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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?

Regards,
Tom
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We use whatapps and are always deleting the movies and video that we received.  We do this so we don't jump the 5gb limit in iCloud.  However, this morning the iCloud was in 500mb available.  When searching what apps as taking up, it was whatapps with 3.5gb as the largest.

The question is, if we delete videos contents in whatapps, it should also reduce the backup area in iCloud? (say, whatapps backup in icloud is 3.5gb, so we delete the device videos that sum up 2 gb, the next time it back up whatapps, the backup area in iCloud for whatapps should read 1.5gb)

Are we correct in this?  Besides buying more space in iCloud, what can we do to reduce this space? Can we find the Biggest Chats in WhatsApp and clean it up?

Please advice.
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I recently upgraded a user's iPhone from the 6 to the 8 and he pointed out that while all the main stuff transferred over fine, the autocomplete/recent history for e-mail addresses didn't but was something he used frequently. (I transferred via itunes backup.) I can't find much on this online to see if it's possible to bring this over. He doesn't even have iCloud set up, which is what I saw mentioned a few times. Any thoughts?
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Which is the best software for unlocking my iPhone?
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Mac OSX question

I have a large library of digital media. Most of it is kept "offline" but the library software I use (Plex) uses media files to build the library and so I need to use placeholder files.

Using 30 second "this file is archived" videos I can easily catalog offline movies in Plex. I "rsync" the directory structure without files and then "do cp" a placeholder into each movie directory and rename using the parent folder name.

For TV shows this isn't practical as there can be hundreds of episodes per show. I would like to know if there is a way to duplicate the folder/file structure of a tv show, with many episodes under a single folder, using the same placeholder file.

To reiterate, the ultimate goal is to take a placeholder file eg. "placeholder720p.mkv" and use this file to recreate the source directory with the same filenames. So in the end I will have a folder that looks identical to the source, but consists of this placeholder file duplicated over and over. Also, there are non-alphanumeric characters and spaces in the filenames to be duplicated.
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Hello I have a Macintosh MacBook with latest Sierra OS and I configured the basic to acces it via VNC. It works, the problem is that the computer doesn’t look the screen when you are using VNC. How can be locked the screen while you are using via remote the Macintosh via VNC?
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user got new iphone

user got a person I havnt met to perhaps import a back up of the iphone OR they put in a hotmail account they know longer have access or know password to

when i try to log out (even though he isnt logged in!) it wont let me

option to create new account ...

I use his existing gmail account and it says ...  account already in use ...

His old iphone is dead

is my  only option to create a new gmail account and start him off from scratch with a new itunes account? Dont want to do that .
What to do ?
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Dear All


             Iphone 8 plus with IOS 11.4 after connect usb cable to window 10 computer, click the iphone icon in my computer, it show empty, i have tried to connect with 2 other iphones, and it could show the photos in the iphone device, any idea why the iphone 8 plus show empty ?


keith
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With the HomePod in my office, I want to play sets of iTunes songs as selected by user defined and entered values in an iTunes column, e.g. the Grouping column = "Favorites"

I would want to select from a few sets e.g. "Oldies", "Traditional Christmas"

Music selections could be changed by editing of the Grouping value.

Can I do this? -   Can user-defined 'View Options" be created?
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I have a bunch of Macs married to Active Directory. I want to change the default web browser from Safari to Chrome. The machines are running 10.13.5 . I want Chrome to be the default even when a new user logs in on a mobile account for the first time. Anyone know how to accomplish this? Thanks!
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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.

Note,
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?

Update:
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.
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We have some IOS app developers who have made a app for IOS (IPA package). They have send the IPA file to me, and they have signed it with their own developer certificate - and say that we must sign it with our own, before we can deploy it.

We are using Intune with SCCM (hybrid) and SCCM I know very well how to deploy and stuff. But do any have some input how we should do this ?. It must be noticed, the App must not be on "app store". It is a local company app that we want to deploy to company phones etc, so outside App store

Can any give some input on this ?

Another note. I tried to put the Ipa on a phone through apple configurator 2. It install, but afterwards the icon stay "grey" - and when trying to click on it, the error comes that the application cannot be installed.  Must the app not work through apple configurationer with manual installation ? - or has this also something to do with the developer signing etc ?
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We have the latest version of iCloud installed in our Windows 10 Pro.  However, when clicking the 'iCloud Drive' folder "C:\Users\username\iCloudDrive\", which should contain the same as the web 'https://www.icloud.com/#iclouddrive', we only get the last files upload (it has passed various days and it wont get updated).  Yet when we look at out iPhone and iPad, the new files are there - we want to update our Windows 10.

How can sync when we want or do we have to wait an X amount if time?
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Hi guys, running office 2010.
3 mail accounts setup, hosted exchange, pop and Icloud(imap). when creating a calendar event on icloud calendar using outlook and trying to invite attendees  it tells me "this meeting is not in the calendar folder for this account. Responses to this meeting wont be tallied"
Is there any way around this? I know Icloud cant be your default calendar
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Hi, I am a member of a website that has a number of AVI videos. I only use IPad Pro and do not own a pc/laptop.

I do not have access to ITunes. Is there a way I can watch these AVI movies directly from the website on my Ipad. I tried using VLC and input the http address but it does not seem to work.

