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Is it possible to install an OS onto a disk drive, then move and plug the drive into a different slot but still have it be totally bootable as normal?

MacBook Pro, 15" mid-2010. Odd question, I know. I want to shuffle around an HDD and SSD in my laptop. I'm wondering if I can install Mac and Windows onto the SSD, then move it to the optical bay w/o ...
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Windows boot camp option missing in Startup Disk selection

I have a Mac Pro (early 2009) running Yosemite 10.10.2, all up to date. Yosemite is installed on my primary SSD (I have 2 additional magnetic drives). I use Boot Camp, and have Windows 8.1 installed ...
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Absolute path to an application executable in OS X [on hold]

I know where to find the executable file path to an app in Windows. For instance, Adobe Reader: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe I need to give the path in a OS X because ...
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My iMac hangs when I try to boot from a USB | EFI Boot

I have an iMac (iMac 8,1) and I am trying to install Windows on it. I used bootcamp to create all required parts and got to the part where it rebooted. I got the "No bootable USB devices" so I shut it ...
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How can I open Android Os that is in a logical drive [on hold]

I have Android OS in a logical drive? My operating system is windows 7. How can I open Android Os that is in a logical drive?
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Why can't I download Safari for Windows from Apple? [on hold]

I'm not asking where or if, I'm asking why can't I. Is it not in Apple's interest to make their browser available to Windows and other operating systems? I'm asking as a web developer who wants to ...
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How does Windows 10 run on a Mac that officially only supports Windows 7?

Does anyone have experience with Windows 10 having specific driver-related issues on a similar Mac that only supports (has Bootcamp drivers for) Windows 7? I have this MacBook Pro: Apple MacBook Pro ...
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No bootable disk when booting Windows after installing Linux on Mac

That must the weirdest title you've read in a long time. I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012, I installed Windows 7 with Bootcamp and all was working fine. Last night I installed Kali Linux with a bootable ...
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Connect Apple Thunderbolt to Lenovo T420s

I have an Apple Thunderbolt Display 27 inch, Part MC914LL/A and I'd like to know if there is a way I could connect it to my Lenovo T420s ThinkPad.
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Has anyone else tried the new volume mixer for mac? [closed]

I just found a volume mixer, like the one found on windows, on reddit. Has anyone else tried it? http://volumemixer-app.com/
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What do you do if not all your songs from a CD didn't rip on your computer/Windows Media Player? [closed]

I was trying to rip a cd to my media player, and not all the songs has been ripped. What can I do to make sure all the songs rip from the CD?
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How to fix fonts of apps ported from Windows such as Metatrader for Mac?

I have installed Metatrader for Mac by downloading Metatrader_4_for_Mac.dmg. It is the most popular trading platform on Windows, and the Mac version looks exactly like Windows. The problem with the ...
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Access reading list on windows without safari

I am a big user of ios environment, I widely use notes, reminders, calendar and reading list on safari. However I recently got a job where I have to sit by a windows machine. I found it really useful ...
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Recreate the Windows 'Menu Key' function [duplicate]

First time OS X user here with a shiny new MBP and a burning question. Former Windows users may know the Menu Key found on all standard keyboards somewhere to the right of the spacebar. Its function ...
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Boot Camp partition broken and can't be repaired in OS X 10.10.4

Suddenly my Boot Camp partition vanished: not visible in Finder, not visible on startup. In Disk Utility I can see the volume, but it's broken (verification log): Verifying volume "disk0s4" Verifying ...
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Windows 7 partition on a 2013 iMac won't boot

The Windows 7 installer doesn't support my USB controller, so I'm unable to use my keyboard and mouse in the installer. This prevents me from using any tools on the installer to fix the boot process. ...
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Windows 10 BootCamp Drivers

Would it be harmful to my rMBP if I installed Windows 10 when it is released? I was talking to someone about it, and because Apple uses non-standard hardware voltages could cause damage using the ...
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How to access time capsule's usb hard drive from windows 7/8?

