How to Set Windows 10 as Default OS in Boot Camp on Mac?

Installing Windows on a Mac with the help of Boot Camp Assistant is the best method to run Windows on Mac hardware. There are a couple of advantages of using this method over other methods. Boot Camp is an official Apple software. When you install Windows on a Mac machine, all hardware, including the keyboard and trackpad, works without issues.

Second, installing Windows with the help of Boot Camp is pretty simple. It helps you create a partition for Windows. So, make a bootable USB drive to start installing your favorite OS on a Mac computer. Third, Boot Camp doesn’t use virtualization technology, so you can use complete system resources. Your Mac machine doesn’t need to share the resources between Mac OS X, virtualization software, and Windows.

Users who’ve installed Windows on a Mac computer using Boot Camp Assistant probably have noticed that after completing the installation of Windows and setting up all Boot Camp drivers, the Mac partition is set as the default one and when you turn on your Mac, you need to hold down the Alt (Option) key to see the OS disk selection menu, where you can select Windows disk and boot into Windows.

When you turn on your Mac, your machine will be booted in Mac by default. To log in to Windows, you need to hold down the Alt (Option) key to see the OS disk selection menu, where you can select Windows disk and boot into Windows. If you’re going to boot into Windows by default, there is an option to set Windows as the default boot OS. There is no need to hold Alt (option) key to boot into Windows. In this risewindows article, we will guide you on how to set Windows 10 as the default OS in Boot Camp on Mac.

How to set Windows 10 as the default OS in Boot Camp on Mac?

Step 1. First, turn on your Mac and hold the Alt (Option) key to see the OS disk selection menu.

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Step 2. Click on Windows drive to start booting into Windows.

Step 3. Then, once Windows is up and running, you can see Boot Camp on the System Tray.

Step 4. After that, right-click on the Boot Camp icon from the system tray. Now, click on the Boot Camp Control Panel to open the Boot Camp Control Panel dialog box. So, click the Yes button if the UAC dialog prompts.

Step 5. Next, click on Windows Disk partition (BOOTCAMP) to select it. Then, click on Apply and then OK button.

When you turn on the Mac machine, it will automatically boot into Windows OS. So, turn on the device to boot into Mac OS X, hold down the Alt (Option) key to see the OS disk selection menu, and select Macintosh HD.

If you already boot into the Windows machine and want to switch to Mac OS X, right-click on Boot Camp Icon, and select Restart in OS X from the system tray.

How to set Mac OS X as the default OS in Boot Camp on Mac?

Step 1. First, turn on your Mac and hold the Alt (Option) key to see the OS disk selection menu.

Step 2. Click on Windows drive to start booting into Windows.

Step 3. Then, once Windows is up and running, you can see Boot Camp on the System Tray.

Step 4. After that, right-click on the Boot Camp icon from the system tray and click on the Boot Camp Control Panel to open the Boot Camp Control Panel dialog box. If UAC prompts, click the Yes button.

Step 5. Next, click on Mac to select it, then click on Apply and OK buttons.

From now onwards, when you turn on the Mac machine, it will automatically boot into Mac OS X. To boot into Windows, turn on the machine, hold the Alt (Option) key to see the OS disk selection menu, and select Windows Disk (BOOT CAMP).

If you already boot into the Windows machine and want to switch to Mac OS X, right-click on Boot Camp Icon, and select Restart in OS X from the system tray.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be informative to you.

Good luck & keep growing, guys.

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