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Is there a way to change the icon(s) or text from the Apple Startup Manager on the new Macbook PRO 2019?

I have a MacbookPro16,1 (2019) configured in dual-boot (MacOS Catalina 10.15.3 and Windows 10). I would like to change the icons presented on the Mac Startup Manager and, if possible, the text as well....
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Remote desktop to macOS from Windows using all local monitors

I have a Windows machine with multiple screens attached. What I would like to do, is "remote desktop" into my MacBook Pro (Early 2015 model) and use all the screens I have locally (on the Windows ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 15" Bootcamp does not allow ISO file option - requires USB

I want to use Bootcamp for Windows on my 2015 Macbook Pro. After downloading the Windows ISO, however, Bootcamp is requiring a USB install instead of allowing me to choose the ISO file from on my ...
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How to install a second Win10 on a Macbook Pro 2019 with Catalina and Windows 10 already installed?

Since there is no real answer to this really specific case i hope someone here will be able to answer with detailed instructions on how to achieve this. I have a MacbookPRO (2019) and here is what i ...
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Triple boot on MBP 2019 (T2)

My goal was to install onto a 2019 Macbook Pro (with a T2 chip) : OS X Catalina Windows 10 Pro (1) Windows 10 Pro (2) I managed to do so by using Bootcamp for the first Win10, and a bootable USB to ...
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Booting from MBR USB on Mac

I have a MacBook Pro8,1. For experimental purposes I've installed Windows 7 to USB (it's NOT an installer, a real OS on USB) via WinNTSetup on other PC. When I'm trying to boot from the USB with the ...
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How extract apps from a iTunes backup file?

I have recently restored my iPhone using the IPSW file but before this, I had made a full backup of my iPhone using iTunes. Now when I restore the backup, it just brings icons of my app and needs to ...
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Collect Screen Time data from Windows Computers

I use an iPhone, a Mac at home, an Apple laptop, and multiple iPads. But my work machines run Windows and Linux. Is there any way for me to collect the screen time and application usage statistics ...
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Why iCloud for Windows 10 is not working?

I downloaded the latest iCloud software for Windows 10. It installed but is not working properly. It is not downloading the photos from the iCloud. Is there any way to ensure that the photos are ...
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Windows and ipad screen recording

Is there a software like quicktime on windows such that i can use the function to record my ipad screen by connecting the ipad and the laptop together? I can currently do it with my macbook and ipad ...
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CSV from Windows Server Unable to open on Linux/Mac

A small CSV file that was generated on a Windows server is not opening correctly on Linux/Mac. The only way to open this file is via MS Excel for Mac, which gives the following prompt: The CSV file ...
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Wireless Magic Keyboard with windows PC not connected after restarting Windows

After restring windows the connected keyboard does not work on my PC (Dell Laptop). I have installed the bootcamp driver. What could be the cause of this? On my Mac with bootcamp I do not have the ...
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Why am I unable to install iCloud from MS store on windows 10? [migrated]

I am trying to install iCloud for windows 10 from Microsoft App Store but it is not installing. When I click on the "Get" button of the iCloud on the Microsoft store page it changes color from blue to ...
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Is there a video player on windows for iPhone recorded videos?

I want a video player which can play iPhone 8 recorded videos on windows 10. Windows media player plays some but doesn’t play others ... same for VLC player. Thank you EDIT: More details were ...
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MacBook Pro mid 2012 keyboard issue

I'm using MacBook Pro 2012 model with macOS Catalina. A few keys (I don't know which ones exactly) key on my built-in keyboard seems to be pressed continuously. I have disabled the internal keyboard ...
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One click switch between Windows and MacOS

I am looking for a solution that would allow me to quickly switch between my Mac and Windows machine. Both are sitting on my desktop and it is a pain to change the keyboard, mouse and display cables ...
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How to control iPad/iPhone from external touch screen monitor?

I have a PC running Windows 10 and which is connected to a touch screen monitor. My idea is to connect my iPad to the PC (or to the screen) so that I am able to control it directly from the touch ...
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Deleted partition in Windows 8.1 (bootcamp) and now macos won't boot

I made this partition to move my data to Windows I deleted the partition because it was basically useless.. When I deleted the partition the recovery drive showed up... I think the boot disk was ...
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Triple Boot Mac/Win10/Ubuntu: how to restore original copy of Windows EFI to ensure boot to Windows still works

Not a duplicate - this is a new, sub-question regarding the steps in the answer here: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/375863/4018 I followed the steps in that question, however, after completing ...
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Using adaptive brightness in Windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Mid. 2011 and I use it with BootCamp for Windows 10. Everything works fine for me, but the the adaptive brightness makes trouble. If I enable it, I get only 75 % of the ...
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What are these extra /Zone.Identifier files created during Windows Remote Desktop file transfer?

Steps to Reproduce Installs Windows Remote Desktop client for mac Connect to a Windows 10 server, mounting a local folder over the connection On the remote server, copy a pdf (e.g. my_file.pdf from a ...
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Where to find older versions of iTunes? [closed]

Where can I find a version of iTunes older than 12.7 for Mac or Windows? I have both a Windows 10 PC and a MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave.
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How can I connect my Windows laptop's keyboard to my iPad?

I have a Windows laptop and an iPad Air 3. I want a physical keyboard for my iPad but I don't want to carry around another Bluetooth keyboard. Is there a way that I can use my laptop as an external ...
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Can't update or uninstall iTunes for Windows

Whenever I try to uninstall or update iTunes on my Windows computer, it just says: The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to try again, or enter an ...
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Is there a way to format a MacBook hard drive from Windows?

I have an old mid-2008 MacBook, used to work fine until one day I decided to install CloudReady on it, it worked like garbage. I tried all the cmd+[whatever] options to get a boot menu and rollback ...
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How to import photos library from a Mac SSD to Windows?

