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exFAT is the only format which will work for you as it will allow files greater than 4GB and work on Windows. Disk Utility can format using exFAT.


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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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Change your network setting in parallels to be bridge mode and you should be set. http://kb.parallels.com/en/4948 The IIS and Windows will get their own IP address so you can connect as if the PC was a physical one connected directly to the network. The Mac won't see the traffic to the server process.


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Your question has two parts. The first part is repeated below. The question is, how can I make the EFI Boot disappear when I press the options key at startup? This a duplicate of the question "Ghost partition, Windows BSOD". The rest of your question, which again is repeated below, does require further explanation. It's not creating any problems ...


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With respect to Microsoft Windows, 2012, through 2014 were translational years for Apple Macs. For the 2011 and older Macs, Windows is installed in BIOS/MBR mode using a Windows installer DVD. In 2012, Apple started to drop the optical drive from its Mac models. To allow Windows to be installed, the Boot Camp Assistant application copied the files from the ...


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I got it to work by using gptsync (downloaded from here). When I booted into recovery mode, I could open the terminal and run ./gptsync /dev/disk0. This created a hybrid MBR/GPT and allowed me to install Windows.


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Of course, installing an antivirus on your Windows is recommended, but it is not a necessity. Generally, if there was a virus, your mac would not be damaged, as the OS X file format is read only on Windows AFAIK (unless the virus was so well made, that it bypassed this). or is all virus protection handled by the Mac? There is no way for that to happen ...


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Your Mac Pro (MacPro4,1) officially neither supports Windows 10 nor booting from USB thumb drives. The only Mac Pro model supporting Windows 10 installed with Boot Camp Assistant according to Apple is the Mac Pro (Late 2013).


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You could maybe try to disable System Integrity Protection that came with El Captain. If you want to do so (at your own risk) see Disable System Integrity Protection (rootless). It's actually what they say on the link you've given : I believe this is from changes related to the new “rootless” or System Integrity Protection feature of El Capitan (more ...


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What is the capacity of your flash drive ? More than 8GB ? If yes then NTFS will do. If you want to use your flash drive on Windows, only FAT32 or NTFS will be nice. If you haven't download yet, there is a lot of software that allow OS X to write into NTFS partitions. Like TUXERA NTFS or Paragon NTFS.



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