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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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Why can't I import AAC files downloaded with youtube-dl into iTunes?

When I download a song with youtube-dl into AAC, then I cannot import it into iTunes. iTunes doesn't give an error. It just ignores it. youtube-dl -x --audio-format aac https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Can't connect from macOS High Sierra to Windows 10 share on home network

At wit's end. Have MBP named newt running High Sierra. Have Windows 10 machine named "Vader" that's always up & running with a physical drive (X:) shared as //Vader/x with permissions set to ...
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Windows 10 on external SSD - touchbar and track pad issues

2018 MBP 15". 512/16/Vega 20. (I should have ordered a larger internal SSD, but it wasn't really up to me.) I have the internal SSD split into two 256GB partitions for MacOS and Windows 10. These ...
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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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How to release mouse capture in VirtualBox?

I'm on my MacbookPro and using TeamViewer for remote access to my 2k3 Server. On this server I installed VirtualBox to create a virtual machine. But now I stuck at this screen and no more can use my ...
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PC (Thunderbolt 3) to Thunderbolt 2 Display

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T480s with a thunderbolt 3 port. I bought the official apple thunderbolt 3 to thunderbolt 2 adapter to connect to my thunderbolt 2 display. When plugged in the thunderbolt ...
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How to make Boot Camp partition bootable again after update?

I use an early 2011 MacBook Pro 15". It has partitions for Mac OS 10.13.6, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Recently, when I tried to update Mac OS, the update failed with a message warning that the ...
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Has Apple completely dropped support of the COM API for iTunes?

Apple used to provide a COM-based SDK for iTunes on Windows. This could be found via https://developer.apple.com/downloads/ and a search for iTunes COM. It appears as if the download has been removed. ...
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Windows 10 use bootcamp [on hold]

Have Widows 10 on my Dell Computer, would like to run it with Boot Camp what do i need to do to transfer windows 10 from Dell to iMac Thanks
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what is the proper bootcamp software for windows 10 on macbook pro early 2011

when i install bootcamp drivers on double booted windows 10 on my macbook pro early 2011, after restrating blue Screen appears and windows won't load. i think it's because of bootcamp software version(...
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Installing Windows 10 on Early 2011 MacBook Pro (VirtualBox method)

Apologies if the etiquette of posting is incorrect, I'm brand new to the site despite lurking for years and couldn't seem to comment on the guide I mention below. I've been trying to set up Win10 on ...
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windows pdf highlight, underline, etc come with a square in mac preview?

How to get rid of them in the first place? I mean, I don't want to delete them one by one as in the other threads. I just want to know how to prevent this happening at all(may be has something to do ...
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Fix Windows after Ubuntu installation

I've followed closely this step-by-step guide: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/257275/322989 After that my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Mac installation work perfectly fine. But my Windows 10 does not. ...
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Bootcamp HDD is now in a USB3 external enclosure. Can I boot my iMac from it?

I installed windows 10 on my iMac with bootcamp and it worked great. I have since upgraded to an SDD and the old hard drive is now in a usb 3 enclosure. I'd really like to be able to boot from that ...
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Screen problem in Macbook pro 13 (2016) running Windows 10

I am using Windows in Macbook pro since last year and it's running very well. Recently (2 weeks) I noticed some black stripe on the lower part of the screen. Then spaces eventually resolves if I put ...
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Need Help Fixing Partitioning after Deleting Core Storage Booter and Windows

I know there is a plenty on the Internet, but I am afraid to touch it since the data on my partition is valuable for me now. My situation: I have MacBook Air with OS Yosemite 2011 11" (128G). I ...
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Black screen with white cursor when trying to boot from Windows partition

I've been trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro (Late 2011) for a while now; digging on the internet, i ran with this tutorial on how to install Windows without a USB stick: No bootable ...
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disable the windows key in parallels 14

If I press CMD then the start menu repeatedly flies open. It is really annoying, so I need to stop this. How do I disable the windows key in Parallels 14??
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Windows: Can I set the folder where iTunes backs up my iPhone

I have a PC running Windows 10 with 2 Hard drives. C: smaller SSD which runs windows and Office D: large (2 TB) SATA that stores all my data. When iTunes backs up my iPhone to my PC, it will default ...
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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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The microphone on my headset doesn't work on bootcamp Windows 10

I have Windows 10 bootcamped on a Macbook Pro (15” Mid 2012), and I cant use the microphone on my headset. When I plug in, the sound comes out of the headphones, but it woun't pick up audio from the ...
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Automatic Deployment of 802.1x profile for Wi-Fi

I am wondering if there is a process that people use here to deploy 802.1x profiles in a Windows AD environment on Apple hardware specifically MacBook Pros? Specifically when the Root CA is renewed ...
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Install Windows 10 or 8.1 on MacBook 4,1

I need some help getting Windows up and running on my Early 2008 Macbook. It does have a weird set up, but I think it's possible. All I have is a 16gb SanDisk USB drive. So, here goes. I was ...
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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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How to add iTunes song to my iPhone?

