Boot Camp is a technology from Apple that allows for an assisted installation of alternative operating systems on an Intel-based Macintosh computer.

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Boot Camp: Keyboard right-click

It seems like the standard way to right-click on Boot Camp is to set it to the corner of your trackpad in the boot camp control panel. But my Steam AOE2 crashes when I try to do that. Instead, I'd ...
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Bootcamp Vs Parallels

Are there any cons to setting up bootcamp on my mac then also using parallels to link to the same VM for fast access but then rebooting into windows to have the power and speed needed for gaming. Also ...
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Bootcamp win7 hard disk space not freeing after deleting files

I'm running Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro using Boot Camp. I have deleted a chunk of data in Windows 7 and emptied my Recycle Bin, but my hard disk space doesn't seem to free up. Is there any way to ...
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Windows 10 Mac dual boot installation . Boot camp folder missing

I successfully installed windows 10 in my MacBook Pro 13 using BootCamp. According to instructions I should have a bootcamp folder in the bootable pendrive which i used to install windows 10. The ...
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Bootcamp Partition (Windows 7) not recognizing free space created by OS X (El Capitan)

I will cut to the chase. I am attempting to increase the size of my Bootcamp partition, running Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium. Originally, I was following this video. This is what I did: In OS X (...
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Disk Partition rollback for Windows OS (Performed through Boot camp) on Mac Machine

I have a Macbook Pro running Snow Leopard, I have installed Windows 7 OS through Boot camp. Accidentally I have converted all the drives to Windows based partition from window's disk management . ...
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On dual-boot MacBook using BootCamp, moved HDD to optical bay and Windows no longer boots

It is a MacBook Pro 13" 2012 model, which came with a 500 GB HDD and an optical drive. I was using it with OS X and Windows 10 dual-boot without any booting issue. If I pressed Option before OS X ...
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Bootcamp interrupted while installing Windows 7, Now I couldn't find the partition.

I tried to install Windows 7 via Bootcamp assistant. Bootcamp interrupted while installing. It created a partition, but now the partition is missing. I have pasted the diskutil list result below ...
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Issue installing BootCamp drivers for Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my 15" Retina Macbook Pro. Once installed, I attempted to install the BootCamp drivers but it keeps getting hung up on the Realtek audio driver. I even left it overnight ...
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Manual Backup vs Time Machine

I am unable to login to Yosemite, always freezing on login. My only option after trying everything else was to use MacDrive software on the PC partition (bootcamp) to show the files and copy it ...
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Windows 7 won't install on mid 2007 iMac

since I bought a MBP, I gave my old 20" mid2007 iMac to my son. Since school works with windows software, I am trying to install win7 32bits on the iMac, with no success. I am using Bootcamp and tried ...
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Win 10 update causes BLACK SCREEN (Macbook Pro with Boot Camp)

I have a MacBook Pro. Created a new boot camp partition and installed Win 7 Pro. Performed all updates. Upgraded to Win 10. Seemed to work fine. I saw there was an update so I updated and it asked me ...
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Unable to change brightness level on Windows 8.1 with Bootcamp 5.1.5640 (Macbook Pro)

Is there anyone suffer the same problem ? I installed the latest Bootcamp driver : 5.1.5640 (https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1721?locale=en_US) then restart the MBP. However I'm unable to change the ...
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Is it possible to have BitLocker and FileVault on the same MacBoock Pro with Mac OS X Yosemite or El Capitan and Windows 10?

Is it possible to have BitLocker and FileVault on the same MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Yosemite or El Capitan and Windows 10? So far I only found this technique: http://joeraff.org/20131010/how-to-use-...
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Remote Desktop Grapic/Menu Weirdness

I am having issues with remote desktop in Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro 15" Retina in Boot Camp. I have included a link with an image of my desktop showing the issues, but they are: Start button is ...
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Apple: Read-only HFS+ on Windows 10 with boot camp driver

I've been searching around on the internet for a while trying to answer this question, but I can't get a clear answer for it. Background info: I'm running El Capitan with a Windows 10 partition on my ...
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How to keep the state of bootcamp(As in taking a snapshot in VM) while logging back to os

