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MacBook Pro slowing down and freezing

At the beginning I must admit that this is my first MacBook. I have a problem with my MacBook Pro Mid 2012(i5, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD). Bought it used but it is not smooth as it should. I installed a ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Del on a Mac with Windows

I'm using Boot Camp to run Windows on my Mac. Last night I tried to compress the memory of C, then after that finished, it told me to Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart How do I press these ...
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Macbook pro won't boot after boot camp attempt

So, I have a macbook pro 15" and tried to install windows 7 on it using boot camp, the instalation succeded and windows 7 loaded the first time fine, i've then installed the apple drivers on it and on ...
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1answer
247 views

Windows 7 32 Bit (on MacBook) Suddenly lost 1.5 G of RAM usable out of 4

I have a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 32 Bit (under BootCamp). It is a 4G machine, and has happily been running for 2 years with 3.5 or so usable RAM. I started noticing the fan and hard drive ...
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1answer
180 views

Why does my MacBookPro log me off when waking from sleep/hibernation?

I have a MacBookPro (current generation -1). Every time my machine falls asleep, I am logged out. Sometimes I get a BSOD when waking up. Here's all the additional info I have: When I last ...
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228 views

Bootcamp both Windows 8 and Windows 7 on OS X Mountain Lion

I currently have Windows 8 installed via Bootcamp 4(?) via Mountain Lion. I'd like to also install Windows 7. Is there a way to do multiple bootcamp's - what is the best way to go about this?
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How to use tap on Macbook Pro with Windows 7?

I have a new Macbook Pro with Mac OSX and Windows7. Tapping the touchpad works with Windows using VM and Bootcamp but not when I boot direct into Windows7. Anyone know how I can get the tap function ...
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1answer
1k views

How can you install Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro without DVD drive?

I'm wondering whether will be possible to install Windows 7 on a Boot Camp partition with the new MacBook Pro Retina. The DVD drive is not available and I don't know any workaround to install Windows ...
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1answer
387 views

What causes the computer clock to change radically and how can I fix it?

My girlfriend just sent me the following photo: Apparently that was what greeted her, along with a load of license expiry warnings, when she booted her laptop this morning. She then rebooted to be ...
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90 views

Windows 7pro Wireless bridge to Macbook Pro

I know this is possible with ubuntu to windows/mac but I am trying to recreate the notion from a windows machine to a mac. What I need to do is a level of QA / Dev however my main development machine ...
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1answer
13k views

Safe mode in Windows 7 on Bootcamp?

How do I boot my Windows 7 partition to safe mode if it is installed into BOOTCAMP? On normal PC computers, you normally see the BIOS getting started and prompting you to press something (normally F8) ...
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1k views

Why does copying the same amount of data take longer if spread across many separate files?

I noticed that copying 24Mb worth of data from one folder to another took about 30 seconds because (I'm assuming this is the reason) it was over 1,000 separate files. Copying 24Mb shouldn't take so ...
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2k views

Can I boot Windows 7 on a USB drive attached to by MacBook Pro? If so, how?

I have a mid-2011 Core i7 Macbook Pro that currently is dual-booting a File-Vault encrypted OS X Lion installation and an OS X Snow Leopard installation. Unfortunately I need to keep both of these on ...
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0answers
165 views

How to install SafeGuard Easy on a Macbook running Windows 7

When I install SafeGuard Easy 5.6 on a Macbook running Windows the Installer stops at some point and rolls back. I am aware, that this is not offically supported ...
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1answer
1k views

Can I install Windows 7 OEM SystemBuilder on a MacBook Air?

I just bought a new MacBook Air for university and would really like to have a Windows 7 installation accessible. Now if I use Boot Camp for it, there's always the same problem: I set the size for ...
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3answers
1k views

Windows 7 clean install on MacBook Air

I'm currently considering the purchase of a MacBook Air (late 2010). I know its possible to dual boot OS X and Windows 7 on it, but given the limited space on the Air and the fact that I will not use ...
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2answers
2k views

Middle click in Windows 7 on a Macbook Pro

For some indecipherable reason, my company gave me a Macbook Pro so I can do .net development in Windows 7 via Bootcamp. (I hate this thing.) Is there any way to perform a middle click in Windows 7 ...
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1answer
2k views

Trouble with external monitor under Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Boot Camp

