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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Installing windows 8.1 on Mac via bootcamp from a licensed DVD without a USB drive?

Can I use a store bought DVD version of Windows 8.1 to install on my Mac ? I have a DVD reader and the actual 64bit DVD. Do I still need to generate an .iso file and run it on a USB drive?
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iMac 21.5-Inch (Mid-2011) + Boot Camp = Blinking Cursor

There is a problem with this 21.5-Inch (Mid-2011) iMac. After removing the SuperDrive and installing the SSD (some OCZ model), there is a problem with installing Windows via Boot Camp. The idea is to ...
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How to install Windows on an iMac without using Boot Camp?

I’m having difficulties installing a Windows 8.1 trial on my late-2009 iMac. I had Vista installed a little while back, but think I installed this when my iMac was running Snow Leopard (it’s since ...
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Clean up or repair Mac OSX bootloader?

I have Windows 7 Home Premium installed in a Bootcamp partition on my iMac. A couple of months ago, I restored an image of my harddrive, which I've done multiple times before with success, but on PC's....
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MacBook Pro HD shows gray progress bar, bar completes and Mac turns off

I've MacBook Pro HD (late 2011) with Maverick and a Bootcamp partition. Yesterday, when I turned on my Macbook it made thestarting sound, showed the Apple logo and a progress bar. The progress bar ...
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Mac Pro Bootcamp issue with windows 10 networking

I'm using windows 10 on the latest Mac Pro module with bootcamp with latest stable OSX. i have two networking issues: I can't connect to wifi networks. it does list them but when I try to connect, ...
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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 type curly braces on an Apple keyboard with BootCamp, running Windows 7? [duplicate]

How do I type a curly brace, the "{"? I run Windows 7 on BootCamp with an Apple keyboard. Alt+Shift+8 or Alt+Shift+9does not appear to work.
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Apple BootCamp Driver Issues (Sound/Wifi)

I am trying to install Apple BootCamp support software for a MacBook Pro (mid 2015) on Windows 8.1. BootCamp partitions and installs Windows fine, but when I reboot and install the support software, ...
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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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Mac Inverse Scrolling

how did you do it? I'm on Win 10 Boot-camp. Can you please explain the steps? I have tried entering all those commands into powershell but it would not work. Please could you explain more further?
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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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Why does my MacBookPro keep on hitting Apple servers non-stop?

Installed Windows 7 on my MBP via Boot Camp and I kept on seeing packets of data hitting a bunch of IP addresses that are apparently within the block that Apple owns. I blocked them. Now it tries to ...
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Windows 7 + Bootcamp: Apple Cinema Display brightness doesn't work

I have no idea what's going on here, I hope someone can help. Windows 7 x64 was installed and fully updated on an Intel Mac. It seemed to be working fine, but there was no sound, so I installed the ...
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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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Mac Pro won't boot from Windows 7 DVD - Flashing prohibitory sign

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my Mac pro, I have tried everything it seems. I have a perfectly good Windows 7 DVD which boots on other devices, yet it doesn't on mine. First off it started with ...
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Computer wakes from sleep

I have a Macbook Pro 2015 with Retina Display running Windows 10. I have noticed two peculiar sets of behavior. 1) I wrote myself a timestamp application that writes to a file every x minutes(only ...
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Keep Win 10 MacBook Pro asleep when lid closed

My current MacBook Pro (Late 2016 model) as well as my previous MacBook Pro (Mid 2010 model) both exhibit the same behavior when suspended. If they are awoken while the lid is closed, usually ...
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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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Cannot Install Bootcamp on Mac Fusion Drive

I have two drive installed in my mid-2013 Macbook pro. It is running osx maverick. I set the two drives (an ssd and a regular HD) up using the fusion drive (following the diy fusion drive guides out ...
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Can Windows 10 work with headphone remotes?

I'm running Windows 10 on my MacBook Pro but the headphone remote on my Beats Solo 2 doesn't do anything. In OS X, the remote works like how it would with an iPhone (press once to pause song, twice to ...
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Windows within OSX VMWare Fusion not able to access mac partitions

when I run my bootcamp Windows 7 natively, I installed macdrive and it can see all of the HFS+ partitions as windows drive letters. Read/Write performance is great. When I run my bootcamp Windows 7 ...
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Where can I get Windows XP drivers for MacBook Pro hardware without using Boot Camp?

I have an Intel-based MacBook Pro whose hard disk was formatted before I received it. It had no OS installed, and I have no Mac OS X installation disks. I’m trying to get the machine to run some ...
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Change function keys in Windows 7 (bootcamp)

I am gaming on windows 7 with my Mac. The problem is that the function keys are set as the mac function keys. For example if I need to drink a healing potion in the game by hitting F1, my computer ...
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Macbook Pro - Bootcamp - Partition problems

I have a MacBookPro with Bootcamp. As I mainly use the Bootcamp Windows, I wanted to decrease the Mac partition and increase the bootcamp partition. A few articles online said to make the mac ...
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Trouble with external monitor under Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Boot Camp

I'm running Windows 7 32-bit on a mid-2010 15" MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 under Boot Camp. I've had trouble getting it to work with my second display and searching Google for an appropriate answer has ...
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How to remove temporary OS X RESERVED partition not deleted after Boot Camp setup?

