How to Install and Run Windows 8.1 on Mac OSX Yosemite

A step-by-step guide to installing and running Windows 8.1 on a Mac for FREE!
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 31 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

In this course I am going to be showing you how to install Windows 8.1 on your Mac for FREE. Windows 8.1 has made some great improvements since Windows 8 and in 2015 it is almost a necessity to have both major operating systems running on one machine.

    • You will learn how to easily switch between operating systems and find where to access your files located on the different hard drives.
    • This course is structured chronologically, I will go through each step of the install process. We will first download a Windows 8 ISO file from Microsoft's official website.
    • Then using a tool called BootCamp I will show you how to burn the ISO file to a DVD and download support software to a USB flash drive.
    • I will be with you throughout the entire process so you don't have to worry about missing a step.
So if you're looking to widen your skill set by learning another operating system or need Windows to run a particular software, this course is for you!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic computer literacy
  • OSX Yosimite
  • USB flash drive with at least 8GB of storage
  • DVD drive and a blank DVD

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Dual boot and run Windows 8.1 on their Mac
  • Uninstall Windows 8.1 from their Mac

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for ANYONE who wishes to install and run Windows 8 on their Mac computer for free.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

I'll introduce myself and let you know what you can expect to learn from the course.


In this lecture I will go over and show you how to install the necessary hardware and software you need installed on your computer to successfully boot and install Windows. 8.1

Section 2: Downloading Windows software

In this lecture we will download and burn a Windows 8.1 ISO file to a DVD from the Microsoft website.


In this lecture we will partition our hard drive and boot up Windows on our Mac.

Section 3: Installing Windows 8.1

In this lecture we will select the partition drive we allocated with BootCamp.


In this lecture we will reboot and set up our Microsoft account.


In this lecture we will install BootCamp and Windows 8.1 software.


In this lecture we will log in to Windows and select our deafault start up disc.


In this lecture I will show you how to tweak the obvious first set of things that need to be changed after install. (This is my personal preference)

Section 4: Uninstall and Conclusion

In this lecture you will learn how to uninstall Windows from your Mac using BootCamp.


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Instructor Biography

Matt Barr, Product Designer

I am a software engineer and designer with a passion for amazing UX. I am currently leading Product Design at Fare and am very active in the startup community. I have taught myself the majority of the skills I know from reading books and the internet so I hope to give quality instruction to students so that I can help them do the same.

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