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While you could technically use dd to image a smaller partition onto a larger partition and it still show using the space of the smaller partition you'll not be able to resize the NTFS partition using Disk Utility. Also the GPT and PMBR will not be synced and that will need to be resolved. Windows 7 will also need to be reactivated. That said, using ...


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According to Apple's Knowledge Base article, your iMac isn't supported directly in Boot Camp. https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204990 You should probably get VirtualBox or another VM solution to run the Windows 10 as that would bridge the driver gap better than trying to piece things together yourself. It might be possible, but I don't know where you'd ...


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To free up space in your EFI partition, you would have to first mount it. This can be done using the command given below. Enter the command in a Terminal application windows. diskutil mount /dev/disk0s1 Below is an image of the entire contents of my EFI partition. I assume you can delete any folder and/or file other than what is shown below. (Actually, ...


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This basically is a repost of the following sites: get "appleSSD.sys" error when installing windows 7 through bootcamp and bootcamp - appleSSD.sys digital signature can not be verified Looks like there are problems with Boot Camp Support Software (BCSS) being downloaded from Apple. Here is a solution: Download an older version of the BCSS for your Mac. ...


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Why so complicated? Just start Windows 8.1 and then update via web or when notified for the free copy download, to Windows 10. Forget and ignore the Boot Camp compatibility. I have updated a MacBook Pro, Late 2008 or maybe Early 2009, without any problems from Windows 8.1 to 10. By the way I also updated my Mac Pro, Early 2008, to Windows 10. This ...


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I had the same problem. You just need to reformat it again even though it shows 100% empty, just click format.


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The install likely damaged the boot partition, making the Mac think there are no operating systems at all. It is likely/possible that your Mac partition is OK. Can you boot with COMMAND-R (recovery mode) and reinstall Mac OS? That should fix the boot partition and get you back up and running. Doing so should not cause you to lose any data as long as you ...


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I had experienced the same problem after resetting my Macbook Air and then attempting to re-install W7 in Bootcamp. The default bootcamp assistant download returns an error message, so I had to download an older version which did boot the W7 desktop, but without drivers for sound and wifi. I did however have USB functionality, from this I was able to insert ...


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When using a USB device, whether a stick or a external HDD, Bootcamp will format the device before using it for the Windows installer image. Thus, you'll need to use a device that you don't mind getting erased. Simply copying the .iso file to a USB device won't work. Also, keep in mind that the Bootcamp app also adds a bunch of Apple-provided drivers to ...


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I upgraded to from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. I was able to either click "Skip" or "Do this later" when asked for the Product Key. Once I finished installing, Windows 10 activated. Running Windows 10 from an upgrade was a disaster. However, this fixed my problem. Now, when I do clean installs, Windows 10 activates.


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Actually, after my comment above I played around a bit and got to the same screen as the original post. However: you should choose edit partitions. Chances are there will be 2 partitions of which the second was not selected (which was my actual windows drive). Selecting the second partition instead of the first actually resolved it for me.


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Boot camp does NOT backup files that it is not programmed to backup. If you set up Time Machine to backup Macintosh HD, it will only backup Macintosh HD. Also, Time Machine probably will reject backing up a Windows system. In order to backup your Windows, you either need to get another backup disk or partition your current one. Then, you can use the system ...


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Time Machine will not backup a Boot Camp partition - it will be shown in the exclusion list, greyed-out & un-editable. It will backup Parallels VMs, however, a Boot Camp VM actually contains very little data from the Windows partition itself, only the superimposed VM part of the structure, so backing up the VM will not actually be backing up changes ...


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You most probably still have the disk partitioned in the GPT, but there are no partitions on the disk any more. This has happened to me twice when trying to remove the Boot Camp partition. You have to compare the output of diskutil list disk0 and sudo gpt show disk0 to see which partitions are still in the GPT, but are marked as unused. Then you'll have to ...


