Have to try few things and I will report back. You may still be asked to download the Windows support software from Apple on another screen before the installation proceeds. If it doesn't work, can you let me know at what step things go differently than described? Internet Marketer and Blog writer. Just one string of MacPro5,1 and one 2,1. Follow the install instructions to install Windows. And the command resigns the bootcamp application so that it runs with the new info. Just go into Finder - Applications - Utilities.
Now be careful at this stage as it's really hard to modify the amount of space after setting. The BootCamp installer will tell you which version of Windows it is compatible with, i. You just delete 6 and put 5 there, so that string now reads MacPro5,1. This software is automatically downloaded when you use Boot Camp Assistant. Follow the instructions in , then see if the computer will recognize the flash drive when you boot up.
Alright, that's pretty much it, finish up the installer, go ahead and install the Boot Camp drivers and reboot your machine. Once unplugged I was able to continue. Choose Windows boot when the boot options show up. Step 3: Click the Repair button to install missing files and repair damaged Boot Camp drivers and data. It may reboot a couple times during instillation. Once you go past the initial set up phase and reach the desktop, the Boot Camp installer will automatically start installing the necessary drivers for your Mac.
Not a mention of MacPro6,1. I don't know how that got buggered up. You may need to provide administer permission to move them to the C Drive. Can you try what I typed above? Some of those same companies require their employees to also be able to run Windows on their Macs. What am I doing wrong? Download from Apple's website version 5. Finally, click Next one more time.
The biggest difference is the pricing for a product key with Pro giving you Bit Locker encryption, virtualization, remote desktop and workgroup policy settings. Some newer Macs can do this without needing any external boot drive e. Tip: Windows can make it confusing as to which partition it is installing onto. Unfortunately, if you are using a non-Mac compatible graphics card, as the boot manager isn't loaded, it'll just reboot you back into Windows. Do make sure that you have backed up all your data stored in the Windows 10 partition as it would be completely erased. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Our guide might also interest you.
Get more tricks and guides from the! You can reach me , and TechHowdy. NonWin10Models - Where I'll again remove the entry of my machine MacPro5,1. This doesn't work for me. I learned the hard way that after I purchased Windows 10, the only download I was given was a. Just click Next, accept the terms of the Apple license agreement, then click Next one more time.
If you already have Windows 8 or 7 installed it shouldn't ask you for a product key and if you activate by July 2016 it should be a free purchase. In this case it's probably detecting the presence of the 32-bit installer and forgets to look for another 64-bit version. Make a copy of Boot Camp Assistant and right click on the copy and select Show Package Contents. Make sure to press option at every boot and choose the efi boot to continue the installation. Note that you should not need to perform this task on a single-drive Mac. If you end up facing any issues while installing Windows 10 on your Mac, drop a comment and we will help you out.
After a few seconds, the available boot drives appear. I recommend a physical instillation. How To Install Windows 10 Using Boot Camp on your Mac Step 1: On your Mac, open the Boot Camp Assistant app. In the lower left corner of your screen choose the Windows Logo Start Menu. I started by updating everything so I am running on Yosemite 10. After a lot of googling, I realised there might be not way around this usb installation thing. Someone else also had this problem but it sounded like he got it fixed.