symlinks

I've never seen this before - only found it because Time Machine kept failing (on Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13.6). A similar question was asked here ~7 years go but it was not solved (and he did not ...
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How did a clean OS X El Capitan Install on a newly formatted hard drive automatically connect to Wifi?

I'm currently installing a new SSD in my old MacBook Pro (v 15,1). I created a bootable installer for El Capitan following Apple's guide. How did my old MacBook Pro automatically connect to my ...
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Rainbow-Colored Circular Lines on screen: Late 2012 MacBook Pro

MY ISSUE: As the title reads, My MacBook pro, which can be seen here: is displaying a Rainbow-Colored circle that looks like something out of an Alien movie. Previous to this, I received a triple ...
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Full screen issue using Finder on MacBook

I have 2 MacBook: 2015 and 2008. I use external Monitor with 2015. Lids are closed on both laptops. I am connecting from 2015 to 2008 using Finder and than Share screen option. When I get into 2008 ...
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Monitor doesn't wake up after sleep when connected via DP to a closed-lid MacBook Pro

I normally use my MacBook Pro with the lid closed and connected to a external monitor via Thunderbolt (mini-DisplayPort) to DisplayPort cable. The issue I have is that when the Mac is asleep, and I ...
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Bootcamp Assistant - Startup disk cannot partion hard-drive

MacBook is Mid 2014 Pro Retina on Mojave 10.14.1. I've searched and searched but I can't seem to find a solution. Hopefully someone hear can help me
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How to transfer media files from an SSD with a bad OS on it (MacBook Pro)

Recently my MacBook Pro (2010 15") took a dookie. I took it to Fry's (with a few upgrades I have bought for it) and they told me that since the OS is bad on my old SSD, they can't clone the contents ...
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Why do my screen colours change when I plug in the charger?

https://youtu.be/mN9NZU9uJHQ Most noticeable is the red colour, on the import statements. When my charger plugs in it gets a little brighter, as if it's suddenly a bolded font. It's different to ...
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One rubber feet on MacBook Pro (circa 2012) has come off - can I just tape over it and call it a day?

The rubber feet on my MacBook Pro (circa-2012) came off, and to my surprise, there is now a hole through the base of my laptop. You can actually see the insides of the laptop from the hole, which is ...
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Using an image from a MacBook Pro on MacBookPro with TouchBar

I've got a MacBook Pro (with Touch bar) and a previous generation MacBook Pro (without the Touch bar) I'm getting ready to update from OS X 10.12.6 to 10.14. Will I run into any issues due to the ...
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How do i know what resolution that my macbook pro support?

I am gonna buy a 29 inches screen for coding. I have macbook pro 2012 mid (15 inches) and macbook pro 2017 (13 inches). Do you know how i can find ALL resolution that my 2 macbooks support?
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Windows 10 on Macbook Pro not responsive to keyboard input

I have a 2016 15-inch Macbook Pro, on which I installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp. But it's often slow to respond to my keystrokes. There's a slight delay before what I type shows up on screen, barely ...
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I am stuck in a loop with Disk Utility on a 2009 MacBook Pro and attempts at reinstalling a working macOS

I am stuck in a loop with Disk Utility and attempts at reinstalling a working macOS. I have an older MacBook Pro from mid 2009 that has worked fine, but I am currently unable to reinstall my macOS (...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2018 External Display Issue

I have a 29" LG Ultra Wide monitor, which was working perfectly with my 13" MBP 2015 (connected directly via HDMI - HDMI). I have bought a 2018 MBP 15" that only has USB-C ports and I'm having issues ...
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Increase MBP haptic feedback for normal click on Windows 10?

I have a Macbook Pro 2015 running Windows 10 with Bootcamp installed. Is there a way to increase the haptic feedback of normal clicks, just as one can increase it for force touch on macOS? Thanks!
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How do I figure out why my external monitor goes black?

