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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i can't see my bootable Windows USB on my Mac boot screen

So I installed Windows 10 on my Sandisk Cruiser Blade 32 GB using win 2 usb (software) and it works fine on my late 2011 MacBook Pro but when I plug it in my mid 2010 iMac and boot it holding the ...
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Problems with SD card reader on Bootcamp (MBP 15" Late 2011)

I've got a strange problem with the SD card reader on Bootcamp. It reads some of my cards fine (one 8GB, one 4GB, and one 512MB), but it has problems with some others (64GB SDXC, an identical 8GB). ...
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Error installing Windows 8.1 using Boot Camp

The external drive from where the Windows 8.1 image was being used to install Windows got ejected (it's a faulty hdd) when I was on the "Express installation or Custom installation" screen so I couldn'...
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Edit info.plist to make bootable USB

Running OSX El Capitan 10.11.6 and trying to make a bootable USB for windows 7 bootcamp on my MacBook Pro. I disabled the SIP by using Terminal in Recovery Mode but I still cannot replace or edit the ...
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Ghost-Imaging the BOOTCAMP partition for later restore?

I have a MacBook and I plan to upgrade to Windows 10 but want to be able to roll-back to the original Windows 7 in case Windows 10 is not good for me. I have used Symantec Ghost to do a Hot-image (i....
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Boot drive selection screen slow/un-responsive in Macbook Pro (early 2015)

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13" (Early 2015) model and I have a bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1 Pro installed in it. The dual boot to OSX El Capitan and Windows was working just fine until about a ...
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Read encrypted USB time machine drive in windows [duplicate]

I have a USB HDD that I used for time machine backups. I believe the whole drive is encrypted because it has to be unlocked with a password. I put other files on the drive, so it is not exclusively ...
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Turning Off Keyboard's lights while in Bootcamp's Windows 8

When I start Win8 (installed with bootcamp) the keyboard lights are always on. How do I disable this? Is there a possible way to never ever let them turn on again? (Besides opening the hardware and ...
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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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Install BootCamp drivers Windows 10

I am looking for the exe files for BootCamp drivers for Windows 10. I installed Windows 10 on my Mac 4 months ago using the ISO and BootCamp assistant but then I reinstalled it directly on the ...
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No bootable device after failed Windows 7 installation via Bootcamp

While trying to install Windows 7 via Bootcamp on my MBP Retina today I really messed up. After getting into the drive selection in the Windows installation utility I deleted the other partitions (3 ...
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Bootcamp - No ISO Option

There is no option in the Bootcamp wizard to choose the Windows ISO.. Any ideas?
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The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition

I have two partitions on my MAC both formatted as Mac OS Extended but only one has macOS on it. When I start the Bootcamp Assistant to install Windows 10 I get the following message: How to fix ...
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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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Booting and Running Windows 7/10 from external USB [duplicate]

I have a 2013 MacBook Air (4GB/128GB). I do not have the resources for a virtual machine and do not want to partition the hard drive. Can I have Windows 7 or 10 on a 128GB USB 3 Flash Drive. I want ...
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Running Windows 7 from SD card on a Macbook Air

This question has already been asked here before, but I feel I'm missing something or don't understand something from the answers. I have a MacBook Air - very little space left. I have a 128GB SD ...
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Bootcamp partition not showing up after OS partition resize

I have a MacBookPro mid 2012 with OSX El Căpitan and yesterday I resized my OSX partition in order to make more room for the bootcamp partition (Win. 8.1). After I decreased the OSX partition I tried ...
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Cannot boot into successful winclone restored windows

I restored a winclone image containing Windows 10 to a new partition on my machine. Everything went well, but after the process completed, I was not able to boot into the restored Windows. If I select ...
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Why is Bootcamp showing Win 7 system data instead of my Win 8.1 install when accessed in OS X 10.11.5?

Recently rebuilt my late 2013 iMac 27" hard drive after bad RAM corrupted it. It now has a fresh install of OS X 10.11.5, as well as a new Bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1 Pro. Despite having ...
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Repartition hard drive with bootcamp on it

I currently have this setup on my Mac- OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, Windows (bootcamp) and a Recovery HD. My question is can I repartition my hard drive to have another partition, using disk utility (resize ...
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Will my Triple-Boot still be working with MacOS Sierra? [closed]

Here's my scenario: My iMac 27" late 2012 has 2 internal HDDs. On the first I have the following partitions: EFI partition w/ rEFInd (EFI) OS X partition (HFS+ that will become Apple FS) Another ...
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Create a bootable USB with Windows installer for Yosemite?

I'm having trouble creating a bootable USB for my mac. I have an iMac, and I'm wanting to install a copy of Windows Server 2008 x86 onto it. I've tried BootCamp, but I'm getting errors when selecting ...
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How do I regain unaccessible free space after a failed Boot Camp install on a non-Fusion drive?

Firstly - I know this has been answered, but I am hoping for a more broken down answer, as I am not quite so technically minded, but I can follow instructions! So in summary I have tried to install ...
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Enabling AHCI for SSD under Win7 BootCamp on Macbook Pro 2011

I've just installed a new Samsung 830 256GB SSD and have configured BootCamp with Lion and Windows 7. Under Lion, I have installed Trim Enabler. Under Windows 7 I have installed the Samsung (Wizard) ...
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Bootcamp - options to create installation media

I'm trying to make a bootable USb drive, with which to install Windows on another computer. Lots of suggest using bootcamp to make a bootable usb, but I don't see an option to do that. (I don't think ...
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Macbook Pro hangs when booting into Boot Camp Windows 7

I have a 2011 Macbook Pro 15" 10.7.4 with Windows 7 installed in Boot Camp. A few days ago, I tried to boot into Windows 7 and it just froze after I selected the Boot Camp volume on the Select Drive ...
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How to change boot picture of Windows partition?

