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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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Old Mac Pro: Windows? GPUs?

I recently got an old Mac Pro 1,1 for free, and was wondering what's necessary to get it running Windows. I know that you needed Boot Camp before Windows 7, because it didn't support the EFI, but ...
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Mac OS Sierra connected to SMB share keeps forgetting permissions at the folder level

We have a Mac running 10.12.6 It connects to our SBS 2011 Server shares using SMB (CIFS makes no difference to the issue). For some reason Finder keeps forgetting that the user has permissions to ...
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Can I enable AHCI mode of the SATA controller when booting to Windows on a MacBook with Nvidia chipset?

Is there a way to enable AHCI mode under Windows on a Macbook5,2 (white) on N-Force 730i chipset? If you want to just say 'no', please put it in the comments instead. Thanks. Advanced Host Controller ...
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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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Touch Bar doesn't show but I need F8

I'm running a Windows Virtual Machine (VMWare) through an external hard drive, however, when I boot it, I gets the error, Winload.efi is corrupted or missing but it says I need to press F8 to change ...
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Normal scrolling in Win 10 Pro installed on Macbook Pro

I installed a Win 10 Pro on my Macbook Pro. I also installed TRackpad++ and the whole is great! The only strange thing is scrolling. Scrolling is not fluid and stops at end of every page. I cannot do ...
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Why will BootCamp not work on my 20" iMac 9,1?

History of this question Because I had tried so many ways to get Windows on this 20" iMac 9,1, I didn't want to come here and write a book about it. I had found a way to do it myself, install the ...
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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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Boot Loader show 2 Windows partitions, old and new

I went through the steps using BCA to create my USB installer and partition my drive. Everything went fine, ended up messing up after a successful install and decided to wipe the partition and start ...
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Change or remove artist pictures in iTunes 12

First, to make it perfectly clear, this is about Artist artwork, not Album artwork, since most of the questions I could find related to Artist artwork had answers referring to album or genre artwork ...
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bcdboot “Failure when attempting to copy boot files” when attempting to install Windows on external hard drive

I'm installing Windows 10 on a external hard drive using a 2015 MacBook following these instructions: Is it possible to use Boot Camp with Windows 10 from an external HDD? When running the ‘bcdboot’ ...
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Repeated drive failure/file corruption when switching OSs using bootcamp

I am running BootCamp on a Mid-2012 MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and Windows 10. I have two hard drives in my MBP. The system drive is an SSD, which is partitioned for each of the OSs. ...
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How to view a Mac's iPhoto library remotely on a Windows computer

On my Mac, Running OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks, I have my iPhoto library with 10,000+ photos. I am wondering if there is a convenient way to view this library remotely on a Windows computer. I actually can ...
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Install windows 10 on my iMac

I'm trying to follow the instructions found here to install windows 10 on my iMac. But I get this error The installer disc could not be found as shown below: This is my iMac specs: Any advice guys ...
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OS X El Capitan renames Windows volume on every boot by appending increasing numbers to the volume name

I have installed Windows on a separate hard drive on my MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan. OS X is running on an SSD and Windows is on another physical hard drive. I named the other hard drive ...
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Can you stop “minimize” from bringing other windows forward in OS X?

I've seen this asked previously, but it's 3 years old, so I was really hoping that there were some other answers by now (new options? new add-on apps?). In OS X (I'm using Mavericks), minimizing a ...
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Raid two external hard-drives with read/write support on Windows & OS X

I have a USB 3 HDD enclosure that currently has two 1TB drives in it. I am looking at buying another external USB 3 HDD drive (not an enclosure). I am currently running the external enclosure with the ...
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Software KVM for OS X & Windows

I have a Dell 27″ monitor with the DVI input connected to my Windows machine and the DisplayPort connected to my MacBook Air. I can change the input manually but it's fairly tedious. I'm looking for ...
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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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Lost the Option to Boot into macOS After Quitting Internet Recovery (Bootcamp)

Background story: I have a MacBook Pro ("Core i7" 2.6 15" Touch/Mid-2018 2.6 GHz Core i7 (I7-8850H)) with Windows 10 installed using bootcamp. I am not sure about the macOS version, but it must be ...
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Can window focus with multiple displays follow the mouse on macOS?

I'm a new MacOS user and some things disturb me as it was more convenient on Windows. One of them is the following: on a dual screen set up, I have to first click the second monitor for it to take ...
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Samba network connection from Mac to PC only worked before restart

I've connected a Mac mini to a PC running Windows via Ethernet. Both computers have manually-configured static IP addresses. I was able to use Samba on the Mac to connect to a shared folder on the PC ...
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Mac Osx require at least 40gb of free space to install Windows with Bootcamp, but I have 70gb free!

I don't understand why my macbook pro don't allow me to partitioning my hard drive to install windows 10.. It advice me that require at least 40gb when I have free around 70gb.. why this happen?! ...
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Option to boot into Windows missing after Boot Camp Assist

I just completed installing Windows using Bootcamp Assist. I allocated 30 GB to the Windows partition. The process completed after taking a long time (> 7 hours), and a Bootcamp partition has been ...
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Creating a Windows installation media using a partitioned hard drive

I have a 1TB external hard drive that I have partitioned 10GB of (WINBOOT). I want to use that 10GB portion as installation media for Windows 10 with Boot Camp Assistant. However, when I go to make ...
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Bootcamp Stuck at Downloading Windows Support Software

Im trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro - High Sierra.I have downloaded the ISO,Pointed Bootcamp to the file, dragged the partitioning slider and clicked next.It started downloading windows ...
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Windows 10 not installing from boot camp

This is really worrying me as I need this computer to function by tomorrow. So, I downloaded Windows 10 and loaded it onto my computer, and now it keeps saying that "An unexpected error occurred and ...
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How to make Bootcamp Windows 10 to recognize the Wireless Magic Trackpad as a trackpad (i.e. multi touch device) instead of a regular mouse?

