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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Mac frequently restarting with no space error

I have intel powered macbook pro. I use it ios app development. My laptops started giving trouble and randomly restarting since i updated to "Monterey".
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I have a worksheet with multiple tab and i want to separate each tab that contains same text into a separate sheet

I have a worksheet with multiple tabs, can i get a VBA code that will separate each tab into multiple files I want to make A1 and A1 SCREEN as one file, then B1 and B1 SCREEN be on another file and ...
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cannot use sudo on company issued mac - workarounds?

I cannot use root/sudo on my Macbook - is there a way to create some sort of artificial root user, so that the sudo command, when issued by tools and software on my machine, can not break stuff?
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MacBook Pro mouse cursor hangs periodically

Every ~3 seconds, my mouse hangs for 0.5 seconds and then jumps to where it should be. This happens no matter if I'm using my trackpad or bluetooth mouse or usb mouse. Why is this happening and how ...
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What does a ~$ in front of a file name in Macbook Pro mean?

ls -la on my macbook pro terminal reveals some files with prefix ~$. What is this? How was this created? Can I safely delete these files?
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Mac disk randomly filling up

so a few days ago I deleted some files I didn't need on my MacBook Pro(macOS Mojave), to free up around 6 gb of space. But then today, I got this notification from finder saying im out of storage. ...
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Can Macbook Pro powersave only when on (a) battery and (b) lid closed?

This will sound like three questions in one, I would ask them separately, but the problem is all three conditions need to exist together (and they do in linux and windows). When I've tried to solve ...
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Choppy display on a mid-2015 MacBook Pro

The screen flashes as picturedy, then returns to normal. Red blocks are post photograph redacting sensitive information. Recently managed to grab a photo as it sat this way an abnormally long period ...
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Mouse lags when cursor is on an external display and not the built in MacBook Pro display

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro (the one with the 4 USB-C ports only) and an LG 4K HDR WQHD Display. I tried using an HDMI cable with a USB-C hub to connect them. However this results in a severe lag when ...
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MacBook cannot wake up from sleep mode after battery replacement

I swapped my battery from my 7 year old MacBook Pro 15" Retina (Mid 2015) for an iFixit battery. So far, it also works very well. Only when I close the laptop and after a certain time the ...
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Switching computers not working as expected

Summary: So I bought a switch Wenter HDMI Switch 4k 60hz HDCP 2.2 and was attempting to connect three computers on clamshell mode (two macbooks and one dell xps PC, all sharing the same monitor and if ...
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Is my computer password making me vulnerable?

My macbook pro can be stolen while I'm traveling in LATAM, Africa, Asia or somewhere else. 1-If my computer is stolen, can they brute force to find my computer password? I am thinking since they can ...
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Is there any way to force blank Macbook Pro 2011 to use Intel Graphics all the time?

Macbook Pro 2011 (15-inch) AMD Graphics is dead and stuck on white screen, HDD is formatted, Windows 10 installed, is there any way to force it to use Intel Graphics all the time through windows or ...
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Macbook Pro 2011 stuck on white screen, while Windows 10 completely boots

MacBook Pro (early 2011) has a white screen problem. I booted it with Windows 10 USB installer and formatted the HDD completely. It works fine (I haven't installed any driver yet), but it stuck at ...
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Right click not working on my Macbook Pro 2014

Some information that might be useful: I'm using a Macbook Pro mid 2014 Big Sur. I have karabiner element installed because my enter key was broken so I use right shift to replace enter key on my ...
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Unable to find simplified Chinese (Pinyin) for ANSI keyboard on my mid-2014 MacBook Pro

I bought a standard Bluetooth US ANSI keyboard for my mid-2014 16' MacBook running macOS Big Sur (11.6). The built-in keyboard is bought in Canada, that comes with a regular ISO keyboard with French ...
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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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Macbook Pro shuts down at around 50% battery

I have a mid 2012 13" Macbook Pro. I had changed the battery with an after market battery and it works, however, it doesn't last as long as the original one. Recently I did an SMC reset due to ...
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Encounter "operation not permitted" error when using find even though terminal has been granted full disk access

I tried to use find command to find a file named color.cfg (It is a configuration file for latex) Here is my code: Yichens-MacBook-Pro:~ apple$ sudo find / -name "color.cfg" /usr/local/...
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MacBook Pro CPU temperature too high?

I have a MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019, Intel), and the CPU temperature when the computer is idle, is around 70° Celsius: Is this a normal temperature for the idle status, or is this temperature too ...
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FTDI drivers in Windows for ARM on Parallels VM on M1 MacBook Pro?

I've successfully gotten a Windows VM up and running on Parallels on my M1 MacBook Pro, and it seems to run Intel apps just fine. But now I need to install the FTDI USB-serial VCP drivers, and ...
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MacOS - Unable to see shared drive from one MacBook to another via Thunderbolt

I have a new MacBook Pro and I have attempted to migrate data and account information from my old MacBook Pro. Both systems are running MacOS 12.1 (Monterey) The old MacBook Pro is a 2019 16" ...
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Access root parent directory on Chromebook from different computer

I am trying to access all of the files on my Chromebook from a different computer. From the Chromebook, I can access all of the local files that I have created or downloaded, just not the ones that I ...
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Emptied Trash, but MacBook Harddrive Full? (Big Slur 11.6)

I am new to the Mac world. I deleted some VM's from my MacBook Pro. Despite deleting 200GB worth of files on a 500GB drive, the MacBook is showing only 32GB open. What am I missing? The steps I took ...
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Spilt a bit of mayonnaise on MacBook Pro 2020 keyboard

A bit of mayonnaise fell on my MacBook Pro keyboard and I quickly wiped it off and I think I brushed all the rest from the button seam with a toothbrush. Could it cause a problem just for keyboard or ...
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virtual box on Mac

I operate on a i9 16gb platform, utilizing ubuntu vbox for development but I am encountering technical difficulties with performance. any recommendations on Vbox settings to improve compatiably with ...
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Why is the backtick key "`" in next to shift in U.S. keyboard layout in MacOS?