On a MacBook with Bootcamp installed, I got three partitions: OS X 10.10 Windows 10 OS X Recovery On boot, with 'alt' key down, I get the bootloader and I can choose which partition to boot. On ...
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If I pre-downloaded the windows support software, How do I install it?

Im attempting to install windows 10 onto my 15" mid 2015 macbook pro. I'm running the latest version of el capitan and the latest version of bootcamp which no longer contains the checkmark screen that ...
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Late 2013 Macbook Pro Retina 15" crashes after waking up from deep sleep

My MBP crashes after waking up from deep sleep. I also noticed it crashes when I take it off AC power, move to a different location, then hook it back up. I've done the NVRAM/PRAM and SMC resets and ...
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2010 iMac with new firmware IM112.0057.03B (2015-002) can't install windows 7-10 anymore

So I've been installing and uninstalling windows 7 and windows 10 since it came out on my iMac for a long time! My iMac does not have a dvd drive because I took it out. I've been installing windows 7 ...
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Will a bootable USB made with boot camp work on PC?

I just finished building my PC. It has no optical drive but I made a bootable usb with my iMac. When I plugged it in my PC motherboard recognized it, I chose to boot from the USB but it takes to me a ...
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Windows 10 cannot use maximum resolution on external monitor

I have a mid 2014 macbook pro 13" with the Intel Iris 5100 graphics. When on OSX El Capitan, I am able to use an external monitor at its full resolution (2560x1440) and the in-built display at full ...
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boot camp fails to copy windows 8 installation files

I have been struggling to get Windows 8 installed on a brand new Macbook Pro Retina. It seemed simple enough to just run Boot Camp 5 with a 16GB flash drive in the USB port and a Windows 8 ...
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Is it possible to use Boot Camp with Windows 10 from an external HDD?

I need to run Visual Studio on my MacBook Pro and I need Windows to do that. The easiest and well known way to install Windows on a Mac is by running the Boot Camp app on the Mac and let it do what's ...
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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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How to install windows 10 using bootcamp?(Hard disk problems)

Here's what I did while installing windows 10 using bootcamp.Firstly,i modified the Info.plist file of bootcamp in order to create a live usb(since I have a MBP with an optical drive).It worked.While ...
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Boot Camp Assistant crashes when partitioning drive (exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS)

I run Mountain Lion, a fresh install, brand new Macbook Pro. HD: Samsung 840 Pro 512 GB SSD. When trying to go through Boot Camp Assistant / Setup it works fine until it wants to repartition my drive....
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A new ExFAT partition prevents bootcamp from starting windows

I'm trying to create a shared partition that I can use from both Windows and OS X. I made a new partition, but if I make it FAT or ExFAT Windows does not start. I get Error code: 0xc000000e. I assume ...
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How to repair a drive after accidentally changing the partition scheme?

I was using the Boot Camp. Somehow I managed to change the GPT partition scheme on my external hard drive to a MBR partition scheme. Below is the output from the command sudo gpt -r -vvv show /dev/...
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How to repair bootcamp after partitioning for triple boot

I already had El Capitan and Windows running smoothly. I needed to add a partition so I could triple boot into Ubuntu. OS X and Ubuntu both work perfectly now but my Boot Camp side seems to have ...
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How can I get my MacBook to stop freezing after I switch back to Mac OS from Windows 7 in Bootcamp

I have a problem I could not find anywhere else. Maybe somebody here has an idea on how to solve it. I have a MacBook Pro, early 2011, 2.2 GHz i7 with the AMD Radeon HD 6750M and 1680 x 1050 display. ...
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Disk problems and reinstalling Mavericks!

This started after I installed a BootCamp Windows 8.1 partition. That partition ran out of space so I decided to not heed any warnings and tried to format my Macintosh HD into free space, 10G of free ...
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No sound on Bootcamp [duplicate]

I installed Boot Camp and the sound does not work. I tried installing the RealTek drivers but they didn't work either. I then reset my Mac and tried Boot Camp again.
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Boot Camp partition broken and can't be repaired in OS X 10.10.4

Suddenly my Boot Camp partition vanished: not visible in Finder, not visible on startup. In Disk Utility I can see the volume, but it's broken (verification log): Verifying volume "disk0s4" Verifying ...
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Can I boot from an external drive that has Windows installed?

I have a MacBook in which I installed Windows 7 SP 1 using Boot Camp Assistant. The laptop itself is too old and sometimes I run into glitches, e.g., screen is black but light is on. I also have a ...
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Windows 10 No Boot Device

I made a bootable Windows 10 flash drive using Bootcamp on my MacBook. When bootcamp is finished with everything it restarts my computer like normal. But when it restarts so I can install Windows, it ...
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No Sound in Windows 10 via Bootcamp [duplicate]

I recently installed Windows 10 using Bootcamp. When I try to turn up the audio nothing happens. I went into device manager and the High Definition Audio Controller has a triangle with an exclamation ...
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What type of partition will be created by Boot Camp Assistant?

Will Boot Camp Assistant create an "OS X Extended" partition for Windows as well? Or can I choose the type of file system format?
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Permanently set Startup Disk to Windows without Boot Camp utility?

I have a 2011 Mac mini that I have completely removed OS X from and installed Windows 10 instead. Since Boot Camp only supports Windows 7 for this Mac, I did not use it. I just formatted the drive, ...
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Can't update to Windows 10 on MacBook Pro due to Apple Broadcom Built-in Bluetooth

I've followed the instructions here : https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT204990 I have a late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina. Currently running Windows 7 64bit. I've got the latest OS X 10.11 El Capitan, all ...