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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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Stuck at booting Ubuntu 12.10 on iMac (late 2012)

So i've installed bootcamp windows on my mac already and created a extra partition for installing ubuntu 12.10. However i've downloaded the image from ubuntu, then burnt the iso to the DVD, boot my ...
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When buying Windows 8 in German, is it possible to install it in English? [duplicate]

I have a Mac and want to install Windows 8 via BootCamp on it as well. I signed up on microsoft.at and now I'm facing two questions. First off. The product says "Windows 8 Upgrade". What does that ...
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Windows bootcamp partition still present, unrecognized?

So I recently got a computer that came partitioned via bootcamp with windows 7 and OSX 10.7. It had the ratio of Mac to Windows 1 to 2, and I preferred it to be the other way around. So I went in and ...
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Installing Windows 7 fails on Mountain Lion

What I want I'm trying to install Windows 7 with bootcamp(Version 5.0.2 (462)) on Mountain Lion(10.8.3). The problem I get this error message upon opening bootcamp and clicking continue: The ...
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rEFIt on Mac won't boot into USB Installation after OS is installed

Recently I have used Bootcamp to install Windows 7 Professional (64bit) on my Mac Book Air 3,2. I didn't have a CD/DVD so I used ISO and USB. This is how I did it: Use VirtualBox to install the ...
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I already have my drive partitioned. How do I install Windows 7 on it?

For some reason Boot Camp it seems that boot camp is not letting me install Windows on the partition I already have. When it shows my available drives, it shows my drive and says it's my startup disk ...
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Partitioning Bootcamp partition without OS Disk

I would like to repartition my hard drive so that my mac partition has more space as opposed to my windows partition. I, unfortunately, no longer have the operating disk. Is it possible to resize the ...
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How do I save keypad settings in Bootcamp?

I have Windows 8 running on my MacBook Pro using Boot camp and everything is fine apart from the fact I have to change the settings for the touchpad every time I log in. Is there a way to save the ...
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Can I install Windows on an iMac, and will that Windows have full functionality as a normal PC

I'm intending to buy a new iMAC for iOS programming and graphics processing. But I also work on ASP.NET and PHP. I've thought about installing a VM that runs Windows 7 but it would be painfully slow. ...
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Can I torrent (legal files) to my Mac HD from my Windows partition on bootcamp?

If I (legally) download a torrent file on Windows (running bootcamp) and select my mac harddrive as its download location on, say, uTorrent, will it work?
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Why can't I see the bootcamp drive from Mac OS?

I have a MacBookPro. Primarily use Windows via Bootcamp but occasionally have to dive into the Mac side of things. One thing I've noticed is that in Mac OS it only offers its own partition in the ...
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Late 2012 iMac — Windows XP via Boot Camp?

My father is looking to purchase his first iMac, but wants to be able to dual-boot into Windows XP to allow him to gradually get used to the new OS. I know that Windows XP is not "officially" ...
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“Non-system disk press any key to reboot” after removing Windows 7 on Mac

My MacBook had Snow Leopard. I was trying to remove Windows 7 to make more space available. When I thought I had successfully removed Windows 7, I powered off the laptop and when I turned it back on, ...
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Formatted a Bootcamped drive as a dynamic disk, now can't boot to either Mac or Windows

I was trying to create an extra partition to get a file from the Windows side of my Macbook Air to the Mac side, and I accidentally made the disk dynamic without realizing it. I am now unable to boot ...
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Is there any way to run a legacy 16-bit Windows program on Mac?

I know that the real answer is that we need to choose a new accounting program. Until then, we have an old, no longer in business Windows program that is not going to work in Win8. Since I'm a Mac ...
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Installing Windows 8 on late 2012 iMac 3TB SATA Disk

Yes I know installing windows on the new 3TB iMac through bootcamp is not officially supported, but after doing some research it seemed that it was quite possible to do so anyways. Twocanoes seemed to ...
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iMac Mid 2011 Bootcamp running slow

I have a lab of iMacs (21.5 Mid 2011) that primarily run Windows 7 X64 via Bootcamp. The issue that they have been seeing since installation, is on the Windows side, anything to do with accessing ...
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Can't move mouse/keyboard on startup for a few seconds while Windows loads USB devices?

