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How to install Windows 10 on Mac, it turns out to be very easy

How to install Windows 10 on Mac - Perhaps out of necessity or convenience you should install Microsoft's operating system, Windows 10. Fortunately, thanks to advances in technology, it is possible to enjoy the functionality of Windows 10 under Apple's computer architecture.

Today we will tell you how to install Windows 10 on Mac. While not something difficult to do, the procedure is somewhat different from what is usually done on computers running native Windows systems.

How to install Windows 10 on Mac, it turns out to be very easy

First of all, you need to know if your Mac supports Windows 10 installation. What Mac models support Windows 10 installation?

  • MacBook 2015 or later
  • MacBook Air 2012 or later
  • MacBook Pro 2012 or later
  • Mac mini 2012 or later
  • iMac from 2012 or later
  • iMac Pro (all models)
  • Mac Pro 2013 or later

You should remember that in order to properly install Windows 10, you will need to update your macOS system to the latest version including updates in the Boot Camp assistant. So you'll need 64GB or more of free storage space on your Mac's startup disk, but Depending on the Mac model you have, you might need an external USB flash drive with 16 gigabytes of storage or more.

Mac models that do not require the use of a USB flash drive are as follows:

  • MacBook 2015 or later
  • MacBook Air from 2017 or later
  • MacBook Pro 2015 or later
  • iMac from 2015 or later
  • iMac Pro (all models)
  • Mac Pro Late 2013

How to install Windows 10 on Mac

The first step is to create a Windows 10 installation disc for Mac. Since this Windows installation will be performed on a computer with a different operating system, the installation disc has some differences from the one used for a regular computer.
The steps to follow are:

  • Download Windows 10 ISO from Windows Insider.
  • Get a 16-gigabyte or larger USB drive.
  • Open Boot Camp Assistant on your Mac.
  • Connect your Mac to power and back up your data. Then click Continue.
  • Select the Create a Windows 10 or later installation disc option.
  • The wizard will automatically search for the ISO on your computer and on the USB drive. If the wizard doesn't find it, select it yourself and click Continue.

After doing this, you can start the installation. Keep in mind that the process can take a few minutes, in some cases up to an hour, so you will have to be patient until the entire procedure is complete.
Starting Windows 10 installation

  • Open Boot Camp Assistant on your Mac.
  • Connect your Mac to the power adapter and click Continue.
  • Select the Create partition on hard drive option.
  • Select the partition size. Recommended at least 50 gigabytes. Then press Continue.
  • Insert a bootable USB if the system requires it.
  • Restart your Mac and when you hear the startup sound, press and hold the Alt key.
  • The boot disk will be displayed on the screen, select the USB where you installed Windows 10.
  • Then you have to follow the normal Windows 10 installation steps. The difference is that when selecting the installation disk, you must select the partition you have created.

After completing the Windows installation, the Mac will boot into Windows and the Boot Camp installer welcome screen will open. On the screen you will see instructions to follow to install Boot Camp and the software that will make Windows 10 fully compatible with your Mac.

How to switch between Windows 10 and macOS
You can choose whether you will use the Mac operating system or if you will use Windows 10.
To start a computer with Windows:

  • Hold down the Alt key immediately after pressing the power button on your Mac.
  • Release the key when you see the boot manager window. If you use a password to log in, you can release the lock when prompted for a password.
  • Select the boot disk or partition you created for Windows and press the Back key.

If you're using Windows and want to boot into macOS

  • Click the notification area to the right of the Windows taskbar to reveal hidden icons.
  • Click on the Boot Camp icon.
  • Select the Restart option on macOS.

If you prefer to use the boot manager when your Mac starts up:

  • Restart your Mac from the Windows start menu.
  • Hold down the Alt key while your Mac restarts.
  • Select your Mac's boot volume or partition in the Boot Manager window, then press Return or click the up arrow.

This is all you need to do if you want to use Windows 10 on your Mac computer, I hope this information was useful for you

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