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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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External Windows bootable drive freezes boot screen

I installed Windows on a 128 GB USB drive to run on my 2017 MacBook Air. I boot into it by plugging in the drive, holding Option key and select the Windows drive. It worked really well. Yesterday, I ...
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Boot Camp Windows disk missing from Startup Manager and doesn't boot from Startup Disk selection

Until recently I had Boot Camp installed and working with Windows 7 and macOS, but recently I had to change my keyboard. Since that point holding the Option key during startup seems to display the ...
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Magic Mouse not working intermittently on Bootcamp with Windows 10

For some weird reason when using Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my High Sierra MacBook Pro 13" 2017, my Magic Mouse 2 will stop working randomly. I have tried diagnosing why it works sometimes and not ...
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How to get data from a MacBook Pro hard drive on a Windows computer?

My MacBook Pro is not working anymore, I have some valuable data that I want to retrieve right now. This question is only software related. I can handle all the hardware stuff. I know that the ...
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Bootcamp install on external, partitioned HDD reboots to Boot Recovery Assistant

I have followed this guide: https://9to5mac.com/2017/08/31/how-windows-10-mac-boot-camp-external-drive-video/ When I select EFI Boot from my Samsung M3 portable drive it reboots to the boot recovery ...
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Force sync Photos to iCloud on macOS

I have recently been on holiday and saved all my photos on my mac whilst I was away. They didn't sync to iCloud as I wasn't connected to the Internet. I am back home now and setting up a new Windows ...
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Booting from a previously cloned Windows 10 installation

I have a cloned drive as a backup and my computer is stolen. This computer was probably MacBookPro 11,2. Now i have an old MacBookPro 6,2, i installed my backup drive as an internal drive to this ...
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Unable to use Boot Camp to switch boot device between MacOS/Windows 10

I have a Mac Pro 4,1 upgraded to a 5,1 with MacOS installed on an SSD and Windows 10 installed via a hacked Boot Camp on a separate HDD. I'm running a GTX680 GPU which is Mac OS flashed to allow the ...
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Restart doesn't boot into windows installer after accidentally quitting during bootcamp partitioning process

I tried to bootcamp windows 10 by downloading an iso from windows and running bootcamp. However, I accidentally hit cmd+Q during the partitioning process for bootcamp and it said you can't quit during ...
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hfs-bless / Booting into MacOS / Windows directly from Ubuntu (triple boot, MacPro 4,1 -> 5,1)

Currently I have MacOS High Sierra, Windows 10 (Legacy, not EFI), and Ubuntu 18.04 triple-booting on a 2009 MacPro 4,1 (firmware upgraded to 5,1). I installed Ubuntu after Windows using the procedure ...
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How can I create a Windows password reset disk on Mac?

I have installed a dual-system on my Mac: Windows and Mac. Unfortunately, I forgot the password to login Windows OS and cannot access it. Is there any possible way to create a Windows password reset ...
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How to Install Ubuntu on Mac with High Sierra and Legacy BIOS Booting Windows 10?

My 21.5-inch, Mid 2011 iMac has High Sierra (macOS 10.13.6) installed. A 64 bit version of Windows was originally installed using Boot Camp. Windows uses the legacy BIOS boot method. I have upgraded ...
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Limitations on running Windows on latest Macbook Pro

I'm strongly considering to buy latest Macbook Pro because of the hardware (i5 with Quad core) and design. I'm a Windows IT Pro and virtualization is a hard requirement for me, in addition to running ...
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BootCamp failing to startup (Macbook Pro 2016 High Sierra)

I deleted my bootcamp partition a while ago since I never used it. I forgot how exactly I deleted the partition because I know that I have deleted it incorrectly because the following of the following ...
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Windows 10 EFI on MacPro 4,1 -> 5,1

I'm attempting an EFI install of Windows 10 on a 2009 (4,1) Mac Pro firmware upgraded to 5,1. I'm running High Sierra, and installing Windows 10 on a second partition on the same disk. I have no ...
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What should I do to make the iPhone always remember I have trusted the Windows 10 device?

