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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Does rEFInd need code in the MBR to boot windows on a Mac?

I have read many posts regarding installing and booting Windows on Mac computers. Many procedures use rEFInd to boot a BIOS install of Windows. The procedures do not seem to indicate any installation ...
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Recover files from Erased USB

I have 250 GB Transcend hard drive and i had it pertained it in 3 drives. I wanted to install windows only mac and when i tried to do that using boot camp assistant. I formatted all my partitions and ...
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Disable automatic driver installation in Windows 10

How to disable automatic driver installation in Windows 10? I have this Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter (MacBook Pro 2011 w/ Boot Camp) whose driver I need to roll back to an earlier version for ...
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Windows 10 and Boot Camp drivers

6th August 2015, Windows 10 has launched quite well. However, there are some people eying the new OS wit little concerns. Mine is: Will Windows 10 work on a Mac - and, that means with a few "...
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Should I run arch linux through bootcamp?

Just a question, I love macs, I love arch linux, is it possible to arch through bootcamp on the el capitan beta?
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Windows 10 RTM (10240 or higher) idle high CPU Usage at 20% - 22% with Bootcamp MBP

I Just upgraded to Windows 10 10240 as an insider tester finding that this upgrade keeps my CPU Usage at 20%-22 range. I also made a clean install from latest ISO and the problem persist. Is ...
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How to get Windows 8.1 edition when installed on Parallels Desktop

I know that one usually can lookup an installed edition of Windows 8.1 in System dialog. My Windows was installed with Parallels Desktop into a Boot Camp to support both loading scenarios, as a Guest ...
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Parallels leaves trails after uninstalling

In favor of VMware, I have uninstalled Parallels Desktop from my Mac using the typical "drag to trash" method. I also removed the Shared Apps from ~/Applications as given in an instruction I found on ...
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MacBook Pro dual-boot Windows using Boot Camp - Performance loss?

Long story short: I need a Mac for programming, girlfriend needs Windows for every day tasks (movies, web browsing, ocasional Win Games). I didn't specify the version of either OSX / Win because they ...
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MacBookPro 5,1 - Windows 10 - Right Click

Anyone have any ideas on how to get right-click to work on Windows 10 installed via bootcamp on an older Macbook Pro? Every version of apple's windows bootcamp drivers that I've tried to install tell ...
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Bootcamp - Function key `fn` of my MBP not working on Windows 10

I upgraded to Windows 10 on my 2014 MBP. All seems fine but the only problem up to now seems to be that the key fn is not working and therefore I cannot trigger the extra functionalities attached to ...
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Does BootCamp on OSX El Captain support Windows 10?

I'm considering buying a MacBook Pro next to my Surface Pro 3 for some iOS development. But I must to be able to run Windows 10 on this machine. Does bootcamp on El Capitan support Windows 10 or is ...
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Why does sound say it's working but isn't in windows 7 bootcamp?

I recently installed windows 7 home premium in bootcamp on os x Yosemite. The sound driver is working and everything. The sound appears to be working. I don't hear anything though. I have the volume ...
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Is is possible to have multiple partitions on windows disk for bootcamp os x?

I'm wanting to install windows on my mac. I have a 1tb hard drive and I won't need that much space for it, and I want to use the drive for other things. Is it possible to have one part of the drive ...
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installing windows 8.1 on mac via bootcamp from a licensed DVD without a USB drive?

Im confused, can i use a store bought DVD version of windows to install 8.1 on my mac ? I have a dvd reader and the actual 64 bit dvd. Do i still need to generate an .iso file and run it on a USB ...
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How to remove space from bootcamp partition and add it to Mac

I'm currently in the same situation of this https://superuser.com/questions/816666/increasing-mac-partition-after-shrink-windows-bootcamp-partition#= I've used MiniTool Partition Wizard to increase ...
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iMac: Install/boot windows 8.1 on thunderbolt SSD, got 0xc000000e

I was following http://bleeptobleep.blogspot.com/2013/02/mac-install-windows-7-or-8-on-external.html and successfully installed Windows 8.1 on a WD Element 2TB USB 3.0, without any issue. However, ...
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Issue with Intel 3000 Driver and Windows 10 on Macbook Air

