The safest way to delete these partitions is through the Windows installer. Messing around with partition types and tables shouldnt hurt when you know what you're doing. It will reboot into windows so no need to hold down option and select Windows. Office for Mac includes Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word. I have redone the partition and attempted the driver fix for late 2009 machines just in case. You don't need to install the whole X-Code, if it asks.
I cannot get the windows installer to initialize. I've been having trouble trying to install Windows 7 Home Premium on my Intel iMac using the Boot Camp solution. The solution you present here still doesn't help me, though. If you get the blank black screen after trying to install. Most things I found online suggested buying an external optical drive, but that seemed backwards to me out of principle. So, even though the solution you offer seems helpful, it doesn't really help me in my particular situation.
You can if you already have a product key, though. Hopefully it is that easy when I install Windows 7 on my machine. Any ideas on how to fix this Jognt? My initial question remains unanswered to this date. Boot Camp is assistant installation software that creates the Windows 7 partition for you. Recently though I had to reinstall and I found that my built-in Superdrive is broken.
It will ask for your password because it needs to access the Bootcamp partition. It will appear after you finish selecting the size of your Windows partition. If no one has a good answer, be sure to search the site for similar questions and add a specific error message to your post. If this occurs, you will need to open Task Manager and kill the RealtekSetup. Open System Report, Applications Utilities System Information.
When its done, restart your mac and hold the option key. It will ask you to type your password. To see the function keys F1, F2, etc. Note: I am going to list exact steps that I took to get this working. . Reading this makes me extremely frustrated as these retards responding have abosolutly no reading comprehension whatsoever.
Using an external drive Nope. Hope to have helped you with this. I used this method on my late 2011 mbp and I now have windows 8. You will be asked if you want to create a Windows partition first. Step 5 : Follow the instructions and download the additional software necessary to support Windows on your Mac. From Lion you can go to utilities directly from Launchpad. They can't get the installer to run on their systems under Boot Camp either.
This, of course, assumes that you have successfully installed Windows to begin with. Boot Camp Assitant will not run if it's been edited. Can you try what I typed above? As it turns out, there are a growing number of people with Macs of various kinds who are in the same situation as me. Type the following command: sudo bash install. If you have Snow Leopard or Lion installed, Boot Camp should already be included, but make sure it is up to date. A Windows partition will allow you to choose how much of your hard drive space you want to devote to Windows vs.
I just get a 'Quit Unexpectedly' message straight away. I strongly suggest you to try it!!! I think that command has caused more problems than good. Installing Windows on a Mac should be a piece of cake with Bootcamp, but that rarely is the case. It's a problem with an incompatibility with the video drivers on the Windows 7 Installation Disc and the video card in particular models of iMac. Another benefit is that if you have multiple partitions, and one of them gets malware or goes haywire for some reason, you can still set up your system form the other partition and use it to fix the malfunctioning one.
You can read about this update here directly from Apple's website and update. Windows Registry Editor Version 5. I run Autodesk Revit Architecture in Parallels and it renders slow, but is quite amazing software in every other aspect. Virtual machines I remember from using Parallels that it can use a Bootcamp partition, allowing me to use the bootable partition as a virtual machine. Funny, I never got that message, just the blank screen with the cursor in the corner. I popped in my Windows disk and let Bootcamp do its thing. I do not have or desire to install Vista, but both of the products fail on bootcamp.