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Windows 7 Query

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MatthewWallis Calculating status...
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Feb 4, 2013 4:31 PM

Hello all im thinking about installing Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro 13" because I need it to be able to run Code::Blocks properly, because it just crashes all the time on Mountain Lion and the library I have to use only works with Windows, anyway I just have a few questions about it.

 

1) Do I need to get 32/64 bit version of windows or does it not matter?

2) What size partition will I need to create?

3) What are the chances of it breaking my MacBook, if it can at all?

 

Thanks in advance for your help

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • BobTheFisherman Level 6 Level 6 (10,550 points)
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    Feb 4, 2013 6:39 PM (in response to MatthewWallis)

    1) Your computer is 64 bit, If you have more than about 3.5GB of ram you must use 64 it Windows to use all your ram. 64 bit Windows runs 32 bit apps without problem. There is no reason to install 32 bit Windows.

     

    2) At least 60GB but more depending on how many programs and how much data you will have.

     

    3) None.

  • Csound1 Level 7 Level 7 (32,250 points)
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    Feb 5, 2013 8:42 AM (in response to MatthewWallis)

    If you believe the description buy it.

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