Apple fixes Boot Camp creation bug on iMac and Mac mini

Apple fixes Boot Camp creation bug on iMac and Mac mini


Boot Camp iMac
Boot Camp creation is working again.
Photo: Apple

Apple today rolled out a new Boot Camp update to address a big issue on some iMac and Mac mini computers. Those with a Fusion Drive should now be able to create a Windows partition as normal.

Boot Camp gives Mac users the best of both worlds by allowing them to use Windows when they need to.

It’s much better than third-party solutions because it uses its very own drive partition, so it’s almost like having an individual machine for each operating system — not just a virtual machine for your Windows apps.

On some iMac and Mac mini computers, however, users have been unable to set up Boot Camp. Apple finally fixed that issue today.

Boot Camp update out now

A small Boot Camp update is now available for macOS Mojave 10.14.5 users.

“This update addresses an issue which prevents creation of a new Boot Camp partition on iMac and Mac mini with Fusion Drive,” read the release notes.

The update weighs in at just 1.9MB, so it shouldn’t take you more than a few minutes to download and install it. And once you have, you should find that any Boot Camp creation issues you faced before are now eliminated.

You can download the latest Boot Camp release from Apple’s website now.


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