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Questions tagged [windows-8]

The latest version of Microsoft's consumer Windows operating system, released in late October 2012. It sports a brand-new, redesigned user interface with full-screen apps, an app store "Windows Store," (similar to Apple's App Store for OS X) and includes new hardware support like USB 3.0, enhanced ...

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Attempts to install Windows 8.1 onto an Early 2011 MBP are failing

So I have spent the past couple of days attempting to install Windows 8.1 onto a MBP with High Sierra. Apparently, this model is unable to create and boot from a USB dive. So the normal Boot Camp ...
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How to make Bootcamp 4 work in Windows 8.1 on unsupported MacBook Air 1,1

I recently installed Windows 8.1 on my Macbook 1,1. It had previously run Windows 10 which worked fine at first but began to give problems with each major update until version 1709 stopped the ...
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Bootcamp High Sierra upgrade now not working

Having some confusion regarding which instructions to follow to fix an issue I'm having with my Bootcamp Installation. I've had a copy of Windows 8 (not 8.1) installed for a quite a long time which ...
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Disk space recovery after failed bootcamp installation attempt on a fusion drive - High Sierra

first of all I must say I'm pretty amazed by all the help and great contributors on this site. I already tried a few different Solutions but I came to a point where I couldnt help myself furthermore. ...
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Upgrade boot camp from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10

I set up Boot Camp on my MBP (2014 model) installing Windows 8.1 (I want to use Windows 10, which is supported) but the boot camp wizard did not seem to work with Windows 10 for some reason - possibly ...
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Speaker and camera of my MacBook Air aren't working after installing windows

Yesterday I installed Windows 8.1 on my MacBook Air on the partition that contained macOS, so the only OS that exists on my laptop is windows. With addition I had also installed BootCamp drivers on it....
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Personal hotspot connection not displaying on PC

I turned on personal hotspot on my iPhone 6s on a 4G connection. Then I go to my PC (windows 8.1) and it should list the iPhone on the available wifi connections but it's not. The PC does show other ...
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Installing Windows 8 on Sierra '16 MBP

Bootcamp does not recognize anything other than Windows 10 on the new MacBook Pro running Sierra. Anyone know how to get around this? Thanks! I am using Boot Crap version 6.1.0
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Boot to Windows8.1 flash drive on 2015 iMac

I currently have windows8.1 installed using bootcamp prior, and want to expand it's partition size. The iMac has El Capitan installed. I don't want to delete it, as I fear apple has locked me to ...
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iTunes install error 45075 on Windows 8.1

I've attempted to install iTunes on Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit for the first time. I downloaded the latest iTunes64Setup.exe from Apple's website, and the install seemingly completes without error. ...
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Windows 8.1 Bootcamp USB ports have power, but don't work

I have (according to Apple) a "MACBOOK PRO (RETINA, 13-INCH, LATE 2013)". It has Windows 8.1 on itm installed via Bootcamp with the latest drivers from Apple Bootcamp Assistant on it. Possibly Intel ...
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Can't delete Windows partition on Mac

I wanted to download windows 8.1 because I need it for some programs for school on my Mac. I used Boot Camp Assistant to make a partition for Windows, but I cant find or switch to windows 8.1. I would ...
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Mac Pro in reboot loop after installing NVIDIA Display Driver in Windows 8.1 Boot Camp

I'm running into a strange problem. I have a Mac Pro with a Kingston Predator PCIe SSD card, and a GeForce GT 120 card. I can install Windows 8.1 on the SSD after creating a dedicated partition ...
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Windows 10 via Bootcamp MBR Partition Error

I have had nothing but problems today trying to install Windows 10. Boot Camp Assistant has already created the flash drive for installation and the partition on my hard drive. I restarted and booted ...
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Creating a bootable Windows USB drive when Bootcamp is already installed

I just upgraded to El Capitan, and am now having issues booting directly into Windows. I need a bootable Windows USB stick to repair my bootcamp partition, but I'm having a difficult time making that ...
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How to restore OS X on MacBook Air after installing Windows 8?

