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... it doesn't always need to be a hardware fault, or dust blocking vents. It could just be a software issue which makes your CPU running warm, so the system needs to cool it down. Go to Applications > Utilities ( a shortcut from Finder is cmd-shift-U) and find Activity Viewer. Then set the menu View > All Processes. Then keep watching CPU pane with processes sorted from the highest %CPU to the lowest. The “rogue” processes would appear on the top. Typically, the CPU load of Office programs and usual stuff such as mail is quite low. Safari can be diverse - some...

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Please take a time to follow these instructions before you come to our service as it may speed up repair or time you spend booking device in. Most of these instructions are for iOS devices as they have more security settings. Repairs take time We cannot fix all devices while you wait, or give you a replacement right away. We have to use parts which are the exact match for your device, so we do not stock most of the parts, with some exceptions, such as hard disks and solid state drives for Macs, or iPhone 6s battery covered by Apple's warranty extension....

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FMi, iCloud, iOS -

When you bring your iOS device to our shop, we ask you to erase it and turn of Find My iPhone (FMi) feature. It is because sometimes the repair concludes by swapping for a new or refurbished device. The best is to back up the device (using iCloud Backup, or a computer with iTunes), then turn off FMi with Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone and the erase the whole device in Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. If you cannot access the settings for some reason (broken screen, cellular and Wi-Fi not working, or the...

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Wouldn't it be great if Finder wold have Quit ⌘Q menu item just like any other apps? So you could better focus on your work, without all that desktop clutter, switch easily between just two apps you're working with, and perhaps save some precious system resources? Almost default dock from Yosemite. Notice a missing dot under Finder icon. There's quite relatively easy way to do it, if you're not afraid to copy and paste a few commands in Terminal. And because it's you Finder only, you won't even need to type your password. So, open that Terminal (in Applications >...

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You probably already know, that there's a handy Recent Items menu in Apple menu in the top left corner. But wouldn't it be better to have it somewhere easier to reach, like in the Dock? There's another defaults for that. Open Terminal (in Applications > Utilities) and paste this: defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-others -array-add '{ "tile-data" = { "list-type" = 1; }; "tile-type" = "recents-tile"; }'; killall -QUIT Dock Note that new icon in the right side of your Dock. It shows Recent Applications, which can be also practical, but you can change it to Documents or even Servers.

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