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OSX 10.9.3 Bootcamp. “No bootable devices”.

OSX 10.9.3 - 2013 MacBook Pro (w/optical drive) - attempting Windows 7 install Downloaded the correct .iso (X17-59465.iso) Plugged in USB drive (500GB) Opened up Bootcamp Bootcamp gives me the ...
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Install Debian on MacBook Pro Late 2013 with pure EFI

I resized the OSX partition. I installed rEFInd from within OSX. rEFInd works fine. When I try to install debian from the netinstaller, I have the problem, that I cant get up the ethernet interface. ...
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Bad logic board or connections in Mid 2009 MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro (mid 2009, 13", 2.26GH) running Mountain Lion. I started getting intermittent beach balls and lock ups and thought the hard drive was failing. I got a copy of Scannerz to test it ...
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Remove OS X, install Windows 8 (w/o Superdrive or USB-boot)

At the moment, I'm running Windows 8 on it's own hard drive (5400 RPM - OLD) which was replaced with the standard Superdrive (DVD-drive) a while back. The problems first occoured when I realized that ...
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Reseting Macbook Pro keyboard and trackpad's power usage on Windows?

I recently installed a utitlity for Windows (ASUS Ai Charger) which modifies the USB ports on the computer to output more power (for charging iPads, etc). The problem is, I believe it is also giving ...
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Using an Arch Linux persistent USB on mac

Ok, so i following this guide on the Arch Wiki https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Installing_Arch_Linux_on_a_USB_key, and installed Arch successfully to my 16GB sandisk cruzer. Ive got 3 partitions, ...
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MacBook Pro USB port provides more current in Mac OS X than in Windows

I have a MacBook Pro with both Mac OS X Lion and Windows (under BootCamp) installed. While in Windows, I tried to charge my iPad 3 via the USB port. The iPad says "Not charging", but really, it does, ...
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Windows 7 Eject Drive ejects internal keyboard and trackpad

I'm running Windows 7 on a Macbook Pro via Bootcamp. Recent (most recent windows update, maybe?) I started having this issue: The external drive (with two partitions) plugged into one of the two ...
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Can I run Windows 7 from a USB stick on a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro running OS X Lion (uses 100% of my Mac HD). I would like to play some Windows 7 games (e.g. Limbo, etc) but virtual machines are not good enough. I wonder if it is possible to ...
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Convert DVD disc to USB stick so that it can be played on TV

I have several movies on DVD disc. I have also a macbook pro and a Samsung TV which can read movies in several formats (.mvk, .avi, etc) from an external USB disc. I wonder how could I convert a DVD ...
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How can I disable auto-detect and use a Macbook Pro USB port as a power source only?

I have a Navigon navigation device which goes into PC mode each time it is connected to my laptop. In this PC mode, the device is unusable and just shows an icon of a device connected to a PC. My ...
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How to access USB pendrive on using VirtualBox?

I'm using Macbook pro and I have installed VirtualBox for using windows xp. I can't access USB pen drive When i connect. The external drive is not showing in the workspace. How i can access USB pen ...
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Can I format a USB key in GUID mode in windows 7 to make it Mac OSX boot friendly?

I have a macbookpro that wont boot properly. I've tried resetting the PRAM (holding down option - alt - P - R), but it doesn't work, it gets halfway through the boot process and says "You need to ...
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Can you boot/install/restore a MacBook Pro with a MacBook Air USB stick?

The new MacBook Airs don't have optical drives, so you can't install or restore the OS via DVD. They include a little USB stick for this purpose: I have a MacBook Pro and a MacBook Air. Does anyone ...