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How to put the user profile on the server in a Windows domain?

I have joined a Mac to a Windows domain but I cannot figure out how to have the user data stored on the server rather than on the Mac. I can see the server in the Finder and browse to the folders that ...
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Broken Bootcamp built in audio with macbook Pro mid 2014 win7 x64, SPDIF LED constantly lit

Hardware: Macbook Pro retina mid 2014 15" Software: MacOS + bootcamp installed win7 x64 with latest updates Just recently speakers and headphone port stopped working and the SPDIF red LED light from ...
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How to present my IPhone screen on Windows

I must present my iPhone screen on a skype meeting, but Skype for business does not appear to have that option. A coworker said me that there is some official app that i could use to share my screen ...
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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 easy....
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Can I install Windows (and if so, which one) on my Power Mac G5 tower

Can I install Windows (and if so, which one) on my Power Mac G5 tower? I know the maximum Mac OSX that can be installed is Leopard as I think, so it would be better to run some windows on it. Do you ...
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Improving the battery life of Windows under Bootcamp

I run Windows 10 through bootcamp on a mid-2014 macbook pro with a discrete graphics card. The battery life is unfortunately about a half of what the system gets under osx. Other posts on ...
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How to restore OS X after installing Windows in a single boot configuration

I want to restore OS X after installing Windows in a single boot configuration. So Windows is occupying the whole disk. Now I want to erase the hard disk and restore Mac OS X Mavericks. How do I do ...
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Bootcamp Assistant thinks SSD I'm booting from is an External Drive — help?

I'm trying to get Windows 10 on my computer but since I have a small internal storage space I want to put it on my external Transcend StoreJet 500GB SSD. I installed OSX on this SSD and booted from ...
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Windows using Bootcamp won't read any USB memory sticks

I just installed Windows 10 on my MacBook (Early 2015, OSX El Capitan 10.11.2), and after everything set up I tried to plug in my External Hard Drive. I made sure this HD would and does work in ...
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How to set up identical/similar keybindings in a virtualized Windows 10 (VMware Fusion) and OS X?

I am new to Mac and now also new to the Windows 10 environment so on a huge learning curve. I have managed to set up Office via VMware Fusion virtual machine on my Mac. I need to find out how I can ...
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Holding down the option key isn't allowing me to select Windows/OS X on startup

I have Windows 7 installed on a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. According to Apple's Boot Camp Installation and Setup Guide, pg. 10... Select an operating system during startup You can select ...
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Turn mac into a personal hotspot while connected to network via wi-fi

I have two computers, one is a mac and the other is a windows PC. My mac is connecting to a home network through Wi-Fi but my windows PC isn't picking up the signal. I want to turn my Mac into a ...
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“Select CD-ROM Boot Type:” error during Windows install

Which version of bootcamp 4.x do I need to install Windows 7 (64 bit) on an iMac7,1 with Yosemite? Specs: 64 bit Core 2 Duo, 4GB, 16GB Flash, optical drive, Windows 7 install DVD Everything goes ...
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How to translate between Windows and Mac -style file locations?

For an office with mostly Windows workstations and a few OS X workstations, what's the easiest way for the Mac users to translate to and from a Windows-style file paths? For example, to automatically ...
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Running a Windows VM from external flash drive

I'm using a MacBook Pro Retina 15" with only 256 GB SSD storage, however, for my new job I need to be able to run Windows on it. I'll need to install Visual Studio and some other tools on the Windows ...
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Anyone else having problems joining domain in OS X 10.10.2?

I am (have confirmed I have rights since I can remove and join a Windows 7 box) having problems joining a Yosemite OS X 10.10.2 to the domain--I receive a "authentication server encountered an error ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10 - No image are available

For those that don't know yet, Bootcamp no longer requires (supports) USB drive to install Windows. I'm trying to install Windows 10 but getting a "No image are available" notice on Windows setup ...
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Can't boot to OSX after resizing the Bootcamp partition

I had set up a Bootcamp partition on my Mac, which I needed to increase in size. Something must have gone during the process because after the successfull installation of Windows I'm no longer able to ...
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Can an HFS+ formatted drive be shared with Windows

I have a Mac Mini that I'm using as a media server. I just put together an external RAID enclosure and I'd like to format it as HFS+, primarily so I can use it for Time Machine backups. 75% of ...
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Right click support for trackpads in Windows 10?

Is right click supported for Macbook Pro trackpads with Bootcamp drivers for Windows 10? I am running Windows 10 Enterprise on a Mid-2012 13-inch MacBook Pro with Bootcamp 6.0 drivers which have been ...
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Where can I download Safari for Windows?

This sounds like an absurd question, I know, but when I go to: http://www.apple.com/safari/ There isn't a download link! I'm sure it used to be there :-/ Here's what I see: Scrolling further ...
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Migration assistant from Windows hangs while searching for documents

I am trying to transfer data from a Windows Vista computer to a brand new MacBook Pro. I installed and started the Migration Assistant on the Windows Computer, Start Migration Assistant on the Mac*, ...
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How to open an encrypted dmg file in Windows?

I made encrypted disk image on my MacBook. Now I want to open it on my PC (Windows 10). How can I open (mount) an encrypted dmg image file in Windows 10?
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How do I delete a BootCamp partition using Terminal's diskutil?

For some reason, the BootCamp Assistant app won't let me delete my BootCamp partition. How can I do so using Terminal and the diskutil terminal app?
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How to sync time between Windows and OS X?

