Questions tagged [windows]

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High disk dsage in Bootcamped iMac after repairing the drivers

I force closed my iMac for a specific reason (Thunderstorm) and when I restarted it my iMac started to scan and repair its drivers. I waited for 4 hours and everything was fine, until I realized that ...
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How do I import a MP4 audiobook into iTunes to be played on an iPhone?

How do I import several MP4 files that constitute an audio book into iTunes so I can synchronize it with my iPhone? I selected Audio Books, and tried to drag & drop the folder and files into the ...
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Boot Camp, Windows install not finding Boot Camp partition

I got an iMac 27'' Retina 5k (late 2014) and want to install Windows 10 using Boot Camp. I'm running on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. BCA completes the download of the Windows support file successfully, ...
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How to file-manage an iPhone from a Windows box?

I am considering buying an iPhone, probably an XR, XS, or X. Is it possible to file-manage such a device from a laptop that is running Windows 7 Pro and is connected to the iPhone by USB cable, and ...
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Where can i download previous versions of cisco packet tracer 4.0? [closed]

I'm looking for earlier versions 4.0 of cisco packet tracer.
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Bootcamp Mojave and Windows 10 now all Mac OS startup keys don't work

Just installed Bootcamp on a late 2013 iMac 27". It was running a fully updated Mojave OS before running Bootcamp Assistant. Installed Windows 10 image from Microsoft download. After installing ...
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Boot Camp Assistant error when downloading windows software support

I am following this tutorial to make a usb flash drive with windows to instal it on another pc from my mac:https://twocanoes.com/create-a-windows-10-bootable-usb-flash-drive-on-a-mac/ I got at this ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows 10 (fn key and layout)

1. How do you get the Apple Magic keyboard to work on Windows 10 with the fn key and the correct layout? I'm using a Magic Keyboard with British English layout but none of the fn functions work such ...
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Connecting 3 monitors to stationary windows pc [migrated]

I am using: CPU: i5 4460 ram: 16gb ddr3 GPU: r9 270x I would like to connect my pc to 3 monitors simultaneously, 2 LG pc monitors AND Toshiba LCD TV. I am being able to connect only 2 displays ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows 10 not a Bootcamp!

I'm using Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows 10 (not a Bootcamp, standalone machine) and overall it works fine with Bootcamp drivers from Apple but funny enough "functional" button is not functioning. ...
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Looking for Encryption application

I want to encrypt a file then email it. The recipient needs to decrypt it. Needs to be free. I'm looking for an encryption application that runs on Windows 10 and macOS 10.10 at a minimum. Would ...
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Macbook Air Bootcamp Assistant leads to Windows 10 install error 0xc0000001

Finally managed to get my partition to work, but now when installing Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home N, or Windows 8.1, none will work and I am prompted with the error code 0xc0000001 loop. Please ...
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How can I make my iPhone 5S go back to charging from my Dell Windows laptop USB port?

My iPhone 5s, when connected to my Windows 10 Dell laptop, has recently started connecting & charging then immediately disconnecting and ending charging. I get the "double buzz" of connection, ...
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How to automatically open windows at half screen

Is there some short script or a hidden option somewhere I can check off so that Preview windows always open on the left hand side of the screen? I already use Moom for window management, but that's ...
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Unable to use Remote Desktop to connect to Windows 10 virtual machine on macOS host

I am using a MacBook Pro with macOS 10.14.5 and VirtualBox 6.0 (with Extension Packs) to create a Windows 10 virtual machine (downloaded from https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/...
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Windows 10 Install Hanging on Internet Connection

I am doing a clean install on my 15" MacBook Pro, i7, via Boot Camp 6.1.0, Mojave 10.14.5. I downloaded the latest version of Windows 10 via Microsoft (as of July 2019). All installs fine and when ...
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Missing storage after deleting boot camp partition

Using an iMac 27 inch - Late 2012. I deleted my bootcamp partition and lost 300gb. I didn't let it uninstall properly, rushed and closed the window and thats where all the errors and lost space ...
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Creating a Windows partition on an external drive

I am trying to basically add a Windows 10 bootable system to an external hard drive because I haven't the space on my internal to do it. I have a mid-2013 MB Pro running Sierra. So I tried the ...
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How to get DMG file for making macOS USB on Windows PC?

I saw this discussion and updates on StackExchange on making macOS USB on Windows. I'm unable to comment there, so I'm posting a new question. I have been trying everything from that page, but as of ...
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UBUNTU on MacOS, windows already installed

I am installing UBUNTU on my MACOS Mojave while windows 10 is already installed through bootcamp. I've tried the instructions in Installing Ubuntu on Mac with macOS and Windows already installed but ...
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Move data from iPhone to windows

I friend of mine has no space left on her iPhone, so we bought a external harddrive and try to transfer the photos and videos from the iPhone to the harddrive. I am using windows 10. I unlocked the ...
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iPhone stops charging after unlocking to use accessories

I have searched all over the internet, and can not seem to find anything. I was hoping someone here had experience this problem. Recently, every time I plug my iPhone into my computer it says its ...
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How to create a bootable Windows 10 USB with a Mac to boot/install on a PC?