My late 2013 MacBook Pro is connected to an external monitor using a Mini DisplayPort to Dual link DVI adapter. About once a day, the external monitor goes black. The applications continue running, ...
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How to run smartctl test on macbook? (SMART Self-test Log not supported)

I am a Linux user and new to macbook. I am trying to figure out how to run smartctl tests. Please check the following commands and outputs. It seems that macbook does not support smart self tests? ...
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Where can I find my MacBook Pro's part number?

I'm a Linux user and have previously never used any Apple products. Because I have to compile an iOS app, I bought a second hand MacBook Pro. I want to determine which MacBook Pro it is. I found this ...
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How to optimise a MacOs (MacBook Pro Late 2011) for integrated graphics card

I have a MBP late 2011 and have had to disable the AMD Radeon graphic card to get by laptop back to life (See good reference here). The OS is stable but some features do not work well. So far: ...
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Create Partitions on MacBook Pro

Is it possible to create a Windows 10 partition on a MacBook Pro? I'm thinking of getting a new MacBook Pro, but I need to run Windows 10. Within Windows 10, I need to be able to run Docker and Hyper-...
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Triple boot Mac won't boot Windows

I'm attempting to triple boot my MacBook Pro following this guide. I successfully set up a Windows partition with Boot Camp and had rEFInd working. However, I tried to install Ubuntu and now cannot ...
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Unable to get a Wi-Fi connection on a MacBook Pro running Ubuntu 18.04

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro (15") and have put Ubuntu 18.04 on it. I've managed to get the drivers for keyboard and the trackpad working, but so far, I am unable to connect to Wi-Fi. But I am able to ...
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Macbook Pro 15" early 2013 won't turn on anymore

My Macbook Pro 15", retina display, early 2013 suddenly doesn't turn on anymore. I can hear the boot up sound, but the display doesn't turn on and the Apple Logo doesn't show up. I thought that the ...
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External monitors very slow to wake after locking screen

Equipment: 2015 Macbook Pro in dock 2 external Lenovo ThinkVision T24i-10 monitors This situation happens often. I lock my computer and go to a meeting for 30 minutes. When I come back, I hit a ...
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Why does my macbook give a slight tingling sensation when it is charging and what could i,we or Apple do about it? [duplicate]

I have been facing this problem since the time of purchase. I think the shocks go away once it's fully charged. I experience shocks regardless of whether I sit directly on the tiled floor at my ...
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Apple USB keyboard(s) have some keys that don't work, tried everything

Thanks for taking the time to help me out on this. Fist I think it is important to know that I am more than an average user, so I think this is my last resort before doing a complete wipe of my ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10 microphone captures speakers output sound

I have a Macbook Pro 2017 15" with the latest version of MacOS High Sierra and a second partition where Bootcamp (Windows 10 latest version) is installed. I use MacOS for work and Windows for gaming. ...
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Macbook Pro Late 2011 ran once but will not run again after reinstalling El Capitan OS

Over the weekend, I wiped my drive and reinstalled my Mac's OS using the MacOS Utilities. Everything went fine with the reinstall, I was able to run the new OS (El Capitan) and even download Chrome. ...
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Make Mac Screen Desktop Stay, But Not Prioritized Or Rearrange Last Screen Use

In Mac, there's a feature where you can move the desktop screens from left to right using three fingers. The desktop, however, keeps changing the priority Window based on the last one used. I don't ...
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Vlookup, Match or Countif - compare 2 UNORDERED columns return differences in third column

Macbook Excel. I need to compare two columns of names, Column A and B to determine which names are in Column A but not in Column B. Case sensitivity won't work since some names are all caps or ...
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Can we use macbook pro charger to charge Lenovo thinkpad T470 laptop

is it safe to use MacBook pro charger to charge my ThinkPad t470 laptop
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What is killing my MacBook Pro battery?

