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Questions tagged [bootcamp]

Questions about Boot Camp, a utility included with Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion (10.5, 10.6, 10.7) operating systems that assists users in installing other operating systems on Intel-based Macintosh computers.

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MacBook 2018: Does the rEFInd enable VT-X correctly, so that Docker for Windows works?

Some background: I'm considering buying a MacBook Pro 2018. I already have an aging MacBook Pro, where I added Bootcamp to install Windows 10. Only problem is that Docker for Windows doesn't work out ...
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My mac is not booting [duplicate]

My imac8.1 has lately been very slow while booting up but now doesnt boot up at all. Its got one too many problems related to bootcamp . Today I was partitioning the hard drive in bootcamp assistant ...
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External Windows bootable drive freezes boot screen

I installed Windows on a 128 GB USB drive to run on my 2017 MacBook Air. I boot into it by plugging in the drive, holding Option key and select the Windows drive. It worked really well. Yesterday, I ...
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Boot Camp Windows disk missing from Startup Manager and doesn't boot from Startup Disk selection

Until recently I had Boot Camp installed and working with Windows 7 and macOS, but recently I had to change my keyboard. Since that point holding the Option key during startup seems to display the ...
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Attempts to install Windows 8.1 onto an Early 2011 MBP are failing

So I have spent the past couple of days attempting to install Windows 8.1 onto a MBP with High Sierra. Apparently, this model is unable to create and boot from a USB dive. So the normal Boot Camp ...
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Magic Mouse not working intermittently on Bootcamp with Windows 10

For some weird reason when using Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my High Sierra MacBook Pro 13" 2017, my Magic Mouse 2 will stop working randomly. I have tried diagnosing why it works sometimes and not ...
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Question mark folder

I have read all of the other questions and websites about it. I cannot solve my problem. I have had a problem with my Windows 7 bootcamp freezing. I force restarted a few times, and the last time it ...
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Trouble connecting Magic Mouse 2 to Windows 10 Bootcamp

I'm having big trouble to connect my new Magic Mouse 2 to Windows 10 via Bootcamp on 2017 MacBook Pro, I have tried plenty of stuff to make it work but nothing helps... I already have it setup with ...
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Tried to install boot camp and now can’t get into my Mac OS hard drive

So I installed boot camp and then couldn’t get windows to boot. So I ran a program called “gdisk” which I must have given the wrong instructions to. Now I can’t access my Mac OS hard drive, but it ...
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Bootcamp install on external, partitioned HDD reboots to Boot Recovery Assistant

I have followed this guide: https://9to5mac.com/2017/08/31/how-windows-10-mac-boot-camp-external-drive-video/ When I select EFI Boot from my Samsung M3 portable drive it reboots to the boot recovery ...
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Macbook trackbar gives me electric shocks

I have perused the entire web to see if anyone has had a similar problem with his/her MB but it seems this is an extremely isolated case that myself alone is experiencing. I bought a refurbished 2015 ...
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Booting from a previously cloned Windows 10 installation

I have a cloned drive as a backup and my computer is stolen. This computer was probably MacBookPro 11,2. Now i have an old MacBookPro 6,2, i installed my backup drive as an internal drive to this ...
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Unable to use Boot Camp to switch boot device between MacOS/Windows 10

I have a Mac Pro 4,1 upgraded to a 5,1 with MacOS installed on an SSD and Windows 10 installed via a hacked Boot Camp on a separate HDD. I'm running a GTX680 GPU which is Mac OS flashed to allow the ...
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Restart doesn't boot into windows installer after accidentally quitting during bootcamp partitioning process

I tried to bootcamp windows 10 by downloading an iso from windows and running bootcamp. However, I accidentally hit cmd+Q during the partitioning process for bootcamp and it said you can't quit during ...
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iMac Bootcamp and Magic Mouse woes

I've got into a right pickle trying to get my Bluetooth Magic Mouse working with my bootcamped iMac. It works fine on macOS, but in Windows it currently isn't scrolling, right clicking and ...
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MacOS Startup Disk error: “Running Bless to Place Boot Files Failed” (triple boot, MacPro 4,1 -> 5,1)

My question is, how do I add a (properly-booting) Ubuntu volume to High Sierra's "Startup Disk" Menu? Running MacOS High Sierra, Windows 10 (Legacy, not EFI), and Ubuntu 18.04 (triple-booting on a ...
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Lost Space after failed bootcamp partition

