Questions tagged [bootcamp]

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

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What is the proper way to change Macintosh HD icon used on Mac Startup Manager with FileVault2 enabled?

I have macOS Catalina 10.15.3 (FileVault2 is enabled) installed with Windows 10 in dual-boot and I was able to sucessfully change the Windows icon, but I can't figure out how to modify the icon for my ...
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Can't detect bootcamp partition on windows installation

I followed this site for the instruction on how to boot up windows on my bootcamp partition: https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/install-windows-on-mac/ Now I'm stuck in the VM ware installation. The setup ...
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mac wont boot anymore after running bootcamp

It went fine until it restarted and showed a black screen with"insert bootable device" which was right there. It wont do anything else until I hold the power button to turn it off. rebooting shows the ...
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Is there a way to change the icon(s) or text from the Apple Startup Manager on the new Macbook PRO 2019?

I have a MacbookPro16,1 (2019) configured in dual-boot (MacOS Catalina 10.15.3 and Windows 10). I would like to change the icons presented on the Mac Startup Manager and, if possible, the text as well....
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What is the command to remove a container and reclaim the space?

I was trying to bootcamp my Mac, but it failed halfway through and left me with a 50 GB container I can't delete. It's just a single one I can’t touch. I know there's commands to delete containers, ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 15" Bootcamp does not allow ISO file option - requires USB

I want to use Bootcamp for Windows on my 2015 Macbook Pro. After downloading the Windows ISO, however, Bootcamp is requiring a USB install instead of allowing me to choose the ISO file from on my ...
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How to install a second Win10 on a Macbook Pro 2019 with Catalina and Windows 10 already installed?

Since there is no real answer to this really specific case i hope someone here will be able to answer with detailed instructions on how to achieve this. I have a MacbookPRO (2019) and here is what i ...
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Triple boot on MBP 2019 (T2)

My goal was to install onto a 2019 Macbook Pro (with a T2 chip) : OS X Catalina Windows 10 Pro (1) Windows 10 Pro (2) I managed to do so by using Bootcamp for the first Win10, and a bootable USB to ...
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Two external monitors using macOS and Windows on a MacBook Pro 13”

I am in the process of setting up my desktop space and would like some guidance on products to purchase. I am looking to buy two external monitors and a dock that will allow me to use my macOS and ...
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Unable to mount partition

I've combined two partition formatted as NTFS for dual boot system with bootcamp. I did this while running windows using a special program to adjust partitions. but after a necessary restart according ...
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Stuck on “Partitioning disk…”

I have been trying to download bootcamp for a while now, but every time it gets stuck on Partitioning disk... and "The system may be unresponsive" I have already looked at applesupport for this but ...
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MacBook Pro starts with “Installing onto SSD”

MacBook Pro Retina mid 2014 13" macOS catalina 10.15.2 I believe. Suddenly during startup it goes into some grey mode and says "Installing onto SSD". I've not seen this mode before. Will it erase my ...
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External displays don't work with macOS, while with Boot Camp does

I have Mac Mini, PC, two external displays and HDMI Matrix. The problem is that without matrix displays work perfectly with Mac, but if I use matrix to connect them, displays show picture as normal, ...
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Startup disk doesn't show my windows partition

Macbook Pro late 2011 running High Sierra (10.13.6). I have swapped my HDD for an SSD and placed my HDD instead of my optical drive. I would like to install a Windows 7 partition on my SSD using ...
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My iMac not responding to any macOS key

I have install Windows 10 on my 21" iMac 2015 with Boot Camp which change my hard iMac hard disk file type, since then I am trying to access macOS on my machine but no luck, I tried everything but my ...
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How to properly install Bootcamp onto internal SATA disk on Mac Pro (2019)

I recently got the new Mac Pro (2019) with 256GB SSD. The built-in drive is quite small to hold both macOS and Windows, so I installed a SATA SSD using some DIY-cabling solutions to the internal SATA ...
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I installed Windows 10 with bootcamp on Imac and my imac partition is lost it file type

