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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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Update to Office Mac Mini systems

I am looking for general office update info. I am the only user of these systems

Currently I have 2 Mac mini (late 2012 & late 2014) both running macOS Mojave

Late 2014 has 2 non-4k displays from earlier Windows PCs & 8Gb RAM

Late 2012 has 1 non-4k display  from earlier Windows PC & 8Gb RAM

Each has Acronis backup to local 2TB HD and Apple Time Machine Backup

My computer work is > 95% working with text documents (Pages, Word) and email.
Image work is limited to infrequent iPhone image touchup with Affinity Photo + output to SmugMug.
Swift Publisher is also used to enhance document layout.

My thought is to have 1 Mac Mini with more than 8Gb RAM [16 Gb?) and using all 3 displays for multitasking Pages/Word/etc. documents. I am looking for faster response time to input which is currently *very* slow to activate. System startup time is minutes…

Seems a 2018 Mac Mini has considerably more processing power than I need

I would appreciate Mac Mini model (Year) and Memory (RAM) recommendations.
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I use iPhone Tasks a lot and have a whole bunch of task.  I am trying to view or get just a list of only past-due tasks in apples iPhone reminders? Every time I click on my iPhone ‘Reminders’ apps to see my expired or past-due tasks, I get the entire list both upcoming and expired tasks in a random order (hope there is a way).
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How do I rejoin inadvertently closed apple iCloud.com account.

I have accidentally closed my iCloud.com account (and my Apple ID passwords have been deleted from all my Apple devices [by Apple?])

How do I rejoin cloud.com without loosing data/files currently (still?) in my account.

I have Time Machine and Acronis backups of both Macs [OSX 10.14.4]
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What can cause CSRF verification to fail, in Safari web browser?
OS: MacOS 10.14.4
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I have a fiend who wants to copy music files from a PC to an iPhone? I downloaded a free program called AnyTrans but it didn't work.
     Also, the music on his PC is neatly categorized into folders, which are further categorized into sub-folders, etc. Even if AnyTrans had worked, we would have had to select the music from each individual folder (very tedious) and then dump them all into one big folder on the iPhone (when we tested AnyTrans we only copied about a dozen music files from one of the folders).
     This may be asking for too much, but is it possible to not only copy the music but to do it with them all still in their respective folders?
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I have an iMac that I am getting ready for sale.  Once I return the unit to the beginning
how do I reinstall the OS?  I want to make sure that all of my data is removed.
thanks,
capreol
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When using the Microsoft Remote Connection Client built by Microsoft for the MAC. It is difficult and challenging to remove a User Account from multiple remote connections in the list that builds up over time. If you make a mistake in the entry there is no easy way I can see to delete a User Account? There is no Remove or Delete User Account. See the images below) I am not saying the actual User who accesses the machine but the user account that is generated from a remote connection from a MacBook Pro per se to a Windows based machine. Does anyone know how to do this? Many support topics at the Microsoft Support site tell you ho to change the Registry Keys in Microsoft but hard to find anything about how to do it on a Mac? Any help appreciated.

From the Mac Tray at the bottom of the screen you see this icon.
Tray iconThen when you click on a Saved Desktop or create a new connection to the desktop you see the following type screen.

Microsofts Remote Desktop Client for the Mac
Again I am remoting in from a Mac to a Windows 10 machine. How to remove the user account on the MAC in the Remote Desktop Connection
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I have a 21.5 i5 iMac that I want to sell.  (5 years old and hardly been used possibly 6 months).   How do I reinstall the OS so that all of my files are completely no longer
accessible on this computer?
thanks,
capreol
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Hi guys

My father's 27inch early 2011 imac needed a little upgrade. I went and put in a Crucial 500gb SSD disk into it into where its old hard drive used to be.

When we boot, i am getting the question mark with a folder. I tried holding the Alt option and in doing so only the internet recovery comes up. I tried command R and same thing.

Anyway, so I chose the internet recovery. It took 20mins. Then it came to the menu where I could choose disk utility. I went in and could see the SSD.  I formatted my SSD to Mac format (journaled). I restarted it and still same. Then i tried doing something similar to choose it as the startup disk but I can't. I tried attaching an external disk with Mac Sierra installation on it. It isn't giving me the option of seeing this disk either at startup.

What gives? Is it the Mac itself? Should I take the SSD and install it onto a MacBook Pro and try putting the OS on it that way?

Thanks for helping
Yash
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MAC computer (macOS 10.14 Mojave) is able to successfully connect to corporate network via Anyconnect mobile vpn client. But when attempting to map a shared network drive to a windows server share it hangs and finally times out after 2 minutes or so and wont map the drive. Yet there are 6 other MAC's with macOS 10.14 Mojave that do not have this problem.

Tried pinging the windows server from the MAC after successfully connected to the VPN and it will continuously times out but there is a reply to ping every 15th ping request for about 2 pings and then go back to not responding to ping for another 15 pings.

When pinging MAC from the windows server it will ping successfully continuously!

I already plan on performing apple diagnostic on the MAC next but I am not too familiar with Macs and want to see if there are any other suggestions from the community!

Appreciate any other ideas....
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I have a gifted iPad ver 2 with Kindle app already installed and there are books for me to read.  How do I navigate this App to open it and navigate the menus.  I do not know what version the App is.  Are there any videos for my ver of Kindle? thank u
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Obviously by my question, all will know that I am Apple illiterate.
I have a client that has a MAC Apple computer and the password no longer works.
I have done the following:
Booted to Recovery Mode
Ran Utilities - Terminal Mode typed resetpassword
Choose user [only one user present, and it is the user I want to change the password for]
enter password for otheruser@iclod.com. [I think this may be an Apple ID]
This is where the problem occurs, The "other user" is no longer with the organization, and has no recollection of ever having created the ID. [I think that this computer was the first Apple that "other user" had anything to do with.

