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Apple's early computers ran on a variety of operating systems, including a Pascal version and one based on CP/M, before releasing its ProDOS with the advent of its 16-bit computer. With the release of the Lisa, which had its own OS, Apple and computing entered the graphical age; it was followed by the Macintosh, which offered a series of "System" operating systems. Other Mac operating systems included PowerPC until Apple acquired NeXT and folded it into the Mac OS. Current operating systems for Apple devices are Mac OS-X and iOS.

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Experienced PC guy - first time messing with a Mac and doing it for a friend.

HDD is completely dead.   I'm going to replace the drive - but I'm unclear as to how I go about reinstalling the OS.  I don't even know what version was on the computer before it died.  How does Apple tie your OS purchase to you and your equipment?
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On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era
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On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

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by:Justin Pierce
It's wonderful to see everybody doing the right thing. ;)

:: Justin stands on soapbox::  

As a Combat Veteran, I'm disgusted by all white supremacist groups and the thought that they think they represent any values or ideals of the United States. I'm sure my military brethren (sisters, brothers, and transgenders) would give me a virtual high five when I say the US Army's official motto, "This We'll Defend" is a feeling that runs through all of our hearts and minds. We believe that this nation is for everyone who wants to come and be a part of it. Simply put, it's our job as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen, to defend them with our lives.

Oh, on the "race" element, according to science, Mitochondrial DNA, and I would say common sense, we are all one race (Human Race) and that the pigment of our skin is superficial. Race is a social invention, not a biological truth.

Who says?

Oh, only a prestigious and reputable school like: MIT and a preeminent evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves Jr.. Here is a conversation the NY Times had with him: Link.

Even if there were different races, why would I not call you my brother or sister? We are all experiencing the Human Condition together and should bond with, and defend each other as family.

I leave you with a quote from the fictitious, but ever so right, Jean-Luc Picard, "No being is so important that he can usurp the rights of another."

:: Justin steps off the soapbox::
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by:Christopher Rourke
Thank you, Justin. It strengthens my, and hopefully others, resolve to read such words. I too have often look to Captains Picard and Kirk in times like these to bring hope, but in this case there are words from a patriot of old that may serve as a greater compass:


The world is my country,
all mankind are my brethren, and
to do good is my religion.
- Thomas Paine
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For those of us, that like seeing our alma maters take a pigskin and strategically move down the field, you'll be happy to know that ESPN on the 4th Gen Apple TV has just made it an even better experience. You can now watch four games at once! That means you can watch your school's arch rival, the arch rival of your spouse's school, your alma mater, and your husband's/wife's alma mater all at the same time. Since my wife is an ND grad and I'm a Cardinal, we can now both poke fun at each other while being in the same room (no more separate TVs), which ultimately means the buffalo wings and Guinness are in the same room too. If this is not reason enough for you to get excited, then how about the other great things that come with the autumn season: the grass is barely growing, holiday cheer is in the air, and pumpkin spice is back in your coffee mug. Either way, I hope the autumn season brings you the happiness you deserve and that your school makes it to a bowl game.
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by:Kristine Stewart
This sounds pretty cool! I'm especially excited for Disney's recent announcement that they will have a dedicated ESPN streaming service that isn't tied to a cable subscription.  I just "cut the cord" again, and live sports are really the only thing  that we miss and is frustrating to access.
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That's awesome about Disney! Welcome back to us cable-cutters btw. ;)
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I need to record my desktop and hope to pick a move visible mouse cursor.

How do I do this with El Capitan?

Thanks
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Currently when this user types in the first few letters of an email address or a person's name within Mac Outlook 2016 there are no suggested email addresses that display.

So what methods can be used to regenerate this user's Mac Outlook 2016 email address auto complete list?
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How can a user's contacts contained on an iPhone be backed up?

This user doesn't want to use iTunes for the backup so what other options can be used?
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I will be doing a Gmail to Office 365 migration for an organization that has several Macs that contain lots of contacts.

Some of these contacts are only saved on the local Mac.

We need to be sure that these contacts are moved into Office 365 as part of the migration and that no contacts are left on these local Macs.

How can this be done?
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Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's Surface Pro aren't supposed to be competitors in my eyes, but Consumer Reports (CR) sees it a bit differently.

If you would like my take on it, the Surface Pro is just a smaller laptop that has tablet functionality. While the iPad Pro is a tablet that has laptop functionality but only depending on what apps you have. Meaning that you can use the iPad Pro for strictly playing games from the App Store, or you can turn it into a laptop replacement and use it to knock out those daily business chores.

All in all, we should all agree that we like what we like. If you're an MS fan, I'm sorry you got dinged like this, but if you're an Apple fan know that the iPad Pro can be a laptop replacement if you choose to use it that way. Oh, and don't go laughing at your MS buddies because CR smacked them on the hand. What goes around comes around, and we should all just respect that we have different taste and love to drive the machine of our choice.

