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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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How can I boot back to Mojave from Boot Camp 6 with password-locked boot manager?

The situation is as follows: I have a MacBook Air 13" (early 2015), which was corporate but the employer allowed me to buy it when I was changing jobs. I have installed Windows 10 from an official ...
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Bootcamp assistant cannot partition drive

I am trying to install Windows 10 1809 via bootcamp assistant on my 2016 MBP and it keeps showing me the following error: Here is the output from diskutil list: Carsons-MBP:~ carsonclark$ diskutil ...
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Boot Camp: Plugging in an external mouse makes mouse click not work anymore

So this started happening recently, I think after the last OS upgrade. Now if I plug in an external mouse (any mouse, I've tested several) while in Windows 10, the mouse click and scroll won't work ...
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Problem installing Bootcamp (Windows 10 on Mojave)

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on my non-Retina Mid-2012 MBP. It previously had a Bootcamp Windows 7 that I had to remove manually by deleting it's partition via Disk Utility. I'm trying to install ...
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validate file tree copy from windows to mac

I'm trying to copy the content of a flash drive to my mac box. the content originally came from win and the flash drive is formatted in FAT. I'm concerned that not all content was copied successfully. ...
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Bootcamp problem driving me nuts

Bootcamp on my Mojave says that “your sis could not be partitioned, please check disk Utility” . This occurs when I set the partition space to max on the BootCamp Assistant which is 80gb. But if I set ...
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Use an external disk shared to Mac via Windows for Time Machine

I have an external hard drive with 3 partitions partitions a exFAT connected to a Windows 10 PC. I am able to mount and access the disks on my Mac wirelessly but cannot get TimeMachine to use this ...
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Can't reboot on external SSD with Bootcamp

a few months ago I bought a new Mac, since this machines are so pricy, I ended up buy a basic model with a small SSD and only 8GB of RAM, for this reason I have been trying to avoid running Windows ...
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HDMI not working on 2018 MacBook Air in Bootcamp Windows 10

I have a USB-C hub that includes an HDMI port. This works fine while running macOS but not in Windows 10 Bootcamp mode on a 2018 MacBook Air. My multi-part question is [a] is this a driver problem [b]...
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Macbook Pro running windows 10 — wifi connected, but no internet access

Alright, so I went through the steps to install the windows support software from bootcamp, which enabled me to even have any wifi settings at all, but then after repeated failed attempts to connect ...
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Lost the Option to Boot into macOS After Quitting Internet Recovery (Bootcamp)

Background story: I have a MacBook Pro ("Core i7" 2.6 15" Touch/Mid-2018 2.6 GHz Core i7 (I7-8850H)) with Windows 10 installed using bootcamp. I am not sure about the macOS version, but it must be ...
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The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. Windows 10 and Mojave iMac Fusion Drive

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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Fix Windows after Ubuntu installation

I've followed closely this step-by-step guide: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/257275/322989 After that my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Mac installation work perfectly fine. But my Windows 10 does not. ...
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How to operate an iPad from a Mac or Windows PC?

I have a setup in office where on a desk is a fixed iPad on a stand. On the same desk, I have a Windows PC or iMac. Customer is looking at iPad. I am the desktop user and I want to control the iPad ...
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Audiobook I bought from Audible does not appear in iTunes

Windows 7. The audiobook I bought does not appear in iTunes and neither in C:\Users\Public\Documents\Audible\Downloads (or any other place in my computer.) It did appear on my iPhone at the time of ...
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Keyboard and Trackpad not working while installing windows 10 on MacBook Pro 2018 Touch Bar using Bootcamp

I have tried several times to install Windows 10 on my new MBP 2018, and I have failed till now. I used Windows ISO version 1703 which was ok until an error appeared at the end of setup (the error ...
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How can I create a bootable windows 10 usb installer on Mojave?

Boot Camp Assistant no longer allows to do this dd shouldn't be used for bootable sticks (see here) Using unetbootbin I can only write on FAT32 formatted USB, but that does not work (see here) How ...
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How can my Windows 10 connect to 'Personal Hotspot' of my iPhone automatically

My Personal Hotspot (henceforth PH) remains on, with the same password (see underneath). After clicking the Wireless icon on my notification area/system tray, I see 'iPhone' on my WiFi list and ...
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Is winSCP available for mac or only windows? [duplicate]

I need a ftp for mac since my current viper ftp is corrupting my xml files. So just wanted to know if we have efficient FTP for mac users.
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Want to Install Windows 10 onto MacBookPro (15", Early 2011) running Sierra 10.12.6

My early 2011 15 inch MacBook Pro has 2.3 Intel Core i7, 8 GB memory, 750 GB SATA Disk and a SuperDrive. I completely erased the hard drive with Disk Utility and reinstalled os 10.12.6. My goal is to ...
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How can I run Windows in a VM using VirtualBox? My image is always permission denied

I'm attempting to run a Bootcamp partition in a virtual machine using VirtualBox. It's a Windows 10 install with latest Bootcamp drivers (which I guess is irrelevant here) and latest version of ...
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How can I modify the location where a new version of iOS gets downloaded to in WIndows 10?

