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Install Windows10 on older mac with boot camp does not provide install option

I'm trying to install Windows10 on my old MBP (Model: MacBookPro10,1). I prepared a USB-Stick formatted as FAT32 with a MBR. I followed this documentation (https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/...
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How to sync videos between a PC and an iPad?

I have edited a video on my computer and I want to upload it to my Ipad. The problem is that the video does not end up on my photos/videos library, hence I cannot reuse it in an ipad application or ...
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OS X Cannot be Accessed After Windows Install

I have searched around but cannot find an anser to my specific issue. I recently installed a fresh copy of OSX Catalina on my old iMac. I used BootCamp to split the 2tb HDD in half, and install ...
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Locating the iBooks folder in iCloud Drive (on Windows)

I need to get the iBooks that are saved in iCloud Drive, using Windows, in a folder path and / or command line solution. This is a spin-off from Locating the iBooks folder in iCloud Drive which only ...
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Any solution for Windows 10 sound problem on MacBook Pro Late 2011?

I have been able to install windows 10 on my MacBook Pro Late 2011, thanks to all your earlier posts, however i have been unable to fix the sound problem after installation. Please if anyone can give ...
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How do I download boot camp assistant for windows 10

I downloaded Windows 10 on my Mac today and now I am having some trouble with getting back to my mac software. i know a way is through boot camp but how do I download boot camp on windows 10.
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How do I change the iCloud Photo location in Win10

The iCloud settings allow me to change the location of my Shared Albums, but not the location of my iCloud Photos. How do I change it?
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Create bootable windows 7 usb drive on Macosx Mojave 10.14.6

I am trying to create a bootable usb drive on Mac to re-install Win 7 iso on my pc. However, I think my pc does not recognize Exfat or other formats other than NTFS. I tried using Unetbootin but ...
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is Windows not supporting NTFS Bootcamp?

So I couldn’t seem to partition my Late 2013 Mac with Bootcamp to run Windows 10.. it would just continue to show the partition part of the step for hours and hours. I became pretty sure it wouldn’t ...
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Is there an app etc. that can save and restore the exact sizes and positions of windows?

Is there an app etc. that can save and restore the exact sizes and positions of windows on Mac? The use case I have is using TextEdit windows with one window corresponding a note type. I have one ...
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Mojave Boot Camp looping while trying to install Windows 10

tl;dr Unable to install Windows 10 - Assistant looping between download and install screens or time out errors I'm trying to add a Windows 10 Boot Camp to a Mac mini 2012 using Boot Camp Assistant 6.1....
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How can I copy the drivers provided by Apple when installing Bootcamp on an external drive?

I am the owner of a MacBook Pro 2018 and I want to install Bootcamp on an external drive. I've been following a guide I found on the internet here, and I managed to create a bootable drive, but couldn'...
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What options to mirroring iPad display to Windows 10 PC that balance cost and performance?

I would like to record a lecture for my maths students. I want to write it on my iPad, mirror the iPad to my PC laptop, and use OBS on my PC to combine the image of the iPad with the input of my video ...
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Used Bootcamp to get Windows 10 on MacBook Pro (Mid-2012, Catalina) says “no bootable device - insert boot disk and press any key”

My late 2012 MacBook Pro is running Catalina. I used the Bootcamp Assistant to format a blank flash drive, copy my Windows 10 ISO file (downloaded from the provided Bootcamp assistant link) onto the ...
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How to get iphone message history on PC? [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to get my entire conversation history onto my windows computer so that I can do some data analysis on my messaging history. I have my messages set to be backed up to icloud but ...
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Damaged Mac GPT with Microsoft partition

I've got external 3GB disk - that was formated under OSX, with partition (i guess exFat) so i could use it to move some data from my old windows 7 PC to Mac OSx I did it twice without problem, but ...
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How can I verify if a group exists in Active Directory on a certain domain

In Windows you can use the "net" command to do this quite easily: net group /domain groupName Which checks if groupName exists in your current domain. Is there something equivalent in Mac?
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empty list of windows version while installing using bootcamp

