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 install Windows 10 partition on macOS X Server 10.6.8 without bootcamp?

I have a Mac Pro with macOS X Server 10.6.8. I want to install a Windows 10 partition without Bootcamp. Is there a way to do that?
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Unable to find my Mac OS operating system in /dev/disk0

I have issues similar to this case : Accidently deleted some small sized partitions when installing WIndows(Bootcamp). OSX Partition wont boot I was installing Windows 10 into my laptop using ...
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Windows installation via bootcamp on a MBA mid-2013 without USB or DVD

I need to install Windows 10 on my Macbook Air Mid-2013 (MacBookAir6,1) via bootcamp, for various reasons I cannot use USB, as far as I know since El Capitan it's possible to install Windows without ...
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How to restore OS X on MacBook Air after installing Windows 8?

After installing Windows 8 MacBook Air is not booting. I want to revert back to OS X. I need help on how to do that.
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How to install AMD Crimson video drivers on iMac 5K (Late 2014) in Bootcamp?

I installed Windows 10 using Bootcamp on my iMac. Bootcamp installed a bunch of drivers including one that allows proper 5K rendering on Windows. However when I play a recent game Rainbow Six Siege,...
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Windows 8.1 Boot Camp automatic repair loop

After successfully installing Windows 8.1 on my 2010 MacBook, running Yosemite as its primary OS, my Windows OS rebooted 5 minutes after a fresh install and now I'm stuck in the "automatic repair loop"...
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installing windows on external HD

I have the problem of installing Windows via bootcamp onto an external Hard drive, I previously installed windows via bootcamp with no problems, Now when I try to do it via online guides to install ...
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Boot Camp Assistant cannot be used

I am running macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Beta (16E144f) off of an external SSD connected to my 13-inch retina MacBook Pro. I am trying to install Windows 10 on it. When I open up Boot Camp Assistant and ...
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What is the proper way to change Macintosh HD icon used on Mac Startup Manager with FileVault2 enabled?

I have macOS Catalina 10.15.3 (FileVault2 is enabled) installed with Windows 10 in dual-boot and I was able to sucessfully change the Windows icon, but I can't figure out how to modify the icon for my ...
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mac wont boot anymore after running bootcamp

It went fine until it restarted and showed a black screen with"insert bootable device" which was right there. It wont do anything else until I hold the power button to turn it off. rebooting shows the ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 15" Bootcamp does not allow ISO file option - requires USB

I want to use Bootcamp for Windows on my 2015 Macbook Pro. After downloading the Windows ISO, however, Bootcamp is requiring a USB install instead of allowing me to choose the ISO file from on my ...
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Two external monitors using macOS and Windows on a MacBook Pro 13”

I am in the process of setting up my desktop space and would like some guidance on products to purchase. I am looking to buy two external monitors and a dock that will allow me to use my macOS and ...
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Stuck on “Partitioning disk…”

I have been trying to download bootcamp for a while now, but every time it gets stuck on Partitioning disk... and "The system may be unresponsive" I have already looked at applesupport for this but ...
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MacBook Pro starts with “Installing onto SSD”

MacBook Pro Retina mid 2014 13" macOS catalina 10.15.2 I believe. Suddenly during startup it goes into some grey mode and says "Installing onto SSD". I've not seen this mode before. Will it erase my ...
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External displays don't work with macOS, while with Boot Camp does

I have Mac Mini, PC, two external displays and HDMI Matrix. The problem is that without matrix displays work perfectly with Mac, but if I use matrix to connect them, displays show picture as normal, ...
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My iMac not responding to any macOS key

I have install Windows 10 on my 21" iMac 2015 with Boot Camp which change my hard iMac hard disk file type, since then I am trying to access macOS on my machine but no luck, I tried everything but my ...
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How to properly install Bootcamp onto internal SATA disk on Mac Pro (2019)

I recently got the new Mac Pro (2019) with 256GB SSD. The built-in drive is quite small to hold both macOS and Windows, so I installed a SATA SSD using some DIY-cabling solutions to the internal SATA ...
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I installed Windows 10 with bootcamp on Imac and my imac partition is lost it file type