I have installed Windows 10 Technical Preview (10162). The installation went fine but after the installation, windows installs the Intel HD 3000 driver trough windows update and after that, the ...
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Linux on Mac with bootcamp already containing Windows

I have a MacBook pro retina. I have installed Windows using Bootcamp (no virtualization). Can I further use Bootcamp to also install Linux (Ubuntu)? Or, does the fact that my bootcamp hosts Windows ...
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Macbook Air 2013 SMART Failing SSD - OSX/Bootcamp Cloning

I have a 2013 Macbook Air with a 512GB SSD that came factory installed. As of the last couple of days I have been getting an error when booting in to Windows 7 stating that the drive is going to fail ...
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Remove apple keyboard distribution on bootcamp

I have a mac book pro running windows 8.1 The original keyboard distribution is "Español(España) Español(Apple)", this it not my preferred distribution, i have added other distribution in Control ...
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How can I create a partition in a the GPT formated drive on OS X, which then results as a GPT partition and not MBR partition?

Looking around on how to install windows 8 or 10 on bootcamp I got the famous error from windows installer telling me I need a drive formatted as GPT an not as MBR. Actually I can't understand why ...
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Bootcamp 2012 wireless driver

I'm trying to install windows server 2012 R2 trial to my Mac. Everything works except the wireless. I've already turn on the LAN wireless services feature but the server won't use the wireless device. ...
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What are legal ramifications around using Windows on Mac via Bootcamp? [duplicate]

Very often Windows is shipped with a PC. As I understand I can't use that copy of Windows on my Mac. What can I use? Would Windows OEM be a good choice? Is 'normal' version of Windows okay for this ...
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Windows 7 64bit stuck on language select: USB3 not working?

I decided that I wanted to put Windows onto this MacBook. So I went and began to partition my harddrive in a way that I could tripple-boot easily. So then I created the boot drive using the Boot Camp ...
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Second screen goes black on certain website (Firefox/Chrome on Windows 8.1 on MacBook Air)

Whenever I go to http://htw-berlin.de (the only URL with this issue so far) with Firefox 38 or Chrome Canary 45, the entire screen goes black until I close the tab. But only if the window is larger ...
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OSX Partition failed with the error: The chosen size is not valid for the chosen file system

So I had a failing 1TB drive in my macbook pro, I managed to copy it bit for bit to a new 2TB drive. The new 2TB clone now works fine. I have 2 partitions on the new drive, OSX yosemite and windows ...
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Windows BSOD 'Inaccessible boot device' on Bootcamp/Macbook

thank you for reading my post! I am running Windows 8.1 in Bootcamp on my Macbook. For over a year I didn't have any trouble with it. Yesterday, the Windows partition failed to boot and I get a blue ...
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MacBook White 2010 Unibody - Upgrading from Windows 8.1 to 10 on BootCamp?

I have Windows 8.1 installed (not by upgrading from 8) on my MacBook White Unibody 2010 via BootCamp. Before, I had Windows 7 installed and searching through the internet tells me that if I upgrade ...
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Is it possible to deactivate preinstalled windows software and install it on a mac using Boot Camp?

There is a program that I would like to download for mac, but it didn't make a version specifically for mac yet. I have a PC with windows 7 on it (including the license key). Is it possible to ...
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Can I run Skyrim on Mac with Bootcamp with my machine?

Here's the situation: I've tried running Skyrim on my Mac using a demo of Crossover 13.2. My Mac looks like this: V 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) 2.93 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 4GB 1067 MHz DDR3 NVIDIA ...
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Boot Camp Assistant not accepting Windows 10 .iso file

Using bootcamp to create a mountable installable USB drive with a Windows 10 .iso gives me an error saying: Boot Camp only supports Windows 7 or later installation on this platform. Please use an ISO ...
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How to manually install USB3 drivers?

