el capian

  1. TechInit

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update

    As of recent I have acquired a Mac Pro 2, 1. It can currently run all the way up to OS X 10.11 El Capitan, which is still a good OS, but isn't supported by Apple. Is there any possible way to get a Firmware Upgrade from 2, 1 to the 3, 1? There is fundamentally no difference between the two, as...
  2. TechInit

    Mac Pro (Octa-Core 2007) Video Card Compatibility

    Hey, I'm considering investing in a 2007 Octa Core Mac Pro, but it doesn't include a Video Card. I've been thinking about the 6770, as it has 1GB of VRAM, and is still somewhat capable in 2019. The one I have my eye on is an Apple one, and comes with the cables, but I'm not sure if it would run...
  3. zedsdeadbaby

    Sapphire 7950 HD "mac edition" laggy

    Hi everyone, apologies if this is discussed in another thread... Recently bought a 'mac edition' Sapphire 7950 HD for my 2009/2012-upgraded 12-core cheese grater. Previously I had the stock GTX 120 and it was time for an upgrade... I've been seeing laggy performance with it, as bad if not...
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    Moving the Mail folder

    In the past (under Snow Leopard) I was able to create a sym link at ~/Library/Mail and keep the actual Mail folder on an encrypted diskimage. I am trying to do something similar now on El Capitan but I seem to have lost the ability to perform searches on imported mailboxes from within Mail.app...
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    Thunderbolt only works after restart

    I've got a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) running 10.11.6 (El Capitan) and every time I need to use the thunderbolt ports on the mac I have to restart the computer Is this a new problem? Is there any way of solving this? I already tried with thunderbolt hard drives and thunderbolt to...
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    Safari 10.0.2 Memory Leak

    Since updating Safari to 10.0.2 on El Capitan, I'm experiencing huge memory leak issues. Safari, would become unresponsinve and fail to shut down without a Force Quit. I cleared the cache and reset everything but to no avail. Then El Capitan gave me an Out of Memory dialog box, after Safari...
  7. CharlieJames91

    Printer presets & where to find them?

    Hello forums, I will keep it simple; I am installing a new printer for a group of Mac users. I want to edit the presets so that when they go to print (anything), by default I want the first preset to be double sided black and white by default. At the moment when they go to print, it is...
  8. sjuktstarkgrogg

    MBP late 2011 w/ new SSD and RAM, Which OS?

    Hello everyone, so I've ordered a Samsung 850 EVO 250Gb and 8Gb RAM from Corsair to revive a family members' MacBook Pro 13" late 2011. It's a known fact in my field of work that Apple computers get slower with (major)updates. Therefore some of the workstations we use still run on Mountain Lion...
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    Help: Upgrading from 10.5.8 to 10.11

    Hello, I have an old MacBook pro (late 2008) which is running 10.5 so its missing the App Store. I am currently taking it out of retirement by adding RAM and SSD to give it a little life and am planning to do a clean install. However I can't seem to find an 10.11 OS anywhere other than the app...
  10. CharlieJames91

    Startup Application via terminal

    Hi everyone. Does anyone know how to startup applications via terminal upon startup/login? The machines ae all on 10.11. Please help. Thanks,
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    Spotlight keeps indexing

    For the past several days, I have noticed that every time I open Spotlight, it keeps on indexing my hard drive. I know indexing can take a while, but it seems to be taking days. Even when it seems it's about to finish indexing, it starts over again. I tried to have my Mac build the index from...
  12. PapaGino

    rpcsvhost Maxes CPU

    Just did a fresh install of El Capitan on a early 2008 Air. I installed istats menus and it shows rpcsvhost maxing the cpu at 90%-100%. I tried to open activity monitor and kill the process and rpcsvhost wont even show up (see screenshot). typicly this only happens after startup and after about...
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    How to open new file/folders in tabs instead of windows?

    I always have a finder windows with some tabs opened, but everytime I click in an app for open a link/folder it opens me a new window. Example: with Dropbox, in the status bar, If I click on a recent uploaded file, it ignores the fact that I have a finder windows opened and opens a new one...
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    Macbook was slow, replaced HDD with new SDD but still same speed

    Hi, i just replaced my Macbook Pro with a new SSD and installed OS X, which took about 1,5 hours. Very slow process but i came trough. Even tho the SSD is clearly faster in theory, it still has very slow load times just as before. I've tried with 2 different SSD's but with no help. Is there any...
  15. ytech

    Keychain password

    Hey, 1.How does changing the user password via system preferences effects the keychain password? 2.what happens if you reset it? (Now via system preferences) 3. What causes keychain to get into pop ups loops asking for passwords? Thanks
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    CommCenter

    Running 10.11.4 I have mysterious bugg in osx. From one to twelve hours afther rebooting there is a process that runns crazy and eating up all my memory. Tracked it to be CommCenter, seem to bee a system process This started to occur afthe uppgrading to 11.4, pretty annoyng that the OS puts...