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How to start your Macbook from Another Boot Device or Boot Camp

Description: This guide shows you how to boot from another device other than your hard drive. This could be used for booting from a Boot Camp partition or any other bootable media that is plugged into the system.

  1. Plug in any bootable media that you wish to boot off of while the Macbook is on.
  2. Choose System Preferences either from your dock or from the Apple in the top left of the screen.
  3. Choose Startup Disk under the System tab.
  4. Choose which device you would like to boot off of (in this case it's BOOTCAMP Windows) and select Target Disk Mode….