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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How to migrate from Windows 7 to Windows 10 double bootcamp boot on Macbook late 2011 - MacOS High Sierra

I am running from long time windows 7 on double boot with bootcamp on a Macbook late 2011 i5 with MacOS High Sierra 4Gb mem. Due to discontinuation of win 7 support I wish to migrate to win 10. I read ...
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Can't erase hard drive or install new OS onto 2007 iMac

I've tried most things i've read online to try to fix this issues to no avail but I'll explain exactly what's happening. I think I accidentally deleted the EFI partition from my Mac which is the ...
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Why can't I boot into Mac OS after creating a new Partition with Bootcamp?

I recently created a new partition with Bootcamp Assistant and successfully installed Windows 10. However I can't go back into Mac OS! I have tried holding the Option key while booting up, but it only ...
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Why Can't I Access my Mac Partition After Installing Windows 10?

I have always had both Mac and Windows on my laptop, and recently I was running out of space on my Windows partition. I made a copy of my Windows 10 using Winclone, and then restored my disk to a ...
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Minimum disk partition for Windows installation increased to 48 GB?

I am currently on Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6. Boot camp assistant is not allowing me to reduce the Windows 10 partition size to a value lower than 48 GB. I only have a 256 GB SSD and 48 GB seems to be a ...
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I can't go back to macOS after successfully installing Win 10 from Boot Camp Assistant

I have a iMac running macOS High Sierra. I ran Boot Camp Assistant on it and was able to switch to Win 10, successfully, without any problem. I downloaded the ISO file for Win 10, and used the USB ...
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Problem with Windows 10 Installation on Macbook Pro Late 2011

I have deleted my OS X partition and installed Windows 10 to my Macbook Pro Late 2011. I also downloaded Boot Camp drivers (5.1.5621) and installed. When drivers installation is done, I restarted my ...
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BootCamp Missing Operating System TripleBoot After Installing Linux

After installed Linux mint on my Macbook Pro 13″ Retina Display 2012 Windows 10 won't boot, displaying the message "Missing Operating System", I used to be able to access to the partition through "...
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broken EFI / missing space after re-partitioning — using mavericks 10.9.5

I have a few problems with a 2012 era macbook air. the first problem, and i'm not sure how to go about fixing this, is an issue i'm dealing with re: EFI. When i select the hard drive in disk utility ...
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Disk Utility Image from “BOOTCAMP” creating empty dmg

I have a very complicated and time consuming Windows 10 install on my mid 2018 Macbook Pro (running 10.14.6 Mojave) Bootcamp partition. Virtualization (including Parallels 15 with Metal support) is ...
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Reinstalling Windows 10 on mid2011 iMac with Bootcamp

apologies if this is inappropriate. I've posted this twice on r/applehelp on reddit and got no help, so I'm hoping someone here might be able to help me out. Copy-pasted from there: Background: back ...
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MacBook Pro 15 inch mid-2010 install dual bootcamp - High Sierra OSX plus Windows 10 plus Windows Vista

I have a old M-Audio FireWire 410 device. I use a HP DV7-1025nr laptop/notebook with a IEEE 1394 4-pin port, but on both Windows 7 and Windows Vista, the "M-Audio FireWire Control Panel" cannot found ...
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Beam projector works in bootcamp, but do not work in macos

The HDMI beam projector in my classroom works fine when I boot with Bootcamp (win 10), but it shows "no signal" when I boot with macOS (10.14.6) I have changed all the available screen resolutions, ...
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Bootcamp Assistant couldn’t roll back, How do I merge the volume back to Macintosh HD?