I have no access to a Windows machine at the moment, but need to create a bootable Windows 10 USB stick from a Mac that can be used to boot and install on a PC (not a Mac). Microsoft provides the ISO ...
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Can I use the built-in camera of my Apple Cinema Display on Windows 10

I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display (non Thunderbolt) working fine on Windows 10, except for the built-in camera that is not being recognized. Is there any way to activate it or any drivers that I can ...
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Use mnemonics/menu-shortcut keys with Windows apps running on Mac

I installed Crossover and then EditPlus. The app starts up great: but the feature I was most interested in - mnemonics - is not working. They should be activated by hitting option + < Key> but ...
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Question about adding SSD to my 2012 MBP (non-Retina)

I'm planning to add a 120 GB Kingston Hyper X Fury to my Non-Retina 2012 MacBook Pro. Currently I have Bootcamp and the HDD is split in two partitions for maxOS and Windows 10. I'm planning to put ...
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Partition external SSD (Win10 already installed) for Mac

My situation: I successfully installed Windows 10 on a Samsung T5 external SSD (size of 1TB) which I can boot into using my MacBook Pro 13" (2017 model w/ 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports). Under Windows, the ...
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Does the Mac version of BitDefender detect Windows malware?

I need to know if BitDefender scans incoming emails and external drives? I emailed BitDefender's support after installing the trial but never received a reply. I currently use Kaspersky Internet ...
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The download folder is empty when the icloud is showing 'initializing…' on Windows

I am trying to download a copy of my icloud pictures to a Windows PC. Prior to this I have set the 'Download' folder to a different location (on a D: drive which has more space) But so far the ...
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Unable to download the newest bootcamp drivers for my windows partition

Bootcamp assistant is giving me this error : The Startup disk must be formatted as a single mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already partitioned by Boot Camp Assistant for installing Windows. ...
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How can I open a file from a shared location on OSX?

I'm fairly new to OSX, and I'm trying to do some work stuff here. On my job, we usually have to open some files that are located on a shared network folder, so for example, I would hit WindowsKey + R, ...
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Start from external disk only if connected to iMac

I have Windows installed in external SSD; I can choose to start Windows 10 if I press option key and selected that external SSD. Some days ago I was able to start Windows without having to select the ...
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Boot Camp Assistant removal successful, still can't reinstall [duplicate]

I installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp Assistant with no problems yesterday, but needed to uninstall to make the partition larger. I uninstalled it also using Boot Camp Assistant and received no error ...
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Why does BootCamp have slower internet speed than macOS?

I'm using a 15" MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave and Windows 10 via Boot Camp. I bought a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter recently. After I connected it, I could select 1 Gbps Speed & ...
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How can I read a time machine backup on a Windows PC?

I want to recover some files from a time machine backup (an external harddisk) but the I have only access to a Windows 10 Pro PC right now. Is it possible to read from the time machine backup from a ...
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Bootcamp Error: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition (not a duplicate)

I am running Mojave, trying to install the latest version of Windows 10. I had this error, so followed the instructions here: Bootcamp issue: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to ...
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use Windows registry in wine

I want to use Putty on Mac, and I need to import Putty (SSH client) profiles in it. Putty profiles are stored in the Windows registry (you can dump and import .reg files on another windows machine ...
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Unable to connect to SMB server after Mojave update 10.14.5

I used to be able to connect to a shared folder on a local Windows PC from my MacBook Air (Early 2015) by doing Finder > Go > Connect to Server or ⌘+K and then typing smb://hostname/folder and ...
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Boot Camp Low Audio Level Through 3.5mm Audio Jack

Description: When using the 3.5mm audio output while booted into Windows 10, audio is barely audible at max volume; built-in speakers work perfectly. That is, the volume is very soft when my ...
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Dual GPU switching on a MacBook in Windows dual-boot (without using Boot Camp)?

I am experimenting with a 2013 MacBook Pro and its capabilities, and have set up a Boot Camp partition. This works quite well with the applications that I need to run on Windows natively which use ...
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Boot Camp Fails to Save Windows Support Files [duplicate]

So I'm running macOS 10.14.5 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I just put an SSD into the system to replace the internal spinning drive and reinstalled a new copy of the OS from scratch then did the migration ...
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WDF VIOLATION Blue Screen after Upgrading Mac to Windows 10 May 2019 Update (1903) Edition

I did an upgrade on my iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011) from a previous version of Windows 10 to the current version. The Windows 10 ISO file was downloaded from the official Microsoft website. Afterwards, ...
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Stream music files from a Windows PC to iPhone

My PC running Windows 10 has a folder with ~20k songs in a variety of formats. I wish to stream these audio files to my iPhone while I am out and about. I also need to be able to conveniently sort and ...
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Installing Windows 7 on an iPad Pro

I have an older version model of an iPad Pro. I need to download an application that requires Windows. Can I install Windows 7 on my iPad Pro?
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Can anyone help me figuring out what's wrong with my drive structure?

I've realized something is wrong with my disks/drives/partitions structure when I tried countless installing Windows via Bootcamp but it would always fail. Please take a look at what I have: This is ...
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How to instal Window 10 on an External drive for a MacBook Pro 2019

I read several articles and watched several YouTube videos about how to make a bootable Windows 10 on an external SSD using Bootcamp. However, all of the tutorials are using either an iMac or older ...
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How do I change the location of iCloud drive on Windows?

Recently I've been using iCloud with my windows machine. With the older version of iCloud I was able to change the location using the mklink command; however, this does not seem to work with the new ...
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Windows 10 on external drive through boot camp

I've installed Windows 10 on external drive (SSD through USB) on a previous Macbook pro and it was working fine. I bought a new one now, but that same external drive doesn't boot anymore. Instead it ...
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How/Can I install/run Windows on my older iMac (2007) running OS 10.95?

I was just told by someone that i won't be able to install Bootcamp to run Windows on my iMac (2007) - it's been upgraded/rebuilt at least once and upgraded again less than 6 mos ago. Is there another ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard on Windows PC - How to make FN and Eject keys work?

I have Apple Wireless Keyboard (A1255, from 2007, US English layout) and I want to use it on non-Apple, Windows PC. But I have two problems. First, it is that Windows does not detect when "fn" and "...