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Non-retina display MacBooks cannot boot anything other than OS X from a USB flash drive. It's a limitation in the firmware. Apple fixed this with the retina models because they have no optical drive, meaning USB is the ONLY way to install Windows. On a retina display MacBook, the Boot Camp assistant even makes a USB flash drive for you the same as Rufus ...


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This seems like a pretty straightforward case where the phone needs to be serviced. Have you tried the restore troubleshooting assistant? https://www.apple.com/v20110427232717/support/iphone/assistant/restore/ Is there a reason why you don't follow the advice to get the hardware serviced?


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As of writing there is no software that natively supports working with FileVault 2 encrypted drives within Windows. There are ways to access the content of a FileVault 2 encrypted volume on other platforms including Windows (for example libfvde), assuming you have the passkey and sufficient patience, but none that allow an encrypted volume to be used as a ...


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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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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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Go to system preferences > network > advanced > TCP/IP tab > on configure IPv4 dropdown click on Manually and set IPv4 address to 192.168.X.X and that will help you connect to internet.


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Your question is a little unclear but if I understand you correctly, you can install Windows 8.1 as a virtual machine running within Mac O/S X. Virtualbox is a good (and free) download that will allow you to install Windows 8.1 inside Mac O/S X. All you need is a Windows 8.1 disk image file (on the PC it's called an ISO for it's file extension) that you ...


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When you were at the office, did you use a different network like a AT&T/Verizon/Sprint hotspot? Next time, try testing at a Starbucks or another public wifi first. More than likely the VPN server dosen't allow loop backs (meaning you are in the network to start, go out, to come back in). It probably just connected you. What VPN (server) are you ...


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Thanks so much to David Anderson for the response to this article- Got me looking in the right direction. There's a little simpler article and method I found over here, I didn't need to reboot into recovery to make it work. Mac Partition shows up perfectly, now. http://awesometoast.com/yosemite-core-storage-and-partition-woes/


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I managed to install Windows 8.1 Pro on my early 2009 24 inch iMac yesterday. Just a disclaimer: I DID NOT USE BOOT CAMP ASSISTANT TO INSTALL. For 2 days straight I troubleshooted boot camp assistant to try to get it to take my Windows 8.1 Pro to no avail. Out of frustration I googled 'how to run windows on a mac WITHOUT boot camp.' After finding a guide ...


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This is genuinely because of multiple iCloud accounts used on one PC. Just for the sake of experiment, try installing iCloud on a PC where no other iCloud have ever been installed. I am sure, it will sync with it, and it is certainly a cache problem. Secondly, regarding the My Photo Stream not showing up anything but you can still see 3 photos when you ...


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According to the Apple Web site "System requirements to install Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp", your need "Boot Camp Support Software 4.0.4033". The web site also shows the only Windows operating system supported is Window 7 32-bit. However, you may be able to run Windows 8.1 64-bit on your iMac. To find out, you will have to try using the instructions ...


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I don't think so - even in Coherence mode, which would allow you to place different Windows apps on different spaces, they have a tendency to overlap each other, depending on which was actually last in front. I think you might have to try using Sysinternals (Microsoft) own Desktops v2 tool - which I haven't tested in Parallels - but this guide may help - ...


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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 10.10.2. I will be installing Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 Bit. I ...


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You can install unsupported operating systems such as Linux or older Windows versions by not using the bootcamp assistant. Open disk utility and create a partition, format it FAT. Then reboot whole holding alt/option and boot from the install-disc (CD, DVD, USB drive, ...) and install as usual. Now comes the tricky part. Since the OS is not officially ...


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Since this question has been marked as a duplicate, I have moved my answer to the other question. Please see my answer posted at Boot camp install of Windows 7 issue, no bootable devices.


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Due to low reputation, I cannot comment to David's response. I wanted to add how you "bless" a boot partition without using the Terminal. You can either use Boot Camp Control Panel which comes with other software you can prepare by BootCamp Assistant, or even simpler - boot with Alt (Option) key pressed, and then, with disks displayed, hold Control key. ...


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I had a similar issue and the below trick solved it. Resetting NVRAM Shut down your Mac. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R. Turn on your Mac. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound. Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup ...


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I had a similar issue and the below trick solved it. Resetting NVRAM Shut down your Mac. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R. Turn on your Mac. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound. Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup ...


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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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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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You can use Better Touch Tool. There's the possibility to maximize the the window, take only half of the screen etc. Just like in Windows. Additionally You get great tool to assign custom keyboard shortcuts and mouse/touchpad gestures.


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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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There are many 3rd party applications that brings Windows aero snap like abilities to OSX. I suggest iSnap. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/isnap/id420332190?mt=12


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In most applications, double click on the title bar to maximize a window, similar to the previous function of the green button.


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Macs have made some of the best PC's in the last 5 years. The 2015 article by PC Magazine ranks only two computers higher than 4.0 out of 5.0 round dots. MacBook Pro MacBook Air See http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2369981,00.asp for the full roundup and reviews. Also, if you drop the one Intel Celeron N2840 powered unit, Apple's laptops have the ...


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You can try network based solutions like ScreenRecycler, Spacedesk or MaxiVista. Try this link: http://alternativeto.net/software/maxivista/


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Machines that shipped with a DVD drive can't install Windows using a usb device in my experience. It seems that as soon as the thumb drive is selected for booting it looses power for a second and then can no longer be found. One option would be to use your secondary drive as a bootable installer for Windows.


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I think what you are asking is: Can the internal drive be partitioned MBR? There would be no GPT partitions. Can Windows then be installed using the traditional BIOS boot method. No OS X and therefore no Boot Camp Assistant. I have never tried to do this, but I accidentally installed Fedora 21 workstation 32 bit mode this way from a live DVD. The ...


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Here's one way of doing it, it's not elegant but it will work. Download and install Virtualbox and install Windows on it from your .ISO file. This will verify your .ISO is working. Once you've got Windows installed, download Rufus. This will create a bootable USB drive that will boot your MacBook, assuming the .ISO is good to begin with. Once that's done ...


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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 agree that you should test rEFInd using a flash drive. I see one can download "A USB flash drive image file" containing rEFInd. I believe you would be better off using my instructions. If you have any problems with my steps, let me know. Steps to Install rEFInd on a USB Flash Drive Download "A binary zip file" from The rEFInd Boot Manager: Getting ...


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If you want to use your MBP monitor to stream your PC's screen specifically for gaming then you can take advantage from Steam's streaming feature.by using this feature you can stream your non-steam games too. Steam Streaming


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Macs Fan Control does the job well. There are both Windows and Mac version available for free.


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fn+Enter works for me in Windows 8.1 in the BootCamp of a MacBook Pro Other interesting key combinations: fn+Delete: Delete next character (as opposed to Delete which deletes the previous character) fn+Shift+F11: Print screen to clipboard rightAlt+3: # symbol I found many of them in https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT5636


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You can't physically connect your Windows PC to your MBP so just using the monitor is not possible. You can use any of the various screen sharing solutions out there to access your PC from your Mac: TeamViewer is kind of straightforward to setup on both machines TighVNC Server can be installed on the Windows side and connected to from your Mac by typing ...



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