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.

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What is the process to connect a Mac OS X laptop to a remote Windows network using the Always On VPN?
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Mirror Apple TV on iPad Pro to view MLB-TV

MLB-TV with iPad Pro (iOS 11.4.1) consistently loses WiFi connection with LAN (44.7 mbs / possible 50) iPad rebooting necessary.

Is it possible to mirror Apple TV (MLB-TV OK here) with iPad Pro/Control Panel to view MLB-TV on iPad? Other folks will be watching TV on cable or Netflix/Amazon Prime. This is the reverse of screen mirroring (see Control Panel) as in viewing iDevice on Apple TV.

If so, are there special settings etc.?
who konw how to find other IP adress on mobile?
I need to know about cached emails on an apple watch.

we use of office365. a former employee had an apple watch that was connected to his company iPhone. The account pw has been changed.

how many emails can be stored on the watch?  how long will the watch cache the emails?  is remote wipe an option?
I attempted to recover to different system from Apple Time Machine it eventually failed due to a untimely network error. Now I can not umount disk on the targeted machine. When I say I can not unmount it I mean I CAN NOT unmount it no matter what approach I use:
Disk utility -- no
Recover -- no
terminal -- no
force via terminal --no
set as a target disk -- no

terminal commands tried were unmout, unmountDisk, unmountVolume
when using recovery on target machine terminal returns the command "no such command"   (so terminal is currupt?)
I have tried all the logical options Google has presented me, I am hoping someone here has a different solution.
Does anyone know what I need to change to get this VBA code to work in Excel for Mac? It works fine in Windows.

It is a show/hide toggle button for rows while the caption on the button changes as well. I used a form button (not ActiveX).

Sub HideDone()
Dim Shp As Shape
   Set Shp = ActiveSheet.Shapes(Application.Caller)
   If Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Hide Done" Then
      Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Show All"
      Range("A1").AutoFilter 10, "<>11. Published", xlAnd, "<>Cancelled"
      Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Hide Done"
   End If
End Sub

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The message I get is
Run-time error 1004
Method 'TextFrame' of object 'Shape' failed

This code is highlighted in yellow
If Shp.TextFrame.Characters.Text = "Hide Done" Then
Hello experts,

As new users to Mac ecosystem, we were glad that we got the MacBook Air last year and didn't have to worry about buying anything extra in order to work using Air.

The USB ports and the Mini DP was good enough to work with our existing monitor, keyboard and mouse setup.

However, we recently bought the late 2016 MacBook Pro with touch bar with those obnoxious USB-C ports.

Would be great if someone recommends nice adapters/converters to use our USB keyboard and mouse and also a converter from HDMI to USB-C or a proper cable from HDMI to USB C port that would work without any issues on the MacBook Pro.

Came across this one:

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Since these converters and cables are cash cows for FBA sellers, there are tons of these on Amazon making it very hard to shortlist.

Any thoughts would be nice. Thanks!
I have a Sharp MX-C300W all-in-one that has the ability to scan to network drives.

The network destination I have set up is on a newer "trashcan" mac running OSX 10.13.4. I have a working user name and password for the share, and am using the server's static IP in the network path.

After setting it all up, it works....that is until the next day I come in to work. Attempting to scan to this same destination after some time has passed throws a CE-04 error code, which apparently means "FTP SERVER ACCOUNT NME OR AUTHENTICATION PASSWORD INPUT ERROR" according to the error code index

The way I solve this every single time is simply by disabling and then instantly re-enabling the SMB sharing  on the Mac. This fixes it every time, until enough time has passed and it breaks again.

Any ideas why this is happening? It is so annoying to have to do this every day. If it's a bug in SMB running on the mac, does anyone know a way I can program the mac to automatically turn SMB sharing on and off automatically each day? Would love some help from the experts!
Can anyone recommend a Performance Test Benchmark software for Apple Mac's running OS X?

I'd like to measure the Disk/Ram/Disk-Swapping/etc on my current Mac against any scale/benchmark, so that I can go to the Apple store and purchase a new Apple Mac that is at least as fast as my current Mac, or compare the Performance of my other Macs again one another.
Hello, I got a few users that using Mac's os High Sierra and in their office, we have one guest Network, main office 2.4 and main office 5ghz but all day their systems keeps jumping on to the free Xfinity connection in the area. I have gone into network properties and removed all other connections and just added the main office connection and it still happens... what am I doing wrong?
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What URL(s) can I go to where I can enter the serial number of and determine the warranty expiration date of a Mac laptop?
I am trying to integrate MacBook Pro's and Windows computers in to an Active Directory domain.   I have a test network setup and I have managed to add Windows computers to the domain (no surprise there) and bind a MacBook Pro.

I have a GPO which sets the basic password security - Length, complexity, age etc and I am able to logon with a standard network account both on and offline and manage the MacBook using accounts in the MacAdmin group I setup.     However I am having the following issues and I would appreciate any feedback with the exception of change to all Windows.  

1) There is close to a minute delay after the logon prompt is displayed on the MacBook before network accounts are available to logon.    This is not a huge deal unless it is the first time a user has logged on, the password has been changed in AD or "User must change password at next logon" has been checked in AD.

2) If a password change is required by AD and a user on the MacBook does not wait for the "Network Accounts Are Unavailable" message to go away and logs on with their cached credentials they receive a message that a password change is required.  If you click ok or hit esc the message goes away but the logon to the MacBook never completes and they are left with a fuzzy screen and forced to power cycle the MacBook to get back to the logon prompt

3) If the password is changed in AD and "User must change password at next logon" is checked and a user on the MacBook does not wait for the …
Hi Experts,

I have a few questions re iPads.

