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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OS not starting up, prohibitory symbol

I have a Mid-2012 MacBook Pro with Boot Camp, and it supports only up to macOS Catalina, and not Big Sur. This frustrated me and I decided to go off the rules a bit & installed macOS Big Sur (...
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Bootcamp Assistant giving errors and so is Disk Utility. Mac isn't allowing me to install Windows like I have before!

I have scoured the internet for a solution to finally be able to use Bootcamp but nothing at all has worked. I previously used BCA to install Windows 10 on my computer but after about a year or so, my ...
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Cannot boot into Windows 10 bootcamp

Something got borked recently on my MBP and now Windows 10 is unbootable - here are the details. MacBook Pro 2019, macOS 11.2.3, Windows 10 Pro x64 20H2. I can see all files on the Bootcamp partition ...
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How to reclaim deleted MacOS partition or Container

So a little of background and I have doing research many page but have not found the solution yet. I tried out Boot Camp Assistant to install Windows 10 on my MacBook. Then I accidentally deleted the ...
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How to avoid non-integer-pixel fuzzy rendering in Chrome from Bootcamp Windows?

I'm using Bootcamp Windows 10 from my retina 5k iMac 2017. When I Starts Chrome to its default google search blank page, hit Ctrl+Shift+I to open Developer tools, and hover my mouse on the root <...
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Windows Bootcamp Error, Audio and WiFi

I recently installed Windows using Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro 16". The WiFi is very slow on the Bootcamp but fast on my macOS I get distorted audio when I connect my Bluetooth headsets. But if I ...
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windows 10 - I have the “Create a Windows 7 or 8 version install disk” but there's a problem

I followed instructions in this video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gh667JSvymU showing me how to install Windows on my Mac and showed me how to get the "Create a Windows 7 or 8 version ...
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Macbook Pro loses wifi in Bootcamp when closing lid

I have a 2012 Macbook Pro which I have Windows 10 installed using Bootcamp, and I mainly use Windows instead of macOS. It has worked fine for years but recently it has developed a problem where if I ...
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Help I screwed up APFS Mojave partition FFFFFF error [duplicate]

Apologies for the photo but I couldn't copy/paste because my mac is in recovery mode Basically what I did was have Windows and Debian installed alongside encrypted OSX but this morning I was ...
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Boot Camp Windows 10 keeps disconnecting my USB mouse and keyboard

I recently downloaded Windows 10 on my 2016 MacBook Pro 13 inch using Boot Camp. My RK61 Bluetooth mechanical keyboard and my usb mouse works fine when I'm operating on macOS. But when I switch to ...
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Migrate external Boot Camp to Mac

I currently run Boot Camp off an external SSD (using a guide like this one) and I want to migrate it to my new Mac (due to it having more storage space than my previous computer). How can I install ...
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Windows boot camp icon greyed out

I have used Windows on my MacBooks for several years and rarely boot up into Mac. Maybe once every two or three years. So, I know nothing about Mac. I just booted into Mac and now can’t get back to ...
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Cannot recover space after deleting Windows partition in bootcamp

First I used Disk Utility to create a 100GB partition for sharing data between OSes, I then used Bootcamp Assistant to create a Windows partition to install Windows. Later, when I removed the Windows ...
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Latest Windows 10 update (March 2021) broke Bluetooth on mid-2014 MacBook Pro Retina

Running Windows 10 on Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro Retina from mid-2014 (with Catalina, if that makes a difference). Bluetooth was working fine till last night. Today it installed a system update and ...
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Lost macOS boot option after using EaseUS partition to resize Windows partition

I am using a Macbook Air. After I installed Windows 10, I wanted to resize the Windows Partition and create a new partition to use data. After that, Windows informs me that a recovery error - cannot ...
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How can I dual boot macos and Windows 10 on an early 2011 MacBook Pro?

I have lost the last couple of weeks struggling to install Winodows 10 alongside macos on a early 2011 MBP. I understand that Windows 10 is not officially supported by Apple, nevertheless I do not ...
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Bootcamp cannot be selected through option key after patitioning using recovery

I have installed windows 10 on my Macbook late 2009 unibody and thus far have worked well. I wanted to increase the capacity of my Bootcamp partition so I used recovery to reduce the size of Macos and ...
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Can't find AutoUnattend.xml?