I'm running Windows 7 32-bit on a mid-2010 15" MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 under Boot Camp. I've had trouble getting it to work with my second display and searching Google for an appropriate answer has ...
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1answer
672 views

Boot Camp from USB DVD drive

I can't seem to be able to install Windows 7 64-bit on a 2008 MacBook (64-bit dual core) from an external USB DVD drive. I've done the following: Performed a clean install of Mac OS X Snow Leopard ...
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2answers
434 views

Will the OEM version of Windows 7 install properly on a Macbook Pro

We are considering getting a Macbook Pro but are quite heavily tied to windows application so want to install Windows 7 on it. Can you install the OEM version of Windows 7 on a Macbook Pro or do you ...
2
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2answers
814 views

Connecting ThinkPad T410 (Windows 7) to Macbook (OSX 10.6) through ethernet cable

I have searched and read a few other forums for this solution but have yet to be able to accomplish this task. I want to connect my Windows 7 laptop to my Macbook to share large files (10GB or larger) ...
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4answers
105k views

How can I install a Windows 7 into BootCamp via USB

I have a MacBook and I'd like to install Windows 7 via USB. I've created the partition using Boot Camp and I've got an .ISO of my Windows 7 install disk. Is it possible to install this via USB, ...
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1answer
751 views

Cannot install Boot Camp 3.1 drivers on Windows 7?

I have a 64-bit Windows 7 install (thru bootcamp) on my 17" Macbook Pro, with the bootcamp 3.0 drivers. Whenever I run the apple software update to install the 3.1 drivers, it downloads and installs ...
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1answer
1k views

Missing startup screens and slow bootup/login after using WinClone to expand Bootcamp partition

I used WinClone to backup my Bootcamp partition, which was a Windows 7 Ultimate install, on my late 2006 Macbook Pro. I desired to expand the Bootcamp partition's size. It worked reasonably well ...
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1answer
141 views

Swapping License Keys in Windows 7

I have a Macbook Pro that dual boots with a retail version of Windows 7. I recently purchased Parallels 6, hoping that I could have the best of both worlds. Dual Boot for performance, VM for ...
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2answers
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MacBook drivers for Windows 7

I have a hard drive which I removed from my HP Laptop and plugged into my Macbook. Windows 7 started well and then installed a graphics driver but the others (sound, touchpad) were not recognized by ...
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2answers
987 views

Installed windows w/ bootcamp on Macbook pro, don't see bootloader?

so I installed windows 7 using the bootcamp assistant on Mac OS X, everything went fine, but it automatically always boots into Windows 7? I don't even have the option to choose which OS? why is that? ...
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3answers
9k views

More multi touch macbook trackpad gestures for windows 7 bootcamp

Duplicating another question that still doesn't have a positive answer... I have Windows 7 running on my Macbook and I am wondering if it is possible to take advantage of the multi touch trackpad and ...
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4answers
3k views

Installing windows 7 on mac hardware - how to right click :$

On a MacBook, I got a new HDD an installed Windows 7 on it and Ubuntu as dual boot. I can right click in Ubuntu using the 3 fingers gestures - but I can't do that in Windows 7 I know this is a ...
2
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1answer
189 views

Windows7 64 bit on 15" Macbook Pro?

When I try to install Windows7 with Bootcamp, it mention Windows 32 bit, no word about 64. Can I install Windows7 64 bit Ultimate?
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1answer
72 views

Installing Windows 7 on a Mac

Hey all, For the longest while I've bee trying to install Windows 7 on a friends Mac but it just doesn't seem to work. I've tried to use Parallels desktop (which comes with XP) and a few other 3rd ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Can I load Windows 7 as the native OS on a macbook laptop without using bootcamp?

I've recently had a macbook laptop fall into my possession. It belonged to a friend of mine, but she doesn't want it any more because it doesn't work. From what I understand, the hard drive stopped ...
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3answers
2k views

Change MAC Address on Windows 7 - BootCamp (Macintosh)

I need to change my MAC address on my Windows 7 partition on my Macbook Pro. I have tried changing the registry value on my Windows to spoof my address, but that didn't work. I have also tried to use ...
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4answers
6k views

How to eject a CD if Windows won't eject it?

