Can Windows 8 be installed on Mac?

Can Windows 8 be installed on Mac?

To get Windows 8 on your Mac you need to run Boot Camp Assistant. It will turn a spare USB drive (8GB or bigger) into a bootable version of Windows 8 and partition your computer for you. All very easy.

Does Boot Camp support Windows 8?

5769. This download contains the Windows Support Software (Windows Drivers) you need to support 64 bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 on your Mac.

How do I install Windows 8 on a Mac?

You’ll have Windows 8 on your Mac within half an hour. After installation is complete, your final task is to install the Windows support drivers. Insert the disc or USB drive you placed them on and open setup.exe in the WindowsSupport folder. Follow the installation wizard and you’ll be done. You’ve now installed Windows 8 on your Mac.

Should you install Windows 7 or Windows 8 on your Mac?

If you own a Mac, and you want to use Windows, purchasing Windows 8 is likely the best option. Unfortunately, it’s also a bit harder to install that than Windows 7. Changes to the way Microsoft sells its new operating system, along with a lack of support from the current version of Boot Camp, makes installation slightly more harrowing.

How do I upgrade my MacBook to Windows 8?

If you really want to upgrade you MacBook, you might also be interested in our review of the gold plated Macbook Air. Insert your Windows 8 Disk into your DVD drive. Older Macs: Insert a Windows 7 Disk into the DVD drive. Once Bootcamp opens, select your desired disk size for your Windows partition.

How much space do I need to install Windows 8 on Mac?

You’ll also need to make sure your Mac has OS X Mountain Lion (so you have the latest version of Boot Camp) and at least 20GB of empty hard disk space. Free space is needed because Windows 8 will be installed on a partition of your Mac’s hard drive reserved specifically for it.