I'm attempting to copy song from iTunes to my iPhone. All versions of software are current. Trying to drag-and-drop from iTunes into my iPhone. This was simple at some point in Apple history. Now, ...
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I'm not able to install Windows 10 with bootcamp

im not able to install windows 10 on my machine! the bootcamp assistant says: The Windows support software could not be saved to the selected disk any suggestion?
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What is analogous to the Windows registry in Mac OS X?

I am new to Mac and was wondering where application/OS settings are saved.
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OSX Startup Manager (Boot drive selection screen) slow/un-responsive in Macbook Pro (early 2015)

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13" (Early 2015) model and I have a bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1 Pro installed in it. The dual boot to OSX El Capitan and Windows was working just fine until about a ...
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Bootcamp windows partition not accessible from parallels

I installed windows 10 pro into my mac (MacBook Pro Mid 2015 - macOS Mojave v10.14.4) from Bootcamp. It was successful! Then I created a partition (Drive D) in the windows instance using windows's ...
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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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Windows stop in the purple screen after Ubuntu installation

I have an external hard drive where I installed Windows 10 to use on my MacBook when needed. It works great, I just need to toggle the boot disk. But I had to install Linux. To do this I separated ...
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How can I extend Mac + keyboard + mouse to a PC through WiFi local network?

I have a windows laptop and a Mac that connect together to WiFi and that is connected to the Internet. I don't have wired (ethernet) network in home and i just have Wife at home. My goal is to extend ...
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Bootcamp - can't save Windows support software, not enough space on available disk

So I keep getting the above error at the following step, Downloading windows support software - OK Partitioning disk - OK Copying windows files - OK Saving windows support software - ERROR I have ...
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Cannot create bootable USB with Boot Camp, “there is not enough space available on the disk”

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook (macOS Mojave 14.4.4). I have used Windows 10 till last week and I had to remove all the partitions with a complete refresh of macOS too. Since then I ...
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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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How to connect a Windows CE peripheral to my Macbook?

I am trying to connect a device on Windows CE on my Macbook. The device is a in-situ gamma spectrometer running on Windows CE. The files that I need to retrieve are the .cnf files containing the ...
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How to Install Ubuntu on Mac with High Sierra and Legacy BIOS Booting Windows 10?

My 21.5-inch, Mid 2011 iMac has High Sierra (macOS 10.13.6) installed. A 64 bit version of Windows was originally installed using Boot Camp. Windows uses the legacy BIOS boot method. I have upgraded ...
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Want to Install Windows 10 onto MacBookPro (15", Early 2011) running Sierra 10.12.6

My early 2011 15 inch MacBook Pro has 2.3 Intel Core i7, 8 GB memory, 750 GB SATA Disk and a SuperDrive. I completely erased the hard drive with Disk Utility and reinstalled os 10.12.6. My goal is to ...
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How to operate an iPad from a Mac or Windows PC?

I have a setup in office where on a desk is a fixed iPad on a stand. On the same desk, I have a Windows PC or iMac. Customer is looking at iPad. I am the desktop user and I want to control the iPad ...
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Use an external disk shared to Mac via Windows for Time Machine

I have an external hard drive with 3 partitions partitions a exFAT connected to a Windows 10 PC. I am able to mount and access the disks on my Mac wirelessly but cannot get TimeMachine to use this ...
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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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How can I boot back to Mojave from Boot Camp 6 with password-locked boot manager?

The situation is as follows: I have a MacBook Air 13" (early 2015), which was corporate but the employer allowed me to buy it when I was changing jobs. I have installed Windows 10 from an official ...
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Remove macOS and Install Windows 10 Only

How do I remove macOS completely from my MacBook Air 2015 and install Windows 10 only after? I have tried formatting my drive to GPT and tried booting a Windows Installation USB however I'm stuck at ...
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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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Windows 10 on 2011 Macbook: is audio fixable?

I've been trying to install Windows 10 on an early 2011 Macbook Pro. It's not officially supported, but I read everywhere it can be done. There are some troubles though. I have successfully ...
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Stuck in Windows with no firmware password

A little while ago I used Boot Camp in macOS to get into Windows on my Macbook Pro 2017, and now am stuck in Windows because I don't have the firmware password to get back in. Since this a school ...
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How to close info window batchly

This habit was inherited from windows 7. I normally choose all the files and then right click and get the folder size. But when I do this in Macos, mac open all the file info. Then how can I close ...
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Boot Camp: Plugging in an external mouse makes mouse click not work anymore

So this started happening recently, I think after the last OS upgrade. Now if I plug in an external mouse (any mouse, I've tested several) while in Windows 10, the mouse click and scroll won't work ...
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Bootcamp assistant cannot partition drive

I am trying to install Windows 10 1809 via bootcamp assistant on my 2016 MBP and it keeps showing me the following error: Here is the output from diskutil list: Carsons-MBP:~ carsonclark$ diskutil ...