Follow a Simple Apple Guide to Install Windows 7 on a Mac with Boot Camp

Nov 2, 2009 - 4 Comments

Boot Camp

Bootcamp has been around a while, and it makes it pretty easy to install and run other Windows OS’s in conjunction with Mac OS X on the same Mac computer. It’s hard to have missed all the hooplah surrounding the Windows 7 launch, and many Mac users may want to try it out themselves, so with that in mind Apple created a pretty nice visual walkthrough on installing Windows 7 within Boot Camp.

If you’re in the market to run Windows 7 on your Mac natively without using a virtual machine, check out their guide, it’s really easy to follow and has lots of pictures to lead you along the installation process. Of course, you’ll need a copy of Windows 7 handy, and always back up your Mac before making any modifications to the file system, partition map, or drive!

Don’t worry, if you find that Boot Camp and having Windows on your Mac has worn out it’s welcome, you can always remove it at any time.

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(Triple-boot Windows 7 / Mac OS X / Boot Camp menu image courtesy of TUAW)

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Posted by: David Mendez in How to, Mac OS X, Tips & Tricks

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  1. Steve says:

    After installing Windows 7 My iMac rebooted but my screen is black so I can not finish installing Windows 7. Can someone give me guidence?

    Thanks

  2. Paul says:

    I installed Win7 64 bit on my 21.5 iMAc and it Rocks, only one issue, No sound and I installed new Realtek drivers??? Anybody have a solution?

  3. Dave says:

    If you are having problems installing Windows 7 it can be a case of right versions of the install software on the windows cd..

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