I tried to copy over my old Bootcamp partition to my new iMac (for those wondering: with sysprep & winclone). So that's working ok. I got to the "first setup my computer screen". But now I'm ...
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Unable to ever properly get Windows running under bootcamp

I have a late 2012 iMac I'm trying to get Windows 7/8/8.1 running on. I've tried all 3 versions, and nothing ever works. I'm pretty certain it's a driver problem - the OS installs fine and I can do ...
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Mbp bootcamp windows 8.1 Apache don't work

Computer: Apple Macbook Pro (Yosemite 10.10.3) Bootcamp: Windows 8.1 When I install XAMPP and try to start Apache, it didn't work. The error message is below: 上午 09:14:05 [Apache] Problem ...
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Installing Debian on my macbook air

I want to install Debian on my macbook air 13" from 2011. I'm following this tutorial: https://wiki.debian.org/MacBookAir4%2C2Testimonial It starts by telling me to use bootcamp on OS X. I don't have ...
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Hyper-V Wireless Bridge Disappears After Sleep

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on a MacBook Pro via bootcamp. I've setup a Hyper-V for a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM. For networking I've setup a Hyper-V External Switch to my wifi, which creates a ...
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How to install Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro from USB?

I'm on a 2011 MacBook Pro trying to install Windows 8.1 from a USB. I tried creating bootable FAT32 and NTFS USBs from my Windows ISO with Rufus, but still I don't see anything in Startup Disk in ...
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Does Windows update KB3033929 modify the boot loader making it difficult to install on a dual boot system?

We have been unable to install Windows update KB3033929 on a MacBook Pro with Bootcamp either directly booted to Windows or running Windows as a VM with VMware Fusion. There appears to be a known ...
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Installing Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 on MacBook Air

I have a MacBook Air Mid-2012, I have OSX Yosemite Beta and Windows 8.1 (via BootCamp) installed. I have rEFInd installed too. I would like to install Windows 10 Tech Preview on my MacBook along side ...
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issue: bootcamp - windows 8 - fusion drive 1TB

I have an iMac 3.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with 1TB Fusion drive since early January this year. I have added 2 extra 4Gb of memory bringing it to 4x4. I installed Windows 8 without any issue back ...
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Boot Camp: Partition error when installing Windows 7

So I've been trying to install Windows 7 on my Mac (Solid State Drive) with Boot Camp 5.1. Everything goes smoothly until I need to select a partition to install Windows on. The Windows 7 installer ...
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Installing Windows 10 on OS X Yosemite with BootCamp

I am trying to install Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro, the late 2011 model, using BootCamp. However, with all of the videos I have seen there is an option in Boot Camp Assistant that says "Create a ...
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Why won't my Retina MacBook Pro let me plug the power in without the screen blacking out?

I have a late 2014 Retina MacBook Pro. I run Windows 8.1 via Boot Camp with the latest drivers. It worked fine for quite awhile as a standalone setup. Recently I started using it only with an ...
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Hard drive capacity showed in Disk Management is inconsistent

If you look at the highlighted boxes in below image, you can see box 1 shows C: drive has 697 GB of capacity, and box 2 shows the same drive having 354 GB of capacity. The drive capacities don'...
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Corrupted Bootcamp Parition lost in Disk Utility

My OSX Yosemite Mac had a partition of Win 8 that was corrupted and is not lost. Now the original 500GB drive is only 200 and unable to use the 300GB corrupted Win drive. (see photos) From other ...
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Fixing my external hard drive partition map

Okay, so something really strange has happened, and it's a doozy, so please bear with me. Problem: I need to fix my hard drive's partition map So let me fill you in on what happened here. I ...
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Can I install Windows onto the SSD part of my fusion drive, overwriting Mac OS X?

I have a Mac Mini with a fusion drive (128GB SSD + 1TB 5400RPM HDD). Running Windows on a 5400RPM Hard Drive (with boot camp) is a bit annoying, so if I'm not intending on using OS X for a while can ...
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Windows device manager data screwed up

I have Windows running on a Macbook via Bootcamp. Got 3 drives: 2 for Windows (1 as bootdrive and 1 for storage), and 1 for Mac. Recently I've upgraded to Yosemite and lost the storage partition (...
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Mac OS X hard drive not mounted from BootCamp

I recently use MacBook White (Mid-2010) that has Windows 7 installed thru BootCamp. From that Windows, I can access Mac OS X hard drive with read-only attributes. Then I decided to upgrade to a ...