Acronym that stand for Personal Computer.

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Can I use my 2011 iMac as a Thunderbolt display for my PC?

I have an 2011 27" iMac, it has two Thunderbolt ports. I also have an Asus Z87 Deluxe Quad motherboard which has two Thunderbolt ports. I recently got a Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt cable from Apple. ...
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How to have access to iTunes songs on 2 pcs without wifi

All my music is stored on iTunes using a windows PC. I'm just about to buy a MacBook air for use when travelling. Other than using iTunes Match to download the tunes I want to hear on the road, is ...
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How to use iCloud calendar without having an Apple device

My boss wants us to use the iCloud calendar app. However, I use a computer with Ubuntu and an Android phone. Because I do not have an Apple device, the calendar app is unavailable to me on icloud.com; ...
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iTunes Error Message 54

I ran into an iTunes error message 54 when I was attempting to backup my phone. I have an iPhone 4 ios 4.2.1 that I'm trying to update to ios 7.1.2. I am currently on Windows 10 operating system with ...
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access crashed mac hard drive through USB connected to PC

i pulled the hard drive out of the mac and connected it via USB to my PC. I have downloaded and tried to view the disc using MacDrive10 and HFSExplorer. neither of them show that the disk is even ...
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Copy movies from PC to iPad keeping directory structure

How can i copy movies from PC to iPad keeping the directory structure for off-line usage. Either by USB or Wifi. I have a Linux and a PC box available. I would like to provide a directory and all ...
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can I have mulitple apple ID's backed up to itunes?

My husband's iphone, my daughter's iphone and my iphone/ipad all have separate apple ID's - so we have 3 apple ID's in our household. I have itunes on my laptop and pack up my ipad and iphone ...
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download icloud backup files to pc

My phone broke and I can not afford to purchase a replacement but I need to access my information backed up on my icloud, How do I download my backed up iphone files from icloud directly from my ...
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Merge all music into iTunes

I have collected about 50GB of music on my PC across a few folders with plenty of duplicates. I just installed iTunes and synced an iPhone and its associated iTunes/Apple ID account, which created a ...
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How to transfer a video from the iphone “Video” app to Instagram?

I've got a question similar to the below How to transfer videos from Mac to iPhone so I can post a video to Instagram? Essentially, how do I transfer a video from the iphone Video App to the Camera ...
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Can I run a virtualized OS X operating system (bought on eBay) on my PC via VMware Player

I am considering running a virtualized OS X running system within my PC on VMware Player. I want to do this so that I can run Xcode. Can I do this?
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How to recover files on USB stick [closed]

I used my USB stick on a PC as usual, than I put it in a Mac at work. Now I put it again in my PC and I can't see any of the files on it. How can I fix it and see the files again?
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MacBook Air Running Yosemite - Merge Two User Accounts?

I am brand new to Mac. I very recently migrated all of my files from my Windows PC. When setting up my MacBook Air initially, I was instructed to create a user account. When I migrated my files ...
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Connecting MacBook to external monitor and peripheral devices used by a PC?

I have a MacBook Pro and a PC. I'm using both, but I'd love to be able to connect my MacBook Pro to my PC's keyboard, mouse and monitor. Normally I have to go under the desk, take all the cables out ...
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ATV stops playing a certain mp4 video after appr. 5 minutes (out of 53 min.)

ATV v 3 Latest iTunes on a PC running Windows 7 Stops when homesharing option is used AND when using Airplay from PC!! Created the video myself - could it be some format error?
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how to download all photos and vids from icloud to pc at once? [duplicate]

How can I download all photos and videos from icloud to pc at once? I succeed download only one photo at a time.
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27" Apple Cinema Display + PC = Usable USB Hub?

I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display (the model before Thunderbolt). I was thinking of getting a PC with an NVIDIA GTX 970 card with a displayport output. The monitor has a Mini DisplayPort cable that ...
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Music files disappear from PC hard drive after copying them to iPod

I've been having this issue for a little while now. I use a PC as well as an iPod Classic. When I sync songs to the iPod, the actual files disappear from the computer's hard drive and iTunes ...
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Moving mail from PC to Mac

I've got one PC with a very large amount of old mail that I need on my new computer which is a Mac. PC is running windows 7, Mac is a Powerbook and both the systems are running thunderbird. I ...
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How to download orginal photos from iCloud Photo Library to PC?

I'am an iPhone + PC (Windows/Ubuntu) user. Nowadays, I'm used to download photos from iPhone to local folder, sort them and then backup them by myself (by syncing to remote disk and burning onto ...
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Thunderbolt / non-Thunderbolt compatability

Has anyone yet created an adapter (cable/dock) to allow non-Thunderbolt equipped PC laptops to output to a Thunderbolt display? My user does 3D video editing on a high-end Dell Win. 7 laptop and also ...
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How do I remove photos from my iPhone, but leave the photos marked as favorites?

I use a PC to manage my iPhone. I need to move my photos to my laptop to back them up/make space on my phone. Is there a way I can move all the photos, except for the ones I've marked as favorites? ...
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Apple Thunderbolt display not turning on when connected to ASUS Z87 motherboard

I recently purchased custom build PC with Asus Z87 Expert Thunderbolt motherboard, Intel i7-4790K processor, Sapphire R9 270X 2 GB graphics card, etc. It's not working with my Apple Thunderbolt ...
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Where are files transfered using CG Moobile?

I transfered files from my PC (Win-7) by downloading iTunes and then going to Apps, and file transfer - I seen only two apps available there. CG Mobile and Nook. I choose CG Mobile and tranfered 6GB ...
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Quicktime file not emailing from mac to PC correctly?

