Windows 7 64-bit on Late 2008 MacBook: is it possible?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by beneventi, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. beneventi macrumors member

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    Hello, I have a late 2008 Unibody MacBook 13".

    Can I install Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate on my Mac using BootCamp even if Apple has not released the official support yet?

    I cannot wait any longer for the update.

    Best regards.

    Alessandro
     
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  3. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

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    yup lots of people have done this. support may be limited to be prepared for somethings not to work 100%.
     
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  5. beneventi thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks.

    Do I simply need to install Snow Leopard BootCamp drivers or I need to tweak something?

    Alessandro
     
  6. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

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    with my imac i used the drivers that came with the osx install disc. all i had to do was delete the stock ATi video driver then upgrade with a newer driver and everything works purrrrfectly :D
     
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    Probably not even that, but if you do, all you need to do is run the BootCamp64.msi installer directly.

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    I have an oct. 08 MBP and I was able to run x64 flavor of win7 on my MBP. I've since eradicated the install and went to vmware but that's a story for another thread ;)
     

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