Mac Mini :: Install Windows Server 2008?

Jun 28, 2012

I have a Mac Mini 2007 1.83 intel core 2 duo that i read is a 64 bit system? well i am trying to install windows server 2008 trial which i downloaded directly from the microsoft site. i then burned it to a disk using disk utility on my regular imac. When i put it in my mac mini though it gets to the boot up where it should be installing and says " non-system disk or no disk please insert a different disk and hit any key" i dont understand why it is doing this though. i but a ubuntu 11.10 iso disk in and it can read it just fine.

Mac mini

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Mac Mini :: Loading Windows 2008 R2 On Server

Nov 13, 2010

I am trying to load Windows 2008 R2 on a brand new mac mini server. I have a USB DVD burner hooked up with the 2008 DVD inserted. I hold down option(alt) and then choose the CD to boot off of. It then said hit any key to boot from CD, I do, then I get a black bar across the bottom that says loading windows files. That bar take a minute or so to completely go to the right, and then the process does not continue any further. I don't really feel like I should need to use BootCamp to complete this as I only want to use this as a 2008 server, and I want 100% of the hard drive capacity dedicated as so. Secondly, does anyone know if I will have the opportunity to set things up to use the two internal drives in a striped RAID 0, and still boot from them?

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OS X :: Mac OS X Server Vs Windows 2008 Server?

May 11, 2008

I'm considering adding another Windows Server to our network (Windows 2008 Server); however, I like the fact that OS-X Server has Spotlight Server and a Wiki, but I heard that OS-X Server may have some serious problems and glitches especially with SMB or file-sharing for Windows. I'll be using this server for our graphics production department which is a mix of OS-X and Windows XP workstations, and I'll be adding to it a multi Terabyte rackmount Raid-drive.Can anyone who is in the advanced Server know-how share some advice to weather I should continue with Windows Server or switch to OS-X Server and why so?

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May 12, 2008

I have a windows server 2008 machine that is using NFS and I'm trying to get my tiger machine 10.4.11 to connect to it but with no such luck. Anyone else have any experience with this? I want to use it for crossplatform sharing but this isn't showing much promise with that..

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MacBook Pro :: Cannot Join MS Windows Server 2008 Domain

Mar 17, 2012

I recently purchased a new MacBook pro with Mac OS X, I updated the OS to the latest release which is 10.7.3. I need to join (bind) a MS Windows server 2008 Domain, but when I try to bind I get below error:

Unable to add server.

The daemon encountered an error processing request (10002)

I searched the internet for a solution; most suggestions refer to sync the clock with the domain clock as Kerberos protocol is unable to authenticate. I cannot find a option to sync the clock with the domain clock, how I do that?


Info:MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Air :: Best Remote Software To Access Windows 2008 Server From It?

Jul 6, 2012

I am a new Apple convert and my Company has a Windows Network which I need to log into remotely. When using Windows would log in through Terminal Services. Can anyone suggest what I can use with my Mac Air. The Server runs on Windows Server 2008. On my iPhone I use Wyse Pocket Cloud which is fantastic but don't seem to have an app for Mac Air.

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Mac Mini :: Install Apple Memory Module 2GB 667MHz DDR2 (PC2-5300) 2x1GB SO-DIMMs In 2008?

Jun 23, 2012

how do i install Apple Memory Module 2GB 667MHz DDR2 (PC2-5300) 2x1GB SO-DIMMs in my 2008 mac mini

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Mac Mini :: Use Server For Windows Apps And Save For Windows Files?

Mar 13, 2012

Office equiped mixed computers , aslo Windows and Mac, Could we use MacMini server for both machines, working by windows apps and / or to save and work with windows files on MacMini server  and with Mac as well?We woud use it for normal office work and get it by internet from other places as wellwindows apps: merchandising, invoice, word, excel, pictures editing, Outlook Express + the Mac apps   

MacBook Pro, iOS 5.1

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Mac Mini :: Install SL Server On Mid 2010?

Feb 27, 2012

Can I install SL server or Lion Server on my mac mini (mid 2010 ,2Gb,320GB,C2D 2,4ghz)

Info:Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Mac Mini :: Server (mid 2010) 10.7.2 And 10.7.3 Won't Install?

