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Your APFS container is not the maximum size it can be. You can expand the container to all the available free space using diskutil apfs resizeContainer disk0s2 0


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First off I would make a DD clone of the drive to have a backup (even if the partition is screwed up) to fall back on in case the repairs don't work. What does disk utility First Aid say about the volume? I'd start there or you'll have to use a data recovery tool like Easeus APFS data recovery tool. (See https://www.easeus.com/mac-file-recovery/recover-...


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This is based on my own experience of installing Windows 10 on an external drive: Step 1: Download VMWare Fusion and use the 30-day trial. You do not need to do this if you already have a computer with Windows 10 Step 2: Search "windows 10 iso image" and click the first link from Microsoft. Download it. Step 3: Open the VMWare application and upload the ...


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this is Gidoza (original poster) I'm just responding from elsewhere so don't mind the name change. :) I have Mac OSX El Capitan - it originally worked fine, and I installed Windows 7 x64 through that. I used the standard BootCamp software that could be downloaded for this brand of computer, the latest version...I don't recall which one that is though. ...


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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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The product you want for this is BootRunner. It has solved the case of commanded and scheduled / scripted restarts. https://twocanoes.com/products/mac/boot-runner/


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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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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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Installing Windows without using the Bootcamp app is risky. However, I will guide you through the correct steps to accomplish this. Please Note: This method is not encouraged by Apple and may lead to your Windows OS to fail, resulting in a major loss of data. Please perform these actions at your own risk. Only do the following if you are the administrator ...


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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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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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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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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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I found a solution which involves using a newer version of the BootCamp.msi file. I did this by downloading the Windows Support Software on a iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2013). Since not everyone reading this will have a newer model Mac, I have provided a alternate method for retrieving this file. This method was derived from Chris F Carroll's answer to the ...


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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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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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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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Use VPN and connect from U.S. IP address. I am from central Europe. I dont know why, but it helped me instantly. I guess too sensitive rules on their firewall.


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The latest Windows 10 ISO file (October Update) is over 4GB in size, so you have to partition the USB drive to exFAT on Mac before burning. If not, you will receive waring message in Boot Camp Assistant. Actually, there are a few good ISO burner apps (Ether, UUbyte, DiskMarkX) out there than Boot Camp, which does good in creating dual boot on Mac. If the ...


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If your goal is simply to get the mouse up and running then Apple's drivers will work just fine on a mac or a pc running windows 10 for free. You just can't download them from the apple website directly. Download Brigadier https://github.com/timsutton/brigadier/releases Open up the command line, navigate to the folder with brigadier Run "brigadier.exe" if ...


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Try to extend the size in the last shown screenshot by entering a new size in the field or dragging the white dot to the top in the chart on the left. If this does not work, you need to manually resize the CoreStorage via the recovery system. Look here how to do it.


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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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