How can I modify the location where a new version of iOS gets downloaded to in WIndows 10? I don't have a lot of space left on C: so would like to put it somewhere else.
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Manual Windows 10 installation on Macbook Pro mid 2014 using unetbootin

Just some some context before i ask my actual question. I know my mac is older so I have been using a USB to use bootcamp. I have tried installing Windows 10 using the Bootcamp assistant multiple ...
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Boot Win from another computer on mac using external disk and Parallels?

I have Win 7 laptop and mbp. I removed disk from Win laptop and plugged on mbp as external disk. Windows 7 is on NTFS partition. Since I have NTFS for Mac by Paragon I can read/write to that partition....
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The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. Windows 10 and Mojave 10.14

I installed windows 10 through bootcamp and I want to remove the partition. However, upon opening up bootcamp assistant it said that the startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single ...
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Can window focus with multiple displays follow the mouse on macOS?

I'm a new MacOS user and some things disturb me as it was more convenient on Windows. One of them is the following: on a dual screen set up, I have to first click the second monitor for it to take ...
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Quickly transfer file from iOS device to new Windows computer

I often need to transfer files from my iOS devices to university PCs. The university PCs always delete all user-installed programs and files upon logging off. What is the easiest way to transfer a ...
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Can I remotely control an iPhone from a Windows laptop?

Does TeamViewer Quicksupport only let me see her iPhone screen from my Windows laptop? Between computers, TeamViewer lets me control and operate the other computer. This YouTube video and article ...
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iCloud app cannot be installed on Windows 10

Recently I reinstalled my OS on my Laptop and tried to install iCloud for Windows 10 and unfortunately I am unable to do so because at the end of it I got this error: There is a problem with this ...
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(Mac OS) After attempting to resize partition, can't boot with windows 7

So I am using bootcamp to use windows from my mac book pro. I wanted to increase the windows disk size so I tried to resize the partition. While I was trying, I gave up and tried to cancel everything ...
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Windows 10 won't install in EFI Boot mode when hybrid partitions are present on Mac-Pro 5.1?

I am trying to install Windows 10 in EFI mode on a Mac Pro 5.1, to co-exist with Snow Leopard, also installed in EFI mode, in GPT partitions, and Windows XP, installed in BIOS mode, in an MBR ...
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Order synced photos by date on Windows PC

I'm trying to sync photos ordered by folders as year/date but it syncs only by year: Previously I remember that it synced images by date into separate folders inside yearly but now I cannot find this ...
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Bootcamp with Windows 10 can not change display resolution

I installed Windows using BootCamp my MacBook Pro Mid-2010 on a separate hard drive running Windows 10. I have had issues playing all games on the OS, due to the game resolution being the same as my ...
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Voice Memos Synced in Wrong Direction

I was trying to copy the voice memos from my phone to my computer using iTunes. After syncing, the old memos on the computer showed up on my phone and the memos I wanted to copy to the computer are ...
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Copy mp3s listed in a m3u-file to another harddrive

Over the last decade or two, I've collected quite a lot of mp3-files. I had them organised on an external / internal hard drive on Windows computers, and created a bunch of playlists with my favourite ...
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Use Apple monitor as second monitor for windows pc

I've an Apple monitor 27' with thunderbolt port, such the one in the picture below. Do you know how if it could be used as external monitor for a windows pc, that has not thunderbolt port?
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Crash during Boot Camp restoration. How do I remove my Windows partition?

As mentioned in the title, my OS crashed while removing the windows partition. Now Boot Camp Assistant doesn't recognize the pre-existing Windows partition anymore. See diskutil results below. How ...
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“Missing Operating System” on Windows 10 Bootcamp after partition

After trying to install a third operating system Windows 10 won't boot, displaying the message "Missing Operating System". My problem seems to be very similar to this one: Triple Boot: "Missing ...
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how to turn on hardware virtualization on Macbook pro with BootCamp with no OSX

I haven't been able to turn on hardware virtualization on a Mac with BootCamp (Windows 10). All the solutions I have found say that I need to restart and choose OS X ( including How to turn on ...
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iTunes does not play non-Apple Music songs which were synchronized with iCloud Music Library on Windows

I'm facing the following scenario: I live in a country where a certain album from a band I like isn't available on most (if not all) streaming services. I own a physical copy of the album, and I have ...
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Compressed hidden files are not hidden anymore when uncompressing on Windows

When I zip hidden files and folder and unzip on a Windows PC, they do not remain hidden. I tried to hide them with dot and also with the command chflags hidden. Is there anything I can do? It happens ...
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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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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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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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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 ...