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Questions tagged [pc]

Acronym that stand for Personal Computer.

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iPhone music is not in order

After last week's iPhone 8 iOS 12.2 upgrade MP3 files loaded to music folder on device in iPhone via iTunes on my PC (Windows10) appears out of order. I do not have Shuffle activated on my iPhone. The ...
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Why are iPhone photos skipping numbers in DCIM folder?

Usually iPhone photos are stored in a file path like DCIM\103APPLE\IMG_3141.JPG where '3141' is part of an increasing sequence of numbers. I rarely delete photos, so I was surprised when there were ...
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How to process XF86-Keys (like XF86Calculator) on mac?

The Keyboard I use with the mac book at my work is a Cherry KC1000 (PC keyboard) and comes with additional hotkeys. I got XF86Calculator, XF86HomePage, XF86Mail and XF86Standby. XF86Standby acts like ...
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Is it possible to download and install macOS on a HP computer?

I am wondering if it is possible to download and install macOS on any computer, or do you have to buy an Apple computer? I am using an HP computer.
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Can I use my mid-2010 imac as a display for my PC with HDMI input? [duplicate]

Can I use my 27" 2010 imac with mini display as a monitor with my new PC that has an HDMI and USB-C inputs? I bought a mini display to HDMI cable off Amazon and it did not work.
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How to fix my external hard drive after connecting it to a pc? Possible USB 3.0 to USB 2.0 problem?

I bought an external hard drive, connected it to my MacBook, put some stuff on it, connected it to a pc, tried to transfer video files to a friend (pc owner), spinning wheel of death, friend pulls out ...
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Buying a new computer [closed]

I'm gonna buy a new computer, but need some help choosing. I was aiming for a desktop from this shop: https://www.chip7.pt/desktop/35176-doit-gamer-i5-8400-chip7-doit-g.html#/9-perifericos-...
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How to share existing PC docking-station-like setup with Macbook Pro

I currently have an HP Elitebook laptop which I plugin into an HP proprietary docking station. When the HP is "plugged in", I have instant access to; 2 monitors connected through various display ...
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Export iBook collections from an iPad to PC

I have 1500 books, which are PDF and DRM-Free, organized in collections, and need to transfer them to a PC with the same organization. Is possible to export iBook collections from an iPad to PC?
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iPhone as a USB microphone for PC

Is it possible to use my iPhone as a microphone for my Windows PC using only a USB connection? I searched for solutions and found some that require a male to male 3.5mm audio jack, but I would like ...
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Trouble transferring photos from PC to iPad

I am trying to download photos from my Windows PC onto my iPad. I don't want to use iTunes. I am trying to download wirelessly. I used VLC app. I dragged my pictures into the designated area in the ...
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Can I Swap Out A MacBook Hard Drive For Windows

I recently purchased a used 2014 MacBook with knowing it has no hard drive. However I do not care for Mac OS, the question here is can I effectively run Windows 10 on a MacBook just by installing a ...
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iMac 2013 (late) as external monitor for PC [duplicate]

I have an iMac 27" with two thunderbolt ports, and a PC with DisplayPort output. In order to use the iMac as a monitor, it appears that a thunderbolt display output at the source is required (https://...
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Format new SSD as OS X Extended (Journaled) from PC

I’ve just got a new hard drive but my Mac won’t accept it as boot drive unless it’s formatted in a macOS readable format - it’s simply not readable by the volatile system (which is what’s run if no OS ...
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How does iCloud Photos for Windows “sync” photos and videos?