I'm using OS X Mountain Lion with Windows 8 installed via Boot Camp. When I switch between Windows and OS X the time in each operative system is different, exist a difference approximately of 4 hours ...
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Apple software upgrade crashes (heap corruption in msiexec.exe) on windows 10 bootcamp

I have a mid-2012 15" retina Macbook Pro, and I've been using bootcamp with windows 7/8/8.1 for years without any drama. I've installed/wiped/re-installed bootcamp dozens of times, so I'm quite ...
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Wake Other Computers from Mac OSX

Is there a terminal command within Mac OSX that will allow me to use WOL (Wake On LAN) to wake up other computers? Windows has wolcmd, is there an equivalent within OSX? I am trying to wake a ...
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Installing Windows 10 on MacBook early 2008 without bootcamp - black screen blinking cursor

I have tried to use the following method to install Windows 10 on my early 2008 Mac. Running OS X 10.7.5. Intel Core 2 Duo. 4 GB. How do I get Windows 10 installed on my macbook pro (late 2008) ...
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How can I upload a directory structure from a PC to iCloud without first copying it to my iCloud drive?

I have a directory structure of about 12GB on a network drive that I'd like to copy to my iCloud storage. I don't want to copy the 12GB from the network drive to my local iCloud drive folder just so ...
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Run Boot Camp Windows10 partition inside VirtualBox

I have a separate Windows10 partition courtesy of Boot Camp Assistant. I would like the option of cranking it up inside my OS X session using VirtualBox, as there are times I would like to use some ...
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Can't uncheck “Enable full keyboard navigation”

I have iTunes 12.3.2.35 installed on my Windows 10 Pro PC. I open the preferences dialogue box and switch to the "Advanced" tab. I uncheck "Enable full keyboard navigation" and click on OK. I open ...
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How to transfer files from iPhone to PC without using a USB cable? [duplicate]

I’m definitely not the first person on this planet who uses an iPhone, but doesn’t own a Mac. Those who suffer the same wrath would understand how awful it feels when you need to transfer a file from ...
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Windows 8.1 Won't Update-Continues to Recover/Refresh

I have a late 2015 4k iMac with a 1TB fusion drive and I have been trying to install windows 8.1 on it via bootcamp. My issue with this installation is either the install will not allow internet ...
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Running into bootcamp partitioning issue on MBP Late 2013

I'm trying to use the Boot Camp Assistant to partition ~60GB for a Windows 10 install on my Late 2013 15" Retina Macbook Pro with a 512GB SSD. I'm following all the steps, it takes ~1 hour to create ...
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Ctrl + → to have the same effect as ⌥ + →

How can I make Ctrl + Arrow to have the same effect as ⌥ + Arrow, i.e. move to the previous/next word?
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How to enable a complex firewire-ethernet-ethernet solution for sharing files between OSX & Windows?

I'm working on getting a Dos PC running with help from my friend. A thought occurred. I already have this setup: MacBookPro -> FireWire Ethernet -> PreSonus FireBox soundcard -> FireWire -> Mac ...
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OSX and installing Windows applications with Wine

First time post here, so I do hope this goes in the right place. I'm having a problem installing and running a Windows application on OSX. I've Googled quite a lot and tried various apps, but now I'm ...
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Dual boot Mac/Win crashes in Windows

I have plenty of experience with dual boot, but never anything like this. State of the art iMac Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, Late 2015, running El Capitan 10.11.3, dual booting to very recent Windows 10. (...
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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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Can't print on OS X Lion via shared printer connected to Windows Vista. Fix?

As the title states I am not able to print from my Mac to a shared printer that is hooked up to my Windows PC running Windows Vista. I am currently running OS X Lion 10.7 on a Mac Mini. My Mac is able ...
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Delete hidden books from iTunes

I'm cleaning up my iTunes library. I'm a programmer so, with the help of some nifty scripting, I'm using iTunes Music Library.xml to give me improved insight into my iTunes library. In the process, I'...
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Can I replace OS X with Windows on my MacBook? [duplicate]

I spend most of my time on this MacBook doing my own tech support and according to the internet I'm not the only one with an inexplicably defective new iToy. How can I replace OS X with Windows? I use ...
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Can I skip the downloading of the Windows support software if I already have it?

Yesterday I was facing a problem that Boot Camp Assistant was stuck on copying Windows files but that problem is solved now. After that copying files Boot Camp Assistant is showing that it is "...
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Which key is Num Lock on an Apple keyboard in Windows?

I have an extended keyboard as in the image below When connecting to a Windows machine, which key is Num Lock? For future reference, the key on this UK keyboard does not say Clear, it has an image ...
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Wifi not working after Bootcamp setup

So I just used Bootcamp to install the Windows 10 technical preview and all was working well until I couldn't find the Wi-fi settings. I have trawled through everything and it seems to be a problem ...
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Ipod Nano and Windows 10

I have an IPod Nano and am using Itunes 12.3.2 and Windows 10. I never had a problem with Ipods and Vista but after installing Windows 10 the touch screen stopped working. I had a long session ...
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Windows 10 1511 won't hibernate on MacBook anymore

I have a MacBook of the latest generation and installed Windows 10 on a second partition. I mainly use Windows 10 on it. Hibernation didn't work during the first days (sometimes it worked, sometimes ...
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Unable to install Boot Camp 6 Update for Windows 10 due an invalid signature

I previously upgraded to Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro (Mid 2012)'s Windows (former W7) Partition. Sadly I'm unable to install the BootCamp 6 update - it fails during the installation. Following error ...
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Cannot read HDD with Windows after formatting with OS X

After formatting my external hard drive with the help of Terminal.app in OS X, I cannot read the disk in Windows. Here is the result from diskutil list: #: TYPE NAME ...
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Showing Windows apps in Parallels Coherence with mac-style title bar with red/yellow/green dots on left?

On my Mac, I need to use some Windows-only apps in a Windows 10 Parallels 11 VM. One thing I find annoying is remembering to click in the upper-right to close Windows windows but clicking in the upper-...