DoIT Repair - Installing Windows on Apple Computers
DoIT repair offers software service for installing Windows operating systems on an Apple Computer. There are two options for this service: Dual booting the machine using Boot Camp Assistant, and installing a virtual machine with parallels.
NOTE: If the customer has purchased Parallels and Windows from the Tech Store, or has redeemed their free Windows license from the CSL, we do not need product keys prior to check in. We will have a record of their license information already.
Boot Camp (Dual Boot)
DoIT Repair will ONLY install Windows in Boot Camp on a computer that is formatapproved. Customer must back up all data before checking the computer in or it will be lost. If the customer would like us to back their data up and restore it to the machine after Windows installation has completed, we will charge $70 (one hour of labor).
The customer's hard drive must have at least 60GB for Boot Camp partition.
Price: This service is free. User must provide their own Windows product keys.
Turnaround Time: standard repair turnaround
Parallels (Virtual Machine)
The customer's hard drive must have at least 30GB for virtual hard drive.
Price: $39 for parallels license and $20 for installation. Customers can purchase both items from the Tech Store in a bundle. User must provide their own Windows product key. . Please note that Parallels license key can take up to 30 minutes to be emailed to the customer.
Turnaround Time: 1 business day for bundle customers and customers who purchased a new computer. All others: standard repair turnaround.
Students: UW Madison students are eligible for one free Windows 10 Education installation, which they can redeem at the Campus Software Library. They will receive their product key via email. If a student has already used their free installation, they can purchase Windows from the DoIT Tech Store. A product key will be sent to their Wisc email account. This may take up to 24 hours.
Faculty & Staff: UW Madison faculty and staff can purchase Windows from the DoIT Tech Store. A product key will be sent to their Wisc email account. This may take up to 24 hours.