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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 can I boot back to Mojave from Boot Camp 6 with password-locked boot manager?

The situation is as follows: I have a MacBook Air 13" (early 2015), which was corporate but the employer allowed me to buy it when I was changing jobs. I have installed Windows 10 from an official ...
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Keyboard backlight not working in Windows 10

I always have had this problem and it used to work with resetting SMC, but not anymore. I've been Googling this for a long time and yet to find a way that would work for me. When I press the ...
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Cannot partition w/ Boot Camp Assistant on macOS Mojave

Late 2016 Macbook Pro running Mojave 10.14.3, APFS-formatted (ugh). I have run Disk Utility to verify my disk, and I've run fsck -fy from single-user mode several times. Both of these have reported ...
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Bootcamp assistant cannot partition drive

I am trying to install Windows 10 1809 via bootcamp assistant on my 2016 MBP and it keeps showing me the following error: Here is the output from diskutil list: Carsons-MBP:~ carsonclark$ diskutil ...
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Boot Camp: Plugging in an external mouse makes mouse click not work anymore

So this started happening recently, I think after the last OS upgrade. Now if I plug in an external mouse (any mouse, I've tested several) while in Windows 10, the mouse click and scroll won't work ...
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Problem installing Bootcamp (Windows 10 on Mojave)

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on my non-Retina Mid-2012 MBP. It previously had a Bootcamp Windows 7 that I had to remove manually by deleting it's partition via Disk Utility. I'm trying to install ...
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How to remove a Windows 7 bootcamp partition from Mojave? [duplicate]

I installed Windows 7 via bootcamp several years ago with much older version of macOS but now when I want to delete it via Boot Camp Assistant, it doesn't recognize my bootcamp to remove and also ...
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Can't see newly created parition (and formatted as ExFat or NTFS) in Bootcamp (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I'm trying to resize my Bootcamp partition and finally shrunk my AFPS partition smaller and formatted the new partition to NTFS (and later to ExFAT) in hope to be able to see it in Windows and merge ...
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Failed paritiong resizing partition in Mojave via Disk Utility (Planning to add it to Bootcamp) [duplicate]

(Using Mojave 10.14.1 on MBP Mid-2012) I was trying to resize my AFPS partition to add it later to my Bootcamp partition (in Windows) but the operation failed. What I did was to use Disk Utility's ...
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Boot to Single User Mode with Startup Manager

I need enter safe mode on my Mac after selecting select macOS with Startup Manager (option while booting). Pressing ⌘ + S has no effect. The Mac currently uses Bootcamp for dual boot into Windows or ...
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Which versions of Windows does a MacBook Pro from 2008 support with Boot Camp?

Can my Mac use Windows? And if so, which Windows do I get? Version: OS X El Capitan (Version 10.11.16) MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2008) 8GB Memory
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Bootcamp problem driving me nuts

Bootcamp on my Mojave says that “your sis could not be partitioned, please check disk Utility” . This occurs when I set the partition space to max on the BootCamp Assistant which is 80gb. But if I set ...
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Creating a bootable USB

I am trying to restore a dead windows machine, all I have access to currently is an old mac. I am trying to accomplish this by downloading the Win 10 1809 iso and creating a bootable USB stick with it....
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Can't reboot on external SSD with Bootcamp

a few months ago I bought a new Mac, since this machines are so pricy, I ended up buy a basic model with a small SSD and only 8GB of RAM, for this reason I have been trying to avoid running Windows ...
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diskutil mac error 69519

I needed to delete my bootcamp partition but bootcamp wouldn't let me, so I deleted the partition and also the recovery partition of windows from diskutil. The problem is when I try to add the free ...
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HDMI not working on 2018 MacBook Air in Bootcamp Windows 10

I have a USB-C hub that includes an HDMI port. This works fine while running macOS but not in Windows 10 Bootcamp mode on a 2018 MacBook Air. My multi-part question is [a] is this a driver problem [b]...
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Bootcamp partition error

