Questions about Boot Camp, a utility included with Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion (10.5, 10.6, 10.7) operating systems that assists users in installing other operating systems on Intel-based Macintosh computers.

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How to make Macintosh HD size the same as SSD

So today, I tried dual-booting my late 2013 rMBP on El Capitan with Windows 10. I got to the step within Bootcamp where it was partitioning my SSD, and I went ahead and played a game of Super Smash. ...
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Mac book Pro [2011 model] - Screen bit distorted and greenish tint and does not boot completely after the apple logo and progress bar loads

My Macbook Pro hung so I forced restarted it but on restart the screen was bit distorted and had greenish tint (Picture below) also it never goes past the Apple logo and progress bar to boot ...
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Window 7 Bootcamp error

I tried to install windows-7 on my macbook pro using USB on Bootcamp.Right after computer automatically restarts to install windows-7, computer screen just goes black when it is supposed to be ...
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Boot camp assistant: Size of winddows support software download

My boot camp assistant has been downloading "windows support software" for a long time. There is no speed indicator, or total download size. I have tracked the network activity in activity monitor ...
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Upgrading OSX on a three partition hard without losing bootcamp

I have a three-partition hard drive on my MacBook pro mid 2009: 1) Snow leopard (10.6.8) on Macintosh HD with 175GB free, 2) DATA on a FAT32 partition, and 3) Windows 7 on a Bootcamp partition with ...
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Failing Superdrive(?) and Problems with Bootcamp

I'm running a 27" iMac from 2010, and I just recently installed Mountain Lion (10.8.5). On Snow Leopard, I had a Windows 7 partition that I had installed from a burned DVD, and everything was working ...
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MBP defaults to bootcamp

If I reboot my machine and don't do anything it always starts up windows, which I find really annoying because I almost never load bootcamp and it requires me to babysit the reboot. I'd like to set ...
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Boot Camp partition won't show

I had Windows 10 installed on Boot Camp and updated Mac from Yosemite to El Capitan. Afterwards, I could no longer boot to Windows... I want a way to get to Windows or at least get to data on the ...
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Mac Pro, Boot into OSX without EFI after Bootcamp

I have a Mac Pro, early 2008. I installed Windows 10 using bootcamp. The mac came with an 8800gt, but I had a GTX680 from my other PC which I put in the mac, it is not the mac version so I don't get ...
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Where to (legally) download Windows iso directly instead of using their .exe utility?

Recently, I installed Windows onto a bootcamp partition on my MBP by using an .iso image file of Windows that I downloaded directly from one of Microsoft's official websites (maybe it was ...
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Scheduled start up with bootcamp

I'm trying to run a scheduled startup on mac minis running windows via bootcamp. IF the computers are shutdown from the mac partition, the auto start will happen. IF the computers are shutdown ...
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Can still boot to Windows even though I deleted the partition

I re-installed Mac OS and erased the recovery partition so Bootcamp would have a punt at installing Windows. Still not managed to re-install Windows, and when I boot with -Alt- held down it still ...
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Boot Camp Windows partition lost after El Capitan upgrade

I upgraded through App Store, and after the upgrade, the boot select screen no longer shows my Windows partition, nor the recovery disk. Running diskutil list yields the following: /dev/disk0 ...
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Can't get Windows to boot after editing partitions

When I attempt to boot Windows I get the error 0xc000000e. This happened after I made a partition in Windows and then deleted it in Mac OS. Here's my current set up. Is it possible to repair it using ...
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I got a problem with bootcamp

Hey guys I'm using mid 2013 MacBook Pro. I know how to install Windows from bootcamp and I already did last year. Until now I haven't faced a problem like this: after creating an USB install disc I ...
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Bootcamp and videocard problem

I have Windows 7 installed on a MacBook Pro (late 2012), with bootcamp. I use Windows to play The Phantom Pain, a steam game. Everything was ok until some days ago. While I was playing the Mac ...
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After installing Windows 8.1 I was asked to install Boot Camp

I have Mac Book Pro Retina with OS X Yosemite and Windows 8 partition with size of 50 GB. lately, I had installed Avast security software and this made a crash for Windows partition . I could see the ...
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Force Bootcamp 6.0 to use the new ISO Windows installation without USB stick

It is now possible to install Windows directly with an ISO since OSX El Capitan release : https://help.apple.com/bootcamp/assistant/6.0/#/bcmp173b3bf2. We no longer need to have a USB stick or a ...
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I removed Boot Camp the hard way, but then I got a Windows error anyway. Should I be concerned?

