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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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Using MacBook Pro (late 2011) 2.4GHi7 w 16GB mem 750GB HD partitioned 430GB Mac (42GB avail)/ 231GB Win (31GB avail) Journaled HFS+;
  running High Sierra v10.13.2 w Parallels Desktop 14 for Mac Pro v14.0.1
  Using 2 Airport Time Capsules 4th Gen v7.6.9, 3TB ea formatted AFP (the one being used for backup through Time Machine reports 923GB free through Disk InventoryX app)
  Time Capsules run under Airport Extreme 5th Gen v7.6.9.

Backups through Time Machine > Time Capsule are taking 6+ days (not sure of exact time; I'm having to cancel them).

Ran a few tests (under only MacOS; Windows not booted; Parallels not running); Wi-Fi turned off; Time Capsule connected to MBP via ethernet; running no other apps at time:

Test 1:  dragged 1.0 GB app file from MBP HD to Time Capsule to check write rate  RESULT:  Took over 25 minutes (approx 0.7 MB/s)
Test 2:  ran LAN_Speed Test to Time Capsule with 100MB packet size RESULT:  1.4 Mbps writing to TC, 1.7 Mbps reading from TC

Given the specs on the MBP and TC (1Gps ethernet port) the data transfer rates are excessively slow.

What can I do to fix this?  I can't leave my MBP tethered via ethernet to the Time Capsule for over a week to do a backup (need to take it to work daily).
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I have a UIPageViewController which I am using for onboarding/walthrough screens but at the moment they only work with swipes. I added a button but I can't actually connect it and create an IBAction. I was able to programatically create a button that could print to console but I don't know how to get it to move the screens like swiping does.

class PageViewController: UIPageViewController, UIPageViewControllerDelegate, UIPageViewControllerDataSource {
    var pageControl = UIPageControl()
    // MARK: UIPageViewControllerDataSource
    lazy var orderedViewControllers: [UIViewController] = {
        return [self.newVc(viewController: "sbBlue"),
                self.newVc(viewController: "sbRed")]
    override func viewDidLoad() {
        self.dataSource = self
        self.delegate = self
        // This sets up the first view that will show up on our page control
        if let firstViewController = orderedViewControllers.first {
                               direction: .forward,
                               animated: true,
                               completion: nil)
        // Do any additional setup after loading the view.
    func configurePageControl() {
        // The total number of pages that are available is based on how many 

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i can only login to my macbook on safe mode only not when how i does log in normally. i removed the mac from the domain and re-add and its still not working.

please help
I had a PCI compliance scan done and it came back with a failure for IIS OPTIONS and they said I needed to set to deny it in IIS. Whenever I do that it causes our phone email stop syncing. We are using Exchange 2010 server at the company and Apple Mail app to sync (please don't just suggest I use something else). I have googled until I'm blue in the face and can't find any relationship between OPTIONS method and Apple Mail. Can anyone please help?
Thanks all for your great help. I appreciate
I am using Macbook. I have Mail app. I am not using it, but it has my emails and take huge space. I can't delete the app it's not allowed from Mac OS. So how to stop using it? So I can save the space.

Thanks a lot,
Best regards,
Have been battling this issue for over a year now, here is my setup

i have mac AD users, their macbooks are joined to AD with a software called Centrify, every 90 Days our AD users need to reset their passwords. the Centrify app prompts them to reset their AD password however when they enter their old and new password the Centrify app prompts them that they have not reach their complexity requirements require for their password. Now AD actually takes the password but the user thinks it does not and now the user cannot login to their macbook

the workaround for me is to remove the user from the domain then re-add the macbook

any ideas what this could be.
So  the original SSD of my niece's Macbook Air (early 2014) had failed. I offered to replace the SSD. Silly me, I wasn't aware that Macbook Airs are quite different from normal laptops ...

I bought the Aura Pro X 240 GB SSD but bad news: the host needed at least High Sierra in order to have it recognize the SSD ... but the laptop only had Yosemite. And since the original SSD is broken I couldn't upgrade Mac OS first ...

When booting the Macbook Air and getting into rescue mode at some point, after having tried a zillion things, I suddenly saw the Aura Pro X SSD in the Disk Utility app! I t was even possible to format it and to then (apparently) re-install Yosemite (for some reason) on it. The installation starts but after the reboot, when it should finish the installation, it can't find the disk anymore and returns to the rescue screens :/

I tried to boot from an install thumb drive but although both my own Macbook Pro and mac mini were able to recognize it, the Macbook Air did not!?

