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The typical place for this kind of information is one of /System/Library (for OS specific stuff) /Library (for system-wide preferences/settings valid for all users) ~/Library (for user-specific preferences/settings) and the folders beneath them (e.g. Application Support and Preferences). They are saved as individual files, usually named so you can ...


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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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I personally feel that speed tests such as these are of theoretical interest but not of any value in the real world. After years of faffing around with windows and comparing to Mac after I saw the light, speed issues become a moot point: Work flow windows: switch on-> wait 20 minutes for latest update to install->spend a further 20 minutes repairing the ...


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You can not install XCode on any version of Windows, it only runs on OS X.


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No. Building an IPA requires Xcode which requires OS X.


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Fusion Drive is an OS X specific way of caching data. If you use Bootcamp on a Fusion Drive you will get Windows on the hard drive only. Some information from this Apple note


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Depending on your technical inclination, you might want to try Spectacle, or install (using the terminal) something like Mjolnir.


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Hold down the Option key (⌥) when your Mac starts. That should take you to the startup selection screen. Hopefully it'll show you an icon for Windows and another icon for OSX. http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1310 If it doesn't then you might need to install OSX from scratch. If your Mac is fairly recent you can do this from the Internet directly. ...


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Slate is a very powerful free Mac app that does exactly what you want. When you plug in your secondary monitor, it automatically detects the new monitor, and all of your windows will be moved and resized just the way you like them. You can define custom positions and sizes for all of your applications, including full screen, half screen, and grid-based. One ...


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A couple of options come to mind. You can try both and see which works best for you. 1) you can install VNC for Windows (there are several versions) on her machine Most are free and should work with the OSX vnc client application. I haven't use it so I can't say more. As long as they on the same network you should not have any problems. Over the internet, ...


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If your Mac OS partition is encrypted with FileVault 2, it will be unreadable when you are booted to Windows. At that point, the only thing malware could do to this partition would be to wipe or delete it.


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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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Bring Finder to the front. Minimize all other apps with altcmdH. Then alt-click on the minus-button of one Finder window to minimize all windows to the dock. Reopen the destination folder by clicking on the appropriate dock (Finder) window icon located near the trash can and move or copy the file on the desktop (tested with 10.7.5 Lion and 10.10.3 ...


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The access to the OS X partition on Windows is managed through the HFS+ driver. If you uninstall it from Windows, the OS X partition will become inaccessible from Windows. It does virtually protect you from any kind of attack, unless a malware include itself the drivers (I hardly see that happening) or it simply deletes the whole partition. However, you ...


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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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Like the others have said, Apple has ceased development for it. The latest Windows version is 5.1.7 and you can find it in several places including FileHippo (http://filehippo.com/download_safari/) It will give you warnings galore, that its not the latest most secure browser, but if you must run it for some reason - there it is.


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Microsoft's Visual Studio Code is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) with support for Mac, Linux and Windows.


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You would need to create a playlist with those two albums, then when you play it, it will loop the whole playlist. (I tested using the Up Next feature but it will not loop tracks played through Up Next.)


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There is no way to reinstall OS X without formatting and losing data. If you want to keep your data, recover the data to another drive or to the cloud.


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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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http://www.bettertouchtool.net/ has a 'Window Snapping' setting which will work exactly as you want. In fact, I believe it's better than the way windows does it as it can also snap to the inside edge of a multiple display desktop! I also use it to reverse the scroll direction for left-right window changes without also changing the up/down scroll ...


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Apple has its own charm. Instead of working like Windows screen, you may create desktops as many as you want. Personally, I do work on multiple screens as full screen. Press F3 Button. Now From Right top side, Move your cursor to top and press + . Finally You can Swipe between Multiple screens simply by swiping 4 fingers Right or Left. Hope you like this ...


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I actually think there's little reason to be concerned, provided in Settings > Network, your Wi-Fi or Ethernet is ahead of iPhone USB in the left-hand list. OS X will go down the list and pick the first network provider that it needs to. So long as your WiFi stays up, you're fine. I confirmed this by opening Network Utility and examining the transfer stats. ...


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Tuxera is an app that makes NTFS filesystems fully readable & writable. There is a 15-Day trial for it. So you can download Windows Support, and just put it into for example your C:\Users\User\Desktop instead of putting it on a USB. If you cannot find the BOOTCAMP partition on your Desktop. Press Command+Alt+G and type /Volumes/ and there search for ...


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Apple only allows building and testing apps on a Mac. There no simulator available for Windows. Installing a virtual machine on your PC with OSX running on it is against Apple's EULA.


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According to the first answer here, http://superuser.com/questions/383235/create-a-bootable-usb-drive-from-a-dmg-file-on-windows, there's a tool with a free trial called TransMac that can do it. Just make sure the USB drive is formatted with GPT and not MBR. What might be easier, however, is that that model has support for Internet Recovery. If you boot ...


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According to the license for OS X, you are not allowed to run it on non-Apple hardware. If any emulators do exist, or methods to hack existing virtualization software to run it on non-Apple hardware, that would not be legal. Legally, you could technically buy some Apple hardware like an iMac or Mac Pro, install Windows on it, and then run virtualized OS X ...


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If you're using Time Machine on the disk, the disk is Mac OS Extended formatted which can't be read by Windows without additional software. You can use the Boot Camp drivers which integrates HFS read/write into Explorer. http://support.apple.com/kb/DL830 Alternatively, you can use HFSExplorer: HFSExplorer is an application that can read ...


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Only because OS X offers a convenient way to repair permissions shouldn't be taken as an indicator that other operating systems don't need similar functionality as well. At least in the Linux world it depends on the distribution whether something similar is available and how it is run (e.g. periodically via cron). As for the "why is this required in the ...


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Windows does actually require equivalent permissions fixes, it's just that there is no built-in tool to do it all automatically. Analogous processes such as sfc /scannow etc or any of the suite of tools from tweaking.com provide easier user access to those underlying system tools.



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