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All of Apple's hardware is produced solely by Apple Inc., who determines internal systems, designs, and prices. Apple buys certain components wholesale from third-party manufacturers. The current Mac product family uses Intel x86-64 processors. All Mac models ship with at least 1 GB RAM as standard. Current Mac computers use ATI Radeon or nVidia GeForce graphics cards and include a dual-function DVD and CD burner, called the SuperDrive. Current Apple hardware includes the iPad, iPhone, iMac, Mac Pro, Macbook, iPod and Apple TV. Discontinued hardware includes the Apple I, Apple II, and the Apple III, the Lisa, the Newton, the Quadra, Performa, Centris, Macintosh II and LC series, the Power Macintosh, iBooks and the MacBook.

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A customer brought in an Apple Macbook Air that when I turn it on it will make sound and the screen will change to a little lighter color but that is all.  The customer claimed before she brought in the Macbook it would come on but just come up with a question mark on the screen like it wasn't seeing an hard drive.  This made me think the hard drive was going bad, but now the screen won't come on.  Could a bad hard drive cause the screen to not come on or am I looking at another issue?
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I have a macbook pro early 2011.  I run bootcamp, and am running windows 10. I'm almost always in windows, and I noticed the other day, that it gets really hot, so hot I can't touch the bottom of the laptop. About 1 year ago, I replaced the battery with a new battery and a new Samsung SSD.  So I Cleaned fans at that time, and it's strange why it's running so hot.

Any idea's what I can do to not make it run so hot?  Is there a way to check and see if the processor fans are actually working?
Not sure what else can cause it to burn up?
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After logging on and while using his Mac OS X 10.9.5 computer a user repeatedly receives messages about things wanting to access and use the keychain similar to the message shown in the screenshot.

I have already performed first aid on the keychain and then verified the keychain but continue to get this message.

If we click the Cancel button this message continues to appear and keeps prompting for this password which we don't know.

What can be done to fix this issue?

KEYCHAIN-MESSAGE
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What would be a serious competitor (non-apple) to iPad Pro 512GB WiFi+Cellular
A1709 exact model.
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Local Church has business Internet account with Spectrum. Internet connection not working. I was able to connect local WiFi to Internet using my iPhone as Personal HotSpot. Local networks [Internal & Guest]  were created with several year old Apple Time Capsule, and are working OK.

I have scheduled Spectrum visit.

I want to be sure Spectrum equipment is responsible for lack of internet connection - seem reasonable?
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I had this question after viewing why is apple tv warm.


i got a small 4 inch (6 cm) by 4 inch by 4 inch
box.
that plugs into an existing television via hdmi

apple tv 2 or 3
i can distinguish by remote form factor

i do not have access to apple tv for a long time so i can not search for version number using device software


can I view youtube app (watch youtube video) at higher speed.
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I bought this one about a year ago, opened it uf a fews days ago, and learned it had a hardware failure...

http://www.dinofire.com/product-detail/dinofire-dr100wireless-presenter-with-red-laser-pointer/

I need something like it, from a different manufacturer, that connects through USB or BT.

I need it to have at least:

1) a laser pointer
2) Up / Down arrows

And it must function well on a Mac.

Suggestions?

Thanks
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have a DinoFire DR100 that I can not get connected to my Mac.

http://www.dinofire.com/product-detail/dinofire-dr100wireless-presenter-with-red-laser-pointer/

I found the little USB chip and inserted it into my Mac. A window popped up that prompted me to configure my keyboard, and the letter to the right of my leftmost Shift key was a z. But this failed.

I got another window (no screen shot available) which showed an error with two buttons:

Skip   OK

I clicked OK and have not been able to get that window to pop up again. I would try Skip the next time.

Does anyone know how i can get this pointer configured for my MacBook?

Thanks
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Hi, I have a Macbook Pro and iMac on my desk, and they obviously both have their own keyboards and trackpads.

I am wondering if it is possible to do the following two things:

01 - control my iMac using my Macbook (keyboard and trackpad) so that I don't need to use the iMac keyboard and trackpad?

02 - swap and flick my Macbook screen up onto the iMac screen if i need a larger screen and flick back again (etc)

A few things to note:

- i am using the new Macbook Pro so it only has the USB C ports
- the iMac is one year old and has all of the usual ports

Thank you in advance for your help.
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Please provide me with the manufacturer name and model number for purchasing an power adapter for a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) laptop so I can be sure to order the right adapter.

I will be ordering this on Amazon.com.
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Please provide me with the manufacturer name and model number for purchasing a Thunderbolt 3 to full sized USB adapter for a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) laptop so I can be sure to order the right adapter. I will be ordering this on Amazon.com.

Are there any such adapters for this model MacBook Pro that also include a port for connecting a monitor?
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Please provide me with the manufacturer name and model number for purchasing an Ethernet adapter for a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) laptop so I can be sure to order the right adapter. I will be ordering this on Amazon.com

Are there any Ethernet adapters for this model MacBook Pro that also include full sized USB adapters?
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While using the built in keyboard on my iPad 2 certain keys (such as the "O" key don't respond when I press the button.

My iPad was already doing this while it was running iOS v. 7 and continues to do it after being upgraded to the latest iOS version 9 and continues to do this after I have thoroughly cleaned the screen. I have rebooted the iPad and have shut it down and turned it back on several times.