I have formatted usb drive to MacOS extended journaled partition. Attached it via usb with time capsule. Now i can access it from Finder on my mac. But from a windows laptop (windows 7) i cannot see ...
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Installing windows 8 using bootcamp or virtual box

I've been looking around and haven't found an idiot proof guide to partitioning my mac to run windows 8. Unfortunately, that's what I need as I have not knowledge of any of the required ...
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How do I mount an encrypted DMG on Windows

I am looking for a piece of software that can mount a DMG file on Windows or encryption software that can mount the encrypted volume as a virtual drive on Windows or mac Most of the software I have ...
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Boot external Windows 8.1 installation on Mac Book Pro Retina 2015 with Yosemite

In the past I’ve been able to run Windows 8.1 on a Mac Book Pro Retina Mid 2012 installed on an external hard drive using WinToUsb. I had OSX Mavericks installed on the internal drive. After turning ...
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iPhone 4 cracked and will not slide over for password.

I cracked my iPhone 4 and now it's messed up. The phone turns completely on where i can see my lock screen picture, but if trying to sliding over to unlocked it..it won't slide. The only place I can ...
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iTunes - Add “invalid media” File to Library - no error, no nothing?

New to iTunes (and relatively new to iOS/iPad). When I go to File > "Add File to Library..." and select a video file that (I assume) is not supported I don't seem to get any error, but nothing ...
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Ipod Classic not recognized by iTunes (Windows 8.1)

I have an 80GB iPod classic that is not being recognized by iTunes. Here's what happened: Ipod ran out of battery. I charged it on a speaker dock, and it opened with no memory, restored to default ...
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Development environment in Visual Studio using Macbook Pro

Platform: Yosemite 10.10.4; MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). Questions regarding development on MacOS: Does Visual Studio for MacOS have all development and debugging capabilities (especially in C, ...
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Windows on Macbook: Prevent home and end keys from jumping to next line if fn key is released first

I've been using my Macbook as my "everything machine" with Bootcamp and Windows 8.1 and I love it except for one thing. As a programmer, I do a lot of typing, and I use the fn + left / fn + right key ...
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Why can't my iPhone sync with my hp laptop and how can I fix it?

I have an iPhone 4s and I'm connecting it to my HP computer with Windows 8.1 OS. I don't have iTunes on it yet. When I connect it syncs then un syncs very fast almost as if my laptop is rejecting it. ...
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iTunes 12.2 broke the shared library feature from Mac to Windows

My music is stored on my iMac, and I also have a PC with windows that I use for video games, I leave iTunes opened on my iMac when I'm on my PC so that I can listen to songs while gaming. Here's my ...
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What's the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, and where is the official download? [duplicate]

I want to install the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, but I can't seem to find an official download on Apple's website. Anyone have a clue?
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Windows on a partition BSOD's within a minute of startup after Windows Update

iMac, 27 inch, mid 2011, 3.1 GHz Quad Core i5, AMD Radeon HD 6970M BSOD error message: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (igdkmd64.sys) From what I've read elsewhere this seems to be an issue with ...
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Why can't I see slo-mo videos on PC when I plug in iPhone?

I have some slo-mo videos on my iPhone 5S. When I plug it into my Windows machine, I can see "iPhone" appear under My Computer. When I click on "iPhone", I can see all the JPG/PNG files and all the ...
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Change iTunes software update directory on Windows

I want to change the iOS software update directory in iTunes? When I want to download a new iOS version, my iTunes downloads to: C:\Users\Azmar Computer\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\iTunes\iPad ...
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Windows installer doesn't connect to internet using WineBottler

I've been trying to run a Windows program on OS X Yosemite, however, the program comes as an .exe installer and not directly executable binary. The problem that I'm facing is that the installer must ...
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Where's the shared libraries in iTunes 12.1.2 for Windows?

