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headphone audio not working

I have a 2014 macbook air running mojave. Just today the audio stopped working through my headphones (through the headphone jack, not bluetooth). I checked settings to see if there was anything wrong there, but everything’s in order and it’s recognizing that there are headphones plugged in. My headphones are working fine with my phone, […]

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Are these processes safe?

Are these safe? What is the login process? There’s also bird, escrowsecurity, keybagd running which slowed my computer down due to memory usage.

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2018 Macbook Pro High Sierra/spinning wheel/Crash on shutdown

I recently acquired a 2018 MBP which came with Big Sur on it. It was working perfectly. I installed High Sierra 17G2208 which I downloaded from Apple’s repository as I needed to run some older software. The install seemed to go fine. But since then I have been experiencing a perpetual spinning wheel/crash when doing […]

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How can I use rEFInd boot manager without an enter key?

I have a MacBook Air (11-inch, Late 2010) (it’s old I know) and I have installed rEFInd on an USB. The thing is, my return key does not work, so rEFInd is basically useless. Is there any way rEFInd can be configured to be used without the return key.

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Stop autocorrect in Microsoft Office changing custom symbols to emoji

I have set up a number of custom shortcuts for math/logic symbols to use in Word and OneNote, including the left/right arrow ↔. This works in OneNote, but I also need it to work in Word, but it keeps autocorrecting to the corresponding arrow emoji which is incredibly frustrating. I have tried the following: changing […]

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What filesystem to use for a 10 GB drive connected to router with DD-WRT and Mac?

I am gonna connect a hard drive to my router and let the router share the drive through SMB. The purpose is to backup my computers using Time Machine. However, I realise that if I ever need to restore a large amount of data or have some issues with the drive I might want to […]

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AirPlayUIAgent wants to access an old wifi network

I frequently get an alert that tells me AirPlayUIAgent wants to access information for an old wifi base station, which I haven’t had for a long time. I always click "deny", because the network it’s asking about does not exist, so the message is nonsensical. I’ve looked in Keychain Access (as described in the answer […]

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AirPlayUIAgent wants to access an old wifi network

I frequently get an alert that tells me AirPlayUIAgent wants to access information for an old wifi base station, which I haven’t had for a long time. I always click "deny", because the network it’s asking about does not exist, so the message is nonsensical. I’ve looked in Keychain Access (as described in the answer […]

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AirPlayUIAgent wants to access an old wifi network

I frequently get an alert that tells me AirPlayUIAgent wants to access information for an old wifi base station, which I haven’t had for a long time. I always click "deny", because the network it’s asking about does not exist, so the message is nonsensical. I’ve looked in Keychain Access (as described in the answer […]

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Apache config resetting after every OS update

This is infuriating. I have a lot of custom settings on my development Mac and every time there is an OS upgrade I have to go back and reset everything. I read somewhere that the old config is saved in httpd.conf~previous, but that file doesn’t contain my changes either. It seems to be more or […]