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Apple's tools won't shrink the Bootcamp partition, so you have several options: get a third party tool to back up Bootcamp and/or shrink it outright install OS X on an external drive and run it there (basically punt) There's a slight chance you have a siruation that could be remedied from he command line. Post the diskutil list details that Disk Utility ...


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Your MBR table is messed up. One way to fix this would be to download and use the gdisk command. In a Terminal application window, enter the command sudo gdisk /dev/disk0. If prompted, enter your login password. Next, enter the following commands. (If the line is blank, hit the return key to use the default.) r h 2 3 4 y n n y o w y An example of what ...


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Here I will assume you are using the BIOS/MBR legacy boot method for Windows. This means you are using a hybrid GPT. Idea 1: You could delete disk0s3 so you only have 4 partitions. I would first copy the contents disk0s3 to a flash drive. The application needed to do this can be found here. It works with Lion through Yosemite. I have not yet tested with ...


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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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Ok, I've managed to fix it with the following steps: In the device manager, uninstall the following drivers and then restart your computer: Keyboards\Apple Keyboard (only the one with the warning sign, the other one is your macbook keyboard) Bluetooth\Device Identification Service Bluetooth\ xxx's Keyboard Bluetooth\Microsoft Bluetooth Enumerator ...


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I just put my Windows 7 DVD in my 2006 Mac Mini Core Solo, held C during boot and installed without any issues. Sound is not working yet, but I believe you can get it working with the boot camp support software.


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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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Have you installed the BootCamp drivers? You can download them using BootCamp assistant in Mac OS X. Installing them should fix up the network issue right up. All you need to do to is burn them to a CD and load it up in Windows. Hope this Helps!


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If you have bootcamp installed, i would recommend running the Magician tool provided by Samsung there. Works like a charm and much more intuitive than working with the bootable usb drive or a bootable dvd method. The Magician software also checks if you need to do any additional things other than updating the firmware, so it could save you a lot of time. I ...


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I use this free program to set the scroll wheel to reverse scroll in windows 10. I also use it in windows 7 at work and set the work mouse wheel button to back. Super useful. https://www.highrez.co.uk/downloads/XMouseButtonControl.htm


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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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Since this will be a fairly long answer, I will not be able to finish without saving draft copies. Please do not make edits or otherwise act on this answer until I remove this message. The following steps explain how to install Windows 10 on a hard disk drive (HHD) which replaced the original optical drive. The primary drive is assume to be a solid state ...


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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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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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You will likely have to install Windows 10 without the benefit of the BootCamp installer. Which means that you will have to create a bootable Windows 10 USB installer. If I recall correctly Microsoft will allow you to do exactly that with a Windows 10 download. Once that is created you should be able to boot the Mac from the Windows 10 installer and install ...


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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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The simplest thing is to delete the "Data" partition and resize the Mac partition to take the whole area. At that point, you are one click away from running BootCamp Assistant. Options are to use Disk Utility to make an image of Data to an external drive (or perhaps to Macintosh HD if there is space). Another option is to clean as much files off Data or ...


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There are 2 methods if the Option key doesn't work. METHOD 1 @Amol mentioned it, his answer is perfectly correct. On your Mac, go to: System Preferences > Startup Disk Now click the Operating System that you want your next start to boot into. Truly simple. METHOD 2 Download rEFIt and install it. Then reboot. You might need to ...


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Just go to System Preferences in Mac and choose Startup Disk. It will give you choice of Windows or Mac as want for your next start up of your computer.


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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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Hint: For a better view, click on an image or open an image in a new windows. You can unplug your computer from the internet before installing Windows 10. When you reach the following screen, put the computer in Audit mode by pressing the following keys. With the ctrlshift keys held down, press the F3 key. Hold all three keys down for about 3 seconds or ...


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You cannot boot windows off a USB flash drive. You need a special type of flash drive then windows ultimate which comes with a USB bootable creation tool and a specialized USBkey. There are other methods with which to install USB bootable windows onto and I have tried them and they do not work.


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Can't this be related to your MacBooks high screen resolution. Try with zooming your display in Windows. Zooming will make everything on the screen larger and will hopefully make everything less small for you. The setting is in the control panel and display/resolution settings. Also, check out this answer from the Apple support forum that gives a more step ...


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I upgraded to Windows 10 before Microsoft notified me to do so. I did not have a Product Key. I was able to boot the computer, but I had many problems. Windows 10 did activate. This allowed me to erase Windows and do a clean install. This resulted in an installation where the earlier problems did not reappear. When I installed previous versions of Windows, ...


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In Disk Utility, select the drive that you wish to partition, but select Repair in the bar with the options. Then, click Repair Disk Permissions in the bottom right. Repairing Disk Permissions isn't guaranteed to fix your problem, but it's a great start.


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What the guy above says about the DAEMON Tools works, though there are more steps needed. First you'll need an ISO file, which you can actually make out of the flash drive by simply creating a new image file in Disk Utility by clicking on the New Image icon on the Toolbar, though obviously first you need the flash drive selected in the left hand column, make ...


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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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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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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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So it can take a bit of work but it is possible, you don't need to use bootcamp. I followed this guide and have had Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 running from a USB3 SSD in the past. I am going to attempt to use this guide to install Windows 10 in the coming days. Pasted directly from link below...... What you'll need An external hard drive with ...


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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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I found the answer here: Skip Reset Password for OS X OS X Yosemite has a troublesome password reset screen you can access by turning your computer off and back on from the login screen. However, once you do this, there is no way out. The "Reset Password" boot wizard offers no exit without reseting your password. If you restart your Mac, you will end up ...


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I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to Yosemite 10.10.5 2 days ago. The upgrade took all evening. However, when I went to restart the computer, Yosemite was installed and my Boot Camp was there with Windows XP working just fine.


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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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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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In OSX you can also try many applications, one might give you the GPU or Motherboard temp instead of the CPU temp. OSX temperature apps: atMonitor or smcFanControl OSX might also take more resources than Windows. To minimize running apps, clear your startup items under Users in System Preferences, or check your Activity Monitor which shows your CPU% and ...


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The only way to do this is to install the windows version that your mac accepts at first then once installed you can upgrade to Windows 8 from there.


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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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The solution to my particular problem is to be found here which suggests excluding the process MsMpEng.exe from the windows defender service. I'm running windows 8.1 so this done by searching for Windows Defender in your programs, clicking on the settings tab (far right) and then browsing to 'C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe' and adding it to ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Use Boot Camp 6.0, it will let you use Bluetooth on the MacBook 2015.


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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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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 found a solution to hide the problematic drivers to update automatically in windows 10. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930 Now my windows 10 is working fine.



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