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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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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Мой Imac перестал загружаться [closed]

у меня возникла проблема, перестал загружаться imac диск через терминал виден как FFF ffffff что делать?
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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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Can a version of Windows newer than Vista be installed on MacBookPro2,2 2006 Core 2 Duo?

Apple documents state my MacBookPro2,2 2006 Core 2 Duo 2.16 MHz will not run Windows versions newer than Vista. However, I burned a 32 bit Windows 7 ISO to a DVD, after converting the ISO to DVD/CD ...
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BootCamp cannot partition disk please run first aid error

I'm trying to partition my disk and install windows 10 but I keep getting this error message: ”Your disk could not be partitioned. An error occurred while partitioning the disk. Please run First Aid ...
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Bootcamp Partition Erased and Partition is Gone (Now it's FREE SPACE)

I removed my Bootcamp Partition and now I suddenly lost about 75GB of space on my Macintosh HD drive. I had 256GB of internal default storage; now I have about 174GB. Bootcamp partition does not show ...
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Bootcamp Assist Disappeared after Windows Update

My windows crashed and I had to reset by re-installing windows. After it was complete, I lost the ability to access Bootcamp so that I can switch back into the Mac. I am stuck in Windows! Anyone ...
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Repairing an unbootable BootCamp partition [duplicate]

I primarily use Windows on my MacBook Pro, so my OS X partition goes quite a while between updates. After upgrading to Catalina, I no longer see my Windows partition when I hold option I can see the &...
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Running pipesim software on boot camp windows 10 [duplicate]

I installed windows 10 on my mac using boot camp but I cannot run Pipesim software that I downloaded. it says close boot camp services while on windows. how do I resolve this issue?
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Mac MS-Dos Partitioning Error

I am running a late 2012 iMac with 3tb fusion drive and 32gb of ram. In order to play minecraft and halo with my sister, i wanted to install windows via Bootcamp, however, when it came to the ...
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MacOS X very slow, while Windows 10 is snappy

I have a fairly old (late 2009) MacBook, I replaced the HDD with an SSD drive, and installed High Sierra on it. It ran slowly but I assumed it was because it's old, but I installed Windows 10 on it, ...
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MBP turned off and didn't boot again. First Aid says “problems were found with the partition map which might prevent booting”. How to save data?

I have a Macbook Pro from 2015. Everything always worked perfectly. Today, I am writing an email and out of the blue the laptop turned off itself. After a bit of googling, I was able to turn the ...
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How do I backup my Mac without a different storage device or computer?

I only have my Mac which is on Catalina 10.15.7 (and my iPhone SE if that helps). How can I backup using Time Machine without anything else? I want to install bootcamp and it says I should backup my ...
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How do I get Startup Security Utility to run No Security consistently?

Yesterday I installed Bootcamp onto an external drive and it was running perfectly. I set the Security Utility to "No Security" during the installation process and then switched it back to &...
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Changing Bootcamp Partition ID on Terminal in Recovery Mode

I have an iMac 5K 2017 running MacOS Big Sur and Windows 10 and the problem is a little bit tricky: After I resized my Bootcamp with AOMEI Partition Assistance and restarted it, it couldn't run MacOS(...
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Does fixing a Fusion Drive using 'diskutil resetFusion' destroy the BOOTCAMP partition

I have a 2015 iMac 27" retina whose Fusion Drive split into separate drives whilst attempting to fix a partition table issue prior to upgrading to macOS Big Sur. I have a fully functioning ...
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MacBook Pro w/Retina Late 2012 SSD not recognized

I have been searching the web for a fix for my Late 2012 MacBook Pro with Retina and can’t seem to find any answers. I am hoping someone else has had the same or similar issue and would be willing to ...
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Disk Utility says Bootcamp partition has storage left but in Windows, the C: disk says there is no volume left?

I partitioned 42GB for bootcamp and the windows system is about 17GB, I have one game on it plus Steam which combined with system files makes up to 34.1, and disk utility says I have 8.6GB free but ...
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move grub from sd-card to win partition?

i'm not the first one with this kind of problem, but my specific nuance, i did not yet encounter: i have a 2014 macbook pro with os x plus a windows 10 bootcamp partition. now i wanted to have a look ...
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Windows Partition to EFI Boot

I’ve been using Windows 10 via Boot Camp and it worked fine. I’m not sure if there’s any relation since I just noticed recently, but I upgraded my OS to macOS Big Sur and my Windows Partition became ...

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