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Windows 10 Runs On Mac With Boot Camp 6

Apple users can now enjoy Microsoft’s recent free release of Windows 10.

The Cupertino-based company announced that version 6 of its Boot Camp application, which allows users to partition their hard drives and boot their computer using a Windows operating system, is now compatible with Windows 10 just two weeks after Microsoft launched the update.

According to tech website CNET, the app, which is native to Apple’s most recent operating systems, was already capable of running Windows 10. An official  announcement, however, was not made until this past Wednesday.

The news comes with caveats, though. Users need to have Mac OS X Yosemite or a later version.

To run Boot Camp, you’ll need Mac OS X Yosemite or a higher version, meaning El Capitan, which is currently in public beta mode and expected to be released in September.

Apple’s Boot Camp support pages include a page dedicated to installing Windows 10. To install Windows 10, users need to have an ISO file of the operating system. If the operating system is contained on a disk or a USB drive, the OS can be converted to an ISO file through Apple’s Disk Utility feature.

Users who are installing Windows 10 for the first time on their Apple computer must make sure they have the version which allows the to do a “full installation.”

If you’re installing Windows for the first time, make sure the Windows installer you’re using is for a full installation (not an upgrade installer).

Mac enthusiast website Mac Rumors published a list of machines which are compatible with Windows 10.

The list included 12 models of the MacBook Pro (including all retina displays between mid-2015 and mid 2012), nine different models of the MacBook Air, seven models of iMac, three models of the Mac mini and one Mac Pro model.

Boot Camp will “automatically download” drivers for the new operating system. Windows 10 is currently selling for $119.

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