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Extending partition of a hard disk in windows 7 boot camp (Mac)

everyone. I would like to ask if there is anyway to extend the partition I gave for setting up window 7, I initially gave 60 GB to window, and now they ate up a lot of bytes and I probably need more ...
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Boot camp assistant: partition size limit?

My rMBP has a 128gb SSD. The boot camp assistant will only let me allocate a max. of 76gb for the Windows partition. Is there a way to get around that? I will be primarily using Windows so I'd like ...
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232 views

How to install Windows on an iMac without using Boot Camp?

I’m having difficulties installing a Windows 8.1 trial on my late-2009 iMac. I had Vista installed a little while back, but think I installed this when my iMac was running Snow Leopard (it’s since ...
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174 views

Can't type into password box on login

I'm running Windows 8 trough Boot Camp on my 15" MacBook Pro Mid 2010 (Model 6,2). This has been working well for a long time. Since yesterday I'm having this issue though, that Windows boots to the ...
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135 views

How to safely re-install Windows 7 in the Bootcamp partition on a MacBook Pro

I have a 3-year MacBook Pro laptop. It has a Mac partition and a Bootcamp partition with Windows 7. I want to re-install Windows 7 - basically start fresh and get rid of all the gunk. Based on ...
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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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How to enable hardware virtualization on a MacBook?

I need to enable hardware virtualization on my MacBook Air 2013. I want to run the Windows Phone 8 emulator, which requires hardware virtualization. I am running Windows 8 in boot camp. On my old PC, ...
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21 views

Can I run existing MS Windows in parallel to OSX? [duplicate]

I've installed Windows 7 on the separation partition of my HDD of Macbook (with Bootcamp). Is there any way to run it without rebooting (i.e. as separate application)? Something like Oracle VM ...
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405 views

Windows 8.1 - black and white after MS logo on bootcamp

Late 2013 macbook pro with retina display. The laptop display turns black and white when the logon screen appears. The screen is color when the MS logo and loading icon is spinning and when the full ...
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1answer
195 views

clone bootcamp with windows 7 and install windows 8 then restore

I have mac mini (2012) in which i have installed mac os 10.8.2 and windows 7 using bootcamp. Now that i want to try windows 8 (as long as it can remain active). I decided to install windows 8 in same ...
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Can't install WIndows on my Mac

I am trying to install windows this boot camp assisten on my macbook pro. I have an external drive (my internal drive is now a ssd harddrive) I select the right harddrive in boot camp assistent and ...
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HDMI, Thunderbolt ports not working in Boot Camp

I've installed Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro, but the HDMI and Thunderbolt ports still aren't working. When I connect an HDMI cable from my Mac to a monitor, the monitor says No HDMI Input. System: ...
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740 views

All compatible games crash on Windows 8 via Bootcamp

I'm running Windows 8 x64 natively via bootcamp on a brand new Macbook Air 2013. However, I've run into a small problem: every game that I try to start up crashes instantly. To attempt to correct the ...
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Win 7 — mice only work in safe mode — what does it mean?

My Windows 7 system on Mac via Boot Camp isn't seeing any mice. Mice were working fine up until yesterday, then suddenly stopped working for no apparent reason. Move the mouse around, cursor stays ...
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1answer
785 views

bootable USB for installing windows 8 using bootcamp stop because biggest file is more than 4G but its format is Fat32

bootcamp format usb drive to Fat32 when it want to create a bootable flash but biggest file is more than 4G. I even change its format to exFat but bootcamp makes its format Fat32 again what should I ...
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Windows 7 activation on a MacBook Pro — valid product key is “not valid”

I just installed Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro via Boot Camp. On the activation screen after I carefully entered the key on the label on the DVD case, Windows reported that my product key was not ...
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1answer
257 views

MacBook Pro running Windows 7 trouble sleeping

I have Windows 7 on my bootcamp partition and everything was working fine until now... now, when I close the lid, the computer doesn't go to sleep completely (fans are running)... when I reopen it, ...
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438 views

Running Windows 8 off partition created in Boot Camp and also in Parallels 8. How do I handle Windows activation?

