Many years ago Mac is just different PC and Now we can use Windows and Linux also in Mac OSx. Here we can use two ways to install windows 10 with Mac OSx. The First method is making a dual boot with boot camp and second using virtualization software such as VMware. Before installing another operating system you should know if you ever install Linux along with windows, then you will see you can use only one operating system at a time.

Windows OS in MacBook

What is boot camp?

It is a Multiboot utility included with Apple’s Mac OSx that assists users in installing Microsoft Windows operating system on Intel-based Macintosh computer.

This utility also installs windows operating system control panel applet for selecting the Boot Camp helps users to create partitions of disk if they have currently HFS+ primary partition and EFI system partition, and Mac OSx recovery partition. It doesn’t help users to install Linux and doesn’t provide drive for it. Dual Boot with Linux possible only by creating a new disk partition.

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Requirements

An Intel-Based MacBook (Not older than 2012).

Windows installation media (bootable CD or USB disk) image file (ISO) containing a 64 bit version of windows 10 or later.

Make sure OSx your Mac Firewall and Boot Camp assistant are up to date.

At least 30GB of free disk space on your startup drive to give windows partition.

Note:- If you are using USB Drive Containing windows 10 ISO file then you will ask to format the partition, then you have to select Boot Camp partition then click on format.

In other cases the correct partition will select and automatically formatted for you.

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Installing Windows In Mac OSx.

Step 1

First, Make sure you have fulfill your all requirements and then open boot camp assistant from the utility folder in the application folder. And Tick the following boxes: create a windows 10 install disk and install windows 10.

If You have already created a partition for your windows, then you can uncheck this option to speed up the process.

Step 2

In the next step, select your ISO file or USB drive and now insert your USB Drive and select file from download/stored place. Be sure before proceed to the next step that you have backup your important data stored on it.

Step 3

Boot Camp will copy the windows 10 ISO file via the Boot Camp assistant with all drives needed to run windows to the USB stick. This process will take some time and it depends on the speed of your drive and your drive will become a windows 10 boot disk.

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Step 4

The Next step is crucial here you need to partition your hard disk. This means how much space you want for your windows system. Minimum space required 30GB (I recommend). Here you need to use a third party application for resizing your partition.

Step 5

After creating a partition of your drive Select the drive and click on the install button.

Your Mac will restart and boot the windows install from the USB drive. Go through the installer and install windows on your Mac like installing windows on another PC.

Step 6

When you will ask for where you want to install windows then select boot camp and click on format option and then click on continue. And now install Windows OS as you install in your other system.

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Warning: - please make sure that you are formatting right partition for installing Windows OS. You will wipe your Mac OSx system if you format the wrong partition. Don’t worry, you will reinstall your Mac OS. Read manual for installing or any error occurs while installing.

After finishing the installation normally the boot camp will appear for installing the hardware drivers and utilities which you will need in your windows system. And you are free to remove the USB drive. Now you can format your USB drive if you don’t want to install windows 10 in other Mac OS.

How to Remove Windows OS from Mac.

If you decided not to continue with Windows OS in your MacBook then you can easily remove your from your MacBook with some easy steps.

Step

Open Boot Camp Assistant again and there you will see the “Remove Windows 7 or later version” option. And the Boot Camp assistant will automatically remove windows and expand the Mac OSx partition for you.

Warning:- During this task your all file will deleted from windows partition, so make a back copy of your all important files before starting the task.
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Closing Words

These are the way of installing windows on MacBook. While installing we should follow the precaution. When you installed windows then it will work fine, because the Hardware Provided by Apple is the same as you get on a typical windows PC. Don’t get confused while installing you can contact with the vendor for additional information. Because apple doesn’t cover the risk of inherent the use of the Internet.