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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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How to close info window batchly

This habit was inherited from windows 7. I normally choose all the files and then right click and get the folder size. But when I do this in Macos, mac open all the file info. Then how can I close ...
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Boot Camp Windows partition lost after El Capitan upgrade

I upgraded through App Store, and after the upgrade, the boot select screen no longer shows my Windows partition, nor the recovery disk. Running diskutil list yields the following: /dev/disk0 (...
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I removed Boot Camp the hard way, but then I got a Windows error anyway. Should I be concerned?

The short version: I was running Boot Camp on my Retina MacBook Pro, but I decided just recently to ditch it because I never use it and I'd like to reclaim the space. The official method of removing ...
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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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Boot Camp - Disadvantages

Let's assume I've got a MacBook Pro, the latest version. Most of the time I'll spend time using OS X, but sometimes I would like play video games or use Visual Studio to develop. I don't really want ...
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Bootcamp software for MacBooks older than 2012

Ever since Windows 10 Tech Preview was released I've been running it with very few problems on my Late 2011 A1278 MacBook Pro. Now since Windows 10 Final was released Apple is not openly providing ...
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set position {0,0} of element accessibillityTitle via Applescript

I have a UI element called accessibillityTitle with value Layers and I want to position this element in the top right corner, but I don't know how to acces it via Applescript. I have found the element ...
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Minimum Space for Boot Camp Windows 8.1

I have a Macbook Pro 2014 13-inch 128 GB and I want to install Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013 Community via Boot Camp. I am Mac user and use my Mac for iOS development. Now I have to learn Windows ...
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Add existing Windows installation to Bootcamp

I have an SSD with an existing Windows 7 installation that I want to add to my Mac Pro using BootCamp. Is that possible using the assistant?
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Install windows 10 on bootcamp fails

Im trying to install windows 10 with bootcamp. But what i`m trying it wil not work. I hope some one can help me. When i create a bootable USB via bootcamp this all works wel. than i delete the ...
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Switching Sync from Windows to Macbook

My iPhone devices have synched to my Windows desktop for many years. All of my backups reside in Windows. Therefore, all my wifi connections, passwords, email and app configurations - all are in the ...
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Impossible to connect to shared folders from Windows XP to Mac OS X 10.10

I am trying to set up a Macbook running Yosemite 10.10.5 and a PC running Windows XP in order to share some folders on my home network. Briefly summarizing, I have defined a constant IP they will use ...
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Issue while installing Windows 10 on an early 2011 MacBook Pro

I try to install a bootcamp with : OSX 10.11 El Capitan Windows 10 Pro (from Dreamspark system, its a license for students) I have succeeded in installing the Windows 10 .iso file on my USB stick. ...
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Dual login Windows and OSX on an Apple computer (not dual boot)

A couple years ago I was using the business center of an Embassy Suites hotel. They had Apple computers with a dual login screen where I could choose to login to Windows or OSX. This was not a dual ...
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How can I remove Windows 7 from my Mac mini

I recently bought a Mac mini with the latest version Yosemite op system. I installed Parallels and then installed Windows 7 pro using the Windows install disc. I now want to remove Windows 7 all ...
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Secure Login Equivalent on OS X

On Windows you can configure "Secure Login" so that you have to press Control + Alt + Delect to show the login screen like so: Does this feature exist on OS X or is there a third-party application ...
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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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How to download entire iCloud Photo Libary to Windows PC

Is there a way I can download my entire iCloud Photo Libary to my windows PC then clear the iCloud Photo Libary to free up space on my iCloud account? I have spent the past hour researching this and ...
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Deleting Virtual OS in VMware Fusion

I have a problem uninstalling virtually installed operating systems on VMware Fusion. I didn't upgrade VMware Fusion before upgrading OS X to Yosemite. The error message that I get, when trying to ...
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How to recover from accidently diskpart'ing an OS X drive, destroying everything?

Ok, so, I just got my Mac back after 5 months in the repair shop. I went to install winblows 7 via Boot Camp Assistant, but was having issues. I went into diskpart, and not remembering how to use it, ...
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“no bootable device” after attempting to install windows 10 using bootcamp

The Problem I have a early 2012 MacBook Pro with an i7 CPU and 512GB SSD. Every time boot it, I get the following error message: no bootable device -- insert boot device and press any key The Cause ...
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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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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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Apple keyboard on Windows PC: will CMD buttons work as CTRL?

