HT4818: Boot Camp 4, OS X Lion and Mountain Lion: Frequently asked questionsLearn about Boot Camp 4, OS X Lion and Mountain Lion: Frequently asked questions
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 1, 2013 8:38 PM (in response to BicycleBill)
Yes, by using a third-party utility called Paragon Camptune X 10. Boot Camp Assistant can not dynamically change the partition size.
You will need at least 40-50 GBs.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 1, 2013 9:03 PM (in response to BicycleBill)
Thanks for the super prompt response, Kappy. That solves my question on original size for bootcamp partition size and options if I need a larger amount of space down the line.
Any suggestions for back-up strategies? I'm thinking of using two different hard drives - one for Mountain Lion using time capsule and another for the bootcamp partition. How should I format the external bootcamp back-up drive and can I use any win 7 compatible back-up program?
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 1, 2013 9:04 PM (in response to BicycleBill)
Windows comes with its own backup utility that you can use to backup to a separate backup drive. Or you can use a third-party utility such as Winclone 3.7 to backup to a Mac formatted disk.
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 1, 2013 9:10 PM (in response to Kappy)
How should I best format the windows back-up drive- NTFS?
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 2, 2013 9:07 AM (in response to BicycleBill)
That is the default format for Windows disks. You must do it in Windows, however. The Mac cannot create an NTFS formatted disk.