I then tried booting from external HDs with a working MacOS Yosemite system on it (which I created from my Macbook). That worked. But when I then wanted to upgrade that version to High Sierra or Mojava, in order to get the Macbook Air's firmware updated, I was told that this version of MacOS could not be installed on external HDs because they have no firmware partition!?

So I am stuck!? It seems like I can't get it two work without having access to an original Apple SSD with a …

I need to lock down the USB ports of all devices to only allow specific device ID's.  I have a solution for the windows PC's but I am looking for the best way to do it on the Mac devices.
This is a domain environment so I need to be able to push it out to multiple machines.

We have a bunch of Ipads and we have fixed IP's on them.  Is there a way to stop users from changing networks or for that matter locking down setting?
We operate a mixed network of computers, largely PCs with one MAC running High Sierra.  The MAC is new and runs Office 2016.  When we try and mail merge from Word 2016 on the MAC, the computer seems to be refusing to access the merge data .CSV file, saying there's no data at the end of the merge wizard screens.  I've Googled the problem and the most often found solution is that the Apple Sandbox is refusing access to the .CSV file (which is in a shared folder on a file server running WIndows 7).  Is there a way to mark the entire file share folder on the PC as safe?
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I am trying to use the apple script from the answer to this question: to extract attachements from a certain sender in microsoft outlook:

set saveToFolder to (choose folder with prompt "Choose the destination folder") as string
set ctr to 0

tell application "Microsoft Outlook"
	set srcFolder to mail folder "inbox" of exchange account "FOO"
	set selectedMessages to messages of srcFolder
	repeat with msg in selectedMessages
		set ctr to ctr + 1
		set msgsender to the sender of msg
		set senderaddress to the address of msgsender
		if "some@some.some" = senderaddress then
			set attFiles to attachments of msg
			repeat with f in attFiles
				set attName to (get the name of f)
				log attName
				set saveAsName to saveToFolder & attName
				log saveAsName
				save f in POSIX file saveAsName
			end repeat
		end if
	end repeat
end tell
display dialog "" & ctr & " messages were processed" buttons {"OK"} default button 1
return ctr

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However, the script is not able to save the file, ie. it throws: "error "Microsoft Outlook got an error: Parameter error." number -50".
I have a Macbook Pro Mid 2012 model that recently had a video issue this morning. Screen went black as I was using it, so I hard reset, powered back on and got the login screen. Right as I was typing, screen went black once again and I can no longer get back to the sign in page. Things I have tried:

Typing password and hitting enter hoping it would still go into OSX
Reset PRAM and SMC
Plug in two external HDMI monitors. Them monitor and tv go active like they pick up a device but nothing is ever shown on the screen.
I opened the laptop up, unplugged video cable, plugged back in. Also did the same with the battery cable.

Guessing something on the logic board went toast?

im setting up DEP for Apple with Intune
the dep has been setup
the dep server has been linked with intune
and the devices show up in the apple dep
i assign them to my intune server
the intune dep profile was set to supervised
the phones in intune still say they need to be enrolled
when i enroll them they dont go into supervised mode
i also thought the dep process was to automate the enrollment etc
I would like to find a way where I can screen share from MacBook to 22x iMacs.
We are running a medical imaging course and it would be beneficial for the delegates to see the slides and content that is being shown by the presenter on a MacBook on the podium up close on the iMacs which each delegate will have in front of them. They will be using software on them later in the day.

I know I could use the native OSX screen sharing software but I wonder if it has limitations when trying to share to 22x iMacs simultaneously?

I presume to maintain performance that an ethernet/switch setup is best rather than attempting a Wi-Fi router.

Any advice would be much appreciated.
I would like an app for iPhone, which will allow the download  of PDF files to the iPhone.
There is study material on a specific website, where otherwise in Windows, the PDF study material is downloadable, however on iPhone, it opens the PDF file but within a window, and it does not allow for the download.
Any suggestions?   Safari and Chrome do not seem to work.  And when trying Safari and using the export option to iBooks, it basically sends a screenshot of both pages but not the full PDF document which might be about 60 pages.

my iMac intel Model A1311 has its hard drive corrupted and wont boot up now. i managed to recover the contents on the faulty drive. however i would like to reinstall the OSX back onto a new hard drive which i have. please can someone guide me on how i can dowload and reinstall the os for my iMac intel onto the new hard drive?
Display issue with bootstrap Col 4 and 8. between android and apple.


apple once doesnt look like the apple one ? and im not sure why all it is bootstraps col-sm-4 . and col-sm-8 wrapped in bootstraps row.

this is only in apple phones not android.

