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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Black Screen With Cursor in Bootcamp

I installed a new bootcamp after a month and it worked fine, then I realized that I have low VRAM usage (128mb) and I tried to change it but failed but still everything was going fine until I closed ...
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Triple boot on Macbook Air with external SSD

I own a 2015 Macbook Air running Mojave. I plan to triple boot Mac, Windows 10, and Linux by installing them (Windows and Linux) on an external SSD and booting from there. Preferably, I don't want to ...
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Problems after deleting Bootcamp/little partition left

I use 2014 model iMac and last year I decided to bootcamp it. After a year I start having hard drive usage issues therefore I uninstalled my bootcamp. But the program couldn't uninstall it properly ...
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Unable to Bootcamp mid-2011 MacBook Pro

I have been trying to get Windows running on my MacBook Pro after I deleted linux. I have the disk back to 2 partitions and bootcamp assistant tells me that it is unable to partition the boot volume ...
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High disk dsage in Bootcamped iMac after repairing the drivers

I force closed my iMac for a specific reason (Thunderstorm) and when I restarted it my iMac started to scan and repair its drivers. I waited for 4 hours and everything was fine, until I realized that ...
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Headset Microphone not found in Windows 10 Bootcamp

I have a headset microphone that I originally purchased for my PlayStation 4, however, I noticed that the microphone was also able to work on my iMac, and I was very pleased to know that because it is ...
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Moving hard drive to another laptop. (similar model)

I am trying to take the hard drive from a Macbook Pro 13-inch Mid 2012 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro9,2) and put this hard drive into a Macbook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1)....
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Boot Camp, Windows install not finding Boot Camp partition

I got an iMac 27'' Retina 5k (late 2014) and want to install Windows 10 using Boot Camp. I'm running on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. BCA completes the download of the Windows support file successfully, ...
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Change “EFI Boot” to 'Windows" in Startup Manager - Mojave

I have a 2019 iMac running Mojave and Windows 10 installed on an external SDD with Bootcamp. Windows boots in UEFI mode and has no issues except that it is displayed as "EFI Boot" in the Startup ...
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Bootcamp Mojave and Windows 10 now all Mac OS startup keys don't work

Just installed Bootcamp on a late 2013 iMac 27". It was running a fully updated Mojave OS before running Bootcamp Assistant. Installed Windows 10 image from Microsoft download. After installing ...
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Create a USB stick with Windows installer on it

I google it before but I was not able to find what I want. I want to make a stick with windows 10 on it from my mac (MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2010)) and I want to instal it on a PC (not an apple product)....
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Boot Camp Assistant error when downloading windows software support

I am following this tutorial to make a usb flash drive with windows to instal it on another pc from my mac:https://twocanoes.com/create-a-windows-10-bootable-usb-flash-drive-on-a-mac/ I got at this ...
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Unable to successfully remove Windows partition from Mac, now unable to see the Bootcamp partition in disk utility

I tried removing my windows partition using boot camp but it failed, then restarting my machine I could no longer see the windows partition. Using the command "diskutil list" i got this: (base) ...
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No bootable device — Insert boot disk and press any key on imac 2008 early and ssd drive

I have been research for 2 weeks for my problem.But there was no result. i have imac " early 2008" I bought it second hand,When I bought this, it had both Windows 7 and MacOs . i want to install ...
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Macbook Air Bootcamp Assistant leads to Windows 10 install error 0xc0000001

Finally managed to get my partition to work, but now when installing Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home N, or Windows 8.1, none will work and I am prompted with the error code 0xc0000001 loop. Please ...
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Stuck on partitioning disk using bootcamp with early 2015 model macbook air, 480 gb auro pro x2 SSD

I am attempting to create a 100 GB partition for windows 10 on my macbook air via Bootcamp Assistant. I have been stuck on "partitioning disk...", with the load bar completely full for some time now. ...
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EFI partitions after splitting Fusion Drive and how to install Boot Camp now

