Questions tagged [windows-7]

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How does the Boot Camp Assistant force the Windows installer to prompt the user to choose an edition of Windows to install?

When choosing to install Windows 7 using the Boot Camp Assistant, after files have been copied from the Windows ISO to a USB Flash drive, upon rebooting I've noticed that the Windows installer prompts ...
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“Select CD-ROM Boot Type:” error during Windows install

Which version of bootcamp 4.x do I need to install Windows 7 (64 bit) on an iMac7,1 with Yosemite? Specs: 64 bit Core 2 Duo, 4GB, 16GB Flash, optical drive, Windows 7 install DVD Everything goes ...
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Can't detect bootcamp partition on windows installation

I followed this site for the instruction on how to boot up windows on my bootcamp partition: https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/install-windows-on-mac/ Now I'm stuck in the VM ware installation. The setup ...
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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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Startup disk doesn't show my windows partition

Macbook Pro late 2011 running High Sierra (10.13.6). I have swapped my HDD for an SSD and placed my HDD instead of my optical drive. I would like to install a Windows 7 partition on my SSD using ...
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No bootable device USB 2.0 MacBook Pro mid 2014

I've been tearing my hair out the last couple days trying to get Windows installed. I have a MacBook Pro Retina 15 inch mid 2014. Yosemite version 10.10.1. Win 7 64 bit iso (sha1 - ...
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GPT disk error installing Windows 7 64 bit on MacBook Pro 13 mid 2010 with High Sierra

I have spent 4 days now, trying to install Windows7 64 bit on my MacBook Pro 13 mid 2010 with High Sierra installed on it. I had installed in many years ago and it was really easy. I removed it when I ...
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Using Boot Camp Support Software 4.0.4033 to install 64 bit Windows 7, 8 or 10

My computer is a iMac (20-inch, Mid 2007). The model identifier is iMac7,1. The processor name is Intel Core 2 Duo, which means I have a 64 bit machine. The Apple web site Boot Camp: System ...
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Where do I get the correct Boot Camp Support Software for my machine?

I have an old Macbook running Snow Leopard. I have used Boot Camp (3.0) to install Windows 7. I understand that after installing Windows I need to install the Boot Camp Support Software. Before ...
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Setting up an “Old” MacBook in an “Old” way

What I want: A MacBook or MacBook pro running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 with Windows XP (or 7) in Bootcamp. (Just like I used to have.. which was fine!!) What I have: A 13", Late 2009 MacBook (...
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Trouble of having ipad conneted to adhoc with static ip

I am having problem about the iPad wifi connection to adhoc (by win7) with static IP. The procedure is: Connect to the Internet with wired local network connection (autoconfiguration, ip:192.168.1....
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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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Cannot boot windows 7 bootcamp after resizing partition

I decreased the partition size of my macbook and on windows used Partition Wizard to increase the partition of my windows however after the process was completed I was unable to launch windows( It ...
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How to arrange two windows easily to left and right side?

In Windows 7, we can easily arrange two windows with these shortcuts: Option (Alt) ⌥ + ← maximizes the window to the left side of the screen, and Option (Alt) ⌥ + → maximizes the window to the right ...
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OSX Lion - missing csrutil command

i have IMac 5,1 with Lion 10.7.5 OSX and in terminal i'm trying to use the command csrutil. I checked everywhere but didn't find the way to have and use it. The reason is that i would like to disable (...
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WiFi drops every so often on Bootcamp Win 7 x64 (MBP 8.1); works well in macOS and Ubuntu. How to pinpoint why?

The setup is Bootcamp-installed Windows 7 Pro x64 on an old Macbook Pro 2011. When there's another WiFi device on the same network, my connection chokes up once every 5-10 minutes for 30-60 seconds, ...
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Can i remove OS X completely and install Windows? [duplicate]

Can I completely remove Mac OS X from my system and install Windows 7 or 8 on it? I do not want to use Bootcamp or create VM's. Is there any way at all? The problem here is that i want to ditch OSX ...
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Unable to boot after installing Windows 7 without Boot Camp

I can't boot into Windows after installing Windows 7 on my iMac. I need help troubleshooting. Background: I have an iMac11,1 (27 inch, late 2009, 2,8 Ghz i7, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB FireCura drive). The ...
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Reinstalling Mac OS on a iMac 2011 with Windows 7

So I installed Windows 7 on my iMac 2011 a couple of weeks ago and now I want to install macOS Sierra on it, I had macOS El capitan earlier. I've made a bootable USB disk with macOS on it, but when I ...
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What is the safest way to triple boot Macbook Pro?

