Installed SSD, Downloaded Windows 7 - Sound doesn't work, graphic card not supported!

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by StatedFailure, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. StatedFailure macrumors newbie

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    Hi,

    I am not very knowledgeable with computer customizing so I need insight.

    Basically, I wanted to play pc games on my macbook pro.
    I decided to purchase SSD hard drive and use already purchased windows 7 cd.

    I followed procedure of installing the SSD drive (Samsung brand) on to the macbook and simply installed the windows 7 cd.

    Afterward, I realized that my macbook lost all the macbook functions: keys on F1~F12 (which was expected).
    Moreover, I couldn't hear the sound and headphone plug hole had red light on.
    Graphic Card was not supported so I couldn't play the games...

    Overall, I have no idea why... I have followed the procedure in the net such as installing realtek hd audio program (still no sound).

    Can someone help me what I have done wrong and what I should have done in order to resolve the problem that I am facing!?!
     
  2. jenzjen macrumors 68000

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    Did you also install the windows support software (typically 2nd checkbox on boot camp assistant), or odd you install windows outside do boot camp?
     
  3. StatedFailure thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I just learned that from my friend so I gave a try.

    So I checked the second option and used the USB to download.

    However, I realized that my Windows 7 is 32bit and it doesn't support = can't launch the .exe file.

    I don't know what to do from here...
     
  4. heisenberg123 macrumors 603

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    when you buy windows it should include both 32 and 64 bit

    well any copy of windows I ever purchased has
     
  5. jenzjen macrumors 68000

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    Download a x64 ISO here only if you key can activate x64 or x86, I'm unsure what Microsoft would do when you try to activate

    http://techverse.net/download-windows-7-iso-x86-x64-microsofts-official-servers/
     

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