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If I pre-downloaded the windows support software, How do I install it?

Im attempting to install windows 10 onto my 15" mid 2015 macbook pro. I'm running the latest version of el capitan and the latest version of bootcamp which no longer contains the checkmark screen that ...
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How can I trigger the download of an iTunes iCloud song with a COM script on Windows?

iTunes 12.4 for OS X/macOS allows downloading of iCloud content via the AppleScript command download. The iTunes COM SDK for Windows does not seem to offer anything comparable. The next best thing ...
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How to put songs onto iPod nano in a predefined order [on hold]

I want to put my songs in a preferred order on the iPod. I noticed that they are going on in alphabetical order so I renamed them in My Music file on my computer in alphabetical order. However, some ...
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How Do I Install Windows 8 without deleting my Mac OS X Partitions?

Ok, so I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 on my Mac and I've reached a point in the windows setup that has asked me where I want to install windows. I didn't want to accidentally delete my Mac OS so I ...
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Read .pages files in Windows

I used a Mac from about 2008 to 2012. I uploaded .pages files on to Dropbox and have since lost access to this Mac, but I have access to the Dropbox where the files are. I am currently using Windows ...
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OpenGL 2.0 on Windows 10 on VirtualBox on El Capitan

Some software running on Windows 10 requires me to have OpenGL 2.0. I'm running Windows 10 in VirtualBox, which is on El Capitan. How do I install OpenGL 2.0? Please explain as if speaking to a ...
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Can't get Alt (Option) key to work while remote controlling a Mac from Windows with VNC

The setup: I'm using Windows 10, 8, 8.1 and 7 with a international keyboard, US keyboard, Windows keyboard, PC keyboard with VNC client TighVNC, RealVNC, UltraVNC to remote control a iMac, Mac mini, ...
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Boot drive selection screen slow/un-responsive in Macbook Pro (early 2015)

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13" (Early 2015) model and I have a bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1 Pro installed in it. The dual boot to OSX El Capitan and Windows was working just fine until about a ...
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How to repair bootcamp after partitioning for triple boot

I already had El Capitan and Windows running smoothly. I needed to add a partition so I could triple boot into Ubuntu. OS X and Ubuntu both work perfectly now but my Boot Camp side seems to have ...
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No sound on Bootcamp [duplicate]

I installed Boot Camp and the sound does not work. I tried installing the RealTek drivers but they didn't work either. I then reset my Mac and tried Boot Camp again.
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Can I boot from an external drive that has Windows installed?

I have a MacBook in which I installed Windows 7 SP 1 using Boot Camp Assistant. The laptop itself is too old and sometimes I run into glitches, e.g., screen is black but light is on. I also have a ...
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Windows 10 No Boot Device

I made a bootable Windows 10 flash drive using Bootcamp on my MacBook. When bootcamp is finished with everything it restarts my computer like normal. But when it restarts so I can install Windows, it ...
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No Sound in Windows 10 via Bootcamp [duplicate]

I recently installed Windows 10 using Bootcamp. When I try to turn up the audio nothing happens. I went into device manager and the High Definition Audio Controller has a triangle with an exclamation ...
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Can't update to Windows 10 on MacBook Pro due to Apple Broadcom Built-in Bluetooth

I've followed the instructions here : https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT204990 I have a late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina. Currently running Windows 7 64bit. I've got the latest OS X 10.11 El Capitan, all ...
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Permanently set Startup Disk to Windows without Boot Camp utility?

I have a 2011 Mac mini that I have completely removed OS X from and installed Windows 10 instead. Since Boot Camp only supports Windows 7 for this Mac, I did not use it. I just formatted the drive, ...
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How to share Single Mac OS X Application for remote desktop

Scenario: I have a Mac mini which is always on always connected to internet. I want to share Single application (let's say XCode). By sharing means remotely use it via remote desktop on Windows. It ...
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can a Windows 7 desktop remote control a MacBook Pro to get greater screen resolution, like on a 2560 x 1440 monitor?

