Mac OS X

Forum discussion tagged with Mac OS X.
  1. M

    [SOLVED] mac reformat question

    i have a .dmg file of mac osx so that i can finally upgrade my computer. would just running the installation right of the hard drive be a bad thing or should i burn the image to a cd? when everything is said and done would it wipe out my hard drive or will it just install over it and keep all...
  2. M

    [SOLVED] Mac restarts automatically ?

    i got a pop up on my screen (in multiple languages) that told me my computer will restart automatically and it did, then another pop up came up and said "my computer restarted because of a problem". im using mac os x 10.7.5 and i understand i'm running an outdated version of mac os x but...
  3. J

    [SOLVED] Installing Yosemite in 2020

    So heres the problem. My brother asked me if I could format his iMac 2008 model and since I dont know much about iMacs I went to google for a solution, I did format his drive but the problem is I cant leave Disk Utilities. So I googled again and it says that I just go look for the startup disk...
  4. A

    [SOLVED] How to build a hackintosh PC?

    My pc is configured with AMD R5 1600, GTX 1050ti, Asus Prime motherboard and 8gb 3000mhz DDR4 ram and have a 240gb SSD for the system drive and 1tb HDD formatted on NTFS, So now I want to install macOS on my pc is it possible to install it on my pc and if yes which file required to install that.
  5. M

    [SOLVED] vpn software for mac

    i'm looking for a vpn service for my mac osx version 10.7. i know i have to upgrade but i need something for now. free would be great. by the way is tor browser any good? is it worth it?
  6. lukoni97

    Question Macbook A1297 Late 2011 problem

    My macbook pro freeze after start up logo,when i check that model on internet for that model,i saw that storage accept 128,256 or 512 GB SSD,but i have 240,maybe thats it the problem or what? He normaly starts in safe boot,but dont in normaly boot..
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    Question How much gb ssd do I need in my system

    So I want to change my hdd in data C with Adata Su800 Ssd. The problem is how much gb do I need on my ssd. And I doesn't place a game in data C maybe just a bit of game. And my Data c is usually contain picture and other things. And Im using win 10
  8. G

    Question Every device appears with the same mac address on my router

    Ok so i dont know why but now every device appears to have the same mac only one pc is with the normal mac. And its messing with my static ip config because well now every device has the same mac.
  9. D

    Question Why does my Galaxy S9 show that I'm on a 5Ge network?

    Someone on the internet said that my phone doesn't have the right antenna for 5G. But at the top it says 5G. I have AT&T.
  10. V

    Question Low FPS after somewhat new update

    I am having fps issues after the somewhat new Windows 10 update. New updates have come out to try fix it since then but one game has been affected heavily: Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2. It is still stuck at 20-40fps no matter what. It normally gets 130+ fps on Ultra with ReShade...
  11. thefatkid

    Question External Soundcard Fails on Windows 10

    Hey guys, I made this account just to ask this one question, as I could not find it ANYWHERE on the internet. So I have a Creative Sound Blaster X-FI Surround Pro 5.1 and it is a great soundcard, which I have had no problems with on Windows 8 or Windows 7. On Windows 10 however, I can use it for...
  12. byler47

    [SOLVED] 5v & 12v RGB Headers

    I'm pretty new to the RGB thing, but I just bought a 6 pack of RGB fans to bling my PC up a bit. The hub takes a 4 pin fan and 3 pin 5v RGB header. My motherboard is a B350M Bazooka, and I'm not seeing a 3 pin 5v RGB Header anywhere, but I do see a 4 pin 12v one. Did I screw up? Is there an...
  13. [SOLVED] Core i7 3770 temp >105C

    I have an older Core i7 3770 based computer that I use mainly as a file server. I haven’t checked its hardware info for a long time, but recently, when I looked at its CPU temperature, I was shocked to find it’d regularly go to >105C (>219F) even under fairly moderate loads. I assume this...
  14. hannibal

    Question Is it better use 2*16Gb mem kit or 4*8Gb memory kit in amd Ryzen

    Is it better use 2 16Gb mem kit or 4 8Gb memory kit in amd Ryzen system? Is there performance difference if you use 2 or 4 memory stick, in older days it was better to use two big vs four smaller, but has the situation changed? It seems Also that 8Gb sticks have better timing than 16Gb sticks...
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    [SOLVED] Is adding 4GB RAM worth on my i5-8250 notebook?

    Hi all! New here. I have HP Pavillion Gamming Laptop, I want to add 4GB RAM, to improve gamming performance .I bought it not long ago, I aimed to get something to run mainly Mortal Kombat X and Far Cry Primal, that’s what I got in mind when buying it, with the budged I had at that moment. It...
  16. dregs

    Question Looking for advice on replacing motherboard

    I inherited a system from my father a few years ago and hauled it back to Korea with me. Unfortunately, the X99-Deluxe motherboard is dead and I can't seem to find a replacement here. The system has always treated me well, and I know the other components were quite costly when my father...
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    [SOLVED] Which company to trust?

    Hello there! I have a quick question about picking a motherboard for my upcoming build. The build is planned for when the 3k Ryzen is released and so my question is if I should go with the MSI 450 Pro Carbon, for which I read is super cool, or should I go with any other brand? Which brands are...
  18. J

    Question ESD versions on amazon

    So i recently upgraded my pc (including my motherboard) and didn't realise the product key was attached to the board. Thought i might as well just buy another key rather than re assemble the old system. Are these ESD keys on amazon legit? Because they're miles cheaper than buying them through...
  19. Classy_abhishek

    Question How to make My gigabyte m.2 2280 ssd bootable for motherboard Asus z97a.

