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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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Mac Partition won't boot after Bootcamp Partition Resize

I made a huge mistake. I resized my Bootcamp Windows Partition and messed up with my Mac partition; without any data, since my sister needed my backup hard drive for something urgent. To recover the ...
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Need help repairing mac partitions

In the process of trying to create a bootcamp partition I messed up my partitions. At this point, I just want to merge the empty 40GB drive with my main one, giving that storage back. Here is what I ...
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Can't remove a hidden bootcamp partition [duplicate]

I had a bootcamp partition that I'd wanted to remove. It seemed like it'd been removed using bootcamp, but it is still taking up a big chunk of space in the System storage, and now I can't find it to ...
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Recovering a partition not shown in Disk Utility

My MacBook Pro 2012 has 500 GB of HDD out of which 250 GB were used to install Windows 10. Today, I tried deleting the Windows 10 partition using Boot Camp. In the middle of the deleting process my ...
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Is there an attention-free way to reboot from MacOS into Bootcamp/Windows?

The standard way to reboot from MacOS into a Bootcamp Windows partition is to restart, hold Option, then manually select the Windows partition. Is there a single Terminal command or menubar ...
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GPT disk error installing Windows 7 64 bit on MacBook Pro 13 mid 2010 with High Sierra

I have spent 4 days now, trying to install Windows7 64 bit on my MacBook Pro 13 mid 2010 with High Sierra installed on it. I had installed in many years ago and it was really easy. I removed it when I ...
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BootCamp The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned even if it does

So, I'm trying to install windows 10 through bootcamp and I have this problem: when I check for free space I see this: Even if I free a couple of more gb the error remains the same. I turned of Time ...
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Deleted partition in Windows 8.1 (bootcamp) and now macos won't boot

I made this partition to move my data to Windows I deleted the partition because it was basically useless.. When I deleted the partition the recovery drive showed up... I think the boot disk was ...
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Triple Boot Mac/Win10/Ubuntu: how to restore original copy of Windows EFI to ensure boot to Windows still works

Not a duplicate - this is a new, sub-question regarding the steps in the answer here: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/375863/4018 I followed the steps in that question, however, after completing ...
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Installation of Win10 on MacBook4,1

I am trying to install Win10 on a MacBook 4,1. The Boot Camp Assistant doesn't download/find any drivers, so I had to choose the other option and download drivers by myself. After partitioning and ...
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Using adaptive brightness in Windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Mid. 2011 and I use it with BootCamp for Windows 10. Everything works fine for me, but the the adaptive brightness makes trouble. If I enable it, I get only 75 % of the ...
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Where do I get the correct Boot Camp Support Software for my machine?

I have an old Macbook running Snow Leopard. I have used Boot Camp (3.0) to install Windows 7. I understand that after installing Windows I need to install the Boot Camp Support Software. Before ...
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Setting up an “Old” MacBook in an “Old” way

What I want: A MacBook or MacBook pro running Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 with Windows XP (or 7) in Bootcamp. (Just like I used to have.. which was fine!!) What I have: A 13", Late 2009 MacBook (...
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How to update Bootcamp video card drivers on MacBook Pro 16" with Radeon Pro 5500M

I'm am unable to install the latest Radeon Pro 5500M drivers from the AMD site onto my MBP 16 in Bootcamp. The driver installer says it cannot find an AMD video card. From what I've read, it seems we ...
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Restoring Mac HD to a Single Volume

I had originally done a Bootcamp install in the past but had to uninstall it for unspecified reasons, which I mistakenly did so using the Disk Utility in Recovery Mode. However, I'm now stuck with an ...
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Bootcamp Partition Help - Container Disk issues? - Trying to get SSD to original state :)

I mistakenly erased my Bootcamp drive through Disk Utility, and now my partitions and SSD are partitioned incorrectly. Trying to get my SSD back to its original state - no partitions. data loss is not ...
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After Successful Bootcamp Installation of Windows, Mac OS X is unaccessable

URGENT HELP NEEDED! I have a Late-2014 iMac. Recently, I tried to Boot Camp it so I could play Windows games. My graphics card is around the Level of a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M so I would be able to ...
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Resizing APFS container and partition

I was tring to increaze the size of the Windows 10 Boot Camp partition with Disk Utility but I made a mess. I decreased the Mac partition with Disk Utility which created a new partition. After that ...
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Re-Installing Windows 7 on mac

is there a way to install Windows 7 on an Calina iMac 27" late 2015. Bootcamp does not allow it since Mojave it only allows Win10. Downgrading my Mac to an Os before Mojave is as well as using Windows ...
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Bootcamp “Missing Operating System” on external drive

I've been using an external disk drive to use boot camp on my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012). It's 1TB, so recently I added a partition to store extra files on it (350GB for boot camp, 650GB for ...
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Is getting a Mac Pro to run Windows useful in any way