I am in a small dilemma. I mainly work under OSX. But from time to time, I need to use this specific program which is solely designed for windows. I have an iso copy of the program. So under windows ...
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Format Mac without losing Windows partition

I have a Macbook pro with bootcamp running windows and mac. My Mac OS has become so cluttered that I want to format it. How do I format the mac without losing the windows partition?
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Windows 10 on MacBook 2009, OSX gray OSD “icons” missing

I had Windows 7 on my old MacBook Pro 2009. Had Boot Camp properly installed, everything worked, I had nice gray OSD "icons" in Windows when pressing brightness (F1/F2) keys for example. Then I ...
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Choose between Mac OSX and Windows 10 at startup

I have a MAC where I have installed OSX 10.10 and Windows 10 using bootcamp. When I'm on one of systems , I can restart to other and vice versa. I want to know if is there any utility or ...
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Bootcamp Partition Issues

Okay, so I have OS X 10.11 and Windows 8.1 partitioned on my computer, I installed windows using efi. I decided to add an additional partition to my computer, but windows decided that it didn't like ...
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Windows 10 Preview running on mac mini expired - unable to boot

I was running Windows 10 Preview on my mac mini using bootcamp. Now when I start my computer I am unable to boot into Windows 10 and I'm getting the following error message: Your PC/Device Needs to ...
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Macbook keyboard gestures on windows 10

I have a late 2009 Macbook Pro with Windows 10 and Boot Camp v. 4.0. Before the Windows 10 install, my Boot Camp version was working fine with Windows 8. What do I have to do to get my Macbook ...
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Can't get into Bootmanager with ALT-Key after El Captitan Update on Mac Mini

i used to have windows as my default OS on my Mac Mini. I upgraded to OSX "El Capitan" and after that I can't get into the Bootcamp-Selection by pressing the Alt-Key during the Boot-process. I couldn'...
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How can I make my bootcamp partition bootable again after upgrading to El Capitan?

I recently upgraded to El Capitan OSX 10.11 and now can't boot into Windows. If I restart the computer and hold Option down, the only option is OSX. If I use System Preferences to select the bootcamp ...
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Tried triple boot on MBP, broke Windows

I have a MBP with OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) and Windows 8.1 (via Bootcamp). I now wanted to add Ubuntu to the pack and therefore created a new partition using Disk Utility in OS X. From that moment on, ...
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Boot camp no longer shows OSX as a boot option

I have a Macbook Pro 2014 with bootcamp partition to Windows 10. I decided to create a partition for data. I created and re-sized the partition in Disk Utility (OSX) but formatted it partition in ...
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Force MacBook Pro USB 3.0 to work as USB 2.0

I have installed Windows 8.1 through bootcamp. I have to plug in a device that implements the USB 2.0 interface, however, my MBP does not have any USB 2.0 ports, only 3.0. I know that theoretically ...
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Windows 10 Bootcamp slow on new MBP 13" Retina

Im one step away taking back a brand new 2015 Macbook Pro 13" (retina) as Chrome (and other software) is really under performing. I've performed a Octane benchmark in both OSX and Windows 10 (a fresh ...
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How to fix Bootcamp Fusion VM after OSX El Capitan update?

Ugh... I just upgraded to El Capitan, rebooted and tried to fire up my Fusion 7 VMs to make sure everything was ok. I can see the Bootcamp partition from Finder, but when I try to start it in Fusion I ...
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Bootcamp Assistant Partition Error

I am currently using mac Yosemite and a few years ago, I decided to install windows 7 by using bootcamp. After using it for a while, I was running out of memory on my OS X partition so I deleted the ...
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Can I install Windows 10 on an old Mac ('13 late 2008)

As the title says, can I install Windows 10 on my old MacBook? I've checked on Apple's website that my MacBook doesn't support Windows 8 or later because of BootCamp drivers issue.. But, all drivers ...
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Some keys of my macbook is not working

When I use my Macbook on Mac side, the letter D on the keybord is not working, but when I shift to Windows the letter D works just fine. What could be the problem and what is its solution?
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Make existing W7 ISO bootable on Mac?

