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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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W11: RegEdit Permission Errors & Uninstalling BootCamp Drivers

Unsuccessfully been trying to get my Magic Keyboard fn keys working (via Brigadier/.inf files) on my ASUS Windows 11 laptop. I have unfortunately installed several drivers via Brigadier and this ...
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BOOTCAMP WINDOWS INSTALL STORAGE

I recently used bootcamp assistant to install windows on my MacBook Air 2015. I had no intention of keeping macos alongside windows so I cleared the mac partition from disk utility in recovery mode ...
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is there another way to turn on "Allow booting from external media" in Mojave?

when I boot into 'Recovery mode' and select 'Startup security utility' there are no options available.. it asks to 'turn on password protection' which I did, and then when I booted again it asked me ...
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Drivers required for Mac Mini 2014 (A1347) for Windows 10 to run properly

I've decided to dedicate my complete Mac Mini A1347 to Windows 10 as it is not compatibble with the current MacOS. So I've cleaned its SSD and installed Windows 10 only from the USB installation media....
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Apple Mac mini install Win XP and 7 on?

I have a 2010 Apple Mac mini Server (Unibody) here that I’d like to be able to boot into both Microsoft Windows XP and 7, in addition to macOS, for the purposes of running some old automotive programs ...
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macOS can't boot, shows 'prohibitory' symbol after using Clonezilla

How are you? I have a MacBook Pro Mid-2012 (A1278) running Yosemite 10.10.5 + Bootcamp (Windows 10). I mostly use the Windows partition, and rarely use macOS. THE PROBLEM I tried to clone the internal ...
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How do I get the HD recovery icon back on my mac?

I partitioned my mac air to be able to use as windows and as a mac. One day prompted my windows partition did not have enough memory. I dont know what I did but now boot camp can not be found and when ...
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How to make old hard drive non bootable

My system's dual booting MacOS and Windows using Boot Camp. I have an external hard drive that came from an old computer, and sometimes when I try to boot to Windows with the drive attached, the ...
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My iMac’s Boot Camp assistant rejects Windows 10 ISO, says it must be Windows 7 or higher?

I downloaded the Windows 10 ISO files, and inserted a USB drive into my iMac (27-inch, Late 2012) which is running OS X is 10.8.5. When I run Boot Camp Assistant, select the proper ISO image, and ...
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iMac Pro Bootcamp: Two Thunderbolt ports not working, two are working correctly

I had my Bootcamp drive running a few weeks now great. an eGPU Connected to one TB Bus and my external NVMe with Windows on the other TB Bus of the iMac Pro. Runs great. Then I wanted to install ...
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Is it safe to clone Win 10 partition created in OS X Boot camp to a new drive?

I'm using a Mac Pro (2019) with the newest OS X available. I've created a Win 10 partition via Boot camp on the internal SSD. Now I want to transfer this OS to an external SSD. I'm planning to use ...
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Does my Macbook pro 2015 have windows installed?

My daughter thinks I might have installed windows on her Macbook Pro in the distant past, presumably using Boot Camp. How can I check if this is the case? The hard disk breakdown is 11.4 system, 56....
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How to disable the Function keys of the Magic Keyboard as it was before in Windows 10?

How to disable Function keys of the Magic Keyboard as it was before in Windows 10? I thought it would be more convenient if I Apple Magic Keyboard (A1644) works like the symbols printed on each ...
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Unable to install Windows 8.1 using Apple Boot Camp

I've been tirelessly searching a answer to my issue, but I couldn't find anything. I'm trying to install Windows 8.1 on a mid-2010 21.5" iMac running on macOS High Sierra (10.13.6). I have a 16Gb ...
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Triple (or quadruple) boot MacOS Monterery, Windows (Bootcamp or otherwise), Ubuntu, Kali Linux, on mid 2015 macbook pro questions and problems w apfs

I followed this tutorial about a year ago on MacOs Catalina Machine to install Bootcamp, then shrink the partition within Windows 10, then install Ubuntu: https://robpickering.com/triple-boot-macbook-...
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Macbook Pro 2011 stuck on white screen, while Windows 10 completely boots

MacBook Pro (early 2011) has a white screen problem. I booted it with Windows 10 USB installer and formatted the HDD completely. It works fine (I haven't installed any driver yet), but it stuck at ...
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How to install Windows 11 on Intel Mac

