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10 views

Seagate External Drive works on PC but not mac, sometimes

I've having some trouble with my Seagate USB External hard drive. It's formatted FAT32 and I use it primarily on my Mac (OSX Mavericks) Every now and then (it's happened twice now), It would stop ...
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1answer
37 views

I want to build my first computer but don't have the time. Where could I learn about the different components and how they work? [closed]

I want to learn about how computers work, and maybe eventually routers, but don't have the time right now to build one. Could someone point me in the direction of what the different hardware ...
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2answers
34 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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1answer
30 views

Re-install OS X on iMac that's currently running Windows 7

I've got a 27" iMac (late 2011, maybe 2012 model) which I have completely wiped and loaded with Windows 7. Works great. No problems. Lately, I've gotten the itch to get OS X loaded back onto this ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Format OS X Partition as NTFS from within Windows

I'm currently running Windows 7 Pro, installed via Bootcamp, on my MacBook Air. I never use OS X and I'm running out of space on my Windows partition. If I format the partition which currently ...
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0answers
109 views

Mac Keyboard Driver on Windows 7 - Trully configure fn and media keys (or forcibly installing BootCamp)

I did exactly the same as the OP of How do you reset Windows keyboard drivers to their original defaults? at first (kudos for Being the very-smart, highly-intelligent person that I am ...
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0answers
24 views

VmWare Workstation pauses running VM after minimizing and enter the local machine

It sucks just totally if I just jump out of the VM and go to my local machine and then the VM paused again automatically and my whole pc is totally slow the'm beastly on the bag how can I have stop ...
0
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0answers
119 views

Duel booting windows 7, and OS X with Chameleon boot loader

I have recently bought an external hdd and have installed both OS X 10.8.2 and Windows 7. However, I used VMWARE workstation to virtualize the duel boot system (to save rebooting) and I have set the ...
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0answers
14 views

how to connect to projector in Windows 7 on Mac Pro

I use windows 7 in Macbook Pro. and bought a VGA Adapter, however, the projector can not detect my computer, anyone has the idea how to set it up to connect to the projector?
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25 views

Reinstall Mac OS without touching Windows partition

I have a macbook pro with version 10.8.5. But now I have some problems and I cannot upgrade any SW. Any updates I do fail, including upgrade to Mavericks, LibreOffice, Adobe Flush player etc. So I ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Can I clone an existing OS X install into a virtual machine on a Windows 7 PC?

So I have a Macbook Pro running OS X Mavericks. I just built a Windows 7 PC. Is there anyway I can effectively 'clone' my OS X machine and put it into a VM that I can run on my Windows 7 PC? That ...
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1answer
44 views

Strange symbols in password when installing Win7 => lost password

I think I'm victim of a rather curious mistake. I installed Windows 7 through BootCamp, chose a password with some symbols (like #€<&, etc). What I didn't realize was that the keyboard layout ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Mac Keystrokes for screen capture while VPN remote to Windows 7 work computer

I am using a Mac with OS X 10.9 to VPN remote to a Windows 7 Machine at work. I need to take a screen capture of another applications window on the work computer to transfer into Adobe Photoshop. ...
0
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0answers
126 views

I can only connect to local network computers through IP address, not network name

Randomly, my Windows PC (Windows 7, 32-bit) stopped talking to my Macbook Pro (Mac OSX, version 10.7.5, 64-bit). I can connect using the IP address from my Windows PC to my Mac by going to Start, Run, ...
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0answers
65 views

How to load drivers for Windows 7 Repair program?

When I run Windows 7 installation DVD there is Repair program there. It does not recognize my Windows 7 disk & partition and in effect my system is not listed in systems list. It asks me to load ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Restore only one partition of Windows Backup

I have a MacBook Pro with an HD partitioned. This HD was divided in two partitions: the first was about 650 GB, with OS X installed, and the second one (created with BootCamp Assistant) was about 100 ...
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2answers
133 views

Connect from Mac OS X to Windows 7 Desktop

I am trying to connect from my MacBook to my Windows 7 machine within my own network - if it will work from outside my network that's a plus but no need to have. My Windows 7 machine is freshly ...
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0answers
74 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
411 views