Goal: Make an image of my current Windows 7 partition (used on my forensic dell laptop) and place it on my late 2009 mac mini as a dual boot. (OSX 10.10 - Crucial 8gb ram and 250gb SSD). I know I ...
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How to dual boot ubuntu and OS X using a virtual image?

Is it possible using bootcamp or some other way to install ubuntu using an virtual image made in VmWare, so that it can be dual booted and run on my physical hdd. if so how?
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Can't get windows 10 to switch back to Mac OS X

I recently installed a full licensed windows 10 home edition through boot camp. I have a MacBook Pro 2105. I cannot get back to Mac OS X. I've tried multiple times restarting/powering off computer ...
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Safely Remove Hardware Missing, device connection sound missing

When I plug a USB drive in, it doesn't make the sound that you've connected a USB device, and 'Safely Remove Hardware' icon doesn't show up at all. The Policy tab for switching from "performance" to "...
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How to create Windows 10 installation USB for a Mac without Bootcamp Assistant?

I'm trying to install Windows 10 x64 on a Mac Pro (3,1). The Mac doesn't have OS X installed so I don't have access to Bootcamp Assistant. I tried the following: Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool ...
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Can't boot back to Windows(BOOTCAMP)!

I plugged in my USB few days ago and I keep getting this message when I start my computer. "Need to check FAT 32 file directory for consistency, It's highly recommended that you do this" I don't have ...
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Boot Camp 6 upgrade not offered in Windows 10

I have a mid-2013 MacBook Air which was running Windows 8.1 under Boot Camp 5, and I upgraded the OS to Windows 10. While mostly it works fine some things (like keyboard support) seem to have some ...
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BootCampAssistant “Install or delete Windows 7” greyed out

I need to install a Windows 7 on my MacBookPro but the installation button is actually greyed out. I first managed to install a first windows but i needed it to be bigger, so i deleted the BootCamp ...
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Minimise, Maximise and Close not showing - Windows 10 / Macbook (Bootcamp)

Is anyone else experiencing issues with Windows 10 Metro/Default Apps in terms of icons. For some reason on applications downloaded from the store and default applications like settings, mail, fitness ...
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Problems with Boot Camp and Windows 7 in Yosemite

I've just installed a SSD drive of 500 GB replacing the superdrive. On it I've installed Yosemite and it works fine. Further I've the original HDD with another OS X Yosemite (in the future it will be ...
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Mac OS X Message app cannot be opened after TRYING to install windows 10 with BootCamp

So I've tried to install windows 10 using BootCamp but somehow Windows installer didn't allow my to choose partition, I've tried to format new one inside the installer but still no lock... so I've ...
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Updating to Windows 7 SP1

I'm running Windows 7 ultimate on a Mac, through Bootcamp (MacBook 2009, 4gb, 2.2ghz), and I'm trying to update to Windows 7 SP1 (or directly to Windows 10 if there's a way) but when trying to install ...
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Bootcamp Thunderbolt Ethernet Adapter

Im running Windows 8.1 on my MBP Retina 2013 via Bootcamp. Since yesterday, the cable network adapter is missing on the network adapter panel in windows. I tried to reinstall the "BroadcomEthernet64....
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How to fix unresponsive Windows 7 installer booted from USB

I created a Win7 installation USB device with Bootcamp on a MacBook Pro. When the computer is booted from the USB, the installer is stuck on the first stage, unresponsive to mouse, keyboard or ...
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VMWare Fusion unmounting more drives than it should

As it is known, VMWare Fusion is able to launch a Boot Camp drive as a VM - which is really handy in many situations. But since my system is a tripple-booting one, I decided to shift and reshape my ...
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How can I use my current Windows 10 partition on external HDD in VMware Fusion?

It is possible to use BOOTCAMP partition directly. But I want to use Windows from my external HDD directly. Is there any possible way?
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Storage requirements for booting Windows 10 on a Mac running OS X Yosemite

I have read a few articles that state that, for booting Windows 10 (using either Boot Camp or rEFIt/rEFInd) on a Mac, you should have at least 30GiB free of disk space, and at least a 16-20GiB flash ...