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I can't boot into MAC after that I resized my Windows partition

I created Windows partition by boot camp on Mac and after that I resized this parition in Windows. Now I cant boot into Mac. I dont have recovery usb. Can I create it somehow from Windows? Or is ...
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Bootcamp windows in OSX

So I do not have access to the firmware password of my MacBook Pro '13. I was wondering that if I install windows over bootcamp would prompt me for my firmware password at any point of the ...
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is windows on mac perform better or native windows on PC? [on hold]

I'm thinking about changing my laptop i need high performance one. I think the hardware specs of the mac-book pro is amazing and also the quality of the product at all, But most of my work is on ...
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Transferring from one external hard drive to another: Use RAM and local storage?

If I connect two external hard drives to my PC/Mac, and I transfer a file from one to other, is my local hard drive involved somehow and to what extent? Or is it 100% buffered through RAM? Thanks!
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2answers
84 views

Mac (OS X) v.s. PC (Windows) for Graphic Design

This is my first post on this site, I've been googling for few months for this answer but none of them are really what I'm looking for. I've been using Windows since the first time I got my hands on ...
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1answer
21 views

Can I control my Windows ITunes from other computer running Mac OS?

I have two laptops running Itunes, I want to control my PC's Itunes from my Mac OS on the same Wifi network. Is there a possibility?
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26 views

Using Windows RDP Protocol to connect to OS X

Are there any programs that enable me to connect to my Mac (OS X Mavericks) using Windows RDP (so that I can use the RDP programs that comes with most Windows versions)? I am aware of the program ...
0
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1answer
32 views

custom shortcuts for launching programs in Mac

All, I've been a power" windows user since 20+ years and now I'll be using a Mac (Mavericks). I look forward to some of the innovations in the Mac and at the same time dread some things that I can't ...
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1answer
18 views

Default save location for different OS

I am making a web application that needs to save files on the client machine. The problem is that the client can be using different types of machines/OSes. I need to hard code (I think) a pathway to a ...
0
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1answer
640 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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3answers
57 views

Excel - take two csv files and map them

I have two csv files. 1 has a list of emails, another has a longer list of emails with first names, last names, address, etc. What I am looking to do is take both of these files and map the emails ...
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2answers
105 views

Triple-boot macbook on multiple hard drives

I own a Macbook Pro thats original HDD has been replaced with a SSHD, and the optical drive removed and replaced with a second SSHD. I have OS X installed to the drive in the optical bay, and Windows ...
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How do I do this on a mac instead of windows? [closed]

I want to do this (see video) quite badly, but the problem is I have a Mac and not a windows. So I get lost after system32 and what not. Please help! :c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UucAscSUEvs
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163 views

Force netsh/arp binding multicast IP addres with specific MAC address

I would like to setup an binding from an IP address to a MAC address using netsh. Goal is to bond an IP address which is a multicast address (224.224.x.y) to a given MAC address (which is NOT the ...
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2answers
44 views

how to recover OSX files (failing drive) using a Windows PC?

I need to recover some files from a failing drive (OSX, macbook drive) using Windows. I dont have a Mac to work with. Just a standalone drive that had osx installed. What is the best way to do this? ...
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0answers
67 views

I can't open a .docx file saved in a mac inside a windows computer; what is wrong?

Many many many pages appear instead with random characters per page. What's up? Here's a preview of what's up: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...
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1answer
35 views

cursor ripple effect for screencasts and other useful action visibility tools

I was wondering whether someone could point me to any tools available for unix/windows/mac that enable useful screen cast options such as showing a circle that ripples out everytime a mouse click ...
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0answers
19 views

windows keyboard on macintosh keymapping

I have a 2010 macbook pro that I use with an external cheap windows keyboard 103 key (im a college student) when i use it with an external display. I have my function keys set to be fkeys and not the ...
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5answers
167 views

Little clarity needed about: PC and Mac and Unix

I've always thought that a PC and A Mac were two different computing platforms, not just with in their operating systems (Windows & Mac OS) but different from hardware to thier respective internal ...
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2answers
172 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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2answers
77 views

How to delete files in such a way that they cannot be restored?

I implemented my own version of an aes-cipher in java to have a platform independent encryption application that is not dependent on the available ciphers in the jvm in use. This application should ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
51 views

How can I use Mac-style shortcuts in Windows? [duplicate]

Is there a way which I can use mac-style shortcuts in Windows? My personal computer is a Macbook, but my work computer is a Windows PC. Using keyboard shortcuts is a nightmare... Like the copy ...
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2answers
82 views

Install Windows on a MacBook Prod legally

I have a MacBook pro retina, and I want to buy and install a Windows 7 on (in a bootcamp partition and/or virtualized via VirtualBox). However, I do not know how to get it legally in a non-physical ...
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0answers
29 views

How to click on Mac's Kntrl key from teamviewer

I am connecting to my macbook pro from my windows 8 desktop with teamviewer. I need to use the kntrl key, I couldn't find the key that does it. Any ideas?
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1answer
101 views

Connect HDMI or Displayport to PC and display output with window (Windows 7, Mac Mini)

To clarify, What I want to be able to do is the following: I have 3 monitors and have all of them connected to my windows machine. The specs are not important as i suspect I will need new hardware ...
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1answer
211 views

Distribute Blender rendering to two computers

I have two computers Macbook Pro Intel i7 2.9GHz with 8GB of ram PC with Intel i5 2.5GHz and 8GB of ram Is it possible to distribute Blender rendering to use both of these computers? Currently ...
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0answers
62 views

Git repository accessible by Windows & MacOS on same disk

I'm running MacOS X and have VMWare Fusion 6 installed with a Windows 8.x VM... using the shared folders feature of Fusion where Windows can see specific shared folders on the OS X drive. A shared ...
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3answers
379 views

Free VPN soft/service to connect two computers over internet behind NAT [duplicate]

I have two computers (home and work) that I want connect to VPN. Both computers are behind NAT. I have no access to network configuration so configuring VPN server on router is not possible. Is there ...
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2answers
207 views

Is there a mac2unix utility?

