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Bootcamp not letting me partition a drive for Windows 8

I have two HDDs in my iMac (OS 10.7.5 - Lion) both of which are partitioned as "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" (according to Disk Utility). Here's the two drives: df -l -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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Install windows 8 via VHD from windows 7 bootcamp on Macbook

I know this is crazy, so hear it out. I am interested in installing windows 8 on my Macbook. I already have windows 7 installed via bootcamp from Mountain Lion. Has anyone successfully installed ...
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Leopard on a Lion Mac

I have a brand new Mac with OS X Lion on it. I would like to have a 200 gig partition with Leopard on it (I have the discs). When I insert the disc, upon bootup it just gives me a black screen with ...
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Making room for TrueCrypt in front of Boot Camp Windows partition

Windows on Boot Camp can run from an encrypted disk, such as TrueCrypt. However, TrueCrypt needs a very small space (less than a MB) in front of the Windows (Boot Camp) partition to install. How can ...
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BootCamp Windows 7 partition shown as FAT32 instead of NTFS after update from Mac OS X 10.5(Leopard) to 10.7 (Lion)

I have a MacBook (Early 2008) with a 512 GB aftermarket Hard disk with about 450 GB allotted to Windows 7 and about 50 GB to Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard). I recently upgraded Mac OS from 10.5 to 10.6 (via ...
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692 views

Which encryption method is best used for my MacBook Pro which uses Boot Camp for Windows 7?

I'm running MBP 6,1 with Lion 10.7.4 and Boot Camp with Windows 7 x64. I'm doing research to try and encrypt my laptop so that while I'm traveling I feel a little more secure about this machine in ...
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VMware Fusion can't find Bootcamp on second hard drive

I have Win7 x64 installed on a SSD in my 2011 15" MacBook Pro. Lion and my Windows data (documents, profiles, etc) are stored on the conventional hard drive that came with the machine. (I removed the ...
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How to boot windows in Mac?

I have this strange problem, where I have two Windows installed on my MBP in two different partitions Untitled Windows is Win8, Bootcamp windows is Windows 7 and Mac OS X Whenever I choose to boot ...
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Ancient Hardware: IBM Spacesaver II Keyboard with Windows 7 on MacPro

I'm running Win 7 on a 2010 MacPro under Bootcamp. I have a classic IBM Spacesaver II keyboard (PS/2 connection) plugged in via a USB adaptor. I've been running this set-up since I got my first ...
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2answers
879 views

How to encrypt ONLY a user's profile folder (e.g.: /User/sid) on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2?

I wanted a way to encrypt my user folder e.g. (/User/sid/*) and have Mac OS X auto mount it based off my login credentials. Since that folder also contains profile info, I suspect it would need to be ...
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Configure Multiple OS on Mac

I just had a iMac delivered today. I want to configure it in following way for testing on various versions. I need to set up 10.7 Server, 10.6 Server and Windows 2008 server and possibly one more ...
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How to make braces with Apple keyboard in Windows?

I'm using Bootcamp to run Windows on my Mac. Now I can't find a way to make curly braces and brackets. What is the keyboard shortcut for that? I am using a Swiss German Apple keyboard layout.
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271 views

Is it possible to run OS X Lion inside a virtual machine in Windows 7 Bootcamp on Mac hardware? [closed]

All of the answers I've come across seem to either pre-date the change in the OS X EULA or are not dealing with real Apple hardware. The reason I want to do this is because I love my Macbook Air, I ...
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MacBook Air won't boot into OS X after Windows 7 was installed via Boot Camp

I installed Windows 7 (Boot Camp) on a MacBook Air (July 2011 model, OS X Lion), and now it only boots into Windows. How do I boot it into Mac OS again?
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After upgrading to Mac OS X Lion, I can't boot Windows anymore

I upgraded to Mac OS X Lion and I can't run the installed Windows anymore. It seems the issue is that the Lion installation created extra partitions so the Windows partition has a different number ...
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Boot Camp partition disappears upon Tuxera NTFS installation

I'm using Boot Camp to run Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro. Shortly I installed Tuxera NTFS to gain write access on NTFS formatted drives. Since then I cannot select the Boot Camp partition in the system ...
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Does FileVault2 on OSX Lion encrypt bootcamp partitions?

When using FileVault2's Whole Disk Encryption, does it encrypt a bootcamp partition? If not, does it still allow access from Windows to the encrypted Mac disk? What about Parallels access of bootcamp ...