You can do this from a Mac very easily. The late 2011 MacBook Pro does not seem to either. Would you like to answer one of these instead? I've also tried under a new test user, and booting into Safe Mode as well - no joy. I open up Boot Camp Assistant, and where the top option should be to create the install disc, it's nowhere to be found. Not the answer you're looking for? Make sure that your computer model is written on the list only once i.
Product Key: Before you continue to the steps bellow, first make sure that you have a valid Windows product Key on your disposal. Is there a way to create these from the current hard drive Windows installation? It doesn't allow to install an. You can use a , Windows 8. Copy the product key to use later. Anyone else having the same problem? If anyone knows how to get this opened up, I'd really appreciate it. I waited a while and the computer rebooted. Identify the Version of Windows 7 and Product Key The Windows 7 Product Key is essential for reinstalling Windows and getting it activated.
All the files in the drive will be deleted, so make sure there are no important documents inside. This will start the recovery program, and let you return your computer to its out-of-the-box-state. I have figured out a way to enable this option. Type the following line exactly and then hit enter: csrutil disable Then restart your computer normally, and edit the plist. To use Rufus to create the bootable drive, follow the instructions below to to write this file to your flash drive. You can run the Toshiba Recovery program by turning on your system and holding down the '0' zero key. After looking up what you did I was able to successfully create a windows 7 install disk on my 2010 macbook pro.
My Google-fu is normally strong, but any time I search for this issue, the only results I get are about creating a Sierra installer, not Windows. The process of writing the. Another way to do this is to turn off System Integrity Protection in El Capitan. So I'm resorting to usb. It get stacked with the cursor blincking, usb stick light blinking, ans nothing happens. For many of us, this means burning a disc from another machine.
Go back into the original Info. Once thats done, you just back out to the Utilities folder and open Boot Camp Assistant. I am having the same issue with a Windows 7 installation with Boodcamp. Copy and paste the last string in the list so that there is a duplicate at the end. To identify your version of Windows 7, simply launch the Start Menu, right-click on Computer and select Properties from the context menu. Let us know your experience in the comments! Press Enter to launch the app.
The default file name will be Info. Open Utilities or where ever the boot camp assistant. It's just the new File Vault protecting your computer from apps Apple doesn't like. I have not attempted an install just yet, I will be trying this in the next few hours. I was able to install Win 10 on Yosemite, so it follows that I should be able to on Sierra, especially since the wizard specifically mentions it.
Opened a copy of the Info. Instead they include a recovery program that uses a hidden recovery partition to restore the computer to the default factory working state or to create by the user recovery disks in case of system crash. The next screen should give you a list of options. That tip worked for me 1. In the menu bar, click on Utilities, then open the Terminal. The process of writing the.
Do you know about a different guide? I had a bunch of permissions problems trying to alter the plist, but they were easily fixed by copying Boot Camp Assistant to the desktop, altering the one on the desktop, re-signing it with the Terminal command mentioned above, then running it from the desktop. Please correct me if needed: 2011+ MacBook Air confimred 2012+ MacBook Pro confirmed 2012 MacBook Pro with Retina display assumed - not confirmed 2011+ Mac mini assumed - not confirmed Will not- Mac Pro all models iMac all models I just confirmed that usb installation works on the MacBook Pro Retina today. Edit: Added addt'l steps I've taken. Theres a small icon to notice that it's come from an external driver. We told you it was easy! Here's a picture to show what I'm on about: I've done all available updates, so there's nothing hanging out in the App Store. The only recommended way to download Windows 7 is from Microsoft itself.