Is there anyway to recover  or revoke or replace the current other user@icloud.com?  Would it make sense to try wipe the computer and start over with a fresh install of the OS?  Obviously any data that may be on the computer is lost if the password cannot be reset.  Can the computer operating system be restored without knowing the information for "other user"
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I have a MACBook Pro latest OS. I have been working making screenshots for a manual using Snagit. A screen capture tool. If I try to resize the image I am working with. The second I LEFT MOUSE CLICK on the RESIZE box and try to resize with the mouse. It switches screens to the Apple Desktop...? What is happening? I went to System Pref and searched Google. The search turned up this.

"How do I stop my Mac from switching screens?
Click Apple menu from top left of your screen > Select System Preferences > in Personal Tab select Expose & Spaces > Deselect the check box that says Enable Spaces."

Only one problem I see no "Personal Tab" or "Expose Spaces" anywhere in System Preferences?

Any thoughts. I am about to throw my laptop across the room.
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Attempting to create iCloud account for Mac mini [Late 2012] upgraded from High Sierra. To Mojave, I am comfronted with the below message. I have no idea what password is required. I have only password associated with "(name)" - is there a work-around for this?  When/Where would I have created/used this password?



Enter the password you use to unlock “(name)” which is not the password for this Mac mini. --- ??

Enter the password you use to unlock the Mac mini “(name)”. Your password is encrypted and cannot be read by apple - worked OK
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If I am using an iPhone 6, and I am going to buy a new iPhone XS Max, am I need to reset my Apple Watch? Is Apple Watch support connect to two iPhones?
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Hi

We are a school and we started buying iPads for the staff. I have created a school iCloud account.  

Please let me know if there will be a way of adding new iPad to the school cloud account and once the iPad is given to staff they must be able to install apps by their own.

But when they leave the organisation , they should return the iPad , but able to carry the paid apps and install on their iPads they wish.

Please let me know a best way of setting up this.

Any help will be great and thanks in advance.
Thanks
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MacOS.Mojave.Finder is not searching for enough files and folders, any longer.

I am not sure what has changed, but I did install Mojave. I can not recall if this started to fail before the upgrade.

When I type a key phrase into Finder, I no longer get folder names containing the search text. I NEED that feature of Finder to work, since I truly have no idea of my folder structure, since it is very convoluted.

Where can I look to reset any setting I may have accidentally set? Or setting that may be the defaults that came along with the upgrade to Mojave?

Thanks.
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I'm looking for documentation and videos for using & supporting JAMF to manage and support Macs.
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Hi,
A client of mine has just bought the latest 13 inch Macbook Pro and would like me to move his files
from a much older Macbook. I don't want to do it wirelessly so I thought I would buy an adapter to
hardwire connect his 2 machines and do it that way or remove his old HDD and connect it externally.
His old Macbook has a regular USB port and his new Macbook is cofigured as follows:
Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:
Charging
DisplayPort
Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
It is not clear to me whether or not the new Mac's USB-C ports are able to transmit receive data, via an adapter, from the
old Mac's HDD. Can they?
If not how do you migrate data from an old Macbook to a new Macbook Pro.
Thanks
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I have a gifted Apple iPad, a very early model No. MC769LL.  It is a Ver 2 .  How and where do I update the IOS to the latest? .  Thank u
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Hi

I use Twitter, Telegram & RSS feeds to follow new security treats. I also have many groups and users I follow in LinkedIn.

The problem and question:
Each time I start the LinkedIn app all contributions are unsorted. As an example, I have posts that came 1h before, then 6 days ago and the last 2h ago. Why is this so? With Twitter, Telegram, RSS feeds all are sorted as they were posted. The other annoying thing is that when I click the home button it jumps to the uppermost post. Then I must go down to the last post I red. If I still remember it ... :-)

How are you following LinkedIn contributions? Do you use another app?

Thanks for helping me
Leonie
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Do you find that it is helpful/pruduent to reload MacOSX "every once in a while" similar to how Windows users to so with their PCs.  

I have a MacBook Pro early 2015 running 10.14.2 and it used responsive and never freeze for a few seconds or be slow to start up.  I've done all the optimization/clean up/memory elimination/et cetera I could to do it and it just doesn't feel "as good" as it is did originally.  However, I do use it daily (all day basically) for work.

Would a reload help or is the hardware just wearing out?

(I know there is one way to find out but I just wanted to get some opinion before I go to the trouble of doing a complete reload!)
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I got Apple TV 4k device as a gift.  Don't know how it works.  
Do I need to subscribe for it or can I watch stuff for free?  and another question in general.   How does it compare to roku or chromecast?
Thanks in advance!
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Hi guys

A lot of our Macs that connect to the server Windows 2012 which hosts their files, have issues from time to time. The problem mainly is the locking of files. So one person will go in there and try to save a file and they'll be told their file is locked when nobody is actually using it or doing anything. Windows PC's have this issue from time to time to, but Macs seem to be the biggest culprit.

Have any of you used products like Acronis Files Connect? Or does anybody have a solution? I would have said I'd build a Mac server but that's not possible either as that would mean a separate server for Macs and a separate one for Windows machines when they all need to collaborate.

Thanks for helping
Yashy
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How delete an app that is locked?

I no longer use CrashPlan, but can not delete it, since it's locked. (Mac)

CrashPlan Locked
I can not log in since the account is gone.

I do seem to be able to access CrashPlan Service Preferences, but doubt they would do anything since there is no connection to the host.

Suggestions?
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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.