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Questions tagged [windows-7]

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Permission for drive

I've installed Windows beside macOS. My MacBook now has two drives. Drive "A" and Drive "B". Drive "A" has macOS boot and Drive "B" Windows 7. The problem now is that I can't modify drive A when ...
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Remote Desktop Multiple Monitors Not Working in Mojave

I just switched to my old iMac to a new iMac running Mojave, on my old iMac, I could RDP into my Windows 7 Ultimate machine and all my monitors would be the Windows 7 Ultimate machine, however, in ...
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can't boot on win10 without alt (option)

on an air macbook air 2017, I deleted OSX and installed only Windows 10 from a usb cd drive. Everytime I boot the computer, I have to push on ALT to select the only one item: Windows. Otherwise I get ...
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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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How to remove a Windows 7 bootcamp partition from Mojave? [duplicate]

I installed Windows 7 via bootcamp several years ago with much older version of macOS but now when I want to delete it via Boot Camp Assistant, it doesn't recognize my bootcamp to remove and also ...
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Can't see newly created parition (and formatted as ExFat or NTFS) in Bootcamp (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I'm trying to resize my Bootcamp partition and finally shrunk my AFPS partition smaller and formatted the new partition to NTFS (and later to ExFAT) in hope to be able to see it in Windows and merge ...
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iMac 2011 (Old!) does not have the option to install Windows from an ISO Image

Okay so as the Title shows, I can't install Windows from an ISO image. The picture here is from a 2016 model of the iMac, but how come my only options are to Download Support Software and Install ...
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Can I get drivers to run Win 7 64 bit on a MacBook 2.1 manually?

I have a working MacBook 2.1 mid 2007, i wish to run Win 7 64 bit. Is there a way to get the drivers i need manually? apparently running Win 7 64bit on this model is not fully supported.
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Mac Pro not detecting Windows install DVD

I have Mac Pro 1,1 (2006 version) running Lion 10.7.5. Bootcamp on this model officially supports up to Windows 7 x86 though people have reported being able to run Windows 10 x64. I downloaded a ...
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Blocked websites on macOS host but not on Win7 virtual machine

In China there in the Great Firewall which blocks i.e. youtube. Fortunately in my university in China someway they provide access to youtube, so students can use youtube by means of campus wifi. I ...
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Unable to install Windows 7 using Boot Camp on a mid 2010 MacBook Pro running macOS Sierra

I only have two options visible in Boot Camp. I am wondering why the second option is not active.
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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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iMac 4,1 does not have Boot Camp update

I have found in Apple support that iMac 4,1 does not have Boot Camp drivers update. I have installed Windows 7 Home Basic 32bit. So I will have to find an alternate solution for driver updating ...
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Newbie Mac user - how to start over with Mac mini that has Windows installed

I'm very, very new to using Macs in general - my current work computer (iMac Mid 2010) is the first that I've used, and it's only been a couple of months. I work for a non-profit and someone has ...
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Why is Wine separately bundled with Winebottler for Mac OSX?

I am trying to make use of registax software for astrophotography image stacking on my Macbook. I first installed Wine using Homebrew which hanged on startup due to a known Homebrew Core issue. This ...
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Why a Win 7 usb installer made using Boot Camp, is not working?

I'm running Lion on an old MacBook, MacBook 2.1 Mid 2007. I want to install Windows 7. I have an iso for Win 7 and create the partition and a usb installer with Boot Camp but when the machine ...
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Installing Windows 7 in Boot Camp is Unavailable on Mojave

On my MacBook Pro (Mid 2014), it seems that Apple has stopped support for installation of Windows 7 via Boot Camp on my Mac. I am currently trying to edit the info.plist to attempt to find a way to ...
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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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Please help: Win7 on external FireWire drive results in “No bootable device - insert boot disk…” error

I'm trying to get Win7 working from an external FireWire drive (Macbook pro mid 2009, OSX El Capitan). I've tried the two tutorials below; the installation seems smooth either way and mac recognizes ...
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MacOS High Sierra - BootCamp partition can no longer be booted from after partitioning my ssd

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Late 2011. I have an SSD with a macOS High Sierra, and a BootCamp partition which I installed years before. I want to resize the BootCamp Partition to give it more space to ...
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My Windows 7 PC can find my Mac but can't connect to it. No password prompt?

I'm trying to access my Mac's files via my Win 7 PC and I'm so close but yet so far. The PC finds the Mac (it is there under 'Network'), but then I can't connect. According to many guides that I've ...
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Boot Camp Partition Broken after Partitioning and can't be Repaired in OS X 10.9.5 (on Macbook 13" Air - Late 2014)

I have a late 2014 Macbook Air that is running Windows 7 via bootcamp. Everything has been humming along fine until I recently made an update to partitions (via "Disk Utility" shrink size of Mac ...
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Bootcamp can't recognize bootable USB

I tried to install windows 7 on MacBook pro late 2011 and everything goes wonderful till bootcamp restart my mac to install windows and it shows a black screen that I should insert a bootable disk and ...
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Wine & CrossOver failing to access clipboard on macOS High Sierra 10.13.4

I've searched all over the Internet for an answer but most were old (2010-2013) so they weren't applicable (since most were concerned with X11). Anyways, I'm running CrossOver 17.5 on macOS High ...
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Problem with bootcamp on SSD: error 0xc00000e9

I've recently changed my hard drive for an SSD in my late-2011 mac-book Pro. I'm trying to partition it and re-install Windows 7 (64 bits) (juste like I had successfully done with my former HDD), ...
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Bootcamp isn't allowing me to install Windows 7

How can I hack the Bootcamp plist (or other) so it will allow me to select and install a Windows 7 ISO. Currently it's minimum Win OS is set at Windows 8 + but my DVDs, licence and backups are ...
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Is it possible to use 2011 iMac as display for Windows 7 PC with DVI? [duplicate]

