How to:Install windows on a mac

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This is a video on how to install windows using boot-camp onto your mac computer. I go step by step in this video to help you out. If you watch this whole video you should have a really easy time installing windows to your mac. If you have any questions please leave a comment below, and I will be sure to get back to you.

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  1. @Kuifung when you are on OS X, go to system preferences and then click on 'Startup Disk' under System. Select the OS X and then it will ask you to restart your computer. It should then choose OS X as your default startup software

  2. this what happens to me on the parirtion part

    The disk cannot be partitioned because some files cannot be moved.
    Back up the disk and use Disk Utility to format it as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume. Restore your information to the disk and try using Boot Camp Assistant again.

  3. @APoirier594
    hi

    unfortunately i dont…but i guess DVDR or DVDRW will do the job…right?… 🙂

    about the 2nd part….well when installing 2 windows(say windows XP professional and Vista…that like mac and windows through boot camp) …so in the windows with another windows in same comp…before inserting the disc for instn. it is necessary to back-up the files or they r deleted for sure….so my question after this was is it the same when v put windows with mac… ^_^

  4. @ashtwoface
    Well, if you format your whole hdd it will erase everything. I don't remember mine saying that, if did I would have said something. Do you have a external hdd to back it up just incase? I am not sure what you mean about the 2nd part, like the windows thing. What did you mean?

  5. @APoirier594
    thx for the reply…when i click partition it gives me this error –
    Back up the disk and use Disk Utility to format it as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume. Restore your information to the disk and try using Boot Camp Assistant again.

    now what do i do as it says that the files could be deleted so back up but u say it wont…also i know for 1 thing that when v install 2 windows backing up of files is required. Doesnt it hold tru for mac and windows too??

    thankU
    ash

  6. @ashtwoface
    (PART @)
    It should work for all the games, once installed when you boot up using windows and verify a official legal copy of windows, windows thinks your just on a windows computer. So you can do anything a dell or whatever can do running windows.

    Did that help?
    Any more questions?

  7. @ashtwoface

    Nothing will be deleted while partitioning your hard drive, unless while you do it you select the mac osx hdd everything will. You make the size of partition you want, then once you do what I said in the video, and you get to the screen to select the hdd partition to use for windows you use the one you partitioned at the beginning. You should know by selecting the partition, it will be the same size as the partition you made. It should work for all the games…(PART 1)

  8. hi!
    many thx for the vid….i have Mac OS X v10.6
    A qst. what about the files that are already on the mac…like photos, songs, documents, coll files…etc. will they be deleted during installation of window7 and im in animation and i need windows for 3D max/maya and also games like GTA, etc(most games 2day need more than 16 GB). So what partition should i do and also about the NTSC and fag32(or faq…watsoeva)…i dont know about that too…
    plz HELP!!
    thankU ^_^
    ash

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