Windows 7 on Mid 2010 MBP

robertsawicki

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I have successfully downloaded Windows 7 with Boot Camp and it is running pretty good. The only software I have downloaded is Autodesk Inventor 2013. I have a Mid 2010 Macbook Pro with 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, dual core i7 with 2.66ghz with turbo boost up to 3.3ghz. Are there any plugins I should download to increase performance or to prevent any future problems? I will only use Windows for CAD work.
Thank you
 
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yjchua95

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I have successfully downloaded Windows 7 with Boot Camp and it is running pretty good. The only software I have downloaded is Autodesk Inventor 2013. I have a Mid 2010 Macbook Pro with 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, dual core i7 with 2.66ghz with turbo boost up to 3.3ghz. Are there any plugins I should download to increase performance or to prevent any future problems? I will only use Windows for CAD work.
Thank you
Upgrading your HDD to an SSD will give it a massive boost, and so will upgrading to 8GB of RAM.

CAD work is almost always resource intensive.

But then, I do all my CAD work on a workstation nMP with 12 cores, 64GB RAM and 12GB D700 GPUs.
 

robertsawicki

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Did you have to download any additional software to make Windows run? I tried running Hotfix but I received a message saying it's "not applicable."