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Apple recommends using an USB optical SuperDrive to install Windows when the internal optical drive in unavailable. Even though Apple documentation states a late 2009 iMac does not support Windows 10, this may not be true. I installed Windows 10 on my mid 2007 iMac. In fact, this post was entered using Windows 10 on this Mac. Generally, you should install ...


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After I have installed rEFInd to triple boot my 2015 Macbook Pro (Win10, Ubuntu, OSX), everytime I boot to Windows 10, virtualization is always enabled.


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In case it helps others, I got a response from Apple that it just isn't supported on the 2014 MacBook Pro. Another user on the Apple forum (https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7419574) has confirmed this on his 2014 MacBook Pro. This post (http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/thunderbolt-hotplug-on-windows-10.1819920/) suggests that it works on a limited ...


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Tried Both methods at the same time and it has seemed to resolve the issue, However when i was in the change advanced power settings I changed the DIM Display section to 100% and just made sure all the display section options were at their highest possible brightness. Issues resolved Cheers lads.


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press the Option key + R select the disk that installed Mac OSx. maybe you're starting with Windows. Now if you want to a new installation, you will need access to another Mac, to mount the flash drive installation. follow these steps: http://osxdaily.com/2015/09/30/create-os-x-el-capitan-boot-install-drive/


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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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This answer addresses the situation when you can't repair or fix your Windows OS. Just login to your Mac OS X and search for your Windows OS drive. Then later on from there you can just copy paste all the files you need onto your OS X preferably your desktop. Try to remove the Windows Partition anf make a fresh installation whenever you have access your ...


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I do not have a new enough Mac to install using a USB flash drive and I have not created one recently enough to remember what is stored on it. You can mount the iso file and I believe you should be able to compare with the content on the flash drive. But again I am not sure. Your external USB ports are both USB 3 and that might just be the problem. The ...


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Try parallels, it lets you run multiple OS


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Chasing Ghosts You have successfully removed all windows partitions from your disk, but you have not yet removed all files added during your attempt to install windows. What is left are files in your EFI partition. The ghost is being caused by the file efi/boot/bootx64.efi stored in the EFI partition. Open a Terminal window and enter the following ...


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This article might help: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204417 Section below: Use these steps to choose a startup disk with Startup Manager: Turn on or restart your Mac. Immediately press and hold the Option key. After a few seconds, the Startup Manager appears. If you don't see the volume you want to use, wait a few moments for Startup Manager to ...


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Neither of the suggested proposals is advisable. If you erase and reinstall Windows all the music will be lost. Creating a second bootable disk is a complex and error-prone task. If the Windows volume really still exists you can access it in read-only mode and save your music to the OS X volume by default. If you also need write access install an ...


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Boot Camp Assistant partitions the HDD so that Windows can be installed. Windows does not support Core Storage, hence the partition is solely on the HDD. Do Macs that have a Fusion Drive support Boot Camp? Yes. Boot Camp Assistant creates the Windows partition on the disk drive instead of the flash drive (SSD). Source: ...


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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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After I read the above answer I decided to 'Think different'. I think, the PRAM reset is the solution. I had the same error installing Win10. After klicking the error message away my MacPro rebooted. I hold the ALT key to see my boot options. In my boot options I had my Mac HD, the Recovery partion 10.11.3 and two partitions called Windows. I tried the ...


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From https://discussions.apple.com/message/28738491#28738491: Right click on the exe file the choose Properties. Go to the Compatibility tab and check the "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" box. Then go to Settings->System->Advanced display settings-> Then change the resolution to 1920 x 1200.


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I will try to answer your question as best that I can. It is a question of timing. By 2009, Apple was shipping Macs with firmware or offered firmware upgrades that allowed Windows to be installed in BIOS/MBR mode. This firmware is stored in your Mac. The firmware does not change when you upgrade to a new version of OS X. Therefore, the version of OS X ...


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If Disk Utility (booted to Internet Recovery Mode) can't repair the error, there is nothing else than booting to your main volume, backing up everything to an external disk and after rebooting to Recovery Mode deleting the Logical Volume and re-adding a new one. If that fails you have to delete the Logical Volume Group as well. Create a new one - including ...


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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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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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Yes, you will be able to partition later. When you partition, both partitions will be encrypted with FileVault. Alternatively, you could just set it to encrypt your El Capitan partition, it won't make a difference.


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It has been a while sine I tried this so my apologies if it is a little vague... But the actual Windows drivers are inside the BootCamp package. In a zip file if memory serves. Right-click on the bootcamp app and look for the drivers zip file (should be obvious which one it is.) and copy it out. Put it in a place that your Win 10 installation can see it, ...


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Reboot the Mac into Single User Mode by holding Command+S during boot At the command prompt, type: /sbin/fsck -fy When fsck is complete, type “exit” or “reboot” to reboot Boot the Mac as usual, verify the disk again in Disk Utility, and partition as usual


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The GUID partition table looks good. Nothing is really missing. The partition with the index number 2 is a CoreStorage Logical Volume Group. The partition with the index number 3 is your Recovery HD. The Boot Camp Assistant probably failed to resize the LVG (~ 250 GB) but succeeded resizing the Logical Volume (Macintosh HD ~ 192 GB). As a result about 58 GB ...


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I recently had the same frequent reboot problem on a newer macbook pro running the latest El Capitan. The screen would just go black then a white apple logo would appear. Log back into the system and a kernel panic message would be presented. It turns out that the Spotlight index database had been corrupted. Not certain as to how the database got ...



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