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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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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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