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  1. Had a stable Mojave instal. Went to Catalina....

    Had a stable Mojave instal. Went to Catalina. Realised it wasn’t for me as had compatibility issues and main feature I wanted didn’t even work with pre-2016 mbps. So reinstalled mojave from fresh....
  2. Yes it’s finished indexing. I get no “app”...

    Yes it’s finished indexing. I get no “app” results at all :(
  3. Thanks. No the application folder was not in...

    Thanks.
    No the application folder was not in the exemption list when I noticed the issue. I put it in and deleted it to try to force a re-index but no change.
  4. Fresh install of Mojave - spotlight can't find any apps

    just done a reinstall of Mojave on my 2015 MBP 15 and now spotlight won't find any apps. it finds other stuff but not any apps or utilities. e.g typing 'activity' does not return activity monitor
    I...
  5. any hard drive partition experts ?

    I have a 60gb partition that used to have windows 10 bootcamp on it but is now just empty - how can I get rid of it and merge the space onto my main partition?
    this is what I have - thanks in...
  6. is photos updatable on it's own?

    Hi
    i have a photo library created on my mac when it was running el capitan.
    i now have a mac that has yosemite on it and when i try to import the library photos won't let me as it was made with a...
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    You might be right but he's not charging anymore...

    You might be right but he's not charging anymore than the original fee and there's a year's warranty on the fix. Like I said there's something odd hapenening as when not on battery and not on the...
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    Thanks I realise this is component level stuff....

    Thanks
    I realise this is component level stuff. It's not some bloke working out of his bedroom - they say they do a lot of these GPU replacements and there are a few companies that offer this...
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    thanks - I realise apple were fixing it for free...

    thanks - I realise apple were fixing it for free last year - pretty gutted to be honest that it didn't die before this year.

    the guy fixing it is in Romford Uk - "Mind the Mac" -...
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    macbook pro 2011 15 nightmare

    had the gfx chip in my MBP replaced but last week but it's been a nightmare since - crashing and general oddness.
    before the gfx died I don't recall it ever crashing.
    it's got to the point now...
  11. many thanks for the reply - so if the ipad has...

    many thanks for the reply - so if the ipad has had a sim before it won't be locked to a particular network like the phones do?
  12. ipad air 2 cellular - network question

    I have just aquired an ipad air 2 with a sim slot.
    Is there anyway to tell if it's locked to a particular network without trying various sims in it?
    also, once I work out which network I can use...
  13. thanks to both of you - it was the system...

    thanks to both of you - it was the system preferences thing nickyr suggested. murder averted!
  14. Thanks for trying to help save someone's life! ;)...

    Thanks for trying to help save someone's life! ;)
    Yes it's sierra. Was on EC before.
    Have gone to bed but will try your suggestion in the morning.
    Cheers again :)
  15. safari is doing my nut in - please help!

    I've recently had to wipe my Mac hard drive and re-install everything from scratch.
    before this I had safari set up so that when I opened it a specific set of pages would open in multiple tabs
    I...
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    apologies for the confusion - I meant that when i...

    apologies for the confusion - I meant that when i connected to an external display I get nothing - no output/signal on the ext display at all
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    hardware test passed said no trouble found....

    hardware test passed said no trouble found.
    display still corrupted by thin horizontal lines though
    is there anything else I can do to repair the boot disk and get to the desktop?
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    thanks again i don't have access to another...

    thanks again

    i don't have access to another macosx disk so can't do what you suggested
    i've managed to get into the internet recovery mode and its running a hardware test. It does seem to have a...
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    so after trying the disk repair 3 times it still...

    so after trying the disk repair 3 times it still says "could not be repaired after 3 attempts"
    sad times :(
    thanks for your help though guys
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    thanks for this tried it once and after a while...

    thanks for this
    tried it once and after a while it said it couldn't repair the disk after 3 attempts. running the command again now

    is it likely i've shagged the disk restarting it while it's...
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    thanks Nick - nothing showing on an external...

    thanks Nick - nothing showing on an external monitor. Shame I missed out of the free apple fix :(


    did manage to get into some weird command line type mode (single user mode) where the screen was...
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    has my Macbook pro 15 2011 died?

    i was using my trusty 2011 MB pro 15 earlier when all of a sudden the screen went white and it crashed.
    upon restarting the display now has very thin red horizontal lines and won't boot into any...
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