School of Engineering Departments

Apple Computers - Using Windows

To install Windows onto your Mac, you will need:

  • Windows 10 (free)
  • A Windows license key available in Carrier 104
  • Virtualization software
Virtualization software
  • Mac Parallels software allows the user to have access to both operating systems at the same time. Parallels is not a free software package.
  • Mac Bootcamp software allows the user to select Mac OS X or Windows when turning the Mac on. To change OS, the computer must be restarted. This is free software, but installation will require some technical knowledge and a few hours.

Express Computer Service in Oxford and other computer companies can install Microsoft Windows onto a Mac for a minimal fee. They will need the Windows license key.

The School of Engineering IT office cannot install virtualization software for students due to time constraints.