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iTunes' music sharing disconnects when Macbook sleeps

My Macbook Pro, OSX El Capitan 10.11.1, disconnects from my Windows PC's shared iTunes library whenever it (my Macbook) sleeps. To reconnect it I have to restart music sharing from the Windows ...
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iPhone 6 won't connect to Windows 7

My computer was dead for 3 months and when I bought a new battery, I tried to plug my iPhone 6 and nothing pops up. It doesn't connect at all not even to charge like it would before. I updated my ...
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Can I have dual screens with microsoft remote desktop on macbook air

I am using Microsoft remote desktop (Version 8.0.24) on a Macbook Air (OS X Yosemite, V 10.10.3) remoting into a Windows 7 machine. I have a AOC USB external monitor that I use on my Mac that works ...
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Windows 7 Windows Explorer can't see iPhone 5S any more

I used to be able to access my iPhone directly from Windows Explorer under Windows 7, can't now. iTunes can see the phone, Windows 7 Explorer can't. Is there any known fix?
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Create secondary partition for Windows

Recently I installed windows 7 to iMac bootcamp. But how to create more partition similar to normal windows installation? I've read on article from apple said: Warning: Do not use other apps or ...
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Install Windows to iMac internal HDD

I have installed OS X on my external disk from my Macbook Pro. And recently I have installed Windows 7 on my client's iMac. But somehow, after seeing that I can access OS X from external drive. He ...
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Having windows virtual machine (Windows 7, run in Parallels) run from installed SSD

I am upgrading my 2011 iMac with an SSD. I have sized this ssd to store everything but the data in my User folder, and will be following the setup (not installation) instructions found here. My ...
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Windows install from DVD or USB on El Captain

I am learning about Mac more and more every day but I got stuck on this problem - trying to install Windows 7 or newer on El Captain. I've been trying to put the .iso file on the USB but BootCamp ...
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MacbookPro bootable Windows USB not visible

I have a MacBookPro retina (id MacBookPro10,1 mid 2012) with El Capitan installed and want to create a Windows partition through BootCamp. I already did that some time ago without that much trouble, ...
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How to install Windows 7 on a 2015 MacBook Pro?

The SSD on my 2014 MBP cratered the other day. While it's off at the shop, my employer bought me a new one. The problem: I need to dual-boot into Windows 7. Boot Camp Assistant in OS X El Capitan ...
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OSX El Capitan - cannot make bootable usb stick with boot camp

I meticulously followed this tutorial, and this worked for me in 2014. I have a 4GB usb stick plugged into the computer. It should be enough for windows 7, a partition which no longer boots and I am ...
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Remote connection to iMac with resolution and session problem

I have an iMac 27" and when I am not at home, I want to be remotely connected to it using a Lenovo with a 13" screen. I faced two problems with the classic VNC connection: The first problem is that ...
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How to download & install Bonjour Services on a Windows 7 64 bit computer?

The Bonjour Service was causing error messages in my event log (Windows 7 laptop). I have deleted it and the Bonjour Print Service. I now need to re-install it. Where do I download it and how do ...
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Blank screen after Bootcamp procedure

I'm trying to install Windows 7 using Bootcamp. My computer is a iMac with Yosemite. First challenge was create a USB Stick with Window Image, because my Bootcamp didn't give me this option. I ...
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Connect 4K TV to Macbook Pro 2011 (6750M) in Windows 7

I am planning to buy Sony X85C 55 inch 4K Android TV (aka X850C, X8500C etc). The TV supports 4:4:4 chroma at 4K/60Hz (Not sure what this means..?) with the latest firmware upgrades. The TV also ...
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iCloud photos are not downloaded to my PC

The photos stored in iCloud stopped syncing to my PC (Windows 7) for more than two months already. They did synchronize for about two months before they stopped to.
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Easy photo management

My wife and I own several devices on which are stored thousands of photos: a Windows 7 laptop, an iPad2, an iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5 and a MacBook Pro. The Windows 7 laptop is our legacy system - we ...
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Displayport monitor in bootcamp not working

I just installed windows 7 on my early macbook pro retina 15. Everything is working fine. I've also updated all my drivers, including graphic. I have an extern monitor with a displayport. It looks ...
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How to stream music to a PC?

