|Dec 18, 2012, 02:11 PM||#1|
Parallels Install with Bootcamp
Forgive me if this question has already been asked...but I'm kind of a newbie to to Mac running Windows arena. I'm doing some homework at work in preparation of installing Bootcamp and Parallels when I get home tonight, and want to make sure I install it correctly. I'm installing Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit on my new i7 2012 imac. I want to be able to run Win 7 in Bootcamp when I play games, and run Parallels when I just want to jump over to Win 7 while in OS X and not reboot into Bootcamp (say for example to run Quicken).
So if I understand this correctly, I should install Bootcamp first, then once Win 7 is installed on Bootcamp I then install Parallels...is that right?
If the above is correct, I see from Parallels website that I will be faced with 2 options for install: Option A: Set parallels desktop to run windows from the Bootcamp partition or Option B: Import Windows and your data from BC into parallels desktop. I assume I want Option A...is that correct?
Thanks for any assistance you can provide :-)
MacBook Air 2011 - 13" iMac - 21.5" Late 2012
iMac - 27" i7 Late 2012 iPad Mini Retina - 64GB wifi
iPhone 5 two Apple TVs (3rd Generation)
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Parallels VM vs Parallels Bootcamp Partition||davenz||Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac||3||Apr 14, 2013 09:38 AM|
|Parallels VM vs Parallels Bootcamp Partition||davenz||Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac||1||Apr 14, 2013 06:31 AM|
|Bootcamp in Parallels or just Parallels?||Qwerty11||OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion||15||Nov 4, 2012 11:04 PM|
|Bootcamp in Parallels vs just Parallels||Qwerty11||OS X||3||Nov 3, 2012 02:23 PM|
|Bootcamp to Parallels and a fresh install of lion and win 7 on my imac 27"||FTLOSM||Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac||2||Jul 7, 2012 06:21 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:54 AM.