Usb flash drive needed for Bootcamp on 2016 Retina Macbook?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Calbear88, May 30, 2016.

  1. Calbear88 macrumors newbie

    Sep 21, 2013
    Does Boot Camp support installation without use of a USB flash drive on the 2016 retina MacBook 12 inch?

    Just wondering if anyone who has installed windows using Boot Camp on their retina 12 inch MacBook could comment. Apple's website mentions some macs don't require a USB flash drive, but it doesn't specify which models

  2. SteveJUAE macrumors 68000


    Aug 14, 2015
    Land of Smiles
    I've only used a USB flash drive recently but presumably a super drive could also be used, I have done it that way before a few years back on MBA's. But given the cost of a small USB stick these days why bother.

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