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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Install Windows 10 via Bootcamp Assistant on MacBook Pro from mid 2010

As the title says, I'm looking for a way to install Windows 10 on a mid 2010 MacBook that is currently running OS X Yosemite. The laptop has a broken optical drive which doesn't recognize any media. ...
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Lost disk space after removing bootcamp [duplicate]

Apologies if this has been posted before, but none of the cases seem to match mine exactly and I don't want to mess anything up. After removing my bootcamp partition I am missing about 250Gb from my ...
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Installing Ubuntu 20.04 on external drive with iMac running macOS + Windows 10

I have a late 2012 iMac running macOS High Sierra (10.13.6) and Windows 10 (Build 18362) through Bootcamp in legacy BIOS mode and I'd like to do a full install of Ubuntu 20.04 to this external drive ...
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Mac Boot Camp Assistant - how to always show operation system selection when restarting?

I don't want to have a default one - I want the option to choose which one I want each time I restart my Mac without having to press the Option Key. Is it possible? and how?
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Boot Camp Cannot Partition for Windows

I purchased a 2020 13in MacBook Pro about a week ago, and today I tried installing Windows using Boot Camp for school related reasons. While trying to install it, I got an error in Boot Camp Assistant ...
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bootcamp doesn't recognize windows partition to remove; also cannot install command line tools

The problem started when I tried to install the newest version of command line tools (11.5). https://developer.apple.com/download/more/?=command%20line%20tools At the step where I was supposed to ...
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Install Windows10 on older mac with boot camp does not provide install option

I'm trying to install Windows10 on my old MBP (Model: MacBookPro10,1). I prepared a USB-Stick formatted as FAT32 with a MBR. I followed this documentation (https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/...
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OS X Cannot be Accessed After Windows Install

I have searched around but cannot find an anser to my specific issue. I recently installed a fresh copy of OSX Catalina on my old iMac. I used BootCamp to split the 2tb HDD in half, and install ...
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Partition doesn't get removed?

I'm trying to remove the free space partition from disk utility. I get this error when I try to do so.
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APFS Partitions corrupted

I recently ran Boot Camp Assistant to remove the Windows partition from my 2017 MacBook Pro, but during the partitioning step I quit Boot Camp Assistant. After restarting the computer the next time, I ...
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How do I download boot camp assistant for windows 10

I downloaded Windows 10 on my Mac today and now I am having some trouble with getting back to my mac software. i know a way is through boot camp but how do I download boot camp on windows 10.
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is Windows not supporting NTFS Bootcamp?

So I couldn’t seem to partition my Late 2013 Mac with Bootcamp to run Windows 10.. it would just continue to show the partition part of the step for hours and hours. I became pretty sure it wouldn’t ...
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USB became write-protected after trying to install Windows on BOOTCAMP

I tried to install windows using BootCamp, and it formatted my usb and loaded windows files and gave me an error that not enough space available, so I changed my mind and wanted to use my pen drive ...
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Mojave Boot Camp looping while trying to install Windows 10

tl;dr Unable to install Windows 10 - Assistant looping between download and install screens or time out errors I'm trying to add a Windows 10 Boot Camp to a Mac mini 2012 using Boot Camp Assistant 6.1....
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Using Partitioned External Harddrive with Bootcamp

I tried connecting my external harddrive to my computer while booted in Bootcamp, but it wouldn't recognize the drive. I'm pretty sure this is because it was formatted for Mac computers. If I ...
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How can I copy the drivers provided by Apple when installing Bootcamp on an external drive?