This question is directly related to another question I asked here. Linux/Unix have nice utilities dos2unix and unix2dos for conversion of text files between the two OSs. Are there similar utilities ...
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1answer
31 views

Is there any STANDARD U.S.-compatible keyboard layout for typing extended Latin?

I am getting REALLY tired of adjusting my typing habit when needing to type characters such as ø, å and æ to name a few, after switching from Mac OSX to Windows to Mac OSX, which I unfortunately have ...
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1answer
60 views

System file partition for Windows / Linux / Mac

I have a 1 Tb HDD that I need to use it on Windows , Red Hat Linux 5 and MAC OS X. Is there any specific file system that I can format it with so it can be accessible from the 3 mentioned OS.
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Ultimate Boot Disk Strategy for Mac & PC when remote supporting

I'm wondering if there is anyone out there that knows of the best way to provide support for desktop/laptop computers running Mac/Windows, that might need to be rebooted to allow repair on the main OS ...
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103 views

Excel for Win 2010 and Mac 2011 passwords

I got a .xlsm file created on Windows (Excel 2010) that can be opened on Mac (Excel 2011). However, when opening the Editor to view the VBA modules the password (known on Windows) is said to be ...
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2answers
150 views

Trying to delete a directory stored on a Windows server, mounted on a Mac

I am trying to delete a directory stored on a Windows 2008 R2 server, mounted on a Mac as network home (10.8.5). The directory was created by Safari and stores temporary internet files. I need to be ...
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How do I use a URL path instead of a file path in an Open File dialog in Mac OSX or ChromiumOS?

In Windows 7 (and perhaps earlier), the default "Open File" dialog box allows you to type a full URL into the "File name" section as if it were a file path, e.g. "http://www.example.com/pic.gif" ...
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1answer
120 views

Install Windows, remove Ubuntu USB stick from Mac OSX

I've got a problem.. I've installed Ubuntu on my PC (which's working fine by the way). But I want to install Windows XP on it again. I have a Windows XP iso (which works fine in VirtualBox on my ...
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1Tb disk formatted on Linux won't mount on windows nor mac

I have an external HD (western digital) with 1Tb. I use Linux but I wanted to reserve a cross platform partition on the disk. I decided to create two partitions and used the "disks" application to do ...
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104 views

Mac files missing on USB drive after plugging into Windows PC

I have a USB drive that has been used with a Mac. Last week someone plugged it into a Windows 7 PC to copy some files to the drive. Most of the files are still present when I open the USB drive from ...
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0answers
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Mac OSX like file selection (dragging files into prompts) on Windows?

Not quite sure exactly how to phrase it, but on Mac OSX, when selecting a file for a prompt (i.e. uploading to a website), you can drag a file or folder you already have open, and it will select that ...
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MAC OS for Intel based PCs [closed]

I have an Intel dual core PC with 4GB of RAM and Graphics card. For on of my student Assignment I need to install Latest possible MAC OS on my system as a secondary OS. Like on boot it asks me that ...
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1answer
272 views

External monitor doesn't work when connected to Mac or PC

I have a Samsung SyncMaster s20b350 that has worked perfectly when connected to my macbook up until today. I have ruled out the mini displayport to hdmi adapter as being faulty because it still ...
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185 views

Git - Error invalid path

I have been working for so long on a mac and have committed it looks like a file like this: C:/Csmart/files/companies/19/migration/CompanyDataEntry.xls This file does not exist in the repository. ...
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1answer
119 views

Windows and Mac on network

Is it possible to have shared folders between mac and windows like Homegroup? Can you get mac folders/computers to show up in the Homegroup?
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1answer
270 views

Mac OS X doesn't show Linux Boot Partition

I have successfully triple-booted by mid-2012 MacBook Pro using rEFInd (a fork of rEFIt). I have Mac OS X 10.8.5, Windows 8, and Ubuntu (formatted as ext3) installed, as well as NTFS-3G for read/write ...
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1answer
233 views

File with illegal character in name

I need to access a file on a network drive, but the file has a : in its name. This makes Windows rather unhappy. I cannot rename the file through any method on Windows, so I tried a Mac computer. It ...
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1answer
260 views

Pro & cons of different format/file system solutions for Hard Disk [closed]

I'm recently migrated to Mac and my HD is NTFS so I can't use it. I would like to know what are the pro and cons of different formats for Hard Drive and generally for mass storage device. I work with ...
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1answer
124 views

Can I transfer ITunes music from Time Machine to Windows 7

I don't have a Mac available to me (the logic board died). I have my whole Mac backed up on an external HD by way of Time Machine. I would like to copy just the music to my new Windows 7 laptop. I ...
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1answer
60 views

Poor recepton DVR Humax 9300T

Someone I know has a Humax Freeview receiver / recorder and recently the picture regularly breaks up. Because reception is fine when the aerial is plugged directly into the TV we assume there is a ...
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1answer
1k views

Mac OS X unable to see Windows PC in network

I have latest version of OS X Mountain Lion. My Mac is joined to Microsoft based network. Everything seems fine when I used Snow Leopard & Lion. But I got problem browsing another network PC since ...