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Recover unidentified free space after erase

Note the following: This answer assumes the Macintosh HD volume is in disk0s2 container. I believe the latest version of macOS no longer allows the gpt command to change the GPT. Therefore, this ...
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Blocking/Remove Boot Camp ablities

Set a Firmware Password - that prevents any startup other than the OS you allow. https://support.apple.com/en-us/102384 This works for Intel Macs which covers your Boot Camp request neatly.
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Troubleshooting GUID partition "FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFF"

The commands below were derived from the answers to the question OS volume shows as type 'FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF'. fdisk -d /dev/disk0 > /var/tmp/mbr.txt fdisk -f /dev/zero -e /dev/...
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"Could not mount disk2s1 after erase" error for external SSD on mac ventura

I ran into the same problem of MBR-formatted drives not being readable. However, I got macOS to recognize the disk with this error message: I clicked "Initialize..." to init the disk (but ...
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Making a second Windows installation on macOS Catalina

During 2012 model year, Apple started shipping iMacs without Optical drives. Also, Apple started transitioning to (U)EFI booting of Windows. However, your Mac was designed to legacy BIOS boot all ...
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