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.

Boot Camp (Dual Boot)

DoIT Repair will ONLY install Windows in Boot Camp on a clean hard drive. We will format any machine checked in for this. 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

Self Help: Install Windows 7 and earlier on your Mac using Boot Camp, Use Windows 8.1 on your Mac with Boot Camp, Use Windows 10 on your Mac with Boot Camp

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.

If you already have a Parallels license (no bundle), installation fee is $35. If you purchase a new computer from the DoIT Tech Store, installation fee will be waived.

Turnaround Time: 1 business day for bundle customer and customers who purchased a new computer. All others: standard repair turnaround.

Self Help: Parallels - Installing Parallels 10 Desktop, Installing Windows on your Mac using Parallels Desktop, Parallels - Installing Microsoft Office on a Windows Virtual Machine

Purchasing Windows

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.




Keywords:boot camp bootcamp parallels windows win win8 win10 education install dual boot virtual machine vm   Doc ID:55780
Owner:Karl W.Group:DoIT Repair
Created:2015-08-31 13:09 CDTUpdated:2016-09-14 12:02 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Repair, DoIT Tech Store
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