For MAC users, BootCamp is an excellent tool to use Windows OS. This tool enables you to switch between Windows OS and macOS according to your needs. To enjoy this facility, you will need to download Windows 10 and then follow the installation process of BootCamp.
Although it provides maximum convenience to many users, some users also meet some issues while using this program. Usually, while installing or uninstalling the Windows program using BootCamp, many users get an error message saying “The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition.” This is a common error, and many people have got this while using Windows OS on Mac. If you are also facing this BootCamp error, then you can try the following steps to fix this error.
- Find Out the Errors Using Disk Utility:
In the first step, you will need to check for the errors using Disk Utility.
- First, install the latest updates of your macOS.
- Then repair the startup disk by using the Disk Utility.
- Once all the errors are repaired, you can continue installing or uninstalling your Windows OS.
- Look for Unallocated Free Space:
- Go to the Applications folder, then the Utility folder, and then open Disk Utility.
- On that window, you can find your internal disk in the sidebar. Select that file.
- Then go to the toolbar and click on Partition.
- There you can see a message about Apple File System space sharing. Confirm that message to make the partition.
- Then in the pie chart, you can select Free space if available. Now, this will be shown on the partition chart on the screen. You can click the (-) button under the chart to make the space available for use.
We hope the above methods will help you troubleshoot the startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition error.