I didn't have to do this before, but since a few days ago, the iPhone started to ask me to "Trust This Computer?" every time when I connect it to my Windows 10 laptop to access photos on the phone. I ...
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Importing Linux and Windows Dual Boot from Parallels

I am looking at triple booting my Mac soon with macOS, Linux and Windows. I also want Linux and Windows available as a virtual machine. At the moment, I have Windows dual booted and have imported it ...
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How to count the number of files and folders in iCloud Drive?

I have subscribed to a 2TB iCloud Drive account and uploaded several 100k files from a Windows 10 PC. During the upload, that took several days, the PC crashed and restarted for some unknown reason. ...
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Invert Scrolling Windows 10 bootcamp [duplicate]

I've read other posts and followed their steps in order to invert the scrolling on windows 10 pro bootcamp on my MacBook pro, but it just is not working. I changed the value of the FlipFlopWheel from ...
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Macbook Pro 2017 Heating Issue while running Windows 10 on Bootcamp

Im new to the Mac Environment.I have got the Macbook for some development purpose.I have completed my work on Xcode and moving on to windows.The main Platform for which i work is Windows,so i have ...
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Creating a Windows installation media using a partitioned hard drive

I have a 1TB external hard drive that I have partitioned 10GB of (WINBOOT). I want to use that 10GB portion as installation media for Windows 10 with Boot Camp Assistant. However, when I go to make ...
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Can't boot to bootcamp windows anymore

I think I made a big mistake: I wanted to boot to ubuntu from my usbstick, therefore I used the ppa mactel-boot and I could boot into ubuntu (this tutorial: https://medium.com/@mmiglier/ubuntu-...
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Using a MacBook as a Bluetooth speaker for a Windows PC

I was wondering if it would be possible to use the Apple MacBook or MacBook Pro as a Bluetooth speaker for another computer? The MacBook could act as a Bluetooth speaker that plays the other computer’...
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Bootcamp Stuck at Downloading Windows Support Software

Im trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro - High Sierra.I have downloaded the ISO,Pointed Bootcamp to the file, dragged the partitioning slider and clicked next.It started downloading windows ...
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how to create a bootable Wndows 10 USB installer on my MBP 2017 without being asked to repartition my drive?

as title. On my MBP2010 (which is currenty 1000s miles away), I don't get the option to repartition my drive. I just get the option to create the USB installer + download bootcamp drivers. With the ...
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Mac Mini mid-2011 Bootcamp AMD drivers not working properly

So, I'm trying to install Windows 10 on a Bootcamp partition on my mid-2011 Mac Mini. Since this is not officially supported by Apple I had to jump through few hoops, but everything worked fine... ...
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Unable to boot into Bootcamp drive after distil repairDisk

All, I've run into the problem where I am unable to boot into my windows 10 pro bootcamp partition on my late 2017 MPB. Previously I was unable to locate the bootcamp partition the startup disk ...
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External exFAT hard drive not recognized in macOS or Windows after improperly ejecting

I copied data from my Macbook to a brand new 2,5" usb hard drive which I formatted as exFAT before. Everything worked well until suddenly a problem appeared somewhere. The copying process got stuck ...
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Windows 10 VM Freezes in Parallels 13 - Windows 7 VMs are OK

For years I have run Windows 7 VMs using Parallels on the Mac without any problems I have recently virtualised a Windows 10 laptop to a virtual machine using the Parallels tools - this VM freezes ...
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Buying a new computer [closed]

I'm gonna buy a new computer, but need some help choosing. I was aiming for a desktop from this shop: https://www.chip7.pt/desktop/35176-doit-gamer-i5-8400-chip7-doit-g.html#/9-perifericos-...
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Connect macbook pro to additional display wirelessly like in windows via bootcamp

We can connect to an external tv or display wirelessly using builtin windows feature when using bootcamp on macbook pro. (option like "cast media to a device" on microsoft edge, or otherwise in ...
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No sound on my 21.5inch, mid2011 imac bootcamp running windows10

after installing windows10 (upgrade win7) on my 21.5 inch mid 2011 imac for the first time everything was ok (including sounds), after losing my system and have to re-install directly windows 10 ISO ...
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Old Mac Pro: Windows? GPUs?

