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How to install Windows on Mac using Boot Camp?

Introduction


The procedure for installing Windows on a Mac is very easy, you just need to use the “ Boot Camp Assistant ” utility to create a partition on your hard drive and install Windows in parallel with Mac OS .

Before you start you should check the following:

• An Intel Mac with all the updates
• 30 GB of free memory on your hard drive
• A USB key of 8 GB or more


Step 1: Create a Windows installation USB key

1- An upgrade: It is the evaluation (Upgrade) of an old version to Windows 10 without risking losing your files.  

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2- Click on "Continue".

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3. Check " Create Windows 7 or later installation disc " in the task selection menu



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4. Insert the USB key then selectyour Windows ISO file .



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5. Click on "Continue", the disk will then be formatted.
Make sure you have backed up the data.



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6. Confirm and please wait, it may take an hour or more.


Step 2: Creating the Windows partition

Once your Windows installation key is created, the Windows space on your MAC is defined.

1. Open the Boot Camp assistant

2. Check " Install Windows 7 or later ".



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3. Set the partition size and use the dot between the two systems to vary the size of two partitions.

Click on " Install ".



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Step 3: Windows installation

Windows installation starts when you restart your Mac

Choose the installation language then click on "Next"



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1. Select your Boot Camp drive , then click on “Format” to reset it.



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2. Click on "next" to start the installation .

3. Finally restart your computer once the installation is complete.



Step 4: Installation of Windows drivers

Now install the Boot Camp drivers which are on the USB key, where you will find a folder called " Boot Camp ". Click on it, execute "setup.exe" then follow the instructions to install the Boot Camp drivers.



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Step 5: Startup configuration

Default boot configuration

1. Click on " Control Panel " then double click on " Boot Camp ".



2. Please selectthe system you want to launch when the computer starts in the "Startup disk" tab.



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3. Click on "Restart"


Temporary change of boot disk when starting your Mac , it is a question of holding the ALT key (⌥) and after a few seconds the boot manager appears to choose the disk.


Finally, your installation of Windows on your Mac is successful!