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pcaulfield
Nov 13, 2013

How to get Windows 8 running on Boot Camp to recognize Thunderbolt devices?

After upgrading to Windows 8 (running on a MacBook Pro using Boot Camp 5), it’s not recognizing any Thunderbolt devices. Any suggestions on how to resolve this issue?

jimlynch
11/14/2013
Here's an FAQ about installing Windows 8 that might also be of interest.

Boot Camp: Frequently asked questions about installing Windows 8
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5628
becker
11/13/2013

This is a pretty common problem. If you disable fast boot in Windows 8, that should resolve the Thunderbolt issue. If you need a step-by-step, Apple has one for you.

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