Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [boot-camp]

Boot Camp is a technology from Apple that allows for an assisted installation of alternative operating systems on an Intel-based Macintosh computer.

1
vote
0answers
44 views

Installing Windows Legacy on a GPT hard drive

I am trying to install Windows Legacy mode (NOT UEFI MODE) on a GPT partitioned drive. If I use UEFI mode to install Windows 10, the audio drivers don't work, which is an issue with UEFI. I am ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Internet Not Working On Windows 8.1 Partition After Using BootCamp on Mac

I partitioned my hard drive and installed Windows 8.1 on my macbook (2011) using BootCamp. Downloaded the drivers automatically by clicking the box in the BootCamp dialog, then manually installed ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Earphone volume too loud or too quiet on Windows 10

Hi I'm having a weird problem on my MacBook Pro running Windows 10 Pro through Bootcamp. The earphone volume is either too loud or too quiet, and seems to switch between these two upon every restart. ...
2
votes
1answer
720 views

Boot Camp Assistant fails to create the USB installer from the Windows 10 October 2018 Update

I downloaded the Windows10 October 2018 Update iso file from the Microsoft website Download Windows 10 Disc Image (ISO File). The downloaded file was named Win10_1809Oct_English_x64.iso. I tried using ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Bootcamp Assistant - Startup disk cannot partion hard-drive

MacBook is Mid 2014 Pro Retina on Mojave 10.14.1. I've searched and searched but I can't seem to find a solution. Hopefully someone hear can help me
1
vote
2answers
85 views

Create an agnostic exFAT partition to share between macOS Sierra and Boot Camp Windows 10?

I've ordered a 2TB Crucial MX500 SSD to put in my 2012 MBP (A1278) (I'm also replacing the hard drive cable and putting in 16gb of RAM). I plan to install macOS Sierra, followed by Windows 10 (...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

OS X can't boot after Windows patrition size change

I run into big problem. I was not aware that bootcamp may do this: I wanted to reduce windows patrition, so i've used Esus partition manager free to this smaller. After restatt, windows booted by ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

Bootcamp Windows 10 in Legacy BIOS mode reports external pure GPT disks as MBR. Why?

I was under the impression that Windows just required the drive it boots from to be MBR when booting in BIOS mode, hence the hybrid MBR setup created by Bootcamp on my Macbook Air 2012 (this model ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

MacOS Virtual Machine on Windows using real partition in VMWare

Note: I am on a Macbook Pro and so I should not be violating the Apple EULA for virtualizing MacOS. I am trying to use VMWare Workstation to boot my MacOS partition while in Bootcamp (while working ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Install Linux on free MBR partition of bootcamp for Triple Boot?

I own a macbook pro that I have been using so far with MacOS High Sierra as well as Windows 7 (via Bootcamp) in dual boot. Now I intend to add another partition in order to install a Linux ...
0
votes
0answers
177 views

How to check for eGPU support on Windows 10 over Thunderbolt 2 (Bootcamp)?

How can I check for, or learn how to check for, eGPU support on a Windows 10 installation, running as Bootcamp on a Mac Pro 2013 ? The eGPU enclosure I have is a Sonnet 550 and it has a Thunderbolt ...
3
votes
2answers
446 views

Windows 10 on Macbook Pro not responsive to keyboard input

I have a 2016 15-inch Macbook Pro, on which I installed Windows 10 via Boot Camp. But it's often slow to respond to my keystrokes. There's a slight delay before what I type shows up on screen, barely ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

Repair windows 7 installation in Mac (bootcamp)

Recently I tried to install Linux (Debian distribution) in a Mac device which have windows 7 installed too. I did it worng (now I know it) because I did it through windows 7 so, when I restarted, ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Running Windows 7/10 on MacBook via Bootcamp - Limitations

I am thinking of buying a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air, to replace my current (and only) Laptop, which is a PC running windows. I would like to do this “switch” because I would love to have ...
0
votes
0answers
107 views

How to merge non-adjacent partitions BootCamp NTFS?

