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I followed this tutor here and got success: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hE8If6gabUI. The "Create a Windows 7 install disk" option is hidden because your system's capabilities are limited. For instance, older Macs can not boot from external USB disks, therefore creating an installer onto a USB disk would make no sense. Still, if you want to create an ...


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There are basically two ways you can run Windows on a Mac. You can run Windows in an emulator like VirtualBox, Parallels or VMWare. You get the entire functionality of Windows, but it is running within a VM on another operating system so you don't get the entire performance of the Mac as the resources are shared between Windows and OS X. But you can ...


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Note: The updated steps for installing Windows 8.1 are given here. My hardware and software differs from yours. I will first document how I tested my answer and then try to adapt the answer to your needs. Since this is a fairly long answer, the adaption will be given as a separate answer. My computer is an iMac (20-inch Mid 2007). The version of OS X is ...


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Here is the page which helped me to enable this option http://crshd.github.io/2014/11/16/Creating-Windows-USB-on-OSX/ Creating a Windows installer from OS X is actually quite simple - Boot Camp Assistant can do it for you. If you’re on a newer machine without an optical drive, you probably have an option that says “Create a Windows 7 or later version ...


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You can set the default boot partition from the option-boot screen. Press the Control key while clicking the arrow beneath the drive, and that should do the trick.


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Plug in a USB drive that is formatted with FAT while on Mac OS and run Bootcamp Utility, then select the download Windows drivers option. Reboot back into Windows and run Bootcamp.exe/Setup.exe either from AutoPlay or manually.


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To rename the Recovery Partition, falsely named "EFI Boot", I first mounted the Recovery HD, by showing all partitions in Disk Utility. To show all partitions: 1.) quit Disk Utility 2.) In Terminal write or paste: defaults write com.apple.DiskUtility DUShowEveryPartition 1 and hit 'enter'. Launch Disk Utility and mount the hidden, but now showing "Recovery ...


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How to install Windows without using the BootCamp Assistant. Download and copy the Boot Camp Support Software to a flash drive. You will need this later. You need to create a "MS-DOS (FAT)" formatted partition. One way would be during a clean install. Use the Disk Utility to create a two partitions. The first would be "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" for ...


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the guy've written a small c# app to change the registry settings for all devices. It enumerates every device and changes the 'FlipFlopWheel' setting to 1 or 0 depending on which button you press. the full source is available on github, the source code that actually does the flipping the registry setting (<100 lines) is here: ...


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I am currently using Windows 10 TP (Technical Preview Build: 10240) on my MacBook Pro Late 2011. I am using Boot Camp with the drivers made for previous Windows versions. I haven't had any issues with using it but after upgrading to an newer build I was needing to reinstall the driver package again to get it to work properly. Also, as Steve Chambers said in ...


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The following steps explain how to install Windows 10 on a hard disk drive (HHD) which replaced the original optical drive. The primary drive is assume to be a solid state drive (SSD) with the disk identifier "disk0". The HDD is assumed to be the secondary drive with the disk identifier of "disk1". Note: If your OS X is El Captain (10.11) then you need to ...


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Boot Camp Assistant accepts Win10_SingleLang_EnglishInternational_x64.iso


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To expand your CoreStorage Logical Volume Macintosh HD you have to delete the blocking NO NAME EFI partition (disk1s5). The two unnamed parts (138.62 GB and 99.9 GB) are no partitions but unallocated disk space. To remove the second EFI partition (and expand Macintosh HD) you have to boot to Internet Recovery Mode or an OS X system on an external device. ...


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You can't simply merge a Bootcamp partition or empty space and a FileVault volume with Disk Utility (Boot Camp Assistant should handle this though). You first have to remove the Bootcamp partition and then expand the FileVault volume. To remove the Bootcamp partition and resize the CoreStorage Volume Group (containing the FileVault volume) the Mac has to be ...


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Windows' Disk Management has overwritten the GUID partition table with something unknown. This usually only effects the partition table but not the content of your disk (though it seems to be gone)! A proper GUID partition table has to be restored. The particular obstacle here is: the OP neither has a thumb drive nor a second Mac. Preparation: Backup the ...


