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  1. A

    Restarted while macOS catalina was installing

    I had restarted while the macOS catalina was installing and now my macintosh HD disk is gone and I cannot startup my computer to the login homescreen. When I go to disk utility there is only OS X Base system and 251 GB APPLE SSD. Did I completely break my macbook pro? What do I do to return it...
  2. Yoms

    How can I start up my MacBook Pro ONLY using the power button?

    Hi, I could rewrite the question as follows: how can I prevent all buttons, except the power button, to start up my computer? Why on earth does Apple make a dedicated power button if you can start up your computer by pressing any keyboard button or even the trackpad? It doesn't make sense. It...
  3. Jett099

    Macbook Pro 2011 graphic issue cant start. Please help

    Hi to everyone! Firstly I need to tell you that i know about gpu's problem on this 2011's macbook and that i solved it this way that worked perfectly for me: https://gist.github.com/cdleon/d1eff7246a25193304284ecec40445b0 But now on my brother's mac this process cant work anymore after an...
  4. C

    2014 Mac Mini only starts up after NVRAM reset

    Hi all! I have a 2014 Mac Mini running High Sierra. Yesterday it randomly started not waking up from sleep. I had to force restart several times throughout the day (by pushing the power button), and it would start up fine (giving the "your Mac was shut down because of a problem, would you like...
  5. Coenie

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro won’t start up anymore (SOLVED)..

    Hi, Despite of having tried all the steps to make it run again (to my knowledge), it won’t pass the boot up screen. i have a Mac Pro 1,1 which runs OSX Yosemite (i believe it is 10.10.5). Startup disc is a 1TB SSD. I was working in Logic Pro when suddenly the mac crashed: opened a plugin which...
  6. daveh0

    2011 MBP won't start or wake up

    I have a 2011 MBP that I can't get to "turn on". I had it open and running normally about a week ago. Since then, it's been on my desk with lid closed (presumably hibernating). I opened it yesterday to use it and cannot get it to wake up. Pressing the battery indicator button on the left side...
  7. I

    MacBook Pro won’t startup, recovery partition lost

    Hi community! Looking for advice... i have a MacBook Pro 2011 15” (model number A1286). Obviously this device is quite old but has been maintained well (new battery, several new hard drives in its lifetime and a few other bits). It has been working fine for a while, I mainly use it for browsing...
  8. Ecce Homer

    Start up problems

    Hi folks, looking for some solutions to a start up problem. I’ve got a 2009 17” MacBook Pro running El Capitan. Have had some shutdown unexpectedly problems but just had to persevere. However, now things have taken a serious turn! On start up the white screen is blank for longer than normal...
  9. E

    Advice on Upgrading RAM in 2009 MacBook Pro

    Hi guys. First post on here :) Right so a few weeks ago i decided to upgrade my 10 year old MacBookPro 5,5 (2.53GHZ 4GB 13") Now all I could do really is put in an SSD, upgrade from 10.6 to 10.11 (thats as high as it can take) and give it some new RAM. The RAM is the sticking point, I have...
  10. At_Op45

    Mac Book Pro - Sound Check

    Hi there. I recently upgraded my 2012, 13-inch MBP. I installed a 1TB Samsung SSD and 16GB of ram. My machine is much faster and works just fine. My only concern is probably a minor one. Whenever I open my MBP from sleep mode, the startup chime plays. This never used to happen before the part...
  11. J

    iMac Pro - Slow Boot

    I picked up a refurbished iMac Pro recently. I set it up and have FileVault running. I noticed when it starts up it takes a very long time (40 seconds +) after I hit the login screen (the one with the icons) before the Bluetooth mouse connects. The loading also feels a little glitchy and the...
  12. angelbur

    Macbook pro 2011 "prohibited symbol"

    To start off I've gone and read all about prohibited "do not enter" symbol problems around. Here's whats different that doesn't seem to work for me. Macbook pro 2011 15 inch - I don't get a apple logo at the start, just right to the symbol after 10-15seconds - touched harddrive as it booted but...
  13. C

    MacBook Pro takes days to boot

    Please help! I believe this all started after an update, but I'm not sure. I believe I am now running Sierra, but I can't get in to confirm... My MBP began running very slowly one day. I noticed all of the memory was being used and tried to restart the computer to figure out the problem. The...
  14. K

    MacBook Pro won't start

    I have an early 2011 MacBook Pro 13". I've made regular, heavy, daily use of it for years - with few problems and none that I can recall for the past 6 months. I used it last night, but this morning it would not wake from sleep and it will not boot. I've spent all day searching for...
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    Cannot Boot/Start Apple PowerBook G4 1.67 - DVD Trying to Access CD/DVD?

    As title Cannot Boot/Start Apple PowerBook G4 1.67 A1139 - DVD Trying to Access CD/DVD? Just happened out of the blue, working one minute and then...DVD stuck in drive. The drive was removed and the DVD was also removed and the DVD drive was replaced. All seemed straight forward until...
  16. Z

    Mac Best Hardware for developing applications on Mac OS? Mac Mini still king?

    Working with a small group to develop a app on Mac OS, right now we are thinking of testing applications on Mac Minis? Yay or Nay? is there a better alternative readily available for testing? We are looking to do this fairly professionally (startup fingers crossed), do professional app...
  17. E

    iMac problem - it won't boot!

    Hello everyone, I'm new member to this forum. My english isn't that great, sorry in advance. So here is the problem. My iMac won't boot. It worked well, considering it's an older mac. Just a regular day in my life, woke up, sat down on my chair, pressed the power button. Everything seemed...
  18. vodkashot88

    Macbook Pro mid 2015 flickering startup screen

    Hi folks, this is what happens when I turn on my laptop: https://twitter.com/DarioSabaghi/status/833249014778847234 I've been told to reinstall the latest version of Sierra (10.12.3), but the problem keeps going on. I bought the MacBook Pro (Retina Display, 15 inch, 2,2 GHz Intel Core i7, 16...
  19. L

    Enable the macOS start up sound on the touch bar MacBook Pro

    I would like to start this by saying that I respect Apple's decision to remove the start up sound, because many people have found it to be more of an annoyance, rather than a convenience. Me, how ever, am on the other side of that argument. I am a blind Mac user, who enjoyed having an audible...
  20. brennada

    MBP Late 2016 13 inch start up issues (not graphics display)

    Hello, just checking in with others. My brand new MBP13 inch has a start up issue. When it sleeps either on its own or by closing the lid, it won't start up upon opening the lid. The log in page appears but with no log in options and the touch ID doesn't appear at all. I have to hard reset the...