How to Install Windows 10 on Mac – Latest Guide 2021

How to Install Windows 10 on Mac

I'm going to show you how to get windows on mac operating system using a virtual box. So you need 2 things in order to install the windows 10 on a virtual box the first one is virtual box on your mac operating system and also we will complete show you How to Install Windows 10 on Mac

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so if you don't have already installed virtual box on your mac operating system just install it the process is really easy if you want to know the instruction you can read simply also you can see how you can install a virtual box the second thing you need is the windows 10 ISO file so the best way is to buy windows 10 operating system for from the official website and you will be able to get the ISO file for the windows 10.

If you would just want to evaluate windows 10 and you want to decide if windows 10 is the right operating system for you or not Microsoft also allows you to use windows 10 on a trial basis for 90 days and you can download the ISO file and use it for 90 days and decide if you want to use it further also. you can check another guide how to disabled window defender

Guide - Windows 10 Trial Version

Step 1:

So I'm going to show you how you can download that trial version of windows 10 you just need to open your favorite browser and search for windows 10 enterprise trial and the first links will appear here will be from Microsoft.com also just click on that link and once the website is open you will be able to see the procedure how you can download it this windows 10 enterprise edition for the 90 days trial period.

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How to Install Windows 10 on Mac


So here you just need to select the ISO enterprise and then click on continue at and here you can provide the Information about you and your company and your job title and the once you click on continue you will be able to download that ISO file.

Guide - Windows 10 Trial Version

How to Install Windows 10 on Mac 

Step 2:

So once you have downloaded the ISO file it's going to look like this so I have already downloaded this ISO file so now we are ready to install of windows 10 on our MAC operating system.

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So now just click on this new button here and you will see this window it says name an operating system so I will name my virtual machine as windows 10 itself you can choose the folder where you want to save your virtual machine.

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I will it leave it as default here you can choose the type which is automatically selected for us which is Microsoft a windows and also the version which is windows 10 64 bit.  You can also choose the different version of windows by this list.


Step 3:

I have downloaded the windows 10 64 bit operating system ISO files I will choose this 1 and then click on continue here. Now you need to provide the memory size so I will just move this memory size to a reasonable level and then click on continue.

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Step 4:

Now on the next page you will see a hard disk so I will leave it as default we just create a virtual hard disk now okay and then click on create and now here on the next window you will see hard disk file type leave it as default which is VDI which is virtual box disk image which is recommended also so I will just click on continue.

How To Install Windows On Mac
How To Install Windows On Mac


Step 5:

on the next page you need to provide the storage of physical hard disk and I generally choose dynamically allocated because it will not be fixed size so if your usage increases then the memory will be allocated dynamically right so now click on the next

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Step 6:

You can choose the file location and size so this will be the file location so that's okay for me and the size is also okay for me you can also increase or decrease this file size so let's say I want to just use around 50GB of my disk space and then I'm going to click on create.

Which is going to create this virtual device but still we haven't provided the path off our ISO file to our virtual machine which we have created so you don't need to click yet you need to just select your virtual machine and then click on the settings option.

How To Install Windows On Mac
How To Install Windows On Mac


Once you click on the settings option you will be able to see some settings related to your virtual machine the first one is general so you can change the name here in the advanced setting under general I will recommend you to choose bi-directional or shared clipboard and drag and drop.

This will allow you to drag and drop files from your mac operating system into your windows operating system and vice versa. Now I'm going to select system here under system settings I will just go to the processors by default VirtualBox allocates one processor for your virtual machine.


Step 7:

 I will increase it until 4 until this green mark and then I will just go ahead in the display in the display I leave everything is default then I will just click on storage and here you can provide your windows 10 ISO file bot so here what you need to do you need to click on empty disk icon.

So empty icon and then you will see on the right side optical drive you can also see small disc icon click on this icon and also click on choose disk file okay.

So click on choose a disk file and because I have saved this ISO file on my desktop, as you can see  I will just navigate to the desktop folder and then I will choose this ISO file which I have downloaded which is this one for my windows 10 evaluation version.

Then I'm going to just click on open which is going to provide the path you can also verified this path by seeing here the location of that path and once everything is done you can leave with the other settings as default you can change the settings at the later stages also.

So I will just click on okay now and now you are ready to start your virtual machine and start the installation windows 10 as a virtual machine so just select your virtual machine and then click on start.

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Step 8:

You will be able to see this kind of window where your ISO file name will appear so you can see this is the name of my ISO file so just leave it as default if you have multiple option here you just need to choose the ISO file which you want to use for your virtual machine.

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Step 9:

Then click on start so it's going to start the installation of windows 10 on your VirtualBox also I can see a this message which says VirtualBox would like to control this computer using accessibility feature grant access to this application in security and privacy.

So I'm going to just click on open system preferences which is going to open the system preferences or me system preferences window and you can close this window now.