I can't seem to find it, and all the other solutions are for when the sidebar existed. I am using Windows 7 & OS X Yosemite.
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Mac equivalent of PC 'minimise all' then open a single folder?

I save a lot of things on desktop. Often I have lot of applications and windows open and I want to simply minimise all and then drag a newly saved file from the desktop into a folder. On PC it's ...
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Can't open email attachments sent from Windows

Why does a PDF attachment on an email from a PC end up as a file named winmail.dat when it arrives on my MacBook Pro?
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Windows XP doesn't recognize devices on Mac

I installed a Windows XP on an iMac beside Mac OS X. When i start Windows XP it appears that it doesn't recognize devices like network card, sound card and video card as well as other devices. It ...
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Possible to build an IPA file on Linux/Window?

Is it possible to build an IPA file with XCode on a non-Mac OS like Windows or (preferably) Linux and preferably without the use of a VM? If yes, what is required to do so? I did do a basic search ...
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How do you access shared folders on a Windows machine from a MacBook Air?

How do I connect to my Windows machine from my MacBook Air? I have tried using the Finder but it doesn't see the Windows machine.
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Reverse sync PDF files from iPad

I copied some PDF files from my Windows machine to my iPad via iTunes. I accidentally deleted one PDF from my PC and I would like to copy it back from my iPad. How to do it? The problem is that the ...
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Send SMS/text messages from Windows through USB + iPhone?

I use the MyPhoneExplorer (MPE) utility to send SMS/text message from my Windows host through my Android smartphone connected to the computer with a USB cable. It's a no-brainer. A friend of mine has ...
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Is it possible to Bootcamp Windows 8.1 using USB on Late 2011 MBP?

I've been having a very difficult time trying to get Windows 8.1 running alongside OS X Yosemite and it's starting to become a real pain. I initially attempted to burn the Windows 8.1 ISO onto several ...
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Cannot see my network on Windows 7 running under Parallels 10

I have 4 Sony laptops, a Seagate Central, 2 Wi-Fi printers and an iMac on my home network. The iMac running under OS X 10.10.3 can see all of the network devices using Finder. The laptops can see the ...
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Can't install Windows 8?

Okay, so this is the first time ever that I install a non-Mac operating system. But it went like this: First, I downloaded the drivers to a 4GB USB stick. Then, I created a 300GB partition on my hard ...
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Can't mount Windows Boot Camp & USB on a MacBook OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

I have a MacBook Pro (Late 2011) 13 inch running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and I wanted to mount Windows 8 professional via Boot Camp with USB drive. I've already watched a ton of tutorials and read a ...
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Can I sync non Amazon books from the iPad Kindle app to a PC?

I downloaded a mobi book directly to my iPad to the Kindle app, which does not sync with Amazon. I read the post "Syncing non-Amazon purchased eBooks between Kindle, iPad, and iPhone 3" (on: Syncing ...
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Can't install Windows on Bootcamp

I have been trying to install Windows for 2 months but I don't know what to do. I start by opening Bootcamp-assistant and choose (translated, not exactly what it is in the English version) "Create an ...
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How to open .dmg file or install XCode on Windows?

I am mostly windows developer and had to step into iDevelopmentWorld. Went to apple to get XCode, downloaded it, however file extension is .dmg. Windows does not recognize it as executable and throws ...
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How to remove shortcuts from Launchpad installed by Windows through Parallels 10?

I installed Java in Windows 8.1 through Parallels Desktop 10 and got ugly Java shortcuts in my Launchpad. I tried to launch "Java configuration tool" right click then remove from Launchpad, but it's ...
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How to access content from hidden $Recycle.Bin Windows Recycle Bin from exFat drive in OS X

I have transferred an exFat drive to a standard Mac OS X Journaled drive. The drive I transferred over was connected to both Macs and PCs, I'd like to get at the Recycle Bin folder's contents ...