Windows For Mac Via Bootcamp

Windows For Mac Via Bootcamp

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Somewhat similar to the walkthrough (and now the ), this tutorial will take you every step of the way through installing Microsoft Windows 7 on your Intel Mac (running 10.5 or later), using Boot Camp. Note: if you’d rather not dual boot OS X and Windows 7, you can always. To install Windows 7 on your Mac using Boot Camp you will need the following: • All firmware updates installed on your Mac (use Apple Button -> Software Update to check) • A Windows 7 installation DVD • Your OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard installation DVD • Around 30GB of empty hard drive space on your Mac. You can probably get away allocating less than 30GB to Windows 7, but it will leave very little room to install anything in Windows. • An hour if all goes well, up to 5 hours if not • Though not absolutely required, it’s a VERY good idea to have a complete and up to date Time Machine backup of OS X – it really came in handy for me. Because part of the process involves partitioning your drive, there’s always the distinct chance something will go wrong and everything will be wiped out. • Patience, possibly a great deal of it.

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Having a book handy will also help kill time during the partitioning, installing etc). Installing Windows 7 via Boot Camp • Here goes.

First thing – close absolutely every open program you can. That includes those things running in the Apple Menu that you always forget about. Don’t worry about killing the Dock or Dashboard – having those running is fine. • Now open a Finder and navigate to Applications -> Utilities and double-click Boot Camp Assistant. • Click Continue on the initial Introduction screen. Ignore the fact that it doesn’t mention Windows 7 as a possible OS to install.

• Now you have to decide how much space you want to allocate to Windows 7. You might be able to get away with going as low as 10GB, but I would highly advise against it. You’ll have almost no space left over to install software, and your page file in Windows might cause frequent crashes. G data internet security 2015 for mac. I opted for 20GB, which left me with just a bit over 16GB to use after installing Windows 7. To change the amount of space to dedicate to Windows 7, click the small divider between Mac OS X and Windows, and drag it to the left. • Once you’ve determined how much space you want to allocate to Windows 7, click the Partition button.

• The partitioning itself doesn’t take particularly long. If you receive an error, proceed to of the “How to install Vista with Boot Camp” tutorial. It provides all the troubleshooting info you need to resolve partitioning issues. Once you’ve cleared up any problems, or if everything just goes smoothly, proceed with the next step in this tutorial.

• Once completed you’ll notice a new BOOTCAMP drive on your desktop. • Now insert your Windows 7 DVD and click the Start Installation button. • Your Mac will restart, and Windows 7 will boot. You’ll be prompted with a window asking you which partition you want to install Windows on.

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