Bootcamp says your disk could not be partitioned please check disk utility. I don’t have time machine backup or automatic. I don’t have local thinsnapshots and I don’t have fire vault turned on. It’s ...
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Macbook Pro running windows 10 — wifi connected, but no internet access

Alright, so I went through the steps to install the windows support software from bootcamp, which enabled me to even have any wifi settings at all, but then after repeated failed attempts to connect ...
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No in browser video playback and/or sound W10 1809 Bootcamp MBA2018

Upon release I installed W10 1809 on a 2018 MacBook Air (i.e. the most recent one). Bootcamp audio drivers are v 6.1.7200 (most recent) and macOS Mojave was and is fully up to date. Even so, video ...
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Lost the Option to Boot into macOS After Quitting Internet Recovery (Bootcamp)

Background story: I have a MacBook Pro ("Core i7" 2.6 15" Touch/Mid-2018 2.6 GHz Core i7 (I7-8850H)) with Windows 10 installed using bootcamp. I am not sure about the macOS version, but it must be ...
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The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. Windows 10 and Mojave iMac Fusion Drive

The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. The startup disk must be formatted as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already partitioned by Boot Camp ...
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Fix Windows after Ubuntu installation

I've followed closely this step-by-step guide: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/257275/322989 After that my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Mac installation work perfectly fine. But my Windows 10 does not. ...
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Whole system backup boot-camp included

I have access to a 1TB drive. I need to backup the MacBook which I have access to, which has a version of Windows on it via Bootcamp. I have learned that Time Machine does not keep track of windows ...
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Keyboard and Trackpad not working while installing windows 10 on MacBook Pro 2018 Touch Bar using Bootcamp

I have tried several times to install Windows 10 on my new MBP 2018, and I have failed till now. I used Windows ISO version 1703 which was ok until an error appeared at the end of setup (the error ...
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After deleting files to make space for windows partition, 'System' swells in size

I deleted a bunch of files so that I could free up 64GB of space for a windows bootcamp partition. When I started, the 'System' filesize was around 16GB, and now it's doubled to 36GB. Is there any ...
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Unable to boot or do internet recovery

I have with me a Mac Mini Late 2012 model (Core i5, 6630M). It was running like a champ despite its age but recently while watching Netflix, the screen had a glitch and hung. I force restarted it. ...
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How can I create a bootable windows 10 usb installer on Mojave?

Boot Camp Assistant no longer allows to do this dd shouldn't be used for bootable sticks (see here) Using unetbootbin I can only write on FAT32 formatted USB, but that does not work (see here) How ...
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Want to Install Windows 10 onto MacBookPro (15", Early 2011) running Sierra 10.12.6

My early 2011 15 inch MacBook Pro has 2.3 Intel Core i7, 8 GB memory, 750 GB SATA Disk and a SuperDrive. I completely erased the hard drive with Disk Utility and reinstalled os 10.12.6. My goal is to ...
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How can I run Windows in a VM using VirtualBox? My image is always permission denied

I'm attempting to run a Bootcamp partition in a virtual machine using VirtualBox. It's a Windows 10 install with latest Bootcamp drivers (which I guess is irrelevant here) and latest version of ...
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Core Storage Missing

I was trying to install Windows via BootCamp. But it showed an error and Bootcamp started to restore the partitions it created. But the process never finished so I had to quit BootCamp. I found out ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Mac with macOS Mojave

I tried to follow steps in the article Installing Ubuntu on Mac with macOS and Windows already installed. But I have a different file system. And cannot resize with diskutil. diskutil resizevolume ...
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Manual Windows 10 installation on Macbook Pro mid 2014 using unetbootin

Just some some context before i ask my actual question. I know my mac is older so I have been using a USB to use bootcamp. I have tried installing Windows 10 using the Bootcamp assistant multiple ...
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Boot: Windows and MacOS can see its own OS as startup disk, only option key on boot allow to select

I installed Mojave to a MacBook Air (2015), and used bootcamp to install Windows 10 (latest SAC) as second OS followed official Apple method of BootCamp assistant. My problem is the only possibility ...
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Boot Win from another computer on mac using external disk and Parallels?

