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Brightness keeps changing in Windows 8.1 (on Macbook Pro Retina)

Before anyone gets too excited, it's not the "Adaptive Brightness" feature of the OS. I've already turned that off. Also it seems to have nothing to do with ambient light. It actually seems to do ...
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Macbook pro, boot camp, can't enable wifi adapter

installed Windows 8 on my macbook pro (Item No : 8899069, Mftr Part No : MD313LL/A) via boot camp. I installed the boot camp support tools. The wifi adapter says that it is working correctly. However, ...
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Delete Hidden Partitions After Removing Windows from a Mac

I am dual-booting my mid-2012 MacBook Pro into windows 8. Recently, however, I had to delete the windows partition because windows wasn't working. Now I am trying to put windows back on, but when I ...
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180 views

How to restart a freezing windows 8 on macbook pro

My windows 8 on macbook pro has freezed and I need to restart or shutdown but I don't know how, is there any keyboard shortcut for this? I tried searching for this issue all what I found was people ...
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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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143 views

Annoying bugcheck - prevents laptop from going to sleep [closed]

I have an Apple MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (i7 3720 QM, 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT650M) and running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit via Bootcamp. Over the past couple of days, it doesn't sleep when I close the lid ...
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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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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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594 views

Manually remove Windows 8 from Mac Book Pro (OS X 10.8.2 ML)

Here's what I did: I wanted to try W8 on my MBP. installed W8 dualboot with bootcamp got fed up with W8 cause it wouldn't work as expected I deleted the Windows partition with the Disk Utility of ...
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999 views

How to Boot and run Windows 8 from USB on Mac (NOT Windows-To-Go)

I have an installation of Windows 8 that I run from an Portable HDD over USB. I use this on campus to allow me to bring my entire OS and files with me. There never anyone using the macs, so I was ...
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1answer
654 views

Windows Experience Index doesn't complete, HAL error in event viewer

So, I was just randomly digging around my laptop and found a couple of weird things. First, the Windows Experience Index goes through its motions, completes all the tests and then throws up this ...
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I want to dual boot Windows 8 on a Macbook Pro that doesn't already have Windows. Do I have to buy Windows twice?

My girlfriend just bought a Macbook Pro, and she wants to to dual boot OSX with Windows. Specifically, she would like to use Windows 8. What I already know is the following: Windows 8 discs are only ...
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Why is Maps stuck on a purple loading screen? [closed]

I've tried opening the Maps program a dozen times. Sometimes it asks for location authorization, but it never goes past the Maps logo screen. Specs: Maps Windows 8 Professional x64 MacBook Pro 2009 ...
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3answers
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Sound entirely stopped working on Windows 8 on a Macbook Pro

I am currently running Windows 8 (downloaded from DreamSpark) on a Macbook Pro. This worked fine for a while but suddenly all audio stopped working. When I go to "Playback devices" and hit "Test" on ...
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1answer
683 views

Reinstall Windows 8 on an existing bootcamp installation

I already have a functioning bootcamp installation of Windows 8 on my MacBook Pro. I'd like to re-install Windows 8 (newer version) to the same bootcamp partition-- can I simply boot from the Win 8 ...
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How can I get the MacBook Pro trackpad to work on Windows 8?

I can't seem to get the trackpad to work on my MacBook Pro. I have tried the Boot Camp drivers with no luck. Does anybody know what drivers are needed for Windows 8 and a MacBook Pro trackpad? EDIT: ...