Way around having to unplug HMDI when booting into windows?
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Way around having to unplug HMDI when booting into windows?  


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Joined: 2 years ago


I have everything working (Win10 on external usb c m.2 enclosure). Only way to boot into windows is do drive select on boot and then once I select windows I have to pull the hdmi cable to the mac mini. If I leave it plugged in windows logo keeps flashing on that monitor like its trying to boot but not able to. The other monitors (connected to eGPU) do work. 

Any thoughts would be helpful. If its not possible, this solution still works.

2018 Mac Mini + Razer Core X Chroma + AMD Radeon VII

Thanks in advance!


To do: Create my signature with system and expected eGPU configuration information to give context to my posts. I have no builds.


Mini i5
Prominent Member
Joined: 2 years ago


So you’re not using Bootcamp?

Are you able to select your Windows drive for restarting under Mac OS System Preferences? 


2018 Mac Mini + AMD RX 6600 XT (Sonnet Breakaway Box 650) Monterey 12.1 pending + Windows 21H1

2018 Mac Mini [8th,6C,B] + RX 6600 XT @ 32Gbps-TB3 (Sonnet Breakaway 650) + macOS 12.0 & Win10 21H1 [build link]