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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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Bootcamp Support Software 5.0

Does Bootcamp support software 5.0 support a new installation of windows 7 on a disk partitioned by bootcamp assistant on a MacBook Air 11" early 2014 running OS X El Capitan 10.11.8?
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Creating a Windows 10 Install USB when FAT32 has 4GB max file size

So I am attempting to create a Windows 10 install USB on my MBP running macOS 10.14 Mojave. To create a bootable USB it needs to be formatted into FAT32, not exFAT. The issue is that when copying the ....
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after instaling win 10 on macbook pro 6.2 mid 2010 windows keep hang and restarting for 2-3 times then stopppe [on hold]

after installing win 10 on macbook pro 6.2 mid 2010 windows keep hang and restarting for 2-3 times then stopppe i tried to install win 8.1 as well same problem happened your suggestion will be ...
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What is the best/fastest way to rip and convert a Blu-ray Disc on an iMac?

I've recently switched (back) from Windows 10 to macOS running on an iMac 27-inch Retina late 2015. While I still used my Windows 10 laptop, I used a program called DVDFab to rip my collection of Blu-...
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Problems after deleting Bootcamp Partion/EFI

I am running High Sierra 10.13.6 on a MacBook Pro. To cut a long story short, I installed a release of Windows 10 on my Mac and did not like it. So I decided to delete it. I did my best to remove ...
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How do you change the Export DPI of Microsoft PowerPoint?

Office 2016 has on option in the Windows version to alter the export-DPI of PowerPoint by editing a registry key, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\PowerPoint\Options Where would I ...
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Bootcamp stopped working

Macbook Air, 11-Inch early 2014, with latest version of Mojave. All of a sudden the bootcamp partition (Windows 10, latest revision + all patches) stopped being bootable. I don't recall doing ...
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Difficulties Reinstalling Windows on bootcamp with APFS

I installed bootcamp a few years ago and now Windows is pretty hosed so I want to do a fresh install. Apple says to delete the bootcamp partition in bootcamp assistant (BCA), and then redo it. issue ...
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Outlook does not show users names when searching through mailbox [closed]

I have an issue i have never seen before. Outlook if fine and i can see senders names with description when i receive emails, However when i search through my mailbox these names disappear does anyone ...
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Bootcamp choose Windows ISO opens ISO instead of selecting ISO

In Bootcamp I am installing Windows 10. When I select choose ISO Image, the USB that has the image shows in locations. When I select the image it opens up the folder of the ISO. It will not open in ...
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Touch Bar doesn't show but I need F8

I'm running a Windows Virtual Machine (VMWare) through an external hard drive, however, when I boot it, I gets the error, Winload.efi is corrupted or missing but it says I need to press F8 to change ...
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Windows 10 install on mid 2010 Mac Pro - “EFI boot” is not in startup manager

I have been working towards installing Windows 10 on my mid-2010 Mac Pro and have been using the following thread as a guide: said thread. I've formatted both my BOOTCAMP volume (where I plan on ...
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How do I partition a hdd with windows on it

I'm trying to partition an hdd with windows (bootcamp) on it into a 465gb partition and a 35gb partition. (macOS is on a different internal ssd.) Disk Utility didn't let me create a new partition on ...
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Manually Copy music from Windows PC to iPhone

I tried using the charging/USB data cable and Windows Explorer to copy music to an iPhone, however it doesn't do anything and there are no error messages. I'd like to avoid using iTunes as it loves ...
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Sub-window hidden behind another window… any way to retrieve other than minimizing?

My one grievance with how MacOS handles window management is that sometimes windows get hidden behind others and do not appear in the dock as they are not minimized. The only way to find these windows ...
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Boot Camp as a virtual drive? [duplicate]

Issue: I have a car that requires Win.XP Pro 32-bit OS to access and update the software. Is it possible to install Win.XP Pro 32-bit OS on a MacBook Pro running Mojave 10.14.2?
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install windows 10 via bootcamp not on the main drive

I did repair my early 2009 mac pro 4.1; and after installing a gtx970 I did realize that I may use it also for windows gaming. Although my main drive is just a boot for OSX, which is a 90 GB SSD ...
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macOS counterpart of Windows startup batch file [duplicate]

My friend pranked me by creating a batch file which opens a YouTube video and added it to the startup folder, so that the batch file launches every time I log in. This is what he wrote in the batch ...
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How can I remotely, outside my network, access files on my Windows computer from my iphone over the internet, using mobile data?

