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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(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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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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Bootcamp just goes to black screen after trying to install linux

The other day I installed linux to a partition on my 2019 macbook pro. It didn’t work the way I thought it would so I just deleted the partition that had linux. Now when I try to boot into windows ...
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Does booting into windows causes start-up issues such as hibernation?

I am using MacBook Air 2019 running OS X Catalina. For the past few weeks, I have been facing the issue with regard to my mac going to hibernate. This hasn't been the issue since I bought the mac this ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10 internal speakers don't work, audio port lights red

I'm having problems with the audio in my Mid-2012 Macbook Pro running with Bootcamp Windows 10. There's no sound coming from the internal speakers, and the audio port lights red. In OSX, I managed to ...
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How to fix choppy Bluetooth audio in Windows 10 Boot Camp with MacBook Pro?

I have the following hardware and software: MacBook Pro 2017 (MacBookPro14,2) Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363 Build 18363) 1Mii B06 Plus Bluetooth Receiver B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i ...
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How to undo the partition that was done using gdisk el captain iMac 9,1

Long story short: This year I decided i want to try and get Windows 10 on my iMac 2009 for some gaming as it had Windows 7. I succeed upgraded to Windows 10 but it was 32 bit, not 64 that I require, ...
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Recover data from main partition deleted with diskutil eraseVolume

I was trying to delete a Win 10 bootcamp partition to merge it back into the main one with Mac OS X, but I have messed up because instead of just using Bootcamp itself I have manually deleted the ...
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Resize screen of windows 10 using virtualbox in bootcamp windows

I use Windows 10 using bootcamp on Macbook Pro (16, 2019). I installed VirtualBox (6.1.4), and installed windows 10 in it. Then, the screen of guest windows 10 is small. I installed the guest ...
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Removing Windows 10 Partitions on Mac (El Capitan)?

After attempting to install Windows 10 via Bootcamp, I've ended up with a failed install and multiple windows partitions. See screenshot below. The only ones that i need in my 512Gb SSD are disk0 ...
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How to resume Boot camp installation?

I am using Mac OS 10.15.3 (Catalina). I was using Bootcamp assistant. I did the following: Started the assistant. All options were checked (Create a Windows 10 or later install disk, Download the ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 barfed during Boot Camp partitioning, rebooted to uninitialized APFS drive

I was trying to run Boot Camp to have access to the windows Steam library. Boot Camp kept failing and it would then hang on "error: please wait while we reset the partitions to the usual configuration,...
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Boot Camp - Apple SD Card Reader not recognised

I've issues with my Boot Camp instance. The following happened/happens: - my JetDrive SDXC Card is shown on Mac OS Catalina and works properly; - I installed carefully Windows 10 with Boot Camp ...
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Fix bluetooth windows 10 drivers in MBP

In my macbook pro's bootcamp bluetooth does not work and in an attemp to fix it following the steps: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/250233849 which are based on windows using its own bluetooth ...
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Fixing “The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned.” error in BC Assistant

I'm running a Late 2014 iMac running the latest version of Catalina (10.15.3 as of 3/19/20), and I'm trying to install Windows, and nothing is working. I have a flash drive with a Windows 10 disk ...
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Macbook Air running Windows crashes

I have a MacBook Air running Bootcamp with Windows 8.1 installed on it. I did this recently and afterwards when I run the Windows partition, the laptop randomly crashes after 5 mins (restarting). When ...
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startup disk cannot be partitioned

I am trying to install windows 10 on my mid 2011 iMac with Bootcamp and when trying to partition my disk it's giving me this error: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single ...
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Wireless Magic Keyboard with windows PC not connected after restarting Windows

After restring windows the connected keyboard does not work on my PC (Dell Laptop). I have installed the bootcamp driver. What could be the cause of this? On my Mac with bootcamp I do not have the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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APFS partition error

So I've searched for a while and found several answers but I don't want to take a chance with the wrong command and wipe data so I'd like instructions specific to my case please. I resized my ...
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My BOOTCAMP partition does not show up into finder, but I can boot into it

I just uninstalled Windows 10 1903 using Bootcamp Assistant and upgraded to macOS 10.14.6 from an earlier version of macOS Mojave. After the system update, I downloaded the Windows 10 1903 iso from ...
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MacOS Disk Utility, can't create a partition bigger then 1,8gb even when I have 90GB available

