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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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Catalina : Bootcamp assistant stuck on Partitioning Disk

I am trying to dual boot windows 10. Everything goes fine until It tries to partition disks. This is my diskutil list response : /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE ...
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Part of Apple SSD not accessible after failed bootcamp attempt

A couple of months back I tried installing windows through bootcamp on my system. For reasons I couldn't understand back then (and can't remember now), it failed. And as a result the total accessible ...
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In Which Cases Is Linux Bootcamp justified?

To be on the safe side, I know I will be doing a Windows Bootcamp because there are some programs in my field that don't have a Mac-specific version out yet. But for, say developers, are there any ...
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Diskutil how to merge unaccessible partition

I have my main partition, disk0s2, which needs to be enlarged because I am out of memory. My SSD is of 480 GB capacity and is split in many partitions. The ones that I try to merge to the main one (...
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How can I get back to my Mac side?

Probably not the right/good title, I admit. Accidentally quit bootcamp while it was deleting Windows partition to make new one or while it was making new one after deleting previous partition. ...
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Fans not running when 2018 MBP is in Bootcamp

I have Windows 10 installed on a Bootcamp partition of my 2018 MacBook Pro. When booted in macOS, the fans run fine (i.e. whenever the computer is in high load and hot). But when I'm in Windows, the ...
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SSD has missing size

I tried installing windows with boot camp. it went wrong! it said it had an error, it stopped and restarted my mac. the problem is - I have a 128GB SSD. but now, it shows I only have 83GB instead. ...
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How to reclaim space after removing bootcamp

I removed my bootcamp through "Boot Camp Assistant". Some how the 200 GB allocated for bootcamp didnt merged into Standard Macintosh HD drive. so i went for online solution and found following article ...
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MBP will reboot after unlocking filevault partition

I'm running a MBP 2015 retina with 512GB SSD with macOS 10.14 and Windows10 with bootcamp. The macOS parition is encrypted with FileVault. Recently I cannot boot into macOS anylonger. Here is what ...
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Can the Apple T2 chip be used as a TPM to enable BitLocker?

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro, with the Apple T2 Security Chip. I have installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp, and that is working well. I would like to turn on BitLocker in W10 and take advantage of that ...
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TRRS microphone not recognized on macbook pro but recognized on bootcamp

I have bought a 3.5mm TRRS mic (no headphone). When I connect it to my MacBook pro (Early 2015), however, it is only recognized as an "external headphone" and not as an input. When I bootcamp, however,...
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Reboot directly from MacOS to Startup Manager? (Init command)

I have a strange setup (briefly, I have Windows 10 on an external SSD and I use a MacBook Pro as my main Mac these days in a dock that connects to an external monitor which has a hub - Samsung CJ79 34"...
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WiFi drops every so often on Bootcamp Win 7 x64 (MBP 8.1); works well in macOS and Ubuntu. How to pinpoint why?

The setup is Bootcamp-installed Windows 7 Pro x64 on an old Macbook Pro 2011. When there's another WiFi device on the same network, my connection chokes up once every 5-10 minutes for 30-60 seconds, ...
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Unable to remove Windows partition on Boot Camp partition

I have installed Windows Boot Camp partition and installed Windows 8. Later, I upgraded to Windows 10. I am unable to remove Windows partition using bootcamp assistant. The removing Windows option is ...
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Install of Catalina with bootcamp partition messing up

Problems are 1) I want to do it using internet recovery but it's prompting me to install Mojave despite doing option command r 2) I have a bootcamp partition that I don't want to delete. Which ...
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Kernel Panic when booting into Mac OS. iMac 27 2017

A few months ago, I was using the iMac and opened up spotlight search and there was my first ever kernel panic. It restarted then I logged back in and everything works fine. (The report is at the end)...
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APFS partition error

So I've searched for a while and found several answers but I don't want to take a chance with the wrong command and wipe data so I'd like instructions specific to my case please. I resized my ...
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Unable to select a partition when installing windows through boot camp on Mac Air?

I’ve been able to get through all of the installation on the Mac side of things, but when opening Windows, it only allows me two partitions to select from and it’s not letting me click next with ...
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Screen bug on windows 10 on iMac

Hi I tried to install Windows 10 as dual boot on my iMac (late 2009) High Sierra. First I ran into this problem someone else also had here, which is unfortunately unanswered. Anyway since I couldn't ...
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How to solve a sound driver problem with Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro 13 " late 2011?

I have MacBook Pro 13 " late 2011 and I installed Windows 10 without Boot Camp. Now I have the know Sound Driver Problem: No output and no Input (Speaker and microfone do not work). I used the Boot ...
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This container can’t be split, because the resulting containers would be too small

I understand this question has been asked before, but my situation is a bit different. I have done the usual, I've tried diskutil cs list then diskutil apfs resizeContainer disk0s2 370GiB (from ...
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2016 MacBook Pro with Boot camp, Windows stuck and can’t recover?

I've been running Windows 10 BC on my 2016 MacBook Pro since June and worked till a recent Windows 10 update. macOS was last updated in June. When I try to boot into Windows 10, it remains stuck at ...
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How do I run Boot Camp Assistant on a partition on an external drive?

I've partitioned my external HD and I want to install Windows 10 on it using Boot Camp Assistant. When I open Boot Camp Assistant, it shows my whole Hard Drive, not my partition. I've got the Windows ...
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How to create bootable Windows 10 installer USB for PC?