I have a MacBook Pro 4th generation (2016-2020) with Intel chip and macOS Monterey. I had Windows 10 installed via Boot Camp Assistant. I tried to install Windows 11 in the same way I had installed ...
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Error 0x80070070 when installing Windows 11 via Bootcamp Mac Pro 7,1

I am a little stumped on this and hoping someone can help. I am trying to install Windows 11 via bootcamp on my Mac Pro 7,1. I edited the registry as instructed here to bypass the TPM check (https://...
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Mac BootCamp inverted scroll acceleration

I recently installed Windows 11 on my MacBook Air 2017. I noticed the inverted scroll problem quite quickly and found the solution for that. Something was still bothering me about the acceleration so ...
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High pitch noise from head phone of Bootcamp partition after upgrading to Big Sur 11.5.2

Recently, I upgraded by MacBook Pro to Big Sur 11.5.2. The Mac side is working fine. On another partition where I have Windows 10 installed, the headphone is giving intolerable high pitch noise once I ...
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repair GUID after changing HFS+ partition drive letter in Windows

I have a non-boot HFS+ partition. After changing the drive letter in Windows diskmgmt.msc, I can no longer see the drive in OS X. I can see the drive and its contents in Windows. Apparently this is ...
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Running a ClickOnce application on OSX without VMware, Parallells, Virtuabox,Bootcamp etc

I run Ctrader which is a clickOnce application, and since there is no OSX version (nor any *nix version) I'm bound to running windows just for this. I've tried Parallells, VMwareFusion, Virtuabox, ...
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Cursor jumped while typing in excel, word or outlook

Cursor jumped while typing in excel, word or outlook Sometimes cursor goes to end of the second while i was typing in first line. Ticked the "hide pointer while typing", still issue is ...
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Bootcamp Assistant tell me it cannot read Windows Partition but I can boot into Windows

I'm running Mac Big Sur. I have a windows partition installed from Bootcamp many years ago. I can boot into Windows with holding option key at start up. However when I use BootCamp Assistant it tells ...
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What is the best way to constantly switch between Mac and PC?

I have a need to be using my iMac but also a PC during separate times of the day. This switch needs to happen every day, for the next year. I currently have a 5k iMac. I use windows by using bootcamp ...
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Booting into Windows setup via EFI causes freeze (on MacBook Pro mid-2012)

I'm trying to get into Windows 10 setup on my Mid-2012 non-Retina MacBook Pro via making a bootable USB with Rufus and a recent copy of Windows 10 but when I choose the USB drive (named EFI Boot on ...
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I've "Reset this PC" in a macOS Bootcamp installation of Windows and have lost the ability to sign into macOS

After installing Windows 10 on my Macbook via Bootcamp, I've "Reset this PC" while in Windows, and now I'm no longer able to reboot into macOS. I'm not concerned with losing any files on ...
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"MacDrive Isn't Working / Boot Camp is Active"

I have installed the most recent version of MacDrive to copy files from my Windows 10 PC to a Mac formatted HD. I have been getting the error message "MacDrive Isn't Working / Boot Camp is Active&...
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No Space on Internal Hardrive C: want to run computer through external hardrive :D

Okay so I have the newest Macbook Pro, and I made a windows partition a minute ago with I forgot how much storage but definitely not enough. Every time I want to download something it says C:/User/J1/....
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Does remotely wiping my mac os remotely also erase data on a Windows partition?

I am running Mac (big sur) with Windows installed via bootcamp on another partition. If my device is stolen I will need to ensure all the data in my windows partition also gets wiped along with the ...
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Macbook Pro 16 inch keyboard light wont turn on in bootcamp windows

Whenever I use Windows on my MacBook I can't turn on the light on my keyboard and it's tough because when it gets dark I want to see my keyboard.
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Can’t boot to Windows, stuck on Grub BASH-like command line

I have installed Grub in Windows through bootcamp on a MacBook, to dual boot ChromeOS and windows . However after repairing the hard disk in MacOS disk utility grub shows the command prompt interface ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Works only one-way

I bootcamped a Macbook Pro with Windows 10. I can RDC from the Mac to another PC, but I cannot RDC from another PC to the Mac. Any ideas?
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Empty Bootcamp Partition Big Sur Macbook late 2013