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Installing Windows 7 Pro 64 bit without DVD or Flash Drive Here I assume your computer is configured as required by the Boot Camp Assistant. (In other words, you will be installing Windows to the 4th partition on disk 0.) Also, your firmware is up to date and you have downloaded the correct "Boot Camp Support Software" for your model Mac computer. Before ...


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The formatting should last undefined amount of time, as there are many factors potentially involved, such as disk encryption or using slow external USB drives. Before cancelling the task, you should verify if there is no progress indicated by the app, for example by marking the position of progress bar with some other window or mouse cursor, and checking ...


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This was (or obviously still is in VirtualBox 5?) a known bug of VirtualBox 3 which should have been fixed in 4.0.0! The workaround is disabling the use of the new async I/O code... done by ticking "Use host I/O cache" for the SATA (and SCSI) controllers.


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Boot to recovery mode and then choose the Mac startup disk might be the fastest way to determine if the Mac is still bootable. Apple documents this and the other ways to switch back and forth at: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204417 If you've meticulously done all the steps, you might ask a second follow on question with more details about what the ...


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You can't set the bootable disk with bless if System Integrity Protection is enabled. This is because bless writes to NVRAM, which is prohibited by SIP. This is why System Preferences → Startup Disk is able to set the startup disk, but other binaries are not. To disable System Integrity Protection, you can do the following: Boot into the Recovery ...


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An alternative to the disabling encryption is to use command diskutil cs resizeStack The details on how it works has been documented by Klanomath here One thing I wanted to add is that it also works with FileVault. I have tried and the performance was pretty good. It took me 5-8 minutes to resize the 230GB partition to 250GB. To sum it up: Firstly: Boot ...


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Click the lock to make changes


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I don't know what do you mean by where to find /etc/apt/sources.list . It's in /etc/apt/ as the path indicates. You can edit this from your terminal, I prefer using vim. sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list, hit Shift-G to jump to the end of the file, followed by 'o' to go into insert mode on a new line and write deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ wheezy main ...


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Disk 1 looks like a typical, bootable OS X drive with an EFI-partition (200 MiB), a main OS X volume and a Recovery HD partition (620 MiB). I can't say it for sure, but I'd assume your external SSD (disk1 in the Disk Management screenshot) contains a CoreStorage Logical Volume Group on the second partition (112.20 GiB). To check if the second partition of ...


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The new Keyboard driver on Bootcamp broke the connection for my keyboard under Windows 10 and it might break yours too. So after using the solution from Zidad for the last couple of months (thank you) I decided to find a better solution to be able to use the Fn button and all the volume and multimedia functions of the Apple keyboard, here is what you need ...


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My problem was I answered "Don't keep any personal settings and data" when Windows 10 installer asked what to keep and then it deleted all of the Apple drivers including Bootcamp. So my bluetooth, the sound driver and a couple of other devices were not installed and no matter how hard I try I couldn't get them installed. Make sure you would choose "keep ...


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I set up a MacBook Air 2013 from scratch and tried to install Kali Linux 2.0. The install was successful, the big problem is the Broadcom wireless card though. But that's probably a second question. Here is what I did: First I made a fresh install of El Capitan 10.11.1 after repartitioning the internal drive to 1 partition with a GUID partition table. ...


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I upgraded to Windows 10 on a Macbook Pro 2013 model. Everything work fine except hotkeys. I reinstalled the apple keyboard driver and now those work! Note: drivers can be found at https://support.apple.com/downloads/DL1720/en_US/BootCamp5.1.5621.zip


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To free up space in your EFI partition, you would have to first mount it. This can be done using the command given below. Enter the command in a Terminal application windows. diskutil mount /dev/disk0s1 Below is an image of the entire contents of my EFI partition. I assume you can delete any folder and/or file other than what is shown below. (Actually, ...


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Gah. After searching for an hour, I finally found the link just minutes after I posted this question. Go figure. You can get the Windows 10 .iso here after answering a few questions: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO



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