I've downloaded Windows 10 from Microsoft and want to create a bootable USB stick for a PC. I've tried to flash the image with dd, but the stick did not boot. Then I've flashed the image with ...
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Chosing Windows in startup manager freezes the computer

Trying to install Windows 8.1 on an early 2009 mac pro 10.11.6 (model identifier mac pro4,1) with a DVD because the usb shows only EFI boot, and that requires for me to flash my mac to 5,1.(i also ...
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Bootcamp partition lost - How to reclaim space back?

Trying to reclaim the 100GB I gave to Windows BootCamp a while ago. Problem is, going through the steps to get it back (BCA process) and I realised that my Mac no longer realises it had a partition ...
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Make an external bootable partition for bootcamp

I am not sure to have understood everything about bootcamp but here is the situation: I have an internal HD I want to keep. I have an external HD with two partitions: Partition 1: Time machine ...
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Boot Camp assistant “Needs more drive space” even though i have enough

Trying to get dual boot for my mac and I ran into this issue. And when I look at my drive status, this is what I see. So maybe im doing something wrong but it doesn't seem right that I need "at ...
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How can I split install.wim from Windows installation ISO on OSX? [duplicate]

I want to make a bootable Windows installation USB on OSX. However, I run into the problem with isntall.wim file that doesn't fit into FAT32 4GB file limit. All google results about this problem (...
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Is Time Machine also backing up my Windows data from Bootcamp?

I don’t know how to check whether my windows data is included when I set up time machine. I would love an answer that explains how I could tell this if possible, but if not, the main question follows. ...
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Is there any way to connect to/control Mac OS without display output?

I have a 2009 Mac Pro with a Nvidia 1060 and bootcamped to run Windows. Nvidia drivers are installed on Windows and no issues with display output, all works fine. In the past when I've then tried to ...
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Unable to remove Windows Partition on Bootcamp

I have a problem with removing the windows partition on bootcamp. Using diskutil list, this was the result: /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME ...
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Cannot merge partitions and remove bootcamp

I'm trying to uninstall bootcamp and merge the partitions. I've run the following which seems to have removed the volume but I don't think they are merged. diskutil apfs deleteContainer [diskid] ...
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Windows automatically sets start disk to Bootcamp

I have a kind of annoying problem with my Macbook Pro 15 2018. I have installed Windows 10 with Bootcamp, and it works very well. The only issue is that every time I boot into Windows the system ...
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Streaming Netflix offline on Macbook using Windows

I've decided to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Air (256GB, 2019 Model) using bootcamp in order to stream Netflix offline using their app. I'll be downloading movies using their app, to watch them ...
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How to rename and change icon of “EFI Boot” on Mac OS EFI manager [duplicate]

I have Windows on running on an external SSD for my Mac, but I am having difficulties renaming and changing the icon of my windows partition from "EFI Boot" to some thing else. Any help would be ...
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Data Drive Bootcamp Permissions

I have a Mac Pro 2012 running HS and Windows 8 on separate partitions on the same physical SSD. It also has a data drive, a separate physical platter drive. When I'm on the Mac side, all is well, ...
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Installing bootcamp on internal SSD and MacOS on the second internal SSD

I am looking for help. I have recently upgraded my iMac 27 (late 2013 with fusion 3Tb) with SSD 1Tb drive. My old HDD broke, so I had to replace it with SSD. Now I have two internal SSDs: 120GB (old) ...
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Can't boot Windows further more. Why?

I'm using Windows 10 since some weeks without problems on my MacBook Pro 13 " late 2011. Yesterday, I got trouble with it (a Windows problem). While trying to solve it, I tried to reduce the size of ...
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Unable to boot after installing Windows 7 without Boot Camp

I can't boot into Windows after installing Windows 7 on my iMac. I need help troubleshooting. Background: I have an iMac11,1 (27 inch, late 2009, 2,8 Ghz i7, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB FireCura drive). The ...
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My BOOTCAMP partition does not show up into finder, but I can boot into it

I just uninstalled Windows 10 1903 using Bootcamp Assistant and upgraded to macOS 10.14.6 from an earlier version of macOS Mojave. After the system update, I downloaded the Windows 10 1903 iso from ...
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What are the Apple-provided drivers for the AMD Pro Vega 16/20 for Windows 10?

For those who own a 2018/2019 MacBook Pro with AMD Pro Vega 16/20 video cards - what are the Apple-provided drivers that come with Boot Camp? Are those video cards supported under Windows 10?
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Is Boot Camp still being supported by Apple?

Boot Camp seems to have become the orphan child of Apple recently - more and more things seem to not be working as of the current Windows 10 (1903) release. These are at least the problems I am now ...
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MacOS Disk Utility, can't create a partition bigger then 1,8gb even when I have 90GB available

I can't create a new partition with disk utility with more then 1,8 gb of storage, I'm guessing this is the problem that is stopping boot camp from running. I have 90GB available, why have the ...
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MacBook Pro Boot camp assistant not enough space on start disk

I'm getting the "not enough space on start disk" when trying to use boot camp-assistant. I have disabled auto time machine and removed the drive. I have used the command sudo tmutil ...
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Boot Camp Assistant: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition - Trying to install Windows 10

I am trying to install Windows 10 on to my Mac via Boot Camp Assistant, however when I go to try and install it (after downloading the ISO) I get the popup error: The startup disk cannot be ...
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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 ...