New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Discussion of Classic or running Windows, Linux and other OSes on the Mac.

Do I need a CD to install?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
TranquilEclipse

 
Member Since: Oct 26, 2010
Posts: 5
TranquilEclipse is on a distinguished road

TranquilEclipse is offline
I am a student at DeVry, and thus have access to a free downloaded version of Windows 7.

I'm curious though, will I be able to install it without the use of a CD?
QUOTE Thanks
Raz0rEdge

 
Raz0rEdge's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 17, 2009
Location: MA
Posts: 7,506
Raz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant futureRaz0rEdge has a brilliant future
Mac Specs: 27" i7 iMac, 24" iMac, 13" Macbook Air, iPhone 5 & 5S, iPod Nano 7th Gen, iPad 2 16GB WiFi, iPad 3

Raz0rEdge is offline
Free version? Does that include a license key as well to do the installation? If you wanted to install it using Boot Camp (dual-boot), then you'll need to create a CD to do the installation. If you want to run Windows 7 in a virtual machine then the ISO (presuming it's an ISO) would work fine..

Regards
QUOTE Thanks
chscag

 
chscag's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 23, 2008
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 39,478
chscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, 3 iPods, OS X Mavericks

chscag is online now
The DeVry server download will be in the form of an executable or *.ISO. If it's the executable, you'll need a Win machine to run the program which will create the *.ISO for you or the disks themselves.

If you wind up with the *.ISO, it will have to be burned to a DVD in order to give you a copy of the installation media. Normally the university downloads consist of both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions - so it's up to you to choose which to install.
QUOTE Thanks
Mac SK

 
Mac SK's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 20, 2006
Posts: 1,491
Mac SK is a jewel in the roughMac SK is a jewel in the roughMac SK is a jewel in the rough

Mac SK is offline
Its most likely a 120 day evaluation version.
QUOTE Thanks
chscag

 
chscag's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 23, 2008
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 39,478
chscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, 3 iPods, OS X Mavericks

chscag is online now
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mac SK View Post
Its most likely a 120 day evaluation version.
I don't think so. Most universities and colleges have a multiple educational license they purchase direct from MS. Similar to the corporate licensed versions. That allows for students to download a full working PID as long as they are students there.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« I've got a headache from thinking about AV software. | desperate attempt to solve a software problem, please help »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Cannot do a new install mth2147 OS X - Operating System 3 04-08-2009 05:56 PM
Error message when trying to install XcodeTools Reesespieces86 OS X - Apps and Games 5 03-27-2009 03:54 PM
Install validation fails and corrected DesertSage OS X - Operating System 0 10-29-2007 01:54 AM
Pismo OS X Install mateo107 Apple Notebooks 5 06-04-2006 01:36 PM
How To Install Apple X11 From Tiger Install Disks mac57 OS X - Apps and Games 18 06-03-2006 06:11 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:13 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?