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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Boot Camp Assistant removal successful, still can't reinstall

I installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp Assistant with no problems yesterday, but needed to uninstall to make the partition larger. I uninstalled it also using Boot Camp Assistant and received no error ...
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Why does BootCamp have slower internet speed than macOS?

I'm using a 15" MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave and Windows 10 via Boot Camp. I bought a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter recently. After I connected it, I could select 1 Gbps Speed & ...
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Lost space after removing bootcamp partition via bootcamp assistant [duplicate]

please help i lost 150gb space after deleting the partition via boot camp assistant and the disk utility won't recover it or partition it as one disk i tried to recover by timemachine but the disk ...
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Bootcamp Error: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition (not a duplicate)

I am running Mojave, trying to install the latest version of Windows 10. I had this error, so followed the instructions here: Bootcamp issue: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to ...
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iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) 3.5 GHz Intel Core i7 with fusion (SSD and HDD)

I have replaced the internal SSD with a 2TB and also replaced my HDD (which had died). I would like t: run bootcamp on the SSD and then run the MACOS on the HDD as separate drives .. OR .. use the ...
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is partiotions is good for mac os drive (SSD USING)? [on hold]

The drive on which the MAC OS is installed Enjoying the SSD (fusion drive)? The SSD drive appears to be separated from the system drive.. thank's for helping me..
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Boot Camp cannot install Windows because “The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition.” [duplicate]

I have installed macOS Mojave 10.14.5 on a MacBook Pro early 2011. Now I want to install Windows 10 but I am unable to do it. Boot Camp shows the error The startup disk cannot be partitoned or ...
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Boot Camp Low Audio Level Through 3.5mm Audio Jack

Description: When using the 3.5mm audio output while booted into Windows 10, audio is barely audible at max volume; built-in speakers work perfectly. That is, the volume is very soft when my ...
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Boot Camp Fails to Save Windows Support Files [duplicate]

So I'm running macOS 10.14.5 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I just put an SSD into the system to replace the internal spinning drive and reinstalled a new copy of the OS from scratch then did the migration ...
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Fixing “The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition” error on a fresh Mac OS installation

I've been working on this problem for over 10 hours. First of all, I installed Mojave using the Mojave patcher on an older MacBook (The model number is A1278. It's a 2011 Macbook Pro) I completely ...
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WDF VIOLATION Blue Screen after Upgrading Mac to Windows 10 May 2019 Update (1903) Edition

I did an upgrade on my iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2011) from a previous version of Windows 10 to the current version. The Windows 10 ISO file was downloaded from the official Microsoft website. Afterwards, ...
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Can anyone help me figuring out what's wrong with my drive structure?

I've realized something is wrong with my disks/drives/partitions structure when I tried countless installing Windows via Bootcamp but it would always fail. Please take a look at what I have: This is ...
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How to instal Window 10 on an External drive for a MacBook Pro 2019

I read several articles and watched several YouTube videos about how to make a bootable Windows 10 on an external SSD using Bootcamp. However, all of the tutorials are using either an iMac or older ...
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I have two bootcamp partitions but not my original 500GB

I have a mid 2014 MacBook Pro running Mojave. I recently tried to dual boot windows on my MacBook but in the process corrupted my original Macintosh HD and am left with a 85GB bootcamp partition. I ...
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Bootcamp - Stuck on “Partitioning Disk…”

When attempting to add a Windows 10 (April 2018, build 1803) partition to my 2019 iMac, I get stuck on "Partitioning disk..." perpetually. When I look at Disk Utility, the OSXRESERVED and BOOTCAMP ...
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Windows 10 on external drive through boot camp

I've installed Windows 10 on external drive (SSD through USB) on a previous Macbook pro and it was working fine. I bought a new one now, but that same external drive doesn't boot anymore. Instead it ...
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How/Can I install/run Windows on my older iMac (2007) running OS 10.95?

