Boot Camp requires a Mac with an Intel processor. When you install Microsoft Windows on your Mac, Boot Camp Assistant automatically opens the Boot Camp installer, which installs the latest Windows support software (drivers). If that doesn't happen, or you experience any of the following issues while using Windows on your Mac, follow the steps in this article. Your Apple mouse, trackpad, or keyboard isn't working in Windows.Force Touch isn't designed to work in Windows.
You don't hear audio from the built-in speakers of your Mac in Windows. The built-in microphone or camera of your Mac isn't recognized in Windows. One or more screen resolutions are unavailable for your display in Windows. You can't adjust the brightness of your built-in display in Windows. You have issues with Bluetooth or Wi-Fi in Windows. You get an alert that Apple Software Update has stopped working. You get a message that your PC has a driver or service that isn't ready for this version of Windows.
Your Mac starts up to a black or blue screen after you install Windows. If your Mac has an AMD video card and is having graphics issues in Windows, you might need to update your AMD graphics drivers instead. Before proceeding, install the latest macOS updates, which can include updates to Boot Camp. To install the latest Windows support software, you need a 16GB or larger USB flash drive formatted as MS-DOS (FAT).
Install the latest macOS updates
Start your Mac from macOS.
Plug the USB flash drive into your Mac.
Step 5: Installing the Boot Loader
- Open Disk Utility, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder. Choose View > Show All Devices from the menu bar. From the sidebar in Disk Utility, select your USB flash drive.
- Choose MS-DOS (FAT) as the format and Master Boot Record as the scheme.
- Click Erase to format the drive. When done, quit Disk Utility.
Step 3: Bios Configuration
After preparing your USB flash drive, complete these steps:. Make sure that your Mac is connected to the Internet. Open Boot Camp Assistant, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.
From the menu bar at the top of your screen, choose Action > Download Windows Support Software, then choose your USB flash drive as the save destination.
When the download completes, quit Boot Camp Assistant. Learn what to do if you can't download or save the Windows support software. After downloading the Windows support software to your flash drive, follow these steps to install the software. (If you're attempting to resolve issues with a Bluetooth mouse or keyboard, it might be easier to use a USB mouse or keyboard until these steps are complete.).
Make sure that the USB flash drive is plugged into your Mac.