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Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-05-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Tarek
As you said, I found the screw set on ifix it:...

As you said, I found the screw set on ifix it: https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Mac/Macbook-Pro-13-Inch-and-15-Inch-Unibody-Mid-2009-through-Mid-2012-Lower-Case-Screw-Set/IF163-050-1

And they are:
...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-05-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Tarek
I had no idea that CleanMyMac causes more...

I had no idea that CleanMyMac causes more problems than anything - I uninstalled it. I ran OnyX and things seem to be smoother and faster now. I also verified and repaired the hard disk from Disk...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-05-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Tarek
I really hope someone can enlighten me about that...

I really hope someone can enlighten me about that as well. I successfully ran the automation process in OnyX and I installed CleanMyMac, hopefully it should improve things even more.

I also read...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-05-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Tarek
Replacement bottom case screws

Hello there

Somehow the screws in the bottom case have been unscrewing themselves and falling. I was only able to catch 1 and lost a couple because they're really tiny. Right now the bottom case...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-05-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Tarek
I would like to thank you, Lisa, for your time...

I would like to thank you, Lisa, for your time and effort, I truly appreciate it. I have used OnyX in the past and I totally forgot about it when I performed a clean installation of Yosemite. I am...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-05-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Tarek
Thanks for your reply, Lisa. Yes, I was actually...

Thanks for your reply, Lisa. Yes, I was actually following an article on Apple's website since I do not have experience with such things. The versions on my Mac are older than the ones I tried to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-05-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Tarek
Trying to update EFI and SMC versions

For some reason I cannot get the Apple Hardware Test to run on my computer, which is why I went online and tried to find out what the problem might be.

I came to the conclusion that my computer...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-13-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By Tarek
Well that most definitely sucks. I guess I'll...

Well that most definitely sucks. I guess I'll just let it download everything overnight. By the way, Mail have to run in the background in order to retrieve or does it just do it automatically...
Forum: OS X - Apps and Games 12-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By Tarek
How do I set Mail to only download one-month old emails?

Hello there

I have been a Mac user since 2008 but I have never actually used the default Mail client. I always used third-party applications but since most applications on Yosemite perform really...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-28-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,460
Posted By Tarek
Moderators please delete this thread. I was able...

Moderators please delete this thread. I was able to fix it by entering this command in terminal: sudo rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.appstore.plist and then resetting PRAM.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-28-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,460
Posted By Tarek
App Store not showing top charts, categories, or results

Hello there

For some reason I have been experiencing this weird problem with App Store lately. I am running the latest OS X Yosemite with all updates and everything installed; whenever I open App...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Tarek
I moved all the important files to my PC and I...

I moved all the important files to my PC and I already re-partitioned and formatted the hard drive and all seems good and the computer is much, much faster. I am using Boot Camp Assistant to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Tarek
Thanks for your reply. I am going to have to buy...

Thanks for your reply. I am going to have to buy an external HDD in order to perform a Time Machine backup since there doesn't seem to be any alternative. You're sure it's not because I am trying to...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Tarek
Okay, it is definitely GPT.

Okay, it is definitely GPT.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-16-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Tarek
Thanks for your reply. I attached screen shots of...

Thanks for your reply. I attached screen shots of Disk Utility. I am not sure whether it is MBR or GUID, I am inexperienced with such things.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Tarek
Installing Windows through Boot Camp

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro and I am trying to avoid installing Windows using a DVD disc since my optical drive hasn't been used in ages and to be honest it has never performed well and always gave...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Tarek
I resolved the issue by erasing Macintosh HD 2...

I resolved the issue by erasing Macintosh HD 2 and then it suddenly appeared under Macintosh HD drive and I was able to repartition it again.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Tarek
Repartitioning my Mac's HDD

I am using a mid-2010 MacBook Pro with one 350GB hard disk drive and recently I messed up the partition structure and I am not able to fix it.

Although I have only one hard drive with two...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tarek
I used the free version of an application called...

I used the free version of an application called Disk Drill and I found the files I was looking for, but of course I cannot actually 'recover' them except by paying. Does that mean the only option I...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 05-25-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Tarek
Recovering Deleted Files?

Hey there

I had a folder on my Desktop called "Items" and for some reason it suddenly disappeared. I may have accidentally deleted it but I am not quite certain. It used to be there until a couple...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Tarek
I believe that the Mac version you're using is...

I believe that the Mac version you're using is older than Mavericks because my Activity Monitor seems to be much different than yours. This is what mine looks like.

I cannot find the "System...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Tarek
Ahhh, that's awesome to know. Thank you a lot,...

Ahhh, that's awesome to know. Thank you a lot, Nick, I truly appreciate your help. I'll keep an eye out on Activity Monitor.
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Tarek
Thank you for your reply. I actually haven't...

Thank you for your reply. I actually haven't restarted the computer in a while and I believe you are right because now after restarting it, it is as fast as it has ever been. Thank you again, Nick....
Forum: OS X - Operating System 03-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Tarek
MacBook Pro becoming considerably slow

Hello there

My mid-2010 MacBook Pro has lately been really slow, as in it takes ages to open an application or exit one. It would sometimes work perfectly fine, smooth and fast, like after a...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 01-09-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By Tarek
I know this is a pretty old thread but I forgot...

I know this is a pretty old thread but I forgot about that keyboard until I came across it yesterday and of course it still does have that extremely annoying problem. I took out a lot of keys...
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