Following the death of my Macbook Pro, I have an SSD with all my photos on it, stored as a Photos library. How can I extract all the photos that are in it and transfer them to Windows? My photos are ...
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How to update Bootcamp video card drivers on MacBook Pro 16" with Radeon Pro 5500M

I'm am unable to install the latest Radeon Pro 5500M drivers from the AMD site onto my MBP 16 in Bootcamp. The driver installer says it cannot find an AMD video card. From what I've read, it seems we ...
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list files for Mac OS X install on bootable USB

This is about the fifth time I am trying to create a bootable USB to install El Capitan on a 2008 iMac, if I could get a image of the files that are on a working usb to compare with it might just help ...
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After Successful Bootcamp Installation of Windows, Mac OS X is unaccessable

URGENT HELP NEEDED! I have a Late-2014 iMac. Recently, I tried to Boot Camp it. However, It went horribly wrong and now I can't access Mac OS X. I am still able to access Windows though. Here's what ...
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iPhone Restore process

Have taken the back up of iphone to replace the battery of phone. After replacing battery, need to restore the phone back. The iPhone back is stored at default location. iPhone backup size is 114 GB....
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Re-Installing Windows 7 on mac

is there a way to install Windows 7 on an Calina iMac 27" late 2015. Bootcamp does not allow it since Mojave it only allows Win10. Downgrading my Mac to an Os before Mojave is as well as using Windows ...
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Is getting a Mac Pro to run Windows useful in any way

With the new Mac Pro recently released I can't help but be intrigued. The thing that stands out the most for me is the hardware options the Mac Pro has. I have a few questions about running Windows ...
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Parallels Desktop, running Windows 7 can see all computers except Windows 10

I have effectively 5 machines: iMac running OSX Sierra iMac (#1) running Parallels Desktop 13 VM with Win 7 MBP running OSX High Sierra MBP (#3) running parallels Desktop 13 VM with win 7 PC running ...
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Bootcamp says Disk Could Not Be Partitioned on Catalina Version 10.15.2

I have macbook air 2015 on Catalina Version 10.15.2 . So previously I had ran into this issue MacBook filesystem FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF after deleting linux partition and thank god I ...
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Boot Camp options do not persist across Windows reboots

[MacBook Pro 2019, Windows 10 1909 x64, Apple Control Panel 6.1.7000.3] I have successfully installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp on my 2019 MBP and everything is working well - except that between ...
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Install Windows 10 on MacBook Pro 8.1

I want to install Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro 13" 2011. I don't nessearly need macOS installed on the machine. Win10 single boot would be fine. I have a bootable WIN10 USB Installer. I tried to ...
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Dual boot with Windows 10 on 2011 Macbook Pro with APFS

I have been able to successfully dual boot a 2011 Macbook Pro with Windows 10 before when OS X still used the HFS file system, but things have obviously changed with how the system boots with APFS. ...
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What version of Windows can I install on a 2009 MacBook Pro?

I would like to convert my old 2009 MacBook Pro into a Windows machine to use some apps that don’t run or do so extremely poorly on macOS. This MBP supports El Capitan (10.11) as its last version. ...
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How to preview songs on iTunes

I have iTunes on my pc laptop....when I go to the iTunes Store I a unable to get a preview of the music, it just keeps spinning. I am able to purchase the song, but not preview it. How do I preview ...
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Credentials format to login into Windows Domain?

How do I login into a Windows based server from a Mac ? domain\username or domain/username or just username ? Nothing seems to be working so far, is there any other way ? Thank you.
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Viewing Text Message Histories on Windows PC

I have an iPhone 6s, and there are some very, very, long text message conversations on there that I'd like to be able to read through on my PC for the sake of convenience. I've already backed up my ...
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Where to get a copy of Boot Camp's Unattend.xml file?

I have a 27" iMac that originally had a Fusion Drive and I had previously installed Windows 10 on it using the Boot Camp Assistant. I recently upgraded the storage in it and in the process of ...
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How to put file into clipboard without losing control characters?

I have a .txt file originated from Windows, so its line endings are \r\n. Running cat or echo on that file makes those control characters go away. How can I display the file (even in raw bytes if ...
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Windows 10 Pro Installation on Macbook air failing with error that it cant update the boot configuration

Good Day, I have seen this question asked on several differnt forums but I just cant get it to work. I have a brand new Macbook Air Retina 13" (2019) with all the updates, running Catalina (10.15.1). ...
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How do you skip forward/back while watching a movie in iTunes for Windows?

How do you skip forward/back while watching a movie in iTunes for Windows?
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Catalina : Bootcamp assistant stuck on Partitioning Disk

I am trying to dual boot windows 10. Everything goes fine until It tries to partition disks. This is my diskutil list response : /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE ...
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How can I triple boot MacOS Catalina , Ubuntu 18.04, and Windows 10

I currently use the mid-2014 MacBook Pro. I have read the similar questions asked but as I don't have much technical knowledge I thought I should create a new question. Device History I had ...
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Choose the monitor the application will appear in?

Say that I am working on a full screen app X in one monitor, I want by using the keyboard to make application Y active in another monitor, while by default, it should become active in the current ...
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Option key not Working on Win Keyboard

I've an annoying problem with a windows keyboard on mac. I already changed the keys in keyboard preferences, but I cannot use the option key. case: windows = option I have no access to chars like ~[]|...
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Fans not running when 2018 MBP is in Bootcamp

I have Windows 10 installed on a Bootcamp partition of my 2018 MacBook Pro. When booted in macOS, the fans run fine (i.e. whenever the computer is in high load and hot). But when I'm in Windows, the ...

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