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  1. Safari can't establish a secure connection... ?

    Hey all! I'm looking for some help with my MBP.

    There are a few websites recently that I've tried accessing and have been getting an error. Today, its a specific torrent that I can't access.
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    Screen issue after heavy use

    Hello everyone! I'm looking for some advice on a recent issue I've been having. After heavy use I tend to close my MBP lid when I'm off doing other things. When I come back to my laptop and open the...
  3. No. When I go to Settings > Computers the only...

    No. When I go to Settings > Computers the only thing I see is an option to "Turn off Home Sharing". On the left side is a yellow home with a music note with some text about going to Apple TV - Apple...
  4. Apple TV not working with Home Sharing

    Hello all! I'm having some problems connecting my Apple TV to my Home Sharing.

    At home, I've had no problem. Apple TV works great. I have no problem sharing my iTunes media. I'm away from home...
  5. Clarity/speed isuess with built-in video camera

    Hello all! I've done some searching and cannot find answers about a problem I'm having using my MBP to record videos of myself with the built-in camera.

    MBP was purchased new in Jan 2012 - all...
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    Doesn't Time Machine double the amount of space...

    Doesn't Time Machine double the amount of space used on your HD? That is, if I currently have 250G of data, wouldn't Time Machine use an additional 250G of "backup storage" ??
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    Geez, that's crazy! I don't use Time Machine but...

    Geez, that's crazy! I don't use Time Machine but will take the advice anyhow! Thanks for the feedback.
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    Positive Experience with Backblaze

    Based off recommendations on this forum, I decided to try Backblaze to backup files on my MBP. It took about 10 days to get all the files backed up.

    On the last day of my free trial, I...
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    I have been wondering about this. When I won't...

    I have been wondering about this. When I won't be using my MBP for a while, I'll close the lid to conserve power. That puts it into a sleep mode, right?

    What is the best state in which to move...
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    Display won't sleep??

    Hello all!

    The problem I'm having is that my display, when a USB headset is plugged in, will not go into sleep mode. My Energy Saver Preferences are set to display sleep after 5 minutes and...
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    Thanks for the feedback everyone. Ok, I...

    Thanks for the feedback everyone.



    Ok, I guess it was a dumb question. Chas_m 1. Leiyah 0. ;D




    Now that I have a better understanding of how the battery functions, I think whenever...
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    More Newbie Questions!

    I have 2 unrelated questions.

    1. I just noticed on Apple's spec page for the MBP that it says the maximum operating altitude is10,000 feet. Can I really not use this laptop in-flight to watch a...
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    Thanks for replying. When I complete those...

    Thanks for replying. When I complete those steps, will it delete mail I have saved in the inbox subfolders?

    After playing around, I discovered how to navigate to the library. However, under...
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    Apple Mail won't download new mail

    I woke up to a problem this morning on my MBP with the Mail app. It hasn't downloaded any email I received. I didn't make any changes and the last mail I received was around 11pm last night.

    My...
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    I just want to "second" the use of Handbrake. ...

    I just want to "second" the use of Handbrake. That was the program I used on my PC to convert video files to be compatible with my iToys. It was one of the first programs I downloaded and put on my...
  16. Thanks for the reply. I learned something new!

    Thanks for the reply. I learned something new!
  17. File size difference between PC and Mac

    I need help understanding file sizes and the difference between files on a PC versus files on a Mac. I've been using a flash drive to remove files from my PC and put them on my Mac. Is there a...
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    Sims 3 and it's expansion packs. It seemed to...

    Sims 3 and it's expansion packs. It seemed to pick up a bit a bit of speed as I went on but it was quite unexpected.

    I don't plan to install much, the App Store and Apple's pre-installed...
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    On my Finder window, I don't have the same text...

    On my Finder window, I don't have the same text bar of information below the list of files, but I clicked Get Info and copied the "Where" line. Hopefully this is the same information.
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    (Don't laugh) I'm installing Sims 3 and it's...

    (Don't laugh) I'm installing Sims 3 and it's expansion packs.

    The optical drive in my MBP? Um, this is the system I bought 2 days ago. I guess its good?
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    Abhorrently slow install?

    I'm installing software via CD on my MBP. Is something wrong with my system that its taking 30+ minutes per CD? Is this normal?

    I started this CD about 15 minutes ago. I see the install window...
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    For example, I've created a few Numbers documents...

    For example, I've created a few Numbers documents on the iPad. On my MBP, in the All My Files category, I can see mini JPG versions of those files. The same thing happens for presentations I've...
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    Thanks for the clarification on All My Files. ...

    Thanks for the clarification on All My Files.

    Regarding the files which are on my iPad... I have never connected any of my iToys to this new MBP yet. I plan to within a week or so, but so far, I...
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    I've found that you can click on on multiple...

    I've found that you can click on on multiple files by clicking the top file, hold down SHIFT on the keyboard, and click the bottom file you wish to select. Using your mouse, you should be able to...
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    Welcome Tara! I'm new'ish to Mac's OS but can...

    Welcome Tara!

    I'm new'ish to Mac's OS but can offer some things that have helped me thus far.



    I've found this
    thread on Apple's support website very helpful with keyboard shortcuts. ...
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