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If you boot from a thumb-drive, for some reason macos won't always boot normal next time around. Hold down the option key during boot and the macos disk will show up as a bootable drive. Just click it.


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I did some poking around the internet and noticed that some other people ran into weird issues with bootcamp when they updated to Yosemite. What's important to remember is that Bootcamp is not really supported by Apple. We constantly run into problems related to poorly written drivers. What you are looking at is a driver error. The storage driver is not ...


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I finally found another post on another site with the exact problem and solution that fixed it for me. Apparently there's a separate brightness setting for the screen when it's plugged in vs when it's not. The issue was the 'plugged in' version of the brightness setting was all the way to the lowest (black). Safe mode must have worked because the boot ...


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Bootcamp does not install a HFS+ driver. Hence, you cannot read the Mac partition from any Windows install by default. To do so, you would need to install a driver, e.g. something like Paragon's HFS+ for Windows. Without the HFS+ driver, the data cannot be read. This applies the same for mounting "apple" usb backup disks under normal windows installs too. ...


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I would highly recommend being entirely sure this is what you want to do before starting out. Windows cannot use the 'Fusion' aspect of a Fusion Drive - it doesn't understand the technology. You can install Windows via Boot Camp, preserving the Mac functionality, but it will not use any part of the SSD, only the HD. Any attempt to alter any partitioning ...


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Being a fan of VMs, I'd recommend you use a hypervisor on your Mac like Parallels or VMware Fusion. I've been using Fusion for a few years and have successfully used their migration tool. It's included in the product and will clone your Windows PC into a VM with relative ease. Here's how VMware describes it: https://www.vmware.com/support/windows_to_mac ...


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Unfortunately, there's no way to do this because, as I said on a comment of @Tesujin's answer, Windows cannot handle more than 4 partitions on a disk. I have 4 partitions already. If I had only 3 partitions I would be able to resize it and leave an empty space to MacOS X grow its partition.


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Bootcamp takes a CD image of windows and makes it bootable on a USB disk. Any recent version should be fine. The trick, and what boot camp provides, is just in making the USB flash disk bootable and able to bootstrap the CD media. Alternatives to boot camp exist (unetbootin being one example) which do the same thing, it is really just a question of how the ...


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If you're trying to wipe out your current installation of Windows and reinstall it, it's easiest to use the Apple Boot Camp utility on your Mac OS partition. Here are instructions if you're unsure how to do this Hold the option key while your Mac is booting Select your Mac OS partition and sign in if prompted Open Boot Camp Assistant from Applications > ...



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