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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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 ...
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Bootcamp with Win7 works, Mac partition doesn't

I just installed Windows 7 on the boot camp partition on my old Powermac G5 running 10.5.8. I started by using the boot camp assistant (I think version 2.0) to repartition the drive. I then tried to ...
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Games on windows 8 in bootcamp lag even on lowest graphics

I've been playing Crysis 2 and Skyrim on my Retina MacBookPro (10,1) for months now. The two games used to run super smoothly even on nearly maxed out settings. This laptop has an Nvidia GeForce GT ...
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Triple boot on Macbook pro: Mac (Mountain Lion), Windows 7, Fedora 17

I'm now having windows 7 dual booted with Mac OSx (Mountain Lion), I want to install fedora 17 as well. All the search results I found tells me that I can make the triple boot but the HDD must be ...
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Don't see “Bluetooth Radios” and bluetooth not working on Bootcamp Windows 7.

So for the past couple of days I've been trying to get my Logitech Dinovo Bluetooth Keyboard working on my Windows 7 partition. Unfortunately it is not finding any bluetooth devices. I have no issues ...
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Wake up and record in Windows Media Center on a Mac Mini

I'm currently considering buying a Mac Mini to use as a media center. I plan to install Windows 7 (or 8) on it, using Boot Camp. Will it be able to go into standby or hibernate (S3, S4?) and wake up ...
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I want to dual boot Windows 8 on a Macbook Pro that doesn't already have Windows. Do I have to buy Windows twice?

My girlfriend just bought a Macbook Pro, and she wants to to dual boot OSX with Windows. Specifically, she would like to use Windows 8. What I already know is the following: Windows 8 discs are only ...
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Boot Camp Brightness meter has no effect in Windows 8 [closed]

I upgraded to Windows 8, and now I can't change the screen brightness. The F1/F2 keys do alter the brightness meter in the Boot Camp Control Panel, but this level has no effect on the actual ...
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Retina Macbook Headphone jack Built-in Mic No Device Driver (bootcamp)

I have a retina MBP. There is only one headphone jack, which allows for headphones with built in mics (like the apple iphone headphones) to be plugged in and used along with the microphone. This ...
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Install windows 8 via VHD from windows 7 bootcamp on Macbook

I know this is crazy, so hear it out. I am interested in installing windows 8 on my Macbook. I already have windows 7 installed via bootcamp from Mountain Lion. Has anyone successfully installed ...
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iMac will not boot from WININSTALL USB, but MBP will?

I have a MacBook Pro, and I was able to "burn" my Windows 7 ISO onto a USB stick, boot from it, and install it onto a Boot Camp partition. Now I'm trying to install Windows 7 on my friend's iMac, but ...
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Windows 8 installed with Boot Camp does not show brightness or volume indicators when function keys are pressed

I installed cleanly using Boot Camp on my MacBook Air and managed to install Boot Camp Control Panel without any problems. My screen brightness, keyboard brightness, and volume function keys all work ...
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How do you install Windows 8 with Bootcamp but without a SuperDrive?

I'm in an odd situation. I removed my superdrive in favour of a second hard drive and would now like to use bootcamp. Does anyone have a process for installing Windows 8 with Bootcamp but without ...
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Windows on Mac, unable to access OSX

I had windows 7 on my mac via bootcamp and now i removed windows 7 via bootcamp and then partitioned again via bootcamp to install windows 8. Bootcamp did nothing after the partition so I restarted my ...
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How much hard drive space do I need to install Windows 7 on my Mac via Boot Camp?

I have a Macbook Air and would like to install Windows 7 on it via Boot Camp. How much hard drive space should I make sure to have free before doing this?
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Windows 8 doesn't detect my MacBook Pro trackpad

I have to plugin an external USB mouse in order to use the cursor. Specs: Boot Camp 3.3 systeminfo | findstr /B /C:"OS Name" /C:"OS Version" OS Name: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro OS ...
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Windows 8 installer: Something Happened

My school provides Windows 8 through MSDN. My system specs seem to fit the minimum system requirements for Windows 8. I ran the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant, and it seems to indicate that my computer ...
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How hard is it to upgrade my Boot Camp Windows 7 to Windows 8?