I have following layout for bootcamp. I do not run MAC OS on it ;-) all are NTFS partitions. Looking forward to merge D: to C:\ drive. Challenge: Can't disturb OOSXReserved IMHO. Even relocation ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Battle.net not downloading on Windows

The help forums and Blizzard support have been no success. Every time I click to install Battle.net, I get this pop-up saying "This app can't run on your PC", and I have no idea what could be ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

Cannot boot from MacOS or Windows after attempting to shrink Boot Camp partition on MacBook

What I was doing: I wanted to free up some space from my Boot Camp/Win 10 partition so I could install Linux. I used AOMEI's partition tools on Windows to shrink my Windows partition by 100gb. In the ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Bluetooth not working on Windows 8.1, but worked on Windows 10 (running on a MacBook Air)

I can't get Bluetooth to work on my MacBook Air 1,1 2008 when running Windows 8.1. The Bluetooth card shows up as working in the Device Manager but none of the Bluetooth options in Settings or Control ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

Unable to boot into bootcamp (Windows 7), due to resizing only OSX partition

I have a MacBookPro 2011, OSx 10.9.2, it is dual booted (using bootcamp). I followed this youtube video that shows how to resize mac https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhkdOLXT6Eg but after resizing ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

Bootcamp Windows 10 microphone captures speakers output sound

I have a Macbook Pro 2017 15" with the latest version of MacOS High Sierra and a second partition where Bootcamp (Windows 10 latest version) is installed. I use MacOS for work and Windows for gaming. ...
0
votes
0answers
650 views

Windows 10 drivers for Macbook's FaceTime HD Camera won't allow anything other than 720p

I'm not sure if I should be asking this here or over in Ask Different, but given that Windows 10 is the OS I'm working in, here's where I am... I have a 2017 MacBook Pro running Windows 10 Pro via ...
0
votes
0answers
110 views

How to tri-boot window, linux and macOS on MacBook Pro and use both window and linux on parallels?

How to tri-boot window, linux and macOS on MacBook Pro and use both window and linux on parallels? I know I can duel boot Window and macOS by using bootcamp and then install parallels which use the ...
1
vote
0answers
804 views

Windows 10 (Bootcamp) : No options under “Region & Language page” in Settings

I installed latest update of Windows 10 : 1803, April 2018 update. I observed my Language Settings to be wrong. So, I tried to change it by going to Region & Language page under Time & ...
0
votes
0answers
151 views

OS X problems with Boot Camp Windows installation

I am having few problems with Windows 7 installation using BootCamp. Mac info: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011) I read on apple support site and my Mac supports Windows 7 installation. I just had ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Can't install Windows 7 on my MacBook Air

I have tried almost everything I could to install Windows 7 from my USB 3.0 with Boot Camp Assistant (Windows 7 64-bit) I get an error that Windows can't boot from it and I fix it by selecting the ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

How can I add a new data partition on Mac with splitting the main partition in two parts? Windows 7 is already installed with bootcamp

I have a mid-2011 iMac and I installed Windows 7 in Bootcamp by the help of this link . $ diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

GUID partition table on imac messed up

I messed up my iMac 12.1 model, trying to uninstall Efi partition created from bootcamp(erasing the partition from disk utility without uninstalling windows first on bootcamp). So accidentally i ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Can you run Windows off an external SSD via USB-C?

I have a 2017 Touchbar Macbook Pro, so has 4 USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports. Rather than running bootcamp and splitting my inbuilt SSD drive into a MacOS partition and a Windows partition, I am ...
0
votes
0answers
99 views

How can I recreate the efi boot loader of a Bootcamp installation?

I was updating my Bootcamp windows 10 (which was running in Parallels Desktop). Something happened apparently (I don't know what), and when I later started the Bootcamp Windows from Parallels, its ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

mouse efficiency on windows bootcamp

I'm a programmer and write lots of code on the Mac connected with 3 monitors. I've been trying to figure this out, if it's me or how the mouse works across operating systems, I came across suggestions ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

OSX Bootcamp Windows 10: Can't click in-app button while holding down key

Self-explanatory. The catch is that even when I release the key, I need to click twice for the button for some reason. I notice this issue stops happening with a USB mouse, but why? How can I fix this ...
0
votes
2answers
289 views

Clean install of Win10 (free upgrade version)

I have Parallels running on my Mac, several years ago I got a copy of Windows 8 on disc from which I set up a VM. In time this was upgraded to Win 8.1 and Win 10, all within the VM. I want to get rid ...
1
vote
0answers
723 views

Bootcamp High Sierra Upgrade can't boot Windows

Having some confusion regarding which instructions to follow to fix an issue I'm having with my Bootcamp Installation. I've had a copy of Windows 8 (not 8.1) installed for a quite a long time which ...
1
vote
1answer
220 views

Reduce shared memory [bootcamp, Windows 7]

I have an old MacBookPro (2011) (4GB RAM, Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 320M). I have installed Win 7 ultimate (32-bit) using bootcamp. I have a problem with amount of RAM in Windows. In OS X it utilized ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

What is “WiFi:[ ManagementProbe response]”?

