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macbook pro (13" early 2011)

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    WiFi cutting out repeatedly

    Noticed recently that at times, fairly frequently, that my wifi on my MacBook Pro would cut out. By cut out I mean the signal is still active, by all indications it is still connected but there is no upload/download network activity happening. The odd thing to me is that simply by clicking the...
  2. At_Op45

    Clamshell Mode or Alternative?

    I currently own three older MBP models. I really don't know what to do with them. I've considered setting them up into dedicated clamshell modes around the house but I don't know if with their specs its worth it. If it is, may you please recommend setups, peripherals, and generally any info/...
  3. Joelburman

    Upgrading from El Capitan to High Sierra

    Hey, Wanna upgrade OSX on my early 2011 macbook pro. Since it can't run Mojave I need to find a way to install High Sierra on it but I can't find it on the App Store how do I go about finding/Making an installer for it.
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    Accidentally deleted my Macs internal harddrive!!! HELP!!

    So I was trying to install Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my MacBook Pro (2011). I made a new partition in Disk Utility and called it BOOTCAMP (For my Windows) As I'm planning to use Windows a lot from now on, I decided to make it take up a lot of the space. I resized the partition where my OSX High...
  5. jeffreywp66

    MacBook Pro not booting, disk locked and can't install OS X

    Looks like I posted this in the wrong section earlier. Let's try this again. Here's the problem ... I was working and Xcel kept closing. So, I did a hard restart. Nothing. No response. Then i did that again while holding down Command + R. When I was taken to Disk Utility, I tried to reinstall...
  6. jeffreywp66

    MacBook Pro not booting, disk locked and can't install OS X

    Ok. Here we go ... I was working and Xcel kept closing. So, I did a hard restart. Nothing. No response. Then i did that again while holding down Command + R. When I was taken to Disk Utility, I tried to reinstall my OS ONLY, it indicated both disks are locked. (2 partitioned drives) I read...
  7. jeffreywp66

    MacBook Pro not booting, disk locked and can't install OS X

    Ok. Here we go ... I was working and Xcel kept closing. So, I did a hard restart. Nothing. No response. Then i did that again while holding down Command + R. When I was taken to Disk Utility, I tried to reinstall my OS ONLY, it indicated both disks are locked. (2 partitioned drives) I read...
  8. R

    13" 2011 MBP Problems and Upgrade

    I own an early 2011 MBP 13". Config is 2.3GHz i5, 275GB SSD, 500GB HDD (no optical drive) and new battery and speakers. Though my machine runs absolutely smooth it's weight, display and speaker quality and overall ergonomics have started to bother me. The new machines are so much thinner and...
  9. abcdefg12345

    where to buy a MacBook pro battery

    I have a swollen battery on my early 2011 MacBook pro, the trackpad wont click and i have a message saying service battery, i would like to buy a new battery but not sure whats the best place to buy one from. should i buy the chap ones from eBay for around $50 or the expensive one from Macfixit...
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    Pinnacle PCTV HD PRO STICK - Use on MacOS Sierra

    Hi guys, I am curious about using a Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick 801e (windows version) with my MacOS Sierra. I have a MacBook Pro and wondering if there is some way to make it work. I have seen in another forum from a long time ago that MythTV works with it and can be used with Kodi but I can't...
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    SSD and RAM recommendations for MacBook Pro 13" Early 2011

    Hi, I have a MacBook Pro 8.1 (13" early 2011), and I want to upgrade the HDD (320GB 5.400rpm) and the RAM (4GB, the base model). I want to upgrade to 8GB RAM (2 modules of 4GB, correct me if I'm wrong) and something around 250GB SSD. What do I buy? I'm looking for straightforward answers, I...