I tried installing Windows 10 through bootcamp for the first time. All went well and windows installation started booting. But after the first language setup, the installation asked to select the ...
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Using an sd card for extra space on bootcamp

I finally got bootcamp working on my Mac so I could play windows steam games on it. The only problem is that I don’t have enough storage on bootcamp to download games from steam and I ran out of space ...
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Why is my 'Harddrive' and 'User' folder shared when I turn on file sharing? Mac to Windows

I entered some commands in terminal in efforts of disabling 'Harddrive' and 'Users' folder shared, did not receive much response. What exactly do the commands do? command: 1$ sudo defaults write /...
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Win10 - Windows could not update the computer's boot configuration. Installation cannot proceed

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro 15-inch 2019, (macOS Catalina 10.15.5) using Boot Camp. I have two different Win10 ISO files. They both gives me this error: Windows could not ...
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Windows 10 Boot Camp shuts down and boots into macOS overnight

Only when I wake up in the morning I find my MacBook Pro 16” in Catalina. At night the computer is in Windows 10. This happens only overnight. Throughout the day my computer remains in windows 10. ...
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Bootcamp windows install status inactive/idel

I have Imac Retina late 2014 - Mac OS Catalina and i can't install windows on bootcamp. Several times i tried to create installation disc and bootcamp partition but at the end i get message : status ...
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Using keyboard & trackpad from old macbook as bluetooth peripherals for windows

I recently upgraded from my old Macbook Pro 15 inch 2011 to a windows machine, and since it's too old & damaged to be sold, my idea was to have a little science project. My idea is this: if it's ...
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Best approach for: Dual boot Mac OS and Win 10 And shared files volume

I've got a somewhat older macbook pro (mid 2014) and it starts lagging. And since I'm working professionally on it I'm thinking of buying a new macbook or Win laptop. But since I never had a clean ...
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how to dual boot windows

i have MacBook Pro 2012 with High Sierra, i tried the normal way and ran into this problem where it errors with, "Your bootable USB drive could not be created. There is not enough space available on ...
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Windows 10 Boot Camp crashes and gives me “Your computer was restarted because of a problem”

I'm logged into Windows 10 Boot Camp before bed. In the morning I find my computer has shut down and has booted into macOS. This must be happening for some reason (perhaps Windows 10 shuts down due to ...
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2011 iMac12,2 Windows 10 BootCamp SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (igdkmd64.sys)

During the setup process of the Windows 10 install (where it says stuff like "getting your pc ready" or whatever), my mac BSODs with the error: Stop Code: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED What ...
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Install Windows on Mac Without Bootcamp

I ran Windows on Mac using Bootcamp, but apparently I'm having so many compatibility issues, especially with this eGPU. So I was thinking to manually install Windows on my MacBook Pro 13" 2019, and ...
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Why do keyboard functions/bluetooth not work after Win 10 only install?

Recently had Windows 10 installed on my Macbook Pro but the keyboard keys (except the power button, oddly) does not work. Neither does Bluetooth. The drivers all seemed to properly install with ...
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BootCamp Assistant won't start Windows installation after partitioning is done

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro (15-inc Mid 2015 model, OS: Mojave) using BootCamp Assistant. After setting my desired partition size, BootCamp downloads the necessary Windows ...
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How can I free up some space on my EFI partition for dual booting windows

I'm trying to free up my EFI system partition to install windows 10 I've done this Unable to install Windows 8.1 using Bootcamp, system volume doesn't contain required free space? but it only ...
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Do I lose data when canceling iCloud plan

I have downloaded the iCloud photos on my Windows PC through iCloud app and I am able to view the photos in a folder name iCloud Photos in my file browser, but will the photos be still available if ...
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Am i able to install Win 10 on a Macbook Pro '15 running Catalina (model no. 12,5) with/without bootcamp properly?