Presently, I use Teamviewer to remote into the MacBook, from Windows. But it just uses the same resolution as the little Mac's screen. Is there a way to get more resolution out of a MacBook Pro by ...
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Best mouse for a Windows Developer who uses OS X+Parallels [duplicate]

I love using Macbook Pros for my professional work and general life use. However, by trade I'm a software engineer for all-things Windows/Microsoft based. As such, I run my Windows VMs in Parallels ...
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Triple booting a modern Macbook (early 2015) with Bootcamp in EFI mode

So I need to have Windows 10, Linux and OSX on my Macbook pro early 2015 along with a shared data partition. There are several articles on the internet that say Boot Camp only works in so called "...
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Cannot edit the “Release Date” field for TV shows in iTunes

For some reason I cannot edit the "Release Date" field in iTunes. I have been able to change it in the past, but it no longer saves changes. I can edit the field, but changes are never saved. I'm ...
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Does the Apple Magic Keyboard work under Windows?

On the net I only found reports that the predecessor (the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard) works under Windows but none regarding the new Magic Keyboard. Only one blog mentioned that a Bluetooth 4.0 dongle ...
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BOOTCAMP no longer listed as Device in Finder, but can boot into it on startup

How can I get BOOTCAMP to be listed under Devices in Finder so that I can go into it and view the files there? I can boot into BOOTCAMP as normal on startup but in OS X, Finder does not list BOOTCAMP....
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can't add my present account to folder > Get Info > Sharing & Permissions on Macbook Pro

I want to access MacBook Pro OS 10.11.15 files from a Windows 7. Can read files ok but writing causes permission problem. ERROR AT WINDOWS IS: "You need permission to perform this action. You ...
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Bootcamp and Windows Recovery Partition

Currently I am running Windows 10 on my MBP with bootcamp. In OS X, in disk utility, there is an "Untitled" partition of ~ 450MB. Upon closer inspection using disk management in Windows and the "...
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Windows 10 client can't connect to VPN

I'm using Mac OS X Server Version 5.1.5 running on Mac OS X 10.11.5. I've turned on VPN and can successfully connect from Mac clients. Trying to connect from a client running Windows 10, and am ...
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Use Windows-Only Hardware on Mac

I recently bought hardware that apparently does not support Mac. When connecting it to my Windows VirtualMachine the installer pops up and the device is ready to be used. However, that does not happen ...
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Macbook Air stuck in failed Windows installation

I tried to install Windows 10 using Boot Camp on my MacBook Air Mid 2012. The Windows installation failed and everytime. I tried to boot my Mac and it displayed the "No bootable device .." error. I ...
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Windows 10 Bootcamp Partition Unseen By OS X

I've look around here and Apple's support community, but can't find my exact issue. I recently reinstalled Windows 10 to my MacBook Pro (Mid 2012), added a partition to start on installing Linux, and ...
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MacBook Air “No bootable device” after attempting Windows 10 Boot Camp Installation

I tried to install Windows 10 using Boot Camp on my MacBook Air Mid 2012. The Windows installation failed and everytime. I tried to boot my Mac and it displayed the "No bootable device .." error. I ...
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Multiple Apple Thunderbolt display on Macbook Pro with Bootcamp

I have a Late 2013 Mac-book Pro with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M and just added second 27" Apple Thunderbolt display. it doesn't work on Windows10 through Bootcamp6 it works on MacOSX it works with 2 ...
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Black borders and low resolution in Bootcamp

I recently installed Windows 10 through Bootcamp, to be able to use specific softwares. I also installed Battlefield 4 to give it a try. It run smoothly, but the resolution seems caped. I can not got ...
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VirtualBox Full Screen Stops Working

I have an interesting problem with regards to VirtualBox and displaying a VM in Full Screen mode. First it works, then upon reboot of my Mac it stops working. If I reinstall Virtual Box it starts ...
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Sync Mac & Windows user profiles to OneDrive

I'm running Parallels 11 with Mac El Capitan and Win 10, and Office 365 plus OneDrive installed on the Win side. Am natively sharing my Desktop, Documents and Downloads folders between Mac/Win thru ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Connection to Mac