I run Windows 7 in Boot Camp on an iMac. For some reason, sometimes when I start it up, I can't move my mouse (using USB via RF) and my Bluetooth keyboard for about 10–20 seconds while Windows loads ...
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Install OSX in VM in Bootcamp

I was wondering if it is possible to install OS X on a Virtual Machine in a Windows (Bootcamp) on a Mac?
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Creating Bootable Win 7 USB with BootCamp Assistant

I have a MBP running 10.6 with a CD drive. I read a tutorial that allowed me to create a bootable Windows 7 USB stick by modifying the Info.plist file in the Boot Camp Assistant package so it shows ...
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Retina Macbook and optimizing Windows 8 Resolution

What's the best way to optimize Windows 8 (operating system) resolution on a retina MacBook? Text randomly appears too small, the wrong windows are the wrong size, etc.
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Bootcamp both Windows 8 and Windows 7 on OS X Mountain Lion

I currently have Windows 8 installed via Bootcamp 4(?) via Mountain Lion. I'd like to also install Windows 7. Is there a way to do multiple bootcamp's - what is the best way to go about this?
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Capped Brightness in Win 8 / Bootcamp

So I just installed windows 8 on my mac (osx Lion, late 2011 mbp) via bootcamp, and I have all of the drivers installed. However, my maximum brightness seems to be capped by Windows, because it is not ...
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Download Windows XP SP3 iso

I got a license for Windows XP Pro here and wanted to install this on my Mac as a Bootcamp System but the Disc is only SP1 so it crashes on installation with a BSOD stating IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. ...
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Remove Mac OS X partition from Boot Camp

I installed Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro Retina laptop. Now I would like to remove the OS X partition to get some extra space for Windows. Is it simply just a matter of formatting the OS X partition ...
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Windows 7 on Mac Book Pro, monitor native resolution doesn't fill screen

I have a Samsunc SyncMaster S23B370 connected to my Mac Book Pro via HDMI cable, and when booting into Windows 7, I find that when running the external monitor at its native resolution, the screen ...
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Mac Osx Lion gets stuck on loading screen

I have an IMac Pro. I wanted to install Windows 7, so I created a partition with Bootcamp, and installed Windows 7. Everything was fine, Windows was working and the Mac too. After two days, I ...
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Converted Macbook Disk to Dynamic. Is there a fix for this?

I realize this question has been asked before, but I have other questions too. Firstly though, I have a MacBook with dual boot Mountain Lion and Windows 8. I tried to partition the hard drive from ...
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Corrupt bootable USB flash drive created using Boot Camp Assistant

Ultimately, I'd like to have a USB flash drive with multiple partitions: two bootable partitions for the Windows 7 install disk and OS X recovery disk and a third data partition for storing assorted ...
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How to make Mac think I inserted a CD/DVD

I'm setting up Boot Camp to install Windows. I already created the bootable thumb drive via Boot Camp to install Windows, but I want to bypass the window that asks to insert a CD/DVD into the ...
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Can I use the W8 upgrade download to install in BootCamp/Parallels/VirtualBox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If I’m performing a an upgrade to Windows 8, do I have to have the previous version installed, or is just having the key enough? How hard is it to upgrade my Boot Camp ...
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iTunes: use same folder by Mac and Windows

I have Windows 8 installed on my MacBook Pro with Boot Camp, and I have read/write access to my HFS+ partition through Paragon's HFS+ for Windows 10. My question is, can I install iTunes on Windows ...
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Install Windows 7 on Mac without DVD/USB

I need to install Windows 7 on a Mac (preferably BootCamp but Parallels would be OK). The Mac has no optical drive and I do not have a sufficient sized USB stick. And am not able to get one in the ...
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Win7 Graphic distortion after opening game

I installed Windows 7 on MBP 13" 2012 using bootcamp. I have downloaded all drivers etc, system is updated. When I open EvE Online game client, the application works normally, although the graphics in ...
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Share hard drive between OS X (Mountain Lion) host and Windows 7 guest in VirtualBox

