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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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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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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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 ...
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Deleted hard drive results in Windows recovery screen

I have a late 2014 Mac Mini. I did go into recovery mode (Option + r) and did delete the hard drive. Then I screwed up and restartet the Mac Mini instead of going back to the list from Option+r menu ...
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MacBook Pro - can't boot into Windows, how to fix the MBR?

Following the post FFFFFFFF problem with hybrid partitioned drive, not able to fix with the guide in other topics, I was able to fix the FFFFFFFF partition problem and managed to boot into macOS, and ...
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Windows 10 on external SSD - touchbar and track pad issues

2018 MBP 15". 512/16/Vega 20. (I should have ordered a larger internal SSD, but it wasn't really up to me.) I have the internal SSD split into two 256GB partitions for MacOS and Windows 10. These ...
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How to make Boot Camp partition bootable again after update?

I use an early 2011 MacBook Pro 15". It has partitions for Mac OS 10.13.6, Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Recently, when I tried to update Mac OS, the update failed with a message warning that the ...
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Can an eGPU work on Boot Camp with a Thunderbolt 2 port?

I aim to purchase an external GPU (likely this: https://amzn.to/2UvNTeh) and am wondering if a Thunderbolt 2 port will work with an eGPU on Windows 10 Boot Camp. I know there is a file for the macOS ...
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what is the proper bootcamp software for windows 10 on macbook pro early 2011

when i install bootcamp drivers on double booted windows 10 on my macbook pro early 2011, after restrating blue Screen appears and windows won't load. i think it's because of bootcamp software version(...
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Audio not working on Windows 10 installed on external SSD running on iMac

I installed Windows 10 (April 18 update) on external SSD drive that can be selected on the iMac's startup. Run the Boot Camp Windows Support Software and everything is fine, Apple mouse & keyboard,...
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Is it possible to put Windows 10 onto an external SSD and boot it through VirtualBox/VMware?

I am getting a 13-inch Macbook Pro (possibly the 2019 model) on my birthday. I am wondering if I can put Windows 10 onto an External SSD and boot it with virtual machine software on my Mac (ex. VMware,...
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External display color problem

So I have a weird problem... This only happens when I boot into macOS (10.14.4), when I boot into Win10 via bootcamp, everything is perfect and no color issues at all. So this rules out any ...
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Black screen with white cursor when trying to boot from Windows partition

I've been trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro (Late 2011) for a while now; digging on the internet, i ran with this tutorial on how to install Windows without a USB stick: No bootable ...
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How to recover data after Bootcamp utility crash HFS+ Encrypted?

There is internal SSD: 1/4 - HFS+ - Secondary System Volume with macOS Sierra Audio HD 1/4 - HFS+ - Shared Volume between two systems Shared HD 1/2 - APFS - Main System Volume with macOS Mojave Mac ...
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MacBook Pro's Keyboard and Trackpad stopped working

The Keyboard and Trackpad on my 13" Early 2015 MacBook Pro (currently running macOS Mojave 10.14.4) stopped working completely. I have tried everything, resetting SMC, NVRAM and such. Stayed with ...
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How do I get Boot Camp back as default startup volume?

I used to have Boot Camp as my default startup volume. I have updated to 10.14.4 recently and since then Boot Camp is no longer shown under start volumes. My MacBook Pro boots to macOS now. I can ...
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Lost space after removing bootcamp

So I removed bootcamp and now there is a partition called "free space" that I can't remove. Here is my output from diskutil list: Here is the screenshot from disk utility showing the partitions: ...
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Bootcamp not enough space [duplicate]

I am trying to install Windows using bootcamp in my Mac (Mojave 10.14.3). However, bootcamp tells me that I do not have enough disk space while in fact I have. I haven't got any local snapshots. In ...
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Bootcamp windows partition not accessible from parallels

I installed windows 10 pro into my mac (MacBook Pro Mid 2015 - macOS Mojave v10.14.4) from Bootcamp. It was successful! Then I created a partition (Drive D) in the windows instance using windows's ...
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4k @ 60hz Not working with Display Port - MacBook Pro 2015

I have been at this for hours and hours and its frustrating me very much. I recently purchased a 4k monitor and was unable to achieve 60hz on HDMI, then I learnt I needed to use DisplayPort to Mini ...
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Bootcamp - can't save Windows support software, not enough space on available disk

So I keep getting the above error at the following step, Downloading windows support software - OK Partitioning disk - OK Copying windows files - OK Saving windows support software - ERROR I have ...
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Cannot create bootable USB with Boot Camp, “there is not enough space available on the disk”

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook (macOS Mojave 14.4.4). I have used Windows 10 till last week and I had to remove all the partitions with a complete refresh of macOS too. Since then I ...
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How to create a Windows 10 bootable USB on a Mac for PC without Bootcamp, when install.wim is too large

My Boot Camp assistant seems to be having problems (first I get not enough space, 40 GB, etc.) which I fixed by making a partition using Disk Utility, but then I didn't get an option that others seem ...
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How do I rename the Boot Camp partition?

The partition is currently called BOOTCAMP, and I would like it to be called Windows. When I try to rename the partition is Disk Utility, no error is displayed, but the change is not persisted (i.e. ...
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Bootcamp HDD is now in a USB3 external enclosure. Can I boot my iMac from it?

I installed windows 10 on my iMac with bootcamp and it worked great. I have since upgraded to an SDD and the old hard drive is now in a usb 3 enclosure. I'd really like to be able to boot from that ...
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Bootcamp support mobile hotspot?

Does windows bootcamp support mobile hotspot on the laptop? I tried using the mobile hotspot feature in bootcamp on my mac, but when I click on it, it doesn't work.