Questions tagged [windows]

For questions about using Apple products and services with a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system in its various versions. Other questions about Windows are off-topic and can be asked on Super User instead.

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Change mac id of usb-c to lan adapter

I recently got a Macbook pro 13 inch and I bought this docking station for all the ports I need. The issue is that my university network requires registration of mac id to use internet in campus and ...
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Can I install any OS without bootable backup? [closed]

Can you install OS(Windows,Ubuntu) in your Machine without any backup? Can you install directly via Network (install OS through Network boot without any hardware backup)?
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Mid-2012 MBP Bootcamp Installation

I have been trying unsuccessfully for the past few days to install Windows 10 on my mid-2012 15" MacBook Pro. I've read a few different sites (including this one), but I am just struggling to ...
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Is there an iPad app which will let me use the orientation of my iPad to emulate a joystick on PC?

I would like to be able to play games on my Windows PC using a joystick instead of keyboard and/or mouse as controls. However I don't have a joystick. I could buy one, but I want to see if I could use ...
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Error while setting up windows in my late 2014 iMac

Boot Camp Assistance is stuck on create a partition? So I used the procedures in this link to try and set up windows in my iMac , but when it reached the part where they asked where do you want ...
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Using iGPU in Bootcamp? [duplicate]

My computer wastes tons of heat and has terrible battery life in Bootcamp (Windows 10). I believe this is because the iGPU is not exposed and the machine is constantly using the more power hungry AMD ...
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How to run Windows 10 from USB on my Mac?

I need to create a portable windows To Go workplace for my job and make it runs on a Mac computer, i tried WinToUSB tool and it didn't work, it keeps stucking at 0% when creating Windows to Go with a ...
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How to run Windows 10 from USB on Macbook? [duplicate]

I need to create a portable windows To Go workplace for my job and make it runs on a Mac computer, i tried WinToUSB tool and it didn't work, it keeps stucking at 0% when creating Windows to Go with a ...
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Bootcamp error: Can’t install the software because it is not currently available from the Software Update server

Whenever I try to proceed with the bootcamp installation or click the download windows support software option from the action menu, it throws me that error. I've googled this problem and made sure I ...
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iCloud Photos on Windows: How to have full size originals downloaded automatically?

For disk space reasons I have decided to switch from the "have all my photos on my Mac" to "have all my photos pushed from my Mac to iCloud and download originals to a spare Windows 10 ...
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Disable confirmation dialog when moving files in iCloud Drive in Windows 10

My question is similar to this one but when using iCloud Drive in Windows (more specifically Windows 10). How can I stop iCloud Drive asking me for confirmation when I move files in the Windows ...
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Underlined letters in dialog box (Krita)

In a save as file dialog box in the Application Krita, some of the buttons are underlined with a letter. In Windows, if your press alt and the underlined letter, this presses the button. Is there ...
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5GHz capable drivers for BCM94360CS on Windows 7

Background I'm running Windows 7 via bootcamp on my early 2015 Macbook Pro (via a separate guide: https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/guide-install-windows-7-in-macbook-pro-early-2015-with-almost-...
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Running Windows and macOS simultaneously on two screens

Is it possible to run Windows (on an external SSD drive) and macOS simultaneously on two screens? I want to use macOS on my MacBook and, at the same time, Windows installed on an external SSD drive ...
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how to show all boot options and then hide them from rEFInd?

I believe I have rEFInd running When it’s active, refit and a duplicate windows partition show up. (i have kali, windows 10, and OS X catalina) and then choose JUST those three to boot from, but ...
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Remote Mac user connecting via VPN to RDP into a Windows PC

NB I don't own a Mac, so research and trying things out is not going to be straight forward. So my client has a Windows PC. It has to be Windows since Sage won't run on a Mac. Until now the book ...
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How to use Catalina window snapping feature?