Here are some possible options I can think of: One-way cumulative copy from iCloud to My PC. Example: Files added to iCloud will be added to My PC but Files deleted from iCloud, will remain on My PC. ...
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If I purchase an app on my iPad can I get it on a Microsoft PC

Can I use an app I purchased on an iPad on a Windows PC?
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MacOS Sierra Keyboard layout changes to Windows keyboard layout in Microsoft Remote Desktop

I use the most recent version of Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection [v8.0.40] to connect to my Windows PC at work. When the connection establishes on the Windows 10 environment, Mac's keyboard layout ...
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Typing the tilde '~' character on a PC keyboard

I'm using my macbook pro with an international Spanish PC keyboard and am trying in vain to find the tilde '~' character. I've tried the layouts "British - PC" and "U.S. International - PC" but cant ...
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How to use iPhone to send Bluetooth to a speaker playing the music from my PC HDD?

I have a PC which has no bluetooth and want to play music this PC to a bluetooth speaker using my iPhone as the bluetooth sender. PC and iphone could be connected via usb cable or wifi that is not a ...
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Can't ping Mac from PC

I have a PC running Windows 10 and a Mac running macOS 10.12.4 both connected to a common home WiFi network. Mac network settings Firewall: disabled, IP: 192.168.1.18, Subnet: 255.255.255.0 Windows ...
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Using old iMac, missing parts, as monitor for a PC

I have found a lot of answers for this, which say Target Display Mode. Problem is, the iMac in question here runs Snow Leopard and predates Target Display Mode. Furthermore, this iMac was just ...
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How to download audio records from iPad/iPod/iPhone to computer/PC without iTunes?

I received iPad from a co-worker. I need to download audio records from dictaphone/recorder to my desktop/PC (not Mac). I connected the iPad to my PC using USB cable. Through my PC I started ...
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How to extract third party application data (mp3 files) from iPhone6 to Windows 10 computer

I need to extract (download) from my iPhone 6 the data from third party application (mp3 files) to my Windows 10 PC. The data load to iPhone were from this third party application (radio.kartina) and ...
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Transfer Word and pdf files between PC and iPhone

How can I transfer Word and pdf files from iPhone to PC and PC to iPhone without using iTunes? Also, when no internet access is available, how smart and slick is iPhone in reality? Android phones ...
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Loading photos onto Windows PC with broken iPhone touchscreen

I've cracked my iPhone 5 and the touch screen no longer works. Is there any way I can load my photos onto my laptop without getting the screen fixed? My computer runs the latest Windows and its a ...
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Why are many songs just not played in iTunes in Apple Music? How to force them to be played?

I've installed iTunes on PC and have registered with Apple Music. I've started playing an album. But most of the songs are just not being played. Only one-three songs for an album are playable. What ...
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How to copy iTunes music from iTunes library to another, using my own music - not purchased

I have digitised my CD collection and have it on my iTunes on a PC. How can I add it to my partner's iTunes on a different PC?
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How to transfer a large video (> 2 GB) from iPhone to a PC?

I have installed iTunes on my PC. However, when I click Photos → Sync Photos, it says You can choose which photos from your computer are copied to your iPhone. It seems that it copies photos from ...
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Can I use my 2011 iMac as a Thunderbolt display for my PC?

I have an 2011 27" iMac, it has two Thunderbolt ports. I also have an Asus Z87 Deluxe Quad motherboard which has two Thunderbolt ports. I recently got a Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt cable from Apple. ...
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How to use iCloud calendar without having an Apple device

My boss wants us to use the iCloud calendar app. However, I use a computer with Ubuntu and an Android phone. Because I do not have an Apple device, the calendar app is unavailable to me on icloud.com; ...
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iTunes Error Message 54

I ran into iTunes error message 54 when I was attempting to backup my phone. I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 4.2.1 that I'm trying to update to iOS 7.1.2. I am currently on Windows 10 operating system ...
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can I have mulitple apple ID's backed up to itunes?

