I used Bootcamp and followed the instruction and successfully installed Windows7 64bit and was able to use it properly, it was great. “MW3, Sniper Elite2, LFD2, SW:OR all worked perfectly ”
Month ago I was asked by Apple to send my imac to have the HardDrive replace as there was a mass manufacturer callback for my model. So I give them my machine knowing the Windows 7 will need to be done all over again.
I got machine back and everything apple related work fine. Started the Bootcamp partition steps and began to install Windows 7 again.
I reached the check list where is says "copying windows files" which was ticked then “Expanding Files.... 0%” and waited like last time but then a message about “Install.wim” pop up preventing me from finishing the installation and quits.
I have retried it thrice and received the same error message each time.
I went back into Apple mode and was about to copy the filed from the windows7 cd and see if I can put them onto my external usb HD, I also d/l a ISO version of the internet just incase the file on the disk are corrupted but now I want to ask this forum for assistance before I went any further.
If anyone else had this issue and was able to resolve it I would very much welcome your assistance.
Im trying to avoid repurchasing another Windows7 if possible
PS: The Windows7 32bit installs fine but it cuts my 8gb ram into half so I kinda need the 64bit to work
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