Updating video drivers in boot camp
A good example is the trackpad which simply doesn’t operate as smoothly as under Mac OSX.
This isn’t because Windows is a less good Operating System, it’s simply Apple supplying drivers and support software this is less good.
If you've followed our guide to install Windows 10 on a Mac then you probably opted for the Boot Camp option.
While it hasn't been officially supported, Apple is updating its Boot Camp tool this week to provide Windows 10 support for 64-bit Macs.
If you have an existing 32-bit installation of Windows on your Mac, you'll need to back up your important files so that you can remove the existing Windows partition and install a 64 bit version of Windows.
You can install Windows 8.1 on an internal drive in your Mac.
For the trackpad I found a good solution with Trackpad which enables 2, 3- and 4-finger gestures and improves scrolling.
As of April 2016, AMD has finally released an updated Radeon Boot Camp driver for the 2015 Mac Book Pro Retina 15″ and similar i Mac Retina models.
To unravel things now, you must first remove the current driver, then use a utility similar to Ccleaner and flush out any detritus remaining, THEN you can install current video drivers.
I'm used to only updating the drivers via new bootcamp drivers from
If you see the message “Uninstall USB 3.0 e Xtensible Host Controller Driver” during installation, don't uninstall the driver.
Instead, see Windows 8: "Uninstall the USB 3.0 e Xtensible Host Controller Driver" alert when upgrading from Windows 7.