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Yes, It is possible to download the Bootcamp drivers outside of the Bootcamp tool: UPDATE : Apple have published a table of 'which download you need for which model' at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5634 For WinXP, see robmathers' answer. The hard way, taken from http://www.cafe-encounter.net/p682/download-bootcamp-drivers is, I think, no longer ...


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First of all, connect the adapter and reboot. In many cases, it will solve the problem. You need to reboot because the adapter is not hot-pluggable. For the same reason, if you remove and re-insert the adapter, it won't work until you reboot. If you still have difficulties, I've found driver information while looking at the Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet ...


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Try this: Apple DL1443: Boot Camp Software Update 3.3 for Windows. It's called an update, but I suspect it doesn't require any pre-existing installed drivers. That said, it's probably worth your while to keep a minimal OS X install, even if it's just on a spare external drive (you could probably get away with a 16 GB USB drive even). It gives you a good ...


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To expand on what CajunLuke said about changing the configuration on a per app basis. If you have Logitech Control Center for OS X installed you can use Advanced click settings for just VMFusion using the following steps. System Settings > Control Center Click the Plus button next to the global settings drop down and navigate to VMFusion and click ...


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Your wife has excellent taste in input devices. I use the same trackball daily, and if I can't also find a solid Lion solution, I'll be heartbroken (not to mention much less productive). History: Kensington shipped four models of this type. The Expert and Turbo versions had slightly different coloring, and each came in wired and wireless versions. ...


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If it was easy to find all of the system items associated with an application, Migration Assistant would've done it for you; generally, if it can't figure it out, the easiest solution is to reinstall the software that didn't come over cleanly. There is an alternative, however: clone the entire volume with something like Carbon Copy Cloner. This'll get all ...


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Use Better touch tool. Freeware. You can assign macros to any button with this wonderful tool.


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I've fixed this my using Fusion's "Key Mappings" feature. CajunLuke is correct: Windows was receiving "Win+Left" and "Win+Right", I simply re-mapped "Cmd+Left" to "Alt+Left" and "Cmd+Right" to "Alt+Right", and Explorer et al. seem to work correctly now.


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The first place you'll most probably want to look at is the Print & Scan option within System Preferences. There you'll see a list of all printers that you have installed. You can optionally uninstall each of them by clicking on the minus '-' at the bottom of the list. Also, if you are troubleshooting printer issues, you might want to try ...


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Since you didn't mention you had a backup of the system or if you are equipped to troubleshoot a driver issue, you should probably not update things unless you have a problem. Apple vets the drivers it provides to be sure they work well with Mac hardware - so although you are free to update drivers, you are skipping that vetting process. Unless the driver ...


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I haven't tried it myself, but I've heard good things about USB Overdrive. While the name of the utility implies that it's USB-only, it also works for devices connected via Bluetooth. Another possible option is SteerMouse.


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That happens with Canon but also with HP printers as far i know Your printer is not from this world! :) What I mean by that it is not supported on USA sites. But the good news is it is supported on Asian sites. So go here and get your driver. ...


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Mac OS X home and end keys do not function the same way as they do on other systems. Mac the Home and End keys go to the top and bottom of a document, instead of to the beginning or end of a line. Check out this Lifehacker article which shows how to remap the functionality of the home and end keys to make them perform like they do on other systems.


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No, because of completely different executable-architectures. Only if you're willing to recompile them for OSX and they're Darwin based.


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Possible? Yes. Available? Not yet. There have been plenty of reports of people using the Kinect with OSX but no one as of yet has release any definitive software package that allows for gestures to be used. Most people don't seem to be releasing their software. Check out this video: http://www.kinecteducation.com/blog/2011/04/20/kinect-controls-mac-os-x/ ...


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There are no driver updates for components found within a MacBook Pro (or any Mac for that matter) found anywhere but through Apple's own update system. And as you say, it's not something you need to worry about. They retain tight control over their components and mainly make driver changes through OS updates rather than parse everything into individual ...


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Most updates come from Apple through the Software Update process, but there are some updates where it's been fine to download / install the manufacturer's drivers. If you go to the intel site and look for this graphic card, if there is a Mac updater, I believe you'll be ok using it. Make sure that the model type and OS version match. Finally, the OS is ...


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Apple does not support this officially, but I've used the windows 7 one and installed Windows 8 without any problem. I can start my Windows bootcamp without any issue and Windows 8 runs like a charm.


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According to the official Boot Camp support page: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1638 Boot Camp 5 adds support for Windows 8 (64-bit) and the new drivers support both Windows 7 (64-bit) and Windows 8 (64-bit). Unfortunately, Boot Camp 5 doesn’t support 32-bit Windows 7 and Windows 8. So, Mac users have no option but to install 64-bit Windows using Boot ...


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Found a quicker answer for myself... I figured out that only the URL to the pkg is HTTP. So I just start the download with Wireshark capture active, and use the "follow TCP stream" option to get the URL when I see an IP address show up lots of times during the download. Add host and URL together and you have your Mac's specific URL.


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There is a list of such cards on Low End Mac up to 10.4 But I believe better way would be just to go to ebay for native Airport Extreme if your particular model is aluminum one. If it is Titanium then CardBus is the way to go since original Airport 802.11b cards are rare, pricier and don't support WPA2. P.S. And I wouldn't recommend 10.5 on Titanium ...


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It seems like VMware is sending the buttons to Windows as Win-← and Win-→. Go to VMware's preferences (as opposed to the individual VM's settings) -> Keyboard & Mouse toolbar tab -> Mouse Shortcuts tab. You may be able to modify the settings in there. Alternatively, you may be able to change the keypress generated by the mouse button in OS X on a ...


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This article over on the Apple KB has links to some driver/software updates for Windows 7, but the drivers are from Bootcamp 3.2 This is the direct link to the Bootcamp drivers for x64. Even though you are not running a Mac, the Bootcamp drivers will install regardless. Bootcamp 4 is however available for download (for OSX users only) You should be able ...


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Unlike on a Windows gaming machine you don't have many choices to fix such issues on a Mac. As far as I know there are no dedicated drivers sections on the NVIDIA or ATI pages and no possible beta-drivers from Apple. After a couple of years I ended up with a separate Bootcamp partition for the gaming fun because (forgive the harsh words) all the CrossOver, ...


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The Kensington Expert Mouse PRO and Lion do work together, including all 6 DIRECT LAUNCH buttons and the 4 mouse buttons around the track ball. I haven't figured out how to get the scroll wheel to work, but that can most likely work as well. You do NOT need the Kensington software in order to make it work either. My solution was to use Keyboard Maestro ...


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Run this in the Terminal: lpinfo -m -h 127.0.0.1:631 It will list all drivers for the local host.


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Ok, I got it to work. I would not recommend using this technique, but it works, I hope someone posts a better solution. Set up gioteck VX-1: Get a Sony controller and set it up (See Next Section, if you don't have a Sony controller, you can copy my values, which may work, just remember that the steps below will be slightly different since you will be ...


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You are in luck. Your printer is supported by the Gutenprint open source printer drivers. http://gimp-print.sourceforge.net/MacOSX.php Install these and you should be OK. You may find not all functions of the printer are supported but usually with Gutenprint they come close.


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Please note that the solution above - "If you have Logitech Control Center for OS X installed you can use Advanced click settings for just VMFusion" - causes 5-10 second hangs with Mac OS X Mavericks + VMWare Fusion 6 when switching between VMFusion (a particular set mouse settings for VMWare Fusion only) and another Mac OS X program (the global set of ...



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