I am having serious trouble here, i install windows 10 in my imac 2015 model now i am not able to boot in Mac OS, i am upgraded to New os 13. I tried Option key on start, did not work I tired Commond+...
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Wireless Magic Keyboard with windows PC not connected after restarting Windows

After restring windows the connected keyboard does not work on my PC (Dell Laptop). I have installed the bootcamp driver. What could be the cause of this? On my Mac with bootcamp I do not have the ...
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Mac Partition won't boot after Bootcamp Partition Resize

I made a huge mistake. I resized my Bootcamp Windows Partition and messed up with my Mac partition; without any data, since my sister needed my backup hard drive for something urgent. To recover the ...
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Need help repairing mac partitions

In the process of trying to create a bootcamp partition I messed up my partitions. At this point, I just want to merge the empty 40GB drive with my main one, giving that storage back. Here is what I ...
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Can't remove a hidden bootcamp partition [duplicate]

I had a bootcamp partition that I'd wanted to remove. It seemed like it'd been removed using bootcamp, but it is still taking up a big chunk of space in the System storage, and now I can't find it to ...
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Recovering a partition not shown in Disk Utility

My MacBook Pro 2012 has 500 GB of HDD out of which 250 GB were used to install Windows 10. Today, I tried deleting the Windows 10 partition using Boot Camp. In the middle of the deleting process my ...
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Is there an attention-free way to reboot from MacOS into Bootcamp/Windows?

The standard way to reboot from MacOS into a Bootcamp Windows partition is to restart, hold Option, then manually select the Windows partition. Is there a single Terminal command or menubar ...
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GPT disk error installing Windows 7 64 bit on MacBook Pro 13 mid 2010 with High Sierra

I have spent 4 days now, trying to install Windows7 64 bit on my MacBook Pro 13 mid 2010 with High Sierra installed on it. I had installed in many years ago and it was really easy. I removed it when I ...
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BootCamp The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned even if it does

So, I'm trying to install windows 10 through bootcamp and I have this problem: when I check for free space I see this: Even if I free a couple of more gb the error remains the same. I turned of Time ...
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Deleted partition in Windows 8.1 (bootcamp) and now macos won't boot

I made this partition to move my data to Windows I deleted the partition because it was basically useless.. When I deleted the partition the recovery drive showed up... I think the boot disk was ...
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Triple Boot Mac/Win10/Ubuntu: how to restore original copy of Windows EFI to ensure boot to Windows still works

Not a duplicate - this is a new, sub-question regarding the steps in the answer here: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/375863/4018 I followed the steps in that question, however, after completing ...
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Installation of Win10 on MacBook4,1

I am trying to install Win10 on a MacBook 4,1. The Boot Camp Assistant doesn't download/find any drivers, so I had to choose the other option and download drivers by myself. After partitioning and ...
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Using adaptive brightness in Windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Mid. 2011 and I use it with BootCamp for Windows 10. Everything works fine for me, but the the adaptive brightness makes trouble. If I enable it, I get only 75 % of the ...
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Where do I get the correct Boot Camp Support Software for my machine?

I have an old Macbook running Snow Leopard. I have used Boot Camp (3.0) to install Windows 7. I understand that after installing Windows I need to install the Boot Camp Support Software. Before ...
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Setting up an “Old” MacBook in an “Old” way

What I want: A MacBook or MacBook pro running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 with Windows XP (or 7) in Bootcamp. (Just like I used to have.. which was fine!!) What I have: A 13", Late 2009 MacBook (...
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How to update Bootcamp video card drivers on MacBook Pro 16" with Radeon Pro 5500M

I'm am unable to install the latest Radeon Pro 5500M drivers from the AMD site onto my MBP 16 in Bootcamp. The driver installer says it cannot find an AMD video card. From what I've read, it seems we ...
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Restoring Mac HD to a Single Volume

I had originally done a Bootcamp install in the past but had to uninstall it for unspecified reasons, which I mistakenly did so using the Disk Utility in Recovery Mode. However, I'm now stuck with an ...
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Bootcamp Partition Help - Container Disk issues? - Trying to get SSD to original state :)