How do I use my Mac to stream audio (preferably using AirPlay) over WiFi to my 2 PCs with sound systems? (If at the same time, then they need to be in perfect sync) It would also be nice to be able ...
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is it possible to disable playback in itunes?

I have an old 3rd generation iPod Nano I use for the gym. I don't have an iPhone and the only reason I use iTunes is to add/delete podcasts to my iPod. I don't listen to any music or watch movies or ...
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Apps Filesharing - iTunes - Windows 7 - <file> could not be copied because its name is too long

I am an app developer and I am trying to help a customer move a file from their iPhone in Document sharing. They take the following steps: But receive the following error: (<file> could ...
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I deleted my OSX partition, and have no patitions formatted to bootcamp, so I can only access BIOS

I recently created a windows 7 partition on my mid-2009 mac-book pro. It then corrupted, so I was forced to delete the partition and attempt to reinstall windows 7, but in the process I also deleted ...
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iTunes music sync: “Albums” sub-window too tall for main window

iTunes version 12.3.0.44 running on Windows 7 X64 with a 1920x1200 monitor. When a device is connected there is a window where you can manage what music gets synced to the device. This scrollable ...
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Window 7 Bootcamp error

I tried to install windows-7 on my macbook pro using USB on Bootcamp.Right after computer automatically restarts to install windows-7, computer screen just goes black when it is supposed to be ...
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Upgrading OSX on a three partition hard without losing bootcamp

I have a three-partition hard drive on my MacBook pro mid 2009: 1) Snow leopard (10.6.8) on Macintosh HD with 175GB free, 2) DATA on a FAT32 partition, and 3) Windows 7 on a Bootcamp partition with ...
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How can I let two iTunes installation use same iTunes folder?

I have two iTunes installation on PC. First one is on Windows 7 which is my main iTunes for music podcast etc. Second iTunes is installed in a VMware powered Windows 7 I connected first ...
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Failing Superdrive(?) and Problems with Bootcamp

I'm running a 27" iMac from 2010, and I just recently installed Mountain Lion (10.8.5). On Snow Leopard, I had a Windows 7 partition that I had installed from a burned DVD, and everything was working ...
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Automate setup of Win7 VPN, including registry settings and security policy changes

After numerous difficulties I have managed to get a Windows 7 machine to connect to OSX Server's VPN. I am looking to automate the setup process for Win 7 clients, which would include: add one ...
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I got a problem with bootcamp

Hey guys I'm using mid 2013 MacBook Pro. I know how to install Windows from bootcamp and I already did last year. Until now I haven't faced a problem like this: after creating an USB install disc I ...
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How do I use bootcamp or virtualbox to run my windows 7 machine from an external drive on macbook pro?

I already purchased and installed my Windows 7 on an old PC laptop that is about to die. I want to continue using my PC-only programs but I want to upgrade to a macbook pro. I just learned about ...
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Upgrade from Windows 7 to 10 using VMware fusion 8.0

I'm having difficulty (=it doesn't work) to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10. This is the situation: I use a 2011 MacBook Pro running OSX 10.10.05 VMware fusion 8.0.0 (I have it set to run W10 x64)...
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Whats the most efficient way to switch between 2 open windows on OSX ? (OR What am I doing wrong ?)

I've recently transitioned to using OSX after using windows/linux for the last 14 years. Few things I like, few things I can't come to terms with. The biggest gripe is active window management on OSX. ...
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Organizing bookmarks in Safari for Windows

(Please tell me which site to post this on if this is the wrong one.) My internet safety software is failing spectacularly with Chrome at the moment, and I have to uninstall it. So I thought I'd try ...
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How to install Windows 7 64-bit to mac-pro whilst 32-bit version already installed?

