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The startup chime always plays through the internal speakers, even on desktop models. This is a feature of the firmware and can't be helped. But you can mitigate it. Macs remember the different volume levels for the internal speakers vs. the headphone jack, and it saves this information to the PRAM. So all you have to do is unplug your headphones (that's ...


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After hours of searching the internet, I discovered how to enable virtualization in Boot Camp. Instead of booting into Windows by holding the option key on startup, boot in to OS X. Then go to System Preferences -> Startup Disk and choose your Boot Camp partition. The computer will restart and boot into Windows, with virtualization enabled.


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I managed to fix this resolution issue by lowering the color depth to 16bit for the external display. Not exactly sure why was this necessary, maybe for some reason Windows cannot allocate enough video memory for both displays?


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Your best bet for maximum performance would be to install Windows using BootCampand then install and use your software there. VirtualBox should also work, but there might be some performance compromises. The call is completely yours. If you dont want to reboot your Mac to log in to BootCamp, then VirtualBox is the way to go. But if you are ok rebooting to ...


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Here is simple tutorial. This is not complicated at all. On your pc you just install both windows and linux, and you choos which system to run on starup. If you want to have access to both operating system without need of restarting, best solution is to use virtual machine like VirtualBox. There are plenty of tutorials out there depending on what you want ...


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Did you actually have FileVault enabled, or are you just assuming that because of the symptoms? Is it a Fusion Drive? That would be set up in the same way, & is very hard to manipulate, as it is set up as Core Storage [Logical Volume Management] hybrid drive. Disk Utility doesn't know what to do with these hybrid drives, & neither does BootCamp - ...


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Here is what I've done: I started with this situation, I formatted 200GB of my drive for OS X and left 51GB 'unallocated' for a Bootcamp partition later. I turned on File Vault and installed my programs. I could not create a new partition out of the unallocated space with Disk Utility or the Bootcamp Utility. Since Bootcamp could not create a partition ...


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You can disable the hardware startup chime by changing the firmware variable SystemAudioVolume. To disable the chime execute from the command line sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume="%80". To return the chime to its default state execute sudo nvram -d SystemAudioVolume. More information about the nvram command can be found in its manual pages (man nvram).


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To shed some light on the presence of a Windows selection at Option-startup, Winclone restored the Windows 8.1 image to the new Mac in EFI mode, which writes the boot data to disk0s1, the EFI partition. Deleting a Boot Camp partition in Disk Utility will not remove the boot information from the EFI partition. In cases where Windows will not be restored or ...


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DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, MODIFY YOUR PARTITIONS ON A DUAL-BOOT WINDOWS/OS X (BOOT CAMP) SYSTEM USING THE STANDARD WINDOWS PARTITIONING TOOLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Such setups almost always use a hybrid MBR configuration, which is an ugly and dangerous hack used mainly by Apple for dual-booting purposes. A hybrid MBR is an ...


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To answer your question directly. Yes, you can. Apple has compatibility information here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5634 If you where wondering how (which seems like a better question, but anyways), you can follow one of these tutorials: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4211110


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To be honest, it really looks like you formatted your OSX Drive. Before you try repairing anything, I'd start of getting a complete image of the drive, preferrably with dd. Here's a pretty cool guide: Click Once you've done that, you can boot into windows and fire up Testdisk. It's pretty self explanatory and may be able to recover the lost partition. It ...


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It looks like your hybrid MBR has become damaged. You can create a new one with gdisk (see the URL) or with other tools, such as the gptsync utility that comes with rEFIt and rEFInd, if you use one of those boot managers. You may also need to re-install the Windows boot loader -- but do that after you fix the hybrid MBR, and do so only if you still can't ...


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I'm interpreting this question as being a problem with the .iso not being recognized by the wizard function within bootcamp (when it asks to create a bootable USB Drive from the windows .iso) (btw, win 7 isos are available for direct download from MS at - http://www.techverse.net/download-windows-7-iso-x86-x64-microsofts-official-servers/) I encountered ...


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It is not possible to do this the way you are thinking. The problem lies in the tight integration of Apple's firmware and OS X. OS X and the firmware work with each other to determine the sleep state of the computer. When Windows hibernates, it dumps the contents of RAM to C:\Hiberfil.sys and sets a flag in the registry that the machine is hibernated. ...


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You can fix this within diskpart like this: list volume select volume # extend filesystem "#" stands of course for the affected volmue seen in the volume list.


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Yes - Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Server works like a charm. It moves the entire hard drive contents and resizes (up or down) both the Mac OS and BootCamp (Windows 7) partitions in one go. No issues booting in either OS and no partition SSD alignment issues. You still need to enable trim on the MacOS partition using a third-party utility if you go with a ...


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Only if you use something like this StarTech 3.5mm 4 Position Headset Splitter Adapter - Female to Male Windows would need a mic plugged into the mic jack, unless the hardware you're using can tell windows that the input jack you're using is for speakers/headset and microphone. Go to the task bar, and near the clock right click the speaker and click ...


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Find the latest RealTek Sound subsystem drivers (check in your device manager on your Win install) on their website for the version of Windows you are running if available. Install them and see if it will pick up the extra ring. It's a 50/50 shot. It's all still about the jack, Windows drivers never saw fit to support an Apple peripheral just to run under ...



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