I purchased my iPad in 2012, how can I find out which version is this?

What iPad versions exist?

Compared to mine from 2012 and the newest one, what other major changes? I am mostly a Windows person, and I know if the device can support it you can install any software, but I see the new iPad interface are different?

Two things that I wish my iPad did are... 1) Compared to Outlook for Windows, Tasks (which are reminders in iPad) can be caregorized, you can add custom fields, rich text and attachments. 2) Have RDP access to a Windows server. Does the new iPad have these?

We have one client that has a SBS2011 with Exchange 2010.

One of the users decides they want to use a mac in the environment for external use and internal.

They use the built in email app that buit into the ios OS.

I have added A records on the server DNS for pointing to the exchange servers IP address.

DO I need to add anything else because it still does not work.

I have the internal and external server settings on the app to both
Hello I’m using a minidisplay to DVI converter on a retina 2013. Works fine inside OS x or Windows with bootcamp. The problem is the monitor stopped working and I will give my computer malfunction like it is to another person, but when I press Command + R to make the proper data deletion and re-installation to factory, the signal is not passed to the monitor and of course the monitor of the retina not work and I can’t operate. How can I make to pass the signal to the monitor with the mini display to DVI in restoration menu with Command + R

Thank you
Hello, I've been trying to install Windows 10 on an early 2011 Macbook Pro. It's not officially supported, but I  read everywhere it can be done. There are some troubles though.

I have successfully installed it alongside MacOS High Sierra actually, and everything works except for audio.

I found out audio doesn't work because Uefi Windows 10 installation somehow keeps a Cirrus audio-related device from working.

So I tried to install Windows 10 in Legacy/Bios mode. I chose "Windows" instead of "Uefi Boot" at boot.

But just before the point where Windows usually asks which disk to install on, it actually asks for a missing driver. I tried feeding it Intel xHCI drivers with usb keys, it sees the keys but says it doesn't find any driver.

So I was wondering, is this behaviour due to the fact the disk is partitioned in Uefi mode? So is it impossible to install Windows 10 in Bios mode in such a setup, or am I instead missing something?

Thanks for your help.
Failure with TimeMachine backups. OS Problem?

I had an external disk fail to complete the Time Machine backup with no error message, that I can find. I eventually started afresh using Disk Utility. BUT it still failed!

On another front, I have been told I should re-install the underlying OS on my machine, which I am afraid to do without a current backup!

I do use Cloud based Carbonite, but do not feel safe until I have a hard external backup disk.

The reason I was advised to re-install my OS was that while using Finder, incrementing through my pictures, sometimes the cursor jumps to the end of the list. I did try some small instruction on Mac start-up, if I recall, that involved holding down certain keys.

There was a second instruction, but I sadly can on longer find that post.

So, the last suggestion was to re-install the underlying OS. And it seems I am there right now.

Can anyone suggest a nest step for me?

I can not make a current backup of my machine.

Are there any ways to run iPhones apps within a regular Macintosh computer operating system?
hi guys

Our team use Mac High Sierra and whenever they try to copy a filepath in the finder and paste it into a document or in Outlook, it just does not paste. So for example, if there was a folder on the server and they want its location to be presented to others, they would just select 'copy' on that file location and paste it into an email or a document and it would paste the filepath like smb://server/filelocation.

This is no longer working!! On two separate Macs. It used to work without any issues.

Any ideas how to fix this problem?

Thank for helping
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MacMini/macOS 10.13.4 fails to start after progress bar runs for more than 8 minutes.

Tried steps 1,4, & 5 from - no help

I have up-to-date Time Machine backup, recent Acronis full backup and iTunes Library all on USB drives. Many data files also on iCloud

What would be my best next steps?
Several users who I support with Macs would like to be able to run Mac OS virtual machines within their base Mac operating systems. This will enable them to have one or more Mac virtual machines running within their base Mac operating systems. This will be just like setting up additional Windows virtual machines within Windows 10 or Server 2016.

Is it possible to do this?

If so what software is required and how can this be done?
Need to Connect BlueTooth Transmitter to MacBook

I bought this, with no manual.

I can not see how to  put it in pairing mode.

I see a Power button but when I press and hold, nothing happens.

The toggle switch is set to TX for Trasmitter.
When I press for a shorter time, I see a show flash of blue...that repeats...


How to Scan a barcode into my iPhone 7

I got a BlueTooth kit with no manual or anything.

It says "Having Trouble?"

Scan to Get Help

and shows a barcode.

I have not ever used my iPhone to scan a barcode and need to know what to do.

In Google Chrome Settings we enabled "Show bookmarks bar".

After setting up the bookmarks as we wanted, after a while we noticed what we modified has been returned as before (like we have not modify out Bookmarks Bar).

We have iCloud and it always synced ok, but for some reason the Bookmarks after a while, all reset to its prior stated.

We have Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.  and in out mobiles, Safari in iPhone/iPads

What is going on and how can we fixed his?

To see the effect and maybe it could be fixed,
  • We disable iCloud setting to not sync Bookmarks chrome.
  • then we went into the computer and disable iCloud extension.
  • then deleted all bookmarks in chrome.
  • We went to iphone/ipad and restarted both device (didn't touch the safari bookmark, in both device its the same)
  • Went back to iCloud and enable chrome sync
  • Went back to chrome and re-enable icloud extension

By re-enabling & restarting we though chrome would download from iCLoud, but its empty.

Please advice.
I have a TM backup on an external USB disk which is not being detected by Migration Assistant.

On the desktop, it can be seen fine. For example, when I click into it- I can see the files. But how do I get it to migrate?

(The disk on which the TM backup is stored has loads of other folders on it as well...could this be a factor?)

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.