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There are basically two ways you can run Windows on a Mac. You can run Windows in an emulator like VirtualBox, Parallels or VMWare. You get the entire functionality of Windows, but it is running within a VM on another operating system so you don't get the entire performance of the Mac as the resources are shared between Windows and OS X. But you can ...


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The important Apple drivers which Windows invariably doesn't have updates for are Facetime camera, Apple keyboard/trackpad/mouse, and the IR receiver. Beyond these you can update any drivers that MS has to offer through Windows Update, and I've had no issues with downloading video drivers directly from nVidia. Always create a restore point so you can ...


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Use the Snipping Tool that ships with Windows, it's made for that exact purpose. The Windows help page is here, info found using this search tool ;-)


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You could upload the drivers to a service such as Dropbox...


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If I remember correctly these files belong to the VisualC++ redistributable. When the installer runs it extracts these files to the root of a drive and then installs to the correct folder. Once the install is complete, these files can just be deleted. This isn't really anything to do with Boot Camp.


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Here's one way of doing it, it's not elegant but it will work. Download and install Virtualbox and install Windows on it from your .ISO file. This will verify your .ISO is working. Once you've got Windows installed, download Rufus. This will create a bootable USB drive that will boot your MacBook, assuming the .ISO is good to begin with. Once that's done ...


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I had a similar issue and the below trick solved it. Resetting NVRAM Shut down your Mac. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R. Turn on your Mac. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound. Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup ...


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I had a similar issue and the below trick solved it. Resetting NVRAM Shut down your Mac. Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R. Turn on your Mac. Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound. Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup ...


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Since this question has been marked as a duplicate, I have moved my answer to the other question. Please see my answer posted at Boot camp install of Windows 7 issue, no bootable devices.


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You can install unsupported operating systems such as Linux or older Windows versions by not using the bootcamp assistant. Open disk utility and create a partition, format it FAT. Then reboot whole holding alt/option and boot from the install-disc (CD, DVD, USB drive, ...) and install as usual. Now comes the tricky part. Since the OS is not officially ...


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Boot Camp doesn't restrict the amount of RAM available, therefore the maximum is the maximum as delineated by Windows 7 64 bit, 192 GB.


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My hardware and software differs from yours. I will first document how I tested my answer and then try to adapt the answer to your needs. Since this is a fairly long answer, the adaption will be given as a separate answer. My computer is an iMac (20-inch Mid 2007). The version of OS X is 10.10.2. I will be installing Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 Bit. I ...


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The Windows 7 64 Bit OS via BootCamp will utilize the available RAM on your Mac which is 16 GB (max).



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