I would like to ask how can I Install Windows 8.1 without destroy my current Mountain Lion installation (and the bootloader).
Right now my config. is:
HDD 1Tb: Windows 7
HDD 500Gb: Mountain Lion
And I want to replace the Windows 7 installation with Windows 8.1
Thanks so much.
I successfully installed Windows 8.1 and Mavericks,
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- Sapphire radeon R9 270X (I think its compatible :) )
- Intel i5 4570s (same sochet as the...
Recently read the new "Install Bootloader and Extra to EFI Partition" article published and the idea intrigues me. That said i have a few queries as my system is not as simple as the one use in the example. System as follows:
lately i installed windows 8 on the same SSD where osx 10.9 is installed (other partition).
unfortunately windows boots now by default instead of osx. i have to boot via unibeast-usb to get osx started.
i'd like to have osx boot by default. how can i fix that?
thanks for your advice!
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Every time I boot into Window and I am doing some HDD-intensive tasks (copy large files), I...
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Sorry if this is in the wrong section or if it has been answered before (couldn't find anything on here about it)
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CPU - i7 2600k @4.2ghz...
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Now could I buy a new SSD or HHD, connect it to my PC (running Windows) and install a hackintosh OS on it?
Or will I have to wipe my entire hard drive and re install everything?
Also if someone...
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This forum is being very helpful so far, thanks for the help!
I've been a mac user for many years, but on a laptop mainly.
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