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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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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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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 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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Boot Camp Assistant accepts Win10_SingleLang_EnglishInternational_x64.iso


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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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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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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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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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After reading through several stackexchange answers, I found steps that worked on this site. He walks you through how to format the USB stick so that Windows will recognize it, and how to use Unetbootin to copy the ISO image. I'll reproduce the steps here for convenience: Format the disk in Disk Utility, with the correct MBR Open Disk Utilty Select the ...


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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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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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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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There will be zero issues running Windows on a Mac. A Mac is basically an Intel based PC. If you are using a VM, regardless of the platform (VMware, VirtualBox, etc) once you delete the virtual machine, it's gone. Unless you share folders between the VM and the host, there is nothing that goes outside the VM container. If you are using BootCamp, once ...


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After some trial and error, I finally figured out what the problem was and found a solution. Hopefully this will help those who come across this thread with the same problem. The problem: Reformatting using Disk Utility did not create a child partition, but only formatted the whole drive as FAT. In Disk Utility one can derive this from the "Partition" ...


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AFAIK the Apple HFS+ drivers are read-only. You may have installed another read/write driver like Paragon. To remove Apple HFS+ Driver: Browse to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\ Move AppleHFS.sys & AppleMNT.sys to the Recycle Bin Create a Remove_AppleHFS.reg file with a text editor like NotePad and the following content: Windows Registry Editor Version ...


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There were a few housekeeping chores that I preformed before booting from the FreeDOS DVD. I have both Yosemite and El Capitan installed on my Mac. To avoid SIP problems, I chose to preform the chores while booted to Yosemite. SIP was still enabled, but Yosemite ignores the SIP settings. I assume you can use El Capitan with SIP disabled. I required the ...


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You have not actually installed Windows. Your image shows the BOOTCAMP partition is MS-DOS (FAT) formatted. If Windows installed, the partition would be NTFS formatted. At some point during the installation, did you tell Windows to format the BOOTCAMP partition? See step 4 here and "Format the Windows partition" step here. If you skip this step, you will ...


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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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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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Late model macs such as yours have good support for EFI boot for windows and OS/X. I assume you have installed both via EFI on a disk partitioned using GPT partition scheme. I am very familiar with the windows 8.1/10 cycle of trying to fix itself, it never will fix itself, this is something you need to help it with. I spent more than a couple of days last ...


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One should never try to change drive partitions under Windows (Boot Camp): this makes Windows unbootable. I do afraid that now you have to re-create boot camp partition and reinstall Windows. Anyway there're (proved by people) ways (see links 1, 2, 3) to achieve what you want. PS. I personally prefer and recommend external Thunderbolt drive for the 3rd ...


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File Clearing As user2277872 mentioned it's probably a good idea to get a disk analysis application to find out what's eating up your disk space. A few good applications to start with are DaisyDisk, OmniDiskSweeper and Disk Inventory X, each available here, here and here respectively. If you find no big files cluttering up your space, here's another link ...


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Update 9 Good news, your "Recovery HD" volume has the correct identifier of disk0s3. So there is nothing to fix. I would not assume the "Boot Camp Support Software", you can download using the Boot Camp Assistant application, is the same as the Boot Camp Support Software 5.1.5621" required for Windows 7. Although, for my (21.5-inch, Mid 2011) iMac, I ...


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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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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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