So you will see the installation of windows 10 has been started it's a relatively small window so it will be a little bit hard to view this for the first time.

So on this window you can choose the language in which you want to install windows 10 also you can choose the time currency format and also choose the keyboard input. So I'm using the German keyboard so I will choose the German keyboard from here if it's available.

I think it will be available here so just choose the keyboard and the language in which you want to install the windows 10 on your virtual machine and then click on next.

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Step 10:

Click on install now and now on this page you just need to check this check box which says I accept the license terms and conditions and then click on next so I'm going to choose custom here and then on the next window it's asking me where do you want to install windows.

Step 17: Click on install now and now on this page you just need to check this check box which says I accept the license terms and conditions and then click on next so I'm going to choose custom here and then on the next window it's asking me where do you want to install windows.  Step 18: so I will for now leave everything as default you can change this later also and I'm going to just click on next and now you can see installing windows it's going to show you the process of installation so copying windows finally getting files ready for installation and then once everything is done then we will move to the next step.   Step 19: So just wait for this installation to complete. If the installation is finished and everything is happening automatically so it's restarting the windows operating system so just wait for the restart and now it says the starting services getting the device ready so just wait for this process to complete.  Step 20: Now you can see this message with is just a moment so I need to wait for some time. If you don't see this kind of window automatically you might want to just restart your virtual machine once again so you can just click on this cross button and then check the power off the machine and then click on okay but that's only when you don't see this kind of machine right. It's asking me to choose the region so I'm going to just leave it as default which is the United State and clicks on the yes button then the keyboard layout as I said I have German keyboard layouts I will choose that you can choose the keyboard layout which you have on your mac operating system.     Step 21: Then I will just click on yes and then I will just click on skip option here and now I can see the next window which is asking me to sign in with my Microsoft account so I don't want to use my Microsoft account so what I can do here is I can just click on this option which says domain join instead. So I can provide the name of my PC I will just name it as CB in my case and then click on next. And then you need to provide the password so I'm going to just provide the password and then click on next. Now you will complete install windows 10 on your MAC OS.


Step 11:

so I will for now leave everything as default you can change this later also and I'm going to just click on next and now you can see installing windows it's going to show you the process of installation so copying windows finally getting files ready for installation and then once everything is done then we will move to the next step.

Step 17: Click on install now and now on this page you just need to check this check box which says I accept the license terms and conditions and then click on next so I'm going to choose custom here and then on the next window it's asking me where do you want to install windows.  Step 18: so I will for now leave everything as default you can change this later also and I'm going to just click on next and now you can see installing windows it's going to show you the process of installation so copying windows finally getting files ready for installation and then once everything is done then we will move to the next step.   Step 19: So just wait for this installation to complete. If the installation is finished and everything is happening automatically so it's restarting the windows operating system so just wait for the restart and now it says the starting services getting the device ready so just wait for this process to complete.  Step 20: Now you can see this message with is just a moment so I need to wait for some time. If you don't see this kind of window automatically you might want to just restart your virtual machine once again so you can just click on this cross button and then check the power off the machine and then click on okay but that's only when you don't see this kind of machine right. It's asking me to choose the region so I'm going to just leave it as default which is the United State and clicks on the yes button then the keyboard layout as I said I have German keyboard layouts I will choose that you can choose the keyboard layout which you have on your mac operating system.     Step 21: Then I will just click on yes and then I will just click on skip option here and now I can see the next window which is asking me to sign in with my Microsoft account so I don't want to use my Microsoft account so what I can do here is I can just click on this option which says domain join instead. So I can provide the name of my PC I will just name it as CB in my case and then click on next. And then you need to provide the password so I'm going to just provide the password and then click on next. Now you will complete install windows 10 on your MAC OS.


So just wait for this installation to complete. If the installation is finished and everything is happening automatically so it's restarting the windows operating system so just wait for the restart and now it says the starting services getting the device ready so just wait for this process to complete.

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Step 20:

Now you can see this message with is just a moment so I need to wait for some time. If you don't see this kind of window automatically you might want to just restart your virtual machine once again so you can just click on this cross button and then check the power off the machine and then click on okay but that's only when you don't see this kind of machine right.

It's asking me to choose the region so I'm going to just leave it as default which is the United State and clicks on the yes button then the keyboard layout as I said I have German keyboard layouts I will choose that you can choose the keyboard layout which you have on your mac operating system.

Step 21:

Then I will just click on yes and then I will just click on skip option here and now I can see the next window which is asking me to sign in with my Microsoft account so I don't want to use my Microsoft account so what I can do here is I can just click on this option which says domain join instead.

So I can provide the name of my PC I will just name it as CB in my case and then click on next. And then you need to provide the password so I'm going to just provide the password and then click on next. Now you will complete install windows 10 on your MAC OS.

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