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Primary monitor keeps reverting back to the laptop display

A Macbook Pro running VMware Fusion has a guest operating system of Windows 7. The user often connects an external monitor to the laptop through an HDMI cable. For the display settings "extend the ...
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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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Use native resolution with stadard VGA driver

Can't use native NVidia driver because of this MAC hardware bug - always crashing: http://oleb.net/blog/2012/05/15-inch-mbp-mid-2010-crashing-to-black-screen/ ...
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Can I safely delete this partition?

I have a MacBook Pro with Bootcamp installed (Windows 7). When I look at the Disk Management console, I that there is a 620MB partition. I am not sure what that is. Can I safely delete it and ...
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Macbook Pro runs very hot when using VirtualBox

I am using a Macbook Pro and switch to running a Windows VM through VirtualBox for some work I am doing for a client. I notice that, very quickly, the Macbook heats up to extremely hot temperatures ...
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Macbook Pro with Bootcamp 5.0 - Windows crashes on return from sleep

My Macbook Pro (13" Mid 2012) crashes upon return from sleep when in Windows 7 (64 bit). I'm running the Bootcamp 5.0.5033 version of the drivers. The minidump analysis is: 0: kd> !analyze -v ...
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Is a 41GB partition enough to install Windows 7 x64 bit in Virtual Box?

My MacBook Pro is 4GB of memory and 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 of Processor. I gave it 41GB for Windows partition. Will this be enough or will it slow down the system to install Windows 7 x64 bit? I'm ...
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1answer
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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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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 ...
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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.
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Can't connect to Windows (SMB)

I have a MacBook Pro (OS X 10.8.4) and a Windows 7 Ultimate machine. I can't connect to the latter because of incorrect password or login. I tried to create several users on Windows machine and even ...
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nvidia graphic drivers using VMware Fusion on a macbook pro

I have a macbook pro retina with a nvidia gt 650m video card. I use VMware Fusion and i want to update the drivers. I downloaded 320.18-notebook-win8-win7-64bit-international-whql.exe When i try to ...
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Installing Windows 8 on virtual machine giving error

Well I've a pretty complicated hardware and software combination, so I am explaining the background first. I have a Macbook pro mid 2012 model with OSX Mountain Lion. I am dual booting it with Windows ...
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My MacBookPro with Windows takes too long to establish a WiFi connection

Whenever I close the laptop and then open it, Windows comes up immediately, but the WiFi connection is not established for a well over 45 seconds. All other devices (including another Windows laptop, ...
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276 views

WPA2 wifi access works in Mac but not windows

I have a macbook with windows installed in bootcamp. When I'm at the office, I can connect to our WPA2 enterprise wifi very easily in Mac osx, but windows can't. I suppose it has something to do with ...
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Windows 7 on Mac Book Pro, monitor native resolution doesn't fill screen

I have a Samsunc SyncMaster S23B370 connected to my Mac Book Pro via HDMI cable, and when booting into Windows 7, I find that when running the external monitor at its native resolution, the screen ...
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Fix two-finger Trackpad Scrolling on a Macbook running Bootcamp

This is an issue that's annoyed me for some time. About a year ago, the two-finger scrolling in Windows 7 on my Macbook Pro stopped working. I discovered that a fix for this is to open Bootcamp from ...
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1answer
118 views

Can't ping from Win7 running on an MacBook Pro and Can't ping MacBook Pro from any other PC

I have Windows 7 Enterprise running on MacBook Pro and for some reason I'm not able to ping any PC in the house from it and the other way around meaning I can't ping the MacBook Pro running Win7 from ...
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Mysterious C:\Users\cwilson folder in Windows

I'm worried that my Windows computer was compromised, because I am the sole owner, and I recently came across a strange folder on my computer. C:\Users\cwilson\. Either someone created their own ...
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How do I assign a MBP's Mission Control button (F3) for use in Windows 7?

I have a recent Mac Book Pro that I triple boot (OS X, Win7, BT5). I'd like to use the Mission Control button (F3) in Windows 7 on my MBP to call Dexpot's "Windows Catalog." Does anyone know of: 1) ...
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My MacBook Pro only boots up with Windows 7

I've installed Windows 7 on my Mac with Boot Camp and I had Dual Boot on my screen when I want to select to chose Operating Systems. Yesterday, when I turned on My MacBook Pro (MD 322) it boots up ...
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1answer
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Creative D200, MacBook Pro and Windows 7

I have a problem with bluetooth speakers Creative D200 on MacBook Pro running Windows 7. This question appends on: Broadcom bluetooth driver for Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Do You have any solution for ...
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1answer
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What version of Windows 7 will work with mac and should I wait to buy Windows 7 now?