After installing Windows 8 MacBook Air is not booting. I want to revert back to OS X. I need help on how to do that.
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Move Purchased App from Windows Phone to iPhone

My Windows Phone got stolen and I decided to get an iPhone 4s as a replacement. I bought the Threema-App for WP 8.1. Is there any possibility to get Threema for iOS 9.2.1 without having to buy it ...
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Attempting to dual-boot Windows on late 2011 Mac but the partition number is greater than 4

I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do here. For some background knowledge, my late 2011 Mac does "not have UEFI firmware and the ability to boot Windows installers from USB flash drives until the ...
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Install Bootcamp on external drive where OS X installed

I have 128G SSD internal storage. And wanted to install Bootcamp on external drive (USB storage). Found out that Bootcamp could not be installed on the external drive. So I thought to install OS X ...
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I got a problem with bootcamp

Hey guys I'm using mid 2013 MacBook Pro. I know how to install Windows from bootcamp and I already did last year. Until now I haven't faced a problem like this: after creating an USB install disc I ...
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3Gs how to do simple file operations like create folders, move/copy, drag/drop, from Windows via USB?

I'm looking to access the filesystem of an iPhone 3Gs iOS 6.1.6 via Windows 8.1: i will never use it as a phone. i do not want to install iTunes or any Apple software whatsoever I'm looking to build ...
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Does Bootcamp modify contents of the USB used?

If I'm planning to install Windows 8 using Bootcamp, will it modify the contents of the USB I use without my permission? I just plan to download the ISO and place it in a folder inside the USB/EHD. I'...
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How to install Windows on a MacBook without Bootcamp parallely?

Recently my Mac got erased while trying to format the partiton. So i was trying to install windows 8.1 on my MacBook Pro. I can't use Bootcamp as there is no OS X in my Mac. The Internet Recovery is ...
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Windows 10 display looks too small

I moved to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 but the display at 2800x1800 looks too small in Windows 10. In Windows 8.1 the display was fine at 2800x1800. Also, before installing bootcamp drivers in Windows ...
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Boot Camp Partition Unavailable After Windows 10 Upgrade

I have a simple problem for you today. I have been using Boot Camp with my Mac Mini for about two years and now, after upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, the Boot Camp partition doesn't seem to ...
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Is there a Windows 7/8/8.1 like automatic window sizer? [duplicate]

so I got a Macbook Pro a few months ago to use for coding and as a DAW. Really the only thing I miss about Windows 8.1 is the ability to drag a window to the upper left or upper right corner and have ...
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Upgrading Windows 8.1 to 10 changes bootcamp partition to disk0s4

I recently upgraded my Windows 8.1 Pro on bootcamp to Windows 10 successfully. However when I booted back into Mac, the bootcamp partition had disappeared in the finder window. When I checked disk ...
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Can I use my iPad as a microphone/webcam for my PC?

My PC doesn't have a mic or webcam, and it's been that way because I've survived with my iPad, whenever I needed to Skype with friends. However, I do need the microphone on my PC, but before going ...
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How to install Windows 8 on a MacBook Pro with OS X Yosemite, using Boot Camp, without a USB drive or DVD

The title covers most of my question. I am relatively new to the Mac world, and came across Boot Camp, which can dual-boot Windows, which seems pretty cool. I have read through many Boot Camp guides, ...
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Why won't Windows 8.1 64 bit (MacBook Air) recognize all 1GB video memory?

My 2011 MacBook Air has 8GB of RAM and Intel HD Graphics 4000 1024 MB My Windows 8.1 partition (64 bit) doesn't recognize more than 128MB of video memory, causing graphics oriented programs to crash. ...
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How to resolve the 100% disk usage on my iMac 27" (late 2013) when in Bootcamp bootup

I own an iMac from the late 2013 series, it is the core i7 with 32GB RAM. I eventually established that using Bootcamp would allow for a better experience when working in Windows land (I am both an ...
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F3 on Windows is what on a Mac?

On Windows to quickly search something, I just press F3 and then you can type what you are searching for as "keywords", how do you do this on Mac? I am busy with HTML and I want to quickly search ...
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Transferring file from Windows to iPhone through iTunes?

