Install Windows 7 on a Mac Using Boot Camp Assistant (Mac OSX 10.8)

In this video I walkthrough how to install Windows 7 on a Mac using:
1. A Windows 7 install DVD
2. A USB flash drives
3. 2010 Mac Mini with Apple external superdrive
4. Mac OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
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  1. Reginald James says:

    Nice video bro. I’m glad you actually made this video clear and detailed
    but I have one question. I have the 2014 version of a macbook, so with this
    windows partition, Can I play games on Windows? For an example Battlefield
    4 and Grand theft auto 5 only allow you to play those on window and not
    mac. So with this windows partition, can I play those games?

  2. Rasheed Holmes says:

    i dont have a product key… what should i do?

  3. SuperSaltyGamer says:

    Why FAT why not NTFS?
    

  4. PancakeGaming says:

    I have a 2014 mac desktop that has no disc drive so how do i create an
    windows 7 iso file?

  5. farhan valizadeh says:

    hey i had macbook 15 2013 (i7. 8gb ddr3 ram .1 gb graphic card ddr5 )
    pro retina display i installed the windows on it but after 12 month my
    macbook pro was water damage so i went to the best buy and i get a new one
    its 2014 macbook retina (i7. 16 gb ram ddr3 . 2 gb graphic card ddr5 ) but
    like on ur video on 10:01 when u said u have to go on drive options and
    choose formate . i did it but it didn’t work, it said the macbook can’t
    format this drive to NTFS so please if u can help me with it thank u +
    MusicTechHelpGuy 

  6. Eelyn Soon says:

    Hi, do u have any video of installing windows 7 with ISO on a usb drive?

    Im a really new Mac user, and i m lost. I bought a macbook pro retina
    display without a dvd rom, So i need guidance here on how to do it with usb
    instead of the original disc, as i do not have a cdrom neither an original
    cd.

  7. Jensinsanity says:

    Not so relevant but you have a great/professional voice for instructional
    videos

  8. ViceVersa Musik says:

    so how long is this process?

  9. feenix00 says:

    This is a very clear, concise, easy-to-follow tutorial. Also thanks for
    explaining all the stuff like why we need a USB drive to install, etc. Much
    appreciated!!!

  10. davie10863 says:

    what do i do if i don’t have the disk do i check the first one on boot
    camp?, which one i check? and it’s taking too much to load! help me ;_;

  11. gurdeep singh says:

    Hey I started follow your tutorial, but i am facing a problem. I created
    the parition fat format on the usb. i have my window 7 cd in my macbook
    pro. when i go to bootcampe assistant it keep saying “THE STARTUP DISK
    CANNOT BE PARTITIONED OR RESTORED TO A SINGLE PARTITION. The startup disk
    must be formatted as a single Mac OS Extended (Journaled) volume or already
    partitioned by Boot Camp Assistant for installing Windows.” I can check the
    option where it says Download the latest window support from apple. but I
    cannot check or uncheck where it says install or remove window 7 or later
    versoin.

    if you can plz help me out

    thank you

  12. Gyo Kamata says:

    Is there a way to do it without a disk?

  13. Mak Wong says:

    does 10.9 mountain lion also work?

  14. Klaas Kay says:

    So this means that my magic mouse and its keyboard that comes with iMac
    won’t do any good in the process of setting up Bootcamp and installing
    Windows? That I’d need to find non-bluetooth keyboards and mice?

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