Someone is trying to email me a Quicktime file from their Mac to my Windows PC. (This is audio for a presentation.) They swear that the file contains audio and video on their end, but when I get ...
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How to reformat a time machine drive to use on a PC

My sister used to be a mac user and recently switched to a PC. She has her mac stuff backed up on two hard drives, one is formatted as a time machine. We've transferred all her important files to the ...
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using iMac (2014) as Display for pc source [duplicate]

I have got iMac (2014 model), which I want to use as external display for my windows laptop. Is is possible? if yes, how? I have got a male-to-male mini-display to hdmi connector. But when I connect ...
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Point iTunes to restored content after PC crash

After my PC died I have started to restore my data from backup. I have backed up the entire iTunes folder and successfully restored it. I do not put my content in the standard location...I do not ...
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How to put an image from PC to iOS 8 iPhone camera roll?

I have a picture on my PC that I want to put into my Camera Roll. PC is vista so I can't install iCloud onto the computer. I have iCloud but when I log in I don't see anything about photos. I see ...
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use iphone camera to record video on to a computer

I have a Windows 7 PC and an iPhone 5s with iOS 8.0.2. I would like to use the video camera functionality of the iPhone to record a lengthy (over 6 hours) video. The phone can be connected to my ...
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Do SuperDrives work with IBM computers?

Do Apple USB SuperDrives work with IBM compatible computers? If not, are there any advantages for buying a SuperDrive compared to a generic USB DVD drive?
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How to transmit my PC onto my iMac?

I use tiny 13'' Windows laptop for work and whenever working from home would like to use my 27'' iMac as a display to it. Is this possible? Would HDMI->Thunderbolt cable do the trick? Is there ...
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Export non-Camera Roll Photo Albums to PC?

Is there any way to export non Camera Roll or Photo Stream photo albums from an iPhone to a PC? There are a bunch of "free" software online than can do this, but they all require you to buy the ...
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ipod 120gb problems on pc

when i connect to my pc my computer recognizes it as "removeable disk" and wont format ipod. tried to reset and check the HDDSMARTData and results were... Retracts: 3 Realllocs: 0 Pending Sectors: 24 ...
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How to automatically apply permissions to files added to a shared folder

I have a shared folder setup on a Mac Mini Server. It has permissions for our company group to read/write. When a mac user adds a file to the shared folder, it inherits the permissions of the folder ...
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iPhone won't sync with my iTunes account

I bought an iPhone 4 online and I'm trying to get my mp3s onto it. I downloaded iTunes on my PC and got them on there, but now I can't get the phone to find the music. I click on Music and it just ...
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Sync between Mac & PC version control system

Having both a PC & Mac for work, I would like to synchronize development between both devices. I could just use Dropbox or Google Drive, but I would like to have version control (git or ...
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Connecting a PC PS/2 keyboard to Mac

I've just bought a PS/2 to USB cable to use PS/2 PC keyboard (Compaq SK-2860 and Packard Bell 6301N) in my Mac (OS X 10.8.4) because my Mac's wireless keyboard doesn't work: …but my Mac does not ...
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External Keyboard key remapping

I recently bought a CM Storm QuickFire keyboard. This keyboard is made for Windows. It works perfectly on Bootcamp, but when I use it on the OS X side, the keys are completely remapped. the F key ...
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PC shutoff during Migration Assistant transfer to Mac

My PC shut-off in the middle of transferring data to a MacBook using Migration Assistant. The MacBook still shows "transferring your information". How do I get my PC to pick up the MacBook again and ...
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How can I access TextEdit documents saved in iCloud on a PC?

I use TextEdit to store a number of notes for me, and now my Mac is in Apple repair, I can't access them. How can I use a PC to access these notes? Is it possible to use an iPad mini to access these ...
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Sync ratings bidirectional between iOS and iTunes on PC?

Is it possible to synchronize library meta-data, specifically the star ratings, bidirectionally between iTunes on PC and iPad? I am rarely listening to music, but if I do so, it is likely on the iPad ...
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Why is my Mac able to write to my NTFS hard drive?

My question is one of confusion. All over the internet I have seen people looking for the ability to use a Mac to write to NTFS, or people formatting drives to FAT32 so that their Mac can share a ...
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How to view iTunes U without itunes?

I want to view Stanford's iOS programming course. How can I see it without installign itunes on my PC and on my Android mobile device?
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Trouble transferring pictures from an iPhone 3GS to PC

I had dropped my iPhone 3GS and the left bottom corner of the screen had cracked. Now the touch screen nor home button work. I'm able to charge the iPhone with my USB charger but am not able to do ...
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Looking for specific help with networking iTunes with Air and Home Theatre PC [duplicate]

Let me explain my set up. I have a home theater PC that houses all my music files (about 500 gigs worth of music) but right now it just works as a server in that regard since I play all the music ...
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Are there ways to set up advanced play count on iTunes, tracking total artist play count, etc?

I'm wondering if there are advanced ways to track play count in iTunes. I want to be able to see who my top played artists and composers are, not just songs. Is there a way to, say, at the end of ...
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Delete photos from iPhone after sync

I accidentally synced my iPhone with my pictures and contacts from my PC. Is there a way to revert this action and delete all my contacts and pictures on my iPhone?
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Time Machine and Storage

I have a 3TB external HD that works both Mac and PC for storage. I understand the "best" way to back up the Mac would be partition the external as explained here: Time Machine - can it share external ...
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iPhone 5 not charging via USB from PC [duplicate]

I charge my phone using my PC all the time, and it's been only a week that since I bought my iPhone 5. Now I can't charge my phone with my PC. What could be the problem thats causing my phone to not ...