I was trying to resize my bootcamp windows 10 but after failing to figure out a way to do so, I ended up deleting my partition after backing up my files to reinstall windows. After backing up my files ...
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hfs-bless / Booting into MacOS / Windows directly from Ubuntu (triple boot, MacPro 4,1 -> 5,1)

Currently I have MacOS High Sierra, Windows 10 (Legacy, not EFI), and Ubuntu 18.04 triple-booting on a 2009 MacPro 4,1 (firmware upgraded to 5,1). I installed Ubuntu after Windows using the procedure ...
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Is there a way to run Linux partition as virtual machine through VMWare?

VMWare Fusion allows its users to install/run the Bootcamp partition as a VM on OSX, which is super awesome. I recently not only created a Bootcamp partition with Windows 10 and successfully used ...
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How to Install Ubuntu on Mac with High Sierra and Legacy BIOS Booting Windows 10?

My 21.5-inch, Mid 2011 iMac has High Sierra (macOS 10.13.6) installed. A 64 bit version of Windows was originally installed using Boot Camp. Windows uses the legacy BIOS boot method. I have upgraded ...
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Hard drive partition cannot be removed

I tried to install windows with bootcamp assistant but an error occurred and the installation failed (I don't remember the error message). Bootcamp assistant then tried to remove the partition it ...
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USB ports not working, no paired magic keyboard, “no bootable device, press any key” on an iMac 2009

Sad story. I thought it was the HDD, so I ended up asking someone to reinstall macOS on it using their Recovery, and that worked. The hard drive booted up using their 2012?ish Mac mini. However, ...
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Limitations on running Windows on latest Macbook Pro

I'm strongly considering to buy latest Macbook Pro because of the hardware (i5 with Quad core) and design. I'm a Windows IT Pro and virtualization is a hard requirement for me, in addition to running ...
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BootCamp failing to startup (Macbook Pro 2016 High Sierra)

I deleted my bootcamp partition a while ago since I never used it. I forgot how exactly I deleted the partition because I know that I have deleted it incorrectly because the following of the following ...
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Bootcamp Can't Load Windows on Start

I’m trying to install boot camp atm the partition has all finished but when I first tried loading it I get this error. I am on OS X Mojave Beta 4 and have a Mac Book Pro mid-2014 and used to have ...
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Windows 10 EFI on MacPro 4,1 -> 5,1

I'm attempting an EFI install of Windows 10 on a 2009 (4,1) Mac Pro firmware upgraded to 5,1. I'm running High Sierra, and installing Windows 10 on a second partition on the same disk. I have no ...
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Please help me fix my partition table - I completely messed it up

I messed this whole thing up in the course of manually removing a boot camp install. I then removed OSX while in recovery mode (yeah...). Disk Utility will not allow me to recover 750gb of free space. ...
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MacOS High Sierra - BootCamp partition can no longer be booted from after partitioning my ssd

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Late 2011. I have an SSD with a macOS High Sierra, and a BootCamp partition which I installed years before. I want to resize the BootCamp Partition to give it more space to ...
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Install Windows 10 on MacBook Pro 2017 (14,1)

I had already figured out that I must use bootcamp assistant to install windows 10 on my MacBook Pro 2017 14,1 , otherwise if I just boot into a windows installation USB,it can't get my internal ...
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Can't boot into windows with Mojave

So I just installed the Mojave public beta version 10.14, when I turn off my machine and use the option button and click (or select) windows it boots into Mac. I've tried selecting both Mac and ...
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How to make Bootcamp 4 work in Windows 8.1 on unsupported MacBook Air 1,1

I recently installed Windows 8.1 on my Macbook 1,1. It had previously run Windows 10 which worked fine at first but began to give problems with each major update until version 1709 stopped the ...
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Invert Scrolling Windows 10 bootcamp [duplicate]

I've read other posts and followed their steps in order to invert the scrolling on windows 10 pro bootcamp on my MacBook pro, but it just is not working. I changed the value of the FlipFlopWheel from ...
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Simplest possible partition scheme for dual boot Linux?