What else can be done to fix this?
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Title says it all. How does it do that?
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I want to make sure my MacBook is secure.  I have created a strong password for login/user account.  However, I know I have forgotten it before and have been able to go into Recovery and then Terminal and reset it.  This seems like pretty weak security.  Does anyone have a better solution to protect my data in case my MacBook is lost or stolen?
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The monitor is Apple Cinema HD Display (23 inch diagonal)
Trying to connect it to recent model MacBook Pro with 4 USB-C ports

Here's how it's connected:
  • The USB from the "Octopus" connector goes to a USB2 to USB-C adapter, plugged directly in.
  • The DVI from the "Octopus" connector is first going to a DVI to Mini Display Adaptor, which worked fine when plugged into the Thunderbolt port of an MacBook Air
  • This adapter goes to a ITD ITANDA Thunderbolt  to USB-C adaptor, directly plugged in.
The power light on the Apple Cinema HD Display is on, the USB is plugged in, but the computer doesn't recognize the display.

Do we have the wrong Mini-Display port to USB-C adapter?

Is there a way to attach this second monitor?

Thanks
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We recently procured a refurbished (Early 2015) MacBook Air with macOS Sierra 10.12.5 for our client.

They are in a very saturated 2.4Ghz area so we have a 5Ghz network for them with their leased Comcast modem.

However they have an odd issue with the MacBook Air.  The 2.4Ghz works fine on the MacBook Air (yet is slow and saturated which is experienced on other devices) and the 5Ghz performs flawlessly with all the other devices except for this MacBook Air.  Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.  Sometimes it is slow and non-responsive, sometimes it is decent.  

This is a new copy of macOS and have tried to delete and re-add the access point and has strong signal and all other devices work great with this 5Ghz network EXCEPT this MacBook.  Thoughts?
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I have a modem from my provider and a Apple airport. I am using opendns and set it up and each of my laptop. However, my kids are using the kindle and ipads. How do I filter the inappropriate web sites? Any thoughts? Thx
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I would like to listen to MP3 and FLAC files on my iPhone.
How can I copy them from my PC to my iPhone?
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I have a client with a MacBook that is MIA.  

We believe that it has been wiped and has had Mac OS X reinstalled.

If it has an active internet connection is it possible to find it via serial number or some other way?

I figure it is a lost cause but I am not a Mac expert so I thought that I would through it out there.
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Good afternoon experts,

my question on the surface seems rather innocuous, because simply deleting files on my hard disk is the answer, but that would be to easy.

I have plenty of  free disk space on all of my drives, as seen below:

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I am not sure how Apple looks at disk space, so I am hoping someone can enlighten me to what is actually happening.
thanks in advance,

Regis ( BLACKTHANOS)
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Hi,

My iMac is showing white screen when booting up - I guess i need to reload the OSx.

I will backup my data inside prior installing the OSx.

Please can someone guide me on how to fix this (reinstalling my windows)?

Also, why would it act this way?

imac model no: a1225, emc no: 2211

Best regards,
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Hi there, I have a MacBook Air that was written off after having water spilt on it. I suspect the SSD hard drive is OK and I want to try and recover the data off it. I have searched the net and found plenty of adaptors for connecting earlier mac dives (2012, 2013 ect) but the interface is different for the 2015 drive.

Does anyone know what this drive interface is called and an adaptor I can use to connect it to another computer (Prefer USB3) to recover the data? .
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Hello I have a customer that is switching from Windows to Mac's laptops I need to find out a solution for Apple ID's or do I have to use them apple has told me to use their MDM and it will avoid me setting up apple ID's for all of the systems but I use MHelp Desk for remote..... Looks like I may have to get a few new tools in the office to support these mac's any suggestions tech tools right now I use MHelp Desk grabs my keys and passwords , Win PE for passwords and systems that won't boot, and Fab's Autoback has been great for transferring users from one system to another any suggestions or information to help with the transition
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Currently our MDM policy blocks our corporate-issued iPads
from accessing iTunes (to prevent data leakage/loss).

There's a number of senior staff who wants to use the
iPads to project out via projector for presentations.  However
our MDM (think it's MobileIron) will enable iTunes access if
we enable this projector access via the iPad's lightning port
(which we use an adaptor to connect to the projector : I
 presume it's the projector's HDMI).

How can we allow projector connection & yet block iTunes
access?  

I'm assuming the data leakage/loss will occur when these
staff bring the iPads home to connect their lightning port
to their home laptop's USB (via an adaptor).  

Any IOS apps that's smart enough to detect if it's projector
traffic or iTunes traffic?  or any way to block sync'ing or
communication with iTunes from these iPads?
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Apple Hardware

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All of Apple's hardware is produced solely by Apple Inc., who determines internal systems, designs, and prices. Apple buys certain components wholesale from third-party manufacturers. The current Mac product family uses Intel x86-64 processors. All Mac models ship with at least 1 GB RAM as standard. Current Mac computers use ATI Radeon or nVidia GeForce graphics cards and include a dual-function DVD and CD burner, called the SuperDrive. Current Apple hardware includes the iPad, iPhone, iMac, Mac Pro, Macbook, iPod and Apple TV. Discontinued hardware includes the Apple I, Apple II, and the Apple III, the Lisa, the Newton, the Quadra, Performa, Centris, Macintosh II and LC series, the Power Macintosh, iBooks and the MacBook.