If the iMac loses the CD drive ???

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Jay9495, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. Jay9495 macrumors regular

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    I know how to install Windows's via bootcamp, but I have the disk of windows so if they remove the ODD how can I install windows on my Mac via bootcamp, is there a way without the disk ?
    Thanks
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

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    Probably the same way windows is installed with the MacBook Air and the rMBP.
     
  3. forty2j macrumors 68030

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    .. which involves using another computer to rip the Windows install disc, or buying an electronic copy, to get a bootable thumb drive.
     
  4. garpen macrumors newbie

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    ?

    And how do you do it?

    Can you not boot from a USB CD drive?

    :confused:
     
  5. theSeb macrumors 604

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