Questions tagged [windows-7]

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Will the OEM version of Windows 7 install okay on a Macbook Pro

We are considering getting a Macbook Pro but are quite heavily tied to windows application so want to install Windows 7 on it. Can you install the OEM version of Windows 7 on a Macbook Pro using boot ...
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Quicktime for windows 7 64 bit

I am using windows 7 64 bit on hp probook 4520s and want to install quicktime, apple provided link give the quicktime to download and install but it give error of some assembly instruction. I think ...
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Installing Windows 7 Updates on Boot Camp partition through VMWare Fusion?

I'm using VMWare Fusion with my Boot Camp partition. Are there any problems with installing Windows 7 Updates through VMWare Fusion, or should I boot up into Boot Camp in order to install these ...
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Dual Boot screen is not coming after installing win 7 via boot camp!

I have installed the win7 on macbook white (via boot camp), and now I am not getting the dual boot screen at the start up, instead windows is starting by default :( How I can fix this issue? Have I ...
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Bootcamp and Windows 7 - Mounting the .iso onto a blank DVD-R

So im trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate via Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro 13"....Managed to partition the HDD but for some reason whenever I click install, the Macbook restarts and I'm met with a ...
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Refreshed MacBook + BootCamp unable to boot restored Windows 7 partition

I recently had my MacBook's HDD crap out on me. The OS X partition, in particular, quit working, but my Windows 7 partition was still in decent enough shape for me to grab an image. I got a ...
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MacBook white support 64-bit

Need to ask a question about my MacBook White It's Early 2009 model (http://support.apple.com/kb/SP504) My question is, will it support: 1. Snow Leopard with 64-bit 2. Windows 7 with 64-bit Thanks
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How do I install Windows 7 without BootCamp and keep the OS X installation intact?

Because I already used BootCamp for creating the partition I used for installing Ubuntu, now I am not able to install Windows 7 by using BootCamp. Here is my disk partiton configuration: refit (fat) ...
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Suspending VMWare Fusion instance that uses Boot Camp partition?

I run my Windows 7 that's installed on Boot Camp via VMWare Fusion. I like keeping it open so that I don't need to wait 3 minutes until it starts up and so that I don't need to login every time I ...
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Installing Windows 7 on MacBook Air?

Last night I was trying to install Windows 7 on my new MacBook Air, I started it and the Windows installation began. I deleted 80GB HD (preinstalled Mac OS) also deleted, but I could install windows ...
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Can I install Windows 7 on a MacBook Air without a SuperDrive?

Is it possible to install Windows 7 as a second OS on a Macbook Air with no access to a superdrive? And if it is, how?
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Sync used iPhone for first time

My wife received an 3G iPhone from her sister after her sister bought a newer version. My wife has already had the iPhone switched over to her AT&T account but has not synced it with a computer. ...
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“System Builder” Windows on VMWare Fusion?

I am a web developer, and I want to buy a copy of Windows 7 to use with my currently-existing copy of VMWare Fusion for easier testing of web sites in Internet Explorer. However, the overabundance of ...
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Is it safe to install Windows Updates on a Boot Camp'ed OS?

I just installed Windows 7 on Boot Camp, and when I login to windows, it says that there are Windows Updates available. The problem is that one time when I tried to install these updates, it prevented ...
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Can a MacBook Air use another computer's optical drive when running Windows on Boot Camp?

I installed boot camp on a MacBook Air by following these directions. In step 2 under "Step 4: Install the Windows Support Software", I did exactly as the guide said, and launched WindowsSupport/Boot ...
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Bootcamp Windows 7 loading time optimization

I've created a bootcamp partition and successfully installed Windows 7 there. The problem is that Windows loads too slow - there is a white pointer on black screen blinking for 2 or 3 minutes before ...
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25+ inch monitor (Macbook Pro and Windows laptop)

I have a Lenovo Windows 7 laptop and now I have a shiny new Macbook pro to go with it. I want to build a workstation where both share the same monitor. Since I code, I want a fairly large monitor ...
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Not seeing help content of Windows apps in Parallels

Configuration: OS X 10.6.x, Parallels-desktop 6, Windows 7 When I press F1 or the help button in any windows app (f.e. MS Office 2010, Delphi 2007/2010), Microsoft Help Viewer or Microsoft Document ...
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Second gen nano won't connect to computer

I have a second gen nano that will not charge or connect to the computer. I see it charging when the screen is on, but when it goes to sleep, it stops charging. I've left the thing on overnight and it'...
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Consolidating music from three drives to one

I am trying to consolidate my music and videos on my Laptop. It is in 3 places: C:\Users\RajMore\Music D:\Entertainment\Audio E:\Entertainment\Audio I want to put all the music in a single location ...