I was just told by someone that i won't be able to install Bootcamp to run Windows on my iMac (2007) - it's been upgraded/rebuilt at least once and upgraded again less than 6 mos ago. Is there another ...
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Mid 2015 Macbook Pro 15", Samsung 970 Evo 1TB SSD, Sintech Adapter, issues on boot

I recently updated my old Apple SSD to a Samsung 970 Evo 1TB, as I needed extra space for school and work. I also needed to run bootcamp, as I cannot run solidworks effectively through MacOS. Since I'...
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Windows 10 Bootcamp and NVME SSD

I just bought a Macbook Pro early 2015. It only has 128 GB of storage so I decided to upgrade it with a 1 TB NVMe SSD from Crucial. Off course, I also had to buy the adapter to convert the M.2 plug to ...
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Yet again an FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF partition issue

Update June 10th Partition seams to be back, almost, please check update 4 at the bottom This is happening on a Macbook Pro June 2012 version. Disk is a 1T SSD and it was up to date with Mojave till ...
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The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition. Windows 10 and Sierra

Getting is error trying to remove my Win 10 Partition. "disktutil list" shows the following. Any ideas? /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME ...
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Display port not activating monitor for boot manager

I'm setting up an old mac mini (specs below) with a dual boot (Ubuntu) and I've run into an issue getting to the Apple boot manager or the EFI boot manager. Essentially the monitor does not activate ...
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Error “No bootable device — insert boot disk and press any key” after trying to boot into Windows

today I was going to boot into my Windows partition and went into System Preferences and chose to boot into Windows and pressed Restart. After I did this all I got was "No bootable device -- insert ...
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How to repair damaged hybrid partition table from Windows?

I am using a 2010 27" iMac with Mac OS High Sierra and Windows 10 via Bootcamp. Recently, I have had an issue where every Mac update renders the Windows partition unbootable. This means that after ...
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BootCamp The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned

I am currently trying to install bootcamp, however i am experiencing the following error: "The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned." "You must have at least 42GB of free space ...
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Cannot boot into Ubuntu installed on an external SSD after installing Windows with Boot Camp

I have a MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave and an external SSD with Ubuntu installed on it. The way I swapped between macOS and Ubuntu was by pressing the Option/Alt during boot to choose between ...
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I can't install bootcamp [duplicate]

It says I have to have at least 42 GB or more but as you can see I have 55 GB available. Tried looking online for solutions but all they say is time machine but I have never used this and the "Backup ...
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Disk space given back to Mac HD after removing partition, but is not usable [duplicate]

This looks similar to some other related questions here, but has some meaningful differences. I thought it was worth a separate question for that reason. Like others I had an error while installing ...
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External hard drive is not recognized by MacOS after trying to install something on it

Can someone help me with this? (without having to format it) Here's the table start size index contents 0 5859790848 MacBook-Pro-de-Elias:~ ///$ sudo gpt show /dev/...
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APFS Container Disk & APFS Container Scheme Mismatch - Cannot Resize

I have an issue where I screwed up my partitions by removing a PC formatted partition, and it did not recombine itself with my overall partition. Issue happened because I got a new SSD, loaded my mac ...
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MacBook Pro 2012 Bootcamp problem

I was trying to install windows 10 on my MacBook Pro 2012, I was following apple tutorial (https://support.apple.com/pt-pt/guide/bootcamp-assistant/bcmp09f5f773/mac)(or in English). I chose 100GB to ...
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Cannot Erase a 64Gb exFat SD Card with Disk Utility | OS Mojave

I've got a microSD card in an SD adaptor that I accidentally left in during the Bootcamp installation and now it is formatted as exFat rather than Fat-32. I tried erasing it and changing the format, ...
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MacPro, APFS, Bootcamp Startup Disk

Has anyone used brigadier to get a more recent Mac's bootcamp installer and extract whatever bits allow APFS volumes to show up in the startup disk selector in the bootcamp control panel under windows?...
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Lost my APFS partition after using EaseUS partition manager on Bootcamp

I used macOS mojave(APFS partition) and Windows10(Bootcamp). And I tried to expand Bootcamp partition with moving Windows OEM partition by EaseUS partition master in windows. After this, I can’t find ...
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How to recover lost space after a bootcamp restore failed and APFS container failed to verify?

