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Quickly install Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and XP from Mac OS X using BootCamp

Install windows 10 on Macbook through Bootcamp

In this topic, we will introduce very specifically how to install and run windows 10, windows 8, windows 7, or even windows XP from OS X using bootcamp on Macbook, Macbook pro, Macbook air and iMac.

It is much more simple if you just install and run a Windows on your Mac using virtualization softwares such as: Virtual Box, VMWare Fusion 7, and Mac Parallels Desktop 10Look at our another post – Install Windows 10 on Macbook using Virtual box.

In the range of this writing, we give an instruction to install Windows 10 in an independent Partition in Mac OS X using Bootcamp (you will be able to select Mac OS X or Windows to boot).

5 Step to install windows on Mac via Bootcamp

  • Step 1: Download BootCamp (Window driver for Mac)

Go and choose the suitable version bootcamp for your particular Macbooks (Macbook pro, Macbook air, iMac) and version of windows (window xp, window 7, window 8, window 9, window 10, window 11,…


  • Step 2: Download and be ready for having windows setup

You can go on google and search for downloading particular Windows (32 or 64 bit) needed. However, we collect and provide some available links:
It is able to download original Windows 10 (32-64 bit).ISO from Microsoft Download Page.

Windows 10 download

Windows 8 pro 32 bit ISO – 2.48 Gb download
Windows 8 pro 32 bit ISO – 3.34 Gb download
Windows 8.1 pro 32 bit – 2.46 Gb download
Windows 8.1 pro 64 bit – 3.34 Gb download
Windows XP Service Pack 3 – ISO-9660 CD Image File download

  • Step 3: Create Windows installer with DVD or USB

You can easily make a Windows installation DVD with the Windows setup.ISO using DVD burn apps such as AnyToISO 3.7isoBurn 1.4Aimersoft DVD Creator for Mac 3.8Wondershare DVD Creator 3.9

For USB Window installation creation, look at – http://macbold.com/forum/how-to-make-usb-windows-installation-for-mac/

  • Step 4: Create Partition to install windows via BootCamp

1. You should use the newest Bootcamp, and then access Applications -> Utilities then double-click on Boot Camp Assistant. Click Continue to go further.

Run bootcamp in Mac OS X

2. Set the partition size for the Windows installation partition by just drag it to the left or right. You should set 80-100 Gb at least. Then click on Partition

Set partition size for Windows installing

windows partition creation with Bootcamp

3. You then Insert Window DVD or USB installing created in Step 3. Restart computer. When you see the white screen coms up, hold the Option (Alt) keyboard for 3-5 seconds. You then will be able to choose the startup partitions. Choose USB or DVDS to start installing windows for your Mac.

Select DVD or USB window installing to start up
Select DVD or USB window installing to start up

4. You now should format the Bootcamp partition to be ready to install Window into.

Fortmat Bootcamp partition to install windows for Mac

Windows installing processes on macbook pro

Window installing process on Macbook air

5. It then takes 30 to 40 minutes to be finished. Window will automatically restart to get the installing done!

  • Step 5: Install bootcamp driver downloaded in step 3 for new windows installed

Install bootcamp driver for window 7

Install bootcamp driver for window 8

install bootcamp driver for window 10

install bootcamp for windows on mac

It is able now to hold Option keyboard (Alt) to choose whatever Mac OS X or Windows to start up your Mac.

Windows is ready for running on Mac
Window is ready for running on Mac


You might want to see Install and run Mac OS X Yosemite with VMWare inside window PC and Download VMware Workstation 11 torrent full version free for windows.

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