Wifi runs very slow on Windows 7 bootcamp on iMac early 2013

this is a long standing issue for me that has just gotten worse and I can't seem to find anyone online who has the same problem. I have a brand new iMac from earlier in this year (around April). It ...
0
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1answer
78 views

Mid 2011 iMac 27 inch 1 TB hard drive partitioned 50% Mac and 50% Win 7 bootcamp [duplicate]

Bought iMac from new. Works perfectly and installed bootcamp by dividing the 1TB drive 50/50. iMac came with 4GB RAM. Made enquiries and have found that there are 4 memory slots. Kept the 4GB and ...
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0answers
84 views

Windows File Manager Like on Mac: Displaying Several Folders Hierarchically at Once + Combining Best of Both Worlds (User Experience)

I am doing some work with template files which are found in various folders on the system, all falling under a common ancestor directory, but not always within the same parent directory. I am looking ...
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0answers
362 views

Installing TrueCrypt on dual boot Mac/Win7 laptop

A friend (not much of a technician) owns a Mac laptop with dual boot Win7/Mac. Now he wants to encrypt the entire drive (both systems) using TrueCrypt. I read a lot and found a lot of outdated ...
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0answers
87 views

Windows Converts Mac Drive into Dynamic/Simple Drive

I have a dual boot of Mac/Windows 7 and they are both installed on an SSD. All my user files were on a separate hard drive with 3 partitions and 150gb of free space. The 3 partitions were HFS and 2 ...
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2answers
455 views

How to transfer files from a Mac (OS9) to a Window 7 (or XP) PC using a direct ethernet connection

I have a Promise NAS4300 server on which the Windows protocol is not working. Therefore I can no longer access the files on it from Windows. However it does have AppleTalk and by using an abandoned ...
0
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1answer
38 views

monitor mutal to PC and MacBook, shows only Mac

I have a monitor that connected to my PC (win8, VGA) and to my MacBook (DisplayPort to DVI). I set it from my PC to display the Mac only (one monitor). When I unplug the Mac from the display port, ...
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2answers
642 views

Need to install visual studio and sql server on macbook pro

I am a developer, I just got a macbook pro and I need to be able to use IIS, Visual Studio and SQL Server like I did on my old windows notebook. I understand that I need to get windows first but I am ...
0
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0answers
66 views

How to get a french Mac keyboard layout on Windows?

I have a personal Mac that I'm used to, however at work I have to use a Windows 7 laptop. I'd like to change the layout on the Windows laptop so that it uses the Mac layout. The worst thing is the ...
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2answers
2k views

Mac OS X is not bootable anymore; Bootcamp is?

I installed Bootcamp on my iMac Late 2012 (the Thin one). The installation went smooth and everything worked after. Now recently, I installed windows updates since Windows was bugging me about it. ...
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1answer
86 views

Only 3 FPS on Mac mini, boot camp, windows 7

Using the GPU test tool from FurMark I get only 3 FPS. In normal use I notice it when playing fullscreen videos: When the video pans horizontal I get these stripes across the picture. My setup is ...
0
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1answer
272 views

What happens to file permissions when a Mac file is moved to a Windows computer?

What happens to a file's permissions the file was on a Mac but is moved to a Windows computer, via a flash drive formatted as HFS+, for instance? Would the file lose its permissions? Would Windows ...
0
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0answers
86 views

Video flickers on TV (mac mini, win7 + hdmi)

When playing video from my computer displayed on my TV the quality is not what I expected. When the video pans from side to side to horizontal lines appear in on the TV - as if the graphics card is ...
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3answers
216 views

Running VirtualBox on Macbook Pro?