I've split my 2TB HDD + 128GB SDD Fusion Drive into two separate disks so I can make better use of it by taking control on what is stored where. The process was fairly simple so I ended up with macOS ...
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Missing storage after deleting boot camp partition

Using an iMac 27 inch - Late 2012. I deleted my bootcamp partition and lost 300gb. I didn't let it uninstall properly, rushed and closed the window and thats where all the errors and lost space ...
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Creating a Windows partition on an external drive

I am trying to basically add a Windows 10 bootable system to an external hard drive because I haven't the space on my internal to do it. I have a mid-2013 MB Pro running Sierra. So I tried the ...
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iMac 2008 (24") Running Windows x64 BootCamp - NVIDIA Driver Crashes Everything

I have a 24" Apple iMac with a NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS graphics card running Windows x64. Everything runs beautifully save one problem...if I install graphics drivers - any at all - the computer ...
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Shortcut for Boot Camp

When you are in macOS and you want to restart in Windows, you have to launch Startup Disk Utility, unlock the edits with the system password and then select the Boot Camp partition. Is there a way to ...
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How to boot into macOS directly in Boot Camp?

I just got Boot Camp with Windows 10 on my Mac. How can I boot into macOS without having to press the Alt/Option key after the chime sound? Currently, when I start the Mac normally, it boots into ...
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How to install Windows 10 partition on macOS X Server 10.6.8 without bootcamp?

I have a Mac Pro with macOS X Server 10.6.8. I want to install a Windows 10 partition without Bootcamp. Is there a way to do that?
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Question about adding SSD to my 2012 MBP (non-Retina)

I'm planning to add a 120 GB Kingston Hyper X Fury to my Non-Retina 2012 MacBook Pro. Currently I have Bootcamp and the HDD is split in two partitions for maxOS and Windows 10. I'm planning to put ...
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How to merge “Container disk1” back into my MacintoshHD?

Through some failures trying to remove Bootcamp I've found myself with a 289GB Macintosh HD and a 201GB "Container disk1". I initially tried to erase the extra volume, thinking it would then give me ...
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Macbook Air 2015 High Sierra cannot merge free space partitions

I think I messed everything up when I erased the content of a partition from bootcamp. Please give simple instructions. I have no knowledge about how storages work. Thank you.
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Unable to download the newest bootcamp drivers for my windows partition

Bootcamp assistant is giving me this error : The Startup disk must be formatted as a single mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already partitioned by Boot Camp Assistant for installing Windows. ...
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What is this 11.59 GB partition on my iMac? [duplicate]

What is this 11.59 GB partition ? Is that supposed to be there ? If not, what can it be and how can I remove it ? I don't remember seeing it before I used Bootcamp and installed Windows. I installed ...
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“Lost” 300 GB of disk while trying to install Windows via Bootcamp

Had Windows installed with Bootcamp and for a couple of years it went fine, until I recently fired it up again and when it tried to update it went into a crash -> reset (only option that made it boot, ...
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Which exact Windows 7 ISO is required for Boot Camp v6.1.0 on macOS High Sierra? Mid 2010 MBP

Try as I may, I cannot get Boot Camp on macOS High Sierra to accept any Windows 7 installer DVD (or ISO) I have tried yet. Although Boot Camp seems to be able to accept a flash drive, when I try one I ...
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Installing Windows 10 on iMac 27" (2017) Mojave, 3TB

I'm trying to install Windows on my Mac. I had no problems before, or on my older iMac/Macbook, with installing Windows on a Mac. I decided to detach my Fusion Drive, so I ended up with a 3TB HDD ...
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Start from external disk only if connected to iMac

I have Windows installed in external SSD; I can choose to start Windows 10 if I press option key and selected that external SSD. Some days ago I was able to start Windows without having to select the ...
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Boot Camp Assistant removal successful, still can't reinstall [duplicate]

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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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 ...