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    Installing multiple Disks on iMac
    So I bootcamp with windows 8. I am trying to install an old game that has 3 disks. When install disk one the installer takes over the entire screen. When I am prompted to install disk 2 I have no way to eject disk one. I am using a wired keyboard with the numb pad if that makes a difference.

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    What you need to do is combine all three disks on one DVD if possible so that you do not have to swap disks during the installation. Otherwise on a Mac there is no way to eject the disk and swap it during an install session. That's why when you install Windows via Boot Camp you must have a full install version either on disk or USB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chscag View Post
    What you need to do is combine all three disks on one DVD if possible so that you do not have to swap disks during the installation. Otherwise on a Mac there is no way to eject the disk and swap it during an install session. That's why when you install Windows via Boot Camp you must have a full install version either on disk or USB.
    I uploaded VMWare Fusion and had a Bootcamp window open on Mac desktop. Worked perfectly.

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    Nice workaround...

    Is it an Apple keyboard and did they stop putting an eject key on them - above the delete key?
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    Yes, it is the Mac Keyboard. The Eject button is there but it would reboot windows for some reason.

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