For context, I got a MacBook Pro for work (programming) in Mexico It's updated to MacOS Big Sur 11.6, if that helps. I tried setting the keyboard layout to U.S. (not international), as that's what I'm ...
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macbook-pro fans running high speed

I have a motherboard from a macbook pro 15 inches from mid 2010. I installed ubuntu server 20.04 and I was planning to use as it headless server in my home lab. There is no chassis, no keyboard, no ...
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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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macbook pro Version 10.13.6 (17G65)

I am living with in the same house with an IT man and i think he is hacking my computed and keep all of my data, Please tell me if i ma hacked. I have got these messages on my terminal, [Last login: ...
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Internal macbook pro (2012) speakers not working pop!_os 21.04

The internal speakers on my 2012 macbook pro (recently purchased, refurbished by MacOfAllTrades) aren't showing up as left and right. When testing the audio from settings as stereo the front right is ...
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Battery Percentage not accurate in Pop!_OS 21.04 on mid-2012 MacBook Pro

I'm running Pop!_OS 21.04 on a refurbished 2012 MacBook Pro I recently purchased. When plugged in and charging the battery is displayed as 100%- and the status light on the magsafe plug is green, ...
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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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KVM switch with 2x USB C inputs and dual 4K monitor support [closed]

I've been looking for a KVM switch for a while that would support connecting two MacBooks (via a single USB-C input from each) to two 4K monitors. The idea is to be able to switch between the two ...
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Thunderbolt 2 port external display problems on MBP -- but only in macOS

I'm experiencing extremely odd behavior that I haven't been able to troubleshoot. I have an early 2015 Retina 13" MacBook Pro. Typically, I use two external monitors (1080p), using two MiniDP-to-...
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Stuck with MacbookPro when booting a bootable USB containing MACOS Installation image

I've got a MacBook Pro (2012 or 2013 model) with no Mac partition, I've tried to install Mac using recovery mode but It always downloads 'MacOS Lion Mountain' which is outdated so my mac keeps ...
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Does the “Apple World Travel Kit” support charging a MacBook Pro 13 in India?

I bought a MacBook Pro 13 (Thunderbolt 4 with Intel i5) from the US. I want to charge it in India so I want to confirm whether Apple World Travel Kit contains an adapter for India or not? Because its ...
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MacBook Pro 16 inch thermal throttling even when temperatures are low

MBP : Laptop works fine with with high intensity tasks as below. But sometimes I notice that when I start to use MacBook its cpu speed limit stays at 20% despite the low temperature. I use the app &...
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Camera on M1 MacBook Pro can't be found after waking from sleep -- until another app uses it

When I: use Google Chrome for video conferencing (e.g. Google Meet, Focusmate, other sites) then put my M1 MacBook Pro to sleep by closing the lid for five seconds then open it again ...the camera ...
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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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macbook pro with windows 10 partition-unable to start windows because too little disk space

macbook pro with windows 10 partition-unable to start windows because too little disk space--just hangs.. When I plug in the windows boot thumb drive, do a restart from the mac side, I see the ...
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macOS Big Sur: bypasses login screen when woken from sleep, doesn't require password at all

Anyone know how I can stop this happening?! I have checked that no apps are preventing sleep in Activity Monitor. I have not changed the settings or anything. This is only since the upgrade to Big ...
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Does CPU 2GHz Intel Core i7 in MacBookPro 8,2 (Early 2011) support SSE4.2 ? If not, is there a way to make it happen?

First of all i have to say that i'm a simple user without any furhter knowledge. I have no clue about CPU's, SSE and programming or what so ever. I'm (or was) just a happy user with my smoothly ...
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How to force macOS to properly detect screen size when using it with an external display?

I use a big external monitor with a MacBook Pro. Resolution configs and font sizes, etc. work great. The only issue I have is with arranging the displays when using an external display. I have the ...
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How do you transport/stash your m1 macbook?

I just bought an m1 Macbook pro. I've used macs a bunch, have a mac mini, but i've never owned a macbook. I kind of like it... with caveat of some annoyances. The biggest one yet being it takes 2 to 3 ...
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Does Parallels use proprietary drivers or virtualization technology?

This might not be the right place to ask and even a bit of a vague question but I'll try to be as clear as possible. I'm running a MacBook Pro (2016) and I've been using VirtualBox in order to run ...
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Can My Macbook Pro Be Damaged From Power Surge

so I have a MacBook pro 16inch i9 5500M 8GB and its pretty good for gaming, I usually get 200 fps in csgo on high settings and like 80-90 constant on GTA V. But since I live in Texas and we got hit ...
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Wifi stops working, X starts lagging randomly / pending scan trigger

I have a problem with my Wifi on my MacBookPro 9,2 and NixOS 20.09: The Wifi stops working randomly (randomly means: It happens every few days, sometimes multiple times a day, after some time of ...
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MacBook Pro Cursor Lag

I am on a 2019 MacBook Pro running Big Sur, but this problem has carried over from previous updates. Basically, my cursor lags every two seconds or so for about a quarter second, at a consistent ...
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