Create a bootable installation flash drive for Windows 8. Following the instructions below, you will download a Windows image a. The process of writing the. I'll report back here when I do. There is a good discussion about this issue at Some people had better luck entering into safe mode using command and S - see the discussion at There is a lot of great information about the prohibited symbol at too. This will allow you to select which drive you boot from.
I also copied the Boot Camp drivers folder on to the flash drive as well for convenience. You don't need to install Windows or download the support software at this time, as it will be easier to do both later. This was a warning that Josh added to his post along with the following commands that I copied from him, so kudos to Josh 1. Rufus is a standalone program and does not require installation. Accept the license terms, enter the product key, and then click Next. If your Mac has an optical drive, the option will be either missing or grayed out. Another may have a plethora of options.
It is possible because thats how I installed Windows 7 on my Rev. You don't need to install Windows or download the support software at this time, as it will be easier to do both later. Kevin --- Connect With Me --- Website: Twitter: Facebook: Google+:. Microsoft has stopped its development because with the launch of Windows 8 their new Media Creation Tool was also released. To get Boot Camp setup working correctly on W7, do the following. Insert your flash drive before beginning. Use choose to browse to your.
Thats how did it albeit for a Rev. So the question that remains is if BootCamp can boot? Uncheck the Install Windows 7 or later version and Download the latest Windows support software from Apple options. Perhaps there's some nuanced step we're all skipping. The process is exactly same for both Windows 8 and Windows 10, only difference is the media creation tool download link. Just to clarify if it wasn't clear. When Rufus is done, close the program and eject and remove the flash drive. Perhaps it's something with the newest unibody MacBooks.
When finished, close the wizard and eject and remove the flash drive. I'd love to hear your thoughts on this so please leave a comment below. Use Rufus to write an. As always, if you enjoyed the video, please click like, share, and subscribe : Thanks guys. Make sure to back up your flash drive's data to another storage location before proceeding. The next screen should give you a list of options. The process of writing the.
This will allow you to have a choice of more than one operating system at the time of installation. After that, confirm the prompt and the process will start. The next screen should give you a list of options. Click the disc icon and browse to your Windows. To use Rufus to create the bootable drive, follow the instructions below to to write this file to your flash drive. It will take few minutes to complete the process, but it will be faster than the above tool. If you are a bit tech savvy and want some more control, we have also reviewed a tool below that offers everything.
You also need to do the following to allow Boot Camp to run successfully under Windows 7 - you can install the drivers manually but some options like keyboard support don't work this way. I did the following on my flash drive in Vista - the same procedure you linked to in your first post - and it worked for me. Review and accept the terms, and then click Get product key. For using this tool, the requirements are same. I don't think it'll affect much, but I'm using a new Al MacBook. If prompted, confirm that you wish to erase the flash disk.
The process described below will delete any data currently on your flash drive. No need to touch anything unless you know what you are doing. If you have something to add, tell us in the comments below. I've never tried BootCamp, so I'm not familiar with the process of even starting an install. I'm assuming this should work for Windows 7 as well. . Mardak, if you have any progress please post, many will be grateful.
One of the most common methods of installing an operating system on a computer is to create a bootable media. Copy the product key to use later. You can now use the. Instead, it gives you the link to the download page of the distro. Although the fact that I'm on a Al MacBook too does seem to lend credence to Mardak's suggestion that it's a problem with the new MacBook, I still don't believe it.