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How to Install Windows 7 on Macbook Pro

There are a thousand reasons to have a macbook. But, being an engineer, I need a lot of specialized engineering softwares such as COMSOL, Pro-E, AutoCad, ANSYS etc etc. Unfortunately, many of them are not available for MAC OS. You can run windows virtually on a Mac OS and then use these softwares, but since many of these softwares require high processing power, its wiser to have a standalone windows install.

Similarly, for gaming enthusiasts, having windows is a must. On other hand, macbooks provide you nVidia Graphics cards and DDR3 Rams in a sleek package. The good thing is that you can install windows on macbooks using Boot Camp. The video below explains how

Installing Windows 7 On a Mac (Part 1 of 2)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaqKi8myrI0[/youtube]

Installing Windows 7 On a Mac (Part 2 of 2)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI2ieHxnBaI[/youtube]

You may have a few problems installing windows drivers on macbook. You can solve most of them by following our posts here

https://realitypod.com/category/hacks-and-cracks/mac-hacks-and-cracks/

All Intel-based Macintosh computers support Windows 7 using Boot Camp 3.1 except these:

iMac (17-inch, Early 2006)
iMac (17-inch, Late 2006)
iMac (20-inch, Early 2006)
iMac (20-inch, Late 2006)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2006)
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2006)
MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2006)
MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2006)
Mac Pro (Mid 2006, Intel Xeon Dual-core 2.66GHz or 3GHz)

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