Can you use Boot Camp without a Windows disc?

Can you use Boot Camp without a Windows disc?

In the Case of Boot Camp, it needs Windows. It’s entirely possible to install Windows without using BootCamp, since all BootCamp does is makes things easier by giving you a handy wizard that does most of grunt work for you (partitioning the drive, drivers, etc.)

How do I install Windows 7 on Boot Camp without a CD drive on my Macbook Pro?

Create a bootable USB 2. Download two things: a Windows 7 USB download tool directly from Microsoft, and a full Windows ISO of the version you want to install. 3. Open the Windows 7 USB download tool and browse to your ISO file, click continue and follow the instructions in the next section to create your Bootable USB.

How do I install boot camp on my computer?

Select the Boot Camp Windows partition. Once logged in to Windows, select the USB drive and locate the folder containing the Boot Camp drivers. Click setup (or setup.exe) to begin installing the device drivers. Select the Repair option to install the drivers. During the driver installation, the display may flicker occasionally.

Can you install Windows on boot camp without an optical drive?

With an external optical drive, you can’t install Windows in Boot Camp, but you can install it in VMware Fusion. It will ask you for the source you want to use to install Windows, so insert a DVD with Windows and choose it to install it ok ! so if i want to native boot windows (to have windows on bootcamp) with my iMac, i need a superdrive.

How do I download Boot Camp drivers to an external drive?

Attach a DOS (FAT32) formatted USB stick or external drive to your Mac and select “Save a copy to an external drive”. Click Continue. Select the DOS (FAT) drive and save. Click Continue. Boot Camp Assistant will now begin downloading the drivers to the external drive. This may take some time to complete.

How does boot camp assistant format Windows partition?

Format the Windows (BOOTCAMP) partition. When Boot Camp Assistant finishes, your Mac restarts to the Windows installer. If the installer asks where to install Windows, select the BOOTCAMP partition and click Format. In most cases, the installer selects and formats the BOOTCAMP partition automatically.