I have followed this link https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/316512/408833 in order to download Windows, and I have reached the part where I need to edit the AutoUnattend file, however I can't seem to ...
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Can’t switch from Windows to MacOS on macbook?

When I try to switch from Windows to Mac it doesn’t let me. I restart while pressing the option button until the option to choose what system to operate in appears and when I choose Macintosh the ...
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Ubuntu on Mac: Executing 'grub-install /dev/nvme0n1' failed

I know this is a super common issue, but if I am here it means I have already searched and tried many roads: unsuccessfully. I am trying to install Ubuntu on a MacBookPro 13" 2019, running MacOS ...
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bootcamp partition issues

I'm using a MacBookPro11,3 with MacOS Big Sur 11.2.1 I get an error message while trying to partition with bootcamp. It suggested me to run first aid but no problems were found. ”Your disk could not ...
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Installing SSD on MacBook Pro Mid-2012 with Bootcamp

So, I have a Mid-2012 MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD, with Bootcamp installed. I want to replace the HDD with 500GB SSD Hard Drive, but I still have some doubts. Even after surfing the internet ...
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Boot Camp not working, unable to partition drive

I would like to use Windows 10 in order to test the speed of selected apps in it. Unfortunately, I am not able to properly install it on macOS Big Sur, in a Late 2013 MacBook Pro. Whenever I try to do ...
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Restore a NTFS volume back up by Disk Utility

I have a Windows installation which I created with Bootcamp. Then I need to expand the volume to add more Software. So I use Disk Utility to create a DMG image for the Bootcamp volume. But after I ...
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Windows Explorer stopped working after connecting external display (monitor) to My Apple Mac Book Air 2011

Earlier i was using Window 7 32 bit (bootcamp), and i have replaced my new SSD and load the windows 7 64 bit. After installing windows 7 64 bit, i was facing display driver issue due to incompatible ...
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Does Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter (USB-C to HDMI) support Windows/Ubuntu (on MacBook Pro 15" 2017)?

I have no problem using this adapter Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter (USB-C to HDMI) on macOS Big Sur with MacBook Pro 15" 2017 (Radeon Pro 555 2 GB), connecting to 4k@60Hz external ...
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Install BootCamp drivers in Windows 10 to fix bluetooth and keyboard issues

I recently installed Windows 10 20H2 along with MacOs on my MacBook Pro, but upon booting Windows I can see the touchbar doesn't work in Windows(doesn't display anything), and Windows isn't detecting ...
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Bootcamp - Windows 7 Installation Help

I have a mid 2011 21.5” iMac with High Sierra, the disk drive I think has an issue, it writes to DVDs but can’t read. I successfully burned Windows ISO to a DVD+ disk but the drive reads it as blank ...
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Booting from a cloned Windows 10 installation

I have Windows 10 Pro installed on a external flash drive, I tried to install Windows via bootcamp but it is required to have more free space. I succeeded to install Windows 10 with VirtualBox on a ...
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Repurpose Fusion Drive - Booting from USB 3.2 Gen 2 SSD

iMac Retina 4k 21.5" (2019) 3GHz Core i5 with 8 GB RAM and 1TB Fusion drive. Big Sur 11.2 booting from external 1TB Samsung T7 SSD, backing up to a NAS. Questions: Is the internal SSD (28GB?) ...
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Can't connect to a particular WiFi only (MacBook Pro)

So here's the deal I am on a 13 inch mid-2012 MacBook Pro, 8GB RAM. I have Windows installed through bootcamp. Flashback to September 2020, I was doing my online classes(I'm in High School) on the ...
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“Click restore to remove the Windows partition and restore the space back to MacOS”

I made a Windows partition on Bigsur install to make Windows quicker and easier to install later. However, when I run bootcamp the only option I'm given is to get rid of that partition and get it back ...
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How to update a MacOS installed in an external SSD beyond Sierra

My 2015 MacBook Pro 13's internal SSD died during an update yesterday. When I try booting it says there are no drives to boot from. I used Internet Recovery and there is no sign of the internal SSD ...
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Why do I have a “HD” in my bootcamp screen and not macOS or similar

