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How to download the SMS messages in my iPhone to a Windows Machine?

What is the way to download the SMS messages from my iPhone to a Windows machine? Is there some apple cloud service that I can access for SMS messages?
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MBP Late 2011 15" Windows 10 Installation Problems

Just two days ago, the machine had a Windows 8 partition on it, but it was full of malware slowing it down and hurting it. I backed up all important files and formatted the drive, so to install ...
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Startup disks are disabled after upgrading to OS X El Capitan

Recently I upgraded my Mac mini to OS X El Capitan. After the upgrade completed, I can't select a startup disk in System Preferences -> Startup Disk. BOOTCAMP/Windows is disabled here. Searching ...
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Create bootable USB disk with Bootcamp 6

I have OS X El Capitan with Bootcamp 6 in an Early 2015 Retina Macbook Pro. I want to create a bootable USB disk with Windows 10 to install it and then completely remove OS X. I have read different ...
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How do I get drivers for Windows 10 x64 installed on my Mac?

I've just installed windows 10 x64 on my mac, a partition that I made with Disk Utility. I was going to use BootCamp however the way BootCamp formatted the partition in El Capitan didn't allow Windows ...
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Trying to install Windows 10 on early 2008 MBP without using the BootCamp Assistant

I have an early 2008 MBP, where I installed El Capitan. However I would like to split my HD and install Win10 as well. Since there is no direct support, it is quite difficult. I find this question "...
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How can I install Windows 10 64-bit in El Capitan Boot Camp?

I'm running OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 on an early 2015 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (MacBookPro12,1) with Boot Camp Assistant 6.0.0 (519). I have downloaded Win10_EnglishInternational_x64.iso from ...
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Boot Camp “Can't install the software” error

I'm getting the following nondescript error whenever I try to use Boot Camp assistant under 10.11.1 to setup a Windows 10 install. This happens while (or possibly right after) the process is ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10: Bluetooth works, but mouse not found

I'm having some weird issues with getting my bluetooth mouse to work on a Bootcamp Windows 10 installation. I've verified that bluetooth per se is working by connecting other bluetooth devices (my ...
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Read-only HFS+ on Windows 10 with boot camp driver question

I've been searching around on the internet for a while trying to answer this question, but I can't get a clear answer for it. Background info: I'm running El Capitan with a Windows 10 partition on my ...
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Windows 10 dual-boot iMac partition crashes after 15 minutes of use

I installed Windows 10 onto a partition on my iMac and it's been working fine for a couple of days. However, today it crashed after around 15 minutes of being powered on. Either the screen just goes ...
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Web cam sharing in MacOS X

There is a very strange behaviour with Mac Os that i give access to web cam to multiple application like Skype and Face time .where as windows does not allow this ,any answers ??
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Run Windows 10 on Mac from custom boot drive?

My Mac has specs for Fallout 4, but it won't run with wine like the others. I don't want Windows directly installed on my Mac because it corrupted my hard drive last time, instead I want to install it ...
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How to create a bootable usb for OS X on Windows?

i had erase all data from my macbook and know i need to create a usb bootable to reinstall the yosemite or another version. I can't access to app store to download the OS. How i can download it and ...
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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 install Windows on my Mac

I have a 2008 Macbook running Lion. I started up Boot Camp and it gave an error saying the startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. I looked at Disk Utility and there was ...
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Read files from old windows-formatted external USB hard drive

Years ago, I used an external USB hard drive with my PC (most likely Windows XP at the time). I've been trying to recover some files off of the old drive, but I no longer have a Windows machine and ...
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Apple Watch with Android ir Windows PC?

I have an Apple Watch but I don't have an IPhone or Mac. I want to use my Windows 10 PC, or my android phone with the Apple Watch. How do I do this? (Maybe using an Iphone emulator on PC? There ...
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Windows 10 Professional, Macbook Air , cirrus logic on Bootcamp

I have Windows 10 Professional installed on my Macbook Air. I am using bootcamp version 6.0 I have serious issue with my audio device: Scenario 1: When my headphones are plugged in and i play a ...
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my passport for Mac on a PC

I have photos on My Pass0port for Mac and attempted without success to download other photos using my Acer which uses Windows 10
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BootChamp no longer works on El Capitan, what's the fastest way to boot into Windows?

Ever since OS X El Capitan, BootChamp, the utility that let you directly restart into Windows from the menu bar (without needing to hold the option key) no longer works. The developer's explanation ...
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How do I install Windows with Bootcamp?

I am using El Capitan on a 15" MacBook Pro mid 2015. I downloaded a Windows 10 iso file from the Microsoft website. Then I used Boot Camp Assistant and selected the file. I allocated 120 GB to the ...
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I only have 2.48 GB of 8 GB RAM available on my Mac after I installed Windows 10

My iMac (iMac12,2) has a pair of 4 GB memory for 8 GB total. It shows up in OS X. Booting to Windows 10 (64-bit) only 2.48 GB of total physical memory are available. Is there a way to use (nearly)...
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Merge all partitions back to single volume

I was trying to install windows 10 on my Retina Mid 2015 MBP using bootcamp, and ran into a few problems during the installation. Without going into too much of detail, this is what i have right now, ...
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Converting between a Mac file path to a Windows file path

I am working in an office that is dominated by PCs, but we are moving select designers to a Mac platform (testing). The biggest issue I have come across is sharing file paths to shared drives, and the ...
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Bootcamp no longer able to boot to OS X

I have a Macbook Pro 2014 with a Boot Camp partition for Windows 10. I decided to create a partition for data. I created and re-sized the partition in Disk Utility (OS X) but formatted it using a ...
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Windows 10 partition no longer boots after El Capitan upgrade

I have a triple boot MacBook Pro (mid-2014 model) with separate partitions for Mac OS X, Ubuntu Linux, and Windows 10 (recently upgraded, without any issues, from Windows 8.1). Before, everything ...
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Trying to run Windows from USB on Mac, says “No bootable device found”

I am trying to run Windows 10 on my Macbook Air. I originally wanted to upgrade my SSD so that I would have enough space for a windows partition. Unfortunately, I can't do that with my model (I have a ...
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Boot Camp partition won't show

I had Windows 10 installed on Boot Camp and updated Mac from Yosemite to El Capitan. Afterwards, I could no longer boot to Windows... I want a way to get to Windows or at least get to data on the ...
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Mac Pro, Boot into OSX without EFI after Bootcamp

I have a Mac Pro, early 2008. I installed Windows 10 using bootcamp. The mac came with an 8800gt, but I had a GTX680 from my other PC which I put in the mac, it is not the mac version so I don't get ...
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Where to (legally) download Windows iso directly instead of using their .exe utility?

Recently, I installed Windows onto a bootcamp partition on my MBP by using an .iso image file of Windows that I downloaded directly from one of Microsoft's official websites (maybe it was www....
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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 ...