The short version: I was running Boot Camp on my Retina MacBook Pro, but I decided just recently to ditch it because I never use it and I'd like to reclaim the space. The official method of removing ...
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How do I use bootcamp or virtualbox to run my windows 7 machine from an external drive on macbook pro?

I already purchased and installed my Windows 7 on an old PC laptop that is about to die. I want to continue using my PC-only programs but I want to upgrade to a macbook pro. I just learned about ...
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3.7GHz Quad-Core E5 12GB 1866MHz DDR3 ECC memory

Excel for Mac is limited to 32-bit and also has file size limitations. My Mac Pro is 64-bit. I have a few questions about Parallels and Bootcamp. Will Parallels recognize and use all my cores and ...
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how to resolve disk partition issue in OSX 10.10.5?

Using Boot camp assistant I have created a partition and installed Windows 7 OS to work on both Mac as well as windows (Dual boot). But later on deleted the windows OS partition(Could not remember how ...
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Repair MBR (Windows 10) from OS X

I've messed up my system yesterday. On my iMac I have installed OS X and Windows 10 using Boot Camp Assistant. The Windows MBR is damaged and I can't start it anymore. I get a black screen with the ...
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Reclaim SSD space from deleted partition

I have a very similar problem to one that was answered here, but I don't know how to apply the answer to my mac. MacBook Pro 15", Late 2013, 2.3GHz/16GB/512GB, Yosemite 10.10.3 I was attempting to ...
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Mac Mini white screen - no recovery / no os installed

I wiped (all partitions) a MacMini without knowing it was running bootcamp. This caused it to go to a Windows screen that said "no bootable device" when I used cmd R during boot to select a DVD or USB ...
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Boot Camp - Disadvantages

Let's assume I've got a MacBook Pro, the latest version. Most of the time I'll spend time using OS X, but sometimes I would like play video games or use Visual Studio to develop. I don't really want ...
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Bootcamp software for MacBooks older than 2012

Ever since Windows 10 Tech Preview was released I've been running it with very few problems on my Late 2011 A1278 MacBook Pro. Now since Windows 10 Final was released Apple is not openly providing ...
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Minimum Space for Boot Camp Windows 8.1

I have a Macbook Pro 2014 13-inch 128 GB and I want to install Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013 Community via Boot Camp. I am Mac user and use my Mac for iOS development. Now I have to learn Windows ...
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How to install Windows 7 64-bit to mac-pro whilst 32-bit version already installed?

I currently have 32-bit Windows 7 installed on my Mac Pro and I want to install a 64-bit version, because mac-pro 64 bit and there is 8GB RAM . But the Mac Pro doesn't see it when it restarts.( DVD ...
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Add existing Windows installation to Bootcamp

I have an SSD with an existing Windows 7 installation that I want to add to my Mac Pro using BootCamp. Is that possible using the assistant?
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How can I re-allocate the whole space for just one partition? [duplicate]

I'm running OX X 10.10.5 on my MBP with 500GB SSD. When I initially configured the computer I've created a setup with a boot loader so I was able to boot into Linux too. Since I'm using virtual ...
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After Yosemite upgrade I can't use Bootcamp partition

Apple tech at store installed Yosemite upgrade on my dual-boot MBP. After I got home I discovered that when holding down Option key during bootup my Bootcamp Windows partition is no longer displayed ...
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Install windows 10 on bootcamp fails

Im trying to install windows 10 with bootcamp. But what i`m trying it wil not work. I hope some one can help me. When i create a bootable USB via bootcamp this all works wel. than i delete the ...
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Issue while installing Windows 10 on an early 2011 MacBook Pro

I try to install a bootcamp with : OSX 10.11 El Capitan Windows 10 Pro (from Dreamspark system, its a license for students) I have succeeded in installing the Windows 10 .iso file on my USB stick. ...
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Can I bootcamp my mac with only a product key from windows8.1?

