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I finally found another post on another site with the exact problem and solution that fixed it for me. Apparently there's a separate brightness setting for the screen when it's plugged in vs when it's not. The issue was the 'plugged in' version of the brightness setting was all the way to the lowest (black). Safe mode must have worked because the boot ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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I hope I'm not too late in answering your question. I have a MacBookpro 2.33 Core 2 Duo dating from Oct. 2006. I have been running Windows on it since day one. When I got this Mac it came with OS X 10.4. I was using Bootcamp beta and Windows XP. Since I have used 10.5 and later 10.6.8. Today I'm still running Win7 x64 under Bootcamp 3.3. It works like a ...


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If you're trying to wipe out your current installation of Windows and reinstall it, it's easiest to use the Apple Boot Camp utility on your Mac OS partition. Here are instructions if you're unsure how to do this Hold the option key while your Mac is booting Select your Mac OS partition and sign in if prompted Open Boot Camp Assistant from Applications > ...


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I did some poking around the internet and noticed that some other people ran into weird issues with bootcamp when they updated to Yosemite. What's important to remember is that Bootcamp is not really supported by Apple. We constantly run into problems related to poorly written drivers. What you are looking at is a driver error. The storage driver is not ...


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I would highly recommend being entirely sure this is what you want to do before starting out. Windows cannot use the 'Fusion' aspect of a Fusion Drive - it doesn't understand the technology. You can install Windows via Boot Camp, preserving the Mac functionality, but it will not use any part of the SSD, only the HD. Any attempt to alter any partitioning ...


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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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install Parallel desktop and run your windows in it by adding your bootcamp system. You can run Parallel desktop with integrated graphics only.


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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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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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.CDR and .ISO files are not the same thing. You can convert your .CDR file to an .ISO file by using Terminal in Mac OS X. Let's use a file named BOOTCAMP.cdr for my example. Follow these steps: 1. Move BOOTCAMP.cdr file (created by Disk Utility) to the desktop of your Mac. 2. Start Terminal. 3. Type: cd ~/desktop then press Enter. 4. Type: hdiutil ...


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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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My solution; NOT TESTED ON a FUSION DRIVE MAC 1. go to disk utility and partition your HDD into 2, then delete the empty partition leaving you with free space(unallocated space), after which continue as normal on the windows install process but this time the empty partition will show up, select it and there should be no install problem. download bootcamp ...


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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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