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Idiot's Guide to installing Windows 8 From DVD Needed

 
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Bluenose
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:33 pm    Post subject: Idiot's Guide to installing Windows 8 From DVD Needed Reply with quote

I'll supply the idiot if someone can help

I have a proper OEM copy of Windows 8 on DVD - I tied using bootcamp but got in a awful fankle (Scottish work for a mess) - and it wouldn't install on the partition I thought I had created on my second hard drive.

I have a 2011 Macmini - an apple super drive - a cd with the bootcamp drivers from the Apple website that Bootcamp assistant wrote. I have a flashdrive available if needed.

Can any "Guru" in the know do me an idiot's guide to installing Windows 8 (I know it's possible)

I ran the prerelease copy from an iso with Virtual Box - but would like to be able to dualboot Windows 8 to allow me to run some sophisticated CAD design software from work at home

Regards & Thanks - Your friendly neighbourhood idiot!!!!!
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have read some have had trouble installing Windows 8 on a Mac, but I have Windows 7 installed with no problems, try that
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ok question when you say pre release do you mean the 8.1 preview its worthless on all core 2 duo macintosh computers it won't run because it requires a new command that the core 2 duos can't understand
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The question was from January. They might have figured it out.

My guess is the problem was trying to install on the 2nd hard drive. I remember issues with that.
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