I have a MacBook 12 with Big Sur. I have also a Bootcamp installation with Microsoft Windows 10. When I open the bootmenu I have the following screen: I don’t know why this label HD shows instead of ...
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Bootcamp & Tested Disks

My bootcamp doesn't work, at the windows set up page I get "windows cannot locate the disk and partition specified in the unattended answer..." which I think is due to the weird nested disks ...
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Partition disk after deleting the original partition

I have a MacbookPro 2017 running on macOS Big Sur version 11.2 and I installed Windows using Bootcamp without any errors on the first time but I was unaware of the space that was needed for this so I ...
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Boot Camp error “Windows cannot locate the disk and partition specified in the unattended answer's file” [duplicate]

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro 16 inch running on macOS Big Sur 11.1. I am trying to install windows using Bootcamp. I get the following error: Windows cannot locate the disk and partition specified in the ...
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Boot Camp error “Windows cannot locate the disk and partition”

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro 16 inch running on macOS Big Sur 11.1. I am trying to install windows using Bootcamp. I get the following error: Windows cannot locate the disk and partition specified in the ...
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iMac boots to blinking cursor after changing boot partition

I have an old iMac (2009) and I've been digging through to make sure there's nothing we want to keep before wiping it to sell. Once upon a time it had dual boot through Bootcamp. I was looking at the ...
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TV connected via thunderbolt 3 port not working

I’m not sure if this is the appropriate place to post this question because it concerns Apple hardware but windows software. I have a thunderbolt 3 to hdmi cable connecting my iMac 5K retina (2017) to ...
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My APFS won't boot, please help

This is a follow-up question for Lost my APFS partition after using EaseUS partition manager on Bootcamp I did the same thing - used EaseUS to reformat a windows drive to be larger, and made my APFS ...
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Diskutil & Bootcamp couldn't remove Windows 10 partition

I've installed windows 10 latest build on my mac using Boot Camp Assistant, And I'm trying to remove windows 10 now. I've tried uninstall using Bootcamp Assistant but it could not recognize my ...
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How to uninstall Windows (bootcamp) bootloader after erasing all disks and restore macOS?

I have a Macbook 12 (2017) with Windows 10 in Bootcamp and macOS 11.1. I've erased all disks from recovery, re-formatted the disk as HFS+, but when it starts, it tries to boot Windows and stucks on ...
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Messed Up APFS/Bootcamp Partition Table

I messed up my partition table after trying to get Windows 7 Boot Camp installation bootable after being unbootable using option/alt on start up. Back Story At some point a few months ago, I had ...
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Disable MacBook Pro Touch Bar in Boot Camp

I recently set up a new Boot Camp partition for Windows 10 on my early 2020 MacBook Pro, and want to know, is there anyway of disabling the Touch Bar within Windows 10? I have looked on the internet ...
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Mac Pro Startup Keys: Second Keyboard ignored?

I am using a Mac Pro with Bootcamp for Mac + Windows development. My keyboard is attached to a monitor which also acts as a KVM switch for the Mac Pro and my laptop. When I power up the computer, I ...
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What's the best way to replace MacOS with Windows & Linux Dual boot?

I have had it with macOS. I use a 2014 MacBook Air. To use some apps I need, I had to upgrade to the newest macOS, but this slowed the computer down like crazy. Otherwise, I stay with an older version ...
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Bluetooth Radio Driver reverts to windows driver when booting into windows from Macbook Pro

I just booted into Windows 10 on my 2019 MBP. I have had this partition for around one year, since I bought the computer. Upon booting into Windows 10, I noticed that my wireless mouse (logitech) will ...
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How do I change the icons and labels in the MacOS boot manager?

I freshly installed Big Sur with Windows 10 Boot Camp on a late-2013 MacBook Pro Retina with a replaced SSD. When I hold down the option button at boot, the options are listed as "EFI Boot" (...
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MacBook Air with Bootcamp, wanting removable Linux devices without rEFInd

Most of the questions here similar to my question regard triple booting and using rEFInd, which I'm not trying to do. My Mac drive is only 128GB, and I've cut into that with Bootcamp, so I'm looking ...

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