The scenario I have in mind is: Install Windows 8 on a separate partition via Boot Camp. Create a virtual machine in Parallels based on the installation in step 1. Create a new virtual machine based ...
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132 views

Bootcamp Win7 partition does not load

I am running Mac OS X and Bootcamp with Windows 7. I needed to have read/write access to data on Windows partition. Therefore I have created one more partition using Disk Utility. The resulting ...
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4k views

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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1answer
290 views

Restore Windows system image on larger partition (Bootcamp)

I'm using Bootcamp to sideload Windows (7 Pro) on MacBook Pro. Current windows partition has not enough free space. I've created a Windows system image using Backup and Restore. I wonder if can I ...
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1answer
107 views

Which bootloader to use when dual booting a Mac without OSX (Win/Ubuntu)

A while back I used Bootcamp to install Windows 8 on my 2011 27' iMac. Accidentally using the Windows installer I overwrote Windows onto my OSX partition. Now I would like to install Ubuntu on to my ...
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1answer
3k views

When buying Windows 8 in German, is it possible to install it in English? [duplicate]

I have a Mac and want to install Windows 8 via BootCamp on it as well. I signed up on microsoft.at and now I'm facing two questions. First off. The product says "Windows 8 Upgrade". What does that ...
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3k views

rEFIt on Mac won't boot into USB Installation after OS is installed

Recently I have used Bootcamp to install Windows 7 Professional (64bit) on my Mac Book Air 3,2. I didn't have a CD/DVD so I used ISO and USB. This is how I did it: Use VirtualBox to install the ...
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102 views

Can I install Windows on an iMac, and will that Windows have full functionality as a normal PC

I'm intending to buy a new iMAC for iOS programming and graphics processing. But I also work on ASP.NET and PHP. I've thought about installing a VM that runs Windows 7 but it would be painfully slow. ...
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1answer
231 views

Is there any way to run a legacy 16-bit Windows program on Mac?

I know that the real answer is that we need to choose a new accounting program. Until then, we have an old, no longer in business Windows program that is not going to work in Win8. Since I'm a Mac ...
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1answer
449 views

Can't move mouse/keyboard on startup for a few seconds while Windows loads USB devices?

I run Windows 7 in Boot Camp on an iMac. For some reason, sometimes when I start it up, I can't move my mouse (using USB via RF) and my Bluetooth keyboard for about 10–20 seconds while Windows loads ...
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1answer
732 views

Remove Mac OS X partition from Boot Camp

I installed Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro Retina laptop. Now I would like to remove the OS X partition to get some extra space for Windows. Is it simply just a matter of formatting the OS X partition ...
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118 views

iTunes: use same folder by Mac and Windows

I have Windows 8 installed on my MacBook Pro with Boot Camp, and I have read/write access to my HFS+ partition through Paragon's HFS+ for Windows 10. My question is, can I install iTunes on Windows ...
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1answer
520 views

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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1answer
72 views

Where Do Bootcamp Utilities Install?

In my Snow Leopard installation, I was unable to pull the BootCamp Windows tools down with the Bootcamp utility. I downloaded them from here and installed them, but, I have no idea where they ...
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1answer
75 views

Virtualization: See OSX files in Bootcamp VM

Seems like this should be easy enough, but I have yet to find a simple solution. I'm using VMWare Fusion to access my Bootcamp partition through a VM on my OSX side. I'm trying to access my OSX files ...
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242 views

Bootcamp with Win7 works, Mac partition doesn't

I just installed Windows 7 on the boot camp partition on my old Powermac G5 running 10.5.8. I started by using the boot camp assistant (I think version 2.0) to repartition the drive. I then tried to ...
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1answer
443 views

Install windows 8 via VHD from windows 7 bootcamp on Macbook

I know this is crazy, so hear it out. I am interested in installing windows 8 on my Macbook. I already have windows 7 installed via bootcamp from Mountain Lion. Has anyone successfully installed ...
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2answers
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Can't boot to Windows installed on the second drive in MacBook Pro