Right now I have a DVD in my laptop drive and the computer is hard at work trying to pry some readable bits from it. Judging by the sound of it, it is utterly failing. But while I realize the ...
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1answer
1k views

Time Capsule on Windows 7

I use Time Machine to backup my MacBook Pro. Everything works fine. My girlfriend has a PC with Windows 7 installed. She wants to backup her PC with Cobian Backup on Time Machine, but her PC doesn't ...
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1answer
936 views

Issues replacing Mac OS X with Windows7 on MacBook Pro?

If I buy a Macbook Pro, reformat the hard drive, and install Windows 7, what issues should I expect? Will I need to install drivers by hand, and if so, are they on the OSX DVD? Will I be able to ...
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2answers
691 views

Unable to boot directly to Mac OS X

I was trying to install Windows 7 on my Macbook pro using bootcamp, after creating partition I found out that I missed my DVD at office desk. Later I deleted the partition, but when I restart the ...
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0answers
235 views

Windows 7 on 1st Gen Macbook Pro (Q4-2008), power management problems

I have the first generation macbook pro, purchased Q4 2008. I've been trying to run Windows 7 and can get it all installed great with the BootCamp 3.1 64 bit drivers however ... power management isn't ...
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5answers
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Is there a “Print Screen” command in Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro with Windows 7 installed on the Boot Camp partition. I've figured out how to invoke most of the "missing keys" (like home, end, page up, page down) but have not yet figured out if ...
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1answer
545 views

Macbook Pro with Windows 7 - GPU always on

Übergizmo is reporting an issue with the new Macbook Pros' GeForce 330M GPU being always "on" under Windows 7, and thus almost halving the battery life compared to that with OS X (which is able to ...
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3answers
2k views

Windows 7 as VM inside VMWare Fusion - 32 or 64 bit?

I have a MacBook Pro with the 2.4 Core 2 Duo and 4 GB RAM. I want to run Windows 7 for ASP.NET development within VMWare Fusion. Since I may be doing some SharePoint 2010 work I was thinking that my ...
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3answers
7k views

Print Screen key of Windows on Mac

I've tried Win 7 on my MacBook. then I'm facing a problem of capturing the screen. I want to take the screen shot of the whole screen(including the cursor). I'm sure that I can grab it with the key ...
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5answers
3k views

MacBook Pro for Windows development via virtualization. Performance?

I am a Windows/Web developer by profession and I have been considering a MacBook Pro as a replacement for my current development machine. I am impressed by the build quality, the uni-body construction ...
2
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4answers
117 views

Desktop differences in OS X and Windows

I'm a new user of Mac OS X on my laptop. Currently I have Windows 7 and OS X on the same machine. I can't figure out how to use the desktop correctly, no hard drive show, no right clicks, etc. Can ...
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4answers
6k views

Unpredictable MBP wake from sleep in Windows 7 Boot Camp

I have a Macbook Pro with Windows 7 installed in Boot Camp. I have serious problems with waking from sleep and not sure why. I have the default Balanced power plan selected. Many times when I close ...
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1answer
578 views

How can I get 2560 * 1600 on Win 7 ? MacBook Pro 17 + Dell 30 inch 3008 WFP + Fusion 3

I run VM Ware Fusion 3 on a Mac Book Pro 17 hooked to a Dell 30 inch screen I CAN manage to get a Resolution of 2560 * 1600 on Mac OS X(MacBook Pro), but can't on Win 7 (on the exact same MacBook ...
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3answers
3k views

Can & How Can I Install Windows 7 x64 on a MacBook Air?

Is it possible ? Are there any issues ?
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2answers
6k views

Unibody MacBook WiFi Drivers for Windows 7 x64

I have a Unibody MacBook Pro running Windows 7 x64 on Boot camp (with the Snow Leopard boot camp update applied) It's been having trouble connecting to certain WiFi networks, and I'd like to update ...
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2answers
378 views

Installing Windows 7 on a Macbook and resizing later

I wish to install Windows 7 on my Macbook White 13in. I plan to use boot camp to create a partition for the windows and work through the install wizard. If I decide that it works well and I want to ...
2
votes
3answers
10k views

Which Windows 7 Version (32 bit or 64 bit) should I install on a new MacBook Pro with 4 GB of RAM?

I have just bought a brand new MacBook Pro with 4 GB RAM, and was wondering which Windows 7 version 32 bit or 64 bit I should install with BootCamp, in order to do Visual Studio development? Is ...