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Download Window 7 onto a Mac and transfer to new PC using USB drive

Last response: in Windows 7
April 22, 2012 5:06:10 PM

This may be a silly question. Can I purchase and subsequently download Windows 7 Student onto a macbook and then, using a USB drive, install it on a new, unformatted computer?
April 22, 2012 5:12:14 PM

To clarify, you want to download the Windows 7 installation files to a MacBook then copy them to a USB drive and install it on another computer? If so, then yes it's possible but I'd really look for a Windows PC to do it on, even if you download the ISO onto your MacBook. Microsoft makes a great utility for creating a bootable USB install disk but it only runs on Windows.
April 22, 2012 5:23:41 PM

Yeah, that's exactly what I'm looking to do. Unfortunately there isn't a Windows PC around for me to use. Back to the drawing board!