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How To Install Windows 8 On Mac

Windows 8 Guides  - For all those Mac users who have been eagerly waiting to test drive the next generation Windows 8 operating system on their Mac, here is the simple procedure that you need to follow to install Windows 8 on your Mac using the Boot Camp Assistant software.

# How to install Windows 8 from USB flash drive

# How to install Windows 8 from external hard drive

# How to install Windows 8 from ISO file

# How to check if your PC supports Windows 8 Hyper-V

# How to check if your processor supports Windows 8

# How to install Windows 8 on Mac


The download size of Windows 8 RTM x64 (English) is 3416 MB and x86 is 2511 MB.


While the above guide is specific to Windows 8, it is also of value as it shows via screen shots just how to properly install Windows on Mac and from Microsoft.


Mac 101: Using Windows on your Mac via Boot Camp


Helpful Apple Support Resources (Forum Overview)

Boot Camp 4.0, OS X Lion: Frequently asked question


create a Windows support software (drivers) CD or USB storage media



The Boot Camp Assistant can burn Boot Camp software (drivers) to a DVD or copy it to a USB storage device, such as a flash drive or hard drive. These are the only media you can use to install Boot Camp software.


Instructions for all features and settings.


Macs that work with 64-bit editions of Microsoft

Mac Pro, Windows 8 Preview x64 3.2GHz