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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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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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Install Windows on HDD [closed]

So I have a Haier Laptop Model Y11B which is detachable. It's internal SSD (in the tablet) is only 32 GB which is no where near enough. On trying to install windows on HDD, the installer shows error ...
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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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How to factory restore an iPad (with certain parameters)

How can I factory restore an iPad that has been permanently disabled without using a MacBook? I have a Windows computer. Is it possible to have a program in Windows that can factory restore an iPad ...
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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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For one app, what is the hotkey to switch btw 2 recent windows only?

When you vote my question down, please give me a reason. I think my question is very useful. So far [Cmd+`] is not working as what I expect. Switching experience btw windows in one app such as vscode, ...
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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 ...
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Remote desktop from a mac to windows machine, using direct connection eg Ethernet

I work primarily off a Mac-book. I have a windows machine on which I do some .net development. I simply need to be able to use windows remote desktop on my mac to remote desktop to the windows machine,...
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Windows Bootcamp will not boot with rEFInd disc inserted

I'm new here and I couldn't find anything related to my problem, so if this question is already answered, then I apologize. I have two partitions running on my late-2011 17-inch MacBook Pro. One ...
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Windows File Sharing for Local Network Directory accounts in macOS Mojave

I'm struggling with how directory services and local Mac accounts interact. I'm hoping to not have to specifically assign the 'Windows File Sharing' option to each user individually or Network ...
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Normal scrolling in Win 10 Pro installed on Macbook Pro

I installed a Win 10 Pro on my Macbook Pro. I also installed TRackpad++ and the whole is great! The only strange thing is scrolling. Scrolling is not fluid and stops at end of every page. I cannot do ...
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iMac-Pro(Win 10) NO Ethernet controller Driver (NO BOOTCAMP)

After successfully installing WIN10 on my iMac-Pro without BOOTCAMP, I was able to manually install the windows support(BOOTCAMP) drivers, and all of them work fine. Except the Ethernet Controller ...
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Running the memz virus on a parallels vm: safe?

I have a copy of the memz virus, and have parallels windows vm. What I'm wondering, is if I run memz.exe/bin (not memz-clean.exe/bin), will I screw up the mac that I'm running the vm on? Thanks
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How to Restore backup from external drive to itunes or iphone in Windows 8?

I back my iPhone up to My Windows 8. Since I don't have much space on my C: Drive, I moved my iTunes backup folder to an external drive (mklink/J "%APPDATA%\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup" "J:\...
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Safari complains about SSL certificate on redirect page

I have gotten reports from people navigating to our site without entering the www. part of the URL that our SSL certificate does not match and so generates a warning. This is technically correct I ...
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MAC Address Spoofing on a Macbooks Pro through bootcamp in Windows 10

I tried to go about the traditional method of going through device manager/adapter settings and changing the properties of the adapter, but there was no section for the network address. The adapter ...
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Problem removing APFS partition

A few months ago I tried to install Windows 10 on my Mac (High Sierra). This was unsuccessful and left me with a APFS partition of 49.5 GB called "BC1". When I try to delete this partition it ...
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Parallels Desktop: Side by Side Installation

I'd like to test new version of Parallel Desktop without removing the old version. Is it possible to install two different versions of Parallels Desktop side by side?
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How to install Windows 10 on 3TB Fusion Drive of an iMac 13,2 running Mojave (dual-boot setup)?

If you need background information please see: This Apple knowledgebase document that states using BootCamp is not possible on the above iMac model under Mojave, and any pre-existing BootCamp ...
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Encoding problems in file names during synchronization between Windows, Linux and Mac

I want to sync a folder between Windows 10, Mac (High Sierra) and Linux (debian 9) on my local area network using Syncthing. Although Syncthing showed in all devices that the sync folder is "Up to ...
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Trying to get bluetooth to work in guest windows vista in virtual box

I assigned the bluetooth host controller to the guest and vista detected it. I installed the driver that boot camp is providing for my computer and for 32bit windows, which is broadcom 4.0.3.0 from ...
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Is it possible to install macOS in a Windows machine?

I recently moved to a company which doesn't use Mac laptops. It's a pain to switch back to Windows after using a Mac for 10+ years. Just wondering if it's possible to install macOS in a Windows ...
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Using external keyboard on macbook pro

I have a macbook pro and use Windows software, both in Parallels and also using Citrix where I remote in to my Work Windows machine. The keyboard shortcuts for Excel which I am used to do not work ...
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How can I get an NTFS partition to mount in macOS Mojave?

I have a external HDD with four different partitions on it. 3 out of 4 of them work flawlessly. Two partitions are running the macOS Extended filesystem, one is running good old fat32, with the last ...
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Why will BootCamp not work on my 20" iMac 9,1?

History of this question Because I had tried so many ways to get Windows on this 20" iMac 9,1, I didn't want to come here and write a book about it. I had found a way to do it myself, install the ...
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Adjust brightness of Thunderbolt Display from Windows

When connecting a PC with Windows (not Bootcamp) via Mini DisplayPort to a Thunderbolt Display, is it possible to adjust the brightness of the display without any 3rd party software? Please specify ...
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Triple-booting Ubuntu on MacPro w/ Win10 and High Sierra (two separate drives)

I am running a 2009 MacPro (5,1) with two separate hard drives: on one, I've installed MacOS High Sierra. On the second, I used Bootcamp to install Windows 10 (legacy/BIOS, not EFI), then installed ...
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Mac on Windows 10 blue screen of death

I've installed 64 bit Windows 10 onto a separate partition on a mac. This was done manually, as the bootcamp software that comes with MacOs creates a partition that Windows wouldn't install on. The ...
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Option to boot into Windows missing after Boot Camp Assist

I just completed installing Windows using Bootcamp Assist. I allocated 30 GB to the Windows partition. The process completed after taking a long time (> 7 hours), and a Bootcamp partition has been ...
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How to stop mac from default booting in deleted windows via boot camp?

I bountied this question Boot into Mac from Windows after failed Bootcamp after being trapped in Windows hell on my mac, after the first time using boot camp. When I got back to my mac I erased ...
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Is it possible to boot into a Windows bootcamp partition in Target Disk Mode?

I have a 2013 MacBook Pro Retina with both macOS and Windows 10 installed on the internal SSD. I regularly put my MacBook into Target Disk Mode and boot into the macOS partition via a 2015 iMac. My ...
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How to make Windows 10 recognize an Apple Super Drive A1379?

Have a new Lenovo Yoga PC with Windows 10. I want to continue using my external disk reader, an Apple Super Drive A1379. How can I make them them communicate with each other? Right now, the disk ...
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Boot Camp keeps booting to Ubuntu instead of Windows

I have a macos and Windows 10 already installed. I went ahead and installed ubuntu via EFI, and I think I really messed something up. Every time I boot and select Windows it goes to the purple ...
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Restoring Boot Camp boot from Windows 10 using High Sierra?

I was running out of space on my Windows 10 install and needed to expand it. I restarted in High Sierra and downloaded Camptune. When I started Camptune, the program said my Boot Camp had errors and I ...