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Topic # 95910 16-Jan-2012 18:35
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Hi Guys,

A client has dropped a MacBook onto my desk which is running Windows 7 Ultimate along with OSX. The version of Windows on the machine is not legal, so I've been asked to put a purchased version of Windows 7 Professional 32-bit onto the machine.


I'm afraid I've never worked on a Boot Camp machine before and all of the documentation which I've seen online is all regarding new installations of Windows 7 into Boot Camp, but not how to re-install Windows.

Can anyone give me any tips on how I would go about doing this? - I'd be most greteful of your time.

Best Regards,
Jay          

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  Reply # 569581 16-Jan-2012 18:54
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new install/ reinstall Windows same thing

Boot into OSX, run the Bootcamp wizard from Apple, insert your Windows DVD, follow your nose



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  Reply # 569585 16-Jan-2012 19:06
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nathan: new install/ reinstall Windows same thing

Boot into OSX, run the Bootcamp wizard from Apple, insert your Windows DVD, follow your nose


Your a champion, thank you VERY much ;) 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 569589 16-Jan-2012 19:10
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from there you will be able to format the old Win7 installation, so you can install over top.  I would definitely format to clean everything up etc

or if you want to repartition the disk you can do that from the Bootcamp Assistant utility 

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