Mar 25, 2012

My Mac Mini Server running Lion 10.7.1 will not accept the update to 10.7.2 or 10.7.3. I know that there have been some MacBook Pro's that wont accept the install. I have run disk utility and repaired disk permissions and verified the disk. I cant boot off a disk as Lion is a direct download from the App store. I have read that 10.7.2 was very buggy and some people were restorong back to 10.7.1. Can I update to 10.7.3 from 10.7.1. I have also tried the stand alone installers. The same problem the .dmg downloads and opens I run the install package which validates and runs. When I am prompted to restart a message comes up same unexpected error ocurred unable to install and a restart option. Its driving me nuts.

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.1), Mac mini Server

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Mac Mini :: Install OS X Lion On Its Server?

Apr 1, 2012

I have purchased mac mini (the server version because of quad-core performance), but I don't need any server features. All I've found regarding this question is simply removing the server app, but as I can say all the processes still work — emails about IP address changes are generated and sent, you name it.

Info:Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Mac Mini :: Server With Snow Leopard Install

Apr 30, 2010

I've been lurking for a while and on the fence about a new Mac Mini. Since I've given up on a Media Center PC with Blu Ray, I'm back to the Mac Mini. I've got two blu ray players and PS3, so I think we've got that covered! One of the things that I'd really like to have is maximum storage for the Mac Mini, since it will have the video and audio on there. The question is this. Is anyone out there running a Mac Mini Server with Snow Leopard installed as a regular desktop machine? How does that work out? Is it worth it? I already have a very nice external Lacie double layer DVD burner, so the optical drive isn't necessary for me. Does the Mini Server with its 1TB of storage make sense? At $849 for a refurb at, it seems pretty reasonable. Would love to hear thoughts from this crowd.

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OS X :: Can't Install Standard Snow Leopard On Mac Mini Server

Jul 14, 2010

I purchased a top of the line Mac Mini Server and I'd like to install the standard version of Snow Leopard on it. I tried to the following: I inserted my retail snow leopard DVD in my macbook pro and I launched "Remote Install Mac OS X" (in /applications/utilities) and I followed the instructions. Then I booted the mac mini holding the "alt" key down and selected the snow leopard dvd as startup disk. What I see next is the Apple logo with the activity indicator spinning and after several seconds I see a "no entry" sign and nothing more it stays like this forever. Is it possible to install Snow Leopard on a Mac mini server?

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Windows On Mac :: Where To Get Windows Server Install Disk

Aug 19, 2010

I have seen other posts and I'm concerned that I didn't have all the info that I need. I would like to install Windows Server 2003 R2 64-bit on my IMac at home using VirtualBox. VirtualBox is like Parallels or VMware and is free. Where is the best place to get a Windows Server install disk and is there anything that I should look out for when installing it on my IMac?

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Mac Mini :: Install Desktop Version Of Snow Leopard On 2010 Server?

Nov 18, 2010

install desktop version of Snow Leopard on 2010 server? Granted I do buy an external superdrive for it.

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Mac Mini :: OS X Server In Windows Environment

Jul 6, 2010

I am thinking about getting the mac mini server for my fathers business. Everyone uses a Windows machines in his business, so I was wondering if anyone has this setup (with the back end being the mini). I was hoping people could let me know how well it works, and how they use calendars emails without outlook etc.

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Windows On Mac :: Installing Win7 On Mini Server?

Nov 18, 2009

I bought the mac mini server to use as a computer in my truck. I bought the server version because it has two hard drives in it. How should I go about installing windows 7 on it? I tried installing windows from a bootable flash drive but that didn't work as it wasn't visible at startup.

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OS X :: Mac Mini Server Integration With Windows Vista Clients?

Jan 19, 2010

I have just brought myself a Mac Mini Server Edition for my business and am struggling to set it all up so they work together. Ill quickly explain my setup - I have a Mac mini server connected to a 48 port Net gear router and currently have 9 client computers all of which are dell's running Windows Vista basic. I also have two non-network printers connected to the server and another network printer connected to the router.

Basically, I am having trouble making the clients talk to the server. For example, when i start up my MacBook laptop I can automatically log into my server and access files. However, the Server doesn�t seem to register on the Client computers.

It would be greatly appreciated if somebody could give a little input into how to network them. In addition to this, I have purchased a Domain Name and have paid for Domain Name Severing (i.e. it is live). I want my employees to be able to connect into the Server through this domain name via the VPN feature on the Mac Mini Server - does anyone know anything about setting this up?