I use mac at home, but at work I have to use Win7 PC. It makes me crazy to switch between mac/win keybard everyday, so I want to buy mac usb keyboard, but, will CMD buttons work as CTRL in windows '...
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Late 2012 iMac not seeing Bootcamp 6 update

I would like to install Windows 10 and use Bootcamp 6 to do so on a 2012 iMac. According to Apple's documentation, this should have appeared and been installed by software update. When I check my ...
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Installing Windows 10 Bootcamp on 27 iMac (2015): USB 3.0 problem

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on my iMac. I've gotten to the part where Windows setup asks for the bootcamp drivers, before Windows is installed ("Collecting information"). I've tried having the ...
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Dual boot Macbook Pro MD101 (Mid 2012), with OSX and Bootcamp windows and a FAT32 shared partition

I tried this and my hard disk looks something like this: Vikrams-MacBook-Pro:~ Vikramguria$ diskutil list /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER ...
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How to select mutiple songs from iTunes on Mac with Windows keyboard?

Why I have a Windows keyboard for a Mac mini, I have no idea. But I know that my key that would open the Start menu on windows is Control... yeah. Anyways help me with this pleez.
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How to remove windows partition without having to erase the other one?

I have an imac late 2013 with a fusion drive. I've created a windows 10 partition and I'd like to delete it. I tried with bootcamp and disk utility but as you've probably heard before, it came up with ...
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Problem after cloning a Mac with dual boot

I bought an SSD to upgrade my MacBookPro (late 2011) and have cloned the HDD with CloneZilla. I have dual boot with OS X Yosemite and Windows 7 Pro. However, now on the SSD, I can't boot into the ...
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Cannot turn off built-in Mac iSight camera in Windows

Recently I am developing video-related programs in Windows platform under a MacBook Pro 15″ Retina (mid 2014). The programs usually have functions to turn on the iSight camera to capture images. ...
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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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Apple headset not working in PC with Windows 10

When I plug my Apple headset into my computer, it makes some very weird sounds. I've tried with two different headsets; both iPhone 4 headset and iPhone 5 headset. It only makes the sounds when I'm ...
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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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Unable to install Windows 8.1 using Bootcamp, system volume doesn't contain required free space?

I'm unable to install Windows 8.1 using Bootcamp on my 2015 MacBook Air. The installer says setup was unable to use the existing partition because the system volumes doesn't contain the required free ...
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Create Windows 10 installer USB without bootcamp

I have recently wiped my hard drive and partitioned my hard drive like this: /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: ...
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Why aren't iTunes Store links opening from Chrome and Edge?

I'm trying to open iTunes links from the web in Windows 10. Whenever I click on a "View in iTunes" link in Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, I get sent to a page saying I should download and install ...
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Windows on BootCamp cannot start upon a fresh installation

I have a Windows 7 .iso I always use for BootCamp installations. It works. I have a MacBook Pro Retina 15" Mid-2014, and I have installed Windows 7 in it successfully in the past. Throughout the ...
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dd cloned NTFS partition not working

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.10 and a Windows 7 Boot Camp install. I just bought a 64 GB flash drive that I would like to put a bootable copy of Windows on, to reestablish the hard drive as OS X ...
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How can make changes to a hard drive being shared with a Windows machine?

So, this may be a unique issue and goes to show my ineptitude with Apple products. But, I have a hard drive that I share with my Windows PC that I use for storing all my pictures, music, and movies. ...
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Native 5k resolution in Windows 10 on retina iMac

Is it possible to run the native 5k resolution on my retina iMac when using the official Windows 10 bootcamp? Right now, it seems to be capped at 4k. I have the 4.0 GHz i7 with the m295x GPU.
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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 ...
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Boot Camp Partition Unavailable After Windows 10 Upgrade

I have a simple problem for you today. I have been using Boot Camp with my Mac Mini for about two years and now, after upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, the Boot Camp partition doesn't seem to ...
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Bluetooth keyboard not working after update to Windows 10

I updated my (native) bootcamp instance to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1, but now the apple bluetooth keyboard doesn't seem to work anymore. The bluetooth screen says 'driver error' on the device. I've ...
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Windows 7 Installation - Missing operating system

I have replaced my superdrive with hard drive in order to install windows on it. and I have followed the tutorial here - Boot camp install of Windows 7 issue, no bootable devices And after ...
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How do I update my MacBook Pro to the latest version of BootCamp?

Running Windows 8.1 on my 2013 Macbook Pro that runs OS X 10.10.5. Want to update the version of BootCamp (and related drivers) that it is running - I don't think it has updated since I partioned ...
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How to get a clean install of Windows 10 to activate?

I have Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit installed on my iMac (20-inch mid 2007). I have downloaded from Microsoft a free copy of Windows 10 Pro 64 bit. Microsoft did not ask me to do so. I decided since Window ...
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How to sync podcasts from iPod Classic to iTunes on other PC?

I have a new Windows PC and copying the settings and iTunes folders from the old machine did not work. I want to have the downloaded podcast episodes and the subscriptions that I have on my iPod ...