Boot Camp on rMBP

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by gjm87, Mar 19, 2014.

  1. gjm87 macrumors regular

    Mar 17, 2014
    Hi All,

    Sorry for being a noob to all this, but do I get a copy of windows 7 on my RMBP with no disc drive. I need bootcamp because I work in the ticketing industry and the software I use only works in Windows and IE to be exact. Without a disk drive how am I supposed to get it on my Macbook?
  2. Barney63 macrumors 6502a


    Jan 9, 2014
    Bolton, UK.
    The Macs come with OS X Mavericks. If you want windows you supply it yourself.
    You can either get an external CD/DVD drive or put a windows image on a pen drive.

  3. Dovahkiing macrumors regular

    Nov 1, 2013
    As stated you need a copy of Windows 7. If you downloaded your copy, then you already have it as an image file -- all you need to do is create a bootable thumb drive using Disk Utility.

    If you only have the DVD copy, then you'll first need to rip the DVD to an image file, and then go about making a bootable usb. If that's the case, you'll either need access to another computer with a disc drive or an external disc drive for your MBP.

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