I basically tried to partition my 500GB hard drive to 350GB/150 GB ratio to install windows 10. However since the Bootcamp assistant could not download the windows support files it had to roll back. ...
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Running bless to place boot files failed

I have just cloned the internal hard drive on a Macbook Pro 2013 to an SSD drive, but I keep getting "Running bless to place boot files failed” message if I try to boot from it. I tried entering ...
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I used Boot Camp Assistant and can't boot OS X

I installed Windows 10 on my Mac using Boot Camp Assistant. When I got into Windows, it asked me if I wanted to install Boot Camp. I selected yes. Now, when I try to restart in OS X, it says "can't ...
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Bootcamp with no sound or BSOD

I have downloaded latest W10 from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 I used MacOS app "Boot camp" in mac to create USB installer with automatically downloaded latest drivers. ...
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How to restore Startup Manager Bootcamp option to point at Windows partition - GRUB overrided Startup Manager when Ubuntu installed

For getting macOS, Windows 10 and Ubuntu as boot options at start up, I: ran Bootcamp to install Windows 10. The result was macOS and Windows options available as boot options - when the option-key ...
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Unable to proceed Windows installation on Mac

I'm trying to install Windows on my Mac. I got 2017 Macbook Pro (2 thunderbolt 3 ports), A1708. I have prepared my bootable drive (Windows 10, 1903). I am able to select a boot option (pressing ...
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Black Screen With Cursor in Bootcamp

I installed a new bootcamp after a month and it worked fine, then I realized that I have low VRAM usage (128mb) and I tried to change it but failed but still everything was going fine until I closed ...
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Triple boot on Macbook Air with external SSD

I own a 2015 Macbook Air running Mojave. I plan to triple boot Mac, Windows 10, and Linux by installing them (Windows and Linux) on an external SSD and booting from there. Preferably, I don't want to ...
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Problems after deleting Bootcamp/little partition left

I use 2014 model iMac and last year I decided to bootcamp it. After a year I start having hard drive usage issues therefore I uninstalled my bootcamp. But the program couldn't uninstall it properly ...
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Unable to Bootcamp mid-2011 MacBook Pro

I have been trying to get Windows running on my MacBook Pro after I deleted linux. I have the disk back to 2 partitions and bootcamp assistant tells me that it is unable to partition the boot volume ...
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High disk dsage in Bootcamped iMac after repairing the drivers

I force closed my iMac for a specific reason (Thunderstorm) and when I restarted it my iMac started to scan and repair its drivers. I waited for 4 hours and everything was fine, until I realized that ...
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Headset Microphone not found in Windows 10 Bootcamp

I have a headset microphone that I originally purchased for my PlayStation 4, however, I noticed that the microphone was also able to work on my iMac, and I was very pleased to know that because it is ...
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Moving hard drive to another laptop. (similar model)

I am trying to take the hard drive from a Macbook Pro 13-inch Mid 2012 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro9,2) and put this hard drive into a Macbook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1)....
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Boot Camp, Windows install not finding Boot Camp partition

I got an iMac 27'' Retina 5k (late 2014) and want to install Windows 10 using Boot Camp. I'm running on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. BCA completes the download of the Windows support file successfully, ...
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Change “EFI Boot” to 'Windows" in Startup Manager - Mojave

I have a 2019 iMac running Mojave and Windows 10 installed on an external SDD with Bootcamp. Windows boots in UEFI mode and has no issues except that it is displayed as "EFI Boot" in the Startup ...
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Bootcamp Mojave and Windows 10 now all Mac OS startup keys don't work

Just installed Bootcamp on a late 2013 iMac 27". It was running a fully updated Mojave OS before running Bootcamp Assistant. Installed Windows 10 image from Microsoft download. After installing ...
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Create a USB stick with Windows installer on it

I google it before but I was not able to find what I want. I want to make a stick with windows 10 on it from my mac (MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010)) and I want to instal it on a PC (not an apple product)....
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Boot Camp Assistant error when downloading windows software support

I am following this tutorial to make a usb flash drive with windows to instal it on another pc from my mac:https://twocanoes.com/create-a-windows-10-bootable-usb-flash-drive-on-a-mac/ I got at this ...
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Unable to successfully remove Windows partition from Mac, now unable to see the Bootcamp partition in disk utility

I tried removing my windows partition using boot camp but it failed, then restarting my machine I could no longer see the windows partition. Using the command "diskutil list" i got this: (base) ...
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no Wifi connection when Windows Bootcamp install wakes up from sleep

I installed Windows 10 on a 2018 MBP with Bootcamp. I ran Brigadier which says it installed drivers for 'MacbookPro15,1'. The wifi adapter works fine, except that when Windows wakes up from sleep, ...
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No bootable device — Insert boot disk and press any key on imac 2008 early and ssd drive