is also display correctly on chrome but not saferia
Unable to install Angular on mac I got this error:
npm ERR! path /usr/local/bin/ng
npm ERR! code EEXIST
npm ERR! Refusing to delete /usr/local/bin/ng: ../lib/node_modules/angular-cli/bin/ng symlink target is not controlled by npm /usr/local/lib/node_modules/@angular/cli
npm ERR! File exists: /usr/local/bin/ng
npm ERR! Move it away, and try again.

npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
npm ERR!     /Users/saudalsahli/.npm/_logs/2018-09-02T09_31_09_443Z-debug.log
sauds-MacBook-Pro:~ saudalsahli$ sudo npm install -g @angular/cli
npm ERR! path /usr/local/bin/ng
npm ERR! code EEXIST
npm ERR! Refusing to delete /usr/local/bin/ng: ../lib/node_modules/angular-cli/bin/ng symlink target is not controlled by npm /usr/local/lib/node_modules/@angular/cli
npm ERR! File exists: /usr/local/bin/ng
npm ERR! Move it away, and try again.

npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
npm ERR!     /Users/saudalsahli/.npm/_logs/2018-09-02T09_33_27_509Z-debug.log
Published iOS app about 18 months ago using Xamarin Studio.  Now that its Visual Studio 2017, need to recreate Apple certificates and profiles and then use fastlane to install them on my Mac.  App builds fine and it runs on an iPhone attached to my Mac.  Looking for a consultant who can help me with this process.
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Buying a new iMac! Will the 3.4 7500 Intel processor comfortably run a Win7 installation on Parallels... or should I plan to buy a 7600 or 7700 K processor?
I have a Mac book pro which was running on old version - 10.9.7 with Windows running on boot camp. I am not familar with MAC side and always used windows only on this mac.

Recently, due to some issues on my iphone, had to take my phone and mac to apple store which ended up doing a big update on my mac i believe to version 10.13.7 and helped with my iphone restoral which was successfull.

I came home and logged in to windows and noticed that one of the partition on my windows side disappeared i.e Z drive. I originally had C drive and Z drive. I am not really concerned about the data on my Z drive as i do have it backed up but I am curious what happened to it ?  I checked disk management on windows and there is no partition.

I logged into mac side and could only see two drives BootCamp drive ( c drive of windows ) and the Mcintosh HD drive. It is as if my Z drive partition completely disappeared.

Two questions at this point:

1. Any idea what could have happened to my Z drive ? How can this just disappear ?  Is there something simple I am missing.

2.  Inorder to get Z drive back, I started process of Partitioning my Macintosh drive ( Currently 400 GB into 150 GB for Macintosh drive and 250 for new created Z drive )
     Its currently running the process and applying changes to the harddrive.

It is now stuck on this checking object map for about 3 hours now and I am concerned is it even doing anything ?  Mouse cursor is …
How would one go about upgrading MacOS devices to the latest OS (High Sierra at the time of this post) through terminal commands only?  For example, a device running El Capitan needs to be upgraded to High Sierra.  I am looking to run this command across multiple MacOS devices, and for a command or script that could run on any MacOS device.
how to reinstall mac os x  tiger 10.4 imac a1208 .. I have downloaded  macosx 9  virtual box  but I'm not sure how to open configure and where to start
What's the best way to update Mac mini "Core 2 Duo" 2.4 (Mid-2010) from 10.6.8 to either El Capitan or Sierra or at least something newer than 10.6.8. We do not mind doing fresh install. We have other El Capitan Mac which we could use to create an installation image. Can we just install El Capitan and will it automatically activate and not ask for licence serial number? Will drivers still be available?

I am new to swift and I have developed an app code based on various tutorials. the app is video recording app with a custom button and custom screen. All I need is to record the video and save the video to an external server based on the click of button. Please help

import UIKit
import AVFoundation
import MapKit
import CoreLocation

class fireSOSViewController: UIViewController,AVCaptureVideoDataOutputSampleBufferDelegate,CLLocationManagerDelegate,MKMapViewDelegate {
    @IBOutlet weak var cameraview: UIImageView!
    @IBOutlet weak var mapView: MKMapView!
    var takeVideo = false
    let locationManager = CLLocationManager()
    @IBAction func cancelFireSOS(_ sender: Any) {
         self.dismiss(animated: true, completion: nil)
        var captureSession = AVCaptureSession()
        var previewLayer:CALayer!
        var captureDevice:AVCaptureDevice!
        var takePhoto = false
    public var screenWidth: CGFloat {
        return UIScreen.main.bounds.width
    override func viewDidLoad() {
        //   nLabel.text = labelTitle
        if CLLocationManager.locationServicesEnabled() {
            locationManager.delegate = self
            locationManager.desiredAccuracy = kCLLocationAccuracyBest
            mapView.delegate = self

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Apple OS





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.