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How to run OS X 10.7 on Windows 7 without virtualization technology?

How can I run OS X 10.7 Lion on Windows 7 laptop that doesn't support VT-x? When I try it with VMWare, I get the following error: Mac OS X is not supported with binary translation. To run Mac OS ...
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Why do I get files downloaded with %20 instead of spaces?

I need to download the notes from the school website, it is a easy task. But the file I downloaded always get a ugly filename on OS X, such as D1.5%20-%20Software%20testing%20strategies, it should be ...
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501 views

How to get Windows 7 Product Key from old mac harddrive

I don't know if I am going to get an answer or if this is possible but here goes. On my old macbook pro, running Snow Leopard, I installed Windows 7 with bootcamp. The logic board crapped out on me ...
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How to use MacBook from my PC

I have a PC with a big monitor and a 13" MacBook sitting on my desk. I have to do some development in PC environment and also some iOS development on MacBook. Is there a way I could use my PC's ...
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How can I gain access to my Mac's command prompt from my pc command prompt?

I was wondering if there was a way that I could gain access to my Mac's terminal window from my PC. I was thinking along the lines of telnet but I've never done it before and I'm having a hard time ...
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Reclaim unallocated space for Windows partition - extend Windows partition on Mac

I'm trying to extend the Windows partition running on my MacBook Air (Bootcamp is used) without losing any data, of course. What I have done is that I have used GParted live to shrink the OS X Lion ...
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P2V fails on Windows 7 machine with vmware vCenter Converter

Today I started to convert my physical x64 Windows 7 laptop to using the tool vmware vCenter Standalone converter for my mac book pro. The progress failed at the level of %98. The error is : ...
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MacBook Pro suddenly unable to connect to windows shares

I have an older MBP running the latest version of Lion. Up until about two or three days ago, I had no problems connecting to my shares on my Windows computer. It is running Windows 7 Ultimate x64. ...
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I am using RealVNC to connect from my Windows 7 x64 machine to Mac OSX Lion

I am using RealVNC to connect from my Windows 7 x64 machine to Mac OSX Lion. The cursor I see on the Mac desktop is just a dot rather than a normal cursor. What setting have I missed that will give a ...
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How do I reformat an unrecognized flash drive?

I just got a new flash drive (Corsair Flash Voyager 32GB). I tried to install live Chromium OS on it but I messed something up and decided to reformat it. The formatter froze and I canceled it. Now ...
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OS X won't see Windows 7 in network (and vice versa)

I've enabled SMB sharing in OS X Lion and have added folders to share, it says 'Windows Sharing: On' with a green circle next to it (from the sharing window) and that to access the volume I will need ...
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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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691 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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413 views

How can I network a Windows 7 PC with a MacBook Pro running Lion over FireWire?

I always thought this was possible but after searching around a little bit all the articles that even come close are using OSes pre Windows 7 and OSX 10.7 (Lion). I tried just connecting them with a ...
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Maintaining windows placement when switching between computers

I have KVM switch for MBP (Mac OS X 10.7.2) and PC (Windows 7 64-bit), sharing wireless keyboard, mouse, and dual DVI monitors. For the second monitor, I have a DVI to USB adapter connected directly ...
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264 views

Software solution to use one set of speaker for multiple sound-output devices

In the room I'm currently working in, I have a: Primary computer, running Windows 7 - connected to speakers, Secondary MacBook, running OS X Lion, "TV-computer" running Linux/XBMC or similar.. ...
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915 views

Bandwidth aggregation and fail-safe with WiFi and 3G

I am in a temporary apartment for a few weeks and have 2 options to connect to the internet from my work Windows 7 x64 laptop: Wireless network (802.11g) limited to 2Mbit/s down, 0.5Mbit/s up, in ...
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How to connect PC and Mac directly via Wi-fi?

I have 2 notebooks. One with Windows 7 another with Mac OS X Lion. How do I connect these notebooks via Wi-fi directly without a router?
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Windows Updates On Windows 7 in VirtualBox?

I am in the process of installing Win 7 Ultimate via Virtual Box on Mac OS X Lion. My question is simple - do I need to install Windows Updates on this virtual machine or will I be fine without them?
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Partitioning a New Macbook Pro With Lion

I've ordered a new Macbook Pro that'll come pre-installed with OS X Lion (500 GB HDD). For someone like me who's always heard and watched, but never actually worked on a Mac, this is gonna be a ...
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How can I reset the password on a Windows 7 VM under VMware 4 on Mac Lion?

I have a Mac running Lion, and a Windows 7 virtual machine running under VMware 4. The problem is that the password was lost in a phone upgrade. Is there any way using command line or other tools on ...
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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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247 views

UltraVNC hangs when entering user credentials

I have a windows 7 system on which I have installed UltraVNC I use it to connect to my Apple Lion X. It works most of the time, but sometimes when I choose my username it hangs, meaning that I can't ...
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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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123 views

How can i set my vm to have exclusive access to my ethernet port in mac os x lion?

I have a vmware of windows 7 on osx lion. I am on a corporate network that assigns IPs via DHCP through ethernet, and i also have an airport card thats connected to a 4g hotspot. This corporate ...
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523 views

How to set up OSes (Mac/Win/Ubuntu) on a SSD to promote its longevity (TRIM, etc.)

I recently bought an SSD (a 64GB Crucial M4 - which I believe has garbage collection, based on these specs) for my new computer. I've installed OS X 10.7.2 on it, and would like to reinstall this and ...
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Install Truecrypt on a MacBook for whole disk encryption of the Win7 partition in GPT mode?

I see a 2009 post at http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1590313&postcount=3 which ALMOST gets me there but requires MBR partitioning style. Anyway, I followed that and got: Mac OS X ...
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How to boot to Windows 7 after installing Lion on my OS X (using rEFit)

I just installed the Lion upgrade to OS X. Now, when I boot i don't get any options to boot to Windows 7 as i did before the upgrade. I have rEFit installed. What can I do? When I installed the ...
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How to ping Windows 7 from Mac OS X on Home Network?

I'm fairly new to home networking. I've got a Windows 7 machine and Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) machine connected to the same home network via a wireless Netgear router. I can ping the Mac from the Win7 PC ...
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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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Install Windows 7 on Mac mini with CD mounted on Windows Vista

I plan on buying a Mac mini of the new generation without an external DVD drive if possible. I do have a few PCs running Windows Vista or different Linux distributions but no Mac. I know that it is ...
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Can't see logical Windows NTFS partition in OS X

I have installed Mac OS X in my MacBook Pro. I have installed Windows 7 on the same machine but by creating a separate partition. Is there any way I can access files (like mp3 files or photos, ...
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Is It Possible to Install Windows 7 on a GUID Partition Table Disk?

I am trying to install Windows 7 on GUID partition table on my MAC BOOK PRO machine, before I start I have few questions: is it possible to do this? any issues that I might encounter while doing it ...
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Modifying from MBR to GUID partition for OSX Lion installation

Recently, Apple released OS X Lion and when I tried to install it on my mac machine, it gave me an error saying my machine partition table is not using GUID partition table. Instead, the current ...
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Thinking of migrating from Windows to OS X Lion. Some programs I'm accustomed to on Windows on Mac?

I really want to buy one of those new Mac minis this year, but I feel I will miss some Windows programs like the task manager, Msconfig to control apps on startup. And windows 7 energy modes and ...