I mistakenly erased my Bootcamp drive through Disk Utility, and now my partitions and SSD are partitioned incorrectly. Trying to get my SSD back to its original state - no partitions. data loss is not ...
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After Successful Bootcamp Installation of Windows, Mac OS X is unaccessable

URGENT HELP NEEDED! I have a Late-2014 iMac. Recently, I tried to Boot Camp it. However, It went horribly wrong and now I can't access Mac OS X. I am still able to access Windows though. Here's what ...
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Resizing APFS container and partition

I was tring to increaze the size of the Windows 10 Boot Camp partition with Disk Utility but I made a mess. I decreased the Mac partition with Disk Utility which created a new partition. After that ...
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Re-Installing Windows 7 on mac

is there a way to install Windows 7 on an Calina iMac 27" late 2015. Bootcamp does not allow it since Mojave it only allows Win10. Downgrading my Mac to an Os before Mojave is as well as using Windows ...
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Bootcamp “Missing Operating System” on external drive

I've been using an external disk drive to use boot camp on my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012). It's 1TB, so recently I added a partition to store extra files on it (350GB for boot camp, 650GB for ...
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Is getting a Mac Pro to run Windows useful in any way

With the new Mac Pro recently released I can't help but be intrigued. The thing that stands out the most for me is the hardware options the Mac Pro has. I have a few questions about running Windows ...
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Bootcamp requires Windows 7. Possible to clean install Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have iMac, late 2011, Intel CPU. Original OS X was Leopard updated to High Sierra. Hardware cannot update to any later version. Installed Windows 7 using Bootcamp in High Sierra. Updated Windows ...
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Missing disk space after failed bootcamp partition

So a bootcamp installation failed and now I'm out 400gb of space on my drive. I have looked and found solutions but unfortunately I don't have the sufficient know-how to apply them to my situations. ...
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Bootcamp says Disk Could Not Be Partitioned on Catalina Version 10.15.2

I have macbook air 2015 on Catalina Version 10.15.2 . So previously I had ran into this issue MacBook filesystem FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF after deleting linux partition and thank god I ...
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Are there any alternative Windows audio drivers for the MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012 to enable the subwoofer?

I have Windows 7 X64 installed onto my MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012; I installed the OS using Boot Camp Assistant from within macOS, and installed the latest copy of the Boot Camp drivers (5.1.5621). ...
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Boot Camp options do not persist across Windows reboots

[MacBook Pro 2019, Windows 10 1909 x64, Apple Control Panel 6.1.7000.3] I have successfully installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp on my 2019 MBP and everything is working well - except that between ...
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How can Windows be installed to a Mac via Boot Camp in BIOS Boot mode?

When looking at answers to several questions on Ask Different concerning installing Windows via Boot Camp, I've seen several references to installing Windows to a Mac via "BIOS Boot". Would somebody ...
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Install Windows 10 on MacBook Pro 8.1

I want to install Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro 13" 2011. I don't nessearly need macOS installed on the machine. Win10 single boot would be fine. I have a bootable WIN10 USB Installer. I tried to ...
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Cannot boot windows 7 bootcamp after resizing partition

I decreased the partition size of my macbook and on windows used Partition Wizard to increase the partition of my windows however after the process was completed I was unable to launch windows( It ...
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Is there an easy way to obtain all of the Boot Camp drivers hosted by Apple by using Windows, and not relying on macOS?

Please note that although this has a similar title to my previous question (Does Apple offer a page that lists all versions of published Boot Camp drivers?), the answer that I'm looking for is much ...
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Does Apple offer a page that lists all versions of published Boot Camp drivers?

I realise that the recommended way of obtaining the latest drivers for Boot Camp is via Apple's official Boot Camp Assistant built into macOS, but was wondering if Apple offers an official index that ...
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Do the version 4 Boot Camp Windows drivers depend on any older versions being installed beforehand?

When Snow Leopard was released in 2009, both its installation DVD included with all sold Mac machines and the retail DVD that could be purchased directly through Apple included version 3 of the Boot ...

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