Updated Apple Requirements For Running Windows 7 On New Macbook Pro

This week has been a really good one for Apple, with their latest release of the new MacBook Pro the company are setting hearts racing and tongues wagging, for those of you that like the hardware that is on offer from Mac but prefer the software of Microsoft you may already be aware of Boot Camp. If you use this piece of software then you should read on as Apple has just updated the requirements for running Windows 7 on their new MacBook pro.

For those not familiar with Boot Camp this is a utility that is included within Mac OS X, this will allow users to install other operating systems like Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7. If you fancy trying this for yourself then you can follow this installation guide that will help you through every step of using Boot Camp, just click on this link that will take you to Apples support page.

If you’re going to try using this utility to install Windows 7, and own either a new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air (late 2010) then there are some things that you will need, Boot Camp Assistant (which you can find under applications/utilities, a USB storage device or blank CD that contain the Windows 7 drivers on, an optical drive and of course a copy of Windows 7. To read more on this update you can check out this post from Softpedia.com.

If you are serious about wanting to try this and have read the guide above but still don’t feel confident using Boot Camp don’t worry, we have embedded a video below that will run you through every step of using this utility. This video comes in two parts so when the first ones finished be sure to click on part two.

If you like Windows 7 and would like to try your hand at something different then we recommend giving this a go, how convenient is it to have the choice of running either Mac OS X or Windows?

Are you going to try this? If so how did it go?

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