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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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I have a new 2017 iMac running the latest release of Sierra. I have a USB-3 OWC External drive enclosure with a WD 2 GB disk in it. I have it partitioned into two; external backup and Time machine.

Mostly my Mac will go in and out of sleep just fine and the disks will stay attached and without error. But a couple of times, I'll bring the Mac out of sleep and there will be an error message that both partitions have been ejected improperly. I then usually need to power the drive cage off and back on in order for the Mac to recognize the disks. I've never ever had this happen before; but this is a new drive cage and disk for me as well.   I also have a USB-3 drive cage with an SSD in it that I have BC installed on and even when the spinning disks get the eject message this drive stays OK and attached properly.

Anyone have any thoughts on this?
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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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Hey,

I have reseted Apple TV 3rd gen to the factory defaults. Now im see screen to ude iphone to automatically set up ATV.

See attached pic.
not sure what now because i have no remote.

thanks for helping
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Hi

Can a macmini be put back to factory default settings, as it was when first opening the box ?

Thanks
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Are there any whole disk encryption solutions out there that would support a bootcamped Late 2016 MBP?

I used to use Symantec Whole Disk Encryption, but they do not support the latest hardware.

Filevault 2 will only encrypt the Mac startup disk, and bitlocker would only encrypt the windows side.

We are trying to figure out alternative methods, like installing Windows 10 first and then running Mac OS as a vm where we could run a whole disk encryption, but Symantec does not recognize the SSD.

Windows is a must have as the primary OS.  The push for the Macbooks over a PC is that management loves their Macs.

Any ideas?
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Please forgive my ignorance, I'm an amateur and have learnt my lesson!!

I have recently upgraded to OS Sierra and I didn't realise how full my HD was - I hadn't checked in a while and there were no warnings.
 
Yesterday, I went to use my computer that was in sleep mode and it was really slow, wouldn't shut down or restart, so I saved everything I had open and turned it off using the button. When I tried to turn it back on it got stuck on the loading bar and when I checked it this morning it was stuck on about 80% and wouldn't move. So, I did the dreaded turn off and wait and on again, same result. I then did the command+R to access the disk utility and it would not let me repair (first aid) and it would not let me restore onto the external drive I just bought to back everything up onto (yeah I know I'm so prepared!!). Obviously because the external HD isn't installed, it doesn't recognize it and I tried to install it using the online help in disk utility but the internal HD is too full.
 
When I tried to repair it, it said 'file system verify or repair failed' and when I tried to back it up it said something to do with the partition map.
 
Please help! I don't want to do anymore damage!
 
Thanks in advance.
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Apple Hardware

9K

Solutions

10K

Contributors

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.