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I'm going to attempt to install Windows 7 via Bootcamp on my new Retina Macbook Pro. Since it's lacking an optical drive, every tutorial / walkthrough that I find says I need an ISO version of Windows. I can't seem to find any sort of direct download links / stores that don't seem shady though? Where can I get a legit copy of windows in ISO format?

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Generally the normal 'legit' method would be to buy a physical disk and create the iso yourself using something like hdutil – Ben Mordecai Jan 6 '13 at 20:17
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You can download it from here :

You will need to have the product key to install it. If you don't have one you can buy it from Microsoft store.

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I don't understand why this is downvoted. – Ben Mordecai Jan 6 '13 at 20:16
Neither do I my friend :). Microsoft sells digital copy too. – Flakerim Jan 6 '13 at 21:13
@bruce I am interested in your solution if you can install with USB. – Flakerim Jan 8 '13 at 17:02

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