I've Mac OS X (El Capitan) VMs in ESXi 6 on our local network that I can SSH into and I can VNC into and I can connect Xamarin Mac Agent to but I can't Remote Desktop Connection (Windows 10) into. Our ...
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Disable the shortcut cmd+arrow in the virtual machine

I have a MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) with OS X El Capitan. I install Parallels Desktop 11.1.2 for Mac Business Edition, Parallels tools, and Windows 10 in English. In Windows, at the moment, ...
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VMware Fusion: Disk space used in host is not equal to space available in vm

I have a VM with Windows 10 Educational Edition. DaisyDisk shows it uses 135,8 GB VMware Fusion manager shows a total size of 119,1 GB Windows 10 (VM) shows only 80 GB How come it shows ...
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How to Make Fn+Delete operate as Windows Delete in Boot Camp?

The Delete key successfully operates as Windows Backspace in Boot Camp, but when I press Fn+Delete, the key fails to operate as Windows Delete (it's as if the Fn modifier is being ignored). How can we ...
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Windows (bootcamp) won't boot from hdd in optical drive bay

I have a mid-2012 MBP and I have done ye standard mod of replacing the original HDD with an SSD and shifted the original HDD into the optical drive bay. I then installed OSX (or should I call it ...
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I deleted Windows 10 Boot Camp partition but Mac still boots to Windows

I recently installed Windows 10 via a partition from Boot Camp Assistant but had a lot of issues with it; mainly the fact that after about 10 minutes of using it Windows crashed and took me to a blue ...
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Install Windows 7 using VirtualBox error

I am using this tutorial to install Windows 7 on my Mac No bootable device USB 2.0 MacBook Pro mid 2014 but at step 6 I am getting this error: Failed to open the disk image file /Users/...
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Ethernet Adapter Windows Driver - how to find for BCM5701

I am having troubles with finding driver for my Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter. I checked the version and I have a BCM5701 chip. These Broadcom drivers don't support my adapter. I ...
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Where to Download Boot Camp Drivers for Windows 10

The Boot Camp assistant asks me for a USB Flash Drive with at least 8 GB free space. There has got to be other options for people that don't have a spare one just lying around. My question is, can I ...
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Syncing different iCloud calendars into different Outlook categories in the same calendar

Since the To-Do bar in Outlook 2016 for Windows 10 only wants to show one calendar (the default one), using different iCloud calendars to keep different types of events separate (family, finance, work,...
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How to get Windows Adobe Web Premium CS3 to run on a Mac?

I spent about $1,600 for Adobe Web Premium cs3 (Windows version) back in the day. How can I get this to run on my Mac without having to buy a Mac license? Sorry, I refuse to pay a subscription for ...
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Can I install Windows onto an SSD in a PC and then replace the optical drive of a Mac with it? [duplicate]

I want to install Windows onto an SSD replacing the internal optical drive of my Mac. I have tried almost everything but I wasn't successful. My idea now is to start the installation with Boot Camp ...
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Bonjour from Apple [duplicate]

Is it typical practice to download Bonjour on an HP laptop? I have an HP laptop and Bonjour was downloaded in the last day and I did not download it. Is Bonjour only for Apple computers?
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Trying to download photos from iPhone 5s to Windows 10

I just got a new computer with Windows 10. I have saved my pictures from my iPhone 5s to the computer however there is a block of photos from May 1-24 that it will not detect and therefore will not ...
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Bootcamp - Lost 200GB as Bootcamp froze on “while partitioned” for 5~ hours

I was installing Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) running OS X El Capitan - Version 10.11.4. What happen was yesterday Bootcamp froze on "while partitioned" for around 5 hours....
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Is iTunes 12.4.1 available for 32-bit Windows?

I couldn't find it on the Apple website, I was only offered the 64-bit version. Maybe that's because I'm using a 64-bit client for the download?
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Macbook 10.11.5 all of a sudden can't login to Windows shared drive

I had absolutely no problems for months. When I first got it I did command+K and typed in the ip address of the server, then put in the admin login for the window server and all three shared drives on ...