How To Install Windows 10 On Mac Using Boot Camp

How To Install Windows 10 On Mac Using Boot Camp
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It is now possible to run Windows 10 on your Mac. Thanks to Boot Camp 6, some selected models of Apple Mac will now be able to run Windows 10 at startup. Apple has mentioned the models in support documents posted on Wednesday.


With the Boot Camp the user can run two operating systems on the same computer in different partitions. Each time you open your Mac, you will have to choose which operating system you want to work with.

To start with the installation of Windows 10 on Mac, make sure the model number of your Mac is listed in the compatible device list. For your convenience, you can get it right here.

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Step-by-step guide for installing Windows 10 using Boot Camp

Step 1: Click on the Apple logo on your Mac, and then the “About This Mac.” You will get to see the model number and know if your Mac is compatible or not.

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Step 2: Update your Mac App Store with the current version in order to receive Boot Camp assistance for Windows 10. Mac OS X Yosemite or a higher version is needed to run Boot Camp. So it is important to make sure your computer has this.

Step 3: Backup your files before you run an upgrade. If you are about to upgrade to Windows 10 using a 32-bit version, backup becomes mandatory.

Step 4: The next step would be to open Boot Camp on your Mac. Press command and space in order to open spotlight. Type Boot Camp. This will give you an idea how to install Windows on your Mac. This will also guide you with installing.

There is another way that can help you run Windows 10 on Mac without the need to close Apple operating system. You can install Windows on your virtual machine inside your Mac OS. You will either need to purchase Parallels Desktop for Mac or VMware Fusion for Mac in order to run the virtual machine application. This will omit the requirement of dual-booting and closing the operating system every time you want to shift.

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