I have iMac, late 2011, Intel CPU.
Original OS X was Leopard updated to High Sierra.
Hardware cannot update to any later version.
Installed Windows 7 using Bootcamp in High Sierra.
Updated Windows 7 to Windows 10. Windows 10 had problems, i.e. System Restore did not work, a driver for Bluetooth not installed.
I decided to try a clean install of Windows 10. But Bootcamp setup file prepared under High Sierra says it requires Windows 7. Because of problems when update Windows 7 to 10, is it possible to install Windows 10 without starting with Mac OS X / Windows 7?
Note: Windows 10 will do a clean install (everything on drive deleted, reformat as 1 NTSF partition during Windows install). Bootcamp setup will open in Windows 10 but stops and states it requires Windows 7. Is there another version of Bootcamp available?
Note: Without Bootcamp, after installation, Windows 10 gets stuck when restarted. I get Mac white screen, then Windows blue flag with spinning dots. Screen blacks out, then starts over with Mac white screen. Repeats indefinitely. (However, no problem restarting during install process.) Thanks for any information.
Bad news accepted, just want to know if this is possible and how to do it. If not; I'll deal with it.
Many thanks in advance.