I've seen this question asked before but the answers either didn't quite seem to address the question, or were very old so I'd like to see if there's any way to do this today. I have a mid-2011 iMac ...
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Windows stopped working on Macbook

I was able to install Windows 7 32-bit on my Macbook 2,1 and it functioned well. Not longer than a week later, Windows Boot Manager hanged, it was stuck on countdown and I couldn't select any other ...
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Windows 7 only boots to Windows boot manager with Continue Recovery not going anywhere

Windows 7 Boot Camp doesn't boot on MacBook Air 2011. The only option I get in Windows boot manager is "Continue Recovery", If I press "Continue Recovery", I get a black screen with flashing cursor. ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and macos High Sierra

I have a macbook pro retina 15 inch late 2013 I am running macos high sierra 10.13.3 and i want to install windows 7 and dual boot my macbook, I have sucessfully created a bootable windows 7 usb ...
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Boot Camp says “Windows 10 is not supported” on Windows 7 DVD

This has been posted on Apple Discussions earlier today, but I couldn't get any answers, so I have decided to also post it here I have an iMac 27" mid 2011 running Sierra, and I have troubles ...
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How to support 32-bit windows installation on boot camp

I'm attempting to make my USB a bootable windows 7 installation. I have the Windows 7 installation ISO image and related files. When I attempt to format my USB with the files, I receive the error: ...
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Old MacPro (2,1) with Windows 7 runs extremely slow?

I installed (native, so no vm) Windows 7 (64 bits) on my old MacPro2,1. With 10GB RAM I would have though it would run pretty decent. But no, its extremely slow and I have no clue what causes it. I'm ...
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Installing Windows and a Linux Distribution in addition to OS X with stock software

So I want to install Windows and Linux (lets say Ubuntu) on a Macbook Pro. Ideally that should work without installing some Software like rEFI..whatever. The 1st Problem is that OS X already occupies ...
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TimeMachine backup to shared windows drive via SMB?

I am trying to figure out how to reliably back up my 2013 MacBook pro to my Windows 7 desktop, living on the same network. The Windows machine is hardwired and the MacBook is connected via WiFi. The ...
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How to use UNetbootin properly? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I created a bootable USB using UNetbootin. I created it with Windows7.iso file. It was successful. The problem is when I booted my USB onto computer, it just show me this window without ...
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Bootcamp partition (Win7) won't boot on MBP mid-2012

I am using OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite). Ran out of room on ~60 GB Bootcamp NTFS partition of 250 GB SSD. Attempted to reduce Mac partition & increase Windows, but Win7 no longer boots. I'd rather not ...
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Way to load an old windows hard drive in boot camp?

I had a windows laptop that bit the dust, but the hard drive works fine (booted up in another pc that wasn't mine as an external disk with my SATA to USB 3 adapter). I'd like to use this drive on my ...
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how to backup MacOS under bootcamp windows7?

Background: My OSX partition was corrupted in some way by bootcamp or the paragon i was running on it. Similar incidents has happened twice before, but I don't remember if the triggering conditions ...
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dual boot window 7

I'm trying to use boot camp to dual boot windows 7 with mac. but i get this error "An error occurred while partitioning the disk. Please run Disk Utility to check and fix the error." I run disk ...
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Is it possible to install iTunes on Windows 7 without Service Pack 1? For iPad Pro 10.5" support

I'm considering buying iPad Pro 10.5" and meanwhile tried to download and install iTunes - main method of connecting it to the PC. My OS is Windows 7 pre-Service Pack 1. (I don't have MacOS) The ...
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Is it possible to restart Mac into OS X once switched over to Windows but logged out?

Sorry if my question title seems confusing. I have a very specific situation here. My brother died and I have inherited his Mac. I don't know any of his passwords and can't access anything. His Mac ...
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How do I reinstall Apple Software Update in Windows?

I uninstalled Apple Software Update in my Boot Camp Windows 7 install as it was crashing every launch, and a repair of Apple Software Update through Programs and Features didn't fix the problem. ...
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Bootable USBs no longer appear at startup

I recently had my Macbook (early 2015) reset after a bootloader mess up I won't get into. When I got it back I found that it would no longer show bootable USBs at startup in the boot menu even though ...
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How to set up windows so its possible to boot non Apple laptops from it?

I have an old Macbook and a new Windows laptop. I want to install Windows 7 on the Mac's Samsung 850 EVO SSD so that its possible to use it on both Macbook and the Windows laptop. Is such a thing ...
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How to connect to a Windows 7 PC from Sierra?

I have a Windows 7 Pro PC and want to share its drives so my Mac with Sierra installed can see it. The PC is named "PC", it's on a workgroup called "WORKGROUP" and the only user on it is called "Tim" ...
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Dock doesn't start after restarting from Bootcamp

Whenever I am on my Bootcamp installation in Windows and restart to boot back into macOS the dock is no longer there. I can fix this by restarting in macOS. Is there any fix for this? Or does anybody ...
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USB Keyboard and Mouse not working in Bootcamp Windows 7 installation

I installed Windows 7-64 bit on an iMac (27" late 2012). Mouse and Keyboard worked during the installation process. But now when I'll try to log in into windows, I am stuck on the login screen because ...
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Installing windows 7 on Imac

I have a mid-2010 27" iMac with macOS 10.12.5 and an external DVD - USB SuperDrive (the internal DVD drive is broken). I can't install Windows 7 from DVD with Bootcamp. After downloading support ...
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Create a Bootable Windows 7 USB from a Mac

I found several old threads where similar situations were described with no practicable answer, so I ask again. Please forgive me if I am creating a redundant post but I have read the following ...