I am the owner of a MacBook Pro 2018 and I want to install Bootcamp on an external drive. I've been following a guide I found on the internet here, and I managed to create a bootable drive, but couldn'...
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Cleaning EFI partition after dual boot on Macbook pro

I'm in the process of setting triple boot (OSX,Ubuntu 20.04,Kali-Linux) and as of now I did a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 alongside MacOS by following a part of this. However I noticed something ...
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Mac os not showing after install windows 10 with boot camp

I'm unable to switch windows to Mac os after installation of Windows 10. working only with restart and holding options key. why this boot camp not working. Attached screenshots for reference:
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Used Bootcamp to get Windows 10 on MacBook Pro (Mid-2012, Catalina) says “no bootable device - insert boot disk and press any key”

My late 2012 MacBook Pro is running Catalina. I used the Bootcamp Assistant to format a blank flash drive, copy my Windows 10 ISO file (downloaded from the provided Bootcamp assistant link) onto the ...
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Horrible Sound in Bootcamp

The sound on my Windows 10 bootcamp installation on my 2019 13-inch Touch Bar MBP is HORRIBLE! It sounds muted and has no bass at all volume levels. I've tried reinstalling the drivers, but it didn't ...
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Headphones way too loud in Bootcamp

I have a 2015 MacBookPro 15 inch. On Windows 10 when I plugin in Sony WH1000XM headphones via the wire, I have to turn the volume down to 1/100 in order for it not to be too loud. How can I fix this?
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Mac OS unfixable disk errors (Mismatch between extentref and fsroot & alloced_size of dstream does not match calculated size)

I'm trying to install Windows along side my Mac OS (Catalina 10.15.15). I'm using bootcamp, but it always get stuck at partitioning, telling me it can't partition the disk and check it and fix it with ...
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empty list of windows version while installing using bootcamp

I tried installing Windows 10 through bootcamp for the first time. All went well and windows installation started booting. But after the first language setup, the installation asked to select the ...
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Using an sd card for extra space on bootcamp

I finally got bootcamp working on my Mac so I could play windows steam games on it. The only problem is that I don’t have enough storage on bootcamp to download games from steam and I ran out of space ...
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Win10 - Windows could not update the computer's boot configuration. Installation cannot proceed

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro 15-inch 2019, (macOS Catalina 10.15.5) using Boot Camp. I have two different Win10 ISO files. They both gives me this error: Windows could not ...
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Windows 10 Boot Camp shuts down and boots into macOS overnight

Only when I wake up in the morning I find my MacBook Pro 16” in Catalina. At night the computer is in Windows 10. This happens only overnight. Throughout the day my computer remains in windows 10. ...
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Bootcamp windows install status inactive/idel

I have Imac Retina late 2014 - Mac OS Catalina and i can't install windows on bootcamp. Several times i tried to create installation disc and bootcamp partition but at the end i get message : status ...
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Best approach for: Dual boot Mac OS and Win 10 And shared files volume

I've got a somewhat older macbook pro (mid 2014) and it starts lagging. And since I'm working professionally on it I'm thinking of buying a new macbook or Win laptop. But since I never had a clean ...
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how to dual boot windows

i have MacBook Pro 2012 with High Sierra, i tried the normal way and ran into this problem where it errors with, "Your bootable USB drive could not be created. There is not enough space available on ...
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Windows 10 Boot Camp crashes and gives me “Your computer was restarted because of a problem”

I'm logged into Windows 10 Boot Camp before bed. In the morning I find my computer has shut down and has booted into macOS. This must be happening for some reason (perhaps Windows 10 shuts down due to ...
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2011 iMac12,2 Windows 10 BootCamp SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (igdkmd64.sys)

During the setup process of the Windows 10 install (where it says stuff like "getting your pc ready" or whatever), my mac BSODs with the error: Stop Code: SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED What ...
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Install Windows on Mac Without Bootcamp

I ran Windows on Mac using Bootcamp, but apparently I'm having so many compatibility issues, especially with this eGPU. So I was thinking to manually install Windows on my MacBook Pro 13" 2019, and ...
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Can't boot up mac stuck in 'No Bootable Device error' Mac Book Pro Late 2011

I have a MacBook Pro 13-Inch Late 2011 (MacbookPro 8,1) with Bootcamp installed.I have been using Mac OS High Sierra and Windows 10. Once When I boot into Windows 10, an error shows up 'No Bootable ...
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Why do keyboard functions/bluetooth not work after Win 10 only install?