I can't create a new partition with disk utility with more then 1,8 gb of storage, I'm guessing this is the problem that is stopping boot camp from running. I have 90GB available, why have the ...
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Running bless to place boot files failed

I have just cloned the internal hard drive on a Macbook Pro 2013 to an SSD drive, but I keep getting "Running bless to place boot files failed” message if I try to boot from it. I tried entering ...
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How to restore Startup Manager Bootcamp option to point at Windows partition - GRUB overrided Startup Manager when Ubuntu installed

For getting macOS, Windows 10 and Ubuntu as boot options at start up, I: ran Bootcamp to install Windows 10. The result was macOS and Windows options available as boot options - when the option-key ...
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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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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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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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Keyboard backlight not working in Windows 10

I always have had this problem and it used to work with resetting SMC, but not anymore. I've been Googling this for a long time and yet to find a way that would work for me. When I press the ...
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Manual Windows 10 installation on Macbook Pro mid 2014 using unetbootin

Just some some context before i ask my actual question. I know my mac is older so I have been using a USB to use bootcamp. I have tried installing Windows 10 using the Bootcamp assistant multiple ...
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Bootcamp with Windows 10 can not change display resolution

I installed Windows using BootCamp my MacBook Pro Mid-2010 on a separate hard drive running Windows 10. I have had issues playing all games on the OS, due to the game resolution being the same as my ...
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Making Uninitialized APFS Volume Bootable

Recently I installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro (Mid 2012) on a second volume. I wanted to change to the Ubuntu Volume through Startup Manager and used this tutorial to do so: Installing Ubuntu on Mac ...
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Bootcamp startup failure after Mojave upgrade

I recently upgraded my 2015 Macbook Pro Retina to Mac OS X Mojave 10.14.2, after which my previously functional Bootcamp Windows 10 stopped working. I can see "Bootcamp" as a startup disk option: And ...
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Partitions name on startup boot selection are listed with the wrong name

I partitioned a USB hard drive as above /dev/disk4 (external, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme ...
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APFS Container corrupt after resizing Boot Camp partition from Windows

I have a bad problem. I shrunk my APFS volume from 850 GB to 750 GB so that I can expand my NTFS Boot Camp Volume from 150 GB to 250 GB. After shrinking everything worked fine. Then I started Boot ...
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Fixing failed Bootcamp partition using Diskutils

I tried to create a bootcamp partition using the Bootcamp assistant, however when it should have booted into Windows to continue the installation, it failed and ended up taking the majority (>40GB) ...
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Unable to resize main HD after deleting Bootcamp Partition

[Note:This question is dissimilar to the other ones like this since my Bootcamp partition does not show up on listing the drives in terminal.] I added my bootcamp partition to parrallels desktop. I ...
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Problem removing APFS partition

A few months ago I tried to install Windows 10 on my Mac (High Sierra). This was unsuccessful and left me with a APFS partition of 49.5 GB called "BC1". When I try to delete this partition it ...
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Accidentally erased APFS partition while resizing Windows Bootcamp disk

This is my first post here. I recently wanted to add some more space to my windows' partition so I shrunk Mac HD by 60GB and rebooted. I then used windows to join the unallocated space with its ...
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Problem “List volume”

I'm having a problem with this tutorial, when I have to list volume and assign the volumes to letters. In fact I'm getting only 3 volumes on my cmd.exe (volume 0 W7.X86X64 CD-Rom) (volume 1 (RAW ...
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Question mark folder

I have read all of the other questions and websites about it. I cannot solve my problem. I have had a problem with my Windows 7 bootcamp freezing. I force restarted a few times, and the last time it ...
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Lost Space after failed bootcamp partition

I was trying to resize my bootcamp windows 10 but after failing to figure out a way to do so, I ended up deleting my partition after backing up my files to reinstall windows. After backing up my files ...
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Creating a Windows installation media using a partitioned hard drive

I have a 1TB external hard drive that I have partitioned 10GB of (WINBOOT). I want to use that 10GB portion as installation media for Windows 10 with Boot Camp Assistant. However, when I go to make ...

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