With Lion, Apple has added an option to BootCamp that will create a bootable USB Windows 7 install disk, this option is only enabled in Mac models which don't have an optical drive. To enable this option just follow this guide.
These Mac models support the 64-bit version of Windows 10 Home or Pro edition installed with Boot Camp. Use to find out which Mac you have, then see if it's on this list: • MacBook Pro (2012 and later) • MacBook Air (2012 and later) • MacBook (2015 and later) • iMac Pro (2017) • iMac (2012 and later)* • Mac mini (2012 and later) • Mac mini Server (Late 2012) • Mac Pro (Late 2013) * on iMac (27-inch, Late 2012), iMac (27-inch, Late 2013), or iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) configured with 3TB hard drives. You need a Microsoft Windows disk image (ISO) or installation media containing a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 10 Home or Pro edition. If you're installing Windows for the first time, use a full version, not an upgrade.
When you buy Windows, it comes as a disk image file (ISO) that you download, or as an installation disc or USB flash drive. If you download Windows, make sure that you do so only from the. Microsoft word for mac app.
If your copy of Windows came on a DVD, you might need to of it to work with Boot Camp. If your version of Windows came on a USB flash drive, you can. With OS X El Capitan 10.11 or later, these models use the internal drive to temporarily store what you need to install Windows, so you don't need a USB flash drive: • MacBook Pro (2015 and later)* • MacBook Air (2015 and later)* • MacBook (2015 and later) • iMac (2015 and later) • iMac Pro • Mac Pro (Late 2013) For more information about using Windows on your Mac, click the Open Boot Camp Help button in Boot Camp Assistant. These resources also contain helpful information: • • * These Mac models were offered with 128GB hard drives as an option. Hard drives of 256GB or more are recommended for the best experience. Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement. Apple assumes no responsibility with regard to the selection, performance, or use of third-party websites or products.
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