macos sierra

  1. natkatmac

    Resolved Assistance on if Sierra is compatible with these requirements.

    I'm currently debating on whether to download an old game with mixed reviews when running on iOS. I'm wondering if compatibility will be an issue due to the age of the game compared to other, newer games I have downloaded. I currently have a 2015 MacBook Air with 10.12.6 Sierra. (Processor: 1.6...
  2. XNorth

    AMD Vega GPU with Sierra

    For kicks, I keep an MP 5,1 around and upgrade it when possible to the latest mods and hardware to extend its useful life. That means installing High Sierra to use the latest AMD GPU Radeon Vega. I also have a soft spot for Final Cut Studio, but unfortunately it isn’t supported under High...
  3. Y

    Question regarding leaving applications open on Bootcamp

    Hello Everyone! So here is my situation: Macbook 12' 2015 1.2 coreM 8gb ram 512 sdd with a bootcamped partition running windows 10. A few months ago, I was playing a video game (star wars battlefront 2 2005) on the windows partition and then my laptop died. I then just rebooted into osx and...
  4. A

    iCloud Tabs not working

    I accidentally hit the little "x" next to the iPhone name on Mac Safari tab overview and now I can no longer access the open tabs on my iPhone using my MacBook Pro. (see attached screenshot from my partners laptop showing what I did) This is extremely frustrating since it seems there is no way...
  5. W

    Migrating from iPhoto to... what?

    I have an iPhoto library that contains about 65,000 images. I rely heavily on iPhoto's proprietary features, and have been since I started using the first version of iPhoto when Apple released it well over a decade ago. Apple's concept of a well-designed "digital shoebox" has proven itself...
  6. R

    Install Win7 using bootcamp with HDD

    Hi all Can I get the steps for installing Win7 on iMac using bootcamp by using HDD. I did follow some videos on youtube and some information on google but apparently I'm stuck at black screen which there's error " no bootable device." my currently iMac specs: iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011) macOS...
  7. Fordornothing

    Please help! Locked HD after erasing

    Hi, I'm lost, I wanted to reset my MacBook Pro retina back to factory reset. However, when I erased the startup disk I did not back up anything because I did not have anything valuble to save. Now, when I try to reinstall macOS Sierra I am unable to select the "OS X Base System" HD. It's says...
  8. Greeneagle01

    Preview Freezing and Messing with Pinch to Zoom HELP

    Hello all! So I recently got the new 2017 MacBook Pro with TouchBar and I am extremely concerned about the lag in Preview. Whenever I try to open a large file (such as over 30 MB) preview works for a bit and then the color wheel of death appears and the whole application freezes. During this...
  9. davidmartindale

    Sierra on 2007 MacBook Pro?

    Does anyone know of any workarounds to get Sierra running on a 2007 MacBook Pro? I think the computer would run it fine if I could actually install it.
  10. Xbfryfd

    Can't get XFX RX480 GPU working in Mac Pro 4,1 firmware upgraded to 5,1 on macOS Sierra 10.12

    I got an XFX RX 480 Graphics card (https://www.amazon.com/XFX-RX-480P836BM-Radeon-3Displayport-PCI-Express/dp/B01KCWZ0DM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496245661&sr=8-1&keywords=xfx+rx+480+8gb), and I can't seem to get it to fully work properly. I followed this guide...
  11. GiddeliMac

    macOS Sierra sees boxed question marks on files saved by Windows on USB

    I saved the files shown above on a USB drive that has been ExFAT-formatted. The files were saved to it while I was using a Windows 10 PC. After I saved them, I tried to open them on my iMac (macOS Sierra Version 10.12.5). I could not. And I noticed the boxed question marks. I deleted the...
  12. Xbfryfd

    Modifying Mac OS Sierra system files

    Hi, I was looking one night a few weeks ago about trying to modify Mac OS Sierra's InstallableMachines.plist in the installESD.dmg file. When I noticed it again this morning, I tried messing around with it again, but I still can't add anything. What I want to do is add a Mac Pro 2008 motherboard...
  13. S

    Installing Safari 9 in macOS Sierra?

    Hello all! I'm a web / software developer and a client is reporting bugs in Safari 9. A friend that has Safari 9 was able to reproduce the issue, but I need to actually look at the page / javascript errors / etc myself to figure out what's going on / debug / test. I've googled of course, and...
  14. mert0

    How to change folder behaviour/display of items on desktop

    Hello! I've been trying to declutter and organize my desktop and I thought, how can I make the folders play nicer? Is it possible to implement a view option, that opens a folder on the desktop with a single click, without actually opening it, and just shows its contents in a grid for easier...
  15. McGiord

    Live photos to Mac

    Hi, I normally use Image Capture to take the photos out of my iPhone. Now that I captured some Live Photos with my iPhone 7, before importing them to my Mac, I would like to know if the will remain as Live Photos? I'm running macOS Sierra and simply want to copy them to a folder I have. Or as...
  16. alhazred823

    GTX 970 cMP 5,1 2010 Issues

    Hi All, This is literally my first post, but have been a lurker for many years! I recently had an opportunity that netted me a free mac pro 5,1 (Mid-2010) and decided to upgrade the !@#$ out of it. I upgraded the CPUs to the 5960s, upgraded the RAM to 32gb, installed USB 3.0 card and (2) PCIe...
  17. lortloaf

    late 2008 mbp not swapping to discrete graphics?

    so i've had this laptop a while, spends most of its time now acting as the media centre for our tv, but occasionally when travelling it becomes my trusty companion for pottering about and playing a couple games on when theres nothing else to do (heck, it even let me raid in wow when my pc...
  18. M

    Massive FaceTime memory leak?

    Has anyone else noticed FaceTime (audio) leaking massive amounts of memory on macOS Sierra? This is what happens when I start FaceTime call from my Mac (13 rMBP): 1. Facetime call starts with the avconferenced process using around 80MB of ram (around the same amount it uses while idle). 2...
  19. 2

    How do I identify which display is built in?

    I got a MacBook Pro 15˝ built in 2015 (MacBookPro11,4). In order to calibrate the built-in monitor, I have to identify it and figure out if it uses a white LED-backlit for instance. I found two Terminal codes. ioreg -lw0 | grep \"EDID\" | sed "/[^<]*</s///" | xxd -p -r | strings -6 This code...
  20. mariana888

    IBM Lotus Notes Client 9.0.1 on macOS Sierra

    Hi all, I received my new MBP a couple of days ago and I have since been trying, in vain, to install IBM lotus notes client. I have Notes 9.0.1 which I have been using in my old MBP (with El Capitan) and I have a few fixes for it too.... unfortunately I never get that far. I loaded Java as...