I have been research for 2 weeks for my problem.But there was no result. i have imac " early 2008" I bought it second hand,When I bought this, it had both Windows 7 and MacOs . i want to install ...
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Macbook Air Bootcamp Assistant leads to Windows 10 install error 0xc0000001

Finally managed to get my partition to work, but now when installing Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home N, or Windows 8.1, none will work and I am prompted with the error code 0xc0000001 loop. Please ...
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Stuck on partitioning disk using bootcamp with early 2015 model macbook air, 480 gb auro pro x2 SSD

I am attempting to create a 100 GB partition for windows 10 on my macbook air via Bootcamp Assistant. I have been stuck on "partitioning disk...", with the load bar completely full for some time now. ...
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EFI partitions after splitting Fusion Drive and how to install Boot Camp now

I've split my 2TB HDD + 128GB SDD Fusion Drive into two separate disks so I can make better use of it by taking control on what is stored where. The process was fairly simple so I ended up with macOS ...
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Missing storage after deleting boot camp partition

Using an iMac 27 inch - Late 2012. I deleted my bootcamp partition and lost 300gb. I didn't let it uninstall properly, rushed and closed the window and thats where all the errors and lost space ...
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Creating a Windows partition on an external drive

I am trying to basically add a Windows 10 bootable system to an external hard drive because I haven't the space on my internal to do it. I have a mid-2013 MB Pro running Sierra. So I tried the ...
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iMac 2008 (24") Running Windows x64 BootCamp - NVIDIA Driver Crashes Everything

I have a 24" Apple iMac with a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS graphics card running Windows x64. Everything runs beautifully save one problem...if I install graphics drivers - any at all - the computer ...
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Shortcut for Boot Camp

When you are in macOS and you want to restart in Windows, you have to launch Startup Disk Utility, unlock the edits with the system password and then select the Boot Camp partition. Is there a way to ...
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How to boot into macOS directly in Boot Camp?

I just got Boot Camp with Windows 10 on my Mac. How can I boot into macOS without having to press the Alt/Option key after the chime sound? Currently, when I start the Mac normally, it boots into ...
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How to install Windows 10 partition on macOS X Server 10.6.8 without bootcamp?

I have a Mac Pro with macOS X Server 10.6.8. I want to install a Windows 10 partition without Bootcamp. Is there a way to do that?
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Question about adding SSD to my 2012 MBP (non-Retina)

I'm planning to add a 120 GB Kingston Hyper X Fury to my Non-Retina 2012 MacBook Pro. Currently I have Bootcamp and the HDD is split in two partitions for maxOS and Windows 10. I'm planning to put ...
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How to merge “Container disk1” back into my MacintoshHD?

Through some failures trying to remove Bootcamp I've found myself with a 289GB Macintosh HD and a 201GB "Container disk1". I initially tried to erase the extra volume, thinking it would then give me ...
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Macbook Air 2015 High Sierra cannot merge free space partitions

I think I messed everything up when I erased the content of a partition from bootcamp. Please give simple instructions. I have no knowledge about how storages work. Thank you.
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Unable to download the newest bootcamp drivers for my windows partition

Bootcamp assistant is giving me this error : The Startup disk must be formatted as a single mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already partitioned by Boot Camp Assistant for installing Windows. ...
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What is this 11.59 GB partition on my iMac? [duplicate]

What is this 11.59 GB partition ? Is that supposed to be there ? If not, what can it be and how can I remove it ? I don't remember seeing it before I used Bootcamp and installed Windows. I installed ...
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“Lost” 300 GB of disk while trying to install Windows via Bootcamp

Had Windows installed with Bootcamp and for a couple of years it went fine, until I recently fired it up again and when it tried to update it went into a crash -> reset (only option that made it boot, ...
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Which exact Windows 7 ISO is required for Boot Camp v6.1.0 on macOS High Sierra? Mid 2010 MBP

Try as I may, I cannot get Boot Camp on macOS High Sierra to accept any Windows 7 installer DVD (or ISO) I have tried yet. Although Boot Camp seems to be able to accept a flash drive, when I try one I ...