sierra

  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. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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)...
  7. 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!
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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?
  14. 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...
  15. AoxoA

    Anybody running iTunes 10.7 on High Sierra?

    I never gave up on iTunes 10.7 and got it to work on Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra and High Sierra without losing Mac App Store’s (MAS) functionality. Might also work on Mojave (but I haven’t tested it yet). Here are the steps I follow to revert iTunes 12 to 10.7...
  16. M

    how can i change Mac OS Sierra's font back to Helvetica Neue

    hi everyone, Ive installed OS X Sierra on my hackintosh build. I wanted to use Yosemite but my computer does not support Yosemite. Its my first time using Sierra and I see changes (obviously) than what Yosemite had. the first thing I've noticed was the hideous looking font that looks bad on my...
  17. fhturner

    Best 10GbE options for 10.6 & 10.12 servers

    Hey Folks— I know there are a few other 10Gigabit Ethernet threads here, but I have some specific needs and thought maybe it would be better to start a fresh thread for them. Please forgive me if you disagree! :) I would love to be able to deploy some of the new AQC-107 cards and have them...
  18. A

    Quick View in Finder just spins instead of showing JPEG thumbnail

    When I first restart my machine, JPEG previews work fine. After some time (or perhaps it's conflicting with another app? I don't know), it'll stop working and I just get the spinning hatch marks where a thumbnail would normally appear. I "solve" the problem by doing a Restart (which also...
  19. S

    Can't reach any google site

    FIXED (see bottom) Really could use some help on this. Have been researching and troubleshooting ten hours so far. Thanks for any help in advance. Going to ANY google site, I get the error message: "Safari can't find the server. Safari can't open the page "https://www.google.com/" because...
  20. waldorffr

    Mac Pro 5.1 Sierra, Titan or Titan X questions

    Hello,I don't want to bother the sellers and to return my cards, So I would to know if the Titan or Titan X works natively without the web drivers on Sierra or High Sierra like my 780 GTX does. Because I did a try with the 1080 GTX and it was simply a nightmare, so I want to go to a Titan X...