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


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Have you tried holding down the option key when you reboot? You can also select the default boot disk from the bootcamp GUI in windows.


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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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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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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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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 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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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 have good news for you this time: this functionality is possible by setting up a Photo Stream on iCloud. The only downside to this method is that you will need to back up your Photo Stream every once in a while. Follow these set up instructions, and then use this troubleshooting guide and FAQ page if you have any follow-up questions. The set-up ...


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Assuming you have access to the file from your Mac system, for example through a shared folder, you would run it locally (through Terminal) like this: perl /path/to/windows/shared/folder/scriptname.pl In AppleScript this would be something like: do shell script "/usr/bin/perl /path/to/windows/shared/folder/scriptname.pl However, this still executes the ...


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It depends on what you mean by "use". You may access files on that drive from Windows/Linux, provided you have driver for HFS+ filesystem (Linux could have it already installed, at least in read mode, Windows driver must be downloaded separately). (i.e. the hardware is 100% compatible - and would run well if you reformatted the drive for Windows / NTFS). ...


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Open the virtual machine's configuration file .vmx using a text editor. Remove the lines which starts with policy.vm.*: policy.vm.mvmtid = "52 d6 6f f9 f3 36 0f 9f-31 da 9f f5 90 7b ce 76" policy.vm.managedVMTemplate = "TRUE" policy.vm.managedVM = "FALSE" Save the file and close the text editor. Restart the VM. If you still encounter the error… ...


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Took me a few days, but found this: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2992 That worked for me Uninstalling the MobileMe Control Panel for Windows 7 and Vista To uninstall the Control Panel, follow these steps: Click the Start Menu. Choose Control Panel from the Start Menu. In Control Panel, choose Uninstall a Program, which is under the Programs section (If ...


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Is this just a problem with Windows 8? With Windows 7 running in Boot Camp, the ⌘ Cmd by itself acts as the ⊞ Win. If I tap just the ⌘ Cmd, the Start Menu pops up. If I type ⌘ Cmd-L, my screen will lock. Within Windows, you may want to check "Apple Software Update" to see if any new drivers are available. Also check the Keyboard tab in the Boot Camp control ...


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OS X Mavericks requires at least 8 GB of free space to install to. At least 15% of free space is recommended for updates and other such things. Therefore, the minimum space for OS X is 9.2 GB, or to be safe, 10 GB. So yes, using Disk Utility to partition before you installed Boot Camp would have meant that you could have made the OS X partition smaller. ...


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Have you tried extracting them from your back up file? See this link.


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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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Microsoft has a Student store that sells Windows 8, downloadable, with key for $69. Presumably from your post, you would qualify for academic pricing.


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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 is what I found to work: Create USB stick using Apple Bootcamp Assistant (and keep it in your machine for the duration of the installation). Follow the entire process (including specifying the size of your Windows partition). When Bootamp Assitant reboots your machine you need to interrupt the installation by holding option until you get a choice of ...



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