I keep reading about a window snapping feature in Catalina but I cannot for the life of me get it to work. From https://www.hellotech.com/blog/the-best-features-macos-catalina: All you have to do is ...
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Reformatted Windows HDD shows up twice in Disk Utility

Had a 1TB hard drive in a Windows laptop that I replaced with an SSD. I've put the old hard drive in a USB enclosure so I can use it as an external drive. I plugged it into my Mac and opened disk ...
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Bootcamp precision trackpad drivers, Windows thinks I have a precision touchpad, gesture programs don't, what's different?

Installing and setting up my bootcamp, running nice for an ancient macbook air, I installed these drivers from github https://github.com/imbushuo/mac-precision-touchpad, the guy did a good job the ...
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Is it possible to make a mbr legacy bootcamp win 10 from a gpt partitioned catalina hdd 10.15.7 with bootcamp 6?

I tried to install win10 to ssd via efi boot on my macbook air 2012, it ran pretty well as far as performance, but because it's pre-uefi it makes it the garbage windows version with no sound, no ...
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My MacBook air speakers are significantly louder when using Windows OS via bootcamp, how can I do the same for Mac OS?

I installed Windows 10 on my 2019 MacBook Air and the maximum volume there is significantly louder on other earphones and external speakers, any idea why this is happening and how can I make my Mac OS ...
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I cloned a Windows 10 laptop to an external SSD running on a pre-UEFI MacBook Air 2012

I have no audio on my MacBook Air under Windows 10. Also some other problems typical for pre-UEFI MacBooks. I'm going to try to fix through DSDT (whatever that is) following this tutorial. ...or using ...
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Finder always opens as a small window on the top left corner of the screen

Finder always opens as a small window on the top left corner of the screen. I adjust the window size, position, but after a while when I open the window again it opens as a small window on the top ...
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Mirror iPad Pro screen to my Windows 10 PC via USB

I need to mirror my iPad screen to my windows 10 computer without wifi (via USB). Is there a modern software solution that does not involve very low framerate or high latency ?
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Cannot Write to Bootcamp After Installing Paragon NTFS for Mac

I ran a Windows 10 operating system on the bootcamp of my macbook pro 2015. However, after using that Windows system for a few years, it failed to boot (stuck at the logo) after an upgrade. I searched ...
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After resize in partitions, OS X won’t boot

I apologise if I’m not providing enough information, as this is the first time I’m asking for help this way, please bear with me. :) I resized partitions last night; windows kept complain about not ...
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iPadOS is corrupting files when copying from/to an external drive

I am a photographer and recently switched to a full iPad Pro 2020 setup. Since SD cards tend to fail, I would like to use my iPad Pro on the go, and backup the cards to an external SSD drive. A simple ...
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How to connect Oculus Link on Win10 Parallels VM

How to connect Oculus Link on Win10 Parallels VM? Tried to connect Oculus Quest to the MacBook Pro 16" with Parallels Desktop - Win 10 VM on it. Connected official OculusLink-cable USB-C to ...
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Stuck in a loop for boot camp download

I’ve been having issues with the Windows side of boot camp recently and after trying everything, I decided to just redownload boot camp. Now it is stuck in a loop during the installation where it says:...
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Windows 10 native on Late 2008 unibody macbook RAM upgrade- surpassing maximum?

Background: I have installed Windows 10 natively (without bootcamp, but using drivers from the bootcamp package from the apple website) on a 5,1, Late 2008 unibody macbook that currently has 8gb of ...
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Targert Display Mode - Switch from one to another

I have an iMac 2011 on High Sierra and a computer (only unit) with Windows 10 on it. When I plug the Win10 via MiniDisplayPort on the iMac 2011, no problem, I can see the monitor and can switch from ...
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Windows mklink links and Mac

On a Windows AD Server, I have a made a mklink /d to a different file system shown a directory and this all appears to link up nicely for PCs on the network, but the Mac's are unable to follow the ...
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Macbook a1181 stopped working and commands doesnt work after installing windows

I installed windows 10 in my macbook a1181 model but then my mac Os has stopped working even i could not switch to it. But i mistakenly made clean the entire hdd without having backup and tried to ...
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How is this windows Airdrop app working?