I'm running Catalina 10.15 on this 5 year old Macbook Pro, and i was wondering if it could install the free version of Win 10 (possibly upgrading to full Windows 10 Home after) with the installer or ...
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MacOS partition not working on bootcamp

I used bootcamp to create a new windows partition. It works fine, but I can't see the mac hard drive in my Devices and Drivers in windows. I know that you used to be able to read files from mac os. I ...
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(MacBook Late 2009) Bootcamp/Win 7: No device drivers were found

Recently I've been trying to install Windows 7 on my MacBook (Late 2009, macOS El Capitan, 10.11) using BootCamp. However, when I'm about to install windows 7 it shows an error: "No device drivers ...
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Transferring image files from Win10 laptop to iPhone XR (iOS 13.4) using Windows File Explorer?

I am trying to transfer some image files from my Win10Pro laptop to my iPhone XR (iOS 13.4) using Windows File Explorer. When the devices are linked by a USB to Lightning cable I can open (Laptop)|...
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Bootcamp app disappare when boot is rewrite

I install Windows10 Professional in USB SDD. then when I install bootcamp support software, somehow boot area is broken and couldn't be launch. So,I start Windows install disk and re-make bootable ...
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Why can't I use the windows 10 boot stick I created for my MBP?

I want to install Windows 10 on my MBP (early 2011, 15", high sierra). I followed instructions using BootCamp and got to successfully create a USB stick with Windows 10. At the end of the bootcamp ...
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Trying to install Windows 10 on iMac Catalina via Boot Camp

I have created the iso and it is on an external drive. It was setup up via Boot Camp as a Windows boot drive. I followed the instructions. When my Mac restarts, it just goes back to the Mac sign in ...
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Use boocamp driver on windows installer screen

I boot my windows10 installer from USB memory stick on Mac Book Pro 2018. Windows Installer starts correctly, but keyboard or trackpad doesn't work. I have bluetooth mouse but it doesn't work either ...
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How can I boot Windows bootable USB for Mac book pro 2018 mojave?

I want to install Windows in memory stick or USB SSD Drive (I have both) At first I made USB bootable memory stick by Windows OS. My memory stick is like this. Then I boot my mac with [option] key ,...
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Going from Windows 10 to Mac questions [duplicate]

So I have been a web developer for years and have always used Windows with either Virtual Boxes or local network Linux servers for development. I recently brought a MacBook Pro as my new Laptop (...
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Partition Size Limit for BootCamp for new Mac Pro Machine?

I'm looking at an 8TB Mac Pro machine for business. I have found 4 year old articles stating there is a 2.2tb size limit on Boot Camp. There is no current data. Called and spoke with a senior ...
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Two iCloud Photo Links in Windows Explorer

I had iCloud installed through the Windows app store. I had iPhotos syncing to my C:\users\david\Pictures\... directory. I then did a "move" of my Windows Pictures folder to my D: drive which holds ...
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Boot Camp requiring disk on High Sierra

I'm running High Sierra on my late-2009 iMac. In the past, I've not had trouble installing Windows 7 with Boot Camp on older versions of Mac OS But this time, I'm getting the following error before ...
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Windows 10 desktop Trust This Computer?

I need to connect to iTunes to backup iPhone contents and sync my iPhone XR with new purchases from the Store. I get the message "Trust This Computer? Your settings and data will be accessible from ...
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how to install ubuntu and triple boot with high sierra and legacy booting win10 with dual disk drive?

I have a mac mini (5,1) with two disk drives, right now one is installed with macOS High Sierra, one is installed with Windows 10 as shown below: /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: ...
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Does “reset this pc” work on a Bootcamp Windows 10?

I want to Reset my Windows 10 back to its factory state. I installed Windows 10 thru bootcamp partition. Does the "Reset this PC" option work on it? If not how should I reset my windows partition?
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When trying to install Windows 10 on 2011 iMac keep getting error 0x8007000D windows cannot open the required file D:\sources\install.wim

I am following the guide here How to install Windows 10 into a 2011 iMac without using the Boot Camp Assistant, an optical (DVD) drive or third party tools? and everything appears to work until I ...

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