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You have three choices. They all come with pros and cons Run a Virtual Machine You have VMWare Fusion and Parallels Desktop in the commercial space to chose from when it comes to virtualization software. And if you're comfortable tweaking and fiddling you can use VirtualBox for free. Pros: Near native speeds for your applications Your OS X-based data ...


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Check out the Mono Project. It may be what you are looking for. http://www.mono-project.com/Mono:OSX MonoDevelop is a cross-platform IDE primarily designed for C# and other .NET languages. MonoDevelop enables developers to quickly write desktop and ASP.NET Web applications on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. MonoDevelop makes it easy for developers to port .NET ...


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New Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 supposed to be best RDP client for Mac. Works super smooth btw.


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You can install Windows Applications on your Mac in 3 ways. Use Bootcamp to install Windows on your Mac. Requires a legal copy of Windows. Also the fastest, but you can't run Mac Applications at the same time Install a Virtual Machine, such as Parallels or VirtualBox. Performance will suffer. Use Wine to run Windows Applications. Performance will suffer ...


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First off, Macs will happily bind to Active Directory domains - there's some variation between versions of AD and OS X, but if you're on AD 2008 or newer and OS X 10.8.3 or newer you won't have any problems. Use the Accounts preference pane, open Directory Utility for more control, or use dsconfigad from the Terminal. Once a Mac is bound, you will see it ...


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At least the following versions of Windows 7 will work find on bootcamp. Home Premium Professional Ultimate all work. In order to obtain a key for one of these versions, You will need to find an ISO and a Matching Product Key for the same version of windows. Microsoft offer downloads of Windows 8 from the Microsoft Store. If you're set on Windows 7, ...


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You are able to use "[computer name].local" domains all over your network. This also applies to Apple mobile devices and other hardware (I have: Mac Mini, Western Digital NAS, HP printer and Linux laptop -- it has its own Bonjour called Avahi). Please support adoption of the Zeroconf protocol and report bugs to Apple, because they give us an opportonity to ...


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The wakeonlan command for command-line can be added to OS X using the homebrew package manager.


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This is how to fix the bootcamp windows install error: "Windows could not update the computer's boot configuration." Do not try to fix with a workaround - you'll find solutions of people manually selecting their Windows partition during reboot by holding down the OPTION key. This will work, but you are circumventing the way that apple wanted you to install ...


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It sounds like you're running into the same issue I did, where after booting into Windows the VT-x shows as 'Disabled' in Task Manager. Not sure how or why, but after going into OS X System Preferences Target Disk Select the BOOTCAMP disk as the startup disk Everything was well after that and I could happily use Hyper-V, even from a cold boot. If ...


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Yes, Apple provides a Software (including the drivers) to install Windows a Macs: Bootcamp Apple's EULA doesn't allow installing OS X on non Apple hardware. Although, some people have already done this (they call this Hackintosh) but it's tricky and you'll never have a fully functioning system (there are always bugs somewhere).


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This seems to be a known issue as I remember running across a work-around the other day at TUAW: http://www.tuaw.com/2013/10/27/did-mavericks-kill-your-network-drive-access-heres-a-fix/ Basically what they are telling you to do is replace the SMB:// in the Go > Connect To Server... dialog box with CIFS:// I gather this forces the Mac to use an older ...


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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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Currently, no, this isn't possible. There's no such thing as maximising a window in OS X — I therefore presume you are referring to a window which has been stretched to fill the entire screen (as much as possible — i.e. not behind the menu bar). Since there is no difference between a window which has been enlarged and a 'maximised' window, there's no ...


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I know this is not the answer you want to hear, but unfortunately there is no way to disable the discrete GPU and use the integrated graphics, when using Bootcamp. This has been discussed (to death) on support forums and on the web generally. I have thought myself in the past, that it would be useful to be able to turn off the discrete GPU just to improve ...


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Videos recorded with iOS (your iPod 5) have the extension "MOV", but they are normal "MP4" (containing H.264 and AAC). Which means that you can change the extension to "MP4" and they will be playable on Windows. In this case (recorded on iOS and with the extension "MOV") it is not necessary to convert these files. Same for "M4V" and "M4H" (other extensions ...


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Hold ⌥ on boot and select your OS X partition. This changes your boot partition once for that time you boot. If you want to change it permanently, boot to OS X, open System Preferences → Startup Disk and select your OS X partition, or boot to Windows, open the Boot Camp Control Panel and select the OS X partition as the boot partition. Then, you will need ...


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I'd recommend WineBottler; I have about 30 apps and games that work great with Wine. A few pointers though: Check the Wine Application Database for various apps. This shows what version of Wine, what winetricks you need and what workarounds may be required. Disclaimer: I'm a super maintainer Check the official system requirements for the program/game. For ...


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The "goto fail" bug was part of a OS X library that checked that a valid SSL certificate also matched the host records it was exchanging traffic with. Since many applications use SSL first identify a web site securely and then encrypt the traffic, having the library in the core OS lets each program not have to do the work to validate a cert. By ...


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Hold option and left click the green button to have it maximize but not go to full screen.


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For me it's the right ⌘ (Command) key. The left ⌘ does not work because this is set as the meta key in (my) VirtualBox.


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That sounds like the main difference between a US and a UK keyboard. On a UK keyboard the " is above the number 2, and on a US keyboard the @ is above the 2. Is the keyboard UK or US? And is the Mac set to have a UK or a US keyboard attached?


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use keyremap4macbook. It adds all these options and it's easy to add new mappings on your own - eg for media keys and so on. Also you can make the remaps device specific so a mac keyboard will work as usual.


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I have similar problems with users on my network using Mavericks, where no such issue existed with Mountain Lion. Most users can live with it, and they simply re-mount the disk. Apparently, the SMB implementation on Mavericks is different than it was in prior OS releases. What I have found is that if I connect to drives using cifs://servername rather than ...


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You cannot make a FAT32 CD. Windows does not use that format for CD/DVDs. Normally, when burning a bunch of files, both Mac and Windows use ISO 9660 (Joliet) for CDs and Universal Disk Format (UDF) for DVD media. Format is automatically chosen once media is detected. Also there is no need to make an image first. You just select the files in Finder right ...


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I have used CrossOver, PlayOnMac, WineBottler & wine (directly from Terminal). All of these use wine, but I would strongly recommend CrossOver, even though it isn't free. If you don't feel like spending any money, I would recommend either PlayOnMac or WineBottler as they are pretty similar in functionality. Wineskin is also another alternative to look ...


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This might seem like a long shot, but it was also the only option for me to install Windows into my Bootcamp partition a little while back. It's also the only option for a Mac that used to have an optical drive but no longer does, since for some reason these devices are no longer able to boot from USB. Use Disk Utility to create a FAT partition a little ...


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Reinstall Windows again using BootCamp, then remove it properly using BootCamp Assistant. It takes time, but solves the problem. Dummy Windows entries are gone forever.


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The keycombination fn + i is resulting in the same as insert does on Windows.


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Unfortunately, unless you are already a registered iTap user, it's no longer available as of October 8, 2013. Microsoft's latest free version (8.0.3) does not support TS Gateway services. I've been looking for something that does, but no luck so far. Anyone have a suggestion?



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