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/airdrop/9nzs8p65cd6q?activetab=pivot:overviewtab I came across this app in Microsoft store, which seems to be an ''airdrop'' app on windows 10. I am wondering how it ...
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Why an error occurred when I run slmgr command in my Windows 10 Command Prompt?

I downloaded a fresh copy of Windows 10 ISO file named Win10_2004_English_x64.iso from the official Microsoft website. I installed it on my MacBook Air via Boot Camp Assitant. All process was ...
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Windows 10 USB installer not detecting Mac SSD on Macbook Pro 2016

I have been trying to install Windows 10 via a bootable USB on my Macbook pro (2016 running Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6) for some time now, but I continue to run into issues. The USB boots up just fine,...
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Copy & paste between Windows and Mac when using VNC

I enabled screen sharing on my Mac with macOS Catalina (10.15.6). Now I'm accessing the Mac with VNC Viewer 6.20.529 (RealVNC) on my Windows 10 machine. These are the problems I have: slowlness even ...
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“Wake on LAN” my Mac Mini from my PC?

I would like to be able to use the Wake On LAN feature to wake up my Mac Mini from my Windows PC, and I have tried two different programs (Solar Winds and NirSoft) but it is not working. I have ...
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Will there be problems trying to run bootcamp with third party ssd macbook air 2012 upgrade on Catalina 10.15.6?

I bought an adapter https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07NSFY5XM/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and a 1tb ssd https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B073SB2MXT/ref=...
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Is there a “Apple Music App” for Windows10 OR is only the iTunes app available?

Is there a "Apple Music App" for Windows10 OR is only the iTunes app available? On the Apple website, there is a link to download "iTunes For Windows" but I am wondering if there ...
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Make the Keyboard on OSX and windows behave identically regarding text editing

I work as a developer and exclusively use the keyboard for text selection and navigation. I have to switch between windows and OSX a lot. Is there any way to make the OSX keyboard behave like windows ...
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What is the radius of the windows on BigSur?

I read Apple's What's New in macOS about BigSur, and they have mentioned about an increase in the window radius, but they have not mentioned anywhere about what the radius is. Throughout macOS 11, ...
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Put windows on a *partitioned* external hard drive?

I'm a Mac user who needs access to a windows program. Instead of using bootcamp (which I've used in the past) I'd like to put windows on one partition of an external hard drive so I don't have to take ...
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Sharing screen snippets from Windows 10 to iPad 7

Is there a good way to share screen snippets taken with Windows⇧ ShiftS to an iPad? Window's cloud clipboard requires Microsoft launcher.
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How much space for bootcamp?

I have around 100GB of space on my (27-inch, Mid 2017) iMac's SSD. I'm planning on using Bootcamp to play some Windows games, and I'm not sure how much space I need to leave for each OS. I'll be ...
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Reinstall macOS on MacBook Pro

I recently installed win10 via Bootcamp on my MacBook Pro 2016 but I wasn’t able to restart into macOS. Holding the option key upon boot wouldn’t do anything and the laptop would still boot into ...
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Convert .musiclibrary to .itl? (Migrating music library from Catalina to Windows 10)

I recently had to make the switch to my Windows 10 machine and need a way to transfer my music library from my Mac to PC. Shift-click iTunes in Windows to choose a new library file doesn't work with ....
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Audio completely broke in Bootcamp win 10 on 2020 16 inch MBP

Bootcamp Windows 10 1909 (On external SSD) on a 16-inch MacBook Pro 2020. Completely no audio, speakers/mic could not be discovered by system therefore unusable. Headphone plugged in but not ...
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Create a bootable NTFS drive on mac

I have a working MacBook Pro as well as an old Dell laptop with no OS installed whatsoever. I'm giving the old laptop to a friend and I bought a Windows 10 license to install for them. The problem is ...
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How do I delete songs on my iphone using Windows version of iTunes?

I have an iPhone 8+ and use the Windows version of iTunes. There are all these songs my son purchased thru iTunes showing up on my iPhone. How do I get these listings off my iPhone? Note: The songs ...

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