Appreciate any assistance.
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Iam trying to upload an application to appstore .While validating, it shows itunes store operation failed.While uploading, it shows webservice content type is not json and could not connect to apple's webservice.Iam attaching its screenshot.Please help me.Validation imageUploading
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Hello!

I have some problems with Macs at my job. People use Apple Mail to send their emails. OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Everyhing worked fine until last week. If she wrote a email and put her cursor back in a sentence, the letters are writing at the end of it.

She cannot put her letters where she want, they always go at the end of the sentence even if she place the cursor everywhere in it.

Do you have an idea of what is the problem? I did the command trick to put the encoding to UTF-8 as default. It works 2 days and the problem came back.

Thanks!
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I have five small rental car and look for app that can unlock, and track like gps. Do u know any phone app that work efficiently ?
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Hi, I have an internal Adobe Acrobat from that I have made to be filled out, and also use it for calculations.  All my PC user can use it fine, my Mac users can not.  The field that is supposed to calculate miles and also calculate dollar amounts, does not work.  The fields stay blank where the calculations are.  I have text fields that populate on another page, and that works.  I have downloaded Acrobat Reader for Mac, downloaded the form to their desktop, and then opened from Acrobat Reader.  Are they any solutions to this?  Do I have to create the form on a pro version of Acrobat for Mac? I'm getting ready to redo the whole form on a Mac, but the form is complicated, so checking here first before starting it.  Thanks for any help!  
Lisa
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I have an original video that is 1092x820. I'd like to make this radio 16:9, so something like 1280x720.

Could I create this as a "letterbox" video in Final Cut Pro, meaning can I create the 1280x720 project, import the 1092x820 video and get it to fit inside of those constraints?

Any suggestions on how to do this? (I'm a newbie at FCP X).

Thanks!
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I have someone using an Iphone 7.  She has an Icloud calendar.  She had sent herself an invitation to her work email using Outlook. (connected to an Exchange server)  I don't use an Iphone so I am unsure of what it should be doing.   At first she said she couldn't sync back and forth.  Now she is saying she used to be able to but it just quit, but that the problem is with Outlook and not her phone..  She said she has a way to read it now.  Here's what she emailed me:
"Outlook isn’t letting me join it – it doesn’t work. It’s not my phone-  it’s our computer/server that has the issue. We somehow get it to be “Fixed” for a while- and then it just stops working all of a sudden. "
What she is said in a previous email is this:
This is how I “join” the calendar (see below) – officially (so it gives me updates as I make them) – but this stopped working so I tried to redo it and now it won’t work.
I also found a way to get a read only copy which is what I’m using now, but that way won’t update and so it’s just an old read-only version and isn’t helpful.

So I am a little out of the loop on this.  I can't tell her something won't work since she has told me it has before.

Any help would be appreciated.
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hi Mac folks

as you might have known that, for some reasons, macOS HS has removed Translation Widget from its Dashboard, and one of the workaround methods is to copy the widget from previous OSX or macOS to the HS installation's /Library/Widgets folder.

I did that, copied the Translation.wdgt from my Mac Pro running El Capitan to MacBook Air running High Sierra.

But, it doesn't work as expected: as shown in the screenshot below, the copied widget can be added into the Dashboard, but it doesn't work at all because the language fields can't be switched or selected.  the fields just show <b>nothing</b>.

Screen-Shot-2018-02-28-at-11.31.12.png
do you have any idea what to do now? thanks.

kind regards.
bbao
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Macbook Air won't turn on at all. I will power on when plugged in, I hear a startup chime, Pressing the Caps Lock key on the keyboard causes it to light...
I tried the followings:

- ommand+R
- PRAM
- reset the SMC
....

Still nothing
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I work in a hospital. We use the Stratus iPad app for interpretation.  We have a guest internet circuit that these iPads are on.  The circuit was recently upgraded from 35 Mbps to 100 Mbps. No other changes that i know of. Around that time the Stratus app stopped connecting. There is an asa 5505 on this circuit, but only default config is enabled.

 I took the ipad home and the app worked fine on my home wifi.  I ahve contacted the vendor and our ISP. Both claim it must be a firewall issue, but nothing has changed.  Any ideas?
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Hello
i am not able to debug my xamarin.ios project using iphone simulator on mac using Visual Studio Community for MAC
i am sure i was able to debug  perfectly without any issues.
but now i am getting below error:
"cannot execute ".../myproj/bin/iphonesimulator/debug/myapp.exe"

i am able to run app on iphonesimulator without any issues
( run -->start without debugging).

But i need to debug my app ( run--> start debugging) to debug my code.
i am using :
Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 8.3.3 (12175.1)
Build 8E3004b

Xamarin.iOS
Version: 11.4.0.93 (Visual Studio Community)
Hash: 1b460cb9
Branch: d15-5
Build date: 2017-10-13 18:49:56-0400

Xamarin.Mac
Version: 4.0.0.93 (Visual Studio Community)

Xamarin.Android
Not Installed

Xamarin Inspector
Version: 1.3.2
Hash: 461f09a
Branch: 1.3-release
Build date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:26:57 GMT
Client compatibility: 1



Operating System
Mac OS X 10.12.6
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Apple Software

Programs written for the Apple operating systems are distinguished from software created for other operating systems in that it must be approved by Apple for use on its devices, whether it is from Apple (Final Cut, iWork, Keynote, Logic Pro and GarageBand are popular titles), or is a third party application from Parallels, Nuance, Microsoft and Amazon, among many others.