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 on Apple Macbook--which version?

01 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 on Apple Macbook--which version?

Which version would you recommend--32bit or 64bit--for installation on a Macbook (about 2 years old) with 4 Gig max of RAM?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

If you don't know which one you need, x86.
It's also very difficult to recommend as we don't know your system specs, how/if you'd benefit from x64 architecture, if you can even run it...etc.
See #9 here.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

I don't know if you can run a windows program on your Mac OS but if so this could help you decide.Fabe Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows
My System SpecsSystem Spec

04 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional

Here are the specs:

Macbook with 2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
120GB had drive
Intel GMA X3100 graphics processor with 144MB of shared DDR2 SDRAM
Built-in iSight camera
Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi
Built-in Bluetooth 2.0
One FireWire 400 port
Two USB 2.0 ports
Built-in Gigabit Ethernet

I don't know whether the advisor will run unless I install some version of Windows first.

It's important that I know ahead of time whether to get 32bit or 64bit.

Thanks for your help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Windows 7 on Apple Macbook--which version?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 on Macbook Pro
Are there any major downsides to running Windows 7 as the primary OS on a Macbook Pro? I dig the look of them but not so much the OS. I can't stand OSX but I have always been drawn to the physical design of the Macbooks. I would be using it primarily for scripting in Power Shell and/or Python...
General Discussion
BSOD - Windows 7 on Macbook Pro
Hi, I have a brand new MacBook pro and have installed Windows 7 Premium Home x64 (OEM) on it with Bootcamp. Hardware and software are two weeks old. System specs: Intel i7 8GB RAM (2x4GB)
BSOD Help and Support
[help!] windows 7 installation on macbook air?
Hi all, recently I bought a Macbook Air (11-inch, 64gb) for college. I played around with it for a couple of weeks and was actually quite content with the Mac OS X until it felt a bit dull (I don't use graphic or music editing software that much). Now the Mac is new and my parents are really...
Best Windows 7 for MACBOOK AIR?
Hi all. I have MACBOOK AIR with 2.13GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed 1066MHz frontside bus 2GB of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM onboard. I will install Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac and would like to install Windows 7. Which type do I...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro
I know you guys are probably gonna kill me for this, but I'd like to use Mac hardware and put Windows 7 on it. I know this is possible, and was wondering how the hardware specs would work with 7. Also.. do you think that the Graphics Card would be able to handle a 3D game like Batman : Arkham...
Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on a Macbook Pro
Hello, I have recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on my Macbook Pro's bootcamp partition. I have completed the installation process and I am at the point where I need to enter my license key but when I do it claims my key is not valid. I even tried my friend's key which is 100%...
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 19:21.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App