I am trying to install Windows 7 on it via Bootcamp. Step 8 : Restart your Mac and boot it into Windows. Install Windows from flash drive or external optical drive This method takes a bit of patience so bear with us. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. He has lived in California ever since.
Took me three full days of non-stop reading to figure this out. Linux Mint or any other linux are not programs, they are operating systems, like Windows 7 is. With the press of a button, you can switch between Mac and Windows every time your computer turns on. No bootcode was successfully updated. What issue did you experience that led you to perform the steps mentioned here, and what issue are you experiencing now? This process can take a while.
I do not see anything except the boot camp folder that was just unzipped. Any ideas on how to fix this Jognt? How do I use the Boot Camp 5 Support Software I downloaded from the web page? Image: This post is part of our contributor series. Before committing any changes, let's first make a backup of the file just in case. Not the answer you're looking for? Hope to have helped you with this. Check out for how to do it. But the technology is there and is Free. However bootcamp wont allow me to do so since I have a optical drive on the laptop.
As such, I recommend purchasing a Logitech or similar mouse for use in Windows. You should now be able to delete all the files or format the drive now. You can also choose to install New Software, like iCloud, if you want. One thing led to another and this is the way I install Windows on My Mac now. You may encounter a known issue whereby the Boot Camp Support Software installer locks up while installing Realtek audio. Hope things work out for you.
I accept no responsibility for such loss so please proceed at your own risk. But if you have a MacBook or Mac Pro it will scream at you when you load it up. Alternatively, you can insert your Mac installation disc to download these drivers this may depend on if your Mac came with Lion or Snow Leopard and the type of Mac you have. I'm trying to instal the iso file I have from my school and install it through BootCamp for programs I need in Windows. Click on it just once to select it and then choose Enter to rename the file. It should be located toward the middle of the second row from the top.
Click Finish when the dialog appears. However, despite Microsoft offering some of its software in the form of , there is a lot of software that is still exclusive to Windows that companies rely on. Basically I edited the info. Really, it was that simple, and pretty much the same process for every other machine I have ever needed to run Windows on. Then it will say you need to download a developer tool from Apple. Did I do something wrong? This made my Bootcamp crash upon being clicked to open.
However, according to my research, older macs before 2013 mba possibly have efi that is not uefi 2. Also ignor the because thats information i want you to know. After the partition is created, your machine will restart and the Windows installation begins. Alvaro is one of the many readers who left a comment on that thread. Here is my step by step guide to install Windows 7 on MacBook Pro: The Boot Camp process is relatively straightforward. Most probably all your data is still there, the best case you can get it back in couple of minutes, sometimes and as it is a 500G hard disk it may take 5 hours for a recovery software to get your files back.
Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. So there you have it. Is there a simple way to do this? A Windows partition will allow you to choose how much of your hard drive space you want to devote to Windows vs. I have not been able to setup any partitions or anything from the boot camp utility. Message was edited by: Jognt Temple123, I don't advise you to perform the steps mentioned here since it should work out of the box.