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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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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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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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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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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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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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The following steps explain how to install Windows 10 on a hard disk drive (HHD) which replaced the original optical drive. The primary drive is assume to be a solid state drive (SSD) with the disk identifier "disk0". The HDD is assumed to be the secondary drive with the disk identifier of "disk1". Note: If your OS X is El Captain (10.11) then you need to ...


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Short answer: No. This feature does not exist on Macs. On a side note, it's also useless in Windows too. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, CTRL+ALT+DEL sent a hardware interrupt to the PC's BIOS (which would immediately reboot the computer in the DOS days). That interrupt also had the happy side-effect of breaking things like keyloggers and ...


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Boot Camp Assistant accepts Win10_SingleLang_EnglishInternational_x64.iso


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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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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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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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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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the guy've written a small c# app to change the registry settings for all devices. It enumerates every device and changes the 'FlipFlopWheel' setting to 1 or 0 depending on which button you press. the full source is available on github, the source code that actually does the flipping the registry setting (<100 lines) is here: ...


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Apple have released an update to iTunes that fixes this problem. iTunes 12.1.1 (and higher) should solve any issues you're having (it did for me).


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Alright, let's see what we can do here! 1) Suspending vs. Shutting Down in Parallels a) How it affects the host OS Both options do not affect the host operating system - in your case, OS X - from a resource usage standpoint. Rather, they only affect how the guest OS will boot next time - (i.e. waking up from sleep vs. a cold boot). When suspending, it ...


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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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As noted, there are 3rd-party apps. The one that I've been using for years now is MOOM. It's like Aero on steroids, and in my mind gives you better control using either hotkeys or right-click:


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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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Thunderbolt is not backwardly-compatible with any other display technology. It is an active technology, all before it were passive. It is a combination of video & PCIe. You can connect Thunderbolt to DisplayPort, but not the other way round. From how do I connect an Apple Thunderbolt display to a PC? If the Wikipedia article is to be believed (and ...


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The Escape key unmaximizes Excel. Another way is to push the mouse cursor to the top edge of the screen. The menu bar would appear. A blue unmaximize button will appear in the top right corner. Finally, you can use Control-Command-F. That should work with all programs, not just Excel. If you have an additional monitor and set up access to it in the "top" ...


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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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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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