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Installing Windows 8 on a Mac

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    Installing Windows 8 on a Mac


    Has anyone been successful installing Windows 8 System Builder DVD on a Mac with the Mountain Lion OS and Boot Camp 5? I have been unable to convince Boot Camp to create the required portion. Hence, I have had to install Windows 8 via Parallels 8. Please help. Thank you.

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    haven't tried this myself but a friend who has has a Mac managed to get W7 working using Parallels so although not free Parallels might work for installing W8.

    Apparently Windows 8 works with parallels and Mountain Lion too.

    Parallels Desktop® 8 for Mac - The #1 choice of customers worldwide to run Windows on Mac

    I know it's not free but I expect those of you who are used to working with products from "The Fruit Company" are used to paying more than those using products from "The Evil Empire".

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Solo.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    " The Fruit Company " and "The Evil Empire".
    Interesting terms you got there, Jimbo.
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