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Theoretically everything is fine with your Fusion Drive. Fusion Drives look like this. Disk0 is your SSD with 121 GB and disk1 is your HDD with ~1 TB (~1.121 TB summed up). The larger parts of your SSD (disk0s2) and your HDD (disk1s2) are pooled to a CoreStorage LVG (Fusion Drive: disk3) with a size of 967.8 GB. The rest is reserved for EFIs, a Recovery HD ...


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If your Mac OS partition is encrypted with FileVault 2, it will be unreadable when you are booted to Windows. At that point, the only thing malware could do to this partition would be to wipe or delete it.


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UPDATE: How to download and install the driver files without using Bootcamp. Using the web site How to identify MacBook Pro models, I determined your computer is: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) Model Identifier MacBook Pro11,3 Configuration 15.4”/2.5 Quad-core i7/16GB/512-Flash Model number MGXC2xx/A From here, I went to the web site: Boot ...


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The access to the OS X partition on Windows is managed through the HFS+ driver. If you uninstall it from Windows, the OS X partition will become inaccessible from Windows. It does virtually protect you from any kind of attack, unless a malware include itself the drivers (I hardly see that happening) or it simply deletes the whole partition. However, you ...


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The company theminidrive.com is offering a 128GB windows 8 plug and play MiniDrive http://www.theminidrive.com/products/plug-and-play-windows-8-for-macbook-air This Might help will be fast if the SD port hooks up to the mother board then speeds are possibly the same as usb3 and external hard drive but this little guy sits inside your macbook!


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You can do this using macs built in DiskUtility.app. Insert the Windows installation DVD into the external Superdrive. Open Disk Utility, Select the USB optical drive in the left DiskUtility window. Click new image in the top bar. Select DVD/CD master from the "Image Format" submenu. Choose "None" for encryption. After the image is done, locate it ...


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a Boot Camp partition could make the computer susceptible to malware that can somehow access the OS X partition. A better way to state this would be: Running Windows could make the computer susceptible to malware that can somehow access the OS X partition. Any booted operating system on any partition has full control of any connected devices. The ...


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You can install windows via BootCamp on an external drive. However to install a newer version of windows that BootCamp doesn't support you need to first install a supported version then upgrade inside of windows to a newer version. My best suggestion though is to install via a virtual machine.


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I will offer the following link for to the drivers needed to install windows for your machine. You will need to download the zip file found at Boot Camp Support Software 5.1.5621


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I need some more information before I can answer your question. First, what model is your mac? Second, please run the following commands from the OS X Terminal app. Please post the results for me to read. sudo diskutil list sudo disktuil cs list sudo gpt -r -vvv show -l /dev/disk0 sudo fdisk /dev/disk0 All these commands do is list information about your ...


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Preliminary remark Like bmike already mentioned: the path back up the CoreStorage Volume to Time Machine and then erase / repartition both and start over with a new fusion drive should be preferred. Preparation: Detach any external drive (especially your external Time Machine backup drive) Restart to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing alt cmd R ...


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Thanks to @klanomath for a great answer. It's amazing to me that the only way to do this is such a destructive one. I will outline here a few things I learned and maybe a little bit of an abstraction of the problem. The FusionDrive, as the name suggests, is actually two physical drives fused together. Occasionally when setting up BOOTCAMP, the Windows ...


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Launch the Boot Camp Assistant. Click the Continue button in the first screen. Select the Create or Remove a Windows Partition option in the next screen Click Continue again. Select the drive that has your Boot Camp partition, enable the Restore Disk to a Single Mac OS Partition option, and click Continue. You’ll be prompted for your administrator’s name ...


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Apple helps: Boot Camp: Remove Windows from your Mac How you remove Windows from your Mac depends on whether you installed Windows on a disk that has multiple partitions or one that has a single partition. Important: Back up all important data stored on your Windows partition. If you installed Windows on a disk that has multiple ...



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