Windows install in Bootcamp

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by ClutchTech, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. ClutchTech macrumors newbie

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    When installing Windows 7 in bootcamp, is Windows installed inside of MAC OS X or beside it?
     
  2. adcx64 macrumors 65816

    adcx64

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    It is installed beside os x. In a separate partition.
     
  3. Dark Void macrumors 68030

    Dark Void

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    you partition a fixed amount of space on your internal hard drive to run separately from mac os x, and boot into either one at start up. if you want to run win7 side by side with osx you should look into virtualization via parallels or some other similar software.
     
  4. dlimes13 macrumors 6502a

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    I find VMware Fusion very useful for Boot Camp when I just need to do something quick in Windows, w/ out having to re-boot into Windows. Unity makes it pretty native that you can use your programs for Windows in OS X (as long as the Boot Camp VM is running, obviously).
     

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