Recently had Windows 10 installed on my Macbook Pro but the keyboard keys (except the power button, oddly) does not work. Neither does Bluetooth. The drivers all seemed to properly install with ...
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BootCamp Assistant won't start Windows installation after partitioning is done

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro (15-inc Mid 2015 model, OS: Mojave) using BootCamp Assistant. After setting my desired partition size, BootCamp downloads the necessary Windows ...
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Partition type FFFFFFFF… And “Suspicious MBR at sector 0” error [duplicate]

I have a MBP 2012 with a mac os partition and bootcamp partition. Recently at start up the computer does not recognise the mac os. In recovery mode/disk utility, the partition is greyed out and the ...
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Am i able to install Win 10 on a Macbook Pro '15 running Catalina (model no. 12,5) with/without bootcamp properly?

I'm running Catalina 10.15 on this 5 year old Macbook Pro, and i was wondering if it could install the free version of Win 10 (possibly upgrading to full Windows 10 Home after) with the installer or ...
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MacOS partition not working on bootcamp

I used bootcamp to create a new windows partition. It works fine, but I can't see the mac hard drive in my Devices and Drivers in windows. I know that you used to be able to read files from mac os. I ...
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(MacBook Late 2009) Bootcamp/Win 7: No device drivers were found

Recently I've been trying to install Windows 7 on my MacBook (Late 2009, macOS El Capitan, 10.11) using BootCamp. However, when I'm about to install windows 7 it shows an error: "No device drivers ...
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Bootcamp app disappare when boot is rewrite

I install Windows10 Professional in USB SDD. then when I install bootcamp support software, somehow boot area is broken and couldn't be launch. So,I start Windows install disk and re-make bootable ...
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Why can't I use the windows 10 boot stick I created for my MBP?

I want to install Windows 10 on my MBP (early 2011, 15", high sierra). I followed instructions using BootCamp and got to successfully create a USB stick with Windows 10. At the end of the bootcamp ...
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Trying to install Windows 10 on iMac Catalina via Boot Camp

I have created the iso and it is on an external drive. It was setup up via Boot Camp as a Windows boot drive. I followed the instructions. When my Mac restarts, it just goes back to the Mac sign in ...
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Use boocamp driver on windows installer screen

I boot my windows10 installer from USB memory stick on Mac Book Pro 2018. Windows Installer starts correctly, but keyboard or trackpad doesn't work. I have bluetooth mouse but it doesn't work either ...
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Is this a normal Disk Partition Configuration?

I'm new to mac I just got my first macbook used last week. I was trying to install Windows 10 via boot camp and it told me it could not due to some issue and to check Disk Utility. I have used Linux ...
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APFS Container minimum size equal to current size

I've got a newly installed iMac with a fusion drive consisting of the internal SSD and a secondary SSD which I installed instead of the factory HDD. I'm now trying to install bootcamp and getting ...
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Is there a way to switch Mac OS boot partitions without going through System Preferences?

I have just viewed a YouTube video on how to set up my Mac as a Mojave/Catalina dual-boot, using two APFS volumes on the internal drive, instead of using a bootable external drive. But is there a way ...
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How can I boot Windows bootable USB for Mac book pro 2018 mojave?

I want to install Windows in memory stick or USB SSD Drive (I have both) At first I made USB bootable memory stick by Windows OS. My memory stick is like this. Then I boot my mac with [option] key ,...
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Does Bootcamp still result in a hybrid MBR/GPT situation?

I am running Mojave still (if that matters, but could update to Catalina), and want to dual-boot Windows 10 for the odd occasion when i need to run a program that is windows only.. or debug something.....
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Partition Size Limit for BootCamp for new Mac Pro Machine?

I'm looking at an 8TB Mac Pro machine for business. I have found 4 year old articles stating there is a 2.2tb size limit on Boot Camp. There is no current data. Called and spoke with a senior ...
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Boot Camp requiring disk on High Sierra

I'm running High Sierra on my late-2009 iMac. In the past, I've not had trouble installing Windows 7 with Boot Camp on older versions of Mac OS But this time, I'm getting the following error before ...

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