My 2013 MBPr has suddenly been draining its battery when it isn't plugged in and the lid is closed. Sometimes down it hits 1 or 0 percent to cause a deep sleep. According to the advanced battery menu, ...
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What does the TouchID button do on the new MacBook Pro?

I just got the new MacBook Pro with the touch bar, and I do not know what the TouchID button does. It is clickable, but as far as I can tell it does not do anything when clicked. However, this is ...
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MacBook Pro 2017 Linux Keyboard Layout

I'm looking for the right keyboard configuration for Linux. I've tried this and this posts but all I get is a close match. Some keys are not matching. For exemple, by typing £ I obtain ], @ gives ² ...
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Early 2013 MacBook Pro SSD External Caddy

I have a dead early 2013 15" MacBook Pro. However, the SSD I believe is fine, so I'd like to get the data off of it. I'm absolutely useless with backups (soon to change after this much needed kick up ...
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Purple/Pink appear when running google chrome and powerpoint

I started to have this weird issue recently. It only happen when I start Google Chrome on my MacBook Pro. When I turn on my Mac, everything works fine and all windows have the correct colors. As you ...
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Is my MacBook Pro 2017 15" charging properly

I am using Battery Health to measure how fast my MacBook Pro is charging. It says it is charging at 1.5 Watts which seems way to low. Is this about where it should be? Yesterday it seemed like it was ...
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MacBook pro boot stuck at 100% loading screen

I tried the following but none fixed it: Boot to Safe Mode/Boot (press left Shift after pressing power until the Apple logo appears) , but it's stuck to 100% still. PRAM reset (press Command + ...
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Boot Ubuntu from SD Card on Macbook Pro

I've a MacbookPro and I'd like to boot a live-usb Ubuntu 17.10-amd64 (the latest one till today) from SD Card. I tried to burn the iso (downloaded from ubuntu web pages) with Etcher like suggested ...
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Dell D6000 Dock / Macbook Pro 2017

I've bought a Dell D600 Universal Docking Station for my Macbook Pro 2017 and 2 DELL U2713H Displays. Unfortunately I've been encountering all the issues listed here: https://support.displaylink.com/...
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Macbook Pro very slow on Dual monitor setup?

I have my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013), 2.3GHz, i7, 16GB DDR3 Ram with macOS High Sierra version 10.13.3 connected to dual monitors LG. My laptop is connected to the charger, so I can ...
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How can I see the download speed in realtime on a macbook pro?

Is there any built-in feature to show the download/upload speed in realtime? I cannot find it in Network Utility -> Info
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Why does my external Mac display show a red bar?

When I connect my MacBook Pro to an external USB-C display, the external display sometimes show part of the menu bar in red color. Why is that?
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Macbook Pro - SSD boot fails after unexpected shutdown

The problem is that every time when my laptop unexpectedly shuts down (e.g. low battery or system hung) the system doesn't boot. Disk utility or fsck show different errors of SSD every time like: ...
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Apple SSD Health status >4.2TB, how I can tell it is dead?

I've installed SSD Health (512GB) on my MacBook Pro (late 2013) which shows the following stats: Normally Health status should show the percentage, but it's showing >4252GB data written. I've ...
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Mac does a sort of freezing thing randomly but does not seem aware that it is frozen

I am not sure why but tonight there have been two instances where my new MacBook pro updated to the latest OS has complexly frozen. However it is an unusual kind of freeze. The mouse still moves ...
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Mac OS Sierra and High Sierra occupies 95GB on my MacBook Pro 2017 128GB Edition. How to Clean?

I am an iOS developer. I am using a 2017 MacBook Pro with 128GB disk space to do my job (company laptop 😭 ). But recently, I found I don't have enough space to build my app, switch Git branches. It ...
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Excel for Mac keeps trying to recover autosaved files

When I open Excel for Mac it always starts with a message Excel saved changes to the file before the application quit unexpectedly. It then prompts me to open the last saved version (even though ...