Questions tagged [windows]

For questions about using Apple products and services with a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system in its various versions. Other questions about Windows are off-topic and can be asked on Super User instead.

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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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Create Windows 10 installer USB without bootcamp

I have recently wiped my hard drive and partitioned my hard drive like this: /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: ...
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Bootcamp Error: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition (not a duplicate)

I am running Mojave, trying to install the latest version of Windows 10. I had this error, so followed the instructions here: Bootcamp issue: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to ...
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Boot Camp Assistant removal successful, still can't reinstall [duplicate]

I installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp Assistant with no problems yesterday, but needed to uninstall to make the partition larger. I uninstalled it also using Boot Camp Assistant and received no error ...
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iPod Classic can't be seen by iTunes 12.7 on Windows 10

I have a used iPod Classic 5th Generation (A1136) that was purchased for a parent as it is compatible with all their 40-pin gear. One of the parents already has an identical model which was "working ...
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Why does BootCamp have slower internet speed than macOS?

I'm using a 15" MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave and Windows 10 via Boot Camp. I bought a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter recently. After I connected it, I could select 1 Gbps Speed & ...
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Apple Magic Mouse 2 not scrolling - Magic Mouse 1 works! (Windows 10 / PC)

I have been using an Apple Magic Mouse "1" for quite some time now on my Windows 10 PC and I was very content except the damn batteries that needed replacing every once in a while. So I bought an ...
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How can I read a time machine backup on a Windows PC?

I want to recover some files from a time machine backup (an external harddisk) but the I have only access to a Windows 10 Pro PC right now. Is it possible to read from the time machine backup from a ...
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Windows 10 EFI on MacPro 4,1 -> 5,1

I'm attempting an EFI install of Windows 10 on a 2009 (4,1) Mac Pro firmware upgraded to 5,1. I'm running High Sierra, and installing Windows 10 on a second partition on the same disk. I have no ...
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WDF VIOLATION Blue Screen after Upgrading Mac to Windows 10 May 2019 Update (1903) Edition

I did an upgrade on my iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011) from a previous version of Windows 10 to the current version. The Windows 10 ISO file was downloaded from the official Microsoft website. Afterwards, ...
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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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use Windows registry in wine

I want to use Putty on Mac, and I need to import Putty (SSH client) profiles in it. Putty profiles are stored in the Windows registry (you can dump and import .reg files on another windows machine ...
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Boot Camp Low Audio Level Through 3.5mm Audio Jack

Description: When using the 3.5mm audio output while booted into Windows 10, audio is barely audible at max volume; built-in speakers work perfectly. That is, the volume is very soft when my ...
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Unable to connect to SMB server after Mojave update 10.14.5

I used to be able to connect to a shared folder on a local Windows PC from my MacBook Air (Early 2015) by doing Finder > Go > Connect to Server or ⌘+K and then typing smb://hostname/folder and ...
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Dual GPU switching on a MacBook in Windows dual-boot (without using Boot Camp)?

I am experimenting with a 2013 MacBook Pro and its capabilities, and have set up a Boot Camp partition. This works quite well with the applications that I need to run on Windows natively which use ...
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How to install Windows 10 into a 2011 iMac without using the Boot Camp Assistant, an optical (DVD) drive or third party tools?

Apple does not support Boot Camp Assistant installations of Windows 10 on 2011 and earlier iMac models. The exact list of supported Mac models is given below. The following Mac models support 64-bit ...
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How to repair damaged hybrid partition table from Windows?

I am using a 2010 27" iMac with Mac OS High Sierra and Windows 10 via Bootcamp. Recently, I have had an issue where every Mac update renders the Windows partition unbootable. This means that after ...
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How can I create a bootable windows 10 usb installer on Mojave?

Boot Camp Assistant no longer allows to do this dd shouldn't be used for bootable sticks (see here) Using unetbootbin I can only write on FAT32 formatted USB, but that does not work (see here) How ...
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Boot Camp Fails to Save Windows Support Files [duplicate]

So I'm running macOS 10.14.5 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I just put an SSD into the system to replace the internal spinning drive and reinstalled a new copy of the OS from scratch then did the migration ...
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Stream music files from a Windows PC to iPhone

My PC running Windows 10 has a folder with ~20k songs in a variety of formats. I wish to stream these audio files to my iPhone while I am out and about. I also need to be able to conveniently sort and ...
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Installing Windows 7 on an iPad Pro

I have an older version model of an iPad Pro. I need to download an application that requires Windows. Can I install Windows 7 on my iPad Pro?
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Can anyone help me figuring out what's wrong with my drive structure?

I've realized something is wrong with my disks/drives/partitions structure when I tried countless installing Windows via Bootcamp but it would always fail. Please take a look at what I have: This is ...
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How to instal Window 10 on an External drive for a MacBook Pro 2019

I read several articles and watched several YouTube videos about how to make a bootable Windows 10 on an external SSD using Bootcamp. However, all of the tutorials are using either an iMac or older ...
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How do I change the location of iCloud drive on Windows?

Recently I've been using iCloud with my windows machine. With the older version of iCloud I was able to change the location using the mklink command; however, this does not seem to work with the new ...
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Apple Wireless Keyboard on Windows PC - How to make FN and Eject keys work?

I have Apple Wireless Keyboard (A1255, from 2007, US English layout) and I want to use it on non-Apple, Windows PC. But I have two problems. First, it is that Windows does not detect when "fn" and "...
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How/Can I install/run Windows on my older iMac (2007) running OS 10.95?

