2011

  1. M

    How new macOS can I go with a MBA mid '11?

    Currently running El Capitan. Maximum supported is High Sierra, but I can't seem to find experience threads with OS' newer than that. Anyone with experience as to performance with High Sierra or newer unsupported OS, willing to share would be greatly appreciated :) Specs: MacBook Air (11"...
  2. incredibleBread

    how to wipe MBP 2011 with MacOS Sierra (10.12.6) without admin

    Hey there, I've been trying to fix my dad's old MBP. He doesn't remember the admin password though set up another account so I could get the serial, etc. I've tried the COMMAND+R option though it asks me to connect to the internet, then does nothing but let the world animation roll...
  3. D

    Rare damage without compensation

    I own a MacBook Air that I have owned for about 5 years now. It's a 2011 that I purchased refurbished. I bought it in 2014. In 2015 it was 3 years old. One year later after purchase, I woke up one morning and found the screen floating above the keyboard. The keyboard was warped and the computer...
  4. iQuestionz

    is my logic board dead

    Hello, I had an accident with my MacBook pro-2011 where it slid off the shelf and fell onto the ground. It worked that same day, but now it does not turn on, or show any signs of life. No sounds, No lights. Nothing. The charger shows a dim green light when plugged into the MacBook. I took it...
  5. rs1007

    Imac 2011 browsers crashes when playing videoes

    Hello, i have been trying to fix my fathers imac mid 2011 21,5 for a couple of weeks now. The main issue the mac was having was that it was unable to boot. I would boot into disk utility and try to reinstall mac os but it would crash. This got me to buy a ssd with the owc thermal sensor cable...
  6. Cadis

    I need help with my Macbook Pro

    Hey guys, so I just got this Macbook pro as a gift from one of my uncles a month ago and this started happening all of a sudden, the screen is split with lines all over it, blurry writings and when this logo goes off grey/white screen appears and stays like that !! I tried pretty much everything...
  7. timreespt

    External SSD for iMac mid 2011 21.5inch?

    Hi, I have no idea what I'm doing so if you're kind enough to respond to this thread, easy on the jargon please. I've got a very slow mid 2011 iMac 21.5inch. It's crazy slow now, literally taking 30 mins to get going. Even typing is delayed. I'd like to upgrade it with an external (I don't...
  8. C

    2011 Macbook Pro

    Hi Guys, I have been doing some research on my Early 2011 MBP 15" and found a lot of people saying a dual SSD setup is not going to work due to the optical bay sata connector. My MBP is made during the second half of the year and have a 6G sata connection in the optical bay. I wanted to ask if...
  9. D4walker

    Problem with iMac 21.5 mid-2011

    Hello! A while ago we bought an used iMac 21.5’’ mid-2011 for my grandfather so he could do light activities (he literally only uses safari and Microsoft word). It originally came with 4GB of RAM and we added another 4GB from OWC so it was snappy. I knew it was a good iMac because we bought it...
  10. L

    Late 2011 MacBook Pro 13" sees battery but no data.

    Hi, I Recently acquired a used late 2011 MacBook Pro 13' (820-2936). The unit would only power on when plugged into the ac adapter and no battery was recognized in os x. After doing some research I replaced the battery with a brand new known good one. The macbook now has the same issue except...
  11. keysofanxiety

    Upgrading my old 21.5" 2011 iMac

    Hi all! So I've got an old 21.5" 2011 iMac that I'm looking to upgrade. My current 2012 15" cMBP is on its way out and I don't trust it'll last for a few projects I'm recording. I'm going to upgrade the hard-drive to an SSD and max the RAM to 32GB, however I was also looking to upgrade the...
  12. C

    Mac Mini Server 2011 randomly reboots after reformat

    Hello! I have a 2011 Mac Mini Server running on Sierra 10.12.6. It will randomly start rebooting itself. I am looking at the crash reports and I am not understanding what it is spitting out. It looks like the error is pretty consistent between all of the crash reports. Please see as...
  13. W

    Would installing a Jetdrive SSD revitalize my 2011 Macbook Air?

    I have a base 2011 13" Macbook Air that I've had since new (that I love). Its currently running El Capitan (after experiences with later OSs caused me to revert due to performance issues). It is fairly slow and some basic tasks seem to take a while. I've wiped and reinstalled the OS so its...
  14. eXander

    iMac 21.5" GPU and Network card upgrade

    Hello everybody, this is my first post here. I'm here since starting from today, iMac 2011 is officially unsupported (as not supported by macOS Mojave). I'm the owner of an already boosted iMac Mid 2011 21.5": I've installed inside it a total of 12 GBs of RAM and a 250 GB SSD (behind the...
  15. joaofrn

    macbook pro 2011 white screen even trying boot clean install

    just wanna fix my macbook 2011. not even a new clean instal from pen drive works. still give me an white screen. an ssd with windows installed works on this mac, thas just increadable. i thought at first it was the video card problem and i would have to throw away the macbook but since hes...
  16. M

    660M in 2011 27in IMAC

    HI, I am new to this forum :) But it seamed like a good place to ask my question :) So here's my question. Will a GTX 660M work in a mid 2011 IMAC 27"? The 6970M burned up, and i don't really want to spend money on a card that is going to break again. I saw this article...
  17. M

    Help! 2011 MBP Crash on Startup

    My wife has a late-2011 MBP (obsolete I know, but it has sentimental value), 15" top of the line processor. She rarely uses it and a few months ago I installed a new SSD and RAM. Made a huge improvement and no issues for a while with either of those. Now, the MBP is crashing at startup. It goes...
  18. Husky29

    Early 2011 MacBook Pro issues

    Hi guys, I am having a few strange issues with an old Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13-inch. Specs: Intel Core i7 dual-core 4GB RAM 1TB WD Blue Hard Drive. I installed a fresh copy of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on it and immediately noticed a couple of things that were not normal. The first one is...
  19. Amanda Ripanykhazova

    New graphics problem on 2011 MBP with failed AMD chip

    Here's a new one?: A few months after successfully deactivating the AMD chip and using the Intel one, I ran a command-D hardware diagnostics to check memory. (check reported a bad chip with both inserted on extended testing but testing each one individually in either slot reports both SODIMMs...
  20. seefew

    HELP NEEDED - confused about iMac(2011) & GPU

    Hi Folks, I step on the spot and everything I've tried results in a no go I hope someone have a hint in the right direction, what I could or must do. My iMac is a Mid2011 (12,2), i7-2600, 32GB... and so on The original GPU(HD6770M) is in working condition but I like to tinker with my Devices...