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Step 1: Get the Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft's website and install the Mac version of UUbytes ISO Editor. Step 2: Launch Boot Camp Assistant, go to Action and click on Download Windows Support Software. When the dialog appears, click Save and specify a location for the files. Step 3: Open the UUbytes program and click on the module that says Burn. I'm having an issue getting my MBP High Sierra 10.13.2 (17C88) to function with Windows 10 on Bootcamp. I've used the bootcamp assistant to successfully partition out 85GB of space from 250GB APFS mac partition and download the windows support software - but then after restart nothing happens.

  1. Sep 27, 2016 How to Allow Apps from Anywhere in macOS Gatekeeper (Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave, Sierra, High Sierra) Sep 27, 2016 - 85 Comments Gatekeeper in MacOS is now stricter than ever, defaulting to only allow options for apps downloaded from either the App Store or the App Store and identified developers.
  2. Nov 24, 2015 Check Device Manager (you can get there by right-clicking Start). You should see a listed Apple device with a little yellow exclamation mark next to it, saying Windows can't load the driver. Go to the website listed in the blog post and find the driver for your OS. I used this one for 64-bit Windows 10. Note that this is the actual driver.
  3. This guide is written for macOS High Sierra, version 10.13.x or newer. If your computer cannot run macOS High Sierra version 10.13.x, you will need to follow Apple's Boot Camp Help: Install Windows on your Mac. If you don't have access to the online guide via a different device, print a copy of the Boot Camp Installation & Setup Guide.

If you need to install Windows OS on a Mac High Sirerra, you can use Mac’s Boot Camp Assistant or create a virtual machine with the help of Parallels Desktop, VMware Fusion or VirtualBox. Boot Camp allows you to install a second operating system on your Macbook, so you can start either macOS or Windows depending on which apps you want to run right now. If you use virtualization software to install Windows, then you can open Windows inside macOS: Windows will run inside an app but will “think” it is running on a regular PC. Both methods have their own advantages and disadvantages; you may read this article to find out pros and cons of each way to install Windows on a Mac.

Option 1: Download Windows 10 on a macOS High Sirerra With BootCamp

Boot Camp comes with your Macbook for free, and it allows you to install Windows alongside macOS, so you can choose which of them to boot on startup. Mac’s Boot Camp Assistant will help you install Windows, partition the startup drive and install necessary drivers.

If you install Windows via Boot Camp, Windows will have all of your Macbook’s resources and can run programs with the maximum possible performance. That’s why dual-booting is ideal for running resource-intensive programs like video-editing software or high-end games.

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On the other hand, only one operating system will be able to run at the same time, so you will have to reboot between them depending on which apps you need to run at the moment. Another possible drawback is fact that Windows and macOS use different file systems, and you will not be able to open Mac files on Windows or vice versa unless you install specific third-party drives for it. That is not a problem when using virtual machines.

Option 2: Run Windows 10 on a Macbook Without BootCamp, Using a Virtual Machine


Virtual machines allow you to install and open Windows 10 in a window on your Mac desktop. Windows will “think” it’s running on a real computer, when it is running inside an app. With virtual machines you run both macOS and Windows at the same time, which is handy if you want to open a single Windows program alongside your Mac applications. However, when you run a virtual machine, your computer’s resources are split between the two operating systems, so everything may run slower than usual.

Install Windows 10 on a Mac High Sirerra With Parallels Desktop

Parallels Desktop is very intuitive and easy-to-use for regular computer users. The app will configure everything for you, even download Windows 10 or utilize the one you already downloaded via Boot Camp. You can open Windows in a separate window (including a full screen mode), or you can turn on Coherence mode. In Coherence mode the virtual machine will run in the background, while Windows programs can run alongside your Mac apps. You can even put Windows programs on your macOS desktop or pin them to Dock. Parallels Desktop allows you to copy and paste or drag and drop between Windows and macOS without any problems.

Parallels Desktop prices start at $79.99, however there is a free trial period available.

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Get Windows 10 on a Mac High Sirerra With VMware Fusion

VMware Fusion is another popular virtualization software for Macbooks. It is close to Parallels in terms of functionality and pricing, but VMware’s Fusion supports a larger number of operating systems than Parallels. On the other hand, Parallels is easier for beginners, and runs a little smoother. Otherwise, these two programs are approximately on the same level.

Install Windows 10 a Mac Via VirtualBox

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If you don’t plan to spend extra money on virtualization software, there’s always VirtualBox by Oracle. VirtualBox is a pretty decent free alternative to paid software if not slower, less polished and missing some handy functions. If you need to run some resource intensive Windows programs, VirtualBox might not be the best choice for you. VirtualBox also requires more technical knowledge than, for example, Parallels, as users need to tune some settings themselves when installing it. However, if you are a power user already or don’t mind doing a little more work, and you are not going to run latest Windows games or video-editing software, VirtualBox is a good (and free!) alternative.