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Macbook 2007 (A1181) Wi-Fi issues in Windows

I have: Macbook A1181 Windows 8.1 in Bootcamp with the latest patches All bootcamp drivers installed Keenetic Viva router with 2.4/5 GHz dual-band Wi-Fi, located in ~1m from the Macbook The issue is ...
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Mirror iPad Pro screen to my Windows 10 PC via USB

I need to mirror my iPad screen to my windows 10 computer without wifi (via USB). Is there a modern software solution that does not involve very low framerate or high latency ?
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Why are my Mac and Windows machine able to share a flash drive, but they cannot share an external hard drive?

I am recording Zoom meetings with my Windows machine and storing the videos on an external hard drive. I wanted to consolidate the folders by adding videos I have recorded on my Mac, but I realize I ...
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Storage space full after dual boot on MacBook Pro

After I installed windows 10 on my MacBook Pro using bootcamp, I am not able to download anything and it is showing a message that the storage space is full. After viewing the storage settings I found ...
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Locating the iBooks folder in iCloud Drive (on Windows)

I need to get the iBooks that are saved in iCloud Drive, using Windows, in a folder path and / or command line solution. This is a spin-off from Locating the iBooks folder in iCloud Drive which only ...
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Where can I download Safari for Windows?

This sounds like an absurd question, I know, but when I go to: http://www.apple.com/safari/ There isn't a download link! I'm sure it used to be there :-/ Here's what I see: Scrolling further just ...
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Drivers not working on Windows 10 installed (CLI process) on external SSD running on Macbook

I have a problem with the installation of Windows 10 (November 2019) on my MacBook Air 2018. I tried to use a virtual machine the first time, but some drivers did not work (trackpad, audio and ...
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How do I clone an installation of Windows 10 from macOS?

I have an external SSD which has a working copy of Windows 10 on it. I would like to transfer this copy of Windows 10 onto a different SSD. However, I do not currently have access to a Windows ...
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Boot Camp Control Panel macOS partition doesn't show up

Not sure why. I can access my macOS partition via hitting the option key. But the control panel doesn't seem to find it, And I want to set it as my default drive to boot into rather than Windows. ...
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Install Windows10 on older mac with boot camp does not provide install option

I'm trying to install Windows10 on my old MBP (Model: MacBookPro10,1). I prepared a USB-Stick formatted as FAT32 with a MBR. I followed this documentation (https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/...
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Problem creating a Windows 10 bootable USB on Windows, to work on a MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro 2013, now with a clean SSD (no OS). I have a Windows 10 PC from which I am trying to create a bootable USB from a Windows 10 ISO file. I tried a lot of combinations and softwares, ...
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Windows 10 Boot Camp shuts down and boots into macOS overnight

Only when I wake up in the morning I find my MacBook Pro 16” in Catalina. At night the computer is in Windows 10. This happens only overnight. Throughout the day my computer remains in windows 10. ...
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How to create a Windows 10 bootable USB on a Mac for PC without Bootcamp, when install.wim is too large

My Boot Camp assistant seems to be having problems (first I get not enough space, 40 GB, etc.) which I fixed by making a partition using Disk Utility, but then I didn't get an option that others seem ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on an external SSD on the 2019 16 inch MacBook Pro?

I'm considering buying the 16 inch 2019 MacBook Pro because I need a powerful x86 machine that can run macOS, but I would also be interested in running other operating systems on this computer. I know ...
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Bootcamp Assistant giving errors and so is Disk Utility. Mac isn't allowing me to install Windows like I have before!

