Install Windows 8.1 on a Mac

You can install the 64-bit version of Windows 8.1 on a Mac if:

  • It can run Boot Camp 5.

  • It meets the system requirements.

  • You own a valid copy of Windows 8.1 (64-bit), or you already have Windows 8 installed.

Install on a Mac

  1. Make sure your Mac is compatible with Windows 8.1 by checking this Apple Support page: Boot Camp: Frequently asked questions about installing Windows 8. If your Mac can run Windows 8, then it can run Windows 8.1.

  2. If you don’t have it yet, install Boot Camp 5 (only available on Mac OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.3 and later).

  3. Download the latest drivers from Apple Support.

  4. Install Windows 8.1.

For more info, visit the Apple Support website.

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