    I plugged in the ssd and it doesn't showing up in the boot menu but working fine as Secondary storage.
  20. G

    Question Horizontal purple line on screen

    Like i said, i wasnt using my computer for almost 3 months as far i remember there was no line like that on my screen and this only can be view at black background any idea how to fix this ?
  21. G

    which is best vid card

    Which is the best vid card, ATI9700pro or GeForce8500GT
  22. A

    Will a 700w 80 PLUS White PSU be fine for an RTX 2070?

    Got a 700w Thermaltake Smart PSU, and I want to know if it's enough to use an RTX 2070, but if It's not the case, I will go with a 2060, then. (pairing with Ryzen 5 2600x)
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    how to i fix The CPU?

    my pc keeps turning off and when it does i hit it because im mad my friends say it is something wrong with the CPU, Is It True?
  24. N

    Type of Window mode(Fortnite)

    Hello, I pay on a very small resolution since I have a crappy gpu, and I can only play windowed/windowed fullscreen(656x600) on fortnite since it has to be 720p for fullscreen, and I was wondering, which will give me more FPS, windowed fullscreen, or windowed? Thank you in advance.
  25. J

    [SOLVED] Is this PSU enough?

    I have I3-3220 GT 1030 8GB RAM 500Gb HDD Generic 2x LED 120mm fan I'll upgrade my PSU to "Corsair VS450" is this enough for me? I'm on a tight budget right now
  26. M

    [SOLVED] CPU usage dropping and at the same time frames dropping

    In multiple games I have been experiencing frame drops (lag spikes). I am usually running these games at 70-90 fps and my frames randomly drop to about 10. At the same time this happens, my CPU usage drops. I have been troubleshooting for about a week now and cannot figure out why this happens...
  27. F

    Will a usb keyboard work on my laptop?

    My laptop keyboard isn't working well one letter for my password would a usb keyboard work on my laptop?
  28. F

    iPhone doesn't connect to computer's wifi hotspot

    I have an iPhone 5c, and the computer that i am using currently is an ASUS VivoBook S551LN with the config of i5-4200U and GT 840M. As saying in the title, I tried to connect my phone to my computer using the computer's wifi hotspot, as the hotspot is sharing the wifi. I am a little bit out of...
  29. R

    Remove windows 10 from my tablet

    I have a Telcast t11 tablet with dual os windows 10/Android 5.can I remove windows 10 from it?
  30. D

    [SOLVED] Partition to partition bootable clone--need some help.

    Sorry if I'm not in the right section--couldn't see one specifically for this. I want to do a partition to partition clone that is bootable from the target disc once the cloning process is completed. I am wondering if 'Macrium Reflect 7 Free' either Home or Business edition is able to do this. I...
  31. R

    Athlon 200GE and A320M-S2H RAM OC on 2400mhz to 3000mhz?

    Can i OC my RAM DDR4 2400 to 3000Mhz?
  32. B

    Samsung monitor flash on and off randomly

    Just built a new PC and connected it to a Samsung 28" UE590 UHD Monitor. The monitor came with an HDMI and a Displayport cable. When I connect the monitor to my graphics card with HDMI the monitor will go black and after a second it will turn back on. A HDMI sign is displayed on the top right...
  33. P

    streaming only pc related question.

    I have an old laptop with a pentium dual core and 2 gb ddr2 ram, and i was thinking of using it as a secondary pc while streaming. do you guys think that its enough or do i need an upgrade?
  34. S

    Single channel means only 1 ram stick?

    Hi guys.I'm planning to buy a laptop with AMD A4-Pro 3350b processor. Specification says it has only single memory channel that supports ddr3-1600 ram. It means that I cant add additional ram stick ? That laptop has 4 gb ram installed.And I can't get the information about the maximum memory...
  35. T

    Phantex enthoo pro case fans

    So I just got my case in and it has 2 140mm fans one in front and one in back. I want to replace the one in front as it does not have LED and i like the shiny colors but not sure what fans to get as ive read some you need a fan controller and all, was wondering if i should just order the HALO...
  36. A

    I need help with cooling options

    Hello! I want to find the best solution to cool my pc. I have drew (poorly) three options that could use. Of course I'm ready to take up new options as well. At idle pc cpu temps ~37-40 celsius. While gaming temps ~64-76 celsius (depends on which game). I prefer silence before temps but I avoid...
  37. G

    AMD Lands in Acer's New Chromebook 315

    At the CES tech conference in Las Vegas today, Acer announced the Acer Chromebook 315, powered by an AMD APU with AMD Radeon graphics and arriving in North America this February starting at $279.99. AMD Lands in Acer's New Chromebook 315 : Read more
  38. goonsquad36

    All 3 HDDs stopped working

    I've tried everything under the sun. I've never seen anything like this happen before. I moved my PC into a new case today and among a plethora of other issues that I'm still troubleshooting with the case, all 3 of my hard drives will not spin up now. All 2 TB Seagate drives. The only thing that...
  39. D

    Is it safe to use alcohol on golden cpu pins?

    Hi y'all, Long story short, I managed to get some thermal paste on the golden panels of the back of my i7 8700. I really want to clean it because makes weird noises and it is cooling very randomly. and the temperatures are going from low to high in a short time too. so my question is. is it...
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    CPU not coming out of motherboard grid

    My Ryzen 5 2600x is not coming out of my MSI B450 Tomahawk motherboard. Is there anything I can do to get the processor out of my mobo?