I am having serious trouble here, i install windows 10 in my imac 2015 model now i am not able to boot in Mac OS, i am upgraded to New os 13. I tried Option key on start, did not work I tired Commond+...
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Recovering a partition not shown in Disk Utility

My MacBook Pro 2012 has 500 GB of HDD out of which 250 GB were used to install Windows 10. Today, I tried deleting the Windows 10 partition using Boot Camp. In the middle of the deleting process my ...
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Using adaptive brightness in Windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 13" Mid. 2011 and I use it with BootCamp for Windows 10. Everything works fine for me, but the the adaptive brightness makes trouble. If I enable it, I get only 75 % of the ...
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Bootcamp Partition Help - Container Disk issues? - Trying to get SSD to original state :)

I mistakenly erased my Bootcamp drive through Disk Utility, and now my partitions and SSD are partitioned incorrectly. Trying to get my SSD back to its original state - no partitions. data loss is not ...
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Are there any alternative Windows audio drivers for the MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012 to enable the subwoofer?

I have Windows 7 X64 installed onto my MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012; I installed the OS using Boot Camp Assistant from within macOS, and installed the latest copy of the Boot Camp drivers (5.1.5621). ...
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Boot Camp options do not persist across Windows reboots

[MacBook Pro 2019, Windows 10 1909 x64, Apple Control Panel 6.1.7000.3] I have successfully installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp on my 2019 MBP and everything is working well - except that between ...
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What's the difference between the two setup binaries for Boot Camp drivers included on the Snow Leopard DVD?

In OS X versions pre Lion, Mac machines shipped with a recovery DVD that could be used to reinstall the same version of the operating system that was included with the Mac at the time of purchase. ...
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Where to get a copy of Boot Camp's Unattend.xml file?

I have a 27" iMac that originally had a Fusion Drive and I had previously installed Windows 10 on it using the Boot Camp Assistant. I recently upgraded the storage in it and in the process of ...
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How to recover unbootable Boot Camp partition

I have been using a 2008 MacBook Air, dual booted with OSX Snow Leopard and 32 bit Windows 8.1 for the past couple of years. It has been reliably booting using Refind and I have been mainly using ...
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How can I get back to my Mac side?

Probably not the right/good title, I admit. Accidentally quit bootcamp while it was deleting Windows partition to make new one or while it was making new one after deleting previous partition. ...
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Fans not running when 2018 MBP is in Bootcamp

I have Windows 10 installed on a Bootcamp partition of my 2018 MacBook Pro. When booted in macOS, the fans run fine (i.e. whenever the computer is in high load and hot). But when I'm in Windows, the ...
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SSD has missing size

I tried installing windows with boot camp. it went wrong! it said it had an error, it stopped and restarted my mac. the problem is - I have a 128GB SSD. but now, it shows I only have 83GB instead. ...
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WiFi drops every so often on Bootcamp Win 7 x64 (MBP 8.1); works well in macOS and Ubuntu. How to pinpoint why?

The setup is Bootcamp-installed Windows 7 Pro x64 on an old Macbook Pro 2011. When there's another WiFi device on the same network, my connection chokes up once every 5-10 minutes for 30-60 seconds, ...
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Install of Catalina with bootcamp partition messing up

Problems are 1) I want to do it using internet recovery but it's prompting me to install Mojave despite doing option command r 2) I have a bootcamp partition that I don't want to delete. Which ...
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Unable to select a partition when installing windows through boot camp on Mac Air?

I’ve been able to get through all of the installation on the Mac side of things, but when opening Windows, it only allows me two partitions to select from and it’s not letting me click next with ...
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Screen bug on windows 10 on iMac

Hi I tried to install Windows 10 as dual boot on my iMac (late 2009) High Sierra. First I ran into this problem someone else also had here, which is unfortunately unanswered. Anyway since I couldn't ...
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How to solve a sound driver problem with Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro 13 " late 2011?

