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    Macintosh HD not at full capacity size after removing Bootcamp partition

    I have a Late 2011 13" MacBook Pro running High Sierra 10.13.6, Quick recap, I initially wanted to install Windows through Bootcamp but it for some reason failed once the laptop restarted to boot the Windows installer disc, the disc ejected and it only said "no bootable device, insert boot...
  2. alex_free

    Success: Windows 7 With A Broken Optical Drive (No Virtualization Images Required)

    Edit: My optical drive works? I think I was putting the disc in too high into the drive (facepalm) As many of you know, many early Intels refuse to boot Windows USB installers. This was verified on a Macbook 5,2. I went to Wallmart and bought the only USB DVD drive they still sell in current...
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    MacBook Pro 8.1 2011 - Thunderbolt 2.0 display not working under Win11

    Hello! =) First post here! Just acquired a (reasonnably priced, cheap) MacBook Pro 8,1 , early 2011 13" (Dodged a bullet lol, didn't knew 15 and 17" had dGPU issues hehe). This is my first Mac (I have been using Hackintoshes since 2014 but it was a challenge/educational thing more than any...
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    Reboot into Mac OS X & reboot into Windows toggles do not work

    I have a Mac Pro 5,1 and for some reason I am unable to reboot into Windows 10 when I have it selected in the System Preferences pane as the startup disk. When I do that I get a flashing cursor or I get a message on the screen saying there is no bootable media or a message like that. And when I...
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    Blank screen with mouse pointer during cold boots and restarts (sometimes)

    I recently spent several hours getting Windows (10, build 17763 LTSC) going on a circa-2012 MacBook Pro (the 15" "retina" model, if it matters) and eventually got through the DSDT disaster to get sound working, the Bluetooth rigmarole, the horrible "Boot Camp" software, and the Precision...
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    Stuck on finishing up

    Hello! So it's been close to 4 months since the last time Bootcamp assistant has worked on my mac. Unfortunately, whenever I try to install windows, the installation process keeps getting stuck at "Finishing up," and I don't know how to fix it. I tried to use Disk Utility to run first aid on...
  7. AvaQueen

    What are the primary problems of Windows 10 Unsupported Macs?

    I'm working on a project where I need to know what issues each unsupported mac has in windows 10 (i.e. Audio, etc.). I'm only interested in 2009 and newer Macs.
  8. LuxoNum

    MacBook Air 2018 is unresponsive to wake up. I've tried everything.

    When I open my MacBook after its been asleep on battery a few hours, I get presented a black screen and takes 20s-30s become responsive. Once it's awake, it says "Passcode required to enable TouchID". Caps lock + keyboard brightness don't work during this either. I've had this issue before on...
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    Black screen with cursor when booting windows 10 first time with bootcamp

    I recently came into possession of a Late 2012 iMac 27" with 2.9 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core I5 processor, 32GB 1600 MHz DDR3 memory, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 512 MB graphics, and 1TB hard drive running macOS Catalina. I need Windows 10 so I used Boot Camp Assistant and got a Windows 10 ISO from the...
  10. Rico Muerte

    MP 1,1-5,1 Bootcamp with non apple bios RX480 on 5,1 cMP?

    Just wondering if I can/or how to use boot camp on my 2012 5,1 with a non Apple bios Sapphire RX480? Can it be done with startup disk mode? In other words, boot in to Mac OS as usual, then select the Windows startup disk to restart in? Id rather not go throught the process or bios flashing the...
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    Bootcamp driver issues

    Ok, I’ve searched and tried a few methods, but I’m not getting anywhere... I installed windows 10 on a G-Drive Mobile Pro SSD and running it just fine in bootcamp with the exception that I don’t think the drivers installed correctly. Bluetooth and WiFi/ethernet are just 2 issues I’ve found so...
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    Reinstall Windows 7 to increase bootcam partition

    Hi, I have an ancient Macbook Air with OS X 10.7.5 and Windows 7 and want to increase the bootcamp partition because I'm only running Windows on this machine. Unfortunately, Mac OS won't let me increase the bootcamp partition, gives an error and asks to try another partition size (no partition...
  13. K1K1

    Problem with display

    I'm not sure how this happened, but this shows me on the screen when I'm on MacOS, (Chrome web page from Windows is displayed): Disappears after a while How to fix this?
  14. Izmo

    Internal speakers Problem

    Hello guys! I've been using macbook pro 15 inch mid 2012 for 5 years. Especially in music production and art designing. In november 2020, I got my new brand 960 GB hard drive within high speed. Therefore I decided to install bootcamp to have a Windows 10 on my mac for sure (for advanced...
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    Mac fails to anyhow partition the disk

    I've tried every guide I could find, reddit, apple support. Nothing works. I've tried partitioning through the terminal, and disk utility. Both give the same error.
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    BlackScreen Windows 10 / Mac Mini Server 2011

    I used now dosdudes Catalina patcher to be able to get trough Bootcamp and get a bootable USB stick for Windows 10. I have now managed to boot and install Windows 10 but right after installing the drivers (from here...
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    MacBook Pro 16" 2019 Cursor lag on Bootcamp

    Hi !, I am facing an issue where trackpad input will significantly lag on my 2019 i9 MacBook Pro on Bootcamp. It happens during heavy tasks and one way to reproduce it is to load up a 3dMark benchmark (time spy, fire strike) and it will almost always exhibit this behavior during the "Collect...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Seeking Hardware RAID Controller For Mac Pro (5.1)

    Hey guys! Been in and out of this site for a couple of years now, and I figured I'd make a post calling for aid, due to the mass amount of information regarding RAID controllers for Mac Pros. You guys are smart, you seem to have come up with every answer to every question thus far, however I...
  19. voraciousvegan

    MP 1,1-5,1 Windows on PCIe SATA SSD?

    4,1->5,1. Can I boot W10 on a PCIe 2.5" SSD if I'm just cloning my current W10 over, not a clean install (as I understand, you can't clean install over PCIe)? When I was initially installing W10 on this Mac Pro, I remember it was impossible to do thru Bootcamp, although Bootcamp drivers were...
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    MBP, Big Sur, Windows very flaky

    2019 MBP, MacOS 11.1. Using Windows via Bootcamp, getting very flaky behavior. Have run Windows and Apple System updates on Windows side. Main issue: using MBP built-in keyboard and trackpad, basic navigation is wonky. Things that should take one click take two. Contextual menu appears every...