I have scoured the internet for a solution to finally be able to use Bootcamp but nothing at all has worked. I previously used BCA to install Windows 10 on my computer but after about a year or so, my ...
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Lost the Option to Boot into macOS After Windows 10 Bootcamp Installation

Recently I tried installing Windows 10 using Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro. The initial steps went smoothly until the actual windows installation where I was unable to install Windows on Boot Camp drive....
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Always boot windows, unless option is held down

I have a 2012 Retina Macbook pro I use for work, with software that is windows only. I'm getting a bit tired of having to remember to hold down the option key every time I reboot. I know I can tell ...
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stopped (err = -3253) iTunes

iTunes error message when downloading music stopped (err = -3253) the network connection was reset. this message will pop up once or twice before it will download the song. It will eventually download ...
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Windows installation through bootcamp and SSD error

I have a Macbook Pro 2017, and I've been trying to install Windows 10 on it for quite a while through Bootcamp, but I was advised to purchase an SSD (Samsung T7 500 GB). However, that also did not ...
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Cannot boot into Windows 10 bootcamp

Something got borked recently on my MBP and now Windows 10 is unbootable - here are the details. MacBook Pro 2019, macOS 11.2.3, Windows 10 Pro x64 20H2. I can see all files on the Bootcamp partition ...
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Alt Gr not working with Microsoft Windows RDP client on Mac OS with a PC keyboaard

Alt Gr key (right alt) randomly stops working when working on Microsoft RDP client and behaves as left alt instead. I am on a Macbook Air M1, with a PC keyboard, using an AzertyPC layout in MacOS. ...
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Is it possible to use Boot Camp with Windows 10 from an external HDD?

I need to run Visual Studio on my MacBook Pro and I need Windows to do that. The easiest and well known way to install Windows on a Mac is by running the Boot Camp app on the Mac and let it do what's ...
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Are there any alternative Windows audio drivers for the MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012 to enable the subwoofer?

I have Windows 7 X64 installed onto my MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012; I installed the OS using Boot Camp Assistant from within macOS, and installed the latest copy of the Boot Camp drivers (5.1.5621). ...
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Can I use the built-in camera of my Apple Cinema Display on Windows 10

I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display (non Thunderbolt) working fine on Windows 10, except for the built-in camera that is not being recognized. Is there any way to activate it or any drivers that I can ...
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How can I move my photos from my iPad storage to my Windows 7 computer without a USB cable, AirDrop and iCloud?

I tried to select all the pictures, which is rather tedious, and upload them to Google Drive, but if >100 pictures, Google Drive won't upload all the images. to SendAnywhere, but this would take ...
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Is it possible to recover an erased Mac SSD partition?

I did the stupid thing of formating by accident the main SSD in my Macbook. I was using Windows through an external drive and hit the "Erase" button thinking it was another drive. So I lost ...
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What are the pro's and con's between Yabai and Amethyst window manager [closed]

I already have BetterSnapTools, but it lacks some features which I liked on my old Windows laptop (I had AquaSnap installed, which actually has a lot of great features which I miss on the Mac). ...
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How to “resize” side-by-side windows SIMULTANEOUSLY on Mac?

I recently switched from Windows to Mac M1 running Big Sur and can't find a feature that I had on my Windows Laptop. On windows, I had AquaSnap installed, which has really nice features. One of those ...
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Creating a Windows 10 Install USB when FAT32 has 4GB max file size

So I am attempting to create a Windows 10 install USB on my MBP running macOS 10.14 Mojave. To create a bootable USB it needs to be formatted into FAT32, not exFAT. The issue is that when copying the ....
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Error while setting up windows in my late 2014 iMac

Boot Camp Assistance is stuck on create a partition? So I used the procedures in this link to try and set up windows in my iMac , but when it reached the part where they asked where do you want ...
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No bootable disk when booting Windows after installing Linux on Mac

That must the weirdest title you've read in a long time. I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012, I installed Windows 7 with Bootcamp and all was working fine. Last night I installed Kali Linux with a bootable ...
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Microsoft all-in-one media keyboard not working with Macbook Bigsur

I have the using the Microsoft all-in-one media keyboard with windows machine and it works fine, but with my macbook, the experience is really bad, it lags and the track pad is jerky/ slow and ...
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How can I create a BIOS USB stick for ASUS ROG Strix X570-F in OS X?

I need to install a new BIOS for my new motherboard ASUS ROG Strix X570-F here where I need USB flashback tool and BIOSRenamer. I need flash an USB stick and then rename the file somehow but the tools ...
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What is the smallest and/or fastest way to run Windows programs on MacOS (Catalina)?

