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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Unable to install Windows 7 using Boot Camp on a mid 2010 MacBook Pro running macOS Sierra

I only have two options visible in Boot Camp. I am wondering why the second option is not active.
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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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OS X disk space recovery after corrupted Bootcamp uninstall

So, I've spent many hours trying to work an issue out with missing disk space after "uninstalling" Bootcamp on my c. 2014 500GB Macbook Air. I've consulted many of the posts on SE, some of which ...
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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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Change icons order in Startup Disk MacOS Mojave

Yesterday I installed Mojave on my MacBookPro 13'' 2015. I had Sierra before. I have 2 partitions: Macintosh and Bootcamp (Windows). Every time I went to Startup Disk or in Startup Manager (after ...
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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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Boot partition missing:

My 2010 Mac Mini (High Sierra 10.13 and upgraded 500GB Intel SSD 840 EVO) won't boot into the mac side. I bootcamped it several years ago with a copy of Windows 7. It can still boot into the Windows ...
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Boot Camp Assistant cannot reboot into windows partition during installation

I'm using MBP retina early 2015 high sierra. I'm trying to install windows 8.1 through boot camp. After following all the instructions (i.e. specifying iso path, partition size, downloaded support ...
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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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Ethernet adapter with bootcamp windows 10 doesn't show in Network Connections

I need ethernet on my macbook running windows 10, however, no adapter seems to work. I've tried thunderbolt, Zap and an Asus adapter. The driver is installed and updated on my current adapter, and it'...
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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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Install Windows 10 on a 2011 Macbook Pro running Sierra

I've got an early 2011 MBP running Sierra. Now I want to create a Bootcamp partition running Windows. Since I'm on Sierra, Bootcamp only supports installing W10, but officially my 2011 MBP does not ...
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Bootcamp Failing with Error: “The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition.”

I can't get past the error screen after the introduction. Originally, the disk was divided in 3 partitions, the primary one with the data,the second one with the OS X reserved and the third one with ...
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Windows 8.1 Bootcamp USB ports have power, but don't work

I have (according to Apple) a "MACBOOK PRO (RETINA, 13-INCH, LATE 2013)". It has Windows 8.1 on itm installed via Bootcamp with the latest drivers from Apple Bootcamp Assistant on it. Possibly Intel ...
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After resizing partition in MacOS, Bootcamp doesn't boot. having tried to fix, modified MBR (or GPT), MacOS doesn't even see Bootcamp partition

First, here is the situation; To increase bootcamp partition (Windows 10), I diminished macOS partition size from MacOS from Disk Utility app (by the pie chart). Then Windows did not boot. There were ...
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Windows 10 boot in iMac without BootCamp

The (quite elderly) parents of a friend have an iMac since years, but having worked with Windows all their lives, they never really managed to get around with it. Being retired they don't have access ...
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How to fix a dual boot (rEFInd) when Windows is not booting?

I used bootcamp and rEFInd for dual boot of OS X 10.9.5 and Windows 7 on Macbook Pro 17" Early 2011. Worked well and stable. I tried to setup a third partition, using the free space of the first one, ...
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External hdd not detected or able to format on Mac with Parallels installed

I'm troubleshooting a new external hard drive. It isn't readable on the computer it was bought for (my mother's). It worked fine, at first, on my computer with OS X installed but she has Parallels ...
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Using a .raw file to create a BOOTCAMP partition

How would one go about using a .raw (hard drive image from a .vdi) file containing an installation of Windows 10 in the creation of a BOOTCAMP partition (for Windows 10), on the latest version of OS X?...
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Mac Pro (Desktop) missing NTFS SATA Drive in VMware Fusion Boot Camp

Background: I have a Mac Pro early-2008 DESKTOP :) with 3 HDD installed: 1 SATA OSX journaled HDD 1 SATA SSD partitioned with my OSX and Bootcamp for Windows 10 1 SATA NTFS formatted drive for use ...
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I deleted Windows 10 Boot Camp partition but Mac still boots to Windows

I recently installed Windows 10 via a partition from Boot Camp Assistant but had a lot of issues with it; mainly the fact that after about 10 minutes of using it Windows crashed and took me to a blue ...
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Why can't I remove Windows from my MacBook Air?

I try to remove windows from my Mac. When I open Boot Camp Assistant and click continue, a notification appears.
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Mac application to download, verify (through md5), and run another large application

I have spent quite some time Googling for a specific product solution that I cannot seem to find for the life of me, so I come to Stack Exchange for some help. I work for an unmentioned public ...
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Time Machine partition won't mount in OSX El Capitan, but mounts in Bootcamp Windows 10

Not sure what happened. Two days ago I just did a Time Machine backup and today the partition won't mount. The external disk is a WD My Passport bought several years ago and total 2 TB. I partitioned ...
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After stuck “Partitioning disk” by Boot Camp

I use a MacBook Pro Late 2011 with OS X El Capitan (10.11.4). I wanted to install Windows using Boot Camp Assistant. However, I got stuck at Partitioning disk.... It seems that it is a very common ...
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Problems Making a USB Windows Boot Drive - Then Booting my Mac from it

I've seen tutorials on how to make a windows usb/flash boot drive on a mac using a windows iso & bootcamp. I've also seen tutorials on how to boot a mac from a usb drive (hold down alt when ...