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Boot Camp is an application where you can install Windows OS onto your Mac OS X very easily. It's basically an compatible application which allows you to install Windows 7/8 on your Mac OS X hard drive partition. If you want to use BootCamp and install Windows 7/8 you can read this thread and you will know just a bit more of bootcamp and how to install ...


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It's not allowed by Apple's user licence to install Mac OSX on anything other than Apple hardware.... which I know doesn't answer your question, but doing that cannot be covered on these forums, sorry. BootCamp is a 'utility' to allow Windows to be legitimately installed on Apple hardware.


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I had this issue and I solved it by doing the following. Go to "Disk Utility.app" Select your Windows Partition Click "Erase" and select "Mac OS Extended (Journaled)" Erase the partition Once that has completed, select the Complete Disk (Not Partitioned) Now select "Partition" Select the newly Formatted "Windows" partition and select the "-" symbol at the ...


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You have to have a version of Bootcamp AND Mac that explicitly supports Windows 8.1. Apple has a knowledge-base article that shows what O/S and Mac supports what version of Windows: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5634 Unfortunately there are some Mac models that just won't support certain versions of Windows. Interestingly (or oddly..) enough the new MacPro ...


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If I read correctly you merely created a partition using bootcamp assistant, which essentially doesn't do anything but create an FAT formatted partition. OS X will only show you bootable partitions (meaning partitions it finds a system on). You will first need to copy over your data, either including the system or reinstalling and moving over only certain ...


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I would have liked to comment on the previous answer, because it's a (nearly) perfect description of what to do (at least for the Linux distros I've been working through over the past week), but I'm shy of the 50 rep needed for comments… Anyway, to supplement @danijel-j's answer, I discovered that (some?) of the USB keys I was using required me to ...


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The Mac hardware stores the boot volume in NVRAM so you could power off the computer and then reset things by holding the Command Option P R keys down. Once you've heard two boot chimes you can release things and if the Mac OS X volume is viable it will boot first. If that doesn't work then it's likely that the OS X volume has issues and the system is ...


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If you are trying to disable the nVidia graphics card, you can do the following: Reboot into safe mode. If you don't know how to, refer to here for more information. Make sure that the Mac is configured to boot from Windows in the Boot Camp Control Panel. After booting into safe mode, open Device Manager by pressing Win+R, and then typing devmgmt.msc. ...


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In the end I did resolve the problem by approaching the same solution as the guy did. Which was going to the website of the manufacturer and download the most recent driver and now it's resolved.


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Today I tried the various suggestions above, but couldn't restore the Mac partition. This may have been in part due to the fact the amount I initially partition for Bootcamp wasn't sufficient, so decreased the Mac partition and then use Mini-Tool Partition on Windows side to extend my Bootcamp partition. Instead I used Disk Utility to erase the unwanted ...


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Run Repair Disk on your boot partition. To accomplish this, reboot your Mac into the recovery partition, holding down ⌘R when you see the Apple logo. Select Disk Utility from the menu, then in the First Aid tab click Repair Disk. This may take some time. Partitioning trouble is usually a file system or disk hardware problem; this will solve the former, and a ...


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Turns out the partition MBR was wiped on the erase and the entire disk became a single GPT with a single hybrid MBR. I had for recreate the Hybrid MBR using FDISK.


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This suggestion seems to helps a lot with all sorts of things, so I figured I'd suggest it here just in case. Go to your Disk Utility app and press the following buttons in the numbered order. I would recommend only doing 1, 2, and 3, but if this doesn't help with the problem, you can also try to run 1(b) from Recovery Mode (or while running your computer ...



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