I recently got myself a product key and I really wanna bootcamp my mac but I can't find how with only the product key... Please don't tell me I lost €70 on that..?
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How can I remove Windows 7 from my Mac mini

I recently bought a Mac mini with the latest version Yosemite op system. I installed Parallels and then installed Windows 7 pro using the Windows install disc. I now want to remove Windows 7 all ...
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How to install OS X on a Windows only Mac? [duplicate]

I tried to use Boot Camp Assistant to install Windows on my MacBook Air. Long story short, due to installation issues, I wiped my MacBook Air drive. I couldn't get my Mac to recognise a bootable disc ...
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Getting my MacBook Air (2011) into Windows faster

Is there a way to reduce the time spent in EFI? It seems more than 15 seconds that the Mac (Macbook air 2011) stays with the screen grey before beginning to boot (or resume from hibernate) to ...
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Macbook Air 2012 Windows 7 bootcamp bluetooth headphone or speaker not working

I've been trying to connect Bluetooth headphone or speaker to my MBA 2012 Windows 7 bootcamp with no luck. It connected to the computer all right, but my headphone is not shown in the playback ...
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Re: Windows 7 on BootCamp cannot start upon a fresh installation (OS X 10.10.5)

I have followed along with the other questions related to this and have not been able to re-install Windows 7 on my MacBookPro11,3 with Yosemite 10.10.5. I tried the suggestions given in "Windows on ...
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MBP15-mid2102 External Monitor framerate/resolution

I'm looking for an external Monitor for my MBP15 mid2012 (GeForce GT 650M, 1 GB). I'm looking for high resolution 2560 x 1440 minimum / high framerate (60 Hz minimum) - and it should also work under ...
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Cannot install Windows 7 64bit with Bootcamp

I am having endless issues while trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit via Bootcamp on my MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012), i.e. MacBook Pro 10,1. Firstly, when I try to create the bootable USB, ...
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Bootcamp no longer bootable after I fixed GPT/MBR mismatch error

I had an error which prevented me from upgrading my system, so I did a few commands with gdisk to fix it, but now bootcamp is no longer bootable. When I boot into it, (it doesn't appear when holding ...
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BOOTCAMP partition cannot be mounted

After working in Windows for a couple of days, then booting back to OSX - I cannot mount my BOOTCAMP partition in Mac OS X any more. Disk utility shows BOOTCAMP as "greyed out". Trying to mount throws ...
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“no bootable device” after attempting to install windows 10 using bootcamp

The Problem I have a early 2012 MacBook Pro with an i7 CPU and 512GB SSD. Every time boot it, I get the following error message: no bootable device -- insert boot device and press any key The Cause ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 - Install Windows 7 then upgrade to Windows 10 (Boot Camp)

I have a 2015 Macbook Pro and an OEM license of windows 7. I plan to install Windows 7 with these instructions provided by Kevin in this thread: Install Windows 7 On MacBook (x) 2015 This will ...
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Early 2011 15" Macbook Pro running Windows 7, front USB port misbehaves

I have an early 2011 15" MacBook Pro on which I primarily use Bootcamp & Windows 7. The front USB port works well using OSX but under Windows, it thinks any storage device lugged into it is an ...
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How to recover a shared (OS X-Win) FAT partition?

How can I recover a FAT partition originally created under OS X and used mainly from Bootcamp Windows which now looks as follows: OS X diskutility shows it in grey, as unmounted partition disk0s4 ...
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Can't boot into Mac OS after Windows install via Bootcamp

I just installed Windows 10 successfully via BootCamp. Now I am neither able to boot into OSX, nor is its partition shown anywhere. Turns out the issue occurs because of a mistake I made during the ...
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Bootcamp problems have left my hard drive a mess

I have been trying to install Windows 8.1 via Bootcamp, and have had several problems that have resulted in failures (those are perhaps a different post). I'm using Yosemite. Currently when I run ...