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external hd formatted for bootcamp setup drive now can't be found

I've recently setup bootcamp on my Mac (OSx Mavericks). Using the bootcamp assistant I setup an external HD with the bootcamp files as recommended and have installed IE 8.1 successfully. I've now ...
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2 hdds, 1st OSX, 2nd Windows, No Bootable Device, remove 1st windows boot

desired scanario: 2 hdd: 1st - ssd - OSX (Mavericks) (has two internal partitions - MacOSX & OSX_Data) 2nd hdd - 500gb hdd in optical bay. want to install windows 7 on second hdd, via bootable ...
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OSX Reformat and Restore with Time Machine

After learning that Windows 32Bit limits Ram under 4GB, I decided to reformat the partition and install Windows 64Bit through Bootcamp. My goal now is to create a partition of 150GB. Here is what I ...
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Can't see hard drive formatted in boot camp with Windows 7 in Startup Manager

Got a problem with installing win 7 on my MacBook Pro with Mac OsX Mountain Lion (10.8.4). I went through all the steps in bootcamp and Windows 7 was put onto my hard drive through the .iso i got of ...
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How to restore a Windows 7 Bootcamp partition

My iMac was one of those suffering from a faulty Seagate HDD, and it failed a few weeks ago. In anticipation of getting it repaired at the Apple Store, I was able to clone the OS X partition easily ...
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Unable to boot into my OS X after installing Windows 8

Ok I am in major trouble here! I wanted to install Windows 8 in my Mac.. So I used BootCamp to partion my HardDisk and allocated some 100 GB for Windows.. All was well and Windows was installed.. ...
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Macbook pro hard drive not recognized by any means after using chkdsk /r on bootcamp

Good afternoon everyone, Here is my headache: I have (had?) a macbook pro late 2011 wtih bootcamp running in Win 7, the bootcamp partition started to give problems (corrupted data I recon) so I ...
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Windows 7 Boot Camp Partition Not Recognizing Full Disk Space

I recently used Boot Camp to install Windows 7 on a small partition on my MBP, and have found the need to extend the partition for more space. Through the use of several tools, I have managed to ...
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Windows 7 Bootcamp to see data doubler SATA SSD in Optical Bay Connector

Hi I purchased a OWC data doubler http://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DDAMBS0GB/ ... Long story short it lets you add a second HD to your macbook pro in place of the cd/dvd drive (which is useless ...
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Can partitioning a hard drive (specifically via Boot Camp) slow down a computer?

Going by the rule of thumb "the more data on your hard drive the slower your computer will be" I always thought when you partition a hard drive into an OS X disk and a Windows 7 disk via Boot Camp, ...
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Moving Bootcamp partition to another drive

I don't know how sketch this is. I currently have Bootcamp with Windows 7 on my internal along with my Snow Leopard. I'm moving to a bigger harddrive. I'm reinstalling Snow Leopard but I would like ...
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Windows XP SP3 on Macbook Has Limited Disk Space

I setup Windows XP SP3 on a 40 GB partition using bootcamp (partition formatted for NTFS). For some reason, the hard drive properties only show ~3 GB of space available. Funny thing is though, I've ...
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Restoring MacBook hard drive when using Bootcamp and Time Machine

I recently lost the hard drive in my 2008 MacBook Pro which had OSX 10.5 and Vista (dual boot). A friend helped me replace the hard drive and install the original OSX and I took the opportunity to ...
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Boot camp install from a HDD image

How would one go about imaging an old work computer (old IBM aptiva from 2001ish) with Windows XP and lots of stuff (VPN client with settings etc) to a new iMac, while preserving Mac OSX? I can't ...