How to install Windows 10 on mac

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Microsoft has recently announced its much awaited Windows 10 Operating System and it also released Windows 10 Technical preview to the developers. If you wan’t to give it a try on your Mac device, then here is the tutorial how to do so.

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How to install Windows 10 on mac

  • To install Windows 10 on Mac, you need to install Parallels Desktop 10 on your Mac. Download trial version of Parallels desktop 10 from here.
  • Now you need to download Windows 10 Technical Preview. Follow below procedure to download it.
    • Go to insider.windows.com and click on join now to register.
    • After completing the signup process, click on the link to the ISO specific to your setup.
    • After downloading ISO file, transfer it to the USB flash drive. You can also burn this ISO file onto the CD/DVD, but this process is time consuming.
    • Use that DVD or USB flash drive and boot up your PC from this installation media and then follow the instructions shown on screen.
  • Now download Windows 10 Technical Preview VM shell and unzip the file to documents/parallels.
  • In the parallels folder, you will find Windows 10 shell.pvm file and double click on it and then click on copied in dialog box.
  • In the next dialog box, select don’t change
  • Now in the preboot execution environment screen, choose actions from top, a drop will be displayed and select stop.
  • Click on actions again, followed by configure>hardware>CD/DVD 1 page>Connect to:>choose an img file. Here locate the image file WindowsTechnicalPreview.iso which you have downloaded.
  • Next open Windows 10 Technical Preview VM shell Virtual machine which you have downloaded in step 3 and proceed with the installation process.
  • After completing the installation process, create an user account for the Windows 10 Technical preview desktop.
  • Finally you need to install Parallels Tools from Actions>install parallel tools. 

That’s it, you have finally installed Windows 10 Technical Preview on Mac.

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