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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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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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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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You can set the default boot partition from the option-boot screen. Press the Control key while clicking the arrow beneath the drive, and that should do the trick.


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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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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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I am currently using Windows 10 TP (Technical Preview Build: 10240) on my MacBook Pro Late 2011. I am using Boot Camp with the drivers made for previous Windows versions. I haven't had any issues with using it but after upgrading to an newer build I was needing to reinstall the driver package again to get it to work properly. Also, as Steve Chambers said in ...


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Who says you can't download Safari for Windows? Get it directly from the Apple servers. http://appldnld.apple.com/Safari5/041-5487.20120509.INU8B/SafariSetup.exe


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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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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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Apple most likely stopped Safari for Windows due to it's small marketshare on Windows and lack of explicit reason to continue it. The browser never had anything special and didn't provide any source of income either. Chrome and Midori both did WebKit on Windows anyway ( at the point of discontinuation ). Nonetheless they still keep up the WebKit Project ...


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While running Midnight commander in terminal on MBP (OSX Yosemite) I use ctrl-T for simuating INS


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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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I think the best option here is to use Microsoft Remote Desktop. This is different than the Remote Desktop Client you mention. It has a orangish / red icon and can be found in the app store for free. During setup for the connection there is an option for resolution, have that selected to "native" and you should be able to take advantage of full screen. I ...


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According to Apple's Knowledge Base article, your iMac isn't supported directly in Boot Camp. https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204990 You should probably get VirtualBox or another VM solution to run the Windows 10 as that would bridge the driver gap better than trying to piece things together yourself. It might be possible, but I don't know where you'd ...


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To free up space in your EFI partition, you would have to first mount it. This can be done using the command given below. Enter the command in a Terminal application windows. diskutil mount /dev/disk0s1 Below is an image of the entire contents of my EFI partition. I assume you can delete any folder and/or file other than what is shown below. (Actually, ...


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Rob has the gist of this because Apple has not released official Windows 10 drivers and installing Windows 10 on your Mac may or may not work. That said often times you can use previous Windows version drivers on the next version. That often worked when Windows 7 came out, you could use Vista drivers and they usually worked. So it is possible that ...


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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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Press Control+Command ⌘ at the same time to release the mouse from the VirtualBox window.


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As you mentioned, smbutil lookup will resolve the name to an IP address: $ smbutil lookup qx-2000 Got response from 10.0.1.21 IP address of qx-2000: 10.0.1.21 We can extract the IP address from this output: $ smbutil lookup qx-2000 2>&1 | tail -n 1 | cut -d : -f 2 10.0.1.21 Then we can use that in our argument to ping: $ ping $(smbutil lookup ...


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You could use BootCamp, but that would require you to buy Windows. The next best thing I can think of trying is Wine, which can run (some) Windows programs on a Mac. To check if your program has been tested to work under Wine, check the WineHQ app database. The database may not include a test of your program, so try running your program using WineBottler ...



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