I recently got an old Mac Pro 1,1 for free, and was wondering what's necessary to get it running Windows. I know that you needed Boot Camp before Windows 7, because it didn't support the EFI, but ...
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Windows 10 on 2011 Macbook: is audio fixable?

I've been trying to install Windows 10 on an early 2011 Macbook Pro. It's not officially supported, but I read everywhere it can be done. There are some troubles though. I have successfully ...
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Why do files with accented names get deleted when rsync to a smb Windows share?

I am trying to backup some files from a Mac running macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 to a machine running Windows 10 Pro. From the Mac, I mounted to my user directory in the Windows machine with SMB (smb://...
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Boot camp assistant can only change disk1

I'm trying to setup and iso file on a flash drive from my macbook using the Boot camp assistant. It recognizes the iso file, but I am only given one option of using it on disk1 of my own computer and ...
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How to install windows on Macbook Pro having Apple File System?

I've MacBook Pro Retina, 15-inch Mid 2015 having 250GB SSD storage. I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 (which my MacBook supports as per Apple's Documentation for BootCamp) but not able to do so, in a ...
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How to Disable resize window on mouse over edge

I have my window in full screen and I want to scroll. In Windows, I would just move the mouse all the way to the right side of the screen where the scroll bar is. Then I would click down and scroll. ...
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Bootcamp vs standalone for gaming [closed]

Context I'm a little addicted to playing Civilisation 5. However I find once I increase the number of opponents above 5 or 6, along with the standard map size it becomes nearly unusable. Currently i'...
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Switching to macOS from Windows/Linux [closed]

I am switching to macOS by getting a new MacBook Pro in a few days. I have never used a Mac before. Where can I look for short guide or video tutorials that teaches macOS to power users. I am a ...
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AppleScript specify which virtual window/space

I'm using this script to check for incoming change on a specific app (in this exemple, an incoming case) try tell application "System Events" tell process "My Internal App 01" ...
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Bootcamp: Black screen shows after windows 10 installation

I have a MacBook Air with OS High Sierra. I tried to install windows 10 by selecting the top and the bottom, which installs the setup on a USB and partitions a section for windows 10. The bootcamp ...
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Cannot partition windows on bootcamp (NOT time machine issue)

Apologies if I have gotten this in the wrong place. It's been a long few days. Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.13.4 (17E199) So a while back, I decided to install windows ...
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Is iTunes on Windows store up to date?

Apple released iTunes update yesterday. Is iTunes on Windows store up to date? In store release date says 2017. Is Windows store version updated same day as desktop setup release? Are store apps ...
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How can I find all selfies taken on my iPhone when on my computer?

Since iOS 9, the iPhone has had a default album called Selfies that gathers all the selfies you've taken on the device (i.e. all the photos taken with the front-facing camera) in one place. This makes ...
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Adding bootable diagnostic partition(s) to 2010 iMac (sans ODD) (fancy Bootcamp question)

I have removed the ODD from my 2010 iMac, replacing it with a second SSD. Right now, there are three drives inside: two SSDs and the original 1TB HDD. Disk 0 (first SSD) boots Windows 7 (originally ...
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How to access encrypted partition from both High Sierra and Windows 10 Bootcamp?

I want to access a partition from my internal SSD from both macOS and Windows 10 to share things like KeePass database or other confidential data. Thus I am looking for a way to have an encrypted file ...
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Files from AppData directory getting mysteriously deleted

So, I have Windows 10 installed in my Macbook Pro (Early 2013). Some files from AppData directory are getting mysteriously deleted. For example, my Chrome extensions usually gets corrupt and I have ...
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Cannot boot from Boot Camp partition (after High Sierra 10.13.4 Update?) [duplicate]

I cannot boot in my Windows 10 (upgraded from Windows 7) Boot Camp 10 partition any more ("no bootable device - insert disk and press any key"). Probably after the High Sierra 10.13.4 Update. When I ...
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How to open TIFF file created in 2001 on Mac

I have recorded CD on Mac in 2001 (TIF, EPS). But I cannot open files from this CD on Windows. TIF files are not in valid format (first 2 bytes neither 4D4D nor 4949). But in file I found "TIFF8BIM"...