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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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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 bootcamp bluetooth not working

I am running a 2019 MacBook pro. It is currently using Bootcamp and, therefore, running windows 10. I have never managed to get the Bluetooth to work, however. So I wouldn't be asking the question ...
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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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Why am I losing cursor control when gaming in bootcamp/windows10/Steam

Setup: 2017 27" iMac (high spec). Samsung SSD T5. Logitec G304 wireless mouse. PS4 controller. Usage: Mac OS for internet and social media. Bootcamp/Windows10/Steam for gaming. 90% of usage is ...
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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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Windows 10 won't start after restoring a partition that wasn't prepped with Sysprep

I had a Windows 10 partition running on a Boot Camp partition on an iMac. I recently upgraded the latter with a new SSD, but forgot to prepare the Windows partition with Sysprep before transferring it....
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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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Unable to install Windows 10 on MacBook Pro 2012

I tried to install windows 10 on my MacBook Pro mid 2012 on which Catalina is already installed. But I had following error so I had to cancel the Windows Installation. It says windows can not be ...
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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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How to increase disk space on Windows in Bootcamp?

I have MacBook Pro 2015. Recently I needed Windows OS and I installed Bootcamp. Total size of my Hard Drive is 120 GB. It perfectly worked for my needs both Mac and Windows. Now I need extra 15 Gb ...
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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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Recover files after accidentally formatting APFS to NTFS [duplicate]

I think most of these stories begin somewhat the same: I was doing X and then nothing worked anymore. In short I accidentally formatted my whole disk from APFS to NTFS. And my question: any chance of ...
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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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Can't install Broadcom Windows Bluetooth drivers on a macbook pro 15" 2017

I have installed Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my MBP. After the installation, I have noticed that there are BT audio stutters present. Devices also don't connect automatically. When I open the device ...
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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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My Apple Magic Keyboard on Windows says it's connected, but doesn't do anything

I'm using Boot Camp and trying to reuse my Apple Magic Keyboard. It works fine when connected via Lightning. But I can't get it to work via Bluetooth. Is it paired and connected? The most infuriating ...
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Mac won’t start up after deleting the Boot Camp Windows partition

I erased the Windows partition I had created using Boot Camp assistant and now my Mac is showing question mark on start up. I have tried to reinstall macOS in recovery mode but it doesn’t work because ...
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Problems after installing bootcamp drivers

I set up a windows 10 Partition with bootcamp and after installing the bootcamp drivers, windows doesn't start normally. It opens the window where you can choose between 4 options. 1.continue 2.use ...
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Windows 10 (1909) requiring all Bluetooth devices be re-paired after reboot. (MacBook Pro 2017 w/ Boot Camp)

Problem Every time I reboot Windows 10, every Bluetooth device has to be removed and re-paired. Details Devices will appear in the Bluetooth & other devices" section in "Settings", either as ...
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Macbook Pro 2020 Fingerprint sensor not working in Windows 10 Pro x64 Bootcamp

The fingerprint sensor (which doubles in as the power button) on the new Macbook Pro dones't get detected in Windows 10 Pro x64 Bootcamp partition. I checked the Device Manager and the Fingerprint ...
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