I want to dual or triple boot an older MacBook. To partition, I can do that from the Mac OS itself? What partition scheme would I want, generally speaking. There are two GB of RAM. I want at least ...
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Brightness settings stuck after computer shut down in bootcamp

As I was going to sleep for the night I decided I didn't want to shut my computer off completely and so I instead opted for turning the brightness settings all the way down in order to keep the ...
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Macbook Pro 2017 Heating Issue while running Windows 10 on Bootcamp

Im new to the Mac Environment.I have got the Macbook for some development purpose.I have completed my work on Xcode and moving on to windows.The main Platform for which i work is Windows,so i have ...
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Creating a Windows installation media using a partitioned hard drive

I have a 1TB external hard drive that I have partitioned 10GB of (WINBOOT). I want to use that 10GB portion as installation media for Windows 10 with Boot Camp Assistant. However, when I go to make ...
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Can't boot to bootcamp windows anymore

I think I made a big mistake: I wanted to boot to ubuntu from my usbstick, therefore I used the ppa mactel-boot and I could boot into ubuntu (this tutorial: https://medium.com/@mmiglier/ubuntu-...
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Bootcamp Stuck at Downloading Windows Support Software

Im trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro - High Sierra.I have downloaded the ISO,Pointed Bootcamp to the file, dragged the partitioning slider and clicked next.It started downloading windows ...
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Apple BootCamp improper use

I tried to create a bootcamp partition for using windows alongside OSX. For the record, I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). I downloaded windows 10 64 bit image from microsoft directly ,...
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how to create a bootable Wndows 10 USB installer on my MBP 2017 without being asked to repartition my drive?

as title. On my MBP2010 (which is currenty 1000s miles away), I don't get the option to repartition my drive. I just get the option to create the USB installer + download bootcamp drivers. With the ...
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Mac Mini mid-2011 Bootcamp AMD drivers not working properly

So, I'm trying to install Windows 10 on a Bootcamp partition on my mid-2011 Mac Mini. Since this is not officially supported by Apple I had to jump through few hoops, but everything worked fine... ...
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Unable to boot into Bootcamp drive after distil repairDisk

All, I've run into the problem where I am unable to boot into my windows 10 pro bootcamp partition on my late 2017 MPB. Previously I was unable to locate the bootcamp partition the startup disk ...
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Windows support software could not be saved to selected drive, Error Installing Win 10 on MBP2017. I Already did SVC, MVRAM reset

I have already did SMC and NVRAM Reset, and also using first aid on my single partition drive. Still doesn't work. First, before I was used first aid, and did NVRAM- SMC reset. The title is "Disk ...
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Wireless mouse not working in Boot Camp

I bought a new iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2017, with macOS High Sierra 10.13.5) about a week ago, and I have mostly-successfully installed Windows 10 on it using Boot Camp. The Boot Camp drivers ...
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Windows can't see “Macintosh HD” under Boot Camp

I bought a new iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2017, with macOS High Sierra 10.13.5) and used Boot Camp to install Windows 10 on it. The Boot Camp drivers seem to have been installed successfully, and ...
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Boot Camp Partition Broken after Partitioning and can't be Repaired in OS X 10.9.5 (on Macbook 13" Air - Late 2014)

I have a late 2014 Macbook Air that is running Windows 7 via bootcamp. Everything has been humming along fine until I recently made an update to partitions (via "Disk Utility" shrink size of Mac ...
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Bootcamp can't recognize bootable USB

I tried to install windows 7 on MacBook pro late 2011 and everything goes wonderful till bootcamp restart my mac to install windows and it shows a black screen that I should insert a bootable disk and ...
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I have a MacBook Pro (13 inch, Mid-2017) running high sierra. I want to install OS X Mavericks in a separate partition. How can i do it? [duplicate]

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro running high sierra. I want to install OSX Mavericks on a separate partition. Is it possible? if yes, then how do you suggest should I do it? Cheers!
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Connect macbook pro to additional display wirelessly like in windows via bootcamp

We can connect to an external tv or display wirelessly using builtin windows feature when using bootcamp on macbook pro. (option like "cast media to a device" on microsoft edge, or otherwise in ...
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Bootcamp: My Mac Only Boots into macOS No Matter What Partition I Choose

I have a 2017 Macbook Pro 15 inch running 10.13.5 and a bootcamp partition of Windows 10. I cannot boot into windows unless I select the windows partition from system preferences and restart from ...