Macbook Pro Boot Camp Problem

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Hey everyone.

I wanted to see if anyone has any suggestions on a way this issue can be resolved. I have a 13-inch Macbook Pro May 2012 I Boot Camped Windows onto. I got Windows installed successfully, however I can't get the Boot Camp drivers to install. I am being given an error message that says this version of Boot Camp is not intended for this computer model. Anyone have any thoughts?



Submitted by KE7ZUM on Sunday, May 24, 2015

and it still did not work? I would suggest browsing the apple forums to see if anyone else has had the issue of which you speak. They will have a solution for you, I guarantee.

Take care.

Submitted by Michael Hansen on Sunday, May 24, 2015

Member of the AppleVis Editorial Team

Hello Endomagnetic,

I assume you've already tried deleting the drivers from the flash drive and re-downloading them again via Boot Camp Assistant? If you haven't already, I'd recommend giving that a try.

Submitted by KE7ZUM on Sunday, May 24, 2015

Hello. I don't think we know what version of windows you are using. If you are on a new mac book pro I can't remember the model numbers, windows 7 is out, that is, you cannot use it so you have windows 8 and 10 to look forward to. If you are running xp, it is definitely out

It's a 64-byt version of Windows 7 I'm trying to run. As I said the Mac is from May 2012 and I'm currently running Yosemite. By the way, I just tried redownloading the drivers again and it didn't work.

Submitted by KE7ZUM on Monday, May 25, 2015

Yep that's what I thought. The latest os builds disabled windows 7 as windows 7 support is going away in 2019 or so my MS.

I really to the power of 10 hope I'm wrong.

Submitted by HoldenM on Saturday, May 30, 2015

It's been a while since I've had Windows. I did manage to get the Bootcamp drivers installed successfully and now I'm wondering what a good antivirus program would be. I don't really want to use Windows extensively until I have one. Any thoughts?

Submitted by KE7ZUM on Sunday, May 31, 2015

I would use Microsoft security essentials. That's actually all I use and I've been fine.