If you need Windows on your Mac, Parallels Desktop can help you download and install Windows 10. All you need to do is follow our Installation Assistant and click “Install Windows.” Or you can provide your own Microsoft Windows license key, purchase Windows directly from within Parallels Desktop, or transfer an existing Boot Camp partition. From within Mac OS X Lion: To restart your MacBook in Windows, click System Preferences in the Dock and click the Startup Disk icon to display the settings you see here. Click the Windows partition you created in the list to select it (the folder icon will bear the Windows logo, and it will be labeled Windows as well). Click Restart, and then click Restart again when asked for confirmation.
Click the right corner of your Apple mouse, or click with two fingers on your Apple trackpad. You can change this in Mouse preferences and Trackpad preferences.
Scroll, swipe, click
Settings for scroll direction, swipe gestures, and button assignments are also in Mouse and Trackpad preferences.
Close & resize windows
Buttons for closing, minimizing, and maximizing a window are in the upper-left corner of the window.
Use the volume control in the menu bar, or use the volume keys on your Apple keyboard.
Change Mac settings
Looking for the Control Panel? Use System Preferences instead.
You can also use Launchpad and the Dock to open your apps (programs).
Use Spotlight to quickly find and open apps, documents, and other files.
Browse for files
Looking for Windows File Explorer? Learn about the Finder.
Throw files away
Looking for the Recycle Bin? Use the Trash, which is in the Dock.
Click the file once to select it, then press the Return key and type a new name. Press Return when done.
Preview most files on your Mac using Quick Look. Click the file once to select it, then press Space bar.
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Back up files
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Time Machine keeps a copy of all your files, and it remembers how your system looked on any given day.
Many Mac keyboard combinations use the Command (⌘) key. Learn more keys and keyboard shortcuts
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Force quit app
- For more information to help you get to know your Mac, use the Help menu in the Finder menu bar.
- What’s it called on my Mac? includes additional Windows and Mac terms.