I recently bought a Mac Book Pro and repartitioned the drive to have three main partitions: one for Mountain Lion, one for Windows 7 and one for sharing data between the two. Through a lot of ...
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Unable to boot into my OS X after installing Windows 8

Ok I am in major trouble here! I wanted to install Windows 8 in my Mac.. So I used BootCamp to partion my HardDisk and allocated some 100 GB for Windows.. All was well and Windows was installed.. ...
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Windows 7 or Windows 8 on Retina Macbook

I'm now ready to finally bootcamp my retina Macbook, due to too many things just not working on Parallels (partly due to memory limit)... It seems that Windows resolution may be an issue - ...
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Install Windows 8 on MBPr with Boot Camp

I am trying to Install Windows 8 on my MBPr via Boot Camp. I get the USB flash drive setup via Boot Camp in OSX, created the partition, reboots and installs files and features. When it gets to ...
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Installing BootCamp 4 drivers on Windows 8

I've installed Windows 8 on a 2nd partition on my MacBook. Now I would like to install the BootCamp drivers from Apple, so that my hardware will work correctly. However when I try to run Setup, I ...
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Where Do Bootcamp Utilities Install?

In my Snow Leopard installation, I was unable to pull the BootCamp Windows tools down with the Bootcamp utility. I downloaded them from here and installed them, but, I have no idea where they ...
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Fix two-finger Trackpad Scrolling on a Macbook running Bootcamp

This is an issue that's annoyed me for some time. About a year ago, the two-finger scrolling in Windows 7 on my Macbook Pro stopped working. I discovered that a fix for this is to open Bootcamp from ...
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How to reset MacOsX while keeping BootCamp?

I have MacOsX 10.8.2 installed on my MacBook Pro and Windows 8 licenced on a BootCamp partition. I have messed up my MacOsx partition (problems while programming, .h files not found, old applications ...
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Unable to install VS2010 or 2012 on Win7 Bootcamp

I have a Mac Mini Mid-2007 just Windows 7 installed via Bootcamp. Microsoft Office, Skype, Photoshop etc. applications runs good but having problem with Visual Studio. When I try to install VS2010 or ...
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How can I use Boot Camp again now that there is a recovery partition between my Mac and Windows partitions?

It's been a very long time since I booted natively into Boot Camp (I've been using virtual machines for a while), but I'd like to do it again to play Windows-exclusive games. When I tried, though, I ...
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Manually remove Windows 8 from Mac Book Pro (OS X 10.8.2 ML)

Here's what I did: I wanted to try W8 on my MBP. installed W8 dualboot with bootcamp got fed up with W8 cause it wouldn't work as expected I deleted the Windows partition with the Disk Utility of ...
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Virtualization: See OSX files in Bootcamp VM

Seems like this should be easy enough, but I have yet to find a simple solution. I'm using VMWare Fusion to access my Bootcamp partition through a VM on my OSX side. I'm trying to access my OSX files ...
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Install Windows 7 USB with Mountain Lion's Boot Camp? (MBP)

I was on the net the whole day and I couldn't find any clue to solve this problem... I try to install Windows 7 on my MBP with the .iso and an USB key. To do so... Boot Camp. My CD-ROM player is dead, ...
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What is the safest way to readjust the hard drive space between 2 partitions with different OSes?

I have an MacBook Pro with both MacOS and Windows 7 installed (via Bootcamp). I actually have to use both OSes every now and then. However, the apps on the Windows partition generate a lot more ...
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Disable XP disk check using FAT32

Right now I'm using Windows XP and Macintosh on my MacBook Pro via Bootcamp. Sometimes my XP would crash and when I restarted it it would have to go through disk check, although it says I can skip it ...
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Mountain Lion Boot Camp Partition Unavailable for Installing Windows 7 on New Crucial M4 SSD

I recently ripped my HDD out of my mid-2010 Macbook Pro to replace with a 128GB M4 SSD drive. I upgraded to Mountain Lion and performed a software update. I want to install Windows 7 Professional with ...