1. Hanna Morales

    High Sierra or just Sierra

    Hi, I need some advice. I have a mid 2014 Macbook Pro still running on Mavericks, I need to upgrade to use some upgraded versions of Autocad/Revit.. at first I thought of jumping to Mojave or Catalina, but after reading some threads now I don't know this is a good idea. I think Sierra or High...
  2. J

    Macbook Pro Osx Mavericks stressful issues!

    Hi Guys, New to this forum as I've been looking around for days for a solution for my MacBook pro 17inch mid 2009. It has come into my possession from a friend who cleared it completely before handing it over. It was running mavericks which I understand is my main issue as I have tried to...
  3. D

    Problem with ATI X1600 on iMac (late 2006)

    Hello, I installed mavericks on a old iMac (20 inch, late 2006, 4Gb ram) and I fixed the sound problem with the lion kext. But the graphic acceleration doesn't work because no ATI X1600 64bit kext. Where can I find these kext ? or any other solution ? Thanks for your answers. (sorry for my poor...
  4. M

    Installing OS X 10.9 Mavericks in 2012 Macbook Pro

    Hi, I got a cheap Macbook Pro 13 inch 2012 pre retina. It came with High Sierra, which ran REALLY slow. I reinstalled it and it was still very slow, so I tried installing Sierra and El Capitan, but it was the same, so I booted while pressing shift+option+cmd+r and it installed Mountain Lion, the...
  5. buttongerald

    It's 2020, Could I Still Use Mavericks?

    Greetings all, So, I have a late 2013 iMac and she came with Mavericks loaded on, I think if I do the factory restore option it will allow me to reinstall the OS that came loaded on the system as opposed to Catalina which it's running now. I am seriously considering rolling back to Mavericks...
  6. 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...
  7. J

    Mac OS X upgrade advice needed for an old MacBook Pro 13" (mid 2012)

    Hello, I have an old MacBook Pro 13" 2.5 Ghz Intel Core i5 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 (mid 2012?). I have been using 10.8.5 Mountain Lion, ever since I bought this computer when it was new. If I did not need certain software that requires 10.9/10.10 or newer, I would keep my mac exactly how it is now...
  8. maverick28

    Mac How to get the Web-Inspector of Safari 7 in Safari 9?

    Hello, My question is as stated in the subject: how to get the web-inspector of Safari 7 back in Safari 9 for Mavericks?
  9. luciferreeves

    Install OS X 10.9 on VMware Fusion on newer MacBook

    My MacBook Air came with macOS Sierra, and I know that I can't install an older macOS on that (reference: How to install OS X 10.9 on a new Mac mini loaded with OS X 10.11), but I don't know why I can't even install it on VMware Fusion as VMware Fusion does show up OS X 10.9 as one of its Guest...
  10. F


    Hi, I'm looking for a Mavericks 10.9.4 version of the following directory: /System/Library/Frameworks/AddressBook.framework If someone would be so kind as to send me a zipped version of it, please pm me. Thank you, Stephan Actually any Mavericks version would suffice.
  11. cosmichobo

    MacPro optical bay issues

    G'day, The original Superdrive in my MacPro5,1 was getting pretty clunky sounding so I purchased a Pioneer BluRay Superdrive BDR-209DBK to replace it. Initially I just stuck it in the lower optical bay, expecting everything to be rosy, but the Mac wouldn't recognise it. (Was running Mavericks...
  12. Toby B

    How can I get 2 monitors working with Mac Pro (Mavericks)?

    Hi guys, I have an older DIY Mac Pro and I am running Mavericks. I have recently tried to use a second monitor but the OS doesn't seem to like it. The main monitor is connected by DVI, and the second one is connected by VGA. Looking in System Preferences I cannot see an option in 'Displays'...
  13. Vandal.

    iTunes: Can't activate Home Sharing (Error 5507)

    Hey guys, I'm having issues activating Home Sharing in iTunes (12.6.2) on my Mac Mini running Mavericks. I'm aware that iCloud/Apple ID two factor authentication for anything pre-Yosemite is a bit tricky, but I managed to log in to my account for everything else but Home Sharing. The computer...
  14. notned

    Looking for best practices for upgrading

    Hello, we have an approximately 2012 Mac Mini running Mavericks. We previously owned a MacBook Pro, I'm thinking 2008. This was my wife's computer and she took every software upgrade. The last one was too far and the computer couldn't handle it. So now. When we got the Mac Mini, my wife...
  15. I

    Mavericks install on MBA 2017?

    Hi everyone, I have 2017 MBA 13". Can I install Mavericks on that? Thanks!
  16. A

    OS X Mavericks on mid-2015 rMBP

    Hi everyone, since I like the older ui design more and had some time to spare I started wondering if I could get Mavericks on my mid-2015 rMBP as it has nearly the same specs as the mid-2014 rMBP. I installed Mavericks from my 2011 iMac to an external drive and after tinkering around and...
  17. D

    Mac OS Lion/GarageBand '11 update expertise please

    I have an old McBook Pro (specs below) I've decided to dust off and use solely for GarageBand projects. I booted it up the other day and played around on Garageband '11 (Version 6.0.5), and it's performance is still serviceable. I'd like to upgrade the GarageBand version on this old MacBook...
  18. D

    10.9.5 constant kernal panics

    Hi guys i am running 10.9.5 on an older 15 inch Mid-2010 MacBook Pro. I have recently replaced my hard drive and done a clean install of 10.9.5 and all of my programs and i am still getting these infuriating kernel panics, i Do run a version of Pro Tools (11.3.1) but it all checks out with my...
  19. E

    Mavericks on a early 2008 Macbook 4.1

    **Not sure if this is the best place to post this question... ** Yes, I have newer Apple devices. I, in fact, bought this Macbook because i like the look of the black edition. I'm going to be upgrading it to 6 GB ram and a 500 GB SSD. I have read that Mavericks can be hacked onto the Macbook...
  20. Avenged110

    Hiding Finder Sidebar with AppleScript

    So I'm trying to set up an AppleScript to open a single Finder window with specific view properties and it's working fine, except I can't hide the sidebar. The only instructions I've found online mention using "set sidebar width to 0" but this returns an error in Mavericks. I'm new to...