I have the app File Explorer on my iphone which lets me access and stream files to my iphone while my Windows computer and Iphone is connected to the same network. I access my Windows computer using a ...
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Is it possible to use Touch ID to log into Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have Windows 10 installed on my MacBook Pro (Mid 2017) with Boot Camp. Everything works great. However I can't find any information whether Touch ID can be used to log into Windows or not. If ...
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Attempting to install High Sierra alongside Windows 10 (1809 October 2018 ISO): “This disk cannot be used to startup your computer”

I have installed Windows 10 (in UEFI mode - no bios emulation) first on an empty SSD of an iMac (mid-2011). Once I was done I attempted to perform a usb-install of High Sierra (I have a created an HFS+...
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Boot Camp ‘bootable USB drive could not be created’ and ‘EFI system partition formatted as NTFS’

I did a fresh macOS install and wanted to install Windows 10 back but Boot Camp is asking for a USB drive. High Sierra wasn't asking for it as a Windows 10 ISO file was enough. Even if I try to ...
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disable the windows key in parallels 14

If I press CMD then the start menu repeatedly flies open. It is really annoying, so I need to stop this. How do I disable the windows key in Parallels 14??
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I can't see the comments in a PDF file that were added in macOS

I wrote a proposal and sent it in PDF form to my supervisor. She highlighted the proposal and left comments, but I can't see these comments when the PDF is opened in Windows or Ubuntu. I tried foxit ...
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Samba network connection from Mac to PC only worked before restart

I've connected a Mac mini to a PC running Windows via Ethernet. Both computers have manually-configured static IP addresses. I was able to use Samba on the Mac to connect to a shared folder on the PC ...
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How to install Windows on USB drive on MacBook? [duplicate]

The hard drive in my MacBook has only 128Gb of space. I therefore wanted to install Windows on an USB drive. The Windows installer doesn't allow me to select the USB drive however. Questioning the ...
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Would MacBook Air 2018 handle a constant run of a Windows VM for the Development

My work involves having both Mac and Windows on a laptop. While I need Mac for Xcode, I do some ASP.NET stuff tightly coupled with the Windows ecosystem. I wonder if a MacBook Air CPU with 16 GB RAM ...
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Multi-Boot Windows 10 & Various Linux Distro on External SSD

Running Mojave on MBP 2014. Just purchased a Samsung T5 SSD 1TB drive and want to run Windows 10 and various other linux distros (Elementary, Mint, Parrot Security, Kali) on it so I could take the ...
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Install old app version on iPad 1st generation iOS 5.1.1 (Windows 10, year 2018 question)

I've just got first gen. iPad with iOS 5.1.1 and reset it to it's factory settings. Then I installed iTunes version 12.4.3.1 on my Windows 10 PC. Both iTunes and iPad are connected to same account and ...
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Merge partitions after windows installation failure [duplicate]

After windows failed to install, I was left with my partition, which bootcamp was supposed to remove but it froze and I exited it (probably not the brightest idea ever). So now I have these extra ...
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Internet dies on MBP 15 2017 the moment I start Windows on Parallels

This is the weirdest problem that I have ever faced. I have a MacBook Pro 15 2017 (MPTR2LL/A ?, running on MacOS 10.14.1), and I recently installed Windows using Bootcamp (dual boot) and then ...
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Is Windows 10 32 bit good for iMac 4,1 running Bootcamp?

I have an iMac 4,1, 2Gb RAM and installed Bootcamp. Is Windows 10 Home Premium 32 bit good for that machine? Or is it too heavy, better install Windows 7 Home Basic 32 bit?
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Boot windows bios from second internal drive MBP Mid 2012

I'm facing a little big problem concerning my windows partition: State of the art is, that I removed my CD-Drive and replaced it with a second SSD. Therefore I thought of moving windows 10 to one disk ...
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Wineskin: where does it download and install wine-mono and gecko?