Take care everyone.
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by:Colleen Kayter
Justin, the one that caught my attention is facetime. ugh! the only people you can connect with are other Apple devices. And I wasn't talking about using my Surface to manage SharePoint, I was talking about being able to see/use SharePoint and OneDrive from within Word, PowerPoint, Excel. The cloud storage is treated just like any other folder on my computer.

And I'm jealous of the vette.
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BTW, Justin... what you said about going to your Mac to get some stuff done? That. What if you could squeeze your Mac into your iPad? That's why Surface is not like an iPad.
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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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Free Tool: IP Lookup
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Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

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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Hi

I downloaded a purchased Educon Wordpress theme from theme forest, and whenever it downloads on Apple OS X, it unzips itself, even if I select, just download the "wordpress-installable file."

I need the installation file to insert as a new WP theme
How do I do this without unzipping?

Thanks
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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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Locked out of my Apple account - Why?

I would much appreciate someone explaining why I get Locked Out of my apple account every few weeks.

Seems I have done nothing but work on my several Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Macs) - sometimes a few are on together.

Then I have to scramble to access my Apple credentials - totally wasting time.

Is this a scheme of Apple to assure Apple product users are really who they seem to be?

This is really a pain!!
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I received a message on my iPhone that someone in my area was trying to login using my AppleID.  After checking my wife's phone and my son's iPod - since both MacBooks were closed/asleep - I blocked the attempt and apparently clicked the option to lock the suspect machine.  Later that evening, my wife opened up her MBP and was greeted by a lock screen asking for a passcode.  I'd didn't remember setting any passcode when we setup the Mac, so I logged into my account via my MBP to see what I could see.  Her MBP shows up in my list of devices with the correct name, OS and serial number info.  I've tried using the link to generate a passcode but none of those will unlock her MBP.  Following tips on the Apple discussion boards led to a firmware password being set (awesome...)  Removing one of the DIMMs and resetting PRAM cleared the firmware password but now the MacBook boots into setup and shows what appears to be a locked volume where Macintosh HD should be.  I've scanned the volume using Ontrack Easy Recovery and it sees that there's data on it, but since it's an old version, it will only let me see anything using raw recovery, which doesn't yield any usable data.

It may be a long shot, but have any of you run across this scenario?  Will I end up making a trip to the Apple Store?  This is a 2010 15" so it's definitely not under AppleCare, so I'm not sure how much it'll cost me to get them to look at it, much less unlock or restore the info.

Thanks in advance for any …
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I have read several articles online that instruct me to go into the Outlook Preferences and then click on the "Sync Services" icon.

The problem is that I don't see "Sync services" anywhere.

I also don't see this even after putting several Mac computers within the Office Insider Fast program.

What other options are available within Mac Outlook 2016 to go into the "Sync Services" menu?

Where can I find the "Sync Services" options within Mac Outlook 2016?
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Please provide me with the instructions on how to sync Gmail calendar & contacts with Mac Outlook 2016.

This Mac already has all Mac Office updates installed and is in the Office Insider Fast program.
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I have time machine for several computers on network drive. Few MAC TM backup on network share is taking lot storage space on file server. I have been deleting older files on "bands" folder to create storage space. Does it corrupt TM backup, if I am deleteing old files from BANDS folder in sparsebundle?
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Supports up to 4K resolution!
Supports up to 4K resolution!

The VS192 2-Port 4K DisplayPort Splitter is perfect for anyone who needs to send one source of DisplayPort high definition video to two or four DisplayPort displays. The VS192 can split and also expand DisplayPort audio/video signal on two or four DisplayPort monitors.

I've purchased several albums via iTunes. However, when I upgraded my iPhone one of the albums is not fully available. Nothing appears when I tap on "Show Complete Album" -- only one song. Please advise.
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When a user prints out a webpage such as http://www.msn.com within the Google Chrome web browser on his Mac OS X computer the printout is unreadable (see the attached scan of this printout).

What can be done to fix this issue so that this webpage will print normally?

MSN-printout.pdf
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we are a mainly windows shop but have some mac users.

one such user running el capitan stated "Sometimes when I try to replace files on the server they don't get replaced. Nothing happens. The workaround is ejecting the network drive and then re-connecting to it. "

i have found some information online that recommends “Try connecting to the drive with CIFS:\ instead of SMB:\”

i wanted to see if that might work or if i should go in another direction
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http://www.idownloadblog.com/2015/02/06/how-to-delete-ios-books/#deletpurchasedios

Select/Delete/Remove Download iBooks from iOS  9.3.5 iPad does not update (increase) available memory. Deleted books show cloud + down-pointing symbol.
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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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Apple OS

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Apple's early computers ran on a variety of operating systems, including a Pascal version and one based on CP/M, before releasing its ProDOS with the advent of its 16-bit computer. With the release of the Lisa, which had its own OS, Apple and computing entered the graphical age; it was followed by the Macintosh, which offered a series of "System" operating systems. Other Mac operating systems included PowerPC until Apple acquired NeXT and folded it into the Mac OS. Current operating systems for Apple devices are Mac OS-X and iOS.