I have MacBook Pro 13 " late 2011 and I installed Windows 10 without Boot Camp. Now I have the know Sound Driver Problem: No output and no Input (Speaker and microfone do not work). I used the Boot ...
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2016 MacBook Pro with Boot camp, Windows stuck and can’t recover?

I've been running Windows 10 BC on my 2016 MacBook Pro since June and worked till a recent Windows 10 update. macOS was last updated in June. When I try to boot into Windows 10, it remains stuck at ...
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How do I run Boot Camp Assistant on a partition on an external drive?

I've partitioned my external HD and I want to install Windows 10 on it using Boot Camp Assistant. When I open Boot Camp Assistant, it shows my whole Hard Drive, not my partition. I've got the Windows ...
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Chosing Windows in startup manager freezes the computer

Trying to install Windows 8.1 on an early 2009 mac pro 10.11.6 (model identifier mac pro4,1) with a DVD because the usb shows only EFI boot, and that requires for me to flash my mac to 5,1.(i also ...
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Bootcamp partition lost - How to reclaim space back?

Trying to reclaim the 100GB I gave to Windows BootCamp a while ago. Problem is, going through the steps to get it back (BCA process) and I realised that my Mac no longer realises it had a partition ...
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Make an external bootable partition for bootcamp

I am not sure to have understood everything about bootcamp but here is the situation: I have an internal HD I want to keep. I have an external HD with two partitions: Partition 1: Time machine ...
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Is there any way to connect to/control Mac OS without display output?

I have a 2009 Mac Pro with a Nvidia 1060 and bootcamped to run Windows. Nvidia drivers are installed on Windows and no issues with display output, all works fine. In the past when I've then tried to ...
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Cannot merge partitions and remove bootcamp

I'm trying to uninstall bootcamp and merge the partitions. I've run the following which seems to have removed the volume but I don't think they are merged. diskutil apfs deleteContainer [diskid] ...
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Windows automatically sets start disk to Bootcamp

I have a kind of annoying problem with my Macbook Pro 15 2018. I have installed Windows 10 with Bootcamp, and it works very well. The only issue is that every time I boot into Windows the system ...
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Installing bootcamp on internal SSD and MacOS on the second internal SSD

I am looking for help. I have recently upgraded my iMac 27 (late 2013 with fusion 3Tb) with SSD 1Tb drive. My old HDD broke, so I had to replace it with SSD. Now I have two internal SSDs: 120GB (old) ...
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Can't boot Windows further more. Why?

I'm using Windows 10 since some weeks without problems on my MacBook Pro 13 " late 2011. Yesterday, I got trouble with it (a Windows problem). While trying to solve it, I tried to reduce the size of ...
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Unable to boot after installing Windows 7 without Boot Camp

I can't boot into Windows after installing Windows 7 on my iMac. I need help troubleshooting. Background: I have an iMac11,1 (27 inch, late 2009, 2,8 Ghz i7, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB FireCura drive). The ...
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MacBook Pro Boot camp assistant not enough space on start disk

I'm getting the "not enough space on start disk" when trying to use boot camp-assistant. I have disabled auto time machine and removed the drive. I have used the command sudo tmutil ...
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Boot Camp Assistant: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition - Trying to install Windows 10

I am trying to install Windows 10 on to my Mac via Boot Camp Assistant, however when I go to try and install it (after downloading the ISO) I get the popup error: The startup disk cannot be ...
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Why can't I boot into Mac OS after creating a new Partition with Bootcamp?

I recently created a new partition with Bootcamp Assistant and successfully installed Windows 10. However I can't go back into Mac OS! I have tried holding the Option key while booting up, but it only ...
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Why Can't I Access my Mac Partition After Installing Windows 10?

I have always had both Mac and Windows on my laptop, and recently I was running out of space on my Windows partition. I made a copy of my Windows 10 using Winclone, and then restored my disk to a ...
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BootCamp Missing Operating System TripleBoot After Installing Linux

After installed Linux mint on my Macbook Pro 13″ Retina Display 2012 Windows 10 won't boot, displaying the message "Missing Operating System", I used to be able to access to the partition through "...

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