Run Boot Camp Assistant

Now you'll run Boot Camp Assistant, which performs two main tasks:

  • It divides your disk into two partitions, one of which will hold Windows.

  • It launches Windows Setup.

To begin the process, follow these steps:

  1. Quit all applications.

  2. If any other users are logged in at the moment, switch to each account in turn and log out.

  3. Double-click the Boot Camp Assistant application located in /Applications/Utilities.

  4. On the Introduction screen, Boot Camp Assistant displays a message suggesting that you print the Installation & Setup Guide, but if you already have a printed copy of Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac (or are reading it on another computer), you can skip that step. Click Continue.

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