I currently have 32-bit Windows 7 installed on my Mac Pro and I want to install a 64-bit version, because mac-pro 64 bit and there is 8GB RAM . But the Mac Pro doesn't see it when it restarts.( DVD ...
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How to install OS X on a Windows only Mac? [duplicate]

I tried to use Boot Camp Assistant to install Windows on my MacBook Air. Long story short, due to installation issues, I wiped my MacBook Air drive. I couldn't get my Mac to recognise a bootable disc ...
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Macbook Air 2012 Windows 7 bootcamp bluetooth headphone or speaker not working

I've been trying to connect Bluetooth headphone or speaker to my MBA 2012 Windows 7 bootcamp with no luck. It connected to the computer all right, but my headphone is not shown in the playback devices....
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Re: Windows 7 on BootCamp cannot start upon a fresh installation (OS X 10.10.5)

I have followed along with the other questions related to this and have not been able to re-install Windows 7 on my MacBookPro11,3 with Yosemite 10.10.5. I tried the suggestions given in "Windows on ...
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Cannot install Windows 7 64bit with Bootcamp

I am having endless issues while trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit via Bootcamp on my MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), i.e. MacBook Pro 10,1. Firstly, when I try to create the bootable USB, ...
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iTunes synching of played podcast episodes between OS X and Windows 7

I've got iTunes (always latest version so currently 12.2) installed on both, my Mac at home and my work PC running Windows 7. Having both iTunes apps synched to the same account was always a great to ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 - Install Windows 7 then upgrade to Windows 10 (Boot Camp)

I have a 2015 Macbook Pro and an OEM license of windows 7. I plan to install Windows 7 with these instructions provided by Kevin in this thread: Install Windows 7 On MacBook (x) 2015 This will ...
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Early 2011 15" Macbook Pro running Windows 7, front USB port misbehaves

I have an early 2011 15" MacBook Pro on which I primarily use Bootcamp & Windows 7. The front USB port works well using OSX but under Windows, it thinks any storage device lugged into it is an ...
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How to automatically import new songs from iTunes media folder on different devices?

I have a few different computers that that use the same iTunes media folder on a network drive. The media folder contains the iTunes library file and thus all my computers share the same iTunes ...
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“No bootable device insert disk and press any key” boot camp

I am trying to install windows 7 using bootcamp on my Macbook Pro running Yosemite. Everything goes well except when it is done with partitioning the hard drive. When it boots to windows a black ...
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MacBook Pro 15" Retina - Wi-Fi OK with OS X, flakey with Windows 7

2014 15" Retina Under OS X (Yosemite), wireless networking works perfectly. Under Windows 7 (Boot Camp), it periodically either loses connection to certain routers, or keeps the connection but loses ...
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Unhide purchases doesn't work

In iTunes 12.2.2.25 running on Windows 7, I see my hidden music purchases on the account page. But when I press 'unhide' button nothing happens. How can I unhide it? Can I back to old iTunes versions? ...
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BootCampAssistant “Install or delete Windows 7” greyed out

I need to install a Windows 7 on my MacBookPro but the installation button is actually greyed out. I first managed to install a first windows but i needed it to be bigger, so i deleted the BootCamp ...
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Windows 7 crash

Windows 7 crashed during bootcamp install. Now the option boot-up does not work. When I turn the imac on it ignores all option commands and goes to no bootable device -- insert boot disk and press ...
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Computer or iPhone glitch

My computer recognizes my iPhone 5 but not my iPhone 4 and yet both are recognized by iTunes. I've tried all the received suggestions: restarting the computer and iPhone 4, changing the USB cable, ...
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Upgrading to Windows 10 using Boot Camp

I want to upgrade Windows 7 on my macbook boot camp partition to Windows 10. However, my macbook is early 2008 and can only run Lion (which I believe is due to graphic requirements). I have read ...
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Bootcamp update stopped at version 3.3

I have a 2011 MacBook Pro which I had setup with Bootcamp running Windows 7. I recently upgraded the OS X side to Yosemite as well. The exact model is: Apple MacBook Pro "Core i7" 2.2 17" Early 2011 ...