I've started using Wineskin and, when I created the first wrapper, it told me that it couldn't find mono and gecko and that it could download and install them for me. The prompts were X11 modals ...
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Mac stuck on “The wine configuration in /user/… is being updated”

That's what we're looking at right now. I've tried to download Wine Bottler but when i tried to run an MSI file with wine bottler for the first time this is what i get how do i fix this?
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Time Machine to Sparsebundle image on Windows 2012 server

So I've got this MB Air (Mojave 14.1 -all updates applied-) at work and thought I would try backing it up using Time Machine to an old PC running Windows Server 2012 (All updates also applied) and I ...
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The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. Windows 10 and Mojave

The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. The startup disk must be formatted as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already partitioned by Boot Camp ...
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Mac Osx require at least 40gb of free space to install Windows with Bootcamp, but I have 70gb free!

I don't understand why my macbook pro don't allow me to partitioning my hard drive to install windows 10.. It advice me that require at least 40gb when I have free around 70gb.. why this happen?! ...
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Can I use my 27" late 2009 iMac with a bad hard drive as an external monitor for my HP laptop? [duplicate]

Can I use my 27" iMac (late 2009) as an external monitor for my HP laptop (with windows 10)? The iMac will no longer boot up due to hard drive failure.
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Connect Apple Pencil second generation to Surface Laptop?

I was wondering, have anyone thought of connecting apple pencil (1st or 2nd) generation to the surface line in windows 10? If so, how was it done? any ideas?
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iMac with bootcamp windows 10 reboots 3 seconds after shutdown (no fastboot, no wol)

Hello I recently purchased iMac so I tried to set up things so that I can remove my old windows desktop away and still be able to use both Mac OS and Windows If I shutdown from Windows, it boots up ...
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Using dd to image a corrupted Windows disk?

What is the proper way to use dd (or anything else - asr?) to create an image of a corrupted yet readable Windows disk? If what I am using (see below) is correct, then is it possible that an image of ...
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Parallels with Windows 10 VM automatically shuts down after 30-40 min

I have Parallels on my Macbook Pro. I'm have Windows 10 VM inside it and few month ago I noticed that it's shutting down by itself when I'm working in it. It's very annoying so I searched logs and ...
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Direct download link for iTunes for Microsoft Windows (not from Microsoft Store)

I wish to download iTunes for Windows 10. I am looking for a direct download link on Apple’s website rather than downloading it from Microsoft Store. When I visit Apple Support - Downloads page, and ...
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How do I make a USB windows bootable on a Mac?

I have been picking away at this all day - it has been a while since I've felt this stupid. It used to be easy (bootcamp, several apps), but everything now seems to fail - my guess is it's partly ...
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Purchased Songs Downloads on my iphone iTunes, but not on Windows Computer iTunes Library. How do I fix this?

Everytime I try to download any music, it says "Temporary Problem, Unknown Error Occurred (-45054)-. How do I fix this? I uninstalled my current iTunes system and re-installed the updated version from ...
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Is it possible to switch to integrated graphics on late 2011 Macbook Pro with only a Windows volume/partition?

My Macbook 8,2 late 2011 has been hit by the well known discrete GPU problem of 2011/2012 MBPs. I have baked my logic board and succeeded in restoring it to working condition. However, with baking, it ...
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What is the easiest way to move images, clipboard, links from iOS to a Windows PC and vice versa?

I've used PushBullet in the past but it's been so neglected and now barely works. What can I use today to accomplish this task?
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Can't login to iCloud on Windows 10 laptop

I haven't been able to login to iCloud for the past few days on a PC running Windows 10. I have tried on two different PSc, but each time just get the blue screen with the wheel in the middle. I am ...
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Bluetooth mouse won't connect, after turning Bluetooth off it won't turn back on

Fresh install of Boot Camp on macOS Mojave with a Windows 10 ISO from the Microsoft website. I'm trying to connect my Bluetooth mouse (which works fine and connects on macOS Mojave) to Windows and it ...