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  1. I

    Mac Get event when screen is capturing by other app

    Hi I am newbie to Mac development and currently trying to get info whether a display is captured, I found such info in doc: CGDisplayIsCaptured(_:). https://developer.apple.com/documentation/coregraphics/1562061-cgdisplayiscaptured. But this one is deprecated. How can I find out whether a...
  2. Tymscar

    Resolved Cry for help. Powerbook G4 wont boot Tiger

    Just got this Powerbook G4 (A1138) and it came with 10.5 on it. The reason why I bought it was to experiment with Tiger as I never had the chance before and I wanted to use Classic mode on it as well! Now where the problems start: the dvd drive is completely broken. I watched a couple of videos...
  3. 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...
  4. amgff84

    Another Bootcamp Post...

    Hey all, so I don't have a need for Windows anymore and sold my main Windows machine in the summer and then my Windows laptop in the fall. I still kept an old pristine Dell Latitude D630C with Windows 10 on it, just because... sometimes, you actually might need Windows for something. Well, that...
  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. Trevstonbury

    Macbook Pro Mid 2009 won't boot, detect USB and can't reinstall OS on new SSD

    Good morning, I’m hoping someone can help me. I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2009, it’s no longer booting properly from the existing hard drive and just gets stuck at the loading screen and eventually reboots in a loop. Ive tried all sorts of things to repair it, as well as replacing the Hard drive...
  7. hardtofin

    OSX popping up window asking me to change password

    Morning guys. I'm not sure if has something to do with iOS13 being released and installed on my phone but this morning OSX is popping up a window telling me i need to change my password (i guess periodically) as a security measure. Anybody know where this has come from and how to stop OSX...
  8. S

    Bootup functionality

    hi all, Hoping you can help me. I have a 2019 15" Macbook Pro with OSX Mojave provided to me by Work. I'm having some issues i was hoping you could help me with. 1. Now i run always docked (lid shut mode) with 2 Monitors connected via USB-C to Displayport cables by Startech The Issue: is...
  9. Chris331

    I can’t delete partition

    Hi, I recently installed kali linux without knowing what i was doing. I deleted KL shortly after but when I went to delete the partition (after erasing it clean), it wouldn’t let me click the “-“ to remove. Also when I went to search terminal for “diskutil cs list” it says no CoreStorage Found...
  10. LadyJemima

    iMac Pro External USB SuperDrive: not compatible?

    I'm using a late 2015 iMac running on High SIerra 10.13.5. When I plug in my USB SuperDrive, the computer doesn't recognize it (at all - I can't push the disc in). A family member's computer (mid-2010, running on the same OSX) DOES recognize the SuperDrive, but doesn't have the necessary...
  11. R

    Best OSX and Windows version for Bootcamp

    I am planning to format my MacBook Pro to where I can easily switch from OS to OS remotely. That said the latest doesn’t work for me, where you need to physically press the option key after rebooting to select the boot options. I know that apfs started on High Sierra which requires pressing...
  12. T

    Latest security update help please

    Hi all Last night I started the latest security update on my mbp and went to bed. It’s been frozen like this for 10 hours, no movement of progress bar at all, and I’m uncertain if I should force power down and restart. Can someone please advise how I should proceed and if powering down will...
  13. F

    Re-Installing Hi Sierra From Lion?

    Hi All, I have a mid-2011 iMac that I bought new. Back in those days the default OSX was Lion 10.7 Over the years I have been upgrading both hardware and OSX to get to what I am currently running: macOS High Sierra 10.13.3. Recently, I have discovered that iBooks has become corrupt, where it...
  14. sayhellotomacintosh

    Dual boot iMac G3

    I have an iMac G3 (it’s the original Bondi Blue, confirmed with serial number) that is currently running Mac OS 9.0.4. It has a 4 GB hard drive. .25 GB (around 250 MB) is currently filled, leaving 3.75 GB free. I would like to partition the drive as to run Mac OS X 10.1 Puma on one partition...
  15. haaalp

    Macbook without HD, no OS X, no download option

    Back story: I recently purchased a 2010 MBP for a couple of beers worth of $$ and replaced the charging port for a few more beers worth. To my surprise, the battery looks to be in relatively good health. I have no idea how long it has been stored empty, but hopefully I'll be able to see the...
  16. ericsvizeny

    OS X Login screen mirrored

    My iMac pro is booting in mirrored mode when I don't even have that selected. If I do command + F1 it shows the extended desktop mode which is how it should be but this is only a temporary fix. I'm using a thunderbolt 3 to HDMI adapter for my 1080p television. I have reset PRAM and SMC to no...
  17. S

    OS Died after runing software update - reinstall issue

    I have a i5 (2010-2012 range) 27" imac All was well until i installed the Mojave update.. After install/reboot the start kept erroring out I tried to run the recovery.. no dice.. so maybe the hard drive had an issue? Ordered a new 1tb hardrive. installed it. The install works fine until i...
  18. aaron321

    Installing OS, but with files already on the drive.

    Is it possible to install Mac OS to a hard drive already containing files (with no OS), without first erasing it's files? If so, what is this type of OS installation called?
  19. HappyDude20

    When was the MT FUJI Wallpaper Introduced?

    Hello, I am wondering when the pink Mt Fuji wallpaper was first introduced by Apple? It's my favorite, most used Apple wallpaper and was wondering when I first started using it. I've owned MacBook's since 2005 but doubt it came with Tiger. Ive attached a photo for reference, and am asking...
  20. W

    Having some trouble imaging a few MBPs

    Hey Guys! Having some trouble imaging these Macbooks and could really use someones superior knowledge. So as it starts out I have created a few images for the company I work for with AutoDMG and have been able to image ~50 machines splendidly. I have two remaining machines that I can not...