I recently purchased a MBP 13.3 i5 system, and I'm keen on making it triple boot (Lion, Win7, Ubuntu 11.04). What is the safest way to do this ? I found quite a few websites online, but I'm not sure ...
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How to migrate from Windows 7 to Windows 10 double bootcamp boot on Macbook late 2011 - MacOS High Sierra

I am running from long time windows 7 on double boot with bootcamp on a Macbook late 2011 i5 with MacOS High Sierra 4Gb mem. Due to discontinuation of win 7 support I wish to migrate to win 10. I read ...
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iMac 2008 24" 3.06 ONLY starts in Windows SafeMode

In Mavericks I get a reboot immediately on the grey screen after Verbose. Same in Safe mode with shift key down. Will start to Target screen. (but don't have a compatible computer to connect to) Will ...
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Holding down the option key isn't allowing me to select Windows/OS X on startup

I have Windows 7 installed on a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. According to Apple's Boot Camp Installation and Setup Guide, pg. 10... Select an operating system during startup You can select ...
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Create a USB stick with Windows installer on it

I google it before but I was not able to find what I want. I want to make a stick with windows 10 on it from my mac (MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010)) and I want to instal it on a PC (not an apple product)....
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Is there a way to use the Intel GPU when running Windows 7 from Bootcamp?

Alright, so the problem I'm currently facing is that when I run Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro (Early 2011, 15" 2.2GHz CPU) with OS X 10.8, I used Bootcamp 5 to install Windows 7. Windows does not ...
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Moving hard drive to another laptop. (similar model)

I am trying to take the hard drive from a Macbook Pro 13-inch Mid 2012 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro9,2) and put this hard drive into a Macbook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1)....
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How can I switch option (alt) and command (windows) keys for Windows 7 in Boot Camp?

Installed Windows 7 via Bootcamp for some work-related projects. I've also installed the Apple Bootcamp drivers from the OS X install disk and updated to the latest version. It mapped all my keys just ...
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iMac 2008 (24") Running Windows x64 BootCamp - NVIDIA Driver Crashes Everything

I have a 24" Apple iMac with a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS graphics card running Windows x64. Everything runs beautifully save one problem...if I install graphics drivers - any at all - the computer ...
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Which exact Windows 7 ISO is required for Boot Camp v6.1.0 on macOS High Sierra? Mid 2010 MBP

Try as I may, I cannot get Boot Camp on macOS High Sierra to accept any Windows 7 installer DVD (or ISO) I have tried yet. Although Boot Camp seems to be able to accept a flash drive, when I try one I ...
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Lost space after removing bootcamp partition via bootcamp assistant [duplicate]

please help i lost 150gb space after deleting the partition via boot camp assistant and the disk utility won't recover it or partition it as one disk i tried to recover by timemachine but the disk ...
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I want to install Windows 7 on an external drive

I've read two articles about booting Windows from external drives as opposed to a stock Bootcamp install. Here are the links: http://kevtg-compuproductive.tumblr.com/ http://bleeptobleep.blogspot.fr/...
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How to transfer voice memo with their titles?

iTunes doesn't keep title of voice memo which make them quite useless. They look like DATE######.m4a. I'm working with these memos, any solution would fit, even jailbreak I really need to find a way. ...
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Adjusting brightness on 27" iMac used as external DisplayPort monitor for PC

I have a Windows7 64-bit machine attached to a 27" iMac as an external displayport monitor It's working well, except I cannot adjust the brightness. I have attached a Mac keyboard both on the Mac &...
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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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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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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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Open Bitlocker USB stick on OS X

I have a USB stick encrypted by Windows 7 built-in tool (bitlocker). I would like to open it on my OS X El Capitan. When I open it, all I get is a file "BitLockerToGo.exe" and another "Read Me.url" ...
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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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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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Enter “vertical bar” (or “pipe symbol”) in Windows

I have my MacBook late 2008 sometimes running Windows 7 via BootCamp. The keyboard has a German layout. Pretty much like the Wikimedia image below except that the blue symbols in the lowest line are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bootcamp - No ISO Option

There is no option in the Bootcamp wizard to choose the Windows ISO.. Any ideas?
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Macbook Pro Retina OSX 10.8.3 - Itunes - Windows 7 PC

I have been a PC guy for 35 years. I just recently got a MacBook Pro Retina. I have well over a terabyte of MP3's on several hard drives on my Windows 7 PC. All of the files are legal rips from my ...
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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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