I gave 50GB to bootcamp for Windows 10. Today, I decided I no longer want Windows 10 bootcamp. I went to bootcamp, and clicked restored. Then it said something about being unable to recover the ...
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Issues in macOS after installing Windows

I have been experiencing issues on my Mac, which started after I installed Windows 10: Frequent kernel panics when waking from sleep. After these kernel panics, the machine will reboot, then show a ...
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can't boot into windows 10 bootcamp but partition is still good

I have a Macbook Pro 15" 2018 running High Sierra and I installed Windows 10 using bootcamp. I had duet display installed on both HS and Win10, and I installed Parallels Desktop 14 on the MacOS side ...
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Installing Windows on MBP 2015 (Mojave) Using Boot Camp, Error: Not enough space!

I have a MacBook Pro 2015 with macOS Mojave. I've downloaded Windows 10 x64 October (and April) Update ISO and I tried to install both of them using Boot Camp Assistant. I have a 500GB disk with ...
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Missing HDD space after removing Boot Camp partition

This is probably not the first case, but I have tried various methods to recover the lost 50 GB of space from different threads, but neither one of them work. (After removing Boot Camp partition, took ...
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Windows 8 partition, black screen due to setting the brightness to low

I have an issue regarding bootcamp windows 8. I remember setting the brightness of the screen really low, which causes the screen to appear to be sleeping, meaning I literally can't see anything thats ...
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Cannot boot into any OS, Recovery or Safemode. (Macbook Pro 15 Ret Mid 2012)

My SSD was partitioned for Windows and macOS. I use the Macbook almost exclusively for Windows 10. Mid 2012 MBP Retina 15" 2.3Ghz 8GB. I recently began having problems booting into Windows. The ...
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Bootable USB for Windows 7 isn’t showing up on MacBook Pro 12,2

I made a Windows 7 installation USB using Microsoft’s installation tool on my Windows PC. When I boot the Mac while holding Option. Only the Mac disk appears. The USB is NTFS. I checked if anything is ...
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Mojave bootcamp assistant limits partition size

MacBook Air 2015, Mojave installed, 125 GB flashdrive We had a VM for windows, but with installing Mojave, deleted everything additional down to bare Mac OS and tried to install W10 with boot camp ...
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Bootcamp error not enough space available on the disk [duplicate]

I have a problem when trying to install Windows on my MacBook Pro 2015 using Bootcamp, I am using MacOS Mojave 10.14. I have replaced the original SSD for a different one, bigger M.2 NVMe PCI-e SSD ...
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How to resize my partitions?

I have 3 partitions on my hard drive right now, and none of them are able to be resized (the apply button is greyed out when trying to partition). I also feel like my drives are messed up in some way ...
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Stolen MacBook running Windows via Boot Camp

My friend's MacBook was stolen. He was mostly using Windows with Boot Camp. macOS was not used at all. How likely is it, that the thief may be able to reset Windows password? Is it possible to ...
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Angle brackets on Apple keyboard with Windows 10 & Bootcamp

I have an Apple Magic keyboard with Numeric Keypad (Spanish layout) and running Windows 10 with Bootcamp. Works well except the angle brackets symbols: greater-than (>) and less-than (<) are not in ...
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Option key not working for switching in bootcamp. MacOS boot volume not in windows partition

When I restart the computer (a 2016 15-inch Touch-Bar MacBook Pro running 10.14.4 Mojave) and hold down the option key, the computer just boots into macOS. It does not access that "switching" screen. ...
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Using external NTFS drive from windows on mac with bootcamp

I am new to StackExchange so please pardon, if my request does not follow all best practices. My dad uses Windows 10 on a MacBook pro 2015 via Bootcamp. His backup data is on an external NTFS hard ...
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Mac Pro install disk keeps ejecting itself

I am not that savvy with Macintosh computers so I can't figure out why the install disk keeps ejecting when I attempt to boot from disk by holding down the "C" button or the option button. It is not ...