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To use the Graphical User Interface (GUI) provided by Microsoft to install Windows 10 on disk1 of your Mac, you would have to remove the disk1s2 partition containing the APFS Container disk2. To keep this partition and also install Windows 10 to this drive, you will have to use the Windows 10 Command Line Interface (CLI). Basically, you will need to run the ...


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Steps to Install Windows 7 without Using the Boot Camp Assistant Although a Windows 7 can be installed without using the both the Boot Camp Assistant and a Windows 7 installation DVD, the using a the DVD greatly simplifies the procedure. Since you have a working optical drive, I the steps given below will include using this drive. Note: According to ...


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I am not familiar with that particular SSD, however if it is a standard form factor 2.5" SATA drive then it should work. This take apart on fixit.com shows replacing the HD in a 13" 2012 MacBook Pro. I don't know where you heard that Macs can't boot from an optical drive but that is patently false. macOS used to come on optical media that you had to boot ...


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This can be done by installing the rEFInd boot manager. This is a free product. In order to bypass the increased security of the newer macOS operating systems, you have to implement a rather complex installation procedure. The steps are outlined below. These steps are just a outline and are not indented to be a detailed installation procedure. Download ...


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If you go to the Boot Camp Control Panel in Windows, you can select the boot drive in there. This will be in effect until you change it again from within macOS's Startup Disk system preference.


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You model identifier is either MacBookPro9,1 (15" screen) or MacBookPro9,2 (13" screen). The drive does work in your Mac as a replacement drive for the original internal drive. In other words, the drive can be found on the Kingston website for System Specific Memory for Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (Mid 2012) and System Specific Memory for Apple MacBook Pro 13-...


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You did not include an image for the container holding the Macintosh HD volume. If you select Show All Devices in the View pulldown, then this container will appear. If the Physical stores for this container is disk0s2, then you can apply my answer. Enter the following commands. diskutil apfs deleteContainer disk0s3 diskutil eraseVolume free none disk0s3 ...


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The simple fix is: Back everything up (apps and files and settings and possibly keychain passwords if you don’t have them written down / recorded elsewhere) Boot to internet recovery Erase and start with one partition Using the command line to merging containers requires you to clearly understand quite a few items and processes and concepts and one mistake ...


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Updating any drivers for Windows 10 can be accomplished through the following methods. While booted to Windows, run Apple Software Update. While booted to Windows, run Windows Update. While booted to macOS, run the Boot Camp Assistant. Look for Download Windows Support Software under Action on the menu bar. Copy the files to a FAT32 or ExFAT formatted flash ...


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You didn't lose any storage, the partitioning system simply forgot to put it back into usable form. /dev/disk1 would be your physical disk. /dev/disk2 is an APFS disk architecture, which, in laymen terms, is a fake virtual disk within a physical disk. This is where the macOS and your files on macOS are stored. Bootcamp Assistant encountered an error which ...


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If the second partition on HDD is for Mac data, you could attempt to install Windows 10 by allocating the entire HDD to Windows. After you have finished installing Windows, you could then shrink the Windows volume and create a partition for the Mac data.


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Holding down the option key will involve the Startup Manager. If you hold down the control key before making your selection, then your selection will become the default. This works for both internally and externally installed operating systems. If Windows on the external drive is the default and the external drive is not connected, then the firmware will ...


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The easiest method to install Windows is to use the Boot Camp Assistant. However this method limits where Windows can be installed. This limitation can be overcome my avoiding the use of the Boot Camp Assistant, but is increases the complexity of the installation process. The Windows installer GUI (Graphical User Interface) can also limit where Windows can ...


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Unetbootbin should work fine for Windows ISO less than 4G with FAT32 partition. However, Windows 10 ISO with latest update is larger than 4G so you have to format the USB to exFAT32 before burning. Here are the tools that work fine on Mojave 10.14 5 on my MacBook Pro: https://www.balena.io/etcher/ https://www.uubyte.com/iso-editor.html You can also set ...


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