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Install Windows 8 on 13" late-2011 macbook pro (incompatible?)

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I'm trying to install Windows 8 on my Macbook Pro 13" i7 (late-2011) using bootcamp. I've got Mountain Lion 10.8.3, which I assume means Boot Camp 5. According to this article (, my computer should support Windows 8.


But when I run Boot Camp Assistant, during the part where it's downloading files, it pops up and says something like "This computer is only compatible with Windows 7. Do you want to continue?"


Why can't I install Windows 8? My computer should be compatible, according to everything I've read online.



MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3), MacBook Pro 13" (late-2011) core i7


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