I have Win 7 laptop and mbp. I removed disk from Win laptop and plugged on mbp as external disk. Windows 7 is on NTFS partition. Since I have NTFS for Mac by Paragon I can read/write to that partition....
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The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. Windows 10 and Mojave 10.14

I installed windows 10 through bootcamp and I want to remove the partition. However, upon opening up bootcamp assistant it said that the startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single ...
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Create a partition that both Windows and macOS Sierra can access via Disk Utility

After I installed macOS Sierra I decided I wanted to also have Windows for gaming. I installed Windows 8.1 via Boot Camp Assistant and gave it about 110 GB of space. After some time I realized that ...
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Can't partition HD after failed boot-camp install

I have tried to Install Windows using Boot Camp, so I've allocated a partition for it (50gb) It didn't work, and now I can't get it back using "Disk Utility" and also "Boot Camp" continuously keeps ...
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iMac 2011 (Old!) does not have the option to install Windows from an ISO Image

Okay so as the Title shows, I can't install Windows from an ISO image. The picture here is from a 2016 model of the iMac, but how come my only options are to Download Support Software and Install ...
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Clean install macOS High Sierra on a working SSD, but can't format

Macbook Pro 13" Mid 2012, 8GB RAM, i7 2.9GHz. So I was using Bootcamp Windows 10 and macOS Mojave 10.14.2, but suddently I could not use the macOS part. I then wanted to wipe the whole SSD and ...
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Bootcamp the startup disk cannot be partiitoned

I cannot install Bootcamp because it gives me an error message of "The startup disk cannot be partitioned". This is the result of diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal): #: TYPE ...
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How to get back storage capacity from BOOTCAMP_VOL in Mojave without formatting?

I have a hybrid drive version of iMac, and from the start I have bootcamp installed in my iMac but barely ever used it. The OS has upgraded many times and not it is on Mojave. I realized a while ago ...
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Trying to install Boot Camp Drivers on MacBook2,1 for Windows XP

I am trying to install Boot Camp Drivers for windows XP on a Late 2006 MacBook (MacBook2,1) but i cannot find any drivers for it. Could you help me find some?
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(Mac OS) After attempting to resize partition, can't boot with windows 7

So I am using bootcamp to use windows from my mac book pro. I wanted to increase the windows disk size so I tried to resize the partition. While I was trying, I gave up and tried to cancel everything ...
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Cannot select “Install or Remove Windows 7 or Later Version” while trying to create a partition through Bootcamp

Here is a screenshot of just what is happening. (Nothing changes when I click the "OK", I just thought that may be relevant") But here is an image showing that I have plenty of space on my hard ...
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Bootcamp with Windows 10 can not change display resolution

I installed Windows using BootCamp my MacBook Pro Mid-2010 on a separate hard drive running Windows 10. I have had issues playing all games on the OS, due to the game resolution being the same as my ...
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Can't merge “Free Space” with Macintosh partition

I have deleted a messed up bootcamp install and now I am stuck with 50 GB in "Free Space" that I am unable to "delete" or merge with my Macintosh partition. Anyway to do this?
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Crash during Boot Camp restoration. How do I remove my Windows partition?

As mentioned in the title, my OS crashed while removing the windows partition. Now Boot Camp Assistant doesn't recognize the pre-existing Windows partition anymore. See diskutil results below. How ...
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“Missing Operating System” on Windows 10 Bootcamp after partition

After trying to install a third operating system Windows 10 won't boot, displaying the message "Missing Operating System". My problem seems to be very similar to this one: Triple Boot: "Missing ...
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how to turn on hardware virtualization on Macbook pro with BootCamp with no OSX

I haven't been able to turn on hardware virtualization on a Mac with BootCamp (Windows 10). All the solutions I have found say that I need to restart and choose OS X ( including How to turn on ...
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Lost hard drive space. It’s disappeared

I tried to bootcamp my Mac. Ran into some issues which left me with two partitions, my main partion and the extra one create for bootcamp installation. Tried to merge it using the bootcamp programme, ...