Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 64x and Mac OS X Dual Boot

05 Mar 2012   #1
CMoglia

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Windows 7 64x and Mac OS X Dual Boot

If I make a partition on my 500gb hdd (D for example) and format it as HFS+ and then change my BIOS settings so that D boots before my main C drive which is currently running Windows 7, and pop in an install disk for Mac OS X will it install normally with the .dmg file format? Or will I still have to find a way to convert the .dmg file still? I would like to have my computer dual booted so I can run either OS at any given time.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
06 Mar 2012   #2
morto1

win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

No i dont think that will work to well i used iAtkos v7 it is a 3.5gb .iso then used poweriso to burn to dvd and ran the installation, you need to format it using the mac osx disk utility so make a partition then run iatkos and disk utility to format it in guid extended it will then install lepard os and then you will need to repair windows startup you should be good to go there are a few other little things that need to be done i followed this tutorial http://www.windows7hacker.com/index.php/2010/04/how-to-dual-boot-mac-os-x-and-windows-7-complete-work-through/ and then youtube for a step by step with the steps i missed.
hope this helps
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Windows 7 64x and Mac OS X Dual Boot




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Uninstalled Linux OS dual boot with Windows 7 now boot issue.
Tried Ubuntu & didn't like it so wanted to remove it completely. After deleting & recovering that portion of (G: ) which is where Ubuntu was installed, I couldn't boot in Windows 7. I was able to use my install disk to load into repair. The OS it found was- OS -Windows 7 Partition Size -...
General Discussion
Win 7 , Ubuntu dual boot, windows wont boot, startup disk doesnt help
Hi a couple of months ago my system crashed, windows 7 wouldnt boot, and I misplaced my installation disk. I had the problems several times since obtaining the computer several years ago. (Lenovo IDeaPad y450). I attributed the problem to what I believed was a bad hard disk, so I replaced it with a...
General Discussion
Windows 7 dual boot dual disks
Hi If everything goes well I'll be building my first gaming desktop later this year. One of the scenarios I'm considering is having 4 hard disks and two OSs, a1, a2, b1, b2 the a disks would be 128 SSDs each with its copy of Win7, the b disks would be 1 TB HDDs with data. I want a1 (when...
Installation & Setup
Recover Windows 7 boot on dual boot system with GRUB masterboot
Hi, I have a dual-boot system Ubuntu/Windows 7. The Master boot loader is GRUB. It worked fine until yesterday when, for some reason, Windows 7 refused to load anymore. I tried to repair with chkdsk, found and repaired some disk errors, but now the boot loader is damaged. The problem I have is...
General Discussion
windows 7 and linux fedora dual boot with dual drives
hello, i have some questions regarding dual booting windows 7 home premium x64 with linux fedora 14 on dual independantly dedicated drives. i am a college student with moderate computer (windows) knowledge but am doing software development and would like to play around with some linux for a class....
General Discussion
dual boot , reinstall the windows and lost dual boot
Hello Everyone , i was wondering if anyone could help me in this matter : i have windows7 and Redhat on my Laptop , i have removed and reinstalled the Windows7 last night and after that lost the Dual boot option , in fact the system is booting on windows7 and there is no option to chose...
Installation & Setup


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:47.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App