I have a mid-2012 15" non-retina MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion. I have a 256 GB SSD in place of the original drive and an OptiBay in place of the optical drive where I put the original 500 GB Toshiba ...
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Can't use Bootcamp partition for Windows 8 installation

I'm trying to install Windows 8 with Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro. Sadly it won't let me get past the disk partition choice (even after formatting the Bootcamp-drive). It says: Windows can't be ...
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1answer
8k views

Adjust MBP trackpad scrolling speed in Windows

Does anyone know how the scrolling speed for the trackpad can be changed in Windows? I installed the bootcamp drivers but I can't find this option anywhere. THe scrolling is way to fast on Windows ...
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BootCamp Windows 7 partition shown as FAT32 instead of NTFS after update from Mac OS X 10.5(Leopard) to 10.7 (Lion)

I have a MacBook (Early 2008) with a 512 GB aftermarket Hard disk with about 450 GB allotted to Windows 7 and about 50 GB to Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard). I recently upgraded Mac OS from 10.5 to 10.6 (via ...
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1answer
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Can I install standard drivers in a windows 7 macbook?

Can I simple format the macbook pro HD and install windows 7 then use the bootcamp drivers inside the macos dvd? Does Windows 7 installation in a mac use the same drivers as a standard PC (I mean ...
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75 views

Difficulty connecting to network

I have a 2011 21.5 inch iMac that connects to my router perfectly while running OS X, but refuses to connect running Windows 7 SP1. It tells me to "reset the adapter", which I have to no avail. The ...
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2k views

Windows Multi-Touch Gestures

Is there a driver or program that will emulate the four finger and three finger touch gestures when using Windows 7? I really enjoy that functionality on OS X and would love to have Windows respond ...
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2answers
707 views

Copying drivers from the “System32” folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: BootCamp drivers - lost my Mac OSX CD Is it possible to copy the drivers from another WINDOWS folder? I have re-installed my computer only to find that none of the ...
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1answer
3k views

Windows 7 Upgrading: “Windows was unable to create a required installation folder”

I have an office machine that's running a full OEM Windows 7 Professional x64, and I've been handed a full retail Windows 7 Ultimate x64 DVD and key to upgrade the machine with. I had assumed that ...
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2k views

How can I clone a Boot Camp Windows 7 partition to a USB drive and boot a Mac from it?

I have a small Windows 7 Boot Camp partition on a MacBook (computer A). I have to give this computer away, but want to keep the Windows installation and the software and data on it. I have a USB ...
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1answer
169 views

Boot Camp creates a “Removable” Non-Reassignable “F” Drive in Windows 7. I need F reassigned

I desperately need an external drive I use for media (specifically mp3's for iTunes purposes) to bear the drive letter F as it does on my PC. I've successfully installed Windows 7 via Bootcamp on my ...
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232 views

Boot Camp on external hard-drive partition?

I would like to know if it is possible to boot Windows or Linux on a Mac through BootCamp, or without it, from an external hard-drive so to leave the internal drive completely unaffected. the thread ...
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1answer
307 views

Are 2011 Apple Macs EFI-ready for Boot Camp?

I would like to know if the most recent Apple Macs have the EFI firmware up to date to boot Windows through Boot Camp.
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5answers
21k views

How to make a screenshot with a Mac keyboard on a Mac that is running Windows 7?

I have a Mac that is running Windows 7 through Bootcamp. I am using an external Mac keyboard and I want to take a screenshot but I have not had any success. I tried to Google the soltuion, but all the ...
3
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1answer
128 views

Is there any way to modify the shutdown options for Windows 7 on the login/lock screen red button

I want to add an option on my Boot Camp enabled iMacs to add 'Restart in OSX' (using the command line shortcut) to the Red Shutdown button that appears in the right corner of the Logon screen and Lock ...
2
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3answers
416 views

Is there a way to use a bootable USB stick on a Mac?

I'm trying to upgrade my SSD firmware on my Mac, but it won't boot using the bootable USB stick that the Samsung SSD Magician software made since it's DOS. Is there a way to boot from it? I have ...