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Windows 7, 8.1, or 10 on Mac Computer

OC provides downloads for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 to install on your personal device with the new "Bring Your Own Device" program. Follow the instructions below to install a Windows operating system on your Macbook.

You may want either a USB drive (version 2.0) with at least 8GB of space available or a DVD-R disc onto which you can burn the Windows operating system.

Support Central Downloads Page

Support Central Downloads Page

Download

Download
  1. Click on one of the Windows choices to reveal the download option
  2. Click Download
  • Students who graduated between December 2009 and now will have access to Windows 7.
  • Students who graduated between April 2013 and now will have access to Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
  • Students who graduated between December 2015 and now will have access to Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7.

Enter Your OC Login Information

Enter Your OC Login Information
  1. Enter your OC username
  2. Enter your OC password
  3. Click Log In

Choose to Partition or Run Parallels

Once you have downloaded and saved the file, you are ready to install Windows.

To Make a Boot Camp Partition:

For instructions on creating a Windows partition using Bootcamp, please visit Apple's support website.

To Run Parallels Using Your Existing Boot Camp Partition:
  1. Download and install Parallels.
  2. Follow the instructions from the Parallels user guide.

Faculty and staff can access Parallels from the server. Students will have to purchase a Parallels license to use Parallels Desktop. To purchase your license, please visit the Parallels Student Edition website.

To Run Parallels without an Existing Boot Camp Partition:

Download and install Parallels.

Follow the instructions from the Parallels website.

Faculty and staff can access Parallels from the server. Students will have to purchase a Parallels license to use Parallels Desktop. To purchase your license, please visit the Parallels Student Edition website.

Success!

  • You have successfully installed Windows on your Mac.

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