When I create a bootcamp partition using bootcamp, windows does not boot and the bootcamp partition is empty with no files
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APFS partition corrupted after Paragon Disk Manager has failed

I am using a MacBook Pro 16" with Big Sur with FileVault enabled and used Paragon Disk Manager (latest version) to resize Bootcamp partition in the 1TB Internal SSD of my Mac. However, operation ...
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"missing operating system" error with Bootcamp on 2013 Macbook Air

I seem to have royally messed up my bootcamp. I have a tiny (30GB) bootcamp partition, and was trying to expand that space. I shrank my OSX partition via disk utility, then found I was unable to see ...
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Getting a “not currently available” error when attempting to install Windows 10 on BootCamp on a MacBook Air 2020 running macOS Catalina

I tried to install a Windows 10 via bootcamp, but I got stuck with this error: “Can’t install the software because it is not currently available from the Software Update Server.” Been searching all ...
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macOS Disk Utility shows too many disks

I installed Windows 10 on my MacBook using Bootcamp. While I was doing it I noticed that Disk Utility showed me that I had 4 disks on my computer. I bought this Mac from a person a little while ago, ...
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New Win10 install. Wifi, bluetooth and other UI issues

New Windows 10 x64 installation on a 16" MacBook Pro: i9, Radeon graphics, 16GB RAM, 768GB SSD. Running in Bootcamp (dual boot), not a VM. When I click the wifi / network button on the ...
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Is it possible to make a mbr legacy bootcamp win 10 from a gpt partitioned hdd on catalina 10.15.7 with bootcamp 6?

I tried to install win10 to ssd via efi boot on my macbook air 2012, it ran pretty well as far as performance, but because it's pre-uefi it makes it the garbage windows version with no sound, no ...
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Trying to install w10 on an external ssd to use on a mac, can I just clone drive from windows notebook?

I've tried one tutorial using virtualbox to get it on there and it failed, it would just crash in the middle of using windows, I was going to try another using parallels and win2usb, then I had the ...
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Which drive is the "data drive" referred to in the Bitlocker error "The data drive specified" where would it be set to "automatically unlock"?

I'm attempting to enable BitLocker on Windows 10 Pro using Bootcamp on an Apple MacBook Pro [2016]. I am following well-documented guides, however after going through the setup process and rebooting ...
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Map a key between Apple and Logitech keyboards

I am using MBP 2015 running Catalina. I am using external keyboard Logitech. I installed Windows 10 with Boot Camp. I have a problem to switch between OS's using software. The only option is to hold '...
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Switch from Windows to Mac OS using Boot Camp

I am using MBP 2015 running OS Catalina. I installed second partition Windows 10 using Boot Camp. The issue I have on Windows: I want to reboot into Mac not by holding Alt key but by using icon. On ...
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Reinstalling macOS

I currently have a Mac that only has Windows 10 installed. I would like to create a partition and reinstall macOS on that partition without erasing any of my Windows data. Does anyone know of a good ...
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Bootcamp trackpad: Left tap while dragging with other finger

I'm running Windows 10 under MBP bootcamp. I wonder if there is any way of (specifically) enabling the LEFT-tap click while moving the cursor with an other finger, so when I left-tap, 2 fingers are ...
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Disable keyboard backlight on MacBook Pro entirely on Windows

I'm on a MacBook Pro (probably '17 edition, can't be bothered to go to macOS to check) using Bootcamp to also use Windows (Windows 10). Every single time I launch Windows -- or, rather, log in -- the ...
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Stuck in Bootcamp. Unable to go back to MacOS

So I have an MBP15,2015. Its startup disk was accidentally set to windows. There are 3 major problems that will basically get me fired: My ctrl key on the internal mac keyboard is stuck (logic board ...
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Is there anyway to revert my mac to HFS from APFS?

Most of the time spent on my mac is spent on bootcamp or linux distros, but i have noticed that the main partition cannot be accessed by windows since it is APFS. Since the only way to access APFS is ...
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Automate clicking these control panel settings every time I boot?

I have a late 2012 MacBook Pro dual-booted into Windows 10 using MacOS Boot Camp. Every time I boot into Windows, I have to enable these Boot Camp Control Panel settings to enable trackpad 2-finger ...
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