I have a fresh bootcamp windows 10 home 64 with bootcamp drivers version 6.0 Both the internal trackpad and the wireless trackpad are recognized as regular mouse (just pointing and 2 axis wheels). I ...
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Taptic engine (trackpad) stays on after shut down from Windows 10

I have an Early 2015 Macbook Pro 13-inch Model that has 6 operating systems manually installed on it (High Sierra, Yosemite, Android x86, Windows, Ubuntu and Kali Linux). As I said, I installed ...
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Timeout/expire a Mac file sharing connection

I've set up file sharing from my Mac so I can connect to it from my Windows machine. I used to have to enter my password on the Windows every once in a while (few hours), but lately the credentials ...
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How does iCloud Photos for Windows “sync” photos and videos?

Here are some possible options I can think of: One-way cumulative copy from iCloud to My PC. Example: Files added to iCloud will be added to My PC but Files deleted from iCloud, will remain on My PC. ...
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Boot camp network adapter not working?

I run windows 7 in boot camp. I downloaded the support software. How do I install the support software on windows? The computer won't recognize my USB. For some reason the graphics and the track pad ...
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Create a Bootable Windows 7 USB from a Mac

I found several old threads where similar situations were described with no practicable answer, so I ask again. Please forgive me if I am creating a redundant post but I have read the following ...
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Installed Windows 10 through Boot Camp but it is not showing up and is taking up space

I installed Windows 10 through Boot Camp on my 2015 MacBook Air. It has 150GB of storage and after restarting and holding option, the Windows partition doesn't show up. I went back into OS X and the ...
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How do I get a “Delete” key with an Apple Bluetooth keyboard on Windows?

My Macbook died and I had to switch to my emergency backup machine, an Intel NUC running Windows 10. I can use my Apple bluetooth keyboard all right with it, but I can't get a del key. Normally this ...
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iTunes for Windows won't un-pause

I am running iTunes on Windows 10 to play my personal music collection. Oftentimes if I pause the music it won't un-pause. I click the button, which changes to the "playing" icon, but the progress ...
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Bootcamp won't boot after resizing partitions

I know this question has been asked a lot, but my situation seems to be a little different than most of the others I have been reading about. I haven't been able to find a solution that could fix this ...
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Fixing a 0xc0000225 error in VMware Fusion

A few days ago I had to force shut down my iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2012) running 10.11.6 because it wouldn't wake up. VMware Fusion 6.0.6 was running. Now when I start VMware Fusion I get in this ...
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Macbook 10.11.5 all of a sudden can't login to Windows shared drive

I had absolutely no problems for months. When I first got it I did command+K and typed in the ip address of the server, then put in the admin login for the window server and all three shared drives on ...
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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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Bootcamp: How do you reboot from Windows to Windows via script in OSX El Capitan?

I'm asking this because I think it would be incredibly useful to myself and other Bootcamp users. I currently have my default boot drive set to restart to my Mac partition and already have a script ...
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In Windows, the MacBook Pro fails to get IPv6 settings via DHCPv6

I have Windows 10 installed on my MacBook Pro (the latest 15" version with discrete GPU). I also have IPv6 connectivity on my home WiFi network, which is managed by a DHCPv6 server. In OS X, setting ...
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Mac Pro, Boot into OSX without EFI after Bootcamp

I have a Mac Pro, early 2008. I installed Windows 10 using bootcamp. The mac came with an 8800gt, but I had a GTX680 from my other PC which I put in the mac, it is not the mac version so I don't get ...
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How do I mount an encrypted DMG on Windows

I am looking for a piece of software that can mount a DMG file on Windows or encryption software that can mount the encrypted volume as a virtual drive on Windows or mac Most of the software I have ...
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Boot external Windows 8.1 installation on Mac Book Pro Retina 2015

In the past I’ve been able to run Windows 8.1 on a Mac Book Pro Retina Mid 2012 installed on an external hard drive using WinToUsb. I had OSX Mavericks installed on the internal drive. After turning ...
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What file systems can work with OS X File Tags? (HFS+, ExFAT, NTFS, etc.)

What file systems can work with OS X File Tags? (HFS+, ExFAT, NTFS, etc.) I have an NTFS data drive in a Windows machine that I might move to an external hard drive enclosure, if I can use Tags with ...
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Can I keep my Boot Camp partition when moving to a larger hard drive?

I just bought a 512 GB hard drive to replace my 250 GB hard drive, which currently has a Boot Camp partition (pretty vanilla, just running a standard Windows 7 install). I was planning to just clone ...
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Mavericks permission issues with Windows Server deduplicated shares

We have a number of 10.9-10.9.3 - Mavericks - machines installed throughout our facility. Much of the user content is pulled from shares stored on our Windows Server 2012 fileservers with ...
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Files copied from Windows to Mac have very limited permissions

I have a shared folder on my Windows 8 computer, and I connect to it on my Mac. When I copy a file from the Windows to Mac (while I'm on the Mac), the file has very limited permissions. "gary (Me)" ...
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Issue with installing Windows 8 on an iMac

I own a MacBook Pro and a mid-2010 iMac. I'm trying to install Windows 8 on a second partition on my iMac (currently running Snow Leopard), but I'm still having issues : I tried with BootCamp, but ...