Vista 64 on Unibody MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by silentsage, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. silentsage macrumors member

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    Just thought I'd post a short note to let anyone who is considering loading Windows Vista 64 on a unibody MBP that it works very well. The version of Bootcamp on the unibody Mac OS distribution disk fully supports Vista 64 - no work arounds are necessary. Once I had Vista 64 on the MBP I inserted the Mac OS X distribution disk and Bootcamp started up and worked without issues.

    Be aware that the trackpad doesn't work very well under Vista (it is jerky and misses quite a few "tap to click" operations). I think this can be easily fixed with a driver update.

    Everything else seems OK.
     
  2. Zimmy68 macrumors 65816

    Zimmy68

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    Yea, it worked for me when I tried but I ultimately went back to Vista Business 32 bit because it seemed to play nicer with VMWare Fusion.
    I may try it again later on.
     
  3. alphaod macrumors Core

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    Thanks for the note, but there are already a dozen threads on this topic which can be found with MRoogle. A very handy tool to bookmark.
     

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