How to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Mac

Do you know how to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Mac? Microsoft has recently release Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Now if you're wondering how to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Mac, here is an article that gives you step by step procedure for installing Windows 8 on Mac.

If you're using Apple's Mac, and worried how to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview then you're at the right place. Just go through the following step by step procedure for installing Windows 8 on Mac.

Installation steps for Windows 8 on Mac

1) First one needs to download Windows 8 Consumer Preview from Microsoft and burn the .iso image into a DVD.

2) Once you're done with downloading go to Applications and in applications click Utilities and inside utilities go to Boot Camp Assistant. Now select the last option on the screen and continue further and select the size of the partition for Windows 8.

3) Once you're done with that continue the rest of the directions as directed and you will reach to a window where you will be asked on which partition to install Windows, select the option which has BOOTCAMP at the end and click on Advanced Options, then go for format option after which you will be allowed to continue further.

4) Now follow the Windows 8 installation procedure until Windows boots up and also reset the power button until the computer turns off.

5) Now turn on the computer and watch for the screen that shows all the different hard drive images. Now select Mac Hard Drive to boot into Mac and vice versa.

6) Now you need to install Mac drivers onto Windows 8, for this you need to go to applications in it search for utilities and inside this open boot camp assistant and in this select the download the Windows software from Apple and continue.

7) Now inset the DVD and let it burn the software and after that boot back to Windows 8 by following the above steps and selecting Windows instead of Mac.

8) Now go to desktop and windows explorer and search for steup.exe file then select applications option in it and select compatibility.

9) Now it tries to figure out by itself and then select the option as worked in previous version of windows and then continue. It will install in a short while and if you follow all the above steps carefully you should not face any difficulty in installing.

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