With the new Mac Pro recently released I can't help but be intrigued. The thing that stands out the most for me is the hardware options the Mac Pro has. I have a few questions about running Windows ...
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Bootcamp requires Windows 7. Possible to clean install Windows 10? [duplicate]

I have iMac, late 2011, Intel CPU. Original OS X was Leopard updated to High Sierra. Hardware cannot update to any later version. Installed Windows 7 using Bootcamp in High Sierra. Updated Windows ...
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Missing disk space after failed bootcamp partition

So a bootcamp installation failed and now I'm out 400gb of space on my drive. I have looked and found solutions but unfortunately I don't have the sufficient know-how to apply them to my situations. ...
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Bootcamp says Disk Could Not Be Partitioned on Catalina Version 10.15.2

I have macbook air 2015 on Catalina Version 10.15.2 . So previously I had ran into this issue MacBook filesystem FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF after deleting linux partition and thank god I ...
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Are there any alternative Windows audio drivers for the MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012 to enable the subwoofer?

I have Windows 7 X64 installed onto my MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012; I installed the OS using Boot Camp Assistant from within macOS, and installed the latest copy of the Boot Camp drivers (5.1.5621). ...
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Boot Camp options do not persist across Windows reboots

[MacBook Pro 2019, Windows 10 1909 x64, Apple Control Panel 6.1.7000.3] I have successfully installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp on my 2019 MBP and everything is working well - except that between ...
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How can Windows be installed to a Mac via Boot Camp in BIOS Boot mode?

When looking at answers to several questions on Ask Different concerning installing Windows via Boot Camp, I've seen several references to installing Windows to a Mac via "BIOS Boot". Would somebody ...
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Install Windows 10 on MacBook Pro 8.1

I want to install Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro 13" 2011. I don't nessearly need macOS installed on the machine. Win10 single boot would be fine. I have a bootable WIN10 USB Installer. I tried to ...
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Cannot boot windows 7 bootcamp after resizing partition

I decreased the partition size of my macbook and on windows used Partition Wizard to increase the partition of my windows however after the process was completed I was unable to launch windows( It ...
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Is there an easy way to obtain all of the Boot Camp drivers hosted by Apple by using Windows, and not relying on macOS?

Please note that although this has a similar title to my previous question (Does Apple offer a page that lists all versions of published Boot Camp drivers?), the answer that I'm looking for is much ...
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Does Apple offer a page that lists all versions of published Boot Camp drivers?

I realise that the recommended way of obtaining the latest drivers for Boot Camp is via Apple's official Boot Camp Assistant built into macOS, but was wondering if Apple offers an official index that ...
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Do the version 4 Boot Camp Windows drivers depend on any older versions being installed beforehand?

When Snow Leopard was released in 2009, both its installation DVD included with all sold Mac machines and the retail DVD that could be purchased directly through Apple included version 3 of the Boot ...
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Cant install bootcamp in MBR after internal SSD upgrade

I upgraded internal kSSD on my mac (MBP-2013) via Carbon Copy Cloner. OSX loads fine, but for some reason I cannot boot into Windows that I have installed on external USB in MBR mode. Prior to ...
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What version of Windows can I install on a 2009 MacBook Pro?

I would like to convert my old 2009 MacBook Pro into a Windows machine to use some apps that don’t run or do so extremely poorly on macOS. This MBP supports El Capitan (10.11) as its last version. ...
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What's the difference between the two setup binaries for Boot Camp drivers included on the Snow Leopard DVD?

In OS X versions pre Lion, Mac machines shipped with a recovery DVD that could be used to reinstall the same version of the operating system that was included with the Mac at the time of purchase. ...
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Bootcamp installation of Windows 8.1 (High Sierra 10.13.6) audio driver doesn't work (iMac Mid 2011)

Tried many things but nothing seemed to work installed all the drivers, read all threads about this issue in this forum but nothing worked ... Found an article but it was very long and confusing, if ...
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Where to get a copy of Boot Camp's Unattend.xml file?

I have a 27" iMac that originally had a Fusion Drive and I had previously installed Windows 10 on it using the Boot Camp Assistant. I recently upgraded the storage in it and in the process of ...
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Windows 10 Pro Installation on Macbook air failing with error that it cant update the boot configuration

Good Day, I have seen this question asked on several differnt forums but I just cant get it to work. I have a brand new Macbook Air Retina 13" (2019) with all the updates, running Catalina (10.15.1). ...
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Cannot update macOS or format drive of Macbook Pro 2011

I have a MacBook Pro early 2011, 4 GB RAM, i7-Processor and Samsung SSD 500GB drive. I installed Windows 10 via DVD on a partition and macOS El Capitan on another partition. I want to update my macOS ...
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How to recover unbootable Boot Camp partition

I have been using a 2008 MacBook Air, dual booted with OSX Snow Leopard and 32 bit Windows 8.1 for the past couple of years. It has been reliably booting using Refind and I have been mainly using ...
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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 ...