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    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdown Problem

    Thanks for your help, sadly mine is an old Mac Pro (3,1), and I don't think the battery is the issue. I think the only battery is the one that keeps it from losing date and time when not running. best, Fred
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    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdown Problem

    Well, I ran the latest free version of Malware Bytes (didn't sign up for the 14 day Trial) and let the scan run, but it found nothing. Sigh.... I really don't want to buy another machine right now....
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    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdown Problem

    Hey Satcomer. Thanks for the reply. What do you mean “put”? And would a wipe and re-install fix that? Can I actually restore from a Time Machine backup after wiping and re installing? Thanx so much for your help!
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    Mac Pro 3,1 Random Shutdown Problem

    Hi Forum: My Mac 3,1 running El Capitan is randomly shutting down. I'm wondering is there a way or piece of software that can log what is causing the shutdown? Before I start replacing parts I want to have at least an educated guess as to what is causing these shutdowns. My system config is...
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    Can't add to Address Book via Mail App

    I had some permissions problems a while back (I did an "apply to enclosing folders" on my system disk - don't ask - I'm an idiot) and while I fixed them by creating a new system and migrating the old system data to the new system, some problems still persist. The most annoying one being...
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