I've been trouble shooting a WiFi connections issue in Windows 10 BootCamp on a 2017 MacBook Pro. Now I started monitoring internet packets using the Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4. Here is an ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

WiFI does not work on Windows 10 BootCamp - Drops in and out

Update (7/9/2018): There was a new driver released on 4/20/2018 for Broadcom 802.11ac Network Adapter, version 7.35.118.83, but the Apple update is only now pushing it. Just installed it. Let's see ...
0
votes
0answers
322 views

How can I reenable bluetooth without a keyboard or mouse?

I accidentally turned bluetooth off while using Windows 10 in a bootcamp partition and now I can't reenable it, as I'm using a bluetooth keyboard and mouse. Is there any way I can bluetooth back on ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Using GPT fdisk utility produces error

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on the following hardware: Mac Mini (late 2014) Running MacOS High Sierra I have disabled SIP and confirmed that it is disabled. When I run the command in Terminal: ...
0
votes
0answers
152 views

Boot Camp Corruption: (How) Can I reinstall the original Win 7 Pro OS, as current updates now causes a black screen

Bootcamp and PC apps are required for my business. The installation & function has been flawless since originally installed 2 yrs ago. Automatic Win7 updates have corrupted the startup: It boots ...
2
votes
1answer
140 views

Can Windows in macOS Boot Camp access an external HDD formatted as Journaled extended?

I currently have a MacBook Pro with an external HDD formatted as journaled extended and use this for my time machine backups. I'm planning on adding Windows using Boot Camp but was wondering if ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Why is a bootable USB drive is showing up among the startup disks on a MacBook but not on an iMac?

I have a mid-2011 iMac and I'm trying to install Windows via Boot Camp. Using the app worked well. It created the USB boot drive with a Windows 7 ISO. The problems started when Boot Camp restarted ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Restore the Bootcamp application on windows 8.1

I have recently installed a windows 8.1 on my iMac through bootcamp, and it was very, VERY buggy. So I bought a new one and installed it on top of the windows 8.1 and now I lost the bootcamp "300 GB" ...
0
votes
2answers
315 views

Is there any issues with Installing windows 10 on MD101 Macbook pro?

I want to install Windows 10 on my MD101 macbookpro, however the page below says that my machine is not among the macs that support Windows10. Mac computers that support Windows 10 My machines ...
0
votes
1answer
426 views

Mac OS Partition Invisible in BootCamp Windows 7

I upgraded my Mac OS system from Yosemite to macOS High Sierra, and found that the Mac OS partition became invisible in the Boot Camp Windows. I re-installed Boot Camp drivers in Windows but still did ...
6
votes
3answers
15k views

Resizing Windows 10 Bootcamp partition manually

Installed windows 10 via bootcamp on my MBP running macOS Sierra, but I'd like to expand the Windows partition and shrink the macOS partition, avoiding a reinstall if possible. I did a search already,...
4
votes
3answers
11k views

Windows10 - Bootcamp Could not locate the macOS boot volume - mac partition unknown

In my Macbook pro (2016 touch bar), previously I installed Windows 10 and upgraded to creators version. In Windows session, in the bootcamp "Restart in macOS..." option is returning "Could not locate ...
0
votes
3answers
843 views

No sound in Windows 7 (MacBook / Bootcamp)

I have installed Windows 7 on my 2010 model MacBook Pro using Bootcamp. I think everything installed correctly except for some drivers (bluetooth etc) but the main thing that bothers me is that the ...
0
votes
1answer
617 views

Windows couldn't update boot config - Bootcamp OS X 12.6

I'be been trying to install Windows 8.1 using bootcamp on an Early 2011 Macbook pro. I've been using a bootable USB thumbdrive made with Unetbootin. I edited info.plist to enable loading the win 8 ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

How to configure a bluetooth mouse in Windows 10 on MacBook Pro with Bootcamp?

I have a mouse (Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse) that I wish to connect to my MacBook Pro when I switch to Windows with Bootcamp. I can see the mouse when I look for devices but it stays on "Connecting"...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

Accidentally erased an 885 MB partition on my Mac

I opened Disk Utility the other day to reformat an SD card and accidentally erased a partition of my internal SSD. Any idea what I erased? 2017 MacBook Pro 15-inch Has Boot Camp with latest Windows ...