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Windows 7: Is it possible to boot Windows 7 with Mac OS X?

31 Aug 2012   #1
shadowboy1795

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Is it possible to boot Windows 7 with Mac OS X?

Everyone, sorry that a vast majority of my questions have to do with multi-booting!

Title explains it all. I've read that it's actually possible to boot Windows 7 with Mac OS X. My question was, "Is it really?"

Anyway, I have some Mac OS X iso's and it's (right now, anyway) impossible to open.

If I try to open it in WinRAR, it will tell me that the archive is either in unknown format or damaged. If I mount it with Daemon Tools and try to open in Windows, it tells me that the disk may be corrupt. I understand that seeing that it's a Mac disc that Windows can't read it, but I just don't understand why WinRAR won't open it. (A Mac would read it though!) Pictures are attached.

By the way, I know that it's unsupported now, but the only version of Mac OS X I have is Tiger.
P.S. Iím not using Boot Camp on a Mac, Iím still using a PC.




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01 Sep 2012   #2
edwar

7 x64
 
 

It is illegal to install Mac OS X on hardware that is not branded as coming from Apple. So do what you like but you won't find any help here with this.
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01 Sep 2012   #3
JonathanV

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601
 
 

It may be possible to do this, have you tried installing Mac OS X using VirtualBox or VMWare Player?
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01 Sep 2012   #4
shadowboy1795

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Oh, I never thought it'd be illegal. I've tried VirtualBox but it wouldn't boot up.
VirtualBox says "FATAL: No bootable medium!"
I haven't tried it in VMWare Player. If that doesn't work, I'll just try something else.
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03 Sep 2012   #5
shadowboy1795

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Does anyone else know how to install it in VMWare Player? I've tried, but I'm just lost.
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03 Sep 2012   #6
edwar

7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shadowboy1795 View Post
Does anyone else know how to install it in VMWare Player? I've tried, but I'm just lost.
You can't install OS X in any VM program. Unless you hack the VM program to allow you to do this.

In any event this is a Windows 7 forum and you are asking about Mac OS X and for the simple fact that installing OS X on any hardware other then an Apple computer is against the Apple/Mac/OS X License. Thus can not be discussed on this forum.

So Please take it someplace else.

Or buy a Mac.
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03 Sep 2012   #7
shadowboy1795

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Hmm, good point. I guess I'll find another forum and mark this as solved.
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