If you have ever been on our website then you surely know that we like to do impossible tricks. Therefore in this article, I will show you how to install Windows 10 on Mac without Boot Camp. Installing Windows 10 might seem to undoable however there’s a solution for that. There are many ways of installing a totally different operating system on another system. As of now, our topic is to see the installation process of Windows 10 on Mac and that too without boot camp. You will get a full view of what you need and how to can do that.
There are two different methods of Windows 10 on Mac installation with Boot camp. In that case, you can either use boot camp or without boot camp installation of Windows 10. Therefore, let me get you through this process that you may have thought was impossible. First of all, you need to know that Boot Camp is a software with which you can install Windows 10 on your Mac. However, we are not going to use that in this post.
Additionally, you are not going to use boot camp in order to install Windows 10. You don’t need to install or use other software to do it. Therefore, the only thing you need to create a Bootable USB flash drive for Windows 10.
Windows 10 Installation Requirements
In order to get a perfect installation of Windows 10, therefore, you need to meet some requirements. First, you are going to download Windows 10 ISO file and then the driver for it. Once you do that you will be able to install Windows 10 on Mac without Boot Camp. Here are the following files that you are required.
Install Windows 10 on Mac Without Boot Camp
After downloading those files than with that, you need to create a bootable USB flash drive of Windows 10. Then install the Boot camp driver that you have downloaded from the given link above. Installing Boot Camp driver will make installing Windows 10 on your Mac easier with the help. If you are installing Windows 10 on Mac for the first time then surely it will help you in some way. With installing a driver then it will enable the Sound, Graphics, Internet. Once you have completed the installation of Windows 10 on Mac then you should install all required Windows 10 drive with coot camp.
Tip: Before you start the installation, you should consider backing up all your important files. As you are going to do a partition on your hard drive. You might lose some files if you don’t back it up. SO you have got that. Then let’s start how to install Windows 10 on Mac without Boot Camp.
Install Windows 10
Step 1. Since you have already created a bootable USB flash drive, therefore, insert it to your Mac. If you don’t how to create one then you should check on it. Once you have connected your bootable USB to your Mac computer. Then you should press and hold the “Option key” from your keyboard for a few seconds till the USB drive dialog comes up.
Step 2. In this step, you will get different options of drives after you pressed and held the options key from your keyboard. From the following list, choose the “EFI drive” which is the bootable USB drive which you created.
Step 3. Now you are going to install Windows 10 which you should easy for you. If you have already installed Windows 10 then you would have no problem. Therefore, select your language then click on “Next”.
Step 4. After that, it will ask for “Windows product key” or if you have a license of Windows 10. If you have bought it from Microsoft then enter it or click on I don’t have.
Step 5. Select a Windows 10 version that you would like to use. There are different options that you have from the list and you can choose any one of them. So if you don’t know which version you should go for. Then I recommend you to select the “Windows 10 Pro” which I’m using. After that, you select the version then hit “Next”.
Step 6. Now read the terms and then check on “I accept the license terms” and “Next”.
Install Windows 10 on Mac
Step 7. You are going to perform a clean installation of Windows 10 on your Mac computer. You are going to select a particular drive to install Windows 10. So you are going to format all drives and all drives will be cleaned. Then select a precise drive for Windows. Therefore, before starting the installation process get back up of all your important files then select the drive and click on the “Delete” button.
Step 8. Since you have deleted all drive then select the only drive that left and click on “Next”.
Step 9. Your Windows 10 installation will be started and it will take some time to finish. Therefore, both the process of Windows installation are the same for Mac. Your windows might get serval restart during installation which you shouldn’t be worried about. Once everything settings are installed then you can remove off the USB from your computer.
Conclude Windows 10 Installation on Mac Without Boot Camp
Step 10. Once your installation is done then you will be redirected to the same window of drives. Therefore, from the different options that you see here. Select “EFI Boot” from those options.
Step 11. From the Basics menu, select your country and then click Yes. For which I recommend you select the United States for better functions.
Step 12. You don’t need another keyboard layout, therefore, you can Skip it.
Step 13. After that, enter a name for your new PC and click Next.
Step 14. Enter a password for your new PC and Next.
Step 15. In this step, you will be in the new Windows 10 PC. Go to boot camp set-up, therefore, click on it and install drivers of Windows through boot camp.
Step 16. Congratulation! you have successfully done install Windows 10 on Mac without Boot Camp.
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That’s the easiest method on how to install Windows 10 on Mac without Boot Camp. That’s all for this topic and if you have any questions regarding this article then comment down below and I will respond back to you soon.