The Question: After installing Windows 8.1 on a Mac using BootCamp, an 8GB partition called OSXRESERVED is left behind. How would one safely remove it and reclaim the space for the OS X partition ...
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Windows 10 EFI installation in MBP 8.2 (without bootcamp)

I know this topic has been covered extensively, but trust me, this has not been resolved yet: I want to do an EFI Windows 10 installation on a MacBookPro8.2 (early 2011) running El Capitan. Using ...
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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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Windows 10 upgrade (from Windows 8.1) on MacBook Air - 2 Windows OS displayed beside Mac OS X in system boot menu

I've recently upgraded my Bootcamped Windows 8.1 partition to Windows 10. However, when I want to manually select the OS to boot in the system boot menu(accessed by pressing and holding on to the '...
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Open/save file dialog takes a long time to open in Windows

This is driving me up the wall every time it happens :-) As the title states, clicking on open, save, browse on basically any windows application makes said application stall and not respond to ...
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Bootcamp partition in Vmware fusion

I've installed windows on my macbook pro using bootcamp. Is there a way to run the same partition in a virtual mode in OSX. When I try to import the bootcamp partition through vmware fusion, it works ...
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Is it possible to boot a PC from Macbook's Target Disk mode?

I want to use a single laptop in all my workplaces so that I don't need to sync OS and app configurations on different machines. I want a single OS (bootcamp) everywhere. Currently I use a Thunderbolt ...
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VMware Fusion won't boot my Boot Camp partition

I have a Boot Camp partition on my MacBook that I would ultimately like to convert to a VMware virtual machine image. I've installed VMware Fusion and tried to start up my Boot Camp install using the ...
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Create a VM from DMG disk image created from Windows XP Boot Camp Partition

I had Windows XP installed on a Boot Camp partition, and wanted to replace it with Windows 7, so I used Disk Utility to create a .DMG image from the partition, reformatted and installed Windows 7 on ...
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Windows 10 - apple touchpad driver incomplete or damaged

A few days ago my macbookpro touchpad stopped working with windows 10. My attempts to fix the issue: a) Looking at the device manager, I can see that the touchpad drivers (there are 2 of them for ...
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Programs will not maximize after Bootcamp Windows 10 install

Okay, so I’ve been working on installing Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro and I’m at the last step in the Windows partition. After Bootcamp installed the graphics drivers, it’s now acting ...
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bootcamp thunderbolt ethernet windows 10 slow

Lately I've been having trouble with my macBook Pro bought 2016. I have windows 10 in bootcamp and have connected ethernet cable through ethernet-thunderbolt adapter. When I start windows my internet ...
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Creating a Windows 8.1 install USB on a Mac - for install on an Intel NUC (non-Mac)

How do you create a Windows 8.1 install USB using a Mac (OS X 10.9.5), to install on a non-Mac, an Intel NUC? Is this the same process as using Bootcamp to create a Windows installation USB? Does it ...
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Bootcamp Partition in Mac

I have managed to mess up my BootCamp partition and need help! I used Disk Utility to extend the size of my partition, then tried to return to Windows 7 to modify it there, but was unable to open ...
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PC Keyboard on Macbook Pro on Windows via Bootcamp

I am thinking of getting a PC Keyboard for my Macbook Pro, but specifically for use when I'm running bootcamp for Windows. I'm assuming it would work just fine, so long as I get the appropriate ...
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Unable to Boot OSX After Windows 10 Upgrade

I was running Windows 7 Home on an updated 27" iMac via bootcamp. Someone else installed it for me, so other than knowing how to reboot in either and using OSX or Windows, I don't anything about ...
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Bootcamp assistant doesn't show windows partition anymore

I want to install Windows 7 back on my Macbook Pro mid 2010 model. But When I run Bootcamp assistant I don't see a Windows partition to resize it, only one big Mac partition. Here is some ...
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Installing iMac drivers on Windows

I have installed Windows ony m iMac, and do not have OS X installed on it. Is it possible to get drivers for Mac to be installed on Windows, without going into OS X?
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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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How secure is Time Machine/FileVault/Dropbox/Google?

Lately, I have been somewhat preoccupied with the security of my computer. Not that I had actually anything to hide, but I just do not want anyone pilfering my data. So, I set up FileVault in OSX, ...
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Disable Upon Wired Connect doesn't disconnect WiFi when connecting to wired network

The Broadcom drivers of my wireless card have a nice feature "Disable Upon Wired Connect" which worked fine previously. It suddenly stopped working and as a result I am connect to both wired and ...
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Poor video playback in VLC under bootcamp

I am using Windows 7 64bit in bootcamp on my aging Macbook and while recently watching a movie using VLC I noticed slight tearing. It is noticeable when the scene changes and very noticeable in action ...
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iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) running OS X 10.11.4 restarts during partitioning and doesn't complete Windows 10 installation using Boot Camp Assistant

... as well as leaves an empty WINDOWS partition. Help! What can I do? I'm having a hard time finding any solutions anywhere. Here's some of my System Information: Model Name: iMac Model Identifier:...
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Windows 7 64-bit on a late 2007 Mac Pro

Is it possible to install Windows 7 64-bit on a late 2007 Mac Pro using Boot Camp? If not, what about Windows Vista 64-bit?