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    all Mail accounts gone after upgrade Mojave -> Big Sur

    Hi all, I upgraded Mojave to Big Sur yesterday. (2018 Mac Mini) On first launch, Mail displayed the usual "updating database" message. No error messages, but: all Mails for all accounts are now gone. I have a full backup (Carbon Copy Cloner), so I'm not breaking a sweat (yet). I tried...
  2. pen-helm

    ruined my Spotlight indexes

    Guys, I need help! I was getting repeated crashes of suggestd, and the web suggested rebuilding Spotlight indexes with mdutil. Now my Spotlight index is gone and I can't get it back :-( I booted in recovery mode and said $ sudo mdutil -E / /: 2022-04-28 01:50:02.085 mdutil[683:10921] mdutil...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 No Bluetooth devices discoverable but mouse works, kind of.

    Partial Bluetooth functioning on 2008 Mac Pro. No Bluetooth devices discoverable. Logitech MX Master 25 mouse. Mouse has a bluetooth plugin module that has been tested into various USB ports. Movement and clicking works but the scroll wheel does not. After plugging module into a USB port it...
  4. aaron321

    *EMERGENCY* Dying, but not dead hard drive!.. What is the best recovery software?

    I desperately need help with an attempt to get all files copied over from a 8Tb dying hard drive. I do not know how long I have. I do know it's important to describe the drive's current status, so I will do so here: 1) Drive was starting to slow down during a copying process, now copying a...
  5. eRondeau

    World Record! Huge, Gigantic, Colossal Text File!

    Yesterday a friend asked if I could call her elderly mother who lives several hours away because her mom's iMac was really slow. A 2017 i5 8GB w/ 1TB HDD running MacOS Mojave. "All mom ever does is email". So I called mom, had her reboot, try Safe Mode, no change. Talked her through signing into...
  6. katbel

    Would a system be faster on a virtual machine or on a Thuderbolt external drive?

    I'm running Mojave on an iMac 2017. For some apps with no update available for Mojave I need to have Big Sur installed. Would VMWare be faster running Big Sur (if it is possible to install it there) or a thunderbolt external SSD disk with Big Sur?
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    Mac TV App is Very Broken

    Just wondering, has anybody noticed that the Mac TV App is the biggest failure in the new operating systems. The bloated iTunes app was easy compared to TV App. For instance with the TV App, if you want to search your library, every time you do you have to click View and Show Filter Field and it...
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    Hello everyone, I noticed that there are no dynamic wallpapers from Mojave on Big Sur, if anyone has a mac running Mojave, can you attach the original .heic file? thank you very much
  9. S

    Mid 2012 MBP Died. Can't reinstall OS. Help. :(

    This is my very last ditch effort to revive my Macbook Pro. I don't want to waste anyone's time on here, so I made sure to exhaust every other option available to me via online tutorial videos, and other forum posts. I have tried everything I can think of. I was working as usual on my MBP last...
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    MacOS Monterey installing problem ( checking null after download )

    Hello guys. I hope you had a wonderful new years and I hope you can help me. I got an older macbook pro 2017 from my mother the other day. It was installed with the Mac os Big Sur and it worked fine. Then i deleted her account so that i could make my own. After it was deleted and i installed...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 MP 5.1 Upgrade

    Hi all sometime ago, I bought a MP 5.1 really, really cheaper (round 350 euros). It has the following configuration right now: - 1 x 2,8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon - 32GB RAM at 1066MHz (I've deduced that processor is Nehalem Family) - 1 x 450 GB SSD - 3 x SATA Drives Although seems to run...
  12. Manek43509

    MacBook Pro Makes Me Login Before It Boots Up

    Right, this is very odd. I have never seen this or come across this before, so I'm wondering what thoughts people have… I have an A1278 mid-2012 MacBook Pro which has been my workhorse laptop for many years, and I still love it. It runs on Mojave with no issues. But I wanted to do some upgrades...
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    Permissions problem after changed/cloned user folder HD

    Hi, My MacMini's userfolder is on an external SSD, MacOS (Mojave) is on the internal drive. For black friday, I bought a larger SSD to replace my existing user folder SSD. I cloned the entire drive with Carbon Copy Cloner. Then restarted into recovery mode, to rename the new SSD to the same...
  14. Apple_Glen_UK

    Are HEIC files compatible with Lightroom 6?

    I have the standalone version of Lightroom 6 on my Mac. When I try importing HEIC files I can't seem to do so. Is Lightroom 6 compatible with HEIC files? I have a MacBook Pro (2015) and am running Mojave 10.14.6. I'm wondering if there is a setting I need to tweak?
  15. rodedwards

    MP 1,1-5,1 Latest Photoshop 23 not compatible with Mojave OS 14.

    I've just tried to update my Classic Mac Pro 5,1 to latest Adobe Photoshop 23 running Mojave 10.14.6 - but it's no longer compatible. Adobe has dropped support for Mojave. Is there an easy way to upgrade to newer OS with these older Macs? New ones are just sooooo expensive...
  16. Rico Muerte

    MP 1,1-5,1 "Idiot's guide" to Open Core please?

    Just wondering if someone could point me towards a real simple "idiot's guide" (if such a thing exists?) to setting up Open Core? I have a 5,1 cMP on Mojave with an RX480 & I want to be able to dual boot into Windows. From what I've seen so far it doesnt seem "too" complicated, but I always...
  17. spencersmitty

    2017 iMac 27" NVMe swap: slow OS, kernal-task taking CPU, temp sensor?

    hi, I recently swapped out my (2TB) dual fusion drive setup on my 2017 iMac 27", to a singular 2TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe with the Sintech adapter. Alongside the SSD swap, I also installed 32GB of Crucial memory, coming from the stock 8GB apple memory. Before I sealed the screen back up, I...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 MacVidCards rx580 and Sierra: Possible?

    Hello, first-timer here. I have a pair of old Mac Pros: a 3,1 which I'm trying to retire and 4,1 flashed to a 5,1 that I'm trying to replace it with. What I need is a dual-boot system that will run Mojave for my newer stuff as well as a classic Final Cut installation for working on old...
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    Where to download just the Safari dmg/pkg

    The internet traffic between our managed macOS Mojave laptops and the Apple Software Updates website is blocked for security reasons. So I can not use the regular System Preferences - Software Update to update native macOS software. This is not an issue for me, because every time Apple release...
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    How to make APFS with Mojave, while i have Big Sur?

    so I was thinking about downloading a fun game i play on another device, but steam informed me on the fact that my mac won't be able to run 32-bit games. big shame, so i searched the internet for a way to still be able to play it, and read that i should be able to make a APFS volume with Mojave...