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  1. Vowles

    OSX Lion Server to Sierra

    Hi there, Trying to upgrade my version of Lion Server to Sierra, but having lots of trouble doing so. I tried doing this with the server app deleted however after seemingly getting all the way through the install process, it said that the OS was not compatible with Server OS. I'm seeing that...
  2. katyevansbush

    2011 iMac not syncing iCloud

    Hi, I've got a 2011 iMac running Sierra. It was fine last summer, but it's a bit slow now and I haven't used it in a few months. However for various reasons I want to get it back up & going. I can understand that it won't upgrade past where it is on the OSX front - but as of yesterday (not the...
  3. Z

    Updating firmware on MBP 2012

    Hello and Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays, I have a mid-2012 13” MBP running on 10.12.6 Sierra, which I’ve been trying to update to the latest OS for some time now. Any update that is newer than Sierra throws a “An error occurred while verifying firmware” error. After removing the CD/DVD drive...
  4. L

    Anyone else's MacBook still slow after Thursday's debacle?

    I'm running Sierra on an old 2012 13-inch MacBook Pro. Everything slowed to a crawl on Thursday, presumably from the same ocsp problem everyone else experienced. My laptop eventually shut down after freezing totally, and upon reboot, it presented me with the prohibitory symbol (🚫). I figured it...
  5. L

    is Sierra the highest OS version that can be hacked onto an early 2008 iMac?

    Thought I'd pop in and ask a 2 part question here about unsupported versions of OS X/macOS being hacked onto an Early 2008 iMac [8,1]... So... 1. Is Sierra or High Sierra the highest unsupported OS that can be loaded onto such a beast? and 2. Is RAM still stuck at 6GB reliably? The last...
  6. pauclaude

    Move Sierra bluetooth drivers to High Sierra (downgrade)

    Hello everyone, I would like to know how to transfer (downgrade) the bluetooth module from Sierra to High Sierra. On my iMac 2011, equipped with a bluetooth 4 dongle, I have three partitions: one with Sierra, one with High Sierra and one with Catalina (patch). There is no way or program to...
  7. 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...
  8. incredibleBread

    how to wipe MBP 2011 with MacOS Sierra (10.12.6) without admin

    Hey there, I've been trying to fix my dad's old MBP. He doesn't remember the admin password though set up another account so I could get the serial, etc. I've tried the COMMAND+R option though it asks me to connect to the internet, then does nothing but let the world animation roll...
  9. H

    Downgrade 2017 models to OS X el Capitan?

    I'm going to buy a 2017, 15.4 inch, i7 Quad Core 512SSD, Macbook Pro with OS X mojave already installed. My question is if I can downgrade it to OS X el capitan (or sierra). I think (but i'm not 100% sure) this model came out back in june 2017 with High sierra. Can I in this case install el...
  10. S

    Sierra, High Sierra, Catalina, Time Machine and fixing a disaster

    People, Im stumped after 4 days and need help. While running Sierra, my system was upgraded to the Catalina disaster without my knowledge. The Time Machine backup last done that would save everything was done in Sierra. Of course, I cannot find anywhere a Sierra installer, but I do have one for...
  11. R

    Resolved Fast ssd card

    Hello I' m have a mac pro. looking for some new fast ssd. ( ±1300 - 2500 MB/s) 500 - 1tb. Price max ±180,- euro
  12. J

    May I upgrade to Mojave with a custom Fusion Drive in a mid 2012 Macbook Pro?

    I've got a mid 2012 Macbook Pro with a custom Fusion Drive working in Sierra. I was told not to upgrade to High Sierra because it wasn't supported. But I've also recently read that Mojave does support Fusion Drive. But my question is that if it supports custom Fusion Drive (not made by Apple)...
  13. Sebastian79

    Should I stay on Sierra

    Ok, this might sound stupid, but besides the aesthetics and gimmicks, what am I missing out on if I stick to Sierra on my MBP. The only reason I haven't updated so far is that I am afraid of my machine getting slower. Appreciate some feedback and/or advice... Tnx!
  14. J

    Multiple 2014 Mac Minis unresponsive after macOS High Sierra Installation

    EDIT: Captain Stupid at the helm, here. I have been using a Unibeast/Hackintosh macOS High Sierra USB installer. A little hazy on why that would brick legit Macs but it seems to brick legit Macs...
  15. Q

    The issue of Apple blocking some monitor cables after macOS Sierra

    I've a MacBook Pro 15" 2010 running the latest version of High Sierra and I'm looking to buy an external monitor, as well as the right cable to connect it to. Its only monitor port is a miniDisplayPort though. I read online that after macOS Sierra, Apple blocked some third party monitor cables...
  16. MapleGreen

    MP All Models Future of AVX (Advanced Vector Extension)

    Hi there last night I installed a VST Plugin (Native Instruments Massive X) for music creation on Mac Pro 5,1 but after installation it said: "MASSIVE X requires an AVX-compatible CPU" so every time I load the plugin it crashes. my cpu is Xeon X5690 as we know it only supports Intel® SSE4.2 an...
  17. JDAA4

    Trying to upgrade from Sierra 10.12 to Mojave

    I'm trying to upgrade from Sierra 10-12 to Mojave. I get this error message "You may not install to this volume because it has legacy FileVault users". I'm using MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) Processor 2.8 GHz Intel Cor i7 Memory 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Startup Disk Macintosh HD Graphics...
  18. 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...
  19. U

    Startup problem

    Well, for no apparent reason, when I start my iMac and fill in as always my password in the login screen, a new login screen appears. Only this time my user account and password are not accepted. Same happens in Safe Mode, while Apple Diagnostics finds no hardware issue. Please help. Any ideas?
  20. P

    MacBook Pro: is the graphics card performance better at 10.3 than at 10.4 with nvidia GPU?

    Hello, ask for an advice, please. i have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15', Mitte 2014) with dual Graphikcards, NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2 GB and the less power one: Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB i hae read: macOS Mojave requires a graphics card that supports Apple's graphics framework Metal, but until...