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Mac Mini :: Bootcamp Install Of Windows XP SP3 ?

Mar 9, 2010

I tried to do the bootcamp install of Windows XP SP3, and it failed for reason, not sure yet. Anyway, now the only way I can get my Mac to boot is to hold down the Option Key. Gives me a choice of the OS X hard drive or the OS X install DVD. However if I just turn it on and let it boot normal, it says not a bootable device.

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Mac Mini :: Install Windows 7 Without Dvd-driver?

Jun 11, 2012

I have a Macmini 2011 without a dvd-driver and I wanna install Windows 7 with Bootcamp. But after I downloaded all updates I have a buttom "Install", when I press it there comes: "pleace put the Windows 7 dvd in the driver", but I have no driver!

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Windows On Mac :: How To Install 2000 SP4 On Intel Mini

May 21, 2006

HOWTO install Windows 2000 SP4 on Intel Mac Mini

I posted following procedure on [URL] about 3 weeks ago.

But I got few responses.

So, I post here again.

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Mac Mini :: Any Way To Install Windows Without Removing OS X Lion?

Apr 21, 2012

I have mac mini. Can I install window 7 without removing os x lion.

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Mac Mini :: Fail To Install Windows On Bootcamp?

Jun 28, 2012

First I follow the boot camp assistant step by step, and my windows7 disk is connected to my mac.However, after it reboots, my screen turns black and the ''Non system disk, press any key to reboot'' appears.Now there is no respond when i press the keyboard, I have to reboot my mac by holding the power button.I have tried times and times, installing refit, using another disk but still cannot fail.

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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OS X Server V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Setup Mac Mini Server As VPN Server

Apr 3, 2012

currently using mac mini server for sharing files and folders. Would like to setup VPN to get access to files remotely.

-Model identifier: Macmini 3.1

-Mac OS X Server version 10.6.8

I am not sure if this version supports VPN.

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Windows On Mac :: Install Win7 On Mini - Single Boot - No Osx Partition?

Nov 22, 2009

I've got a mac mini running SL and W7, but I only ever use W7 on it. Is it possible to have a single partition on it running only Windows 7? Is it even possible to boot from a Windows & install disk *without* going near boot camp? I ask because it's only a 320gb hdd and I'd like to maximise the disk space on it - this isn't a yawnsome debate of W7 v SL

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Mac Mini :: Mac Mini Server As A Staging Server Running?

Feb 5, 2010

I am a web developer using Mac to develop and Ubuntu Server to deploy. It's a pretty standard setup nowadays.The time came to replace my staging server ( which I keep at my home on a dedicated IP ) and I could not resist the allure of the new Mac Mini Server. So I bought one and tried to do a Ubuntu install and thought I could sell my OSX server license as I have no need of it.I imagine a lot of people not used to Apple's policies might think like this. So how did it go? Bad and then good.As far as I have been able to ascertain, it's impossible to install Ubuntu on a Mac Mini Server ( at least without the additional DVD-ROM drive which I refuse to buy ).What's more, the OSX Server license I bought is not transferable to non-Mac Mini Server computers so I can't really sell it anyway.

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Mac :: IStat Server Shows No Network Usage On Mac Mini Server?

Aug 23, 2010

I have a 2009 Mac Mini Server with iStat Server installed. When I connect to iStat server with the iPhone app, I see no network usage (even though it is being used). iStat Pro widget will show the usage just fine. Any ideas on why its not showing up with iStat Server?

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OS X Server V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Delete Server Portion From My Mac Mini?

Mar 10, 2012

I don't use any of it and would like to update to lion with out the server portion.

Info:Mac mini Server (Mid 2010), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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OS X Server V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Install A SSL Certificate On A Mailserver Under 10.6 Server?

Apr 18, 2012

I'm trying to install a SSL Certificate on a mailserver under 10.6 server. I dont know what to do by intermediate certificate and choosing type on certificate assistant.

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Mac Pro :: Server 2003 On 2008 Via Bootcamp

Mar 11, 2008

I've searched high and low and can't find any reports of running Server 2003 on a 2008 Mac Pro via Bootcamp, 32-bit or 64-bit. Has anyone done it? I found a few instances of people having trouble getting it running on MacBook Pros and other systems. I also found an article on a workaround to do it on a MacBook: [URL] Even the 32-bit version of Server 2003 can handle 32GB of RAM via PAE and I have several licenses for it.

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