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My external USB Keyboard types wrong Keys on Macbook Pro

i have an external USB Keyboard connected to my owc thunderbolt 3 docking station to my MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) running Catalina 10.15.3 (19D76) and get a complete wrong keymapping, like qwertz becomes x4lz16. If I use a direct USB adapter this also happens. I can not find a button to update the keyboard when […]

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Share Mac internet with iPad using USB

I have read other questions here and can’t make this work. I’m trying to Share Mac internet with iPad using USB. Under settings->network I see which device is connected to internet, for example “wifi”. Now under settings->sharing I choose this device under “share your connection from”, and then in the “to computers using” I’m choosing […]

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What is the “finder netowrking” in Activity Monitor?

Haven’t seen this problem posted before.

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Exporting Images from Photos with original image quality but including all keywords

I can’t figure out how to export an image in Photos, with all the added keywords, but without having to choose the Image quality. Basically, if the original file was a JPEG, I want to export the image with the exact same quality as the original. In the end, by setting everything to the max […]

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Is there a terminal app that can record commands?

Coming from windows using Mobaxterm I really miss the ability to record a “macro” for certain commands and able to to play back on the terminal. Whats more Mobaexterm was also able to save ssh session so that all the login info like address are saved? My question is there something similar for Macs? thank […]

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Guest account only cannot access admin

Running Mavericks 10.9.5, iMac 12,1 21.5 Intel i5 2.7ghz 16gb. I want to re-image the machine but it only boots with a Guest account. No Recovery partition and unknown admin password. Using “Install OS X Mavericks” but need admin password. It does have a Boot Camp partition that has Windows 10 which I have admin […]

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Upgrade Mac OS from El Capitan to Sierra

What is build date of this MAC serial number W89072N87WY? Can I upgrade OS to Sierra (on El Capitan 10.11.6 now)on this device?

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2015 Macbook Pro won’t wake up in clamshell mode in morning only

My situation: Mid 2015 15″ MacBook Pro (2.5 GHz i7) running 10.15.3 Catalina (clamshell mode) Two external displays connected via each of the two mini DV ports (one uses a mini DV to HDMI adapter, and the other a mini DV to VGA adapter, if that matters) Wired Lenovo keyboard attached to the mac via […]

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How to evolve trade Pokemon on a MacBook Pro?

I am playing Pokemon Fire Red on VBA emulator mac. I can’t seem to find an emulator that I can plug and play and evolve traded Pokemon for MacBook. I have tried to install 2 versions of VBA on my Mac, however, they fail when trying to trade Pokemon and have connection failures. Is there […]

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Apps in iOS App Store, older versions no longer available even if purchased

I have an old iPad running on iOS 9. The iPad is used for “simple tasks” like watching Netflix. Up to today, I was able to install older versions of Apps as long as I had already purchased them (similar to these instructions), but now I am no longer able to do so. Instead I […]