A friend has a Windows 8 laptop and needs to copy a text file from the laptop over USB to her iPhone running iOS 7. On the Windows side, I upgraded iTunes to the latest and greatest. When plugging ...
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Bootcamp Windows 8.1

I recently purchased a Macbook Pro and I'd like to run Windows 8.1. I purchased Windows 8.1 online and got a downloadable version. I now tried to run the bootcamp assistant and was asked to insert a ...
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How can I read/write to several hard drives created on windows 7,8 from OS X

My PC's hard drive - running w8.1- crashed. Bought a mac mini and now trying to retrieve files from crashed disk (and others). All drives have read only permissions, with no locks showing in the get ...
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Trying to transfer photos from iPhone 5S to Windows 8.1 machine; only about 25 of the 1000+ photos show up in file explorer

My wife and I are heading to Europe tomorrow and want to free up space for pictures on her phone. I use iPhoto on my mac, but we want to transfer her pictures from her iPhone 5S to our Windows 8.1 pc ...
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My old iTunes library isn't appearing in iTunes on my new PC

I recently set up my new PC (Windows 8) and installed iTunes. I then moved the iTunes folder from my old PC to my new PC. I set the iTunes library path in Preferences to that folder. But when I launch ...
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How can I get Windows to install in Legacy (BIOS) boot on my mid-2012 MBP

I've got a 13" mid-2012 MBP running OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite. I've recently repaved it with a fresh install and now I'm getting round to Bootcamp`ing it. I've installed Windows 8.1 in EFI boot mode and ...
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Can't install Windows 8?

Okay, so this is the first time ever that I install a non-Mac operating system. But it went like this: First, I downloaded the drivers to a 4GB USB stick. Then, I created a 300GB partition on my hard ...
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connect Windows 8 client to Mac OS X Server Fileshare

I want to connect a Windows 8 Client to a SMB fileshare on a OS X Server 10.9. With OS X I have no problems, but I don't know what I have to do to get the Windows client connected.
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Any solution to bootcamp windows 8.1 with macbook pro 15" 2010?

This question may at first glance seem to be a duplicate but I am asking for an update and clarification to an unsolved problem. After extensively scanning the web, it seems that the consensus is ...
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How do I share an optical drive with Windows?

I need to install something from a CD on my PC, but it doesn't have an optical drive. I have an optical drive on my Mac. I have enabled "DVD or CD Sharing" from System Preferences:Sharing. However, ...
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How to fix non-bootable OS X, after Boot Camp problems?

I accidentally removed the "Recovery HD" partition, when I was installing Windows, and now my OS X system is not booting anymore. How do I fix this, without wiping the entire disk, and starting from ...
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Windows not updating folders from the OS X drive

I have installed Windows 8.1 on my MBP through Bootcamp. Sometimes I encounter a strange issue: Log into OS X, and move/delete/create some files, e.g. Desktop\test_file.txt Turn off the machine; Turn ...
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New “EFI boot” drive appearing after reverting OS X drive to HFS+

Months ago I performed a clean install of Yosemite, and as you can read elsewhere, drive was formatted as Core Storage. Later on I partitioned and put on Windows 8.1 through Bootcamp. Worked well for ...
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Deleted 600mb Partition on Bootcamp-ed MBP while logged into Windows 8 using Disk Manager. No longer boots into OS X

On Mac Book Pro retina ( 2014 ) Mavericks running Boot Camp, one hard drive partitioned to dual boot OS X and Windows 8. While messing on Windows 8 I mistakenly deleted a partition which is now ...
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Creating a Bootable USB drive for a PC on a Macbook

I recently had a little mishap on my PC machine and now my HDD is completely cleared. I have a 32GB USB, a Windows 8.1 full DVD iso, and my macbook pro 2013 with Yosemite on it. I tried using ...
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How to recover NTFS volumes after accidentally formatting drive as JHFS+ volume?

I was reinstalling 10.9 Mavericks on my dual boot setup. I had 2 separate HDDs for 2 OS, both Hitachi 500 GB. But i accidentally formatted the Windows 8 HDD (NTFS) to Mac extended journaled. I had ...
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Let Windows 8.1 use 5k pixels of my iMac 5k? (Boot Camp)

So I installed Windows 8.1 x64 using the Boot Camp Assistant on my Yosemite, iMac 5K 27". The max screen resolution is being reported as 3840x2160. I cannot explain what exactly is wrong, but my ...
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Multi-monitor virtualisation with Parallels

Is it possible to make a Windows 8.1 VM running on Parallels think it has two monitors but in reality these monitors are just two separate "desktops" as far as OSX is concerned running on a single ...