I was just told by someone that i won't be able to install Bootcamp to run Windows on my iMac (2007) - it's been upgraded/rebuilt at least once and upgraded again less than 6 mos ago. Is there another ...
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Windows 10 on external drive through boot camp

I've installed Windows 10 on external drive (SSD through USB) on a previous Macbook pro and it was working fine. I bought a new one now, but that same external drive doesn't boot anymore. Instead it ...
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Windows 10 Bootcamp and NVME SSD

I just bought a Macbook Pro early 2015. It only has 128 GB of storage so I decided to upgrade it with a 1 TB NVMe SSD from Crucial. Off course, I also had to buy the adapter to convert the M.2 plug to ...
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Windows-Logo-Key + Left/Right Arrow — Keyboard shortcut equivalent on Mac

I have both a mac and a PC. One simple extremely useful feature on PCs that I can't find on a mac is the shortcut Windows+RightArrow to maximize the active window, but only take up exactly the right ...
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Best way to transfer files between iPhone and Windows PC

Is there a software in Windows that will make file transfer between an iPhone and PC easier? I have tried iMazing. It's kinda great, but the problem is that when I am transferring files from my ...
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Error “No bootable device — insert boot disk and press any key” after trying to boot into Windows

today I was going to boot into my Windows partition and went into System Preferences and chose to boot into Windows and pressed Restart. After I did this all I got was "No bootable device -- insert ...
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Windows 10 - installed on external SSD , gets stuck on Windows logo after installing bootcamp drivers

I installed windows 10 on an external SSD, on my Macbook pro. I saw this method from a 9to5 mac video. I followed each step, and it all worked flawlessly, i was even able to use windows 10, but then i ...
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BootCamp The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned

I am currently trying to install bootcamp, however i am experiencing the following error: "The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned." "You must have at least 42GB of free space ...
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Installing Windows on MBP 2015 (Mojave) Using Boot Camp, Error: Not enough space!

I have a MacBook Pro 2015 with macOS Mojave. I've downloaded Windows 10 x64 October (and April) Update ISO and I tried to install both of them using Boot Camp Assistant. I have a 500GB disk with ...
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How can I improve the positioning of new windows?

Is there a setting to improve the positioning of new application windows? I'm not looking to specify the location of a window and have it open there every time. I'd much rather have an improved ...
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MacBook Pro 2012 Bootcamp problem

I was trying to install windows 10 on my MacBook Pro 2012, I was following apple tutorial (https://support.apple.com/pt-pt/guide/bootcamp-assistant/bcmp09f5f773/mac)(or in English). I chose 100GB to ...
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How to recover lost space after a bootcamp restore failed and APFS container failed to verify?

I gave 50GB to bootcamp for Windows 10. Today, I decided I no longer want Windows 10 bootcamp. I went to bootcamp, and clicked restored. Then it said something about being unable to recover the ...
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Error when remotely controlling iOS device over VNC

I'm using Quamotion xcuitrunner to remotely control an iOS device over VNC. I'm launching xcuitrunner on Windows, using the command line. When I connect to localhost:5900 using TightVNC, I see a ...
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Understanding macOS's Keyboard Shortcuts

I was looking at some of the built-in keyboard shortcuts in macOS, and some of them are totally incomprehensible to me. I tried to do some research, but couldn't find any useful answers. All of them ...
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Audio not working on Windows 10 installed on external SSD running on iMac

I installed Windows 10 (April 18 update) on external SSD drive that can be selected on the iMac's startup. Run the Boot Camp Windows Support Software and everything is fine, Apple mouse & keyboard,...
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macOS High Sierra: Create Windows bootable Usb

I just install macOS High Sierra and Windows 10 through BootCamp Assistant. The problem is that, Windows have a strange issue and I need a bootable USB to go to the recovery mode. I tried to make ...
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MacPro, APFS, Bootcamp Startup Disk

Has anyone used brigadier to get a more recent Mac's bootcamp installer and extract whatever bits allow APFS volumes to show up in the startup disk selector in the bootcamp control panel under windows?...
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Bootcamp Windows does not wake from sleep

I'm on a late-2016 MacBook Pro with Touch bar. I recently created Windows partition with Boot Camp which is running a clean install of Windows 10. When I tell Windows to go to sleep, it will do so. ...
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Install BootCamp drivers Windows 10

I am looking for the exe files for BootCamp drivers for Windows 10. I installed Windows 10 on my Mac 4 months ago using the ISO and BootCamp assistant but then I reinstalled it directly on the ...
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Open iTunes links in Web Browser

On Google Chrome running on Windows 10, is it possible to open iTunes links in the browser rather than trying to open the iTunes desktop client? I don't want to start this heavyweight software for the ...
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I removed Boot Camp the hard way, but then I got a Windows error anyway. Should I be concerned?

The short version: I was running Boot Camp on my Retina MacBook Pro, but I decided just recently to ditch it because I never use it and I'd like to reclaim the space. The official method of removing ...
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macOS partition disappered after installing windows 10 using bootcamp

I use a macbook pro 2015 with macOS High Sierra. I installed windows 10 using bootcamp, which resized the macOS partition and created a 80GB windows partition. The machine boots into windows just fine....
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How can I move photos from iPhone to my local disk?

This has me stumped. I have nearly 4GB of photos and videos on my phone, and I want to put them into my computer's pictures folder. I have opened Windows Explorer and found the photos in the weird ...
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VMware Fusion 6: cannot start Windows 2000 VM that worked in VMware Fusion 4

Got this message when starting a Windows 2000 VM on VMware Fusion 6 on a Retina MacBook Pro with OS X Mavericks: This virtual machine's policies are too old to be run by this version of VMware ...
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can't boot into windows 10 bootcamp but partition is still good

I have a Macbook Pro 15" 2018 running High Sierra and I installed Windows 10 using bootcamp. I had duet display installed on both HS and Win10, and I installed Parallels Desktop 14 on the MacOS side ...