I'm using a 2017 i5 Macbook Pro with just 128GB of storage and need to run Revit, which is Windows only. I know there are many different methods for running Windows programs on Mac, but with very ...
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When accessing my Windows DFS share on my Mac machine, it shows empty folder

I have a domain server mydomain.com and a DFS server which is part of mydomain.com. DFS server has a share with namespace //mydomain.com/Datashare, which points to a TestData folder inside the machine....
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Windows Explorer stopped working after connecting external display (monitor) to My Apple Mac Book Air 2011

Earlier i was using Window 7 32 bit (bootcamp), and i have replaced my new SSD and load the windows 7 64 bit. After installing windows 7 64 bit, i was facing display driver issue due to incompatible ...
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Bootcamp error: Can’t install the software because it is not currently available from the Software Update server

Whenever I try to proceed with the bootcamp installation or click the download windows support software option from the action menu, it throws me that error. I've googled this problem and made sure I ...
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Latest Windows 10 update (March 2021) broke Bluetooth on mid-2014 MacBook Pro Retina

Running Windows 10 on Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro Retina from mid-2014 (with Catalina, if that makes a difference). Bluetooth was working fine till last night. Today it installed a system update and ...
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Migrate external Boot Camp to Mac

I currently run Boot Camp off an external SSD (using a guide like this one) and I want to migrate it to my new Mac (due to it having more storage space than my previous computer). How can I install ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows 10 (fn key and layout)

1. How do you get the Apple Magic keyboard to work on Windows 10 with the fn key and the correct layout? I'm using a Magic Keyboard with British English layout but none of the fn functions work such ...
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Extract some IPA from iPhone to USB Memory without jailbroken/download from App Store without iOS Device

How can I copy an IPA (iOS App Store Package) from my iPhone to a USB memory, using Linux, macOS, or Windows OS? Alternatively, How to download IPA directly to my Laptop from App Store without iOS ...
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Used Bootcamp to get Windows 10 on MacBook Pro (Mid-2012, Catalina) says “no bootable device - insert boot disk and press any key”

My late 2012 MacBook Pro is running Catalina. I used the Bootcamp Assistant to format a blank flash drive, copy my Windows 10 ISO file (downloaded from the provided Bootcamp assistant link) onto the ...
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How to present my IPhone screen on Windows

I must present my iPhone screen on a skype meeting, but Skype for business does not appear to have that option. A coworker said me that there is some official app that i could use to share my screen ...
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How do you disable the autofocus of a Razer Kiyo webcam on Mac?

The Razer Kiyo is not officially supported on Mac, but works anyway. Problem is: autofocus is not convenient, with the camera often jumping in and out of focus. Is there a way to disable it?
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How can I verify if a group exists in Active Directory on a certain domain

In Windows you can use the "net" command to do this quite easily: net group /domain groupName Which checks if groupName exists in your current domain. Is there something equivalent in Mac?
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5GHz capable drivers for BCM94360CS on Windows 7

Background I'm running Windows 7 via bootcamp on my early 2015 Macbook Pro (via a separate guide: https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/guide-install-windows-7-in-macbook-pro-early-2015-with-almost-...
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Using an sd card for extra space on bootcamp

I finally got bootcamp working on my Mac so I could play windows steam games on it. The only problem is that I don’t have enough storage on bootcamp to download games from steam and I ran out of space ...
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Win10 - Windows could not update the computer's boot configuration. Installation cannot proceed

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro 15-inch 2019, (macOS Catalina 10.15.5) using Boot Camp. I have two different Win10 ISO files. They both gives me this error: Windows could not ...
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Bootcamp USB drive: No bootable device

I'm trying to install Windows 10 in BootCamp on my 2012 Macbook Pro, running mac OS Sierra, but fail to boot from the USB drive on which the Windows install tools reside. The error message I get is No ...
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Windows mklink links and Mac

On a Windows AD Server, I have a made a mklink /d to a different file system shown a directory and this all appears to link up nicely for PCs on the network, but the Mac's are unable to follow the ...

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