I have a mac laptop and i need to buy windows 7 to run some software. What version of Windows works on a Mac. Do i have to buy a specific version? Also, with Windows 8 coming out soon, is the price ...
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1answer
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How do I install Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro without a SuperDrive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can & How Can I Install Windows 7 x64 on a MacBook Air? I have a MacBook Pro Mid-1010 (which, from what I can tell, doesn't support USB booting (except Apple's ...
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Macbook Pro + Windows 7 (bootcamp) = Terrible battery life

I recently put Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on my wife's Macbook pro because of some software she bought for her business. Since then, the battery life has been abysmal. I've identified and researched ...
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Windows was unable to connect to this network

I can't connect to the wireless network from Windows 7 (Bootcamp) on my MacBook Pro (Mid-2010), despite that my HTC Desire (Android) works just fine with it. Windows doesn't ask me for the key and ...
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1answer
264 views

Can I use my two laptops as dual monitor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use second PC as extended monitor I have Lenovo Y470 [Core i7 quad core ] with windows 7 in it and macbook pro [ core i7 ]. Both of these are on same wifi ...
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Remap eject-key in Boot Camp

I am running Windows 7 x64 on my MBP within Boot Camp. I would like to remap the eject key to work as a forward-delete and remove the delay from it. On OS X this is easily achieved with ...
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118 views

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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How does the CPU-Z “validation” button work?

I am running CPU-Z on Windows 7 Virtual PC on Macbook Pro. The "memory" and "SPD" tabs are empty. However, there is a validation button next to OK button at the bottom. When I click on the ...
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Why does my MacBookPro keep on hitting Apple servers non-stop?

Installed Windows 7 on my MBP via Boot Camp and I kept on seeing packets of data hitting a bunch of IP addresses that are apparently within the block that Apple owns. I blocked them. Now it tries to ...
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External Monitor issues in Windows 7 BootCamp MacBook Pro

So I got a monitor to use as an external for my MacBook Pro. It is an LG e2340 and I am connecting via HDMI by the way. Anyways, there are some issues I have found and I am wondering if there are any ...
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Errors installing Visual Studio on a Mac with Parallels and WIndows 7

I've been trying to install Visual Studio on my MacBook pro with Parallels and a fresh install of Windows 7, but I keep getting an error. The program fails right at the beginning (with HRESULT ...
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How to swap ctrl and fn key on a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 via Boot Camp?

There are sooooo many discussion on the internet about swapping the fn and ctrl key on a MacBook Pro. On the Mac side, a new software called ReMap4MacBook does a perfect job swapping the two key. ...
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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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How to make Windows 7 fit my japanese MacbookPro keyboard layout?

I have a japanese MacbookPro. The keyboard looks like this : I installed a japanese Windows 7 on it, using Bootcamp. Under Windows 7, the keyboard layout is not correct. For example, when I press ...
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1answer
448 views

Triple-boot macbook pro (late 2011) with multiple drives

I own a 15" macbook pro, with a 120GB SSD. I would like to triple-boot (OSX, Windows 7, Linux) due to work reasons. However, due to some lack of foresight on my part, the remaining available space on ...
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MacBook Pro 15" not picking up external monitor

I have a MacBook Pro 15" laptop running Windows 7 Professional and for the life of me I just can't get it to connect to my 27" Dell U2711 monitor, using a Mini-DisplayPort to DVI adapter. I am ...
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How to share 3G connection via wireless LAN

I have created a working wireless LAN with wifi router connected to my PC and I can easily access from my macbook to PC. On my PC I have 3G internet connection via USB stick. Now I want to be able to ...
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1answer
807 views

Stuck with Windows 8 on macbook pro

I use Windows 7 and Mac OSX on macbook pro using bootcamp, few hours back I installed the windows 8 as well without using rEFIt or any other tools. Now the problem is I always see Mac OSX and ...
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How do I make my Boot Camp partition bootable again?

I needed to resize my Boot Camp partition so I used Gparted to move and resize it. This seemed to work, except that now I can't boot into Windows. I can boot into OS X just fine. OS X can recognize ...
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How can I swap control and command in bootcamp?

Didn't see this exact question on here, so figured I'd ask anyway. It's simple, I do a lot of dev on a macbook pro, and now I'm using a bootcamp a lot as well. My muscle memory has me doing ...
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Macbook Pro Triple Boot OS X Lion, Windows 7 and Windows 8

MacBook Pro (Summer 2010 Model, Basic Model) I currently have OS X Lion and Windows 7 running side by side on my MacBook Pro. However I have a need to get Windows 8 running as well in this mix (a ...
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1answer
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Why are my PCs and Mac not able to transfer to each other?

They're all connected to the internet but aren't able to talk to each other. I'm having difficulties in logging in to the other computer to access it. In Windows I use this to access the network.: ...
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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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1answer
234 views

Can a VMWare fusion image on windows 7 be legally used on more than one mac?

I have a legal, store-bought copy of Windows 7. I'd like to install it into a virtual machine, either VMWare or Parallels. I have VMWare Fusion on my Macbook Pro and my iMac. My question is, once ...
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331 views

How can I make my DisplayLinked monitor display WPF apps correctly?

I am running Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro connected to a Kensington Universal Multi-Display adapter. When I have a WPF application on the monitor it doesn't display correctly. WPF applications will not ...
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1answer
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How do I find the serial number of my Macbook Pro in Windows 7?

How do I find the serial number of my Macbook Pro in Windows 7? I can't read the serial number on the back. It is too small. I tried steps 1 and 3 in this question: Serial Number and Product Number ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
639 views

Can I use alt-codes in Windows 7 on a Macbook pro?

Is it possible to use alt codes for special characters on a Macbook Pro running Windows? I've tried alt and the numbers, I've tried fn-alt, I've tried guessing where a fn keypad might lay (7-9, u-o, ...