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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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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TRRS microphone not recognized on macbook pro but recognized on bootcamp

I have bought a 3.5mm TRRS mic (no headphone). When I connect it to my MacBook pro (Early 2015), however, it is only recognized as an "external headphone" and not as an input. When I bootcamp, however,...
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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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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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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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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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Create a partition that both Windows and macOS Sierra can access via Disk Utility

After I installed macOS Sierra I decided I wanted to also have Windows for gaming. I installed Windows 8.1 via Boot Camp Assistant and gave it about 110 GB of space. After some time I realized that ...
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Can't partition HD after failed boot-camp install

I have tried to Install Windows using Boot Camp, so I've allocated a partition for it (50gb) It didn't work, and now I can't get it back using "Disk Utility" and also "Boot Camp" continuously keeps ...
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iMac 2011 (Old!) does not have the option to install Windows from an ISO Image

Okay so as the Title shows, I can't install Windows from an ISO image. The picture here is from a 2016 model of the iMac, but how come my only options are to Download Support Software and Install ...
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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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hfs-bless / Booting into MacOS / Windows directly from Ubuntu (triple boot, MacPro 4,1 -> 5,1)

Currently I have MacOS High Sierra, Windows 10 (Legacy, not EFI), and Ubuntu 18.04 triple-booting on a 2009 MacPro 4,1 (firmware upgraded to 5,1). I installed Ubuntu after Windows using the procedure ...
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No sound on my 21.5inch, mid2011 imac bootcamp running windows10

after installing windows10 (upgrade win7) on my 21.5 inch mid 2011 imac for the first time everything was ok (including sounds), after losing my system and have to re-install directly windows 10 ISO ...
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MacBook Pro 15" displayport/DVI problem

I'm having issues with the video out. When I tried to connect the MacBook to the projector (Christie) via DVI it splashed the macOS desktop for 1 second then a message appeared saying "encrypted" (the ...
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Cannot partition windows on bootcamp (NOT time machine issue)

Apologies if I have gotten this in the wrong place. It's been a long few days. Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.13.4 (17E199) So a while back, I decided to install windows ...
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Disk Utility and Startup Disk pane not loading discs or partitions

I'm running on a late-2016 MacBook Pro with macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra. I recently created and installed a Bootcamp partition. Since installing Windows, both Disk Utility and the Startup Disk pane in ...
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Can't boot into High Sierra (holding option)

I've been perusing the forums and kind of find some answers for my problem, but kind of not: Current Hardware: -Mid 2012 MacBook Pro running High Sierra (fairly certain I went to high sierra) -240GB ...
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Problems booting from Windows 10 Boot Camp into High Sierra

Since installing High Sierra I’ve had trouble booting into Mac OS X from Windows 10. I use a 2016 MacBook Pro, run closed, hooked up to two external monitors. When I restart Windows, I hold down the ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and macos High Sierra

I have a macbook pro retina 15 inch late 2013 I am running macos high sierra 10.13.3 and i want to install windows 7 and dual boot my macbook, I have sucessfully created a bootable windows 7 usb ...
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Mac Pro 3,1 bootcamp only boots to Windows which is corrupted. No way to access startup manager

I used to run Ubuntu on my mac but needed Windows so decided to reinstall El Capitan and use bootcamp. One major problem I always faced was that my mac didn't accept any startup key combinations, ...
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Accidentally deleted bootcamp drivers, stuck on windows 10 how can I restore macOS

I accidentally deleted all of my bootcamp drivers on my mid-2015 iMac by undergoing a windows reset which I did not realize deleted all of my bootcamp drivers. I am currently stuck on windows with no ...
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Paragon software messed up MacOS High Sierra partitions

I installed Windows 10 through Bootcamp and have been using it since 2015. Yesterday, I installed Paragon software which seemed to provide write access to NTFS partition. But after installing that, I'...
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Lost access to Linux BC partitions after OSX High Sierra Upgrade

I have recently upgraded my mid 2013 MBP with High Sierra and now my Linux partition that I previously installed via Boot Camp is not available as an OS option when booting while holding the Option ...
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Unable to run multiple monitors in Windows 10 Pro via Boot Camp

Problem: I cannot run more than one external monitor (Dell 2415, 24") when running Windows 10 Pro in Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro. Also unable to run a bluetooth mouse in that configuration. Verified ...
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how to backup MacOS under bootcamp windows7?

Background: My OSX partition was corrupted in some way by bootcamp or the paragon i was running on it. Similar incidents has happened twice before, but I don't remember if the triggering conditions ...
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MacBook Pro 2015 BootCamp HyperV Support is yes but Virtualization: disabled

I am unable to get the the Virtualizarion enabled on my bootcamp of windows 10. Using the boot into IOS then switch to windows trick I was able to get hyper-v support to "yes" but I haven't figured ...
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Resized Boot Camp partition from within Windows - Mac HDD with OS X is no longer bootable

I decided to Resize my Boot Camp partition so I freed up 100GB from OS X and used EaseUS to "merge" my C:\ drive on Windows with that 100GB floating space (yes it was a mistake..) Upon restarting, ...
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Went to High Sierra via clean install instead of upgrade by wiping “Macintosh HD”. Old boot camp now is unable to “locate the macOS boot volume”

It's actually just a minor inconvenience because I can reboot and hold down Option to get back into High Sierra. I'm mainly hoping to find out if there is a way to "update" this existing boot camp ...
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Used Disk Utility to resize Macintosh HD partition on Boot Camp-enabled machine - now can't boot Windows

I have a late-2013 MacBook Pro running the latest Mac OS Sierra (updated this afternoon). I have Windows 10 installed on a Boot Camp partition. I decided to decrease the size of the Mac OS partition ...
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Cirrus logic hardware is not detected Bootcamp Win10

Context Last night I've updated from Windows 10 Home (Installed via Bootcamp 6) to Win10 Pro. This morning I came back to work to find out that my sound was not working. I've had a red cross on my ...
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Boot to Windows8.1 flash drive on 2015 iMac

I currently have windows8.1 installed using bootcamp prior, and want to expand it's partition size. The iMac has El Capitan installed. I don't want to delete it, as I fear apple has locked me to ...
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Caps, tab and fn not working in bootcamp

I am using bootcamp regularly with Windows 10. Everything was working fine but now caps, tab and fn is not working, whereas left shift is working fine and also tilde. I have tried SMC reset Created ...

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