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Forum discussion tagged with macOS.
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    Question RAM DIMM Module PART NUMBER,etc in Unix/macOS/Windows/GNU-Linux

    Hi. i need to know detail info of RAM Memory Module/DIMM PART-NUMBER p/n, SERIAL-NO s/n, etc in macOS, Windows, GNU/Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, etc), Unix (FreeBSD, OpenBSD, etc). QUESITON : What tool/app/command can allow to view those specific detail info in macOS, Windows...
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    Question Issues installing Windows 10 through bootcamp

    The title says it all, i've been trying all available "fixes" that I found online for the past 3 days so please dont copy paste them into ur replies. It seems like there's something not allowing the disk to reformat cauz I reformat in bootcamp at any capacity and monitor the changes in the disk...
  3. Question How to format an exFAT drive so MacOS and Windows can write to it? (Part 2: Did I do it right?)

    I need some help. I have a 5TB portable HDD that I long-formatted into exFAT. My plan is to set this drive up and then format a second drive the same way and use these two drives as a portable backup with one redundancy. I want to be able to freely write to it from Windows computers and Mac...
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    Question Sudden speed drops then back to normal ?

    First of all, I am a macOS user. I have 50mbps internet. Some times during the day it drops for 1-2 minutes down to 2-3mbps but then goes back to normal. This happens maybe 3-4 times during the week but many times during the day when it happens. Maybe a week goes by and no problem, but then...
  5. UnexperiencedDabbler

    Question Will Cloning My Macbook Pro Drive/OS/Entire System From SSD to HDD Cause Data Loss?

    Hello everyone, this is my first time using tomshardware.com for anything other than looking at news or reviews for consumer products etc. so please go easy on me and if I am doing/formatting/asking anything in the wrong way or forum please let me know! I currently own a Macbook Pro early 2015...
  6. naman.narula1

    Question Should I go for a hackintosh?

    I was going for a Ryzen 3600/1660 Super build, but then I had this idea. I could go for an Intel build with an AMD GPU and dual boot Windows and macOS. I love using macOS, my dad has been a mac user from 2013 and currently has a pro 15" from 2018. Should I do this? How will the macOS performance...
  7. TadasP

    Question OS deployment software

    Hello, I am looking for OS (MacOS windows, linux) deployment solution. Do you know some solution for all OS?
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    Question Can't update to Catalina because of lack of space

    I am trying to update a work computer to Catalina from High Sierra. However, the the system is telling me I still need 1.5 GB of space out of 30GB and I have cleared everything except for 500 MB of applications (470 MB of which is Chrome) and 18 GB of system files. My trash is cleared, temp...
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    [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...
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    [SOLVED] How to avoid “Click Here To Install” will damage your computer. You should eject the disk image." when downloading software off Torrent

    I recently updated my mac to Catalina but my Microsft Word stopped working as soon as I did. So I downloaded it again off Utorrent but when I try and install it, I keep getting this message: '“Click Here To Install” will damage your computer. You should eject the disk image. This file was...
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    [SOLVED] 2008 iMac Won't Boot Up(Can't Install Snow Leopard)

    I am working on a 2008 iMac. When I tried to boot it up the bar took forever to go accross the screen. When it did finally become a full bar it did not boot up, it just stayed there. I shut it down and tried to start it up again. I waited and waited for it to boot up it just would not boot up...
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    [SOLVED] how do you change the user of the mac's name?

    I brought my Macbook Pro 2017 13" from CEX here in Australia in 2018. I was stupid enough not to factory reset it and I only just realised that my username is 'cex' in the mac's disk. Is there any way to change the user of the mac disk without factory resetting it? Thanks, Colby
  13. atharv123

    [SOLVED] problem installing MacOS in iMac

    I am unable to install macos in imac 2012 model. when i install it using internet recovery it is showing me catalina version but during installation it show me error-->The operation could not be completed.(PKDownloadError error 8.) . My internet is working fine.
  14. FaithOnHuman

    [SOLVED] Problem with iMac- Flashing question mark

    Hey there! I got an old iMac from a friend (iMac 2007) He didn't remember his password so I tried to format the HDD on my PC and use internet recovery on mac to install the OS.... but ofc it didn't work (i am not surprised). I formated the HDD (the HDD works fine) as an HSF but, when the iMac...
  15. AlmostDone

    Windows vs MacOS

    Hello guys , so i need a laptop for mainly heavy video editing and some "future proof" if that even exists. I have a not bad bugdet (1500 euros) and im trying to decide if its worth to go for macOs ( i like Apple things ) but i dont if its worth because when it touch to specs i seem very low...
  16. EmanuelDood

    [SOLVED] Macbook Pro booting windows undesirably

    So I bought a new SSD for my main desktop and I decided to upgrade a Macbook Pro 2010 I have laying around. I formated the SSD I was gonna install on the MBP (of course) and as I turned it on, it just started windows unsuccessfully, as expected. My intend was just to use the SSD instead of the...
  17. theRTT

    [SOLVED] How can I download an Origin PC game (Battlefield V) on a Mac?

    Is there a way to download an Origin PC game on a mac? I've downloaded Origin for Mac but I can't download Battlefield V because it's only available for Windows. Thanks in advance.
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    [SOLVED] MacOs on intel pentium 5300?

    Can I instal a macos for example el capitan or sierra maybe even high sierra on intel pentium e5300 with 4gb ram, amd radeon hd 4650 1gb and will it be complatible with any of macos version I just want to have a cheap hackintosh system to try the macos. thank you for your replies
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    Question 2012 MacBook Pro 15" Keyboard, including power button not working

    Hi guys, I have a friend’s 2012 MBP 15” model that is showing the folder with question mark. Which is due to a bad hard disk, I can hear it is stuck… that is not a problem. However the keyboard including the power button is not working. When I removed the hard disk and turned it on, it went to...
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    Question Windows 10 Partition and Space missing

    Hi dear community! I've got a big problem. I needed to update my macOS (which wasn't any problem in the past). I'm using a MacBook (2015) with Windows and MacOS installed via Bootcamp. I've made a 50 GB partition for my Mac, a 400 GB Partition for Windows and another 250GB Partition for any...