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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mojave vs High Sierra on Mac Pro 5.1

    I wonder what are the major benefits of upgrading Mac Pro 5.1 to Mojave from High Sierra? Also any problems once updated to Mojave? as I read that problems will happen with Bluetooth and Wifi and Airdrop...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Glitch I can't figure out! Driving me crazy (Mac Pro 2009 4.1 flashed to 5.1)

    Hi Everyone, So i've been having an issue with my Mac pro for over a year now. I've tried a few different things to fix it and still can't seem to find out whats wrong. I'll be working and suddenly the screen starts to glitch with lots of random pixels (please see attached images). Then all I...
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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...
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    Spotlight not showing finder folders

    Hi guys, I have a problem to which I don't find any solution. Spotlight is not showing any finder folders anymore. Rebuilding the index, meddling with the spotlight privacy settings, or any first page google suggestions did not work. Curiously, finder folders on an external hard drive do show...
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    Only force shut down works

    An elderly friend has a 2010 iMac 21.5" working on High Sierra. Lots ofRAM and 1Tb SSD Recently he had had huge problems accessing folders and other data. It turns out that, for months, he has not been able to shut down properly and can only do so with forced shut down i.e. power on button held...
  6. pauclaude

    Move Sierra bluetooth drivers to High Sierra (downgrade)

    Hello everyone, I would like to know how to transfer (downgrade) the bluetooth module from Sierra to High Sierra. On my iMac 2011, equipped with a bluetooth 4 dongle, I have three partitions: one with Sierra, one with High Sierra and one with Catalina (patch). There is no way or program to...
  7. cconti

    Increase APFS partition to include "Free Space"

    I just upgraded a 2009 Mac Mini 3,1 to High Sierra. The first thing I did was to take the original Hard Drive and using a cloning appliance I cloned the old MacOs HD (120GB) onto a 250GB SSD I had laying around. Unfortunately, that created a 120GB partition with the OS and a 130GB "Free Space"...
  8. cconti

    Is the Lexicon Lambda Studio Soundcard dead on MacOS?

    I have just revived an old 2009 Mac Mini (3,1) with High Sierra. it went from essentially a high tech paperweight to a pretty useful machine in less than an hour. I am thrilled. The SSD alone speeds up things dramatically and I am looking to upgrade the RAM (currently 3GB for some reason). I...
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    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"...
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    NTFS High Sierra usb issues + Win10 bootcamp

    Hello everyone that can help out. Since last year I upgraded to High Sierra, didn't feel like upgrading since I can no longer update any further. okay now in 2020, in isolation have very little money, a good amount of groceries. Deleted old hard drive converted to exfat (from mac) send it into...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 GPU is black and blank fan spins

    Trying to upgrade Graphics Card. GT120 and system (4,1/5,1 High Sierra) works fine, but when I swap it out for a AMD Radeon HD 7950 (mac addition) it chimes, fans spin but blank screen. (no boot or anything.) using a Dell Ultrasharp U2718Q monitor through mini port (not sure if that matters.)...
  12. amgff84

    Frozen Macbook & Bootcamp

    Good morning, just looking for some thoughts on my MacBook. So I have a late 2008 MacBook unibody, while it isn't fast, it's been fully upgraded including an SSD and works perfect for casual browsing and Netflix while at my Dr. Recently my old girl finally bit the dust (Dell D630C w/Windows10...
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    Older MBA (Mid-2011) - How can I get Airdrop to work?

    Are there any tricks to get Airdrop in an older MBA (mid-2011 High Sierra 10.13.6) to actually function properly? Wife and I both have same Mid-2011 MBA running strong, so no need to upgrade. These MBA's have always had Airdrop listed under Finder Favorites, but it's rarely worked properly. I...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Network issues with Mac Pro 3,1(fixed)

    I have a Mac Pro 3,1 that I have updated with dosdude1's update patcher. When I updated to High Sierra the network failed and when I go into network in system preferences, The location disappears every time I exit the network page. In addition when I am in the network page and manually set the...
  15. kinless

    Looking for the latest Pages / Numbers / Keynote apps for High Sierra

    So I finally finished migrating to a newer Mac Pro 5,1 (from a failing 3,1) and at the same time transitioned from El Capitan (10.11) to High Sierra (10.13). Not sure why I never downloaded the iWork apps (Pages/Numbers/Keynote) from the App Store before, but figured I might as well now. And of...
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    Sierra, High Sierra, Catalina, Time Machine and fixing a disaster

    People, Im stumped after 4 days and need help. While running Sierra, my system was upgraded to the Catalina disaster without my knowledge. The Time Machine backup last done that would save everything was done in Sierra. Of course, I cannot find anywhere a Sierra installer, but I do have one for...
  17. maverick28

    Install iTunes 12.6.3 (the version with Store) over 12.8.2 – possible?

    Hello, Need what's in the subject however the installer fails and all the online recommendations are about overwriting 12.7. How can I achieve the same result by installing 12.6.3 instead of 12.8?
  18. maverick28

    This is it: Facebook push notifications stopped working once and for all

    As a way to resolve some issues with Facebook push notifications that still continued to arrive in High Sierra and Mavericks, I logged out in Internet Accounts, cleared browser cookies for Facebook/Messenger and that was the end: I started getting error messages ("unable to verify password and...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 High Sierra SSD Seems to have "memory leak."

    I recently re-authorized (in iTunes) my 4,1 --> flashed 5,1 High Sierra CMP and noticed an alarming phenomenon. All had been well with the machine and things looked fine after the authorization but I soon noticed that free space on my boot SSD (a 500GB Mercury Extreme Pro from OWC) had shrunk...
  20. Speedstar

    MP 1,1-5,1 High Sierra Luxmark does not see OpenCL all Devices CUDA-Z do, why?

    Hallo out there anyone who knows any MacOS-Webdriver combination with I can run 2 Kepler and one Pascal card with Webdriver recognizing all OpenCL Devices? when I start 10.13.6 (17G66) with (K5000+1050ti+680MacE) WebDriver-387.10.10.15.15.108 I get CUDA-Z ALL but in Luxmark just 680 OpenCL...