How do I run VirtualBox on a Macbook? Is it possible, or do I need Parallels? I want to run Windows7 on my 15" macbook pro along with the original OSX Mountain Lion.
0
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0answers
121 views

Getting Synergy to work correctly with mouselook, Mac to Windows

I've got synergy working absolutely fine between OSX and windows, OSX 10.8.2 as the server, Windows 7 x64 as the client. The only issue I'm having is that mouselook in games in completely broken. ...
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2answers
2k views

Image/Clone Entire Disk including OS X and Boot Camp Partitions

Is it possible to clone an entire Mac disk including both OS X and Boot Camp partitions? Background: My company is switching from PCs to Macs. We want to have a dual boot platform. Before I used to ...
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2answers
113 views

Howto: clone and restore complete macbook hard drive

I need to make a complete copy of the mac HD. Due to a school policy the mac has to be formatted this monday, before the summer. However, I don't want to lose my programmes and files. The programmes ...
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2answers
250 views

Accessing folder with invalid name

I have both a Mac and Windows machine with a portable hard drive (NTFS) to store all my files. I had a folder on my Mac that has an invalid name for Windows, it contained a ":". In a shuffle of ...
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0answers
60 views

R-Drive Recovery of a Windows partition on a Mac?

I have an iMac with Mac OSX and a Bootcamp partition with Windows 7. I need to restore an R-Drive image over the Windows partition, but when I try using the Startup Disc it creates, Mac spins the ...
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0answers
406 views

Repair Windows 7 Start Disk from a Mac

I have a hard drive from a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7 which seems to have a corrupted boot disk that I'm trying to repair. The laptop won't boot (freezes on black screen after Windows ...
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0answers
83 views

boot camp: not recognizing os x drive

I started getting an error after attempting to boot into OS X from Windows 7 via Boot Camp. After selecting "Restart in Mac OS X," it tells me that there is no OS X installation available to boot ...
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0answers
195 views

How to Share Builtin Mac Bluetooth with Windows 7 VM through Parallels 8

There seems to be a lot of noise on how to do this. This tutorial should be all that there is: http://kb.parallels.com/en/114686 But when I go into device manager on Windows, the driver cannot be ...
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0answers
184 views

Windows 7 installation, “No drivers were found” (MacBook Pro 5,1)

I decided to instal Widows 7 on my MacBook Pro, but when i used my Windows installation dvd i was very inattentive and i unmark field "download Windows drivers... bla bla bla.". Now i am cant install ...
0
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1answer
162 views

How can I share a WQHD monitor & Apple bluetooth keyboard/mouse between a Mac and PC?

I have a Mac Mini that is connect to a 30" WQHD (2560 x 1600) Dual-DVI monitor and Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic trackpad. I'm building a Windows 7 PC and I'd like to have my work space setup ...
0
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2answers
88 views

“Not Charging” Displayed When Charging iPad On Computer - Windows 7

I've seen many people say that it is due to the USB port not giving off enough power, which I really don't think is true, as I have a Mac with two operating Systems (Mac OSX and Windows 7). I just ...
3
votes
2answers
89 views

Can I share a VM between Parallels on Windows and Parallels on Mac?

I suspect the answer to this question will be 'no,' but I'm keeping my fingers crossed. I use Parallels Desktop on my Mac to run a small CentOS installation for development work. I own Parallels ...
0
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0answers
67 views

Reboot after power failure for MacPro 3,1 early 2008 using Windows 7 x64

I'm using a Mac Pro 3,1 early 2008, with Windows 7 64 bit installed to run as a Server. Is it possible to make it automatically restart after a power recovery? Previously I was using a Pentium 4 ...
0
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1answer
348 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 ...
0
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1answer
359 views

Do I need a virus program in a virtual environment? [closed]

I have a Mac OSX running Parallels desktop with Windows 7. Do I need an anti-virus program? And what free program would be the best if I do? It is also shared on the network.
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1answer
294 views

AutoHotKey - Swapping CTRL and Command/Windows keys

I'm using a macbook pro running Windows 7. I've tried a few different scripts and none of them get me what I need. I need them to act exactly like their counterpart, i.e. Ctrl key acting as Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
279 views

Mac Osx Lion gets stuck on loading screen

I have an IMac Pro. I wanted to install Windows 7, so I created a partition with Bootcamp, and installed Windows 7. Everything was fine, Windows was working and the Mac too. After two days, I ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

3 2560x1440 on Mac OS X without Mac Pro [closed]

I am trying my very best to do this but I am failing to succeed... :/ 1) I have a 2011 Mac Mini (1 1280x1024 monitor) (Dual core i5, 8GB RAM) 2) I have a windows PC (3 2560x1440 Korean monitors) (i5 ...