I use Boot Camp and rEFIt to dual boot between Mac OS X 10.8 and Windows 7. How hard is it to upgrade my Windows to Windows 8? Is it even an option, or will I have to essentially wipe Windows and ...
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Windows 8 Boot Camp Control Panel on MacBook Air

After getting my hands on a copy of Windows 8, I ran Boot Camp Assistant on my Macbook Air in Mac OS X, and split my drive to install Windows 8. The installation went without a hitch, but now my ...
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Can't Boot into Windows on Mac Bootcamp Installation

I recently installed a new SSD in my 2008 Mac Pro to replace my old HDD. Previously, I had a 2 HDD setup, one HDD with Mac OS installed, and the second HDD with Windows installed via Bootcamp. It ...
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Is it possible to install a bootable version of Windows 7 onto a flash stick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Windows XP from USB pen drive How can I Install a fresh copy of Windows XP or windows 7 into USB flash I'm thinking of changing to a new laptop that only ...
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Can't boot to Windows installed on the second drive in MacBook Pro

I have a mid-2012 15" non-retina MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion. I have a 256 GB SSD in place of the original drive and an OptiBay in place of the optical drive where I put the original 500 GB Toshiba ...
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How to black out second monitor when playing a full screen game? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn off display in Windows 7 without additional software I've got two monitors. When I play a full screen game in my primary monitor, the second monitor still shows the ...
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Google Chrome title bar appears blurry using non-Basic Themes

Running Windows 7 Professional on a Retina MacBook Pro through Boot Camp, any Windows themes that are not "Basic" will result in Google Chrome's UI to appear bloated and blurry, as can be seen in ...
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Is it possible to export a keyboard layout mapping for re-import onto another machine?

I have an Apple wired-USB keyboard that I share with my MacBookPro and Windows 7 32bit Home desktop via a KVM (Keyboard,Video,Mouse) switch. The MacBookPro has BootCamp for running Windows 7 64bit ...
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Can't use Bootcamp partition for Windows 8 installation

I'm trying to install Windows 8 with Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro. Sadly it won't let me get past the disk partition choice (even after formatting the Bootcamp-drive). It says: Windows can't be ...
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Boot camp: How do I reboot into Windows while in Windows if my default reboot is Mac?

My default reboot is in Mac. Therefore to reboot without pressing the option key during boot up: Mac -> Mac: just reboot Mac -> Windows: Use BootChamp Windows -> Mac: just reboot Windows -> Windows: ...
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MacBook Pro 8,1 triple boot, rEFIt not showing, Mac only boots on windows

I'm new to Mac multi booting. I've just installed a triple boot (OS X Mountain Lion + Ubuntu 12.04 + Windows 7 Ultimate) on my MacBook Pro 8,1. Everything went more or less right. I had the rEFIt ...
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How to fix “BOOTMGR is compressed” via Mac OS X?

I've had Windows 7 on a Boot Camp partition on my iMac for a while now. All of a sudden, my BOOTMGR is compressed. I've read countless solutions to this that involve using the Windows installation ...
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Reinstall Windows 8 on an existing bootcamp installation

I already have a functioning bootcamp installation of Windows 8 on my MacBook Pro. I'd like to re-install Windows 8 (newer version) to the same bootcamp partition-- can I simply boot from the Win 8 ...
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Macbook 1.1 + Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook 5000 + Win 7 Bootcamp

Hopefully someone knows the answer to this... I have an old Macbook 1.1 (snow leopard 10.68) with Win 7 Ultimate in a dual boot (using Bootcamp drivers)... My Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook 5000 works ...
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My MacBook Pro only boots up with Windows 7

I've installed Windows 7 on my Mac with Boot Camp and I had Dual Boot on my screen when I want to select to chose Operating Systems. Yesterday, when I turned on My MacBook Pro (MD 322) it boots up ...
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Booting Solaris from Hard Disk or USB..?

Does anyone know how to boot Solaris 11 form an internal/external HDD? I have already done dual boot form CD ROM. I just need to knoww how to boot from a USB Flash Drive and/or a HDD.
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Windows 8 VHD on Mac

I am trying to create a VHD of windows 8 on my macbook pro. I started by following this Hansellman aticle. However, I found the following FAQ on another Hansellman post: Can I do this on a Mac? ...
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Resizing Mountain Lion AND Bootcamp partition

I have recently bought a new disk for my macbook pro which runs mountain lion. I have succesfully cloned the old drive to the new drive, but I wish to resize the partitions to take advantage of the ...