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  1. N

    MP 1,1-5,1 El Capitan and Ventura via OpenCore on same SSD in MacPro 4.1

    Hello everyone. I have an old MacPro 4.1 that I upgraded with an OWC Accelsior S Card and an attached Samsung 1TB SSD. I installed El Capitan on this SSD and it works fine. Now I would like to install Ventura via OpenCore Legacy Patcher on the same SSD while keeping the El Capitan installation...
  2. Jazzzny

    Java 17 for 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, and 10.11 & Java 11 for 10.6-10.11 (JDK)

    Hello everyone, After a lot of trial and error and many patches, I have finally gotten the Java 17 JDK compiling properly for OS X 10.8-10.11 and the Java 11 JDK compiling for OS X 10.6-10.11. These operating systems have not run a modern version of Java for quite a while, so this should be...
  3. L

    How to Migrate MBP mid 2012 El Capitan to M1 MBP? With itunes library to music app transfer. Please help!

    How to Migrate MBP mid 2012 El Capitan to M1 MBP with itunes library? Please help! Hey guys, I would really appreciate your help on this, as its a multi stage process. First of all the mid 2012 MBP has glitchy graphics. Not really from heat. As it's always has air underneath it. New glitches...
  4. M

    Brute force Photoshop CS6 on El Capitan ?

    I got a spare mac from work because they've got an Adobe CC account, so I may as well be on it, and my old personal imac is a bit long in the tooth. I've had a week of headaches but I've more or less got it (new one) running in a way I can work with. Someone had put Catalina on it and broke its...
  5. phillytim

    iOS 16 device backups: supported with macOS El Capitan (10.11.6) and newer!

    Whew - iOS releases have gotten to be quite a nail-biter time of year for me with my ol' macOS 10.13 High Sierra! Glad to see those of us with macOS 10.11+ still have the ability to backup our phones with the shiny new iOS version.
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    MP 1,1-5,1 5770 boot problem mac 1.1

    hello I have a problem with my mac pro 1.1 I bought an ati 5770 graphics card and I flashed it then I started my mac and the screen stays on the apple logo what to do? system el capitan
  7. AphoticD

    OS X El Capitan (10.11.6) Fix SSL Certificate Errors (in 2022)

    In El Capitan, I am seeing some apps not connecting to servers due to outdated / expired SSL Certificates. This has been seen in Safari and when attempting to update select apps - Sublime Text and VSCodium in my experience. This issue can be resolved by upgrading the System Roots certificates...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2008 - teach me about video cards

    Setup Mac Pro 2008. Believe its 3,1 Need: replace video card Current card is an ATI XFX Radeon HD 5775 This card was running two 30" Apple Cinema Displays Background After a couple of years one monitor started losing its video feed. The fan started becoming louder. My work is mostly graphics...
  9. J

    MP 1,1-5,1 MP 4,1 better OS ?

    Hello All, I've got an Mac Pro 4,1 (2,66 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon, 6 Go 1066 MHz DDR3 ECC with a HDD not a SSD) currently in Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5 and as it's now really hard to use the web browser (safari and even firefox) i am wanting to upgrade it (the software only not hardware) to El...
  10. ImDanTheBoxMan

    Macbook Air (Early 2008) Running 10.11 El Capitan

    Over the past week or so I have been messing about with my old 1st generation MacBook Air to see how far I could push it in OS upgrades. After a LOT of tinkering and testing etc I have managed to successfully boot into Mac OS X El Capitan and install graphics kexts however there is a few issues...
  11. ThatM4cGuy

    Pikify trouble :/

    So, I got a black MacBook 2,1 , It’s a nice laptop, nicer with 4 gigs of ram. Lion was disappointing, so I downloaded Pikify and put El Capitan on it, but that’s when this happened: El Capitan could not be installed: El Capitan is already installed. I tried rebooting and the same thing happened...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Upgrading Mac Pro 5,1...will Boot Camp keep working?

    Hello there, I'm about to replace the GPU on my Mac Pro 5,1 and I have a few doubts. First of all, here's the current - 100% working - situation: - Mac Pro 5,1 - 6-Core 3.46GHz - 32GB Ram - Flashed AMD R9 280x - LG 34UC99 34" Monitor (via Display Port) - USB 3 PCIe card - Upgraded Wi-Fi and...
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    Missing core services

    Macbook Pro 5,1 (2008) running El Cap 10.11 and WinXP in boot camp. Mac OSX will not load. System downloads El Cap but installer chokes about 5 minutes into the install with error prompt that it can't find anything to install to. (1) single 750gb hard drive installed, 2 partitions, one for XP...
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    I bought an iMac with Os X El Capitan. I tried to reinstall the OS but i came up with an error upon signing in with apple id. **Sample of error attached** I don’t know the original apple id used in here. Is there any way i can install the os without asking for the apple id? Thank you.
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    Clone Windows Partition

    Hi, I have MBP 2009 13inch with El Capitan & Windows 10. 2 partition on 1 SSD . Now I bought another SSD and I want to clone my Windows partition to the new ssd. How can I do that?
  16. amgff84

    24" Early 09 iMac

    So, I have had this iMac in my ownership for a while and I finally got around to using it... In 2016 I purchased an early 09 iMac (24" with the 3.06 GHz CPU) with a graphics card issue. I discovered that adjusting the resolution to 720p can give better results by causing less strain on the GPU...
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    Problem upgrading Mac Pro to macOS High Sierra

    I have macOS El Capitan on my Mac Pro and I am trying to update my Mac Pro to macOS High Sierra so I can update it to Mojave later since Mojave requires to have at least macOS High Sierra. But when I run the installer I get the below error. Any advice on the steps needed to overcome this issue...
  18. Johannes Pascal

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 2006 boot to Black Screen with Mouse

    Hey, i've got a problem (sry, i am a non-native english speaker), I've got a MacPro 2006 flashed to 2.1 with dual Xeon Quadcore 2.66ghz, 32 gigs of Ram (where one module stops working from time to time), a gt7300 and a quadro 4000 for el capitan which i successfully installes and booted (i don't...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 4,1 can't see drives with El Capitan

    I have a very weird problem with my 2009 Mac Pro; quad-core, 16gb RAM, HD7950 (flashed). I've used a Crucial 480gb SSD with Sierra in an external TB case with my iMac 2012. I wanted to use this SSD in my Mac Pro. I got the SSD out of the enclosure. Put it in the Mac Pro drive bay, but I got a...
  20. Cake9437

    Great old MBP, Hesitant to upgrade OS, cheap Chinese motherboard installed, advice?

    Hey, this is my first post on the site, nice to meet you all. Please help me determine if I can upgrade my OS, to what level I should, and if doing so will fix my problem. I got an excellent macbook pro 8 years ago, but that was 8 years ago. Originally it had 10.9 Mavericks on it and it was...