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Old Jan 16, 2013, 10:10 PM   #1
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My new late 2012 iMac comes with Windows 8

I can't believe my brand spanking new 2012 27" iMac comes with windows 8 preinstalled in boot camp. When I did a system recovery on my iMac. Notice there was a windows partition already on the hard drive.
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 10:10 PM   #2
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I can't believe my brand spanking 2012 27" iMac comes with windows 8 preinstalled in boot camp. When I did a system recovery on my iMac. Notice there was a windows partition already the hard drive.
That's messed up
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 10:12 PM   #3
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you must feel super cool.... i almost want to award you a cookie.
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 10:36 PM   #4
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Congrats on buying a used iMac!
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 10:50 PM   #5
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Congrats on buying a used iMac!
LMFAO!
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Old Jan 16, 2013, 11:06 PM   #6
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Windows 8 in bootcamp is NOT something I would be proud of. It is the worst OS I've ever used.... Or attempted to use.
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I can't believe my brand spanking new 2012 27" iMac comes with windows 8 preinstalled in boot camp. When I did a system recovery on my iMac. Notice there was a windows partition already on the hard drive.
Doesn't sound brand new. It sounds like it was used.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 09:08 AM   #8
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That's a first........haha mine definitely didn't come with anything besides OSX!
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 09:40 AM   #9
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According to Apple, Windows 8 isn't compatible with Bootcamp...but it could be that they just dont recommend it.....
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 09:42 AM   #10
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According to Apple, Windows 8 isn't compatible with Bootcamp...but it could be that they just dont recommend it.....
Maybe that's why the machine was returned
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 09:46 AM   #11
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id send it back if i even got whiff of a 2000 machine being sold as new when it had been used at all.

**** that!
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 09:50 AM   #12
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According to Apple, Windows 8 isn't compatible with Bootcamp...but it could be that they just dont recommend it.....
Windows 8 has already been installed on Bootcamp. Not sure why Apple would say otherwise.

But to OP, a new machine would NOT have anything other than OSX installed.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 09:51 AM   #13
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And actually, it kind of has me worried if Apple are doing this.

are they re-circulating 27" iMacs that have been opened and possibly rejected (because of display issues or whatever) back into the system as new?
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 09:57 AM   #14
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wow thats a first i am not sure if thats a good thing

lol windows 7 is fine,, windows 8 is trash
but then again windows sucks period i can only deal with windows 7 lol
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 10:52 AM   #15
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You bought a reconditioned imac as new, that wasn't even reconditioned.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 11:01 AM   #16
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Come on you guys, don't you realize a BS thread when you see one? . This was an easy one. The OP hasn't even come back nor has he mentioned where he bought it from. I call BS. Don't feed him.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 11:09 AM   #17
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If I ever found out Apple sold me a used for new price I would never buy an Apple product again lmao. The likeliness of issues with receiving a used such as dead pixels, yellowing, scuff marks is very high. How dare they put that crap back into circulation without fixing.

People should format their drives before returning for their own privacy concerns but Apple really should make sure of that too.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 11:10 AM   #18
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I'd send it back. There's a reason someone has sent it back once already. Demand that you get a brand new, unopend iMac before you send the one you have to Apple.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 12:36 PM   #19
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Windows 8 has already been installed on Bootcamp. Not sure why Apple would say otherwise.

But to OP, a new machine would NOT have anything other than OSX installed.
Apple say otherwise because they don't officially support it yet, regardless of whether it's been done or not.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 01:29 PM   #20
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Come on you guys, don't you realize a BS thread when you see one? . This was an easy one. The OP hasn't even come back nor has he mentioned where he bought it from. I call BS. Don't feed him.
My thoughts exactly...
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 02:03 PM   #21
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And actually, it kind of has me worried if Apple are doing this.

are they re-circulating 27" iMacs that have been opened and possibly rejected (because of display issues or whatever) back into the system as new?
Of course they do, once they've "fixed" the issue.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 02:05 PM   #22
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I'm not trying to Bs you guys. my brand new imac came preinstall with windows 8. this no joke. i bought this imac at bestbuys. this is not a refurbish iMac. this is a factory sealed. I will not buy a used iMac. if thought it was open item
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 02:10 PM   #23
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I'm not trying to Bs you guys. my brand new imac came preinstall with windows 8. this no joke. i bought this imac at bestbuys. this is not a refurbish iMac. this is a factory sealed. I will not buy a used iMac. if thought it was open item
Post a screen shot of about this mac.
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 03:26 PM   #24
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 04:02 PM   #25
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i wish i could send you a screen shot of it. but i return it back to best buys
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