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I would do as the KB Article suggests. If there is an issue you can always boot to Safe Mode and reenable the disabled Drivers, Services, etc. That said, keep in mind that when first installing Windows via the Boot Camp Assistant that Windows on Boot Camp installs and first runs without any Boot Camp Drivers installed. So, I see no issues with disabling ...


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To interrupt the endless installation attempts you have to remove the temporary Yosemite installer folder and some invisible files in the root of your main volume. Boot to Recovery HD by pressing cmdR right after the start-up chime. Open Terminal from the menubar Utilities -> Terminal. cd to your main volume in the /Volumes folder with: cd ...


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It doesn't look like you need to erase anything. Would you mind rebooting to Recovery HD and re-running Disk Utility to repair the drive? If that works, try again and see if you can get an error from Console or system.log if it fails you again. I'll dig into where BootCamp might log the failure in the mean time.


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Open BootCamp Assistant and open the about window. You should be similar to Version 5.1.4 (500) if you are on 10.10.5 BootCamp gets updated when you update OS X so it's really not dependent upon any version of Windows whatsoever so you would be up date on BootCamp even if you deleted your windows partition and started over.


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As @bmike♦ said, BootCamp gets updated when you update OS X: indeed i'm running 10.11 and i've got Boot Camp Assistant version 6. Now, i did the same thing: i updated from Windows 8 to Windows 10 and i didn't need to update any drivers whatsoever. I had my Windows 8 installed with BootCamp Drivers (but i didn't had the whole partition thingy because I ...


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I'm guessing that OS X probably mis-partitioned it when removing the Bootcamp partition, and the old Windows partition is either free space or corrupt. Either way, you can try to go to Disk Utility or boot into Recovery(like @klanomoath said) and check to see how the partitions are setup. You can then resize the Macintosh HD to use any free space, and erase ...


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The answer is you can not period. Your Mac's firmware does not support booting any windows installer from a USB port. I assume your Mac does not have a working DVD (optical) drive. If it did, using a DVD would be the recommend way to install Windows on your model Mac.


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I attach answer here as you guys suggested. SOLVED - Bootcamp Windows 7 installation without USB, ODD OK, I'll explain how I worked it. I followed almost of all of David's method here and here, but there are little differences. Before we start, please note that I'm using MacPro4,1 which does not support USB installation of boot camp and I detached ODD. ...


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Apple just released the Bootcamp 6 for Windows 10. You can use Boot Camp to install Windows 10 on supported Mac models that have OS X Yosemite installed. System Requirements You need support software (drivers) installed with Boot Camp to use Windows 10. This software is automatically downloaded when you use Boot Camp Assistant. Boot Camp ...


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Apple just released the Bootcamp 6 for Windows 10. Check in this article if your Model qualifies and how to do it.


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Upgraded to Windows 10 without any issues, ATI drivers will be replaced by standard Windows drivers and will limit you in extra options available for ATI Radeon R9, Sleep mode won't be available, also touch pad won't work properly as well.


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I upgraded to Windows 10 on a Macbook Pro 2013 model. Everything work fine except hotkeys. I reinstalled the apple keyboard driver and now those work! Note: drivers can be found at https://support.apple.com/downloads/DL1720/en_US/BootCamp5.1.5621.zip


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Here is the page which helped me to enable this option http://crshd.github.io/2014/11/16/Creating-Windows-USB-on-OSX/ Creating a Windows installer from OS X is actually quite simple - Boot Camp Assistant can do it for you. If you’re on a newer machine without an optical drive, you probably have an option that says “Create a Windows 7 or later version ...


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Installing Windows on a Mac via Boot Camp you only have two choices, DVD or USB. You also need a Windows DVD (Full Install Media not Upgrade Media) or an ISO Image of the Windows DVD to create the USB Installer via the Boot Camp Assistant. Yes, you'll be able to use the USB drive to store other files after the Boot Camp Assistant has written the files ...



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