My husband's iphone, my daughter's iphone and my iphone/ipad all have separate apple ID's - so we have 3 apple ID's in our household. I have itunes on my laptop and pack up my ipad and iphone ...
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download icloud backup files to pc

My phone broke and I can not afford to purchase a replacement but I need to access my information backed up on my icloud, How do I download my backed up iphone files from icloud directly from my ...
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Merge all music into iTunes

I have collected about 50GB of music on my PC across a few folders with plenty of duplicates. I just installed iTunes and synced an iPhone and its associated iTunes/Apple ID account, which created a ...
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Can I run a virtualized OS X operating system (bought on eBay) on my PC via VMware Player

I am considering running a virtualized OS X running system within my PC on VMware Player. I want to do this so that I can run Xcode. Can I do this?
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MacBook Air Running Yosemite - Merge Two User Accounts?

I am brand new to Mac. I very recently migrated all of my files from my Windows PC. When setting up my MacBook Air initially, I was instructed to create a user account. When I migrated my files ...
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Connecting MacBook to external monitor and peripheral devices used by a PC?

I have a MacBook Pro and a PC. I'm using both, but I'd love to be able to connect my MacBook Pro to my PC's keyboard, mouse and monitor. Normally I have to go under the desk, take all the cables out ...
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How to download orginal photos from iCloud Photo Library to PC?

I'am an iPhone + PC (Windows/Ubuntu) user. Nowadays, I'm used to download photos from iPhone to local folder, sort them and then backup them by myself (by syncing to remote disk and burning onto ...
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Apple Thunderbolt display not turning on when connected to ASUS Z87 motherboard

I recently purchased custom build PC with Asus Z87 Expert Thunderbolt motherboard, Intel i7-4790K processor, Sapphire R9 270X 2 GB graphics card, etc. It's not working with my Apple Thunderbolt ...
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Quicktime file not emailing from mac to PC correctly?

Someone is trying to email me a Quicktime file from their Mac to my Windows PC. (This is audio for a presentation.) They swear that the file contains audio and video on their end, but when I get ...
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How to reformat a time machine drive to use on a PC

My sister used to be a mac user and recently switched to a PC. She has her mac stuff backed up on two hard drives, one is formatted as a time machine. We've transferred all her important files to the ...
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using iMac (2014) as Display for pc source [duplicate]

I have got iMac (2014 model), which I want to use as external display for my windows laptop. Is is possible? if yes, how? I have got a male-to-male mini-display to hdmi connector. But when I connect ...
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Point iTunes to restored content after PC crash

After my PC died I have started to restore my data from backup. I have backed up the entire iTunes folder and successfully restored it. I do not put my content in the standard location...I do not ...
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How to load images from PC to iOS 8 iPhone camera roll?

I have 100 pictures on my PC that I want to load into my Camera Roll. The PC is running Vista so I can't install iCloud onto it. On iCloud.com, I only see Notes, Contacts, etc, but not Photos. ...
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use iphone camera to record video on to a computer

I have a Windows 7 PC and an iPhone 5s with iOS 8.0.2. I would like to use the video camera functionality of the iPhone to record a lengthy (over 6 hours) video. The phone can be connected to my ...
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Do SuperDrives work with IBM computers?

Do Apple USB SuperDrives work with IBM compatible computers? If not, are there any advantages for buying a SuperDrive compared to a generic USB DVD drive?
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How to transmit my PC onto my iMac?

I use tiny 13'' Windows laptop for work and whenever working from home would like to use my 27'' iMac as a display to it. Is this possible? Would HDMI->Thunderbolt cable do the trick? Is there ...
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Export non-Camera Roll Photo Albums to PC?

Is there any way to export non Camera Roll or Photo Stream photo albums from an iPhone to a PC? There are a bunch of "free" software online than can do this, but they all require you to buy the ...
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How to automatically apply permissions to files added to a shared folder

I have a shared folder setup on a Mac Mini Server. It has permissions for our company group to read/write. When a mac user adds a file to the shared folder, it inherits the permissions of the folder ...
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iPhone won't sync with my iTunes account

I bought an iPhone 4 online and I'm trying to get my mp3s onto it. I downloaded iTunes on my PC and got them on there, but now I can't get the phone to find the music. I click on Music and it just ...