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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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 ...
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Repairing 0xc000000e Windows error

I have a 2015 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.11 and I originally partitioned the SSD into two - then I used the Bootcamp Assistant to install Windows 8.1 on the second partition, everything was fine for ...
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Winclone to volume not bootable

I'm trying to move my Windows 10 Boot Camp partition to an external drive. The ideal way seems to be with Winclone, however I've been unsuccessful so far. Winclone appears to clone the partition to ...
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Boot Camp Assistant 6 does not allow drive-less install

I tried installing Windows via Boot Camp Assistant 6 on OS X 10.11 on a MacBookPro Retina 15" (Late 2013, Model No MacBookPro11,3) but I don't get the new drive-less install option where the Assistant ...
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Wifi 802.11n drops randomly on my Macbook Pro 15"

Since I updated my Macbook to El Capitan, I can't stay constantly connected to my 802.11n WiFi. When I deasactivate it, or if i'm on Windows 10 using BootCamp, everything works fine, it's only on Mac ...
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Bootcamp lost the Mac option after install BitLocker on Windows

I'm using Mac 10.10 (Yosemite) with Bootcamp. On my Windows 8.1, I enabled BitLocker and restart. Now when I press the Option button during startup, I don't see my Mac OS anymore. There is only ...
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I can't boot my iMac to Mac OS X

I have Windows (Boot Camp) installed. So I ran out of storage and thought about partitioning my Mac's part of drive. I partitioned my Mac's drive and set Windows to boot by default. Once I lost ...
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How do you make unallocated space in OS X El Capitan?

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro, but Windows won't let me format the Bootcamp created disk. I've seen people make unallocated space on their drive to install Windows on. ...
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How to add addional HFS+ partitions after installing Windows with Bootcamp

The goal is to create a few extra HFS+ partitions after running the Bootcamp utility while not breaking Bootcamp's boot-ability. I am Running OS X El Capitain, and I only have a single disk drive to ...
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Upgrading Windows 8.1 to 10 changes bootcamp partition to disk0s4

I recently upgraded my Windows 8.1 Pro on bootcamp to Windows 10 successfully. However when I booted back into Mac, the bootcamp partition had disappeared in the finder window. When I checked disk ...
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diskutil resizeVolume noob

Back story : After I installed Windows with Bootcamp, I wanted to make another partition where I'll install Linux, but couldn't do that from Disk Utility because I found on the internet that Yosemite ...
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windows 8.1 bootcamp screen macbook pro (Early 2015)

my problem is when switch from os x Yosemite to windows 8.1 when windows 8.1 is boot the screen make that https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpXidvzBvMM the screen is work fine when run os x Yosemite ...
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Ways around the bootcamp 5.1.4 Windows 8 and above rule?

I'm currently trying to do a dual boot with the Bootcamp Assistant version 5.1.4. I have a Windows 7 iso and flash drive and everything necessary. The only problem is that Bootcamp 5.1.4 requires ...
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Can I boot my MacBook Air into Windows 8.1 from a network drive?

I have a Macbook air with a 128gb SSD. Not a ton of space. I also have a Mac Mini that I use as a web/media server with a 500gb HDD. Much better. Both are networked together locally over an Airport ...
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SmartNav + Windows 7 running on Boot Camp

Is it possible to use SmartNav in a Windows 7 that runs on a MacBook Pro with Boot Camp? Ideally I would like to use it in a multi-monitor configuration.
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Does Apple's EFI patch Thunderbolt devices to Windows 10?

So, I've been rattling with myself about this for a bit. I've followed 5SH-2a's guide of EFI Bootcamp to no avail. I decided to try it on my own, by mapping an NTFS Partition on my hard drive to a ...
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How to set up a dual-boot (OS X and Windows 7/8) environment in a Mac OS X Virtual Machine?

Anyone found a way to set up a dual-boot environment (preferably Mac OS X 10.9 and Windows 7) in a Mac OS X VM using a type-2 hypervisor like Parallels or VMware Fusion with Boot Camp Assistant? ...
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Help with resizing hard drive after failed Boot Camp

The other day I tried to install Windows 8.1 on my iMac (Mid-2011, 21.5 inch) running OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. The process froze halfway through, resulting in me losing 100 GB (which was suppose to be ...
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Install or Remove Windows 7 or later version - this option is Not avaiable how do i Fix it?

Install or Remove Windows 7 or later version - this option is Not available Check On My iMac Screenshort ... How Do i Fix it ?
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Can I install Windows from a preexisting Windows installation?

I have an early 2011 Macbook Pro. The Superdrive broke, so I installed an SSD and put my old HDD in an optibay. The old HDD had a bootcamp Windows installation on it. Since I can't use bootcamp ...
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Annoying sound on bootcamp Win7 when adjusting sound on Apple Keyboard

I just installed Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro 15" (Mid 2012) with Bootcamp Assistand. I am very happy until now. The only thing that bothers me is that when I turn down/up the sound with the keys on ...
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Mac alternative boot loader for booting legacy OS from USB

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my MacBook as a dual boot setup. I have a MacBook 7,1 running Mavericks. I have replaced the DVD drive with a SSD (now have 2 internal drives) so cannot use a ...
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How to fix a Windows partition after removing Bootcamp?

I have a 2009 MBP. For a long time I've had a Bootcamp partition on the hard drive, recently I bought a second SSD and installed it in the Optibay and installed Windows on it. As it was going well I ...
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Loading Windows 7 on external drive for gaming

I'm attempting to load Windows 7 onto an external hard drive in order to boot from the hard drive whenever I play games. I originally split my internal drive to make a Mac OS side and a Windows side, ...
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MacBook Pro Retina Boot Camp GeForce 337.88 Driver

I have a 15" MacBook Pro Retina, Late 2013 (GeForce GT 750M) and while running Boot Camp 5.1 in Windows 7. The NVIDIA GeForce Experience taskbar icon asked me to download and install: GeForce 337.88 ...

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