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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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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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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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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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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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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BootCamp Lost Windows Boot After Repartitioning

I needed more space on windows partition and tried to open dis utility and resized the disk spaces. But now, i can't boot on windows. How can i recover my files and get windows working. ...
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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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Can I prevent a driver from being installed with windows 8.1?

I have a Mid 2011 27" Imac with Windows 8. It works mostly fine with the latest bootcamp drivers, I don't have sound in the integrated sound card since I upgraded from Windows 7, but I use bluetooth ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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 ...
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Copy over Windows to Mac

I'm currently on Windows 10 with my old PC and have plenty of programs installed but I need a new computer. Ideally I could just take the hard disk and put it into a new PC. Only problem, I would like ...
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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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Windows 8 refuses to install on new partition created using Boot Camp

I'm trying to install Windows 8 on my Mac (10.7.5) but I'm running into some big issues. First I'll explain what I already did. I created a partition with the Boot camp assistant (151 GB) I ...
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How to safely re-install Windows 7 in the Bootcamp partition on a MacBook Pro

I have a 3-year MacBook Pro laptop. It has a Mac partition and a Bootcamp partition with Windows 7. I want to re-install Windows 7 - basically start fresh and get rid of all the gunk. Based on ...
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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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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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Ctrl + Alt + Del on a Mac with Windows

I'm using Boot Camp to run Windows on my Mac. Last night I tried to compress the memory of C, then after that finished, it told me to Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to restart How do I press these ...
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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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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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Unable to boot into OSX after installing Windows with Bootcamp

I installed Windows 8.1 Enterprise via Bootcamp on my MBP (Nov 2013 model), now I can only boot into Windows, no way to boot into OSX. When I hold the ALT button at boot, the menu shows only Windows ...
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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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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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Unable to boot into Windows on Macbook

Today when I went to boot into Windows 7, I was surprised to see that the option to boot into Windows was missing in the OS X boot manager (by holding down option). In an attempt to fix this, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Hash key via Bootcamp on Macbook pro

I have a Macbook Pro and installed on this is Windows via Bootcamp. Now I do a lot of programming and I can't find the hash key! Am I missing an obvious shortcut or is there a way to change the ...
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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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HDMI, Thunderbolt ports not working in Boot Camp

I've installed Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro, but the HDMI and Thunderbolt ports still aren't working. When I connect an HDMI cable from my Mac to a monitor, the monitor says No HDMI Input. System: ...
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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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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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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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Is there a “Print Screen” command in Boot Camp on a MacBook Pro?

I have a MacBook Pro with Windows 7 installed on the Boot Camp partition. I've figured out how to invoke most of the "missing keys" (like home, end, page up, page down) but have not yet figured out if ...
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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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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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Increasing Mac partition after shrink Windows Bootcamp partition

I have a Mid 2010 Macbook Pro running Mac OS X 10.9.4 with a 500GB HD. The HD is partitioned with 370 GB to Mac and 128 GB to Windows and I decided to shrink the Windows partition to 65 GB because I ...
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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 ...