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    Studio Display on Windows with DisplayPort / Dedicated graphics

    Hey all, Can anyone recommend a cable that will allow me to use my Studio Display with Windows? I have a dedicated GPU with DisplayPort / HDMI connections. I've tried a few cables but they don't work, specifcally some DisplayPort 1.4 8K cables, should I be looking for something more specific...
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    [App Giveaway] Create Windows 11 & 10 Bootable USB on Apple Silicon Mac

    Two Known Facts: Creating Windows bootable USB feature removed from Big Sur and later version. Boot Camp Assistant no longer available on Apple Silicon Mac. So if you want to create a Windows bootable USB on M1 Mac, you can either use Terminal or third-party app to finish the job. Actually...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Best and safe way for install MultiBoot OS (TripleBoot: MacOS, Windows, Linux) on MacPro 4.1/5.1

    Hello. I have MacPro 4.1 2009. I flashed it to 5.1, then put Nvidia GT710 (because it have Metal), flashed to firmware to 144.0.0.0.0 and install MacOS 10.13 on NVME via 2$ aliexpress PCI-E NVME adapter. Next I want: buy RX 580 video card reinstall MacOS 10.13 on 12.3 wia OpenCore...
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    Extending Universal Control to Windows?

    I have to say UC is such an awesome feature and I absolutely loved controlling my iPad from Mac and vice versa. It really brings unity to the ecosystem. But I also have a Windows PC and I would like the functionality extended to it as well, so that all my working devices can be controlled with...
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    Macintosh HD not at full capacity size after removing Bootcamp partition

    I have a Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro running High Sierra 10.13.6, Quick recap, I initially wanted to install Windows through Bootcamp but it for some reason failed once the laptop restarted to boot the Windows installer disc, the disc ejected and it only said "no bootable device, insert boot...
  6. haralds

    VM Windows NTFS Drive Compression Performance Impact

    I am using NTFS compression on my BootCamp and it gives me about 10% extra free space with no detectable performance impact. I am now thinking of using it on Parallels Win 11 VMs on M1, since my MacBook Pro 13" is stuck at 2TB. Has anybody tried this? Have you seen any performance degradation?
  7. JedNZ

    Resolved cMP Parallels 17.1.1 Windows 11 issues

    My cMP is running RefindPlus > OpenCore and I have Legacy Windows 11 installed on a separate SSD in one of the SATA II bays. I successfully upgraded from Windows 10 to Windows 11, and it boots beautifully from the RefindPlus boot screen. I have Parallels 17.1.1 installed and was able to run...
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    Is there a way to show all open Chrome windows like on Windows OS?

    I know that I can hit Control + down/up arrow to see the different open windows/apps. This is inconvenient when using a mouse. Is there a way to see ALL open Chrome windows at once like on the Start bar/menu in Windows? I like how all open windows can be quickly seen like this...
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    Can the M1 macs run Windows?

    Can the M1 chip Macs run Windows 10 or 11 natively? I am aware of what is possible via virtualization (Vmware, Parallels, etc.) Thanks
  10. Romahaaa

    Where to find Magic Keyboard Gen2 drivers to make Fn key work

    Hi, Last days I surfed over itnernet to find, how can I fix Fn button not working on Windows 11. The conclusion of my researched and attempts that all the solutions provided (soem of them pretty outdated for up to 6 years) works only for Gen1 keyboard. I couldn't find any... Can someone help...
  11. Alvin777

    Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara's Hair Pixelation on Boot Camp

    Hi. Merry Christmas, happy new year. On Boot Camp, Windows, the Epic Games "Shadow of the Tomb Raider", has anyone fixed an issue whereby only Lara Croft's hair is pixelating? It's using DirectX 11, the maximum of the iMac's M395 GPU (2GB GPU RAM). I tried the Graphics settings, I lowered the...
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    Is the 13" M1 Mac Book Pro still worth it at a major discount?

    There is a place where I can get an M1 Mac Book Pro with 16GB Ram, and 512GB storage for $1,299.00. Or I can get a Windows Device with an RTX 3050, AMD Ryzen 7, 16GB Ram, 512GB Storage with a 15.6in 144fps display for $1,099. AS a die-hard Apple Sheep that likes to game. Should I get the Mac, or...
  13. slplss

    Paralells Desktop + ARM Windows on M1 Pro

    Running emulated Intel apps for my work on virtualised Insider ARM build of Windows. Am I going to have headaches, or will I be fine? I know people run Parallels just fine on 8GB Macs, so 16GB RAM should be plenty. Please share your experience with Parallels running on Apple silicon.
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro Triple boot

    Hi everyone, I'm sorry to start a new thread here about that but can't find the one I followed... it was a 300+ pages one about installing windows on a Mac Pro 5,1. it's been months I haven't been here and every threads on this subject seem to be talking about open core (with is not the method...
  15. Rico Muerte

    MP 1,1-5,1 "Idiot's guide" to Open Core please?

    Just wondering if someone could point me towards a real simple "idiot's guide" (if such a thing exists?) to setting up Open Core? I have a 5,1 cMP on Mojave with an RX480 & I want to be able to dual boot into Windows. From what I've seen so far it doesnt seem "too" complicated, but I always...
  16. Tozovac

    A Hypothetical: Would you prefer Apple abandon computers or mobile devices, if forced to choose?

    This is a poll. If forced, would you pick Apple to abandon computers or mobile devices, under a hypothetical situation? A recent thread questioning what seems like more hype over the upcoming MacBook event than the recent iPhone event made me curious about something. I have my own reasons why...
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    iPhone backup in iTunes is much larger than iPhone storage

    Hey all. Yesterday, I backed up my iPhone Xs (256 gb) to iTunes in hopes of restoring it with the backup before iOS 15 releases. The backup process went by smoothly, albeit slow, but with no problems. However, after attempting to restore the backup to my device, I was hit with an error that...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 3,1 2008: Can't install Windows 7 x64

    Hi everyone! I cant install Windows 7 x64 on my MP 3,1 2008. MP 3,1 2008 (flashed to support NVMe) MacOS: 10.13.6 (17G65) Boot ROM Version: MP31.006C.B05 BootCamp: Version 6.1.0 (6067.60.1) Original MSDN Windows 7 x64 iso USB 2.0 Stick (I tried two different, tried to insert in front and back...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac 1,1 With no operating system

    Hello! I recently bought an old Mac Pro 1,1 I managed to get it working with a Windows copy. However when messing around with the hard drive portions I somehow made it worse. Long story short I got a clean hard drive with no operating system and have no idea how to get in to “bios”/ Efi to...
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    Migrating large folder structure from PC to albums in icloud photos

    I'm a long-time PC user planning to switch to a iMac. I am a hobby photographer and have a large collection (approx 0.5TB) of Jpegs and RAW files that I want to be able to access on my new iMac. They are stored on my PC in a folder structure that I need to preserve (or at least transfer to an...